Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicCollege Admission

Topic: College Admission

No need for physics, chemistry & maths for future admissions in architecture, says AICTE

Fashion technology & packaging technology courses will also be exempt from requirement, the technical education regulator said in its Approval Process 2022-23, released Tuesday.

After central universities, UGC wants state-run & deemed-to-be institutions to come under CUET

The regulator said using CUET for admission will save students from taking multiple entrance exams, and will 'in no way hinder' the reservation process.

‘Want Delhi University to be more inclusive’: V-C pushes for entrance exams instead of cut-offs

States where boards are less lenient with grading miss out due to the high cut-offs, says Yogesh Singh; Executive Council to take final call on DU’s proposal.

State board students won’t miss out on dream college, govt jobs over marks disparity. SOPs soon

Various state boards have different systems of evaluation, which creates issues when students apply to universities; AIU to issue SOP for more standardised assessment.

‘Becoming another brick in the wall’ — university admissions reduce students to just numbers

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Technical colleges likely to see two-three month delay in 2021-22 academic session

States like Maharashtra haven’t been able to finish their admission counselling for 2020-21 so far. As a result, AICTE expects a delay in the next session.

Refund full fee to students withdrawing admission before 10 November, AICTE tells colleges

The AICTE allowed technical institutions to deduct no more than Rs 1,000 for processing fee. But a student withdrawing after the deadline will have to pay for that term.  

IIMC asked to revisit its admission criteria based on marks after Supreme Court ruling 

I&B Secretary Amit Khare says IIMC has been asked to revisit admission norms after SC ruling that said states can’t promote final-year students without holding exams as ordered by UGC.

AICTE slashes 2 lakh seats across engineering, management and pharmacy colleges

The council said no new engineering colleges will be permitted to open until 2021-22 and colleges have been restricted from adding more seats.

Hollywood actor sent to jail for rigging daughter’s college entrance exam scores

'Desperate Housewives' star Felicity Huffman is the first parent to be sentenced in a college admissions scandal that has sparked nationwide outrage.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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