Aligarh Muslim University introduces mandatory Urdu course for undergraduates

Aligarh Muslim University has introduced a mandatory course in elementary  Urdu for all undergraduate students from the current academic session. “A mandatory course in elementary Urdu has been introduced from the current academic session. This has been done to popularise Urdu and help all AMU graduates, including non-Urdu speaking ones, to have minimum proficiency in … Read moreAligarh Muslim University introduces mandatory Urdu course for undergraduates

Ignou offers distance learning programme in cereals processing

Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) has started inviting application for a one-year diploma in production of value added products from cereals, pulses and oilseeds programme for July 2013 session. This programme was developed with financial support of  Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India. This diploma programme intends to inculcate vocational and … Read moreIgnou offers distance learning programme in cereals processing

Many courses reopen in Delhi University ’s 7th cutoff list

The seventh list of cutoffs for  Delhi University admissions brings more surprises. Admission for general category is reopening in colleges that had filled seats many lists ago. Gargi has reopened admission to political science which was closed after the first list; the college also has seats free in history, admissions for which have been reopened … Read moreMany courses reopen in Delhi University ’s 7th cutoff list

Indecisive HRD ministry could dash 79 IIT aspirants’ hopes

Indecision by the HRD ministry could hit the fate of 79  IIT aspirants who could not get into the prestigious IITs due to variance in calculation between the state boards and the institutions in deciding the top 20 percentile of students in class XII. On Wednesday, HRD minister M M Pallam Raju met IIT-Delhi director … Read moreIndecisive HRD ministry could dash 79 IIT aspirants’ hopes

700 medical seats lost in TN as 6 colleges lose recognition

Amidst soaring demand for MBBS seats, matched by record capitation fee collections, one thing has gone unnoticed thus far. The Medical Council of India (MCI) has either refused or withdrawn recognition for at least half a dozen medical colleges in Tamil Nadu, and none of the colleges has been able to win any reprieve from … Read more700 medical seats lost in TN as 6 colleges lose recognition

CET for ME, MPharm aspirants on July 20, 21

The Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to Masters in Engineering and Masters in Pharmacy will be held on two days – July 20 and 21. To qualify for admission, an applicant will have to get at least 25% marks. The  CET will be held for students who have not appeared for Graduate Aptitude Test … Read moreCET for ME, MPharm aspirants on July 20, 21

IGNOU dishes out meat-processing course

The  Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is offering a year-long distance diploma course in meat processing from its upcoming academic session in July, said a varsity statement. The programme has been launched in collaboration with the ministry of  food processing industries. “The aim is to provide knowledge and skills for quality production of meat … Read moreIGNOU dishes out meat-processing course