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Score a perfect 100 in VARC Section of CAT, Know Topper Kumar Parijat’s Secrets

CAT is surely the toughest management entrance examination in the country. Many candidates aspire to crack this exam, but unfortunately, not everyone gets the score one desires. The Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension section of CAT is trouble for many. This is because unlike Quantitative Aptitude it does not limit to any formulae or straight forward approach. Also, there is no way to verify your answers like one can do in LRDI. But despite all such complexities in the VARC section of CAT, Kumar Parijat from Pune scored a perfect…

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School versus parents: Standoff continues at Presidium School in Ghaziabad

The standoff between the parents and management of Presidium School Indirapuram continued for the second day on Wednesday. Parents claimed that the school authority appointed bouncers to stop parents from protesting. The school management claimed that they did not appoint any bouncers and these persons were their personal security guards, besides the police. Parents have complained that the school issued transfer certificates to selected students despite payment of all ‘legitimate’ fees till September 2017 but the management claims that they have not done anything illegal. Parents have been claiming that…

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NEET counselling ends: No takers for 290 dental course seats in Punjab

Faridkot Despite Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, conducting the fourth counselling for dental course as per the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) on Wednesday, 290 seats are still vacant in Punjab institutes. Out of total 355 seats offered in the fourth counselling including 288 management seats, only 65 seats were filled. 245 management seats and 45 government quota seats remained vacant.  “Not many students are opting for dental course from past a few years. This time, only 71 candidates sought admissions in the dental course in the fourth…

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CBSE wants schools to frame rules after teachers complain about salaries

Concerned over complaints received from private school teachers across the country over payment of partial salary and delay in disbursement of salary and allowances, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked affiliated schools to frame service rules and follow them. “A number of complaints have been received against affiliated schools alleging payment of partial salary, delay in disbursement of salary and allowances, promotion and non-availability of welfare measures for teachers, retaining the teachers after schools hours, engaging them in the non-education activities etc. As a result, the teachers…

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CAT 2017 notification likely to appear in newspapers on July 30

The official notification for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 — the gateway to the Indian Institute of Management and other leading B-schools of the country — is likely to appear in newspapers on July 30. The Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L) will conduct the Common Admission Test this year, after a gap of nearly seven years. Professor Neeraj Dwivedi of the institute will be the convener for the exam. The exam is likely to be held either in November or early December. The online registration for CAT may begin from…

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Labour reveals its $4 billion education plan

Labour will pour an extra $4 billion dollars into the education sector over the next four years if it’s voted into Government this election. It’s promising to pump $1.8 billion into the industry to deliver more teachers and resources, provide better professional development and help the sector meet rising costs. Labour leader Andrew Little said “After years of underfunding for education including a funding freeze there’s no question that the teaching profession, the schools, the education system is under pressure.” As part of the party’s education manifesto early childhood centres…

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