Wednesday, 26 January, 2022

Topic: Exams

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.

Upcoming exams for top government teaching jobs in India 

Government teaching jobs require candidates to clear exams like the CTET or the state-run TET. Here's a checklist of what you need to qualify for them.

SC ‘satisfied’ with Kerala govt’s efforts, allows it to hold offline exams for Class 11

A two-judge bench of the top court Friday dismissed a plea challenging the Kerala HC order refusing to interfere with the state govt's decision to hold physical exams amid pandemic.

SC refuses to direct medical universities to cancel or postpone PG final year exams

The top court said the National Medical Council has already issued an advisory asking universities to take the Covid situation into consideration while announcing the exam dates.

Anxiety for students, violation of privacy — The problems with online proctored exams

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Govt advises centrally-funded institutions to postpone all offline exams scheduled in May

Online examinations have been allowed to continue. Education ministry will review situation in the first week of June 2021.

15 FIRs filed against candidates using ‘unfair means’ in Delhi District Court recruitment exam

The recruitment drive is being held to fill a total of 417 vacancies for the posts of peon/orderly/dak peon, chowkidar, sweeper/safai karmchari and process servers.

Health ministry removes provision allowing symptomatic candidates to take exam in isolation

According to the revised SOP, the candidate should be referred to the nearest health centre and given a chance to take exam through other means, or the university shall arrange a later date.

My cousin Vikram hanged himself because of JEE pressure. September dates made it worse

Vikram was struggling to study during the lockdown and the online tutorials were getting to him. He was hoping the JEE exams would be postponed.

UGC questions legality of Maharashtra & Delhi deciding against conducting final-year exams

University Grants Commission seeks time to file a reply to the stand taken by the Delhi and Maharashtra governments. The matter will be next heard on 14 August.

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inequality report

Dear Oxfam, stop looking for inequality in India, go back to distributing blankets

Oxfam India's 2022 report titled makes sweeping recommendations to fight 'extreme inequality', including reintroducing a ‘wealth tax’. Oxfam, leave economics alone.
Bottles of sunflower oil at a plant in Alekseyevka, Russia | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

India to look at Brazil, Russia for sunflower oil as invasion threat looms over Ukraine

Ukraine is India's biggest supplier of sunflower oil. Any escalation in Russia-Ukraine tension is likely to hit edible oil prices in the country as 70% of its requirement is imported.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.