UPSC assistant engineer recruitment 2017: Online test on December 17 for grade 1 posts

UPSC assistant engineer recruitment 2017: Online test on December 17 for grade 1 posts

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a notification regarding the recruitment of assistant engineers in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines. Candidiates who are interested in the posts can apply for the same on the official website of the Commission (upsc.gov.in). There are a total of 10 posts available for grade 1 assistant engineers and the computer based recruitment test for the same will be held on December 17, 2017 from 9.30 am to 11.30 am. Candidates are instructed to report to the examination centre by…

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Google pledges $1 billion to fund non-profit education

Google pledges $1 billion to fund non-profit education

Google CEO Sundar Pichai also unveiled a programme called ‘Grow with Google’ aimed at training Americans how to get jobs or grow their businesses. Photo: Reuters Pittsburgh: Google says over the next five years it will spend $1 billion on non-profit organizations helping to raise education levels around the world and commit its employees to a million hours of volunteer work doing the same. CEO Sundar Pichai announced the goal Thursday morning in Pittsburgh, the city where he arrived in the US from India 24 years ago. Pichai also unveiled a…

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This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

Everyone knows someone who fits the profile that bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch dubs a “boss hater.” No matter who this person’s boss may be, they’ll never see eye-to-eye with them. This employee routinely claims to be receiving unfair treatment, and is never satisfied with their work environment — and it’s all their boss’ fault. “Are you a boss hater?” Welch says. “If you are, watch out.” You may think you’re being subtle, but the boss can tell. Boss haters, says Welch, direct “an instinctive disdain, a distrust…

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Suzy Welch: This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

Suzy Welch: This is the No. 1 trait that will kill your career

Everyone knows someone who fits the profile that bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch dubs a “boss hater.” No matter who this person’s boss may be, they’ll never see eye-to-eye with them. This employee routinely claims to be receiving unfair treatment, and is never satisfied with their work environment — and it’s all their boss’ fault. “Are you a boss hater?” Welch says. “If you are, watch out.” You may think you’re being subtle, but the boss can tell. Boss haters, says Welch, direct “an instinctive disdain, a…

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Kent State receives $1 million grant for distance-learning translation program

Kent State receives $1 million grant for distance-learning translation program

Kent State University has received a $1 million grant to develop a distance-learning translation studies program. (Karen Farkas, cleveland.com) KENT, Ohio – Kent State University has received a $1 million grant to develop a state-of-the-art distance learning translation studies program. The Institute for Applied Linguistics received the grant from from the Gawlicki Family Foundation of Hartford, Connecticut. The institute was founded at Kent State in 1988 and serves more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students. It is the only program that offers training from the bachelor’s level to doctorate, and it…

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Rs 1 crore scholarship offer for undergraduate programme in Australia, deadline June 30

Rs 1 crore scholarship offer for undergraduate programme in Australia, deadline June 30

Indian students interested in studying in Australia can apply for Sydney-based public research university Macquarie’s second edition Big History International Student Undergraduate Scholarship, available for all undergraduate courses. To qualify, students have to complete a MOOC course on the evolution of the universe and the world, titled Big History: Connecting Knowledge through MOOC provider Coursera . The scholarships will cover all tuition fees up to $50,000 AUD per year for an undergraduate degree of a duration of three to four years, depending on the programme of study. This represents a…

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HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar: 2,000 online courses to be offered through Swayam in 1 year, says

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar: 2,000 online courses to be offered through Swayam in 1 year, says

In a bid to promote affordable education, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the government aims to offer about 2,000 online courses within one year through ‘Swayam’ — an indigenously developed platform. “Currently, 380 courses are offered through this platform and this will be enhanced to 2,000 courses in one year,” he said after the inauguration of a week-long Teachers Workshop at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here. About 60,000 students have already completed their courses through this affordable platform launched last year. It makes knowledge available…

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SSC JE Tier 1 exam results declared, check them here

SSC JE Tier 1 exam results declared, check them here

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has declared the results of junior engineer (civil, mechanical, electrical and quantity surveying and contract) Tier 1 examination 2016 on its official website. Candidates can check their results, which were declared on Monday, by clicking here. A total of 3,39,370 candidates appeared in the exam – 1,33,983 for civil, 90,321 for electrical and 1,15,075 for mechanical JE posts. The commission has shortlisted 5,892 candidates for the Tier-II exams (descriptive paper) for civil engineering posts and 2,440 candidates for electrical/mechanical engineering posts. The schedule for the…

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Form 1 selection: 65,000 pupils to join extra-county schools

Form 1 selection: 65,000 pupils to join extra-county schools

Some 24,795 Standard Eight candidates have been selected to join 103 national schools. This is an increase of 1,710 from 2015, when 23,085 pupils secured slots in the top schools. In selection results announced Tuesday by Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, another 133,785 candidates will join county schools as 65,331 head to extra-county learning centres. Some 492,576 Standard Eight leavers have also been chosen to be students in sub-county schools. Dr Matiang’i said the transition rate from primary to secondary school had increased to 84 per cent, up from 82…

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Spring scholarship deadline Dec. 1

Spring scholarship deadline Dec. 1

MADISON – A new semester at North Florida Community College is right around the corner as students gear up for Spring Term of 2017. Alongside the arrival of a new term comes the opportunity to apply for Spring Scholarships until the scholarship application deadline on December 1.  The NFCC Foundation awards scholarships each term to eligible students as supplemental funds to help in covering the cost of tuition, books and fees. Individual and organizational for those planning to enroll in spring 2017 are available for application until the December 1…

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