JEE (Main), NEET to be Held Twice a Year

JEE (Main), NEET to be Held Twice a Year

NEET and JEE aspirants can heave a sigh a relief now, as govt. announces twice a year examination pattern, spanning multiple days. What is it? Two of India’s most popular competitive exams, the JEE (Main) and NEET, will now be held twice a year. The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main), for undergraduate admission into various engineering colleges, will be held in January and April. The National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET), for admission into medical…

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NIT Fee Hiked to Rs 1.25 lakh from Rs 70000 per annum

NIT Fee Hiked to Rs 1.25 lakh from Rs 70000 per annum

After IITs, fees in National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are all set for a hike from Rs 70,000 to Rs 1.25 lakh per annum. The HRD ministry has approved this proposal of the NIT Council and the increased fees will be effective from new admissions.  The fee hike will not affect those who have already taken admissions, a senior official told. In a separate decision, the ministry also decided to hike the fees for the…

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HRD Ministry Approves Common Counselling for IISERs with IITs

HRD Ministry Approves Common Counselling for IISERs with IITs

The HRD ministry on Thursday allowed common counselling from next year for admission to seven Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research (IISERs) along with IITs and NITs. Though IISERs were keen for common counselling from this year, the ministry said it should not be rushed. There are 1,120 seats in the seven IISERs — 200 each in the five campuses in Kolkata, Pune, Mohali, Bhopal and Trivandrum, and 60 seats each in the newer…

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