IIT Exams 2014 – JEE Advanced 2014 to be held on May 25

 

 The Joint Admission Board of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) has officially released the schedule for JEE (Advanced) – 2014 for admissions to the IITs. The JEE Advanced will be held on May 25, 2014, a week in advance as compared to last year.

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The board had earlier decided not to go for a computer-based JEE-Advanced 2014. Instead, aspirants will have a paper-pencil test. The test will include two papers- the first to be held from 9 am to 12 noon, and second from 2 pm to 5 pm. The questions will be objective (multiple choice) type that will test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates. 

Conducted by the seven zonal IITs (under the directives of the Joint Admission Board) for admission to the undergraduate programmes in all IITs and ISM Dhanbad, only the top 1,50,000 candidates (including all categories) based on their scores in Paper-1 of JEE (Main)-2014 will be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)-2014. JEE (Main)-2014 will be conducted by CBSE on behalf of the JEE apex board on April 6, in both online and offline modes. The paper 1 of the JEE Main will be held in both offline and online mode but paper 2 will be a pen and paper test only. The seven zonal IITs comprise of IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee. The start of online application for JEE Main will begin from November 15 and end on December 16. The result of the JEE Main will be declared on May 3. The website for eligible candidates to register for JEE (Advanced) will open from May 4. The registration process will end on May 9. During the same time, candidates will have to make payment for appearing for JEE Advanced. Candidates can download the admit card from JEE Advanced website, http://www.jeeadv.iitd.ac.in between May 10 and 24. The results of JEE Advanced will be declared on June 19. In UP, the test will be held in six cities – Agra, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow and Varanasi. 

JEE Main is a gateway for admissions to NITs, and other centrally funded technical institutions. It is also an eligibility test for the JEE Advanced, which is for admissions in IITs.

Courtesy: The Times Of India 

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ISRO Notified Recruitment for 45 In Various Disciplines / Trades For its 3 Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre and LPSC Units

  Indian Space program, institutionalized in 1969 with the formation of Indian Space Research Organisation [ISRO], aims at promoting development and application of space science and technology for the socio-economic benefit of the country. Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) is the lead Centre in the area of Liquid Propulsion for ISRO’s Launch Vehicle and Spacecraft programs.

ISRO issued notification inviting applications for recruitment to 45 posts of Technical Assistant, Library Assistant-A and Technician ‘B’ in various disciplines / trades for its 3 LPSC units located at Valiamala near Thiruvananthapuram, at Mahendragiri near Nagercoil and at Bangalore in Karnataka. Interested candidates can apply online for the posts through ISRO website till 11 November 2013 (till 1400 hours).

Important Dates
Last Date to register ON-LINE: 11 November 2013 (till 1400 hours).

Vacancy Details
Total Vacancies: 45 posts

Sl. No.: 1
Post Number: 606

Name of the Post: Library Assistant ‘A’
No. of vacancies: 1 post
Pay Scale: PB of Rs. 9300 -34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600
Educational Qualification: Graduation with Masters Degree in Library Science / Library & Information Science or equivalent

Sl. No.: 2
Post Number: 607
Name of the Post: Technical Assistant [Mechanical]
No. of vacancies: 8 posts

Pay Scale: PB of Rs. 9300 -34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600
Educational Qualification: Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Sl. No.: 3
Post Number: 608
Name of the Post: Technical Assistant [Electronics]
No. of vacancies: 2 posts
Pay Scale: PB of Rs. 9300 -34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600
Educational Qualification: Diploma in Electronics Engineering

Sl. No.: 4
Post Number: 609
Name of the Post: Technical Assistant [Electrical]
No. of vacancies: 2 posts
Pay Scale: PB of Rs. 9300 -34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600
Educational Qualification: Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Sl. No.: 5
Post Number: 610
Name of the Post: Technical Assistant [Civil]
No. of vacancies: 1 post
Pay Scale: PB of Rs. 9300 -34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600
Educational Qualification: Diploma in Civil Engineering
 
Sl. No.: 6
Post Number: 611
Name of the Post: Technician ‘B’ [Fitter]
No. of vacancies: 20 posts
Pay Scale: PB of Rs. 5200 -20200 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2000
Educational Qualification: SSLC / SSC with ITI / NTC / NAC in Fitter Trade

Sl. No.: 7
Post Number: 612
Name of the Post: Technician ‘B’ [Electrician]
No. of vacancies: 4 posts
Pay Scale: PB of Rs. 5200 -20200 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2000
Educational Qualification: SSLC / SSC with ITI / NTC / NAC in Electrician Trade

Sl. No.: 8
Post Number: 613
Name of the Post: Technician ‘B’ [Turner]
No. of vacancies: 2 posts
Pay Scale: PB of Rs. 5200 -20200 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2000
Educational Qualification: SSLC / SSC with ITI / NTC / NAC in Turner Trade

Sl. No.: 9
Post Number: 614
Name of the Post: Technician ‘B’ [Electronic Mechanic]
No. of vacancies: 3 post
Pay Scale: PB of Rs. 5200 -20200 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2000
Educational Qualification: SSLC / SSC with ITI / NTC/ NAC in Electronic Mechanic Trade

Sl. No.: 10
Post Number: 615
Name of the Post: Technician ‘B’ [Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Mechanic]
No. of vacancies: 1 post
Pay Scale: PB of Rs. 5200 -20200 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2000
Educational Qualification: SSLC / SSC with ITI / NTC / NAC in Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Mechanic Trade

Sl. No.: 11
Post Number: 616
Name of the Post: Technician ‘B’ [Plumber]
No. of vacancies: 1 post
Pay Scale: PB of Rs. 5200 -20200 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2000
Educational Qualification: SSLC / SSC with ITI / NTC / NAC in Plumber Trade

How to Apply: Interested eligible candidates can apply online for the concerned post by clicking on the name of the post through ISRO website http://recruit.lpsc.gov.in/common/advt.jsp till 11 November 2013 (till 1400 hours).

Courtesy: Jagran Josh

A Dedicated and extensive education portal launched for aspiring students

As It is rightly said by someone, “Necessity is the mother of invention” and it again holds up in the case of eduezee.com – an education portal with the largest pool of continuously updated and detailed list of over 98,000 colleges of India and abroad. Based on his first hand experience and sensing the problems faced by various students and their parents, Hemal Bavishi the young entrepreneur behind this venture came out with the idea of a dedicated education portal.

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He didn’t directly jump into making the portal but spent a couple of years to understand the problem in detail for which he also met many educationist peers and students for a first hand feedback.

Backed with strong data analytic support, Hemal found a Mentor in one education group who helped him in portal development and various other much needed support to bring the idea into life.

Launched in its beta, eduezee.com has started gaining traction among aspiring students looking out for a right career choice locally or globally. Its extensive and indexed search lets student pull out a college or a list of colleges based on various criteria’s. Every college gets a neat and detailed website looking page wherein all information of a particular college – its infrastructure, faculty, course details, placement information like salary structure, names of hiring companies etc are placed aesthetically.

Built by a team of enthusiastic professionals from diversified fields, coming together to provide a ONE STOP SOLUTION to the largest community of students.

The site provides an exclusive area named “Eduzee Lounge” which enables its users to interact with other users, get over their career based dilemma by browsing through opinion of other users and experts.

Eduezee.com caters to various other courses as well along with the evergreen engineering, MBA, Medical, computer science streams. Their proprietary online exam module span across all major entrance exams – Cat, JEEE, AEEE etc to name a few with detailed reporting tool.

See more at :- http://eduezee.com/

Vigilance Awareness Week-2013 starts at IIT

Vigilance Awareness week is observed every year by Central Vigilance Commission(CVC) in order to promote integrity in various Central Government Offices and its public sector undertaking ,wherein the stakeholders participate in different activities like-

  • To display banners and posters etc, at prime location of their offices
  • To organize Seminars/Workshops regarding the theme of the topic.
  • To organize debates/lectures/essay writing competitions on moral values, ethics, good governance practices etc among the employees and students in schools/colleges in local areas and to distribute prizes
  • To bring out special issues of journal during the period
  • To request the Non-Government Organizations, institutions and services associated in local area to participate in Vigilance Awareness Campaign.

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Vigilance Awareness brings social awareness in the citizens of the Nation

The theme observing Vigilance Awareness (2013) this week is “Promoting good Awareness-Positive Contribution to Vigilance.

     A week-long Vigilance Awareness Week began at Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIT), Allahabad, on Monday. A webpage has been created for instilling an environment of transparency & confidence within the system. IIT-A Director MD Tiwari inaugurated the vigilance link page at the institute website.

Chief vigilance officer Anurika Vaish said several measures have been taken in pursuant to the instruction of the Central Vigilance Commission. She said that competitive and non-competitive activities would be conducted to mark the Vigilance Awareness Week. Various activities are being organized to create awareness about corruption in public life.

In this context, the Institute had displayed banners and posters at prime locations. On October 29, the circulation of guideline for vigilance sensitization and preventive measures would be issued. On October 30, an essay competition would be held, debate on October 31 and quiz on November 1. Talks by eminent personalities and prize distribution would be held on November 2.

 

Courtesy: The Times of India

 

 

What Young India Wants : Chetan Bhagat

This is Chetan Bhagat’s first nonfiction title. This is a collection of his Times of India columns that have been spit polished and fine tuned for the book.

In his latest book, What Young India Wants, Chetan Bhagat asks hard questions, demands answers and presents solutions for a better, more prosperous India.

Why do our students regularly commit suicide?
Why is there so much corruption in India?
Cant our political parties ever work together?
Does our vote make any difference at all?
We love our India, but shouldnt some things be different?

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All of us have asked these questions at some time or the other. So does Chetan Bhagat, Indias most loved writer, in What Young India Wants, his first book of non-fiction.

What Young India Wants is based on Chetan Bhagats vast experience as a very successful writer and motivational speaker. In clear, simple prose, and with great insight, he analyses some of the complex issues facing modern India, offers solutions and invites discussion on them. And, at the end, he asks this important question: Unless we are all in agreement on what it is going to take to make our country better, how will things ever change? Non-fiction If you want to understand contemporary India, the problems that face it, and want to be a part of the solution, What Young India Wants is the book for you.