Twelve students fail, told to leave, IIT-Delhi tries to find out why

After 12 IIT-Delhi students were expelled for failing to get a 5 CGPA (cumulative grade point average) out of a maximum of 10 for the second time in a row, the institute is trying to ascertain the reason for their poor performance. The institute had also held a meeting parent-teacher meeting for the first time last week to apprise parents… Read more »

Without a hostel seat, what some students have been forced to do

On September 20, The Indian Express reported about two JNU students living in a tent outside the administrative block as a mark of protest. Two months into their MPhil course, they were yet to get hostel seats. (Express Photo) Every year, hundreds of students pour in from all over the country to study in the top universities of Delhi. Both… Read more »

AIIMS to admit 100 students for UG courses from 2017

New Delhi: The premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences here will admit 100 studentsfrom the country for its undergraduate programme from next academic session, increasing the number of seats from the existing 72, its director announced today. Besides, seven foreign nationals would also be admitted for the institute’s MBBS course from 2017. “In sixty years of its journey, AIIMS… Read more »

Wait no more and begin preparing for these bank exams

New Delhi: It’s been more than three months already and State Bank of India (SBI) has given no confirmation about the declaration of result of its clerk mains exam which was held in the month of June. The candidates are eagerly waiting and are in a state of disarray due to the unending delay of the declaration of SBI clerks… Read more »

Registration opens for 2-year BTC diploma course for filling assistant teachers’ jobs

  Lucknow: The registration process for Uttar Pradesh Basic Training Certificates (BTC), a prerequisite for those applying for assistant teachers’ jobs in the state, has started from today. Eligible and interested candidates can register for the BTC Exam from June 23 to July 11, 2016. Forms are available online at upbasiceducationboard.in The two-year BTC diploma course is a necessary certificate… Read more »

Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2016 All India rank list

New Delhi: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2016 all India rank list will be declared on June 23 (Thursday). The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had on April 27 declared the results of JEE Main 2016 which is used to shortlist candidates who want to join the IITs and other top engineering colleges. The (JEE) Main paper I and… Read more »

Monkeys stealing food, clothes of IIT Bombay students

While the IIT Bombay’s campus is known for its lush greenery, unfortunately the prestigious institute is facing trouble due to the aggressive behaviour of monkeys. Located next to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, students are complaining of too much attacks by monkeys on the lookout for food. “Since after several students complained of the aggressive behaviour of monkeys, we have… Read more »

Supreme Court orders status quo on medical counselling in Madhya Pradesh

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered status quo in admission to undergraduate medical courses in private medical institutes in Madhya Pradesh on a contempt plea by the state government. The Madhya Pradesh government had contended that private medical colleges were not admitting students on the basis of centralised counselling conducted by it. The constitution bench headed by Justice Anil R Dave… Read more »

Centre plans to introduce quota for faculty at IIMs

Ahmedabad: Union HRD Ministry has proposed to introduce reservation in teaching positions at Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and will hold talks with the chiefs of these premier B-schools in this regard. As part of the proposal to introduce quotas in faculty posts at IIMs, chairmen and directors of IIMs will meet at IIM Shillong on September 20 to discuss… Read more »

AICTE, Wheebox tie-up to make students job ready

Mumbai: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has partnered with global online skill assessment firm Wheebox to improve the employability skills of students. This will help engineering and MBA schools to take pre-emptive measures to improve various employability skills of students and make them job ready before they start applying for jobs, AICTE said in a release issued… Read more »