Entrance Exam

  • Sons of gas vendor, generator operator top class 12 board exam 28-05-2014 11:44 AM

    Sons of a gas vendor and a contractual generator operator in Bihar have topped the state board Class 12 examination in science and commerce. Both are from the rural background with their families struggling to eke out a living. The result was announced Tuesday evening. Ravish Kumar, 17, who topped...
  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Assam: 10 held for impersonating at medical entrance exams 19-05-2013 07:12 PM

    Guwahati: Ten persons were on Sunday arrested for allegedly impersonating as candidates appearing for the Assam Medical College Entrance examinations and writing answer scripts for them, the police said. The police picked them up acting on a tip-off that a group of people, mostly students from Bihar, have arrived in...
  • SC tells medical colleges to declare results; NEET voluntary for now 13-05-2013 02:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed medical colleges to declare all pending Post Graduate results, which were stayed by the December 13, 2012, order. However, this is only an interim arrangement for this year and a final judgement will be delivered by the Supreme Court in the first week...
  • Mumbai: Narsee Monjee institute entrance test racket busted 02-05-2013 10:08 PM

    Mumbai: Police claimed to have busted an MBA entrance test racket, with the arrest of six persons, including a B Tech graduate, at the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS). The B Tech graduate, who is the prime accused in the case, has been identified as Alok Kumar, who...
  • No SC verdict on NEET yet as medical students wait anxiously 24-04-2013 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: After exposing the rot in medical education, CNN-IBN now turns its focus to the plight of medical students who are caught in the stand-off between private colleges and the government. With the Supreme Court decision on the single entrance exam National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) still pending,...
  • Cheating racket: PGIMER withholds MD entrance results 12-11-2012 02:38 PM

    Chandigarh: The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh has withheld for an indefinite period the result of the 7,300 candidates who appeared for its MD entrance examination on Saturday after the CBI took 14 people, including seven girls, on remand till November 15 to probe...
  • CBI arrests 17 for using gadgets to cheat 11-11-2012 08:03 AM

    New Delhi: In a multi-city swoop, the CBI on Saturday busted a gang allegedly involved in a cheating racket, arresting 17 people who were facilitating copying using high profile gadgets in a post-doctoral entrance exam. During a surprise check by CBI in Chandigarh, it was found that some women candidates...
  • IIT-Kanpur accepts common test as 'interim' measure 28-07-2012 08:39 PM

    Kanpur/New Delhi: IIT-Kanpur on Saturday decided to accept the common entrance based on percentile ranking as an "interim" measure only for 2013 and retain the existing eligibility condition for students who passed their board examination in 2012. For 2014 and onwards, it suggested constitution of a senate committee which will...
  • The old IIT entrance test was for the rich: Sibal 21-06-2012 09:30 AM

    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 CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, he defended the new format saying it would help improve...
  • No stay on sub-quota quashing to hit IIT aspirants 14-06-2012 12:23 PM

    New Delhi: A total of 325 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) aspirants are likely to be affected if the quashing of 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities in central institutions was not stayed, the government told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Additional Solicitor General Gourab Banerji told this to the apex...
  • IIT faculty to meet PM on common test row 13-06-2012 08:44 PM

    New Delhi: Leaders of the All India IIT Faculty Federation (AIIITFF), who are on the warpath over the Centre's 'one-nation one-test' proposal for admission in IITs and other centrally-funded engineering institutes, will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday. "Prime Minster's Office has responded to our request. We will meet...
  • Sibal ready to address objections raised by IITs 12-06-2012 03:10 PM

    Washington: Maintaining that the move to have "One nation One test" is in the best interest of the students and parents, Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal has offered to address the objections being raised by certain IITs in this regard. Currently in Washington to attend the India-US Education Dialogue,...
  • Should IITs be totally independent from the govt? 12-06-2012 03:07 PM

    Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday virtually ruled out a rollback on his new one-nation-one-test proposal for engineering colleges. But defending the format, he did say that the government had no intention of infringing on the autonomy of the IITs. The IIT Faculty federation has want the Prime...
  • IIT faculty upset with Sibal, wants PM to intervene 12-06-2012 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: The Faculty Federation and Alumni Associations of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) have accused Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal of disregarding the senates' concerns about the new format. They want the Prime Minister to intervene and are pushing for an appointment with him this Thursday. The...
  • Sibal defends IIT test, fails to impress faculty 12-06-2012 07:45 AM

    New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal's assurance on the new entrance test format seems to have done little to allay the fears of some of the IITs. The faculties of some of the IITs were not impressed with Sibal's defence. President of the Faculty Forum of IIT Delhi...
  • Divide in IIT Kharagpur over entrance exam 11-06-2012 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: Differences have begun to emerge among the IITs over HRD Minister Kapil Sibal's proposal for the entrance exam procedure. The Director of IIT Kharagpur, Damodar Acharya, is the first to go against the wave of opposition, endorsing Sibal's idea. This has upset the institute's senate, which is to...
  • States back joint engineering test, against favour to IITs 05-06-2012 11:24 PM

    New Delhi: After facing opposition from certain sections of the IIT, HRD minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday got some much needed support from almost all the state government, who reached a consensus on the common entrance test for engineering colleges. "We have to compete internationally, all states have endorsed it....
  • BJP states support common engineering exam 05-06-2012 01:56 PM

    New Delhi: State education ministers have given a go ahead for a joint entrance test for all central engineering colleges. BJP run states like Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have also endorsed the new common admission test system which will factor in class 12 board results as well. Bihar says...
  • IITs reject Sibal's common entrance test format 02-06-2012 10:06 PM

    New Delhi: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal's 'One Country One Test' dream seems to be running into legal hurdles. Less than a week after he announced a Joint Entrance Exam for all centrally-funded engineering colleges including the IITs, the IIT Alumni Association is up in arms and says...
  • UP's Bond-style plan to foil cheating in entrance test 02-06-2012 07:29 AM

    Lucknow: Haunted by the spectre of cheating in the MBBS entrance exam for those aspiring to be doctors, the Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT) organisers have this year put in place unprecedented security measures. These include bringing answer sheets on a chartered flight, keeping secret the forward route of...
  • AIEEE 2012 results may be declared today 01-06-2012 12:46 PM

    New Delhi: The All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) results for 2012 are expected to be declared on Friday, June 1. Over 11 lakh students across the country are anxiously waiting for the same. Candidates can go to http://aieee.nic.in/aieee2012/aieee/welcome.html to check out their results. The All India Engineering Entrance Examination...
  • Medical entrance results: T'puram celebrates 25-05-2012 11:43 AM

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Medical Entrance Examination results have brought cheer to the capital district. It became the second district (along with Malappuram) to have more number of candidates in the first 1,000 ranks, with 124 candidates making it to the list.While the district secured one rank in the top ten, it...
  • IIT-JEE will be missed 23-02-2012 11:32 AM

    A former director of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, professor MS Ananth, recollects a dinner table conversation with an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer. The IAS officer firmly believed that the IIT Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) could easily be replaced by any other exam in India. Like what,...