UPTET Results Declared on March 28, 2016

Uttar Pradesh government has declared the results of the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) on March 28, 2016. UP TET was conducted on February 2 at 1,128 centres. It is believed that almost 9 lakh students appeared for this eligibility test. The UP TET qualifies the candidates to teach primary (Classes I to V) and upper primary (Classes VI to VIII) in any government school and also in other participating private schools in Uttar Pradesh.

The UP TET certification is valid for a period of five years.

It is advisable to the candidates to check their results online by visiting the official website i.e..http://upbasiceduboard.gov.in.

Steps to check the results:

  • Visit the official website
  • Enter the necessary details
  • Results will get displayed on the screen
  • The candidates are advised to take a print out for future reference.

For any further queries candidates should visit the official website.

NIFT Invites Applications for Admission to Ph.D

National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi has invited applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Design, Management and Technology as applied with broad reference to Textiles, Fashion, Lifestyle and Apparel sectors of the Industry.

Eligibility criteria:

Candidate should have a Post Graduate degree in the relevant area of Design, Management or Technology(or) equivalent qualification from an institute of/ university of national/international repute with an experience of 7 years of education after secondary( Class X) last of which was the Master’s degree.

Where the Master’s Degree is not found to be relevant to the area of research, candidate must have a professional experience of 10 years (teaching/working) in the proposed area of research.

Where marks are awarded in the Post-Graduation degree a candidate is required to have 55% (50% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters). A candidate must have a CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale (5.5 for SC/ST)or equivalent as determined wherever letter grades are awarded.

The area of research of the candidate must be relevant to the field of fashion. Those who are employed besides fulfilling the above eligibility criteria have to submit a No Objection Certificate from their current employer including the NIFT.

Application form can be downloaded from the official website i.e. www.nift.ac.in or can also be bought from the Admissions Office, NIFT, New Delhi through a Demand Draft of Rs.300/- in favour of NIFT, New Delhi, payable at Delhi. Those who have purchased th application form are required to submit a Demand Draft of Rs. 2000/- drawn in favour of National Institute of Fashion sTechnology (NIFT) payable at New Delhi, along with the application form. Those using the downloaded application form are required to submit a Demand Draft of Rs.2300/- along with the application form (Rs.13, 00 for ST/SC).

Complete application forms should reach the following address’ Director,(Admissions), National Institute of Technology, NIFT Campus, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016  on or before April 18, 2016.

Important Dates:

Last date of submission of application form-April 18, 2016

Date of display of list of shortlisted candidates- April 29, 2016

Date of Interview and Selection-May 16, 2016.


JEE is the most sought after exam for the students preparing for entrance exams in the renowned institutions of the country for Engineering. Since 12 th class board exams are over and students are all buckled to give their best shot in JEE exam to be held on April 3, 2016, there is a lot of anxiety and nervousness in the air. In this crucial time, Disha publication brings you some elixir to relief. Following are the last minute tips to be followed to achieve excellent result in the upcoming exam.

Basics to Remember:

  • Time Table: Candidates have to make time table for JEE Preparation. Divide your time subject wise depending on your caliber.
  • Study Material: Know your exam well; check the latest syllabus and exam pattern. Candidates can prepare with book, reference book (guide), previous paper, notes etc.
  • Preparation: A goodcandidate always concentrates on exam preparation and studies regularly with books and keep maintain notes for last time preparation. Also, along with books, students should solve and practice previous years papers.
  • Believe in Yourself: Always believe in yourself and think about your aim to would be succeeded in the JEE Exam. Try to don’t lose the self confidence.
  • Stress Management: Always keep your mind cool and stress free. Rest your mind after long study. Students should take breaks and play their favorite sports or listen to soothing music after long time study. Meditation is also a good stress buster.
  • Time Management: Time Management is most important for JEE Exam.  Candidates should give proper time to study with books and other study materials like previous year papers, notes, magazines etc.
  • Make Hand Notes: Regularly make own notes for JEE Exam, for easy understanding and revise the previous topics.
  • Know your Strength and Weakness: Candidates should check their weakness and work hard to remove their weak point in study. Mange time to solve the hard and easy topics in your JEE syllabus.
  • Be Positive: Candidates should make positive thinking about the exam and their future result. Don’t be afraid about the exam paper.
  • Maintain Good Health: A good mind resides in good body. Take good care of your health, avoid junk food. Have healthy and nutritious meals and avoid any bad habit such as too much caffeine, smoking or alcohol.
  • Take Advice from Expert: Candidates if you feel confused in any topic & question then to you should take an advice to your expert/teacher. Don’t waste time to solve these types of question.
  • Practice is the Key: “Practice makes a man perfect”. Since the student has to not just learn but write the exams, so practice till you succeed.

Government will Share Recruitment Scores with the Private Sector

The government has announced a new facility that will let public sector companies to disclose the score of a candidate who has taken a government examination that will enable the job seekers to write less number of exams.

The consent of the job seeker will be required to help private as well as other public sector companies disclose the result, this move is expected to help private as well as public sector companies to select candidates based on the test result.

At present, PSUs hold separate exams, as a result of which, candidates who are in search of jobs having to spend hours applying, taking tests and then appearing for interviews.

This move will provide a rich database which can be used by private sector employers as a readymade and objective sourcing and screening mechanism. It will also help reduce search costs in the labour market for both employers and employees.

Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, Announces Admission to Engineering Programmes

Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi applications for admissions to B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D for the academic year 2016-17.

JamiaHamdard University offers courses in the following :

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in

  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)

Master of Technology in

  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • Information Security and Cyber Forensics (ISCF)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in

  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • Computer Science (CS) programs

Eligibility criteria:

For B.Tech: Candidates must have completed their Senior Secondary (XII/ intermediate ) examinations with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory and one subject out of the following: Computer Science, Chemistry, Electronics from CBSE or any other Board recognised by the JamiaHamdard with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA.

For M.Tech CSE: Candidates must have completed B.Tech/ B.E or equivalent degree in Computer Science/ Computer Science and Engineering/ Computer Engineering/ Information Technology/ software Engineering/ ICT with minimum of 60% marks or MCA or M.Sc(CS), M.Sc (IT). M.Sc (Electronics) with minimum of 60% marks or B.Tech/ B.E or equivalent degree in Electronics and Communication / Electronics Engineering/ Electrical Engineering with 60% marks.

For M,Tech (ISCF) : Candidates must have completed B.Tech/B.E in Computer Science/ Computer Science & Engineering/ Computer Engineering or equivalent degree with minimum 60% marks.

For Ph.D Computer Science: Candidates must have completed their MCA/ M.Sc in Computer Science/ IT with minimum 60% marks from any university/ Institution recognised by the association of Indian universities (AIU)/ UGC/ AICTE

Candidates are required to have qualified in NET-JRF/NET-LS/GATE or equivalent National Level Test conducted by the Government agencies such as UGC, CSIR having a valid score/card as on  June 30, 2016, will be shortlisted for the interview to be conducted by the University.

Application Procedure: Application forms can be downloaded from official website of the University.

Important Dates:

Last dates of Submission of Application forms: June 9, 2016

Display of selection lists for B.Tech: June 28, 2016

M.Tech: Computer Science and Engineering Entrance test June 28, 2016..

Display of results on official website: June 15-20, 2016

Closure of Admissions date: July 22, 2016.

HSSC Invites Applications for 4231 Posts

Haryana Staff Selection Commission, Haryana (HSSC) has invited online applications for the posts of Shift Attendant and other posts. Those who are interested and eligible can apply on or before April 4, 2016.

The number of vacancies is as follows:

  1. Shift Attendant: 242
  2. Upper Divisional Clerk: 964
  3. Lower Divisional Clerk: 447
  4. Assistant Law Officer: 03
  5. Grid Sub Station Operator: 418
  6. Upper Division Clerk/Head Office: 36
  7. Lower Division Clerk/Head Office/Field: 109
  8. Section Officer: 04
  9. Divisional Accountant: 21
  10. Accounts Clerk: 15
  11. Analyst: 08
  12. Assistant Fire Operator: 03
  13. Assistant Store Keeper: 02
  14. Foreman Grade II(Hydel):01
  15. Foreman Grade II (Thermal/Electrical Trade): 05
  16. Fore Man Grade II (Thermal): 04
  17. Operator (Hydel) Electrical : 05
  18. Operator (Hydel) Mechanical: 03
  19. Store Munshi:03
  20. Technical(Thermal) Electrician: 08
  21. Technician (Thermal) Fitter:08
  22. Technician (Thermal) Electronics 7 Communication:06
  23. Technician (Thermal) Instrumentation and control:03
  24. Junior Scale Stenographer: 09

Eligibility criteria:

Age: Candidates between the ages of 18- 42 years are eligible to apply.

Selection Procedure: Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the written examination and personal interview.

How to apply:

Applications are to be filled online and submit the application before April 4, 2016.

Important dates: Last date of applying: April 04, 2016.

For any further details candidates are advised to visit the official website.

BHEL Invites Applications for NEEM Trainees

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) invites applications from eligible candidates for the posts of Graduates (Non-Engineering/ Non-Technical) as NEEM trainees for various disciplines.
Details of vacancies: Total posts:
Name of posts NEEM trainee (Non-Engineering/ Non-Technical)
• B.Com
• BA
• B.Sc.
Age criteria:
The minimum age of the applicants as on March 01, 2016 should be 18 years and maximum 30 years for General, 33 years for OBC and 35 years for SC/ST candidates.
Educational qualification:
Candidates must hold a degree in BA,/B.Com, BBM/B.Sc./ BCA/BSW with minimum of 70% marks (60% for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate from a recognised university/ Institution.
Selection Procedure: Through interview
Application Procedure: Those who are interested and eligible may send complete application along with all relevant documents in an envelope ‘Application for the engagement of Graduates (Non-Engineering/Non-Technical) as NEEM Trainees in BHEL, EDN, Bangalore’ by post/.courier to Senior Manager(HR Administration) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Electronics Division, Mysore Road, Bangalore-560026
Important Dates:
Last date of submission of application: April 15, 2016.
For any further queries candidates are required to visit the official website.

SNU Begins Admission Process for MBA

Shiv Nadar University (SNU) has invited applications for admission to its MBA program. The application form is available online at its official website.

Eligibility criteria:

The interested candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA from a recognised university/deemed universities/institutes of national importance or from a professional body including ICAI, ICWA, ICSI etc.

Those who are appearing for their final year exams can also apply.Their admission would be provisional and such candidates will have to furnish necessary documents from the Principal/Registrar of their respective colleges/ institutes before July 31, 2016.

Procedure of selection:

Admission to SNU is three step process.

Step 1: Application: The aspirant will have to file a detailed application form on its website i.e. www.snu.edu.in. Candidates should make sure that whatever information they furnish should be accurate.

Step 2: CAT or GMAT score: Those who are seeking admission through CAT they must have a score from CAT 2016. Candidates are required to submit their unique registration number otherwise their application will not be processed.

Those who are seeking admission through GMAT score they must have a GMAT score of on or after August 2014.

Those who are seeking admission based on NMAT/XAT  score their scores should be only from 2016.

Step 3: personal interview: after the above two steps the shortlisted candidates will be called for personal interview…+

Important dates:

Last date of submission of application forms: April 5, 2016

Date of personal interview: To begin fro last week of May, 2016.

IIM Ahmedabad Announces Hike of Fees

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad has announced one lakh increase in the fee for its flagship course, two year Post-Graduate Programme in Management from 2016—18.

The two year post-graduate programme in management is full time residential course for the graduates from all disciplines.

The candidates are selected through a two-step process. In the first step the candidates who have a valid CAT score are called for a preliminary screening which is followed bt an academic written test and personal interview.

The final selection is based on the ranks of the candidates computed separately for each category on the basis of their ‘Composite Scores’ (FCS). The numbers selected in different categories is in proportions mandated by law.

DTU Announces Admission to MBA Program

The Delhi Technological University (DTU) has announced admission to its Executive Master of Business (EMBA) to be offered at Delhi School of Management (DSM). Those who are interested on or should apply on or before April 29, 2016.

Eligibility criteria:

Educational qualification:

Interested candidate should be graduates in the relevant discipline from a recognized university or institute

Selection procedure:

Selection will be based on candidates performance in the group discussion / personal interview.

Procedure of application:

Those who are interested and eligible should apply online on the official i.e. www.dtu.ac.in. the candidates are required to submit the hard copy of the application form along with relevant documents to the Registrar, Delhi Technological University ,Shahbad,Dholpur,Bawana road,Delhi-110042

Last date of submission of application form:

April 29,2016

Date of declaration of shot listed candidates:

May 11,2016

Date of general discussion / personal interview :

May 27 ,2016

Delhi Government Comes Forward to help EWS Students

The Delhi Government will now give Rs. 300 more per child to private schools as reimbursement for admissions under the Economically Weaker section (EWS) category for the upcoming academic session.

The government has decided to raise the amount to Rs. 1598 from Rs 1290. During the ongoing admission for entry classes, the government has allotted over 26,600 seats through computerised draws under the EWS category.

The government only issued a common form and monitored the draw-of lots till last year. The schools managed the rest of the process.

Haryana Closes Many Private Colleges and Institutes for Shortage of Funds

Many private colleges and institutes of Haryana have to shut down due to shortage of funds. As many as 9 engineering institutes and 28 polytechnics are forced to shut down because of high drop-out rate of students, poor admission rates and financial crises,

At present the state has only 9 polytechnics and 25 engineering colleges that are running.

There has been a definite rise in the number of seats in the Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Technology courses. There has been an increase in the number of vacant seats in government polytechnics from 22 in 2009-10 to 25 in 2015-16. As a whole as many as 2,060 seats in 25 polytechnics were left vacant.

IIT Gandhinagar Announces Admission to M.Tech 2016

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar has invited applications for admission to two years Master of Technology (M.Tech) program. It is offering M.Tech in chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Materials science and Engineering and Mechanical Engineering for the academic session 2016-17.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Interested candidates should have scored a minimum of 55% marks or 5.5 on a 10 point scale in B.E/ B.Tech or equivalent in appropriate branches (For SC/ST 50%)
  • For B.Tech graduates from IITs with a CGPA/CPI of 8.0 or above on a scale of 10. Will be eligible for admission without having to appear in GATE.

How to Apply:

  • Candidates can apply online
  • There is no application fee
  • Candidates need not send the hard copy of the application form
  • Those applying for more than one discipline, they need to submit a separate application form for each discipline. After successfully submitting the application form, a confirmation screen will appear with a link to download the submitted application form.
  • Candidates are required to furnish a hardcopy of the application and all the relevant documents at the time of interview. Applications that are incomplete will be rejected.

Selection Procedure:

Admissions are based on the performance in the written test and interview. The institute will invite only a limited number of candidates for a written test and interview based on the academic records/ GATE score.

Important Dates:

Last date for receipt of application form: April 8, 2016

Announcement of shortlisted candidates: April 21, 2016

Interview and test date: May 15, 2016-May 19, 2016

For any other queries candidates are advised to visit the official website.

SIT Announces Admission to M.Tech and B.Tech Programmes

Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Pune invites applications for admission to its 4 year Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), 2years Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Computer Aided Design and Manufacture (CAD/CAM) programme, Electronics & Telecommunication (ECE) programme, Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) programme and Geoinformatics& Surveying (GIS) Technology programmes for the academic year 2016.

Eligibility Criteria:

For B.Tech: The interested candidates must have completed 10+2 examination with Physics, Mathematics as mandatory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/Technical vocational subject.

Candidates must have scored as per the AICTE norms.

For M.Tech Computer Aided Design and Manufacture: Interested candidates must have completed B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Production Engineering, Industrial Engineering or equivalent.

M.Tech Electronics and Telecommunication: Interested candidates must have completed B.E/B/Tech inn Electronics/Electronics & Telecommunication.

M.Tech Computer Science & Engineering Programme: Interested candidates must have completed B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science or Information Technology.

M.TechGeoinformatics& Surveying Technology Programme: Interested candidates must have completed B.Tech/B.E, M.ScGeoinformatics, M.Sc Physics, M.Sc Geology,

Procedure of Application:

Candidates are required to visit the official website to apply online. Candidates are required to submit the printout of the on line registration form along with entrance examination score card and other documents (in original) including Class XII passing certificate, Class X Mark Sheet, Class X passing certificate, Migration Certificate, Transfer Certificate, Gap Year Certificate (if applicable) at the time of Admission/ Counselling.

Selection Procedure:

M.Tech programmes: Admission of candidates will be based on valid GATE scores.

B.Tech Programme: Candidates will be given admission based on the any one of the entrance exams, SET, JEE (Main) and MHT-CET .

Important Dates:

For M.Tech: Last date to apply online: June 19, 2016.

B,Tech: admission based on Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET).

Last date to register for SET examination: April 12, 2016

Date of SET Examination: May 7, 2016

Admission will be based on JEE (Main) and MHT-CET.

Last date to apply: May 20, 2016

Reporting in the institute for counselling and admission: June 12, 2016.

IISER Pune Announces Admission to PhD Program

Indian Institute of IISER Pune invites applications from March 24, 2016, for admission to PhD Programme in Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Chemistry and Earth and Climate Sciences, Mathematics and Physics.

Procedure of applying:

  • .IISER will accept online applications
  • The candidates are required to fill and submit the online application on or before the specified date.
  • Last date to apply for all disciplines is April 15, 2016
  • All the application will be screened after the last date and candidates will be selected for the interview. After that the candidates will be intimated by email.
  • IISER will communicate only by email.
  • For any application related queries candidates are required to contact: doctoraloffice@iiserpune.ac.in with their application number mentioned in the subject line.
  • All those who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree program are eligible to apply for PhD program; if selected their admission would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before August 1, 2016.
  • Selection will be based on interviews of the short listed candidates.
  • There would be relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PhD will be according to Government of India norms.
  • Merely applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. The respective may have additional criteria (based on academic performance and/ or performance in the national level) in order to shortlist candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.

NABARD invites Applications for Recruitment of 115 Assistant Managers

The National Bank for agricultural Development (NABARD) has invited applications online for recruitment of 115 Assistant Manager and Manager Posts. Applications are available online on its official website from March 23, 2016 onwards. Important Dates; NABARD Vacancies Online Form :March 23, 2016. Last date of applying: April 13, 2016 Last date of Payment of fees: April 8, 2016 Last date to apply for Pre Examination Training: April 20, 2016 Date of Phase I Preliminary online Examination: May 8, 2016 Date of Phase II Main Online Examination: June 5, 2016 Results will be announced after the overall procedure of recruitment gets over. Application Fee: General Candidates: Rs. 750/- For OBC: Rs. 750/- For SC/ST: Rs. 100/- Fees can be paid through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking/ other Online Modes. Age Limit: Minimum Age should be 21 years and Maximum should be 30 years for Assistant Manager in Grade ’A’ posts and 25-35 years for Managers in Grade ‘B’ posts.  For reserved category candidates from SC/St/ OBC/PWD, Ex Servicemen will receive age relaxation as per government norms. Details of Vacancies: Assistant Managers: 100 Managers: 15 Educational qualification: Candidate must be a graduate with at least 50 % marks. For any further information candidates are required to visit the official website.

DTE Maharashtra Declares Results of MAH CET MBA/MMS Exam 2016

The Directorate of Maharashtra announced results of MBA/ MMS CET 2016 exam on the official website. The examinations were held on March 12 and 13, 2016.

The result is available on the official website i.e. dtemaharashtra.gov.in. Those who appeared for the exam can check their score and percentile in the list provided on the website.

Steps to know the results:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click the link MBA/MMS-CET 2016
  • The result will be displayed on the screen
  • Check the result and save it for future reference.

The DTE conducts MBA/MMS-CET for admission to the first year of the two year full time post graduate degree course in Management namely Master of Business Administration (MBA)/ MSTER OF Management Studies (MMS).

The MAH-MBA/ MMS-CET 2016 are being conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell (CET CELL).

UPSC Releases Admit Cards for NDA, NA Exam, 2016

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released e-admit cards for National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy examination (NA) 2016 exams. Those candidates who have successfully applied for the examinations through the official website can download the e-admit cards.

How to download the e-admit card:

  • Open the official website i.e. www.upsconline.nic.in
  • Click on the live link ‘e-Admit Card-NDA & NA Examination (I), 2016’ under ‘What’s New’
  • Click on ‘Click Here’
  • Read the instructions carefully and click on ‘Yes’
  • Choose one of the given options (By Registration Id or by Roll No)
  • Fill in the required details and submit.

Candidates are required to take out a printout for future reference.

Candidates must bring their e-admit card in each session to secure admission to examination hall. Candidates are advised to retain the e-admit card until the declaration of written result as it has to be produced before Service Selection Boards.

The examination is scheduled to be conducted on April 17, 2016.

IISER Invites Applications for PhD Programmes

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal has started the application process for its Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Integrated PhD. In Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for the commencing academic session.

All those who get selected will be eligible to receive Rs. 25,000 or as per existing funding agency norms.

Eligibility criteria:

For Ph.D:

Those who are interested in applying for this programme must have completed their M.Sc/ M.Tech degree in the relevant discipline with at least 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale.

Those who are exceptionally brilliant who have passed their B.Tech/MBBS/MCA are also eligible to apply (For Biological Sciences only).

Those who have done B.Tech I Chemical and Environmental engineering can also apply (for Earth and Environmental Sciences only).

They must also possess a valid GATE / UGC/CSIR,JEST/ICMR (JRF category I) DBT (JRF A category)/ NBHM/JGEEBILS or any other recognised score.

For Integrated Ph.D

Those interested in applying to this programme must have completes their Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale.

Those who are appearing in their final year examination of the Bachelor’s degree this year can also apply.

Selection Procedure:

Ph.D: There would be two interview rounds (round 1 and 2) for selecting the candidates.

Integrated Ph.D: There would be an entrance examination to be conducted at IISER Bhopal


The candidates are required to apply at the official website.

Application form will be available online from March 24, 2016 onwards.

Last date of submission of online application form is April 12, 2016.

DPU Releases Exam Dates for AIPGMET-II, 2016

Dr. DY Patil University (DPU), Pune has announced the examination dates for the All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test (AIPGMET-II-2016). The exam is scheduled to be conducted on April 17, 2016. AIPGMET is held for admission to Doctor of Pharmacology, Pathology and Preventive & Social Medicine for the session.

Interested and eligible candidates may apply on or before April 9, 2016.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Those who have passed the final MBBS examination from a recognised medical college, included in the schedule of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 are eligible.
  • Those candidates who have obtained registration from MCI or from a recognised State Medical College after completing a one year compulsory rotating internship.
  • Those candidates who are still undergoing one-year compulsory rotating internship and are likely to complete it by March 31, 2016 will be allowed to appear for AIPGMET-II-2016. Their selection will be subject to completion of compulsory rotating internship of one year and registration before April 15, 2016. They


Will be required to submit documentary evidence from the Principal/Dean of the College regarding the anticipated date of completion of internship along with the application, otherwise their application will be rejected.

Selection Procedure: Candidates should obtain 50% or more marks at the AIPGMET-II-2016 to qualify for admission.

Procedure to apply:

Those who are eligible and interested candidates, they must apply in the prescribed format in their own handwriting.

The candidates are required to send their application form along with the required documents by registered post or through courier or hand it over in person at the office of ‘Dr. D.Y Patil Vidyapeeth, Sant Tukaram Nagar, Pimpri, Pune-411018’.

Application Fee: Candidates are required to pay an examination fee of Rs. 2,000/- (for late submission it is 2,500) for AIPGMET-II-2016. The payment has to be made at the time of submission of application form in the form of a DD drawn on a national bank in favour of ‘The Registrar, Dr.DY. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune’ payable at Pune.

The admit cards will be made available on the official website i.e. http://www.dpu.edu.in./ five days before the entrance test.


Important Dates:

Last date of submission of application form: April 9, 2016

Last date for submission of application form with late fees: April 16. 2016.

BYJU’s Raises Largest Fund From Venture Capital

BYJU’s an educational app for Indian school children has raised $ 75 million (approximately Rs. 500) from venture capital firm Sequoia Capital and Belgian investment firm Sofina. This .is the largest fund-raising by an educational start-up in India.

BYJU’s business model has undergone a significant change from a classroom based model to an app-based one.

Bengaluru based BYJU”s offers learning programmes for class VI to XII students, supplementing their regular class workpreparing them for major exams. It also offers  preparation programmes for other competitive exams.

The recent funds is believed to allow BYJU’s to improve its content delivery, expand its product pipeline, launch in new markets and continue to build its talent.

Its expansion plans include exploring new markets. Currently they are in India and in the Middle East, now they are looking forward at the US, the UK and other commonwealth countries.

The company has raised a total of $90 million by now. It was founded as an online education platform in 2011 and launched its app about six months back.



Previous year Current Affairs asked in PCS

The aspirants who appeared for the Provincial Civil services (PCS) preliminary examination found that the General Studies paper was comparatively easier than previous years. And added to this was the fact that a lot of questions on current affairs of as old as 10 years ago.

There were no surprises for aspirants. In the CSAT, the English and Hindi sections were also quite simple.

BITSAT 2016: Book your Slot Before April 10’ 2016

The slots booking for BITSAT 2016 have started. It will begin from March 21, 2016 at 10:30 am. The last date for booking a slot is April 10, 2016. The examinations will be conducted from May 14-28, 2016. Candidates are required to reserve to slot for themselves otherwise admit cards will not be issued in their name. All the candidates are required to reserve a date and time, on which they would like to take the aptitude test. The booking will be based on first-cum first-basis.

Slots are the time period or the sessions during which an exam is said to be held.

Steps to book a slot:

  • Open the website
  • Submit application number, Date of Birth and E-mail Id
  • Click on “proceed” button.
  • Candidates will have to click on the date on which they wish to write the exam and options for slots will be displayed.
  • Exam will be held in three slots every day, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
  • Candidates need to confirm the selected slot and secure a print out of the booking slip.

Candidates need to keep in mind that slots keep on changing so the candidates need to book them asap.

Indian Civil Engineer Among The 10 Best Engineers of The World

Rajan Jhaa native of the town of Korba in Chhattisgarh has been selected as one of the 10 best Civil Engineers across the world by American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)- an engineering society that represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries.

ASCE selects 10 best civil engineers (under the age of 30) from across the globe and recognizes them for their profession, achievements and community work. Three of these 10 names are then forwarded on to the organization named DiscoverE that receives names from different professional societies like ASCE. Last week Rajan was selected as the New Face of Engineering by DiscoverE.

RajanJha is an Indian engineer living in the US. He is working on the community based projects involving in which he is constructing groundwater well in a school in Zambia.

Disabled girl DikshaDinde only Representative to be Chosen from India

Diksha Dinde, who is 84% disabled has been chosen as the only representative from India to become a global ambassador for the United Nations “A World At School’ programme, which is running in 85 countries around the globe.

Diksha Dinde is a graduate in Commerce from the Huzurpaga College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in history from the Indira Gandhi Open University (IGNOU).

Her disability has not stopped her; a bone in her spinal cord has not grown which has left her with a lifelong orthopedic ailment. She walks with the help of her mother and friends and works for a NGO Roshni. She works as a writer for blind students during their exams.

According to the UN report, around 80 million students around the world have disruptions in education, due to conflict and natural disasters. Of these, 37 million have been forced out of school.

NLU Invites Applications for Admissions In Various Programmes

The National Law University, Delhi (NLU Delhi) has invited applications from interested and eligible candidates to apply for its B.A. L.L.B (Hons.) (5 year programme), L.L.M (one year) and PhD programmes.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

For B.A L.L.B (Hons.): Those interested in applying must have passed the Senior Secondary School Examination (Class XII) or equivalent examination with at least 50 per cent marks. Those appearing in Class XII examination in March / April, 2016 may also apply.

For L.L.M (One Year): Those interested in applying must possess a degree in L.L.B or an equivalent with at least 55 per cent marks (50 per cent for SC/ ST/ persons with disability). Those appearing for final year examination of L.L.B in April/May are also eligible for application.

For Ph.D: Those interested in applying for this programme must have completed L.L.M with at least 55 per cent marks or equivalent (50 per cent in case of SC/ST/ persons with disability).

Procedure of selection;
Selection will be based on a candidates performance in the AILET ( All India Law Entrance Test) for selection. The examination will be conducted at Ahmedabad, (Gandhinagar), Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Cuttack, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Raipur and Varanasi.

Application Procedure:

The candidates are required to apply online at the official website of NLU.

Important Dates:

Date of submission of application: April 17, 2016

Availability of admit cards: From April 14, 2016.

Date of AILET; May 1, 2016.

NIFT Declares Results

The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has announced results of the written entrance examination. Candidates are required to check the results online by visiting the official website i.e. http://www.nift.ac.in/:

Steps to check the result:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the link ‘Result of Written Entrance Examination”
  • Enter roll number, date of birth and application number

After submitting the same, the results will be displayed on the screen. The candidates are advised to take a print-out for future reference.

There are three stages in the NIFT selection process. First is the written test. Those who make t to the rank list are then eligible to appear for the situation test. The last stage is the Interview round.

IISC Announces Results of GATE 2016

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2016 exam results were released by Indian Institute of Science on Friday.

Candidates are required to check the GATE 2016 exam results online by visiting the official website i.e. www.gate.iisc.ernet.in/

The GATE exam was conducted on January 30, January 31, February 6 and February 7, 2016.
GATE conducts exams every year for admission to post graduate courses at the Master’s and Doctoral level across the country. GATE score is also useful in direct recruitment to Group ‘A’ level posts, i.e. Senior Field Office (SFO Tele), Senior Research Officer (SRO) (Crypto) and SRO (S&T).

How to check the results:

  • Open the official website
  • Click on the link displaying ‘GATE Score Card’
  • Enter the required details
  • Your score will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download your score card and preserve it future reference.

IIT Bombay starts admission for Post Graduate courses for 2016

IIT Bombay has invited applications for admissions to the M.Tech, M.Tech+PhD (Dual Degree), PhD and M.Phil Programmes for the academic year 2016-17 commencing from July 2016.

Eligibility Criteria:

For M.Tech: General Eligibility in all Departments/ Centres/ Schools/ ID groups/ Cross Departments.

Those who have scored first class or 60 per cent (55% marks for SC/ST) marks in B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg./ M.Sc/MCA/MBBS/M.Pharm/B.Pharm(4 year Degre), BDS (Four year Degree)/ Associate Membership Examinations conducted by recognised professional bodies ( like Institution of Engrs. (India) Institute of Chemical Engrs., Aeronautical Society of India, Institute of Electronics & Telecommunication Engrs. Indian Institute of Metals and recognised as equivalent as B.E/ B.Tech Degree.

Admission for IIT B.Tech Degree holders: Those candidates who have an IIT B.Tech degree and have a CGPA/CPA score of 8.00 and above will be exempted from requirement of GATE qualification. They will be admitted to M.Tech Programme under TA/RA postions through written test and or /interview.

For M.Tech+PhD (Dual Degree): Those who are eligible for admission to M.Tech Programme are also eligible for M.Tech+PhD Dual Degree Programme in certain disciplines/ specializations. There is a common application for M.Tech and M.Tech+ PhD (Dual Degree) Programme. Those who get admission in M.Tech Programme will be considered for M.Tech+Ph.D (Dual Degree) Programme if they have opted for3 it in the application.

For Ph.D:

  • A Master’s Degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent degree, with First class or 60% per cent marks (55% for SC/ST). Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Technology with First class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST)
  • Master’s Degree in Science or equivalent Degree, with First class or 60% marks (%for SC/CT)
  • Master’s Degree in Arts/ Commerce or equivalent degree with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST) only for admission to PhD programmes offered by the Industrial Design Centre and Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Such candidates also need to fulfil one of the following additional requirements:

  • Valid GATE/CEED score
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/UGC/NBHM/DBT or DST INSPIRE Fellowship.
  • Candidates who have UGCNET Lectureship (LS) are also eligible for Teaching Assistantship in addition to other academic qualifications in Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Minimum two years of professional experience (acquired after obtaining the qualifying degree and completed before the starting of the semester in which admission is sought.)
  • B.Tech Degree from an IIT, with a minimum CGPA/ CPA of 8.00 (on a scale of 10)

In addition to the general eligibility criterion, the candidate must fulfil the eligibility criteria specified for the respective academic units and the eligibility criteria for admission with different types of financial support.

M.Phil (Planning and Development)

  • Master’s Degree in arts, Commerce or equivalent with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent letter grade (50% marks for SC/ST) from a recognised university or deemed university.
  • B.Tech/ M.Sc Degree or equivalent with adequate background in Social Sciences with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent letter grade (55% for SC/ST)
  • Admission to this programme is open for all those who qualify in M.Phil Entrance Test (MET/GATE/UGCJRF/UGCLECTUTURESHIP.

Application Form:

Application Form and Information Brochure (including the admission schedule along with the important dates is available on the official website i.e. www.iitb.a.c.in


Candidates are advised to take a print out of the application and keep the same for record.

SCIC Proposes Threefold Hike in IIT Fees

There has been a proposal for threefold hike annual fees of IITs by the Standing Committee of IIT Council (SCIC). Currently the annual fees of IITs areRs. 90,000, after the hike it would be Rs.3 lakh.

Standing Committee of IIT Council (SCIC) also recommended holding an entrance examination to test the aptitude of the candidates conducted by the National Authority of Test (NAT) from 2017 onwards.

If the proposals of SCIC are accepted, the foreign students will also have to pay $ 10,000 from current $ 4000.

The committee has also recommended holding admission tests in eight countries abroad to attract the best of foreign students.

The committee has also stressed that every student should be provided educational loans at an interest-free basis without any collateral under the Vidyalakshmi scheme.

SCIC is a body comprising IIT directors and senior officials.

Final Merit list of SPJMIR Released

The S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) has announced the list of candidates who have qualified for admission to the two year, full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).

Those who have qualified will receive their offer letter at their registered address as provided in the application form, along with an acceptance letter that can be used with application for bank loans.

The offer letter and other documents can also be downloaded from the admissions portal at http;//spjimr-pgdm.formistry.com/

SPJIMR has declared that applicants have to submit acceptance of the offer on the admissions portal by March 19, 2016, along with the payment of the initial fee amount of Rs.50,000. The candidates are required to enter the details of the payment on the admissions portal. The physical copy of the acceptance letter, duly signed by the accepting candidate, is to reach SPJIMR by March 24, 2016.

SPJIMR merit list is to fill 240 seats for the PGDM programme. The SPJIMR has also put out a waiting list as part of its standard process of admissions. The list of foreign nationals and PIOs offered will be released later.

LIC calls 2100 Candidates for AAO Interview

The LIC may declare results of AAO 2016 as per the exam date and the Registration number of the candidates. Only the candidates who have qualified in the written exam can attend the Interview. As per the information the number of the candidates who will be selected for interview will be three times the number of vacancies in the AAO post.

Total number of vacancies in the AAO post is 700 so the number of candidates selected for interview would be 2100. Only those candidates who will perform well in the interview will be called for Pre Recruitment Medical Examination. Those who meet the required medical fitness will only be posted as AAO. In a total of 700 vacancies 349 are for Un Reserved Categories, 106 for SC, 53 for ST and192 for OBC respectively. The merit list will be declared as per the category of the candidates.

Steps to check LIC AAO March 2016:

  • Visit the official website http://www.licindia.in/
  • Click on the Career link to go to the respective page
  • Click the option Result in that page
  • Then submit your Registration number and other required details to view your result.

SBI Releases SO Final 2016 Results

The State Bank of India has released the Specialist Officer results on its official website. SBI conducted the written exam on January 17, 2016 which was followed by an interview round on February 15, 2016. SBI conducted the exam for recruitment to 187 vacant posts.

How to download the results:

  • Visit the official websitei.e.www.sbi.co.in
  • Click on the tab ‘Career”
  • Click on the link “SBI SO Result 2016’
  • The results will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and save it for further reference.

IBPS Likely to Announce Results of Clerk (Main) Exam on April 1, 2016

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is likely to announce CWE V Clerk Mains result 2016 on April 1, 2016. IBPS conducted the CWE V Clerk Mains exam in the month of January 2016. Aspirants can check the results on the official website.
Steps to check the result:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on IBPS CWE V Clerk Mains Results 2015
  • Enter your registration number and Date of Birth in the provided fields
  • Submit
  • Check the results
  • Download the results and take out a print out for further reference

As per the latest notification from the IBPS there would be no interview under CWE Clerks 5 and score obtained in the online Main examination will be given 100% weightage.

GATE Results are Expected to be Released on March 19, 2016

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) examination results may be announced by the second week of March i.e. March 19, 2016. However, the results can be further postponed or preponed.

GATE 2016 results will have a branch wise cut off marks and score cards. The score cards can be downloaded from the official website.

Steps to download the GATE results:

  • Visit the official website i.e. www.gate.iisc.ernet.in
  • Search for the latest GATE results 2016
  • Find the online link for results of preferred branch
  • Enter the required details like Enrolment ID/ Mobile Number/ Email Address/ Name, Hall ticket number
  • After enrolling with the details press Submit
  • Candidates can download the results after checking and save it

The GATE score can be used for admissions to IITs, NIITs for post graduate programmes like M.E, M.Tech, and direct PhD in nationalised Indian institute of higher education. GATE score can also be used for public and private sector enterprises for employee recruitment process.

GATE score is valid for three years.

FMS Releases list of Shortlisted Candidates for Academic Session 2016-18

The Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi, has announced the list of shortlisted candidates for MBA programme for academic session 2016-18. The university has also announced the CAT 2015 cut-off in the form of composite score.

FMS has shortlisted a total of 2157 candidates to appear for the final round of selection comprising extempore/personal interview round.

How to check the results:

  • Visit the official website www.fms.edu.com
  • Click on the tab admissions 2016
  • The list of shortlisted candidates will be displayed category wise.
  • Check the result and date of interview.

All the candidates who have qualified and are called for the interview round are required to send the duly filled-in proforma to ‘The Administrative Officer, Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007’ via registered /speed post by April 2, 2016.

Candidates are also required to attach self-attested copies of the documents like birth certificate, experience certificate, reservation claim certificates, education qualification certificates and CAT 2015 Score Card.

Personal Interview will be conducted from April 12 to April 16.

For any further information the candidates are requested to visit the official website.

Rajasthan Public Service Commission Declares Results of LDC Combined Competitive exams 2011

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has declared the LDC Combined Competitive Exam Result 2011.The Commission conducted the examination for recruitment of eligible candidates in the Rajasthan Administrative Service. The RPSC has announced the fresh results online on its official website. Candidates can check their results at www.rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in.As per the order of the HighCourt, the candidates who secured 40% marks in the first phase and 36% in the second paper will be eligible for the posts of LDC.


How to check results:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the link ‘LDC Combined Competitive Exam Result 2011
  • Click on the respective link you wish to check
  • The result will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download it and save it for further reference.

IIT Kharagpur Invites Applications for LLM

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-K) has invited applications from interested and eligible candidates for its programme of Master of Law (LLM) in Intellectual Property Law at Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL) for the coming academic session.

The course will have duration of two years.

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification:

Those interested must possess a first class (or equivalent), Bachelor of Law LLB (5 years) degree from any recognised university or he/she must possess a first class degree in Bachelor of Law (LLB, three years ) from any recognised university along with a Bachelor’s degree ( three years) in any stream; humanities/Science/ Commerce or equivalent . Those who have dne LLB (Hons.) in Intellectual Property Law from IIT Kharagpur with a 8.5 CGPA score or above are eligible for admission without appearing in the All India Common Entrance Examination (CET).

Procedure of Selection:

Candidates would be selected on the basis of an All India Entrance Examination, Group Discussion (GD) and personal Interview (PI).

Method of Application:

The candidates are required to apply at the official website.

Important Dates:

  • The last date of submitting the application form is March 21, 2016

Entrance examination / GD-PI will be conducted on April 16 and 17, 2016.

GGSIPU Starts Admission Process

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) has commenced its admission process for 2016-17. The online admission for around 31,000 seats and 150 academic programmes will be conducted by the university. All the essential details regarding the schedule is available on www.ipu.ac.in

The last date for submission of applications for postgraduate medical courses is March 1, 2016. Programmes that do not require candidates to appear for the CET, the last date of application is May 17, 2016. The last date for applying to other programmes is March 29, 2016.

The application fee this year is Rs. 1,000. In order to maintain transparency the candidates will have to upload their thumb impression in their application form.

The university has set up an admission helpdesk for applicants. Candidates can dial 011- 25302167 for any queries related to admission. Candidates can also send their questions at mailipuadmissionsonline@gmail.com.

Flip Class Receives funds from S. Chand and Blume Ventures

S. Chand and Co. Pvt.Ltd. and Blume Ventures have funded $ 1 million (about 6.7 crore) to ed-tech start up FlipClass.

FlippClass is a Bangalore based company that is run by Gyankosh Solutions Pvt.Ltd. It runs a technology platform to connect tutors and students for home, online and mobile tutoring solutions from Kindegarten to Class 12.

The company is planning to integerateS.Chand’s content with its own learning tools.

It has an inbuilt tool to assess student learning and has launched mobile app FlipTutor: it uses a whatsapp like interface to provide answers to student’s queries.

This is the second deal in the ed-tech segment by S.Chand within a period of one month. It recently invested an undisclosed amount in Testbook.com, an online test preparation platform for competitive examinations.

S.Chand has been able to raise nearly Rs.179 crore($ 27 milliion) from International Finance Corporation, a private sector investment arm of the World Bank, and existing investor Everstone Capital in November 2015.

BIT Mesra Starts its Admission Process

The Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra has invited applications from interested and eligible candidates to apply for its full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) for the coming academic session.

The duration of the course will be two years.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational qualification

Those interested must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification from any of the universities (10 plus 2 plus 3 pattern)in any discipline with a minimum of 50 per cent marks or equivalent CGPA in honours (45 per cent for SC/ST).

Those appearing for the final year examinations of their Bachelor’s programme are also eligible to apply. Candidates must also have appeared in CAT-2015/XAT 2016/CMAT 2016 or MAT Sept/Dec 2015 or MAT February 2016 and must possess valid score.

Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in GD (group discussion) and PI (personal interview).

Application Procedure

Candidates are required to take out a printout of the form along with required enclosures in an A4 size envelope by speed post to the ‘The office of Dean, Admissions & Academic Coordination, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi-835215.

Important Dates

The last date of submission of forms is March 23, 2016.

The last date of receipt of printouts of duly completed forms at Mesra is March 31, 2016.

Class 12th Students Demand Lenient Checking of Mathematics Paper

A large number of students who appeared for Class 12 Mathematics paper have demanded the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to show leniency in the checking of papers.

The CBSE conducted the Mathematics paper for class 12 on March 14, 2016; the students found it very lengthy and tough. Barely 48 hours of the exam students and parents from across the country are supporting more than 100 petitions on the technology platform, Change.org petition.

The anxious students have asked the CBSE to either re-conduct the exam or do lenient evaluation.

Admit Cards of HCS (Mains) To Be Made Available From March 28 Onwards

Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) has released the admit cards for Haryana Civil Service (HCS) Main examination on its official website. All those candidates who have qualified in the preliminary examination are required to visit the official website to download their admit cards.

HPSC will conduct the exam on April 14, 2016 at Panchkula. It conducts this examination every year to select eligible candidates in vacancies available under civil and other allied services of the state. The selection is based the candidates performance in the prelims exam, mains exam and the interview.

Steps to download the admit cards:

  • Open the official website www.hcs.hpsconline.in
  • Click on the link ’HCS Mains Admit Card 2016’
  • Enter the registration number and date of birth
  • Your admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the admit card and take a printout for future reference.

The admit cards will be made available on the commission’s website from March 28, 2016. No admit cards will be sent to the candidates by the commission through post.

RRB Non Technical – Career Growth and Jobs Prospects

The Railway Recruitment Board has received over 98 lakh applications this year for various RRB Non-Technical Posts. As per the official notification released by RRB, there are 18252 vacancies for 9 Non-Technical Posts in the Indian Railways this year. For almost every Railway RRB Non-Technical Post, the candidates are required to attempt a written examination.
Despite the exam being highly preferred, many aspirants are not aware about the various job prospects offered by RRB. Various posts under RRB and their job responsibilities are;

1) ASM (Assistant Station Master)
Job responsibilities: ASM will be the in charge of running of trains at a station. He operates the signals, ensures that everything goes as per the rules laid out. He will be working in shifts. Big stations may have more than one ASM.
Career Growth: ASM Assistant Station Master gets promoted to Station Master, then to Station Supt, further to Assistant Operations Manager and finally to Divisional Operations Manager.


2) Commercial Clerk:

Job responsibilities: Commercial Clerk works either in Ticket Booking Offices or in Goods Shed. Those who work in ticket booking offices are called booking clerks and those who work in goods sheds are called Goods clerk. The responsibility of Booking Clerk is to issue tickets to Passengers whereas a Goods clerk is supposed to book and supervise loading of Luggage and parcels. They also maintain concerned registers.

In small stations, Booking Clerk is also holds the responsibility of Computerized Passenger Reservation. Goods Clerk‘s job profile is to work in Goods dealing stations or yards. He books freight traffic, coordinates about allotment of wagon, loading/unloading etc.

Career growth: Commercial Clerks (CC) are first promoted to Sr. Commercial Clerks (Sr. CC), then Chief Commercial Clerks (CCC) and finally to Dy. Station Manager(C)


3) Goods Guard:

Job responsibilities: Guard holds the charge of running a train and Goods Guard in charge of running goods train. His job responsibility is to get the VG (vehicle guidance).VG is a written document which contains the description like number of wagons, load tonnage of individual wagons, tare weight. He gets this VG from Station master. He is also responsible for checking the safety issues for the smooth functioning of the train eg. Checking brake continuity, doors of the wagon. He signs BPC (Brake Power certificate).He deals with LP/ALP troubles along with preparing reports like Combined Train reports, Late arrival reports etc.


Salary and other perks:

Pay Scale (5200-20200) with initial Basic – 8560 and Grade Pay 2800,
other perks as admissible for central Govt. employees (DA, TA, HRA)


Career growth :

Passenger Guard is promoted to Express Guard. In another path a Passenger Guard is promoted to Section Controller and then further to Chief Controller.
Guards also have the option of writing LDCE exams for Group B Gazetted post of Assistant Operations Manager (AOM).


4) Apprentice (CA & TA):
Job responsibilities: Traffic Apprentices are multi skilled supervisors in the Operations section of Transportation branch.
Most of the posts like controllers, Station Masters, Yard Masters and Traffic Inspectors are initially recruited as Traffic Apprentices with the grade pay of 4200. They are given 2 years of training in different categories of working of Traffic.
After 2 years of training, they are posted either as Station Master or Section Controller. Their further promotion is in the cadre to which they are posted.


Career Growth :
They are first promoted as Station Master / Section Controller, then to Station Supt. /Chief Controller, further promotions to managerial level demand for departmental exams, and later get promoted to Assistant Operations Manager and then to Divisional Operations Manager.


Salary :
Salary perks include pay scale of 9300- 34800, grade pay of 4200, initial pay is 9300 and total pay makes to 13500. They are also benefitted with DA , transport allowance and house rent allowance.


5) Asst Accountant:

Job responsibilities: After passing RRB Non-Technical Examination for the post of JAA, candidate is initially recruited as Junior Accounts Assistant. After serving for training period, he is allocated a zone. JAA works in Department of Finance and Accounts.
There are certain tasks that are done by the JAA regularly. He is required to clear Bills, analyze Railway Budget, Purchase order process and verify stock. Apart from that, JAAA is required to compile overall budgets in consultation with other departments and monitors control procedures of budget.

Career Growth: Accounts Assistant gets promoted to Junior Accounts Officers, then to Senior Accounts Officers, further to Deputy Chief Account Officers, then Additional Financial Adviser, Chief Accounts Officer and finally to Chief Account Officers/ Financial Adviser.

6) Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC).
Job responsibilities of ECRC: Job responsibilities of ECRC can broadly be categorized in three branches. i) Query Handling , ii) Passenger Request Processing and ,iii) Handling Ticket Counter.
Pay Scale is Rs 5,200 – 20,200/-, Grade Pay is Rs. 2,800/-, Initial Pay is Rs. 8,500/- and Total Pay is Rs. 11,360/-.Apart for that added perks are Dearness Allowance (DA), Transport Allowance (TA) and House Rent Allowance (HRA).

Career Growth:
Growth in this follows the following trend. First the person is appointed as (ECRC) Grade II, then promoted to Enquiry/ Reservation Clerk (ECRC) Grade I, after that Reservation Supervisor, followed by Assistant Commercial Manager, and finally as Divisional Commercial Manager

SSC CGL Exam: Complete Information for SSC Aspirants

What is the SSC exam for?

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an Indian organization that plays a vital role to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices.

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Combined Graduate Level Examination. The posts included in the Scheme of the Examination are divided into two Groups- B & C based on Grade pay.


The posts included under Group B and group C respectively are given below:

Group B:

  • Assistant in Ministries/Department.
  • Inspector of Income Tax
  • Inspector (Central Excise/Preventive Officer/Examiner)
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
  • Sub Inspectors (Central Bureau of Investigation)
  • Inspector of Posts
  • Divisional Accountant
  • Statistical Investigator Gr.II
  • Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)


Group C:

  • CAG Offices
  • Auditors
  • Junior Accountant/ Accountant
  • Upper division clerk
  • Tax Assistant
  • Compiler
  • Sub Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)


In order to provide relevant and most required information, we answer the questions most likely to be asked by the SSV CGL aspirants.


1) Who can appear for SSC CGL?

Any person with the educational qualification of Bachelors Degree (Graduation Degree) or equivalent from a recognized University can appear in most of the posts in SSC CGL exam. Respective qualifications required for various post are given below:

i) Assistant Audit Officer:

a)   Essential   Qualifications:   Bachelor’s   Degree   from   a   recognizedUniversity or Institute

b) Desirable Qualifications for the Post of Assistant Audit Officer:

Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or CompanySecretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies orMasters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in BusinessEconomics.


ii)   Statistical Investigator Grade – II:

Bachelor’s   Degree in any subject from   a   recognized   University   or   Institute   with   at   least   60%   in Mathematics at 12th standard:


Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

iii) Compiler: Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject.

iv) All other Posts: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.


2) What are the examination dates?

Staff Selection Commission will hold the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2016 (Tier-I) on SUNDAY the 8th & 22nd May, 2016.

Tier-II of the Combined Graduate Level Examination -2016 will be conducted over a period of two days.   Probable dates for CGL (Tier -II) Exam are 13.08.2016 (Saturday) & 14.08.2016 (Sunday).


3) What is the total number of vacancies this year?

It would be subject to receipt of intimation of confirmed number of vacancies from the concerned Indenting Ministries/ Department/Office/Cadres before declaration of results.


4) How to apply for the examination?

Candidate   may   note   that   only   online   applications   will   be   accepted   at

http://ssconline2.gov.in. and http://sscregistration.nic.in.


All Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying application fee, as per extant government orders.

The candidates who are not exempted from paying examination fee may

submit the requisite fee through State Bank of India only either in the form of challan, generated on line, or through SBI Net Banking. Payment can also be made through any Credit or Debit Card.


5) What is the exam pattern?

Scheme of the Examination for Combined Graduate Level Examination:

The Examination will be conducted in three tiers as indicated below:

Tier -I    — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)

Tier –II — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)

Tier –III — Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification



The Commission reserves the right to make changes in the scheme of examination such

as conduct of Tier-I and Tier-II examination in computer based mode, treating Tier-I

examination as only qualifying etc.


Tier -II – Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)



Scheme of Written Examination (Tier-II):

  • Paper-I & II are compulsory for all the categories of posts.
  • Paper-III is only for those candidates who     apply for the post of Statistical

Investigator Gr.II & Compiler.

  • Paper IV is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Assistant Audit




Tier -III Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

Computer Proficiency Test :


The Commission will hold Computer Proficiency Test (CPT), comprising of three modules-


i)              Word Processing, Spread Sheet and Generation of Slides, for applicants for the post of Assistant Section Officer of CSS. The CPT will be conducted in the manner decided by the Commission for the purpose. CPT will be of qualifying nature.


ii)             Skill Test: For the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise & Income Tax): Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) at 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on Computer.


iii)            Document Verification: All candidates are required to come for document verification. Those failing to do so will not be considered for final selection. Candidates are also required to submit all documents in original for verification at the time of document verification. Revised options for posts will not be taken at the time of document verification. The options exercised in the application form are final.



6) What is the marking scheme for the exam?


There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Tier-I. InTier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks in Paper-II and 0.50 marks in Paper-Iand Paper-III for each wrong answer.



7) What is the scope / future prospect for the candidate who clear the examination?

I.         Pay Band –II Rs.9300-34800


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II.   Pay Band –II Rs.9300-34800 (Gazetted)*


* Recruitment of the Assistant Audit Officer in the scheme of Combined Graduate Level Examination 2016 has been included with the in principle approval of the Government subject to final approval.


III. Pay Band-I: Rs. 5200-20200

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8) How the exam has changed compared to previous year?

Latest change in the SSC CGL exam is interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.


9) What are the topics to prepare for the exams?


TIER-1 :


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Tier II

Indicative Syllabus for Tier-II of the Examination:


Paper-I : Quantitative Ability :


The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular RightPyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.


Paper-II :   English Language & Comprehension:

Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on   spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms,   spelling/detecting   mis-spelt   words,   idioms   &   phrases,   one   word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.


Paper-III :   Statistics   for Investigator Grade-II, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation & Compiler in RGI.

Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data –

Primary and Secondary data, Methods of data collection; Tabulation of data; Graphs and charts; Frequency distributions; Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.Measures of Central Tendency- Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles. Measures   of   Dispersion-   Common   measures   dispersion   –   range,   quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.

Moments, Skewness   and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their

relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.

Correlation and Regression – Scatter diagram; simple correlation coefficient; simple regression lines; Spearman’s rank correlation; Measures of association of attributes; Multiple regression; Multiple and partial correlation (For three variables only).

Probability Theory – Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional   probability;   Compound   probability;   Independent   events;   Bayes’ theorem.

Random Variable and Probability Distributions – Random variable; Probability

functions; Expectation and Variance of a random variable; Higher moments of arandom variable; Binomial , Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions; Joint distribution of two random variable (discrete).

Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling   and   non-sampling   errors;   Probability   and   non-probability   sampling techniques(simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling, convenience sampling and quota sampling); Sampling distribution(statement only);Sample size decisions.

Statistical   Inference –   Point estimation and interval estimation, Properties of a

good estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum   likelihood method, Least squares method), Testing of hypothesis, Basic concept of testing, Small sample and large sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence intervals.

Analysis of Variance –       Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way

Classified data.

Time Series Analysis –     Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.

Index Numbers –   Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction   of index numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.


Paper IV:   General Studies (Finance and Economics) for the post of Assistant Audit Officer in Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG.

Part A: Finance and Accounts-(80 marks)

1. Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting.

Financial Accounting: Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basic concepts and Conventions, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Basic concepts of accounting: Single and double entry, Books of original Entry, Bank   Reconciliation,   Journal,   ledgers, Trial Balance,   Rectification of   Errors, Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & loss Appropriation Accounts, Balance Sheet Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure, Depreciation Accounting, Valuation of Inventories, Non-profit organisations Accounts, Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Bills of Exchange, Self Balancing Ledgers.

Part B: Economics and Governance-(120 marks)

2. Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional provisions, Role and


3. Finance Commission-Role and functions

4. Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics

Definition, scope and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study and Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve

5. Theory of Demand and Supply Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand, Price, income and cross elasticity; Theory of consumer’s behaviour-Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply,

Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.

6. Theory of Production and cost Meaning and Factors of production; Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.

7. Forms of Market and price determination in different markets

Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets

8. Indian Economy

Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors-Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth;

National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of

measuring national income Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication

9. Economic Reforms in India

Economic   reforms   since   1991; Liberalization, Privatization, Globalization   and Disinvestment

10. Money and Banking

Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of

Commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003

11. Role of Information Technology in Governance.

Tie-up Between NIIT and SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

NIIT has entered into a tie up with SASTRA University in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. NIIT.Tv has entered into this tie up to improve employability and job readiness of engineering graduates in India.

NIIT Tv is an internet television portal and digital learning initiative of NIIT, which provides multi-disciplinary learning, management and training solutions to corporations, institutions and individuals. NIIT Tv can be accessed on a computer tablet or smartphone anytime, anywhere.it was launched in October last year to bring high quality training from its classrooms to every digitally connected learner for free.

Learners will go through a complete multi-modal digital platform and will experience free tutorials, videos, live synchronous classes, e-books etc.

It aims to make available programmes on biomedical nanotechnology, biosensors and control systems and later expanded to other streams in engineering, management and law disciplines including coaching for competitive exams.

IBPS Cancels Interview for CWE-Clerk Grade 5

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has cancelled the interview round for selection to CWE clerk grade 5.

There would be no interviews for clerk posts in public sector banks. The candidates will have to qualify in the written exams to become clerk or sub staff.in any government bank. This move is believed to benefit those who come from rural background.

Earlier the writing and an interview assessment was considered in the ratio of 80:20, but now this has been done away with and hundred per cent weightage will be given to main examinations performance.

CBSE Releases Admit Card of JEE (Main)

CBSE has released the admit card of JEE Main 2016. Candidates are required to download it. They can access it by entering the Application Number and the Password. The JEE Main admit card 2016 for all the registered candidates has been released by the Board.

The CBSE has made the admit cards available for JEE Main exam on jeemain.nic.in. JEE Main Paper I and II will be conducted on April 3 2016. The online exam for Paper I will be held on April 9 and 10, 2016.

Those who are able to score in the top 1,50,000 in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) will be eligible to apply for JEE Advanced exam.

Steps to download the JEE Mains Admit Card 2016

  • Open the website www.jeemain.nic.in
  • Click on link’ Download Admit Card of JEE (Main), 2016
  • Enter your application number, password and submit
  • Now download your admit card.


The applicants are advised to check the official website to check the list of documents to be brought along protocol to be followed in case of discrepancy.

IRDAI Declares Results for Junior Officer Posts for Phase I Exam

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has announced the IRDA Result 2016 for Junior Officer (JO) Posts for Phase I exam.

All those candidates who appeared in this exam which was held on February 27 2016 can check the list of selected candidates for Phase II exam, scheduled to be held on April 3 2016.

Steps to check the result:

  • Open the official website i.e. www.irdai.in
  • Go to the Employment tab given on the top of the homepage
  • Then check the Junior Officer link given under it and open it
  • You can check the result Roll No. wise
  • You can save it and take a print out.

AIMS announces ATMA Results

The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) has declared its results for Management Admissions (ATMA 2016). AIMS conducted its online test in December 2015.

Those who appeared for the exam can access their results on the official website http://www.atmaaims.com/

ATMA score will be valid for admissions against 15 % OMS quota and 20 % Institute level seats for all institutes offering MBA/MMS.

Ministry of Human Resoirce Development of the Government of India has approved the ATMA for admission on all India basis to the MBA/ PGDM programs.

ATMA is believed to be the second largest network of management schools in the world and is the official representative of Indian Management Schools in India as well as in some important international forums.

A Workshop for Teachers on CBCS by TSCHE

To facilitate the transition to Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) Telengana Council for Higher Education (TSCHE)  will hold workshops in the respective department in universities. These workshops are aimed to apprise faculty members about the grading pattern

Telengana Council for Higher Education (TSCHE) is conducting these workshops for teachers to make them understand the pattern of Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) for awarding grades to under-graduate students in state universities.

CBCS method will enable the teachers to award grade points for their performance in exams each semester, and then calculate final Grade Point Average (GPA).

This move aims to ensure that there is some sort of standardisation while implementing the CBCS in all colleges across the state from this year onwards.

TSCHE also plans to prepare common guidelines for grade fixation.

Courses offered by IITs under B.Tech

This is a renowned fact that  IITs are country’s most sought after institutes for students who want pursue  engineering as their career options. IITs are one of the most dignified institutes which have the standing of being most promising source of delivering quality education to the engineers in the making.

These institutes provide several courses in graduation and post graduation disciplines. In B.tech branch, a number of courses are provided. All the courses are not available In all the IITS. Here , we are sharing with you  information about several  courses offered by some of the prominent IITs of the country.

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