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Delhi police busts fake admission scam in Delhi University: Staff questioned

The Delhi police busted a fake admission racket in Delhi University (DU), in which many colleges were involved. In this case 4 people namely, Sunil Panwar alia Guruji, Mohd. Zuber, Parveen Kumar Jha and Ranchit Khurana alias Bunty  have been arrested, who were involved in carrying out the process of fake admissions by charging between Rs 3 lakh and 7 ... Read More »

Six new IIMs begin academic session this year

Six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are set to begin their academic session this year. The central government had given the go ahead to the proposal of establishing new IIMs in June. It was decided to set up six new IIMs across the country, these would be in Amritsar (Punjab), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Sirmaur (Himachal Pradesh), Sambalpur ... Read More »

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 »