Category Archives: Education

Karnataka assembly passes bill to reserve National Law School’s 50% seats for state students

Karnataka higher education minister Basavaraj Rayaraddi said this year out of 80 students only two are from the state. Bengaluru: The Karnataka legislative assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed the National Law School of India (Amendment) Bill 2017 which proposes to reserve 50% seats in the premier institution for students who are residents of the state. State higher education minister Basavaraj Read More


CBSE also makes mistakes, should not have scrapped re-evaluation policy: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday orally observed that the CBSE ought not have done away with its re-evaluation policy as it also makes mistakes in evaluation of answer sheets. “You (CBSE) should not have done that. You too make mistakes,” Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva said while hearing a student’s plea for re-evaluation of her class 12 board exam answer sheets Read More


NEET key released: Answers to 3 questions challenged

  Chandigarh-based national eligibility entrance test (NEET) aspirants have filed objections to the answer key released by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), claiming that some answers are “wrong”. Students have challenged some answers in the Biology and Chemistry sections . ‘Consider our objections’ NEET aspirant Gurasis Singh Sodhi, who has filed an objection to three questions, said, “I have Read More


Delhi CET results 2017 declared: check cetdelhiexam.nic.in for result

Candidates are selected through the CET based on their performance. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Delhi Department of Training And Technical Education (DTTE) has released the results of the Common Entrance Test (CET) on Friday on the official website at www.cetdelhiexam.nic.in. Here are the steps for students to check their results ■ Log on to official website www.cetdelhiexam.nic.in ■ Find Read More


CBI registers case in AIIMS paper leak, carries out searches

AIIMS declared the results of its MBBS online entrance test on Thursday. Over 2.84 lakh candidates had appeared for the examination, out of which 4,905 have qualified and are eligible for counselling session in AIIMS. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday registered a case to look into the alleged copying of question paper Read More


‘We convert 60% of our summer interns into regular hires’, says Amazon India’s HR head

Amazon India’s HR head Raj Raghavan. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint New Delhi: Summer internships give companies a long enough opportunity to asses a student, as compared to 15- to 30-minute interviews during campus placements. Additionally, it also helps a student to check out if the company is a good employer. E-commerce firm Amazon India converts 60% of their summer interns into Read More


CBSE Class 12 results 2017: Cheating cases doubled over last year

According to CBSE official, 56 cases were reported from across the country last year, 119 cases were reported this year. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The number of cheating cases reported in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12th examination this year is more than double the last year’s figure. According to a CBSE official, while 56 cases were Read More


Najma Heptulla appointed as new Jamia Millia Islamia chancellor

Najma Heptulla who has been a five time member of the Rajya Sabha and its deputy chairman for sixteen years served as the minister of minority affairs in Narendra Modi’s Cabinet before being appointed as the governor of Manipur. Photo: HT New Delhi: Manipur governor and former minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla has been appointed as the chancellor of Jamia Read More


CISCE says waited for CBSE’s stand on moderation policy before declaring result

Students celebrate after the CISCE declared the results for class X and XII on Monday. Photo: AP New Delhi: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE), which conducts Class 10 and Class 12 examinations, on Monday said it waited for the CBSE’s decision on the moderation policy before declaring its results. The CISCE conducts both the ICSE and Read More


Game of Ranks: JEE Main 2017 Result Announced

Within hours after the announcement of JEE Main 2017 Result by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the official website crashed owing to heavy traffic. One of the most anticipated days on the road to IIT, students were excited to learn about their respective rankings. This year nearly 12 lakhs students appeared for JEE Main, out of which top 220,00 Read More