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'SheRNI' launched by UGC to ensure women scientist representation
'SheRNI' launched by UGC to ensure women scientist representation

University Grants Commission’s (UGC) Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centre on Saturday launched 'She Research Network in India' (SheRNI) to ensure equal representation of women scientists.

  • Saturday, 09 March 2024
  • UGC
UGC releases report of Committee for transformative reforms for strengthening assessment
UGC releases report of Committee for transformative reforms for strengthening assessment, accreditation of HEIs

The ‘One Nation One Data Platform’ may be upgraded to a robust architecture to provide adequate access control and security features among other aspects.

  • Saturday, 09 March 2024
  • UGC
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‘Papa, I can't handle it’: Another JEE aspirant commits suicide in Kota

The deceased was identified as Abhishek Singh (16), a resident of Bhagalpur, Bihar. He was preparing for JEE in Kota for the last year.

  • Friday, 08 March 2024
CBSE Results
CBSE issues notice on extension of dates for practical exams, internal assessment & uploading of marks

According to CBSE, some schools have not yet completed the activities within the scheduled time frame despite repeated reminders.

  • Friday, 08 March 2024
  • CBSE
National Medical Commission to launch new portal to weed out ghost faculty in medical colleges
National Medical Commission to launch new portal to weed out ghost faculty in medical colleges

B Srinivas, Secretary, NMC said the Commission is keen to bring in more transparency and representation of all. 

  • Friday, 08 March 2024
IPS Anukriti Singh who gave up high-paying job at NASA to fulfill her UPSC dream
Meet IPS Anukriti Singh who gave up high-paying job at NASA to fulfill her UPSC dream

However, Anukriti didn't give up. She earned a spot in the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) in her fourth attempt, but it was her dream to wear the IPS uniform.

  • Thursday, 07 March 2024
  • UPSC
world’s shortest doctor Ganesh Baraiya
Meet world’s shortest doctor Ganesh Baraiya who defied all odds to fulfill his medical dream

A farmer’s son, Ganesh’s determination to become a doctor despite several challenges exemplifies resilience and determination in the face of adversity.

Born genius, IAS Ananya Singh cracked UPSC in 1st attempt at 22 without coaching
Born genius, IAS Ananya Singh cracked UPSC in 1st attempt at 22 without coaching

Ananya attended St. Mary’s Convent School and secured 96% in Class 10 and 98.25% in Class 12, making her top her district

  • Wednesday, 06 March 2024
  • UPSC
Free UPSC coaching
Free UPSC coaching: Exam to be conducted offline in 5 zones in Odisha

A total of 200 aspirants will be selected through a pre-qualifying entrance examination.

  • Tuesday, 05 March 2024
  • UPSC
Meet Kerala girl Gahana Navya James who secured AIR-6 in UPSC 2022
Meet Kerala girl Gahana Navya James who secured AIR-6 in UPSC 2022, but chose not to become IAS officer

Inspired by her uncle IFS officer Sibi George, Navya also decided to become an IFS officer instead of an IAS despite security an impressive AIR-6.

  • Monday, 04 March 2024
  • UPSC
UGC warns action against HEIs for non-compliance
UGC warns action against HEIs for non-compliance of refund of fees to students

UGC has requested all the HEls vide mail and reminders to act on the complaints received from the students seeking a refund of fees paid to the institutes after those students migrated to other institutions.

  • Saturday, 02 March 2024
  • UGC
Watchman lands 2 government jobs as Junior Lecturer & High School Teacher
Watchman lands 2 government jobs as Junior Lecturer & High School Teacher

Despite holding a B.Ed, M.Ed, and M.Com degree, Golle chose to work as a watchman only to find time for his studies and earn a meager wage for his daily needs.

Meet IAS Ankita Choudhary, daughter of a sugar mill worker, cracked UPSC with AIR-14
Meet IAS Ankita Choudhary, daughter of a sugar mill worker, cracked UPSC with AIR-14

With her father’s unwavering support, Ankita diligently prepared for UPSC and appeared for her first attempt in 2017. However, she failed, leaving her with two options: to quit or learn from her mistake and bounce back.

  • Saturday, 02 March 2024
  • UPSC
IGNOU Issues Advisory For Students
IGNOU issues advisory for students, asks them to be cautious about these types of fraud

The advisory comes in the backdrop of some instances in which some unauthorised persons/ agencies are approaching students through messages, emails, phone calls, asking them to make payments for admission/ re-registration through fraudulent payment links.

  • Friday, 01 March 2024
  • Ignou
Question Paper Taken On Helicopter
Question papers taken on helicopter to Maoist-infested exam centre in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

As per reports, 36 students are scheduled to appear for Class 10 and 12 Board exams at an exam centre in Jagargunda in the district. The area is densely infested with Maoists and the police conduct combing operations in the area regularly.

  • Friday, 01 March 2024
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