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Top B-schools register robust final placements for flagship programmes

The final placements at Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other B-schools have brought good news to students at these institutions.

Manage time for smooth sailing in the boards

Managing your time effectively is an important part of studying. One common mistake is creating an overly restrictive schedule which doesn’t work. The second mistake is telling yourself that scheduling just doesn’t work for you.

Evolution of the CBSE examination

The board has taken a number of initiatives in the last few years, including  problem-solving assessment and open text-based assessment for classes 9 and 11

IP University to conduct admissions online

Delhi-based Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University is inviting online applications for around 29,000 seats across 150 ­professional ­programmes in its new academic session.

Applications open for BITSAT 2014

If you are among those who wish to study at the Pilani, Goa or Hyderabad campuses of the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), here is your ticket to admission in the programme of your choice.

Cabinet nod to more PG medical seats

There is good news for medical graduates in the country as the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal of the ministry of health and family welfare for continuing the Centrally-sponsored scheme for upgrading state government medical colleges so that there is an increase in postgraduate seats in the country.

‘DU’s loss could be our gain

Anup Singh Beniwal, vice chancellor, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, talks to HT Education about what sets the university apart from others and its future plans

No final call on JEE common counselling

Speculation about whether there will be ‘common counselling’ for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) this year has still not been put to rest.

Increase MBBS seats but...

The Cabinet’s approval to recommendations for increasing MBBS seats by 10,000 in recognised government medical colleges in the country has been welcomed by students and medical education experts.

Help your child tide over exam stress

The final segment of this two-part series on dealing with exam stress explores how parents can identify signs of anxiety in their children

Do you want to study in Scotland?

If you are a student of literature or creative writing, here’s your chance to study in a summer school in Scotland.

A demonstration of engineering prowess

With an aim to provide a platform to students from across the country to showcase their technological and engineering expertise, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Delhi Technological University organised a Human Powered Vehicle Challenge contest in the Capital recently.

The battle ahead for PGDM institutions

The confusion over the legal status of PGDM (Postgraduate Diploma in Management) institutions has been settled, at least for now. With the Supreme Court declaring the AICTE as the regulator for admissions 2014-15, the 300-odd PGDM B-schools in the country have heaved a sigh of relief.

Create your own India story

The public diplomacy division of the ministry of external affairs has called for submissions for its India Is Global Video Challenge 2014. Participants will have to send five-minute videos that fall under any of these themes: India is timeless, India is youthful, India is undiscovered. There is no restriction on the number of entries you can submit.

How to get the XAT right

Calculation-intensive data interpretation questions likely in XAT 2014, so brush up your math skills.
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Bridge School, Northwestern University tie up for courses

Bridge School, Northwestern University
Bridge School of Management, a part of HT Media Ltd, has entered into a joint venture with the US-based Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies to deliver innovative blended online and in-person professional certificate programmes in India.

Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Eligibility: Students with a ­bachelor’s degree in science with at least one of the subject botany, chemistry, geology, ­mathematics, physics, zoology are eligible to apply. Those with a bachelor’s degree in ­agriculture or forestry may also apply. Candidates who are in the final year of their BSc/MSc are also eligible.

KC Mahindra Scholarships 2014

KC Mahindra Education Trust will offer interest-free loan ­scholarships to Indian nationals for postgraduate studies abroad in various fields. The maximum amount for the scholarship will be Rs. 2 lakh per scholar, except for the three KC Mahindra fellow scholarships for which the ­maximum amount will be Rs. 8 lakhs per scholar.
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