|India to have four new central varsities: Smriti Irani|
, Jul 24: Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani informed the parliament that the government has planned to set up four new central universities in the country and teachers shall be re-employed at the varsities on contract beyond the age of 65 years and up to the age of 70 years to meet faculty requirement of 6,251 vacant posts reported IANS.
"The ministry of human resource development (HRD) has decided to set up four new central universities, viz. one Central Tribal University each in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, one central university in Andhra Pradesh and Mahatma Gandhi Central University in Bihar," Irani said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
At present, there are 40 central universities under the purview of the ministry.
A total of 6,251 teachers' posts are lying vacant in the 39 central universities under the purview of the UGC, parliament was informed Wednesday.
Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, in a written reply to the Lok Sabha, said: "The total number of sanctioned teaching posts available in 39 central universities under the purview of the UGC (University Grants Commission) is 16,692, of which 6,251 posts are vacant."
"Re-employment beyond the age of superannuation shall, however, be done selectively, for a limited period of three years in the first instance and then for another further period of two years purely on the basis of merit, experience, area of specialisation and only against available vacant positions," she said.
Irani said a scheme called "Operation Faculty Recharge" has been initiated for augmenting the research and teaching resources of universities to tackle the shortage of faculty in the university system.
|SBI PO Exam 2014: Call letter for Descriptive Test for June 27 examinees out|
, Jul 24: State Bank of India has released the Call Letter for Descriptive Test of SBI PO Exam 2014. The mentioned examination is scheduled to be held on August 03, 2014.
The call letter is released for the candidates who attended the Objective Test in the Afternoon Session on June 27, 2014.
Eligible candidates have to provide mandatory details comprising Registration Number & Date of birth to download their call letter from the below mentioned link:
The Descriptive Test will be held through one hour and will be a test of English kanguage (comprehension, short precis, letter writing & essay) in pen and paper mode.
Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated only for candidates who have who scored qualifying marks in Part A and are placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test.
State Bank of India (SBI), one of the largest banks of our country had invited applications for recruitment at 1,897 posts of Probationary Officers (POs) through a competitive examination.
The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the objective tests and descriptive test will be arranged in descending order in each category. Adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group Discussion (20 marks) and Interview (30 marks). The qualifying marks in Group Discussion & Interview will be as decided by the Bank.
|Manipur PSC to recruit at 52 various posts|
, Jul 24: Manipur Public Service Commission has notified for recruitment at various posts. The candidates eligible for the post may apply through prescribed format before August 25, 2014.
Rs.9300-34800/- + GP Rs.4300/- for Manipur Education Service Grade- III.
Rs.9300-34800/- + GP Rs.4200/- for Inspector of Taxes.
Rs.9300-34800/- + GP Rs.5400/- for Deputy Director (TRI), Under Secretary (Law) and Assistant Draftsman (Law).
Manipur Education Service Grade- III: Candidates should have a Master's degree with B.Ed.
Inspector of Taxes: Candidates should be at least a graduate with minimum 55 per cent marks & have done a certificate course in basic Computer Application.
Deputy Director (TRI): Candidates should have a master degree in Sociology/History/Political Science/Anthropology/Geography.
Under Secretary (Law): Candidates should have a bachelor or master degree in Law or equivalent.
Assistant Draftsman (Law): candidates should have a degree in Law or equivalent and adequate proficiency in English and Manipuri.
Candidates should belong to the age group of 21 years to 38 years as on July 01, 2014 for Manipur Education Service Grade- III.
Age limit of the candidates should not exceed 38 years as on July 01, 2014 for remaining posts.
Eligible candidates will have to go through a written examination and the short listed candidates will be called for an Interview. before final selection.
How to Apply
Application Form, duly complete in all respect along with attested copies of all required Certificates / Documents and mentioned as "Application for the Post of ________" on the envelope in which the form would be sent should be submitted to the Manipur Public Service Commission, North AOC/ D.M. Road, Imphal-795001 Manipur/ India
Candidates should mention "Application for the Post of ________" on the envelope in which the form would be sent.
General/OBC category applicants have to pay Rs.200/- and SC/ST category candidates have to pay Rs.50/- as application fees in cash payable to Secretary, Manipur Public Service Commission, Imphal.
Physically Handicapped candidates are exempted from examination fee.
Opening Date of Application Forms: July 25, 2014
Closing Date of Application Forms: August 25, 2014
|SBI notified recruitment for 300 Special Management Executives Posts|
, Jul 24: The State Bank of India invited application for recruitment to the post of Special Management Executive (Banking). The candidates eligible for the post can apply through prescribed format before August 11, 2014.
Special Management Executive (Banking) - MMGS III (MSME): 165
Special Management Executive (Banking) - MMGS III (DSME): 135
Educational Qualification: candidates should have a degree in CA/ICWA/ ACS/MBA/MMS/PGDBA/ PGPM/PGDM with minimum 60 per cent marks in Graduation and one of the mentioned degrees. The candidates must have minimum experience of 02 years as on August 31, 2014.
Special Management Executive (Banking) - MMGS III (MSME): Between 25 to 40 Years
Special Management Executive (Banking) - MMGS III (DSME): Between 25 to 35 Years
Eligible candidates will have to go through an examination before group discussion and interview
How to Apply
Online registration and payment of fees starts on July 24. For detailed guidelines/procedure on a) Application registration b) Payment of fees c) Photograph & signature scan & upload visit bank's website www.statebankofidia.com orwww.sbi.co.in "CAREERS WITH US" Recruitment of Special Management Executive (Banking) in State Bank of India.
SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 100/- (Intimation Charges only)
General and Others: Rs. 500/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)
Opening Date for Registration: July 24, 2014
Closing Date for Registration: August 11, 2014
Payment Of Fee (On-Line): July 24 to August 11, 2014
Payment Of Fee (Off-Line): July 26 to August 13, 2014
Date of Examination: September 19, 2014
|Primary dropout rates lower: Smriti Irani|
, Jul 24: Primary education in India has experienced much improvement in recent years with overall dropout rates lowering steadily, Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani has said.
According to IANS, the primary school dropout rate has gone down from 9.11 per cent in 2009-10 to 4.67 per cent in 2013-14, Irani told the Lok Sabha.
The minister, however, added that the dropout rates of tribal children was a matter of deep concern, though the overall rates have gone down.
She said that the government has taken a number of measures for improving the conditions in primary schools - like providing safe drinking water and toilets.
"On July 11, I had written letters to the chief minister of each state bringing to light specific issues related to the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)," she said during the question hour.
SSA is the government's flagship primary school education programme.
Replying to a separate question, she said the government was trying to incorporate a chapter on gender sensitisation in the school curriculum.
|FTII, SRFTI and IIMC to become institutes of national importance|
, Jul 24: Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) and Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) will soon be made institutes of national importance with the power to award degrees, said a newspaper report.
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has suggested the proposal in front of the Union Cabinet that will give greater autonomy to the institutes, said the report.
The proposals have been pending for several years now under the UPA regime but sources said the approvals are now likely to come soon.
Once approved, the three proposals will require parliamentary sanction. The mentioned three institutes will be in the league of IITs and AIIMS.
All the three institutes are reputed organizations in the media education sector but could only grant diplomas. The tag of national importance will increase international collaborations, award degrees, improve infrastructure and funding for research suggested sources.
The IIMC will be able to offer MA, M. Phil and PhD. The institute has five regional centres in Aizawl (Mizoram), Amravati (Maharashtra), Dhenkanal (Odisha), Jammu and Kashmir and Kottyam (Kerala).
As for FTII and SRFTI, the move would boost film education in the country.
|Karnataka (KSEEB) PUC - 2014 Result declared |
, Jul 24: KARNATAKA DEPARTMENT OF PRE UNIVERSITY EDUCATION(PUC)2014 Results
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