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SBI Education Loan at 8.5% interest for studying at top Business Schools

State Bank of India (SBI) is offering an interest rate of 8.5 per cent on education loans for studying in top business schools. See SBI Education loan news

CSIR UGC NET Admit Card Dec 2016 released

CSIR UGC NET Admit card Dec 2016 has been released by CSIR. Check out the news regarding CSIR UGC NET Dec 2016 admit card, how to downlowd the admit card

Aadhaar card is not mandatory for scholarship, says UGC

Any student who have applied or wishing to apply for scholarship/fellowship shall not be denied benefit thereof due to non availability of Aadhaar card

CSIR UGC NET application process ends on September 9

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) application process for the Joint CSIR – UGC NET for the appointment of Lecturer and the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) is soon to end. Find out when is the last date to apply and exam date..

L’Oréal India ‘For Young Women in Science’ scholarships 2016 application deadline- July 10

The L’Oréal India Private Limited to grant L’Oréal India ‘For Young Women in Science’ scholarship to marginalised young women. Check out for more information on L’Oréal India ‘For Young Women in Science’ scholarship, last date of application and many more.

UGC NET December 2015 results declared

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the results of National Eligibility Test (NET) examination conducted on 27th December 2015. The candidates can access their UGC NET December 2015 results on the official website.

AICTE to reserve 10 seats for J & K students in all institutes

The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has decided to rework the scholarship scheme for Jammu & Kashmir students. From this academic session, the AICTE will allow up to 10 students, instead of just two, from the region to study at an institute outside the state.

HRD Ministry proposes Interest-free loans for all IIT students

The HRD ministry has proposed interest-free loan for all IIT students (entire tuition fee) under government’s ‘Vidyalakshmi’ scheme at the time of admission. According to the sources, the proposal will be approved by the IIT council shortly. Both the Chairperson of the IIT council and the HRD minister are entitled to take the decision.

UGC to consider PhD research period equal to teaching experience

In a recent circular, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all the universities to start considering the PhD research period as equivalent to teaching experience. As per the circular, “the period of active service spent on pursuing Research Degree i.e. for acquiring PhD degree simultaneously, without taking any kind of leave, may be counted as teaching experience for the purpose of direct recruitment/ promotion to the post of Associate Professor and above.”

UK Scholarships increased so as to attract Indian students

In the UK, the number of Indian students has decreased in the last few years following a clamp down on the bogus colleges. However, the British govt is wooing students by increasing UK scholarships this time. Presently, about 20,000 Indian students were studying in different varsities of the UK. However in 2013, the figure was around 24,000.