Minglebox Education News - engineering http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:54:31 GMT Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:54:31 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[IIT Madras expects more offers, higher salaries this placement season]]> The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) is expected to have a positive placement season, with the number of offers increasing along with salary packages. Altogether 1,391 students of Bachelor of Technology (B Tech), Dual B Tech, Master of Technology (M Tech), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Science (MS) programs will take part in the placement process. The placement session at IIT Madras will commence on Monday, December 1, 2014 , along with the other older IITs . This year, many multinational companies (MNCs) are expected to make offers to the..

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:54:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac49e4e7c80149e5bafe2f0eb7
<![CDATA[SRM University Student wins the BRIght Futures Prize at Harvard]]> Sultan Khetani, a postgraduate student of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at SRM University , and his Project Instructor Dr.Shafee Hadi of Harvard Medical School have won the BRIght Futures Prize 2014 for their research on fighting HIV/AIDS using a low cost flexible microchip. The BRIght Futures Prize is a prestigious award with a cash prize of $100,000 for which more than 200 teams from Harvard and MIT affiliates had competed. The winning team was selected based on online voting conducted across the world. The team had attracted votes from approximately120 countries worldwide..

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:33:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf49e1fd780149e5a7e4c82fcf
<![CDATA[IIT Kharagpur initiates structural overhaul to attain global standards]]> The premier Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) has initiated the process of a massive organizational overhaul, in a bid to attain global standards. The move will ensure that more autonomy is granted to the heads of different departments, according to institute officials. As per its “Vision 2020” initiative, IIT Kharagpur will strive to feature among the leading 20 global science/technology-based institutes, with a reputation of excellence in research. Hence, the current pattern in which the institute functions needs to be revamped, added officials. ..

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:45:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac49e4e7c80149e57b75310828
<![CDATA[Placement season at IITs set to rock this December]]> The upcoming placement season at the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) is expected to bring in an increased number of job offers with higher salary packages, going by the positive trend of the Pre-placement Offers (PPOs). The final placement session at the IITs will commence in December this year. Six IIT Delhi students who had interned with Samsung Korea have bagged jobs at packages of Rs 92 lakh per annum. Out of four others who interned with Deutsche Bank, three have received offers. It is a high rate of conversion in Day 1 companies and the salaries are very high..

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:53:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa49dfbde70149e0cad65a1880
<![CDATA[UPESEAT 2015 Exam Dates]]> University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun   has announced the exam dates for  UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT) , which will be conducted in May 2015. The UPESEAT will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 . UPESEAT  is conducted for taking admission to Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) offered in various specializations, Bachelor of Planning (B.Plan), Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and B.Tech+LL.B honors programs for the session 2015. Click here to know more about the various specializations. Eligibility Criteria for   UPESEAT 2015..

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:27:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8549ce7ddd0149d252c3893bbd
<![CDATA[Germany offers assistance to set up new IIT & research center]]> The India-Germany partnership in the field of higher education has reached new heights, with Germany offering its assistance to set up one new Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and a research center. The government of Germany has decided to give its go-ahead in setting up of a Center for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (CASHSS) in India. In this regard, the German government has received two proposals; one is from Heidelberg University in partnership with Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and the other is from Max Weber Foundation in association with ..

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:23:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8549c906470149cbde4c5f2231
<![CDATA[V-SAT 2015 Exam Dates]]> Vignan’s University, Guntur   has announced the exam dates for  Vignan's Scholastic Aptitude Test (V-SAT 2015) , which will be conducted in April 2015. The V-SAT will be held from  Thursday, April 23, 2015 to  Monday, April 27, 2015. V-SAT is conducted for taking admission to Bachelors of Technology (B.Tech) program offered in Agricultural Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics & Computer Engineering,..

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:22:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffead49c904d10149cbdd82291ed4
<![CDATA[ISM Dhanbad MBA 2015-17 admissions through CAT 2014 scores]]> Admissions into Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs for the 2015-17 academic session at the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) will be granted on the basis of valid Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014) scores. There are 62 sanctioned seats for the two-year full time program. CAT 2014 started on Sunday, November 16 and will also be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 . The result is expected to be announced in the third week of December, 2014. Eligibility for MBA at ISM: A bachelor’s degree after 10+2 in any discipline from a recognized..

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:08:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8549c27c930149c7866db85cb1
<![CDATA[Indian employers happy with engineering graduate recruits: survey]]> Most of the Indian employers are happy with the engineering graduates that they hire from different campuses in India, as per the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)-World Bank Employer Satisfaction Survey published recently. The survey states that 75% of Indian employers are satisfied with the performance of the employees. The survey further points out that while 17% of the respondents are somewhat satisfied, 3% were not very satisfied. Just a handful of employers have expressed that they are not satisfied at all. Altogether 896 firms were covered under..

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:45:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8549c27c930149c2b92faa0427
<![CDATA[Govt launches technical education schemes for women, differently-abled]]> The Government of India has recently launched two schemes in the domain of technical education, one each for women and differently-abled children. The schemes were announced on the National Education Day by the Indian President Mr Pranab Mukherjee and the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minster Ms Smriti Irani. Both the schemes will be implemented by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). AICTE is the statutory body of the technical education system throughout India. The first scheme is called “Pragati”. It has been designed to provide aid to girl..

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 04:59:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8549a763ab0149a785a2be031c
<![CDATA[SRMGEET 2015 Exam Dates]]> SRM University, Chennai   has announced the exam dates for  SRM Graduate Engineering Entrance Test (SRMGEET-2015) , which will be conducted in May 2015. The SRMGEET online exam will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2015. SRMGEET is conducted for taking admission to Master of Technology (M.Tech) program for the academic year 2015. the test is common for SRM University and SRM University Haryana. Eligibility Criteria for   SRMGEET 2015 : For details and information on eligibility criteria, please visit their official website . Application..

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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:38:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac49a037a60149a395aaa53e08
<![CDATA[EAMCET 2014 special engineering counseling yields poor results]]> The Supreme Court (SC) of India had given its go-ahead to conduct Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 2014 (EAMCET 2014) special counseling for engineering courses for the state of Telangana. The counseling session was held from Wednesday, November 5 to Friday, November 7, 2014 . There was nil admission in 24 engineering colleges, while 66 colleges saw admissions below 15 (including all disciplines). The number of admissions in other colleges was also dismal. Many colleges may wind up operations shortly. The special counseling round was conducted for 135..

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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:19:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf49a034c90149a38444642fd6
<![CDATA[IIT Madras students to get more options for electives from next year]]> Starting next year, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) students will get more options to choose electives, thereby getting to exercise their own choice in what they aspire to learn. IIT Madras plans to give around 50% autonomy to the students in picking electives. According to institute officials, the admission process of the IITs stipulates the students to select the engineering discipline before the start of course. Keeping that process unchanged, IIT Madras wants to grant students the freedom to choose multi-disciplinary electives, after the minimum curriculum that..

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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:23:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf49a034c90149a2e2c4f42311
<![CDATA[SRM & Dubai universities tie up to boost transnational education]]> One of the top private universities in India, SRM University , has joined hands with the renowned Dubai University based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) , in a bid to boost transnational education. Officials of the Dubai University had recently visited SRM University for a student program, during which the idea of the partnership took shape. Initially, the collaboration will be a gateway to ample opportunities to SRM students in the fields of business and management education. It will not only offer superior learning experience, it will also throw open career/business..

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:47:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85499155fc01499e405f7d3a18
<![CDATA[IIT Madras joins hands with Purdue University for doctoral studies]]> The reputed Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) has entered into an agreement with the United States (US) based Purdue University through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims to facilitate combined supervision of doctoral candidates of the two institutes. The institutes are also planning to introduce joint Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs at a later stage. As per the agreement, faculty from Purdue and IIT Madras can co-advise each other’s doctoral students.  There will be student visits also between the two to boost international experience of..

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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:26:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffead49914cae014998623f4d568d
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2015 registration from Nov 7 to Dec 18; exam on Apr 4, 10, 11]]> The registration process for the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) will be conducted from today, that is, Friday, November 7 to Thursday, December 18, 2014 , according to a Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) notification. The aspiring candidates have to apply online only through the JEE Main website www.jeemain.nic.in . 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,..

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Fri, 07 Nov 2014 09:22:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac49892c6b01498990254d0886
<![CDATA[IITs & NITs working on software to facilitate joint counseling]]> The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are jointly working to design a new software which will facilitate common counseling. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) needs to submit an affidavit at the Delhi High Court (HC) on Sunday, November 30, 2014 . On Friday, August 1, 2014 the HC had directed MHRD to constitute a technical committee to work out the modalities of common counseling of the NITs and IITs, so that it can be brought into effect from the 2015-16 academic session admissions to avoid seats going vacant...

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Fri, 07 Nov 2014 05:18:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac49884fad014988b0811d063d
<![CDATA[IIT Kharagpur to invite professors, scholars from foreign varsities]]> The premier Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) will invite professors and scholars from foreign universities in addition to offering joint Doctors of Philosophy (PhDs) with leading global institutes. IIT Kharagpur has recently launched the Shri Gopal Rajgarhia International Program under which atleast 10 professors from top international universities will visit the campus each year for few months. According to IIT Kharagpur officials, every year around 30 global scholars will be invited for research activities at IIT Kharagpur. Currently the institute is..

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 10:25:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac49832bcc014984a37222259d
<![CDATA[JEE (Main) 2015 Exam Dates]]> Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the online exam dates for  Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main-2015 , which will be conducted in April 2015. The JEE (Main) paper I and paper II offline will be held on Saturday, April 04, 2015 and paper I online will be held on Friday, April 10, 2015 and Saturday, April 11, 2015 . JEE (Main) is conducted for taking admission to Bachelor of Engineering (B.E), Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) and Bachelor of Planning (B.Plan) programs at NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded..

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 05:44:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa49838aec014983a2362b01bf
<![CDATA[HRD ministry meeting convened to hasten work on proposed new IITs]]> The Union Budget 2014, presented by the Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley on Thursday, July 10, 2014 , included various positive initiatives and allocation for the education sector, which included setting up five new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in Jammu, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. Five months down the line, sites are yet to be finalized for the proposed institutes. A meeting has been scheduled between the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and the officials of these state governments as well as the existing IITs to hasten the work on the proposed..

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10:15:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83496f7abc01497f7344fc61ce
<![CDATA[PPO salary offers rise by 20% at IIT Kharagpur; top offer for 91 lakh]]> Students of the premier Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) are getting abundant Pre-placement Offers (PPOs) this year, with salaries rising by 20% compared to last year. In fact the top offer made so far is for a whopping Rs 91 lakh, according to institute officials. Around 125 students have received PPOs and interview invites so far. E-commerce and startup firms participated in a big way at the placements. There were several international offers as well from firms such as Google Mountain View, Works Application, Facebook and Schlumberger. Moreover, there are..

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 05:12:14 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83496f7abc01497e5e12ba45fa
<![CDATA[SAAT 2015 Exam Dates]]> Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University (SOAU), Bhubaneswar has announced the exam dates for  Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT 2015) , which will be conducted in May 2015. The SAAT will be held on Saturday, May 09, 2015. SAAT is conducted for taking admission to various under graduate and post graduate programs for the session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for   SAAT 2015 : For details and information on eligibility criteria, please visit their official website . Application Procedure for   SAAT 2015: For details..

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Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:31:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffead496f7cdd01497a25548e0678
<![CDATA[SRMJEEE 2015 registrations start; to continue till March 10]]> The registration process of the SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination 2015 (SRMJEEE 2015) has started, according to the website. The last date for receipt of ­filled-in applications is Tuesday, March 10, 2015 . To apply online, please click here . The examination was earlier called SRM Engineering Entrance Examination (SRMEEE). It has recently been renamed SRMJEEE. Applications to SRM can be made by using either of the two options: Fill OMR sheet and send through secure mode Apply online using Unique Voucher Code and relevant instructions ..

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Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:27:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffead496f7cdd01497a2127be05f7
<![CDATA[Karnataka govt ties up with IIT Bombay to make students industry-ready]]> The government of Karnataka state has joined hands with the premier Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) in a bid to make state students pursuing engineering and polytechnics courses more industry-ready. Under the venture, such students will be provided state-of-the-art software skills. After Tamil Nadu, Karnataka is the second Indian state to strike an alliance with IIT Bombay. According to Department of Technical Education (DTE) officials, IIT Bombay is providing training on software skills to more than 23,000 students of the 15 engineering colleges and 274 polytechnics..

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 12:20:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffead496f7cdd01497599bd9747ea
<![CDATA[COMEDK UGET 2015 on May 10; detailed exam schedule yet to be released]]> 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 . It will be held in different test centers across the Karnataka state. The detailed schedule, eligibility criteria and other information relating to COMEDK UGET 2015 will be released on the website www.comedk.org soon. 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..

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 10:53:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffead496f7cdd0149754a1bb04127
<![CDATA[IIT Delhi, IISc Bangalore tie up with French firm for joint research]]> The Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT) under the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) and the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) have joined hands with the French firm Safran to enhance sponsored research work by the faculty of the two institutes. The French firm deals with aerospace, security and defense. In the initial phase, IIT Delhi and Safran will be involved in a project to boost computational efficiency at the chip level. At IISc Bangalore, the French company will associate with the Supercomputer Education and Research..

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 07:30:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffead496f7cdd014974905d00339a
<![CDATA[VTU to conduct centralized placements for 2014 & 2015 batches]]> In another step towards its student-friendly approach, the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) will conduct centralized placements for its 2014 and 2015 batches, which is a first for the varsity. Till now, the campus placements were mainly held in colleges located in big cities. This streamlined placement process is expected to benefit engineering colleges based in rural areas and those which are not considered among the top league. Through the centralized process, placements will be conducted for a group of colleges at the regional centers of VTU, instead of firms touring..

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:35:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffead495c200a01496634085e6702
<![CDATA[IITs set to adopt 10 villages each to assist their progress]]> The premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are set to adopt a minimum of 10 villages each, in a bid to assist their overall development. This is part of the IITs’ commitment to holistic progress of rural India. As part of the endeavor, the IITs will identify the basic requirements of the villages and work towards development assisted by technological means. The initiative under the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan programme will have IIT Delhi as the nodal coordinator. Earlier this year a workshop was conducted by IIT Delhi to work out the modalities of the program. Apart..

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:42:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffead495c200a01496603b89f6355
<![CDATA[COMEDK-UGET 2015 Exam Dates]]> Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMED-K) has announced the exam dates for  COMEDK-Under Graduate Entrance Test (COMEDK-UGET 2015) , which will be conducted in May 2015. The COMEDK-UGET will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2015 . COMEDK-UGET is conducted for taking admission to under graduate medical, dental and engineering courses in COMEDK member institutions for the academic session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for   COMEDK-UGET 2015 : For details and information on eligibility criteria, please visit their official website..

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:01:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854950f89501496501d9e72a88
<![CDATA[Entrance exam SRMEEE to be called SRMJEEE; test from April 19-26]]> The entrance test SRM Engineering Entrance Examination (SRMEEE) will henceforth be called SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination (SRMJEEE) , according to the website of SRM University, Chennai . The Computer Based Test (CBT) of SRMJEEE 2015 will be held from Sunday, April 19 to Wednesday, April 22, 2015 . The paper-pencil test will be conducted on Sunday, April 26, 2015 . The registration process for SRMJEEE 2015 will begin from the first week of November, 2014. SRMJEEE is an entrance examination conducted annually by SRM University to grant admission into engineering..

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:06:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84495f370e014960f373541ed0
<![CDATA[SRMJEEE 2015 Exam Dates]]> SRM University, Chennai has announced the exam dates for  SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination (SRMEEE-2015) , which will be conducted in April 2015. The SRMJEEE computer based test will be held from  Sunday, April 19, 2015  to  Wednesday, April 22, 2015   and paper-pencil test will be conducted on  Sunday, April 26, 2015. SRMEEE is conducted for taking admission to Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) programs for the academic year 2015. Eligibility Criteria for   SRMJEEE 2015 : Candidates should have a pass in 10+2..

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Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:04:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4841c9460148457cb72137e2
<![CDATA[EAMCET 2014 2nd round engineering counseling for Telangana only]]> The Supreme Court (SC) of India has given its go-ahead to conduct the second round of engineering counseling for the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 2014 (EAMCET 2014) for the state of Telangana only, as per reports. Moreover, the counseling will be open to such students who have not joined any college until now. The recent SC order gave the green signal to conduct the second round of counseling to grant admission into 174 private engineering colleges which had been de-recognized by the Hyderabad based Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:14:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84495f370e014960c38e281b61
<![CDATA[SRM University campus placements see 3,689 offers on Day 1]]> The campus placement session at the SRM University in Kattankulathur kicked off on a happy note this year, with three leading Information Technology (IT) firms offering jobs to a whopping 3,689 students on Day 1. According to institute officials, IT majors Cognizant, Wipro and Infosys had together extended the record number of job offers to the 2014-2015 batch. Cognizant extended a total of 1,502 job offers, followed by 1,105 offers from Infosys and 1,082 from Wipro. The compensation packages offered were between Rs 3 lakh and Rs 3.5 lakh. Altogether 1,500 students bagged multiple..

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:51:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4950f8b601495b5155c20018
<![CDATA[Supreme Court okays EAMCET 2014 second round engineering counseling]]> The Supreme Court (SC) of India has given its green signal to conduct the second round of engineering counseling for the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 2014 (EAMCET 2014) in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh (AP). EAMCET 2014 was held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 and the Results were declared on Monday, June 09, 2014 . This examination is essential for admission into various engineering and medical colleges. The SC had earlier denied permission to hold the second round of counseling for the examination as the Hyderabad based Jawaharlal Nehru..

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:07:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4950f12c0149560301c35359
<![CDATA[AICTE announces scholarships for girl and differently-abled students]]> The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) , New Delhi has announced new scholarship programs which include scholarships for girl students (under the PRAGATI scheme) as well as differently-abled students. Aspirants can visit the AICTE website to apply for the scholarships with all relevant documents. To avail the scheme, candidates should have secured admission in the first year Diploma/Degree program during the 2014-15 academic session through centralized admission process conducted by the state admission counseling authority. Moreover, they should not be availing any other..

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:18:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4950f12c014955684c6e409c
<![CDATA[EAMCET rank list to exclude intermediate board marks from 2015]]> From the academic year starting 2015, the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) rank list will exclude the intermediate board marks, as per a recent decision of the governments of Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Telangana. From the next year, the two states are expected to have their own intermediate boards to conduct the examinations for Classes XI and XII. The two state governments have decided to do away with the system of assigning weightage to the intermediate marks in the final ranking for EAMCET, since a common entrance examination with two separate..

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 05:14:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4950f12c0149552cddae3c4d
<![CDATA[Tokyo University to offer scholarship to Super 30 student]]> The Tokyo University has recently announced that it will offer scholarship to one Super 30 student to pursue higher studies in Japan. The announcement was made during a recent interaction between Super 30 students and a team of professors of the Japanese varsity. According to Tokyo University officials, the varsity will offer full scholarships for meritorious students to join different interdisciplinary courses and will encourage more students to join the university. Super 30 is a Patna-based coaching institute set up by Mr Anand Kumar, which selects 30 meritorious candidates..

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:46:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844950f885014950ffa83f0002
<![CDATA[Andhra Pradesh & Telangana mulling common intermediate exams]]> The state governments of Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Telangana are considering holding common intermediate examinations from next year. Measures have already been adopted to constitute a different Intermediate Board for Telangana. The assessment of answer-scripts will be done separately. The intermediate examination system is linked to the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) . Hence, conducting separate board examinations may be difficult, according to sources. EAMCET 2014 was held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 and the Results were declared on Monday, June..

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:13:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83494fcfec01495073d0a20c31
<![CDATA[KIITEE 2015 Exam Dates]]> Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar has announced the exam dates for Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination (KIITEE 2015) , which will be conducted in April 2015. The KIITEE will be held from Tuesday, April 21, 2015 to Thursday, April 30, 2015. KIITEE is conducted for taking admission various UG and PG programs for the commencing session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for   KIITEE 2015: For details and information on eligibility criteria, please visit their official website . Application Procedure for..

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:08:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa49457f7601495037e2755e4a
<![CDATA[Test day instructions for JEE Advanced 2015 aspirants]]> The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2015 (JEE Advanced 2015) will be conducted on Sunday, May 24, 2015 . Paper I will be held from 9 am to 12 noon and Paper II from 2 pm to 5 pm. JEE Advanced 2015 aspirants are required to follow few important instructions on the test day, as mentioned below. Candidates must carry a printed copy of the downloaded admit card to the test center. Only candidates with a valid admit card will be allowed to write the examination. The candidates will be given the original admit card upon identity verification. The admit cards for the examination..

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:45:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8449404876014941f9c0a7197b
<![CDATA[KIITEE 2015 from April 21 to 30; online applications from December 2]]> The Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination 2015 (KIITEE 2015) will be conducted from Tuesday, April 21 to Thursday, April 30, 2015 , according to the website. The examination will be held online across 120 centers in India. The online application forms and prospectus for KIITEE 2015 will be available at the varsity websites www.kiitee.ac.in and www.kiit.ac.in from Tuesday, December 2, 2014 . KIITEE is a national level examination which is conducted by the KIIT University, Bhubaneswar to grant admissions into undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate..

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:24:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8449404876014941784e901131
<![CDATA[Anna University announces rank list for UG students]]> Chennai-based Anna University has announced the rank list for the undergraduate (UG) students. The list includes the names of the gold medalists as well. Around 1,200 students from 80 different colleges which were part of the erstwhile Anna University of Technology (AUT), Chennai , have acquired ranks in various subjects. There are 106 first-rankers among the affiliated colleges. The rest of the rankings are shared by the erstwhile AUTs in Chennai, Madurai , Coimbatore , Tirunelveli and Tiruchi . There are 50 ranks assigned in certain courses, whereas merely one or..

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:11:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac493205cc01493230b48e026f
<![CDATA[Discrepancies in IIT JAM 2015 applications to be rectified by Oct 25]]> The discrepancies in the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission to Master of Science 2015 (IIT JAM 2015) applications need to be rectified by the candidates by Saturday, October 25, 2014 , according to the website. The candidates can do most of their interactions with JAM through the JAM Online Application Processing System (JAPS) interface provided at the JAM 2015 website. Through JAPS, a candidate can register and apply for JAM 2015, check the status of the application, download admit card, know the result, download score card, etc. The candidates can login to JAPS through..

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:51:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85492d915701492d9c58900055
<![CDATA[IIT JAM 2015 online registrations end; excess payment to be refunded]]> The online application submission process for the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission to Master of Science 2015 (IIT JAM 2015) has come to an end. The last date for payment of application fee through Challan was extended from Tuesday, September 30 to Monday, October 13, 2014 . Moreover, the last date for online application submission and online payment was extended from Thursday, October 9 to Thursday, October 16, 2014 . The online registration and application process for the IIT JAM 2015 started on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. If the candidate’s net-banking..

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:53:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf491ea43301492c5546d279a9
<![CDATA[GATE 2015 extra payment refund from Oct 21; payments end today]]> The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2015 (GATE 2015) aspirants, who have an enrollment ID, can complete the application submission process and the payments till 11.55 pm today, that is, Monday, October 20, 2014 . After October 20, neither online application can be submitted, nor any payment be made. After the candidates make the payment once, they have to allow some time for the payment to appear in the GATE application. As per the website, more than one payment made by the candidates, if any, will be refunded starting from Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (after the last date of..

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:29:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf491ea43301492c07d2cc7326
<![CDATA[DTE Goa to conduct GCET 2015 from May 5-6 next year]]> The Directorate of Technical Education, Goa State (DTE Goa) will conduct the Goa Common Entrance Test 2015 (GCET 2015) on Tuesday, May 5 and Wednesday, May 6, 2015 . Admissions to professional degree courses in the state of Goa for the 2015-16 academic year will be held on the basis of GCET 2015, which will be conducted in various test centers across the state. The courses include Medicine (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or MBBS), Dentistry (Bachelor of Dental Surgery or BDS), Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering or BE), Pharmacy (Bachelor of Pharmacy or B Pharm) and..

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:24:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83490edeca01491d6bd0e9055b
<![CDATA[Bulk hiring makes a comeback at engineering college campuses]]> Bulk hiring has made a comeback at the campuses of engineering colleges in the country this year. Top Information Technology (IT) firms such as Infosys, Accenture, Wipro, Cognizant, etc. have hired in four digits. In certain cases, such firms have extended multiple offers to a single student. Unlike previous years, this year the engineering institutes have not earmarked Day 1 of placements for specific IT firms, so that they are able to place more students. At SRM University in Chennai, 4,000 offers were extended on the very first day of placements, out of which 3,700 came from..

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:18:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83490edeca01491cc254957c21
<![CDATA[Goa-CET 2015 Exam Dates]]> Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa has announced the exam dates for  Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET 2015) , which will be conducted in May 2015. The Goa-CET for Physics and Chemistry will be held on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 and for Mathematics and Biology will be held on Wednesday, May 06, 2015 . Goa-CET is conducted for taking admission to Bachelor of Engineering (B.E), Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor or Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) and Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) programs for the academic..

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 05:25:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffead490ed7d20149176afed5523e
<![CDATA[Information on JEE Advanced'15 question papers, optical response sheet]]> The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2015 (JEE Advanced 2015) will be conducted on Sunday, May 24, 2015 . Paper I will be held from 9 am to 12 noon and Paper II from 2 pm to 5 pm. Each question paper will consist of three separate sections namely, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. To access the syllabi, please click here . The question papers will consists of objective type (multiple choice) and numerical answer type questions, designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of the candidates. Incorrect answers to some of the questions will be awarded..

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:21:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf490ed7e9014913c15b7f34e2
<![CDATA[GATE 2015 application submission & payments extended till Oct 20]]> The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2015 (GATE 2015) aspirants, who have an enrollment ID, can complete the application submission process and the payment till 11.55 pm on Monday, October 20, 2014 . After October 20, neither online application can be submitted, nor any payment be made. Candidates need to note that the payments have to be made through debit/ATM cards, credit cards or internet banking and e-challan only. After the candidates make the payment once, they have to allow some time for the payment to appear in the GATE application. As per the website, any extra..

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 06:49:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf490ed7e901491291d66c2602