CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2017: English Paper Analysis

English paper has just been over for CBSE Class 10 board examinees. The examination scheduled for 30 March 2017 has been over and students were seen happy and elated coming out of the exam hall. There was an air of satisfaction among Class 10 board examinees of CBSE. “The Summative Assessment II English Communicative 101 for the Std X students of the AISCE 2017 has definitely brought smiles to students”, said Mrs Amrita Chaudhuri, PGT in English, Mother’s Public School, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. CBSE Class 10 English Question Paper Pattern The…

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Post-Matric Scholarship For SC, ST, OBC Will Continue: Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today stated that post-matric scholarships will continue for students of backward class (BC), extremely backward (EBC), scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribe (ST) to pursue higher studies. Kumar also made it clear that the department concerned would ensure through a proper verification that scholarships must be given to only “genuine students enrollled in genuine institutions” as instances have been found that students enrolled with “bogus institutions” too have availed of scholarship meant for SC categories. “Misgivings are being spread vis-a-vis post-matriculation scholarship. It will continue…

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IIMA convocation: This is India’s time in the sun, says Axis Bank CEO

Stating that it was “India’s time in the sun,” Shikha Sharma, CEO and MD of Axis Bank Ltd told students at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) Saturday that it was an opportune moment for the country to regain its fair share of global economic production. Addressing the 52nd annual convocation at IIMA, Sharma said, “It is always hard to notice history as it is being made… As a nation, were are all living through such a period right now. This is India’s time in the sun. It is our…

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New survey finds exchange students think US high schools easier

Easier classes, less homework and lots of sports this is how American high schools are viewed by students from other countries studying in the United States (US). Despite a push in recent years to make the US education system more competitive and effective, foreign exchange students continue to view American high school experience as much less stimulating, according to a study published on Tuesday. “You get this feeling the kids from abroad come here, they spend a year, they think that school is easier here,” said Tom Loveless, a fellow…

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IIMC to set up largest audio-visual training centre

India’s premier journalism institute, Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), which was founded in 1965, is all set to open Asia’s biggest centre for audio and visual training in Mumbai’s Film City. IIMC’s Director General KG Suresh said that the project, in association with The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), will be operational within two years. He also said that 1,600 trained professionals will enter the workforce annually. A budget of Rs 200 crore has been fixed for the project. The institute will reportedly be named…

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Gujarat University (GU) Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Results Declared; Check Now

Gujarat University has declared the results of Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Semester 1 examination which was conducted on last December. The results of the students who have appeared in the exam is available in the official website of Gujarat University, and the students who have appeared in the examination can check their BCom results there entering the required details. Meanwhile, Ahmadabad Mirror reported that the results show a downward spiral of the reputation of Gujarat University. According to that report only 26% of the students attended the exam were successful….

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JNU Admission 2017: Process To Start Soon Based On UGC Notification

In a notification posted on the official website of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), it has been notified that the admission procedure based on UGC Gazette Notification 2016 will be announced soon. The students and the administration were fighting a case regarding this in the Delhi High Court on the application of a University Grants Commission notification in the central university, and that caused the delay in the admission process. The JNU admission process is going to start after the Delhi high court dismissed as infructuous a plea by five students…

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IIT Madras’ Pawan Goenka to continue as Board Chairman for three more years

Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd’s Managing Director Pawan Goenka will continue as the Chairman to the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras. His nomination has been approved by President Pranab Mukherjee on his visit to IIT Madras. Goenka will now serve in the post for another three years, according to a press release. The release on Tueday said that President Pranab Mukherjee has allowed the continuation of Goenka’s term which will end in June 2017. Goenka will begin his new term on June 9. Pawan Goenka…

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JEE Main 2017: Download admit card, check exam schedule

JEE main 2017: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the admit cards for the Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Entrance Examination (IIT JEE) Main 2017. Candidates can download the admit card from the official JEE Main website. The exam will be conducted on April 2, 2017 and students need to have at least 75 per cent to qualify for the paper. The class 12 board marks, however, will not be counted while calculating the JEE Main score. Important Dates: Offline examination for JEE(Main) paper 1 (BE/BTech)- April 2, 2017…

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Indian-American’s AMU Business School To Make Leaders For Better India

Indian-American investor and philanthropist Frank Islam hopes that a $2-million management school set up by him at his alma mater, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), will become an incubator for leaders in India. “From this Complex will come the leaders who will make India and the world a better place,” said Islam, who dedicated The Frank and Debbie Islam Management Complex at the AMU in February. “That is my vision,” he told IANS. “I also expect that the Complex will be a place for sharing of information and imparting and…

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