Education

NEET 2017: Still an unbelievable dream, says topper from Muktsar

WITH 88 PER CENT aggregate in the Class XII CBSE exams, Muktsar boy Navdeep Singh was on cloud nine when he saw his name right on top of the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET) result declared on Friday. NEET is conducted for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in medical colleges. Bathinda girl Nikita Goyal came 8th to become the topper ... Read More »

CBSE NEET 2017 results: Punjab boy Navdeep Singh tops exam, AIIMS topper second

A total of 11,38,890 students had appeared for the NEET, out of which 6,11,539 have passed the medical entrance examination which was held on May 7. Photo: HT New Delhi: Navdeep Singh from Punjab has topped the prestigious National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 for admission to MBBS and BDS courses, results of which were declared by CBSE today. ... Read More »

Delhi University admissions: High cut-offs, overloaded website play spoilsport

Breaking away from tradition, off-campus colleges have announced higher cut-offs this year, similar to those announced by North and South campus (on-campus) colleges. Photo: Saumya Khandelwal/HT New Delhi: High cut-offs in certain courses, overloaded website and some colleges mandating original class XII mark sheets played a dampener on the first day of admission to Delhi University (DU) colleges on Saturday. ... Read More »

DU announces first cut-off list, SGTB Khalsa College registers highest

The highest DU cut-off was 99.66% for BSc (Hons) Electronics in SGTB Khalsa College. Photo: HT New Delhi: Delhi University has announced its first cut-off list for the academic year 2017-18 for merit-based undergraduate courses, with many registering a drop in cut-offs across colleges. The highest was 99.66% for BSc (Hons) Electronics in SGTB Khalsa College. In humanities stream, Khalsa ... Read More »

NEET results 2017: Dehradun’s Hritik Chauhan tops Uttarakhand with AIR 317

CBSE told to submit details on scrapping re-evaluation NEET results 2017: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the result for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 on Friday and Dehradun’s Hritik Chauhan has topped among candidates of Uttarakhand with a rank of 317. Before NEET, Hritik had also cleared AIIMS and JIPMER with flying colours. ... Read More »

49% students fail in Bihar Board Class 10 exam 2017

49% students fail in Bihar Board Class 10 exam 2017 The result of Class 10 board exam has been finally declared today, on June 22, by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) and shockingly, 49 per cent students have failed the exam. Only 14 per cent students pass the Bihar Board Class 10 exam with first division The result of ... Read More »

Punjab enhances annual grant to Panjab University by Rs 7 crore

IN A major relief to the financially hit Panjab University, the Punjab government in its annual budget on Friday announced an increase of Rs 7 crore in its annual grant to the university. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) too has increased its annual allocation to the university to Rs 207.80 crore from last year’s Rs 198 crore and ... Read More »

Maths likely to be made optional subject for Class 10 students

The bench has asked the education boards to take advice from experts on whether its suggestions can be acted upon. A bench of Justices V M Kanade and A M Badar, noted that a high percentage of students drop out of schools after the tenth standard as they are not able to clear Maths and language papers. In a bid ... Read More »

MHT CET 2017 provisional merit list declared at dtemaharashtra.gov.in, check result online

MHT CET 2017: The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra has released the provisional merit list for the  Maharashtra Health Sciences and Technical Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) 2017. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the merit list from the official website. DTE conducted MHT CET 2017 on May 11 and about 3.9 lakh candidates appeared for the paper. Those ... Read More »

To support MSME lending IndusInd bank raises USD 225 million from OPIC

With the intention of helping micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME), IndusInd Bank recently raised USD 225 million loan from OPIC. Representational image The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has given a loan of USD 225 million to IndusInd Bank, to support its micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) lending programs. This financed agreement will open doors for 25 per ... Read More »