UP board result 2018: 82.7% students pass Class 12 exam in Noida, 81.5% for Class 10

In the Noida district, 16,381 students had appeared for UP board Class 12 examination 2018. Photo: AP Greater Noida: In Gautam Buddha Nagar of Uttar Pradesh, 82.7% of Class 12 students, and 81.5% of Class 10 students passed the UP Board examination, the results of which were declared on Sunday. In the district, 16,381 students had appeared for Class 12 examination. For Class 10, 20,741 students had appeared for the examination, P. K. Upadyay, district inspector of schools, said. ALSO READ | JEE Main result 2018: CBSE to declare IIT entrance scores…

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Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has said that the standard of entrance examination for premier medical college AIIMS cannot be diluted and has refused to do away with the online MBBS under-graduate entrance test for this year. Some candidates have challenged the AIIMS online entrance test for MBBS courses to be held in May 26 and 27 in two shifts each day depending on the number of students taking the exam. “In view of the difficulties pointed out in holding the off-line examination and the vulnerability of the same and advantages of…

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How Cello Pens, Mirinda and Bournvita are helping students beat exam stress

Mondelez International-owned malt drink brand Bournvita is running ‘Look beyond marks’ campaign under which it has executed an on-ground activation called ‘Clearance Sale’. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: Brands across categories have launched advertising campaigns to connect with young students and sensitise parents about exam related stress. While several brands in categories like malt based drinks, stationery and beverages have rolled out television and digital campaigns highlighting the mounting examination pressure on students, only a few are taking baby steps in providing solutions to beat the stress. Cello Pens, for instance,…

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TSPSC FSO exam answer key 2017: Last date for raising objection extended

The Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) on Friday extended the date for raising objections against the preliminary answer key for the written exam to recruit Forest Section Officers (FSO) in the Forest Department of the state. The last date for receiving objections was November 3, which has been now extended to November 9. In a notification issued on the official website of TSPSC, the commission said, “ The last date of receiving objections on the Preliminary Keys which was declared as 03/11/2017 is now extended upto 09/11/2017. Candidates are…

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Board exam for Class 10 in CBSE schools to return: HRD minister Javadekar

Board examination for Class 10 in CBSE schools will be reintroduced as part of the ongoing reforms in the education system, Union human resource development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar said Friday. At present, it is optional for CBSE students to choose either the board exam or a school-based examination. It has also been decided to conduct examinations in Classes 5 and 8 and students who would fail in the end-term examinations would be detained in these classes, Javadekar said in Puri. However, the students would be given an opportunity to…

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OFRC answer key 2017 for OFB Group C exam released, raise objections now

The Ordnance Factory Recruitment Centre (OFRC) of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has released the provisional answer keys and question paper of first phase written examination for direct recruitment of semi-skilled grade industrial employees (IEs) Group ‘C’ in various ordnance factories located across India. The exam was held on September 10, 2017. Steps to check the answer key: 1) Visit the official website of OFB 2) Click on the link to view provisional answer keys and question paper of exam held on Sept 10 3) Select trade 4) Click on view and the answer key…

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KPSC answer key AE/JE exam 2017 released, send objections by Sept 20

Karnataka Public service Commission (KPSC) has published the answer key of assistant engineer and Junior engineer 2017 exams on its official website. The examination was held on September 9 and 10 to fill 889 vacancies in the water resource department. Steps to check the answer key: 1) Visit KPSC’s official website 2) Click on link for “ Key Answers” on the top navigation bar 3) Click on link for answer keys of assistant engineer ofJunior engineerexam as desired 4) In the assistant engineer exam key page click on the links for General Paper 1-…

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UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam (CMSE) 2017 result (written) declared

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Wednesday declared the result of written part of Combined Medical Services Examination, 2017 on its official website. The examination was held on August 13. The shortlisted candidates have qualified for the interview/personality test. The candidature of these candidates is provisional subject to their being found eligible in all respects. Candidates can check their results by clicking here. Approximately 710 vacancies would be filled through the examination. Details of vacancies: Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways: 450 post Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance…

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SI exam paper leak case: UP STF arrests 7 members of a gang

Seven members of a gang allegedly involved in leaking a question paper of the online examination for sub-inspectors (SI) last month have been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh Police. The online examination for SI recruitment was organised by UP Police recruitment board from July 7 to July 31 at 97 centres across the state. The test, however, was cancelled after the question paper was leaked on July 24 on social media platforms of WhatsApp, Facebook etc. A case in this regard was registered at cyber…

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RPSC Research Assistant exam: Admit cards released, download them here

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) on Wednesday issued the admit card for Research Assistant examination 2016 that will be held on August 24, 2017 between 10am and 1pm. Steps to download the RPSC Research Exam 2016 admit cards: 1) Go to RPSC’s official website 2) Click on link for ‘Admit card for Research Assistan exam 2016’ 3) Enter application ID, date of birth and captcha code on the login page that opens 4) Click on Submit 5) Admit card will be displayed on the screen 7) Take a print-out and…

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