COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

  • Campus Calling: Is there any hope for a 70 percenter? July 6, 2014

    On the last episode of this year's Campus Calling, Additional Group VC Amity Gurinder Singh takes your calls on queries on college admissions. ...
  • SC verdict on medical college admissions gets mixed response July 18, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into all medical and dental colleges. The apex court ruled that the Medical Council of India does not have the jurisdiction to hold a unified examination. The verdict evoked mixed response from members of medical...
  • SC verdict on admission to medical colleges evokes mixed response July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into all medical and dental colleges. The apex court ruled that the Medical Council of India cannot conduct a unified examination. While some members of the medical fraternity welcomed the judgement, others said that...
  • AP govt, medical colleges get notice on admissions August 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked the Andhra Pradesh government and the NTR Health University to respond to a plea, which has alleged that several meritorious candidates have been denied admissions on the management quota seats in various private colleges of the state. Issuing notices last Friday, also to the...
  • Campus Calling: A look at some unusual careers July 23, 2012

    As admission season is around, CNNIBN takes a look at some unusual career options for those who want to walk the road less taken. ...
  • The old IIT entrance test was for the rich: Sibal June 21, 2012

    Union Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal has made it clear that there is no going back on the new entrance test format for all the engineering institutes including the IITs. In an interview with CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, he defended the new format saying it would help improve...
  • FYJC aspirants to submit prints of SSC results June 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Lakhs of students in Maharashtra who are gearing up for the Herculean task of admission to first year junior college (FYJC) have reason to smile. This year, they will not have to wait to receive their mark sheets before they submit their applications. In a bid to speed up...
  • Delhi University admissions: the cutoff quagmire June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Talking on a general note, majority of us are confused by the cutoff system. As lay men, we understand it as "the minimum percentage of marks required for getting into our desired college/course". It denotes the least percentage point that will be accepted by a college for a...
  • Campus calling: Career related queries answered July 16, 2011

    on this week's episode career expert Zubin Malhotra answer all your career related queries. ...
  • DU fake admission scam: how touts operate June 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Last week the Delhi Police's crime branch busted the fake admission racket at the Delhi University (DU). The parents have now come forward to share how they were cheated by touts and how the university's complicated admission procedure leads unsuspecting students to such racketeers. Delhi police arrested three...
  • DU's second cutoff list offers no relief June 21, 2011

    New Delhi: After the shock of seeing a 100 per cent cutoff in the first list for admissions at Delhi University, students were banking on the subsequent cutoff lists to secure a seat. But with the numbers only dropping slightly, even those scoring above 90 per cent are still left...
  • No admission for students wasting seats: HC June 21, 2011

    New Delhi: A student dropping out in the middle of a professional course can be barred from taking admission in the same course again till completion of the programme because it results in wastage of a precious seat and opportunity for another meritorious candidate, the Delhi High Court has said. ...
  • DU shocker: Handicapped student refused June 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Manish Arora, 18, has one dream to be a geography professor some day. However, his career just hit a roadblock as he got to know he cannot pursue the course of his choice. And this has nothing to do with his percentage in the boards. It has...
  • College admissions on hold, students suffer July 10, 2010

    The Supreme Court has deferred the Best Five verdict for Maharashtra students, adjourning the matter to Monday now. ...
  • HC rejects 'best 5' formula for college admissions June 23, 2010

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday rejected the 'best five' formula espoused by the Maharashtra government for admission to Class 11, saying it violates the right to equality as it applies to students belonging to only one board. The court also said the online admission process for Class...
  • Campus calling: new career options June 18, 2010

    Campus calling is the show where you get the answers of any and every question you may have on the college admission process. ...
  • Campus Calling: careers beyond the obvious June 18, 2010

    As the admission season kicks off, we help students make tough career choices. ...
  • A career option for the spiritually inclined June 15, 2010

    This week, we show you how Alternate Healing could be an interesting career option for students. ...
  • Campus Calling: build career by building robots June 14, 2010

    Robotics, as a career, is very nascent in India and hence offers a great opportunity. ...
  • Lower cutoff marks for boys in B'lore colleges June 9, 2010

    Bangalore: Its a headline that we read every year girls beating boys at the board exams. Even this year, all the top ranks were grabbed by girls. And now some premier colleges in Bangalore have come up with different cutoff marks for boys and girls during admission in...
  • Students cry foul over Mumbai quota confusion July 10, 2008

    Mumbai: Sakshi has been doing the rounds of Mumbai junior colleges for the last one week even after scoring 85 percentile. Sakshi hasn't got admission in the arts stream because the 70 per cent quota for students staying in the vicinity of the college means that this girl from Thane...