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Country’s 18th IIT starts session in Kerala

The 18th Institute of Technology (IIT) began its first academic session on August 3. The institute has been opened in Palakkad, Kerala, it has begun its session with a total of 117 students, out of which only six are from Kerala and the majority of the students are from Uttar Pradesh. The Union Human Resource Development Minister, Smriti Irani addressed ... Read More »

Seats still vacant for arts stream in DU: Ninth cut-off announced

Most of the seats in the arts stream are still vacant at colleges in Delhi University. With the  ninth cut-off list released on August 1, students can still apply for the same and for some other programmes for which the seats are vacant. Initially, the university had announced that it would not come up with more than seven cut-off lists, ... Read More »

Genius 12 year old scores more than Einstein in an IQ test

Achieving the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, a 12 year old girl in the UK named Nicole Barr, of Harlow, has outdone Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking and has proved brainier than the two geniuses. This puts her in the top one per cent of intelligent people in the world, more than Hawking, Microsoft founder ... Read More »

FTII Protest continues at Jantar Mantar

The students of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) held a protest at Jantar Mantar against the appointment of the veteran Gajendra Chauhan, as the institute’s chairman. The students have been protesting for over  50 days and the protest has been backed up by different student organizations which include National Students’ Union of India (NSUI). The students believe that ... Read More »

BCI approves setting up of 64 new law colleges

In order to strengthen the legal education system in India, the Ministry of Law and Justice and the Bar Council of India (BCI) have given permission to set up 64 new law colleges, for the academic year 2015-2016. The 64 colleges chosen have been given affiliation from over a 116 proposals in various states. The colleges have been granted affiliation, ... Read More »

Delhi University Non Collegiate Women’s Education Board admissions: Fourth cut-off list

The fourth cut-off list for admissions to Non Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) was released on July 31. The students were allowed to complete the admission process from August 1 to 2 for the same. They were required to report to the college of their choice between 10 am to 3 pm on any of the prescribed days. The third ... Read More »

UPSC issues guidelines for Civil Service Examination

The Union Public Service Commission has issued a set of instructions for candidates appearing for civil services preliminary examination. The candidates are not allowed to carry mobile phones, calculators, IT gadgets and any other communication device such as bluetooth to the exam premises. This announcement was made keeping in mind the welfare of the students’ welfare. The candidates are advised ... Read More »

Nischal Narayanam becomes the youngest Chartered Accountant (CA) at the age of 19

Nischal Narayanam has become the youngest person to clear the Chartered Accountant (CA) examination. The 19 year-old boy is also a renowned mathematical genius. Although Narayanam has cleared one of the toughest exams in the country, he will have to wait for two more years to sign the balance sheets as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) doesn’t ... Read More »

UPTU renamed as APJ Abdul Kalam Tech University: A tribute to the missile man

In fond remembrance of India’s former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Azad, the Uttar Pradesh government announced the decision of renaming the Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) as APJ Abdul Kalam Tech University.  CM Akhilesh Yadav made this announcement on July 31 and also said that the University’s new block will have a grand memorial set up for Dr Kalam. ... Read More »

AIPMT 2015 retest: CBSE enforces stringent measures to prevent cheating

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued stringent guidelines for the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) retest. Following the cheating racket across the country, which reached the scale of an organised crime, the board is not ready to leave anything to chance and is keen on creating an environment which makes it impossible for students to cheat. CBSE ... Read More »