Daily Archive: June 12, 2018

St Stephens College Cut-Off Marks

New Delhi: St. Stephen’s College on Tuesday announced its cut-offs for 2018 with only a little change from last year’s while other colleges affiliated to Delhi University are expected to release the list next week.

The St. Stephen’s set the cut-offs for Economics Honours for humanities and science students at 98 and 97.5 per cent respectively. English Honours rivalled with Economics, with a cut-off just as high at 98.5 per cent for commerce, 97.5 for humanities and 98 per cent for science students.

Among science courses, it was 96 per cent for Chemistry, 97.33 for Physics, 94.66 for B.Sc (Programme) and 95.66 per cent for B.Sc (Programme) with computer science.

The numbers given are only for general category students. The college reserves 50 per cent seats for candidates from the Christian community.

St. Stephen’s releases separate cut-offs from the rest of the colleges of Delhi University and conducts interviews for all admissions irrespective of the course. There are no interviews for admissions in other colleges.

A total of 15 per cent weightage is given to the test and the interview, which is followed, once the student crosses the percentage eligibility.

The interviews will begin from June 18. (IANS)

Haryana govt raises age limit for entry in govt service

Chandigarh, Jun 12  The Haryana government has raised the upper age limit of entry into government service from 40 to 42 years, an official spokesperson said today.

He said that all the departments have been conveyed to incorporate the provisions relating to raising the upper age limit for entry into the government service in their service rules, at their own level.

The departments will not have to obtain the approval of council of ministers, general administration, Finance Department and Haryana Public Service Commission or Haryana Staff Selection Commission as per the decision taken by the council of ministers in its meeting held on May 30 this year.

The spokesperson said that a circular to this effect has been addressed to all administrative secretaries, heads of departments, commissioners of Ambala, Hisar, Rohtak and Gurgaon divisions, all chief administrators and managing directors of all boards, corporations and public sector undertakings, deputy commissioners, sub-divisional officers (Civil) and registrars of all the universities by the chief secretary.

Source: PTI

 

Snake Creates Panic At Agra Fort

A snake measuring about six feet was rescued from the famous Agra fort, Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. The staff found the rat snake amidst a pile of unused wires inside the control room of the sound-and-light show organised at the fort. They immediately alerted the animal welfare NGO wildlife. A three-member team from the NGO, then carefully transferred the snake into a safe transport container.

The rat snake are non poisonous but known to be quick and easily excitable, and may bite if threatened. Therefore, the rescuers exercised caution while approaching the snake as they wanted to avoid cornering or alarming it.
Agra fort is a Mughal era structure and holds the status of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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