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Restoring student polls in Lucknow and other varsities on VCs conference agenda

Restoring student polls in Lucknow and other varsities on VCs conference agenda

Lucknow: Restoration of student union elections in state universities will be discussed at the vice chancellor’s (VCs) conference to be held in Lucknow on Thursday. More than 20 heads of universities will be participating in the first, the first of its kind after the BJP government came to power in March this year Governor Ram [...]

July 6, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Restoring student polls in Lucknow and other varsities on VCs conference agenda

Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

India has the world’s largest biometric enabled digital identity system which is a fascinating subject for research – the outcomes of which can serve as a good model for other countries to replicate. Keeping this in mind, the Indian School of Business (ISB) has announced the launch of a Digital Identity Research Initiative (DIRI) – [...]

July 6, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

Rohtak twins crack NEET in first attempt, want to go to same medical college

Rohtak twins crack NEET in first attempt, want to go to same medical college

Harshit Malik and Jatin Malik, 17-year-old twin brothers from Rohtak cracked the national eligibility-cum-entrance exam (NEET) in their first attempt, securing 115th and 192nd ranks respectively. The students of Scholars Rosary School in the district took no additional tuitions and thanked each other for their support for achieving the results. “We always studied together and [...]

June 28, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Rohtak twins crack NEET in first attempt, want to go to same medical college

Too young for NEET? 17 years is the minimum age to appear in exam, rules high court

Too young for NEET? 17 years is the minimum age to appear in exam, rules high court

The Punjab and Haryana high court has held that a student should be 17 years old to take the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS/BDS courses. The high court bench of justice RK Jain, while dismissing the plea of a Jind resident, Ranbir Singh Malik, said that a candidate taking the exam without [...]

June 28, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Too young for NEET? 17 years is the minimum age to appear in exam, rules high court

NEET 2017: Kashi’s Aryan bags AIR 9, aims research

NEET 2017: Kashi’s Aryan bags AIR 9, aims research

Aryan Raj Singh from the temple town bagged All India Rank (AIR) 9 in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), the result of which was declared on Friday. He wants to do medical research after completing MBBS. Aryan also secured AIR 11 in the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) entrance test for admission to [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on NEET 2017: Kashi’s Aryan bags AIR 9, aims research

College rockstar to sports dude: Ten types of students you’ll meet in Delhi University

College rockstar to sports dude: Ten types of students you’ll meet in Delhi University

Delhi University (DU) is a different world altogether! A complete shift from school life, you can equate your life in DU to that of a sitcom. You get to taste awesome food, find new hangouts, learn the new tricks of being a college-goer, but what really makes it all interesting are the fun characters that you meet [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on College rockstar to sports dude: Ten types of students you’ll meet in Delhi University

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Be it in life, or on your first day in Delhi University, first impressions are everything! We know that moving on from the monotonous school uniform to choosing the perfect ensemble can be pretty confusing (thanks to the myriad options available), but that isn’t a reason to fret. College starts mid-July, so we have fashion [...]

June 24, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Want to look your best on the first day of college? Fashion experts tell you how

Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Amid allegations of “faulty evaluation process” adopted for class XII exams, the CBSE on Monday clarified that it has received requests for verification of marks from only 2.47 per cent of the students. A total of 10,98,891 students appeared for the CBSE Class 12 exams this year. According to the Central Board of Secondary Education [...]

June 21, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

New Delhi: Questions on Goods and Services Tax (GST), benami transactions and schemes run by the Central government were asked in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services preliminary examination held on Sunday. The aspirants were also asked questions related to National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF), Vidyanjali Yojana and Smart India Hackathon, all of [...]

June 20, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

India’s coaching centres sell dreams to millions of young students, often claiming sureshot formulas to crack the country’s tough medical or engineering exams. Many of them also deliver on their promise. But the cut-throat nature of the business played out in a bizarre manner on Thursday with two institutes laying claim to the top ten [...]

June 16, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

AIIMS MBBS result 2017: Top 10 from one Kota coaching school. Isn’t it odd?

AIIMS MBBS result 2017: Top 10 from one Kota coaching school. Isn’t it odd?

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) MBBS 2017 examination results, which came out on Thursday, has baffled many of us. Here’s why: Ten students who were coached for the examination by a single tutorial, Allen Career Institute, in Rajasthan’s Kota have grabbed the top 10 ranks in these intensely competitive exams. Last year too, [...]

June 15, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on AIIMS MBBS result 2017: Top 10 from one Kota coaching school. Isn’t it odd?

JEE Advanced result 2017: Kolkata boy Debaditya Pramanik is eastern region topper

JEE Advanced result 2017: Kolkata boy Debaditya Pramanik is eastern region topper

Debaditya Pramanik from Kolkata emerged as the topper in the eastern region by All India Rank of 38 the in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2017, results of which were declared on Sunday. Sarvesh Mehtani from Panchkula secured the All India Rank of 1 in the JEE (Advanced), which is held for admission to [...]

June 13, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on JEE Advanced result 2017: Kolkata boy Debaditya Pramanik is eastern region topper