Minglebox Education News - engineering http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:53:50 GMT Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:53:50 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[JEE Main 2014 reporting against 4th round extended till August 1]]> The last date of reporting of Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) candidates against the fourth round of seat allotments has been extended from Thursday, July 31 to 5 pm on Friday, August 1, 2014 , according to information at the website. Other schedules remain unchanged. In view of the difficult weather conditions in some states, physical reporting and withdrawal at the allotted institute against the fourth round has been extended. Candidates who were admitted during the third or fourth round but wish to participate in the Spot Round, need to withdraw their..

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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:57:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854785c6cb01478fee536a1c2f
<![CDATA[6,707 engineering seats remain after CET-K 2014 extra counseling round]]> A total of 6,707 engineering seats are still available in Karnataka colleges, after the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) conducted an additional counseling round after the second extended round of counseling of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2014 (CET-K 2014) rank-holders. The seat allotment results for this round were announced by KEA on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 . Altogether 9,897 engineering seats were on offer for 67,276 students who cleared the Karnataka Second Pre University Certificate (II PUC) supplementary examination, the result of which was announced on ..

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:21:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854785c6cb01478738044f296d
<![CDATA[JEE Main CSAB NEUT round 1 allotment results out: key instructions]]> The Round 1 provisional seat allotment results of the Centralized Seat Allotment Board for North Eastern States and Union Territories 2014 (CSAB NEUT 2014) counseling process have been declared on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The online registration and choice-filling process of CSAB NEUT 2014 was held from Tuesday, July 22 to Friday, July 25, 2014. The counseling is being held to make allotment of seats for candidates on the basis of their All India Ranks (AIRs) in the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) . The AIR of the JEE Main 2014 candidates was declared by the ..

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:23:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854785c6cb01478694c9f51642
<![CDATA[IIT Gandhinagar first IIT to introduce MA in society and culture]]> The premier Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IIT Gn) is the very first IIT to introduce a Master of Arts (MA) program in Society and Culture. The comprehensive two-year program started at the institute on Monday, July 28, 2014 , with the first batch of 13 students. Over 400 applications for the program were received by IIT Gn from students from all over India. An inter-disciplinary approach towards the basics as well as critical analysis of Society and Culture is the essential element of the new program. Few thematic areas include development and exclusion, identity and..

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:40:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854785c6cb0147866d4ab7127b
<![CDATA[Women's engineering college in Maharashtra gets AICTE nod]]> A college of engineering to be set up exclusively for women in the state of Maharashtra has been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), according to the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Ms Smriti Irani. The AICTE has given its nod for the engineering college for women for the 2014-15 academic year. The new college will be named “New Horizon Institute of Technology and Management”, as approved by the council, adds the written communication from the HRD minister to the Lok Sabha, which is the Lower House of the Indian Parliament. The..

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:09:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854785c6cb014785e363c50289
<![CDATA[JEE Main reporting against 4th round till July 31: key instructions]]> The Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) candidates are required to report directly to the allotted institute against the fourth round of seat allotments from Monday, July 28 till 5 pm on Thursday, July 31, 2014 , according to information at the website. To pay the fees, please click here . The website also lists few other important instructions for the JEE Main 2014 candidates as follows. Candidates who are admitted during the third or fourth round but wish to participate in the Spot Round, need to withdraw their current seat latest by 5 pm on Thursday,..

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:11:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85476dc057014785ae82693b54
<![CDATA[GATE scores will be valid for three years from now]]> In what could be exciting news for the MTech aspirants, the scores of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) will henceforth be valid for three years. According to reports, this move has been facilitated in order to allow graduate engineers aspiring for admission to master’s degree programmes gain more work experience after completing their bachelor’s degree. It was reported that with GATE valid only for two years till now, students could only continue on a job for a year after completing their BTech and then get admitted to an MTech course. Gate officials were..

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:42:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffea8476db8d80147817fd8b63ab0
<![CDATA[IIT Kharagpur plans to improve international ranking ]]> Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is now planning to improve its international ranking by changing its faculty and student mix to have more foreign nationals in it.  IIT-K has started inviting foreign students, faculties and even Nobel laureates every year to its campus. According to reports, the first International Summer and Winter Term (ISWT) at the IIT, which ended this month, had around 10 students from Australia and at least one international faculty in each of the 19 short-term courses. Siddhartha Mukhopadhyay, dean of alumni and international relations at IIT-Kgp was..

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:14:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffea8476db8d8014781662df53877
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2014 round 4 seat allotment results announced]]> The Joint Entrance Exam (JEE Main) 2014 4th round counseling results were announced on Monday and the reporting at the allotted institute will go on till 31 July. Earlier the round of online registration and choice filling for round four had ended on Saturday and the print out of the filled in choices were available on the website. The counseling is conducted by Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) for the past two years. This is the ultimate round for seat allotment through choice allotment. Also, the fourth round of seat allotment has taken into account the modified choices of..

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:11:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffea8476db8d8014780bf2c9e2b3a
<![CDATA[Newer IITs yet to fill their quota of seats this year]]> An engineering seat at an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) is a coveted one in India but despite the reputation, newer IITs are finding it tough to fill the seats. It has been reported that IIT-Bhubaneswar (IIT-BBS) has not been able to fill up its seats. Sharing its fate with most engineering colleges in the state, 17 BTech seats in the institution will remain vacant this year, as there was no taker against these seats till the end of admission process on Saturday. It was reported that a total 163 students took admission against the sanctioned strength of 180 in BTech. As many..

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:41:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffea7476db93801477cfd5baa6c17
<![CDATA[Gujarat engineering colleges plan to hike fee by 25%]]> Engineering aspirants in Gujarat may have to shell out more if they go for admission in most self-financed engineering institutes this year. It was reported that the colleges are likely to be more expensive by 15% and 25% from this year. All the 550 self-financed technical colleges in Gujarat will adopt the new fee structure from academic year 2014-15. The new fee structure will remain in force till 2017-18. A formal announcement about the fee hike is likely to be made within a fortnight. According to reports, the new fee hike might increase the total cost up by Rs 1 lakh to Rs 1.5..

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:10:02 GMT data-0001-fdbffea7476db93801477c72c6b25e63
<![CDATA[IIT Kharagpur to introduce flexible credit-based system in 2016 ]]> This bit of news could be a pleasant one for the ambitious IIT students who not only looks forward to their future career but also wants to be entrepreneurs. According to reports, IIT Kharagpur will soon introduce a introduce a new "credit-based system" which would allow students the flexibility to complete a four-year B Tech course in three-and-a-half years. The new system, which is part of an academic review to modernise the institute's undergraduate and postgraduate courses, would be introduced in phases from 2016. The reports quoted IIT-Kharagpur, Director, Partha Pratim..

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:49:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84476dc03c01477bbac8522e90
<![CDATA[JEE Main CSAB NEUT choice-filling closes; round 1 allotment on July 29]]> The online registration and choice-filling process of the Centralized Seat Allotment Board for North Eastern States and Union Territories (CSAB NEUT 2014), which started on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, has closed now, according to the website. The counseling is being held to make allotment of seats for candidates on the basis of their All India Ranks (AIRs) in the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) . The AIR of the JEE Main 2014 candidates was declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)   on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 . The choice-locking was held till..

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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:29:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffead476db70c0147712553b41e8a
<![CDATA[IIT Bombay introduces mobile app to help new batch]]> The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) has introduced a new mobile application (app) called "InstiMAP", with an aim to assist the new batch of over 1,500 undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) students joining the premier institute. Students with android phones only can avail the app. The new app will guide the freshers in locating key places in the campus, such as, the departments, laboratory, grounds, clubs, hostel, bank, stores, eateries, hospital, etc. The student-friendly app has been devised by a faculty member of IIT Bombay, along with associates...

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:15:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85476434c501476d72e35a2c8b
<![CDATA[10,340 seats remain after CET-K 2014 2nd extended round allotments]]> A total of 10,340 seats in different streams have remained unallotted after the results of the second extended round of counseling of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2014 (CET-K 2014) rank-holders were declared by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). The highest number of unallotted seats was in engineering, that is, 9,897 out of the total 65,685. The total 607 medical seats available in the round were lapped up. Hence all the 2,350 medical seats have been assigned. Moreover, the total 914 dental as well as 2,616 farm science seats available for counseling have also been..

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:31:02 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85476434c501476ca5116219cb
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2014 revised Class XII marks updation till July 26: CBSE]]> Candidates who have qualified in the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) and have had their Class XII percentage of marks revised, have to update the same latest by 5 pm on Saturday, July 26, 2014 , according to a notification issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) . CBSE conducts the JEE Main examination. Different boards conducting Senior Secondary Examinations (or Class XII) have revised the results of some candidates as a result of re-totaling/re-evaluation/re-verification. Candidates have to send the revised marks to CBSE through the..

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:45:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85476434c501476c0dbb49092f
<![CDATA[JEE Advanced 2014 provisional admission fee refund process starts]]> The process of refund of provisional admission fee of the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2014 (JEE Advanced 2014) candidates, wherever applicable, has started through a refund request portal, according to information available at the website. To request for a refund, candidates need to click here . Once at the page, they have to enter their JEE Advanced 2014 Roll Number and Date of Birth. It is important to note that the portal is for one time access for furnishing information. The candidates must ensure entry of correct information. The fee refund will be made in..

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:43:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85476434c501476bd4acc202bf
<![CDATA[Seven IITs tie up with IISc Bangalore to set up virtual tech varsity]]> Seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have joined hands with the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) to set up the very first indigenous virtual technology university in India. These IITs are the ones located at Chennai , Delhi , Guwahati , Kanpur , Kharagpur , Mumbai and Roorkee . According to IIT officials, the institutes involved are in the process of finalizing the details at the moment and the university is expected to come up in the next two or three years. The experience with global counterparts and in conducting the National..

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:50:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85476434c5014768356de156f8
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2014 candidates to update revised Class XII marks percentage]]> Candidates who have qualified in the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) need to update their revised Class XII percentage of marks, according to the website. The revision may be due to Re-totaling/Re-evaluation/Re-verification. To update the percentage of marks, candidates need to click here. Once at the page, they have to enter their Application Number, JEE Main 2014 Roll Number, Date of Birth and Revised Class XII Percentage of Marks. The round 4 online registration and choice-filling of the JEE Main 2014 candidates have started, according to the Central..

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:59:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85476434c5014766bcfb722558
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2014 round 4 online registration & choice-filling]]> The round 4 online registration and choice-filling of the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) candidates have started, according to the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) website. For online registration and choice-filling, please click here . Once at the page, candidates need to enter their JEE Main 2014 Roll Number and Password. Candidates must take the printout of the final locked choices for submission during reporting. The Round 3 provisional seat allotment Results of JEE Main 2014 candidates were announced on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 . Candidates are..

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:20:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844759cd250147632a2c9f4121
<![CDATA[CET-K 2014 2nd extended round seat allotment result out]]> The seat allotment result of the second extended round of counseling of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2014 (CET-K 2014) rank-holders has been announced at the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) website today, that is, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 . The option entry for the second extended round of counseling was rescheduled to 1 pm on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 from the originally scheduled Monday, July 21, 2014 since new seats were added to the matrix, as per KEA. To access the results, please click here . Altogether 25 seats from Srinivasa Dental College in..

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:33:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844759cd250147625aa9322dc5
<![CDATA[Tamil Nadu students choose engineering over medical courses]]> Students in Tamil Nadu have chosen engineering over medical courses this year, with 28 candidates surrendering their medical seats to opt for engineering, before the start of the second phase of counseling in state medical colleges. The move has brought cheer to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) aspirants who are vying for a limited number of seats in government institutes. The seat surrender has added to the overall medical seat pool of 19 state government colleges and seven self-financed institutes which have government quota seats. Most of the seats in a majority..

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:55:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854759cd280147620131e96ef5
<![CDATA[CSAB NEUT 2014 online registration, choice-filling starts]]> The Centralized Seat Allotment Board for North Eastern States and Union Territories (CSAB NEUT 2014) counseling started on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 with the process of online registration and choice-filling, according to the website. The counseling is being held to make allotment of seats for candidates on the basis of their All India Ranks (AIRs) in the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) . The AIR of the JEE Main 2014 candidates were declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. For online registration and choice-filling,..

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:12:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854759cd28014761a2c2f366ee
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2014 round 3 seat allotment results announced]]> The Round 3 provisional seat allotment Results of the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) candidates have been announced today, that is, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 , which is one day ahead of the original schedule, according to information at the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) website. To view the Results, please click here . Once at the page, candidates need to enter their JEE Main 2014 Roll Number and Date of Birth. Candidates are required to report at the centers against the third round from Wednesday, July 23 till 5 pm on Friday, July 25, 2014 ,..

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:24:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83475d79a601475e07d6e719e9
<![CDATA[Osmania University Ph.D Eligibility Test 2014 Exam Dates]]> Osmania University (OU), Hyderabad   has announced the exam dates for  Ph.D Eligibility Test 2014 , which is expected to be conducted in September 2014. The Ph.D Eligibility Test is expected to be held in the 2nd week of September, 2014 (tentative). Ph.D Eligibility Test is conducted for taking admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program under the faculties of Arts, Commerce, Management, Education, Law, Social Sciences, Oriental Languages, Science, Technology, Pharmacy, Engineering and Informatics for the session 2014-15. Eligibility Criteria for   Ph.D..

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:54:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844759cd2501475debdfe25604
<![CDATA[One CET planned for admission into professional courses in Karnataka]]> The state government of Karnataka is planning to implement a single Common Entrance Test (CET) to grant admission into undergraduate (UG) professional courses offered by government as well as private colleges in the state from the 2015-16 academic year, according to officials of the state higher education department. At present, two entrance tests are held in Karnataka for admission into these courses. These are the CET conducted by the government as well as the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) by private professional colleges. The..

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:43:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83475d79a601475de2493d1093
<![CDATA[36.5% faculty posts vacant in IITs, 40.8% in NITs: HRD minister]]> The 16 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have 36.5% of their faculty posts vacant, while 40.8% teaching slots remain vacant in the 30 National Institutes of Technology (NITs) , according to the Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ms Smriti Irani. Several factors have attributed to the gap between the sanctioned and occupied faculty posts, such as, resignation, retirement, rise of student intake as well as shortage of candidates who are competent enough to take up such posts, she added. Ms Irani also stated that several initiatives are being taken by the institutes to..

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:04:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4759cd6c01475cab9cd61e40
<![CDATA[Refund of provisional seat acceptance fee of JEE Advanced candidates]]> The refund of provisional seat acceptance fee of the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2014 (JEE Advanced 2014) candidates, if applicable, will be processed through a refund portal, according to information available at the website. The online seat acceptance closed on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 . The web release of the third round of seat allocation was made on Saturday, July 12, 2014 . The web release of the second round of seat allocation was made on Monday, July 7 and seat acceptance was conducted till Thursday, July 10, 2014 . The last day of seat acceptance of the first round..

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:58:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4759cd6c01475c6f1f0e17e8
<![CDATA[JEE Advanced 2014 candidates to complete admission formalities]]> The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2014 (JEE Advanced 2014) candidates who have been allocated seats in the first, second or third/final round of allotments and have accepted the same need to complete their admission formalities with the admitting institutes, according to the information at the official website. The candidates have to download the Revised Final Seat Allocation Letter along with the Declaration on Acceptance Form for completion of the admission formalities with individual institutes. Candidates need to note that the provisional admission fee (for seat allocation..

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:33:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa47579c72014757a0651a0004
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2014 counseling schedule for north-eastern states, UTs]]> The Centralized Seat Allotment Board for North Eastern States and Union Territories (CSAB NEUT 2014) counseling will be held to make allotment of seats for candidates on the basis of their All India Ranks (AIRs) in the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) . The counseling is part of the Government of India’s scheme of reservation of seats in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy courses conducted at degree level technical institutes approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for states as well as Union Territories (UTs) which do not..

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:55:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa47522ad10147577d5425463c
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2014 round 2 seat allotment results announced]]> The Round 2 provisional seat allotment Results of the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) candidates have been announced today, that is, Saturday, July 19, 2014 , according to information at the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) website. To view the Results, please click here . Once at the page, candidates need to enter their Roll Number and Date of Birth. Candidates need to report at the centers against the second round from Saturday, July 19 till 5 pm on Monday, July 21, 2014 . To pay initial fees, candidates have to click here . To access..

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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 04:57:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa473f55c501474cfbbbef6f7a
<![CDATA[CET-K 2nd extended round counseling starts with 559 new medical seats]]> The second extended round of counseling of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2014 (CET-K 2014) candidates started on Thursday, July 17, 2014 , with 559 new medical seats added to the matrix which was released by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). The total number of medical seats available through the first round of counseling for the CET-K 2014 rank-holders had come down to 1,803 in 31 colleges this year, all of which were lapped up during the first round. There was no addition of medical seats to the seat matrix in the second round, which was a cause of disappointment to..

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:15:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffea6473f517d0147492ed1615cc2
<![CDATA[Steep cut-offs for core engineering courses in Maharashtra]]> The cut-offs required for admission into core engineering courses in the state of Maharashtra, including Electrical and Mechanical, are very steep this year, as is evident during Round 1 of seat allotments in state engineering colleges. These courses continue to be among the most sough-after. Computer, Electronics & Telecommunication as well as Information Technology (IT) also had cut-offs of more than 95% in the best colleges. The first round admissions closed at over 98% in Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) and 99% in Sardar Patel College of Engineering (SPCE) ...

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:22:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffea6473f517d01474859fde835aa
<![CDATA[AP to get IIT, IIM, NIT and central university says Smriti Irani]]> In a bid to temper the mood in Andhra Pradesh, the central government seems to be pulling out all stops with a slew of educational institutions to be set up in the state. According to recent reports, the HRD minister Smriti Irani has stated that the premier institutes such as IIT , an IIM , a NIT , a central university and a petroleum university would be set up in Andhra Pradesh as envisaged in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014. According to reports, the minister also mentioned that steps would also be taken to set up an Indian Institute of Science Education and..

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 06:12:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffea7473d0cee01474819c3ba004e
<![CDATA[IURAT 2014 Exam Dates]]> Indus University (IU), Ahmedabad   has announced the exam dates for  Indus University Research Aptitude Test (IURAT-2014) , which will be conducted in August 2014. The IURAT will be held on Saturday, August 02, 2014 and Sunday, August 03, 2014. IURAT is conducted for taking admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program offered in Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgical Engineering, Management, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry for the commencing..

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 05:58:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffea6473f517d0147480c9e52249d
<![CDATA[Young IITs deal with faculty and infrastructure shortage]]> The eight new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) established in 2009 are plagued by various issues including lack of quality faculty and infrastructure. In fact, the new IITs do not have permanent campuses till date, although the construction work for the same has started for some of them. In a bid to attract quality faculty, IIT Jodhpur is offering a yearly compensation package of Rs 25 lakh and other incentives for new faculty. Out of the total 90 faculty positions, around 50 only have been filled up. The institute attempts to fill the void by arranging for visiting faculty,..

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:09:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffea6473f517d0147440311ff34ce
<![CDATA[Last date to apply for LPU Scholarship Program is 25th July 2014]]> Student can avail scholarship up to Rs 4 Lakh depending upon the program. LPU has distributed scholarships worth Rs 250 Crore since inception of its scholarship program. Financial constraints should not debar meritorious  student from receiving quality education”: Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal. Large admissions flow from across all states of India and foreign countries. Jalandhar:  Firmly believing that financial constraint should never stop meritorious students from getting quality education, Lovely Professional University (LPU) is continuing its..

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 05:18:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffea6473f517d014742c24dc76062
<![CDATA[JEE Main round 1 reporting schedule, institute-wise seat allotments]]> The Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) candidates need to report at the reporting centers against the first round of seat allotments from Tuesday, July 15 till 5 pm on Thursday, July 17, 2014 , according to information at the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) website. The Round 1 provisional seat allotment Results of JEE Main 2014 are available at the CSAB website. As per the website, candidates need to contact the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) regarding doubts about the All India Ranks (AIR) of the JEE Main 2014 and normalization of Class XII..

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:55:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffead473d6ff801473ed069e4309c
<![CDATA[Chhattisgarh government makes graduation education free for girls]]> In a landmark decision, the Chhattisgarh government has made graduation-level education free for girls in the state, which will be a boon for around one lakh girls. The policy of free graduate education in all state public colleges as well as technical institutes will be put into effect from the current academic year. The expenditure to implement the policy is expected to be few crores. According to officials of the state higher education department, 208 government-run colleges in Chhattisgarh will provide cost free education to girl students, the cost of which will be borne by the state...

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:31:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac47388da001473a012dc042f6
<![CDATA[UNIRAJ-MPAT 2014 Exam Dates]]> University of Rajasthan (UNIRAJ), Jaipur has announced the exam dates for  UNIRAJ-MPAT-2014 , which is expected to be conducted in November 2014. The UNIRAJ-MPAT is expected to be held in the 1st week of November, 2014. UNIRAJ-MPAT is conducted for taking admission to Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programs offered in various subjects at the Faculty of Arts, Science, Commerce, Education, Engineering and Technology, Management, Social Sciences, Fine Arts and Law for the commencing session 2014. Eligibility Criteria for  ..

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:58:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac47388da0014739e30d883dce
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2014 round 1 seat allotment results announced]]> The Round 1 provisional seat allotment results of the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) candidates have been announced, according to information at the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) website. To view the results, please click here . Once at the page, candidates need to enter their Roll Number and Date of Birth. The online registration and choice filling was conducted from Tuesday, July 8 till 8 am on Monday, July 14, 2014 . Locking of choices took place from Thursday, July 10 to 8 am on Monday, July 14, 2014 . The first round seat allotments were done..

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:54:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac47383f750147385f631d03f7
<![CDATA[Over 600 medical seats to be added in CET-K 2014 matrix]]> More than 600 medical seats are expected to be added in the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2014 (CET-K 2014) seat matrix, bringing cheer to the thousands of medical aspirants. The government quota seats will be added as the Medical Council of India (MCI) has reinstated 330 seats which it had blocked before. Moreover, MCI has shifted around 300 private college seats to the government seat pool, due to alleged errant policies of the private colleges. The council has also reinstated seats of private colleges which have followed MCI’s guidelines. In Karnataka, the total number of..

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:07:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa472370000147348eb59f3c60
<![CDATA[JEE Main 2014 seat allocation schedule revised]]> The seat allocation schedule for the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) candidates has been revised and the final schedule announced, according to the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) website.  The All India Ranks (AIR) of the JEE Main 2014 candidates have been declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) . The eligible JEE Main 2014 candidates are taking part in the counseling sessions, which consist of four rounds of seat allotment, which will be followed by a spot admission round. The rank list of candidates will be drawn based on JEE..

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:16:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffead47236938014733bb4a192847
<![CDATA[JEE Advanced third/final round seat acceptance extended till July 15]]> The last date to accept and make the online payment of provisional admission fee for Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2014 (JEE Advanced 2014) candidates who are allocated seats in the third/final round of allotments has been extended from Monday, July 14 to Tuesday, July 15, 2014 . The web release of the third round of seat allocation was made on Saturday, July 12, 2014 . Candidates who have accepted seats online in the first or second round may login to the Joint Online Choice Filling & Seat Allocation Portal (JOCSAP) to know about their allotment in the final round. ..

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 05:06:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4723693801473343d6e11fc7
<![CDATA[Proposed Punjab IIM in Amritsar; more AIIMS in phased manner]]> The new Indian Institute of Management (IIM) for Punjab, which has been proposed in the Union Budget 2014, will be set up in the city of Amritsar, according to media reports. The move is expected to contribute towards the all-round development of the region. The Union Budget 2014, presented by the Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley on Thursday, July 10, 2014 , includes various positive initiatives for the education sector. It has allocated Rs 500 crore each for five new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the IIMs that are planned to be established. The overall budget..

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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 05:42:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4723700001472917a2ee6ff0
<![CDATA[500 crore for new IITs & IIMs; no IIT, AIIMS for Karnataka]]> The Union Budget 2014, presented by the Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley on Thursday, July 10, 2014 , includes various positive initiatives for the education sector. It has allocated Rs 500 crore each for five new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) that are planned to be established. Moreover, Rs 500 crore has also been earmarked for four new institutes similar to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to be set up in Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Maharashtra. The overall budget allocation for the..

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 05:26:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffea647236b75014723e30508155e
<![CDATA[Proposal for railway university, internships in Rail Budget 2014]]> The Railway Budget 2014, which was presented on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 , includes some positive implications for the education sector as well. The government is mulling establishment of a Railway University for technical as well as non-technical subjects, which will strike alliances with different technical institutes. The other plans include summer internship opportunities for management and engineering students as well as setting up an Innovation Incubation Centre. The proposals have been lauded by experts. Many premier business schools (B-schools) in the country have given their nod to..

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:47:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8547178a9201471fab58843aa3
<![CDATA[RU-RET 2014 Exam Dates]]> Raffles University (RU), Alwar has announced the exam dates for  Raffles University Research Eligibility Test (RU-RET 2014) , which will be conducted in August 2014. The RU-RET will be held on Sunday, August 17, 2014. RU-RET is conducted for taking admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program in Management, Engineering & Technology, International Trade and Commerce, Law, Science and Social Sciences & Humanities for the commencing session 2014. Eligibility Criteria for   RU-RET  2014: For Ph.D in Management Program : Candidates..

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:33:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8447178a2e01471efa0f5a0d93
<![CDATA[CET-K 2014 second extended round counseling to start on July 17]]> The second round of counseling (extended) of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2014 (CET-K 2014) candidates will start on Thursday, July 17, 2014 , according to information released by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). The date has been revised from the originally scheduled date - Saturday, July 12, 2014, due to anticipation of more seats, added KEA. CET-K 2014 was held from Thursday, May 1 till Saturday, May 3, 2014 and the Results were declared on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 . It is important to note that fresh option entry will be open to all candidates, barring..

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Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:26:02 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83471789ce01471adf88a673b7
<![CDATA[Academic general counseling vacancy positions in TNEA 2014]]> The general academic counseling for engineering admissions of the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission 2014 (TNEA 2014) candidates commenced on Monday, July 7, 2014. Candidates can access the academic general counseling vacancy positions as of today, that is, Wednesday, July 9, 2014 , by clicking here . Once at the page, candidates need to enter the branch, college, college code and district. To access the vocational general counseling vacancy positions, please click here . To access ranks with counseling date and time enquiry, please click here . The academic..

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Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:27:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83471789ce01471aa9eb4869bf