DU admission 2017: Fifth cut off released, LSR at 97.5 for BA Psychology

The University of Delhi released the fifth cut off list for admission of students to its various colleges from the academic term of 2017-18 on Monday. The highest cut off for the fifth list this year was at Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR) with 97.5 per cent for the BA (honours) Psychology course. Hindu College followed with the second highest cut off for the fifth list at 97.25 for BA (honours) Economics while LSR had a cut off at 97 for BA (honours) Journalism. The lowest cut off for…

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Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy: Bill introduced for institute’s set up in Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh may soon be home to a petroleum university in Visakhapatnam under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014. Tuesday’s Lok Sabha session witnessed the introduction of a bill that would provide the set up of the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in the state. “The curriculum of the institute is proposed to be a specialised one and would include advanced programmes at the post-graduate and doctoral level,” the bill, which was introduced by the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas DharmendraPradhan, said. The institute will not only be declared…

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JNU: Registrations for first-year BA Hons students begins

Jawaharlal Nehru University’s (JNU) has started the registrations for first-year BA Hons from July 18. Both freshers and their parents flocked the Convention Centre of the university to enrol themselves for various facilities offered by the varsity that includes hostels and health cards. The registration process for first-year BA Hons students will continue till July 20. It will again resume on July 28 and will finally end on July 31. “It has been ensured that all the girls, SC, ST and PwD (Persons with Disabilities) students are given hostel accommodation on the…

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Harvard University suspends admission to theatre programme due to $78,000 student debt

The theatre programme at Harvard University in Massachusetts will be suspended for the next three years, the American Repertory Theatre (ART) institute said in an email addressed to its students and alumni. The programme had already suspended admissions for one year in January 2017 after it received a “failing” grade. The US Department of Education had marked the course as failing due to graduates being saddled with an average debt of $ 78,000. The email was signed by American Repertory Theater director Diane Paulus and ART producer Diane Borger, according…

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DU admissions 2017: These part-time courses will enhance your resume

Even if you have not got admission in the full-time courses in the Delhi University, you have some interesting short-term courses that can keep you busy and enhance your skills. A lot of professionals too are getting enrolled in such courses that can open various avenues for them. Short-term and part-time courses are generally meant for those who are aiming to improve their CV (and hence job profile) or are looking for some knowledge expansion. This doesn’t mean that regular graduation students can’t apply for them. Students who are pursuing…

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Before joining top B-school, these 5 skill are important to learn

With just six months to go for one of the most prestigious and toughest entrance examination Common Admission Test (CAT), it’s also that time when you start thinking of what exactly it takes to become a Master of Business Administration.Here are 5 things you should introspect about before taking the leap: 1) Problem solving ability (Not the aptitude kind) People often make the common mistake of confusing problem solving with that of cracking an aptitude exam. But in the business world the two are very different. While aptitude contributes to…

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Why all education institutions should make humanity a compulsory subject

All of us want to pursue different careers and courses have been designed to teach and develop various professions. These help us monetize our talents and thus contribute to economy and growth. Is economical and technical stability the only basis of measuring our country’s prosperity? In the race to gain economic and career success, we brush aside importance that emotional and mental stability place in our lives. Due to this, we keep coming across terrible stories of inhumane actions and reactions of our fellow citizens. Whenever there is an accident or someone…

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NEET admissions: 3 cases of students submitting fake marksheets raise alarm

Ahead of the online allotment of MBBS and BDS seats in NEET counselling on July 21, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, has issued an advisory to colleges to ensure that result marksheets that candidates submit are checked against the original document available on the CBSE website. The move comes after the varsity detected three fake forged marksheets submitted to it with marks inflated on Tuesday. The varsity has uploaded the merit list and students who had forged the NEET were foolhardy enough to approach the varsity claiming that…

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Delhi University colleges announce fifth cutoff, 10% seats left for those yet to make the cut

Delhi University colleges released the fifth cutoff list for admissions on Monday, which saw most sought-after colleges close admissions to popular course choices. With only about 10% of the seats still up for grabs, the cutoffs for the few seats that are still available at these colleges for the some of the more popular course choices has not dipped by more than a mark or two. COMMERCE AND ECONOMICS: Economics (Hons) has seen a dip of upto 3.5% points at Lakshmibai College, but is closed for admissions at most sought-after colleges such…

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Delhi Police, college students and authorities brace for day one of Delhi University

The new academic session at Delhi University (DU) begins on July 20. And freshers have mixed feelings — nervousness about whether they’ll ‘fit in’ and excitement to step into a more chilled-out phase of their lives. Some even fear being bullied. But here’s what: From the various college authorities and societies to student political parties and even the Delhi Police, everyone is working towards ensuring a smooth run for the anxious fuchchas. “We’ll welcome the freshers with chocolates and roses, and brief them about the syllabus and course details, as…

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