SFI Demands More Time, Free Internet For Students Writing Exams

  The SFI, the students’ wing of the CPI(M), has demanded additional time and free internet facility for all the Calcutta University students who will write their undergraduate final semester examinations from home. The Students’ Federation of India (SFI) has threatened to hit the streets if their demands are not met. The students’ body, in a statement issued on Tuesday, said two hours to write the examinations and 30 minutes to submit the answer sheets online is inadequate. “Earlier, the students were allotted four hours to write their honours papers.…

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IIT Roorkee To Set Up A Technology Hub In Cyber Physical Systems

  The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee will set up a technology hub under the National Mission of Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS). The hub — iHub– will be one of the 25 hubs being set up in the country with financial support from the Department of Science and Technology. The hub seeks to serve as a one-stop solution for 356 fundamental technologies. The hub, as per a statement, will focus on projects in device technology and materials across health research; defence research and development; electronics and information technology; housing…

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JAC Delhi Registration To Start On September 21; Check How To Fill The Application Form

  The application form of JAC Delhi will be released on September 21. Joint Admission Counselling Committee, Delhi will release the application form on the official website. The JAC Delhi 2020 application form will be accessible to the candidates only through the online mode. No separate entrance exam will be held for JAC Delhi 2020. The admission will be solely given on the basis of JEE Main scores. The application process includes: Registration Fee payment Choice locking Submission of the filled application form It is advisable to the candidates to…

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IGNOU Launches Certificate Course In Mobile App Development

  The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a certificate course in mobile application development (CMAD). The programme will be offered by the School of Computers and Information Sciences (SOCIS). The course will be of six-month duration and any person who is interested in developing mobile apps and has passed Class 12 is eligible to enrol for the programme. Through this certificate programme, IGNOU will impart knowledge and understanding of mobile applications development. As per a release issued by IGNOU, the course will analyse the architecture of Android…

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JEE Advanced 2020: Online Applications Underway; Two Days Left To Register

  The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE Advanced 2020) for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be held on September 27. The top 2,50,000 candidates who have secured marks above the required cut-off in JEE Main 2020 are eligible to register and appear in JEE Advanced. The online application window for JEE Advanced 2020 will be open till September 17. IIT Delhi, the administering body of JEE Advanced, will conduct the eligibility test on September 27. JEE Advanced 2020, will be conducted by the seven Zonal Coordinating (ZC) IITs under…

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NEET 2020 In Pictures: What It Takes To Hold An Exam For 16 Lakh Candidates During COVID-19

  NEET 2020: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET 2020, is being conducted today under extraordinary circumstances. Close to 16 lakh candidates have registered to write the NEET exam for admission to medical courses. The organising body, The National Testing Agency (NTA) already had stringent rules for the national-level exam but the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the addition of still more guidelines and SOPs. Candidates entered and will write the NEET 2020 while maintaining social distancing; the NTA’s security measures included a temperature check; the NEET dress code now includes gloves and masks…

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NTA Changes Over 40 Exam Centres Due To COVID-19 Restrictions

  The National Testing Agency (NTA) has changed the examination centres for NEET 2020 scheduled to be held on September 13, 2020 from 2 PM to 5 PM. The change has been made for thousands of candidates due to the implementation of COVID-19 prevention measures.   There is no change in the NEET 2020 Centre Cities of the candidates; only Centres have been changed. The candidates have already been informed by NTA through SMS and email. The candidates are also being informed by phone, said the notice issued by the NTA. The…

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CIPET To Set Up Two New Skilling Centres In Bhagalpur, Varanasi

  The Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering and Technology (CIPET) will soon set up new centres for skilling and technical support at Bhagalpur and Varanasi, Chemicals and Fertilisers Ministry said on Tuesday. Chemicals and Petrochemicals Department Secretary R K Chaturvedi said that around 1,000 youths will be trained in each centre every year through diploma and skill development programmes for gainful employment in petrochemicals and allied industries. The technical support services offered by these centres — Bhagalpur (Bihar) and Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) — will act as a catalyst for the…

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JEE Main 2020: Exam Results, Cut Off Likely To Be Released On September 11

  The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main results for the September 2020 session will likely be declared on September 11. The eligibility tests of JEE Mains have started on September 1 and will continue till September 6. The tests held in two shifts everyday have been administered by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to undergraduate engineering institutes across the country. This year, as many as 8,58,273 candidates have registered for the JEE Main 2020. To check the JEE Main result 2020, candidates can use the JEE Main login…

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