Examinations

  • Is there a bias against Hindi speakers in civil services exams? 1 week ago

    After the government urged the Union Public Service Commission to postpone the Civil Services Preliminary Exam, the issue was raised in Parliament on Wednesday. Minister of state for Personnel Jitendra Singh told Lok Sabha that no aspirant will discriminated against on the basis of language. ...
  • Is there an English bias in the civil services exam? 1 week ago

    After a week of protests demanding that the Civil Services Aptitude test be scrapped, the government has finally intervened. The NDA government has asked the Union Public Service Commission to postpone preliminary exams scheduled for August 24. CNN-IBN asks UPSC aspirants from across the country for their views over the...
  • UPSC row hits Parliament, government assures no student will be discriminated 1 week ago

    New Delhi: After the government urged the Union Public Service Commission to postpone the Civil Services Preliminary Exam, the issue was raised in Parliament on Wednesday. Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh made a statement in the Lok Sabha assuring that no aspirant will discriminated because of language. However,...
  • Civil Services Aptitude Test: Government intervenes after a week of protests July 16, 2014

    After a week of protests demanding that the Civil Services Aptitude test be scrapped, the government has finally intervened. The NDA government has asked the Union Public Service Commission to postpone preliminary exams scheduled for August 24. ...
  • Government urges UPSC to postpone Civil Services Preliminary Examination July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has urged the Union Public Service Commission to postpone the Civil Services Preliminary Examination. The government said that the exams should be postponed till there is clarity on the syllabus. Students have been protesting against the exam saying there is a need to change the second...
  • MPPEB scam probe turns murkier: Dean of medical college 'commits suicide' July 4, 2014

    Dean of the Government Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, allegedly committed suicide by setting himself on fire at his official residence this morning, police said. The deceased identified as Dr DK Shakalye, was alone at home at the time as his wife was out for a morning walk, Garha police...
  • Congress to stage a protest rally against MP CM Chouhan July 1, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is facing heat from the opposition over his alleged involvement in the State Public Service Commission scam. Congress is set to stage a massive protest rally against Chouhan on Monday. Oppostion is also likely to take up the matter in MP assembly...
  • CBI arrests 13 candidates for Railway exam paper leak June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI sleuths on Sunday arrested 13 candidates for the Assistant Railway Loco Pilot Examination even as it claimed to have busted a gang allegedly involved in leaking the question paper for the test. According to a CBI spokesperson, an FIR has been registered for criminal conspiracy and cheating under...
  • Congress demands independent probe in MP exam scam June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday demanded an independent investigation under the auspices of the apex court into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam. The scam is related to recruitment in various government jobs. "We demand a thorough, independent and completely dispassionate investigation into the MP exam scam with a time...
  • Rajnath Singh rules out replacing Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan June 27, 2014

    Union Home Minister and BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday ruled out change of leadership in Madhya Pradesh in the wake of Professional Examination Board (PEB) scam saying a high court directed probe was already underway. "There is no question of it," he told reporters when asked whether there is any...
  • Student caught cheating in exam with bluetooth device June 27, 2014

    Kolkata: A first-year graduation student in West Bengal's Birbhum district was caught cheating with a bluetooth device concealed in a seemingly innocuous wig. The mass of fake curly hair was worn by Mohd. Saif - the examinee - for two consecutive days of the examination schedule. However, his luck ran out on...
  • Boy rapes married woman, arrested June 23, 2014

    A married woman was allegedly raped by a youth when she was alone at her home at a village in Gobardhanpur police station area of Mathura, police said. The incident took place at Mehrauli village on Saturday evening. The accused, identified as Bantu, allegedly barged into the woman's house and raped...
  • China says 127 students hired others for taking their exam June 19, 2014

    Beijing: At least 127 test-takers in a Chinese province hired other people to take the country's all-important college entrance exam on their behalf, the provincial college admission office said. The Higher Education Admission Office of the central Henan province promised a full investigation into the scam after state broadcaster China...
  • Jessica Lal killer Manu Sharma gets 15-day parole for exams June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has allowed 15 days parole for Jessica Lal murder case convict Manu Sharma. Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, who is undergoing life term for killing model Jessica Lal in 1999 had sought parole to appear for his post-graduation exams in Human Rights and to...
  • Rajasthan's Gaurav Agrawal tops UPSC Civil Services Exam 2013, 1122 candidates clear it June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Gaurav Agrawal has secured the first rank in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Examination 2013. The results were declared on Thursday with Delhi-based Munish Sharma coming second and Rachit Raj third. This is the first time in four years that a male candidate has topped the...
  • Case registered against student for leaking RGPV examination paper June 11, 2014

    A case has been registered against an engineering college student for allegedly leaking Rajiv Gandhi Prodyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV) examination paper on the mobile messaging service WhatsApp, a police officer said on Wednesday. The case was registered against the student Rahul Sharma, based on a complaint by a private engineering college's senior...
  • Committee set up to probe anomalies in Rajasthan Pre-Medical Test June 9, 2014

    The Rajasthan government has constituted a four-member committee to probe into the complaints of irregularities in Rajasthan Pre-Medical Test (RPMT)-2014, an official statement said. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced the setting up of the committee last night after meeting scores of annoyed RPMT candidates who protested outside the CM's residence in...
  • Sambhal: Boy rapes 15-year-old girl at gun-point, booked June 4, 2014

    A 15-year-old girl was raped at gun-point by a youth in Firozpur village, police said. "The victim was working near an agricultural field when a youth identified as Kasim of the same village raped her at gun point," said Circle officer Jagvir Singh Atri. A case has been registered against the accused...
  • '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...
  • Maharashtra HSC examination 2014 results declared June 2, 2014

    Maharashtra HSC examination 2014 results were announced on June 2, 2014 at 1 PM. Admission to colleges are based on HSC results. There are about 7000 Higher Secondary Schools and Junior colleges in Maharashtra. The examinations for all the three streams - Science, Commerce and Arts - had taken place from...
  • Chaos at stations, bus stops as lakhs of candidates appear for police recruitment exam June 2, 2014

    With more than 11.64 lakh candidates appearing for Rajasthan Police recruitment examination in 3700 centres across the state, there were chaotic scenes in railway stations and bus stands in the state. More than 11.64 lakh examinees appeared for the examination to fill up 12,178 posts of constable in Rajasthan Police, official...
  • Financial, administrative irregularities found in MP Professional Examination Board June 1, 2014

    Alleged financial and administrative irregularities, including unauthorised disposal of application forms, worth crores of rupees by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) have been pointed out in an audit report. The audit, which was conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Local Fund Audit office for 2007-08, found a difference of about...
  • Students block road, protest against 'faulty' Inter results May 30, 2014

    Agitating students blocked the busy Bailey road in Patna for nearly an hour on Friday protesting "faulty" results of Intermediate examinations. A group of students squatted on the busy road near the Income Tax roundabout disrupting traffic for nearly an hour, police said. On Friday was the third day of agitation by...
  • Class X UP Board exam results to be declared today May 30, 2014

    Lucknow: The results for Class X Uttar Pradesh Board examination will be declared on Friday at 1 pm. Students can check their results on http://upresults.nic.in/. ...
  • CBSE results: Step by Step student topper in Noida June 4, 2014

    The highest scorer of the first batch of Class XII of the Step by Step School won the honour for Noida city topper for Class 12 CBSE examination, whose results were declared on Thursday. Manvi Mittal of the Humanities stream of Step By Step School scored 97.6 per cent, the highest...
  • 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...
  • BSEB class 12 results register sharp decline of passouts May 27, 2014

    The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Intermediate (Class 12) results for 2014 were declared on Tuesday with the percentage of successful candidates dipping by around 26 per cent for science subjects and 12 per cent for commerce in comparison to last year. Only 3.05 lakh students or 66 per cent of...
  • UPSC Civil Services Examination notice on May 31 May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The notice for the 2014 Civil Services Examination will be issued by May end by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). "Aspirants for Civil Services Examination, 2014 may please note that the examination notice for Civil Services Examination will be issued on May 31, 2014," the UPSC said. The prestigious Civil...
  • Jamshedpur boy tops ISC exam May 17, 2014

    With 99.25 percent, Ayush Banerjee from Jamshedpur in Jharkhand on Saturday topped the Indian School Certificate (ISC) Class 12 examination, in which girls outshone boys across the country. "Girls have performed well and have outshone boys by 2.4 percent," said an official statement from the Council for the Indian School Certificate...
  • Madhya Pradesh HSSC Class 12 examination 2014 results declared May 15, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPSBE) declared the results for Class XII board examinations on Thursday, 11 am. Students can check their exam results on http://mpresults.nic.in/ Board of Secondary Education, Madhya Pradesh (MPBSE) is a board of school education in Madhya Pradesh state. ...