Education

MBBS admission in private colleges to cost more: Increase in the tuition fee

Students who are planning to pursue MBBS from private educational institutions in Madhya Pradesh (MP) will now have to pay a higher tuition fee from the upcoming academic session beginning from October first week. This decision was taken by the Admission and Fees Regulatory Committee (AFRC), according to which there will be increase of 33 per cent to 53 per ... Read More »

“Please do not create obstacles for education”: Manish Sisodia to PM

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised on the need for a “Garib Kalyan” agenda, Aam Admi Party enquired if BJP-ruled states would allot the maximum share of funds on education, health and employment generation in their budgets. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia urged the Prime Minister to refrain from “creating obstacles” for the Delhi government and told him ... Read More »

University of Mumbai Admissions 2016: Apply now for Distance UG/PG programmes

The Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL)-University of Mumbai  has released an official notification inviting all the interested,  eligible candidates to apply for  Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Master of Science (MSc), Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Commerce (MCom) programmes for the commencing academic session 2016. All the eligible candidates ... Read More »

SSC CGL Exam 2016: Check the paper analysis

The Staff Selection Commission successfully conducted the first session of the Combined Graduate Level exam (CGL) from 10 am to 11:15 am on August 27. As per reports, this year many candidates from across the nation appeared for the examinations. This year the exam paper was easy, but a lot of time was wasted as the server was slow, said ... Read More »

Javadekar to hold meeting with IIM directors next month

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar will meet the directors of IIMs next month to discuss the issues related to quality of management education, exploring avenues for financing and improving global perception of Indian institutions. Briefcase: Topics to be discussed in the meeting “The HRD minister will be meeting Directors of various IIMs soon and it is expected that a range of ... Read More »

School dropout is India’s biggest crisis, says Singapore Deputy PM

Bringing to light the high dropout rate in upper primary schools, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, on Friday said that schools in India are facing the “biggest crisis”. Condition of Indian education through the eyes of Deputy PM of Singapore What is the “biggest gap” in Indian education? “The world’s second-most populous country also has the “biggest ... Read More »

XIMB PhD Admissions 2016: Apply online

Educational qualification: The candidates should have acquired a Master’s degree in any discipline from a recogised university or institute. Selection procedure: The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic records and SOPs. The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for Xavier Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT), and personal interview. The candidates who have qualified UGC-NET  will be ... Read More »

Confusion still hovers over NEET

Despite Supreme Court directives over the procedure of getting admission in medical colleges through NEET, scores of aspirants are still running around confused over the admission procedure. As per the ordinance passed by the President, CET is no longer the gateway to any and every medical school. Most students seeking admission to state medical colleges were still unclear about getting ... Read More »

90 per cent school bags in Maharashtra not violating weight norm: Govt report

A press conference held by two seventh grade students has created a buzz in Maharashtra. In consequence, state government decided to scrutinise the complaint closely and released a report stating that as many as 5 lakh school bags were checked in over 28,000 schools of the state. Detailed investigation: Out of one lakh schools, 28,000 schools were put under the ... Read More »

XIMB PhD Admissions 2016: Apply online

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) has invited applications for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme offered in Management for the academic session 2017. The interested candidates can apply latest by February 14, 2017. Educational qualification: The candidates should have acquired a Master’s degree in any discipline from a recogised university or institute. Selection procedure: The candidates will ... Read More »