Graduate

  • SSC postpones Combined Graduate Level Examination 2014 due to LS polls 06-04-2014 03:14 PM

    Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has postponed this year's Combined Graduate Level Examination-2014, which was scheduled to be held on April 27 and May 4, citing Lok Sabha elections. The new date for the examination will be intimated in due course of time, the SSC said. In view of the general...
  • No MBBS duration extension or mandatory rural posting: Health Minister 14-02-2014 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: A day after students of Delhi's top medical colleges staged a protest in front of the Nirman Bhawan at Connaught Place, the Health Ministry on Thursday said that there was no such proposal to extend the duration of MBBS courses from existing 5.5 years to 7.5 years. Setting...
  • Best engineers come from Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand, says report 01-02-2014 03:37 PM

    Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand lead in supplying the best talent pool of engineers in India, a report released on Friday said. The National Employability Report Engineer Graduates 2014, is based on the graduate class of 2013, and covers 1.2 lakh engineering students from more than 520 engineering colleges across 18...
  • Most B-school grads unlikely to land plum jobs this year: Survey 09-10-2013 04:52 PM

    New Delhi: Stung by slowdown that has gripped the economy, a majority of B school graduates are unlikely to land plum jobs this year, owing to campus hirings dropping by a staggering 40 to 50 per cent, according to a study. Barring top-rung institutes like the IIMs, most business schools...
  • At 42, Mark Wahlberg is finally a high school graduate 17-09-2013 02:08 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Mark Wahlberg, 42, has revealed that he finished his high schooling and finally got his diploma only this summer. He had dropped out of school after the ninth grade, eonline.com reports. "I was fortunate to find out I could attend high school online," Wahlberg wrote in an...
  • Sports bar fined for racially discriminating against Indo-Canadians 18-08-2013 02:41 AM

    A popular sports bar in Canada has been fined for racially discriminating against three Indo-Canadians by denying them entry for a graduation party two years ago. The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal ruled that Shark Club of Langley caused injury to the dignity and self-respect of Surinderjit Rai, Manjit Gill...
  • Delhi University announces sixth cut-off list 15-07-2013 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi University (DU) on Sunday announced the sixth cut-off list for admissions to its various four-year undergraduate programmes. Courses up for grabs for general candidates include commerce, economics and English. There are 17 DU colleges where admission is still open for commerce programme with the cut-off ranging between...
  • DU: Students organisations to hold protests in Delhi 03-06-2013 04:53 AM

    New Delhi: To oppose the proposed four-year graduate programme in Delhi university (DU), various students organisations have decided to hold protests in the national capital on Monday. "This four-year programme is an anti-student educational reform that will adversely affect students coming from the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other...
  • UP: 93 colleges to get notice for alleged mass cheating 24-05-2013 02:43 PM

    Kanpur: Ninty three colleges of Chhatrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj University in Kanpur will be served notice on May 27 for their alleged involvement in mass cheating in the undergraduate and postgraduate exams of 2012-2013. "The examination committee of the university has probed the complaints of mass cheating against the colleges,...
  • 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...
  • SC verdict on NEET today, 90,000 medical aspirants wait and watch 13-05-2013 08:53 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide the fate of 90,000 medical aspirants after it takes a decision on National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) or the common entrance test for MBBS, Dental and PG medical courses. This comes more than a month after a CNN-IBN sting operation...
  • An RJ, a transgender: Meet the unusual contenders in Karnataka polls 01-05-2013 10:05 AM

    Bangalore: From a Radio Jockey to a former policy wonk, there are some unusual contenders in the battle for Karnataka. Some candidates are contesting from parties that don't have much of a footprint, but they're all united in wanting to change the political landscape and give voters an alternative. Rohit,...
  • UK eases immigration rules for elite overseas graduates 06-04-2013 08:40 PM

    London: Britain on Saturday eased immigration rules for a section of foreign students, including Indians, who wish to stay and work in the country, in a bid to attract the "brightest and the best" global talent. The Home Office has announced a series of reforms which came into force on...
  • Medical seats sale: CD of sting operation sent to MCI 05-04-2013 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN on Friday submitted a CD containing the sting operation on how medical colleges in three states are selling post-graduate seats for crores of rupees to the Medical Council of India (MCI). India's top doctors have demanded the government steps in and acts immediately to check the shocking...
  • Will urge MCI to act: Health Minister on medical seats sale 04-04-2013 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said he would ask the Medical Council of India (MCI) to act against PG medical colleges, which have been accepting money to book seats for students even before the medical entrance exam results were declared. His statement came a day...
  • Mumbai girl tops GRE with full marks 04-04-2013 11:00 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai girl Ashwini Nene has topped the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - a pre-requisite for admissions to most US graduate schools and for some other countries - by scoring full marks of 340/340, an official said here on Wednesday. Nene, 20, is a student of Sardar Patel Institute of...
  • Pvt medical colleges sell seats; Govt must act now, say doctors 04-04-2013 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: India's top doctors have demanded that the government steps in and acts immediately to check the shocking contempt of law displayed by administrators of private medical and dental colleges. This came after a CNN-IBN sting operation exposed how PG medical college seats are on sale with some being...
  • Private medical colleges selling seats for crores 03-04-2013 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: In clear violation of the Supreme Court of India's orders and audacious contempt of law, five reputed colleges have been caught in the middle of the rot in the country's medical education system. A CNN-IBN sting operation covering three states has exposed how private medical and dental colleges...
  • 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...
  • Over 80 per cent of LS members graduates 28-08-2011 08:36 PM

    New Delhi: Our legislators may have come under attack from supporters of Anna Hazare for their level of competence to frame laws, but the truth is that more than 80 per cent of MPs in Lok Sabha are graduates while over 30 per cent possess post-graduate and doctoral degrees. "Though...
  • US man earns college degree at age 99 16-06-2011 10:33 AM

    Portland: A 99-year-old Oregon man who dropped out of college in 1932 during the Great Depression has earned his college degree. "It only took me 80 years to get it done," Leo Plass joked in an interview with Reuters. At the urging of his nephew, Eastern Oregon University, formerly known...
  • More international offers for IIM-A graduates 25-03-2011 08:43 AM

    Ahmedabad: The international placement offers coming the way of Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad (IIM-A) graduates from consulting and banking firms have gone up this year, reflecting a better market sentiment overseas, the top business school said on Thursday. "Consulting firms like Oliver Wyman, Analysys Mason and Heidrick & Struggles...
  • UK announces changes in student visa system 23-03-2011 04:26 PM

    New Delhi: In what could be a setback to many Indian students aspiring to study in Britain, the UK government has announced a major overhaul of the student visa system, tightening the entrance criteria and the post-study work route. There will be restrictions on work placements on courses provided by...
  • Need more graduates to beat India, China: Obama 10-08-2010 12:59 PM

    Washington: For the second time in a week, President Barack Obama has pointed to the rise of India and China to ask Americans to produce more graduates to compete globally and regain its top status. "From Beijing to Bangalore from Seoul to Sao Paulo new industries and innovations are flourishing;...