NIFT admit card: The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has released the admit card to the admission to entrance exam on its official website, nift.ac.in. The exam will be a written test and is scheduled to be held on January 20, 2019. Candidates shortlisted by the written exam will have to appear for situation test, group discussion and interview. The result for written exam will be announced in February last week or March 2019. The final result will be created by including marks of all stages of screening and will be declared by May 2019. NIFT admit card: How to download Step 1: Visit theRead More →

In a relief to thousands of students afraid of mathematics, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will have two levels of maths exam for class 10 from 2020 onwards. In addition to the existing level, an easier mathematics syllabus will be introduced under level-2. According to an official circular by the CBSE, the current mathematics subject will be called Mathematics-Standard and the easier level will be called Mathematics-Basic. Students who fail or get a compartment in Mathematics-Standard exam will have the option to appear for compartment exam in any of the two levels. “The syllabus, classroom teaching and internal assessment for both the levelsRead More →

JEE Main 2019 exam will be conducted completely on CBT mode for the first time. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting the JEE Main 2019 exam between January 8 and 12 for over 11 lakh registered candidates. According to the Agency, 9,29,198 candidates will be appearing for Paper 1 and 1,80,052 will appear for Paper 2. As per an expert affiliated with a coaching institute, the JEE Main question paper was assumed to be easy today in an overall level and it was a paper ‘not requiring undue pressure’ to attend the exam.  “The paper overall was assumed to be easy and not requiring undue pressure,”Read More →

AP DSC hall ticket: Special schools, SGT admit card released @ apdsc.apcfss.in AP DSC hall ticket: Andhra Pradesh District Selection Committee or AP DSC has released the AP DSC SGT hall ticket on the official website. Along with the Secondary Grade Teachers or SGT recruitment exam admit card, the Committee has also released the hall tickets or admit card for Special Schools exam scheduled from this month. The AP DSC admit card is available on the official website, apdsc.apcfss.in. The AP DSC SGT examshave been scheduled to be held from January 18, 2019.  AP DSC SGT hall ticket: How to download The AP DSC admit cardRead More →

PM Narendra Modi will interact with students ahead of the board exams  With the board exams beginning next month, Prakash Javadekar, the Union HRD Minister, today announced the second edition of ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’, an interactive session between students, teachers, parents and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This year the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ will be hosted on January 29 at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi. Like last year, participants from across the globe will join the session through video-conferencing.View image on Twitter Students can register to attend the session through the MyGov app or website. This year apart from the students from classes 9 to 12, studentsRead More →

JEE (Main) 2019: 11 Lakh To Appear From January 8 To January 12 Over 11 lakh candidates will appear for the JEE (main), which has officially begun today amidst two days nationwide strike called by trade unions. “The exams will continue as per the schedule,” an official told NDTV. “If there are any genuine cases where students could not reach the exam centre due to the bandh, we will consider the cases later,” the official added. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has started the exam, simultaneously, in 258 cities. Today 1,80,052 candidates took the architecture and planning paper at 390 centres. “In order to stop cheating usingRead More →

The state government has recommended punitive action such as withholding of results, imposition of fines, school transfers, suspension and, in rare cases, expulsion of students as part of its drive to curb bullying in schools. A committee, to be constituted by the Directorate of Education, will frame a state-level anti-bullying policy and monitor its implementation, while panels will also be constituted at the district-level and in all government, government-aided and recognised unaided schools. According to a DoE circular, the purpose of these interventions is “to have an amiable and teaching-learning conducive environment in school”. Another key takeaway is an anti-bullying helpline, along the lines ofRead More →

The Maharashtra government will on Thursday launch ‘Open SSC board’ initiative with an aim to encourage students to keep pursuing sports and arts. Announcing the move, state Education and Sports Minister Vinod Tawde Monday said the students pursuing sports or arts, who do not want to attend regular schools, can avail the new facility. “We are coming out with a third new thing. A number of times, children start playing but take a break when they join class 8 because of the class 10 exam and become busy in academies,” Tawde told reporters. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education conducts theRead More →

India needs to create an environment conducive for qualified, bright women researchers to continue their pursuit in the field of science to improve the quality of research in the country, Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy said here. A recent report released by the firm Clarivate Analytics shows that only 10 Indians figure among the world’s top 4,000 highly-cited researchers (HCR), with only one woman from India featuring in the list topped by the US. Asked if more women researchers can help improve the quality of research in India, the renowned IT industrialist said, “absolutely, no doubt about it…” “Whenever I have gone for aRead More →

A group of 20 ad hoc teachers of the Delhi University began a hunger strike Friday demanding the same benefits as given to permanent teachers and the former’s immediate absorption. The teachers began their strike outside the Faculty of Arts. Aditya Narayan Misra, president, Academics for Action and Development (AAD), said, “We are sitting outside the Faculty of Arts gate and it is very cold. It is very difficult, but we are supporting each other. We demand the absorption of ad hoc and temporary teachers in Delhi University (DU). These teachers have been working for years without any leave, maternity leave and increment,” he said.There are 4,600Read More →