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ETS survey on GRE shows first choice of answer may not be spot-on

A survey conducted by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test-takers has shown some interesting trends. The survey indicates that test-takers who reconsider and change their first answer are more likely to better their scores, which goes against the popular notion of going by the first instinct for the correct answer in case of multiple-choice test questions. ETS develops and conducts GRE. The facility to change the answer in the GRE revised General Test has become very popular among examinees. As per the study, over 95% of the GRE...

IIM Nagpur takes initial steps towards operations

The newly established Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in the state of Maharashtra , now officially called IIM Nagpur , has started taking its initial steps towards operations. IIM Nagpur will start its first academic session in July, 2015 . IIM Nagpur will start operating from the Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) . It will be a temporary campus, until the permanent campus, planned at a 293-acre site in Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN) , is fully geared. The new institute will be mentored by IIM Ahmedabad , as per...

IIT depts, DU, JNU feature among world's top 100: survey

The Delhi University (DU) , Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and various departments of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) feature among the world’s top 100 academic institutes, according to the recently published QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015 . It has come as good news for the country, since Indian universities have been struggling to find a place among the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings list. DU has emerged as the country’s best among all the 20 Indian universities that have qualified, in the QS by subject list. The university...

IIM Rohtak introduces ePGDM program for working executives

The Indian Institute of Management Rohtak (IIM Rohtak) has recently added a new program to its kitty - the Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (ePGDM) for working executives. The two-year program will be offered on the Interactive Online Learning Platform (IOL) of Hughes Global Education India Limited. The new program is tailor-made for experienced professionals and entrepreneurs who aspire to boost their managerial skills aided by formal management training. To be eligible for the course, the candidates should either be working professionals or be self-employed; be...

MAH-MBA/MMS CET 2015 admissions to proceed: Bombay HC

The admission process for the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2015 (MAH-MBA/MMS CET 2015) test-takers should progress as usual now, according to the latest directive of the Bombay High Court (HC). The court dismissed the petitions filed by the disgruntled test-takers seeking redressal for irregularities in the examination, stating that it is inappropriate to interfere with the examination system of the Directorate of Technical Education Maharashtra (DTE Maharashtra). The MAH-MBA/MMS CET 2015 for Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master in Management Studies (MMS) admissions...

SIU PET 2015 Exam Dates

Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune   has announced the exam dates for  Ph.D Entrance Test (PET-2015) , which will be conducted in June 2015. The SIU PET will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2015 . SIU PET is conducted for taking admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programs offered in Law, Management, Computer Studies, Media, Communication and Design, Health and Biomedical Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences and Engineering disciplines for the commencing session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for   SIU PET  2015: A candidate seeking...

IIT Bombay ties up with Washington University to offer EMBA program

The premier Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) has joined hands with the Washington University in St Louis (WUSTL) to offer joint Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree program. The new EMBA is a partially residential program. The first batch has around 16 average years of professional experience, representing 11 industries, including Indian as well as multinational companies (MNCs). More than 40% of the students of the new batch are executives at senior vice president levels or higher. Almost half of the batch is based out of Mumbai. The rest...

MAT May 2015 admit cards out; B-school options to be filled by May 15

Candidates aspiring to appear for the Management Aptitude Test May 2015 (MAT May 2015) need to note that the admit cards for the examination are now available for download from the All India Management Association (AIMA) website. To download the admit cards, please click here and enter the Name, Form Number and Date of Birth (any two). Note: Candidates who registered for MAT May 2015 Computer Based Test (CBT) after Monday, April 20, 2015 may download their admit cards from 5 pm today, that is, Monday, April 27, 2015 . Specific admit cards have been generated for the...

MBA admissions on hold due to reported irregularities in MAH-CET 2015

Admissions into Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses in private colleges in the state of Maharashtra have been put on hold as per an order of the Bombay High Court (HC), due to reported irregularities in the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2015 (MAH-MBA/MMS CET 2015) . The HC, acting on petitions filed by test-takers of MAH-MBA/MMS CET 2015, has scheduled the next hearing of the matter filed before benches of the court in Mumbai, Aurangabad and Nagpur on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 The Directorate of Technical Education Maharashtra (DTE Maharashtra) had earlier stayed MBA...

XLRI ties up with HR institute to offer executive certificate program

The premier Xavier Labor Relations Institute Jamshedpur (XLRI Jamshedpur) has joined hands with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) India to offer an integrated executive certificate program on Human Resource Management (HRM). SHRM India is a part of one of the largest professional, not-for-profit HR associations in the world - SHRM. According to reports, the new executive certificate program on HR will be of five months’ duration. The program will be conducted via interactive virtual classroom sessions, three hours per week. Active interaction of students...

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