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  • CBSE to conduct next teachers' test CTET 2015 on 20 September

    In a notification, the CBSE has informed that the next Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) will be conducted on 20 September, 2015. This is the second test being held this year. The first CTET in 2015 was held on 22 February.

    The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) is conducted for those eligible for appointment as a school teacher for classes I to VIII. Applicants must note that qualifying in the CTET is just one of the eligibility criteria for appointment/ recruitment as a teacher.

    Online applications will begin from 30 July, 2015.

    CTET certificate

    All the candidates who appear for the CTET are issued a marks statement. But only candidates who secure 60 percent marks or above will be issued an eligibility certificate.

    The validity period for this CTET qualifying certificate for appointment to a teaching position in a school will be seven years from the date of declaration of the CTET result for all categories.

    There is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring a CTET Certificate. You can attempt the CTET even after qualifying it, if you want to improve your score.

    A candidate can get a duplicate copy of his CTET marks statement or eligibility certificate by paying the following fees by way of Demand Draft in favour of Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education> drawn on any nationalized bank and payable at Delhi:

    If you want the duplicate copy within 2 weeks::  Rs.200
    If you want the duplicate copy within 2 working days::  Rs.400

    CTET Important dates

    > Online application available: 30 July - 19 August, 2015
    Last date to pay fee : Before 3.30 pm; 20 August, 2015
    Online Corrections in your particulars: 21 - 25 August, 2015
    Download admit card from official website from: 4 September, 2015
    Date of CTET 2015:
    20 September, 2015

    • CTET Feb 2015 Results: On or before 30 October, 2015
    • CTET marks & certificates will be dispatched: from 26 Nov, 2015

    Schedule of the exam on 20 Sep, 2015:

    The schedule has changed slightly as compared to the previous CTET exams. Paper II will be conducted first, followed by Paper I.

    Paper Time
    Paper II 9:30 a.m. - 12 noon
    Paper I 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


    CTET Exam pattern & syllabus

    The CTET will have multiple choice questions (MCQs), each question worth 1 mark. There won't be any negative marking on the CTET. The exam has two papers - Paper I and Paper II.

    a) Candidates who want to teach classes I to V should take Paper I (primary stage).
    b) Candidates who want to teach classes VI to VIII should take Paper II (elementary stage).
    c) Candidates who want to teach at both levels - for classes I to V and VI to VIII should take both papers.

    Paper I has 150 questions and would test candidates in five sections (30 questions in each section):

    1. Child Development and Pedagogy
    2. Language I
    3. Language II
    4. Mathematics
    5. Environmental Studies

    Paper II has 150 questions and would test candidates in four sections:

    1. Child Development and Pedagogy - 30 questions
    2. Language I - 30 questions
    3. Language II - 30 questions
    4. Mathematics and Science - 60 questions
      Social Studies/Social Sciences - 60 questions

    Candidates who want to apply as a Mathematics and Science teacher should opt for Mathematics and Science section, candidates who want to apply as a Social Studies/Social Sciences teacher should opt for the second section. Candidates who want to apply for any other subject, can choose from either of the two sections.

    Candidates should also refer to the NCERT textbooks and syllabi of classes I - VIII.

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  • M.Sc. Programme - Gujarat Forensic Sciences University

    The Institute of Research & Development, a constituent institute of Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU), Gandhinagar, invites applications from eligible candidates for admission into its Two Year M.Sc. Food Technology Programme with specialization in Forensic Food Analysis commencing from August, 2015.

    Applicants should have:

    • Bachelorrs degree in any discipline of Science/Medicine/Chemical/Pharmacy with minimum 50% marks.

    Selection Process:

    • The applicants are selected based on the merit obtained in the Entrance Test conducted by the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar.

    How to Apply:

    • Applicants can download the application form from:
    • The duly filled in application form along with a Demand Draft of Rs. 1,200/- (non-refundable) in favour of The Registrar, Gujarat Forensic Sciences Universityy payable at Gandhinagar must be submitted either in person or by registered post or by courier to:
      Institute of Research and Development,
      Gujarat Forensic Sciences University,
      Sector-9, B/h. Police Bhavan,
    • The applicants should write his/her complete name on the backside of the Demand Draft.
    • Applicants should also mention M.Sc. Food Technology-20155 on the left hand side top corner of the envelope.

    Important dates:
    Last date for submission of application form: 4th August,2015.
    Date of Entrance Test: 9th August,2015.
    Publication of Merit List: 12th August, 2015.

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  • IIBF Entrance Exam

    The Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) is constituted of various banks and financial institutes and employees of these banks. IIBF is governed by a body of members that include eminent personalities in this sector and also academicians. It is a distance learning institute that offers many diploma and certificate courses for those who wish to pursue a career in the financial sector.

    Junior Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (JAIIB) is one such exam conducted by IIBF. It aims at providing a basic knowledge in the various operations of the banking sector.

    IMPORTANT information for Applicants:

    IIBF Members are those individuals who are Life members of the Institute and are employees of a banking establishment or financial institution or any other institution, which is an Institutional Member of the Institute. Except for ASSOCIATE (JAIIB/CAIIB) Examinations., Non-Members can apply only for Diploma and Certificate Examinations.

    Candidates desirous to apply for more than one examination are requested to see the time table carefully and apply for only one examination scheduled to be conducted on a date given in the time table since Institute is conducting certain Examinations simultaneously on the same day.

    Examination Application forms are required to be submitted to the respective Zonal Office only, for address refer instructions page attached to the application form / web site.

    Examination application forms can be submitted only for the immediate forthcoming examination before due date to the respective Zonal Office.

    For more details regarding Exam dates etc Please log on to

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  • GGSIPU-CET Mass Media and Mass Communication Exam


    Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University is one of the reputed name in the field of higher education. It is one of the oldest and largest universities in Delhi offering a large number of professionals programs to the talented aspirants. Every year IP conducts the common entrance test for the professional courses offered by the university and its affiliated colleges. Master of Mass Media is on of the professionals academic programs in IP and the admission to the program is based on the performance of the candidates in the CET. The qualified candidates will get an opportunity to pursue the MMM course in the IP University Centre for Media Studies, a prestigious institutes in this field.

    Structure of GGSIPU-CET MMM Test

    The MMM CET of IP University constitutes 150 objective type questions with 1 to 4 options. The examination covers the areas of

    • Cinema/Films
    • Communication Skills (English)
    • Culture/Literature
    • Current Affairs
    • National/International Politics
    • Print Media
    • Radio
    • TV

    The duration of the examination is fixed to two and half hours. The qualified student of the written examination will have to sit for a final interview round.

    Eligibility For GGSIPU-CET 2012

    The minimum education requirement is graduation from the recognized university in India. There is no requirement about the stream of study in the Bachelors level but the candidates should have a minimum of 50% in the final examination. The upper age limit is fixed as 35 years and the eligible category as accepted by the Higher education board in India, will get suitable consideration.

    How to Apply For GGSIPU-CET 2012

    The aspirant will get the application form, from the preferred branches of Punjab and Sind bank across the country. Application form can be obtained by submitting a letter through the post to the admission office. The student should attach a self addressed letter cover with the request letter. The university also allows the candidates to register through the online by visiting the IPU portal.

    GGSIPU-CET MMM Test Syllabus

    Communication Skills (English)

    • Comprehension
    • Grammar
    • Phrase and Usages
    • Sentence construction
    • Sentence correction
    • Types of Communication
    • Vocabulary context

    Current Affairs

    • Awards and inventions
    • Famous personalities
    • Media Laws in India
    • Professional organisations in Media
    • Role of Media in Society
    • The social and economic scenario in Indian and in other countries


    • Indian literature and world literature
    • The cultural difference across the country and other countries


    • Camera Movements
    • Different forms of writing
    • Grammar of TV & Radio and Video
    • News agencies
    • Printing Technology and Production methods
    • Propaganda
    • Public Opinion
    • Public Relations
    • Syndicates and Freelancing
    • The Visual Language
    • Writing for Radio
    • Writing for TV Researching for Scripts

    Important Dates (Tentative) For GGSIPU-CET 2012

    • Availability of Application Forms: February 2nd week-April 3rd week, 2012
    • Last Date for receipt of request for form by post: April 1st week, 2012
    • Last Date for receipt of completed application form: April 3rd week, 2012
    • Date of CET: May End, 2012
    • Declaration of Results: June 2nd week , 2012

    Colleges Accepting the GGSIPU-CET MMM Test score

    IP University School of Mass Communication

    Where To Get the Results For GGSIPU-CET 2012

    The result of the MMM entrance examination is available in the IP website after the result publishing date. The aspirants can visit the website for the new updates and to know about the further admission details.

    Score Validity For GGSIPU-CET 2012

    The university conducts the CET every year and the score of the examination will valid of the specific admission period and generally it is considered to be one year.

    Contact Details for the GGSIPU-CET MMM Test

    GGS Indraprastha University, Kashmere Gate, Delhi-110006
    Admission Helpline: 011-23900166/168

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  • Civil Service Entrance Examination

    Civil Service Examination is conducted by UPSC by every year in 3 stages.

    • CSP Civil Service Preliminary Examinations during second half of May
    • Main Civil service Examination, during the month of October / November. Those who are selected in the preliminary examination only one eligible to appear.
    • Interview Those who are selected in the Main Examination will be eligible to appear before the Interview board at New Delhi.

    Priliminary Examination (cip)


    Paper I (Each 2 hours duration) Paper II
    General Studies Multiple choice Question
    (only objective)
    Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAI)

    Note :

    A new syllabus is introduced for Civil Service Apptitude Test (CSAT) in the place of Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination.
    In CSAT, one of the optional subjects which a candidate could have chosen out of 23 optional has been replaced will common paper on Aptitude Test.

    (I Stage of Civil Service Exams)

    PAPER I 200 Marks Duration : 2 hours


    • Current events of National and Interrelated Importance.
    • History of India and Indian National Movement.
    • Indian and World Geography physical, social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
    • Indian Polity and Governance constitution, political system, panchayat Raj, public policy, Rights, Issues etc.
    • Economic and social Development sustainable Development , poverty, inclusion, demographics, social sector initiation etc.
    • General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio Diversity and climate changes that do not require subject specialization
    • General science.

    PAPER II 200 MARKS Duration : 2 hours

    • Comprehension
    • Interprovisional skills including communication skills
    • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
    • Reason making and problem solving
    • General mental ability
    • Basic Numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitudes etc), - (class X level), Date Interpretation. (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc class X level)
    • English language, comprehension skills ( class X level)
    • Questions relating to English language comprehension skills of class X ( last item in the syllabus of Paper II) will be tested through passages from English language ony without providing Hindi Translation through in question paper.

    Main Examination

    Only those who are declared qualified by UPSC. In the preliminary Examination in a year, are eligible for the Main Examination of that year, provided they are otherwise eligible for the Main Examination

    Application Procedure : Stated in the Preliminary Exam

    Structure of the Exam

    1) Two optional subjects (2 papers each 300 marks) 4*300 1200
    2) One general studies (2 papers each 300 marks) 2*300 600
    3) One essay (200 marks) 1*200 = 200 200
      TOTAL 2000

    Objective of the Main Exam

    The main examination is meant to assess the overall intellectual abilities and the depth of understanding of the candidates. Mere knowledge of information and capacity of memory may not be sufficient. Enough choice for choosing the questions will be given.

    Name Of The Optional Subjects For The Main Examinations (Duration 3 Hrs)

    • Agriculture
    • Animal husbandry and veterinary sciences
    • Botany
    • Chemistry
    • Civil engineering
    • Commerce and accountancy
    • Economics
    • Electrical engineering
    • Geography
    • Geology
    • History
    • Law
    • Management
    • Mathematics
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Medical sciences
    • Philosophy
    • Physics
    • Political science and international relations
    • Psychology
    • Public administration
    • Sociology
    • Statistics
    • Zoology


    • Arabic
    • Assamese
    • Bengali
    • Chinese
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Gujarati
    • Hindi
    • Kannada
    • Kashmiri
    • Konkani
    • Marathi
    • Malayalam
    • Manipuri
    • Nepali
    • Oriya
    • Pali
    • Persian
    • Punjabi
    • Russian
    • Sanskrit
    • Sindhi
    • Tamil
    • Telugu
    • Urdu

    Not Permissible Combinations

    The following combinations among the optional subjects are not permitted to be chosen by the candidates.

    • Political science & international relations and public administrations
    • Commerce and management
    • Anthropology and sociology
    • Maths and statistics
    • Agriculture & animal husbandry and veterinary science
    • Management and public administration
    • Animal husbandry & veterinary science and medical science
    • Any two branches of engineering
    • Combination of two literatures


    • Two folds vacancies are called to appear before UPSC board.
    • The total marks for 16 interviews is 300 marks
    • Interviews calls are sent on the basis of minimum marks fixed by UPSC board
    • The overall ranking is done based on the main exam(2000 marks) and interview (300 marks). So the total marks for ranking is 2300 marks.


    • Qualifying examination : preliminary exam
    • Main exam : 2000 marks
    • Interview : 300 marks
    • Total 2300 marks

    Candidates are allotted various services keeping in view their ranks in the examination and preferences given by them in the main application form.


    if a person fails in either in mains or interviews, he/she has to appear once again from the preliminary stage.

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  • Film and Television Institute of India Entrance Examination

    Admission Test For FTII Test 2012

    The Entrance Examination for all the courses will be held on 06.05.2012 (Sunday) (Date can be changed if there are unavoidable reasons), at the following centers: Agartala, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Banglore, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Deharadun, Gangtok, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, and Thiruvananthapuram.

    Eligibility For FTII Test 2012

    The eligibility criteria for the Film and Television Institute of India Entrance Examination is a degree in the respective subjects from a government recognized institution or university. But or some courses like courses in Sound Engineering, students must have done their 10+2 with Physics as one of their optional subjects.

    How To Apply For FTII Test 2012

    The prospectus containing the application form and other details may be obtained on request along with a demand draft of Rs. 2150/- for General Category and Rs. 650/- for SC, ST and Economically Backward candidates (Parents should be BPL card holders) drawn on any of the Nationalised Banks in favour of "Accounts Officer, Film and Television Institute of India," payable at Pune.


    There is no admission for NRI/FOREIGN CANDIDATES

    Where to get the results For FTII Test 2012

    The results of the Film and Television Institute of India Entrance Examination will be posted on the

    Note :

    (a) In a year TV course will have on an average 40 weeks class.
    (b) In a year Film course will have on an average 44 weeks class.

    Proportionate no. of seats are reserved for SC/ST/OBC candidates and for persons with disabilities as per Govt. policy of reservations.
    In addition to above One seat is reserved in each of the three-year postgraduate diploma courses and in the Post graduate certificate course in Feature Film Screenplay Writing, for foreign students on Indian Government sponsored scholarships such as those sponsored by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)

    Correspondence address for submission of completed application form :

    Controller of examinations
    Film & Television Institute of India
    Law College Road,
    Pune - 411 004

    For queries related to admissions:

    Phone : 020 - 25431817 / 25430017 / 25430363 / Ext. 223, 020 - 25425656 (Direct line)
    E-mail :

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  • National School of Drama (NSD) Screening Test


    The National School of Drama (NSD) is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Culture, Govt of India. The School conducts Screening Test towards its three year course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Dramatic Arts.

    Eligibility For NSD 2012

    Graduate in any subject from a recognised university. He/she should be proficient in Hindi and English. Should have participated in at least 6 plays or in any other theatre related activity.
    Age- the candidates should be between 18-30 years of age. For candidates belonging to the SC/ST categories, there is an age relaxation of five years.

    Screening Test Details for NSD 2012

    The Screening Process involves two stages. The first stage comprises of an audition/ practical test. Candidates who are successful in Stage I qualify for the second stage which involves a 3 to 5 day workshop on the campus of NSD, New Delhi. Auditions are held at Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore and Mumbai.

    How to Apply for NSD 2012

    The candidates should apply for the screening test in the prescribed form. Every year on the month of February the detailed notification for the exam is available in the leading newspapers. The candidates can send a request for screening test form to the given address. They must enclose the crossed DD from the nationalized Bank in favor of The Director, NSD. The cost of NSD screening test form is Rs.150/-.

    Where To Get the Results for NSD 2012

    The result of the first stage of the selection process will announced after the audition or practical test. The selected candidates will direct to the workshop carried out in New Delhi. The result of the second phase of selection will announce after one week and it will be published in the NSD website. The selected candidates will also get the conformation through mail.

    Score Validity for NSD 2012

    The score of the screening test will valid for one year and will be applicable for the admission process only. For the admission purpose of the coming year the candidates should take the next year audition.

    Contact Details for NSD 2012

    National School of Drama Repertory Company
    Bahawalpur House
    1, Bhagwandas Road
    New Delhi - 110 001

    Theatre-in-Education Company(Sanskar Rang Toli)
    National School of Drama
    Bahawalpur House
    1, Bhagwandas Road
    New Delhi - 110 001

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  • Common Entrance Examination for Design - CEED

    The Ministry of Human Resources Development is responsible for conducting CEED exam. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) will be holding the exam over centers spread across major cities in India.

    Purpose of the CEED Exam

    CEED exam is conducted to select students for various design related courses I top institutes of India like IITs and ISC. The exam will test a candidates

    • Aptitude for design.
    • Visual perception ability
    • Drawing skills,
    • Logical reasoning
    • Creativity and
    • Communication skills.

    It helps to qualify in the following postgraduate Programs:

    Master of Design Programs

    • IIT Guwahati M.Des.
    • IIT Delhi: M.Des. in Industrial Design
    • IIT Bombay: M.Des. in Industrial Design, Visual Communication, Animation, Interaction design and Mobility and Vehicle Design

    In some of the above institutes Ph D Programs is also available.

    Eligibility Criteria for CEED Exam

    Candidates with following educational qualification are eligible to write the CEED exam

    • Bachelors degree in Architecture / Interior Design/ Design/ Engineering, or equivalent
    • Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent)
    • B.F.A. (4 year professional programme, after 10+2)
    • G.D. Art (5 year programme after 10th) with one year professional experience
    • Masters degree in Science /Arts /Computer Applications

    A Candidate can appear ay number of times and there is no age limit too.

    The CEED Exam Structure

    The candidates have to appear for a three hours exam without break. Reporting time is at least half an hour before the exam. Seating arrangement will be informed through notice board. Candidate has to bring his/her own pencils and other drawing materials. Question paper will be in English. No specific guide or preparations is required to appear in test Exams consist of two parts.

    PART A

    • Creative ability test
    • Visual perception to determine visual sensitivity and imagination.

    PART B

    • Ability to comprehend and summarize a given passage in English
    • Written Communication
    • Ability to express precisely ones thoughts on a given topic.

    Scoring and Negative Marking

    Multiple choice questions will be given. Every correct answer will fetch you full marks and wrong answer will reduce 1/4th of the total marks given to that question. Mark your answers in blue or black ball point pens.

    Study Plan

    The best thing a student can do is to start from the beginning. Since portion is vast it has to be done with great concentration. It is good if students join some coaching centers as it will help to become more familiar with all the portions. Those who wish to study by themselves can buy guide books.

    Language of the Question Papers

    Applicants have the option to write in Hindi or English. The language should be mentioned in the admission form. It cant be reversed later.

    CEED Exam Centers

    • Bengaluru
    • Chennai
    • Delhi
    • Guwahati
    • Kanpur
    • Kharagpur
    • Mumbai
    • Roorkee

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