Minglebox Education News - engineering http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:32:23 GMT Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:32:23 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[CBCS: The Turing Point in Education]]> Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is one of the most upcoming features in the modern education system in India and abroad. It can lead to enhanced and advanced learning. In the present competitive scenario, where multi-disciplinary studies have become the backbone of academia, CBCS will help the students in gaining skills in various fields other than their core areas like Current Media Scenario, Cloud Computing, Environmental Awareness, Human Rights, Indian Constitution and General Management etc. At present, the students are enrolled into various courses like Engineering, Management,..

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:57:14 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844f695114014f731891a96115
<![CDATA[Dropouts at IITs, NITs alarming; fee refund for surrendered seats]]> More than 4,400 students had dropped out of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) in the last three years. The high dropout rate is due to multiple reasons, such as, academic stress, changing of institutions, medical reasons, getting jobs, etc. While a total of 2,060 students dropped out from various IITs from 2012-13 to 2014-15, altogether 2,352 students dropped out from the NITs during the same period, according to information from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The institutes are adopting various..

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:50:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4f4e0496014f504f06f733bf
<![CDATA[JEE counseling: CSAB 2015 special round result out; fee refund details]]> The Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) has published the seat allotment results of the additional special round of counseling for admission into the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) , the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) . To access the seat allotment results, please click here and enter the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) Roll Number as well as Password. Candidates need to directly report in person to the allotted institute with original and one set of..

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 05:13:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844f2f96e9014f4eaca3450bcc
<![CDATA[No FCRA registration needed for IITs, DU, JNU to receive foreign funds]]> The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , Delhi University (DU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are among a group of around 300 academic institutes in the country which have been exempted from being registered under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) to be able to receive foreign funds. The information has been confirmed by officials of the Home Ministry. Around two months back, the FCRA registration for these institutes was called off, since the institutes were deemed to not need the registration as per the amended FCRA. Under the new norms, if an..

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:03:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4f4a7832014f4afe3d3c0cd2
<![CDATA[IITs see marginal rise in number of girl students gaining admission]]> The premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have witnessed a marginal rise in the number of girl students gaining admission - from 8% last year to 9% this year. In actual numbers, the number of girl students at IIT campuses has increased by merely 40, in comparison with last year. Out of the total 9,974 students who have been allotted seats in the 18 IITs in the first joint seat allocation process held this year, just 900 are girls. Of the total number of students who qualified for the IITs this year, a mere 11% were girls. Out of the total candidates who registered, the..

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:21:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4f4a7832014f4ad7d4ff0928
<![CDATA[Anna varsity's new test format to assess analyzing, conceptual skills]]> The Anna University (AU) has devised a new test format which will further assess the analyzing skills of the students as well as their understanding of concepts of different subjects. The measure is expected to enhance the standard of engineering education. The university will add the new section in the semester examination from the 2016-17 academic year. The measure is being adopted post the implementation of the  Choice-based Credit System (CBCS)  by the university for the 2015-16 batch. The very same batch is going to be the first group of students to sit for the..

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:32:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4f3f58c5014f4a05d09c5e87
<![CDATA[Single entrance test for all AICTE engineering institutes, B-schools]]> A single entrance test for entry into all engineering institutes under the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as well as a common examination for all business school (B-school) admissions may be put into practice, as recommended by a government-appointed panel. Currently, more than 11,000 institutes, which include engineering and management ones, are under the AICTE. A National Testing Service (NTS) should be set up to conduct the tests, which can be an independent body backed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or it could outsource the work to..

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:34:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844f2f96e9014f451854c85a26
<![CDATA[IIT grads in huge demand for start-ups looking for coding talent]]> The software development graduates from the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are in huge demand from start-up firms, who are looking to hire coders who devise, write as well as test computer programs. Start-up companies and online retail firms, including Paytm (planning to hire 200 graduates from IITs), OYO Rooms, Grofers (to hire 92), TinyOwl, CommonFloor (hiring from IITs to increase from 30% of total hiring during last year to up to 50% this year) and UrbanClap (planning to hire around 60 IIT graduates) have already approached the institutes for the next IIT placement..

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:11:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14f365b7a014f44cc4f171479
<![CDATA[GATE 2016: minimum eligibility criteria]]> The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2016 (GATE 2016) will be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays only, between Saturday, January 30 and Sunday, February 7, 2016 . The GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) website will open for enrolment, application filling and application submission on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 . The last date for submission of online applications through the website is Thursday, October 1, 2015 . Before starting the application process, the aspirants must ensure they meet the minimum eligibility criteria of GATE 2016, as mentioned below. ..

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:53:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4f3f2a3f014f41f1a0b23b09
<![CDATA[Additional special round for NIT, IIIT seats extended till Aug 17]]> The Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) has extended the deadline for the additional special round of counseling for admission into the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) , the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) from Tuesday, August 11 to  Monday, August 17, 2015 , in a bid to fill up the 5,550 vacant seats in the institutes and provide a fair chance to meritorious candidates. All the candidates need to ensure that the payment is made by August 17, as per CSAB. For payment of fee, online..

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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 05:44:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854f1acf5d014f2abd0b121682
<![CDATA[IIT JAM 2016 organizing institute is IIT Madras; complete schedule]]> The premier Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) is the organizing institute of the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission to Master of Science 2016 (IIT JAM 2016) . IIT JAM 2016 will be held on Sunday, February 7, 2016 . IIT JAM 2015 was conducted on Sunday, February 8, 2015 by IIT Guwahati . The complete schedule of IIT JAM 2016 is provided below. Complete Schedule of IIT JAM 2016 Event Date Online registration/application at JAM 2016..

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:51:31 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4f1acfbe014f1cd0d3083283
<![CDATA[IIT Kgp-devised national digital library to be common knowledge base]]> The premier Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) is in the process of creating a National Digital Library (NDL) , with an aim to help students avail all digitized academic content on a single platform. The content to develop the library will be obtained from the libraries of different academic institutions in India. According to IIT Kharagpur officials, the main purpose of the project is to develop a knowledge base suitable for students across ages. All institutes have their individual study content, the access to which is confined to the students and staff of..

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:11:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4f1acfbe014f1c3debc92447
<![CDATA[IIT Tirupati starts operations from transit campus]]> The 19 th Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in the country, IIT Tirupati , started operations on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 , with students and parents attending the orientation on that day. Classes commenced by Friday, August 7, 2015 . Initially, the institute will be functioning from its temporary campus at the Krishna Theja Educational Institutions in Chadalawada Nagar, in the outskirts of the city. To start with, IIT Tirupati will offer four streams under its Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) program - Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil..

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 06:58:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4f1acfbe014f1b8e0b180f4c
<![CDATA[Number of PhD grads in IITs showing upward trend]]> The number of doctorate students graduating from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) has been showing an upward trend in recent years, as per reports. During the late 1990s, there was a significant dip in the number of students acquiring Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees from the IITs. However, after the year 2010 the trend reversed, with the number of candidates completing their PhD from IIT Bombay going beyond 200. The 53 rd convocation ceremony of IIT Bombay was held recently, during which 266 students were awarded their PhD degrees by the institute. Last year,..

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:24:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14f1667e2014f167f7c0c01e6
<![CDATA[Special round counseling for NITs, IIITs, GFTIs announced by CSAB]]> The schedule for the special round of counseling for the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) , the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) has been announced by the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) . To access the details, aspirants may visit the CSAB website http://csab.nic.in . The detailed schedule for the special round of counseling is provided below. Schedule for  special round counseling for NITs, IIITs, GFTIs Activity ..

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 06:00:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14f162122014f1631cf7c016e
<![CDATA[IIT JAM 2016 on Feb 7; online applications from Sept 2-Oct 14]]> The Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission to Master of Science 2016 (IIT JAM 2016) will be held on Sunday, February 7, 2016 . JAM 2016 is being organized by IIT Madras . Registrations:  The registration process for IIT JAM 2016 will be conducted from Wednesday, September 2 to  Wednesday, October 14, 2015 . Only online application will be accepted. IIT JAM 2015 was conducted on Sunday, February 8, 2015 by IIT Guwahati and the Results were declared on Thursday, March 19, 2015 . IIT JAM is an all-India common entrance examination conducted by the ..

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:53:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14efa6cac014f08393aa82084
<![CDATA[GATE 2016 test-takers get to challenge answer keys with nominal fee]]> The candidates appearing for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2016 (GATE 2016) will be allowed to challenge the answer keys released by the organizers by paying a nominal fee. The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) is the organizing institute of the examination. GATE 2016 will be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays only, between Saturday, January 30 and Sunday, February 7, 2016 . The forenoon (FN) session will be held from 9 am to 12 noon, while the afternoon (AN) session will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm. After the conclusion of GATE 2016, all the..

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 10:54:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14efa6cac014f07cc573e1327
<![CDATA[Internship offers for IIT Kharagpur students shoot up by 50%]]> Internship  offers for the students of the premier  Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur)  have shot up by  50%  in the current season, according to a recent statement from the institute. IIT Kharagpur has also witnessed year-on-year rise of  33%  in the total number of firms visiting the campus, the statement added. The 2015-2016 internship season at IIT Kharagpur commenced on  Saturday, August 1, 2015 . The firms who have already visited the campus for recruitment include reputed global names such as Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,..

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 05:31:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14efa6cac014f06a45da9776a
<![CDATA[Raffles University RET 2015 Exam Dates]]> Raffles University (RU), Alwar has announced the exam dates for Raffles University Research Eligibility Test (RU-RET), which will be conducted in September 2015. The RU-RET will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2015. RU-RET is conducted for taking admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program in Engineering & Technology, International Trade and Commerce, Law, Science (Chemistry, Mathematics) and Business Economics for the session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for   RU-RET  2015: For details and information on eligibility criteria, please visit..

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Thu, 06 Aug 2015 10:45:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14efa6cac014f029d50c72a7e
<![CDATA[IIT JAM 2016 Exam Dates]]> Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), Madras has announced the exam dates for  Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM-2016) , which will be conducted in February 2016. The JAM online exam will be held on Sunday, February 07, 2016 . JAM is conducted for 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 , ..

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:43:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4ef77949014ef885e3e32815
<![CDATA[IISc Bangalore organizing institute of GATE 2016; complete schedule]]> The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) is the organizing institute for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2016 (GATE 2016) , which will be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays only, between Saturday, January 30 and Sunday, February 7, 2016 . The forenoon (FN) session will be held from 9 am to 12 noon, while the afternoon (AN) session will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm. GATE 2016 will be an online examination. The complete schedule of the examination is mentioned below. GATE 2016 Complete Schedule ..

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:25:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4ef77949014ef8ac2c822f99
<![CDATA[Class XII score may no more be criteria for engg admission except IITs]]> The scores of Class XII board examinations may no longer be considered as the basis of granting admission by all the central engineering institutes except the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , according to a recent recommendation of the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) , subject to approval from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). If accepted, the new policy will be implemented from next year or by 2017. There is also a possibility of the competitive examinations being held earlier than usual next year, as additional time is needed for the admission process,..

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:41:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4ef77949014ef884323027e2
<![CDATA[GATE 2016 from Jan 30-Feb 7, 2016; application from Sept 1-Oct 1, 2015]]> The  Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2016 (GATE 2016)  will be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays only, between  Saturday, January 30  and  Sunday, February 7, 2016 . The forenoon (FN) session will be held from 9 am to 12 noon, while the afternoon (AN) session will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm. GATE 2016 will be an online examination. The  Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore)  is the organizing institute of the examination. Applications:  The GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) website will open for..

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:35:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4ef77949014ef8475f901ccf
<![CDATA[IIT Palakkad starts operations from temporary campus with 117 students]]> The first ever Indian Institute of Technology in Kerala, IIT Palakkad , started functioning from Monday, August 3, 2015  from its temporary campus, with its first batch of 117 students and 10 faculty members. Classes will commence on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 . Students have gained admission into IIT Palakkad through the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2015 (JEE Advanced 2015) . To start with IIT Palakkad will offer four streams under its Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) program - Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanical..

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:09:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854ef7800c014ef78b68fc005c
<![CDATA[GATE 2016 Exam Dates]]> Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has announced the exam dates for online  Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2016) , which will be conducted in January/February 2016. The GATE will be held from  Saturday, January 30, 2016 to Sunday, February 07, 2016. GATE is conducted annually for admissions to postgraduate programs (master’s and doctoral) in the country, with MHRD and other Government Scholarships/ Assistantships in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Science, is open to those who qualify in GATE. The GATE score is also used by some..

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:36:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4ef38729014ef39017df00ac
<![CDATA[JoSAA 2015 counseling concludes; no spot round to be held]]> The first-ever joint admission process conducted by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2015 (JoSAA 2015) , for 87 premier institutes including 18 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) , 31 National Institutes of Technology (NITs) , 18 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and 18 other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) , has concluded. There will be no Spot Round from JoSAA 2015. As per the business rules of JoSAA 2015, the  seat acceptance fee for  candidates who have been allotted a..

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:10:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eef5201014ef1f8369b3943
<![CDATA[Hiring trend at engineering college campuses show 30% hike in salaries]]> This year, the engineering college campuses in the state of Tamil Nadu (TN) have witnessed a 20 to 30% hike in salaries for entry-level candidates, as indicated by the early hiring trend at the campuses. The top offers were made by startup firms, product companies, app-developers and e-commerce firms, who outbid each other making lucrative offers reflecting a positive trend in placements for the rest of the year, in comparison with the last few years. At the Sastra University , offers were made by PayPal for Rs 20.50 lakh per annum. University officials stated that the joint impact of..

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:36:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844ed8b6d2014ee30a1fc66af1
<![CDATA[Info about vacant seats in NITs, IIITs, GFTIs after Aug 1: JoSAA 2015]]> The decision about seats remaining vacant at the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) , Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) will be taken during a meeting of the Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2015 (JoSAA 2015) , scheduled to be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 . Hence, aspirants need to visit the JoSAA website josaa.nic.in or the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) website csab.nic.in after August 1, 2015 for relevant information. The first-ever joint admission process is being conducted by JoSAA..

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:10:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844ed8b6d2014ee28518765670
<![CDATA[Govt nod not must for tie-ups of IIMs/IITs with foreign institutes]]> Approval from the Union Cabinet will not be mandatory for institutes such as the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to enter into tie-ups with foreign institutes. These institutes have been granted exemption by the government, according to a recent announcement by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The MHRD further stated that provided the Act governing these institutes includes a provision to enter into collaboration with foreign institutes, the institutes will not be liable to gain approval of the Cabinet or the..

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:01:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4ed8beb9014ed9b09c2f316d
<![CDATA[IIT preparatory course sees three-fold increase in enrollments this year]]> The enrollments into the preparatory course at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have increased three-fold this year compared to last year's 63. A total of 185 candidates will take the course this year. All the 16 IITs as well as the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) are offering preparatory courses. After one year (2015-2016), that is, after successful completion of the first year course work, the preparatory students will join their parent (admitting) institute. In case the seats reserved for candidates under the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Persons with..

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:06:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4ec8cbb0014ed3456cc76bed
<![CDATA[JEE round 4 seat acceptance/online reporting extended till July 28]]> The fourth round seat acceptance and online reporting for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) candidates has been extended till 5 pm on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 . The fourth round seat allocation was published by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2015 (JoSAA 2015) on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 . Earlier, seat acceptance for Round 4 was scheduled to be held from Thursday, July 23 to  Sunday, July 26, 2015 . The first-ever joint admission process is being conducted by JoSAA 2015 for 87 premier institutes, including 18 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , the Indian..

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:51:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4ec8cbb0014ed30086ac63cc
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 second extended round: key instructions for candidates]]> The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has released some important instructions for Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) eligible candidates who have been allotted seats as per the second extended round , as mentioned below. Important:  The last late for fee payment for CET-K 2015 eligible candidates who have been allotted seats as per the second extended round has been extended till  Monday, July 27, 2015 . Moreover, the last date for reporting to colleges has been extended to  Tuesday, July 28, 2015  (before 5.30 pm). Choices before..

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:35:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eb0cc8a014ec00f67762c02
<![CDATA[Admission details for Preparatory candidates at IITs, ISM Dhanbad]]> The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2015 (JEE  Advanced 2015 ) candidates vying for Preparatory courses at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) need to note some important information relating to admissions, as mentioned below.  Preparatory students must report to the host institute, not the admitting institute. After one year (2015-2016), that is, after successful completion of the first year course work, the preparatory students will join their parent (admitting) institute. Fees and..

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 06:08:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eb0cc8a014ebead36ba7ddf
<![CDATA[Summary of fourth round of JEE joint seat allocation 2015]]> The fourth round seat allocation for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) candidates was published by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2015 (JoSAA 2015) on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 . Seat acceptance for Round 4 is being held from Thursday, July 23 to  Sunday, July 26, 2015 . The first-ever joint admission process is being conducted by JoSAA 2015 for 87 premier institutes, including 18 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) , 31 National Institutes of Technology (NITs) , 18 Indian Institutes of Information..

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 05:08:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eb0cc8a014ebe762e9575ab
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 second extended round: fee payment extended till July 27]]> The last late for fee payment for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) eligible candidates who have been allotted seats as per the second extended round has been extended till Monday, July 27, 2015 . The extension has been made by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) as it received multiple requests for the same. Moreover, the last date for reporting to colleges has been extended to Tuesday, July 28, 2015 (before 5.30 pm). Candidates need to visit the website for the “Fee Payment & Admission Order Download” link, second extended round..

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:26:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14eb0d019014ebae10fcd73c7
<![CDATA[JEE round 4 seat allocation out; seat acceptance from Jul 23-26]]> The fourth round seat allocation for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) candidates has been published by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2015 (JoSAA 2015) earlier today, that is, Wednesday, July 22, 2015 . Seat acceptance for Round 4 will be held from Thursday, July 23 to Sunday, July 26, 2015 . To view the seat allotment result (Round 4) and pay acceptance fee, please click here and enter the JEE Main 2015 Roll Number as well as Password.  According to the website, reporting against the allotted seat is mandatory, otherwise the allotted seat will be..

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 09:45:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844eb0cc44014eb5271d5a7381
<![CDATA[CET-K'15 second extended round result out; confirmation from Jul 22-23]]> The results of the second extended round seat allotment for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) eligible candidates has been published by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 (after 8 pm). To view the CET-K 2015 second extended round seat allotment results, please click here .  Alternately, the seat allotment details can be viewed at the KEA website http:kea.kar.nic.in Important:  Confirmation of allotment, payment of fees and downloading admission order needs to be completed between Wednesday, July 22 ..

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 05:22:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844eb0cc44014eb436a16b5074
<![CDATA[IIT Bombay has all 903 seats filled after round 2 of joint admissions]]> The premier Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) has got all its 903 seats filled up after the second round of joint admissions, which is being held by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2015 (JoSAA 2015). The second round seat allocation was published on Monday, July 13, 2015 . Seat acceptance for Round 2 was held from Tuesday, July 14 to  Friday, July 17, 2015 . The first-ever joint admission process is being conducted by JoSAA 2015 for 87 premier institutes, including 18 IITs , the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) , 31 National Institutes..

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 05:41:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854e9e886b014eaf213d7e6c18
<![CDATA[JoSAA 2015: 80 seats lie vacant in IITs post round 2 joint admissions]]> Around 80 seats are still lying vacant in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) after the second round of joint admissions being conducted by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2015 (JoSAA 2015), although more than 99% of the total 10,006 IIT seats have been filled up after this round. A majority of the 80 vacant seats are available at IIT Kharagpur as well as the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) , as per reports. The second round seat allocation was published on Monday, July 13, 2015 . Seat acceptance for Round 2 was held from Tuesday, July 14 to ..

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:47:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4e9e897c014eab1370d915b5
<![CDATA[Summary of third round of JEE joint seat allocation 2015]]> The third round seat allocation for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) candidates was published by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2015 (JoSAA 2015) on Saturday, July 18, 2015 . Seat acceptance for Round 3 is being held from Sunday, July 19 to  Tuesday, July 21, 2015 . To view the seat allotment result and pay acceptance fee, please click here . The first-ever joint admission process is being conducted by JoSAA 2015 for 87 premier institutes, including 18 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) , 31 ..

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:12:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4e9e897c014ea9e0db5070bd
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 counseling: second extended round schedule, seat surrender]]> A second extended round seat allotment will be conducted for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) eligible and interested candidates, according to an announcement by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). All candidates can participate in this round, except those who have exercised Choice 1 in first round or in second round and reported to colleges, candidates who have cancelled allotted seats as well as Choice 4 candidates. In the second extended round, candidates can enter fresh options. CET-K 2015 counseling second extended round..

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:36:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844e9a8c71014e9c0476670458
<![CDATA[KEA PGCET 2015 Exam Dates]]> Karnataka Exams Authority (KEA) has announced the exam dates for  Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET-2015) , which will be conducted in August 2015. The PGCET will be held on Saturday, August 08, 2015 and Sunday, August 09, 2015 . KEA PGCET is conducted for taking admission to Masters of Engineering (M.E), Masters of Technology (M.Tech), Master of Computer Application (MCA), lateral entry to MCA, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Masters in Architecture (M.Arch) programs for the session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for   KEA PGCET   ..

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 08:50:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844e9a8c71014e9b35232d00e4
<![CDATA[JEE joint admissions: info on changing float option to freeze or slide]]> The second round seat allocation for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) candidates was published by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2015 (JoSAA 2015) on Monday, July 13, 2015 . Seat acceptance for Round 2 is currently in progress - it is being held from Tuesday, July 14 to  Friday, July 17, 2015 . There is some important information for the aspirants from JoSAA 2015 about changing float option to freeze or slide . Candidates who were allotted and reported a seat in Round 1 but aspire to change Float option to Freeze or Slide, or Slide to Freeze, need to visit the..

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:24:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844e9a8c71014e9ae66ae8009b
<![CDATA[JEE round 3 seat allocation on Jul 18; seat acceptance from Jul 19-21]]> The third round seat allocation for the  Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)  candidates will be published by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority 2015 (JoSAA 2015) on  Saturday, July 18, 2015 . Seat acceptance for Round 3 will be held from  Sunday, July 19  to  Tuesday, July 21, 2015 . The first-ever joint admission process is being conducted by JoSAA 2015 for 87 premier institutes, including 18  Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , the  Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) , 31  National Institutes of Technology (NITs) ,..

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:09:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844e9a8c71014e9ad885cc006b
<![CDATA[COMEDK UGET & PGET may be conducted online from next year]]> Starting the next academic year, the Under Graduate Entrance Test (UGET) and the Post Graduate Entrance Test (PGET) held by the Consortium of Medical, Engineering & Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) may be conducted online. Once the measure is implemented, candidates aspiring to apply for/pursue professional courses in Karnataka would not need to travel to the state to appear for the tests. As per reports, the counseling processes for the UGET and PGET examinations will continue to be conducted in the offline mode. According to COMEDK officials, a multitude of..

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 07:48:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e95b922014e95d5c3b50244
<![CDATA[Computer science, electrical engg top choices among IIT aspirants]]> Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) has emerged as the top choice for the majority of the candidates aspiring to join the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) this year, according to the data available after the first round of seat allotments. There are 10,006 seats across the IITs, for which around 25,000 candidates filled their choices. A total of 2.07 lakh applications have been extended for the 990 seats in Computer Science across the 18 IITs, that is, there is an average of 209 candidates vying for each seat. The first-ever joint admission process for the premier..

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:53:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e90322f014e95a4028c1988
<![CDATA[AU CRET 2015 Exam Dates]]> University of Allahabad (AU)   has announced the exam dates for  Combined Research Entrance Test (CRET-2015) , which will be conducted in August 2015. The AU CRET will be held on Sunday, August 30, 2015. AU CRET is conducted for taking admission to Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil) program offered in various subjects at university for the commencing session 2015. Click here   to know more about the various subjects.   Eligibility Criteria for   AU CRET 2015: Candidates must hold the master's degree in a relevant subject from the university, or..

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:33:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844e90318a014e9591c6902d58
<![CDATA[IIT Bombay first choice of top 2,000 rankers of JEE Advanced 2015]]> The premier Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) has emerged as the first choice for the top 2,000 rankers of the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2015 (JEE Advanced 2015) aspiring to join the IITs . This year, around 23% of the top 2,000 rank-holders in JEE Advanced have opted for IIT Bombay, making it the most preferred campus among the 18 IITs as well as the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) . A total of 456 of these 2,000 candidates have chosen to join IIT Bombay. IIT Delhi has got 332 candidates among the top 2,000. Next in line..

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 05:42:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e90322f014e95628d5511f0
<![CDATA[COMEDK UGET 2015 second round counseling: Engineering/Architecture]]> The first round of counseling for Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Under Graduate Entrance Test 2015 (COMEDK UGET 2015) candidates for Engineering was held from Monday, June 29 to  Friday, July 10, 2015 , while the Architecture counseling was held on Saturday, July 11, 2015 . As per the policy of COMEDK, students seeking admission in its member institutions get two opportunities to select the course and college of their choice. The second and final round of counseling for Engineering and Architecture will be held from Friday, July 24 ..

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:26:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844e90318a014e91ade53c3662
<![CDATA[COMEDK UGET 2015 counseling: surrender of engg, architecture seats]]> The first round of counseling for Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Under Graduate Entrance Test 2015 (COMEDK UGET 2015) candidates for Engineering was held from Monday, June 29 to  Friday, July 10, 2015 , while the Architecture counseling was held on Saturday, July 11, 2015 . Comedk UGET 2015 was conducted on  Sunday, May 10, 2015  and the Results as well as individual ranks of the candidates were published at the website on  Monday, June 8, 2015 . Seat surrender schedule - Engineering & Architecture:  ..

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 11:57:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844e90318a014e9193cbbc3277