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Dedicated Email ID to Address Foreign Student Queries Released by ICCR

Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), founded in 1950 by Maulana Abul was founded with an objective to actively participate in the formulation and implementation of policies and programmes pertaining to India’s external cultural relations; to foster and strengthen cultural relations and mutual understanding between India and other countries; to promote cultural exchanges with other countries and people; and to develop relations with the nations.ICCR grants scholarships for foreign students under various Schemes. Un ...

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Last Day Alert! Application Submission for GATE 2018 Ends Today

The Graduate Aptitude Test (GATE) 2018 online registrations close today, October 9 at8 pm. All the interested candidates can apply for the same on the official website, gate.iitg.ac.inInterested candidates can apply for GATE 2018 on the official website, the link for which is gate.iitg.ac.inThe GATE 2018 will be held by the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT G) on February 3, February 4 and February 10, February 11, 2018.Earlier, the last date for submission of online application was October 5.Steps to apply for GATE 2018: Go to the ...

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​Application Correction Window Opens for CAT 2017 from September 27th to 30th

IIM Lucknow has announced the commencement of Application Correction Process starting today i.e. 27th Sep’17. This window will be open for 4 days, ending on 30th Sep’17This Application Correction window was introduced last year in CAT examination process, to enable students to make corrections in submitted application form before final submission of form. Following information can be edited or corrected in the CAT application form 2017:Education InformationPercentage of marks obtained in Class X, Class XII and Graduation and Post-Graduati ...

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IIM Extends CAT 2017 Registration Date! Submit Applications by 25th September

It's the last chance!

The deadline for the online registration of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 has been extended and all the interested candidates are now required to apply by September 25th.

Important dates :

  • Last date of registration: September 25
  • Release of admit cards: October 18
  • Date of examination: November 26

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Registration for CAT 2017-18 Ends Tomorrow, 20th September. Apply Now!

The deadline for submitting online application for CAT 2017-18 ends tomorrow at 5pm IST.Check below the steps for applying for the exam :1. Candidates must send the online application on or before September 20 (Wednesday).    Before the registration process, all the candidates must see the eligibility criteria given there.2. Visit official website www.iimcat.ac.in and read the CAT Exam Notification 2017 carefully.3. Look for Apply Online link and click on the same.4. Fill your personal details to generate a unique registration number ...

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JEE Advanced 2018 to be Conducted on 21st May 2018 by IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur will be conducting the JEE Advanced 2018 on May 21st. JEE Mains i.e.

Joint Engineering Examination is the entrance exam to engineering courses offered

across the country and is also the qualifying exam for JEE-Advanced which is

required to be appeared for bagging admission in IITs and NITs.

Also, the widely talked about examination will be conducted online from next year

considering the importance to ease out the logistics and evaluation process.

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JNUEE 2018 Application Process Kick Starts Tomorrow, 15th Sept

Jawaharlal Nehru University recently announced the dates foronline filling & submission of applications for Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination (JNUEE) 2018.JNUEE 2018 will be administered by the Jawaharlal Nehru University for admissions to a number of programmes including undergraduate (BA Hons in Foreign Languages) and postgraduate (MA, M.Sc, MCA, MTech, MPH, MPhil, Ph.D). Important Dates : JNUEE 2018 Notification : September 10, 2017Online registration and application form begins : September 15, 2017Last date to fill JNU ap ...

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Karnataka NEET 2017: UG 2nd round allotment Released at mcc.nic.in

The counselling will begin on August 9 and all formalities need to be completed before August 16.The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has released its second allotment result for the National Entrance and Eligibility Test (NEET) on its official website - mcc.nic.in.How to check the result:> Log on to the official website - www.micc.nic.in> Click on UG medical counselling tab and then on 'all India quota counselling' tab> Click on round 2 result> Enter your roll number and click submitOnce you hit submit, your result will be displ ...

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IIT-Kharagpur hostel rooms will be new office addresses for student entrepreneurs

A top official of the institute said that IIT-Kharagpur has come up with an innovative scheme under which its students will be allowed to use their rooms as their entrepreneurship offices. According to the director of the IIT Kharagpur, PP Chakrabarti, the new project would enable the students to set up their offices within the hostel room at a low expense.  On the occasion of Institute's 63rd annual convocation where more than 2500 students awarded their degree, director Mr. PP Chakrabarti made this announce ...

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Mumbai University Results 2017 Likely be Delayed Again

Mumbai, Aug 7:  Mumbai University was likely to declare the results for the final year examinations on August 5. But with 55 per cent results pending, the Mumbai University failed to declare results on Saturday much to the anger of students.Students protested as close to 2.32 lakh answer sheets are yet to be evaluated and 79,845 are yet to be moderated. The university was given an extension on deadline from the original July 31 till August 5 by Governor Vidyasagar Rao but the institution failed yet again. As on Saturday, the universit ...

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IIFT Changes Entrance Exam Date For MBA (IB) 2018-20 Batch to avoid clash with CAT 2017

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has postponed the MBA (IB) entrance exam date to December 3, 2017. The move has brought a sigh of relief from thousands of candidates who were due to appear for the exam this year. Initially, the exam date clashed with that of CAT 2017 exam however after the announcement of the CAT date, IIFT changed the date to spare the students the dilemma of choosing between the two entrances.The candidates willing to apply at IIFT for admission to MBS program in International business can apply till September 15, 2017. ...

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CAT 2017 to be conducted on November 26, registrations between August 9-September 20

Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 will be conducted on November 26, 2017 in two sessions. Registrations for the exam for entry into the prestigious IIMs and other B- schools will open on August 9, 2017 and will close on September 20, 2017, professor Neeraj Dwivedi, convener, CAT 2017 said in a release issued by IIM Lucknow on Saturday.This year, IIM Lucknow will be organizing CAT.Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will be releasing the notification for the CAT 2017 in newspapers across the country on July 30, 2017.The exam will be conducted ...

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NIIT Will Offer Digital Transformation Courses In Indian Universities

"India will require an innovative education agenda that will revamp education models and teaching-learning methodologies at all levels. ‘NIIT Inside’ model will work with educational institutes across India to help them modernize their curriculum and offer futuristic career programs to their students.”NIIT Limited, a skills and talent development company, will offer Next Gen courses in Digital Transformation to the Universities in India. The company will introduce N IC ( NIIT Inside Campus) model in universities and colleges across India, ...

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Odisha All Set to Open India's First Skill University

BHUBANESWAR: After constituting a skill development authority, Odisha Government is all set to have a Skill University. A first-of-its-kind in the country, a State-run or private university will be accorded the status of Skill University, which will monitor all skill development training activities.In a recent notification, the Skill Development and Technical Education (SDTE) Department has issued guidelines prescribing eligibility criteria for recognition of the existing Government or private universities as the Skill University.National Asses ...

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Indian Universities Ought to Compete Globally to Become World Class - President Pranab Mukherjee

In a bid to rank globally, the universities are required to compete globally for research-ranking to become world-class, President Pranab Mukherjee said at at a recently held book launch.The President Pranab Mukherjee while emphasizing on nation-building through institution-building said, "We are now increasingly being called upon to think about the role of universities in the larger global context."The book titled Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives, was released by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen and edit ...

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Cabinet is Planning to Take up Bill to Replace Medical Council of India

NEW DELHI: The health ministry is set to take to the Union cabinet the new bill seeking to replace the apex medical education regulator, Medical Council of India (MCI), with a new body - National Medical Commission (NMC).The new bill also proposes an exit exam which all MBBS graduates will have to clear to get practicing license. The exit exam may also serve as National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for aspiring candidates for post-graduate studies, official sources said.Once cleared by Parliament, the proposed NMC Bill, 2017 will replac ...

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CBSE UGC NET 2017: Eligibility Criteria Revised

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has made changes in the eligibility criteria of the National Eligibility Test (NET) exam 2017.According to a report in the Hindustan Times, following are the changes made by UGC: Candidates in the reserved category, who earlier qualified with 15 per cent, will now be considered at 6 per cent Changes are expected in the rule which gives preference to reserved category candidates in the minimum cut-off list over the Unreserved CategoryThe registration procedure will begin from August 1 and the last date to ...

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CBSE UGC NET Exam 2017 Schedule Changed

NEW DELHI: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has notified a major change in the exam schedule of UGC NET November 2017. The Board, in the latest notification, has revised the exam date. CBSE will conduct the next UGC NET 2017 on 5 November 2017. Official notification for the same will be released on 24 July and candidates can start applying from 1 August. CBSE conducts UGC NET for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor post.CBSE UGC NET 2017 notification was released almost after two months of delay. The de ...

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No Yoga Or Sports Then No Degree In Engineering, Technical Colleges: AICTE

Students of engineering colleges and technical institutes will have to take part in yoga, sports or other socially relevant activities in addition to their regular academics to be awarded a degree.Earlier, the institutions had these activities, including National Social Service (NSS), National Cadet Corps (NCC) and the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, but these were not compulsory for earning a degree.Now, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), which governs more than 10,000 institutions having over 18 lakh students, has made these mandato ...

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Madras HC Reserves Orders on Plea Against Tamil Nadu Government's Take on Medical Admission

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court today ordered status quo on the admission process of MBBS and BDS courses in Tamil Nadu till the adjudication of a plea against a state government order reserving 85 per cent of the seats to state board students and only 15 per cent for CBSE and other boards. Justice K. Ravichandra Baabu gave the directive while reserving orders after day-long arguments on a petition by Darnish Kumar, a student represented by his parents, and two others challenging the June 22 state government order.Defending the G.O, Advocate Gen ...

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NEET UG 2017: First Allotment List on July 15

NEW DELHI: Yesterday was the last date to register for NEET All India Quota UG Seats Counselling 2017. The counseling procedure for the All India Quota seats is being conducted by Medical Council Committee (MCC). Candidates who have qualified the NEET UG exam this year registered for the counseling process till 5:00 pm yesterday. MCC have allocated today as the only day to complete choice filling and locking process. The web option for choice filling and locking will be available till 5:00 pm today.After the choice filling and locking proc ...

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President of India Launches Schemes to Take Education to Remotest Parts!

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee launched Swayam and Swayam Prabha to take education to the remotest corners of the country on Sunday. Mukherjee also launched a `National Academic Depository' where verified educational records will be digitally stored by universities and boards to counter forgery. Swayam and Swayam Prabha -for making education more accessible -and the depository were conceived and executed by the HRD ministry.HRD minister Prakash Javadekar highlighted the importance of teachers as the function was organized on `Guru Purnim ...

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Will GST affect Students And Higher Education?

NEW DELHI: The GST or Goods and Services Tax was launched at midnight at a function in Central Hall of Parliament on Friday. The biggest tax reform since Independence will change the indirect tax landscape of the country, subsuming over a dozen separate central and state taxes.So what does it have in store for students?Consider the case of 22-year-old graduate Reetika Sethi who hopes to study International Business. For many like her, higher education may soon become more expensive than they bargained for. "From 15 per cent service tax it is go ...

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NEET 2017 Results Out: Find Out Here

New Delhi: The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) results 2017 are declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) as per a recent update from results.gov.in. You can check your result on the official website - www.cbseneet.nic.in. CBSE will also upload images of OMR answer sheets and aspirants' responses to the questions on the CBSE website, www.cbseneet.nic.in. The answer keys were displayed on June 15. You can visit https://goo.gl/hDyLhy to download the answer key.Find Medical Courses in IndiaThe result would be availa ...

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Now Read or Download 65 Lakh Books Online for Free!

The Ministry of HRD in coordination with the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has started a new initiative for all the book lovers. Under this initiative, an all new National Digital Library (NDL) has been created having close to 6.5 Million (65 Lakhs) books available for free on a single portal from primary to PG level.. On this portal, you can read books online or also download the books. The portal includes books in the text, audio, and video formats. There are enough books that just browsing all of them will take years. Na ...

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​Indian Medical Entrance Exam – NEET to have age limit – Decides UGC

Highlights of the News:1.The minimum age to appear for NEET is 17 years2.The maximum age for Open Category students is 25 years3.The maximum age for Reserved Category students is 25 yearsWhat is NEET: NEET stands for NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST and is basically an entrance exam conducted in India for candidates who desire to study any graduate medical course (MBBS), dental courses (BDS) or postgraduate course (MD/MS) in private or government medical colleges/universities in India. NEET 2017 will be conducted in the month of May 2017. ...

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CA Final Exam and CPT Results declared by ICAI on 18th July 2016

ICAI has declared the results of the CA Final Exam conducted in May 2016 and the CPT (Common Proficiency Test) conducted in June 2016 on 18th July 2016.

How to get CA Final Result May 2016 through SMS - Courtesy India Times

For getting CA results through SMS, students should type For CA Final Result May 2016
CAFNL(space)XXXXXX (Where XXXXXX is the six digit Final examination roll number of the candidate)

e.g. CAFNL 000128

and send the message to: 58888 – for all mobile services – India Times

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UGC Notification Outlining The Standards of Academic Collaboration Between Indian and Foreign Educational Institutions Released

In exercise of the powers conferred by clauses (f) and (g) of sub-section (1) of section 26 read with clause (j) of Section 12 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, the University Grants Commission hereby makes the following regulations, namely:-

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UGC Plans to Rank All Universities and Colleges in The Country

  • New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has said that it plans to rank all educational institutions in the country, in a move that has upset other regulatory bodies.

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UGC Notification Declaring The Minimum Standards and Procedure for Awards of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree Released

In exercise of the powers conferred by clauses (f) and (g) of sub-section (1) of Section 26 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956), and in super-session of the UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Awards of M.Phil./Ph.D. Degree) Regulation, 2009, notified in The Gazette of India [No. 28, Part III-Section 4] for the week July 11 — July 17, 2009, the University Grants Commission hereby makes the following Regulations, namely:-

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UGC Notification Outlining the Process of Declaration for Deemed to be Universities Released

To regulate, in an orderly manner, the process of declaration of institutions as deemed to be universities; preventing institutions of dubious quality from being so declared; and, further to maintain quality of higher education imparted by institutions deemed to be universities consistent with the ideals of the concept of a university; the University Grants Commission, in exercise of powers conferred under clauses [f] & [g] of sub-section [1] of Section 26 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, hereby, makes the following Reg ...

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