From the year 2013, the IITs have approved a hike in tuition fee for undergraduate students from Rs 50,000 to Rs 90,000 per year. The revised fees will be applicable to the new entrants to the undergraduate programmes. The fee would be revised periodically. However, no tuition fee will be charged from students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
Categories: news Tags: Fee (remuneration), IIT Council, Indian Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination, Pallam Raju, Scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, Tuition payments, Undergraduate education
MIT on top at QS World University Rankings 2012-13
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) takes the top spot as Indian frustration continues with the release of QS World University Rankings 2012-13. India remains the only BRICS nation without a university in the Top 200 of the QS World Rankings 2012-13. Two of the three leading Indian institutions, IIT Delhi (212) and IIT Kanpur (278), have improved on their 2011 position. Yet the comparison with other BRICS nations remains unflattering.
CBSE to conduct first NEET for MBBS, BDS on May 5
CBSE will conduct the first-ever common entrance test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses across the country on May 5, 2013. The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will cater to admissions in all the government and private medical and dental colleges in the country on the basis of its merit list. Over 10 lakh students are expected to take the examination next year.
Financial Times survey ranks IIM-A among top 10 global B-schools
As per the Financial Times (FT) Masters in Management 2012 Rankings, IIM-A is once again the only Indian institute to be ranked among top 10 global B-schools. The institute was ranked for its flagship post graduate programme in management (PGP). However, IIM-A slipped three places from rank seven last year to rank 10 in 2012 FT rankings.
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NIIT,Microsoft join hands to offer cloud computing
Delhi to host global meet on technological innovation
Categories: Career News, Central Board of Secondary Education, Education, Education News, Education2Home, Entrance, higher education, Management, medical, news, Professional Development Tags: BRICS, Delhi, Financial Times, India, Indian National Academy of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Microsoft, QS World University Rankings
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is planning to introduce a Pre Announced Test (PAT) for 2014 board exams for all subjects in class X and selected subjects in class XII. The PAT could be the biggest change in Indian education system as it will follow the ‘open book exam’ concept. The objective of the new format is to bring about a change in the classroom learning process and enhance the analytical skills of the students.
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Categories: Announcement, Education, Education News, news Tags: asia, Board examination, CBSE, Central Board of Secondary Education, education, Education in India, India, Pearson Education, Pearson Foundation, School-based assessment, Test (assessment)
The Graduate Management Admission Council is launching Next-Gen GMAT,
the tenth version of the GMAT exam, from June 2012. The new GMAT exam pattern will have a new ‘Integrated Reasoning (IR)’ section, which will replace an essay from the ‘Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA)’ section. The new exam pattern will gauge a candidate’s analysis and interpretation skills, which are much in demand by business schools worldwide for the concurrent management programmes they offer.
Categories: Admission, Education, Education News, Education2Home, Management, news, Project Management Tags: business school, education, GMAT, Graduate Management Admission Council, Graduate Management Admission Test, Graduate Record Examination, Test (assessment), Test Preparation
Considering the ever-growing demand for IT experts, HRD minister Kapil Sibal
might approve the establishment of 20 more Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) in a meeting being held today (June 5), in Delhi. The ministry received proposals from 15 states to set up these institutes. Approval has already been given to Rajasthan, Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Tripura to set up an institute each. The other approvals will be revealed soon.
Governor and chancellor of the universities ESL Narasimhan has announced New Vice-Chancellors in four universities in Andhra Pradesh. These universities include Dravidian University in Chittoor, Palamuru University in Mahbubnagar, Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad and Adikavi Nannaya University in Rajahmundry.
Retired professor of SV University professor K. Ratnaiah has been appointed as the vice-chancellor of Dravidian University, at Kuppam in Chittoor district. Having a rich experience of 29 years, a faculty at SV University, Prof Ratnaiah has served as the rector of SV University.
Osmania University’s Botany Department’s head Professor G. Bhagyanarayana has become the new vice-chancellor of Palamuru University in Mahbubnagar district. He has received his doctoral degree from Osmania University. The president of Mycological Society of India, he has over 30 years of teaching and research experience. The academician has 80 scientific publications to his credit and is the author of multiple volumes on mycology and plant pathology.
Former head of department of Telugu at University College of Arts and Social Sciences at Osmania University, Professor Elluri Siva Reddy has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad. He has a rich academic experience spanning over three decades. He has also served as a member of the civil services syllabus committee for UPSC.
Adikavi Nannaya University at Rajahmundry will be headed by the newly-appointed vice- chancellor, Professor P. George Victor of Andhra University. A student of M.A and PhD in philosophy in Andhra University, George Victor joined Andhra University as a faculty member in 1981.
Categories: Education News, news Tags: Adikavi Nannaya University, Andhra Pradesh, Andhra University, Chancellor (education), Dravidian University, Osmania University, Palamuru University, Rajahmundry
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