Daily Archive: August 10, 2017

Registration For Common Admission Test Starts Today

IIMs to Conduct Test on November 26

New Delhi, August 9: The registration process for ambitious Common Entrance Test(CAT) began on Wednesday. The process will continue till September 20. The bulletin issued by IIMs stated, “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 4 preferred cities and either of the two sessions. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted a nearby city.”


CAT will be conducted in centres spread across around 140 test cities. Details about the test centres in these test cities will be available on its website from October 18, 2017, and the name of the test centre will be indicated in the Admit Card.


Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Physically Disabled category candidates will have to pay a fee of ₹900 while ₹1800 is fixed for all other categories of candidates.


The candidate must hold a Bachelor‟s Degree, with at least 50 percent marks or equivalent CGPA [45 percent
in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons With Disability (PWD) categories], awarded by any University.

The CAT 2017 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 2017 scores is provided at www.iimcat.ac.in. IIMs play no role in the selection process of non-IIM institutions.

Allahabad High Court Invites Applications For Recruitment of Stenographers

Allahabad High Court Invites Applications For Recruitment of Stenographers, Know Details Here

Lucknow, August 9: The High Court of Judicature at Allahabad on Wednesday invited the applications to fill vacancies of Stenographer in the U.P. State District Courts through direct recruitment under centralized recruitment-2016-17. The notice issued by Allahabad High Court stated, “The candidates will be required to furnish the name of 05 District in order of priority as examination centres from the list of cities. In case, examination centre is not allotted as per choice of the candidate, he/she has to appear at the examination centre 2 allotted by the Selecting Authority/Authorized agency.”

The notice said the candidates applying for the post of Hindi stenographer must have minimum eligibility of Graduation with Diploma or Certificate in Stenography with a speed of 80 w.p.m. in shorthand and 30 w.p.m. in Typing both in Hindi along with CCC certificate issued by DOEACC Society and 25/30 w.p.m. for Hindi/English Typewriting on Computer.

Minimum/Maximum Age

Every candidate for appointment by direct recruitment must have attained the age of eighteen years and not have crossed the age of forty years on the first day of the year of recruitment i. e. 01.07.2016. The candidate should not be born before July 2, 1976, and not born after  July 1, 1998. Check full notice below.

Selection Procedure

The selection process shall include the following three stages:-
(i) Stage-I (Written Examination): There will be one common offline written examination (objective type on OMR sheet) which consists of 100 objective type questions. Five candidates in order of merit of Stage-I (Written Examination) shall be shortlisted category-wise against each notified vacancy for appearing in Stage-II (Computer Type Test) and Stage-III (Stenography Test) tests at a later date.
(ii) Stage-II (Computer Type Test): Hindi/English Computer Type Test for the post of Stenographer Gr.-III shall be held on the date to be notified after the declaration of the result of Stage-I (Written Examination). The candidates will be provided with a passage of approximately 250 words for Hindi Computer Type Test, to be typed within 10 minutes on computer. Similarly, the candidates will be provided with a passage of 300 words, for English Computer Type Test, to be typed within 10 minutes on computer. Mangal Font will be used for Hindi Typing on a computer.
(iii) Stage-III (Stenography Test) : For Hindi Stenography Test, the candidates will be given a text of 400 words (with a speed of 80 w.p.m.) in Shorthand dictated in 5 minutes by the dictator. The candidate would have to transcribe the dictated matter with the speed of 30 w.p.m. on computer within 30 minutes. Similarly, for English Stenography Test, the candidates will be given a text of 500 words (with a speed of 100 w.p.m.) in Shorthand dictated in 5 minutes by the dictator. The candidates would have to transcribe the dictated matter with the speed of 40 w.p.m. on computer within 30 minutes.

#CBSE Issues Notification For UGC-NET, Application Process to Commence on August 11

New Delhi, August 9: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday released notification for the upcoming University Grant Commission- National Eligibility Test in November this year. As per the notification, the CBSE will conduct the test on November 5 for which the application process will commence on August 11. The notification further stated the last date for applying for the test on Septemeber 11. The dates were revised on August 1.

The test conducted by the CBSE on behalf of University Grants Commission is mandatory for aspirants willing to serve as assistant professor in Indian Universities and colleges affiliated with UGC or Junior Research Fellowship. The notification stated, “The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only will depend on the performance of the candidate in all three papers of NET. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF.”

Crude bomb found in train

Amethi (UP), Aug 10 (PTI) A crude bomb was today recovered from the Amritsar-bound Akal Takth Express here by the Government Railway Police (GRP).

The GRP stopped the train at Akbarganj Railway Station for checking after it received information about a bomb on the train, an official said.

“During checking a ‘sulti bomb’ (crude bomb) was found in a packet with two lighters and a letter in the train,” a police officer said.

The train was going to Amritsar from Kolkata and was stopped after the GRP, Charbagh in Lucknow, got the information, the official said.

The bomb was found on the train at 1.17 am and it was defused, after which the train left the Akbarganj Railway Station, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) B C Dubey said.