Education

Let’s bridge the divide between academic and technical education

The economic arguments for widening access to higher education are widely accepted. The UK is moving towards a skills crisis that will be exacerbated by Brexit. We are facing some of the worst productivity levelsin the OECD, and we have acute shortages in many sectors, with a record number of advertised vacancies. The UK’s engineering industry alone will need another 1.8 ... Read More »

REAP 2017: RTU to release 1st allotment result at rtu.ac.in

  Rajasthan Technical University (RTU) will release the results for first allotment through the Rajasthan Engineering Admission Process (REAP) 2017  at rtu.ac.in on July 18. Candidates who have applied for REAP 2017 can check their allotment result from the official site. The university has already published the tentative seat matrix for engineering and architecture courses at government and private colleges ... Read More »

ICAI CA final and CPT 2017 result declared, Dombivali’s Raj Paresh Sheth secures AIR 1

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) today announced the Chartered Accountants final examination result held in May, 2017 and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held in June, 2017. This year’s CA final topper is Raj Paresh Sheth from Dombivali. He scored 630 out of 800 marks. Agathiswaran S from Vellore has secured the second rank with 75.25 per cent while ... Read More »

JOSAA round 5 allotment result 2017 released at josaa.nic.in

JOSAA round 5 allotment result 2017: The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has released the round five allotment result for admission to engineering courses through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2017. Candidates who have applied for allotment can check their result from the official website. The JOSAA 2017 counselling process began from June 15 this year and about 1,50,000 who had ... Read More »

NEET 2017: High Court cancels Tamil Nadu govt order on medical admission, directs authorities to prepare fresh merit list

The Madras High Court today quashed a Tamil Nadu government order reserving 85 per cent of MBBS and BDS seats to state board students and only 15 per cent for CBSE and other boards, holding that it amounted to discrimination among equals. Allowing petitions by some CBSE students challenging the June 22 state government order, Justice K Ravichndrababu held that ... Read More »

HRD Ministry planning special KV like schools for minorities and tribals

Separate schools will soon be established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for minorities and tribals on the lines of Kendriya Vidyalayas. These schools will be run by the Central government on KV model and will follow NCERT syllabus. Representative Image Separate schools will soon be established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for minorities and ... Read More »

Malala highlights education needs of Iraq’s displaced children

Malala and Anwar Ahmad Ayesh at a school in Hasansham camp.  © UNHCR/Cengiz Yar HASANSHAM, Iraq – During her first visit to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday called for world leaders to invest in education for children in conflict stricken countries. “Education cannot be ignored. Especially for countries that are going through conflict. ... Read More »

Kerala plus one supplementary allotment date announced, check result on Saturday at hscap.kerala.gov.in

Kerala plus one supplementary allotment result 2017: The Department of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) Kerala has announced that the results for the plus one supplementary allotment will be released on Saturday. Candidates who have appeared for plus one exams in the state can check their allotment results from the DHSE’s single window system for higher secondary admissions (HSCAP). In an official ... Read More »

UPES completes placements with highest package of Rs 29.76

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) has completed the final placement for 2016-17, with a highest package of Rs 29.76 lakh. A total of 1,447 students were placed while about 1527 jobs were offered. Placements at three constituent colleges of UPES — College of Engineering Studies (CoES), College of Management and Economic Studies (CoMES) and College of Legal Studies ... Read More »

IIT JEE (Advanced) Counselling 2017 starts again, Supreme Court lifts ban

With Supreme Court (SC) earlier putting a stay on counselling and admission to IITs and other institutions related to JEE (Advanced) entrance examination, today after examining the whole issue, the court has lifted its ban. Moreover, as reported by IANS, the bench, headed by Justice Dipak Misra, while vacating the stay, said that no High Court will entertain any plea on ... Read More »