Category: Tech Updates

Care for the family

While the demand for specialists may have triggered a rush among medicine students to pursue niche specialisations, experts in the healthcare industry are realising the importance of primary care physi cians. This has given rise to institutes offering a specialisation in family medicine. The two-year, part-time Master’s in Family Medicine, conducted by the University of…

Gujarat may do away with compulsory JEE

The state plans to introduce its own Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GujCET) for admissions to professional courses. AHMEDABAD: Gujarat government is mulling doing away with the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) which is mandatory for candidates seeking admission in engineering and pharmacy. The state plans to introduce its own Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GujCET) for admissions…

A single-day exam for CAT this year

NEW DELHI: The format for the Common Admission Test (CAT) will see major changes this year. The test, which has been conducted on multiple days over two sessions since 2009, when it became computer-based, will now be conducted in as many sessions in a single day. Introduction of non-multiple choice questions along with an on-screen…

Students cry foul as UGC scraps non-NET grants

NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to discontinue non-NET fellowships for MPhil and PhD students at central universities from the next academic session, triggering protests by student groups who have termed it “one of the biggest anti-student moves” of the NDA government. The All India Students Association (AISA) read in the decision…