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Indian Maritime University Chennai, IMU CET 2019

About IMU CET 2019:

Indian Maritime University
(A Central University, Government of India)
East Coast Road, Semmencherry, Chennai – 600119
Phone: +91 (44) 24539020
Email: Website:

Admissions to the UG, PG & Research Programmes for the Academic year 2019-20 through Online Common Entrance Test (CET)

All admissions to the various UG (except BBA), PG and Research Programmes of the IMU and its Affiliated Institutes for the Academic Y ear 2019-20 starting on Thursday, 01st August 2019 will be through all-India Online Common Entrance Tests (CETs) which will be conducted on Saturday, 01st June 2019 between 11 am and 2 pm. Candidates will be required to qualify this CET in order to be eligible for admissions to the respective Programmes.

The following CETs will be held for respective Programmes:

a) CET for UG Programmes [B.Tech (Marine Engineering), B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering), B.Sc (Nautical Science), B.Sc (Ship Building & Repair) and Diploma in Nautical Science].

b) CET for MBA (International Transportation and Logistics), MBA (Port and Shipping Management) programmes and for admissions to the 50% of seats for the non-seafarer candidates to M.Sc (Commercial Shipping and Logistics) programme.

c) CET for M.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering), M.Tech (Dredging and Harbour Engineering) and M.Tech (Marine Engineering and Management) programmes.

N.B - The results of the CETs are valid for that particular Academic session only.

Registration Fee is Rs. 1000 for General/OBC-NCL candidates and Rs. 700 for SC/ST Candidates.

[Please see Special Instructions for the Sea Farer Candidates seeking admissions to M.Sc (Commercial Shipping and Logistics) and BBA (Logistics, Retailing and eCommerce) Programmes that do not need CET as mentioned above].

Note: Candidates who have registered online for admissions to "UG Programmes except BBA" and if they are also interested in the BBA (LRE) Programme, then they will have to register separately for the BBA Programme and must pay the Registration Fee for both.

Courses Name:

Undergraduate programmes

·         B.Tech (Marine Engineering) 4-Year [Campus: Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai Port, Cochin]

·         B.Sc (Nautical Science) 4-Year [Campus: Navi Mumbai, Chennai]

·         B.Sc (Ship Building and Repair) Offered only in one Affiliated Institute

·         Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS) 1-Year [Campus: Navi Mumbai, Chennai]

·         BBA (Logistics, Retailing and Ecommerce) 3-Year [Campus: Chennai, Cochin]

·         B. Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering) 4-Year [Campus: Visakhapatnam]

Postgraduate programmes

·         M.Tech (Marine Engineering and Management) 2-Year [Campus: Kolkata]

·         MBA (Port and Shipping Management) 2-Year [Campus: Chennai, Cochin]

·         MBA (International Transportation and Logistics Management) 2-Year [Campus: Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Chennai, Cochin]

·         M.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering) 2-Year [Campus: Visakhapatnam]

·         M.Tech (Dredging and Harbour Engineering) 2-Year [Campus: Visakhapatnam]

·         M.Sc (Commercial Shipping and Logistics) 2-Year [Campus: Chennai, Navi Mumbai]

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

·         Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Engineering (PGDME) 1-Year [Campus: Mumbai Port]

Eligibility IMU CET 2019:

B.Tech (Marine Engineering) Kolkata, Mumbai & Chennai:

10+2 or equivalent (PCM - 60% average and minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th or 12th Examination.)

Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks, it will not apply to English marks.

There is Lateral Entry into 2nd year of B. Tech (Marine Engineering):

Eligibility for Lateral Entry: Candidates with Diploma in Marine /Mechanical Engineering with at least 60% marks overall are eligible to apply for Lateral Entry. The applications for this will be invited separately by the respective IMU Campuses/ Affiliated Institutes.

B.Sc (Nautical Science) Chennai, Mumbai, Cochin:

10+2 or equivalent (PCM-60% average and minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th or 12th Examination.)

Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks.

B.Sc (Ship Building and Repair) Offered only in one Affiliated Institute

10+2 or equivalent (PCM - 50% average and minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th / 12th Examination.)

Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks.

Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS) Mumbai & Chennai:

10+2 or equivalent (PCM-60% average) OR B.Sc (PCM)/ B.Sc (Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the years) with marks not less than 60% in aggregate, OR B.E./B. Tech from IIT or college recognised by AICTE with marks not less than 50% in aggregate.

Note: English Marks are to be 50% or more in 10th or 12th or Degree examination. In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks.

BBA (Logistics, Retailing and E-Commerce) Chennai and Cochin [Non–Residential Programme]:

10+2 or equivalent (Minimum 60% of Aggregate marks in any stream and minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th and/or 12th Examination.)

Note 1: Percentage of the Aggregate marks will be calculated by considering the marks scored in English subject plus the marks scored in Major Subjects (excluding other languages).

Note 2: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks.

B.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering) Vishakhapatnam:

10+2 or equivalent (PCM - 60% average and minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th / 12th Examination.)

Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks.

* There is Lateral Entry into 2nd and 3rd year of B. Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering).

Eligibility for Lateral Entry

For Admissions to 2nd Year of B. Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering)

(a) Candidates with 60% marks overall in 4-year Diploma in Ship Building Engineering from the Institute of Ship Building Technology, Goa [OR] 3-year Diploma in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering from the AMET University, Chennai [OR] 3-year Diploma in Mechanical Engineering/Civil Engineering from any Institute approved by AICTE, will be eligible for admissions by Lateral Entry into the second year against the available vacant seats at the beginning of the second year.

(b) The admissions will be made in the order of merit based on aggregate percentage of marks.

(c) The candidate should have completed the diploma within its stipulated duration of 4 years or 3 years as the case may be.

(d) Age limit – 18 to 26 years.

For Admissions to 3rd Year of B. Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering)

(a) Candidates with B.Sc (Ship Building & Repair), who have at least 60% marks overall and have completed the degree within the stipulated period of 3 years, will be eligible for admissions by Lateral Entry into the third year. The number of seats for this lateral entry are ‘20’ and available only in IMU Visakhapatnam Campus.

(b) The admissions will be made in the order of merit based on aggregate percentage of marks.

(c) Age limit – 19 to 27 years.

M.Tech (Marine Engineering and Management) Kolkata:

BE/B. Tech in Marine Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Naval Architecture with at least 60% aggregate marks from a recognized University. OR Associate Member of Institution of Engineers Part A and B in Mechanical Engineering with at least 60% aggregate marks (by examination). OR MEO Class I Certificate of Competency.

Note 1: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks.

Note 2: Candidates under all categories must appear for the IMU’s Common entrance Test (CET) and qualify in order to be eligible for admission to this programme. However, candidates with prescribed GATE/GRE Scores are exempted from IMU’s CET.

MBA (Port & Shipping Management) Chennai, Cochin:

MBA (International Transportation Logistics Management) Chennai, Cochin, Kolkata and Visakhapatnam:

A bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate from Recognized Universities. A minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th or 12th or UG Degree.

Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however it will not apply to English marks.

M.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering) Visakhapatnam

M.Tech (Dredging and Harbour Engineering) Visakhapatnam

Engineering Graduate in Mechanical/ Civil/ Marine /Naval Architecture or equivalent with 60% marks in aggregate.

Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks.

M.Sc (Commercial Shipping and Logistics) Navi Mumbai & Chennai:

Category-I (Non-Seafarer):

A Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with minimum of 50% aggregate marks from recognized universities and minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th or 12th or UG Degree.

Note: In case of SC/ST Candidates, there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; However, it will not apply to English Marks. Candidates under this category must appear for the IMU’s Common Entrance Test (CET) and qualify in order to be eligible for admission to this Programme.

Category-II (Seafarer):

50% of seats in each IMU Campus where M.Sc (Commercial Shipping & Logistics) is being offered shall be reserved for seafarers with Master (FG) Certificate of Competency or MEO Class I Certificate of Competency.

There will be no CET for Category-II candidates.

If the number of applications from qualified Seafarers is less than the number of reserved seats, the vacant seats will be allotted to the candidates from Category-I.

If the number of applications from qualified Seafarers is greater than the number of reserved seats, then IMU will conduct a separate Offline Entrance Test for selecting Category-II candidates for the Programme.

PGDME (Residential) Mumbai Port:

Graduation in B.E. Mechanical / Naval Architecture disciplines from recognized institutes with minimum marks of 50% in final year and with minimum 50% marks in English language at 10th or 12th or in Degree Exam.

How to Apply IMU CET 2019:

Online Registration of Applicants with facility to upload photograph, scanned signature, scanned copy of the 10th Std Mark sheet as proof of Date of Birth, scanned copy of 12th Std/ Degree Certificate (wherever applicable), scanned copy of the SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/General-EWS certificate (wherever applicable) and other relevant certificates (wherever applicable). The candidates will be able to make payment for the Registration Fees Online, and download and print the filled-in application in standard formats. For Online Registration, applicants should visit the website of the Indian Maritime University and click on the CET June 2019 hyperlink.

Facility for applicants to download their Hall Tickets/ Admit Cards with the name of the Test Venue indicated.

Automated e-mails/SMS will be sent to every registered applicant on successful registration of Application, uploading of Hall Ticket, publication of results, etc.

Closing Date IMU CET 2018:

Date of commencement of Registration for IMU CET: 1st April, 2019

Last Date for Basic Registration and Online Payment for CET Registration Fee: 5th May, 2019

Last Date for Online submission of Detailed Application Form: 8th May, 2019

Hall Ticket can be downloaded from: 15th May, 2019

Date for Computer Based CETs: 1st June, 2019 (Saturday at 11am - 02pm)

Date for Publication of Results: 6th June, 2019

To know more Information about this Courses please visit:

Maharashtra MAH-LL.B. 3 Years CET 2019 for admission to LLB Course

About Exam: 


New Excelsior Cinema Building, 8th Floor, A.K. Nayak Marg, Fort, Mumbai: 400 001
CET CELL-TELEPHONE NO.022-22016157/59
E-mail:- Website:

Government of Maharashtra has established a State Common Entrance Test Cell (CET CELL) under Admission Regulatory Authority (ARA) as per the provision in Section 10 of Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Fees) Act, 2015, (Herein after called the Act).

According to G.R. No. CET-2015/C.No.379/MSHI-2, Dated 4th December, 2015 and G.R. No. CET-2016/F.No.84/MSHI-2, Dated 7th April, 2016 the Competent Authority shall conduct the MAH-LL.B.- 3 Yrs. Course CET 2019 for the admission to the First Year of the Three Year Full Time-Regular Professional Degree Course in Law, for the Academic Year 2019-2020.

The admissions to the following institutes will be done by the Competent Authority, provided they are approved and recognized by Government of Maharashtra and are Affiliated to any of the Non-agricultural University in the State of Maharashtra State:

1. The Government College offering LL.B.3 Yrs. Degree Course,

2. All Government Aided Colleges (including Aided Minority Institutions) offering LL.B. 3 Yrs. Degree Course,

3. All University Departments offering LL.B. 3 Yrs. Degree Course,

4. All University Managed Institutes offering LL.B. 3 Yrs. Degree Course,

5. All Un-aided colleges (including Minority Institutions) offering LL.B. 3 Yrs. Degree Course, covered as per the Act.

Competent Authority: Commissioner, State CET (Common Entrance Test) Cell is the Competent Authority to conduct the MAH-LL. B 3 Yrs. Degree Course CET 2019 as per the Provisions of 2(e) and Section 10(2) of the Act dated 12th May 2015.


The candidate should be an Indian National along with the following educational qualification.

Educational Qualification:

(a) Candidate should be a graduate in any faculty of any University in Maharashtra established by an act of Parliament or by a State Legislature or an equivalent National Institution recognized as a Deemed to be University or Foreign University recognized as equivalent to the status of an Indian University by an authority competent to declare equivalence, With Minimum 45% of Marks in aggregate (That is 45 % marks for all the parts of the Degree Examination taken together), (candidate belonging to SC and ST Category need only 40% marks and VJNT, SBC and OBC Category with minimum 42% marks in the qualifying examination.)

(b) An applicant who has passed the U.G degree of minimum Three Years and P.G degree of 2/3 Yrs, duration from University mentioned in (a) after processing the studies in the pattern of 10+2+3+2/3 with regular studies at secondary and higher secondary schooling.

Post Graduate diploma will not be considered as Post Graduate Degree.

Provided that, the applicants who have obtained +2 Higher Secondary Pass Certificate or First Degree Certificate by distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for CET of the 3 Years Law Courses. [the applicant who has passed the qualifying examination (10+2, U.G. & P.G.) in a single sitting examination without having basic qualifications of (10+2+3) is not eligible.] +2 is the Basic Qualification for LL.B.-3 Yrs. Course.

Further provided that, NO candidate from the Open University having a degree contrary to the U.G.C. Act and Regulations and contrary to Rules of Legal Education shall be eligible.

Further provided that, the candidates who are appearing/appeared for the qualifying examination UG or PG (regular examination of that Academic Year) are also eligible to apply for the Entrance Examination. Such candidates become eligible for admission only if they produce the provisional/Degree certificate of the qualifying examination and the mark lists of all parts of qualifying examination at the time of CAP Application form filling

How to Apply:

Application form processing fees as stated below is to be paid through online system only by Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets for which the service charges, as per rules, shall be applicable in addition to the application form processing fees. No other mode of payment shall be permitted. This fee is non- refundable under any circumstances.*The Candidates will have to bear the service charges of online payment if any as applicable.

General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, All Candidates belonging to Outside Maharashtra State (OMS/All India Candidature), J & K Migrant Candidates: Rs. 800/-

Reserved Category Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC,ST,VJ/DT*-NT(A)*, NT(B)*, NT(C)*,NT(D)*, OBC*,SBC*andSEBC*]Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only having Caste Certificate and Valid Non Creamy Layer Certificate* valid up to 31 March 2020: Rs. 400/-

Instructions for Registration for MAH-LL.B-3 Yrs. -CET 2019:

1.    Aspiring candidates should download LL.B-3Year CET-2019 Information Brochure from website: for necessary details.

2.    It is mandatory for all aspiring candidates to Register & Confirm the Online Application Form through candidate’s login by himself/herself on the website.

3.    It should be noted that no documents are required to be submitted at the stage of registration for CET. However, Candidates are advised to keep the necessary original documents ready for uploading at the time of Registration for the Centralized Admission Process and verification at the time of Document verification at Facilitation Centre/ SETU Kendra before allotment of Colleges as per the options given by the candidate.

4.    No Applications are to be sent by Post/Courier. No communication in this regard will be entertained by the CET CELL.

5.    MAH-LL.B.-3 Yrs. -CET 2019 shall be conducted only in the ONLINE mode in Multiple sessions, if required, by Competent Authority, using standardized equi-percentile method, will be equating scores of Candidates across sessions.

6.    Aspiring candidates should note that, the On Line Tests are not disclosed to anybody else other than the Candidates only during the CET examination. The Test papers are also not shared with any body even after the Examination.

7.    The schedule displayed above is provisional and may change under unavoidable circumstances. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the websites:

1.    *Help Line 22-22016157/59 [Between 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on working days only] Candidates can send their queries through Enquiry Module available on and can Email:

8.    Candidates are advised to keep the soft and Hard copy of the CET Application Form, CET Fee Receipt and CET Hall Ticket with Photo pasted on it and duly signed by the Invigilator at time of CET with them as they will be required for Admission to LL.B.-3Yrs.–2019 Course. If the Candidate loses these documents his admission will not be confirmed by the college and the Candidate will be responsible for the same and hence the Candidates are advised to ensure safe custody of these very important documents.

9.    Candidates doing Diploma in place of HSC should seek equivalence certificate from the board of Technical Education.

10.Candidates who have appeared for preparatory examinations in- stead of HSC are not eligible for admission since they do not fulfill the minimum qualification requirement.

11.Candidates doing SSC and HSC from CBSE/ICSE/ IB/IGCSE Boards must fill the marks using the certified Conversion Certificate from the Institution and or Board.

Important Dates:

Online registration & Confirmation of Application Form on website From: 16th February, 2019 to 15th March, 2019 Midnight

Issue of CET Hall Ticket (Through Candidate’s login): 22nd April, 2019 Onwards

Date of the Online MAH-LL.B-3 Yrs. CET 2019: 11th May, 2019

Declaration of the CET Result: 28th May, 2019* (Tentative Date)


To know more Information about this Exam please visit:

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test PG 2019, NEET-PG 2019 for MD, MS and PG Diploma Courses 2019

About NEET-PG 2019:

National Board of Examinations (NBE)
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg,New Delhi- 110029
Phone: 011 45593000 Candidate Helpline: 1800 266 7075 (Toll Free)
(Monday to Saturday: 9:30AM to 06:00PM)
Email:, website:

National Board of Examinations (NBE): The Government of India established the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in 1975 with the objective of improving the quality of the Medical Education by establishing high and uniform standards of postgraduate examinations in modern medicine on All India Basis and utilizing existing healthcare infrastructure for capacity building. The prime objectives of NBE is to elevate the standards of post graduate medical education in modern medicine and conducting examinations of high standard on an all India basis. NBE provides a common national standard for evaluation of minimum level of attainment of the knowledge and competencies of post graduate and post doctoral training.

NEET-PG 2019:

·         NEET-PG is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single entrance examination for admission to various MD/MS and PG Diploma Courses as per Section 10 (D) of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. No other entrance examination, either at state or institution level, shall be valid for entry to MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses. NEET is mandatory even for foreign nationals seeking admission in medical courses in India.

·         National Board of Examinations has been notified by the Ministry of Health and Family welfare, Government of india to conduct NEET-PG 2019 on an All-India Basis.

·         NBE shall be conducting NEET-PG as a Computer Based test (CBT) on 6th January, 2019 in a Single session at all the test centres.


1.    Please make use of the information on NEET-PG website & this information bulletin to guide you through the entire process and help to answer most of your queries.

2.    In case you are still facing issues, then the NBE Candidate Care Support is available by phone and email.

Phone support will be available during these times:

·         2nd November, 2018 – 31st January, 2019: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM from Monday to Saturday

·         6th January, 2019 (Examination Day): 12:00 Noon to 7:00 PM

·         NBE Candidate Care will be closed on Sundays & Gazetted holidays

Eligibility Criteria for NEET-PG 2019:

Candidates in possession of MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate recognized as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possess permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the Medical Council of India or State Medical Council and have completed one year of internship or are likely to complete the internship on or before 31st March 2019, may apply for NEET-PG 2019 through online application system at NBE website.


·         Candidates may visit website of Medical Counseling Committee for details of seats available and schedule of counseling for All India 50% quota seats.

·         For state quota seats, candidate may visit the website of the concerned counseling authority of the state

·         Medical institutions that are not covered by centralized admissions for MD/MS seats through NEET-PG 2019 are:

(i) AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS

(ii) PGIMER, Chandigarh

(iii) JIPMER, Puducherry

(iv) NIMHANS, Bengaluru

(v) Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum






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Note: The syllabus of the above topics shall be as per the latest Graduate Medical EducationRegulations notified by the Medical Council of India with prior approval of the Govt. of India. For Graduate Medical Education Regulations please refer

*The weightage of MCQs in each specialty is indicative and purely provisional. NBE reserves its rights to alter / modify / amend the same in consultation with MCI / DGHS / MoHF

How to Apply:

Important Information:

Submission of application form for appearing in the NEET-PG 2019 is to be undertaken online at the website.

·         Online submission of application form for NEET-PG 2019 for admission to MD/MS/ PG Diploma courses for 2019 academic session is available at NEET-PG website

·         Application forms CANNOT be submitted offline / printed copy by post.

·         The prescribed exam fee of Rs. 2750/- (for SC/ST/PWD(PH) candidates) and Rs. 3750/- (for General/OBC candidates) should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India or through Internet banking. For more information, please visit the website.

·         The Cutoff Date for completion of internship towards determination of eligibility for appearing in NEET-PG 2019 shall be 31st March 2019.


Important Dates:

Availability of Information Bulletin: 2nd November, 2018 onwards

Online submission of application form: 2nd November - 22nd November, 2018

Examination Date: 6th January, 2019

Declaration of Results by: 31st January, 2019


To know more Information about this Exam please visit:

Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS)

About CSIR-UGC NET 2018:

email to: Website:

Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for Lectureship (LS)

CSIR has scheduled the Joint CSIR-UGC Test tentatively on Sunday, 16th December, 2018 for determining the eligibility of Indian Nationals for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) and for determining eligibility for appointment as Lecturer (LS) in the areas of Chemical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences. The award of Junior Research Fellowship to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/placement in a University/ National laboratory/ Institution of higher learning and research, as applicable.


Essential Qualification: M.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates; Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on the closing date of online submission of application form, are also eligible to apply in the above subject under the Result Awaited (RA) category on the condition that they complete the qualifying degree with requisite percentage of marks within the validity period of two years to avail the fellowship from the effective date of award (Such candidates will have to submit the attestation form duly certified by the Head of the Department/Institute from where the candidate is appearing or has appeared);

B.Sc (Hons) or equivalent degree holders or students enrolled in Integrated MS-Ph.D program with at least 55% marks for General (UR) and OBC candidates; 50% marks for SC/ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates are also eligible to apply. Candidates with bachelor’s degree will be eligible for CSIR fellowship only after getting registered/enrolled for Ph.D/Integrated Ph.D program within the validity period of two years; Candidates possessing only Bachelor’s degree shall not be eligible for Lectureship; Specification of degrees (whether Bachelor’s or Master’s) as notified by the UGC in its Gazette Notification No. F. 5- 1/2013 (CPP-II) dated 5th July, 2014 and as amended from time to time, shall apply; The eligibility for lectureship of NET qualified candidates will be subject to fulfilling the criteria laid down by UGC. Ph.D degree holders who have passed Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991, with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply for Lectureship only.

Upper Age Limit & Relaxation: Maximum 28 years as on 01-07-2018 for JRF(NET) {upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years for SC/ST/Persons with Disability(PwD)/female applicants and 03 years for OBC (non creamy layer) applicants}. No upper age limit for Lectureship (NET).

How to Apply:

Examination Fee: General: Rs.1000/-, OBC (Non-Creamy Layer): Rs.500/-, and SC/ST/PwD: Rs.250/-.

Other Backward Class (OBC) candidate whose caste is not listed in the Central List and/or who does not belong to OBC (Non Creamy Layer), though his/her caste is listed in the central list, shall apply as ‘General’ candidate and is required to pay Examination fee @ Rs.1000/-.

Candidates applying for the Examination are required to use payment gateway facility to deposit their Examination fee only through Credit Card or Debit Card or Net Banking. Candidates are not required to pay any transaction charges for using payment gateway facility.

Scheme of Examination:

The single paper MCQ based test will be held tentatively on Sunday, the 16th December, 2018 as under:






Morning Session

Life Sciences & Physical Sciences

9.00AM - 12.00 Noon


3 hrs

Afternoon Session

Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences

2.00 PM - 5.00 PM

The subject-wise session and timing of the Test is liable to be changed at the discretion of CSIR, depending on the number of candidates in each subject.

Interested eligible candidates may visit CSIR-HRDG website and see the Information Bulletin for detailed information/instructions from 19.09.2018. Candidates are required to apply online. The online application will be available on the website from 25.09.2018. Candidates are advised to also go through the ‘How to Apply’ link available on the Online Application portal while filling the form. The last date for applying online is 15.10.2018.

Important Dates:

The online application will be available at website from: 25th September, 2018

The last date for applying online is: 15th October, 2018

The single paper MCQ based test will be held tentatively on: 16th December, 2018 (Sunday)


To know more Information about this Exam please visit:

IIFT New Delhi MBA IB Entrance Test 2019

About Exam:

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, IIFT, New Delhi
(Deemed University), (Dept of Commerce, Govt. of India),
Delhi Campus: B-21 Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi-110016, Tel.: 011-26857908,
Website Email:
Kolkata Campus: 1583 Madurdaha, Ward No. 108, Borough XII, Kolkata-700091,
Tel.: 033-23572853

IIFT 2019 MBA Entrance Exam - The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) invites applications for Master of Business Administration (MBA - International Business) Degree Program at New Delhi, Kolkata & Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh) Campuses for the academic year 2019-21

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade IIFT will conduct the IIFT 2019 MBA entrance exam on 2nd December 2018. The qualifiers of IIFT 2019 Entrance Exam will receive admission in MBA, International Business Program the academic year 2019-21. Please see the details of application, test pattern, syllabus and other aspects of the IIFT 2019 MBA (IB) Entrance Exam. The IIFT MBA Program aims at providing a comprehensive coverage incorporating all the important areas and disciplines relevant to international business activities.


·         Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline with 50% marks in Graduation (45% for SC/ST/PWD candidates).

·         Candidates appearing in final year of Graduation can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 7th October 2019.

·         No age limit.

Additional Eligibility for Foreign National and NRI

·         In order to qualify as an international; candidate for the purpose of applying to IIFT entrance exam, a candidate should have been (expected to be) resident outside India for a period of not less than 18 months as on December 31, 2018 and be outside India during the IIFT examination window. The Indian nationals who are living, working, studying abroad should produce with application a certificate from the Indian Embassy / High Commission /Consulate of the country where the candidate is currently based, stated that the candidate has been resident in that country continuously for a period of not less than 18 months as on December 31, 2018.

·         Foreign nationals need to have a valid passport/travel document from a country other than India. The Foreign nationals who are present in India at the time of IIFT entrance test are required to take the same.

·         The candidate should produce Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score which should be received by the Institute latest by 15th February 2019. GMAT taken before 1st January 2017 is not valid.

·         If the candidate has appeared for any MBA entrance examination for that year in India (2018) such as CAT /XAT /IIFT etc., he /she is not eligible to apply.

·         Transcripts of all academic degrees/diplomas are required to be submitted along with the application. Grades or marks may be self-reported. Originals are required to be produced at the time of admission.

Mode of Admission:

(For Generai/SC/ST/PWD/OBC Category)

1.      On the basis of Written Test, Group Discussion, Interview and Writing Skill Assessment

2.      Written Test on Sunday, 2nd December 2019 between 10.00 a.m. and 12.00 noon at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam.

3.      Based on marks for written test, candidates will be called for Group Discussion, Interview and Written Skill Assessment to be held during January/February 2019 at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

(For Foreign National and NRI)

·         Candidate would be shortlisted on the basis of the GMAT Score

·         Shortlisted candidate would be required to undergo a Personal Interview at IIFT campus. Candidates called for this will have to make their own travel arrangements. In case they are not able to be physically present they would be interviewed through Skype.

Admission Test Pattern:

·         The admission test is a multiple choice objective type written test (in English).

·         Duration of the test is two hours and will cover English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

How to Apply:

Application Form:

·         IIFT Application Form 2019 will be available online at IIFT’s official website.

·         Please visit IIFT website Click on the ADMISSIONS 2019 icon and fill in the Online Application Form as per details given in the website.

·         Please note that Category once filled by the candidate in his / her online application, will not be changed under any circumstances.

·         Applications of Foreign Nationals under Self-financing Scheme should be routed through the Ministry of External Affairs/Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and should be received by the Institute latest by 15th February 2019. They must send a copy of their valid GMAT score with the application.

Registration Fee

·         General/OBC Candidates: Rs.1650/-

·         SC/ST/PWD Candidates: Rs.825/-

·         Foreign National/NRI candidates: US$ 85 (INR Rs.5500)

Mode of Payment

·         Online Payment Gateway - Through Credit/Debit Cards (VISA/Master)

·         Demand Draft - Applicant has to get a DD made in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE, payable at NEW DELHI, since the candidate is required to fill in the details of the Demand Draft in the online application form.

For any query please contact Admissions Office at 011-39147213 (Direct), 39147200 - 205 (Extn. 621) OR email at

Important Dates:

Last date to fill the Online Application Form:     14th September, 2018

Last date for Request for Test Centre Change (Centre Change Fee: 1,000.00):    5th November, 2018 (Monday)

Downloading of Admit Card: 16th November, 2018 (Friday)

Written Test  : 2nd December 2018 (Sunday) at 10am - 12 noon

Last date to fill the Online Application Form and to submit GMAT Score 
for Foreign Nationals and NRIs:    15th February, 2019 (Friday)


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Xavier Aptitude Test, XAT 2019, by XLRI Jamshedpur

About XAT 2019:

Xavier Labour Relations Institute, XLRI, Jamshedpur
Xavier School of Management (XAT),
the Chairperson Admission XLRI, C.H. Area (East),
Jamshedpur-831001 (Jharkhand),
Phone No.: +91-657-665-3203/3204/3205,
Email:, Website or

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2019 by XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute) for MBA admission 2019

XAT Exam 2019 - XAT 2019 Exam Date has been released officially (06th January 2019). XAT 2019 is also referred as Xavier Aptitude Test. It is the University Level Entrance Exam, which is organized by the XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute) on the behalf of XAMI. XAT Exam is conducted for the admission in more than 150 B-Schools of the country.

The application process for XAT 2019 is commencing on third week of August 2018. MBA aspirants passing Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university or institute in any discipline will be eligible to apply for XAT 2019.

Candidates can check all the details of XAT 2019 in terms of eligibility criteria, application procedure, important dates, admit card, exam pattern, cutoff, result and many more.

XAT 2019 will be conducted on 06th January 2019 (Sunday). XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of the XAMI. For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting XAT at all India Level to select the most appropriate students for management education. The XAT score is being used by more than 150 institutes for the admission.

What is XAT?

XAT is Xavier Aptitude Test conducted by XLRI (Xavier Labour Relation Institute) Jamshedpur. It is a common entrance exam conducted by Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI) for admission in its management institutes across India.

Member Institutes

·         Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Loyola College, Chennai-600034

·         Mount Carmel Institute of Management, Vasanthnagar, Bangalore-560052

·         St. Francis Institute of Mgt. and Research (SFIMR), Mumbai-400103

·         St. Joseph's College of Business Administration, Bangalore-560025

·         St. Aloysius Institute of Mgt. and Information Technology, Mangalore-575022

·         Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar-751013

·         Xavier Institute of Mgt. & Entrepreneurship, Bangalore-560100

·         Xavier Institute of Mgt. & Research, Mumbai-400001

·         Xavier Institute of Mgt. Jabalpur-482021

·         Xavier Labour & Relations Institute, Jamshedpur-831001

·         Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi-834001

Eligibility for XAT 2019:

The candidate must hold a recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline; those completing their final examination by 10th June 2019 may also apply. All Indian candidates must appear for XAT-2019. However, NRI and foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates have an option of appearing for XAT 2019). Candidates appearing in Final year of Graduation can apply by entering their aggregate percentage of marks obtained until the time of filling of form

Eligibility for NRI/Foreign Candidates:

NRI or foreign national candidates have to apply through GMAT scores. Candidates from Dubai or Nepal are exempted from applying through GMAT scores as XAT will be conducted in these two international cities.

Selection Criteria

·         The selection criteria and XAT 2019 participating institutes vary from B-School to B-School. It is generally a two-step process. In the first phase, candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their XAT performance and institute cut-off

·         The shortlisted candidates have to appear for Writing Ability Test (WAT) or Essay Writing or Group Discussion/Group Activity and Personal Interview rounds. The B-schools may also consider criteria like past academic records, work experience etc. or the overall candidate profile

·         Work-experience before graduation will not be counted by the selection panel

·         Candidates who were in their final year of graduation while applying for XAT must have completed their Bachelor’s Degree at the time of selection procedure in order to be eligible for selection.

XAT Exam Pattern 2019

XAT 2019 is going to be an online or computer-based test of 210 minutes duration. However, until last year it used to be an offline paper. It is a combination of objective and subjective questions, although majority of the questions are objective multiple-choice type. XAT is divided into two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Paper 1

·         The duration of the test will be of three hours from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm on Sunday, 06th January 2019

·         The duration of Paper 1 is 170 minutes or 3 hours 50 minutes.There are three sections in this paper, Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation.

Paper 2

·         This paper is a combination of objective and subjective type questions. The sections of Paper 2 are General Knowledge/Awareness and Essay Writing. There are 25 questions in the GK section. Candidates are given only one topic for essay writing. The duration of this paper is 35 minutes.

Test Centres

XAT 2019 would be conducted across India in the following cities

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Surat, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam


The result of XAT 2019 will be declared online in the last week of January 2019. XAT officials will release the score cards stating the section wise and overall scores and percentiles. Test takers can download the score cards and take the requisite number of print outs. XLRI Jamshedpur will also send the hard copy of XAT 2019 score card to the address of candidates. The scorecard has to be preserved till the admission process gets over.

How to Apply:

Application /Registration Process:

·         A candidate needs to register for XAT exam and also register for the institute courses of his/her choice separately by paying separate application fees. The candidates first need to visit the official portal of XAT i.e.;

·         Applicants should note that registration for XAT 2019 and appearing for XAT 2019 is the preliminary step towards applying to XLRI and XAT Associate Institutes. Applicants to different institutes, besides XLRI have to apply separately to Institutes of their choice

·         Applicants for XAT 2019 can choose to pay online using credit card/debit card/online banking

·         Please note that the XAT ID and password gives you an individual login on and on frequent intervals, you need to check for mails from XAT & other associated institutes.

·         Please ensure that you give your correct mobile No. to receive SMS alerts.


·         If you do not receive the registration confirmation mail, with your XAT ID & Password, within 24 hours of signing up, please check your spam/junk folder. If you are unable to locate the email, please write to citing your primary email id. or call us up on 1800 419 2929 between 08.00 a.m. and 08.00 p.m. (IST) if you are unable to reach the customer care executive, please write to

·         We shall get back to you in 48 hours. (Excluding Holidays)

Mode of Payment

The candidates may pay through:

Payment Gateways

Candidates can pay through the given payment gateways with credit card/ debit card and net banking options.

Bank Branches

·         For this, candidates shall take the print of Challan form and visit the nearest IDBI branch.Demand Draft - The DD has to be made in the favour of “XLRI JAMSHEDPUR” payable at Jamshedpur

·         In both the mode of payment, the candidates are required to courier/speed post/register post the printout of XAT Confirmation Page as well as the printout/Photocopy of payment confirmation Page to XAT Office

Exam Fee

·         XAT Registration Fee (without late Fee) - Rs.1700/- Candidates interested in XLRI programs needs to pay an additional fee of Rs.300/- each.

·         XAT Registration Fee (with late Fee) - Rs.2000/- Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs.500/- each

·         To know more about XAT please visit the website

XAT 2019 Important Dates:

Online Registration Start: 20th August 2018

Editing of Completed Application: 3rd week of August to 3rd week of December 2018

Last Date for Registration: 30th November, 2018

Last Date to for Registration & Received Application Only for DD Payment: 03rd week of December, 2018

Admit Card Issue: 20th December 2018

XAT Exam Date: 6th January 2019 (Sunday, 10.00 am to 01.00 pm)

Answer Key Release: 03rd week of January 2019

Result Declaration: Last week of January 2019

XAT Score Card Release: 01st week of February 2019


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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, GATE 2018

About GATE 2018:

Organizing Institute:

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai – 600036

Telephone: 91 44 22578200, Website:

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

Qualifying in GATE is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission and/or financial assistance to: (i) Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and (ii) Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Science, in the institutions supported by the MHRD and other Government agencies. Even in some colleges and institutions, which admit students without MHRD scholarship/assistantship, the GATE qualification is mandatory. Further, many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been using the GATE score in their recruitment process.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is basically an examination on the comprehensive understanding of the candidates in various undergraduate subjects in

Engineering/Technology/Architecture and post-graduate level subjects in Science. GATE 2019 will be conducted for 24 subjects (also referred to as “papers”) and it would be distributed over 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th of February 2019.

Online applications are invited for GATE 2019 examination. Admissions to Postgraduate Programs (Master's and Doctoral) with MHRD and other Government Scholarships/Assistantships in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Science are open to those who qualify in GATE. The GATE score is also used by some PSUs for their recruitment. GATE 2019 score will be valid for THREE YEARS from the date of announcement of results. Examination for all the papers will be Computer Based Tests.


The following candidates are eligible to appear in GATE 2019:

·         Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology) and those who are in the final year of such programs.

·         Bachelor’s degree holders in Architecture (Five years course) and those who are in the final year of such programs.

·         Bachelor’s degree holders of Four-year program in Science (B.S.) and those who are in the final year of such programs.

·         Master’s degree holders in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final year of such programs.

·         Holders of Four-year Integrated Master’s degree (Post B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology and those who are in the second or higher year of such programs.

·         Holders of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree or Dual Degree in Engineering/Technology and those who are in the fourth or higher year of such programs.

·         Holders of Five-year integrated M.Sc. or Five-year integrated B.Sc./M.Sc. degree and those who are in the final year of such programs.

·         Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE as equivalent to

·         B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A of AMIE or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.

Important Websites

1.      Chairman, GATE, IISc Bangalore, Bengaluru 560012, Website:

2.      Chairman, GATE, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076, Website:

3.      Chairman, GATE, IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016, Website:

4.      Chairman, GATE, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati 781039, Website:

5.      Chairman, GATE, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur 208016, Website:

6.      Chairman, GATE, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur 721302, Website:

7.      Chairman, GATE, IIT Madras, Chennai 600036, Website:

8.      Chairman, GATE, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee 247667, Website:

9.      International GATE, IIT Madras

IIT Madras is not responsible for printing errors, if any.

Exam Centres

GATE 2019 examinations will be conducted in select cities and towns in India as well as in the following cities abroad: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore.

How to Apply:

Application Fee:

For examination centres in India, the application fee is Rs. 750 for female candidates, Rs.  750 for SC/ST/PwD candidates and Rs. 1500 for all other candidates. Additional fee during extended period is Rs. 500.

For examination centres in Dubai and Singapore, the application fee is US$ 100, for Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu, the application fee is US$50. Additional fee during extended period is US$ 20. The application fee has to be paid ONLINE. The application fee once paid shall not be refunded.

Application Profess: All Candidates must apply online. For application, visit the

following URL: Further details can be obtained by accessing any of the GATE/JAM zonal websites.

Important Dates:

GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens: 1st September, 2018

Closing Date for Submission of (Online) Application: 21st September, 2018

Extended Closing Date for Submission of (Online) Application: 1st October, 2018

Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable): 16th November, 2018

Admit Card will be available in the Online Application Portal (for printing): 4th January, 2019

GATE 2019 Examination: 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th February, 2019

Announcement of the Results in the Online Application Portal: 16th March 2019 (Saturday)



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Common Admission Test 2018, CAT 2018

Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs)


Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bodh Gaya, Calcutta, Indore, Jammu, Kashipur, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Nagpur, Raipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shillong, Sirmaur, Tiruchirappalli, Udaipur, Visakhapatnam

The Indian Institutes of Management will conduct computer-based Common Admission Test 2018 (CAT 2018) on Sunday, 25th November, 2018 in two sessions. CAT 2018 will be conducted by IIMs as a pre-requisite for admission to various management programmes of IIMs. These programmes are:

A.     Post Graduate Programmes in Management (PGP):



IIM Ahmedabad


IIM Amritsar


IIM Bangalore


IIM Bodh Gaya


IIM Calcutta


IIM Indore


IIM Jammu


IIM Kashipur


IIM Kozhikode

PGP, EPGP (IIMK, IIMK Kochi Campus)

IIM Lucknow


IIM Nagpur


IIM Raipur


IIM Ranchi


IIM Rohtak


IIM Sambalpur


RGIIM Shillong


IIM Sirmaur


IIM Tiruchirappalli


IIM Udaipur


IIM Visakhapatnam


B.     Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) [equivalent to Ph.D.]



IIM Ahmedabad


IIM Bangalore


IIM Calcutta


IIM lndore


IIM Kashipur


IIM Kozhikode


lIM Lucknow


IIM Raipur


IIM Ranchi


IIM Rohtak


RGIIM Shillong


IIM Tiruchirappalli


IIM Udaipur


IIM Visakhapatnam


Separate advertisements may appear for programmes other than PGP specific to each participating IIMs. Before a prospective candidate makes a decision to appear for CAT 2018, he/she must visit the website and/or read programme advertisement of the concerned IIM and specific programmes to ensure accurate and updated information on which programmes they want to apply for, eligibility requirements and admission processes. The CAT 2018 Scores are allowed to be used by the listed non-IIM member institutions. List of non-IIM member institutions that have registered to avail the CAT 2018 scores is provided at Please note that IIMs have no role in the selection process of non-IIM institutions.


Help Desk Number: 18002090830


The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons With Disability (PWD) categories], awarded by any University or educational institution as incorporated by an Act of the Parliament or State legislature in India or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be calculated based on the practice as followed by the respective University/Institution. In case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure as certified by the respective University/ institution. If any University/institution confirms that there is no scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA, and multiplying the result with 100. Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. However, it may be noted that such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if they submit a certificate from the Principal / Registrar of their University/institution (issued on or before the date as stipulated by the respective IIM) stating that they have completed all the requirements for obtaining the Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate. IIMs may verify eligibility at various stages of the selection process.

For more details on eligibility candidates are advised visit the “CAT 2018 Eligibility section of the CAT website. Candidates should note that the mere fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for shortlisting by IIMs.


As per the legal requirements, 15% of the seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates, 27% of seats for Other Backward Classes candidates belonging to the “Non-Creamy” layer (NC-OBC), and 5% for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD). As defined in The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act 2016), “person with benchmark disability” means a person with not less than forty percent (40%) of a specified disability where specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and includes a person with disability where specified disability has been defined in measurable terms, as certified by the certifying authority.

“Specified Disability” means the disabilities as specified in the Schedule of the RPwD Act 2016. The categories of disability are:

a)     blindness and low vision,

b)     deaf and hard of hearing,

c)     locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy,

d)     autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness, and

e)     multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d)

f)       Other 'specified disabilities' mentioned in 'The Schedule' of the RPwD Act 2016.

For the purpose of being considered for reservations, the applicable Central Government list as on the last date of CAT registration shall be binding. No subsequent changes will be effective for CAT 2018 and any subsequent selection process of the IIMs.

The candidates belonging to the reserved categories need to also note the eligibility requirements carefully before applying. It should be noted that while it is the endeavor of IIMs that the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD/NC-OBC categories join the programme in proportionsmandated by the law, they have to meet the minimum eligibility criteria and a certain minimum level of performance to be considered for the admission process. The candidates should read the updated description of selection process followed by each IIM on their respective websites.

No change in the category will be entertained after CAT registration; hence, the applicants are advised to give attention while registering.

How to Apply:


·         Rs. 950 for SC, ST and PwD category candidates.

·         Rs.1900 for all other categories of candidates.

Please note that a candidate needs to pay registration fee only once, irrespective of the number of institutes he/she is applying for. SC, ST and PwD candidates must upload a copy of their SC/ST/PwD certificates at the time of registration. Fee once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances.


The registration window opens on 8th August, 2018 and will close at 5:00 p.m. on 19th September, 2018. The details will be available in the registration guide. At the time of registration, the candidates have to select any four Test Cities as per their preference from the drop down menu. After the last date of registration, candidates will be allotted one among the four preferred cities subject to availability. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted a nearby city. The candidates can download the admit cards from 24th October, 2018 till 25th November, 2018.


CAT will be conducted in centers spread across around 147 test cities. Test cities will be mentioned in CAT website and the name of the test centre will be indicated in the Admit Card. IIMs reserve the right to change or cancel any test centre / city and / or change the test time and date at their own discretion.


Candidates' CAT 2018 score card will be made accessible at the CAT website. Candidates may also be intimated individually by SMS. The CAT results are likely be declared by second week of January, 2019. CAT 2018 score is valid only till December 31, 2019 and will accordingly be accessible on the website. Thereafter, no queries related to issuance of CAT 2018 score cards will be entertained.


Please note that each IIM is independent to mandate their own eligibility criteria (including academic cut-offs and relative weights) and follow different selection processes. Performance in CAT 2018 examination is an important component for consideration in the selection process. IIMs may also use previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience and other similar inputs in short-listing of candidates at various stages of the selection process. For more information, candidates must refer to the respective websites of the IlM.


Instances of any incorrect information or process violation detected at any stage of the selection process will lead to immediate disqualification of the candidate from the selection process and he/she will not be allowed to appear for CAT in future. If such instances go undetected during the current selection process but are detected in subsequent years, such disqualification will take place with retrospective effect. Candidates must retain this Information Bulletin for future reference. Any dispute concerning CAT 2018 would be subject to jurisdiction of the competent courts within the territorial jurisdiction of city of Kolkata only.

IMPORTANT Candidates must declare and maintain a valid and unique email account and a mobile phone number throughout the selection process.

Important Dates:

Registration Opens: 8th August, 2018

Registration Closes: 19th September, 2018 (5.00 p.m.)

Admit Card download: 24th October to 25th November 2018

Test Date: 25th November, 2018

Result declaration: Second week of January, 2019 (Tentative)



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CEE Kerala MSc Nursing Entrance Exam 2018

About Exam:

Government of Kerala

Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE)

Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar


Entrance Examination for Admission to Post Graduate Degree Courses in Nursing (M.Sc. Nursing)- 2018

Applications are invited for the Entrance Examination for admission to Post Graduate Degree Courses in Nursing (M.Sc.Nursing) 2018 in the Government Nursing Colleges at Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Thrissur, Alappuzha, Kozhikode and Government seats in various Self Financing colleges in the following Specialties.

1.      Medical Surgical Nursing

2.      Community Health Nursing

3.      Child Health Nursing

4.      Obstetrics & Gynaecology Nursing

5.      Mental Health Nursing

Entrance Examination: The scheme of entrance examination, syllabus and the instructions to the candidates are available in clause 9 of the “Prospectus for Admission to PG Nursing (M.Sc. Nursing) -2018” approved by Government of Kerala.

Admit Cards: Admit cards for the candidates whose Applications have been accepted will be provided in the official website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations from 14/08/2018.

Eligibility for Admission:

(a) Academic Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Nursing (Regular) of Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi, Cochin, Kannur University and KUHS or regular course of other Universities recognized by KUHS. Candidates who have passed the Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing (Regular) of Kerala, Calicut, Mahatma Gandhi, or Kannur University and KUHS or regular course of other Universities recognized by KUHS after acquiring the General Nursing and Midwifery Course with +2 Science Subject are also eligible to apply. Candidates who have passed B.Sc Degree in Nursing / Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing (Regular) from universities outside Kerala & any of the Deemed Universities, should produce the equivalency certificate from any university in Kerala at the time of counseling.

(b) Nativity: Applicants should have satisfied any of the following conditions:

(i)                 Indian Citizen of Kerala Origin.

(ii)               Candidates, who are sons/daughters of Non-Keralite parents and have obtained B.Sc. Nursing degree from any of the Nursing Colleges in Kerala State.

(iii)              Candidates who are not of Kerala origin but have been a resident of Kerala for a period of not less than 5 years. Non Keralite applicants will not be eligible for community /Persons with Disability (PD) reservation benefits.

(c) Experience: Candidate should have completed one year of experience in any hospital with an average bed strength of 100 inpatients or in a recognized School of Nursing or in a Community Health Centre or internship/Compulsory Nursing Service after registration with the Kerala Nursing Council on the date of notification of inviting application ie. on 17/07/2018


(i)       The experience acquired by candidates after registration from Nursing Councils outside Kerala, after getting B.Sc. Nursing Degree will also be counted for experience. The one year experience must be acquired from the State in which the registration was obtained.

(ii)      The period undergone by a candidate for completing the Post Basic Nursing Course will not be reckoned as work experience. Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Post Baisc B.Sc. Nursing is essential.

Applicants should have obtained registration with Kerala Nursing Council at the time of Counseling.

Age: The upper age limit for General candidates shall be 46 years and that for Service candidates shall be 49 years as on the date of notification of inviting application (17/07/2018).

Mode of Selection: All Candidates including Service Quota candidates shall have to appear for the Entrance Examination to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala at Thiruvananthapuram on 19/08/2018 (Sunday). The Entrance examination will be of 2½ hours duration (10.00 am – 12.30 pm) with 200 Multiple Choice Questions. The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala will publish the rank list with all General / category candidates who appeared in the Entrance Examination based on their marks in the Entrance Examination.

How to Apply:

All candidates including Service candidates seeking admission to the PG Nursing (M.Sc. Nursing) Courses- 2018 can apply in the Online application form available from 18/07/2018 to 26/07/2018 in the website of the CEE. While applying online, candidates should upload the scanned image of his /her latest photograph, signature and all the required documents /certificates as per the instructions given in the Prospectus (clause 8.24). No need to send the print out of the application or any supporting documents to the office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examination. The application form and Prospectus will not be available from any Nursing Colleges or from the Office of CEE.

Application Fee: All candidates including Service candidates shall have to remit the required fee either by online payment gateway using internet banking/credit card/debit card or by using e-challan payment in any of the Head Post Offices in Kerala. Application Fee for General / Service candidates is Rs.1000/- (Rupees One Thousand Only) and in the case of SC/ST candidates the application fee is 500/- (Rupees Five hundred only). Application fee once remitted will not be refunded. Service Quota candidates seeking admission in general quota also, should pay an extra amont of Rs. 1000/-(Rupees One Thousand Only).

Service quota candidates: Service quota candidates in addition to applying online, should forward a copy of the print out of the completed application along with all required documents. The finalised list of Service Quota candidates has to reach the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations before 5pm on 31/07/2018.

Important Dates:

Online application form available from: 18th July, 2018 to 26th July, 2018

Date of Entrance Examination: 19th August, 2018 (Sunday)


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HPU MSc Nursing Entrance Test 2018

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For Admission to 2 Years M.Sc. Nursing Degree Course In Government/Private Nursing Colleges/Institutions in Himachal Pradesh (Session 2018-19)

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The M.Sc. Nursing Degree Course of 2 years is being introduced in Govt. and Private Nursing Colleges. This Degree Course is affiliated to H.P. University, Shimla and permitted on yearly basis by the Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi. The admission to this degree course shall be made as per merit drawn on the basis of marks of the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Himachal Pradesh University on behalf of the Government of Himachal Pradesh (Department of Medical Education & Research) in accordance with the provisions contained in Chapter-XIV of the First Ordinance of the Himachal Pradesh University (as amended from time to time) as also in accordance with the Policy Programmes, Rules and Regulations framed for the same by the Govt. of Himachal Pradesh from time to time.

The Male/Female applicants may apply for M.Sc. Nursing Entrance Test through online Application Form only by using University website & The Admission form as attached in the prospectus duly completed in all respects along with selfattested photocopies of documents is required to be submitted personally by the qualified candidates at the time of counselling/admission. The qualified candidates have to produce original certificates/documents for verification at the time of counselling.

Course Name:

M.Sc. Nursing in Government/Private Nursing Colleges/Institutions in Himachal Pradesh (Duration: 2 years)


1.      Admission to M.Sc. Nursing Degree course shall be made on the basis of merit of the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Himachal Pradesh University Shimla for which Male & female candidates are eligible subject to fulfillment of the following conditions :-

a)     The candidates should be registered as registered Nurse/Midwife (RN/RM) B.Sc/Post Basic B.Sc Nursing with H.P State Nurses registration council Shimla/ any State Nursing Registration council at the time of counselling.

b)     The candidates should be B.Sc. Nursing /Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing /B. Sc Hons. Nursing trained from the recognized Institutions not less than 55% aggregate marks.

c)     Minimum one year of work experience prior or after Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing and after B.Sc. Nursing from the date of registration.

How to Apply:


Log on to website or and candidate must download the prospectus and replica of ONLINE application form to read it carefully to satisfy his/her eligibility criteria and other requirements for submission of online application form appearing in the Test.

Details of Entrance Test Application Fee:

  • For General Category: Rs. 2500/-
  • For SC/ST Categories: Rs. 1250/-

Closing Date:

Date of Entrance Test: 5th August 2018 (Sunday)

Schedule for filling up online Application Form with Final transaction of fee: 26th June 2018 to 23rd July 2018



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