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Just over a week since the Central Government mandated medical students to pass the National Exit Test, before they get to use the “doctor” tag, there are talks on having similar exit exam for engineering students. The proposal is still under discussion, and it seems the Government is keen to […]

Engineering students may have to clear Exit exam now


Medical students would now need to pass the National Exit Test (NEXT) to use the “doctor” title. The Union Health Ministry unveiled the draft Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill 2016, wherein all medical students would, after completion of 5 and half year long medical course (MBBS), now have to clear […]

Medical students need to clear NEXT exam to get a ...


The Central Government is considering conducting a Single Entrance Exam for admission to all engineering colleges, across the country, including private institutions. This would be a great move, if implemented, and bring relief to thousands of students who are extremely stressed out preparing for the different engineering exams. The proposed […]

Single Entrance Exams for Engineering planned from 2018



Tata Housing is inviting applications for award of Scholarship from Meritorious Girl Students studying in Civil Engineering / Architecture / Construction Project Management courses. The objective of the Scholarship is to recognize, promote and financially assist the meritorious Girl Students belonging to economically weaker sections, so that they are able […]

Tata Housing Scholarships for Girls 2016-17


Applications are invited for the scholarship under the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) from the dependent wards / widows of Ex-servicemen and Ex-Indian Coast Guard personnel pursuing Professional Degree Courses, duly recognized by the respective government regulatory bodies such as MCI, AICTE and UGC etc., Highlights: Amount of Scholarship – […]

Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme 2015-16 (PMSS)


ONGC offers Scholarships worth Rs. 48,000/- per annum to meritorius SC/ST students. The ONGC Scholarship is for students pursuing professional courses in engineering, medical stream and masters degree course in business administration, geology and geophysics *50% Scholarships are reserved for Girl Students. Highlights Scholarships are open for studies in India […]

Scholarships worth Rs 48,000 per annum under ONGC Scholarship



The Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California (USC) and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) have partnered to support the Viterbi-India Program that will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake a research internship at the Viterbi School of Engineering in summer 2016 for a period of […]

Internship opportunity for Indian students at the US – Viterbi ...


The notice has been issued by The Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi regarding conduction of the 8th Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) for candidates to be eligible for appointment as teacher for Class I to VIII. The date of the examination is 20th September 2015 (Sunday) Candidates need to […]

Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2015


Applications are invited from PhD scholars from India and UK in any Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects under the Newton-Bhabha PhD Placements Programme. The Newton Fund is a £375 million fund (£75 million a year for 5 years starting 2014/15) launched to promote science and innovation partnerships between […]

Newton-Bhabha PhD Placements Programme for Indian and UK PhD scholars



The Mumbai University is to establish a B.Ed course for autism. Health experts and the autism forum have welcomed the move, as there was a demand for specialised teachers for the autism-challenged, but there was no formal course to train them. Developmental disabilities are highly prevalent in the young population […]

Mumbai University to start B.Ed in Autism course


Getting stressed during the State Board Exams of SSC and HSC is becoming quite common among students. To ease this stress, The Maharashtra State Board has announced a list of numbers, that students can call, for undergoing counselling during the upcoming exams. Only students who are feeling low and distressed […]

Helplines for SSC and HSC Students of Maharashtra Board to ...


The IITs have decided to consider students with 75% and above in Class XII board examinations, provided they have cleared the JEE (Advanced). The issue came up for discusson after around 200 students, who had cleared the JEE examination, could’nt get admission in the ongoing academic session as they did […]

IIT allows board exam marks



Tthe Maharashtra State Board for Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has announced a change in their September-October 2014 board exam session. The state board secretary announced that the HSC paper of English Literature, which was originally supposed to be held on October 15, 2014 will now be held on […]

Maharashtra State Board HSC paper for English Literature on October ...


The United World College is inviting application for two-year International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. (This is recognised as equivalent to the completion of Grade XII by the Association of Indian Universities.) Eligibility and Highlights Student be of an Indian origin/PIO/OCI Must be born between 1st September, 1996 and 28th February, 1999.  […]

UWC 2-year IB Diploma applications invited for 2014


CAT 2014 would see major changes in terms of exam pattern, number of test days, duration of the exam, application process and admit card download. CAT 2014 would be held in two sessions a day viz., first on November 16 and second on November 22, 2014, in computer based format. […]

CAT 2014 major changes in exam pattern



The Odisha government has decided to conduct the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) test, a qualifying test for teaching job aspirants, twice in a year. “The government has decided to conduct the OTET test on the first Sunday of June and December of every year,” School and Mass Education Minister, […]

Odisha OTET exam to be held twice a year


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), is planning a revamp in its education pattern. The news is that it means they are also set to make entry into the course tougher. At present, students can start the course from Std 12 after appearing for an entrance exam or […]

CA entrance exams to get tougher