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BSE Odisha Matric exam
Matric exams 2024: Dial 14416 and get connected to Tele-Manas counsellor for exam stress management

The toll-free number will have Tele-manas counsellors to alleviate the stress related to exams of the students. The counsellors will answer whatever stress-related questions the students will ask before and during the matric exams.

  • Sunday, 11 February 2024
Meet IAS officer who secured the highest marks in interview round
Meet IAS officer who secured the highest marks in interview round; it is not Tina Dabi or Srushti Deshmukh

Her hard work paid off and she eventually clinched success on her third attempt. She cleared both her Prelims and Mains and went on to top the interview round as well.

National Testing Agency
GAT-B, BET 2024 exam on April 20; check fees, exam details and latest NTA notice

Candidates can apply for GAT-B/BET 2024 or both through “Online” mode only. The Application Form in any other mode will not be accepted. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate.

  • Saturday, 10 February 2024
  • NTA
Meet charismatic Mudra Gairola who left IPS to become IAS officer
Meet charismatic Mudra Gairola who left IPS to become IAS officer

She again retook the exam in 2019 and once again got rejected in the interview round. Once again, she was unable to pass the Mains exam in 2020.

  • Saturday, 10 February 2024
Komal Ganatra
From dowry victim to UPSC success: Know the inspiring tale of IRS Komal Ganatra

Abandoned weeks after her marriage, she unsuccessfully sought justice and returned to her parents’ home in Savarkundala, Gujarat, where harsh criticism and taunts from relatives and neighbours added to her difficulties.

  • Friday, 09 February 2024
  • UPSC
NFOBC scheme
NFOBC scheme: Check total slots for OBC students and revised fellowship rates

The Government is giving 1000 Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) per year to OBC students for taking up advanced studies and research. The total number of slots under the NFOBC scheme is 1000 per year.

  • Wednesday, 07 February 2024
University Grants Commission
UGC guidelines for internship, research internship for UG students

UGC believes that the employability of graduates can be improved by developing practical experience and exposure with the required right kind of attitude for the workplace.

  • Wednesday, 07 February 2024
  • UGC
IIRF Rankings 2024 of top MBA institutions: IIM Ahmedabad tops, IIM Sambalpur at 37
IIRF Rankings 2024 of top MBA institutions: IIM Ahmedabad tops, IIM Sambalpur at 37

IIM Sambalpur in Odisha has secured 37th position among the top MBA colleges.

  • Tuesday, 06 February 2024
University Grants Commission
UGC releases guidelines for institutional development plans for Higher Education Institutions

The guidelines have been made by the UGC to enable the Higher Educational Institutions to undertake the academic and professional excellence journey in pursuance of the goals set in line with the vision of the NEP 2020.

  • Tuesday, 06 February 2024
  • UGC
Things To Know About Central Govt’s New Anti-Cheating Bill
Things To Know About Central Govt’s New Anti-Cheating Bill

To curb malpractices in the exams and maintain the authenticity in examination process, the Central Government on Monday introduced The Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024.

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  • Tuesday, 06 February 2024
Muskan Jindal
Meet IFS officer Muskan Jindal who cracked UPSC in first attempt with self study

Reflecting on her preparation strategy, Muskan revealed a blend of online and offline guidance from institutes but predominantly relied on self-study. 

  • Tuesday, 06 February 2024
  • UPSC
Paper leaks, organised malpractices in recruitment exams to attract punishment 
Paper leaks, organised malpractices in recruitment exams to attract punishment 

The Central government on Monday introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha titled "The Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024” to check leaks, malpractices as well as organized malpractices in recruitment examinations like UPSC, SSC etc, and entrance tests such as NEET, JEE, and CUET.

Odisha 662 category teachers threaten noncooperation in Plus-2 exams 
Odisha 662 category teachers threaten noncooperation in Plus-2 exams 

The agitating 662 category teachers have threatened that they will not cooperate in the Plus II exams scheduled to start on February 16 if their demands are not met. 

  • Monday, 05 February 2024
IGNOU activates re-evaluation & copy request for December 2023 TEE, know how to apply
IGNOU activates re-evaluation & copy request for December 2023 TEE, know how to apply

Aspiring candidates interested in applying for re-evaluation or requesting a copy of their answer script can utilize the official IGNOU website at ignou.ac.in for the application process.

  • Monday, 05 February 2024
  • Ignou
NEET SS 2023 Counselling
NEET SS 2023 Counselling: MCC initiates special round registration, check important dates and procedures

The results are set to be announced on February 9, 2024, and the reporting period for selected candidates is from February 10 to February 15, 2024.

  • Monday, 05 February 2024
  • NEET
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