Education

ACPC 1st round result 2017 declared at jacpcldce.ac.in or gujacpc.nic.in, check B E admissions result here

The Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) has released the seat allotment results for Undergraduate Engineering (B.E) Degree programs at the official websites – jacpcldce.ac.in or gujacpc.nic.in. The students who have applied for the admission can now see their result. As earlier reported by the Indian Express, the Commissioner of technical education Anis Mankad said that the admission would be ... Read More »

Hong Kong’s new leader doles out extra billions in education spending spree

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor offered ­subsidies to around 40,000 secondary school leavers and promised ­permanent jobs for more than 2,300 teachers on Wednesday as she outlined how she would spend the extra HK$5 billion a year on education she promised earlier. Keen to address concerns from across the political spectrum by tackling pressing issues, she said eligible students pursuing full-time ... Read More »

Pune University, colleges tweak syllabi for GST; spurt in crash courses’ demand

After Prime Minister Narendra Modilaunched the new syllabus for Chartered Accountancy on July 1, the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and even independent colleges in the city are working on revising the syllabus for BCom, MCom and all taxation and accounting related courses in the next few weeks. Even as the clarity on the provisions of the Goods and Services Tax ... Read More »

Didn’t clear NEET or AIIMS exams? There are other options as well

Both NEET and AIIMS MBBS entrance examinations are regarded highly competitive in the country due to lower selection rate for admission to medical courses. If the competition is so tough and the seats are also limited, then why does a student take the risk to invest two years in preparing relentlessly for the exam? Common questions which trouble aspirants this ... Read More »

IGNOU announces free education for transgender students in all programmes

In a landmark decision the Indira GandhiNational Open University has announced that transgender students can now study in any of the programmes offered by the university for free. Paying homage to the founding Vice Chancellor G Ram Reddy, current VC Ravindra Kumar announced this decision as the founder’s memorial lecture. “The government should give freedom and spend 6 per cent of the GDP ... Read More »

DU teacher recruitment: House wants quota for Delhi graduates

The Delhi Assembly Friday adopted a resolution seeking 85 per cent reservation for graduates of universities in Delhi, in the recruitment of permanent or guest teachers in schools. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the existing recruitment rules would have to be amended for this purpose and the 9,000-odd posts of guest teachers being filled currently would not have any ... Read More »

Enrollment Crises and Budget Crises: This Week’s Top 7 Education Stories

Teachers being asked to foot the bill [on school supplies] isn’t a pattern that’s limited to Washington; it’s a nationwide problem, due in large part to the fact that teachers, who are evaluated on student success, can’t do their jobs without basic supplies. But it’s surprising that in a prosperous state with a booming economy—home to two of the world’s biggest ... Read More »

KEAM 2017: First allotment results to be out today at cee-kerala.org

KEAM 2017: The Commissioner for Entrance Examination (CEE) Kerala will release the first allotment results of the Kerala Engineering, Architecture and Medical Courses (KEAM) 2017 soon. The Commissioner has not announced any date nor time for the allotment but results can be expected by tonight. Candidates who have appeared for KEAM and registered for the allotment can check the official website ... Read More »

UPSC Civil Services 2016 third ranker, Gopalakrishna Ronanki in a fix for ‘fake’ disability certificate

Muralikrishna, in his petition claimed that Gopalakrishna obtained the top rank in UPSC Civil Services Examination of 2016, by producing a fake orthopaedically-handicapped certificate. (Image source: HT) R The results of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Exam 2016 were announced on May 31 evening on the official website, the link for which is upsc.gov.in This year, Karnataka’s Nandini KR ... Read More »

What the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition’s specs and pricing mean for PC gamers

After months of trickles and teases, the full hardware details about the first Radeon Vega graphics card are finally here as AMD formally launched Radeon Vega Frontier Edition on Tuesday. Don’t get too excited though. This hardware is intended for “data scientists, immersion engineers, and product designers” rather than gamers. That professional focus reflects in the pricing: The air-cooled Frontier Edition costs $1,000 ... Read More »