Education

XAT 2018: Application process begins, exam on January 7

Candidates can apply for the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2018, registration of which has started at the official website xatonline.net.in. The last date to submit application forms online is on November 30, 2017. The exam will be conducted by Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI) on January 7, 2018. XAT is a national level entrance exam for admission to the ... Read More »

Women to get extra seats in NITs from next year

The HRD Ministry is planning to introduce supernumerary (extra) seats for female students from next year in order to increase their number. National Institute of Technology, Uttrakhand With a sharp decline in the number of female students wishing to apply for admission in National Institute of Technology (NIT), the HRD Ministry is planning a solution for the same. The ministry ... Read More »

CBSE’s ‘Udaan’ initiative helping girl students crack IIT entrance exam

CBSE’s ‘Udaan’ initiative assists girl students with an overall score of 70% or above, and 80% in science and maths stream with free of cost tutorials, mentoring support, lectures and study material to prepare for engineering entrance exam. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: While the IITs have introduced a special quota for girl students this year to fill the gender balance ... Read More »

IBPS Probationary Officers (PO) Official Notification 2017: Released at ibps.in

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the official notification for the Probationary Officers/Management Trainee (PO/MT) at ibps.in IBPS Probationary Officers (PO) Official Notification 2017: Released at ibps.in The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the official notification for the Probationary Officers/Management Trainee (PO/MT) on its official website, ibps.in The preliminary examination is scheduled to be held on ... Read More »

Hill Top students day out for value education projects

Jamshedpur, Aug. 13: August 12 was a working Saturday at Hill Top School. It was a day dedicated to field trips as well as Project Work, workshops under the umbrella of the school’s Value Education Programme. Students of various classes were involved in different activities all through the day. The class 12 students distributed pamphlets and displayed placards spreading awareness ... Read More »

Left-handed children ‘penalised’ by lack of support in UK schools

Experts say left-handed pupils should receive specific teaching to meet their needs. Photograph: Image Source Pink/Alamy Children are still “penalised” for being left-handed with ministers lacking the information to understand the scale of the problem, education campaigners have warned. It is also feared a disproportionate number of prisoners are left-handed, with calls to research whether classroom struggles trigger a “downward ... Read More »

BSEB class 12th compartment results 2017 for arts, science, commerce released at biharboard.ac.in

Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) has announced the results for the class 12 compartment examination 2017 for all streams. Students who have appeared for the exams can check their result from the official website of the Board (see steps below to know how). The Board conducted the compartment exams for class 12 students who had failed to clear the main ... Read More »

Engineering colleges with less than 30 per cent admissions to be shut down: AICTE

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) said on Friday that it will close down technical colleges which have, over the past five years, not managed to fill more than 30 per cent of the seats available. There are currently over 27 lakh vacant seats at engineer colleges across India, the Council said. “In the past few years, the ... Read More »

CBSE UGC NET November 2017 application process begins today

The National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted for determining eligibility for junior research fellowship and assistant professorship. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint New Delhi: Application process for the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) starts today. Candidates can fill the online application form till 11 September though payment through an online challan can be made till ... Read More »

Undeterred by rain, over 600 join ‘March for Science’ in Pune

Five-year-old Irabati Ghose and 93-year-old Shantabai Ranade were among over 600 students, scientists and social activists, who marched on the streets of Pune for science. As scheduled, the ‘March for Science’ started on time, as the Pune police was finding it hard to manage the 200 participants, who had already gathered near the Gandhi statue, outside Pune railway station on ... Read More »