Minglebox Education News - news http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:16:26 GMT Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:16:26 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[VITEEE 2017 online registration extended to March 15]]> Here comes some good news for VIT aspirants! VIT University (VIT), Vellore  has extended the application deadline for  VIT Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE 2017)   till Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The  VITEEE  2017 being conducted by VIT University (VIT), Vellore  will be held from  Wednesday, April 05, 2017 to Sunday, April 16, 2017 in 119 cities for taking admission to Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) program for the academic year 2017. The exam will be conducted 3 sessions per day. Candidates can apply online   with softcopy..

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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:47:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845a5f0961015a6acc43381a7f
<![CDATA[Australia gets record breaking enrolments of International Students in 2016]]> Australia is quite appeased with the figures which clearly show the satisfaction of International students. The rise in number shows the popularity of Australia as a study destination. Every 9 out of 10 students had a great experience while studying in Australia. Most of the international students are satisfied with their experience in Australia. As per the stats of the Department of Education and Trade, the international student number rose by 10% last year to make it 554,179. In 2016, the enrolments in across all sectors have touched 712,884 which is 10.9% more than of last year. ..

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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:46:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a691c9f015a6acb0a4c1afb
<![CDATA[Top Coaching Institutes in India for Engineering Entrance Exams]]> Are you dreaming of getting admission in a best Engineering College in India? But, how is this possible when there are lot more students and may be, they have more experience or better marks than you have! Engineering is one of the most sought professional courses today, as it offers tremendous career opportunities across IT, science and engineering to the students. In India, there are many competitive engineering entrance exams are conducted every year at both national and state level for selecting most skilled and efficient candidates for admission into top leading institutions. The most..

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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:27:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffea75312101001531753bc5e5acb
<![CDATA[Top Engineering Colleges in Chennai]]> Chennai, being known for its historical, cultural and traditional elements has bagged a reputed position for having vast educational institutions in South India. The capital city of Tamil Nadu is not only the 4th largest city but also is ranked with a 90.33% literacy rate among Indian metropolitan city centers. In short, Chennai is becoming one of the popular destinations for engineering students in India. Let’s have a look at the top engineering colleges in Chennai based on factors like infrastructure, academic excellence, placement services and campus facilities. 1. Indian..

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:09:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a5f0a33015a65f1269261c4
<![CDATA[Medical Admissions in Gujarat will be on Pro-rata basis based on NEET score]]> The Gujarat state government has declared that the admissions in medical and dental colleges for the academic session 2017-18 will be conducted on pro-rata basis under National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) .  The announcement has comforted the aspiring medical students of Gujarat Board.        Shankar Chaudhary, Gujarat Health Minister mentioned that the conclusion has been made because many parents made numerous depictions to the government regarding the matter. The state government had launched NEET curriculum in schools to make sure that..

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:53:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a5f10c9015a65e278d11468
<![CDATA[No Cap on Visa for Indian students to study in UK]]> There will be no restriction on visa for Indian students to study in the United Kingdom (UK). The UK shed light on the announcement on Tuesday, February 20, 2017 that now Indian students are free to access world-class education in UK’s best universities. The British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith illustrated that the UK has declared 600 Scholarships for Indian students aspiring to pursue higher education in the UK. Dominic Asquith clarified that the UK has no constraints on Visas for students from India or anywhere else. All are considered equal. Whosoever visits UK..

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:39:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a5f10c9015a65d5cf3b12bf
<![CDATA[FMS Delhi Admissions 2017: 2160 candidates shortlisted for PI]]> The shortlist of candidates for MBA admissions has been announced by Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi for the academic year 2017. The shortlisted candidates have to appear for the next level of admission process comprising of Extempore/Personal Interview (PI). For the list of candidates for MBA admissions, please click here . DU will conduct the PI for the shortlisted candidates from April 10, 2017 to April 17, 2017 . An additional 3% of the maximum aggregate marks shall be awarded to the women candidates who appear for the interview. The..

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:44:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a5f13ed015a656bcc41721b
<![CDATA[37 more seats for PG Medical in Andhra Pradesh]]> Medical Students in Andhra Pradesh have got a reason to be happy about. As the state will have 37 more PG medical seats from this academic year itself. Both teachers and students have embraced the decision. The step is taken in a positive direction and will benefit Medical students. However, as per the sources, 31 PG Medical seats have been allotted to the neighboring state Telangana. As per the source, Centre has allotted the seats to Government Medical College in Anantapur and Great Eastern Medical School and Hospital in Srikakulam in both clinical and non-clinical departments. The order..

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:42:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a5f13ed015a6569f0ef7215
<![CDATA[Manipal University initiates Virtual Classroom ]]> Nowadays, technology in the classroom plays a major role in learning.  Acknowledging technology as an important teaching tool, Manipal University   initiated the virtual classroom at Sir M V Seminar Hall, Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT)   on Monday, February 20, 2017 . Dr Ranjan Pai, CEO and MD, Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG), Bengaluru inaugurated the online classroom giving a live display and recommended the students to reap the benefits of technology to deepen their knowledge. The Manipal group campuses in Dubai, Sikkim and Jaipur will be..

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:59:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a5f10c9015a650c253e7f29
<![CDATA[UGC grants autonomy to Open Universities for Short Term and Certification Courses]]> The latest pronouncement by University Grants Commission (UGC) regarding the grant for autonomy to certificate and short-term diploma courses has invited a predominant discussion. According to the decree made in December 2016, autonomy is awarded to Central as well as State Open Universities (SOUs) to certificate and start short-term diploma courses. It is believed to be an approaching progress towards decentralization. The decision is ambiguous as private institutes have protested that the UGC has not given freedom to them. The  Indira Gandhi National Open..

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:53:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a5f10c9015a650673597f17
<![CDATA[NEET 2017: Aadhaar Card is Mandatory!]]> The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)   has made Aadhaar Card mandatory in order to write National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 . With the forthcoming elections, students in Karnataka will now need Aadhaar card to appear for NEET 2017. As the stir has been acknowledged by colleges in the city, some colleges have also affirmed a holiday for students to apply for Aadhaar Cards if they do not have it. The NEET is mandatory to take admissions to any MBBS/BDS courses in India in medical or dental colleges which have the consent of the Medical Council of..

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:24:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a5f13ed015a60a168d62028
<![CDATA[IITs to increase intake by 460 seats from next academic year]]> The  Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)   are in the direction of increasing their intake by 460 seats from the academic session 2017-18, bringing the total number of seats to 11,032. The seats will typically be increased in the latest founded IITs. The IITs in Hyderabad, Patna, Indore, Bhubaneswar, Jammu, Ropar, Jodhpur and Mandi have demanded to raise the number of seats and communicated to their appropriate governing body and the  Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)   Board. The ultimate boost in the number of seats for the academic session 2017-18 will be..

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:16:14 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a5f13ed015a6099c5eb1f74
<![CDATA[DTE brings Third Gender Category for CET applicants]]> For the first time, the transgender applicants are now given an option to select themselves as the third gender in the application forms. The Directorate of Technical Education has introduced the “third gender category” in the application forms for Engineering and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test (CET) from the academic session 2017. The universities and colleges were asked by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to put in transgender under the third gender category in the application forms. The state’s DTE decided to take account of the preference in its application forms..

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:09:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a5f13ed015a6093686c1ecf
<![CDATA[IITM to accept applicants throughout the year]]> A new rolling admission process for IIT Madras has been released for its Master of Science (M.S by research) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programs from the next academic session. Earlier, the foremost institute was admitting students in two sessions: July and December. Now, IIT-M will accept applications for admission to above-said programs throughout the year. Every month the institute will share the consolidated list of applicants to all its departments and the selection process including the interview and the test will be organized accordingly. The selected candidates can..

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:59:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845a5f0961015a608a6d742237
<![CDATA[Many Students to opt out of NEET Entrance Exam]]> As the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test is still waiting for president decision for the exception of the State from the exam. Many medical aspirants seem to have dropped their dream. The disadvantage being is lack of regularity in the curriculum that is making student think before going for medical. One of the 10th topper who scored 495 marks out of 500, who has chosen Biology as her 12th subject is being doubtful about MBBS. She is not applying for NEET and being hopeful of the pending decision on NEET. Since the CBSE syllabus is entirely different from that of the state board, it..

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:41:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a5f0a33015a607a28dd1837
<![CDATA[Parl Panel upsets over shortage of faculty in IITs, IIMs and other Varsities]]> The lack of staff in Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) and Universities has distressed the Parliamentary board. The Committee has requested the government to take required measures to fill up the vacant posts and to make the teaching job further eye-catching. According to a report, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resource Development (HRD) led by BJP MP Satyanarayan Jatiya, has inquired the Department of Higher Education regarding the issue and asked to speed up the procedure of filling up the vacancies.   The..

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:38:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a5f10c9015a5f2dc55601ae
<![CDATA[UCEED 2017 Results to be declared on Feb 24]]> The Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) 2017 examination results date has been postponed to February 24, 2017 by  Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay . Earlier the results were expected to be declared today, i.e ,  Monday, February 20, 2017 . Candidates can access their results from the official website. Hard copy of the UCEED score card will not be sent to the qualified candidates. The UCEED 2017 was successfully conducted on Sunday, January 22, 2017 with an aim to take admission to Bachelor of Design (B.Des) program at IIT Bombay,..

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:55:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a5ad766015a5b9777201159
<![CDATA[Ceramic Engineering]]> Engineering has been and will be one of the most popular undergraduate course in India. The dilemma of most of the engineering aspirants is about the specializations. As engineering offers more than 40 specializations, a student can choose from. The rise in the number of engineering colleges in India has made it more difficult to make the choice. Engineering has been dominated our education industry for years. Thanks to the latest trends and new branches that have been evolved in the field of engineering. One such trending field in the engineering is Ceramic Engineering. What is..

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:50:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a5ad766015a5b9253a71082
<![CDATA[Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: shaping the world’s future]]> The PPE program in Amsterdam is a unique 3-year Bachelor’s degree program at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. It is the first program of its kind in continental Europe, combining a focused curriculum with exchange opportunities with international partner institutions and exciting and unique extracurricular initiatives involving representatives from the world of business, policy or politics VU Amsterdam is an internationally renowned research university founded in 1880. The university offers over 120 English-taught programs at Bachelor’s, Masters and doctoral level. Students and..

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:42:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a5ad766015a5b8b750c1040
<![CDATA[Delhi Government to start Diploma Course in Pre-School Education]]> The Delhi Government has decided to launch a Diploma Course in Pre-School Education with an aim to build skilled staff for the 3,000 early childhood education centres declared in 2016. The Diploma course would commence from the upcoming academic session in its nine District Institutes of Education and Training (DIET) with an accommodation of 450 seats in the first year. The set up of 3000 centers across Delhi for Early Childhood Education Development (ECED) programs were proclaimed by the government in 2016 which will provide an aid to construct trained workforce for the ECED centers. ..

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:11:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa5a5ac2c1015a5b3833e608f7
<![CDATA[University of South Florida to extend application deadline for Graduate Programs 2017]]> Considering the recent concern about H1B1 visa regulations among international aspirants, the  University of South Florida (USF), Tampa   has extended its closing date for applications of Masters and PhD programs 2017 from Wednesday, February 15, 2017 to Wednesday, June 1, 2017 . The university strength is around 50,000 out of which 1,000 students are Indian. The university claims that the recent arguments on Optional Practical Training (OPT) and H1B Visa regulations are rumors. However, keeping in mind the state of perplexity among the students and..

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:05:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a5aca2c015a5b324bad0873
<![CDATA[Drop in New Zealand Visa grant to Indian students ]]> According to 2016 reports of Immigration New Zealand (INZ), the country has refuse visa applications of Indian students. Out of the total number of foreign students applying for a visa to study higher studies in New Zealand, the rejection of Visas faced by Indian students have witnessed a fall of 20 %. As per the data, the number of Visa applications received in 2015 was around 61,500 which have gone down approximately to 50,200 in 2016 which marks a decrease of almost 11,000 applications. Only 37,600 Visas were permitted in 2016 observing a slump down of 5,700 from 2015. India managed..

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:09:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a4bf89f015a5a91367a6af3
<![CDATA[Exempt Puducherry from NEET for admissions to medical Programs]]> On Wednesday, February 15, 2017 , the Chief Minister of Puducherry, V Narayanasamy stated regarding his written application to the Central Government to excuse the Union Territory from selection of students for admission to medical colleges on the basis of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)   during the 2017-2018 academic year. The Chief Minister reminded that a declaration nominated by him in the assembly on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 regarding the issue had been accepted collectively and it had been mailed to the Health Ministry to make Puducherry free..

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:56:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a4833dc015a4bee97d04773
<![CDATA[Centre of Excellence in Aerospace & Defence to be instituted in Bengaluru]]> A Centre of Excellence in Aerospace and Defence at Bengaluru decided to offer specialized high-end training program for nearly 1600 engineers every year and the training will be functional in 3 months. This program aims to offer skilled training in Industrial Design along with other programmes to students and engineers. An agreement with French multinational software company Dassault Systemes has been signed by the Government of Karnataka. The agreement conveys that both short-term and long-term courses in aerospace and defence sectors using 3D design and 3D digital mock-up software..

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:47:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a4833dc015a4be645eb4667
<![CDATA[Osmania University to conduct TS-SET on June 11]]> Osmania University  is all buckled up to conduct Telangana's first  State Level Eligibility Test (SET) for recruitment and promotions of Lecturers/ Assistant Professors in degree colleges/universities. The test schedule was announced on February 16 and the notification brought relief to lakhs of aspiring for lecturers and PhD scholars who have been waiting for this. TS-SET is conducted to maintain a uniform qualifying standard for appointment of junior lecturers and assistant professors. It also stands as a gateway exam for Ph.D admissions in state Universities and..

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:22:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a4a5acd015a4bcf553a1645
<![CDATA[All CBSE schools to follow only NCERT textbooks]]> Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) in a meeting on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 affirmed to formulate National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) Textbooks in all Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)   Schools across the country. The NCERT Textbooks will be made mandatory from the academic session 2017-2018. This will make the CBSE school curriculum uniform in the country. The compulsion of the books has also relieved the parents from buying textbooks of other publishers which costs much more than the prices of NCERT..

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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:44:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a466498015a46f37cc510cb
<![CDATA[Campus hiring at top colleges decreases due to Demonetization]]> The campus placements of the country’s top engineering and management colleges have come to a standstill. According to the placement officials of the colleges, some colleges are yet to wrap up with the final placements which were supposed to be completed by the month of January. The responsible factors of the cause are demonetization and intensifying practice of shielding US and UK domestic industries from foreign competitionwhich is intimidating India’s Information Technology (IT) companies. Demonetization has shattered the demands and punched the consumer-facing companies. ..

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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:11:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a466498015a469e78e105b1
<![CDATA[Ph.D Admissions at Calicut University in accord with revised UGC regulations]]> The admissions to Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy) programs for this academic year at Calicut University will be made as per revised UGC regulations. The Ph.D admission regulations have been modified under the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for award of M. Phil / PhD Degrees) Regulations, 2016. The new UGC Regulations will be applicable to every University established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, a Provincial Act, or a State Act, every affiliated college, and every Institution Deemed to be a University under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956. The new regulation of the..

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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:01:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a466498015a4695af89048d
<![CDATA[Top Engineering Branches in India]]> Engineering courses have been and will be one of the most popular undergraduate courses in India in the coming years. The most common doubt among all engineering aspirants is about the course. The students are always uncertain about the engineering courses / branch/ specializations/ discipline. The interest and aptitude for the engineering stream is something which really matters. Selecting an engineering discipline can be very difficult. The aspirants often get confused whether to choose a stream of their choice or a reputed institute. To answer these questions, we have listed..

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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:50:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a466498015a468b939f03e6
<![CDATA[Top Engineering Colleges in Delhi-NCR]]> Delhi is the capital city of India hence it plays an important role in moulding the best of engineers to the country. Apart from the lifestyle, Delhi is also known for being a hub for India's topmost engineering colleges.Being one of the fastest growing cities of India, it offers good learning and placement opportunities for the students from all level of students. Educational standards in Delhi have raised its level to one of the best educational hubs in India, with the emergence of research institutes and new colleges. On the basis of several factors like infrastructure, academic..

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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:19:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a419470015a455c6bd0445e
<![CDATA[KEA to conduct online documents verification during CET 2017]]> The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is in progress arranging for an online document verification process for the applicants. The students will seem to have no trouble regarding the admissions procedure this year. From now on the candidates taking the Common Entrance Test (CET)   need not wait in line for their documents to get verified. According to Reports, the KEA is consulting other branches to make sure that the document verification is done online. The KEA is planning for online document verification for the last two years but it could not function as the required..

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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:36:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a3c7437015a41c63bc62f98
<![CDATA[SC terminates degrees of 634 MBBS Students : Vyapam scam ]]> The Supreme Court (SC) has terminated the degrees of 634 doctors and disregarded the MBBS admissions through Vyapam Scam on a hearing on Monday, February 13, 2017 . In 2008-2012, Vyapam Scam was witnessed in Madhya Pradesh under the corruption in MBBS admissions. A tribunal headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar stated that the dealings of the petitioners are found to be objectionable and is in violation of law. In the view of the Justices, the actions of the accusers form acts of dishonesty and national character which cannot be given up for the benefits of self or the society. ..

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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:26:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a3c7437015a41bd73e62e59
<![CDATA[GATE 2017: IIT Roorkee to release Answer keys on Feb 27]]> After the successful completion of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2017), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee  is all set to release the GATE answer keys on  February 27, 2017. Candidates who are not satisfied can challenge the answers key between Friday,  March 03 and Monday, March 06, 2017 . GATE was held from  Saturday, February 04, 2017 to Sunday, February 05, 2017 and Saturday, February 11, 2017 to Sunday, February 12, 2017 . IIT Roorkee, the organizing institute of GATE 2017 has conducted the exam for 23 different disciplines..

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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:12:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a3c7437015a41afd5c72d0c
<![CDATA[CBSE UGC NET 2017 Answer Keys to be released in March 2017]]> The answer keys for the CBSE UGC NET 2017 examination is expected to be released in the first week of March 2017 on the official website. The candidates can tally their answers after the answer key is released. The National Eligibility Test (NET) 2017   was held on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 90 selected NET centre’s spread across the country. The test was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)   on behalf of University Grants Commission (UGC) in offline mode.  The CBSE NET examination was conducted in 84 subjects in streams such as..

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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:52:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a3c735d015a3cae5e6d041b
<![CDATA[Feb MAT 2017: Exam Analysis]]> The MAT (Management Aptitude Test)   2017 for the month of February was conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA)   on Saturday, February 11, 2017 across the various cities in the country. The test was computer-based and was conducted in three slots. Thousands of MBA aspirants took the test. The MAT is held 4 times in a year in both, online and offline mode. Sectional Analysis : Language comprehension:  The section consisted of 40 questions which included a number of questions based on jumbled words and picking odd man out, fill in the blanks, synonyms..

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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:41:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a3bb2ac015a3c6d6a2f0dd5
<![CDATA[MBA Entrance Exams by non-government bodies will not be valid]]> The Admission Supervisory Committee (ASC) has instructed that the Master of Business Administration (MBA)   entrance exams conducted by the non-governmental bodies will not be valid from now on. The order is supported by the High Court (HC). The order was issued by ASC on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 . According to the order, no entrance examination conducted by non-governmental agencies will be accepted for MBA admissions excluding Kerala Management Admission Test (KMAT) conducted by the Kerala Universities under the regulation of ASC, Common Admission Test (CAT)   conducted..

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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:36:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a3bb2ac015a3c68fdb90d48
<![CDATA[BCECE 2017 online application available now, Apply here!]]> Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB)  has released the complete schedule for Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE 2017) which is scheduled to be held in the month of April/May 2017. This year, BCECE 2017 will be conducted in two stages i.e. on Sunday, April 16, 2017  (1st stage) and Sunday, May 14, 2017  (2nd stage) . The board conducts BCECE 2017 with the aim to select candidates for admission to engineering programs across the engineering colleges of Bihar. The online applications will be made available from today, ..

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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:16:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845a3bb14f015a3c5698351085
<![CDATA[COMEDK-UGET 2017 Applications started; Apply online till April 20]]> The online application process for COMEDK-Under Graduate Entrance Test (COMEDK-UGET 2017) for admissions to engineering programs has started from Monday, February 13, 2017 by Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMED-K). Candidates can apply online, here  till Thursday, April 20, 2017 . The prescribed registration fee of Rs. 1,200/- should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a credit card or a debit card /Net banking. In view of coinciding of UGET exam date with NEET 2017, COMEDK has rescheduled the exam date from May..

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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:56:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845a3bb14f015a3bd6988f0349
<![CDATA[IIM Shillong concludes summer placements with highest stipend of Rs 2.5 lakh a month ]]> The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong   has accomplished summer placements with a highest remuneration of Rs 2.5 lakh and an overall average gross of Rs 81,000. The placements were conducted for the batch 2016-2018. The increase in salary has witnessed a leap of 17% as compared to the previous year. Around 184 job profiles were offered for different serviceable domains. Sales & Marketing came out as the most wanted domain. 36% of the total offers were made to the candidates in Sales & Marketing. The top recruiters visited the..

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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:32:14 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a22b943015a37758b3e4494
<![CDATA[H1B Visa Regulations: Bane for Students]]> The stringent changes proposed by United States President Donald Trump in the H1B Visa rules have made the students to think about their career goals. The H1B Visa curbs have led to withdrawal of hopes for the students who were looking forward to work in the United States after their higher studies. Till now there has been no abandonment of job offers by the companies that have already hired students from colleges like Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Delhi Technological University (DTU) . The students who are yet not placed..

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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:24:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a22b943015a376e684f42ce
<![CDATA[IIMs in Calcutta and Shillong to be renamed]]> The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bill   was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, February 9, 2017. The bill cited that the two IIMs will be renamed. The government is set to change the names for IIM Calcutta   and IIM Shillong. The name for IIM Calcutta will be changed to IIM Kolkata, whilst the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s will be removed from IIM Shillong. The name of IIM Calcutta is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 will be changed.  The city Calcutta is now known as Kolkata which was renamed in 2001. The name change..

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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:13:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a22b943015a3764563c4150
<![CDATA[IITs and NITs to scrap unpopular courses]]> HRD Ministry has seemed to be agreed on the proposal of IIT's and NIT's for scrapping of left out seats at the institutions. The institutes will either reduce the number of seats in program or discontinue some of the least chosen courses and new courses will be introduced. A meeting was conducted by HRD ministry on February 3, 2017 regarding the report that was submitted by the three-member panel headed by IIT-Kharagpur director.The main reason behind setting up of the panel was to propose some ways to reduce the number of vacant seats in the engineering schools.Moreover, the ministry has..

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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:44:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a24286c015a374a01f2417c
<![CDATA[UGC asks varsities to review their curriculum ]]> Recently, University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked the Universities to review and revise the curricula of all academic departments at least once in every three years. The review and revise of curricula should aim on the existing and potential demand and supply of skill sets to make the students employable. The UGC believes that modifying the syllabus will help the students in many ways. The Commission is taking several steps for the attempt to alter it. Every technological and theoretical advancement need to be updated and modified with respect to time. The educational leaders,..

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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:57:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a22b943015a36b0a53f2a08
<![CDATA[Single Entrance Test for Engineering & Architecture Programs from 2018]]> After National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) being considered as the single entrance examination for medical programs from 2016, the HRD ministry has approved the proposal for a single entrance examination for undergraduate programs in engineering and architecture from the academic year 2018-19. This proposal was initiated to improve the quality and standards of education in engineering. The test is proposed to be conducted multiple times a year in multiple languages to improve academic standards by bringing uniformity in the engineering education. To implement the proposal, All..

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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:51:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a22b943015a36ab3fb029f6
<![CDATA[HRD Ministry forms panel under CABE to boost girl's education]]> The Department of Human Resources ministry has formed a sub-committee under Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) to resolve issues related to educating girls. This committeewill be led under the Chairmanship of Telangana's Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Kadiyam Srihari. According to reports, the objectives of the sub-committee will be to scrutinize the reasons for less involvement of girls in education, including the socio-economic factors which result in gender bias and. The sub-committee will recommend ways to diminish gender inequality and to..

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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 05:42:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe855a22b943015a35fe1a0413d7
<![CDATA[Engineering Colleges may reduce number of seats]]> Due to the current business lay-offs, low pay packets and H1B visa norm changes, IT companies are being gentle with the campus placements, suggesting engineering colleges to ponder on trimming down the number of seats in branches with lesser admissions. According to a Placement Cell of an Engineering College in Chennai, in the recent years, non-IT companies are also being called by the colleges for campus placements as the number of IT companies visiting the campuses has reduced. The companies have stopped hiring students in bulk reducing it by15-20%. This year the placements have gone..

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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:47:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a22d4c8015a27d981c85868
<![CDATA[JNU bags 'Best University Award' from President ]]> Jawarharlal Nehru University (JNU) has won the third “Visitor’s Award” for the best central university in India this year. The Visitor’s Award is presented every year by the President to the best central university in India. Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India, will give up the third “Visitor’s Award” to M Jagadesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, JNU on Monday, March 6, 2017. M. Jagadesh Kumar, Vice Chancellor of JNU, expressed his appreciation to the hard work put forwarded by the students and faculty in bagging the award. The Vice..

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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:36:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb15a22d4c8015a27cf407357c6
<![CDATA[Tripura Joint Entrance Examination TBJEE 2017 Revised Schedule]]> The Tripura Joint Entrance Examinations (TBJEE 2017)   exam dates have been rescheduled byTripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination. The TBJEE for Physics and Chemistry will be held on Wednesday, May 03, 2017 and Mathematics and Biology will be held on Thursday, May 04, 2017 . Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 and Thursday, April 27, 2017 . The dates have been revised in accordance with the coinciding of CBSE class XII Bengali examination with Mathematics and Biology examination of TBJEE-2017 which was supposed to be held on..

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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:13:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a24286c015a2783b1954d10
<![CDATA[Industrial Design]]> Gone are the days when designing was done with the help of paper and pencil. Earlier the term ‘designing’ was generally used either in the field of fashion, architecture or engineering. But now with changing trends, the new tools and methods have replaced the conventional methods in the field of designing. Designers improve as well as create, and they often work within multi-disciplinary groups that include management, marketing, engineering and manufacturing specialists. The field design has branched out to form many new sub-branches and Industrial design is one of them. So..

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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:11:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffea55a24286c015a274a6c8b4596
<![CDATA[IIM Bill introduced in Lok Sabha on Feb 9]]> The Indian Institutes of Management (IIM)   Bill 2017 is introduced in Lok Sabha on Thursday, February 09, 2017 by the HRD Ministry to grant complete autonomy and statutory status. According to the Bill, IIMs will be able to award degrees apart from their PGD and Fellow programs. The report is made clear by the Union Cabinet headed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi lately. The IIM Bill seeks to grant the 20 existing IIMs autonomy statutory status with uniform governance structure and policy framework. Also, requested to declare them as “Institutes of National..

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Thu, 09 Feb 2017 12:59:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe845a22d3aa015a22f55e4102c2