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Skill academy to boost Kerala’s MSME sector


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kerala government has decided to set up an international skill academy to boost the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME). This was announced ... Read more...

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Civil services English paper has experts’ nod, court told


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has introduced a new aptitude test paper on English in the ... Read more...

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Never attack personal life in spoofs: Cyrus Sahukar


June 11th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) From "Pidhu" to "Semi Girebal", veejay-turned-actor Cyrus Sahukar has managed to spoof a lot of celebrities so far. But he has a golden rule ... Read more...

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‘Common test will put rural students at a disadvantage’


May 28th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 28 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded the 'Super 30', Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre, Monday said that despite the good intentions of the joint councils of IITs, ... Read more...

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‘India should have single engineering entrance exam’


April 25th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) With reforms in the IIT entrance tests being mulled, the founder of the prestigious Super 30 coaching institute, Anand Kumar, has suggested a single entrance ... Read more...

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New IIT entrance format to get brighter students: Sibal


February 24th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The new format of exams for entrance to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will ensure brighter students getting through to the prestigious institutions, Human ... Read more...

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Government, UPSC get notices on new exam pattern


February 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the government and the UPSC on a petition challenging the new pattern for an English paper in ... Read more...

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Powerdrunk people feel taller and bigger


January 24th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) People who feel powerful tend to overestimate their own stature, feeling larger than they actually are."Maybe there's a physical experience that goes along with being powerful," ... Read more...

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What ails the IITs (Comment)


October 25th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
I recently gave a lecture to undergraduate students at my alma mater, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur. A day before my lecture, the students had arranged for a bull session at ... Read more...

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Indian education primers get in sync with digital age


April 28th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Supplementary online content, greater emphasis on analysis and India-centric examples... education primers have changed beyond recognition in the country.Guidebooks for competitive examinations and higher education ... Read more...

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Haryana to open sports clubs


February 9th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sonepat, Feb 9 (IANS) In a bid to give boost to the sports infrastructure in the state, the Haryana government said Wednesday that it planned to set up sports clubs at over ... Read more...

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Commonwealth delegates to study Haryana sports programme


February 8th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 8 (IANS) Impressed by the performance of Haryana's athletes in the New Delhi Commonwealth Games (CWG) and the Asian Games held in Guangzhou, delegates from 30 Commonwealth countries will Wednesday ... Read more...

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Commonwealth delegates to study Haryana’s sports talent hunt


January 19th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) The 'Play for India' sports talent hunt - the Sports Physical Aptitude Test (SPAT) programme of Haryana - has been chosen for presentation at the conference of Commonwealth ... Read more...

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52 candidates admitted to IIT by mistake: Kapil Sibal


November 26th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Clarifying the withdrawal of offer of admission to 52 candidates from IITs, the human resource development ministry Friday said that the offers were made "erroneously" to the ... Read more...

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Government considering common entrance for central varsities


November 19th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A common entrance test for central universities is on the cards of the government as vice chancellors of these varsities agree that modification is needed in the ... Read more...

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ACT Test Registration For December 11 Has Started


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Registration has been opened for December 11, 2010 ACT achievement test, for students who want to pursue their further studies in several colleges in the United ... Read more...

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Now aptitude test in civil service prelims


October 18th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) In a major step towards changing the pattern for the civil services entrance exams, the Union Public Service Commission Monday announced a new syllabus for the preliminary ... Read more...

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Central varsities likely to consider proposed aptitude test


September 29th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The human resource development (HRD) ministry-proposed aptitude test for class 12 students is likely to be considered for admission by central universities from the next academic session.Talking ... Read more...

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Sibal mulls changes in engineering entrance exam


September 10th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) entrance exams needs an overhaul to discourage coaching institutes, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Friday. "The present system of coaching ... Read more...

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Aptitude test to replace prelims in Civil Services Exam


August 26th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday said the Central Government has approved the proposal for introduction of Civil Services Aptitude ... Read more...

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Common entrance for medical,engineering streams soon (Roundup)


June 19th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Moving to make the educational system more student friendly, a common entrance examination for the engineering and medical streams is on the anvil, as are other measures ... Read more...

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Common entrance for medical, engineering courses soon (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A common entrance examination for engineering and medical streams is on the cards as the government moves towards making education more student friendly. Human Resource Development ... Read more...

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New Zealand-bound students offered Rs.10 mn scholarships


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) A city-based immigration company in association with a non-government organisation of international students AIESEC is offering scholarships of worth Rs.10 million for 160 students, willing to pursue higher ... Read more...

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Haryana launches sports scholarship programme


April 13th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 13 (IANS) The Haryana Olympic Association has started a noble scheme of awarding scholarship to sportspersons. The scheme under tghe Haryana Sports Talent Hunt programme is aimed at encouraging sportspersons and ... Read more...

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After CAT, GATE goes online but partially


February 9th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) After the Common Admission Test (CAT) for admission to top business schools in the country, some Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) conducted their post-graduation entrance examination - ... Read more...

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IGNOU to conduct engineering entrance test again in 10 days (Lead)


November 3rd, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Tuesday said it will conduct an entrance test for engineering courses again in next 10 days, after its online test ... Read more...

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IGNOU to conduct B.Tech entrance test again in 10 days


November 3rd, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Tuesday said it will conduct an entrance test again in next 10 days, after its online test system for engineering ... Read more...

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Allahabad Railway begins first ever recruitment for women porters


July 30th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, July 30 (ANI): First ever lot of women candidates appeared for the physical aptitude test conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board at Allahabad on Thursday for the post of porters.This is ... Read more...

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Students make a beeline in Delhi University colleges for admission on first day


June 1st, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Thousands of admission-seeking students thronged various colleges of Delhi University on the first day of admission process which commence here on Monday morning.Long queues of students ... Read more...

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Fatigue during longer high-pressure tests not detrimental to performance


June 1st, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): A study report issued by the American Psychological Association says that spending hours taking a high-pressure aptitude test may cause a person to feel mentally fatigued, but it ... Read more...

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Delhi University begins admission process on Monday


June 1st, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Admission process for the Delhi University will begin on Monday morning with the sale of common admission forms being made available at various outlets for students seeking ... Read more...

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Suddenly, Gandhian studies have a lot of takers!


July 5th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) Call it a post "Munna Bhai" phenomenon, but students in and around this city are suddenly showing a keen interest in courses like Gandhian studies, environment ... Read more...

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NIIT IFBI and HDFC Bank announce strategic alliance


November 14th, 2007 - 2:00 am ICT by admin
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