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AACSB Accreditation to IIM Calcutta

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta received Accreditation from AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). With this IIM Calcutta becomes first IIM in the country to join elite club of Top 5% B-Schools. In March 2014, IIM Calcutta received AMBA (Association of MBAs Accreditation) for PGPEX (MBA) and PGP (MBM) programmes for five years.  Source. Economic Times

Minister HRD Congratulates CBSE Class XII Subject Toppers 2014: Bravo!

Smriti Jubain Irani, the Hon’ble Union Minister of Human Resource Development extended hearty congratulations to CBSE Class 12th Subjects who made it big in CBSE Board Class 12th Examination 2014. Hope the recognition by HRD Minister shall infuse a sense of responsibility in all you CBSE Boys and Girls to dream big and turn those into action. Best wishes for your goals. Thank you Mrs. Minister HRD! About Smriti Jubain Irani: A Delhiite by birth; a Mumbaite by work, Mom to 'famous 5', TV Actress and Producer, a Parliamentarian and Minister HRD (Source: Wikipedia)

DU Roll Back FYUP but students enrolled in FYUP 2013-14 shall be effected

The University of Delhi (DU) has rolled FYUP; now admission to Under Graduate (UG) programmes across all DU Colleges shall be made under the scheme of courses that were in force in academic session 2012-13. However, in doing so the interests of FYUP 2013-14 Batch shall be take care. The students already enrolled for 4 Year B.Tech Programme in Computer Science, Electronics, Food Technology, Instrumentation Electronics and Polymer Science 2013-14 DU Batch need not to worry. The colleges and concerned authorities are informed well by University Grants Commission (UGC) and University of Delhi (DU) regarding conduct of program and obtaining approval from bodies such as All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and UGC. Read full press release of DU and UGC in this regard.  Click Here . 4 Year B.Tech Programme in Computer Science, Electronics, Food Technology, Instrumentation Electronics and Polymer Science i.e. FYUP introduced in 2013-14 is Technical Qualification approved by AICTE

DU's FYUP Rolled Back

It's official now! The University of Delhi (DU) has announced roll back of FYUP. This has done as per the directives of University Grants Commission (UGC) of India. The admission to Under Graduate (UG) programme across all DU Colleges shall be made as it was effective under the scheme of courses that were in force in the academic session 2012-13 in all the colleges of the University of Delhi. Read full Press Release issued by University of Delhi Vice Chancellor Office in this regard.  Click Here .

IIT Bombay ISTE Work Shop 2014 for College Teachers

Subject: Computer Programming Last Date of Online Registration: 10 May 2014 Online Activities: 11 May – 15 June 2014 Main Workshop: 16-21 June 2014 Subject: Computer Networking Last Date of Online Registration: 20 May 2014 Online Activities: 22 May – 29 June 2014 Main Workshop: 30 June – 5 July 2014 Subject: Cyber Security Last Date of Online Registration: 30 June 2014 Online Activities: NA Main Workshop: 10-20 July 2014 For more details Log On to

MKU-DDE Launches Kolkata Academic Centre

Madurai Kamraj University (Directorate of Distance Education) Launches Kolkata Academic Centre at SMILE (St. Michael’s Institute of Leadership Education) (Under the Aegis of St. Michael’s Academy) Courses Offered Under Graduate Post Graduate PG Diploma Diploma Certificate Courses Pre-Degree Facilities Excellent Faculty Well Equipped Library Study Materials Provided Examinations at Kolkata Weekened Contact Classes Wifi Campus For more details visit university website MKU Distance Education degrees are recognized by UGC, New Delhi and eligible for employment in Central & State Governments For admission and other queries contact  SMILE, 2B, Chittaranjan Avenue, Kolkata-700072 Phones: 8582920131, 9830626848; 033-30220891 Email: Website: Press meet & Seminar on Distance Education Venue: SMILE; 2B, CR Avenue, Kolkata-72 Date: Saturday, 18 June 2014 (2PM to 5PM)

NBA Second World Summit to be held in March 2014

The National Board of Accreditation is organizing the Second World Summit on Accreditation during 8th to 12th March 2014 at Ashok Hotel, New Delhi. The theme of the Summit is International Reorganization of Educational Qualifications. The President’s and CEOs of Accrediting Agencies from all over the World and Deans of Faculty / Schools / Sr. Faculty Members / Representatives of Professional Bodies / Sr. Executives and Industries and Corporate are likely to participate among others. The Corporate / Industry / Professional Bodies / Technical Institutions willing to sponsor and partner NBA for this International Event, may please contact the WOSA Secretariat at  011-24369651 or email at by 31 January 2014. Note: The last date of early bird registration and submission of abstracts have been extended to 31 January 2014. Contact Details National Board of Accreditation 4th Floor, NBCC Place, East Tower, Bhisham Pitamah Marg Pragati Vihar, New Delhi – 110003 Ph. No. 011-243

Odisha CHSE Class 12 Exam Schedule

The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Odisha shall conduct +2 Examination from March 3 2014. The exam shall closes on March 26, 2014. All papers shall be held from 10 AM. This year practical examination will be held before the examinations of theory papers. The examinations for practical papers shall begin on February 17 and closes on February 26 2014.

DU Foundation Courses Students to submit Video Presentation

The Delhi University students enrolled in 4 year Under Graduate program shall require submitting Video Presentation on projects related to the foundation courses curriculum. The length of a Video should not exceed 10 minutes; the selected videos will be uploaded on DU's YouTube Account. The best entries will be awarded by the Delhi University. The Last Date for Submission of Video Projects is December 1

Mahamaya Technical University Convocation 2013

HE the Chancellor and Governor of UP, Shri BL Joshi will preside over the 1st Convocation of Mahamaya Technical University, Noida, which will be held on 20 September 2013 (Friday) in JSSATE Campus, C 20/1, Sector 62, Noida for the Graduates of MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.Pharm who have passed out in 2012 and 2013. All the candidates of aforesaid courses are cordially invited to attend the Convocation ceremony. MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.Pharm degree holders who have secured 70% and above marks and Gold and Silver medal awardees shall be presented their degree / medals on the Dias, while the rest of the eligible Postgraduate students shall be conferred the degrees by separate arrangement on the same day. Detailed list of recipients of medals is available on the University Website. All the graduates are requested to register on line on the university website from 1 to 19 September 2013 and report in the University of 19 September 2013 so that the distribution of gowns etc can be made acco

NIT Patna Convocation 2013 Notice

The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Patna is scheduled to hold its 3rd Convocation on 29 September 2013 (Sunday), at 2:30 PM IST. The Convocation Venue will be SK Memorial Hall, Gandhi Maidan, Patna. Students of batch 2012-13 are requested to register themselves for participation at

NITTE University, Mangalore - Third Convocation

The third annual convocation of the Nitte University will be held on 14 September 2013 at 3 PM in KS Hegde Auditorium. The eligible awardees of the Nitte University degree (MD, MS, MDS, BDS, M.Pharm, MSc-N, MPT, B.Pharm, B.Sc-N, PBBSc-N, B.Sc-MIT, BSc-OTT) are hereby informed and invited to attend the Convocation. For more details visit

CBSE Class X Examination 2014 Private and CBSE Class XII Examination 2014 Private Application Form For Sale (Delhi Region Only)

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) New Delhi Starts Sale of Class 10th and Class 12th Examination application form for private candidates for Delhi Region Only from 20th August 2013. How to obtain application form? CBSE Class 10th Examination (Private) 2014 and CBSE Class 12th Examination (Private) 2014 Application Form (Delhi Region only) one can purchase from Syndicate Banks for Rs 10. List of Syndicate Banks Selling CBSE Class 10th Examination (Private) 2014 and CBSE Class 12th Examination (Private) 2014 Application Form (Delhi Region Only) Syndicate Bank; Branch- Rajendra Palace, 7 Sethi Bhawan, New Delhi – 110008 Syndicate Bank; Branch- Delhi Tamil Sangam Building, Sector V, RK Puram, New Delhi- 110022 Syndicate Bank; Branch- 1-1/A, Main Market, Old Rajinder Nagar, Delhi Syndicate Bank; Branch- Hamdard Building, Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi- 110002 Syndicate Bank; Branch- A-257, Derawal Nagar, GT Karnal Road, Azadpur, Delhi Syndicate Bank; Branch- 1643, Thana Road, Najafg

CBSE Schools to get online question paper

Chennai: The Central Board of Secondary Education – CBSE will send online question papers its affiliated schools for school-based Summative Assessment for classes IX and X examination. According to J. Ajeeth Prasath Jain, secretary Chennai Sahodaya Complex, even if a school plans to administer examination at a different date then the confidentially of the will be maintained. “Until last year, the board allowed us to choose from 25-30 question papers. So, if two schools happened to chose the same paper and scheduled the examination on different dates, confidentiality of the paper is compromised,” he said.   The question papers would be generated through Integrated Test Management System, he said. CBSE has asked its affiliated schools to register by 15Feb, 2013 through the official portal; then only schools will be able to download the question papers for all subjects on 5March, 2013 and 11March, 2013 for Class 9th and 10th examination. In the same manner, marking scheme for Class 9th a

AFMC Pune abolished entrance exam

The Armed Forces Medical College Pune has abolished written entrance exam from this year, now students will get admission into AFMC Pune Courses on the basis of NEET i..e National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. The first NEET i.e. NEET 2013 will be held on May 5, 2013. The new NEET entrance exam will be criteria for admission into medical dental courses for which earlier AIPMT was the norm. Like AIPMT, NEET will also be conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education – CBSE, New Delhi.

St. Stephen’s College Delhi students receives Rs 19 lakh per annum pay package

The buzz is that, the St. Stephen’s College Delhi has leaped an step ahead when matter comes to average salary offered in IIMs. A graduating student of St Stephen’s College received offer of Rs 19 lakh pay package which is higher than its own previous record as well as average salaries offered at leading IIMs of the country. IIMs are famous for conduction nation wide management admission test CAT i.e. common admission test. These institutes make headlines every year for student’s salary in corporate financial world. The St. Stephen’s College, Delhi is one of the Top College, and autonomous institution, a dream for every graduating student. Some of the top recruiting firms that came to St. Stephen’s are AT Kearney, Goldman Sachs, Pernod Ricard (international), Swiss Re (international), TechnoserveBSE 4.67 %, Aptivaa Consulting and MXV Consulting, McKinsey, Bain, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Monitor (Deloitte) Group, DE Shaw, Google, Essex Lake Group, ITCBSE 0.57 %, Jaypee Group, Zomato and

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.

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

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.

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