Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicEntrance exams

Topic: Entrance exams

No cut-offs in DU, different type of merit list at BHU — how CUET’s changing college admission

The Common University Entrance Test will be introduced from this academic session. This is how colleges plan to use it.

Jamia Millia Islamia to adopt CUET for admission into 8 undergraduate courses for 2022-23

The university has also specified that in order to be eligible for the examination a student will have to obtain at least 50% marks in aggregate or in the subject concerned.

Common entrance test addresses the high cut-off question but also raises many new questions

Experts say the way we design our tests allows the coaching industry to thrive, this has happened in the case of NEET, JEE and other entrance exams.

Common entrance test for central universities good idea but must not repeat NEET mess

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Not class 12 marks, but common entrance test now for central varsities’ undergrad admission

CUET or Central University Entrance Test will be held in the first week of July, and conducted by NTA.

Preparing for entrance exams? Here are 15 tips to help you study

Create a study plan, stay organised, and try to maintain a balanced diet and exercise.

No more cut-offs, Delhi University to admit students based on entrance exams from next year

Whether DU will have its own entrance exams or adopt central govt's entrance test is yet to be decided. Panel also approved maternity leave for ad-hoc staff.

Delhi’s Mridul Agarwal tops JEE Advanced 2021

Agarwal scored 348 out of 360 marks in JEE-Advanced. A total of 41,862 candidates have qualified in this year's IIT entrance exam, of whom 6,452 are female candidates.

Jaipur Police arrests 8 including a candidate for cheating in NEET exam

According to the police, the accused forwarded the answer key of the NEET paper to help the 18-year-old candidate for a deal of Rs 30 lakh.

Byju’s buys medical, engineering entrance coaching leader Aakash in mega deal

Aakash has more than 215 test prep centers, which coach 250,000 high-schoolers and prepare them for the ultra-competitive engineering and medical entrance tests in India.

On Camera

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Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Amitabh Bachchan was a comic book Superman 40 years ago. In a tight, pink costume

Created by Pammi Bakshi and Gulzar, Amitabh Bachchan comics cost Rs 4 each 40 years ago. Today, they are a hot collectors' item costing $199 on eBay.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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