3 Benefits of Becoming a Licensed Contractor

If you want to branch out and be your own boss in the construction industry, then you will need to be licensed as a contractor. This helps you avoid everything from dissatisfied customers to fines. For instance, housing construction projects in most states are considered illegal without a licensed contractor. There are other main benefits to getting your contractor’s license such as earning more, gaining credibility and having a flexible career path. Increased Earning Potential Once you take the exam and become licensed, you have an increased earning potential. This…

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DU’s Responsibility To Provide Scribes To Visually Impaired Students For Online Exams: HC

  The Delhi High Court Thursday made it clear that it is the responsibility of Delhi University to make available scribes for visually impaired students or else the process of online Open Book Examinations (OBE) for final year undergraduate courses would be a “mockery” for them.   A bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad directed the Delhi University (DU) to clarify the position on arrangement of scribes for students in persons with disability (PwD) category by the next date of hearing on August 5. While the varsity maintained…

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NSUI Files Plea In Karnataka High Court To Postpone KCET

  The National Students’ Union of India, affiliated to the India National Congress Party, has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) to postpone the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) Scheduled to begin from July 30. NSUI’s plea comes against the backrdrop of students urging the state government to postpone KCET exams keeping in view of the health concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. NSUI Karnataka, through its official social media handle, said: “NSUI Karnataka has filed a PIL in the respected High Court of Karnataka requesting to intervene and postpone…

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GATE 2021 Dates Announced: Two New Subjects Introduced; Eligibility Criteria Relaxed

  The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, or IIT Bombay, has announced the dates of GATE 2021. The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, or GATE, will be held over February 5-7 and February 12-13. The dates, spread over a longer period than usual, have been picked keeping the COVID-19 outbreak in mind. The 2021 edition of GATE will also include other changes including the introduction of two new subjects and relaxation of the eligibility criteria. The changes have been made by the organising team led by Professors Deepankar Choudhury, Upendra…

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GUJCET 2020: New Exam Date Announced

  GUJCET 2020 will be held on August 24, 2020. The Gujarat Board released a notice today notifying the revised exam date. Earlier the board had scheduled GUJCET on August 22. The admit card for GUJCET will be released on July 31, 2020. GUJCET admit cards will be available on the board website, ‘gseb.org’, or on, ‘gujcet.gseb.org’. Gujarat Board had initially scheduled GUJCET exam on March 31. The board had also released the admit card for the exam in March. However, the exam had to be postponed in wake of the…

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NIPER JEE 2020 Date Announced: Exam In September, Details Here

  The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ahmedabad, has announced the new exam date for its Joint Entrance Examination– NIPER JEE. According to the official information, the new NIPER JEE 2020 date is September 28. The entrance exam was previously scheduled to be conducted in July. Earlier, NIPER Ahmedabad had postponed the exam from June 14 to July 25, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest notice, NIPER JEE 2020 will now be held in September. The authorities have asked candidates to visit the official…

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IGNOU Courses On Offer For Class 12 Pass Students

  Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has announced admission to its academic programmes offered through ODL mode for the academic session commencing from July- 2020. IGNOU’s Bachelors’ Degree programmes offer a plethora of choices for students after 10+2 (12th class or Senior secondary). IGNOU’s Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system of education gives the student flexibility of doing the programme through Self Learning Material (SLM) and can be pursued by anyone who is eligible irrespective of upper age-limit. The different streams offered by IGNOU for Bachelors’ include; Computers, Psychology,…

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Telangana Chief Minister Announces Mid-Day Meal Scheme For Students Of Government Colleges

  Students of government junior and degree colleges in Telangana will be served mid-day meal from this academic year in an effort to provide nutritious food and reduce the dropout rate, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Friday. “Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekhar Rao announced that from this academic year, mid-day meal would be served to the students of government junior and degree colleges in the State,” an official release said. It was decided to provide nutritious mid-day meal to the students for their good health and to…

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West Bengal Madhyamik Result 2020 Tomorrow: WBBSE To Announce Class 10 Result For Over 10 Lakh Students

  The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, or WBBSE, will announce the Class 10 result tomorrow. Students can check the Madhyamik, or Class 10, exam results on the official websites — wbbse.org and on wbresults.nic.in. The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee has announced the Madhyamik result 2020 West Bengal board date. More than ten lakh students had taken the WBBSE Madhyamik examination this year. The West Bengal board Madhyamik Exams were held in February, but the declaration of result was delayed due to the lockdown imposed to arrest…

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Biologist’s Society Objects To CBSE Dropping Evolution, Ecology From School Syllabus

  Indian Society of Evolutionary Biologist (ISEB) has raised concerns about dropping topics like ‘Evolution’ and ‘Ecology’ from the Biology curriculum for the 2020-21 academic session. “This pandemic has tragically highlighted the consequences of our neglect of evolution and ecology in school and higher education in India,” says ISEB. The topics have been removed from the syllabus as part of CBSE’s decision to reduce syllabus by 30% to account for the loss of academic days this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Biologist Society says that topics like Evolution…

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