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  • How will JEE, NEET twice a year benefit the students? Details inside

    The recent announcement by the HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar, has ushered in changes, which I believe is a welcome move in easing the situation, and alleviating the pressure currently attached to students of engineering and medical streams. As the opportunity to appear for these highly competitive exams to gain a seat in one of the elite colleges gets doubled, students can now appear twice without wasting a full year. Additionally, the exams are timed in a way that now students can judiciously devote time to both boards and entrance exams and pace their preparations accordingly.

  • JEE main 2019: Change of exam date, eligibility criteria, and other details

    Union government’s most popular exam, JEE (main) and NEET will be held twice a year by National Testing Agency (NTA), said Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar last week. JEE (main) for undergraduate admission for various engineering colleges will be held in January and April.

  • NEET, JEE to be  held twice a year

    National Testing Agency to conduct NEET, JEE, UGC NET and CMAT exams from now on; exams will be PC-based.

  • NEET, JEE to be conducted twice a year: Prakash Javadekar

    New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday announced that the national level engineering and medical entrance examinations – Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) – will be held twice a year from next year onwards.

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    Mahrashra: HSC students not opting for engineering or medical, shouldn’t be forced to study for JEE or NEET, says Vinod Tawde

    Mumbai: Students opting for Science course in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) board examination should have an option of applying just for the HSC board syllabus or the syllabus inclusive of entrance examinations for engineering or medical field. Vinod Tawde, state education minister for schools and higher education, suggested measures to academicians to provide this option as a large number of students do not opt for engineering or medical courses.

  • “There is no short cut to the IIT-JEE”

    Arjit Jain, who achieved a super score at the JEE Advanced, results of which were announced recently, shares his academic journey through the two years of preparation.

  • Top 50 ranking not difficult if we improve on perception: V. Ramgopal Rao

    New Delhi : The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi), which is now ranked among the top 200 universities in the latest QS World University Rankings, can well be among the top 50 if it improves on parametres such as “perception”, “international faculty” and “international students”, according to its Director V. Ramgopal Rao.

  • JEE (Advanced) results out, Jaipur boy tops

    New Delhi: Jaipur boy Aman Bansal has topped the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) for 2016, the results of which were declared on Sunday.

  • Brilliant students Ajay felicitated by CM

    DHAR: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan felicitated brilliant students Ajay Vasunia for being selected in JEE (Mains). Ajay secured 290th rank in the competitive exam. At a prgorgamme “ Chhu Lenge Aasman” organized at Bhopal recently, CM felicitated him.

  • The art and science of IIT JEE evaluation

    When I appeared for IIT JEE in 1975 — All India Rank (AIR) 31 — there was no objectivity or negativity. After 40 years, in the beginning of 2015, I set off preparing my daughter for the JEE Advanced. The profound sea change was expected. The evolution in the quality and the quantity of the students appearing for the JEE had necessitated the expansion of the syllabus, enhancing the complexity and the

  • Only 27,000 engg seats filled in round one

    BHOPAL: Directorate of technical education has allotted seats to 27,492 candidates, out of total intake of 89,903 for under graduation engineering courses. The first phase of allotment is over and officials said, seats in all 15 government-run colleges and university teaching departments and seven prime private institutes were filled through the online off campus counselling. The second round will begin from July 21. Total 32,000 candidates of JEE (mains) were registered for

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    Unholy nexus between colleges and coaching classes

    Educational institutions are expected to promote holistic development of students, making them good and sensitive human beings. However, today they are totally commercialised.  They are more interested in catering to the commercial needs of students rather than realising the basic objectives of education. Consequently, the temples of learning are eroding the moral fabric of society.

  • JEE: Rly motorman’s son tops state in Scheduled Castes category

    Mumbai : Saurabh Singh, son of a motorman in Indian Railways, scored 269 marks out of total 500 and secured 5th rank on national and first in the state level in the Scheduled Castes (SC) category in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Advanced).

  • Counselling for BE admissions starts

    BHOPAL: With announcement of JEE (mains) results by CBSE, technical education department in MP has started the process of counselling for admissions to engineering and other vocational courses. On Monday, it collected information from colleges about seats and AICTE approval. “Detail regarding recognition from statutory body like AICTE, was taken from colleges of Jabalpur division. Every day, colleges of different division will submit information to directorate of technical education,” said officials. Private

  • JEE Main result declared, Mumbai has two toppers

    Mumbai : Results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE, Main) 2015, an entrance test conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for the admission of top engineering institutes in the country, was declared on Monday.