Minglebox Education News - engineering http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Mon, 02 Feb 2015 01:49:44 GMT Mon, 02 Feb 2015 01:49:44 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[Data shows 30% faculty posts vacant in engineering institutes]]> Around 30% of faculty positions in private engineering institutes at the undergraduate (UG) level throughout India are vacant, according to reports. As per data provided by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) in December 2014, the average faculty crunch across India is of 30%. In the states of Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Gujarat, there is over 33% shortage of engineering faculty. The state of Tamil Nadu (TN), which has the most number of engineering colleges after AP, has a faculty shortage of 27.9%. Reports indicate that the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)..

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:02:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b38f50c014b3ab878db3275
<![CDATA[Important test-day instructions for GATE 2015]]> The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2015 (GATE 2015) will be conducted during forenoon (FN) and afternoon (AN) sessions on alternate weekends (Saturday and Sunday), that is, on Saturday, January 31, Sunday, February 1, Saturday, February 7 and Sunday, February 8, 2015 . Some of the papers will be held in multiple sessions. There will be two test sessions on each day - FN (9 am to 12 noon) and AN (2 pm to 5 pm). The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is the organizing institute of GATE 2015. Altogether 9,28,543 aspirants have registered for GATE 2015. ..

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:47:14 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b38f50c014b3961070e0cc3
<![CDATA[IIT Bombay survey reflects post-placement problems faced by students]]> A survey conducted by the students’ media body of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) reflects various post-placement problems faced by the students. The findings of the survey also point out the flaws in the placement process itself. The survey covered around 220 respondents from the 2011, 2012 and 2013 batches. As per the survey reports, around 55% of IIT Bombay graduates who found placements in various firms two years back have changed jobs and 35% are undecided about whether to remain in the same job. The survey broadly indicates that IIT students have..

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:59:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b38f50c014b39354c190682
<![CDATA[IIT Bombay to hold start up fair to help students get internships]]> The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) will be conducting a start-up fair on Sunday, February 1, 2015 , with an aim to help students get internship opportunities at start-up firms. There is a history of IIT Bombay students launching own start-up ventures in the last few years. Hence, the fair is being held to cater to such aspirants. The fair will enable students gain internships at start-up firms of their choice. At a later stage, the students can also join them as co-founders. Around 11 start-up companies have registered for the fair, stated IIT Bombay officials. ..

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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:19:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844b301d7e014b35a21af963f5
<![CDATA[ECET 2015 Exam Dates]]> Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), Hyderabad has announced the exam dates for Engineering Common Entrance Test (ECET) , which will be conducted in May 2015. ECET will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2015. ECET is conducted for taking to admission to Bachelor of Engineering (B.E), Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) and Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) programs offered in university and AICTE/PCI approved institutions (1st and 2nd year level as applicable) in A.P for the session 2015. ..

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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:58:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834b301d80014b347b96804551
<![CDATA[Karnataka CET 2015 Exam Dates]]> Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has announced the exam dates for Common Entrance Test (CETK) , which will be conducted in April 2015. CETK will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 and Thursday, April 30, 2015. CETK is conducted for taking to admission to Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS), Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences (BNYS), Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS), Bachelor of Engineering (B.E),..

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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:32:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4b3023ae014b33f63d9f3ab1
<![CDATA[CUSAT CAT 2015 online application submission extended to Feb 3]]> Kerala based Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) will conduct the CUSAT Common Admission Test 2015 (CUSAT CAT 2015) on Saturday, May 2, Sunday, May 3 and Sunday, May 10, 2015 . The online application submission process for CUSAT CAT 2015 has been extended to Tuesday, February 3, 2015 . Payments can be remitted till Saturday, February 7, 2015 . The mode of payment of application fee for online submission can be cash payment at SBI or SBT bank using the challan that can be downloaded at the end of online registration/submission of application or through internet..

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:37:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4b302070014b3054d5260386
<![CDATA[Online applications for Karnataka CET 2015 from Jan 30 to Mar 2]]> Online applications for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) can be submitted from Friday, January 30, 2015 . The last date for submitting applications online is Monday, March 2, 2015 . Moreover, the last date to pay the fees in the bank/post office is Wednesday, March 4, 2015 . The admission tickets can be downloaded on or after Wednesday, April 15, 2015 . To apply online, the candidates have to visit the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) website kea.kar.nic.in and select the CET 2015 UG online application. Once all the details are filled up, the candidates..

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:22:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4b2481a3014b2fd91a40256f
<![CDATA[UPSEE 2015 to be open to aspirants from outside Uttar Pradesh]]> In a landmark decision, students from outside the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) too will be allowed to appear for the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination 2015 (UPSEE 2015) to gain admission in engineering/technical institutes in the state, according to reports. Hence, the earlier domicile process of admission into private institutes affiliated to the Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) will not be applicable from UPSEE 2015. Earlier, only candidates who cleared the qualifying examination from an institute based in UP; or such candidates who cleared the qualifying..

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:51:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4b2481a3014b2f8680681e57
<![CDATA[Biometric verification for GATE 2015 test-takers]]> The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2015 (GATE 2015) examinees may need to undergo biometric verification, according to the website. Randomly selected candidates will have their biometric information of both photograph and fingerprints captured, before the examination starts. Candidates need to note that the examinations for all the 22 papers of GATE 2015 will be conducted as Computer Based Test (CBT). A mock test for the examination has been made available at the official website, to help candidates familiarize themselves. The mock test is for demonstration purpose only. The..

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:29:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b29c2ca014b2b5de0e22b48
<![CDATA[IITs planning measures to boost entrepreneurial ventures of students]]> The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are planning a host of measures to further boost the entrepreneurial ventures of their students, encouraged by the success story of their alumni in running start-ups. IIT Bombay ’s plans include a threefold increase in the capacity of its business incubator - Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE). According to institute officials, by nurturing the incubator and entrepreneurs, IIT Bombay will contribute to the country’s economy. At present, there are around 18 companies incubating at SINE. SINE offers subsidized..

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:09:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b29c2ca014b2b156c79232b
<![CDATA[Over 9 lakh aspirants registered for GATE 2015; numbers dip this year]]> Altogether 9,28,543 aspirants have registered for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2015 (GATE 2015) . Out of these, there are 6,52,704 male and 2,75,699 female candidates. The total number of registrations for the GATE examination has dipped this year. Altogether 10,33,625 candidates had registered for GATE 2014. There are various reasons behind the decline in the number of GATE registrations. The scores of GATE 2015 will not only be a gateway for admission into the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) ,..

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:50:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b29c2ca014b2a5edf9310ac
<![CDATA[Students of B-schools, IITs to get big offers from cab companies]]> This year, various cab companies, other than Information Technology (IT) giants, are planning to recruit heavily from the campuses of premier business schools (B-schools) and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) . Such graduates are in high demand for their problem-solving skills, ability in quick decision-making, innovation and entrepreneurial qualities. Olacabs plans to recruit 500 management as well as technology graduates. TaxiForSure aims to fill vacancies for 100 techies with graduates from the IITs as well as RV College of Engineering Bangalore (RVCE Bangalore) . It also..

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:31:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b29c2ca014b2a16224006f2
<![CDATA[India, US tie up to back IIT Gandhinagar in research, entrepreneurship]]> India and the United States (US) have joined hands to lend support to the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IIT Gandhinagar) , in a bid to boost the institute’s research as well as entrepreneurship abilities. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have signed a joint declaration of intent for the knowledge partnership. According to MHRD officials, the scheme of the alliance will be similar to what India had with the US when IIT Kanpur was established. India is..

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:15:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4b296cd9014b29d098de08c5
<![CDATA[LPUNEST 2015 Exam Dates]]> Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar has announced the exam dates for LPU National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (LPU NEST) , which will be conducted in April/May 2015. LPUNEST phase I online test will be held from Monday, April 20, 2015 to Saturday, May 30, 2015. LPUNEST will provide a gateway to all engineering programs in LPU and will act as eligibility test for admission in Engineering programs at LPU for the session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for   LPUNEST 2015: Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply for LPUNEST-2015 (for B.Tech..

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:04:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b165d5e014b16ae42100963
<![CDATA[EAMCET 2015 Exam Dates]]> Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), Hyderabad has announced the exam dates for Engineering Agriculture and Medicine Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) , which will be conducted in May 2015. EAMCET will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015. EAMCET is conducted for taking to admission to Engineering, Medical and Agriculture programs for the session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for   EAMCET 2015: For details and information on eligibility criteria, please visit their  ..

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:48:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b165d5e014b1668845f0027
<![CDATA[IIT Bombay to launch new platform to deliver MOOCs]]> This Republic Day, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) will launch a new platform to deliver Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) . It will be the first institute in the country to launch such a platform, which has been named IITBombayX . Through the platform, lectures from IIT Bombay faculty will be available to learners across India in two languages. Aspirants aged between 15 and 75 years can register for the courses and earn an ‘honour’ certificate after successful completion of the course. Learners can also access lectures from reputed professors..

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:07:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834b0f7767014b152ff66678d9
<![CDATA[UP Technical University students can now pursue IIT courses]]> Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) students of engineering can now pursue courses of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , together with their own curriculum. Students can avail the new facility at their respective institutes. Candidates can also undertake the courses from home. UPTU recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Bombay , under the “Talk to a Teacher” program of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The collaboration is expected to be a boon for around 4 lakh students of 700 engineering colleges across Uttar..

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:52:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4b0f7620014b110e3ce72474
<![CDATA[VTU ties up with firms to conduct placement interview for women grads]]> The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) has joined hands with various multinational companies (MNCs) to conduct placement interviews exclusively for women graduates. There are 201 engineering colleges under VTU in Karnataka state. The placement session will start soon. According to VTU officials, the varsity has already had an initial round of discussion with the firms. It will now finalize on the total number of companies which will participate in the placements. VTU has communicated to the private firms that women engineers are very much committed to their profession and..

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:11:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4b0f7620014b10444a030fa8
<![CDATA[SRMHCAT 2015 Exam Dates]]> SRM University (SRMH), Sonepat has announced the exam dates for SRMH Common Admission Test (SRMHCAT) , which will be conducted in May 2015. SRMHCAT online mode will be held on Friday, May 29, 2015 and offline will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2015 . SRMHCAT is conducted for taking to admission to 4 years Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), 2 years Master of Technology (M.Tech), 2 years Master of Business Administration (MBA), 3 years Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.LIS), 3 years Bachelor of Law (LL.B), integrated LL.B, 3 years Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com), 2 years..

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:00:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4b02aa95014b0b4a8c1309ee
<![CDATA[Year of appearance in qualifying exam for JEE Main 2015]]> The Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2015 on the offline or pen and paper-based mode as well as on Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11, 2015 on the online or computer-based mode. The examination authorities have stipulated some guidelines as to the year of appearance in the qualifying examination for JEE Main 2015, which are mentioned below. Only such candidates who have passed their Class XII examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2013 or 2014; or those who are appearing for their Class XII..

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:03:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b02aeb3014b065dfa334336
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2015: exam structure & number of attempts]]> The Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) will have two papers - Paper I for Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Technology (BE/B Tech) and Paper II for Bachelor of Architecture/Bachelor of Planning (B Arch/B Planning). Candidates can appear for Paper I, Paper II or both, depending upon the course they are seeking admission for. Examination Structure: JEE Main 2015: Subject combination for each paper, type of questions in each paper & mode of exam Paper Subjects ..

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 07:28:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b02aeb3014b063e40df3e84
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2015 application edit facility now open; key instructions]]> Candidates who have registered for the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) need to note that the facility for correction in particulars of the application form, regarding the mistakes made by them, is now open. The facility has been made available on the website from Monday, January 19 to Saturday, January 31, 2015. For JEE Main 2015 application form particular correction, please click here and enter the Application Number and Password. Important instructions: The change of city for the examination and change of mode from computer-based to..

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 05:18:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b02aeb3014b05c7870e30f2
<![CDATA[IIMs, IITs to launch free online courses from this year: HRD minister]]> Starting this year, the country’s premier Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will launch several free online courses, according to the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ms Smriti Irani. A very nominal fee will be charged for certification of the online courses. The courses will be offered free-of-cost to candidates with special abilities and those under the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories. The IITs and IIMs are planning to launch the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in the..

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:32:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4aed19ae014b0189a7922e9b
<![CDATA[ASBM 20th National Management Colloquium on Human Resource]]> Asian School of Business Management, Bhubaneswar organized the 20th National Management Colloquium (NMC) – HR on the 1st of November 2014 in its premises. The Colloquium was organized on the theme 'Re-engineering HR – Strategy to Execution’ with sub-themes as 'Re-engineering Leadership' and 'Re-engineering Culture'. This 20th National Management Colloquium was inaugurated by Dr. Pradeep Kumar Panigrahy, Hon’ble Minister, Higher Education, Science & Technology and Rural Development, Govt. of Odisha, who was the Chief Guest on the occasion, by lighting the 'lamp..

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:35:31 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4ad92d8b014ae7cc431d22d5
<![CDATA[IIT JAM 2015 examinees can bring own non-programmable calculator]]> Candidates aspiring to appear for the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission to Master of Science 2015 (IIT JAM 2015) are allowed to bring their own non-programmable calculator for the online examination, according to the website. However, the online virtual calculator will not be available for the test. The IIT JAM 2015 will be conducted online as a Computer Based Test (CBT) for all test papers on Sunday, February 8, 2015 . IIT Guwahati will be the organizing institute. Session I will be held from 9 am to 12 noon for Biological Sciences (BL), Mathematics (MA) and..

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 06:03:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854ad9305e014ae70a69507931
<![CDATA[Marginal rise in number of JEE Main 2015 applications from Odisha]]> The number of registrations for the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) from Odisha has witnessed a marginal rise, although the total number of registrations for the examination has dipped this year for the first time in the last few years. While last year the number of registrations for JEE Main from the state was lesser than 48,000, around 50,000 candidates have registered this year, according to reports. Hence, fewer engineering seats in state colleges are expected to remain vacant this year. Private engineering colleges too are hoping for the same. Odisha..

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:44:02 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834ae1ac1e014ae2e4a391195e
<![CDATA[GATE 2015 to start on Jan 31; new features]]> The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2015 (GATE 2015) is round the corner - the examination will be conducted during forenoon (FN) and afternoon (AN) sessions on alternate weekends (Saturday and Sunday), that is, on Saturday, January 31, Sunday, February 1, Saturday, February 7 and Sunday, February 8, 2015 . Some of the papers will be held in multiple sessions. There will be two test sessions on each day - FN (9 am to 12 noon) and AN (2 pm to 5 pm). The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is the organizing institute of GATE 2015. There are a few new..

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:37:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4ad92d8b014ae270e5b64ad6
<![CDATA[BSAUEEE 2015 Exam Dates]]> B.S. Abdur Rahman University (BSAU), Chennai   has announced the exam dates for  B.S. Abdur Engineering Entrance Examination (BSAUEEE) , which will be conducted in April 2015. The BSAUEEE will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 . BSAUEEE is conducted for taking to admission to 4 years Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) offered in various disciplines and 5 years Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) programs for the session 2015. Click here   to know more about the various disciplines. Eligibility Criteria for   BSAUEEE 2015: For B.Tech Programs..

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 06:03:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4ad92d8b014ae1e397523c4e
<![CDATA[HITSEEE 2015 Exam Dates]]> Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS), Chennai   has announced the exam dates for  HITS Engineering Entrance Examination (HITSEEE) , which will be conducted in April 2015. The HITSEEE for other centres will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 and  Sunday, April 26, 2015 and for Chennai centres will be held from Saturday, April 25, 2015 to  Saturday, May 02, 2015 . HITSEEE is conducted for taking to admission to 4 years Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) offered in various disciplines and 5 years Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) programsfor the..

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 05:45:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4ad92d8b014ae1d329483b10
<![CDATA[IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras faculty to conduct MOOCs for all]]> Faculty from the premier Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) and IIT Madras will be conducting free-of-cost online classes under the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) platform, which will be a boon for non-IIT students as well. Even non-engineering students can reap the benefits of such courses, an initiative taken by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). Students pursuing engineering or any other course can access 18 online courses, which will be delivered by seven faculty members from IIT Kanpur and five from IIT Madras. The professors..

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:55:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4ad92d8b014ae1a5d72a3685
<![CDATA[KEAM 2015 online applications from Jan 10 to Feb 3; copy to be sent]]> The application process for the Kerala Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Entrance Examination 2015 (KEAM 2015) is being held online from Saturday, January 10 to Tuesday, February 3, 2015 . KEAM 2015 will be held from Monday, April 20 to Thursday, April 23, 2015 . Candidates can apply online on the website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE) - www.cee.kerala.gov.in . If a candidate submits more than one application, the candidature is liable to be cancelled. The applications fee for KEAM 2015 is Rs 1,000 for general category candidates and Rs 500 for..

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:06:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834ad932b6014ade09fc815428
<![CDATA[Dr. C.N. Narayana takes over as the Director of KIAMS]]> Noted corporate-honcho-turned-academician, Dr. C.N. Narayana, has taken over the reins at Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies. KIAMS is the brainchild of Shantanurao Laxmanrao Kirloskar, one of the first Indians to have studied Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a distinguished son of India. It is backed by the Kirloskar Group, which is amongst the biggest corporate conglomerates of Asia. A Management PhD in HRM Strategies from Canterbury University, UK, Dr. C.N.Narayana comes from a sterling corporate background spanning nearly 25 years, before..

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:07:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854ad9305e014adcc0f768407a
<![CDATA[KEAM 2015 Exam Dates]]> Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala has announced the exam dates for  Kerala Engineering Agriculture Medical Degree (KEAM-2015) , which will be conducted in April 2015. The KEAM engineering entrance exam will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015 and Tuesday, April 21, 2015 and medical entrance exam will be conducted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 and Thursday, April 23, 2015 . KEAM is conducted for taking admission to engineering and medical professional degree programs for the academic session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for   KEAM 2015 : ..

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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 05:05:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8348d8fd060148e3d990c87f94
<![CDATA[Petroleum Engineers: The Pioneers of Modern Industry]]> Petroleum refers to crude oil and petroleum engineering is the set of activities related to the production and processing of various products such as gasoline, diesel, heating oil from crude oil. Petroleum engineers work with geologists to understand the geologic formation and properties of the rock containing the oil reservoir, determine the drilling methods to be used and monitor drilling and production operations. They design equipment and processes to achieve the maximum profitable recovery of oil and gas. Petroleum engineers rely heavily on computer models to simulate reservoir..

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Thu, 08 Jan 2015 11:14:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844abdbba7014ac9404d4060bb
<![CDATA[Announcement for JEE Main 2015 registrants regarding image discrepancy]]> There is an important announcement for candidates who have registered for the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) at the official website, regarding image discrepancy. As per the announcement at the website, the images uploaded by the candidates in their application forms are being verified by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) at present. JEE Main is conducted by the CBSE. In case any discrepancy is found in the images, sms and e-mail will be sent to the candidates to re-upload the images. The entire process may take one month’s time. Hence,..

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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 11:32:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844abdbba7014ac42a67760348
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2015 aspirants can edit detail in applications from Jan 19-31]]> Candidates who have registered for the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) need to note that the facility for correction in particulars of the application form, regarding the mistakes made by the candidates, will be available on the website from Monday, January 19 to Saturday, January 31, 2015 , according to the website. It will be the last and final chance to make correction in applications. Hence the candidates are advised to make the corrections, if required, very carefully, the website adds. Candidates who have registered for JEE Main 2015 have also been..

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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 09:17:21 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844abdbba7014ac3af21f77583
<![CDATA[NEE 2015 Exam Dates]]> North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST)   has announced the exam dates for  NERIST Entrance Examination (NEE) , which will be conducted in April 2015. NEE - II & III will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 and NEE - I will be held on Sunday, April 26, 2015 . NEE is conducted at three Levels viz., NEE-I, NEE-II and NEE-III for admissions to Base Module, Diploma Module & Degree Module of Engineering & Technology branches of Technology stream; and to Degree Module of Forestry stream is through NEE-II only. Eligibility..

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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 08:00:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854abdbbb2014ac36902ff7110
<![CDATA[IIT Hyderabad to shift to permanent campus by March this year]]> The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT Hyderabad) will be shifting to its permanent campus by March this year, as per reports. The new campus is based out of the Kandi village of Medak district. At present, IIT Hyderabad is operating from its temporary campus in the Ordnance factory, Yeddumailaram. IIT Hyderabad will be the first among the newly-established IITs to have its permanent campus. Three out of its total nine courses, Mechanical, Chemical and Civil, will now be delivered from the institute’s new campus. According to institute officials, hostel..

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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 07:13:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844abdbba7014ac33e2c6b6943
<![CDATA[Dip in number of JEE Main 2015 registrants; 13.03 lakh apply this year]]> The total number of registrants for the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) has dipped this year for the first time in the last few years. This year, around 13.03 lakh candidates have registered for JEE Main, whereas last year there were 13.56 lakh registrations. According to academic experts, the reason for the decline may be due to fading interest in engineering as a career path. JEE Main is an all-India engineering entrance examination held by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) . The admission criteria to undergraduate (UG) engineering programs at..

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Wed, 07 Jan 2015 06:26:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844abdbba7014ac3124d666541
<![CDATA[Govt to seek advice from Infosys to set up new IITs, IIMs]]> The central government is planning to seek advice from software major Infosys among few others to devise an architectural plan for the new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), which are proposed to be set up. A committee was constituted in November, 2014 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) with higher education ministry officials to work out the modalities of acquiring suitable land to set up the new institutes. According to the committee members, the proposed new higher education institutes should be established in..

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Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:49:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854abdbbb2014abf13b5f41d51
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2015 registrants can remove discrepancy in uploaded images]]> Candidates who have registered for the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) have been given the opportunity to remove any discrepancy in the scanned images, which were uploaded during registrations. The online application for JEE Main 2015 was a three-step process - filling of application form, uploading scanned images and paying examination fee. Candidates could apply online only for JEE Main 2015 through the official website - www.jeemain.nic.in . To edit the uploaded details, please click here . Once at the page, candidates have to enter their Application Number..

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Tue, 06 Jan 2015 06:09:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854abdbbb2014abddcd3ee0237
<![CDATA[IIT JAM 2015 admit cards can now be downloaded from JAPS]]> Candidates aspiring to appear for the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission to Master of Science 2015 (IIT JAM 2015) can now download their admit cards for the examination from the JAM Online Application Processing System (JAPS), which is provided at the JAM 2015 website. To download the admit cards, please click here . Once at the page, candidates have to enter their Enrolment ID (sent during registrations) or the registered e-mail ID as well as the JAPS password. There is also a provision at the page for candidates who have forgotten the Enrolment ID or JAPS password...

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 12:04:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4aa4554e014ab9fb62de3f0f
<![CDATA[IIT Madras center to encourage entrepreneurial ventures of students]]> The Center for Innovation (CFI) under the premier Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) has undertaken an initiative called Nirmaan , which will back various entrepreneurial ventures of the students. Nirmaan is a mock incubator designed to encourage students with their entrepreneurial ventures, by creating a risk-free environment for the students to give shape to their ideas as well as guarding them against financial issues via seed funding. It funds and guides the prospective entrepreneurs, before they enter the market. CFI is an innovation laboratory at IIT Madras, which is..

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:43:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4aa4554e014ab97a9a7f3577
<![CDATA[Tripura JEE 2015 Exam Dates]]> Tripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination (TBJEE)  has announced the exam dates for  Tripura Joint Entrance Examinations (TJEE) , which will be conducted in April 2015. The TJEE will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 and  Thursday, April 23, 2015 . TJEE is conducted for taking admission to Engineering, Medical, Technical and other professional degree programs against available seats reserved for the state of Tripura for the session 2015-16. Eligibility Criteria for   Tripura JEE   2015: Candidate must be a citizen of India. ..

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:04:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4aa45276014ab956d9d54a9e
<![CDATA[Single test for professional courses in Karnataka doubtful this year]]> It is doubtful that a single entrance test for professional courses will be introduced in the state of Karnataka this year. The process of implementation of the Karnataka Professional Education Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Determination of Fee) Act, 2006 is still in its initial stages, although it was set to be implemented in the 2015-16 academic year. Once the 2006 act is implemented, there will be a single entrance examination for admissions into medicine, engineering and other professional courses in the state. Currently, the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) and..

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 04:59:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4aa4554e014ab876c1f81ebd
<![CDATA[WBJEE 2015 online applications start; important dates]]> The online application process for the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2015 (WBJEE 2015) has started from Tuesday, December 30, 2014 . The application form is available at the portal of the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board - http://www.wbjeeb.nic.in. The application process will continue till Saturday, February 14, 2015 . To apply online, please click here . Once at the page, candidates have to fill the application form, upload images/documents, pay the examination fees and print the confirmation page. Important dates for WBJEE 2015..

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:08:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4a8fdb87014a9fd1a6487d64
<![CDATA[Manipur candidates can apply for JEE Main 2015 till January 10]]> After the last extension for all candidates, now the dates of application for JEE Main aspirants in Manipur has been extended till January 10, 2015. The dates are extended only for the candidates who want to opt for a center in Manipur state only. There is no change in the dates for the candidates of the other states. As per the notification on the JEE Main website, the dates for the submission of application form and uploading of images, Payment of fee through Credit/Debit cards and Payment of fee through e-Challan has been extended till January 12,2015. It can be recalled that..

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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 09:00:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4a8fddef014a9a6d228b5ad7
<![CDATA[Number of IIT students going overseas comes down ]]> The buzz word in the last decade in education and jobs sector has to be `Brain Drain’, an all encompassing phenomenon that made the best brains of our country leaving for greener pastures. This was especially true in the case of premier engineering institutes like IITs where most of the students looked at west for further education and career opportunities. But the new reports say that situation might be turning out different in the last few years. As per reports, contrary to public perception, the brain drain from the premier technical institutions to foreign shores is declining. It..

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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 07:12:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4a8fddef014a9a09a1a85166
<![CDATA[GATE 2015 aspirants to use own non-programmable calculator]]> The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2015 (GATE 2015) test-takers will be allowed to use their own non-programmable calculator for the examination, according to a decision of the GATE 2015 committee. Moreover, the on-line virtual calculator will not be available for GATE 2015. The admit cards for GATE 2015 have been made available for download at the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) website. The admit card is an essential document to be carried to the test center. Candidates need to note that the admit cards for GATE 2015 will be available through the online..

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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 08:52:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834a94310d014a953eef09198b