IIT Delhi looking to hire 100 foreign teachers

“International ranking takes into account the number of foreign students, foreign faculty and faculty student ratio. As an Institute of Eminence, IIT Delhi can now recruit foreign nationals for faculty positions with greater ease. Unfortunately, even after becoming an Institute of Eminence, IIT Delhi cannot hire foreign faculty at a higher salary. “We have 300 faculty positions lying vacant an...

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15,000 contractual teachers imparting education in Himachal schools: Education Minister

As many as 15,791 contractual teachers are imparting education in government schools of Himachal Pradesh, education minister Suresh Bhardwaj informed the state assembly on Saturday. Bhardwaj said 11,035 teachers are working on government and Parent Teachers Association-Grant in Aid (PTA-GIA) contract, whereas the rest 4,756 teachers under Primary Assistant Teachers (PAT) and Parent Teachers Associ...

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CMC Vellore MBBS admission process opens, here’s how to apply

CMC Vellore admissions 2019: Christian Medical College, Vellore has started the admission process for undergraduate, Master’s courses. Selection process: For MBBS admission, the candidates will be selected on the basis of score in NEET exams. Eligibility criteria:Educational qualification:MBBS: For MBBS course, the candidates need to clear the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET examina...

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Options aplenty in kangaroo land

Evidence demonstrates that Australian universities have a high employability quotient in leading multinational and Australian companies, including as CEOs. On each of these areas, Australian universities not only have proven expertise but international recognition. The current pedagogy in Australian universities is doing precisely this. Research collaboration is yet another area of convergence and...

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Creativity comes alive

Creativity has no bounds, and technology is what enables this creativity to come to life. Computer skills are obviously important; having good art skills is always a plus. (ii) Master the technology behind the modern art of computer animation. This is where you start to enhance your relevance by learning technology which enables creativity. Learning never ends, in the field of animation, where tec...

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Funny master of his craft

So, back in school, I took to mimicry, often imitating teachers and narrating funny incidents that I had dealt with. An Indian comedian based in the Middle East, Adnan has a funny bone that helps him finalise business deals with lightning-fast ferocity just like his moves on stage. Everyone looks up to a boss who is smart, but they tend to love you if you have a sense of humour. It was after his f...

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Don’t be a Twitterholic

It can be something you like or dislike.”“In my case, I nibble when I eat something that I don’t really like. But unlike most of my friends, I don’t spend a lot of time on it. So, is a ‘Twitterholic’ someone who loves to spend a lot of time on Twitter?”“Yes, the person is addicted to Twitter. I am told Bala is a Twitterholic as well.”“With the kind of money he has, he doesn’t...

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Fight your odds

Put in your best effort and tell me what you think you can score in class XII exams? He has completed his class X SSC, class XII BiPC. Now however, I am eager to learn English. What are the different courses I can pursue, apart from the usual ” physics, maths, chemistry, Tamil, English ” after completing class XII exam, if I score 70-75%? Get him assessed by a competent career counse...

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Connect with finesse

As it deals with how we connect with fellow human beings, it requires finesse and degrees of elegance, if we don’t want to turn people away. Never taught at schools or institutions, it is something we are expected to pick up along the way, and then master. Here was one of the greatest opportunities for meeting new people, making new connections, opening doors to new horizons ” in other wo...

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Master the art of answering questions

Dos and dont’sIt is better to write the answer, with visible cues, highlighting important points, much like in PPTs. For example, if a question carries five points, the answer must have covered the necessary criteria to score full marks. Students or job-seekers, who undertake exams, must keep in mind that evaluators maybe of different psychological conditions when evaluating answer scripts. If y...

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Finetuning the finer aspects

Legal drafting: To enable professionals to be well versed and proficient in drafting legal letters. Drafting a minimum of 50 documents from legal notices, plaints, written statement, affidavits, petitions and conveyancing documents will enhance the drafting skills. Based in Chennai, this finishing school of sorts, for law students, aims to prepare law professionals holistically, by empowering them...

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Staying in the loop

Budget literacy education is an alien concept in India, but it is important to incorporate it in the school curriculum. Is ‘budget literacy’ an alien concept in India? As informed citizens teachers and students should play an important role in budgeting and analysing budgets. A society which does not give importance to budget literacy education, allows itself to be exploited by politicians, wh...

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The cluster concept

University, MeerutThe government has achieved a milestone by launching the first ever cluster university in Ladakh. Spurthi Srinivas, I, PGDM, ITM Business School, KhargharThe University of Ladakh consists of degree colleges from Leh, Kargil, Nubra, Zanskar, Drass and Khaltsi, in the Ladakh region. Absenteeism of students and teachers will also reduce, and it will help improve the literacy rate of...

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Final countdown

Do not share your strategyDo not discuss your preparation strategy with your peers during this time. Don’t study long hours, take small breaks and don’t worry about the time table going awry; just relax and start afresh. Remember to time yourselves, record your scores and use this data to devise your strategy for the actual exam. The idea is that you should not lose marks, especially in the me...

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Tweak the tips

Every year, around this time, experts tend to weigh in on how to manage exam stress. However, what I can do is review some of the oft-suggested tips and allow you to be the judge of what works best for you. Regardless of which of the above tips you find helpful, remember to put things in perspective. There are no new tips or tricks that I can teach you about how to beat stress (and if there were, ...

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Maharashtra govt plans to make self-defence part of school curriculum

The Maharashtra government is considering to make training in self-defence a part of the school curriculum in the state. I am asking Maharashtra Government to make self-defence training compulsory for all the students from 5th standard onwards,” Shrimal added. Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde gave this assurance in response to an online petition filed by a woman self-defence coach from...

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Rajiv Gandhi RGPV UG, PG results declared, check direct link

RGPV result 2018: Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya or RGPV University has declared the results of various Under Graduate, Post Graduate courses. (PTDC), M.Tech (PT), NAM, MCA (DD), DiplomaRevaluation ResultB.E., B.Tech, MCA, B.Pharmacy, B.Arch, M.Phramacy, M.E., M.Tech, B.E. RGPV results available on the official websiteMain resultBE, B.Tech, MCA, B.Pharmacy, B.Arch, M.Pharmacy, M.E., M.Te...

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History paper allegedly leaked in West Bengal board Madhyamik exams, Education Minister denies reports

There is no question paper leak. Chatterjee had discounted reports of any question paper leak on first two days of examinations. “If someone clicks a photo half an hour after writing the paper, can that be termed as question leak? Question leak happens when it comes out before the commencement of the examination,” he had told a press meet on Wednesday. The WBBSEB had lodged a complaint with Bi...

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Jammu University postpones exams scheduled on February 15

The University of Jammu has postponed all examinations scheduled to be conducted on February 15, 2019. Advertising“It is hereby notified for the information of all concerned that all the examinations of the University of Jammu scheduled to be held on the 15th of February 2019 (Friday) stand postponed due to unavoidable circumstances. After the Pulwama terrorist attack on Thursday, the Jammu Cham...

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Kerala DHSE Plus One, Plus Two 2019 exams: Revised time table released, check date sheet

Kerala DHSE Plus One, Plus Two 2019 exams: Kerala DHSE has released the revised date sheet for the both plus one and two examinations. Both the plus one and plus two examinations will be conducted from March 6 to 27. The second year higher secondary examination, March 2019 will consist of the Continuous Evaluation (CE), Practical Evaluation (PE) and Terminal Evaluation (TE). The board on Thursday ...

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CBSE exams: What is ‘creative marking’ and why should you care?

CBSE board exams: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released a notice stating that consideration should be given to “creative answers” by students in the board examinations. CBSE board exams: Important instructionsStudents often are hesitant to attempt their style of writing stating that they might lose marks, said Sharma. The Class 12 exams have begun and Class 10 will comme...

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Maharashtra Board SSC, HSC exams: Caught in cheating, students to be debarred from appearing for rest

Maharashtra SSC, HSC exams: The board examinations in Maharashtra will begin from February 21, and this year stringent measures been taken to prevent malpractice. AdvertisingThe admit card for the Maharashtra board examinations has been released. “The students found with cheating materials inside the exam centre will be suspended from appearing in the entire examinations,” the Maharashtra boar...

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IIM-Kashipur registers 100% placement, BFSI sector dominates

IIM-Kashipur summer placement: Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur has completed its 2018-19 summer placement process. We had an exemplar placement season this year. Participated in this year’s placement season. BFSI sector continued to be the dominant player in recruitment with renowned firms like ICICI Bank, RBL Bank, TATA Capital, RBI, HDFC Bank, Muthoot Group, Yes Bank, Angel Broking, R...

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DRDO invites applications for innovative ideas, winning amount Rs 10 lakh

The winner of the contest in start-up category will get Rs 10 lakh and in individual category will be awarded Rs 5 lakh. A user ID will be generated based on which the candidates need to fill-up the form and share their proposal of innovation. Top three candidates will be awarded Rs 5, 4 and 3 lakh respectively for individual and Rs 10, 8 and 6 lakh under start-up category. DRDO contest: The Defen...

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Declared! IGNOU December term-end exam result 2018

IGNOU December exam results 2018: How to downloadStep 1: Visit the official website, ignou.ac.inStep 2: On the homepage. AdvertisingTalking to indianexpress.com, an official from IGNOU, said “After getting the nod of the concerned official, we will release the result today. IGNOU December exam results: After announcing the December term-end examinations (TEE) results for the candidates who had a...

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IGNOU December term-end exam result: Check date and time

AdvertisingAs per the IGNOU officials, the result is ready and will be uploaded either by today evening or by tomorrow morning. IGNOU December exam results 2018: How to downloadStep 1: Visit the official website, ignou.ac.inStep 2: On the homepage. If it is not published today, it will be out latest by tomorrow,” an IGNOU official told indianexpress.com. “After getting the nod of the concerned...

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IGNOU December result date and time confirmed

AdvertisingAs per the IGNOU officials, the result is ready and will be uploaded either by today evening or by tomorrow morning. IGNOU December exam results 2018: How to downloadStep 1: Visit the official website, ignou.ac.inStep 2: On the homepage. If it is not published today, it will be out latest by tomorrow,” an IGNOU official told indianexpress.com. “After getting the nod of the concerned...

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ICAI CA foundation course, IPC, final May 2019 exam dates announced

ICAI CA foundation, IPC, final exam dates: Check date sheetThe CA foundation course exams will be conducted on May 10, 12, 14, 15 and 16 while the IPC exam will be conducted in two groups. ICAI CA foundation course, IPC, final exam dates: The Institute of Chartered Accountancy of India (ICAI) had announced to conduct the CA foundation course (new scheme), Intermediate (IPC) under old scheme, inter...

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IIM-Ahmedabad adds GRE for admission into ePGP programme

The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad will accept valid GRE scores (of last five years) apart from GMAT and CAT for admission in the e-mode Post Graduate Programme from 2019-21 batch onwards. The flagship Post Graduate Programme (PGP) is ranked 21st in the Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking 2017. The application for admission into ePGP 2019-21 batch has already begun. As per the ...

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JKBOSE 11th Jammu division result 2018 declared at jkbose.ac.in

JKBOSE class 11 Jammu result: The Jammu and Kashmir Board of Secondary Education (JKBOSE) has released the result for class 11 of the Jammu division on its official website ” jkbose.ac.in. It is also the main board of school education of Jammu and Kashmir which conducts exam for Jammu, Kashmir, Leh and Kargil divisions. The board has on Thursday published the result for class 11 Kashmir div...

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