Minglebox Education News - engineering http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:43:25 GMT Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:43:25 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[CET-K 2015 applicants can edit online applications from March 6-10]]> Candidates who have applied for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) can avail the edit option to correct the errors, if any, in their online applications from Friday, March 6 to Tuesday, March 10, 2015 , according to a notification of the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). The decision has been taken by KEA due to several requests for the same. During the five-day window, CET-K 2015 aspirants can access their applications by using the user ID and password, to make corrections or to add data. Candidates need to make the corrections with utmost care since it..

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Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:59:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844be84cef014be9976cb92358
<![CDATA[Hunt for site begins for much awaited IIT in Karnataka]]> The Union Budget 2015 , presented by the Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley on Saturday, February 28, 2015 , has various positive initiatives and allocation for the education sector, which includes setting up a new Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in the state of Karnataka. Around 40,000 students from Karnataka appear for the various IITs in the country each year. Karnataka is home to some of the most premier education institutes and organizations in the country. After the announcement for the much awaited IIT in Karnataka, hunt for a suitable location has started. As per experts,..

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:20:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4bde8988014bdf94204d17a1
<![CDATA[Andhra Pradesh to conduct EAMCET 2015 on May 8 instead of May 10]]> The state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) will conduct its Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 2015 (EAMCET 2015) on Friday, May 8, 2015 instead of the previously scheduled Sunday, May 10, 2015 , according to a recent announcement. The change has been made as the previous date for EAMCET 2015 coincided with the dates of other entrance tests. Several requests for rescheduling the test were received by the state government. The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Under Graduate Entrance Test 2015 (COMEDK UGET 2015) will be held on ..

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:03:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4bde8988014bdf4e2ecc1083
<![CDATA[VITMEE 2015 Exam Dates]]> VIT University (VIT), Vellore has announced the exam dates for  VIT Masters Entrance Examination (VITMEE) , which will be conducted in June 2015. The VITMEE will be held on Saturday, June 06, 2015 and  Sunday, June 07, 2015 . VITMEE is conducted for taking to admission to Master of Technology (M.Tech) and Master of Computer Application (MCA) programs in various disciplines for the commencing session 2015. Click here   to know more about the various disciplines. Eligibility Criteria for   VITMEE  2015: Candidates should have..

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:25:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844bde8de4014bdf2b5ae80c7a
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2015: release of admit cards delayed]]> The release of admit cards for the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) has been delayed, according to the website. The latest update at the website states that the downloading of admit card for JEE Main 2015 will be available after a few days. Admit cards for JEE Main 2015 were scheduled to be available at the website for download from Sunday, March 1, 2015 . Details of test session and slot will be mentioned in the admit card. Note: The JEE Main 2015 admit card is a mandatory document to be carried by all the candidates to the examination center. The..

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:21:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4bde8988014bdf2783f00dfe
<![CDATA[ResoNET/ResoMOST 2015 Exam Dates]]> Resonance , a top institute providing parallel education has announced the exam dates for  Resonance National Entrance Test (ResoNET) and  Resonance Medical-Division Optional Scholarship Test (ResoMOST) , which will be conducted in March 2015. The ResoNET and ResoMOST will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2015 . ResoNET is conducted for admission into Yearlong Classroom Contact Programs (YCCPs) of JEE (Main+Advanced) at Resonance and ResoMOST for admission into AIPMT/AIIMS programs for only pre-medical aspirants. Students can avail up to 90% of scholarship based on their..

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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:06:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844bde8de4014bdf057d4e0a3a
<![CDATA[Budget 2015 proposes full-fledged IIT status for ISM Dhanbad]]> The Union budget 2015 , presented by the Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley on Saturday, February 28, 2015 , has proposed that the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) be upgraded into a full-fledged Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) during the 2015-16 fiscal year. ISM Dhanbad is located in the state of Jharkhand in India. Once ISM Dhanbad is converted into an IIT, it will boost top-notch education as well as research in the fields of Geology and Mining in India. Talks surrounding the conversion have been doing the rounds for over four years now. Infact, institute..

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 05:50:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834bc0d3d9014bde2f8d7a4061
<![CDATA[CET-K application deadline extended from Mar 2-5; edit option offered]]> The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has extended the deadline for submission of online applications for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) from Monday, March 2 to Thursday, March 5, 2015 . The application process started on Friday, January 30, 2015 . Edit Option: KEA has also offered the edit option to all the candidates to correct the errors, if any, in their online applications from Friday, March 6 to Tuesday, March 10, 2015 . The decision has been taken by KEA due to several requests for the same. The online application process consists of..

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:52:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854bc0d47e014bda546a8f0c14
<![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[COMEDK UGET 2015: request for application link activated]]> The Request for Application Form (RFA) link for the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Under Graduate Entrance Test 2015 (COMEDK UGET 2015) has been activated at the website today, that is, Monday, March 2, 2015 . Candidates can start filling the Online Application Form (OAFs). To access the link and detailed instructions, please click here .  Candidates need to note that the last date for obtaining RFA is Wednesday, April 8, 2015 . The RFA link will be removed at 5 pm on that day. Moreover, the last date for filling of OAF, only for..

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:35:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854bc0d47e014bda0dcc2d043f
<![CDATA[Faculty crunch at IITs reaches 32%; IIMs witness 22% shortage]]> It is a known fact by now that the country’s premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are plagued by acute faculty shortage. The average faculty crunch at the IITs has reached 32%, while the shortage at the IIMs stands at 22%. Moreover, the shortage is 31% at the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and 25% at the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) . The private engineering colleges throughout India are looking at a 30% shortage of faculty. Out of the 16 existing IITs, a mere six have met the..

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:04:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854bc0d47e014bd984235975c1
<![CDATA[Budget 2015 announces new IIT, IIMs, AIIMS; ISM to be upgraded to IIT]]> The Union Budget 2015 , presented by the Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley on Saturday, February 28, 2015 , has various positive initiatives and allocation for the education sector, which includes setting up a new Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in the state of Karnataka and new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). Moreover, five new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will be established in J&K, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Assam and Himachal Pradesh. Last year’s budget speech indicated the..

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:15:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854bc0d47e014bd8e9878a6694
<![CDATA[Union govt gives its nod for flexible electronic center at IIT Kanpur]]> The Union government has granted its approval for a flexible electronic center to be set up at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) . The center will provide the platform for research activities, with focus on electronic gadgets such as Televisions (TVs), Liquid Crystal Display (LCDs), etc. According to officials of IIT Kanpur, the proposed center will be the first-of-its-kind in India. The cost of the project is estimated to be Rs 133 crore. Of this, Rs 113 crore will be awarded by the Department of Electronics & Information Technology at the Center. IIT Kanpur..

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:21:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854bc0d47e014bcafc2e345c94
<![CDATA[BITSAT 2015 slot-booking to start from March 6; test pattern]]> Candidates who have registered for the Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani (BITS Pilani) conducted BITS Admission Test 2015 (BITSAT 2015) need to note that the slot-booking will start from 10 am on Friday, March 6, 2015 . Registered candidates can also check the application status and center allotment online. BITSAT is held for admission to Integrated First Degree programs of the BITS Pilani campuses at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. BITSAT 2015 will be held from Thursday, May 14 to Friday, May 29, 2015 . BITSAT 2015 Test Pattern: BITSAT is a computer-based..

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:19:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854bc0d47e014bcac3411755a2
<![CDATA[AUAT 2015 Exam Dates]]> Aliah University, Kolkata has announced the exam dates for  Aliah University Admission Test (AUAT) , which will be conducted in May 2015. The AUAT will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015 . AUAT is conducted for taking to admission to Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Bachelor of Arts (B.A) honors in Arabic, Master of Computer Application (MCA), 5 years integrated MCA, 5 years integrated Master of Science (M.Sc), 5 years integrated Master of Arts (M.A), 5 years integrated Bachelor of Business Administration Master of Business Administration (BBA+MBA), 2 years Master of Law..

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:28:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854bc0d47e014bc9ef94c23d1e
<![CDATA[News measures adopted for COMEDK UGET 2015]]> The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Under Graduate Entrance Test 2015 (COMEDK UGET 2015) will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015 in different test centers across the Karnataka state. Comedk will conduct UGET 2015 entrance test for admission to undergraduate (UG) medical, dental and engineering courses in Comedk member institutes. As of the end of the 2014-15 academic year, the COMEDK has conducted 20 Common Entrance Tests and counseling for both Post Graduate (PG) and UG courses. To strengthen the systemic mechanism for the conduct of the entrance..

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:18:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4bc0ccf7014bc5d2acdb6124
<![CDATA[BITSAT 2015 applicants can now check center allotment online]]> Candidates who have registered online for the Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani (BITS Pilani) conducted BITS Admission Test 2015 (BITSAT 2015) with requisite fee can now check the center allotment online. To check the BITSAT 2015 online examination center allotted, candidates need to click here and enter the Application Number, Gender and Date of Birth. To check the application status, please click here . Candidates need to note that the slot-booking will start from 10 am on Friday, March 6, 2015 . BITSAT is a computer-based online test for..

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:17:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4bc0ccf7014bc56486df5574
<![CDATA[UPSEE 2015 applications from Feb 25-Mar 25; exam on Apr 18, 19]]> The application process for the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination 2015 (UPSEE 2015) will be conducted from Wednesday, February 25 to Wednesday, March 25, 2015. UPSEE 2015 will be held on Sunday, April 19, 2015 for admission into Bachelor of Technology (B Tech), Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm), Bachelor of Architecture (B Arch), Hotel Management (BHMCT), Fashion & Apparel Design (BFAD) and Fine Arts (BFA) courses. The examination for Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Computer Applications (MCA) and MAM programs will he held on Saturday, April 18,..

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:04:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4bc0ccf7014bc4ea1d604924
<![CDATA[UPSEE 2015 Exam Dates]]> Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU), Lucknow has announced the exam dates for  UP State Entrance Examination (UPSEE) , which will be conducted in April 2015. The UPSEE for PG programs will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 and for UG programs will commence on Sunday, April 19, 2015 . UPSEE is conducted for taking to admission to first year Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm), Bachelor of Hotel Management Catering Technology (BHMCT), Bachelor of Fashion & Apparel Design (BFAD), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Master of Business..

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:08:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4bc0d08e014bc4b77391523c
<![CDATA[Andhra Pradesh to conduct own EAMCET on May 10; Telangana on May 14]]> The state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) will conduct its own Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) on Sunday, May 10, 2015 . According to officials of the AP education ministry, more than 2,00,000 students are expected to appear for EAMCET 2015, to vie for the 1,65,080 engineering as well as medical seats in the state. From AP, around 1,47,000 MPC candidates as well as 58,000 BiPC students will take EAMCET 2015. The entrance examination will be conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Kakinada , supervised by the AP State Council of..

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:34:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4bc0ccf7014bc461510d3ae9
<![CDATA[Eligibility criteria for COMEDK UGET 2015]]> The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Under Graduate Entrance Test 2015 (COMEDK UGET 2015) will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015 in different test centers across the Karnataka state. The Association of Medical, Dental and Engineering colleges have mandated Comedk to conduct UGET 2015 entrance test for admission to undergraduate (UG) medical, dental and engineering courses in Comedk member institutes. COMEDK UGET 2015 will be held keeping in view the triple test criteria of being fair, transparent and non-exploitative as well as to ensure merit-based..

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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:56:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854bbb8891014bbfbcd07654aa
<![CDATA[VITEEE 2015 online registrations extended from Feb 27 to Mar 15]]> The deadline for the online registration process of the Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination 2015 (VITEEE 2015) for Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) admissions 2015-16 has been extended from Friday, February 27 to Sunday, March 15, 2015 , according to the website. The registrations had started on Monday, December 1, 2014 . VITEEE 2015 online application forms are available at the website www.vit.ac.in . The application process consists of five steps - New User Registration, Confirmation of Password, Filling Online Application Form, Fee Payment and..

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:18:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4bbb843a014bbb85d5790011
<![CDATA[WBJEE 2015 examination postponed; important dates changed]]> The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2015 (WBJEE 2015) , which was previously scheduled to be held on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19, 2015 , has been rescheduled to be held on Tuesday, May 5 and Wednesday, May 6, 2015 . Few other changes have been made as well, such as the last dates of the online application process, fee payment, document upload, etc. The application process started from Tuesday, December 30, 2014 . The detailed updated schedule is mentioned below. Important dates for WBJEE 2015 - Updated ..

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:39:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834bbb5615014bbb62e1220154
<![CDATA[WBJEEM 2015 Exam Dates]]> West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEE) has announced the exam dates for  WBJEEM 2015 , which will be conducted in May 2015. The WBJEEM will be held on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 and Wednesday, May 06, 2015 . WBJEEM is conducted for taking admission to undergraduate level courses of Bachelor of Engineering (B.E), Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch), Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm), Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) programs in different universities/colleges in West Bengal for the..

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:35:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac48bf76070148bfe7b2b206cd
<![CDATA[VTU tightens norms to rein in plagiarism of PG theses]]> The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) has decided to implement more stringent rules, in a bid to rein in plagiarism of different postgraduate (PG) theses. The new rules will make writing a thesis even tougher for PG students of the varsity from this year. For the last few years, VTU has been receiving multiple complaints regarding plagiarized thesis material. Acting on such complaints, the university is resorting to technology to curb such malpractices. VTU has already implemented stricter plagiarism rules on Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students during 2014-15. Now, it has..

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:25:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854baabc3c014bb62fc1210d81
<![CDATA[Applications for COMEDK UGET 2015 a 4-step process: details]]> The application process for the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Under Graduate Entrance Test 2015 (COMEDK UGET 2015) is a four-step procedure, as specified in the website. The test will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015 in different test centers across the Karnataka state. The four-step application process is described in detail below. Candidates need to fill in their applications with utmost care, as even minor mistakes may result in rejection of the application. Step 1 - Registration: Candidates have to register themselves by submitting a..

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:04:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854baabc3c014bb57769717840
<![CDATA[Consortium headed by IIT Kanpur launches MOOCs in agriculture]]> A Consortium headed by the premier Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) has launched Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for the agriculture sector (AgMOOCs). The other institutes which are members of the consortium are the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) , the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and the University of Agricultural Sciences Raichur (UASR) . The consortium is backed by the National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), a venture under the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD). NPTEL is rated among the top..

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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:41:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b9b1f10014ba6caad076457
<![CDATA[IIT Kgp upgrades placement cell into career development center]]> The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) has upgraded its placement cell into a “Career Development Center” (CDC), with an aim to provide comprehensive career solutions to the students. CDC will guide the students in making choices that will make them industry leaders in the future. It will help the students opt for a job or profile of their preference, regardless of the salary package, as per IIT Kharagpur officials. Till now, the “Training and Placement” division of IIT Kharagpur was offering placement as well as internship support only...

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:00:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b9b1f10014ba0da47345fa0
<![CDATA[IIT-B ties up with PES University for UG, PG and PhD degrees at PESU]]> The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) has joined hands with the Bangalore-based private varsity PES University (PESU) through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), for Bachelors, Masters as well as Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees at PESU. The MoU has been signed to facilitate academic collaboration on various programs. The alliance will lead to the creation and delivery of short-term training as well as certificate courses. Moreover, it will also aid PESU stakeholders to participate in continuing academic programs at IIT Bombay. According to IIT Bombay..

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:39:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b8b30bc014b91c17d4b7cd9
<![CDATA[APIIT NAT 2015 Exam Dates]]> Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), Panipat has announced the exam dates for  National Admission Test (NAT) , which will be conducted in June 2015. APIIT NAT will be held on Friday, June 05, 2015. APIIT NAT is conducted for taking admission to Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) program for the session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for   APIIT NAT  2015: Candidates should have: Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Computer. Obtained at least 45% marks (40%..

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:19:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4b8b2e77014b91af929a57ee
<![CDATA[Maharashtra may reinstate CET for engineering admissions from 2016]]> The state government of Maharashtra may reinstate the Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission into engineering courses from 2016, as per officials of the higher and technical education department of the state. Once the CET is restored, the state will withdraw from the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) system, which is conducted by the Center to grant admission into the state engineering colleges. Before 2014, Maharashtra had its own entrance test. Once the CET system returns, it will be a boon to over 1 lakh students, who aspire for admissions into engineering courses in..

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:48:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b8b30bc014b91250b8b6b29
<![CDATA[GATE 2015 test-takers can now view their responses to questions online]]> The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2015 (GATE 2015) test-takers can now view their responses to questions online, at the official website. The information is available at the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) website. To view the responses, candidates need to click here and enter the Enrolment ID/Registration Number/e-mail ID as well as the GOAPS password. The Enrolment ID should be the one sent during registration and the e-mail ID should be the same as used during registration. GATE 2015 was conducted on Saturday, January 31, Sunday, February 1,..

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:46:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844b7d91ac014b82fa372502c9
<![CDATA[COMEDK UGET 2015: detailed exam schedule]]> The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Under Graduate Entrance Test 2015 (COMEDK UGET 2015) will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015 in different test centers across the Karnataka state. The Association of Medical, Dental and Engineering colleges have mandated Comedk to conduct UGET 2015 entrance test for admission to undergraduate (UG) medical, dental and engineering courses in Comedk member institutes.The detailed examination schedule of COMEDK UGET 2015 has been released at the website www.comedk.org , as mentioned below. ..

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:41:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844b7d91ac014b82be845f7bae
<![CDATA[Startups attracting greater talent fresh from college]]> The hiring this season in terms college placements has seen big bucks offered at almost all top colleges in India from MNCs including Google and Facebook and a host of other large Indian companies. It can be recalled that this IIT placement season saw more Rs 1 crore-plus salary offers being rolled out than ever before. All of this could point to the effects of the early stirrings of an economic revival and an upbeat job market were felt on campus, with several large companies stepping up both hiring numbers and salary packages. But still reports say that this year will be best..

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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:44:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b725904014b7d63e17b575f
<![CDATA[Placement cell is now career development centre at IIT Kharagpur ]]> One of the premier technical institutions in the country, IIT Kharagpur has revamped its placement section to a 'Career Development Centre'. The aim of this exercise was to provide 360 degree career solutions to its students. According to reports, the institute's 'Training and Placement' section was providing only placement and internship support to students.  But now the new centre will also provide career development programs like soft skills training, career counseling by professionals and industry-oriented workshops. There will also be lectures, leadership talks, management..

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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:51:21 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b725904014b7cfc421a4c17
<![CDATA[Online applications for Karnataka CET 2015 start: a guide]]> The online application process for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) , which started on Friday, January 30 , will continue till Monday, March 2, 2015 . 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 . Candidates need to note key instructions while filling up the applications, as mentioned below. No offline applications will be accepted. To apply online, the candidates have to visit the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) website ..

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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:21:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4b725db3014b7c72b38a3007
<![CDATA[IIT Goa to start operating from this academic year with 100 students]]> The proposed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) of Goa is expected to start operating from this academic year, with an intake of 100 students for the first-year degree course. The temporary campus of IIT Goa will be set up at the Goa Engineering College (GEC) campus at Farmagudi, Ponda, as approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). Admissions into IIT Goa this year will be based on the results of the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2015 (JEE Advanced 2015) , which will be conducted on Sunday, May 24, 2015 . Paper I will be held from 9 am to 12 noon..

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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:33:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4b725da1014b77fc1405606d
<![CDATA[Students, teachers from northeast to visit IITs for academic exposure]]> Altogether 2,112 students as well as 528 school teachers from the northeast of India will visit leading educational institutes including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) each academic year, as part of a program devised to offer academic exposure to students from the region. Such an initiative will provide exposure to students belonging to the seven northeastern states to various opportunities of higher education and steer them towards achieving success. Under the program, the students and teachers will visit 16 IITs along with six National Institutes of Technology (NITs) ..

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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 06:19:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4b725da1014b774af90d5100
<![CDATA[A guide to JEE Main 2015 computer-based test]]> The online or computer-based test of the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) will be held on Friday, April 10 and  Saturday, April 11, 2015 for Paper I only. The first shift will be held from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and the second shift, if required, will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm. The website provides some important instructions for candidates aspiring to appear for the computer-based JEE Main 2015, as mentioned below. A mock test for JEE Main computer-based test has been made available at the official website. The mock test is for practice purpose only and is..

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:08:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b725904014b739a87ae1f41
<![CDATA[Great Lakes Institute to set up varsity offering integrated programs]]> The reputed business school (B-school) Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai (GLIM Chennai) will be setting up a new university in two years, which will offer integrated programs in engineering and management. In fact, there is a growing trend in the country of institutes launching integrated courses, to cater to growing student need for such courses. The new university will come up in a 30-acre area in Sri City and is expected to start operating from the 2017 academic year. The first batch will start with an intake of 180 students and a full-time faculty capacity of 40..

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 07:12:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b5583a1014b7254b8f10966
<![CDATA[JNUEE 2015 Exam Dates]]> Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi   has announced the exam dates for  JNU Entrance Examination (JNUEE) , which will be conducted in May 2015. JNUEE will be held from  Saturday, May 16, 2015  to  Tuesday, May 19, 2015 . JNUEE is conducted for taking admission to integrated Master of Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy (M.Phil+Ph.D), Master of Arts (M.A), Master of Science (M.Sc), Master of Computer Application (MCA), integrated Master of Technology Ph.D (M.Tech+Ph.D), integrated Master of Public Health Ph.D (MPH+Ph.D), Bachelor of Arts (B.A) honors and..

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 06:23:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4b6c9f05014b72280185681e
<![CDATA[IIT JAM 2015 results on March 19; institutes sharing exam results]]> The Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission to Master of Science 2015 (IIT JAM 2015) was conducted on Sunday, February 8, 2015 online as a Computer Based Test (CBT) by IIT Guwahati . Session I was held from 9 am to 12 noon for Biological Sciences (BL), Mathematics (MA) and Physics (PH) papers. Session II was held from 2 pm to 5 pm for the Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG) and Mathematical Statistics (MS) papers. Results: The Results of IIT JAM 2015 are expected on Thursday, March 19, 2015 . IIT JAM is an all-India common entrance examination conducted..

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Mon, 09 Feb 2015 08:00:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4b55769c014b6d5b08430d65
<![CDATA[Institutes launching integrated courses to cater to student need]]> There is a growing trend in the country of institutes launching integrated courses, to cater to growing student need for such courses. The business school (B-school) Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai (GLIM Chennai) will be setting up a new university, which will offer integrated programs in engineering and management. The university will come up in a 30-acre area in Sri City and is expected to start operating from the 2017 academic year. The first batch will start with an intake of 180 students and a full-time faculty capacity of 40 professors. According to officials of..

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Mon, 09 Feb 2015 07:03:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4b55769c014b6d26bdba090d
<![CDATA[GATE 2015 concludes; results expected on March 12]]> The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2015 (GATE 2015) has concluded, with the second phase of the examination being conducted on Saturday, February 7 and Sunday, February 8, 2015 . The first phase was held on Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1, 2015 . The GATE 2015 Computer Based Test (CBT) was conducted during forenoon (FN) and afternoon (AN) sessions on alternate weekends (Saturday and Sunday) on the aforementioned dates. Some of the papers were held in multiple sessions. The test was held during two test sessions on each day - FN (9 am to 12 noon) and AN (2 pm to..

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Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:34:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4b55769c014b6cd4ba43015e
<![CDATA[OJEE 2015 on May 10; online registrations till March 5]]> The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination 2015 (OJEE 2015) will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015 .  Candidates need to note that the last date for registration and submission is Thursday, March 5, 2015 . Only online applications will be accepted. The print of e-challan along with confirmation page needs to be taken by Tuesday, March 10, 2015 . After completing the online admissions, candidates have to keep a copy of the confirmation page and proof of payment for future reference. The admit cards for OJEE 2015 can be downloaded from Monday, April 20, 2015. The OJEE 2015..

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Fri, 06 Feb 2015 11:00:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b557c6b014b5e8c1b942765
<![CDATA[IIT JAM 2015 on February 8; key test-day instructions]]> The Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission to Master of Science 2015 (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 Physics (PH) papers. Session II will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm for the Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG) and Mathematical Statistics (MS) papers. IIT JAM 2015 aspirants can still download their admit cards for the examination..

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Fri, 06 Feb 2015 07:33:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b557c6b014b5dcf17941401
<![CDATA[OJEE 2015 Exam Dates]]> Government of Orissa has announced the exam dates for  Odisha Joint Entrance Exam (OJEE) , which will be conducted in May 2015. OJEE will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015. OJEE is conducted for taking to admission to first year degree in Homeopathy/ Ayurveda/ Pharmacy and Masters in Applied Management (MAM), lateral admission to second year Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy/ Architecture/ Master of Computer Application (MCA) and first year degree in MCA, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Technology (M.Tech), Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) and Master of..

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Fri, 06 Feb 2015 07:07:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b557c6b014b5db75c051158
<![CDATA[GCET 2015 applications from Mar 23 to Apr 1; results expected May 13]]> The application process for the Goa Common Entrance Test 2015 (GCET 2015) will be conducted from Monday, March 23 to Wednesday, April 1, 2015 , according to the Directorate of Technical Education, Goa State (DTE Goa) website. Applications have to be supported by all relevant documents, as specified. Admit cards will also be issued form April 1, 2015. The last date for receiving applications (as well as issue of admit cards) with additional late fees of Rs 1,000 is Thursday, April 30, 2015 . The GCET 2015 results are expected to be declared on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 . DTE..

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 11:04:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b5583a1014b5969cd5447b8
<![CDATA[Two NIT Jamshedpur students get top salary offers from Japan]]> Two students from the National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur (NIT Jamshedpur) , also known as NIT Adityapur, have received job offers with the top salary packages from Japan, during this year’s campus placements. According to NIT Jamshedpur officials, the candidates are students of Computer Science & Engineering and Electrical Engineering. They have been offered the annual package of a whopping Rs 32 lakh. The offers were extended by the Works Applications of Japan. The position offered is Software Engineer - Research and Development (R&D). The candidates will be..

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:31:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b5583a1014b5914523140c1
<![CDATA[Buckle Up for IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc 2015]]> Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM-2015)   is conducted by Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), Guwahati  on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of Indiafor taking admission to 2 years Master of Science (M.Sc), joint M.Sc-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree, M.Sc-Master of Technology (M.Tech), M.Sc-MS (by research), other post-bachelor’s degree and Ph.D dual degree programs at the IITs in Bhubaneswar , Bombay , Delhi , Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad , Indore , Kanpur , Kharagpur , Madras , Roorkee ..

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:24:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4b55769c014b590e71e43c6e