HindustanTimes Wed,28 Jan 2015
education

DU’s choice-based credit system challenge

Tough road ahead: Implementing the choice-based credit system (CBCS) is likely to be challenging for Delhi University this year.

‘UGC imposing the 3-yr system on varsities’

Even when Delhi and Mumbai universities have the semester system in place, academicians in other universities feel there are challenges in the UGC recommendations on the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS).

Be proud, Delhi youngsters - you love to read

New Delhi (including the NCR region) tops the list of the most well-read cities in India; followed by Bengaluru, Mumbai and Hyderabad at second, third and fourth positions, respectively.

Success lies in the DNA

A very crucial part of the biology examination are the diagram-based questions. Such questions are either taken from chapters on ecology or from lifecycle of diseases.

Stay on track with physics

Here’s a lot of tough questions you could expect in the Class 12 physics paper.

Get your chemical equations right

Class 12 chemistry is not too tough to crack if you master tricky questions like these.

Apply for NASA’s space settlement competition

US Space Agency NASA is conducting its annual contest, co-operated by NASA Ames Research Centre, San Jose State University, and the National Space Society (NSS) for all students up to Class 12 (18 years old) from anywhere in the world.

Scholarships to study in UK

The University of Edinburgh will offer 30 master’s scholarships for postgraduate study in any subject offered by the university for the 2015-2016 academic session. Fifteen scholarships of £5,000 each, while a further 15 scholarships will have a value of £3,000 each.

Rs. 1,200 cr scheme, 5,000 students, but no DU seat

Information on J&K students selected for PM’s Special Scholarship Scheme is ‘not available’ with human resource ministry. Delhi University colleges allocated to students by AICTE turned them away.

Auto driver’s topper daughter ‘treated like a criminal’

Avantika Dutta, counselled by AICTE to join Kamala Nehru, kept shuttling between DU VCs office and the college with her family, but did not get admission.

Defy the norm, pledge to take up a cause

On Republic Day, three  students who ­championed various causes in ­college share their unique stories and talk about why they want to make a difference.

Harnessing their ability

With an increasing awareness about educating children with special needs, demand for special educators is on the rise.

Meanwhile, others in J&K are trained, get jobs

Even as employment generation tops the agenda of political parties fighting for power in Jammu and Kashmir, young people from the state have found an option for getting jobs under the Udaan scheme of the National skill Development Corporation’s (NSDC). Nearly 3,447 were trained and 1,928 placed during January to December 2014.

150 scholarships to study in Australia

India is on the right track when it comes to research. “We are looking at partnerships with good institutes to help them scale up research,” says Professor Jim Lee

Beliefs that bind the world

An eye for customs: For a career in sociology, one needs have an interest in and ­understanding of societies both in India and around the world and their cultures
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UGC to outsource NET exam to CBSE

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

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.