Exams

  • Police announce cash award for arrest of absconding senior IPS officer 07-03-2014 05:03 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Police Special TaskForce (STF) has announced a reward of Rs 3,000 for the arrestof absconding senior IPS officer and suspended DeputyInspector General (DIG) R K Shivhare who is an accused in theMadhya Pradesh Professional Board Examination (MPPEB) scam. The IPS officer who is an accused in thePre-Postgraduate (Medical)...
  • CBSE considering re-evaluation facility for Class XII answer sheets 07-03-2014 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: In good news for Class 12 CBSE students, the board is now considering providing re-evaluation facility in a limited number of questions in some subjects. The board is considering subjects like English, Hindi, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Political Science and Economics. The entire application procedure will be online. The...
  • Thirteen, including a school principal, arrested in exam paper leak racket 22-02-2014 10:32 AM

    Thirteen persons including a principal of a school in Jhalamand area in Johdhpur, were arrested while leaking answers to candidates for the II Grade teachers test in Jodhpur. The police arrested the 13 persons while they were providing answers to candidates appearing for the II Grade Teachers testat Pratibha Senior...
  • Over 200 students caught cheating in Class 12 board exam, expelled 18-02-2014 03:45 PM

    More than 200 students have been caught cheating in the Class 12 board exam and expelled in the last three days. Nearly a dozen parents who helped them use unfair means were arrested, an official said on Tuesday. Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) chairman Rajmani Prasad said that the students...
  • SSC to hold exam again after reports of unfair means 29-01-2014 02:34 PM

    Staff Selection Commission is set to conduct Combined Graduate Level Examination-2013 at some test centres again, following reports of use of unfair means at those exam venues. SSC had conducted CGLE-2013 in two phases -- Tier I on April 21 and May 19, last year and Tier II on September...
  • Rape accused BB Mohanty goes into hiding, victim to record statement today 27-01-2014 09:10 AM

    The 23-year-old woman, who had accused a a senior IAS officer of raping her on the pretext of helping her in IAS exam preparations, is likely to record her statement before police on Monday. "She had not appeared for recording her statement on Sunday. She was also not available for...
  • CAT 2013 results declared 14-01-2014 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: The results to Common Admission Test (CAT) 2013 have been declared. Candidates can check their result by logging on to the official website of CAT, http://www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in. The result is also being distributed by the National Informatics Centre. More than one lakh aspirants appeared for the entrance test held...
  • CAT 2013 results to be declared today 14-01-2014 07:38 AM

    The Common Admission Test results for admission to the Indian Institute of Management and other business schools is likely to be declared on Tuesday. To check the results, one can log on to the official website of CAT, http://www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in/ from 9AM onwards. The results will also be distributed by the...
  • CBSE releases dates for Board exams commencing from March 1 31-12-2013 08:28 PM

    New Delhi: The much awaited schedules of CBSE Class 10th and Class 12th exams are announced by the Board on Tuesday. The students as high as 22.65 lakhs in number are registered for the upcoming Board examinations. According to the released datesheet Class 10th and Class 12th exams will commence...
  • Delhi: Civil services aspirants protest outside Parliament 09-12-2013 01:23 PM

    New Delhi: Civil services aspirants on Monday protested outside Parliament demanding increase in number of attempts for UPSC exams. Security has been tightened around Parliament in the wake of this protest. "We have met various leaders including Rahul Gandhi but our demand is not being heard," said a civil services...
  • Supreme Court agrees to relook its verdict on NEET 25-10-2013 11:24 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to have a relook at its judgement scrapping the single common entrance test for admissions to MBBS, BDS and post-graduate courses in all medical colleges which was delivered three months back. The apex court has decided to grant oral hearing to the...
  • Research on coaching center Super 30 reveals its education has lead to social transition 24-10-2013 01:34 PM

    A joint project by University of East London and TISS on Super 30, an institute that helps underprivileged children crack IIT exam, has found how education could be used for social transition. Super 30 run by noted mathematician Anand Kumar has the distinction of preparing children from poor section of...
  • 21-year-old student commits suicide on being scolded over poor performance in CA exam 03-10-2013 01:50 PM

    A 21-year-old CA student committed suicide in front of his parents by laying on a railway track minutes before a train arrived in Kavinagar area in Ghaziabad, police said on Thursday. "Rahul took the extreme step on Wednesday after being scolded by his parents over poor performance in exams," they...
  • Delhi: CBI raids SSC exam centre, busts hi-tech cheating gang 30-09-2013 08:06 AM

    The CBI on Sunday busted a gang allegedly involved in facilitating cheating in the Combined Graduate Level Examination conducted by Staff Selection Commission by using high-tech gadgets. The gang was busted and seven members of the group, including its two masterminds, were detained after the CBI conducted a raid at...
  • PCS (J) mains exam put on hold after HC issues stay order 27-09-2013 11:08 AM

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday stayed the mains examination for Provincial Civil Services (Judicial), scheduled to begin on Saturday, following allegations of anomalies in the prelims question paper. The order was passed by a Division Bench, comprising Justices Rajesh Kumar and Manoj Misra, on a writ petition alleging...
  • UP govt to recruit 10,000 teachers online starting October 15 26-09-2013 11:36 AM

    The Uttar Pradesh government will recruit 10,000 teachers for its basic education schools, an official said on Thursday. The recruitment process would begin on October 15, and would be completed by December 15. The orders were issued by Basic Education Secretary Niteshwar Kumar late on Wednesday. People eligible for the...
  • Teachers beaten after stopping Trinamool leader's wife from copying 28-08-2013 06:04 AM

    Three teachers including a college principal in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district said they were on Tuesday assaulted for preventing an examinee - the wife of a Trinamool Congress leader - from copying during an exam. The leader denied his wife was cheating. The incident happened in Meghnad Saha College...
  • UGC-NET exam rescheduled for September 8 20-08-2013 05:04 PM

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) would again conduct the national eligibility test (NET) Sepember 8 for students of Delhi and Ranchi who could not appear when it was originally held on June 30, an official statement said on Monday. A re-examination is being done for the Delhi students...
  • Plea filed in SC against medical entrance exam verdict 05-08-2013 07:53 PM

    New Delhi: A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday seeking a review of its judgement scrapping the single common entrance test (NEET) for admissions to MBBS, BDS and post-graduate courses in all medical colleges. The plea filed by NGO 'Sankalp', through lawyer Prashant Bhushan, has sought a...
  • UPSC declares Civil Services Prelims exam results 03-08-2013 10:22 PM

    New Delhi: About 16,000 candidates have successfully qualified this year's Civil Services (Preliminary) examination, results of which have been declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The UPSC has advised the qualifiers not to file any RTI applications seeking details of their marks and answer keys until the entire...
  • After poor grades, 11-year-old daughter's custody given to father 02-08-2013 05:44 AM

    Observing that poor grades of a 11-year-old girl in school showed that her mother was not taking proper care of her education, a Delhi court has granted her custody to her father. Guardian Judge Rakesh Kumar also observed that the mother of the child did not have sufficient space to...
  • Two arrested for providing imposters to clear veterinary entrance 29-07-2013 10:43 PM

    Following busting of a gang which facilitated admission to MBBS course by providing imposters to write entrance exam, police on Monday arrested two persons who ran a similar racket with regard to veterinary medicine colleges in Madhya Pradesh. Rajbir Singh and Dilip Shakya, both students of a government veterinary college,...
  • News briefs: Admission for B.Ed. course in Aug first week 29-07-2013 10:12 PM

    The process of filling up vacant seats for the B. Ed. 2013 joint entrance examination will be undertaken in the first week of August. Candidates, who could not turn up for thecounselling, will get an opportunity to take admissions. Candidates who had not locked their seats will also get an...
  • Reservation row: UPPSC cancels exam results 27-07-2013 03:25 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission on Saturday cancelled results of examinations, declared on the basis of a controversial reservation policy, evoking sharp reactions from pro-reservation students who went on the rampage accusing the ruling Samajwadi Party of "betrayal". In an official release, the UPPSC said results of "combined civil service/upper...
  • Odisha: 22 teachers caught cheating in an examination 26-07-2013 12:45 PM

    Kendrapara (Odisha): Twenty-two teachers of government-run primary schools appearing for the certified training (teaching) examination were caught cheating in Kendrapara district, official sources said on Friday. The teachers, who had no qualification for training, were writing the examination on Thursday, they said. The teachers were debarred from taking examination in...
  • NEET: Health Ministry seeks legal opinion to file review petition 19-07-2013 02:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry has sought legal opinion on whether it can file a review petition on the Supreme Court order quashing common entrance test for admission to MBBS, BDS and post-graduate courses in medical colleges. Top Health Ministry officials on Thursday discussed the Supreme Court order and...
  • SC verdict on admission to medical colleges evokes mixed response 18-07-2013 12:17 PM

    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...
  • SC to give final verdict on medical eligibility and entrance examination today 18-07-2013 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday is expected to deliver its final verdict on the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) which will decide the process for admissions into all medical and dental courses. In an interim order passed in May this year, the apex court had directed the...