IGNOU invites applications for research programmes

The  Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has invited applications for admission to research degree programmes in various disciplines, said a varsity statement on Sunday. “A candidate seeking registration in the research degree programmes (MPhil/PhD) for January 2014 cycle must hold a master’s degree in the relevant discipline with minimum 55 per cent marks,” the … Read moreIGNOU invites applications for research programmes

CAT 2013 to be held on October 13 and November 11

The  Indian Institute of Managements (IIM) and Prometric have announced the format and date of registration for Common Admission Test (CAT) exam 2013. The CAT exam, which is regarded as a ticket to the prestigious 13 IIMs and other premium B-schools will be held from October 16 to November 11 this year across 40 cities … Read moreCAT 2013 to be held on October 13 and November 11

Delhi University relaxes norms for failed students

First and second year students from the Delhi University’s three-year programmes will be allowed to attend classes in the next academic session irrespective of their failure in any previous semester exam, an official said on Sunday. The decision would help students to reappear in the previous semester’s exams, which they failed to clear, and complete … Read moreDelhi University relaxes norms for failed students

HC: Preference for rural docs in PG admission

The state government’s decision to give additional weightage in  PG medical admissions to government doctors who have served in rural areas the longest has been upheld by the Kerala high court. The court considered a batch of petitions filed by doctor Fenny K P and others challenging the government move to abolish sub-quotas for doctors … Read moreHC: Preference for rural docs in PG admission

DU admissions: Commerce still open in 9th cutoff list

General category seats are still available in commerce, though only in off-campus colleges like Acharya Narendra Dev College, Bharti, Indraprastha College for  Women, Moti Lal Nehru, Satyawati, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, Shyam Lal (evening) and Sri Aurobindo (evening). General category candidates can still take admission in some North Campus colleges. Kirori Mal has seats in mathematics—the … Read moreDU admissions: Commerce still open in 9th cutoff list

IIMs announce registration for CAT 2013, introduce e-vouchers

Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) announced the registration of the  Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013). The registration window will be open from August 5, 2013 through September 26, 2013. New this year,  CAT candidates can buy vouchers online directly from IIMs, from August 5 to September 24. Candidates can also purchase traditional vouchers for … Read moreIIMs announce registration for CAT 2013, introduce e-vouchers

IIM announces registration for CAT 2013

Gear up for CAT 2013. The  Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) has announced the registration of the the test that holds key to the premier B-schools of the country. The registration window will be open from 5 August through 26 September 2013. This year CAT candidates can buy vouchers online directly from IIMs, from 5 … Read moreIIM announces registration for CAT 2013

IIT-Kharagpur plans to offer courses in medicine

The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur is considering a tie-up with leading  bio-medical research institutes abroad as part of its plans to offer medical programmes without changing the IIT Act, its director said here on Saturday. “Medical graduates coming out of the proposed medical school, who will take up different streams of engineering as a part … Read moreIIT-Kharagpur plans to offer courses in medicine

University of Pune to offer postgraduate course in aviation

University of Pune (UOP) has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Germany-based pilot training and flight institute to offer a two-year  postgraduate course in aviation starting September 1. The course, which will award MTech (Aviation) degree for students with eligibility of BE or BTech, envisages on-site aviation training at the institute’s facility in Germany … Read moreUniversity of Pune to offer postgraduate course in aviation

CBSE new senior secondary course to enrich knowledge

Aimed at reviving India’s rich heritage and culture, the Central Board of Secondary Education has decided to launch an elective course for the senior secondary classes. The subject, “Knowledge Traditions and Practices of India” (KTPI) is to be introduced as a new elective course for classes XI and XII. The course will be offered from … Read moreCBSE new senior secondary course to enrich knowledge