Osmania University OUCET 2nd allotment result 2017 to release today at oucet.ouadmissions.com

Osmania University has announced that it will release the results for the second phase of allotment through the university’s Common Entrance Test (OUCET) 2017 for undergraduate courses today. Candidates who have applied can check their allotment from the official website.

“Second phase Allotment Result will be available on 19/08/2017 after 2:00 PM,” the university said in a notification. The facility for web options for the second round for all candidates who cleared OUCET 2017 was opened on August 9 and was closed by August 12 this year.

The university further announced that the manual counselling for admission to Master of Physical Education (MPEd) courses will be held from 9.30 am on August 24 at the Admissions Directorate. It added that the manual counselling for all postgraduate courses will be conducted on August 28 from 9.30 am.

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Step 1: Go to the official website of the university (osmania.ac.in).

Step 2: Under the “Admissions” tab, click on the link for the “Directorate of Admissions.

Step 3: Follow the link for “OUCET 2017 notification”.

Step 4: In the new page, click on “OUCET 2017”.

Step 5: A notification will be available once the results are released. Click on the notification.

Step 6: Enter your details in the fields provided.

Step 7: Download the allotment result and save a copy.

IIFT MBA IB admission 2017: Exam on December 3, here’s how to prepare

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) recently announced that the written examination for admission to Master of Business Administration International Business (MBA IB) course will be conducted on December 3, 2017. With just a few months left for the exam, candidates should use this time to be prepare.

The exam will be conducted offline and the last date to apply for the same is on September 15, 2017.  Aspirants will be given 2 hours to attempt a 100-mark paper which has a negative marking of 1/3 for every wrong answer.

The exam will consist of four sections including quantitative ability, verbal ability, logical reasoning and general awareness. Here is what you can look out for in each section:

Quantitative ability section

The quantitative ability section tests the aspirants’ understanding of the core concepts and numerical ability and precision in calculation are the focal the points. Candidates need to have a good grasp on the fundamentals of arithmetic and modern mathematics with a hold over each concept and formula. To crack this section, candidates require practice in quadratics equations with attention to logarithms, probability, profit and loss, binomial theorem, algebra and geometry.

Verbal Ability section

This section is all about speed and accuracy of the candidate since there are nearly 3 to 4 comprehensions which need to be attempted. Candidates must pay heed to grammar, reading, vocabulary strengthening and parajumbles while they maintain a focus on questions based on analogies, fill in the blanks, sentence correction and vocabulary.

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Questions in the logical reasoning section encompass data interpretation questions as well. It must be noted that this section is often key determinant of the results obtained by IIFT aspirants. Since the questions are a conglomeration of data interpretation and logical reasoning section, therefore, focus on bar graphs, pie charts and combinations along with family trees, arrangements and complex data situations.

While attempting LR section, restrain from assumptions. Base your answer on the given facts only. This section is practice-intensive and requires complete attention.

General Awareness Section

It is often believed that the general awareness section is the easiest to attempt. However, it requires the intensive preparation and cannot be attempted until you have a firm grasp over the current happenings and events across the globe. Keep yourself updated with all the latest initiations. This section generally contains questions related to environmental science so learn about current and static components of the environment. You will also need to strengthen your knowledge on history, geography, economics and politics.

Maharashtra HSC Class 12th supplementary exam results 2017 declared, check online at maharesults.nic.in

The results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) supplementary examination conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) between July 19 to 28, 2017 are declared on Monday at mahresult.nic.in across all nine divisions in the state. The overall pass percentage for supplementary exam is 24.96. A total of 93,271 students registered for the exam, of which 68605 are boys while 24666 were girls. In terms of performance, girls have outnumbered boys by scoring 28.72 pass percent while girls 23.61 per cent.

For the last couple of years, the re-examination or supplementary exams for HSC students who failed to clear March examinations are being conducted early.

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In an emailed press statement, Krishnakumar Patil, secretary of MSBSHSE said that the exam marksheet will be distributed to students in their respective junior colleges on August 24, post 3 pm. Those students who want to opt for revaluation of marks will have to do so between August 22 to 31 along with the prescribed fees at the divisional board office. For this, the students will have to attach a photocopy of the online marksheet. The students who to obtain photocopies of their answersheets, can apply between August 22 to Monday, September 11, along with a copy of the online marksheet and prescribed fees.

The note states that a complete rechecking of the answersheet is available but students wishing to do so have to apply with prescribed fees along with photocopy of their answersheet. Hence students have to first apply for photocopy and then apply for re-checking of the paper, within five days of receiving the photocopy. Additional details in this regard can be sought from schools or divisional board office.

Details will be conveyed at a later date for those students who have cleared the examination but want to appear for February-March 2018 exam under Class Improvement Scheme.

Among streams, the overall pass percentage of science is at 30.80 per cent, for arts it is 23.98 per cent while for commerce and vocational courses, it is 22.54 per cent and 24.62 per cent respectively.

Centre to provide monthly fellowship of Rs 70,000 for IIT and IISc Bengaluru PhD researchers

The Centre will provide Rs 70,000 as monthly fellowship to those researchers doing their PhDs in IITs or IISc, Union higher education secretary Kewal Kumar Sharma has said. Presently researcher-students get Rs 25,000 as monthly scholarship at IITs. “As part of the research fellowship scheme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, we wish the meritorious students who are being forced to leave the country for purely financial reasons stay within the country.”

“We will provide 2,000 such monthly fellowships across the IIT system and IISc Bengaluru,” Sharma said at the 67th Foundation Day of IIT Kharagpur at its Kharagpur campus in West Midnapore district on Friday. It will be given for a period of five years, he said.

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“The cabinet nod for the proposal should come soon. We are hopeful to start it from the next session,” he said.

IIT-KGP director Partha Pratim Chakrabarti later said, “This is a very good proposal.”

Applications for DU’s journalism course open from Aug 23

Delhi University’s School of Journalism will take in its first set of students this year, with the application process to the five-year course beginning from August 23. Students will be admitted through a national-level entrance test conducted by the university. Those interested can apply between August 23 and September 3. The entrance will be conducted on September 17. The registration fee is Rs 500 for general and OBC candidates and Rs 250 for SC/ST. The entrance in English will be held from 9-11 am, and the one in Hindi will be held from 2-4 pm. Classes will begin on September 26. Sixty candidates each will be admitted to both programmes.

Students who secure 50% in Class XII (irrespective of the stream) will be eligible to apply for the entrance. The test will examine the candidate’s proficiency in general knowledge, current affairs, and analytical and comprehension skills. Being an integrated course— three years of bachelors and two years of masters — students have the option to exit after three years. If there are vacant seats after three years, new students will be allowed to apply to the post graduation course after an entrance test.

Gujarat state board exam papers to give more weightage to subjective

Following repeated incidents of students scoring above 90 per cent in the objective section and zero in the subjective in the Class X examinations, the state education board is planning to change the examination pattern by giving more weightage to the descriptive questions.

A proposal in this regard has already been discussed in the monthly meeting of the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) in July and it would be further debated for feasibility and implementation in the upcoming meeting of the board this month, officials said.

“The change in examination pattern as a solution to such incidents where students are either dictated answers from outside the examination hall by their school teachers or by other means — which go undetected by the CCTV cameras — has been mooted, and recently discussed at the board meeting. Other factors too have been taken into consideration like such cases being more rampant in the Class X mathematics exam, and in the tribal districts,” said GSHSEB Deputy Chairman R R Thakkar.

Sources said that the idea was suggested by the senior education department officials when the GSHSEB failed to check repeated incidents of copying and other unfair means despite taking several measures like installing CCTV cameras, preparing 15 sets of question papers and even penalising the teachers, if found guilty.

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The Class X exam pattern of all subjects was changed to 50:50 objective and subjective in 2011. This was done as per the recommendations of a committee, led by former chief secretary Sudhir Mankad, in a bid to ease stress among students. However, the report had stated that the multiple choice questions should be application-based and have quality to check understanding of concepts among the students.

In 2015 when the GSHSEB set maths paper on this formula, it faced flak for setting lengthy question papers.

Maharashtra Class 12th supplementary examination results announced

The results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) supplementary examination conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) between July 19 and 28, 2017, are declared on Monday (August 21) across all nine divisions in the state. Students can check their subject-wise results after 1pm on the website mahresult.nic.in.

For the last couple of years, the re-examination or supplementary exams for HSC students who failed to clear March examinations were being conducted early. In a press statement, Krishnakumar Patil, secretary of MSBSHSE said the exam marksheet will be distributed to students in their respective junior colleges on August 24, post 3 pm.

 Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE), Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) supplementary examination results, Maharashtra Board HSC Supplementary results, education news, Pune news, Indian Express newsThose students who want to opt for revaluation of marks will have to do so between August 22 and 31 along with the prescribed fees at the divisional board office. For this, the students will have to attach a photocopy of the online marksheet. The students who want to obtain photocopies of their answersheets can apply between August 22 and September 11, along with a copy of the online marksheet and prescribed fees.

The note states that a complete rechecking of the answersheet is available but students wishing to do so have to apply with prescribed fees along with photocopy of their answersheet. Hence, students will have to first apply for photocopy and then apply for re-checking of the paper, within five days of receiving the photocopy. Additional details in this regard can be sought from schools or divisional board office.

Details will be conveyed at a later date for those students who have cleared the examination but want to appear for February-March 2018 exam under Class Improvement Scheme.

IIT JEE entrance exam to be conducted online from next year

The IIT entrance exam will go completely online from next year, according to a member of the IIT Joint Admission Board. The JAB, which is the policy-making body on IIT admissions, took the decision at a meeting in Chennai.

In a statement, Director, IIT-Madras, and Chairman JAB 2017, Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi said, “It has been decided that the JEE (Advanced) will be conducted in online mode from 2018 onwards. Further information regarding the examination will be provided by the JAB in due course.”

The HRD Ministry had earlier introduced the option of taking the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)- Mains online.

The JEE-Mains is the entrance examination for admission to engineering courses offered across the country and a qualifying exam for JEE-Advanced which is required for admission to the prestigious IITs and NITs.

“In order to make logistics and evaluations easier it was decided today that the JEE-Advanced should be made online,” a JAB member said. “The concept was being discussed for many years, but it was necessary to have adequate infrastructure to conduct the exam online,” the member added.

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For admission engineering in 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), students have to appear for the Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced (JEE – Advanced). It is the sole admission test for the IITs.

Earlier this year, the Ministry of Human Resource Development notified two major changes in the JEE pattern for 2017. Firstly, there shall be no weightage for the 12th class marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE (Main) examination. Secondly, for the candidates to qualify for the admission in the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE (Advanced)/JEE(Main) ranks, they should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards.

For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.

Udaipur’s Kalpit Veerwal in Limca book of records for 100 per cent in JEE-Mains

The first-ever student to have scored 100 pc in the prestigious Joint Entrance Examination-Mains, Udaipur boy Kalpit Veerwal has made it to the Limca Book of Records for his feat. Veerwal scored 360 out of 360 in the JEE-Mains this year and is now studying Computer Science at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

His record of the perfect score will feature under the “Education Achievements” category of the 2018 edition, an official from the Limca Book of Records said. “I was confident of cracking the examination but didn’t expect a perfect score. Similarly, making it to the Limca Book of Records was not something I ever dreamt of,” Veerwal told PTI over phone from Mumbai.

Veerwal’s home city of Udaipur is not more than 300 km from Kota, which is referred to as country’s “coaching hub” because of large number of medical and engineering aspirants who go there for their preparations. “I did not study for 15 hours a day, I did not go down the usual ‘Kota route’ for IIT preparations but consistent studies helped me a lot,” he said.

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“Everybody suggested that we should send him to Kota or Hyderabad for coaching but we decided not to put him under any extra pressure and enrol him in an institute here. But him making a record is not something we ever expected,” his father told PTI. Veerwal scored 109th rank in the JEE-Advanced. Out of the over 11.8 lakh students, who appeared for the examination for admission to various IITs and engineering colleges, around 2.2 lakh have qualified for the second and final round — the JEE (Advanced).

Veerwal had also topped the Indian Junior Science Olympiad in class 9 and bagged the top spot in the National Talent Search Examination in Class 10. A student of MDS Senior Secondary School in Udaipur, Veerwal took coaching from Resonance institute there.

Mumbai University law papers to be assessed by August 24

LAW STUDENTS of the University of Mumbai may heave a sigh of relief as the university has said it is confident of assessing their answer sheets by Thursday. “A very small portion of the law papers are yet to be assessed. We will be able to finish the assessment by Wednesday, or latest by Thursday,” said Vinayak Dalvi, a government-appointed officer on special duty responsible for the results. With assessments complete, results could be expected by the weekend.

Dalvi said that certain new strategies have been employed with the help of Rashmi Oza, university dean for Law, and N M Rajadhyaksha, principal of New Law College, Matunga. While Dalvi refused to divulge details of the strategies, university officials told The Indian Express that many teachers had not been tagged for assessment in the new system. They were, therefore, exempt from assessment duty. However, eligible teachers have now been identified and tagged.

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The status of Commerce results remains unclear. Of the around 1.4 lakh answersheets that are yet to be corrected, a majority is from the Commerce stream. The problem for commerce, according to officials, is that the ratio of assessors and number of students is skewed. Moreover, several teachers were not tagged and some professional chartered accountants could not turn up for assessment duties. Devanand Shinde, acting Vice Chancellor of MU, said taxation papers were not assessed as CAs were busy with taxation work. “This has been ironed out. We are moving ahead now,” he said.