Monday, 29 September 2014

IISAT 214 exam to be held in December

Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), Bangalore conducts IISAT each year at centers distributed over different parts of India for admission to academic programmes. It is a premier institute devoted to research in astronomy, astrophysics and related physics.
This year IIA screening test (IISAT) will be held in December for providing entry to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) offered jointly with Pondicherry Central University and integrated Master of Technology (M.Tech)-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programmes offered jointly with University of Calcutta for the academic session 2015.
Eligibility: Candidates must hold a degree in B.E/B. tech/M.E/ with 55 per cent marks in aggregate from a recognised institution.

IIT Madras offers 2014 scholarship to Ph.D and M.S students, apply online

IT Madras, one of the foremost institute in technological education, is providing a golden opportunity to students for a scholarship. Scholars admitted to Ph.D. and M.S. programmes under regular scheme (fulltime) are eligible to apply for the 2015 research programme. IITM in its official research brochure has invited applications for financial assistance to applicants online for half-time Teaching/Research Assistantship (HTRA), before the last date.

The assistance will be given in the following manner:
For Ph.D

  • In engineering and management for those with Master's Degree in Engineering - Rs 18,000 pm for first two years and Rs 20,000 pm for next two years
  • In engineering for those admitted directly with B.E/B.Tech degrees with GATE/NET- Rs 16,000 pm for first two years and Rs 18,000 pm for next three years.

UGC's list of affiliated universities out

University Grants Commission (UGC) has come up with a list of Universities affiliated by it. A few days back it had released a list of fake universities as well.

Andhra Pradesh
  • Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad
  • Andhra Pradesh University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
  • Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
  • DR. BR Ambedkar Open University, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad 
  • Dravidian University, Kuppam 
  • Hyderabad University, Hyderabad (Central University)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad 
  • Kakatiya University, Warangal 
  • Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad (Central University) 
  •  Nagarjuna University, Guntur 

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Common Entrance Test 2014 last moment preparation ideas and other important details

With less than two months left for the CAT  2014 exam, all the examination aspirants might be busy revising those several books and practice papers, which they might have compiled for the preparation purpose. Excitement, anxiety and hope are what might be hovering around their heads on a regular basis.
CAT, which stands for the Common Admission Test, is an aptitude test for shortlisting prospective management students for admissions to any of the IIMs (Indian Institutes of Management) and is one of the most popular entrance examinations for any graduate institute.
The CAT paper pattern undergoes change almost every year. To make the preparation convenient for the CAT 2014 aspirants, we have tried to highlight few last moment tips and the change in paper conduction pattern.

NTSE 2014 scholarship exam: Do’s and Don’ts

Do’s for NTSE 2014:

1. Start NTSE preparation According to 10th Standard Syllabus:
Before beginning preparation for NTSE, candidates must go through the NTSE syllabus and start preparing for the exam according to their 10th standard syllabus. A revision strategy for NTSE preparation in accordance with important deadlines of Class X preparation timeline will bring them an edge in preparation for both the exams.

2. Determine Strengths and Weaknesses
Knowing your strength and weakness before getting into preparation mode is very important. Students must refer to last years’ NTSE papers to know preparation level. With this, you can determine how much weight age is to be given to different sections of syllabus in the limited preparation timeframe.

3. Refer to NCERT study material
NCERT text books are an important part of your study material. The NCERT textbook brings clarity to your basic understanding of concepts. So, if you study NCERT study material, you can ensure your best performance at the NTSE exam.

IIT JAM 2015: Last date to submit online applications extended to October 16

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) conducts Joint Admission to Master of Science (JAM) for candidates seeking admissions to Integrated PhD degree programmes at IISc Bangalore and MSc (two years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-PhD dual degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-M.S.(Research)/PhD dual degree and other post-Bachelor's degree programmes at IITs.

According to a notification on the official website, the last date to submit the application forms, the online test has been extended to October 16, which was October 9, initially. Also, the online fee payment can be made till October 16. For the candidates who are making the fee payment through offline mode, the last date through challan has been extended from September 30 to October 13. The candidates should note that no applications are to be submitted offline. Only payment mode can be offline or online.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali admission commences in for Ph.D programmes

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali has invited applications for the admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programme offered in the department of Biological Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences and Humanities and Social Sciences for the academic session 2015.
The institute, which was formed in 2006, is a premier institute dedicated to research and teaching in the basic sciences and falls under the purview of the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Following are the relevant details, including eligibility criteria and course structure of the programme:

Thursday, 25 September 2014

UGC lets 34 deemed blacklisted universities to function again

University of Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, has given approval to 34 blacklisted deemed universities which were previously blacklisted. It has asked them to start functioning again. In 2009, the central government had blacklisted 44 deemed universities across the nation, 34 of which have got an approval from UGC now.
Out of the remaining Universities, 7-8 have been blacklisted due to inadequate infrastructure facilities. UGC has created a committee headed by vice chairman H Devraj that has prepared the list. The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry will be sending a show-cause notice to these universities before de-notification.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

AIIMS, New Delhi admissions: Medical Programmes

The All India Institutes of Management Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has invited applications from candidates who wish to take admissions to various medical courses for the session 2015. Candidates can apply by October 16.
Doctor of Medicine (DM),
Master of Chirurgical (M.Ch),
Master of Hospital Administration (MHA),
Master of Medicine (MD);
Master of Science (MS),
Master of Chirurgical (M.Ch);
Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) programmes

Monday, 22 September 2014

JEE Advanced 2015: Tentative dates are announced

Notice regarding important dates and schedule (tentative) of JEE Advanced has been released by the IIT, Bombay. According to the notification, a short advertisement comprising of IIT JEE 2015 important information will be released online in the last week of September this year. The organizing committee will also release the complete information brochure of IIT JEE 2015 by the first week of October 2014. All leading newspapers will carry a detailed advertisement in the first or second week of October this year.

IIT Bombay was the first to make this announcement. All other IITs are in the process of updating the information on their official portal. It will be made available to public soon. Last year the announcement for the notification of JEE Advanced 2014 was made in January. JEE Advanced 2014 was held on Sunday, 25th May 2014 and the result of the same was declared on 19th June 2014.

Saturday, 20 September 2014

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research: Admission open for PhD courses

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, has released a notification for its Graduate School (GS) Nationwide Entrance Examination. The entrance examination is conducted for taking admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer & System Sciences & Science Education and integrated Ph.D+ M.Sc in Mathematics, Biology and integrated Ph.D in Physics offered at Bangalore and Mumbai campuses for the session 2015.
The institute is a National Centre of the Government of India under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy, offering master's and doctoral degrees.

Eligibility Criteria-
  • For Ph.D (Mumbai)
Candidates should have a degree in M.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.Tech./M.A./ B.A/B.Sc 

IIT GATE 2015: Basic Features

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) scheduled for testing the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science will be conducted in the months of January and February, next year. The last date for registrations for GATE 2015 have been extended to October 14, considering the devastating flood situation in the areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

Basic features of the exam are mentioned here:
  • Examinations for all the 22 papers will be conducted by an Online Computer Based Test (CBT). The online examination paper will have some questions, the numerical answers for the same must be keyed in by the candidate using the virtual keypad. All the remaining questions would be in multiple choice question format;

Friday, 19 September 2014

UGC releases list of fake universities, UP tops chart

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has come up with a list of fake institutions in the nation. These institutions are running without permission against the UGC Act, 1956.
Region-wise list:
  • Maithili University, Darbhanga, Bihar
  • Commercial University Ltd, Daryaganj, Delhi;
  • United Nations University, Delhi;
  • Vocational University, Delhi ;
  • A.dilar- Centric Jyuridikl University, A.dilar House, 8- J. Gopala Tower, 25 Rajendra Place, New Delhi-110008;
  • Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, New Delhi

CBSE releases notification for AIPMT 2015

The All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Examination - 2015 is set to be conducted, except in Andhra Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, as per the latest information released by the Central Board of Secondary Education.
The entrance test for the academic session 2015-16 for the 15 per cent merit positions in the Medical/Dental colleges of India is due on May 3, 2015 in selected cities across the country and abroad.
The decision came as per the concurrence of the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the government of India. The national level medical exam by CBSE is conducted to offer admission to approximately 2200 MBBS and 300 BDS seats at 130 government medical and 30 dental colleges of India, respectively.

  • The applicant must be 17 years old as on or before December 31, 2015

Thursday, 18 September 2014

NTSE 2014 preparation tips

1. Plan you preparation in sync with NTSE Syllabus
Before coming into a preparation mode for NTSE, you must have clarity about the NTSE syllabus. This exercise ensures that your NTSE preparation moves according to what the exam demands.

The NTSE Stage-I exam has two parts – Part I and Part II. Part I consists of Mental Ability test (MAT) and Part II of Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Also, in Part II, there are 50 Language-related questions.

Similarly, NTSE Stage-II also has two parts – Part I and Part II. The pattern of MAT in Part-I of this stage is similar to that in Stage-I. However, Part-II of SAT consists of 100 questions from Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. The SAT section tests the candidates’ reading ability, interpretation, evaluation and general awareness about the subjects.

2.   Evaluate your Strengths and Weaknesses

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Scholarship list for Indian students to study abroad

Scholarships have always helped students support their financial fee for courses falling outside their budget. Thousands of students apply to foreign universities each year to pursue their career abroad. They seek exposure and quality education that help them enhance their capabilities. Scholarships are a means to fulfill these aspirations by easing their institution fee through financial assistance. The fee structure of foreign institutes generally fall in the range of 15-30 lakhs depending on the country and college one chooses. Scholarships play an important role in assisting students to carry their educational goals without any hinderance.
Some of the states and central government offers scholarships to the students. Here's a list of scholarship for Indian students: 
  1. Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

National Institute of Information Technology offers scholarships

Aspiring to pursue an academic course at NIIT? Grab the scholarship opportunity offered by the institute. National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), Gurgaon has invited applications for Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship (BJS) for the session 2014. The Scholarships can be availed by students who wish to pursue all academic programs offered by NIIT. For 24 years, the perfect head start to lakhs of students in the pursuit of their dream careers has been fulfilled through this platform. Over 10,000 scholarships are available for meritorious students based on their class 12th percentage each year. The Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship Programme is a unique initiative by NIIT to recognize, empower and award meritorious students and help them follow the pathway to excellence.
Scholarship Details:
  • Scholarships are upto Rs. 60, 000/-
  • Applicants enrolling for career programmes - GNIIT/GNIIT Series/Diploma/PGP are entitled to an assured scholarship.

JEE Advanced 2014 Registered and Qualified Students Distribution State wise

% Registered
% Qualified 

Monday, 15 September 2014

IIT Roorkee invites applications for admission to P.hd

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, has notified applications for admission to Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) programmes, starting in the spring semester of 2014-15. The institute is known for its aim of creating an environment that fosters the growth of intellectually capable, innovative and entrepreneurial professionals, contributing to the growth of Science and Technology. It also works in partnership with industry and aims at harnessing it for the welfare of the nation and mankind.
The Ph.D programmes are offered in the following fields: 
  • Alternate Hydro-Energy Centre
  • Architecture and Planning
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Earthquake Engineering

JAM 2015: List of IITs to accept scores

The registrations and application process for Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) for the session 2015 has begun and will continue till September 30, 2014.
Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc) and Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for candidates seeking admissions to Integrated PhD degree programmes at IISc Bangalore and MSc (two years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-PhD dual degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-M.S.(Research)/ PhD dual degree and other post-Bachelor's degree programmes at IITs.
JAM 2015 entrance exam will be held on February 08, 2015. Candidates who are applying for JAM 2015 have to know the list of IITs which accept its scores for admission to their programmes.

VITEEE 2015: Exams to be held from April 08, 2015 to April 19, 2015

VIT Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE 2015), to be conducted by VIT University (VIT), Vellore will be held from April 8, 2015 to April 19, 2015.
VITEEE is conducted for taking admission to Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) programme for the academic year 2015-16. The VITEEE scores are used for admissions to engineering programmes offered by the university at two of its branches that include Vellore and Chennai.
ELIGIBILITYCandidates should have passed Class 10+2/intermediate with 60 per cent marks (50 per cent  for candidates belonging to SC/ST categories) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology candidates, who have studied in regular, full time and formal education are alone eligible to apply.

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Common Proficiency Test to be conducted on December 14, 2014

The Common Proficiency Test (CPT) is scheduled to take place on December 14, 2014. The examination will take place in two sessions i.e. first session from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and second session will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm. The morning session will consist of Section A (Fundamentals of Accounting) and Section B (Mercantile Laws) and the afternoon session will have Section C (General Economics) and Section D (Quantitative Aptitude).
The application for admissions is contained in the information brochure and can be obtained from the "Additional Secretary (Examinations), 
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,
 ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg, 
New Delhi - 110002". 

These top 5 companies will promote you without college degree

The competitive world has pushed every career aspirant into a rat race. Students and mid-career professionals work towards getting the best of educational degrees to survive this. Many of them invest huge chunks of money with the hope of earning more in future. However, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics has revealed surprising facts that employee with just a high school diploma will earn about 50 per cent of what those with a bachelor's or master's degree will make, on average.

Following are the companies where one doesn't need a college degree to get promoted quickly:

1) Apple Inc: The company needs no introduction for its highly acclaimed quality brand. Apple is the iconic tech company known for iPhone and other stylish i-products which are user-friendly too. It is back in the top spot on this year's list for the seventh year in a row. Apple is one of the most valuable brands according to Interbrand, which brought in $171 billion in revenues in financial year 2013. Apple has recently launched its product namely iPhone 6. All of its product launch always generated curiosity and debate in public. This tells something on how people rely over this brand and its credibility. Employees working at the world's best company are the most privileged ones as whatever the job they are doing, they are likely to be part of something great.

Intel provides internship opportunity to graduates

Intel, Bangalore has invited applications from graduate students for its Graduate Research Internship Programme. Intel Corporation is an American multinational semiconductor chip maker corporation headquartered in California. Intel is one of the world's largest and highest valued semiconductor chip makers, based on revenue. It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers.
  • In this position the intern is responsible for executing extensive analysis for wireless and wireline workloads on our performance centric dense and blade platforms including virtualised environment. 
  • Responsible for conducting performance testing of certain workloads and generating detail analysis report

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

TIFR Notified Admissions for PhD, Integrated MSc-PhD and MSc Programmes 2015

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) invited applications for Admissions to PhD, Integrated MSc-PhD as well as MSc degree programmes in certain subjects. The candidates eligible can apply through prescribed format before 30 September 2014.
Important Dates
  • Last Date for Receipt of Completed Application forms: 30 September 2014
  • Date of Nationwide Entrance Examination: 14 December 2014
  • Date of Results of the Nationwide Entrance Examination: 15 January 2015
Programme Details:
  • Mathematics (PhD and Integrated MSc-PhD Programs)
  • Physics (PhD and Integrated MSc-PhD Programs)
  • Chemistry (PhD Program)

SRMEEE-2015 notification

SRM University has officially notified the dates of SRMEEE-2015. SRMEEE-2015 exam will be conducted in online (Computer Based Test) and offline (Pen & Paper Based Test) mode to for the admissions of the candidates into B.E/B.Tech courses for session 2015-16 into its various campuses. The date of the online exam will be in April 2015 and that of offline exam is in May 2015. A candidate can choose the mode of exam while filling the application form. 
The SRM University (Sri Ramaswamy Memorial University) is a co-educational private university in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The university has seven campuses in India, out of which four campuses are in Tamil Nadu located at Kattankulathur, Ramapuram, Vadapalani and Tiruchirapalli and rest three are located in Modinagar near Delhi, Sonepat in Haryana and Gangtok in Sikkim. The institute gained deemed status during the 2003-2004 academic year and was renamed as SRM Institute of Science and Technology. It became SRM University in 2006, when it attained the status of a full-fledged university, under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956.

VIT announces date for conducting VITEEE for admission to

VIT university, Vellore has announced the date of its VIT engineering entrance test (VITEEE) for 2015. The entrance exam is supposed to be in the first week of April, 2015. A pioneer institute in engineering , VIT aspire to establish a system of quality assurance, which evaluates and monitor the quality of education and training imparted to the students. It has an improved teaching-learning process which has developed the Institute as a center of excellence.

Admission to Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) programme for the academic year 2015-16.
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Candidates appearing for the VITEEE in 2015 should have secured an aggregate of 60 per cent in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology in the qualifying examination (+2/intermediate).

IIM, Bangalore notifies for admissions to FPM programme

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore has invited applications for its FPM programme in all areas of business management and public policy. The programme trains individuals to excel in their chosen areas of research through publication-quality work of international standards. Students are expected to complete the programme within five years. The maximum duration of the programme is seven years
  • Areas of Specializations offered:
  • Corporate Strategy & Policy 
  • Economics & Social Sciences 
  • Finance & Control 
  • Marketing 
  • Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management 

Monday, 8 September 2014

UGC to grant fellowship to Non-NET M.phil and Ph.d students

Applications are invited by Delhi University recently for the UGC Non-Fellowship scheme. The scheme is applicable for students pursuing M.Phil and Ph.D, who are not in receipt of any financial assistance from anywhere and are also registered with the university under various departments.
Fellowship Details:
  • The fellows will receive Rs. 8000 p.m. consolidated + Rs 10,000 per annum contingency.
  • The award and its extension shall be subject to actual release of funds from the UGC.
  • The university holds the right to cancel the amount of fellowship and recover the amount paid if the candidate doesn't meet the terms stated and does not stand applicable to the amount.
  • For M. Phil. students the maximum number of fellowships to be granted is 25+1 PWD (the maximum admissible limit including English Department). They will be awarded Non-NET fellowship of Rs 5000 per month with contingency of Rs 10000 per year for Science Students and Rs 8000 per year for Humanities and Social Science students.
  • The enrolled Ph. D students will be entitled to Rs 8000 per month as Fellowship and contingency of Rs 10000 for social students and Rs 8000 for Humanities and Social Science students.

Saturday, 6 September 2014

IIT Gandhinagar invites application for PhD programme

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar, has invited applications for PhD Fellowships from fulltime residential research candidates pursuing their Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) semester II programme offered in various disciplines for the session 2014-15.
IIT Gandhinagar provide PhD programmes in Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive Science, Computer Science and Engineering, Earth Sciences, Electrical Engineering, History, Language & Literature, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Epidemiology and Sociology

Scholarship Details:
Students with B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Sc (Engineering)/ M.Sc/ M.A/ M.Com degrees or equivalent, who have qualified GATE or national level test (UGC/ CSIR/ NBHM/ DBT etc.), will be considered for

AIPGMEE 2014: Important dates

All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination (AIPGMEE) 2015 application process has already commenced and will continue till October 10.
The AIPGMEE is an all-India eligibility-cum-ranking medical entrance examination conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE). Candidates should possess MBBS degree or provisional MBBS certificate from a recognised university and should have done one-year of internship or is due to complete it by March 31, 2015 to become eligible to take the exam.
AIPGMEE is held as a single entrance examination for admission into all India 50 per cent quota in Doctor of Medicine/Master of Surgery/Post Graduate (MD/MS/PG) in medical programs offered by government-run medical colleges as well as institutes in all states, excluding Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Friday, 5 September 2014

AIIMS admissions: Tests for DM, M.Ch and MHA on November 30

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, will conduct admissions to Doctorate of Medicine (DM), Master of Chirurgical (M.Ch) and Master of Hospital Administration (MHA) offered in various specialisations for the 2015 academic session.
The AIIMS DM/M.Ch/MHA entrance exam will be held on November 30, 2014.
Eligibility Criteria:
For M.Ch: Candidates must possess M.S degrees in Surgery of AIIMS or any other university recognised by the MCI.
For MHA: Candidate must have obtained a minimum of 55 per cent marks in aggregate in all MBBS professional examinations for other category including OBC category and 50 per cent for candidate belonging to SCs/STs. 

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Top MBBS Entrance Exams in India

There are a number of entrance exams that are conducted in India for the purpose of short listing candidates for undergraduate medical courses. Different entrance tests provide admission to different colleges and institutions. Check out the various entrance tests for admission to undergraduate medical courses

 The AIIMS MBBS Entrance Exam is conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences for admission to MBBS course. The exam is conducted in two modes i.e. Online as well as Offline (Pen & Paper) mode.

AIPMT is a national level UG medical entrance exam conducted by CBSE, tentatively in the first week of May for admission to MBBS and BDS seats under 15% All India Quota in Government medical and dental colleges of India excluding Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir.

SBI PO Recruitment: Interview and GD tips and tricks, call letter to be out on September 15

State Bank of India (SBI), one of the renowned largest banks of the nation had invited applications for filling up the post of 1, 897 Probationary Officers (PO). The result for Phase I of the exam has been announced. Phase II, consisting of an interview and group discussion (GD) will commence from October 8. The call letter for the interview-cum-GD and bio-data form will be available on the official website from September 15 onwards.
Tips and Tricks to get through a GD in an impressive way:
  • Be as natural as possible. Do not try to be someone you are not. Be yourself. In an attempt to be someone else, your opinions will not be portrayed;
  • Sit with a straight and confident posture;
  • Be assertive yet humble. You need to stick to your values and beliefs, but learn to respect the values and opinions of others too;
  • Grab the opportunity to speak first, i.e. to start the group discussion with your opinion. It generally leaves a good impression on the evaluator, but take the move only if you have complete knowledge of the subject;
  • Do not repeat a point, or be lengthy or irrelevant. Also intervene, if someone else is going on an irrelevant track;

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Applications invited by National Institute of Bank Management, Pune (NIBM) for admissions in PGDM programme

NIBM, Pune has invited applications for the admission to the Post Graduate Diploma Management course in banking and financial services for the academic session 2015-17.
The Reserve Bank of India had established the National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) in 1969, an autonomous apex institution, with the mandate of playing a proactive role of a 'think-tank' of the banking system. The NIBM is recognised by the University of Pune as an approved centre for Post-Graduate research, and also by the department of scientific and Industrial research, ministry of science and technology, government of India.
The applications are now open for the admission to the academic session of 2014-15 for the same. Following are the relevant details, including eligibility criteria and course structure of the programme:
Eligibility Criteria:

All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination (AIPGMEE) 2015: Scheme, Syllabus and other important details

The All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination (AIPGMEE) is scheduled to be conducted from December 1 to 6, 2014. The government of India established the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in 1975 with the objective of improving the quality of the medical education by establishing high and uniform standards of postgraduate examinations in modern medicine on all India basis and utilizing existing healthcare infrastructure for capacity building.
The AIPGMEE is an all-India eligibility-cum-ranking medical entrance examination conducted by NBE. It is held as a single entrance examination for admission into all India 50 per cent quota in Doctor of Medicine/Master of Surgery/Post Graduate (MD/MS/PG) in medical programmes offered by government-run medical colleges as well as institutes in all states, excluding Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

CMAT September 2014: Tricks to crack exam

CMAT, held twice a year by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), is an entry to B-schools.
For those who wish to pursue management courses need to gear up for the September entrance test. The online test is divided into four sections with 25 questions each. Because each right answer credits 4 marks and a negative mark for one wrong answer, there is a need to chalk out a strategy.
A quick look at these tips will get anyone through the exam and increase their confidence:
Part 1- Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation:
  • Practice fast calculation techniques for solving mathematical questions.
  • Know your formulas well, without having to put your mind to thinking.
  • Register yourself with a website to solve online mock tests.
  • Do not try to stick to a question to solve it again and again. This will lessen your chance for attempting more questions.

Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) 2015: Registrations begin

Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc) and Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for candidates seeking admissions to Integrated PhD degree programmes at IISc Bangalore and MSc (two years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-PhD dual degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-M.S.(Research)/ PhD dual degree and other post-Bachelor's degree programmes at IITs.
The application process for JAM is a four step process:
Step 1: Registration at JAPS;
Step 2: Filling in the application forms;
Step 3: Payment of application fee
Online Payment Mode
Challan Payment Mode
Step 4: Downloading the application form
Only online applications will be accepted.

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

GATE 2015: Online registration commences

The application process for GATE 2015 commenced on September 1, 2014. Interested candidates will have to apply online through the zonal GATE websites of IISc or any of the seven IITs.
Candidates can start applying through th below mentioned link;
How to apply:
Candidates should first register by providing a valid email address, mobile number and a GOAPS password. Upon registration, an email and SMS containing your GOAPS Enrolment ID will be sent to you. You need to remember this along with the GOAPS password for all GATE 2015 related communications/website operations.
Information required for form filling:

Monday, 1 September 2014

Christ University notifies PhD admissions in engineering

Christ University, Bangalore, has notified for admission to PhD programme in several disciplines at Centre for Research for the 2014 session.
Courses offered:
Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates should have a post-graduate degree in the related field of research with not less than 55 per cent marks.
The candidate must have completed and/or being involved as a research associate/ fellow, in a major research project (sponsored by UGC or any other approved institution) of specified duration of not less than two years.

Internship scheme at Ministry of Human Resource and Development Internship, apply

Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) has come up with an internship scheme for Indian nationals to commence on October 1, 2014. The main objective behind this scheme is to involve young students in policy making, project implementation and other initiatives related to education sector. The interested and eligible candidates can apply.
Details have been provided below:
Eligibility criterion: Candidates who have completed two-years of graduation, post-graduation or research programme in the fields of Education/Social Sciences/ Humanities/ Science/ Management/ Engineering/ Law/ICT can apply. Candidates who have enrolled themselves for five-year integrated programmes should have completed at least three years of their course to apply for the MHRD internship scheme. Only Indian Nationals can apply.