NEET 2020 on July 26 & JEE Main to begin on July 18 : HRD Minister

Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday announced the dates for JEE Main and NEET exams. JEE Main will be held from July 18 to July 23 while medical entrance test will be conducted on July 26. JEE Advanced is expected to be held in August, dates of which are not decided yet. The syllabus for JEE Main and NEET 2021 have been curtailed. Pokhriyal urged students to self-study and take the help of digital modes including SWAYAM, Diksha to prepare for entrance exams. With low-connectivity areas, the content will be telecast through SWAYAM Prabha TV, he informed. Over 9 lakh … Continue reading NEET 2020 on July 26 & JEE Main to begin on July 18 : HRD Minister

Current Affairs This Week (03-05-2020)

GI Tag Manipur Black Rice, Gorakhpur Terracotta, Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai, Kashmir Saffron Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor: Irrfan and Rishi had vastly different careers, but they shared a relentless ambition to entertain “The only thing certain was the uncertainty,” actor Irrfan Khan had said in a note about his fight against cancer — a disease he often called the ‘uninvited guest’. AYURAKSHA Programme The programme aimed to maintain the health of front-line workers of COVID-19. It was a joint venture of AIIA and Delhi Police and was titled AYURAKSHA “Corona Se Jung-Delhi Police Ke Sang”. The main objective of the … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (03-05-2020)

UGC issues new calendar for universities; 2020-21 session to commence from Aug 1

The new academic session for old students will commence from August 1 while for the new students it will be September 1, 2020. The much anticipated admissions for the 2020-21 session will be conducted between August 1 to August 31, 2020. The pending terminal and intermediate exams are to be conducted between July and August, 2020. Read more at: Continue reading UGC issues new calendar for universities; 2020-21 session to commence from Aug 1

Current Affairs This Week (26-04-2020)

PV Sindhu: ambassador Badminton World Federation P V Sindhu was named the ambassador of the campaign “I am Badminton”. The campaign was launched by Badminton World Federation.The campaign provides platform for the badminton players to advocate and commit to honest and clean play. Feluda: COVID-19 test developed by CSIR-IGIB scientists The IGIB (Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology) operating under CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) have come up with a COVID-19 test called “Feluda”. The test has been named after a detective character in the stories of film maker Satyajit Ray. Apthamitra: Helpline & application launched Karnataka govt … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (26-04-2020)

Current Affairs This Week (19-04-2020)

101st anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre marked The Government of India marked the anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre on April 13, 2020. The martyrs killed on the day mercilessly are remembered. OPEC and Russia approve biggest Oil Cuts The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia have come together to cut oil output by 10%. This is being done to control the falling oil prices amidst lock down all over the world due to COVID-19. Expert Committee constituted by UGC The committee will recommend solutions to gather e-resources in a single platform and also to enhance online education in … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (19-04-2020)