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KCET 2018 Document Verification Postponed, New Dates to be Announced Shortly

The Karnataka Coomon Entrance Test 2018 has withdrawn the proposed schedule dates for verification of documents for admission to engineering and allied courses in the state. The new schedule will be announced on its official website, said Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) in a statement. “Schedule published for commencement of verification of documents at all the helpline centres from 7-06-2018 for ...

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7 Questions of JEE Main: CBSE rubbishes it as ‘Fake News’, explains entire process

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has categorically denied that the news about repetition of 7 questions in JEE Mains 2018 entrance test was a false propaganda aimed at misleading students and gaining publicity by some commercial ventures. The news was carried out originally by the weblink cisthetaglobal.com stating that “7 to 8 questions out of the 90 questions ...

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CBSE Class 12 Economics paper leak traced to HP school, WhatsApp HQ reveals all

Delhi Police have zeroed in on three culprits — a teacher of a private school, a clerk and a support staff — from Himachal Pradesh for leaking the CBSE Class 12 Economics paper. All the three have been arrested by a Special Investigation Team of Delhi on Saturday. The Economics paper was leaked in handwritten format two days prior to ...

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JNU on top as University in HRD 2018 NIRF ranking

Despite unrest on the campus, Jawaharlal Nehru University still remains the top university in India alongwith the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru that was adjudged the overall best institution in the country. The 2018 ranking of top institutions by the HRD Ministry ranked the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) as the best engineering college and the Indian ...

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CBSE to hold re-exam on April 25 for Class 12 Economics, Class X Undecided

  Battered CBSE has announced a re-test for Class 12 Economics paper on April 25 throughout the country. It has further clarified that the Class 10 Maths paper re-test will be held, if required, in July, that too in Delhi, Haryana and NCR region and not all over the country, giving relief to many Class 10 students elsewhere in the ...

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CBSE Class 12 Maths Exam 2018 tomorrow: Students gear up for a tough paper

The Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) will be conducting the Class 12 Mathematics exam on Wednesday, March 21, where all science students have to gear up for maximum number of marks as it is possible to score even 100 percent in the paper. Since physics paper was tough, many students are gearing up for a tough mathematics paper too. ...

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Delhi Police detain JNU Life Sciences Professor on Sexual Harassment Charges

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Atul Johri, a professor at JNU’s renowned School of Life Sciences was detained by Delhi Police after receiving complaints from female students accusing him of sexual harassment. On Friday, a group of women researchers from his lab, backed by the JNU Students Union, filed an FIR in Vasant Vihar police station stating that the professor used to call them to ...

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Central University Employees meet minister

A delegation of Central University Non-Teaching employees met Union Minister of State PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Jitendra Singh in New Delhi on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 and demanded resumption of “festival allowance” which, according to them, they were receiving earlier but had got discontinued . The delegation led by Surjit Manhas, President od Delhi University and College Karamchari ...

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COMEDK 2018 Applications Last Date is April 19, Test on May 13

For the current academic year 2018-19, COMEDK will hold an online examination all over India on Sunday, the 13th May 2018, across 300 centres for the Engineering programs and about 20,000 seats are being offered by around 190 colleges in the state of Karnataka. The test will be followed by offline counseling. Following the National Eligibility -cum- Entrance Test (NEET) ...

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CBSE Announces Schedule for Class 12 Practicals, to be held from Jan 18 to Feb 25, 2018

The Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the time table for class 12 practical board exams scheduled to be held from January 16, 2018. A circular dated December 8, 2017, has been dispatched to all schools with instructions to conduct practicals for Class 12 and also to submit the internal grades for the students in class 10th to the ...

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UGC halts mushrooming, misleading ‘universities’

Following the supreme Court directive, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has put an end to often misused nomenclature ‘university’ by private educational institutes and asked them either to drop the word immediately. In its directive dated Nov. 29, 2017, UGC secretary PK Thakur wrote to 29 such institutes asking them to respond by 4 pm on Thursday, Nov.30, 2017. Out ...

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Derecognized Kadapa medical college students climb electricity towers, AP Govt faces ‘suicide’ threats

Aggrieved medical students of Fatima medical college in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh have resorted to movie style agitation climbing the electricity towers seeking justice to 20-month-old saga that is hitting local headlines daily. What has triggered the suicidal move by the students was a Supreme Court verdict on Friday that dismissed the AP government’s memo seeking to accommodate Fatima College students ...

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Children’s Day 2017: President Gives Away National Child Awards

President of India Ram Nath Kovind, presented the National Child Awards on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of Children’s Day. The National Child Awards include the National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement that give recognition to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding achievements in the fields of innovation, scholastic achievements, sports, arts, culture, social service ...

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5 Takeaways from New Education policy 2017

Indian Minister of State for Human Resource Development Satya Pal Singh has said that the new education policy is in final stages and it would be announced in December. Inaugurating a ‘National Academic meet’ in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday, Satyapal Singh said the policy envisages to ‘correct’ the course of education system in the country, that has followed a colonial mindset. ...

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Child abuse affects brain wiring

Impaired neural connections may explain profound and long-lasting effects of traumatic experiences during childhood For the first time, researchers have been able to see changes in the neural structures in specific areas of the brains of people who suffered severe abuse as children. Difficulties associated with severe childhood abuse include increased risks of psychiatric disorders such as depression, as well ...

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Combined Medical Services Examination, 2017

On the basis of the result of the written part of the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2017 held by the U.P.S.C. on August 13, 2017, the candidates with the under mentioned Roll Numbers have qualified for Interview/Personality Test. The candidature of these candidates is PROVISIONAL subject to their being found eligible in all respects. The candidates would be required to ...

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Recruitment Results finalized by UPSC in July, 2017

The following Recruitment Results have been finalized by the Union Public Service Commission during the month of July, 2017. The recommended candidates have been informed individually by post. Click here to see the link

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Cabinet approves creation of one post of Director and three non-teaching posts for NIT, Andhra Pradesh

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to the creation of one post of Director with basic pay of Rs. 75,000/- + a special allowance of Rs,5000/- and three non-teaching posts (Registrar, Librarian and Principal Students Activity & Sports (SAS) Officer) with Grade Pay of Rs.10,000/- for National institute of Technology (NIT), ...

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Vacancies in OBC category

A statement showing the status of details of backlog OBC vacancies, vacancies filled up and yet to be filled in 10 major Departments/Ministries is as follows:     Ministry/Department   Other Backward Classes Vacancies Filled up Yet to be filled Posts 718 234 484 Defence Production 164 149 15 Financial Services 14455 13030 1425 Atomic Energy 1444 802 642 Defence ...

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National Eligibility Test

Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Department of Higher Education vide letter dated 15.05.2017 had asked the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to continue to conduct the UGC-NET examination as per the existing schedule. University Grants Commission (UGC) has intimated that a total of 11,16,526 number of candidates had appeared for the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) ...

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Early puberty may mean less time in education for girls

The age at which girls have their first period may influence how long they stay in education. The findings come from a study in which researchers have tried to untangle the effect of the age at first period from other complex factors that might affect time spent in education, revealing that young women who start their periods earlier may spend ...

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Schemes to make education loan as easy loans

All Scheduled Commercial Banks provide Education Loan to students. Simple interest is charged during the study period and up to commencement of repayment. Accrued interest is added to the principal amount borrowed while fixing EMI (Equated Monthly Instalment) for repayment. The Schemes launched by the Government to provide interest subsidy to the students include: (i) Central Scheme to provide Interest ...

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Action plan for new generation of youths

The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel said in the Rajya Sabha today that for unleashing the creative power and commitment of the new generation of youth, the Government has introduced the National Youth Policy, 2014 (NYP-2014). The vision of the Policy is “To empower youth of the country to achieve their full potential, ...

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Compulsory Yoga/Games in high school level for holistic development of children

The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel said in the Rajya Sabha today that education falls under the Concurrent List, majority of schools fall under State Examination Boards and the school curriculum is determined by the State Governments. However, the National Curriculum Framework 2005 recognizes the role of sports and physical education in the ...

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Bilingual babies listen to language

Are two languages at a time too much for the mind? Caregivers and teachers should know that infants growing up bilingual have the learning capacities to make sense of the complexities of two languages just by listening. In a new study, an international team of researchers, including those from Princeton University, report that bilingual infants as young as 20 months ...

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Why is conducting research in some countries so difficult?

Low- and middle-income countries such as Brazil face a lack of epidemiological data, and one of the key priorities for researchers is developing high-quality surveys. Investigators at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health with collaborators at the Federal University of São Paulo studied the difficulties in conducting a longitudinal epidemiological survey in a school-based sample in Brazil. The findings ...

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Quota of OBCs in higher education

The University Grants Commission(UGC) has circulated the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006 and Amendment Act, 2012 to all Central Educational Institutions directing them to implement reservation provisions for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) including admission of OBC students to these Institutions. UGC has issued instruction to all the grant-in-aid institutions funded by the Central Government, except minority Institutions ...

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Scheme for Poor Students

The Central Government is sensitive to the needs of students belonging to the economically weaker sections of the society and is committed towards ensuring equity in access to higher education. Under the Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship scheme for College and University Students, financial assistance is provided to meritorious students having family income of less than Rs. 6 lakh per ...

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Recruitment of Teachers

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has notified the Regulations on Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and Other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and Measure for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education, 2010. These principal regulations along with their subsequent four amendments notified up to 2016 lay down principles and guidelines for recruitment and promotion of faculties at ...

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Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination 2017

On the basis of the result of the written part of the Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination 2017 held by the U.P.S.C. in May, 2017, the candidates with the under mentioned Roll Numbers have qualified for Interview/Personality Test. The candidature of these candidates is PROVISIONAL subject to their being found eligible in all respects. The candidates would be required ...

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