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Diploma holders in yoga will get preference for degree courses in physiotherapy: UGC

AMN University Grants Commission (UGC) has said, diploma holders in yoga will get a preference in admission for degree courses in physiotherapy. The decision has been taken following recommendation of an expert committee which suggested that those with expertise in Yoga be given preference in admission, subject to the condition that marks secured in the … Continue reading Diploma holders in yoga will get preference for degree courses in physiotherapy: UGC

Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted: SC

AMN The Supreme Court has said that the standard of entrance examination for premier medical college AIIMS cannot be diluted and has refused to do away with the online MBBS under-graduate entrance test for this year. Some candidates have challenged the AIIMS online entrance test for MBBS courses to be held in May 26 and … Continue reading Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted: SC

GMAT exam time reduced by 30 minutes

AMN The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) today announced trimming of GMAT exam time by 30 minutes to 3.5 hours beginning April 16 worldwide. In a statement, GMAC said, the quality of the exam remains unchanged in terms of reliability, validity, security and integrity. The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores before and after this … Continue reading GMAT exam time reduced by 30 minutes

HRD Ministry forms panel to examine CBSE’s exam conduct process

AMN / NEW DELHI The government has set up a high-powered committee to examine the process by which the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts examinations. In a tweet, School Education Secretary in the HRD Ministry, Anil Swarup said, the panel, headed by former HRD Secretary VS Oberoi, will suggest measures to make the … Continue reading HRD Ministry forms panel to examine CBSE’s exam conduct process

CBSE Paper Leak: Re-exam of Economics on April 25

Our Correspondent /NEW DELHI CBSE will conduct the re-examination of class 12th Economics paper on April 25th. Secretary School Education Anil Swarup aslo told media here today that the decision to conduct re-examination for class 10th for Mathematics paper will be taken in next 15 days. He said a preliminary enquiry has revealed that the … Continue reading CBSE Paper Leak: Re-exam of Economics on April 25

Prakash Javadekar inaugurates Smart India Hackathon Grand Finale 2018-Software edition

AMN / New Delhi Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the Smart India Hackathon Grand Finale 2018 -Software edition in New Delhi. He said that Hackathon aims to build Digital India and to engage the youth directly in nation-building. Mr Javdekar said it is intended to promote innovation, out-of-the-box thinking in young minds. Mr … Continue reading Prakash Javadekar inaugurates Smart India Hackathon Grand Finale 2018-Software edition

Govt allocates Rs 6,600 crore for higher education loan

AMN / NEW DELHI Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved continuation of the Credit Guarantee Fund for Education Loans Scheme and continuation and modification of Central Sector Interest Subsidy Scheme with a financial outlay of 6,600 crore rupees from 2017-18 to 2019-20. The scheme will cover loans for pursuing professional and technical courses … Continue reading Govt allocates Rs 6,600 crore for higher education loan

UGC gives full autonomy to 60 higher educational institutions

OUR CORRESPONDENT / NEW DELHI IN a major decision, University Grant Commission, UGC has accorded autonomy to 60 higher education institutions for showing high academic standards in last few years. Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar made this announcement here Tuesday. He said, of 60 institutions, five are Central Universities, 21 State Universities, 24 deemed, … Continue reading UGC gives full autonomy to 60 higher educational institutions

Govt invites suggestions on rationalizing curriculum for class 1 to 12th

AMN / NEW DELHI UNION Ministry of Human Resource Development has invited suggestions on rationalizing curriculum for class 1 to 12th to ensure all round development of students. The objective of seeking suggestions is to make the content more balanced in various subjects offered as prescribed by the NCERT and CBSE. The suggestions can be … Continue reading Govt invites suggestions on rationalizing curriculum for class 1 to 12th

Tips to cope with exam stress

     Remember to not compete with others and focus on your strengths instead Parents should avoid setting unrealistic expectations on children Our Correspondent / New Delhi It is time for examination again – Board examinations have begun for classes 10 and 12 across India. Both students and parents are under immense stress during this … Continue reading Tips to cope with exam stress

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