Minglebox Education News - universities http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:35:36 GMT Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:35:36 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[Amity University, Mumbai conducts its Annual Festival on Feb 27-28, along with the celebration of National Science Day on Feb 28]]> Amity University Mumbai conducted its maiden annual fest AMINOVA 2015 at its campus at Bhatan Village, Panvel . Over 400 students from 28 colleges from all over Mumbai participated in this festival. The festival also coincided with the celebration of National Science Day, on Feb 28, which marks the discovery of Raman Effect by the Nobel Prize winning scientist Dr CV Raman. Dr.S.S.Mantha, former Chairmen of All India Council for Technical Education and a leading Indian scientist of Robotics, associated with VJTI, Mumbai, was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Dr.Mantha emphasized on..

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:22:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844f695114014f73d46e8b7377
<![CDATA[Interview with Prof. Ujjwal K. Chowdhury of Amity University, Mumbai]]> Convergence in Media & Design Education is Key Aspect Ahead 1. You have a significant experience in setting up campuses for the Symbiosis group & running them successfully over the years. How do you foresee your current responsibilities at Amity to be different in comparison? Ans . Amity is India’s largest educational group and is creating its newest campus in Mumbai with a lush green 70 acres land at Panvel, and in the city which is virtually the capital of Indian media and entertainment which has a total size of 1.2 lacs crores revenue. Creating a media and design..

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:19:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844f695114014f73d1986a72eb
<![CDATA[CBCS: The Turing Point in Education]]> Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is one of the most upcoming features in the modern education system in India and abroad. It can lead to enhanced and advanced learning. In the present competitive scenario, where multi-disciplinary studies have become the backbone of academia, CBCS will help the students in gaining skills in various fields other than their core areas like Current Media Scenario, Cloud Computing, Environmental Awareness, Human Rights, Indian Constitution and General Management etc. At present, the students are enrolled into various courses like Engineering, Management,..

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:57:14 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844f695114014f731891a96115
<![CDATA[2-year degree completed before 1986 equivalent to 3-year degree: UGC]]> University Grants Commission (UGC) announced that the students who had graduated in 2-year undergraduate program before 1986 will now be treated at same level with the current 3 year undergraduate program. The decision by UGC provides a major relief to all the students who had undertake a compulsory bridge course to enroll for PG programs. Candidates who received UG degrees before 1986 were not eligible to pursue any postgraduate (PG) degree, as per UGC Regulation, 1985.  Because of this rule, people who had older two-year degrees fell into prey of new UGC regulations; and they had..

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:12:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854f69cb9b014f6ea4df425f2d
<![CDATA[SNAP 2015: Registrations Begin Today]]> The registration process for SNAP 2015 has begun from today, Monday, August 24 , 2015 . The registration process for SNAP 2015 will remain open till Tuesday, November 24, 2015 . SNAP is conducted by the premier Symbiosis International University Pune (SIU Pune) for admissions into Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs offered by different business schools (B-schools) under SIU. The SNAP will be held on Sunday, December 20, 2015 . To access the list of SIU institutes that grant admissions based on SNAP scores, along with the programs offered, aspirants need to visit..

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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:00:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4f4e0496014f5ef029b31a25
<![CDATA[No FCRA registration needed for IITs, DU, JNU to receive foreign funds]]> The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , Delhi University (DU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are among a group of around 300 academic institutes in the country which have been exempted from being registered under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) to be able to receive foreign funds. The information has been confirmed by officials of the Home Ministry. Around two months back, the FCRA registration for these institutes was called off, since the institutes were deemed to not need the registration as per the amended FCRA. Under the new norms, if an..

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:03:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4f4a7832014f4afe3d3c0cd2
<![CDATA[Anna varsity's new test format to assess analyzing, conceptual skills]]> The Anna University (AU) has devised a new test format which will further assess the analyzing skills of the students as well as their understanding of concepts of different subjects. The measure is expected to enhance the standard of engineering education. The university will add the new section in the semester examination from the 2016-17 academic year. The measure is being adopted post the implementation of the  Choice-based Credit System (CBCS)  by the university for the 2015-16 batch. The very same batch is going to be the first group of students to sit for the..

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:32:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4f3f58c5014f4a05d09c5e87
<![CDATA[Mumbai University sees over 100% rise in law enrolment in six years]]> The Mumbai University (MU) has witnessed a 110% rise in enrolment in affiliated law colleges in the past six years - from 3,339 students during 2009-10 to 7,125 during 2014-15. Moreover, more than 50% of the applications received by the university regarding establishing new colleges this academic year were for offering law courses, which reflects that the demand for the subject is very high. It is to be noted that numerous seats remain vacant in engineering colleges. According to experts, the significant increase in law education is due to several factors, such as, various emerging..

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 08:04:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844f2f96e9014f3fd68341643b
<![CDATA[Only one Indian varsity among top 500 in ARWU 2015 rankings]]> There is just one Indian university featuring among the top 500 varsities in the world, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) rankings 2015 , released recently by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) . The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) has made it among the 301-400 ranked institutes as per the ARWU rankings this year. In the years 2003 and 2004 also, IISc Bangalore was the only institute from India to feature, with a ranking of around 200. Eight universities ranked among the top 10 are from the United States (US) and two..

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 06:38:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844f2f96e9014f3f87e8c45dec
<![CDATA[Mumbai varsity-affiliated colleges can increase number of seats by 5%]]> Colleges affiliated to the Mumbai University (MU) have been allowed to increase their seats by an additional 5% , provided they fulfill the criteria stipulated by the varsity. Last month, MU gave the go-ahead to the colleges to increase the number of seats by 10% for traditional courses as well as 20% for professional courses.  MU took the move to ensure that not a single student is left without a seat in a degree college. Around 200 MU-affiliated colleges had applied for additional seats in July this year. With the exception of 10 to 15 applications which did not meet the..

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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:29:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854f1acf5d014f2bc1975d2983
<![CDATA[DU issues twelfth cutoff list; Aug 14 last date for UG admissions]]> The   Delhi University (DU) has issued a twelfth cutoff list for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 . The list has been released to fill up the few seats remaining vacant under different categories in some DU-affiliated colleges. To view the detailed college-wise cutoffs, please click here . Important:  Eligible candidates have been advised to complete their admission formalities with respective colleges as per the twelfth   list from Thursday, August 13 to  Friday, August 14, 2015 ,..

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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:42:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854f1acf5d014f2af1cbf21ac5
<![CDATA[Delhi University eleventh cutoff list admissions from Aug 10-12]]> The eleventh cutoff list for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at the Delhi University (DU) was declared by the varsity on Saturday, August 8, 2015 . The list has been released for filling up the few seats remaining vacant under different categories in some DU-affiliated colleges. To view the detailed college-wise cutoffs, please click here . Important: Eligible candidates have been advised to complete their admission formalities with respective colleges as per the eleventh list from Monday, August 10 to  Wednesday, August 12,..

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 06:16:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14f162122014f1640f6b20208
<![CDATA[Delhi University tenth cutoff list out; admissions from Aug 6-8]]> The tenth cutoff list for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at the Delhi University (DU) was declared by the varsity on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 . To view the detailed college-wise cutoffs, please click here .  Although admissions for a majority of the courses are closed now, few popular courses are still open in some of the DU-affiliated colleges. Important: Eligible candidates have been advised to complete their admission formalities with respective colleges as per the tenth list from Thursday, August 6 to Saturday,..

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 06:28:31 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14efa6cac014f06d8be3f7ccc
<![CDATA[Number of women grads rise by 116% against 65% rise in men in a decade]]> The number of women who are graduates/and above shot up by 116% as against 65% rise in case of men between the years 2001 and 2011, indicating a significant increase in the level of women’s education in the country. Moreover, there was also a rise in women completing postgraduate (PG) studies (151%) as well as those acquiring professional or technical degrees (196%), according to the recently released reports of Census 2011 . In the year 2011, India had more than 68 million people whose qualification was graduation and above. It comprised over 8% of the total 838 million people..

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 05:36:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4ef3804b014ef735ec164f53
<![CDATA[DU okays skype viva for PhD students; plagiarism checks in place]]> Candidates pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the Delhi University (DU) can now appear for their viva via different modes of video conferencing such as Skype, etc., as per a recent decision by the varsity. According to DU officials, the PhD students had to earlier appear in person for their viva. Hence, candidates who had finished their thesis and were engaged in assignments overseas had to travel back to attend the viva. This will not be necessary under the new system. To appear for viva through videoconferencing, candidates have to give prior information to their individual..

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:27:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eef5201014ef31a75f35bb7
<![CDATA[Uttar Pradesh Tech University renamed APJ Abdul Kalam Tech University]]> The Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU), Lucknow has been renamed the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University , as per a recent decision of the state government. The name change has been implemented as a tribute to Dr Kalam - a noted academician, a scientist and the former President of India. The state government will strive to develop the university into a centre of excellence in the field of education. As per the state government, the new campus of the varsity will have a memorial dedicated to Dr Kalam. The former President had recently inaugurated a 250-KW mini solar power plant..

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:28:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eef5201014ef276a3eb475e
<![CDATA[DU Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board fourth cutoff admissions]]> The fourth cutoff list for admission into Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Commerce (B Com) program courses for the 2015-16 academic session at Delhi University’s (DU) Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB) was issued by the varsity on Friday, July 31, 2015 during the evening hours. To access the list, please click here . Admissions as per the fourth list were conducted on Saturday, August 1 and  Sunday, August 2, 2015 (from 10 am to 1 pm) at respective teaching centers. In continuation to the fourth cutoff for admission to NCWEB into BA..

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:30:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eef5201014ef240c19341a8
<![CDATA[Delhi University declares ninth cutoff list; admissions from Aug 3-5]]> The ninth cutoff list for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at the Delhi University (DU) was declared by the varsity on Sunday, August 2, 2015 . To view the detailed college-wise cutoffs, please click here . Important: Eligible candidates have been advised to complete their admission formalities with respective colleges as per the ninth list from Monday, August 3 to  Wednesday, August 5, 2015 , within the stipulated time. Candidates need to note that admission and payment of fees can be done upto 1 pm. For evening colleges, timing to..

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:50:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eef5201014ef21c46813da3
<![CDATA[DU promotes failed first year students with pre-condition]]> The Delhi University (DU) has promoted failed first year students with a pre-condition, as per a recent notice from the varsity. According to the notification, students who have failed the first year examinations of three-year semester-based undergraduate (UG) courses in the 2014-15 academic session; or those who could not appear for the first year examinations for any reason; or those who did not fill their examination forms have been allowed to move to the second year (III semester) of the respective course in the academic session 2015-16 as regular students. These students have..

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:14:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844ed8b6d2014ee39ae5e17ed7
<![CDATA[Delhi University eighth cutoff list out; three more to follow]]> The eighth cutoff list for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at the Delhi University (DU) was declared by the varsity on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 . To view the detailed college-wise cutoffs, please click here . Eligible candidates have been advised to complete their admission formalities with respective colleges as per the eighth list from Thursday, July 30 to  Saturday, August 1, 2015 , within the stipulated time. The seventh cutoff list was declared on Thursday, July 23, 2015  and candidates had to complete their admission..

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:29:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844ed8b6d2014ee371dae47924
<![CDATA[SNAP'15 admit card download from Dec 5-20; instructions for candidates]]> The admit cards for the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2015 (SNAP 2015) can be downloaded from Saturday, December 5 to  Sunday, December 20, 2015 .  The examination will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm on Sunday, December 20, 2015 . SNAP is conducted by the premier Symbiosis International University Pune (SIU Pune) for admissions into Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs offered by different business schools (B-schools) under SIU. Instructions for candidates regarding admit cards: Candidates need to access/print the admit cards from ..

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:12:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64eda63e9014edee0fb797a65
<![CDATA[US-based Nebraska University offers scholarships to Gitam students]]> The United States (US)-based University of Nebraska will be offering scholarships to students of India’s Gitam University , as part of the Nebraska Advantage Scholarship program. The information was conveyed by the officials of the US varsity during a recent visit at Gitam. The two universities have also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). According to officials of the Gitam Institute of Management (GIM) , which is a constituent institute of GITAM University,  the MoU will pave the way for student and faculty exchange as well as joint research programs...

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:25:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64eda63e9014eddda3e7452bf
<![CDATA[SNAP 2015 registration & fee payment process: a guide]]> The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2015 (SNAP 2015) will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm on Sunday, December 20, 2015 . The registration process for SNAP 2015 will be conducted from Monday, August 24 to Tuesday, November 24, 2015 . The payment process closes on Friday, November 27, 2015 . SNAP 2015 registration process:- How to register:  Candidates need to register online for SNAP 2015 at snaptest.org . Important:  Any change in the online application form can be made only up to the closing date of registration, that is, November 24, 2015. No change is..

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:56:02 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4ed8beb9014ed9746b1d20e5
<![CDATA[Delhi University 2015-16 admission schedule for remaining seats]]> Delhi University (DU) is expected to issue more cutoff lists for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session, for the seats remaining after the seventh cutoff admissions. The seventh cutoffs were declared on Thursday, July 23, 2015 . Admissions as per the seventh list were conducted from Friday, July 24 to  Monday, July 27, 2015 . The detailed admission schedule to be followed for filling up the few seats remaining vacant under different categories in some DU-affiliated colleges is provided below. Delhi University 2015-16 UG..

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:21:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eb0cc8a014ed8afa7bf7224
<![CDATA[More cutoffs for remaining seats in DU; admissions likely till Aug 14]]> Delhi University (DU) is expected to issue three more cutoff lists for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session, for the seats remaining after the seventh cutoff admissions. The seventh cutoffs were declared by the varsity on Thursday, July 23, 2015 . Admissions as per the seventh list were conducted from Friday, July 24 to  Monday, July 27, 2015 . This year’s UG admission process at DU may go on till  Friday, August 14, 2015 , in case seats remain vacant. A meeting of the admission committee regarding the matter will be held soon. DU has..

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:18:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eb0cc8a014ed83faa195fab
<![CDATA[SNAP 2015: complete schedule]]> The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2015 (SNAP 2015) will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm on Sunday, December 20, 2015 . It will be held across 30 cities in India. Candidates can choose one city out of the following cities : Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Kolhapur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Noida, Patna, Pune, Surat, Vashi and Visakhapatnam. The complete schedule for SNAP 2015 has been published, which is mentioned below. ..

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:29:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4eb0cec6014ed46ca79c2e88
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 second extended round: key instructions for candidates]]> The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has released some important instructions for Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) eligible candidates who have been allotted seats as per the second extended round , as mentioned below. Important:  The last late for fee payment for CET-K 2015 eligible candidates who have been allotted seats as per the second extended round has been extended till  Monday, July 27, 2015 . Moreover, the last date for reporting to colleges has been extended to  Tuesday, July 28, 2015  (before 5.30 pm). Choices before..

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:35:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eb0cc8a014ec00f67762c02
<![CDATA[Delhi University seventh cutoff list out; admissions from July 24-27]]> The seventh cutoff list for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at the Delhi University (DU) was declared on Thursday, July 23, 2015 . To view the detailed college-wise cutoffs, please click here . Admissions for a majority of the courses are closed now. However, few popular courses such as English, Political Science, History and Bachelor of Commerce (B Com) are still open in some of the colleges. Eligible candidates have been advised to complete their admission formalities with respective colleges as per the seventh list from Friday, July 24 ..

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:04:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eb0cc8a014ebff2fd27289b
<![CDATA[Bar Council to disallow law admission for distance learning candidates]]> The Bar Council of India (BCI) has decided to disallow admission into law courses for candidates who pursued higher education via distance learning/open universities , as communicated by it to the Supreme Court (SC) of India. The measure is expected to increase the standard of the law education system in the country. According to the BCI, it will also regard a candidate with the experience of working with a lawyer and being acquainted with the profession as not relevant. Hence, if candidates acquire any degree (10+2/graduation/post-graduation) from open universities which are..

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:44:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eb0cc8a014ebf72c3e51927
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 second extended round: fee payment extended till July 27]]> The last late for fee payment for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) eligible candidates who have been allotted seats as per the second extended round has been extended till Monday, July 27, 2015 . The extension has been made by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) as it received multiple requests for the same. Moreover, the last date for reporting to colleges has been extended to Tuesday, July 28, 2015 (before 5.30 pm). Candidates need to visit the website for the “Fee Payment & Admission Order Download” link, second extended round..

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:26:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14eb0d019014ebae10fcd73c7
<![CDATA[SNAP 2015: test structure & test cities]]> The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2015 (SNAP 2015) will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm on Sunday, December 20, 2015 . SNAP is conducted by the premier Symbiosis International University Pune (SIU Pune) for admissions into Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs offered by different business schools (B-schools) under SIU. Test Structure: The duration of SNAP 2015 is 120 minutes. It will be an objective test. Each question will have four responses. Candidates have to choose an appropriate response. For each incorrect answer, there will be 25% negative marks. Candidates need..

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:57:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14eb0d019014ebac68d1f6fc0
<![CDATA[SNAP 2015 to be held on December 20; registrations from August 24]]> The Symbiosis National Aptitude Test 2015 (SNAP 2015) will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm on Sunday, December 20, 2015 . It will be held across 30 cities in India. The registration process for SNAP 2015 will be conducted from Monday, August 24 to  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 . The payment process closes on Friday, November 27, 2015 . SNAP is conducted by the premier Symbiosis International University Pune (SIU Pune) for admissions into Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs offered by different business schools (B-schools) under SIU. SNAP 2014 was held on ..

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 06:16:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14eb0d019014eb98e83b94402
<![CDATA[Candidates to get 6.5 years to complete PhD at DU; entrance test must]]> Candidates pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the Delhi University (DU) can now complete their research in six-and-a-half years instead of the previous time-limit of four years, according to a recent move by the varsity. Moreover, all the aspirants need to clear an entrance test to gain admission into the program. The researchers would also need to submit a soft copy of their PhD thesis to the University Grants Commission (UGC) within thirty days of successful completion of the assessment process and declaration of the award of degree. The PhD ordinance has been..

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:57:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844eb0cc44014eb5a07e4f04f4
<![CDATA[Delhi University to grant promotion to all second year students]]> The Delhi University (DU) has decided to grant promotion to all second year students, according to a recent announcement by the varsity. The introduction of the semester system in 2009-10 was followed by chaos at the varsity, which got a boost when the Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP) was launched in 2013-14.  The latest change in DU’s undergraduate (UG) courses is the implementation of the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS) from the 2015-16 academic session, which will replace the semester system. A notice was issued by DU last week for second-year..

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:23:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844eb0cc44014eb46e3c3c5923
<![CDATA[CET-K'15 second extended round result out; confirmation from Jul 22-23]]> The results of the second extended round seat allotment for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) eligible candidates has been published by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 (after 8 pm). To view the CET-K 2015 second extended round seat allotment results, please click here .  Alternately, the seat allotment details can be viewed at the KEA website http:kea.kar.nic.in Important:  Confirmation of allotment, payment of fees and downloading admission order needs to be completed between Wednesday, July 22 ..

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 05:22:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844eb0cc44014eb436a16b5074
<![CDATA[Application process at DU’s Cluster Innovation Centre till July 28]]> The 2015-16 undergraduate (UG) application process for the programs offered by the Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) of Delhi University (DU) is currently in progress. The last date for submission of the application forms is Tuesday, July 28, 2015 (5 pm). The CIC application forms have been available since Monday, June 29, 2015 (10 am). To apply online, please click here . Admission process: The written entrance examination will be held on Sunday, August 2, 2015 and the Results will be declared on Thursday, August 6, 2015 . Sample question papers are available at the..

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:19:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e9e97a7014eb0573ca66f66
<![CDATA[DU implements CBCS from 2015-16 session; new session starts]]> The Delhi University (DU) has officially confirmed implementation of the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS) from the 2015-16 academic session, as per a notification dated Sunday, July 19, 2015 regarding the same. The details regarding the courses of study and syllabus have also been uploaded at the varsity website. Please click here to access the syllabus for each course/subject/paper.  DU has also constituted a CBCS Oversight Committee (CBCS-OC), in a bid to ensure smooth implementation of CBCS. The new academic session for undergraduate (UG) courses at DU..

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:08:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e9e97a7014eb015f37c68a6
<![CDATA[DU Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board third cutoff admissions]]> The third cutoff list for admission into various Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Commerce (B Com) program courses for the 2015-16 academic session at Delhi University’s (DU) Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB) was issued by the varsity on Monday, July 20, 2015 . More than 27,000 candidates had registered for admission at the institute this year. To access the list, please click here . Admissions:  Admissions under the third list will be conducted from Wednesday, July 22 to  Friday, July 24, 2015 (from 10 am to 3 pm) at respective..

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:10:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e9e97a7014eafe0d2a3635a
<![CDATA[Delhi University sixth cutoff list out; admission open for few courses]]> The sixth cutoff list for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at the Delhi University (DU) was declared on Sunday, July 19, 2015 . To view the detailed college-wise cutoffs, please click here . Under the sixth list, admissions are open for Bachelor of Commerce (B Com) Honors in 10 colleges, while 11 colleges are still conducting admissions for B Com program. B Com Honors is still open at Ramjas College, SGTB Khalsa, Daulat Ram, Atma Ram Sanatan Dharm (ARSD), Motilal, Kalindi and PGDAV (morning). Admissions for B Com program are open at Kirori Mal..

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:24:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4e9e897c014eab35a7cc1a41
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 counseling: second extended round schedule, seat surrender]]> A second extended round seat allotment will be conducted for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) eligible and interested candidates, according to an announcement by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). All candidates can participate in this round, except those who have exercised Choice 1 in first round or in second round and reported to colleges, candidates who have cancelled allotted seats as well as Choice 4 candidates. In the second extended round, candidates can enter fresh options. CET-K 2015 counseling second extended round..

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:36:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844e9a8c71014e9c0476670458
<![CDATA[UGC directs varsities to rein in experiment on animals in labs]]> The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all the universities under its domain to curtail experimenting on animals in laboratories for academics and research, in a bid to safeguard biodiversity in the country. The commission has asked the affiliated varsities to register online with the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiment on Animals (CPCSEA) , which is a statutory body under the Ministry of Environment responsible for the prevention of cruelty to animals. By registering with CPCSEA, universities across the country offering undergraduate (UG) and..

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:51:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844e9a8c71014e9aff501200b1
<![CDATA[IISc extends Biology admissions for AIPMT 2015 re-test aspirants]]> The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) has extended the deadline for admissions into its undergraduate (UG)  Biology  program, which was originally scheduled to close on Thursday, July 16, 2015 , for candidates aspiring to appear for the All-India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Test 2015 (AIPMT 2015) re-test, to be held on Saturday, July 25, 2015 . The measure has brought relief to the AIPMT 2015 re-test aspirants. Candidates who appear for the AIPMT re-test can now wait for their results and then seek admission into the Biology program at..

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:45:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854e80d888014e8c2b0ef666cd
<![CDATA[DU Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board second cutoffs out]]> The second cutoff list for admission into various Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Commerce (B Com) program courses for the 2015-16 academic session at Delhi University’s (DU) Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB) was issued by the varsity on Monday, July 13, 2015 . More than 27,000 candidates had registered for admission at the institute this year. To access the list, please click here .  Important:  Admissions under the second list will be conducted from Wednesday, July 15 to  Friday, July 17, 2015 (from 10 am to 3 pm) at respective..

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:32:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854e80d888014e8be8dab35d57
<![CDATA[Delhi University fifth cutoff list out; admissions from July 14-16]]> The fifth cutoff list for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at the Delhi University (DU) was declared on Monday, July 13, 2015 . To view the detailed college-wise cutoffs, please click here .  Under the fifth list, admissions are still open for Economics at Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) for General category candidates. Although the cutoff remains the same at 97.375%, this time students who qualified before under the General and Person with Disability (PwD) categories are also eligible. According to college officials, only one seat is..

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 08:58:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854e80d888014e8bc8f9dc57b3
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 second round allotments: reporting to colleges by July 16]]> The second round seat allotment Results of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) eligible candidates were published by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) on Thursday, July 9, 2015 . It is important to note that the confirmation of allotment, payment of fees and downloading of admission order can be done from Monday, July 13 to Wednesday, July 15, 2015 . The last date for reporting to colleges is Thursday, July 16, 2015 , before 5.30 pm. To access details of the choices for second round, please click here .  For specific instructions post..

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:19:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4e80df21014e875b43784e93
<![CDATA[UGC directs all varsities to display vital info on official websites]]> The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed the Vice-chancellors (VCs) of all universities in the country to display every possible vital information, pertaining to admission process, fee structure, accreditation ranking, etc., at their official websites. The directive has been issued to bring about greater transparency in higher education institutes and enable students to take informed decisions regarding admission into various courses as well as for pursuing research. The varsities have been instructed to submit compliance reports by the end of July. As per UGC’s..

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 09:56:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4e80df21014e86d810e03856
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 second round seat allotment results out: instructions]]> The second round seat allotment results of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015)  eligible candidates were published by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) on Thursday, July 9, 2015 . To access the results, please click here .  For the second round cutoffs, please click here . Note:  All the servers of KEA related to undergraduate (UG) online seat allotment will be shut down on Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 01:30 pm to 08:30 pm for maintenance. The second round of counseling for admission into professional courses started from ..

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:23:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4e716403014e77ebb25f3b74
<![CDATA[DU Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board first list admission details]]> The first cutoff list for admission into various Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Commerce (B Com) program courses for the 2015-16 academic session at Delhi University’s (DU) Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB) has been issued. More than 27,000 candidates had registered for admission at the institute this year. To access the list, please click here .  Admissions: Candidates need to note that admissions under the first list at NCWEB will be held from Thursday, July 9 to Saturday, July 11, 2015 (from 10 am to 3 pm) at respective teaching..

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 11:12:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4e716403014e77aa9b753087
<![CDATA[Delhi University fourth cutoffs see many changing courses, colleges]]> The fourth cutoff list for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at the Delhi University (DU) was declared on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 . The fourth list saw many candidates changing courses and colleges they had opted for earlier, in favor of more preferred ones. This was followed by admissions reopening in several courses or colleges. To view the detailed college-wise cutoffs, please click here . Altogether eight colleges reopened admissions for Commerce courses under the fourth cutoff list. Bachelor of Commerce (B Com) Honors admissions will remain open..

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:55:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4e716403014e77641ee02341
<![CDATA[IISc Bangalore bags 5th spot among top varsities in BRICS nations]]> The premier  Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) has bagged the fifth spot among the top universities in BRICS nations, according to the recently released QS University Rankings: BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) 2015 . This is the best accomplishment by any Indian institute in the global rankings. According to officials of the global ranking agency QS, IISc Bangalore's performance in the rankings is due to the highest number of papers published per faculty member as well as high scores in all other indicators. The QS rankings 2015 were..

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 07:28:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4e716403014e76ddd62b0ca1