Indian Railways receives over 2 crore applications for one lakh openings

The railways on Monday said it has received over two crore applications for about one lakh vacancies, with five days still remaining for the online registration to end. The online exam will be held for about 90,000 posts in group C and group D and for 9,500 openings in the Railway Protection Force. “Till date, over 2 crore candidates have applied for the posts and the number will rise further as five more days remain before the deadline comes to an end,” said a Railway Ministry official. For assistant loco…

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University admissions officers reveal the top 10 qualities they look for in students’ applications

Almost all university admissions officers say they actively consider a student’s likelihood to complete their degree when deciding to offer them a place or not – an eight per cent increase on last year. According to this year’s University Admissions Officers Report, students applying to university through Clearing or Adjustment must be prepared to demonstrate their commitment to their chosen course. With 99 per cent of officers assessing how likely students will finish their studies, nine in ten said they look for evidence of a student’s passion for their chosen…

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Over 73k applications for 23K nursery seats under EWS category

The Directorate of Education has received over 73,000 applications against about 23,000 seats for nursery admissions under the EWS category, draws for which will be conducted on Monday. The DoE has also issued guidelines to schools regarding the computerised draw which has been centralised for the first time. “The total number of online applications received is 73059 and total number of seats is 28193. Hence, every applicant can’t be selected in draw of lots,” a DoE official said. “The draw for admissions will be conducted tomorrow and the school allotted…

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