Education

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 »

JoSAA 2017: Counselling begins, know to get registered and fill choice

JoSAA 2017: JEE Advanced 2017 result was announced on Sunday and from today, the centralised counselling and seat allotment process has begun. The qualified candidates have to now lock their choices to seek admission in 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), 31 National Institutes of Technology (NITs), 23 Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) and 20 government funded technical institutions. ... Read More »

IIT Kharagpur and Indiana University will soon study the shrinking Kolkata wetlands

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and IIT Kharagpur have come together and collaborated for the Summer Study Abroad Programme India, 2017. The wetlands of Kolkata, a Ramsar site, which are gradually shrinking in size have come under the focus of a study by the joint team. Representative image The Department of Geography and Regional Planning, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the ... Read More »

Marathi blockbuster actress Rinku Rajguru passes SSC Class 10 with 66.40 per cent

Marathi blockbuster Sairat famed actress Rinku Rajguru has passed SSC class 10 exam will 66.40 per cent. The Maharashtra Class 10 examination result was announced today, on June 13. Rinku Rajguru passes SSC Class 10 with first division Marathi blockbuster Sairat famed actress Rinku Rajguru (Prerana M. Rajguru), who became an instant sensation after the hit movie, passed the  SSC ... Read More »