Tag Archives: HRD Ministry

Synopsis Of The CABE Meeting Held On 25th October 2016

he 64th Annual Meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) was held in New Delhi today where HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and education ministers of the states were present. The CABE meeting was especially important as it comes at a time when the government is working on a New Education Policy. CABE is the… Read More »

HRD Ministry Comes Up With Unique Move To Save Education

In its attempt to boost the dwindling level of education in the country, the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has undertaken a unique and unusual step. The Ministry of HRD is launching 32 new educational channels for the Dish TV subscribers. With the availability of these channels, Dish TV has taken its total count to more than 585 channels and… Read More »

IIT JEE 60:40 Weightage Scrapped: News Rules Set For Admissions

The Joint entrance Apex Board (JAB) which regulates the entrance procedure of the IITs, NITs, IIEST Shivpur and IIITs has announced that the 60/40 weightage formula for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) has been scrapped with effect from 2017. According to the new rules, students will have to secure a minimum of 75% marks in… Read More »

JEE Main Might Become The Only Entrance Exam For Engineering Admissions

JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is conducted by the CBSE on the behalf of HRD Ministry and the qualified students are given admissions to engineering courses as per their merit. While JEE-Main remains a qualifying criteria for admissions in NITs, IIITs and government-funded technical institutions (GFTIs), JEE-Advanced is conducted for admissions in IITs in whch top 2 lakh students as… Read More »

Same As NEET, Soon JEE Maybe The Only Entrance For Engineering Admissions

Like National Cum Eligibility Test (NEET); a single examination for admissions to medical colleges, the government is thinking to conduct single entrance examination for admission to engineering colleges as well. As the Supreme Court had already passed a judgement for conducting single test I.e. NEET for medical colleges, the HRD ministry is thinking to follow… Read More »