Education

Civil Services 2015: A committee likely to be formed for age-relaxation of candidates

To view complex matters like age-relaxation, eligibility, syllabus and pattern of the paper, an expert committee has been set up for the selection-procedure of IAS and IPS officers, according to a PTI report. “The central government has received various representations on issues concerning the scheme of Civil Services Examination (CSE) including for relaxation in maximum age limit and setting of ... Read More »

Admit cards for the UPSC IAS 2015 examination are available now

The admit cards for the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) IAS preliminary examination 2015 are available now at the official website of UPSC. The candidates who have registered themselves for this exam can download the same from today onwards till August 23. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts several written examinations as well as interviews for selecting eligible and ... Read More »

This year, Medical Colleges Cut off score is likely to rise up by 4 to 5 per cent

Likewise Delhi University cut off trend, this time the Medical and Paramedical colleges are no less with this. The admission committee are expecting the cut off score for Medical programmes to go up by four to five per cent. On Monday, the Medical and paramedical admission process has begun, the two medical colleges namely; at Surendranagar and Karamsad has handed ... Read More »

AIPMT Restest: Paper Analysis

The AIPMT 2015 (All India Pre Medical/ Pre- Dental Entrance Test) was held on May 3, this year. The test, however,¬† was cancelled by the Supreme Court due to the leak of question paper and circulation of the answer keys through electronic devices across 10 states in the country. The exam which is held for admissions to medical and dental ... Read More »

Supreme Court refuses to allow AIPMT Muslim girl candidates to wear hijab during the exam

Refusing to let the AIPMT (All India Pre-Medical Test) Muslim girl candidates¬† wear hijab at the time of the examination, the Supreme Court on Friday issued strict guidelines on Friday. The SC said that not wearing the hijab during examination would not affect their faith and it won’t disappear if it ain’t worn on a specific single day. The hijab ... Read More »

Three Indians among the six selected for Asia Studies Fellows

The East-West Center has announced the appointment of six 2015 Asia Studies Fellows, which includes three Indian-Americans. The East-West Center is an education and research organisation in the US. The fellows will be offered a round-trip travel to Washington, DC and residence facility at the East-West Center in Washington. In addition to a publication of an article of relevance to ... Read More »

PM Modi inaugrates IIT-Patna new campus; Bihar on high alert

The Indian Institute of Patna (IIT-Patna) was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his day- long visit to Bihar, today. He is also scheduled to address a public rally the same day in Muzaffarpur, around 70 km north of the capital city, along with launching a new rail line and lay the foundation stone for an incubation centre. Modi’s ... Read More »

CBSE launches ‘Udaan 2015’ to promote education for girls; Free online content for engineering aspirants

In an effort to shun the gender gap and the one that exists between school education and engineering entrances, the Central Board of Secondary Education has launched a special programme ‘Udaan 2015’ to mentor girl students. The main aim of the programme is to address the low ratio of enrolment of girl students in prestigious engineering institutes and also provide ... Read More »

Singapore’s Institution to collaborate with a Chennai university

What can be termed as a big development in the field of education, a Singapore-based educational institution will now set up its campus in India through a joint venture with an investment of over Rs 46 crore to offer diploma and masters in the field of business and management.¬† A 10 million Singapore Dollar (46.69 crore) 70,000 sq ft campus ... Read More »

Ph.D students in Delhi University to get six years; Compulsory entrance exam

Students pursuing Ph.D from Delhi University will now get six and half years to finish their research against the earlier deadline of four years and will have to clear an entrance test for admission to the same. The students of Delhi University pursuing Ph.D are in for a good news! Under the UGC Regulation 2009 (Minimum Standards and Procedure for ... Read More »