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SC asks NTA to declare city and centre-wise results of NEET-UG 2024

Court asks petitioners to demonstrate if paper leak was systemic and widespread

18 Jul 2024 7:59 pm
NEET-UG row: CBI arrests four MBBS students of Aiims Patna, seals rooms

The CBI on Thursday arrested four MBBS students of AIIMS Patna in connection with the NEET-UG paper leak case, officials said. Three students of MBBS third year -- Chandan Singh, Rahul Anant, and Kumar Shanu -- and one second year student -- Karan Jain -- were arrested after detailed questioning by a CBI team, they said. The students were taken away from their hostel rooms on Wednesday in the presence of senior faculty members of AIIMS who were informed in advance that the students needed for th

18 Jul 2024 7:51 pm
What is the disability quota in UPSC exams? Here's all you need to know

UPSC's sanctity is in question nowadays after the case of IAS Pooja Khedkar's disability quota surfaced. Here's all about disability quota in UPSC exams

18 Jul 2024 6:18 pm
World Emoji Day 2024: Know date, history, importance in online conversation

World Emoji Day was created by Jeremy Burge, the founder of Emojipedia, in 2014. July 17 was chosen because the calendar emoji on iOS shows this date, when Apple introduced iCal for Mac in 2002

18 Jul 2024 9:33 am
NEET 2024 'paper leak': Court sends key accused to 14-day CBI custody

A special court in Patna on Wednesday sent the key accused in the NEET-UG paper-leak case, who allegedly stole the exam paper from a trunk of the National Testing Agency (NTA) in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh, to the CBI's custody for 14 days, officials said. During its custody of accused Pankaj Kumar alias Aditya till July 30, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to question him on his alleged role, his linkages with other gang members, the payments received and his local contacts who w

17 Jul 2024 11:14 pm
Prez returns Bill to make Punjab CM chancellor of state universities

A Punjab bill that seeks to replace the state governor with the chief minister as the chancellor of state-run universities has been returned by the President without giving her assent, official sources said on Wednesday. Punjab Universities Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2023 and three others bills were passed by the Punjab Assembly in the two-day session in June last year but the governor had called the session patently illegal. Later in November last year, the Supreme Court held that the June 19-20 se

17 Jul 2024 10:10 pm
SC to hear pleas related to controversy-ridden NEET-UG 2024 on Jun 18

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Thursday a batch of petitions related to the controversy-ridden medical entrance exam NEET-UG 2024 which was held on May 5. According to the cause list of July 18 uploaded on the apex court's website, a bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and justices J B Pardiwala and Manoj Misra would hear more than 40 pleas, including those filed by the National Testing Agency (NTA) seeking transfer of cases pending against it in various high courts on the

17 Jul 2024 8:20 pm
UP digital attendance system for teachers, launched on July 8, suspended

UP online attendance system row: After teachers across state launched protests, Yogi Adityanath announced a committee would review the system

17 Jul 2024 2:52 pm
DPS Dwarka row: NCPCR suggest CBSE de-affiliation with school, filing FIR

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) considers recommending CBSE de-affiliation of DPS Dwarka over alleged student mistreatment and harassment over new fee structure

17 Jul 2024 2:25 pm
BSTC Rajasthan Pre-DElEd Result 2024: Result announced, check details

The Rajasthan Pre-DElEd exam was conducted on June 30 and the result was out in just 17 days (on July 17). Applicants can view their marks on and on

17 Jul 2024 12:53 pm
AP EAMCET 2024: Round 1 Seat allotment result to be declared today

The APSCHE will declare today the round 1 seat allotment result for the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical (Pharmacy) Common Entrance Test counselling at

17 Jul 2024 11:30 am
Class 12 board exams twice a year: CBSE's new pattern likely from June 2026

At present, the CBSE conducts the Class 12 board exams between February-March, with an additional option for the students to appear in a supplementary exam in any one of the subjects

17 Jul 2024 10:39 am
Govt, UGC launch project to develop 22,000 books in Indian languages

The Ministry of Education and the University Grants Commission (UGC) launched a project on Tuesday to develop 22,000 books in Indian languages in the next five years. The project, titled ASMITA (Augmenting Study Materials in Indian Languages through Translation and Academic Writing), was launched by Sanjay Murthy, Secretary, Higher Education, and it will be a collaborative effort of the UGC and the Bharatiya Bhasha Samiti, a high-powered committee under the ministry, to promote Indian languages

16 Jul 2024 8:55 pm
IIM Lucknow, Graphisads launch 'G Force' accelerator for media startups

Graphisads and IIM Lucknow are set to launch 'G Force' - a new accelerator programme designed to cultivate aspiring entrepreneurs in the media sector

16 Jul 2024 10:07 am
Anarchy can't be accepted in the name of religious events, says UP CM

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said no new tradition should be started during festivals that can hurt the sentiments of people from other religions and strict action should be taken against anarchic elements to ensure peace and harmony. Anarchy cannot be accepted in the name of religious events, Adityanath said at a high-level meeting on Monday evening. Necessary facilities should be made available to the general public during festivals so that every festival is celebrate

16 Jul 2024 7:06 am
JNU, DU plan weekend classes, shorter breaks as UG admissions get delayed

Universities in the national capital, including JNU and DU, plan to hold weekend classes and have a shorter winter break in view of delayed admissions due to the uncertainty around the declaration of CUET UG results. The National Testing Agency (NTA), the body that conducts the entrance exam, announced on Sunday a re-test for over 1,000 CUET UG candidates on July 19, following complaints from candidates, including issues of time loss due to the distribution of the wrong question paper. The agenc

15 Jul 2024 9:32 pm
SC issues notices on NTA's pleas asking NEET-UG row cases transfer to it

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to private parties on a batch of pleas filed by the National Testing Agency (NTA) seeking transfer of cases pending against it in various high courts on the NEET-UG row to the top court to avoid multiplicity of litigations. Earlier, a vacation bench had on June 14 issued notices to the parties on similar pleas by the NTA. The NTA had submitted that several pleas seeking cancellation of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance TestUnder Graduate (NEET-UG),

15 Jul 2024 6:54 pm
India Post GDS Recruitment alert 2024: Apply for 44,228 vacancies online

India Post GDS Recruitment 2024: Massive recruitment drive for Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) posts by India Post. The last date to apply is August 5, 2024. Here's all you need to know

15 Jul 2024 5:03 pm
Bihar Police Constable Exam 2024: Admit card released at

Bihar Police Constable Exam Dates 2024 are out for 21,391 vacancies. Written exam to be held on 7th, 11th, 18th, 21st, 25th, and 28th August 2024. Download Admit cards at the board's website

15 Jul 2024 4:03 pm
CLAT 2025: Registration to start from today at

The Consortium of National Law Universities will start the registration process for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2025 today, July 15. Eligible applicants can apply at

15 Jul 2024 11:41 am
Shah inaugurates 'PM College of Excellence' in 55 MP districts, hails Modi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah praised MP for starting medical and engineering courses in Hindi for the benefit of students

14 Jul 2024 5:03 pm
Is DU planning to teach Manusmriti to law students? What edu minister said

DU Manusmriti row: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan clarified that there was no question of teaching any controversial portion of any script in the syllabus

12 Jul 2024 5:21 pm
Pioneering the Future of Events - Robust Events Partners with Team Rustic

New Delhi [India], July 12: In a strategic move that is poised to reshape the future of the events landscape, industry mavericks Robust Events and Team Rustic have announced a ground-breaking partnership. This alliance brings together the unparalleled expertise and visionary capabilities of two of the most prominent players in the events sector, positioning them at the forefront of innovation and business technological advancement.

12 Jul 2024 2:01 pm
NEST 2024: Results declaring today 4 pm at, details inside

The results of the National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) Result 2024 will be announced today, July 12, 2024 at 4 pm by the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar

12 Jul 2024 11:48 am
Flood insurance: Essential tool amid increasing extreme weather events

Without flood insurance, you could face a major financial disaster if your home gets hit by a flood

11 Jul 2024 6:54 pm
Education minister Pradhan meets NEET aspirants amid uncertainty over exam

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday met some NEET aspirants at his residence, amid a raging row over alleged irregularities in the conduct of the medical entrance exam this year. According to sources, the students raised issues like the uncertainty prevailing over the fate of the exam which was conducted in May, the delay in the counselling process and ultimately the academic calendar. While there have been demand for a restest from several quarters, the education ministry ha

11 Jul 2024 5:38 pm
After UGC NET fiasco JNU considering reverting to in-house entrance for PhD

The JNUTA said Vice Chancellor Santishree D Pandit took the decision on July 3 2024 to open up the possibility of resurrecting the old system of JNU conducting its own entrance examination

11 Jul 2024 5:03 pm
Over 100k students fail Class 9; 50k fail Class 11 in Delhi govt schools

Some 46,622 students in Class 8 and 51,914 in Class 11 did not pass in academic year 2023-24. These students may have the chance to improve their grades within the next two months

11 Jul 2024 4:42 pm
MP: 10 schools to return Rs 65 crore fees illegally collected from students

The authorities in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district have directed ten private schools to refund about Rs 65 crore charged extra as tuition fees from more than 81,000 students over seven academic sessions, an official said on Thursday. The schools had hiked tuition fees in violation of the law, said Jabalpur District Education Officer (DEO) Ghanshyam Soni. The district-level committee set up under the Madhya Pradesh Niji Vidyalaya (Fees Tatha Sambandhit Vishayon Ka Viniyaman) Adhiniyam, 2017, e

11 Jul 2024 2:49 pm
SSC GD 2024: Constable Result out at, view details and more

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced SSC GD Constable Result 2024 for Constable (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), SSF, and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles Examination, 2024

11 Jul 2024 1:57 pm
4,400 govt schools in Jammu and Kashmir closed due to low enrollment

School Education Department proposes merger of more than 1,200 school due to no or low enrollment of students

11 Jul 2024 12:10 pm
ICAI CA Inter, final result 2024: Delhi's Shivam Mishra tops the exam

The ICAI has released the CA Final and Intermediate examination results on the official website of ICAI at New Delhi's Shivam Mishra tops the CA final exam scoring 83.33 percent (500 marks)

11 Jul 2024 11:20 am
NEET-UG 2024 results: No evidence of mass malpractice, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court there was neither any indication of mass malpractice nor a localised set of candidates being benefitted leading to abnormal scores in NEET-UG 2024. It said the data analytics of results of NEET-UG 2024 was conducted by IIT Madras and as per the findings given by the experts, the marks distribution follows the bell-shaped curve that is witnessed in any large-scale examination indicating no abnormality. In an additional affidavit filed in the apex cou

11 Jul 2024 7:02 am
Pune University introduces online portal for academic certificate

A streamlined online portal for obtaining academic certificates has been launched by Savitribai Phule Pune University with the intention of enhancing student convenience and efficiency

9 Jul 2024 3:53 pm
GPAT 2024: Result declared at, view steps to check

The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) has announced the GPAT 2024 results on their official website at Alongside, it has also declared the final answer key

8 Jul 2024 3:41 pm
Counselling schedule for NEET courses not yet notified: Health ministry

The Union Health Ministry on Saturday clarified that the counselling schedule for NEET UG and PG courses for the year 2024 has not yet been notified by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The counselling schedule for NEET UG and PG is announced by MCC, under the Directorate General of Health Services, on its website on the basis of the completion of the exam process and the finalisation of the seat matrix by the National Medical Commission (NMC). In 2021, 2022 and 2023, the counselling for

6 Jul 2024 9:39 pm
Live events on rise amid its popularity on social media, among youngsters

A heady cocktail of social media and youth craving for experiences has triggered a boom in live events. Can it last?

3 Jul 2024 10:09 pm
CBI makes first arrests in NEET paper leak case; 2 accused taken in custody

The CBI has made first arrests in the NEET-UG paper leak case, taking into custody two persons from Patna, officials said Thursday. Manish Kumar and Ashutosh Kumar allegedly provided safe premises to the aspirants before the examination where they were given leaked papers and answer keys, the officials said. The CBI has registered six FIRs in the NEET paper leak case. The NEET-UG is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admissions to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH and other related courses in gov

27 Jun 2024 3:32 pm
CET Haryana 2024: HSSC declares revised CET results for Group-C posts

The Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) has announced the revised Common Eligibility Test (CET) 2022 results. Candidates can view their results at official website on

26 Jun 2024 3:40 pm
2 days after postponing NEET-PG, health ministry reviews exam process

Top officials from the Union health ministry on Monday reviewed the process of the NEET-PG exam, two days after the entrance examination to postgraduate medical courses was postponed. The National Eligibility Entrance Test (Postgraduate) entrance examination is conducted by the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS), along with its technical partner Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), for medical students. The government on Saturday postponed the NEET-PG entrance examination, sc

24 Jun 2024 9:26 pm
CBSE 2024: Compartment Date Sheet out for Class 10, 12 board exams

The CBSE has announced the 10th, 12th compartment schedule 2024 on official website, at 1,32,337 students of class 10th and 1,22,170 class 12th students will take the exam

24 Jun 2024 3:52 pm
NEET: How exam cancellations impact students' mental health, wallets & more

NEET row: Competitive exam cancellations and delays amid irregularities leave students' future in a state of limbo

24 Jun 2024 3:40 pm
'CBI team probing UGC-NET case attacked in Bihar's Nawada, 4 arrested'

A CBI team probing alleged irregularities in the conduct of the UGC-NET examination was allegedly attacked by locals in Bihar's Nawada after which four persons were arrested by police on a complaint from the central agency, officials said Sunday. The incident occurred on Saturday evening when a team of CBI had gone to Kasiadeeh village in the area, they said. A mob gathered around the CBI vehicles and heckled the officers, they said, adding a call was made to the local police station which dispa

23 Jun 2024 9:34 pm
UGC-NET exam row: CBI questions suspect in UP in connection with paper leak

The CBI on Saturday questioned a man in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar in connection with the UGC-NET paper leak case, officials said. The suspect, who allegedly posted a portion of the paper on instant messaging service Telegram, was taken to Padrauna Kotwali in the district where he is being questioned by the team of CBI anti-corruption branch, they said. It is understood that the suspect had undertaken coaching for the examination in Kota, Rajasthan, they said. The CBI had registered an FIR into

22 Jun 2024 3:36 pm
'Two correct options for one question'; candidate challenges legality in SC

One of the questions in the NEET-UG 2024 examination has two correct answers. The candidate files a plea in the Supreme Court challenging its legality. SC schedules the matter for July 8

21 Jun 2024 3:24 pm
Govt to form high-level committee to improve functioning of NTA: Pradhan

Calling paper leaks an institutional failure of NTA, Pradhan said that the reform committee will be notified in some days and will consist of technocrats, scientists, administrators, and academicians

20 Jun 2024 9:49 pm
What is National Testing Agency, exam body slammed over UGC NET, NEET row?

UGC-NET exam row: The NTA is an autonomous body entrusted with conducting entrance examinations for admission and fellowship in higher educational institutions

20 Jun 2024 9:44 am
Zomato, Paytm confirm acquisition talks for movie, events business

Although neither Zomato nor Paytm indicated the valuation of the transaction, the potential deal is pegged in the range of Rs 1,600 crore-2,000 crore

17 Jun 2024 5:40 pm
Zomato in talks to acquire Paytm's movie, events biz for Rs 2,000 crore

Once finalised, this will be the food delivery major's second biggest purchase since acquiring Blinkit in 2022 for $569 million in an all-stock deal

16 Jun 2024 8:29 pm