In scorching June heat, NET exam centres once again outside Kashmir

In scorching June heat, NET exam centres once again outside Kashmir

Srinagar: Come any all-India level competitive examination and Kashmiri students have a constant complaint: that their examination centres have been set up outside the valley, despite their having preferred local centres at the time of submitting application forms. Now the National Testing Agency (NTA) has scheduled the National Eligibility Test (NET) between June 20 and […]

Vigilance squads to monitor B.Ed exams for in-service teachers

Vigilance squads to monitor B.Ed exams for in-service teachers

SRINAGAR: After complaints of unfair means by examinees last year, authorities have ordered constitution of ‘vigilance squads’ to monitor the upcoming B Ed term-end examinations for in-service teachers. An order issued by the State Project Director Samagra Shiksha J&K, Arun Kumar Manhas on Wednesday asked all the chief education officers of the state to set […]

45% candidates qualify class XII bi-annual exams

45% candidates qualify class XII bi-annual exams

SRINAGAR: The J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) Thursday declared results for class 12 bi-annual examinations (2018-19), with a pass percentage of nearly 45 percent. Out of 57,141 students who appeared, 25,669 (44.92%) passed the examinations. Outshining boys in terms of the pass percentage, 46.22 per cent girls qualified the exam while as boys registered […]

DAK demands increase in number of NEET SS centres at Kashmir

DAK demands increase in number of NEET SS centres at Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said it received a representation from MD/MS doctors presently working in various hospitals of the valley. The candidates, according to a DAK statement, were DM/MCH aspirants who are appearing in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Super Speciality (NEET SS). NEET SS 2019 is a Super Speciality national level […]

KU’s question papers leaked on WhatsApp, inquiry committee set up

KU’s question papers leaked on WhatsApp, inquiry committee set up

Srinagar: Two exam papers of the BA 2nd semester course of Kashmir University, one of English and the other of Environmental Science, were reportedly leaked and shared on WhatsApp. The university has postponed the Environmental Science paper scheduled on Saturday after it appeared on social media well before the examination could start. The one-hour exam […]

KU yet to rectify erroneous results of SSM students

KU yet to rectify erroneous results of SSM students

SRINAGAR: After “erroneously” failing majority of B. Tech (Electrical) students enrolled at the Sir Syed Memorial (SSM) College of Engineering and Technology, Parihaspora in the 8th semester, the University of Kashmir is yet to rectify the results a month after the results. Several aggrieved students told Kashmir Reader that “despite attempting all the questions”, the […]

KU scraps entrance test for five postgraduate programmes

KU scraps entrance test for five postgraduate programmes

SRINAGAR: With students giving a cold shoulder to several programmes, the University of Kashmir has decided to go for open admissions for five post-graduate programmes in the upcoming admission session. A notification issued by Director Admissions Kashmir University on Saturday said that “there will be no Entrance Tests” for masters program in Linguistics, Persian, Hindi, […]

JK Bank recruitment: Several candidates miss exams as test centers set up far away

JK Bank recruitment: Several candidates miss exams as test centers set up far away

Srinagar: Although the J&K Bank has said it concluded the online examination for the posts of Probationary officer (PO) and Banking Associate (BA) “smoothly and successfully”, several candidates have missed the exams saying their examination centres had been set up at far away and “out of the way” locations. The bank had scheduled the examination […]

Restrictions around examination centres in Baramulla

Restrictions around examination centres in Baramulla

Baramulla: In the view of the examinations for 11th Class Bi-Annual, 2019 scheduled to be held from April 25, District Magistrate Baramulla G N Itoo has ordered imposition of section 144 CRPC around a radius of 200 meters of all the examination centres. The order shall remain in force till the examinations are over. As […]

Dropped SET candidates alleging ‘flawed key’ threaten to protest before NAAC team

Dropped SET candidates alleging ‘flawed key’ threaten to protest before NAAC team

SRINAGAR: Scores of aggrieved candidates dropped from last year’s State Eligibility Test (SET) conducted by the University of Kashmir (KU) have threatened to register a protest with the visiting National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) team. Candidates threatening to take even “extreme steps” alleged that they have been pushed out of the qualifying list on […]

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