First-ever computer-based test for IIT-JEE Main Exams 2019
New Delhi, Apr 15 : National Testing Agency (NTA) successfully conducted the largest and first-ever computer-based test (CBT) for IIT JEE (Main) Examination this year. Also, for the first time, the candidates of IIT JEE (Main) examinations were given the opportunity to appear twice in a year-- in January and April-- for taking the best of the two scores. Full Story
Extramarks' Learning App aimed at future of digital home learning
New Delhi, April 15 : As a growing breed of tech-savvy students look to digital home-based learning to supplement school work, Extramarks' K-12 eLearning app has become the go-to destination to not only help prepare for examinations, but for life beyond school - by helping explain concepts in a crystal clear way.
NEET need not be scrapped, says Piyush Goyal
Chennai, April 12 : Union Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal on Friday dismissed the need to scrap the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for medical college admissions as it would enable the private colleges to demand a huge capitation fee.
MAHE breaks into top 10 of NIRF India rankings 2019
Manipal , April 10 : Manipal Academy of Higher Education, one of the three Institutions of Excellence in the country, broke into the top ten of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2019 which was released by President Ramnath Kovind at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, on Monday. MAHE improved three places from the 2018 rankings for Indian educational institutes. The rankings are done by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development. Full Story
Reducing gender inequalities in education Better outcomes for businesses and society
The benefits of diversity in the workforce are known to give companies a competitive edge and this, in turn, enables higher growth. A 2018 McKinsey and Company Report, "Delivering through Diversity", found out that companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on their executive teams were 21 per cent more likely to experience financial returns above their national industry means than the companies in the fourth quartile.
How to prepare TISSNET 2020 Online?
New Delhi, March 27: TISSNET is the common entrance test for admission to the range of courses offered by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) campuses at Mumbai, Tuljapur, and Hyderabad. Full Story
Tips to ace SNAP 2019 exam
New Delhi, March 27: Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is a national level MBA entrance exam conducted by the Symbiosis International University (Pune) for admission to its various management programs offered at its affiliated institutes, including SCMHRD and SIBM. Full Story
Tips to Crack XAT 2020 with Online Coaching
New Delhi, March 27: Xavier Aptitude Test, commonly known as XAT is a computer-based exam administered by Xavier Labour Relation Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur on the behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI) for admission into MBA, PGDM and other management programmes in India. Full Story
JEE Main 2019: Previous Year Cut Off Analysis
New Delhi, March 26: The National Testing Agency will release the cut-off of JEE Main 2019 along with the result on April 30. Candidates will be able to check the cut-off score by logging into the result portal on the official website of NTA. Full Story
Rahul slams Javadekar for restricting PhD topics
New Delhi, March 24 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday slammed Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar over a circular issued by his Ministry asking all departments to prepare "a shelf of projects" in line with "national priorities" for PhD scholars.
Jindal varsity raises bar for quality education
New Delhi, March 21 : Access, equity and excellence are key challenges for improving the quality of higher education in India and the institutions, both private and public, need introspection if these goals of diversity and inclusion are being met.
Azim Premji Foundation to set up university in north India
Bengaluru, Mar 14 : Azim Premji Foundation plans to set up a university in north India and scale up its network of institutions at the district and state levels to improve school education system on a continued and sustained basis, a senior foundation official said on Thursday. Full Story
CA 2019 exams postponed
Mumbai, March 12 : Due to the coming Lok Sabha elections, the Institute of Chartered Accountancy of India (ICAI) has postponed and rescheduled the crucial Chartered Accountants (CA) exams for 2019, an official notification said.