Friday, August 26, 2016

All India Essay Writing Competition-2016

All India Essay Writing Competition-2016

For University and College Students in English language
“To fulfill Sir Syed’s dream of making AMU ‘The Oxford of the East’, what steps should AMU take to climb to the top spot in University rankings?”

Rules and Regulations:
  • The participant must be a bonafide student of a University or a College. School students up to Class XII are not eligible to participate.
  • The essay should be submitted on A4 size paper in double space typed on one side and should contain around 3000 (three thousand) words duly forwarded by Head of the Institution. A soft copy of the essay along with the photograph of the participant is also essentially required.
  • The essay must be original, not already published in any book, magazine, newspaper and internet.
  • Bonafide certificate from the College/University along with the correspondence address including contact number and E-mail ID of the participant must be provided on a separate sheet attached along with the essay. The participants’ state will be determined on the basis of his/her institution’s address.
  • There are three cash prizes viz., First Prize of Rs. 25,000/-, Second Rs. 15,000/- & Third Rs. 10,000/-. Besides, State level toppers of aforesaid competition will also be given a sum of Rs. 5,000/- as consolation prize.
  • The first, second and third prize winners will be given both ways AC-II class railway fare and State level toppers will be given second class sleeper fare.
  • All prize winners shall be provided boarding and lodging in the University along with one relative (Father, mother, brother or sister).
  • The essay must be sent to the Public Relations Officer, AMU, Aligarh-202002 latest by 25th September 2016.
  • The prizes shall be presented on the occasion of Sir Syed Day celebration on October 17, 2016 by the Chief Guest.
  • The decision of the University with regard to the prizes will be final.
For any further enquiry, participants may contact the undersigned.

Dr. Rahat Abrar
MIC, Public Relations Office
Mobile: +919358259107

ALL India Essay Writing Competition - Hindi/Urdu/English

 Dear Learner,

The Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh is organizing an All India Essay Writing Competition in English language for College and University students with a view to disseminate the vision and mission of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, a great visionary, one of the architects of modern India and founder of the Aligarh Muslim University.
The competition is open to all bonafide students of undergraduate level and above. There will be three cash prizes viz., First prize of 25,000, Second 15,000 and Third 10,000 rupees respectively. The University also awards consolation prizes of rupees 5,000 to best essayist from each state. The detailed terms and conditions of the Essay Writing Competition are given in the attached announcement in all the three languages Hindi, English and Urdu, which is also available on our website, The last date for receipt of the Essay is September 25, 2016
 I request all learners to participate in this competition.
For further information you can contact your study centre .

Centre In-charge 
IGNOU SC-0742 (D)

Interview of IGNOU VC on DD National (Live) on 29th August 2016 ( 4 PM-5 PM)

The interview of the Vice Chancellor shall be available Live on DD National  on 29th August 2016 (Monday) in between 4 PM to 5 PM.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

IGNOU looks at tie-up with self-financing colleges

KOCHI: Almost 24 years after St Albert's College allowed Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) to set up a study centre in the campus as part of its social outreach programme, the college has suddenly asked Ignou to move out causing inconvenience to over 4,000 students who are studying nearly 50 courses at the centre.

"The college management, in a letter, informed that they would like to stop the study centre at the college. When we sent several letters requesting them to reconsider the decision, they wrote a letter stating that no Ignou activity will be taken up at the centre from January 1, 2017," said M Rajesh, regional director, Ignou regional centre, Kochi.

Nearly 10L teachers’ posts lying vacant across country: Union MoS HRD

BAREILLY: Union minister of state for human resource development (HRD) Mahendra Nath Pandey said on Saturday that there are nearly 8-10 lakh posts of teachers lying vacant in schools and higher educational institutions across the country. He said that the government is taking initiative to clear the backlog and is also inviting suggestions to update the education policy which has not been revised since 1976. 

IIT council gives nod to off-campus students

NEW DELHI: The IIT council on Tuesday gave in-principle nod for the HRD ministry's proposal to increase the IIT student strength to 1 lakh from the current 72,000 by introducing a new concept of 'non-resident students'.

The ultimate figure of 1 lakh is likely to be achieved by 2020. In a series of big decisions, the council also approved the Prime Minister Research Fellowship programme that will select 1,000 bright BTech IIT students and give them direct admission into PhD programmes with a higher scholarship. IITs will become part of the Global Research Interactive Network which entails foreign faculty, joint supervision of PhDs and students spending a semester in foreign universities.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Results June 2016 Exam

Please check your results at following link:

Revised Schedule for CAL - Certificate in Arabic Language

Indira Gandhi National Open University

                                  Special Study Centre–0742– D

Al-Ameen Education and Welfare Trust, Nizamuddin, New Delhi.

       Theory classes for CAL Programme (July to December 2016)

Course Code: BAL-001 (Theory)                                                      Batch: T1 
Day & Date
Unit to be covered
Sunday 28.8.2016
11.00-1.00 PM
Block I (Unit 1 to 6)
Sunday 04.9.2016
11.00-1.00 PM
Block I (Unit 7 to 10)
Sunday 11.9.2016
11.00-1.00 PM
Block I (Unit 11 to 13)
Sunday 18.9.2016
11.00-1.00 PM
Block I (Unit 14 to 15)
Sunday 25.9.2016
11.00-1.00 PM
Block I (Unit 16 to18)

Course Code: BAL-002 (Theory)                                                          Batch: T1
Day & Date
Unit to be covered
Sunday 09.10.2016
11.00-1.00 PM
Block I (Unit 1 to 6)
Sunday 16.10.2016
11.00-1.00 PM
Block I (Unit 7 to 12)
Sunday 23.10.2016
11.00-1.00 PM
Block I (Unit 13 to 14)
Sunday 30.10.2016
11.00-1.00 PM
Block I (Unit 15 to 16)
Sunday 06.11.2016
11.00-1.00 PM
Block I (Unit 17 to 18)

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Address by the President of India to Institutes of Higher Learning on Aug 10, 2016

The President of India will be addressing the students and faculty members of the higher learning institutions & probationary officers in civil service academies through Video Conference using NKN on 10th  August, 2016 at 1230 hours

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

10 Best Technology Careers for 2016

Dear MCA & BCA students 

Their are ample opportunities in the field of technology  and you thought that you can be software developer only ! 

I have listed few fields which you can pursue after the completion of your course and I  would suggest to select the field / goal while you are pursuing your course . 


Naveen Raj Bhatia 

  1. Data Scientist 
  2. Solution Architect 
  3. Mobile Developer
  4. Product Manager
  5. Software Engineer
  6. Analytics Manager
  7. Software Development Manager
  8. Q A Manager
  9. VX Designer
  10. Software Architect

National Forest Skill Development Centre set up in Dehradun

ALMORA: A National Forest Skill Development Centre has been set up in Dehradun to equip youths for jobs in the forest sector and help mitigate the problem of migration of people from the hills in search of work.

HRD ministry invites VCs for national seminar on yoga

Ahead of the International Yoga Day celebrations, the human resource development ministry is holding a national level seminar on yoga on June 18, where vice-chancellors of all central universities would be present.

According to sources, HRD minister Smriti Irani would also be present in the seminar where apart from senior officials of her ministry, VCs, UGC top brass and yoga experts would be present.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Open universities also in online mode

 Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) has also started the online admission process for various degree, diploma and post-graduation courses. R D Darekar, coordinator of Ignou's regional centre at KTHM College, said admissions are open for the July-2016 session with the last date for certificate programmes being June 15.

UGC asks varsities to set up 24X7 helpline for admissions

NEW DELHI: With the new academic session being round the corner and admission process already under way in various universities, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all varsities to set up round the clock helpline to address admission related queries.
"With the new academic session to commence soon, it is understood that all universities are getting busy with the process of admission in various programmes of study offered at different levels of higher education.

New HRD channels will telecast IIT lectures live

NEW DELHI: Students across the country would soon be able to watch live telecast of lectures from six IITs and some other top institutions while seated in their living rooms, with the Union human resource department launching 32 Direct-to-Home channels to cater to their needs.

The department of space has agreed to allot two transponders on a GSAT series satellite for this ambitious project, while MoUs have been signed with many institutions, which will provide lessons and content that will be beamed on these channels.