Thursday, 14 Mar 2019
Category: Education news

NEET cut off 2016: Schedule for online counselling – Everything you need to know

New Delhi: The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-UG (NEET-I) and National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-UG (NEET-II) were declared on August 16 (Tuesday). The minimum qualifying criteria of NEET-UG 2016 are as follows: Category Others: Marks Range 685-145 / Qualifying Criteria – 50th / Percentile No. of Candidates – 5171329 OBC: Marks Range 678-118 / Qualifying Criteria […]

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Quality education focus of New Education Policy

Mumbai: Asserting that education is fundamental to bringing social change in society, Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said, the government is giving final touches to the New Education Policy, which will lay thrust on quality education for all. The minister said suggestions on the draft education policy are welcome and a […]

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Union HRD Minister backs accreditation body status for IITs, IIMs

Pune: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the government will float an idea to enable IITs and IIMs become accreditation bodies so that burden of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) will be eased. “Currently we have only NAAC as an accreditation agency and there are over 38,000 colleges and 700 universities […]

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SBI PO Main Exam 2016 results declared; Check at sbi.co.in

Delhi: State Bank of India (SBI) has declared results of main examination. The online examination was conducted on July 31, 2016 and consisted of two papers – Objective test and Descriptive test. Candidates can go to the official website – sbi.co.in – and check the results. In order to check the results, candidates should click on […]

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EAMCET paper leak: One more broker arrested; 20 held so far

Hyderabad: One more broker was today arrested by Telangana CID, taking the total number of those held in the EAMCET-II question paper leak case to 20. “In the Telangana State EAMCET-II-2016 (Medical) question paper leakage case, on Tuesday one broker Rajesh Rajasekhar, a native of Coimbatore, was arrested,” CID Inspector General of Police Soumya Mishra […]

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School dropout biggest crisis in India, says Singapore Deputy PM

New Delhi: Drawing attention to a high dropout rate in upper primary schools, Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Friday said schools are facing the “biggest crisis” in India. Delivering the first lecture of government think-tank Niti Aayog’s ‘Transforming India’ initiative, he said the world’s second-most populous country also has the “biggest gap” between […]

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UPSC issues e-admit cards for NDA, NA exams 2016

New Delhi: The Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) has issued e-admit cards for the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examinations on its websitewww.upsc.gov.in. The exams are scheduled to be held on September 18 at 41 centres. The last date for submitting application was July 15. Selection procedure: The selection of candidates will […]

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Haryana to bar candidates carrying phones to exam centres

Chandigarh: To curb unfair means in examinations, the Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) decided that any candidate found possessing mobile phone or any other aiding material in the examination room will be debarred from future examinations, a commission spokesman said on Sunday. “Candidates for written examinations have been warned not to carry any mobile phone […]

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