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  • Why protests against UPSC CSAT have failed to gather steam August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Even though several Union Public Service Commission Civil Service aspirants have been protesting against the alleged bias against regional and rural background students in the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) paper in the preliminary examination, the agitation after a few days of high has failed to make a...
  • MP CM files defamation case against Congress leader over PMT scam allegations June 24, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has filed a defamation case against Congress spokesperson KK Mishra for alleging the role of his family in the Pre-Medical Entrance Test scam. He had earlier rejected the allegation that his family members are involved in the scam saying that there is...
  • PMT scam: MP CM rejects Congress's allegations of his family's involvement June 23, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has rejected the Congress's allegation that his family members are involved in the Pre-medical entrance test scam. He has said that there is no proof that his family benefitted from the scam. "Do they not attempt any fact checking before carrying out such...
  • MP PMT scam gets bigger, 500 arrested including students, parents June 20, 2014

    Bhopal: Another 65 students have been arrested in connection with the Pre-medical entrance test recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh. The Special Task Force has arrested a total of 500 people including parents for seeking admission in various government medical colleges through unfair means. A total of 1,100 medical students had...
  • MP Police arrests 14 students in pre-medical entrance exam scam June 19, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Police has made several arrests in connection with an alleged scam in pre-medical entrance exams. The Special Task Force has arrested 14 students so far on charges of taking admission in various government medical colleges through unfair means. The STF is examining 450 other students whose...
  • 'Super 30' fame Anand Kumar seeks six chances for IITs like UPSC June 2, 2014

    Mathematician Anand Kumar on Monday urged the union government to give six chances in joint entrance examination for IITs as it is in the case of civil services examination. This would provide a level-playing field for candidates appearing for the IIT entrance examinations, he said in a letter to Union HRD...
  • Sons of gas vendor, generator operator top class 12 board exam May 28, 2014

    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 in Bihar...
  • IPS officer RK Shivhare accused in medical entrance test scam sent to jail April 26, 2014

    Suspended IPS officer R K Shivhare, an accused in the Pre-PG Test for admission in Post-Graduate medical courses besides the police recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh, was sent to jail by a courting Bhopal after his police remand ended. Shivhare surrendered before the Special Task Force (STF) on April 21 and...
  • Police announce cash award for arrest of absconding senior IPS officer March 7, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Police Special Task Force (STF) has announced a reward of Rs 3,000 for the arrest of absconding senior IPS officer and suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) R K Shivhare who is an accused in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Board Examination (MPPEB) scam. The IPS officer who is an accused in the Pre-Postgraduate (Medical) entrance...
  • CAT 2013 results declared January 14, 2014

    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 January 14, 2014

    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 National...
  • J&K: CB files charge sheet against 25 people in entrance exam scam January 13, 2014

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday has submitted a charge sheet before a special judge against 25 accused including former Chairman of Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer in connection with the alleged question paper scam. The Crime Branch of J&K Police submitted...
  • Supreme Court agrees to relook its verdict on NEET October 25, 2013

    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 Centre and...
  • Last minute tips for CAT 2013 October 17, 2013

    So far, we have looked at various aspects related to MBA Entrance Tests - which exams to write, how to prepare for the last few weeks, how to improve on various areas etc. Now, as we enter the last lap of our preparation, we look at two aspects - crucial...
  • Target MBA - 2013: Methods to Building Concepts September 12, 2013

    With just about 40 days to go for CAT which marks the start of the MBA entrance test season, your Prep needs to necessarily cater to two objectives: Building concepts and Optimising test performance. Clearly, conceptual clarity would have implications for performance during the tests by way of question selection,...
  • FTP: Should journalists have to pass an exam before they enter journalism? August 22, 2013

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Monday said the media industry should consider holding a common exam for journalists, on the lines of that conducted by the Bar Council, after which they could be given licence to pursue the profession. ...
  • Students were asked to remove bracelet, kripan to take test, say parents August 20, 2013

    Parents of some Sikh students have alleged that their children were asked to remove religious symbols like kirpan and kada (bracelet) to gain entry at some centres in Chandigarh for the PGIMER entrance test. The candidates, who also included girls, were later allowed to take the test yesterday and were...
  • Plea filed in SC against medical entrance exam verdict August 5, 2013

    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...
  • CAT 2013 registration begins today; exams to be conducted over 20 days August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Institutes of Management opened the registration window of the Common Entrance Test (CAT 2013) on Monday. The registration window will be open from August 5 to September 26, 2013. This year the CAT aspirants can also buy vouchers online directly from IIMs. CAT 2013 will be conducted...
  • Two arrested for providing imposters to clear veterinary entrance July 29, 2013

    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, were...
  • Don't know if medical entrance order was leaked: Ex-CJI Altamas Kabir July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir says he is being wrongly indicted by his successor and has demanded an apology for the observations against him on case related to a corporate group. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Justice Kabir hit out at his successor Chief...
  • Will order probe if medical entrance exam verdict was leaked: CJI July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The new Chief Justice of India, P Sathasivam, has spoken out on the allegations of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) verdict having been leaked. He has said the court is open to an inquiry. "Nobody will encourage such things, we can't accept it. We are following strict...
  • Govt to file review petition on SC order on NEET July 19, 2013

    The government will ask for a review of the Supreme Court order quashing the common medical entrance test. Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said the court should have provided an alternative. ...
  • Govt to file review plea on SC order on common medical entrance July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry will be filing a review petition on Supreme Court order on common medical entrance examination. The apex court on Thursday quashed the common medical entrance - National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) - for admission to MBBS, BDS and post-graduate courses in medical colleges. Health Minister Ghulam...
  • NEET: Health Ministry seeks legal opinion to file review petition July 19, 2013

    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 asked...
  • FTP: Is it becoming increasingly difficult to become a doctor in India? 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 cannot conduct a unified examination. ...
  • SC quashes NEET for medical courses, Health Minister upset July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: It's been a nerve-wracking wait for over eight lakh medical aspirants out of whom seven lakh were hoping to get one of the 31,000 MBBS seats available in the country. But the Supreme Court's verdict has shattered their dreams of sitting for only one entrance test - the...
  • 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...
  • SC quashes common entrance test for admission to medical colleges 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. The bench of Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir, Justices Vikramajeet Sen and...
  • Three men allegedly gangrape medical student in Udupi June 21, 2013

    Udupi: A medical student was allegedly sexually assaulted in Udupi, Karnataka on Friday. The 22-year-old medical student from Manipal University was kidnapped and allegedly gangraped by three men. No arrests have been yet made in the case. More details are awaited. ...