Srinagar: The Kashmir University (KU) has decided to hold a special examination for the B.Tech 6th semester students appearing examination. in the upcoming GATE
The decision has been taken after the 6th semester engineering students of KU’s Institute of Technology (IoT) Zakura demanded deferment of their major exams scheduled from February 3 to 15 of 2023. They complained that around 300 students have applied for GATE exams but were left at a crossroads due to clash in examinations. dates of both the
The demand to postpone the exam was put forth by the students saying that the GATE Exam (All India Exam) was also scheduled on February 4, 5, 11, and 12 of 2023 and clashes with the KU’s examination scheduled for 6th semester engineering students.
To avoid the clashes, the examination department of the Kashmir University while ruling out any chances to defer the scheduled exams, on Saturday, announced that a special exam will be held for the GATE examinees.
“All those candidates of B.E and B.Tech 6th semester whose examination is scheduled on February 3 and 6 are informed that a special examination shall be conducted for the candidates appearing in GATE exam, subject to the production of GATE admit card and GATE score card,” reads a notification issued by KU’s Assistant Controller of examination (Professional Conduct).
Earlier the students complained that the GATE exam was an All India Exam and is conducted only once a year.
“The score of this exam is helpful for our future studies and job in our engineering field,” the students said, adding the exam centres can be allotted to them at distant locations.
“Even some can have centers in Jammu. The students have to prepare for two exams simultaneously and appear in both, which is adding to the misery of students,” the students said
“Each student has paid Rs 1700 to appear in the GATE exam which will go into vain if we will not be able to appear in this national level exam,” the students said.
The students said the Vice Chancellor KU Prof Nilofer Khan in a meeting with Controller examination and student on January 27 asked the Controller to provide relief to students
Talking to Greater Kashmir, Controller Examination KU, Dr Majid Zamaan said the varsity has restored the examination calendar after putting in hectic efforts and deferment of exams will again disturb the process.
“But for the convenience of the students who have to appear in the GATE exam, we will hold a special exam for them. But the special exam will be held only for those students who will produce the proof (admit card and GATE score card) that they really appeared in the exam,” Dr Majid Zamaan said.
NTA NEET UG 2023 exam: Registration, important documents, fees, major details students need to know
Registration for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Undergraduate (NEET-UG) 2023 is expected to begin soon for the medical entrance exam that is scheduled to be held on May 7.
However, the National Testing Agency (NTA), the exam conducting body, is yet to declare the NEET UG 2023 registration dates.
Once activated, candidates will be able to apply for the NEET UG 2023 application from the official website– neet.nta.nic.in and nta.ac.in.
NEET UG 2023: How to apply
Go to the official website of the National Testing Agency- neet.nta.nic.in.
Click on the NEET UG 2023 registration link.
Create your login credentials and log in.
Fill up the application form carefully and upload the required documents.
Pay the application fee and submit the form.
The Test pattern of NEET (UG) – 2022 comprises four Subjects. Each subject will consist of two sections. Section A will consist of 35 Questions and Section B will have 15 Questions, out of these 15 Questions, candidates can choose to attempt any 10 Questions.
NEET (UG) – 2022 was conducted as Pen & Paper-based Test.
NEET 2023: Important documents
A valid mobile number
A valid email ID
Scanned Images of the
Candidate’s recent Passport size Photograph
Left and Right-hand Fingers and Thumb impression
Category Certificate (if applicable)
Citizenship Certificate (if applicable)
PwD Certificate (wherever applicable)
Class 10 pass certificate.
NEET UG 2023: Marking scheme
Last year, the NEET UG exam was for 720 marks. The Candidates are advised to keep visiting the official websites of NTA (nta.ac.in) and (neet.nta.nic.in) for the latest updates. (DNA)
Kashmir Innovator Bags Rs 50 Lakh BIRAC BIG Grant
SRINAGAR: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K) innovator Sameena Lone has been selected for the Government of India’s BIRAC BIG grant worth Rs 50 lakh.
Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) is a flagship programme of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), which provides the right admixture of fuel and support to young startups and entrepreneurial individuals. BIG is the Department of Biotechnology (DBT)’s largest early-stage biotech funding programme in India. Funding grant of up to Rs 50 lakh (USD 60,500 approx) to best-in-class innovative ideas to build and refine the idea to proof-of-concept.
Sameena Lone, an innovator cum scholar in the SKUAST-K’s Division of Vegetable Science, supervised by Dr Khursheed Hussain, Assistant Professor, Division of vegetable science, SKUAST-K and mentored by Naveed Hamid, BDA, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Cell of the university, submitted her innovative proposal on ‘Organic & Disease-Free Seed Potato Production through Tissue Culture in Kashmir’ under Industrial Biotechnology, Clean Energy & Environment category in Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), a Not-for-Profit Company’ of Government of India which supports technology innovators and entrepreneurs to pursue a promising technology idea, and establish and validate proof of concept (POC) for the idea under the BIG grant scheme a few months back. More than 500 innovators across the country had applied under the said scheme and only 26 got selected for the final pitching round before the panel committee from which only nine innovators were selected under the given category across the nation.
SKUAST-K innovator is the only one from Jammu and Kashmir to receive the BIRAC BIG grant in the present round.
Vice Chancellor SKUAST Kashmir Prof Nazir Ahmad Ganai congratulated the innovator and her team of mentors for securing the BIRAC Grant. He appreciated the level of effort and dedication of the team and support from SKUASTK Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship Centre that brought laurels to the University. He further added that such achievements are so precious that they not only boost the morale of the innovators but help in developing the ecosystem for innovations, incubations & startups.
JKBOSE 10th, 11th, 12th Date Sheets Released For Jammu And Kashmir – Download Here
JKBOSE 10TH, 11TH & 12TH DATES HEETS ISSUED SESSION ANNUAL (REGULAR) 2023 FOR SOFT ZONE AREAS OF UT OF JAMMU & KASHMIR