Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: JEE

NEET, JEE now postponed to September amid increasing Covid-19 cases

Students had demanded a further postponement of the exams after they had already been rescheduled from April-May to July due to the pandemic.

Govt forms panel to see if July NEET, JEE dates are feasible as deferment calls get louder

Held up by the Covid-19 lockdown, NEET and JEE are scheduled in July but students have been demanding a postponement amid the growing number of coronavirus cases.

Govt to make competitive exams easy to sideline multi-billion dollar coaching industry

To reduce the role of private coaching as well getting more students to fill seats, the govt looks at easier exams.

IITs issue fresh JEE Advanced merit list, 14,000 more aspirants now make the cut

The low number of successful candidates had caused worry in the HRD ministry, which has a lot of investment at stake for each IIT seat.

IITs to hold special counseling to ensure seats are not left vacant

There is an increase in the number of seats at IITs this year, from 10,988 last year to 11,279, as a result of an HRD ministry directive to allocate 14 per cent supernumerary seats for girls.

Modi govt’s 2022 agenda: 33 per cent of IIT students must be women

Department of Science and Technology to hold camps at district level to coach 50,000 senior secondary girls for IIT JEE, as well as convince...

Bonus marks didn’t compromise IIT-JEE merit list, govt to argue in SC tomorrow

HRD ministry also expected to tell apex court that even if bonus marks are done away with now, merit list won’t change, so lift stay on admission, counselling. ANUBHUTI VISHNOI

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.