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Union Government to set up committee to suggest changes to JEE (Advanced) examination

The Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) has proposed to set up a 5-member committee to suggest changes to the JEE (Advanced) examination in the wake of an inadequate number of candidates qualifying the entrance test this year. The aim of the committee, which will be headed by IIT-Madras director “Bhaskar Ramamurthy”, is ..


National Testing Agency

The Union Cabinet has approved the creation of a National Testing Agency (NTA) as a Society registered under the Indian Society Registration Act, 1860, and as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions. The NTA will begin by conducting exams managed by the CBSE and gradually conduct ..


Govt says NEET like single national entrance test for engineering colleges is under consideration

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development is considering conducting a single national level test for entrance to engineering colleges similar to that of NEET examination for entrance into Medical colleges. The ministry is holding an advanced level consultation to make the JEE exam as a single national level entrance exam. The move is proposed to ..


Becoming a pilot set to become difficult

The Government is planning to come up with an entrance exam where their aptitude would be tested before being allowed to join a flying school. Also the number of times one can appear in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) exams would be capped along with the introduction of biometric ways like iris scan ..