With the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) expressing reservations on the common entrance test (CET) for engineering, the government has sent two teams to Kanpur and Mumbai to discuss the prickly issues. HRD minister Kapil Sibal will also meet IIT council, representatives of the IIT faculty federation and others on Wednesday.
With slightly lengthy questions and a moderately difficult Mathematics paper, the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) 2012 ended up tougher than last year's test, said most students who took the exam here on Sunday.
Jamia Millia Islamia University is all set to launch a new band of actors, as the university's Mass Communication Research Centre (MCRC) will offer a course in acting from the new academic session. The course starting July 2012 will be a postgraduate diploma course of one year duration with a total intake of 20 students.
The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) University has launched a two-year MBA in urban management. This course has been launched to fulfil the increasing demand for urban development professionals with managerial skills.
Leaving an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) course midway or after confirming the admission will now cost students dear as the Delhi High Court has held that this would bar them from reappearing in the entrance test in the following year.
A facility that allowed Indian students to work in UK for two years after their courses are over will be closed from Friday as part of Cameron govt's drive to cut migration which may put-off those aspiring to study in the UK.
Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore has increased the fee for the Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) from Rs 13 lakh to Rs 15 lakh for two years.
For students planning to pursue higher studies in Australia, there is now reason to rejoice. With an aim to benefit the students across all countries including India, the Australian high commission has announced significant changes.
TGMC promotes students from engineering colleges from across India in their endeavour to develop solutions for real-time problems and scenarios using IBM open source software. It is aimed to encourage students who aspire to make key contributions to develop applications on cutting-edge IBM technologies while providing them with an opportunity to improve their software-writing skills.
The Maharashtra government has issued a revised set of rules related to fees and admissions at the education degree (BEd/MEd) colleges for 2012-13. The new rules provide that the Shikshan Shulka Samiti (fee regulatory authority) will be the final authority for deciding the fees of unaided BEd/MEd colleges.