EDUCATION

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales among Israel’s 2015 Dan David Prize winners

Jimmy Wales, co-founder of the ubiquitous online encyclopedia Wikipedia, is among the three winners of the 2015 Dan David Prize, which annually bestows three awards of $1 million each. The announcement by Tel Aviv University said the laureates, who donate 10% of their prize money towards doctoral and postdoctoral Tel Aviv University scholarships, will be honored at a ceremony on ...

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Wikipedia? Nothing to be ashamed about…

Academics and students alike should be making better use of Wikipedia, said a major study of digital technology use in Higher Education. The Australia-UK study led by Professor Neil Selwyn from Monash University found that while Wikipedia was a popular background resource with students, it had not replaced traditional sources of intellectual scholarship. The study of more than 1,600 students ...

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Rohan Murty Revives Indian Classics in Modern Library

Infosys founder Narayana Murthy’s son Rohan, who was known to have invested in SKS Microfinance and other service-oriented firms has come to prominence when he donated not for a temple like many billionaires in India do but to set up the Murty Classical Library of India. With an aim to present “the greatest literary works of India from the past ...

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COMEDK 2015: To Hold Entrance Test on May 10 for B.Tech/MBBS Admission

Karnataka’s Consortium of private colleges COMEDK has announced the entrance test date for 2015 as Sunday, May 10, for admissions to Under Graduate Medical, Dental and Engineering Courses in member institutes, following its earlier notification issued on October 28, 2014. COMEDK has NOT yet put out the application form online at its website but asked prospective candidates to check its ...

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Failed in Prelims? Here are some quick alternatives

The UPSC declared Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2014 results on Tuesday early morning on its website upsc.gov.in and those who have failed the exam must be shell-shocked at the moment to understand what could have gone wrong. Numerous reason can be cited but negative marking a major impediment in such exams and the failed candidates should not lose their confidence ...

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UPSC Announces Civil Services (Prelims) 2014 Results: What Next?

The Civil Services (Preliminary) 2014 exam was held 24 August and 4.5 lakh candidates took it, more than a lakh compared to last year. The exam was delayed by two months due the general elections for the Lok Sabha. The candidates can check their results and those candidates who have qualified have to apply again in the “Detailed Application Form, ...

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UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2014 Results Out, Where to Check?

The Civil Services Preliminary exams 2014 results are announced as reported on Sunday in our colums based on sources and the UPSC declared them on Tuesday morning, resting rumours about the authenticity of the news based on decades-old nurtuting of the reliable sources. Here is the link to check Prelims 2014 results: www.upsc.gov.in. (Please go beyond the text in the PDF ...

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UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2014 Results to be Announced Tomorrow? Cut Off Point to be Lower than 2013

Civil Services Preliminary Exam Results 2014 will be announced on Tuesday, according to sources but within this weekend at the most, if technical snags do not crop up at the last minute. “UPSC Results are announced by UPSC on Tuesday morning, click HERE) With minus marking, out of the total of 400 marks, this year’s cut off point is expected to ...

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IES /ISS Exam 2014 Final Results Declared by UPSC

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the final results of IES/ ISS 2014 results on Wednesday for the exam conducted in May 2014. In all, 14 candidates cleared the Indian Economic Service (IES) exam and 22 candidates cleared the Indian Statistical Service (ISS) exam 2014. In addition, the UPSC has also selected 2 provisional candidates for IES, and ...

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Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2014

On the basis of result of the written part of the Indian Economic Service/ Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2014 held by the Union Public Service Commission in May, 2014, the candidates as per the list of Roll Numbers have qualified for Interview/Personality Test:– The candidature of these candidates is Provisional subject to their being found eligible in all respects.  The ...

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UPSC Civils, IFS Prelims Exam on August 24, Age Cap 32 Now

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has formally notified for the Indian Forest Service Examination 2014 along with the Prelims for Civil Services Prelims to be held on August 24, with relaxed age limit to 32 years and 6 attempts. The UPSC will hold a Screening Test for selection to Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2014 through Civil Services (Preliminary) ...

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