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Can’t deny education to students on bonafide mistakes: Court


August 4th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has ruled that students should neither be deprived of their right to education on bonafide mistakes nor penalised to the extent ... Read more...

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The easiest test in the world (The Funny Side)


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Asia IS the best place to be educated, according to a global survey I read recently. I was astonished. Education elsewhere must be REALLY bad. I mentioned this to a ... Read more...

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IIT-Delhi alumni reject new entrance test formula


June 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) IIT Delhi Alumni Association Thursday rejected the human resource development (HRD) ministry's new formula for tests for entrance into the premier institutes and demanded a ... Read more...

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New IIT entrance test pattern gets mixed reactions from alumni


June 28th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The compromise between the human resource development ministry and IIT Council over the entrance exam pattern for admission to the engineering institutes Wednesday garnered mixed ... Read more...

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IITs agree to a compromise, but retain hold on test (Second Lead, correcting spelling)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ending the impasse over the entrance to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), the IIT Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource ... Read more...

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IITs agree to a compromise, but retain hold on test (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ending the impasse over the entrance to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), the IIT Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource ... Read more...

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IITs retain hold on JEE examination


June 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The human resource development ministry and IIT Council Wednesday arrived at a consensus over the entrance exam pattern for admission to the prestigious engineering institutes ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibal skips IIT council meet


June 27th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday skipped the meeting of IIT Council convened by him to discuss the proposed common entrance test after opposition ... Read more...

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HRD ministry calls IIT meet on common entrance test


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A day after IIT Delhi followed Kanpur's way against the proposed common entrance test, the human resource development ministry has called a meeting of the ... Read more...

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IIT Delhi also revolts, to conduct own exam (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi) Thursday also revolted against the human resource development ministry's move for a common entrance test and decided to hold ... Read more...

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Sibal rules out rollback of common IIT test


June 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday virtually ruled out going back on the controversial proposal for a nationwide common entrance test for Indian Institutes of ... Read more...

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IIT Kanpur revolts, to hold separate entrance exam


June 8th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a clear revolt against the human resource development ministry's move for a common entrance test, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur Friday decided to ... Read more...

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Police release MP’s son held for impersonating in Jamia exam


June 8th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The son of a Rajya Sabha MP from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was allegedly caught impersonating at an entrance exam of Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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Dissent grows over new pattern of IIT-JEE


May 30th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Even as the government has decided to go ahead with a new pattern for the joint entrance exam for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT-JEE), ... 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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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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IIT exam panel behind poor student quality: Super 30 founder


October 5th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 5 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) aspirants, has blamed the institutes' entrance exam panel ... Read more...

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Online engineering entrance exam from next year


September 13th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) An online entrance exam for engineering aspirants will be held by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in 22 cities next year, an official ... Read more...

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Young doctors unwilling to serve in rural areas: Azad


August 30th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday expressed regret that despite offering several incentives young doctors are not willing to serve in rural areas.Replying to a ... Read more...

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IITs, IISc to use CAT 2011 for MBA admissions


August 29th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have decided to use CAT 2011 as part of the selection process of ... Read more...

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CBI registers four FIRs in AIIMS exam manipulation (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday registered four cases for manipulating the entrance exam results of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), ... Read more...

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One arrested for murdering engineering student


July 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A 24-year-old man accused of murdering an engineering student whose body was found near a metro station in west Delhi on June 28 has been ... Read more...

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Chandigarh gets its first woman SHO


July 1st, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) Chandigarh police has appointed a woman for the first time as a Station House Officer (SHO), officials said Friday.Inspector Poonam Dilawari has been appointed as SHO ... Read more...

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Medical aspirants seek curbs on Delhi varsity admissions


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Alleging that the bulletin of information for the academic session 2011 was illegal, three medical course aspirants Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court seeking ... Read more...

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AIEEE exam delayed after paper leak (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The start of a national-level examination taken by 12 lakh students to determine entry to engineering colleges across the country was delayed by nearly three ... Read more...

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Train departure delayed for Kerala students’ benefit


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 1 (IANS) Over 700 Keralites in Pune for an entrance examination were on the verge of missing their train back home after the examination was delayed, but managed ... Read more...

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Engineering student held for fraud


April 28th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A Jamia Millia Islamia engineering student was arrested Thursday for hiring a proxy to appear for him in entrance exam last year, a varsity official ... Read more...

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Semester system unsatisfactory: Delhi University teachers


April 19th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Voicing dissatisfaction at the semester system for all courses in Delhi University (DU) proposed from the next academic session, a teacher's body of the varsity ... Read more...

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4.85 lakh students appear for IIT entrance exam


April 10th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Around 4.85 lakh students appeared for the joint entrance examination of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT-JEE) Sunday for 9,600 seats in 15 premier ... Read more...

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LIC entrance exam paper leaked, one held


February 27th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The question papers of an all-India examination for posts of 375 assistant administrative officers in the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) were leaked, police said Sunday. ... Read more...

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Chidambaram releases video featuring IAS topper from Kashmir


November 25th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday released a video entitled ‘Ray of Hope', which features Shah Faesal, an Indian Administrative Service entrance exam topper from Jammu ... Read more...

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CBI arrests two Chandigarh doctors for admissions racket


September 28th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested two doctors of the prestigious Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here after the lid was blown off ... 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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Over five mn people participate in ‘KBC 4′ auditions


September 10th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The craze for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' is still alive and wide - over five million people participated in the first phase of auditions of "KBC 4". The ... Read more...

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