JEE

  • IIT eases norm, allows board exam marks; 20 percentile to stay September 22, 2014

    Chennai: In a significant decision which is set to benefit students aspiring to enter IITs, the Council meet of the prestigious institutions on Monday decided to consider the aggregate marks secured in Class 12 Board Examinations for admission. "In addition to the top20 percentile condition, it has been...
  • After cracking IITJee, poor students now struggle for counselling fee June 22, 2014

    For students from underprivileged families, who studied at Super 30 and cracked the IITJEE advance examination this year, the next hurdle is to arrange Rs.60,000 as counselling fee, following which they will be admitted to a college. Three days after the sons and daughters of a cobbler, daily wage labourers, vendors,...
  • 14yearold from Bihar cracks IITJEE June 20, 2014

    A 14yearold from Bihar's Rohtas district has cracked this year's prestigious IITJEE. Shivanand, the son of a farmer, passed his class 12 exam this year with 93.4 percent, and got special permission to sit for the Indian Institute of TechnologyJoint Entrance Examination (IITJEE), the results of which were declared on Thursday...
  • Children of cobbler, labourers crack IIT exam with help from Super 30 June 19, 2014

    The sons and daughters of a cobbler, daily wage labourers and a landless farmer, among others, have cracked the highlycompetitive IITJEE exam this year thanks to a free coaching centre for underprivileged students in Bihar. Wards of poorest of the poor comprise 27 of the 30 students of the Super 30...
  • IITJEE results: Only five girls make it to top 100 June 19, 2014

    Kolkata: Results of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam (IITJEE advanced) were announced on Thursday with only five girls making it to the top 100 qualifying students. Girls formed only 11 per cent of the total qualifying students, JEE incharge and IIT Kharagpur professor MK Panigrahi said. ...
  • IITJEE results declared, Rajasthan's Chitraang Murdia the topper June 19, 2014

    Kolkata: The much awaited IITJEE (Advanced) results were declared on Thursday. As many as 1.19 lakh students had attended the joint entrance examination to make their way to 16 premier engineering colleges. Chitraang Murdia of Rajasthan has topped the exam by securing 334 out of a total of 360 marks....
  • Super 30 does it again, 27 out of 30 EWS students qualify for IITs June 19, 2014

    Keeping up its reputation, Super 30 of mathematician Anand Kumar has again excelled in JEE advance result which was declared on Thursday with 27 out of its 30 students, all from poor background cracking the exam. Among the successful ,this year, are children of cobbler,roadside vendors and grocer. With tears in...
  • IITJEE 2014 results to be declared today June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The much awaited IITJEE results will be declared on Thursday. As many as 1.19 lakh students have attended the joint entrance examination to make their way to 16 premier engineering colleges. Of the 1.19 lakh aspirants, only 23,000 are female applicants. The JEE was held on May 25, 2014. Students...
  • Now, French filmmaker to make documentary on Anand Kumar's 'Super 30' June 13, 2014

    A French filmmaker has landed here to make a documentary on Anand Kumar, the founder of the Super 30 free coaching centre that nurtures talent from underpriveleged families and mentors them to crack the prestigious IITJEE the joint entrance examination for the Indian Institutes of Technology. Award winning filmmaker Pascal...
  • CBSE's JEE main paper results declared May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The results are out for the Joint Entrance Examinations mains paper conducted by the CBSE. Based on these results, candidates will be eligible for appearing in JEE advanced paper. The scores in these exams are the admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs. The result can...
  • 14 lakh engineering aspirants take JEE (Main) exam April 6, 2014

    About 14 lakh students appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2014, conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday. Students who clear the exam will be eligible to take admission in the undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded technical institutes in India. The exam...
  • Sangeeta Ghosh's 'Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara' to go off air? March 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The curtain is set to come down on TV show "Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara", starring Sangeeta Ghosh and Ruslaan Mumtaz, soon. It is likely to go off air in June. The Sony Entertaiment Television show, about love between a strong woman and a fun-loving boy, is not even...
  • Super 30 hero Anand Kumar seeks extra chance in IITJEE like UPSC February 11, 2014

    Buoyed by UPSC's decision to provide additional two chances to aspirants across all categories, mathematician Anand Kumar of Super 30 fame on Tuesday urged for a similar opportunity in examination for qualifying in IITs. "This shall also be extended to Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)," he said in a statement. Kumar has been...
  • 'Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara' completes 100 episodes January 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Popular TV show 'Kehta Hai Dil...Jee Le Zara' completes 100 successful episodes Tuesday. The show, which went on air Aug 15, 2013, is a mature love story between Saanchi, a strong independent woman and Dhruv, who lives life to the fullest. '...Jee Le Zara' features Sangeeta Ghosh and Ruslaan Mumtaz in...
  • JDU nominates 3 new leaders for Rajya Sabha seats from Bihar January 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The ruling Janata Dal United (JDU) has nominated party leaders Ramnath Thakur, Kahkashan Praveen and journalist Harivansh Jee for the three Rajya Sabha seats from Bihar. The party has replaced Shivanand Tiwari, NK Singh and Shabir Ali who have been instead asked to contest Lok Sabha elections. Harivansh Jee...
  • Loving every minute of 'Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara': Amit Behl January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Television actor Amit Behl, who has recently entered 'Kehta Hai Dil...Jee Le Zara', says that he is thoroughly enjoying playing his character on the TV show. The actor said that he has got "unprecedented" response for his role. He is seen as the father of Dhruv, a character essayed...
  • Education system in India is rich oriented: Anand Kumar November 17, 2013

    Describing the education system in the country as 'richoriented', founder of Patnabased 'Super 30' Anand Kumar strongly advocated that the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) of professional institutions should be based on natural talent and creativity rather than the prevailing system. Opposing the twotier entrance examination of the IIT, he said even...
  • Audience doesn't want to see me in different roles: Delnaaz Irani August 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Delnaaz Irani, known for her innocent and cute roles in films and television, feels the audience has accepted her in such characters. The actress, who has been part of shows like 'Yes Boss' and 'Kya Huaa Tera Vaada', doesn't feel that her fans would like to see her in...
  • 13yearold son of a farmer cracks IIT, now aims to be an IAS officer August 19, 2013

    Bhojpur: Satyam, the 13yearold son of a farmer in Bihar, is the youngest to crack the IIT entrance exam. He now aspires to be an IAS officer. He secured an all India rank of 679 out of 1,50,000 who had taken the IITJEE exam. "I'm very happy that I'm the youngest...
  • Delnaaz Irani: All the characters in 'Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara' are real August 15, 2013

    Mumbai: TV show 'Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara' is not only about a love story between an older woman and a younger man, says actress Delnaaz Irani, who feels that the content has much more to satiate viewers' appetite. Delnaaz, who will also feature in it, feels it is important...
  • It would have been stupid to decline TV show offer: Ruslaan Mumtaz August 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ruslaan Mumtaz is excited about his debut on television and considers the small screen as a powerful medium to reach out to people. Ruslaan, son of actress Anjana Mumtaz, features in 'Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zaara', a romantic drama which will be aired on Sony Entertainment channel...
  • Remember her? Sangeeta Ghosh makes a comeback on TV August 8, 2013

    Mumbai: All set for her second innings on the small screen with a new show, television actress Sangeeta Ghosh says she missed acting all this time. Sangeeta, who became a household name with shows like 'Mehendi Tere Naam Ki' and 'Des Main Nikala Hoga Chand', is back on TV in...
  • 'DDay' writer Niranjan Iyengar busy with TV show 'Jee Le Zara' July 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood dialogue writer Niranjan Iyengar, whose last big screen project was the recently released 'DDay', is now busy writing his first TV show 'Jee Le Zara'. He feels it's nice change for him. "I have never done TV before. I'm getting into it for the first time. I've written the...
  • Govt can admit students in NITs based on its new policy: SC July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Students can be admitted in the National Institutes of Technology based on the government's new policy, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday. But NIT admissions will be subject to final verdict, the court observed while hearing a petition by some aspirants. The ruling came on a petition filed by...
  • Bihar: 28 students of 'Super 30' gets through IITJEE June 23, 2013

    Patna: A labourer, a landless farmer, a mechanic, a small shopkeeper and a driver are among the proud parents of children who cracked the highlycompetitive IITJEE exam this year, thanks to a free coaching centre for underprivileged students in Bihar. This year, 28 of the 30 students from Bihar's Super 30...
  • 28 students of 'Super 30' institute crack IITJEE June 21, 2013

    Carrying forward its legacy, 28 out ofthe 30 students of 'Super 30' institute have cracked theprestigious IIT entrance examination, results of which weredeclared on Friday. 'Super 30', a brainchild of noted mathematician AnandKumar founded in 2002, provides free of cost IIT coaching tostudents belonging to economically weaker sections of thesociety. The students...
  • IITJEE (Advanced) 2013 results declared June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examination result for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) was declared on Friday, two days ahead of schedule. The students can check their results here Only the top 1,50,000 students in JEE(Main) were allowed to sit for the JEE (Advanced) exam, which was held on...
  • IITJEE (Advanced) results to be declared today June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examination for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) results will be declared by 5 PM on Friday. The students can check their results here The 15 IITs are IITBhubaneshwar, IITBombay, IITDelhi, IITGandhinagar, IITGuwahati, IITHyderabad, IITIndore, IITKanpur, IITKharagpur, IITMadras, IITMandi, IITPatna, IITRajasthan, IITRoorkee, IITRopar. IIT Banaras Hindu...
  • Denied JEE chance, visually impaired opts for Stanford May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Denied a chance to appear for the IITJEE exams because he is visually impaired, an 18yearold who scored 96 per cent in his Class 12 CBSE has opted to study at Stanford University in the US. "I would love to pursue my studies in my country, but the depressing...
  • 13yearold Bihar boy cracks IITJEE preliminary exam May 8, 2013

    Patna: A 13yearold boy from Bihar has cracked the preliminary examination of the highly competitive Indian Institute of TechnologyJoint Entrance Examination (IITJEE). He is the youngest to pass the exam. Satyam Kumar of Bakhorapur village in Bhojpur district qualified for the IIT in 2012 at the age of 12andhalf years, after...