Education

Download SSC CGL admit card 2017 at ssc.nic.in

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the admit cards for the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 1 examination 2017 at ssc.nic.in. Candidates who have applied for the exam can download their admit card from the official website. SSC CGLE 2017 will be conducted from August 5 to August 24 this …

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AIIMS MBBS paper leak: Delhi High Court seeks status report from CBI

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Centre, AIIMS and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking a status report on the AIIMS MBBS paper leak case. The court has directed the agency to file the report within a week. A writ petition seeking the status report was filed …

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In bid to promote languages, Sanskrit course introduced

Sanskrit isn’t just a language, it is “alive” and continues to be “relevant today”, said Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia while announcing the launch of a three-month course in the language on Wednesday. He added that the Delhi Sanskrit Academy will set up 75 centres across the capital, which will …

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Three engineering internships mandatory during course, institutes to be held responsible: HRD minister

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said at the Lok Sabha that it will now be mandatory for engineering students across the country to be involved in at least three internships in the duration of their course during the academic year. “Every student in technical institute should …

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DU admissions 2017: Even after seventh cutoff release, colleges demand over 90 per cent

The Delhi University has on Thursday published the seventh cut-off for admission in undergraduate courses for 2017 academic session. While seats are available in some colleges, however, the cut-off remains unchanged from the previous sixth cut-off for the popular courses. For BA (Hons) Economics, Hindu college has set the cut-off …

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CBSE to conduct UGC NET in November, there are no changes: HRD Ministry

Delhi HRD minister Mahendra Nath Pandey has announced that there will be no change in the organisation conducting the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET). The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will continue to be in charge of the exam. “As per directions of the Ministry of HRD, …

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KEAM third allotment 2017 list declared at cee-kerala.org, cee.kerala.gov.in

The Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) has released the third allotment list 2017. Students who have applied for the medical and allied courses, along with engineering, architecture and pharmacy courses can view their names in the list by accessing the official website – cee.kerala.gov.in. The previous two rounds of allotment …

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DU: Wrong address on paper, 15 Mauritius students stranded

For 15 students from Mauritius — who landed in Delhi to take admission in DU — the first day in the country turned out to be unforgettable. Darshani (18) landed in Delhi with her father and about 15 people from Mauritius early Thursday morning. She was in the city to …

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Students take tests on smartphones, courtesy apps

A few city colleges are now allowing students to carry smartphones into examination halls. Reason: they may not be able to take the exam without one. Over the past year, 3,000 students of KJ Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce have taken internal exams on their smartphones, thanks to Offee, …

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JD(U) MP writes to Prakash Javadekar demanding scrapping of admission quota in government-aided schools

Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) MP Harivansh has written a letter to Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar demanding scrapping of admission quota for MPs in the Kendriya Vidyalaya and other government-aided schools. The JD(U) leader said that earlier the MPs had the right of recommending five names for admission, but …