Minglebox Education News - news http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:11:59 GMT Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:11:59 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[CAT 2016 Analysis: No major changes and glitch-free]]> The  Common Admission Test (CAT) 2016 has been conducted successfully by IIM Bangalore on Sunday, December 04, 2016 , across 138 cities in the country in two sessions. This year 2.5 lakh MBA aspirants registered for CAT and 1.95 lakh appeared for the exam. The percentage applicants who appeared this year were 83.6% which is more than as of last years. CAT  is a gateway exam for getting in to IIMs and other top tier B-Schools. Other top tier business schools that accept CAT  as a selection criteria are: Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) - Delhi University,..

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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:59:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8558b3ed370158ce6c633b75ef
<![CDATA[Top 10 Reasons to Study in Australia]]> Australia is a top destination in the world for education with over 5.2 lakhs international students in 2013. Of these, 50,000 students were Indian students in India. In Australia, there are a lot of community colleges and universities offering many degrees from a wide variety of fields. Students especially go to Australia for doing courses in Hospitality, Accounting, MBA, Information Technology, Education and Healthcare. Here are the top ten reasons as to why students must choose Australia as a destination for higher education. Ranking of Universities: Australia has some of the most..

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:41:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8458b3eba30158bf2036127dc4
<![CDATA[ICSE, ISC Exam 2017 Time Table Released]]> The  Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Class 10th  and Indian School Certificate (ISC) Class 12th  2017 exam date sheets has been released by  Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) .  ICSE class 10 board examination is scheduled to begin with English Language-English Paper 1 on Monday, February 27, 2017 and will end with Commercial Studies (Group II Elective) on Friday, March 31, 2017 . On the other hand, ISC Class 12 board examination will commence on Monday, February 06, 2017 with Physics-Paper 2 (Practical)..

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:14:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8458b3eba30158bf0756ba7c49
<![CDATA[Top MBA Colleges in Delhi 2016]]> Delhi, being the capital city of India has always been successful in depicting not only a perfect combination of traditional architectures as well as modernization but also stupendous development in every sector including Education. Apart from the lifestyle, Delhi is also known for being a hub for India's topmost management colleges. Delhi Education holds a good number of schools, colleges and universities in Delhi, which is a great place of cultural excellence. With the emergence of research institutes and new colleges, educational standards in Delhi have raised its level to one of the..

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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:48:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8458b3eba30158ba6d7e516270
<![CDATA[IIMB ranked top B-School in Central Asia]]> Eduniversal, Paris ranked the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) as top Business School in Central Asia for the 8th year in series and has also awarded IIMB the 5 Palmes of Excellence award. The distinguished award was received by Professor Sourav Mukherji, Dean (Programs), IIMB during the 9th Eduniversal World Convention in Perth, Australia. 9th Eduniversal World Convention is an event conducted for the best 1,000 B-schools worldwide, being held from November 27 to December 1, 2016 at Curtin Business School, Curtin University. Through innovation and strengthening of its..

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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:35:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8458b3eba30158b45ffa920f27
<![CDATA[Last Minute Preparation Tips for CAT 2016!]]> With CAT 2016 just a few days away, it's time to buckle up and start your revision! If you are immersed in a hassle inorder to secure a good score in CAT 2016, take heart. CAT 2016 will be held on Sunday, December 04, 2016. Practice makes man perfect,so when we practice for more times, even the tough and complicated topics also will seem easy. Minglebox will assist you in revising CAT 2016 efficiently and effectively! Tips & Tricks for CAT 2016: Here are last-minute preparation tips & tricks that can help you finish your exam prep strong and perform at your peak: To..

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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 07:17:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8458b3eba30158b418060a0768
<![CDATA[Facts about Delhi as preferred choice for MBA]]> Due to terrific boom in Business sector in the coming year’s vast opportunities will be available for MBA graduates in various sectors. Nowadays, Master of Business Administration (MBA) is emerging the most preferable post-graduate course choice among the students in India. Many believes that having MBA as qualification is one of the best ways to get a better job. If you are looking for doing MBA from the most prominent city, then doing MBA in Delhi could be the better option for you. Being one of the fastest growing cities of India, it offers good learning and placement..

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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 04:41:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8458aa93e30158ae631c59000b
<![CDATA[Personas in Higher Education]]> In recent years, the use of personas has become a common practice embraced by leading companies in the corporate sector.  Like the corporate sector, Higher Education can benefit from the use of personas to facilitate customer acquisition – in this case, student acquisition – as part of recruitment, marketing, and enrollment initiatives. Colleges and universities also have opportunities to use personas in contexts beyond traditional new-customer/student marketing. Persona-based messaging can be used to maximize enrolled student success and to facilitate engagement with..

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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:22:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb158a921d20158aa74fdaa160d
<![CDATA[Top MBA Colleges in India 2016]]> With the globalized economy on the run towards excellence, the competition strengthens among the individuals to outperform in the business world whether it is in Indian market or in an international market. But here the question may arise is why MBA is chosen by the students more nowadays? Is it because of its highly rewarding career path or has it become a trend? With better career opportunities providing higher salary, holistic perspective over the business world, high-level networking, leadership opportunities etc, students resolved that MBA can help them to escalate their career at one..

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:24:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55891137801589b7195d17862
<![CDATA[Why are Mobile Apps an absolute must for Higher Ed?]]> In the past several years, the use of smart phones has quickly evolved from a fringe curiosity to an absolute necessity in today’s connected world. The impact and usage of mobile phones, especially smart phones, is prevalent among today’s student populations. Thus, it has become imperative for educational institutions, to integrate mobile technologies into their student communications plans and strategies. As of 2015, 85 percent of colleges and universities in US had activated mobile apps or had planned to implement them in the coming academic year, according to the 2015..

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:04:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85589112bb01589af11444280c
<![CDATA[Top MBA Colleges in Bangalore 2016]]> Bangalore known as the Silicon Valley of India often mesmerizes students from all over India for its IT hub and eminent higher education institutes. Being the home for 12 deemed universities, 24 public universities, 6 private universities, 200+ engineering colleges, 100+ medical colleges, and more than 280 management institutions etc., Bangalore remains as one of the educational hubs in India. Colleges in Bangalore are drawing attention for its professional level education strategy which plays a remarkable role towards skill development and nurturing every individual professionally. Top 5..

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:09:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85589112bb01589a51aafc1d63
<![CDATA[CMAT 2017: Application submission deadline extended!]]> Here comes pleasant news for CMAT aspirants who are still in process of applying for CMAT 2017. All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has announced an extension of the deadline for submission of application forms by five days for Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)   2017. Earlier, the last date for submitting the CMAT application forms was December 10. Now, the application deadline has been extended from Saturday, December 10, 2016 to Thursday, December 15, 2016 . Candidates can apply online here . The fee for general/ OBC candidates appearing for CMAT is Rs...

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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 07:18:31 GMT data-0001-fdbffea5589113780158953338fa6b31
<![CDATA[Top Animation Colleges in India 2016]]> Today, Animation is one of the most popular choices for students who have cleared class 12 also for the candidates who have completed degree programs. Presently, there are over 300 private and public institutes in India that provide various courses in animation and other related areas such as visual effects, multimedia, graphic design and game art at different levels. Due to the tremendous growth of this Animation industry, it is creating great career opportunities for trained and talented students. The duration of professional or certification courses varies between 4 weeks to 1.5 years...

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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 04:50:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85588aaabe01588c181a6e1ece
<![CDATA[Study Tips for Distance MBA]]> The Distance Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses are becoming popular these days thanks to value and quality of many of the programs offered.  Several young professionals who started working immediately after graduation are now looking for means to boost their career growth with a professional degree. Meanwhile, entrepreneurs and executives in their mid-career are also looking for professional degree that gives them the cutting edge knowledge in the management field. There is no two ways about it and a Distance MBA is different from the traditional classroom teaching where..

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Sat, 09 Aug 2014 06:58:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffea647b5facc0147b98f891132f6
<![CDATA[Sample Statement of Purpose for MBA ]]> One of the major steps of gaining admission to an international MBA program is write a Statement of Purpose (SoP) letter. Though there are global B-Schools which do not require the Statement of Purpose, you need to make sure your institute of choice requires the SoP or not. Several schools ask specific questions or topics that you must answer in your essay. Some of the examples are what are your career goals? Or, share your personal achievements. However, writing your Statement of Purpose for MBA can become a challenging experience. There are several areas throughout your essay that you..

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Mon, 02 Jun 2014 06:12:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83465722a601465b3558be6b7c
<![CDATA[SP Jain offers its students opportunities to learn Cybersecurity in Israel]]> In a major step aimed at enhancing education and training in Cybersecurity, SP Jain School of High Technology (SPJ-HT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel. SPJ-HT, an affiliate of the globally ranked S P Jain School of Global Management, offers an innovative 6-month program in Cybersecurity. Students pursuing this program can now opt to spend a month of the program in Israel, and also pursue internship opportunities there. Israel is globally recognised as a world leader in Cybersecurity. A broader collaboration is also being..

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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:28:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa5870bd2d0158716dc8230a66
<![CDATA[25% Increase in Indian students enrolment to US Universities]]> There has been an increase in the number of students studying in the USA. As per the statistics, in 2015-16 the number has been increased by a significant percent which made it to cross 1 million. According to the Open Doors data released by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in collaboration with the US department of state’s bureau of educational and cultural affairs, there has been an increment in the number of students what it used to be some years ago. India is at the second highest number of students and china being the first, sends twice the number of students as..

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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:26:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845868012301586d50ea2509be
<![CDATA[Top MBA Colleges in India through CAT]]> There comes a time in a student's life where they have to make a difficult choice after graduation that whether they want to go for post graduation or not. Choosing a career path has never been an easier task and if the choice is MBA then one needs to do a lot of research for it. There are a many things that come across a student’s mind while searching for a right course and its specializations. Over the years, we have seen changing trends in the field education, from engineering to arts we have seen it all. Now it is the time for the trending course MBA, MBA has been a popular..

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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:20:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15868024901586c7046233eb6
<![CDATA[Top 10 Distance MBA Colleges in India]]> MBA is the widely chose field among students as well as working professionals in India and the most encouraging degree with assured job opportunity has  made huge demand in the market. The increasing number of career prospectus in has given a strong boost to distance learning MBA programs in India. Distance MBA is done with the help of technology and communication facilities. Unlike other MBAs, its mode is online. This type of MBA is usually preferred by working professionals as it doesn’t consumes any time plus can be done anywhere anytime. Distance MBA is not restricted to..

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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:10:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffea558623af8015867e58642278c
<![CDATA[One-Year or Two-Year MBA: Which is Best?]]> Being in a globalized and liberalized economy, the race to broaden the business from Indian to international market is increasing day by day. MBA, the most sought post graduate degree program to persist in the business world, indeed has a wide range of specializations, each having its own distinctive features and job prospects. Candidates are often immersed in the predicament of choosing the right career path from the wide range of specializations offered under MBA. Even if the specializations are chosen, another dilemma arises whether to choose a one year or a two year MBA program. ..

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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 12:35:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffea5584848d401584e3c0fa32d2f
<![CDATA[Canada: Next study destination for Indian Students now!]]> Canada is known for being an education hub. Statistics states that there is an increase in the number of students migrating to Canada for higher education. Now there is some good news for students planning of undertaking a course in Canada as the number of new immigrations to be allowed into the country in 2017 is kept as same as in 2016 i.e. 300,000. Earlier international students did face some problems in Canada due to unfriendly policies and laws making it difficult for them to settle there. The recent announcement would make the things easier and favorable for international citizens. ..

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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:48:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa5848441b01584e1141681b56
<![CDATA[New Zealand is the new study destination for Indians]]> Studying abroad has become a trend now. For higher standards of education and better job prospects are the main reasons why Indian students prefers moving out of Indian rather than staying in. There is a new education hub that recently came into new as New Zealand Prime Minister John Key visited India last week. In his recent visit to India, Indian Prime Minister and New Zealand Prime Minister has discussions and agreed to support each other in trade, defence and security. There is one more area for which both of the Prime Ministers agreed for development and it is education. In last..

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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 11:50:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55824165201582a067e7f2d2a
<![CDATA[NEET 2017: Free coaching for PU students from H-K region]]> The Medical Education department will launch free coaching classes to I and II PU students in colleges in the Hyderabad-Karnataka region to help them prepare for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) . The coaching will be started on a pilot basis from the next academic year. Coaching classes will be available for both government and private college students in the region. With the immediate change in the NEET examination format, the rural area students expressed anxiety over clearing the exam. A tender process has been initiated by the department for the supply of study..

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Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:02:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85584847270158488a35ba014b
<![CDATA[GujCET all set to come back: JEE made optional in Gujarat]]> Here comes good news for engineering aspirants in Gujarat as the state government has recently released a notification regarding the comeback of Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GujCET). Now admissions into UG programs will be done on the basis of GujCET and marks obtained by student in class XII exam.  Earlier admissions were done on the basis of JEE exam and now it is made optional. Students who wish to continue their studies in the state are at an advantage as they don’t have to compete at National level in JEE. Well this seems to be a good news for Gujarat students as students..

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Wed, 09 Nov 2016 08:43:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855833d680015848413c0138f5
<![CDATA[MHRD: To offer scholarships to top 2000 rankers of JEE Main 2017]]> Here comes a pleasant news for JEE Main aspirants! Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD)have declared a scholarship scheme for top meritorious candidates who will secure All India Ranks (AIR) upto 2000 in JEE Main 2017. The scheme is currently being reviewed by the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) and more details regarding the same will be issued shortly. Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main 2017)   conducted by CBSE is scheduled to be held on Sunday, April 02, 2017 . JEE (Main) is conducted for taking admission to Bachelor of Engineering (B.E), Bachelor of..

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Tue, 08 Nov 2016 10:55:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15833c91e015843947894213c
<![CDATA[IGNOU to launch a new program on Sand Art]]> Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)   has planned to launch a new certificate course on Sand Art in its curriculum for the Massive Online Open Course (MOOC). This is an online certificate course which will be designed and developed by the famous Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik. The duration of program is one month and will be added from next session onwards. Sand Art is a process of modeling sand into an artistic form. Sand art includes designs such as sand brushing, sand painting, figures etc. It is typically done using sand and water and mostly done on a beach. People with..

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Mon, 07 Nov 2016 13:03:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855833d68001583ee2da471093
<![CDATA[IITs to start free coaching classes for JEE aspirants on Web, TV]]> With the emerging concept of Digital India on the run, the IITs have decided to provide free online coaching classes to engineering aspirants through Direct-to-Home (DTH) TV channels and internet starting from January 2017.  The online coaching classes will be open to all Class XI and XII students across India. The new initiative named IIT-PAL (Professor Assisted Learning) by the old IITs will be of great help to all the JEE aspirants who strive hard for admission to the prestigious institutions. It will be executed by all the older IITs in Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai, Mumbai..

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Mon, 07 Nov 2016 12:49:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855833d68001583ed61fcb0fac
<![CDATA[Karnataka 2nd PUC Exam Time Table 2017 released!]]> The Department of Pre-University Education (DPUE) has proposed to conduct the 2nd PUC annual examination in the month of March 2017. Pursuant to the proposed timetable, 2nd PUC examination will begin with Biology/History on Thursday, March 09, 2017 and conclude with English on Monday, March 27, 2017 . The Karnataka Board 2nd PUC examination will be conducted in 930 designated centres. Note : Any objection to the said time table must be addressed to Joint Director on or before November 30, 2016. The final time table will be announced after scrutinizing the objections received. ..

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Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:38:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb1582a0ad401582eeaa7f22521
<![CDATA[Coursera: Online Course on Grammar and Punctuation by University of California]]> Grammar and Punctuation are the building blocks of English. Any communication is incomplete without framing proper sentences. Most of the students ignore grammar in their younger age, which results in poor knowledge of English and not able to write proper sentences in the language. Grammar is the very powerful tool not only for the writers but for everyone. A good knowledge of English is not only required at personal or professional level but also at the competitive level. To qualify exams like GMAT, GRE, XAT, CAT, etc, students are required to have a good grasp of the language. So ..

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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:54:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffea558241652015829654104284a
<![CDATA[New IIM campuses struggle to fill up their seats]]> After the struggle face in the beginning, New IIM’s have started getting their seats filled. This shows that students are also looking to newer IIM’s with a brighter perspective. Well the scenario was quite different last year, as students who were getting the percentile equivalent to the bar set by newer IIM’s were choosing other famous colleges as compared to new IIM’s resulting in vacant seats at the new IIM. The totals of 6 new IIM’s are there- Amritsar, Vishakhapatnam, Sirmaur, Bodh Gaya, Sambalpur, Amritsar and Nagpur. 354 seats have been filled up in..

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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 13:38:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55824165201582a69ee94316e
<![CDATA[Myth vs Math: What is a good percentile in CAT?]]> I often get asked by students: “What percentile do I need to get into the IIMs?” or ” How do I get to a XX percentile?” or “Is it true that only 99+ percentilers make it to the IIMs?”. This post is dedicated to all the test-takers who seek answers to these or related questions. First things first: let us understand the meaning of percentile. Percentile is defined as the percentage of students who scored less than (or sometimes less than or equal to ) you in a given test. So a 100 percentile would mean you are the topper, an  XX..

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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 12:35:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55824165201582a2fda9d2e96
<![CDATA[UGC directs varsities to mention mode of learning in certificates]]> The University Grants Commission (UGC) has inquired universities and academic institutes offering ODL (Open and Distance Learning) programs to state the mode of learning in degrees and certificates they issue to students. It has been noticed that some academic institutions/universities offering courses through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode have issued the degree certificates and mark-sheets without specifying the mode of delivery of the program. In order to obliterate the uncertainty between conventional mode degrees with that of ODL mode degree, the commission on 2nd..

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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:22:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffea558241652015829118dc3255a
<![CDATA[CAT 2016 Mock Test released: check and review your preparation]]> Candidates aspiring to appear for Common Admission Test (CAT 2016)  can now prep themselves with the help of CAT 2016 tutorial released by IIM Bangalore . The  CAT  2016 which acts as a pre-requisite for admission to various management programs of IIM's, is scheduled to be held on  Sunday, December 04, 2016  in two sessions. The exam will be conducted in 138 cities. Candidates can login for CAT 2016 Mock Test   by providing their login credentials.  The mock test will comprise of 100 questions whichis divided into three sections: Verbal and..

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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:45:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84580a836301580b1ba776020d
<![CDATA[NEET PG 2017: Application deadline extended till November 7]]> National Board of Examinations (NBE ) has extended the NEET PG and NEET MDS deadline by 7 days. Earlier, the last date of registration is Monday, October 31, 2016, now it is being extended to Monday, November 7, 2016 .  NBE has not specified any reason for the extension of the date but it is definitely good news for the PG medical aspirants. The NEET PG is scheduled to be conducted from Monday, December 05, 2016 to Tuesday, December 13, 2016 whereas for NEET MDS 2017, it is from Wednesday, November 30, 2016 to Saturday, December 03, 2016. MBBS graduates pursuing..

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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:52:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84580a836301580b22bfcc022b
<![CDATA[CLAT 2017 Counselling Process]]> Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)   is conducted for taking admission to 5 years integrated Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Law (B.A+LL.B) honors and 1 year Master of Law (LL.M) programs for the session 2017. CLAT is an all India entrance examination, conducted on rotation by 17 National Law Universities (NLUs). Presently there are 17 NLUs participating in CLAT and following the policy of rotation, the tenth CLAT 2017 shall be conducted by the Chankya National Law University, Patna . Last year, CLAT 2016 was conducted by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab . The..

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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:52:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15801c043015805fc3d611934
<![CDATA[CBSE, CISCE and NCERT to follow Percentile Methodology for Class XII]]> In a recent meeting conducted by Ministry of Human Resource Development, CBSE, CISCE and NCERT were advised to find a percentile method which can give class XII students a taste of competitive world. The meeting was attended by chairman of the Central Board of School Education, director of the National Council of Educational Research and Training, head of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, and the school education secretary. According to the minutes of the meeting, Khuntia, education secretary suggested that CBSE, CISCE and NCERT should form a committee to..

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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:53:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffea557ff6f56015800316ed10a4f
<![CDATA[CAT 2016: Exam Pattern and Preparation Tips]]> The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a standardized management aptitude test conducted by the IIMs primarily to evaluate and shortlist candidates for the post graduate programme. It is a computer based exam available for eager and eligible candidates to register and take once a year. CAT 2016 will be conducted by IIM Bangalore on Sunday, December 4, 2016 in two sessions on one day. CAT is a gateway exam for getting in to IIMs and other top tier B-Schools. Other top tier business schools that accept CAT as a selection criteria are: Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) - Delhi University,..

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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:43:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15709fe9f0157370855e21af2
<![CDATA[Specialized MBA Programs: Spearheading The Phase Shift Among Conventional Management Degrees!]]> Education has always been a field that has expanded its horizons to the best of its ability. With the advent of technology, numerous educational programs have been introduced with the objective of meeting the current market demands. Whilst these courses might be highly relevant, no course can surpass the Master of Business Administration. With a constantly evolving market, MBA programs bring a real world exposure to the students, which unfortunately no other course promises. While most of the management institutions have always followed the conventional coursework which specialized only in..

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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:17:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffea557f602b90157fa7c1e7c1b31
<![CDATA[AEEE 2017: Registration starts on December 01, 2016]]> Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Coimbatore  has released the complete schedule for Amrita Engineering Entrance Examination (AEEE) 2017 on its official website. The AEEE computer based test is scheduled to be held from Thursday, April 20, 2017  to  Sunday, April 23, 2017  and paper/pencil mode test will be conducted on  Saturday, April 29, 2017 . AEEE exam is conducted by Amrita University for taking admissions to 4 years Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) programs offered at its three Schools of Engineering located at Amritapuri, Bangalore  and..

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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:29:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffea557f602b90157fa50c2d21862
<![CDATA[How to analyse Mock CATs]]> Most CAT-aspirants would agree that taking Mock tests (SimCATs in IMS parlance) is a very crucial aspect of preparing for the CAT, however everyone has a different approach towards taking mock tests during their CAT preparation. While there is obviously a difference between the approach of successful candidates and those who do not perform well at the CAT, you would be surprised to find that even successful test-takers would have different stories to tell about their test-taking approach and strategy while preparing for the CAT. So, what is the winning strategy? How many mock tests should one..

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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:00:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8557f52f610157f6595f400776
<![CDATA[Symbiosis MBA programs: Bringing the best out of an individual with their niche specializations!]]> MBA programs are the talk of the town. The much-coveted degree has been in discussion since its inception in the 19th century, thanks to its ability to hone an individual into an effective business professional. While everyone aims to be a successful professional, individuals need to give emphasis on the institution they wish to pursue their MBA from. While we speak about the institute that offers the perfect MBA, the one name that comes to everyone’s mind is Symbiosis International University . With 15 business schools under its blanket, SIU has built a reputation of being one the..

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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:39:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8557f52f610157f60f4ea505a0
<![CDATA[Apply now for Andhra University Distance UG admissions till Oct 31!]]> Andhra University School of Distance Education (AU SDE), Visakhapatnam   has notified that the last date of receipt of applications for undergraduate programs has been extended from Saturday, October 22, 2016 to Monday, October 31, 2016 . Interested candidates can apply with a late fee of Rs. 300/- at the School of Distance Education, Andhra University campus. Applications are invited for admission to 3 years Bachelor of Arts (B.A), Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) programs for the academic session 2016. Candidates must have passed the qualifying..

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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:48:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffea557f5c0cd0157f5e096470064
<![CDATA[CAT 2016: Admit Cards out, check here to download!]]> The admit card for Common Admission Test (CAT 2016) have been released today by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore . Now, candidates can go to the official website and download the admit card to appear in the exam as on December 04,2016. Earlier, it was scheduled to be released as October 18, 2016. Due to large number of registrations of 2.32 lakh candidates, the admit card got delayed by 5 days.  This year CAT 2016 is conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore. The registration for CAT 2016 was started on Monday, August 8, 2016 and ended on Tuesday,..

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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:22:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffea557f5372e0157f591eb0302fd
<![CDATA[IIM-B launches two Micro Masters programs on the online platform]]> edX has launched ‘Micro Masters’ program in association with 14 top universities around the world. Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) is one among the 14 institutions to launch two Micro Masters programs on the online platform. IIMB will offer two Micro Masters programs one in Entrepreneurship which will have four courses for five weeks which includes learning in subjects like economics and finance, business and management and the other in Business Management having six courses for seven weeks each and will include subjects such as economics and finance, business..

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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:33:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffea557e14f230157e5bafec41d9e
<![CDATA[Amity Buys a 170-Acre Campus in New York]]> Amity has announced the acquisition of a 170-acre Waterfront Campus from St. John's University located in Oakdale, Long Island, New York. The property consists of 11 buildings with sweeping views of the Great South Bay. At the center of the campus is the Georgian-style Bourne Mansion, built in 1897 which was the waterfront estate of Frederick Bourne, President of Singer Sewing Machine Co. and one of the wealthiest people in the world at that time. The property was then converted to the LaSalle Military Academy, before it was taken over by St John's..

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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:48:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8557c275b90157e0d8b3eb7beb
<![CDATA[Minor Corrections in GATE 2017 Application Form can be done till October 27]]> The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2017)   aspirants who have successfully submitted their applications but intend to make minor corrections in their application can complete the process till Thursday, October 27, 2016 . Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee , this year’s GATE conducting body advised that the candidates may send an email to gateiitr.2017@gmail.com only for the following corrections or modifications permitted below (with document proof in attachment): Name of candidate (only minor spelling with document proof) Date of Birth..

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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:38:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8457c362810157dcf38cab73ee
<![CDATA[Government plans to rank states on education]]> The government is planning to rank states on the based on their education system. The main objective behind the idea is to increase the competitive spirit among the states in terms of education and to improve the current education condition in India. The States will be ranked on the basis of their infrastructure, quality of education, learning outcome, how well they use their resources, innovative projects undertaken by their educational institutions and research outcomes. Currently, The central government’s policy Niti Aayog, in collaboration with the human resources development..

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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:37:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffea557bce1910157d802aa280925
<![CDATA[Manipal University commences a new program in Data Science]]> Manipal University launched its first program in Data Science, which will culminate into a PG Diploma from the university. The new eleven month PG Diploma in Data Science from Manipal University is designed specifically for the industries and domains where such talent is required. The program will help you develop the knowledge and skills for first-day first-hour productivity. The curriculum will lay the foundation and introduce you to the basics of data science. It typically consists of courses that include databases, programming, applied mathematics and statistics. The advanced concepts..

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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:21:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffea557bce1910157d7f47acf08c2
<![CDATA[CAT 2016 Admit Cards delayed; Available for download from October 24]]> The release of admit cards for CAT 2016 entrance examination has been delayed by 6 days. Earlier, it was scheduled to be released as October 18, 2016. However, now CAT 2016 aspirants can view and download their admit cards from October 24, 2016, 1 pm onwards. The delay occurred mainly due to the higher registrations of over 2.32 lakh candidates this year as well as the extension of CAT 2016 registration process by 5 days.   Candidates should note thatthe admit card will appear only if the online application form is submitted successfully. Steps to Download: Candidates can..

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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:40:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffea557bce1910157d79796ab06c7
<![CDATA[Ph.D 2016 admissions open at NIT, Calicut]]> Applications are invited by  National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut  for admission to full time, part time, internal and external Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program in Architecture, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nanoscience and Technology and Physics for the academic session December, 2016. Eligibility Criteria for NIT, Calicut: For Ph.D Engineering Programs : Candidates should..

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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:46:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffea557bce1910157d72f150e01dc