IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam from 2018

The ministry has decided to conduct single engineering entrance test every year and it will be designed in a way that the linguistic diversity of the country is taken into consideration

IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam

IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam

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On the lines of NEET-examination, a single engineering entrance examinations will be conducted for admission into engineering colleges from the academic year 2018-19.

It is learnt that the coveted IITs, for which a nationwide competitive examinations are held, may also be brought in under the ambit of the new test.

HRD sets stage for one engineering entrance exam:

The HRD ministry has recently asked the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to explain and mention suitable norms for holding such an exercise.

The HRD ministry has told the AICTE that the proposal is in line with the government’s policy and it could incorporate suitable regulations to enable the holding of such a test, sources said.

The AICTE, oversees the aspects related to technical education in the country, had discussed at a recent meeting proposal for having a single entrance test for engineering colleges for undergraduate courses

Single Engineering Entrance Exam to be conducted multiple times every year:

The ministry has taken this decision to bring in greater transparency, maintain higher standards and also try to ensure that students are saved from the burden of taking too many tests, the sources said. The ministry is also in favour of seeking constructive suggestions from states and Deemed Universities for the successful holding of such a test, they added.

It has also been decided that the single entrance test would be conducted multiple times every year and it will be designed in a way that the linguistic diversity of the country is taken into consideration, the sources said.

A common NEET exam for admission to medical colleges already exists, but there are a number of exams for entrance into engineering colleges.

source”cnbc”

KJ Somaiya College of Engineering campaigns for LGBT Rights

Several institutes such as IIT Bombay, Topiwala National Medical College, TISS, and KC College have shown considerable effort in their bid to vouch for LGBT rights.

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In what appears as an earnest drive to vouch for LGBT rights, educational institutes in Mumbai city have recently took initiatives in many ways to ensure LGBT rights and to encourage them for decent life with dignity.

Several institutes such as IIT Bombay, Topiwala National Medical College, TISS, and KC College have shown considerable effort in their bid to vouch for LGBT rights.

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In a similar feat, students of KJ Somaiya College of Engineering (KJSCE), Mumbai have been running a campaign through its social initiative programme, Parvaah, from January 11 for LGBT rights. The campaign will be ended on March 11, 2017.

Parvaah is a social initiative started by the students of KJ Somaiya College of Engineering (KJSCE), Mumbai, in 2015 and the students have been continuously organising campaigns in collaboration with the Humsafar Trust to address several social issues prevailing in the society.

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The primary objective behind this mission is to undo the misconceptions the students and the society have perceived towards the LGBTs.

Some of the activities worth mentioning are performing short plays across shopping malls, metro stations, workshop, and film screening to create and spread awareness about the LGBT.

The student team also conducts question and answer session besides organising a petition to be signed by the students at the campus.

source”cnbc”

HP Jobs: HRTC Shimla is hiring engineering degree holders, application submission date extended

HRTC Shimla is hiring

HRTC Shimla is hiring

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The Himachal Road Transport Corporation, Shimla has released an employment notification inviting interested, eligible candidates to attend the walk-in interview for the position of Junior Technical Officer (Foreman Grade-II) on contract basis.

Vacancy details

Total posts: 44

Name of the posts:

Junior Technical Officer(Foreman Grade-II)

Trades

  • Mechanical/Automobile Engineering: 31
  • Electronic and Communication: 5
  • Civil Engineering: 8

Eligibility criteria

Educational qualification:

The candidates interested in applying for this post should be holding a Bachelor’s degree/diploma, from the institute/university duly recognised by the government of HP, in the mechanical/automobile engineering/computer science engineering/MCA/ electronic engineering/civil engineering field.

Age limit:

The age of the candidates applying for these posts must not exceed 45 years and must be minimum 18 years. Relaxation in age will be provided as per the government norms.

source”cnbc”

HP Jobs: HRTC Shimla is hiring engineering degree holders, application submission date extended

HRTC Shimla has released an employment notification inviting candidates to attend a walk-in interview for the position of Junior Technical Officer. The candidates will be selected on the basis of a written test and the interview.

HRTC Shimla is hiring

HRTC Shimla is hiring

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The Himachal Road Transport Corporation, Shimla has released an employment notification inviting interested, eligible candidates to attend the walk-in interview for the position of Junior Technical Officer (Foreman Grade-II) on contract basis.

Vacancy details

Total posts: 44

Name of the posts:

Junior Technical Officer(Foreman Grade-II)

Trades

  • Mechanical/Automobile Engineering: 31
  • Electronic and Communication: 5
  • Civil Engineering: 8

Eligibility criteria

Educational qualification:

The candidates interested in applying for this post should be holding a Bachelor’s degree/diploma, from the institute/university duly recognised by the government of HP, in the mechanical/automobile engineering/computer science engineering/MCA/ electronic engineering/civil engineering field.

Age limit:

The age of the candidates applying for these posts must not exceed 45 years and must be minimum 18 years. Relaxation in age will be provided as per the government norms.

Selection procedure:

The candidates will be selected on the basis of the written test and an interview.

(Read: AIIMS Rishikesh is looking for MBBS degree holders: Hiring on for Junior Resident post, interview on November 16)

Pay scale:

The selected candidates will be getting a monthly salary of Rs 13,900.

How to apply:

The candidates interested in these posts are required to apply at the official website, www.hrtc.gov.inĀ  . They are then required to send the print out of the application form along with other relevant documents to the nearest regional office of Himachal Road Transport Corporation.

Incomplete application forms submitted without requisite examination fee, will be rejected straightway.

source”cnbc”