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National Institute of Fashion Technology, NIFT Entrance Exam 2018, NIFT 2018

About NIFT:


National Institute of Fashion Technology
NIFT Campus, Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park
New Delhi-110016
Telephone No: 011-26867704, 26542149, 26542214
Fax No: 011-26542151
Website: E-mail:

The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was established in 1986. It is a premier institute of fashion studies and has campuses all throughout the major cities of the country such as Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Gandhinagar, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Rae Bareli, Kolkata and Shillong. Many prominent names from the fashion industry are part of the large alumni base of NIFT. It offers a wide range of graduate and post-graduate courses in fashion design, management and technology. NIFT exams are conducted in the formats of General Aptitude Test (GAT) and Creative Aptitude Test (CAT). The courses offered by the institute on the basis of performance in these tests are:


·          Bachelor of Design (BDes) [Accessory Design, Knitwear Design, Fashion Communication, Leather Design, Fashion Design, Textile Design] Duration: 4 Years

·          Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFTech) (Apparel Production) Duration: 4 Years

·          Master of Design (MDes) Duration: 2 Years

·          Master of Fashion Management (MFM) Duration: 2 Years


·          Master of Fashion Technology (MFTech) Duration: 2 Years


Bachelor of Design - B.Des. (Fashion Design / Leather Design / Accessory Design / Textile Design / Knitwear Design / Fashion Communication)

Maximum Age: 23 years as on 1st October, 2018. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/ Person With Disability (PWD) subject to following qualifications:

·         The +2 level examinations in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education / State Board New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examination, New Delhi. 


·         General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB). 


·         Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system. 


·         A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects. 


·         3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

Bachelor of Fashion Technology (Apparel Production) (B.FTech.)

Maximum Age: 23 years as on 1st October, 2018. The upper age limit may be relaxed by a period of 5 (five) years for the candidates of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe/ Person With Disability (PWD) subject to following qualifications:

·         The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School of Certificate Examinatio, New Delhi with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 


·         General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the advanced (A) level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / International Baccalaureate (IB). 


·         Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 


·         A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 


·         3 or 4-years diploma in any branch of Engineering recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education

Master of Design (M.Des):

Age - No age limit

·         Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India 

·         Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.

Note: Master of Design (M.Des.) is an advanced course that demands an understanding of fundamentals in design and presupposes that candidates would be familiar with the basic skills and theories for successful completion of the programme. The course would not provide any basic knowledge and skill development in design as a part of its Master programme.

Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M):

·         Undergraduate Degree in any discipline from any Institute / University recognized by law in India. 

·         Undergraduate Diploma of minimum three years duration from NIFT / NID.

Master of Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech.):

·         B.F.Tech. from NIFT 


·         B.E / B.Tech. from any Institute / University recognized by law in India.


1.    Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply provided:

a.    That they produce a proof of having acquired the minimum prescribed qualifications at the time of counselling/ admission. 


b.    If the 12th class/final year/final semester (as the case may be) result of qualifying degree/certificate examination is not declared by the concerned Board/ University till the date of counselling/ admission, his/her admission in such case will be strictly provisional subject to the following conditions:

              i.        Affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper of Rs.10/- in the prescribed Proforma (Annexure–I) is submitted. In case the candidate is minor i.e. below 18 years of age, the affidavit shall be signed by his/ her parent/guardian. Candidates/ parent /guardians may note that submission of false affidavit is a punishable offence;

             ii.        The candidate will submit the final result of qualifying degree/certificate providing his/her eligibility on or before 30th September, 2019 to their Campus Director / Jt. Director where the admission has been granted.

            iii.        In case the candidate fails to submit his/her final result of qualifying degree in the manner as prescribed at (ii) above to prove his/her eligibility on or before 30th September, 2019, whatsoever the reason may be his/her admission will be treated as null and void (cancelled) and entire fee will be forfeited. Any exception will be as per the decision of DG-NIFT, on a case to case basis.

           iv.        The Campus Director / Nodal officer will be responsible to ensure that the eligibility of all students meet prescribed qualification for admission specially in case of provisional admission. The provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled, if the candidate fails to submit result in time i.e. 30th September, 2019.

            v.        Those candidates who are seeking provisional admission due to non declaration of their final year/final semester/12th class (refer Annexure -I) will provide proof of having passed all papers in all the previous years /semesters of qualifying degree examination (whichever relevant).

           vi.        The candidates will also bring the date sheet /admit card/ Principal’s certificate as proof of having appeared in the qualifying exam.

          vii.        Candidates who have appeared for Supplementary examination(s) in the final semester/ final year of graduation and the result of the same is not declared by the time of counselling/ admission, such candidates will be considered for admission as per para 1 (b) (ii) above, for the academic session 2019-20.

         viii.        Candidates who have appeared for compartment examination(s) in the 12th standard, such candidates will be considered only for provisional admission. However, he / she will have to clear the compartment examination UNDER THE SAME BOARD, failing which the provisional admission will stand automatically cancelled and entire fee will be forfeited.

2.    Any candidate who has not appeared for the qualifying exam before the date of counselling/ admission to NIFT, will not be eligible.

3.    It is further clarified that provisional admission will be considered only in such cases where the result of Final year/ semester of the qualifying degree has not been declared by the concerned Board/ University in its totality. In case the result has been declared by the concerned Board/ University but it has not been declared in a specific case, for any reason, such cases will NOT be considered under provisional admission category.

List of Examination Centres: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur (Kerala), Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Surat, Udaipur, Vadodara, Vishakhapatnam, Shillong, Srinagar(J&K)

How to Apply:


(For all candidates other than the foreign national/SAARC/NRI category)

Candidates can apply online at NIFT website or

Guidelines for applying online may be referred for the purpose. The prospectus is available at NIFT website free of cost. The application fee has to be paid through online payment gateway or through Bank Demand Draft issued in favour of “NIFT HO” payable at New Delhi.

·         Non-Refundable Fee for General/OBC (Non-Creamy) Category: Rs.2000/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft.

·         Non-Refundable Fee for SC/ ST/ PWD Category: Rs.1000/- through payment gateway or Demand Draft.

Mode of Payment of application fee: Credit Cards/Debit Cards and Demand Draft

(A) Credit Cards /Debit Cards Payments of application fee (Rs.2000/-or Rs.1000/-) can be made through credit cards/debit cards as explained above. The bank and/or transaction charges on the application fee will be borne by the candidate. Candidates are advised to apply on time.

(B) Demand Draft Payment of application fee (Rs 2000/-in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and Rs 1000/- in case of SC/ST/PWD- candidates) can be made through Bank Demand Draft as explained above. The Demand Draft should be issued in favour of “NIFT HO”, payable at New Delhi. The details of the Demand Draft are to be filled in the online application form.

Candidates are advised to check the following details carefully before sending the Demand Draft

·         DD made in favour of “NIFT HO”,

·         Amount of Demand Draft as applicable i.e. Rs 2000/- in case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) candidates and Rs.1000/- in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates

·         Name, Date, Amount & Signature of the issuing authority on the Demand Draft.

Candidates applying through Demand Draft are required to send the printout of the Application Form, duly completed in all respects, along with Demand Draft on the following address:

Project Manager

All India Management Association Management House,

14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003

The duly filled form should reach the above address on time. Incomplete forms or forms received late will not be accepted. The Institute does not take any responsibility for delay or loss of forms or correspondence in postal transit or by courier. Candidates are advised to keep the copy of printout and Demand Draft for future reference.

Candidates are advised to keep a printout/photocopy of Application Form for further reference along with proof of payment.

Important Dates:

Last Date for submission: 28th December, 2018

Written Entrance Examination for all UG & PG Programmes: 20th January, 2018

Last date for online registration with late fee of Rs.5000/- (in addition to the applicable application fee) through Credit/Debit Card only. In case of Demand Draft, the print out of application along with Demand Draft should reach the given address before: 3rd January, 2018


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Foreign Medical Graduates Exam FMGE Screening Test, December 2018, NBE New Delhi

About FMGE:

Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road) New Delhi-110029
Candidate Helpline: 18002667075/1800111700 (Toll Free)
(Monday to Saturday: 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM)
Email: Website:

NBE FMGE Screening Test 2018 - National Board of Examinations invites applications for NBE FMGE Screening Test for Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Qualifications December 2018


The FMGE-Screening Test has been introduced through Screening Test Regulations 2002. As per the regulations, “An Indian citizen/Overseas citizen of India possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution outside India who is desirous of getting provisional or permanent registration with Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on or after 15.03.2002 shall have to qualify the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE)/Screening test.

·         National Board of Examinations shall conduct next FMGE on 14th December, 2018 on computer based platform at various test centres across the country.

·         Please refer to the information bulletin at the NBE website (16th October, 2018 onwards) for eligibility criteria, fee structure, course curriculum, scheme of examination and other details.

·         Application form for GMGE December, 2018 can be submitted only online at from 16th October, 2018 to 6th November, 2018.


The Applicant must meet/fulfill the following criteria:

2.1. He / She is a citizen of India or Overseas Citizen of India.

2.2. The candidate should possess a primary medical qualification, which is confirmed by the Indian Embassy concerned, to be a recognized qualification for enrolment as medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification is situated.

2.3. Cut-off date for obtaining the Primary Medical Qualification is on or before 30th November 2018. It is mandatory to provide proof/documentary evidence in support of the candidate having passed final examination for such a primary medical qualification/posses the primary medical qualification on or before the cut-off date. In the event of the date of issue of result/proof of primary medical qualification being after the prescribed cut-off date, the application form shall be rejected and candidate declared as ineligible.

2.4. Candidate seeking provisional or permanent registration shall not have to qualify the Screening Test if he/she holds an Under Graduate medical qualification from Australia/ Canada/New Zealand/United Kingdom/United States of America and the holder thereof has also been awarded a Post Graduate medical qualification in Australia/Canada/ New Zealand/ United Kingdom/United States of America and has been recognized for enrolment as medical practitioner in that country.

2.5. Applicants/Candidates may also refer to Screening Test Regulations and Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, Eligibility Certificate Regulations issued by Medical Council of India. The same may be referred to at or obtained from Secretary, Medical Council of India, Sector-8 Pocket-14, Dwarka, New Delhi. Telephone: 25367033, 25367035, Fax: 25367024.

Examination Fee

Amount FMGE: Rs. 5500/-

The above fee is inclusive of examination fees and information bulletin. Please note that this is a composite fee (as above) inclusive of fees for the examination and information bulletin. Information Bulletin shall also be available at website for reference.

How to Pay:

·         The prescribed registration fee should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks of India or through Net Banking.

·         Candidates remaining absent from the examination will forfeit their examination fee. Candidates are advised to read the rule position carefully and satisfy the terms and conditions for fulfillment of eligibility criteria before proceeding for payment of fees.


Test Centres: The list of tentative cities where FMGE 2018 shall be conducted is as follows:

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi/New Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mohali/Chandigharh, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Shillong, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Visakhapatnam.

How to Apply:

·         The online submission of application form for FMGE is available on from 16th October - 6th November 2018.

·         Online submission of application form begins on 16th October 2018 from 07:00 PM onwards. The last date for submission of application form is 6th November 2018 (11:55 PM)

·         Candidate may note that there is no option for submitting the form other than the online mode, offline applications or printed copies will not be accepted.

·         Candidates are advised to go through the instructions given before proceeding to fill up the online application. (a) At the end online submission of application form, the candidate will get a computer generated acknowledgment. This acknowledgment shall also be sent at the registered e-mail ID of the candidate.All fields marked * in the online application form are mandatory.

·         Applications of the candidates producing false or fabricated information will not be considered and the candidates may be further debarred from appearing in any future examinations

·         Candidates must preserve a hard copy of application form for future reference.

Steps in online submission of application form:

The following sequence shall be observed while filing the online application form:

a) Fill the registration form for obtaining User ID and Password.

b) User ID and Password will be sent through SMS and Email ID.

c) Fill the application form and Upload your photograph & signature.

d) Choose your Test City.

e) Submission of fees.

f) Take a print out of the filled Application form with Transaction ID printed on it

Important Dates:

Online submission of application form: 16th October - 6th November 2018

Examination Date: 14th December 2018

Declaration of Results by: 15th January 2019


To know more Information about this Exam please visit:

Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences, JGEEBILS 2018

About Exam:

Academic Office, National Centre for Biological Sciences

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,

GKVK, Bellary Road, Bangalore 560065, Karnataka, India
Phone: 080-23666343/344/345/346. Fax: 080-23636662

Website: Email:

The JGEEBILS test is a shared entrance test for graduate programmes in Biology and interdisciplinary life sciences. The test originated from the TIFR annual entrance test for Biology, which was used by DBS/TIFR as well as NCBS/TIFR. The motivation for this shared test is to reduce the difficulties that students faced with multiple entrance tests, and to reduce the duplication of effort by many institutions in conducting such examinations. JGEEBILS is intended to serve as a common point for students from any science discipline or engineering to start the process to apply for biology graduate programmes around India. Participating institutions contribute questions and logistical support for conducting the examination. This year the examination will be on 9th December 2018.

Each participating institution has its own admission process and eligibility criteria. The JGEEBILS test is only one step in this. In general, applicants must apply separately to each participating institution that they are interested in. Please visit the institutional websites for details of these different entrance processes.

Question papers from past years are hosted at the TIFR site under the 'Biology' links:


ACTREC: Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Mumbai (
Bose Institute: Bose Institute, Kolkata (
CCMB: Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad (
CDFD: Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad (
DBS-TIFR: Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai (
IISER: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research at: Kolkata ( Pune (; Thiruvananthapuram (; Tirupati (
IMSc: Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai (
InStem: Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Bengaluru (
MAHE: Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal (Life Sciences) (
NBRC: National Brain Research Centre, Manesar (
NCBS: National Centre for Biological Sciences,Bengaluru (
NCCS: National Centre for Cell Science, Pune (
NII: National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi (
NISER: National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar (
RCB: Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad (
SINP: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kokata (
TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TCIS), Hyderabad (

·         PhD (NCBS, DBS and TIFR-H)

·         Integrated PhD (NCBS, DBS and TIFR-H)

·         M.Sc. by Research (only at DBS)

·         M.Sc in Wildlife Biology and Conservation (only at NCBS)


Biology: Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on written test marks, CV and Scientific Write-up.

For Ph.D.: Masters in Basic Science (M.Sc. Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) or any professional Master's Degree (M.Pharma./M.Tech.), or a > 4 year degree program (e.g. MBBS, BDS).

For I-Ph.D./M.Sc.: Bachelors in any Basic Science (Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) OR any 4-year degree program that awards a "Bachelor's degree" including B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma. (4 year course).

M.Sc. Wildlife Biology & Conservation: This year no exam.

Admission Procedure

The admissions procedure (in all subjects, except Science Education) consists of an online test at one of the several nationwide centres, followed by interviews of shortlisted candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews to be held during end-February to early-April, 2019.  Exact dates would be announced later. Results of the entrance examination will be announced on January 10, 2019 and students shortlisted for interview will be intimated by email.

Examination Centres: There will be examination centres in the following cities but the exact location / venue of the examination will be available on the downloaded hall ticket: Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhillai, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guwahati, Haldwani, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kolkata, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Varanasi, Visakhapatnam

How to apply:

Application Fee & Payment 

Application Fee (Non-Refundable): 

·         Male Candidates: Rs 900/-

·         Female Candidates: Rs 300/-   

Application fee can be paid online through internet banking/Debit/Credit Card or by sending Demand Draft. 

Online Payment: 

After the online payment transaction is successful, please login to your account on our website by using your reference code as your user id and check the payment status of your application.    Normally, online payments are received within 2 working days and a auto email is sent by the system acknowledging the payment.  If your transaction has been successful and your account has been debited and you do not receive the acknowledgement email within 7 days, neither your payment status is updated in your account, you may write to

Demand Draft:

DD should be drawn on State Bank of India in favour of "Tata Institute of Fundamental Research" payable at Mumbai and mailed to: University Cell Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba Mumbai 400005.  
Please superscribe GS-2019 (Subject) on the envelope and write your name, reference code and mobile number behind the DD and send it by courier/speed post.

Online payment link will be active upto 13th November, 2018.

DDs sent by post/courier will also be accepted upto 13th November, 2018.

Please note:

Instructions for downloading/printing of Hall tickets will be intimated by email, only after receipt of application fee/approval of fee waiver.

Important Dates:

Nationwide Entrance Examination: 9th December, 2018 (Sunday) 2.30PM to 4.30PM.

Last date for application: 15th November, 2018

Online payment link will be active till: 16th November, 2018

DDs sent by post/courier will be accepted till: 16th November, 2018

Hall Ticket download link will be active from: 22nd November, 2018

To know more Information about this Course 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)


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NMIMS NMAT 2019, for Management Programs- 2019

About NMAT 2019:

SVKM’S Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
Deemed to be University
V.L. Mehta Road, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai- 400056, Maharashtra, India
Telephone No.: 022 42355555 E-mail: website:

NMIMS announces admission to its Two-Year Full-Time Programs MBA, MBA-HR, MBA-Pharmaceutical Management & MBA Analytics & Decision Science at Mumbai Campus, PGDM at Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Indore and Navi Mumbai Campus for the academic year 2019-21. Admissions to the above programs are through entrance test - NMAT by GMAC. Candidates can apply for more than one Programme and more than one campus.


·         Legacy of 37 years

·         Amongst the top-10 B-schools in India

·         6 Campuses at Mumbai, Shirpur, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Indore and Navi Mumbai

·         14 constituent schools that include Management, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce,

Business Economics, Science, Law, Aviation, Liberal Arts, Design, Family Business & Entrepreneurship,

Performing Arts & Distance Learning.

·         Over 12000 students & 513 full-time faculty members are part of NMIMS

*30% Seats in the MBA / PGDM Programs of NMIMS will be offered to Girls


·         For MBA / MBA HR / MBA Analytics and Decision Science (Mumbai Campus):

Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marksin the aggregate (of all years).

·         For MBA Pharmaceutical Management Selection process is separate (Mumbai Campus):

Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy, Life Sciences, Medical Technology, MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, B.Sc. Biotechnology and M.Sc. Biotechnology from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate (of all years). Post Graduate degree holders in Economics, Psychology and Sociology can also apply. Candidates with B.Tech. Bio-Tech., B.Tech. Bio-Medical, B.E. BioTech., B.E. Bio-Medical are also eligible to apply. Candidates working in Pharmaceutical Companies for more than two years are preferred.

·         For PGDM Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Navi Mumbai, Indore Campus:

Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marksin the aggregate (of all years).

How to Apply:

Apply Online:

Step 1: Registration at NMAT by GMAC: Visit to register online and complete registration process by paying registration fee. Please remember your NMAT by GMAC registration number. It is mandatory to complete the NMAT by GMAC test registration before proceeding for the NMIMS application.

Step 2: Registration at NMIMS: Visit enter your NMAT by GMAC registration no. and complete the application process, without this number you will not able to proceed further to fill up NMIMS application form; complete the NMIMS application by paying the registration fees (as applicable).

Note: There will be three radio buttons for registration i.e. MBA Program/s, Both (MBA Program/s & PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore) & PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore. A candidate who wishes to apply for more than one programme has to select MBA Program/s & PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore and has to pay registration charges as per the above table. Candidates are required to fill only one application form even if they are applying for multiple programs / campuses.

The NMAT by GMAC™ test will be conducted at the following domestic/international centers (cities):

·         North: Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Noida, Patiala, Varanasi.

·         West: Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Pilani, Surat, Vadodara.

·         South: Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, Manipal, Mysore, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, Vizag, Vijaywada.

·         Central: Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur.

·         East: Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong.

·         International: Kathmandu (Nepal), Thimphu (Bhutan), Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Colombo (Sri Lanka)

NMIMS Application Registration charges (Non-Refundable):

·         Rs.1300/- plus applicable taxes for normal registration for either MBA Full Time Program/s - Mumbai Campus or PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore.

·         Rs.1600/- plus applicable taxes for both MBA Full Time Program/s - Mumbai Campus and PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore.

NMIMS Re-application Registration charges (Non-Refundable):

·         Rs. 1300/- plus applicable taxes for either MBA Full Time Program/s - Mumbai Campus or PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore.

·         Rs. 1600/- plus applicable taxes for both MBA Full Time Program/s - Mumbai Campus and PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDM – Hyderabad / PGDM – Navi Mumbai / PGDM – Indore.

Important Dates:

Exam Registration Last Date: 3rd October, 2018

Application Start Date: 7th July, 2018 (Saturday)

Application End Date: 15th October, 2018 (Monday)

Re-application Start Date: 6th October, 2018 (Saturday)

Re-application End Date: 25th December, 2018 (Tuesday)

Announcement of results: 22nd January, 2019 (Tuesday)

Registration for CD/ PI: 23rd January, 2019 to 28 January, 2019

Conduct of CD/ PI: 1st February, 2019 to 20 February, 2019

First Merit List - MBA Program: 25th February, 2019 (Monday)


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UGC National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) December 2018, UGC NET 2018

UGC National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) December 2018, UGC NET 2018

About Test:

National Testing Agency (NTA)
(MHRD, Department of Higher Education, Government of India)
Regd. Office:
West Block-1, Wing No.- 6, 2nd Floor, R.K. Puram, New Delhi- 110066
Office for Communication:
Block C-20/1A/8, Sector- 62, Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida- 201309 (UP)
Website:, e-mail

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI), has established National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent, autonomous and self sustained premier organisation under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, registered as a self-reliant and self-sustained premier testing organisation.

Some of the objectives, interalia, include:

(i)                 To conduct efficient, transparent and international standard tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admission.

(ii)               To undertake research on educational, professional and testing system to identify gaps in the knowledge systems and take steps for bridging them.

(iii)              To identify experts and institutions in setting examination questions.

(iv)             To produce and disseminate information and research on education and professional development standards.

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has entrusted the responsibility of conducting UGC-NET to the NTA. UGC-NET is a test being conducted to determine the eligibility ‘only for Assistant Professor’ and ‘for Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor both’ in Indian universities and colleges.

UGC-NET December, 2018:

(i)                 Mode of Examination: The Examination shall only be conducted as Computer Based Test (CBT). Wherever Online Examination has been used elsewhere in this booklet, NTA’s UGC-NET application form, it means CBT only.

(ii)               Pattern: The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be attempted with a break of 30 minutes between them.

Important Instructions:

·         The eligibility only ‘for Assistant Professor’ or for ‘both Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor’ will depend on the performance of the candidate in both the papers of UGC-NET in aggregate. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF. Candidates appearing in UGC-NET should clearly specify in the prescribed Application Form whether they are applying for ‘only Assistant Professor’ or ‘for both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor’. Candidates who qualify the Test for eligibility for Assistant Professor will be governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned universities/colleges/state governments, as the case may be.

·         The candidates who qualify for the award of JRF are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor. The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them.

·         Candidates falling under Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/Persons with Disability (PwD)/Transgender/Other Backward Classes (OBC)(Non Creamy Layer), as per the central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (, will be given special concessions as may be decided by the UGC.

·         Junior Research Fellowship: Candidates qualifying for the award of JRF will be eligible to receive fellowship of UGC under various schemes, subject to their finding placement in universities/IITs/Institutions. The validity period of the offer will be three years w.e.f. the date of issue of JRF Award Letter. However, for those candidates who have joined M. Phil. / Ph.D., the date of commencement of Fellowship shall be from the date of declaration of NET result or date of their joining, whichever is later.


(i)                 Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC (on the website: in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science etc. (list of subjects at Post Graduation level attached as Annexure-IV)are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/persons with disability (PwD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.

(ii)               Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of JRF/eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC falling in Non Creamy layer/SC/ ST/PwD category candidates). Such candidates must complete their Masters degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

(iii)              Candidates belonging to the transgender category would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee, age and qualifying criteria for NET (i.e. JRF and Assistant Professor) as are available to SC/ST/PwD categories. The subject wise cut-offs for this category should be the lowest among those for SC/ST/PwD/OBC–NCL categories in the corresponding subject.

(iv)             The holders whose Master’s level examination have been completed by 19th September 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e.from 55% to 50%) for appearing in NET.

(v)              Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their Post Graduation only. The candidates, whose Post Graduation subject is not covered in the list of NET subjects attached as Annexure-III, may appear in a related subject.

(vi)             Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to NTA. However the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the UGC/NTA at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.

(vii)           Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/ Institute or foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the foreign University/ institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/degree/ certificate with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi (

Age Limit and Relaxation:

·         JRF: Not more than 30 years as on 01.12.2018. A relaxation upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Non-creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website: SC/ST/PwD/Transgender categories and to women applicants. Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates having research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on production of a certificate from appropriate authority. Three years relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree. A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to the candidates who have served in the armed forces subject to the length of service in the armed forces upto the first day of the month in which the concerned UGC-NET is to be held. Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances.

·         Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for Assistant Professor.

Exemption (Eligibility for Assistant Professor):

(i)                 NET/SET/SLET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/ Institutions. In this regard, exemption from NET/SET/SLET will be governed by UGC regulations and amendments notified in the Gazette of India from time to time.

(ii)               The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.

(iii)              For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the States Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for Assistant Professor held prior to 1st June 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, and are eligible to apply for Assistant Professor anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/colleges situated in the State from where they have cleared their SET.

How to Apply:

·         Candidates can apply for UGC-NET December, 2018 “Online” ONLY.

·         The Application Form other than online mode will not be accepted, in any case. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate.

·         Submission of Online Application Form may be done by accessing NTA website only.

·         Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the Information Bulletin and on NTA’s website. Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified.

·         Candidates must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are their own as all information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on e-mail address or SMS on given Mobile Number only.

·         Instructions for filling Online Application Form:

Download Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read these carefully to ensure your eligibility.

Follow the 4 steps given below to Apply Online:

Step-1: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application No.

Step-2: Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph (between 10 kb - 200 kb) and Candidate’s Signature (between 4 kb - 30 kb) in JPG/JPEG format.

Step-3: Make payment of fee using SBI_MOPS and keep proof of fee paid.

Step-4: Print at least four printouts of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee.

All the 4 Steps can be done together or at separate times.


1.      The final submission of Online Application Form will remain incomplete if step-2 and step-3 are not completed. Such forms will stand rejected and no correspondence on this account will be entertained.

2.      No request for refund of fee once remitted by the candidate will be entertained by NTA under any circumstances.

3.      The entire application process of UGC-NET December, 2018 is online, including uploading of scanned images, Payment of Fees, and Printing of Confirmation Page. Therefore, candidates are not required to send/submit any document(s) including Confirmation Page to NTA through Post/ Fax/ By Hand.

4.      Candidates are advised to keep visiting the NTA’s website regularly for latest updates and to check their e-mails.

Important Dates:



On-line submission of Application Form (Upto 11.50 pm)

01.09.2018 to 30.09.2018

Date for successful final transaction of fee (Upto 11.50 pm)

01.09.2018 to 01.10.2018

Through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking upto 11.50 pm through e-challan (upto bank hours)




Fee Payable by candidates


Rs. 800/-

Other Backward Classes (OBC)-(NCL)*

Rs. 400/-

SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender

Rs. 200/-

GST/Processing charges & GST are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.

Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only

08.10.2018 to 14.10.2018

Printing of Admit Cards from NTA’s website

From 19.11.2018

Dates of Examination (Exact date and shift of examination shall be made available by on NTA’s website)

Between 09.12.2018 (Sunday) to 23.12.2018 (Sunday)


Timing of Examination

First Shift: 9.30 am to 01.00 pm

Second Shift: 2.00 pm to 05.30 pm

Centre, Date, Shift and UGC-NET subject of Examination

As indicated on Admit Card

Display of recorded responses and Answer Keys for inviting challenges on NTA’s website

Date shall be displayed on the NTA’s website

Declaration of Result on NTA’s website

10thJanuary, 2019


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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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SVSU Meerut, Entrance Test for Admission in Ph.D and M.Phil Courses 2018

Exam Details:

Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, SVSU, Meerut
Subhartipuram, NH-58, Delhi-Haridwar Bypass Road
Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
Phone-No: 09639010302, 3055000
Fax: 0121 2439067
Email: Website:

Swami Vivekanand Subharti University (SVSU), Meerut has released an admissions notification, inviting interested and eligible candidates to apply for its Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programs offered in various specializations for the academic year 2018.

·         Ph.D. programmes in [Medical Anatomy, Community Medicine, Community Health Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Medical Orthopaedics, Molecular Medicine, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Dental Science (Paedodontics), Dental Science (Periodontology), Dental Science (Conservative Dentistry), Dental Science (Prosthodontics), Dental Science (Orthodontics), Dental Science (Oral Surgery), Dental Science (Oral Pathology), Dental Science (Oral Medicine), Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biotechnology, Zoology, Botany, Environmental Engg., Environmental Science, Electrical and Electronics Engg., Mechanical Engg., Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hotel Management, Management, Commerce, Education, Physical Education, Law, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Fashion Designing, Library & Information Science, Home Science & Journalism and Mass Communication].

·         M.Phil./ M.Phil. and Ph.D. (Integrated programmes) in [Education, Physical Education, Law, Journalism and Mass Communication, Zoology, Mathematics and Library & Info. Science]


·         For Ph.D Programmes:

At least 55% marks in post-graduation (where ever marks allocated). For Medical subjects MD/MS/PG Diploma or MSc. Medical in relevant subject.

NOTE: Relaxation of 5% marks in eligibility criteria for SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/Differently - abled categories candidates will be given.

·         For M.Phil./ M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programmes:

At least 55% marks in post-graduation (in relevant subject).

NOTE: Relaxation of 5% marks in eligibility criteria for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently - abled categories candidates will be given. It is also applicable for those who had obtained their Master's degree prior to 19.09.1991.

How to Apply:

·         Prescribed application form is available at the Registrar's office or may be downloaded from the University website, Duly filled application form should reach Registrar office along with non­refundable DD worth Rs. 1500/- (including test fee) in favour of ‘Swami Vivekanand Subharti University' payable at Meerut, latest by 20th September 2018. Amount may also be paid through online fee submission form at

·         Applications of non eligible candidates & incomplete application forms will not be considered. Admit cards will be issued only to eligible candidates & sent through email only.

·         Qualified candidates of Entrance Test will be called for an Interview, Merit list will be declared after Interview. The date and time of Interview will be notified separately.

·         The applicants, who have qualified UGC-JRF/CSIR/NET/SLET/GATE or M.Phil, are required to indicate accordingly in the application form for exemption from the written part of the Ph.D. Entrance Test only.

·         Contact Person: Additional Registrar (Academics), Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Subhartipuram, N.H.-58, Delhi Haridwar Bypass Road, Meerut. Pin- 250005. Ph.: 9639010302, 0121-3055000 Fax: 2439067

·         Test Pattern: The Entrance Test shall be of hundred (100) multiple choice questions. 50 questions shall be on Research Methodology, intended to assess research aptitude of the candidate. Rest 50 questions will be from the subject for which candidate is applying.

Date & Timings: Entrance Test for Ph.D. and M.Phil, programmes will be conducted on Sunday the 30th September 2018. at Subharti University campus, Meerut only during 09:00 am to 11:00 am

Closing Date:

Last Date: 20th September, 2018

Date of Entrance Test: 30th September, 2018 (Sunday) at 9.00am to 11.00pm



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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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