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    IBPS PO, Clerk, RRB officer, assistant exams 2017-18 tentative calendar issued

    The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on Monday issued tentative calendar for online Common Written Examination (CWE) for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) and Public Sector Banks (PSBs) in 2017-18 on its official website . The Preliminary examination for CWE RRB-VI officer scale I and office assistants will be tentatively held on September 9, 10, 16, 17, 23...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    AICTE CMAT 2017 admit card issued, download it now

    All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has released the admit card of candidates to appear in the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2017 on its official website . The examination is scheduled to be held on January 28, 2017. Steps to download the admit card for CMAT 2017: 1) Visit the official website for CMAT 2017 2) Click on the link for 'Existing user' on the...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    DU UG admissions likely to start two months early, by March end

    Delhi University is likely to start its undergraduate admission process for this year two months in advance by March end till the middle of June, sources have said. The move is expected to give about two-and-a-half months to students to prepare for college as they can register online with DU and fill in their marks once their board results are out. Usually, as DU starts its...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    IMI New Delhi PGDM course: Apply before January 20

    New Delhi-based International Management Institute (IMI) has said it has reopened admissions to its post graduate diploma in management (PGDM) and the last date to apply is January 20. "On pressing demand of aspiring students, who have got very good CAT percentile and now see an opportunity to get selected at IMI, we are reopening for few days only to give them also a fair chance,"...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    India slips to 92nd rank on global talent competitiveness

    India has slipped 3 places to 92nd rank on the global index of talent competitiveness that measures how countries grow, attract and retain talent, a list topped by Switzerland. India's ranking is worst among the five BRICS countries. While China was ranked at the 54th place, Russian Federation was placed at 56th, followed by South Africa at 67th and Brazil 81st. Switzerland topped...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Doing an MTech abroad? Here's what you should know

    Masters in technology (MTech) is a common term used in India and in our university education. However, in other countries a postgraduate engineering degree could be referred to as MS in engineering, Master in engineering etc. There are a number of engineering specialisations, from mechanical to civil engineering, that students can choose from. The thumb rule before applying to any MTech...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Reservations for female students in IITs could soon be a reality

    Reservation for female students at IITs could soon be real. A committee formed to increase the enrolment of girl students to the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) has recommended reservation for female students to rectify the problem. Sources said that the committee has suggested creating up to 20% supernumerary seats for female students out of the total number of...

    • 20 hrs ago
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    HRD ministry to appoint G Gopal Reddy and Sushma Yadav as new UGC members

    The HRD ministry has decided to appoint senior academicians Prof G Gopal Reddy, associated with Osmania University, and Sushma Yadav, professor of public policy, as members of the University Grants Commission (UGC). Reddy has over three decades of experience of teaching political science and has also been associated with various reputed teachers' associations. Yadav,...

    • yesterday
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    Barack Obama's farewell speech: this is how a leader signs off

    For the United States of America, the last couple of months have been no less than reality TV drama. You saw two presidential candidates fighting for votes and eventually locking horns in a series of high voltage debates on national TV with a million pair of eyes glued on them. Eventually on result day, Donald Trump trumped and stumped everyone and took over the coveted seat in the...

    • yesterday
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    Somewhere, over the rainbow: Colleges take steps to embrace LGBT students

    For IIT-Bombay student Raj Thakur*, coming out as gay - and comfortably so - had a lot to do with the support he received on campus. "I'd known I was gay since Class 7. It was only when I came to the IIT campus and saw the many students here who were out, proud and secure in their sexuality that I was inspired to come out too," he says. IIT-Bombay was one of...

    • yesterday

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