HindustanTimes Fri,06 Mar 2015

Board exams 2015: Good luck to you all, say B'town toppers

The board exams stressed Bollywood stars too, but they have a word of advice for young students.

Board exams 2015: 6 last-minute tips for that perfect score

Final leap: The exams have started, but read on if you still need tips to prepare for mathematics, English and social science papers

On priority post UGC push: Univs scampering for quality

Rising to the challenge: After a UGC notification, many institutes of higher learning are opting for NAAC accreditation to improve standards of teaching, learning, student support and research, etc

Test your aptitude: Are you set for SAT on March 14?

Test ready: Designed to check your ­academic ­preparedness for admission to a US ­college, the Scholastic Aptitude Test is set for a change of format from 2016

ABC of accreditation: Here's why you should opt for a graded univ

The Capital may be a popular study destination among students from across the country, but the number of graded colleges and universities isn’t too high. Students should, therefore, check whether the institution they are applying to is accredited by NAAC.

To master money, here's why you should dive into the world of finance

You can be a student or the owner of a small shop, your business turnover can be very high or very low, money plays an important role in everyone’s life. You all want to manage it carefully, you also want to invest wisely and grow your capital to fulfill your needs.

Sleep over it: Here’s how to fight sleeplessness during exams

Anxiety, mental insecurity, poor diets, poor physical health, excess caffeine or energy drinks, anxiolytic drugs; all could cause problems in sleep. The following will help you.

Board exams 2015: 5 science-backed tips, guaranteed full marks

Equations, laws, calculations, experiments… If you are appearing for CBSE Class 12 science exam, by now you’d surely know how important these are for you. Here’s what most of you say about science subjects

Board exams 2015: Here’s how to write your success story in English

Your life as a student comes a full circle when you make the entry to high school. The fear factor reaches new peaks and worry sets in regarding the results, its outcome, admissions and the opportunities that may or may not be offered. Suddenly the future looks bleak. This predicament is justified but unnecessary.

Board exams 2015: 5 surprising ways to boost your concentration

You give yourself just a couple of hours to finish an exercise, but at the end of it, you find that you cannot recall any of it. Which is why staying focused and finding ways to boost concentration is critical during exams.

Stipend hike for PHD scholars; junior research fellow to get Rs. 25,000/month

The government has hiked the stipends of PHD scholars in AICTE and centrally funded technical institutes, under which a junior research fellow will get Rs. 25,000 as revised emolument per month.

‘An alternative global ranking is my priority’

Jagannath Patil, ­president, Asia Pacific Quality Network, and president- elect, International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) talks about the importance of accreditation and how global agencies can help India. Excerpts from an interview.

Frequent headaches? 10 foolproof ways to bust them

Mind-body tips for students from the world of medicine

Parents, board exams are no punishment for you or your child

No TV, no phones, no hanging out with friends… Talk of board exams, and there is a blanket rule at most homes: Don’t waste your time on anything but books! Parents, beware.

IGNOU's open mess: 400 courses scrapped, students stranded

Full stop: Indira Gandhi National Open University has, over three years, scrapped more than 400 programmes, leaving lakhs of students in the lurch
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UGC to outsource NET exam to CBSE

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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to outsource the National Eligibility Test (NET)  for lecturers to CBSE.
HTEducation Alerts

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Eligibility: First class in graduation in engineering/technology/medicine or first class in master’s degree in science or pharmacy or equivalent or first class MBA with any of the above.

Shell Science Scholarship Programme

Royal Dutch Shell, one of the largest investors in India’s energy sector, among major global integrated oil companies, has opened registrations for its third Shell Junior National Science Scholarship programme 2014-2015.