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Shemilt appointed VP, Sommet Education

New Delhi, Jan. 23 -- Pete Shemilt has been appointed as Vice-President (Marketing and Enrolment) of Sommet Education, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.

He will be based in London, United Kingdom.

In his new role, Pete Shemilt will be responsible for providing overall leadership and expertise to the international marketing and enrolment teams of Sommet Education, ensuring the institutions' growth and brand awareness across markets.

"Sommet Educati... Read More


BML Munjal University, the new hub for aspiring engineers from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

New Delhi, Sept. 7 -- BML Munjal University (BMU), founded by The Hero Group, and located in Gurugram (National Capital Region of Delhi) has emerged as the new hub for aspiring engineers from the South. Prof. B S Satyanarayana, Vice Chancellor, BMU and senior staff members of the University were in Hyderabad on 7th April 2017 to strengthen this growing relationship by interacting with media persons and parents of students who hail from the city. ... Read More


Tagore's Memorial Auditorium in Colombo

New Delhi, July 25 -- India laid foundation stone for Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium in the University of Ruhuna, Matara, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.

The foundation stone was laid by YK Sinha, High Commissioner of India on July 21, 2016.

As part of its development partnership with Sri Lanka in the field of higher education, the Government of India is undertaking a project to set up the Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium in the U... Read More


UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2017: Admit cards issued, download them here

India, May 23 -- The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued the admit card for Civil Services Preliminary Examination, 2017 on its official website. The examination will be held on June 18.

Candidates can download their admit card by clicking here.

Approximately 980 vacancies would be filled through the examination.

The Civil Services Examination will be conducted in two successive stages: 1) Preliminary (objective type) for the sel... Read More


EC defers RS polls in view of Presidential poll and EVM hackathon

India, May 23 -- The Election Commission on Monday deferred elections to 10 Rajya Sabha seats scheduled for June 8, citing the presidential poll in July and the EVM hacking challenge which begins on June 3.

The poll panel in a statement said fresh dates for elections will be announced later.

An EC official said the polls have been deferred since they would coincide with the Presidential elections.

"The secretaries of legislative assemblies are... Read More


STUDENTS WALK OUT OF MIKE PENCE SPEECH

WASHINGTON, May 23 -- Some students of the University of Notre Dame walked out of their graduation ceremony in protest against vice president Mike Pence as soon as he began delivering his commencement speech. They exited the auditorium in their graduation gowns on Sunday in a planned protest authorities were aware of, but did nothing to prevent.

The protesting students were said to be over 100 in number, out of the few thousands gathered for th... Read More


Rupnagar's Shruti tops with 98.7% marks

Sas Nagar, May 23 -- Shruti Vohra, a student of DAV Public Senior SecondarySchool, Rupnagar,topped the Punjab School Education Board(PSEB)Class-10examination with 98.7%marks.

The results were declared on Monday. The second and third positions were bagged by Amit YadavandandSimmiKumariof Sai Public Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana, with 98.62% and 98.31% marks.

In the sports category, Amandeep Verma of BCM Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana, w... Read More


Fighting all odds, they make their way to the top

Chandigarh, May 23 -- Bhagwan Singh, a daily wage labourer, was a happy man on Monday as his daughter Manpreet Kaur bagged 10th rank in the state and topped Sangrur district in the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Class-10 examination.

Manpreet, a student of Government Senior Secondary School, Punnawal, scored 97.3% marks. She belongs to a Dalit family. Her father is a Class 9-passout while her mother never went to school.

"Though my pare... Read More


Haryana board declares revised Class 10 results after merit list goof-up

India, May 23 -- The Haryana Education Board released an incorrect merit list on Monday evening, inadvertently playing a cruel joke on three girl students from Fatehabad district.

According to the results announced around 4 pm, Monika Rani from Bhirdana village had topped the state by scoring 493 out of 500 marks. Three hours later, her world came crashing down. The education board issued a new list, which had a boy - Yudhveer Singh from Sirsa d... Read More


Wrong merit list leaves Haryana board red-faced

Rohtak, May 23 -- In a major goof-up, the Haryana Education Board released an incorrect merit list for Class 10 on Monday evening, inadvertently playing a cruel joke on many students.

The BSEH declared the results at around 4pm and uploaded it on its official website. But, within an hour the board removed the result from its website and held it back for more than two hours after realising the goof up that the board authorities attributed to a ma... Read More