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Wrong exam paper perplex final-year BMM pupils

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MUMBAI: Final-year BMM students appearing for their exam at a city college were in for a shock after they received a wrong set of question papers. The theory paper they were given was for a total of 50 marks, whereas according to the new pattern, it was supposed to carry 60 marks. “I informed the […]

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WHY? Same class but different syllabus for exams

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Indore: It is bizarre and very confusing indeed. But that’s how it is. MA ( Hindi Litt) students of the same semester are taught same syllabus but when they appear exams, questions papers would be of different syllabus for them.In other words, some students will be served question paper based on old syllabus and the […]

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INDIA: West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam candidate arrested

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AGARTALA: Tripura police on Saturday arrested a boy from Rajasthan for appearing in the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination at Agartala Women’s College as a ‘proxy candidate’. Police said the detainee was identified as Rahul Sharma from a village of Ajmer. He was carrying the admit card of one Syed Faruque Ahamed from Baruipur New […]

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Egypt govt streamlines exam process for expats

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Egyptian students, the largest expatriate community in the Kingdom, concluded their annual exams peacefully recently. Students of the primary, preparatory and secondary level sat for the exams under the ‘Our Students Abroad’ scheme especially devised for the children of Egyptian expatriates. This year, the new military regime has introduced several strict measures to prevent copying […]

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BIEK issues list of most sensitive exam centres

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Karachi: The list of 13 most sensitive centres issued by the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) for its exams beginning on April 22 did not include Lyari, Orangi or Baldia Town areas which were known for their volatile law and order situation and instead the board included relatively peaceful neighbourhoods like Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Shaheed-e-Millat Road, […]

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UPTU, NDA exam dates coincide, students stuck

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NOIDA: A large number of young students are in a fix with the Uttar Pradesh Technical University’s (UPTU) state entrance examinations for bachelor’s programmes, as well as the examination for entry into National Defence Academy (NDA) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), have been scheduled for April 20. The UPSEE 2014, held by […]

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Experts call for higher exam pass marks to close performance gap between international and UK medical graduates

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BMJ – Examsguru: The pass mark for a two-part test that international medical graduates must pass to work as a doctor in the UK should be raised to reduce differences in performance between international and UK medical graduates, suggest researchers on bmj.com today. But they warn that this could create “severe workforce planning challenges” for […]

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INDIA: BSEB 2014 Class 12 Intermediate exam Results Released – How to Check

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INDIA: Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB ) has declared the results of the Class 12 (Intermediate) exams 2014 for all streams: Arts, Commerce, Science and Vocational. Students can view their results by entering their roll code, roll number, passing year and stream on the official BSEB website. About BSEB The Bihar School Examination Board conducts […]

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SAT Exam gets New design

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DAYTON, Ohio (Examsguru) – New changes were announced to the Scholastic Aptitude Test.  In 2016, the exam will take three hours instead of three hours and 45 minutes.  There will be more non-fiction passages than fiction.  Multiple choice questions will have four possible answer choices instead of five and the essay will also be optional. The […]

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Student arrested for swindling WASC exam candidates

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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has arrested a 20-year-old student for swindling candidates participating in the ongoing 2014 May/June Senior School Certificate Examinations. Mr Stephen Taiwo, WAEC’s Director of Administration, said at a media briefing in Lagos that the suspect confessed to having designed a Website where he claimed to supply solutions to examination […]

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INDIA: Kerala SSLC 2014 results has been Released

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Mumbai: The Kerala SSLC 2014 results were announced on Wednesday to decide the fate of 4.64 lakh students who appeared for the examination last month. The SSLC 2014 Examinations began on March 10 with Malayalam as the first subject and ended on March 22. Users can check their results with registered mobile numbers and email […]

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School exam timetables should avoid clashes with Ramadan

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Exam chiefs should review the GCSE and A-level timetables to avoid clashes with Ramadan that could jeopardise Muslim students’ grades, teachers have warned. Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, is marked by Muslims across the world with fasting from sunrise to sunset. From 2014, the 30-day period will fall progressively more in exam […]

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