Maharaja Sayajirao University MSU Baroda OMR SS BCom February 2017 Results Out; Check Now

Maharaja Sayajirao University Baroda (MSU Baroda) has released the results of the OMR based mid semester examination of SS B.Com – I held in February 2017. The candidates who are searching for the MSU Baroda OMR mid semester examination SS BCom February 2017 Results can check their results in the official website of the university. Maharaja Sayajirao University MSU Baroda OMR SS BCom February 2017 Results : How to check Go to the official website of The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Click on “Result of OMR based mid semester…

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Govt of India’s DST launches science, engineering fellowships

Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), a statutory body under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India has launched SERB Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship (SERB-OPDF). It is meant to encourage researchers in areas of science and engineering. The fellowship will be awarded for one year (extendable to one more year subject to evaluation). The applicant should have completed PhD degree in science and engineering not earlier than the preceding two years from recognised institutions in India. For researchers who are in regular employment, the two years period may be…

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UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2017: Your guide to cracking the examination

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is likely to conduct the civil services (CS) preliminary examination on June 18 this year. The commission conducts the CS exam every year to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others. The exam is held in three stages – preliminary, main and interview. Not surprisingly, the prelims draw a horde of candidates. The syllabus is vast. A student may be very good in the optional subjects he has chosen for the mains examination…

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Competition Commission rejects allegations against 11 organisations

Competition Commission has dismissed allegations of anti-competitive practices made against seven entities with respect to providing coaching services for various engineering examinations. The complaint was also filed against ACE Educational Services, ACE Engineering Education, ACE Engineering Publications, ACE Educational Academy, Yadala Satyanarayana Memorial Educational Society, ACE Engineering Academy as well as Y V Gopala Krishna Murthy — who controls all the six entities. All of them are based in Andhra Pradesh. For the case, Competition Commission of India (CCI) considered ‘provision of coaching services related to GATE, ESE and State…

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204 students expelled for cheating in intermediate exam

A total of 204 examinees were expelled across the state for using unfair means in the intermediate examination on the second day today. Besides, three persons in Arwal and Gaya districts were arrested for allegedly impersonating as candidates, a statement issued by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) that conducts the examination said here. New Delhi: PM Modi, Army Chief Pay Tribute To Slain Soldiers  If the candidates barred from the rest of the examination, Bhojpur district accounted for the most (28), followed by Jehanabad (20) and Patna (16), the…

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‘It’s not all anal sex’: the German schools exploring love, equality and LGBT issues

Last month in Wiesbaden, the picturesque German city famous for champagne and hot springs, around 2,000 parents protested over changes to the school curriculum. The cause of the furore? That children would be bombarded with lessons about anal sex, dildos and dark rooms. Despite their fears, anal sex is not being snuck into lessons. What schools are being asked to do is encourage acceptance of different lifestyles and identities. The Hessian ministry of education has said that, from this autumn, teachers must have conversations about sexual and gender diversity with…

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Wales unveils means-tested university grants of up to £11,000 a year

Welsh undergraduates from the poorest families will receive maintenance grants of up to £11,000 a year in return for taking on the full cost of university tuition fees, as Wales overhauls its student funding. Kirsty Williams, Wales’s education secretary, announced that the country’s universal £5,100 tuition grant is to be scrapped and replaced with a mix of generous means-tested benefits and loans based on students’ family incomes from September 2018. “We are looking to introduce the most generous and progressive system anywhere in the UK. If you want to go…

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Should children ban their parents from social media?

Parents from Shanghai to Chicago are proudly putting pictures of their children on social media. It might be taken for granted – but no previous generation of children will have had the experience of having their entire childhoods intensively and publicly documented in this way. In the UK, the average parent with a social media account has posted 1,498 photos of their child online by their fifth birthday, according to a survey by domain name company, Nominet. This might be a global phenomenon for proud parents – but what about…

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Oxford University to launch first online ‘Mooc’ course

Oxford University has announced its first “massive open online course” – or so-called Mooc – in a partnership with a US online university network. These free online courses have grown in popularity with hundreds of universities and millions of students. But until now Oxford has not offered such Mooc courses. It is going to run an economics course partnered with online platform edX, set up by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The emergence of Mooc courses in recent years has been a major phenomenon in higher education, particularly…

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