Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Azim Premji University is launching its Dual Undergraduate Degree in Science and Education (4 years) Starting from July 2018. 

Applications are invited for the new 4-year Dual degree programme in Science and Education leading to a B.Sc.B.Ed degree  by Azim Premji University. The programme aims to develop professionals with deep disciplinary knowledge of the Sciences and a profound understanding of the theory and practices of Education.

This full-time dual-degree programme based at Bangalore is an excellent opportunity for students completing their 12th grade and looking to expand their horizons in higher education and employment. They will be equipped to become both excellent scientists and outstanding science educators.

For the science, the students can choose either:
  • Life Sciences – with courses in Biology, Physics and Chemistry; or
  • Physical Sciences – with courses in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry
For the education major, students would develop:
  • educational judgement through perspective courses
  • skills to teach effectively through courses in curriculum and pedagogy
  • a thorough grounding in school practice.

The University provides extensive financial assistance to deserving students through full and partial scholarships covering tuition fees, accommodation and food charges.

The final year tuition fee is waived for all the students enrolling in the 4-year dual degree programme 2018-2022.

Last date to apply : April 30, 2018 

Click here to apply

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

DescriptionLovely Professional University invites applications for LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) 2018

Eligibility Criteria (Qualifying Exam)
Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with Physics, Mathematics and English) or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST

For a candidate, who has not studied English as a subject, the condition of English may be waived off provided the candidate in his qualifying exam has studied in English medium.

Admission Criteria
Merit in LPUNEST, subject to eligibility criteria.

Scholarship on the basis of LPUNEST
Following are the details of criteria and scholarship amount applicable

Percentage Slab
Scholarship amount (per semester) (in Rs.)
90% marks in LPUNEST*
Top 10% applicants appearing for LPUNEST*
Next 10% (11% to 20%) applicants appearing for LPUNEST*
Next 15% (21% to 35%) applicants appearing for LPUNEST*

* Subject to qualifying LPUNEST

About Young India Fellowship
The Young India Fellowship (YIF) is a one year multidisciplinary postgraduate diploma programme in Liberal Studies. The Fellowship brings together a group of 300 bright young individuals who show exceptional intellectual ability and leadership potential from across the country, and trains them to become socially committed agents of change. YIF exposes them to a diverse set of subjects and perspectives, delivered by some of the finest teachers and practitioners from India and around the world.

The aim is to help Fellows become well-rounded individuals who are able to think critically from multiple perspectives, communicate effectively and become leaders with a commitment to public service. YIF is delivered in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science SEAS, University of Michigan, King's College London, Carleton College, Sciences Po, University of California Berkeley, Trinity College Dublin, Yale University and Wellesley College. Students from all disciplines and areas of study are welcome to YIF; engineers, designers, commerce graduates or literature enthusiasts are all mentored into reaching their full potential.

YIF is open to all young individuals with:
• A recognised undergraduate or postgraduate degree in any discipline st

• No more than 28 years of age as of May 31 , 2018

Selection Criteria and Process
YIF applicants are evaluated on a combination of their academic record, a sustained demonstration of their talent in the domain of their interest and their passion for learning beyond the prescribed curriculum.
The evaluation process includes screening of applications, telephone and personal interviews and test for critical thinking and communication skills.

Cost and Scholarship
The Fellowship is committed to covering, in full or in part, the following:
Tuition fees
All material, including shared text books
Fully furnished residence

Application and Admission Calendar for 2018-2019
Applications for the Class of 2019 will open on August 25th, 2017 and close on March 04th, 2018. YIF follows a rolling admissions process and is split into two rounds. YIF accepts applications within a specified date-window and selects Fellows from the pool of applications from that round. Please refer to the calendar for important dates for the two rounds. 

Amrita Entrance Examination Engineering 2018(AEEE-2018) for admissions to B.Tech Programmes at Amrita Schools of Engineering

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham conducts entrance examination across the country annually for admission to B.Tech programmes offered at Amrita Schools of Engineering - Amritapuri, Bengaluru & Coimbatore.

Admission to B.Tech programme is only through Amrita Entrance Examination - Engineering conducted every year. Examination is conducted in two modes: Computer Based Test (CBT) mode and Pen & Paper Based Test (P&P).

Eligible and interested candidates can register online/purchase OMR applications from designated post officies & Dhanalaxmi / Federal Bank branches.

Important Dates
Commencement of Online Registration
Issue of OMR Application
Last date for Online Registration
Last date for receiving OMR Application
Computer Based Test (CBT)
19-04-2018 to
Pen and Paper (P&P) Test
Declaration of AEEE-2018 Results

Branches Offered
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offers over 190 undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in Engineering, Business, Arts & Sciences, Biotechnology, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Ayurveda. Amrita is spread across five campuses in three states of India Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka

How to Apply?
To apply for Amrita Entrance Examination Engineering (AEEE-2018), the eligible and interested candidates should register for AEEE-2018 by submitting an application in the prescribed form either ONLINE or by using a printed OMR application, BUT NOT BOTH.
The prescribed application fee is Rs. 1000/-
Based on the rank obtained by the candidates in AEEE-2018, candidates will be called for admission counseling and candidates can choose their branch & campus from any of the available seats as per their preference and eligibility during counseling.

SRM Institute of Science and Technology has released SRMJEEE application form 2018. Candidates can fill the online application till March 31, 2018 and offline application till March 1, 2018.
Date of SRMJEEE 2018: It will be conducted from Apri 16 to April 30, 2018 in online mode by SRM University.

Admission to 7,000 undergraduate engineering seats at the four campuses of SRM will be offered on the basis of the candidate’s performance in SRMJEEE 2018. SRMJEEE 2018 hall ticket will be available in online mode from April 7.

Programmes offered by SRM AP - Amravati, SRM NCR Sonepat & SRM IST
Architecture and Design
Science and Humanities
Medicine and Health Sciences

Eligibility criteria

Above 60% in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry individually in 12th standard CBSE / state board exam or equivalent.

Counselling procedure

A common counselling will be held for all constituent institutions of SRM University – Chennai, AP - Amaravati, and Haryana. The counselling for SRM University, AP-Amaravati will be held at Kattangalathur, Chennai and Amaravati, capital of Andhra Pradesh.

Visit https://applications.srmuniv.ac.in for further information and apply online
SRM scholarships are awarded based on academic accomplishments, sports and cultural excellence, and for economically challenged and differently abled students.

SRM Founder’s Scholarship

100% tuition, accommodation and mess fee waiver for the students who are

In top 100 in SRMJEEE Rank
In top 1000 rank in IITJEE (Main)
State Board Toppers in HSC
Exemplary sportspersons at National / International Level

SRM Merit Scholarships

75% tuition fee waiver for the students who are in Top 101 to 500 in SRMJEEE
50% tuition fee waiver for the students who are in Top 501 to 1000 in SRMJEEE
Other Scholarships

25% to 100% tuition fee waiver for the students who are

Socio-economically backward
Differently Abled
Exceptional in arts and culture

Selection Procedure

Applications for award of fresh or renewal of scholarship in the prescribed form to be submitted by August/ September to the Scholarship Committee. The Scholarship Committee comprising of eminent academicians, internal and external, would process and award scholarships which would be final and binding.


All the above scholarships are awarded on joining, and the extension of it is subject to stipulated academic performance, attendance and character and conduct certificate from the respective head of the department.
Year after year, on submission of the application to scholarship committee, the decision of which is final and binding.
In case of 100% and 75% tuition fee waiver, for all scholarship categories except sports, one should maintain CGPA of 8.0 with no arrears, and with a semester attendance of 80%.
In case of all other scholarships, one should maintain CGPA of 7.0 with no arrears, and with a semester attendance of 75%.

Further information click here

National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a compulsory test for students seeking admission to National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS), Mumbai. Both NISER and UM-DAE CEBS were set up by Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India in 2007. Their mandate is to train scientific manpower for carrying out cutting edge scientific research and for providing input to scientific programmes of Department of Atomic Energy and other applied science institutions in the country. NEST 2018 will be conducted in around 106 cities across India. The brochure gives the detailed procedure for applying for the test, syllabus of the test and various dead lines.

Eligibility criteria for admission to the programme:
Educational qualification: Candidates seeking admission to NISER and UM–DAE CEBS for the integrated MSc programme 2018–23 should be from regular science stream only and preferably should have any combination of at least three subjects among Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics in classes XI and XII. It is mandatory for all aspiring candidates to write the NEST 2018 examination. Admission will be offered strictly on the basis of Merit List of NEST 2018. Additionally, candidates must have passed class XII examination or equivalent from any recognised Board in India in the years 2016 or 2017 or be appearing for the same in 2018. Candidates who are appearing for the board examination in 2018 must pass it by the time of admission into the program. Also, candidates must secure at least 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent grade in class XII examination to be eligible for admission to NISER and CEBS. For candidates belonging to scheduled castes (SC), scheduled tribes (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) categories, the minimum
requirement of marks is relaxed to 55% in aggregate. Where only letter grades are available, a certificate from the concerned Board specifying equivalent percentage of marks is required to be submitted. In absence of such a certificate, the decision of the admissions committee of the concerned institution will be final.
Age limit: General and OBC category candidates born on or after August 01, 1998 are eligible for admission to the integrated MSc programme of NISER/CEBS. The age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC / ST / PwD candidates.

NEST 2018 Examination:
The NEST 2018 examination will be conducted at multiple centres (major towns or cities) all over India on June 02, 2018 (Saturday), 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Based on the performance in NEST 2018, a common Merit List of the candidates will be prepared and posted on NEST 2018 website (www.nestexam.in) on June 18, 2018. Successful candidates in NEST 2018 exam will be asked to participate in an admission/counselling process and admission to the program will strictly be according to the Merit List.
NEST 2018 examination will be a Computer-Based Test (CBT/online exam)

Syllabus: The syllabus for NEST 2018 primarily follows the NCERT/ CBSE science syllabus of

How to apply:
To apply for NEST 2018, candidates must fill–up the online application form through www.nestexam.in on or after January 01, 2018. Candidates are strongly advised to read through the detailed online application procedure available on the website (click on ‘How to Apply’). Online application process closes on March 05, 2018. Application can be submitted only through NEST 2018 website. There is no other mode of application submission. 
Login credentials for logging into application (fill - pay - submit) will be provided upon online registration.
Application Fee: The application fee for the male candidates of General and OBC categories is ₹1,000/–. The application fee for candidates in the SC/ST/PwD categories and for all female candidates is ₹500/–. Payments can be made using credit card/debit  card/net–banking through online payment gateway.

Admit card: The admit card for NEST 2018 will be available for downloading from April 25,

The official website of NEST 2018 is: www.nestexam.in

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