Education

IIT admissions: No takers for 591 seats in the first round of allocation

What could be termed as an unexpected move, close to 600 students aspiring to opt for engineering have not taken an IIT seat despite clearing the JEE (Advanced) examination. The joint seat allocation process for admission in IITs and NITs ended on July 12. The applicants not opting to take admission in the course lead to 591 vacant seats out ... Read More »

Harvard University faces charges on discrimination against asian students

  A complaint filed against Harvard University by 64 Asian-American groups, including four Indian-American organisations has been dismissed by the US Department of Education. These organisations have accused the Ivy League institution of discriminating against Asian-origin applicants in its admissions process and submitted a 50 page complaint to support the claim. The complaints were registered when the students alleged that ... Read More »

BMC bounces back, directs schools to resume admission process

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), after discontinuing the online admissions for Right to Education (RTE) Act quota seats, bounced back in full form. The civic body has directed schools that they would have to admit students who were allotted a seat in the first round of the online process over the next 10 to 15 days. According to the statement ... Read More »

UPSC not inclined to conduct SRCA examinations for railways

The Union Public Service Commission, told the Railway Ministry to conduct the Special Class Railway Apprentice Examination (SCRA). Earlier the examination was a part of UPSC curriculum. According to the letter from UPSC Secretary Ashim Khurana to Railway Board Member (Staff) Pradeep Kumar, which stated,”The Commission may not be inclined to continue with the examination unless full and proper justification ... Read More »

AIPMT 2015 retest: CBSE implements strict dress code to deter cheating

        The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued strict guidelines for the dress code to be followed for the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) retest. Following the cheating racket across the country, which reached the scale of an organised crime, the board is not ready to leave any loopholes and is resorting to stringent measures ... Read More »

IIT-Roorkee expels 73 students for scoring low in exams

What could be termed as an unexpected action taken by any IIT till now, the institute at Roorkee has expelled 73 students for faring badly in the first year B Tech programme, who scored less than a 5 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) in their exams. A similar case had happened in IIT Kharagpur when around 20 students were expelled ... Read More »

IIT-Bombay tops the list with 65 of top 100 rankers select to study, Delhi stands second

IIT- Bombay retains its position as the most sought-after campus as 65 of the top 100 rankers in JEE (Advanced) secured seats in it. IIT- Bombay knocked out figures from last year’s number of 58 among the top 100 opting for the Powai institute. IIT Bombay zone has maximum 6,838 candidates among successful followed by Chennai zone (4,921) and Delhi ... Read More »

JD Institute of Fashion Technology all set to epitomise in Indian Fashion Week London 2015

      India’s multi-dimensional success had made it one of the most sought after destinations. With a networth of more than Rs 1,000 crore, India’s fashion industry is all set to grow and prosper with the passage of time. With a breakthrough in the Indian fashion world, India’s JD Institute of Fashion Technology has recently signed a Memorandum of ... Read More »

Delhi University still in the run as it announces 4th Cut-Off list, seats still available

  Stuck in the whirlpool of college admission, chances to secure a seat in Delhi University are still very much on the cards. The university has announced its fourth cut-off list for admission to its undergraduate programmes on July 9. While seats for popular courses are still vacant, majority of colleges have seats empty with the most recent cut-off rundown ... Read More »

Small portion of student opt for Aeronautical Engineering at Anna University

One of the finest specialised universities of India, Anna University has seen a movement of student enthusiasm for the courses, which it offers. Out of the available 2,625 seats, only 226 seats had been opted for aeronautical engineering by the eight day of counselling. Other branches of engineering comprise, 482 students selecting automobile engineering, which has 2,455 seats, and 557 ... Read More »