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DU links to 500 institutes for NKN launch

On Wednesday the education sector of India realizes a dream come true, when University of Delhi (DU) connected virtually to 500 national institutes online for the launch of National Knowledge Network i.e. NKN lecture series. The NKN is largest electronic network in the education sector.
The lecture was delivered by Sam Pitroda and Michael Sandel. The title of the lecture was “democratising information, justice, equality and the rule of law”. Sam Pitroda is policymaker, innovator and entrepreneur; he is the Advisor to Prime Minister of India. Michael Sandel is American Political Philosopher and Professor at Harvard University. The Gwyer Hall of the Delhi University made a mark a in online learning history connecting 11 institutes via 2 way link, while 500 odd institutes across India were connected via one way link to witness the event. Tata Institute, IIT Mumbai and Guwahati, IIM Calcutta and Pune University are the some top institutes of India that were on Gwyer Hall virtually.

UPSEE 2013 Exam Dates Declared

The UPSEE 2013 Examination for admission into different professional programs offered in colleges and institutes of Uttar Pradesh shall be held on April 20, 2013 and April 21, 2013 this year. On the basis of merit in UPSEE 2013 seats shall be offered in both, government owned and privately run professional colleges. The administering authority for UPSEE 2013 is Gautam Buddha Technical University, Lucknow.

KIIT University PG Medical Entrance Exam 2013

The KIIT University of Orissa will conduct entrance examination for PG Medical MD programs on 30th January 2013. On the basis of performance in entrance exam seats will be offered in following courses –


MD (Anatomy)MD (Physiology)MD (Biochemistry)MD (Microbiology)MD (Pharmacology)MD (Pathology)MD (Community Medicine)

To be eligible for KIIT MD Medical Entrance Exam 2013 a candidate requires to satisfy following eligibility criteria-

The candidate must be an Indian National.A candidate, who holds M.B.B.S. degree from a recognised medical college of India or a foreign medical degree included in the Schedules to the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 and who has obtained full registration either from the Medical Council of India or any of the State Medical Councils after completing compulsory rotating internship shall be eligible to take this examination.condonation of Compulsory Rotating Internship shall be accepted.The cut off dates for the recognition of the Medical Colleges from where the…

MICAT 2013 is scheduled for 3 March

The MICAT i.e. Mudra Institute of Communication Admission Test for PGDMC i.e. Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication admission is scheduled for March 3, 2013. Last Date for filling of application form is January 29, 2013.
The examination will be held in following cities- Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

Eligibility Criteria- Minimum 50% in Graduate degree examination in aggregrate or equivalent. Candidates appearing for final year degree examination may also apply for MICAT 2013

Application Procedure- Prospective aspirants require to apply to MICA with scores of CAT 2012/XAT 2013/GMAT(December 31, 2007 or later). For more details visit official webpage http://mica.ac.in/home/learn-with-us/academic-programmes/post-graduate-diploma-in-management

The PGDMC Program of MICA is one of the most prestigious management diploma offered in the country. Specializations are offered in Brand Management, Advertising Management, Media M…

Delhi University set to offer baccalaureate honours degrees

Beginning July 2013 academic session, the Delhi University (DU) will offer combined undergraduate programs. The traditional BA, B.Com and B.Sc classification will be dispensed. Now students will be available to choose from mixed disciplines of science, arts and commerce altogether. Students applying for under graduate studies will choose from Discipline I and Discipline II.
While Discipline I will fetch an honors degree at the end of 4 years, students will be eligible to take up a master's course in their Discipline II subjects as well.

The 4 year degree program comprises Discipline I and Discipline II papers; 11 foundation course papers and 5 application course papers. Discipline I will have two project-based research papers to be pursued only by those who continue in the fourth year of degree — the seventh and eighth semesters.

In Discipline I which start from the 1st semester there will be 20 papers. From 3rd semester Discipline II courses will start. English and Modern language…

CAT 2012 Result Declared

CAT 2012 Result for admission into IIMs' Post Graduate Programs and many other management institutes accepting CAT 2012 score will be declared today at 3PM IST. Visit official website www.catiim.in and get your results.

Selected candidates shall have to appear for Interview and Group Discussion for final selection on notified dates.

CareerCare.Info wishes you all CAT 2012 test takers, Good Luck...

IITs to raise 80% fee towards UG programs

Earning an IITs’ B.Tech, Integrated M.Tech, Integrated M.Sc and other degree may cost you high from this academic session as institutes are planning to raise fees for under graduate programs in all institute and under graduate courses. The fee hike will be Rs 90000
from present Rs. 50000 means, an 80% hike.

Last time the IITs raised fees for UG programs in 2009 from Rs 25000 to Rs 50000. The recommendation of fee hike came through a government panel so as to strengthen the institutes’ infrastructure both physically and intellectually. Also it is recommended that the IITs will include more Green Technology courses in curriculum.

IITs offer early entry research admission to NITs students

At under graduate level, JEE is the norm for entry into IITs, now JEE Advanced. However, soon we may see a change in this, as IITs BoDs have taken a decision to allow NITs final students to complete studies in IITs. This facility will be available to few selected students of NITs.
This decision has been taken according to Anil Kakodakar’s Committee report, and will be placed before standing committee for approval.

This move will ensure that the IITs resources will be utilized optimally by attracting better students for research programs leading to award of PhD degrees. The suggestion was made by the Anil Kakodkar committee in its April 2011 report titled 'Taking IITs to Excellence and Greater Relevance'.

Kakodkar committee report suggested that while intense efforts had been proposed to attract IIT grads into the PhD programme, it was also necessary to attract students from other top engineering schools. "The NITs, along with some of the better engineering education institu…