Brigadier Pankaj Sinha, Deputy Director General of the Chennai’s Army Recruitment Zone, announced on Friday that a new online examination system for recruitment in army will be launched from January 2011. He added that 33000 candidates from the six coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh and the Union Territory of Yanam in Puducherry turned up for the recruitment drive organized there recently, making it a great success.
The students seeking admission to diploma courses after 10th standard now have a reason to smile. The admission process for diploma courses after 10th standard will be conducted online, beginning from this academic session. Students will not need to physically come to the admission committee. They can instead register themselves for the online admission process with the Internet facility made available at the 63 help centers in the state. The last date for the online registration is June 16, 2010. Students will need to submit their registration forms and self-attested copies of other necessary documents at the nearest help centers.
College students across India will now get free access to e-journals and e-books from all over the world. They can get this access with the help of Human Resource Development Ministry. A ministry official said, "It is a part of the ICT (information and communication technology) initiatives of the government. The resources include more than 2,100 e-journals and 51,000 e-books.” Under the scheme, premier institutions like IITs, IISERs and NIT along with 6,000 government-aided colleges across the country will be covered. To subscribe this facility, the government colleges need to pay Rs. 5,000 annually, and private colleges need to pay Rs. 45,000 for the whole year; however, students will have the free access to it.