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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More women than men sign up for Mumbai university’s distance learning courses

More women than men sign up for Mumbai university’s distance learning courses

The University of Mumbai’s (MU’s) Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) is an exception among higher education institutes as it has more women than men on its rolls. Of 76,495 students enrolled at the institute, 45,559 or 60% are women. In the past eight years, the percentage of female students has steadily been increasing from 52% in 2008-09. The female students outnumber men by a wide margin in most of the post-graduation courses offered at IDOL, including MA (Education), MSc (Mathematics), MCom and MA. They are in majority even…

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TNUSRB result 2017 date and time: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board 2017 may release today for constable, jail warders, firemen vacancies; check tnusrb.tn.gov.in and tnusrbonline.org

TNUSRB result 2017 date and time: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board 2017 may release today for constable, jail warders, firemen vacancies; check tnusrb.tn.gov.in and tnusrbonline.org

TNUSRB result 2017 date and time: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board 2017 results of police recruitment examination is likely to be declared today by Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB), as reported by the Indian Express. To check the result and for further updates, applicants may go to the official websites tnusrb.tn.gov.in and tnusrbonline.org. TNUSRB had invited online applications in the month of January/ February 2017, to fill a total of 15,711 vacancies that included 13,183 posts for Police Constables, 1,016 Jail Warders and 1,512 Fireman posts. The…

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NABARD recruitment 2017: Notice released for RDBS grade B officers at nabard.org

NABARD recruitment 2017: Notice released for RDBS grade B officers at nabard.org

NABARD recruitment 2017: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has released a notification regarding the recruitment Grade ‘B’ Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) officers. Candidates who are interested in this post can apply for the same from the official website by July 7, 2017. “Before applying, candidates should read all the instructions carefully and ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria for the post,” the notice said adding that the Phase 1 (preliminary exam will be held in August. There are a total of 17 vacancies…

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ONLINE COURSES MAY WORSEN ACADEMIC OUTCOMES, ESPECIALLY FOR AT-RISK STUDENTS

ONLINE COURSES MAY WORSEN ACADEMIC OUTCOMES, ESPECIALLY FOR AT-RISK STUDENTS

Online university courses might be creating new challenges for the very students they are meant to help, a new study finds. Many non-traditional students turn to, and are recruited for, online degree programs on the promise of greater flexibility and lower fees. But research released by the Brookings Institution last week suggests online courses provide the worst academic outcomes for the students who most need extra support. Looking at the for-profit DeVry University’s enrollment and performance data, Eric Bettinger and Susanna Loeb of Stanford University report that students who took an online class…

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SSC CGL 2017 : Last Date to Apply for Recruitment Exam is June 16

SSC CGL 2017 : Last Date to Apply for Recruitment Exam is June 16

Staff Selection Commission’s most sought after examination – SSC CGL 2017 has a notification and the last date for applying for this year’s exam is nearing its end. Candidates seeking provisional admission into the SSC CGL 2017 Examination this year for the recruitment into various Governmental departments of the Ministry shall do all the formalities requisite to submitting an application form on or before June 16, 2017. The provisional admission deals with the fact that candidates shall apply online for the various posts released by the SSC this year via…

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Mangaluru: World Konkani Centre invites applications for scholarship

Mangaluru: World Konkani Centre invites applications for scholarship

Mangaluru, Jun 9: Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarship Fund set up by World Konkani Centre, Mangaluru, Invites applications for Merit-Cum-Means Scholarships-2017 from Konkani speaking students belonging to any caste and religion, seeking professional education in the stream of Engineering and MBBS. Eligibility Criteria will be as follows. 1. Only candidates with Konkani as mother tongue can apply for this scholarship regardless of caste and religion. Mother tongue certificate need to be provided while applying. 2. Only Candidates who are seeking admission to the first year of the Engineering or MBBS course…

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Students make beeline for loans from educational trusts

Students make beeline for loans from educational trusts

By Jyotirmoyee Ghosh If didn’t get the scholarsI hip, would’ve dropped a year,” says Anubhav Khamroi, who received Rs 2 lakh under Jindal Law School’s Savitri Jindal Global Scholarship in Delhi. Khamroi, a second year BA LLB student, got a merit-based scholarship after attaining 90% in the LSAT entrance exam. “The scholarship has really reduced the financial burden on my family ,” said Khamroi. Scholarships have become essential for middle-class students as cost of higher education has skyrocketed in recent years. At top institutions, the annual fees for professional courses…

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Punjab govt launches ‘Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme’ for meritorious students

Punjab govt launches ‘Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme’ for meritorious students

The Punjab government launched the “Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme” on Tuesday to provide technical education to meritorious and poor students. After approval from chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the scheme was launched by Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal and technical education minister Charanjit Singh Channi. Punjab students studying in government polytechnic and engineering colleges, including Maharaja Ranjit Singh University, Bathinda, and Inder Kumar Gujaral Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, will benefit from the scheme, said Channi. Under the scheme, students scoring 60-70% marks in Class 10 will get 70% fee…

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Big Mouth Undermined What Could Have Been Big Career for Rex (and Rob) Ryan

Big Mouth Undermined What Could Have Been Big Career for Rex (and Rob) Ryan

You do not have to travel far back in time to see how the NFL once viewed Rex Ryan. One of those instances came in, of all places, a hotel ballroom in Toronto in the 1990s. Brian Billick, who would go on to become a Super Bowl-winning head coach with the Baltimore Ravens in 2001, was attending a football clinic, and at one point he noticed an energetic—almost frantic—heavyset man talking football. It was a young Rex Ryan. “It was truly a remarkable thing to see,” Billick, now an analyst…

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