HRD asks architecture council to stay out of exam regulations

The Council of Architecture (CoA) may have to withdraw its proposal to make a single national entrance test mandatory for admission to all architecture institutions as the HRD Ministry has reportedly questioned its authority to take such a decision. In a meeting called by the ministry on Tuesday, CoA president Biswaranjan Nayak was told that the council is expected only to register architects and regulate their practice and that maintaining standards of architectural education was outside of its purview. Nayak was then asked to review CoA’s proposal to make a…

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MPSC State Service exam 2017 final answer keys released at mpsc.gov.in

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) has released the final answer keys of the State Service preliminary exam 2017 on its official website – mpsc.gov.in. The preliminary examination was held on April 2, 2017. The Commission has on April 12 published the preliminary answer keys. Candidates can raise their objections to the answer keys by April 12. For submitting the objections, one need to mention the name of the exam (State Service Pre Exam 2017), question number and paper set (A, B, C, D). MPSC answer keys 2017, here’s how to…

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SSC CGL 2017: Tier 1 exam in August, know how to prepare

SSC CGL 2017: Examinations conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) are ranked high in importance among job seekers across the country. About 15 lakh aspirants appear for the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exam conducted by the SSC and this year, the commission announced the it received 30,26,598 online applications for the SSC CGL tier 1 exam. The exam will be conducted from August 1 to August 20, 2017 in four tiers. With only half a month left for the exam, it is time gear up the preparation and formulate…

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UGC revises qualifying criteria for NET exam

Changes have been introduced by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in the qualifying criteria of the UGC NET (National Eligibility Test). The test, which determines the eligibility of candidates for assistant professor or junior research fellowship in Indian universities and colleges, will take place in October this year. Earlier CBSE had said the exam will take place in November. According to a statement issued by UGC earlier qualifying criteria for UGC-NET Exam involved qualifying top 15% of those candidates in each subject and category, who obtained the minimum required marks…

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Parent moves Madras HC, says TN Class 11 public exam to put extra burden on kids

Madurai A Madurai resident on Wednesday moved the Madras High Court challenging the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to hold “public examination” at Class 11 level akin to the CBSE-held class 10 and 12-level board examinations. A Madurai bench of the high court posted the matter for detailed hearing on July 19 after a brief hearing on the issue. Petitioner K K Ramesh submitted to the bench of justices S S Sasidharan and G R Swaminathan that the government’s move to bring Class 11 students under the ambit of public exams, would…

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Disabled student unable to board train misses DU exam, Delhi HC issues notice to Railways

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a suo moto notice against the Railways in connection with an incident wherein a disabled student missed his exam due to lack of proper access for disabled passengers to train coaches. The court issued a notice and sought a reply from the ministry of railways, the North-Eastern Railways and the University of Delhi (DU). The court also issued directions to DU to examine the possibilities of conducting an examination for the student, Vaibhav Shukla, to enable him to secure admission, if he qualifies…

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One board and one exam: Is it a good idea?

The last couple of months saw the usual annual frenzy over the results of various board exams and entrance exams. Of late, these announcements are slowly acquiring a certain degree of predictability. The CBSE topper inches closer and closer to the unrealistic 100% total. The Bihar board exam topper routinely goes to jail. We see full-page advertisements from various IIT-training institutes claiming most of the IIT toppers as their own. In the midst of all these, there was also a significant announcement by the Union minister of human resource development,…

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How to Study for Chemistry Section in JEE Main Exam?

JEE Main 2016 is round the corner and preparation is going in full flow for the students. Any student appearing for this exam doesn’t want to leave any stone unturned and want to make full use of it. If they clear this level then they will move one step further towards the advance level of JEE Main 2016 in which top creamy layers will be selected. The competition is really tough this time because the pattern is changed from this year. Now the students have to go through two stages,…

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