The National Testing Agency (NTA) declared the results for session 1 of the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Main 2023. A total of 8.6 lakh candidates registered for the session 1 examination, and around 8.22 lakh candidates appeared for the same. Candidates can check their respective results on the official website of JEE Mains, i.e., jeemain.nta.nic.in. The JEE Exams were conducted on January 24, 25, 29, 30, and February 1.
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The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) called for nominations for the second edition of the IET India Awards 2022. The awards aim to recognise exemplary contributions in engineering across the IET's areas of focus. The awards nominations are on seven categories like IET India Lifetime Achievement Award, The Youth Engineering Icon of the Year, IET India Young Woman Engineer Award, IET India Volunteering Award and IET India Future… read-more
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Dr. C N Ashwath Narayan, Karnataka's Minister for Higher Education, announced on July 19 that 30 engineering institutions in the state have been chosen for the Regional Ecosystem For Technical Excellence (RETE). RETE aims to upgrade these chosen engineering institutions across Karnataka to global-standard technical institutes within five years. 14 of the 30 institutions are government colleges. RETE will be implemented through a partnership… read-more
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In a relief to students in Karnataka, the State Education Department, decided to combine the Consortium of Medical, Engineering, and Dental Colleges of Karnataka-Undergraduate-Entrance-Test (COMEDK UGET) and the Karnataka Common-Entrance-Test (KCET). The decision for 2023-academic year, was in the view of conducting single entrance test for engineering, medical, and professional programmes admissions. The authority also decided to reduce the… read-more
IIT Roorkee Professor Satish Chandra, who is also the Central Road Research Institute(CRRI) Director started a YouTube channel for Civil Engineering course. Started in June 2021, Satish's channel became hope and guidance to many students, especially in Traffic and Transport Engineering courses. Speaking about the choice of subject, Chandra Traffic and Transport is often ignored at the B.Tech level and due to which, drop from the IIT courses… read-more
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains 2022 application window for session 1 has been extended till April 5. Initially the date was till March 31, which has been extended by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The JEE Main online application process started on March 1 and the session 1 exam will take place on April 21, April 24, April 25, April 29, May 1, and May 4, stated NTA notification.
The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has announced the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2022 result, on March 17. The GATE result is available on the official website of IIT Kharagpur, gate.iitkgp.ac.in. Meanwhile, the scorecards will be available for download on March 21. IIT Kharagpur is also likely to release the answer key soon. Earlier, on February… read-more
India has witnessed a decline in engineering college seats, the lowest in 10 years with institutes applying for closure since 2015-16 and a cutback in capacity throughout. According to the All India Council for Technical Education's latest data, there are only 23.28 lakh total seats in UnderGraduate, PostGraduate, and diploma programs currently. However, engineering still makes up for 80% of the total seats in technical education.
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The All India Council for Technical Education has notified that aspiring engineering students would not necessarily require Mathematics and Physics in class 12 to apply for B.E. and B.Tech programmes. As per the AICTE's 2021-22 approval process handbook, students will instead need 45% scores in three out of a 14-subject list, including Computer Science and Business Studies among others. For this, it further provisioned that universities will… read-more
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The Supreme Court has directed IIT Bombay to offer Siddhant Batra interim enrolment to the course after he unintentionally missed his seat by clicking an incorrect link. The 18-year-old had scored AIR 270 at JEE Advanced and asked to reconsider his mistake on 'humanitarian grounds'. He had approached the apex court, after the Bombay High Court dismissed his plea, citing that the HC cannot intervene once admission processes have begun.
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