Central government jobs are secure and recession proof We know how much people keep a tap on latest government jobs, especially at the graduate level. While a government job helps building a stable career, it is also loaded with responsibilities. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is a Government of India organisation involved in recruiting staff at multiple levels in various ministries and Central Government departments, including their subordinate offices. Every year, the commission conducts a graduate level exam, commonly known as SSC CGL. This exam is one of the most coveted and sought after exams in the country. As per the official figures, in 2015, asRead More →

NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry has decided to give more autonomy to the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) and reduce government control over them under a proposed Bill, with Union minister Prakash Javadekar reworking the provisions introduced under his predecessor Smriti Irani. According to sources, among the key provisions that the HRD ministry has decided to revise include those related to the Visitor’s office. It is learnt that the new Bill draft has dropped previous references to the President having the power to review their work as the Visitor. Another change from the earlier proposed draft is that the HRD ministry has given more powersRead More →

How should non-engineers prepare for the Common Admission Test (CAT)? It is a genuine query of roughly 40 per cent of the candidates who belong to non-engineering backgrounds. In general, there is no difference in the strategy and on the focus area between engineering and non-engineering students. There is a high number of non-engineering students every year who manage to crack CAT, in spite of not being from an engineering/statistics/maths/mathematical science background. Thus, such preconceived notions are completely absurd. To succeed, kill such wrong notions first. How a student performs in the exam like CAT has less to do with his/her background and more toRead More →

The Supreme Court has granted an interim stay on the Madras high court’s order to allow College of Agricultural Technology (CAT), Theni, to fill its full quota of 120 seats. Sree Krishna Educational Trust got approval from Government of Tamil Nadu to start the agricultural college for offering four year degree course (BSc in agricultural science) for 60 students by a government order dated June 21, 2010, issued by the agriculture department subject to affiliation by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) and fulfillment of its conditions within six months. Subsequently, provisional affiliation was granted to the college in July 7, 2010, for admitting 60 students.Read More →

Students staged a protest outside the FTII Director’s office, accusing the administration of turning the institute into a commercial place to earn profit. (Source: File) 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 asRead More →

The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) has declared the results of the Bachelors in Engineering (B.E.)  and B.Tech semester III and IV revaluation results in its official website. Candidates can log on to the same to see their results. The university has already declared the revaluation results of B.E. semester five, six, seven and eight for all regions. The exams were held in the months of June and July this year.    Steps to check the VTU BE/B.Tech semester 3 & 4 reval results 2016: Log on to the official website of the university, vtu.ac.in. You can also directly go to the result portal at results.vtu.ac.inRead More →

New Delhi: In a bid to improve learning level of school students, the Delhi government has formed 29 flying squads of its officials to ensure “zero tolerance” during examinations, under its ‘Chunnauti-2018’ education reform programme. According to an official statement, the Directorate of Education has constituted 17 flying squads of its officials with Deputy Director of Education Zones as team heads. The department has identified 127 schools for centralised inspection. In addition to this, the government has set up 12 flying squads headed by SDMs to inspect orderly conduct of exams in classes 6th and 9th. These teams shall visit at least 60 schools overRead More →

The Swades Foundation, an NGO, and the Maharashtra government have signed a MoU to bring qualitative and quantitative improvement in primary and secondary school education in Raigad district, an official said here on Monday. The Swades Foundation, founded by Ronnie Screwvala and Zarina Screwvala, currently operates in six sub-districts – Mhasala, Tala, Poladpur, Shrivardhan, Mangaon and Mahad – and plans to extend to other parts of the state. The state government and the NGO signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen efforts to better school education in its target areas. Presently, the NGO supports 1,275 schools, 806 Anganwadis and 39 junior colleges in the sixRead More →

The old circular stated circular asked all UGC scholars/ fellows who do not have Aadhaar card to get themselves enrolled immediately in the regional offices of UIDAI In a major relief to the students applying for scholarship/fellowship, the University Grants Commission (UGC) on Wednesday clarified that Aadhaar card is not mandatory and they can avail the benefit. In an official circular, UGC deputy secretary Dr Sunita Siwach said, “Any student who have applied or wishing to apply for scholarship/fellowship shall not be denied benefit thereof due to non availability of Aadhaar card”. However, the candidates have to get an alternate means of verification of identityRead More →

New Delhi: The Railway Recruitment Board will declare NTPC Results CEN 03/2015 by September 19 or 20. After qualifying in the preliminary exam, candidates are called for the main written exam. A merit list is prepared on the basis of the result of the main exam. How to check RRB NTPC Results CEN 03/2015: Log on to the official website of RRB NTPC Results CEN 03/2015 Click on the link `RRB NTPC Results CEN 03/2015` RPSC RAS Prelims Results 2016 RRB NTPC Results CEN 03/2015 Click on submit button for checking RRB NTPC Results CEN 03/2015 Check your RRB NTPC Results CEN 03/2015 results Candidates’Read More →