DU releases sixth cut-off for remaining seats

DU releases sixth cut-off for remaining seats

With a few seats remaining in certain colleges for some courses, the Delhi University released a sixth cutoff on Friday. Classes have already started in colleges. Admissions to most courses at most colleges have closed. But certain colleges still have a few seats left. The registrar’s office released a list of the lowest cutoff. “The college can either offer the course at the this lowest cutoff, or drop it further,” said a DU official working with admissions. Students would have to visit individual colleges on Saturday to find the cutoff requirement…

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APSET 2017 hall tickets/admit cards released, download them here

APSET 2017 hall tickets/admit cards released, download them here

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam has released the admit cards for Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) 2017. The examination will be held on July 30. Steps to download the APSET 2017 hall tickets or admit card: 1) Visit the official website of APSET 2017 2) Click on the link for Admit card moving on the top of the page 3) Enter your application number, password and security key on the login page 4) Click on submit 5) Admit card will be displayed on the screen 6) Take a printout Or Check the admit…

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Labour reveals its $4 billion education plan

Labour reveals its $4 billion education plan

Labour will pour an extra $4 billion dollars into the education sector over the next four years if it’s voted into Government this election. It’s promising to pump $1.8 billion into the industry to deliver more teachers and resources, provide better professional development and help the sector meet rising costs. Labour leader Andrew Little said “After years of underfunding for education including a funding freeze there’s no question that the teaching profession, the schools, the education system is under pressure.” As part of the party’s education manifesto early childhood centres…

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Day one at Delhi University: Bollywood celebs share all the crazy things they did

Day one at Delhi University: Bollywood celebs share all the crazy things they did

Excited or stressed about your day one at Delhi University? Relax, it’s gonna be a fine day, and a memorable one for sure. Popular celebs Angad Bedi, Satish Kaushik, Nimrat Kaur and Urvashi Rautela reminisce about their first day in college. Here are their fond memories… Actor Angad Bedi was ragged by girls on his day one in St Stephen’s College. I thought ladkiyon se to ragging banti hai: Angad Bedi, St Stephen’s College “Ohoo… bade maharathi the humare senior. They were too many and all wanted to rag me….

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Decision on SGPC-run medical college’s plea to scrap general quota tomorrow

Decision on SGPC-run medical college’s plea to scrap general quota tomorrow

The state government will take a call on whether it will allow Sri Guru Ram Das Medical College (SGRD), Amritsar, to convert all 75 government-quota MBBS seats into management quota on Tuesday. The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC)-run institute has 150 seats, with 75 in the government (general) quota and 75 in the management/minority quota. The fee for minority/management quota is around Rs 40 lakh. This is about four times the cost (around Rs 10 lakh) of a seat in the government quota. On Tuesday, additional chief secretary, higher education, SK…

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Panjab University: Pay another Rs 25,000 per year if you don’t finish PhD in 6 years

Panjab University: Pay another Rs 25,000 per year if you don’t finish PhD in 6 years

The Panjab University (PU) issued a circular across all departments by which research scholars now have to complete their PhDs in a maximum of six years beyond that they will have to pay Rs 25,000 for each year. Also, the PhDs cannot be extended beyond eight years in case of men and 10 years in women, failing to do so their registration will automatically be cancelled. However, earlier exceptional circumstances condonation beyond eight years used to be considered by the university’s governing bodies on the recommendation of the supervisor and…

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BBAU VC and registrar summoned by Scheduled Caste Commission for irregularity in hiring

BBAU VC and registrar summoned by Scheduled Caste Commission for irregularity in hiring

Lucknow: The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has summoned Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University vice chancellor RC Sobti and registrar Sunita Chandra on Thursday to explain allegations of irregular recruitments in the university and ‘unfair’ treatment of students, teachers and employees belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC) category. Chairman NCSC, Prof RS Katheria, will seek explanations from the two university authorities for the alleged irregularities in appointments and non-implementation of the roster policy on campus. Allegations have also been made that unfair practices were adopted for screening of candidates. The NCSC…

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College festivals are getting bigger and better. Here’s a sneak peek

College festivals are getting bigger and better. Here’s a sneak peek

When Pooja Dewolkar applied for a fellowship programme with a reputed national bank in 2014, this is what she wrote on her application: “I was the chairperson of Malhar in 2013, the annual inter-collegiate festival of St Xavier’s College”. It worked in her favour. Her experience at helming a prestigious college-level event led assessors to believe she possessed qualities such as leadership and damage control. Malhar, Dewolkar says, helped her learn to think on her feet and deal with problems on the go. Akhil Dhoot, 23, was a BTech student…

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NEET 2017: Baba Farid University of Health Sciences releases all-India merit list

NEET 2017: Baba Farid University of Health Sciences releases all-India merit list

Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) on Thursday released the much-awaited all-India merit list of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)-2017. The Central Board of School Education (CBSE) had announced the NEET results on June 23. The NEET is held for the candidates seeking admission to Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) courses. The release of the list will give candidates an idea in which college they can get admission. BFUHS vice-chancellor Dr Raj Bahadur personally visited the ministry of health and family…

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