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India Education News, 10th - 16th Mar 2014
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India Education News, 10th - 16th Mar 2014

by Vivek Singh | Mar 11, 2014

1. CBSE will Announce Result of Central Teacher Eligibility Test on Friday

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will likely to declare the results of the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2014 on Friday. Approximately, 8.26 lakh students were appeared in the CTET held on 16 February 2014.
Pritam Singh, CTET Director stated that images of the OMR (optical mark recognition) sheets has been uploaded by the board along with information of the Subject (mathematics and science or social science) and languages attempted by the candidates in different test papers.

2. India is in the Top 30 List of the Countries Suffering Attacks on Education

According to a study, India is on the top 30 list of the countries where education - teachers, institutions, students - has been targeted and suffered violence. In India, near about 140 schools were attacked by militants between 2009 and 2012.
'Education under Attack 2014', is a study based on the countries across the globe, suffering from threats or purposeful use of force against students, teachers, academics, education trade union members as well as government officials. This study was released recently.

3. IIMs May Offer Degree Next Session Onward

The IIM students of post graduate programmes as well as five-year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) may receive a degree and not just diploma or certificate, in the coming years. The officials employed in these premier management institutes of India are waiting for the Lok Sabha elections to get over, after which the decision on this proposed Bill in the Parliament will be announced after the new term of government gets into power.
Currently, the premiere B-schools -- Indian Institute of Management (IIM), do not award degrees for the stated courses since these institutes however are premier and prestigious but do not hold a status of university to award degree after completion of course.

4. IMS Ghaziabad announced admission for PGDM 2014

Institute of Management Studies (IMS) Ghaziabad invited applications from interested and eligible candidates for admission to PGDM programs 2014.
Important Dates
Date of GD/PI:12,21&28 March 2014
Name of the Programme: Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
Eligibility Criteria for Admission
• Bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks.
• CAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA/GMAT/CMAT or any other national level management entrance examination.

5. JEE Main 2014 Admit Card By CBSE

CBSE has released the Admit card for JEE Main Exam 2014. Students who have enrolled for the CBSE Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main(Test for admission to engineering degree courses) can download their admit cards on its official site. Candidates who have successful submitted their application forms attaining a 'Received' status on the website can download their admit cards
Also, the Board has advised the candidates to verify their signature, photo and other details on the admit card, and in case of any error, they can email at

6. IIM-C signs MoU with Ivey Business School

KOKATA: Ivey Business School and the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop and publish India-relevant cases.
The partnership between the two leading institutions entails a collaborative effort to foster case based teaching and in creating high quality case materials to enrich classroom discussions, said a release from the institute.

7. Indian Medical Association lectures to help students, doctors tackle stress

KANPUR: The Indian Medical Association here has launched a series of lectures by experts to help students and junior doctors cope with psychological pressure, a knock-on effect of their recent face-off with the police.
"Students are in depression after the recent fiasco. Mental balance is imperative as they have to deal with people on a daily basis. Therefore, a lecture series is being organised to help them cope with stress," IMA (Kanpur) president, Aarti Lal Chandani said.

8. Central Teacher Eligibility Test results to be published on Friday

CHENNAI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will release the results of the latest Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) on Friday. Around 8.26 lakh candidates took the CTET on February 16.
A statement from CTET director Pritam Singh said the board had uploaded the images of the OMR (optical mark recognition) sheets of candidates along with information of the languages and subject (maths and science or social science) attempted by the candidates in paper 1 and paper 2 of the test.

9. UGC to penalize affiliating universities over poor quality of colleges

The University Grants Commission (UGC) in a bid to control any technical institute with cheap quality of teaching, research and infrastructure, will impose penalty on the respective affiliating universities.

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UGC has been granted powers to regulate technical institutions after the apex court stripped the All Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE) of its regulatory powers. It was reported that the UGC would withhold funding for universities and even remove them from the 12(B) status which lead them to receive grants if they grant affiliation to ill-equipped technical institutions.

10. IIM-B, to launch first programme in aviation management

The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) and Toulouse Business School have signed an agreement to set up India's first executive general management programme in aerospace and aviation management.
The programme is a first step towards collaborating in teaching and research.
"As part of its commitment to develop aerospace management education in India, Airbus is sponsoring the two year part-time degree programme to develop and nurture local talent in the field of aerospace," said a press note issued by the institute.

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