Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said that these 3,000 centres, once opened, would prepare about 2.5-3 lak… Read More NEW DELHI: Delhi’s Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday announced that the Delhi government will soon set up Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE) centres in Delhi. He made the announcement at a programme organised by theAmbedkar University at India Habitat Centre here. “We are setting up Early Childhood Care & Education Centres in Delhi. Our government is very much serious about this project. We need almost 3,000 ECCE centres,” Sisodia said. He said that these 3,000 centres, once opened, would prepare about 2.5-3 lakhRead More →

UPSC CDS II exam 2016: The Union Public Service Commission has scheduled the Combined Defence Services Exam II for Sunday, October 23, 2016. UPSC CDS II exam 2016: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has scheduled the Combined Defence Services (CDS) Exam II for Sunday, October 23, 2016. This is one of the most coveted recruitment exams of the country as it assures placement in the defence forces. Candidates participate in this recruitment exam in huge numbers. Given here are some tips and reminders to help students on the day of the exam. Candidates are advised to keep their UPSC CDS II call letter/admit cardRead More →

  These recommendations have finally been incorporated in the latest version of the IIM Bill, which has now gone… Read More NEW DELHI: Under fire from the Prime Minister’s Office on the issue, the Human Resource Development Ministry under its new minister has finally reworked the IIM Bill to drop key provisions, including the office of the Visitor for IIMs. The reworked Bill has gone for final vetting to the Law Ministry before being taken to Cabinetagain. Changing its position from the Smriti Irani era, the HRD ministry under Prakash Javadekar is learnt to have agreed to completely do away with the office of theRead More →

  PUNE: The administration of Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) here would be proposing a fee hike and upper age-limit of 25 years for admissions at Friday’s meeting of its academic council in Mumbai. But the proposal has not gone down well with a group of students who said the administration was trying to earn “profit” and make the institute “commercial”. “The rationale behind proposing hike in fee structure is that for five years the fees were not increased as they should have been. In fact, in 2010, the fee of acting course, which is self-financing, was Rs 1.75 lakh (per annum) however,Read More →

Instead of actual calculations always believe in mental calculations, rounding off and avoid doing rough work Although it is with every subject that one must have abundant clarity and understanding before appearing for an exam at any stage of life but with Mathematics the level required notches up just a bit. Since there is a level of competition involved in prestigious examinations like CAT, GMAT, Bank PO’s, Staff Selection Commission, the candidate needs to have a proper strategy to score well in this subject. In any competition examination, quantitative section constitutes roughly around half of the question paper – directly or indirectly. It may includeRead More →

  NEW DELHI: The dominant view in many IIMs is that the only way to resolve the demand for reservations in faculties in the premier institutes could be through the withdrawal of the 1975 HRD ministry order that exempted them from having quotas. One IIM director said, “We are bound by the 1975 order. There has been no other order from HRD ministry invalidating exemption from reservation to SCs/STs/OBCs.” He said, the 1975 order was first issued in 1974 for School of Planning & Architecture giving it exemption from reservation in teaching jobs. The order said SPA being a technical education institute, it is beingRead More →

Aligarh: Will the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah(retd), exit before the September 26 hearing in the Supreme Court challenging his appointment for not fulfilling the laid-down norms or will the Union HRD ministry plead for allowing him to continue till his term ends in May 2017? These questions are doing the rounds in the academic corridors here after the apex court earlier this week pointedly asked for the rationale behind appointing Shah despite his not fulfilling the academic requirements defined by the University Grants Commission (UGC). After successfully postponing the inevitable for the past several years, the AMU administrationRead More →

The theme of ‘Amalthea 2016’ will be ‘Technologizing Challenges’. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar, will be hosting the seventh edition of its technical summit, Amalthea 2016, from October 22. The theme of the two-day event will be ‘Technologizing Challenges’. Rajat Goel, core committee member of Amalthea 2016, said, “Amalthea has grown into one of the biggest technical summits organized in Gujarat over the past few years. The theme this year aims to encourage the participants of the summit to use technology to address the challenges around us. Most problems that exist today in the world, including social, humanitarian or economical, can be solvedRead More →

The University of Mysore has been conducting the KSET examination since the past three years. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced that the Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET) will continue to be conducted by the University of Mysore for the next three years. The varsity has been conducting the examination since the past three years. According to a report in The Times of India, the UGC finalised the matter about one week back. “University of Mysore is doing well for higher education. Hundred years ago, the university was started with just four colleges. It has grown well over the years – now, it hasRead More →

Delhi High Court, in its order, observed that in its “view, the policy framed by the central government for providing reservation to defence category, is a beneficial policy for the benefit of the people who have served this country.” The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre’s response on reservation policy for defence category and its applicability in MBBS and MD courses of Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC) and Safdarjung Hospital here. The court also directed Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIU), with which the college is affiliated, to defer counselling for the seats covered under the five per cent quota for defence personnel tillRead More →