Minglebox Education News - universities http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Thu, 07 May 2015 09:40:27 GMT Thu, 07 May 2015 09:40:27 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[KIITEE 2015 results announced; counseling from May 17-20]]> The results of the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination 2015 (KIITEE 2015) have been announced and are available at the website. To view the results, please click here and enter the Application Number as well as Date of Birth (DoB). Rank card indicating the rank will be sent to the qualified candidates. Candidates can download the rank card from the website - www.kiitee.ac.in . The counseling sessions for the qualified candidates will be held from Sunday, May 17 to Wednesday, May 20, 2015 . As per the availability of seats in..

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Thu, 07 May 2015 08:12:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64d03bd26014d2d6eedd51b5e
<![CDATA[Delhi University plans to centralize sports category admissions]]> Delhi University (DU) is planning to make sports category admissions more centralized , in a bid to ease the burden for affiliated colleges. This is one among few other changes proposed, with the DU admissions for the 2015-16 academic session nearing. At present, the admission committee of the university is working out the modalities for the new policies. According to the plans, the fitness tests for eligibility for sports trials will be centralized - they will be conducted by DU. Currently, such tests are held by individual colleges. The fitness certificate which is issued by a..

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Thu, 07 May 2015 05:30:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64d03bd26014d2cdaa13f796d
<![CDATA[India to adopt own ranking system for higher education institutes]]> India will soon adopt its own ranking system for higher education institutes, which will be tailor-made for Indian academic conditions. The new system will be designed to focus more on outcomes and the fact that ranking of institutes should not be considered the same as accreditation, which is the responsibility of the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) . A meeting was held last month to work out the modalities of the new ranking system, which was attended by officials of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) , Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) ..

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Wed, 06 May 2015 08:09:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844d1d1e28014d2845c2235148
<![CDATA[TNEA 2015 registrations start; last date for submission is May 29]]> The registration process for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission 2015 (TNEA 2015) has started earlier today, that is, Wednesday, May 6, 2015 and the last date for submission of filled-in application is Friday, May 29, 2015 . Candidates need to note that all relevant certificates/documents need to be submitted along with the applications, including filled-in coding sheet, special reservation forms if applicable, Class X mark sheet, HSC/equivalent mark sheet, Transfer Certificate (TC), Permanent Community Certificate Card for candidates under reserved categories, HSC Hall Ticket,..

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Wed, 06 May 2015 06:43:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844d1d1e28014d27f6abef4880
<![CDATA[VITEEE 2015 candidates to fill counseling admit card by May 9]]> The Phase I counseling for Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination 2015 (VITEEE 2015) candidates will start on Monday, May 11 and will continue till Saturday, May 16, 2015 . Candidates who are eligible for counseling need to note that they have to fill the required details and download the counseling admit card by Saturday, May 9, 2015 . The candidates have to login to http://academics2.vit.ac.in/results/ and download the admit card after filling the required details, according to a recent notice. VITEEE 2015 results are currently available at ..

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Tue, 05 May 2015 11:03:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d1d1e4d014d23becdf84600
<![CDATA[AP EAMCET 2015 admit cards available for download from site till May 6]]> The admit cards for the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 2015 (EAMCET 2015) to be conducted by Andhra Pradesh (AP) are now available for download from the website. To download the admit card, please click here and enter the Registration Number, Qualifying Examination Hall Ticket Number as well as Date of Birth. The admit cards can be downloaded from the website www.apeamcet.org till Wednesday, May 6, 2015 . Candidates aspiring to appear for AP EAMCET 2015 need to note that the last date for submission of online application with late fee of Rs 10,000..

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Tue, 05 May 2015 06:59:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d1d1e4d014d22df45752574
<![CDATA[Delhi University nod for implementation of choice-based credit system]]> The Delhi University (DU) is expected to implement the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS) from the upcoming academic session, according to a recent decision of the varsity. However, as per reports, the university will go ahead with launching CBCS without the mandate of its Executive Council (EC) . An official communication from the varsity’s joint registrar (academics) has advised the deans of all faculties to make suitable arrangements to implement CBCS. It states that the syllabi for all undergraduate (UG) courses should be devised as per the structure specified by the ..

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Tue, 05 May 2015 06:05:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d1d1e4d014d22ae408f1ec3
<![CDATA[SRMJEEE 2015 results announced; B Tech counseling from May 17-24]]> The results of the SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination 2015 (SRMJEEE 2015) have been announced at the website earlier today, that is, Monday, May 4, 2015 . The Computer Based Test (CBT) of SRMJEEE 2015 was held from Sunday, April 19 to Wednesday, April 22, 2015 , with two sessions per day. The paper-pencil test was conducted from 10 am to 12.30 pm on Sunday, April 26, 2015 . To access the results/ranks, please click here and enter the Application Number or Hall Ticket Register Number. Counseling: The counseling sessions for admission into Bachelor of Technology (B..

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Mon, 04 May 2015 12:32:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844d1d1e28014d1ee99a6e4402
<![CDATA[Documents needed for VITEEE 2015 counseling]]> The Results of the Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination 2015 (VITEEE 2015) have been declared on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 . VITEEE 2015 for Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) admissions 2015-16 was held from Wednesday, April 8 to Sunday, April 19, 2015 . Candidates can access the Results and the list of the top 10 rank-holders at the website. The Phase I counseling for VITEEE 2015 candidates will start on Monday, May 11 and will continue till Saturday, May 16, 2015 . For a detailed schedule of VITEEE 2015 counseling (rank-wise), please click ..

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Mon, 04 May 2015 11:44:31 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844d1d1e28014d1ebde6383d99
<![CDATA[Delhi University colleges get AICTE approval to conduct B Tech courses]]> A total of 27 colleges affiliated to the Delhi University (DU) , which are running the four-year Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) programs, have obtained approval from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for the same. The B Tech programs were introduced as part of the Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP) of DU. According to DU officials, the varsity has been sent communication from AICTE stating that it has granted approval to the 27 affiliated colleges. The AICTE approval has been granted for the 2013-14 batch which enrolled for the B Tech courses, bringing..

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Mon, 04 May 2015 06:02:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844d1d1e28014d1d8461330ede
<![CDATA[VITEEE 2015 results out; counseling from May 11-16]]> The results of the Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination 2015 (VITEEE 2015)  have been announced at the website. VITEEE 2015 for Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) admissions 2015-16 was held from Wednesday, April 8 to  Sunday, April 19, 2015 and the results were declared during the evening hours on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 . To access the results, please click here and enter the 10-digit Application Number as well as Date of Birth. There is just one girl student among the top 10 rank-holders of VITEEE 2015, who has been placed at the 8 th ..

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:49:14 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4d001df6014d091622cb1764
<![CDATA[IIT depts, DU, JNU feature among world's top 100: survey]]> The Delhi University (DU) , Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and various departments of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) feature among the world’s top 100 academic institutes, according to the recently published QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015 . It has come as good news for the country, since Indian universities have been struggling to find a place among the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings list. DU has emerged as the country’s best among all the 20 Indian universities that have qualified, in the QS by subject list. The university..

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:53:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4d001df6014d08e330b210dc
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 aspirants can now download revised hall tickets]]> Candidates aspiring to appear for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) can download their revised hall tickets from the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) website - kea.kar.nic.in from today, that is, Wednesday, April 29, 2015 . The entrance test is conducted by KEA for admission into professional undergraduate (UG) courses in the state. To access the admit cards using login , candidates need to click here and enter the User ID as well as Password . Alternatively, candidates need to click here and enter the Application Number as well as Date of..

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:54:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4d001df6014d042bda480caa
<![CDATA[DU-affiliated colleges oppose choice-based credit system]]> Several colleges affiliated to the Delhi University (DU) have opposed the implementation of the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) from the coming academic session, with the staff associations of more than 30 such colleges uniting against the proposal. The DU Teachers' Association (DUTA) has also communicated its resolutions to the University Grants Commission (UGC) , which had put up on its website the proposed structure as well as syllabi of 18 subjects, inviting comments/feedback from all stakeholders, which will be presented to an expert committee for consideration, before the..

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:20:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854cf24e6b014cff8a6293758f
<![CDATA[Detailed revised schedule for CET-K 2015 announced by KEA]]> The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has announced the detailed revised schedule for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) , with new dates for all subjects and categories. The KEA had earlier rescheduled the examination, which will now be held on Tuesday, May 12 and Wednesday, May 13, 2015 . The entrance test is conducted by KEA for admission into professional undergraduate (UG) courses in the state. According to the updated timetable, on May 12 , the Biology and Mathematics papers will be held from 10.30 am to 11.50 am and from 2.30 pm to 3.50 pm..

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:17:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854cf24e6b014cfeaca0424e9d
<![CDATA[IIT Bombay ties up with Washington University to offer EMBA program]]> The premier Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) has joined hands with the Washington University in St Louis (WUSTL) to offer joint Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree program. The new EMBA is a partially residential program. The first batch has around 16 average years of professional experience, representing 11 industries, including Indian as well as multinational companies (MNCs). More than 40% of the students of the new batch are executives at senior vice president levels or higher. Almost half of the batch is based out of Mumbai. The rest..

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:13:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4cf268fa014cfa949aa952a2
<![CDATA[AP EAMCET 2015 registrations with late fee can be submitted till May 6]]> Candidates aspiring to appear for the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 2015 (EAMCET 2015) to be conducted by Andhra Pradesh (AP) need to note that the last date for submission of online application with late fee of Rs 10,000 is Wednesday, May 6, 2015 . Moreover, the deadline for application submission with late fee of Rs 5,000 is Saturday, May 2, 2015 . According to the website, as of now, only regional center Kakinada is available with late fees of Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000. The registration process for AP EAMCET 2015 was conducted from Friday, March 6 ..

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:07:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834ce9d20c014cea407947060f
<![CDATA[SC nod to NAAC to decide on accreditation of deemed varsities]]> The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) is now authorized to decide upon granting accreditation to deemed universities which are under its inspection for not meeting different criteria necessary to acquire recognition, according to a recent decision of the Supreme Court (SC) of India. The autonomous body NAAC was set up by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to conduct assessments on higher education institutes in the country and accredit them accordingly. The SC has however stated that accreditation granted to the varsities will be subject to its final order...

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:09:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4cdf81c6014cea0b2f7e2005
<![CDATA[CUSAT CAT 2015 admit cards now available for download]]> Kerala based Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) will conduct the CUSAT Common Admission Test 2015 (CUSAT CAT 2015) on Saturday, May 2, Sunday, May 3 and Sunday, May 10, 2015 . The admit cards for the examination are now available for download from the website, from the candidate homepage. To download the CUSAT CAT 2015 admit cards, please click here and enter the Username and Password. The candidates can download their admit cards for CUSAT CAT 2015 from the website till Sunday, May 3, 2015 . No admit card will be sent by post. Admit card is a mandatory..

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 06:01:31 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854cdf81c4014ce4ddedaf0be7
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 rescheduled to May 12 & May 13 by KEA]]> The Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) has been rescheduled to be held on Tuesday, May 12 and Wednesday, May 13, 2015 , as per a recent decision of the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) . A detailed timetable with new dates for all subjects and categories will be published at the KEA website soon. The entrance test conducted by KEA for admission into professional undergraduate (UG) courses in the state was earlier scheduled to be held on Wednesday, April 29 (Biology & Mathematics papers) and Thursday, April 30, 2015 (Physics & Chemistry papers). The..

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:00:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854cdf81c4014ce4a5e56604ed
<![CDATA[Jamia Millia applications till May 1; new admission helpline launched]]> The deadline for the ongoing online application form submission process at the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University in Delhi is Friday, May 1, 2015 . Applications will be accepted for admission into different undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG), Master of Philosophy (M Phil), PG diploma, diploma, advanced diploma and certificate courses for the upcoming academic session. The admission process at JMI University commenced on Monday, April 20, 2015 . New admission helpline: JMI has recently set up a helpline for candidates aspiring to gain admission into different courses..

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:44:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4cdf7d7d014ce015e0df15b5
<![CDATA[AP EAMCET 2015 aspirants can change regional center to Hyderabad]]> Candidates aspiring to appear for the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 2015 (EAMCET 2015) to be conducted by Andhra Pradesh (AP) can change their regional center for appearing test to Hyderabad, according to the website. Hyderabad regional center has been added recently. The candidates need to check the official website for more details regarding opting for regional centers. The AP EAMCET 2015 registrants have been given the opportunity of correction of the online application data already submitted from Thursday, April 16 to Tuesday, April 21, 2015 . The..

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:53:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14cc60cee014cdbd32b6879d3
<![CDATA[UPSEE 2015 analysis; over 3 lakh candidates registered for exam]]> The Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination 2015 (UPSEE 2015) was held on Sunday, April 19, 2015 for admission into Bachelor of Technology (B Tech), Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm), Bachelor of Architecture (B Arch), Hotel Management (BHMCT), Fashion & Apparel Design (BFAD) and Fine Arts (BFA) courses. The examination for Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Computer Applications (MCA) and MAM programs was held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 . According to reports, a total of 3,48,453 candidates had registered for the examination to be held over two days. UPSEE 2015..

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:07:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14cc60cee014cdba9bfac75e6
<![CDATA[Nobel laureates, foreign academicians proposed to teach in IIMs, IITs]]> The names of around 20 Nobel laureates and proposals of more than 800 foreign academicians have been received to be appointed as faculty in premier institutes of the country, such as the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , under the government's Global Initiative of Academic Network (GIAN) program. As per the GIAN program, well-known academicians, scientists, experts and entrepreneurs from top institutions from around the globe will be invited to serve as faculty in higher education institutes in India. The plans include..

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:16:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14cc60cee014cdb7a9c4071b5
<![CDATA[Important test-day instructions for CLAT 2015 aspirants]]> The Common Law Admission Test 2015 (CLAT 2015) will be held online from 3 pm to 5 pm on Sunday, May 10, 2015 in 28 cities by the Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow . The official website has provided some important test-day instructions for the CLAT 2015 aspirants, which are mentioned below. Reporting at test center; identity requirements: The candidates should arrive at the test center at the reporting time mentioned in the admit card on the day of the scheduled test. This will allow time for security checks, identity verification and checking in..

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:58:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834ccfc5fd014cda8e3c263a2a
<![CDATA[CLAT 2015 admit cards now ready for download from website]]> The admit cards for the Common Law Admission Test 2015 (CLAT 2015) are now available for download from the website. Please click here to access the CLAT 2015 admit cards and enter the Registered e-mail ID as well as Password. CLAT 2015 will be held online from 3 pm to 5 pm on Sunday, May 10, 2015 in 28 cities by the Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow . The examination will be the gateway for admission into 16 national law schools. As the last date for submission of CLAT 2015 applications was first extended from Tuesday, March 31 till Tuesday,..

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:34:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844ccfc622014cd62d711612df
<![CDATA[UGC guidelines for safety of students of higher education institutes]]> The University Grants Commission (UGC) has published certain guidelines to ensure the safety of students pursuing their studies in Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) , both on and off campus, throughout the country. In fact, the commission has sent written communication to the Vice Chancellors (VCs) of all the varsities regarding the same. According to the UGC communication, academic administrators in the country should make it their priority to ensure that students are protected against threats, attacks as well as accidents, either man-made or natural. Hence, UGC has formulated the..

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 06:03:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844ccfc622014cd56c88d27b73
<![CDATA[AP EAMCET 2015 application form corrections till April 21]]> The registration process of the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 2015 (EAMCET 2015) to be conducted by Andhra Pradesh (AP), which started on Friday, March 6 , continued till Saturday, April 11, 2015 . The AP EAMCET 2015 will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015 . The Engineering examination will be conducted from 10 am to 1 pm while the Medical/Agriculture examination will be held from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm. The registrants have been given the opportunity of correction of the online application data already submitted from Thursday, April 16 to Tuesday, April 21,..

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:17:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4cc21d24014cc74ffb427af6
<![CDATA[Two new state varsities expected in Gujarat; changes in existing ones]]> Two new state universities are expected to be set up in Gujarat in Junagadh and Godhra, according to a recent decision of the state government. Moreover, changes in the geographical territories of two existing varsities, the Gujarat University (GU) as well as the Sardar Patel University (SPU) , are also on the cards. The proposed new universities along with the changes in the acts of the existing two will be effective by the middle of May this year. As per reports, the state government will soon bring four ordinances relating to the four universities. The districts of Kheda,..

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:42:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834cc2167f014cc653e738562a
<![CDATA[Panjab University to add two seats in all courses for rural students]]> The Panjab University (PU) is expected to add two more seats in all its courses, which will be offered to students from rural regions. The measure is being adopted to motivate rural students to take up degree courses at PU as well as affiliated colleges. The proposal was first mooted by the PU syndicate last year and will be part of the discussions during its meeting to be held on Monday, April 20, 2015 . A committee has also been set up to work out the modalities of creating the additional seats. According to university officials, PU has a very low percentage of rural students..

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:48:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834cc2167f014cc5ebad8449ee
<![CDATA[Over 3,500 PhD aspirants take online entrance test of Mysuru varsity]]> Over 3,500 candidates aspiring to enroll themselves for doctorate degrees at different departments of the University of Mysuru (UoM) appeared for the online eligibility test conducted by the varsity. The test was held at 37 different locations across India. The results are expected to be declared shortly. UoM is the first varsity in Karnataka to hold an online entrance test for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) aspirants. Software major TCS provided the software for conducting the tests in different subjects. The firm also has the responsibility to ensure that the tests are administered..

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:14:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4cbb783c014cc1f03a032970
<![CDATA[More than 1.75 lakh candidates to appear for SRMJEEE 2015]]> More than 1.75 lakh candidates are expected to appear for the SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination 2015 (SRMJEEE 2015) , according to information at the website. This year, the number of applications for the examination has shot up by 40% compared to last year, when around 1.25 lakh applications were received. The aspirants have the option to appear for the examination from any of 102 paper-pencil (offline) centers and 50 locations where the examination will he held on the online mode. The online application process for SRMJEEE 2015 was conducted from Monday, November 3, 2014 ..

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:10:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4cbb783c014cc1b5a30b1f78
<![CDATA[CLAT 2015 admit cards can be downloaded from April 19: exam convener]]> The admit cards for the Common Law Admission Test 2015 (CLAT 2015) will be available for download from the afternoon of Sunday, April 19, 2015 , as per a notice from the examination convener. CLAT 2015 will be held online from 3 pm to 5 pm on Sunday, May 10, 2015 in 28 cities by the Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow . The examination will be the gateway for admission into 16 national law schools. The last date of submission of the online application form for CLAT 2015 was further extended from Tuesday, April 14 to Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by..

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 05:39:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834cbb7e84014cc0bd212c6e7e
<![CDATA[Candidates can now download CET-K 2015 admit cards from site]]> Candidates who have registered successfully for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) can now download their admit cards from the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) website. To access the admit cards using login, candidates need to click here and enter the User ID and Password. Alternatively, candidates need to click here and enter the Application Number and Date of Birth. CET-K 2015 registrants were given the opportunity to correct errors, if any, in their online applications from Friday, March 6, 2015 , due to several requests for the same. The..

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:49:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834cbb7e84014cbcea111525dd
<![CDATA[CLAT 2015 application deadline further extended to April 15]]> The last date of submission of the online application form for the Common Law Admission Test 2015 (CLAT 2015) has been further extended from Tuesday, April 14 to Wednesday, April 15, 2015 , according to a recent notification from the examination convener. The online application process of CLAT 2015 started on Thursday, January 1, 2015 . The extension has been made due to April 14 being a public holiday, as per the website. Earlier also, the application deadline was extended from Tuesday, March 31, 2015 . CLAT 2015 will be held online from 3 pm to 5 pm on Sunday, May 10, 2015 ..

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 06:28:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834cbb7e84014cbbc3ae87072a
<![CDATA[UPSEE 2015 admit cards issued; to be downloaded from site]]> The admit cards for the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination 2015 (UPSEE 2015) have been issued and aspirants can download the same from the website. To download the UPSEE 2015 admit cards, candidates need to click here and enter the Registration/Application ID and Date of Birth. The application deadline for UPSEE 2015 was extended to Monday, April 6, 2015 . Before that too, the last date of applications was extended from Wednesday, March 25 to Saturday, April 4, 2015 . The application process for the examination started on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 . Both online..

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 05:57:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834cbb7e84014cbba7c48203d8
<![CDATA[Jamia Millia Islamia to launch 4 new courses from upcoming session]]> The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University in Delhi is set to launch four new courses from the upcoming academic session. The new courses are in Gender Studies, Biophysics, Public Health and Disaster Management . According to institute officials, the four new courses will commence from the 2015-16 academic year. The Master of Arts (MA) in Gender Studies will be conducted by the Sarojini Naidu Center for Women’s Studies , the postgraduate (PG) Diploma in Public Health will be offered by the Department of Social Work , Master of Science (M Sc) in Biophysics will be under the ..

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:42:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4caeebb0014cb6e185bc4c83
<![CDATA[UGC devises uniform rules for 19 UG courses under CBCS]]> The University Grants Commission (UGC) has devised uniform rules for 19 undergraduate (UG) courses for all the universities under the Choice-based Credit System (CBCS) , in a bid to facilitate seamless mobility of students across various higher education institutes in the country or overseas. The new guidelines for uniform CBCS have been made available in public domain. UGC has advised all the stakeholders, which includes the students, to provide feedback which will be presented to an expert committee for consideration, before the finalization of syllabus. According to officials of ..

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 06:45:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4caeebb0014cb6acd99746b4
<![CDATA[AICTE to leniently review approval for B Tech courses of DU colleges]]> The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has assured Delhi University (DU) that it will take a lenient stand in reviewing the case of granting approval to DU-affiliated colleges for conducting Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) courses. The decision, taken during a recent meeting between the university and AICTE officials, has come as a respite to 27 colleges seeking approval. The council is expected to hold fresh inspection of the colleges and regard it as a special case. AICTE will consider the case from a new and less stern perspective. In a decision last week, the..

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 05:07:31 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844caeed3a014cb6533f064ed4
<![CDATA[Stanford University to provide enhanced financial aid to students]]> The Stanford University is set to increase the financial assistance it provides for its students, as per a recent announcement by the varsity. The enhanced aid is being offered by raising the income limits of parents at which they need not contribute towards educational expenses. Hence, candidates with annual family incomes lower than $125,000 and typical assets will be granted tuition waivers. Earlier, the income limit was $100,000 and typical assets. Moreover, there will be nil parental contribution for tuition, room/board for those with annual incomes of under $65,000 (earlier..

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:24:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4caee77a014cb2bd51df5c81
<![CDATA[University College Cork sets up India Study Center Cork in Delhi]]> The University College Cork, Ireland (UCC, Ireland) has set up the India Study Center Cork in New Delhi, to assist the School of Asian Studies (SAS) under the university and the university itself to enhance research activities with India. The study center aims to provide a platform for a multi-disciplinary study of contemporary India along with its historical, social, cultural, religious and political dynamics. Moreover, it will strive to boost mutual research and teaching ventures between India and UCC. The center will also facilitate exchange programs and sharing of academic..

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:08:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4caee77a014cb276fd4f5377
<![CDATA[AICTE grants 6 hours to DU colleges to get approval for B Tech courses]]> The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) had granted six hours to Delhi University (DU) colleges to obtain approval for conducting the Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) courses, in a decision last week. The 27 DU-affiliated colleges were directed by AICTE to submit an affidavit within six hours’ time to get the necessary approval for their B Tech courses. Most of the colleges have not been able to meet the deadline. In 2013 when the Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP) of DU was introduced, the Bachelor of Science (BSc) course was renamed B Tech. Although the..

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:28:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4caee77a014cb21be1c5470f
<![CDATA[Six Indian students bag Gates Cambridge scholarships for studies in UK]]> This year, six Indian students have bagged the esteemed Gates Cambridge scholarships to pursue studies in the United Kingdom (UK) . They are among 54 of the most academically outstanding and socially committed students in the world, from 28 different countries. The students, selected from a diverse pool of countries and backgrounds, will start their postgraduate (PG) studies at the University of Cambridge in October, 2015. The 54 candidates were picked from a total of 3,535 applicants, based on their intellectual aptitude, leadership skills, academic suitability with Cambridge..

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 07:57:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4caee77a014cb1c8bad03c0b
<![CDATA[UGC directs affiliated varsities to start environment courses]]> The Universities Grants Commission (UGC) has passed a new order directing all affiliated universities to start offering courses in environmental studies , to spread awareness on environmental matters. As per the norms, the environmental studies core-module is a 50-lecture unit, which will be mandatory during the second year of undergraduate (UG) studies. According to officials of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTU Hyderabad) , around 1.5 lakh students are joining this course which covers the topics of eco-system, pollution, social issues pertaining to..

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 07:15:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4caee77a014cb1a233b7365a
<![CDATA[VITEEE 2015 Phase I counseling dates announced]]> The Phase I counseling dates for the Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination 2015 (VITEEE 2015) candidates have been announced at the website. VITEEE 2015 for Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) admissions 2015-16 has started today, that is, Wednesday, April 8 and will continue till Sunday, April 19, 2015 . The Phase I counseling dates for the examination are mentioned below. VITEEE 2015 Phase I Counseling Dates Rank Date 1 to 8,000 ..

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 08:00:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4c91fe66014c980bc7462fbf
<![CDATA[Delhi University may hold 2015-16 UG admissions entirely online]]> The premier Delhi University (DU) is planning to conduct the undergraduate (UG) admission process for the 2015-16 academic session entirely online. The varsity has set up a committee of 23 members to formulate admission policies. The application process for postgraduate (PG) courses has already been made online. DU had introduced the online centralized registration forms during 2012-2013. However, it continued with the offline centralized OMR registration forms as well. The final decision will be taken after considering the recommendations made by the committee. DU is also..

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 05:28:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4c92284d014c925a1b6803a6
<![CDATA[VITEEE 2015 from April 8-19; over 2 lakh candidates register for exam]]> The Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination 2015 (VITEEE 2015) for Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) admissions 2015-16 will be conducted from  Wednesday, April 8 to  Sunday, April 19, 2015 . Over 2 lakh candidates have registered for the examination this year, to be held at 134 centers in 112 cities. There were around 1.93 lakh applications for the examination last year. According to VIT University officials, VITEEE 2015 will also be conducted in Dubai and Kuwait, other than centers in India. The test will be a gateway for admissions into B Tech..

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Mon, 06 Apr 2015 06:53:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834c85beed014c8d8149b64054
<![CDATA[UPSEE 2015 application deadline further extended to April 6]]> The application deadline for the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination 2015 (UPSEE 2015) has been further extended to  Monday, April 6, 2015 . Earlier, the last date of applications was extended from Wednesday, March 25 to  Saturday, April 4, 2015 . The application process for the examination started on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 . Moreover, the last date for receiving the confirmation page has also been extended from Tuesday, March 31 to  Thursday, April 9, 2015 . For both online and offline applications, the confirmation page  must reach the..

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Fri, 03 Apr 2015 07:50:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4c7ce582014c7e42946e199f
<![CDATA[CLAT 2015 application deadline extended to April 14]]> The last date of submission of the online application form for the  Common Law Admission Test 2015 (CLAT 2015)  has been extended from  Tuesday, March 31  to  Tuesday, April 14, 2015 , according to a recent notification from the examination convener. The online application process of CLAT 2015 started on  Thursday, January 1, 2015 . CLAT 2015 will be held online from 3 pm to 5 pm on  Sunday, May 10, 2015  in 28 cities by the  Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU), Lucknow . It will be the gateway for admission into 16 national..

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:15:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4c6a1887014c6e4145c2042c
<![CDATA[SC dismisses CLAT 2015 convener appeal of age limit for test-takers]]> The Supreme Court (SC) recently dismissed an appeal by the Lucknow-based Dr Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU) challenging an order passed by the Allahabad High Court (HC) to do away with the 20-year age limit for candidates to appear for the Common Law Admission Test 2015 (CLAT 2015) . The examination will be held online by RMLNLU this year. CLAT is an all-India entrance examination conducted annually by each of the 16 NLUs on rotational basis. Candidates seeking admission to undergraduate (Bachelor's Degree in Law or LLB) and postgraduate (Master of Laws or LLM)..

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:28:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4c6610c9014c6994bd5536e8