Punjab girls to get free education up to doctorate; five new colleges this fiscal: CM

Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday announced free education for girls from nursery to the doctorate level in government institutions of Punjab. He was speaking in the Vidhan Sabha. Also, a spokesman said the government will introduce free textbooks to all students of government schools, and will introduce pre-primary classes (nursery and LKG) in government schools from the next academic session as part of the reforms it has initiated in the state, which will also see free internet service in 13,000 primary schools and all 48 government colleges. Amarinder…

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DU adds more seats to finance, business, economics courses this year

Delhi University has good news for students wanting to pursue courses related to finance, business and economics. The number of seats offered under Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) and BA (Honours) in Business Economics have been increased to 1,162 from last year’s 884. DU conducts a Joint Admission Test (JAT) for admission to the three courses. The university has also done away with group discussion and personal interview from the selection process. The admission will be based on candidate’s performance in the entrance…

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AIIMS MBBS Paper Leak: Vyapam whistleblower upload images on Twitter

The result of the medical entrance exam conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) were released on Thursday on the official website, the link for which is aiimsexams.org ADVERTISIN (Read: Declared! AIIMS MBBS Exam 2017 result released today at aiimsexams.org) According to reports, the exam was conducted on May 28 for granting admission to MBBS courses. Last year, Hyderabad’s Sathvik Reddy Erla obtained the all India first rank and this year, Nishita Purohit from Surat is the all India topper. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)…

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Eyes set on sky, children display drone-flying skills in Lucknow

All eyes were set on the sky as young minds gave wings to their dreams and skills at La Martiniere College ground in Lucknow on Thursday. After learning how to make and control unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) during a 20-day summer camp, 30 children in the age group of 6-16 years demonstrated their drone-flying skills on the concluding day of the programme. “This is the first time in the country where a platform was provided to the children to ignite their young minds to draw them towards aviation and robotics,”…

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SSC CGL 2017 application form filling date extended, apply quickly now

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Friday extended the last date for filling the online application forms for Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination, till 5pm on June 19, 2017. Earlier, the last date for receipt of application was June 16, 2017. In a notification issued on Friday, the commission said that they are extending the date for applying because some of the applicants faced technical problems in filling online application forms for CGLE, 2017 during the last two days. Talking about the payments of fee made through challans, the commission…

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Staffordshire University, UK: Application invited for BSc computer games design programme

The Staffordshire University has invited applications from all the computer games enthusiasts, for its three-year BSc (Hons) computer games design programme. Interested, eligible candidates should be holding a minimum of 70 per cent overall score in class 12. Study at Staffordshire University RELATED STORIES IIT Hyderabad: Two new BTech courses to be introduced next year AIIMS MBBS Result 2017: Only 4,905 out of 2.8 lakh candidates qualify, men ahead of women Union Minister wants technical education to be imparted in regional language Free education upto class 12 for children of…

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AIIMS result 2017: Jaipur topper wants to watch Manchester United play at Old Trafford

Two students from Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur have found places in the top 100 in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences’ (AIIMS) MBBS entrance examination, result of which was announced on Thursday. Ajit Singh Pawar, the city topper who secured an all India rank of 82, said he might want to try something else after completing his bachelor’s degree in medicine. An avid football fan and supporter of football club Manchester United, Pawar said that he might like to appear for the civil services examination or may even pursue something…

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IIT-Kanpur students ditch ‘colonial’ robes for Indian wear

Ditching the ceremonial and “colonial” black robes and headgears, IIT Kanpur students today donned the ethnic attire of kurta-pyjama and kurta-salwar during their convocation ceremony. “For the first time, students received their degrees in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) not in the British-time gowns and headgears, but in kurta pyjamas (for boys) and kurta-salwar (for girls) along with stoles in different colours to mark their specific courses,” IIT-K Director, Professor Indranil Manna said. He said the students will wear Indian clothes in all future convocations. Around 673 students of…

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Children of HIV patients to get free education in private schools

Priyangi Agarwal| Updated: Jun 14, 2017, 02.47 PM IST (TOI File Photo) BAREILLY: Children of HIV positive patients will now be entitled to free education in private schools up to Class XII under the Right to Education (RTE). Children between three and seven years will be given admissions in nursery and Class I from this academic year (2017-18). The anti-retroviral therapy (ART) centre in Bareilly has so far identified 19 children in this Officials said that irrespective of their family’s financial condition, children of HIV positive people can now apply…

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AIBE 10 result 2017 declared at allindiabarexamination.com

The All India Bar Examination (AIBE) results have been declared on its official website, allindiabarexamination.com How to check AIBE 10 results: In order to check the All India Bar Examination results, candidates can follow the steps mentioned below: Go to the official website Click on the relevant link Enter the necessary details After submitting the same, the results will be displayed on the screen Take a printout for future use The exam was conducted on March 26. A few changes have been introduced by the Bar Council of India (BCI)…

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