Education

Common Myths About CAT Result

CAT, which is a national level entrance exam for admission in MBA programmes, is one of the most popular exams among the students. Every year lakhs of students appear for the exam and with that, there comes different myths about the exam, its pattern, result, etc. Students have different myths about the exam like CAT is only for engineering graduates; ... Read More »

AMITY JEE Paper Analysis; Know the important topics

The Amity JEE is one of the most crucial entrance examinations, conducted by Amity University that deems the eligibility for candidates who seek admission in the engineering courses conducted by the university. For all the candidates who wish to avail admission to B.Tech courses of Amity University are mandatorily required to qualify Amity JEE paper. The examination is a computer-based ... Read More »

How to Crack an IIM Interview ?

Getting into an IIM is one of the biggest dreams of every CAT aspirants. IIMs are known for delivering the best quality of education and a whole lot of exposure to its students. For an MBA student the alphabets A, B, C are not only the initial alphabets of English but they mean the world to them. IIM Ahmedabad, IIM ... Read More »

After 57 years of technology focus, IIT-Delhi set for a makeover

IIT Delhi campus. Photo: HT New Delhi: After nearly six decades of technology focus, the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IIT-D) is set for a makeover – it will become a comprehensive multidisciplinary university. Medical science, bio medical studies, public policy, design thinking, sustainability studies, executive education and non-degree program will soon find a place at IIT Delhi as it ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi seeks enquiry into alleged NEET data leak, CBSE denies any breach

A file photo of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has written to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) demanding an enquiry into alleged data leak of medical college aspirants and installation of a mechanism to prevent the same. The CBSE denied any breach of data. “Congress President @RahulGandhi writes to the Chairperson CBSE to order an enquiry ... Read More »

To boost global rankings, IITs woo foreign students, faculty

IITs targeting Asia to scout for students, EU and the US for faculties. Photo: Mint New Delhi: As the most sought-after institute in the country, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) never felt the need to reach out to aspiring students or faculty. It has always been the other way round. That’s set to change. In their effort to improve their ... Read More »

Banks or NBFCs: Where should you take your education loan from?

Graphic: Mint It is said that education is the biggest wealth that one can accumulate, but getting quality higher education is increasingly becoming expensive. However, people are still going ahead and funding their children’s education, often with the help of education loans. One indicator of higher spends on higher education is the average ticket size of education loans (see graph). ... Read More »

Who can claim tax benefit on interest paid on education loan?

The advantage of an education loan is that if the parent doesn’t have money, the loan can be repaid after the child completes the course and gets a job. Photo: iStockphoto Education costs are spiralling. The fee for a masters or diploma in management from premier institutes can be about ₹ 25 lakh, while many private medical institutes charge about ... Read More »

Tamil Nadu NEET aspirants anguished as SC stays Madras HC order to reallocate exam centres

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Madras HC’s direction to the CBSE to allot nearby exam centres for NEET. Photo: Mint Chennai: S. Vijayalakshmi from Trichy had applied for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical and dental courses, opting for centres in Trichy, Madurai and Chennai. However, she was allotted a centre in Ernakulam in Kerala for ... Read More »

Education institutions not refunding fees to face action: Govt

The HRD Ministry official says this has been done to prevent professional institutions from exploiting students from ‘exercising other options of joining institutions of their choice’. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: Higher education institutions not returning fees in case of withdrawal of admission by a student will soon face punitive action, according to a senior HRD Ministry official. “As per AICTE ... Read More »