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His mountain-high calling

Satyarup Siddhanta is a self-confessed child of the mountains. Be it his annual vacations to Darjeeling as a kid or his college days in Sikkim, he grew up admist mountains. But it was in Bengaluru, far away from his home turf, that his sojourn with the hills finally began.

Not registered even after completing 5-year course

Students of architecture schools not approved by CoA were denied registration, which meant they could not practice

Students to get an insight into the parliamentary system

A total of 150 students from across the country have been selected for a first-of-its-kind model youth parliament (MY Parliament) to be held in Delhi starting September 27. The aim is to engage the youth in the policy-making process and to give an insight into the ­working of the parliamentary system.

Want to go on a space odyssey?

Mangalyaan, the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) launched by the Indian Space Research organisation (ISRO) passed a crucial test early this week and enters the Martian orbit today.

‘All allegations against CoA are baseless’

Professor Uday Gadkari, president, Council of Architecture, is upset with corruption charges on granting approval to many institutes. He tells HT Education about the steps the Council has taken to safeguard the interests of the students.

Organise data, improve score

Take practice tests to crack data and reasoning sections

NSDC will now skill paramedics

The National Skill Development Corporation, which has identified 29 job profiles for paramedics, will allow students to complete their training programmes at their convenience.

Many countries do not have full-time courses for paramedics

Paramedical education in India is highly disorganised. According to a report by the Planning Commission of India, the country needs as many as six lakh doctors, 10 lakh nurses and huge numbers of paramedics. In fact, in primary healthcare centres (PHCs) alone, there is a shortage of 54,037 specialists and paramedical staff.

How DCI keeps up the standards

The Dental Council of India (DCI) keeps a strict watch on quality of dental paramedical programmes

Paramedical courses through distance learning?

Institutes also conduct entrance examinations for unapproved courses

SQC workshop to be held on Aug 28

What makes management a lucrative field is the salary and perks associated with it. A degree in management leads to a responsible position in business, where one has the power to bring about a positive change.

Apply for the National Talent Search Exam

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is inviting applications for its National Talent Search Examination. The National Talent Search Scheme is a flagship activity of the NCERT started in 1963. This year, NCERT will conduct the exam for Class 10 students.

Do you have a winning idea in business or robotics?

The entrepreneurship cell of IIT Kharagpur shall organise the next edition of Empresario, the annual flagship competition on developing global business models.This competition is open to students across the world.

Risking time and money

Many students who have enrolled with private institutes for degree programmes through distance education are risking their precious time and money because their degree courses are either unapproved or offered by unrecognised universities. Who is to blame for this?

Ability to deal with failure determines your success

It is unfortunate that today’s world is so competitive in nature that we are almost obsessed with success and achievement. Because of this pressure, experiencing a failure or a setback is often made out to be the worst possible thing that could have happened to a person.
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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.

King George’s Medical University, Lucknow

Eligibility: Graduation degree with 60% marks. For medical/dental candidates should have MD/MS/MDS degree with at least 60% marks in MBBS/BDS aggregate

ETS scholarships for indian students

Educational Testing Service (ETS) will award US$70,000 in TOEFL scholarships to exceptional students in India who have proven their academic excellence
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