Minglebox Education News - universities http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Sat, 23 May 2015 07:18:45 GMT Sat, 23 May 2015 07:18:45 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[After CLAT 2015 results, detailed counseling schedule released]]> The Results of the Common Law Admission Test 2015 (CLAT 2015) have been declared on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 . A total of 42,223 candidates from across the country appeared for CLAT 2015. CLAT 2015 was 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 . To access the results, please click here and enter the Registered e-mail ID as well as Password. Counseling: In the first phase, candidates have to indicate their preferences for NLUs where they want to take admission. The..

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Thu, 21 May 2015 11:53:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d6ad29c014d7651c699511c
<![CDATA[AP EAMCET 2015 results & final keys released]]> The results of the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 2015 conducted by Andhra Pradesh (AP EAMCET 2015) have been released at the website. To access the results, please click here and enter the Hall Ticket Number. The final answer keys of AP EAMCET 2015 have also been released. For the Engineering stream final keys, please click here . For the Agriculture & Medical stream final keys, please click here . Earlier, the preliminary keys were released and challenges were accepted till 5 pm on Friday, May 15, 2015 . The AP EAMCET..

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Thu, 21 May 2015 10:50:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d6ad29c014d76183e0246b3
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015: information on online submission of marks cards]]> The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has issued some important information for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) test-takers regarding online submission of marks cards. The CET-K 2015 Results are expected to be declared on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 . The regular students who have appeared for Karnataka II PUC Annual Examination 2015 need not submit the qualifying examination marks card to KEA. However, repeater students, who have already passed the examination before 2015 and the students of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) , Council for the..

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Thu, 21 May 2015 09:04:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d6ad29c014d75b73e983280
<![CDATA[Delhi University colleges may have single cutoff for each course]]> Colleges affiliated to the Delhi University (DU) are likely to have a single cutoff for each course this year, in keeping with its stand on having uniform additional eligibility criteria for its undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 session. Earlier, there used to be cutoff ranges with different minimum scores for the very same course; each allotted to diverse categories of applicants on the basis of subjects included in their best-four aggregates or scores in specific subjects in school. Now, this system may be swapped for single cutoff scores. According to officials of ..

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Thu, 21 May 2015 05:19:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d6ad29c014d74e974c70566
<![CDATA[International Baccalaureate schools increase ten-fold in past decade]]> The number of International Baccalaureate (IB) schools in India has increased ten-fold during the past decade, according to a recent survey conducted by the National University of Educational Planning & Administration (NUEPA) , commissioned by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). While merely 11 schools offered the IB program in 2003 , the numbers increased to 107 by 2013 . The state of Maharashtra tops the charts with 41 IB schools . Apart from IB, many other international school programs also have gained in popularity. Till 2013, there were 478..

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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:05:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4d6aca39014d71367a6f6e7e
<![CDATA[St Stephen's online applications for 2015-16 from May 28 to June 15]]> The online application process for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at St Stephen's College will start on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the college website - www.ststephens.edu . The last date for the registrations is Monday, June 15, 2015 . Only online applications will be accepted. The application schedule at Delhi University (DU) is the same. Candidates seeking admission into St Stephen's College, which is affiliated to DU, need to apply separately since the college is outside the centralized admission process of DU. St Stephen's follows its..

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Wed, 20 May 2015 05:06:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4d6ad204014d6fb783661b90
<![CDATA[No first-come, first-serve in DU admissions; uniform criteria applies]]> The schedule of the process for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at the Delhi University (DU) has been announced. First, DU will start online registrations from Thursday, May 28, 2015 , followed by the offline registrations (offline sale/receipt of OMR forms) from Friday, June 5, 2015 . The last date for both online and offline registration at DU is Monday, June 15, 2015 . Colleges affiliated to DU have to now enroll all the students who meet their cut-off criteria - there will be no first-come, first-serve policy for the undergraduate (UG)..

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Tue, 19 May 2015 11:37:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4d6aca39014d6bf6a6d52932
<![CDATA[St Stephen's to hold written test for admission into most courses]]> This year, St Stephen's College will hold written tests for admission into most of its courses, in a bid to make the interview process more objective. While earlier St Stephen's had an informal system of asking candidates during interviews to take a written test, it is going to be conducted officially this year and for more courses. For a majority of the courses at the college, there will be a 30-minute written test. The heads of the departments have been advised to consult other officials to work out the modalities. Candidates seeking admission into St..

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Tue, 19 May 2015 07:48:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4d6aca39014d6b24d91f0aad
<![CDATA[Delhi University UG admissions 2015-16: detailed schedule]]> The schedule of the process for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at the Delhi University (DU) has been announced. First, DU will start online registrations from Thursday, May 28, 2015 , followed by the offline registrations (offline sale/receipt of OMR forms) from Friday, June 5, 2015 . The last date for both online and offline registration is Monday, June 15, 2015 . The eight centers designated for offline registration are Dyal Singh College, Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma (ARSD) College, Gargi College, PGDAV College, Maharaja Agrasen College, Rajdhani..

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Tue, 19 May 2015 06:28:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4d6aca39014d6adbeb710128
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 provisional answer keys out]]> The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has published the provisional answer keys of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) . CET-K 2015 was held at 343 examination centers in 53 locations across Karnataka. The examination is conducted by the KEA for admission into medical, dental, engineering and agriculture seats in the state. To access the CET-K 2015 answer keys for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics, please click here .  Objections , if any, should be submitted with justification through e-mail: keauthority-ka@nic.in by 5.30 pm on ..

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Mon, 18 May 2015 11:07:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64d5b80cf014d66b4e31625a9
<![CDATA[DU 2015-16 UG admissions from May 28; no CBCS if councils against it]]> The online registration process for undergraduate (UG) admissions for the 2015-16 academic session at Delhi University (DU) will commence on Thursday, May 28, 2015 , according to officials of the varsity. Every year, DU admits around 54,000 UG students in different courses in affiliated colleges. First, DU will start online registrations from May 28 , followed by the offline registrations from Friday, June 5, 2015 . The last date for both online and offline registrations is Monday, June 15, 2015 , added the officials. The eight centers designated for offline ..

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Mon, 18 May 2015 10:35:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64d5b80cf014d6697d5bb21fd
<![CDATA[Delhi University 2015-16 UG admissions not to go entirely online]]> The premier Delhi University (DU) may not conduct the undergraduate (UG) admission process for the 2015-16 academic session entirely online, as per recent reports. The university will continue to accept both online as well as offline applications this year. Earlier, DU was planning to conduct the 2015-16 UG admissions completely online. The varsity had set up a committee of 23 members to formulate admission policies. The committee consisted of highly placed officials of DU and affiliated colleges. Although the committee recommended the admission process be made online, DU decided..

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Fri, 15 May 2015 12:16:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d4b5e40014d5781867d05b8
<![CDATA[CLAT 2015 results to be declared on May 20]]> The results of the Common Law Admission Test 2015 (CLAT 2015) will be declared on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 , according to recent information at the website. A total of 42,223 candidates from across the country appeared for CLAT 2015, 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 aspirants are vying for the 2,164 undergraduate (UG) and 568 postgraduate (PG) available seats. Altogether 45,200 aspirants had registered for CLAT 2015, for both UG (Bachelor's Degree in Law or LLB) and PG..

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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:08:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d4b5e40014d521c429858d9
<![CDATA[Day 2 analysis of CET-K 2015; results on May 26]]> The Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) concluded on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 , with the Physics and Chemistry papers being held from 10.30 am to 11.50 am and from 2.30 pm to 3.50 pm respectively. CET-K 2015 was held by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) for admission into medical, dental, engineering and agriculture seats in the state, at 343 examination centers in 53 locations across Karnataka. As per reports, on Day 2 of CET-K 2015, around 97.45% of the registrants appeared for the Physics paper and 97.44 % took the Chemistry test. CET-K..

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Thu, 14 May 2015 10:04:02 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d4b5e40014d51e181564e85
<![CDATA[US-based University of Montana to offer Hindi language course]]> The University of Montana , based in the United States (US), is all set to offer a Hindi language course to its students next academic year. The subject will be taught by a Fulbright instructor from India. Hindi is the national language of India. The lessons on the language will be delivered during the 2015-16 academic year, under the university’s South & Southeast Asian Studies program . The two-course sequence of elementary Hindi will commence in the fall semester and conclude in the spring. The varsity is also planning to include Hindi as a regular academic subject...

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Wed, 13 May 2015 10:34:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4d4b5d9c014d4cd719793d0b
<![CDATA[Mumbai University to revise syllabus to make courses industry-specific]]> In a bid to make its courses more industry-specific, the Mumbai University (MU) has decided to revise its syllabus from the current academic year. The Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) students will be able to specialize in Finance, Marketing or Human Resource Management (HRM), depending on their preference. Students pursuing Sociology will gain knowledge about the impact of Social Networking. Students of Zoology will learn about various topics pertaining to common diseases, such as tuberculosis, under Immunology. Students aspiring to be teachers will study Right to Education..

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Wed, 13 May 2015 08:07:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4d4b5d9c014d4c501d30268d
<![CDATA[VTU to implement choice-based credit system from 2015-16]]> The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) will implement the Choice-based Credit System (CBCS) from the 2015-16 academic session, in keeping with the directive of the University Grants Commission (UGC) . Starting this academic year, the course structure for engineering students will be revised. Engineering students all over the country, as well as in Karnataka state, need to note that grades and not marks will be crucial once CBCS is implemented. VTU is in the process of putting into practice the CBCS for all undergraduate (UG) as well as postgraduate (PG) courses in its..

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Wed, 13 May 2015 07:05:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4d4b5d9c014d4c1760141e60
<![CDATA[CET-K 2015 starts: Day 1 analysis]]> The Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) started on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 , for admission into medical, dental, engineering and agriculture seats in the state. CET-K 2015 is being conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) at 343 examination centers in 53 locations across Karnataka. The Biology and Mathematics papers were held from 10.30 am to 11.50 am and from 2.30 pm to 3.50 pm respectively. Day 1 of CET-K 2015 went off smoothly. According to a majority of the test-takers and academicians, while the Biology paper was moderate, the Mathematics..

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Wed, 13 May 2015 06:13:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4d4b5d9c014d4be8297e1688
<![CDATA[No Indian institute among top 100 in under-50 universities ranking]]> No Indian institute features among the world’s top 100 under-50 universities, according to the recently released Times Higher Education (THE) 100 Under 50 rankings. Last year, the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) was among the top 100 young institutes in the world, as per the survey. IIT Guwahati had bagged the 87 th spot in the survey. The institute was the only one from India to make it to the list. With that feat, for the very first time India featured in the top 100 Under 50 list. The Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 University survey is an..

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Tue, 12 May 2015 12:21:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4d477afd014d4812b4191764
<![CDATA[AP EAMCET 2015 preliminary answer keys out; challenges by May 15]]> The preliminary answer keys for the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 2015 (EAMCET 2015) conducted by Andhra Pradesh (AP) have been released at the website. For the Engineering stream preliminary keys, please click here . For the Agriculture & Medical stream preliminary keys, please click here . The challenges regarding the keys, if any, have to be received by 5 pm on Friday, May 15, 2015 . The objections have to be sent to: e-mail ID: apeamcet15@gmail.com Fax Number: 0884-2340545 The objections can be..

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Tue, 12 May 2015 05:56:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4d3ed2d8014d46b2243948c1
<![CDATA[CLAT'15 held online for first time; 42,223 candidates appear for exam]]> A total of 42,223 candidates from across the country appeared for the Common Law Admission Test 2015 (CLAT 2015) , 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 aspirants are vying for the 2,164 undergraduate (UG) and 568 postgraduate (PG) available seats. Altogether 45,200 aspirants had registered for CLAT 2015, for both UG (Bachelor's Degree in Law or LLB) and PG (Master of Laws or LLM) admissions. The number of applications for LLB programs was 39,686; while 5,514 registrations were..

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Mon, 11 May 2015 11:09:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4d3ed2d8014d42aa47e5614f
<![CDATA[Instructions for CET-K practical test for farm university admissions]]> The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has issued some important instructions for candidates aspiring to appear for the Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) practical test for undergraduate (UG) admission in farm universities for the 2015-16 academic session. Candidates need to note that the practical examination for agriculturist quota candidates will be held from 9 am on Saturday, May 16, 2015 . The identification of farming equipment for farmers’ quota candidates will also be conducted from 9 am on May 16. The instructions notified by KEA are mentioned in..

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Mon, 11 May 2015 10:02:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4d3ed2d8014d426d202159c8
<![CDATA[Over 1.5 lakh aspirants to appear for CET-K 2015; key instructions]]> A total of 1,57,580 students are expected to appear for the Karnataka Common Entrance Test 2015 (CET-K 2015) , vying for medical, dental, engineering and agriculture seats in the state. This is an increase of 30,000 in comparison with last year. The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA ) conducts the test every year for admission into professional undergraduate (UG) courses in the state. The KEA has raised the farmers’ quota for candidates aspiring to pursue Bachelor of Science (B Sc) in Agriculture from 23.8% to 40% , due to huge demand, according to officials. CET-K..

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Mon, 11 May 2015 05:58:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4d3ed2d8014d418d5d1f3c99
<![CDATA[Delhi University UG admissions may continue till August 14 this year]]> The Delhi University (DU) admissions for undergraduate (UG) courses are slated to be conducted over a longer period of time this year, continuing as long as till Friday, August 14, 2015 , as recommended by the 23-member admission committee of the varsity. As per the committee’s recommendation, there should be uniform eligibility criteria - pass marks in Mathematics should be compulsory for admission to Economics Honors and Bachelor of Commerce (B Com) Honors as well as 10 marks deduction (2.5%), in case Music and Physical Education are included in the best four score. The..

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Fri, 08 May 2015 07:19:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d2db7b6014d32647dac1546
<![CDATA[Over 45,000 candidates expected to appear for CLAT 2015 on May 10]]> More than 45,000 candidates are expected to appear for the Common Law Admission Test 2015 (CLAT 2015) , according to reports. Altogether 45,200 aspirants have registered for CLAT 2015, for both undergraduate (Bachelor's Degree in Law or LLB) and postgraduate (Master of Laws or LLM) admissions. The number of applications for LLB programs is 39,686; while 5,514 registrations have been received for LLM programs. This is a considerable increase compared to the registrations received in the past two years. Around 35,000 candidates had appeared for the examination last year. CLAT 2015 will be..

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Fri, 08 May 2015 06:19:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d2db7b6014d322d973c0a9e
<![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