Archive for October 2019

Interpersonal Communication

In simple terms, interpersonal communication is the communication between one person and another (or others). It is often referred to as face-to-face communication between two (or more) people. Both verbal and nonverbal communication, or body language, play a part in how one person understands another.

In verbal interpersonal communication there are two types of messages being sent: a content message and a relational message. Content messages are messages about the topic at hand and relational messages are messages about the relationship itself. This means that relational messages come across in how one says something and it demonstrates a person’s feelings, whether positive or negative, towards the individual they are talking to, indicating not only how they feel about the topic at hand, but also how they feel about their relationship with the other individual.

There are many different aspects of interpersonal communication including:

Audiovisual Perception of Communication Problems

The concept follows the idea that our words change what form they take based on the stress level or urgency of the situation. It also explores the concept that stuttering during speech shows the audience that there is a problem or that the situation is more stressful.

Emotional Intelligence and Triggers

Emotional Intelligence focuses on the ability to monitor ones own emotions as well as those of others. Emotional Triggers focus on events or people that tend to set off intense, emotional reactions within individuals.

Attribution Theory

This is the study of how individuals explain what causes different events and behaviors.

The Power of Words (Verbal communications)

 Verbal communication focuses heavily on the power of words, and how those words are said. It takes into consideration tone, volume, and choice of words.

Nonverbal Communication

It focuses heavily on the setting that the words are conveyed in, as well as the physical tone of the words.
Social media has an impact on relationships, and it is necessary to learn how to communicate through conflict.

Audiovisual Perception of Communication Problems

The concept follows the idea that our words change what form they take based on the stress level or urgency of the situation. It also explores the concept that stuttering during speech shows the audience that there is a problem or that the situation is more stressful.

Emotional Intelligence and Triggers

Emotional Intelligence focuses on the ability to monitor ones own emotions as well as those of others. Emotional Triggers focus on events or people that tend to set off intense, emotional reactions within individuals.

Attribution Theory

This is the study of how individuals explain what causes different events and behaviors.

The Power of Words (Verbal communications)

 Verbal communication focuses heavily on the power of words, and how those words are said. It takes into consideration tone, volume, and choice of words.

Nonverbal Communication

It focuses heavily on the setting that the words are conveyed in, as well as the physical tone of the words.
Social media has an impact on relationships, and it is necessary to learn how to communicate through conflict.

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Medical and Healthcare Scholarships from TATA TRUSTS

The Tata Trusts invites applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students in medical sciences and healthcare streams in India for the current academic year 2019-2020. The application forms will be available online from October 16, 2019, till November 6, 2019. Please read the instructions clearly and fill the application form.

Bachelor’s candidates should have completed at least the first year of studies.
Master’s candidates in the first year of their studies are also eligible to apply.
The eligibility criterion — percentage or CGPA — is mentioned against each stream.

Information and instructions

1) Candidates are advised to read the form carefully before submitting it, as they will not have any access to it after submission.
2) The scholarship partially covers tuition fees and other related academic fees paid to the institute / university.
3) Please select the appropriate academic stream. Inappropriate selection will lead to disqualification of the application.
4) Candidates need to upload scanned copies of documents mentioned in the application form; no other documents must be uploaded. Unclear / illegible / manipulated documents will not be accepted and will be treated as void.
5) Shortlisted master’s candidates may be called for an interview through Skype. (Please create a Skype ID, if you do not have one)
6) Please ensure that bank details (account number, beneficiary name and IFSC code) are correctly mentioned. If the bank details are incorrect, the Trusts will not be responsible for a failed transaction and will not request the applicant for the correct bank details again.
7) The Trusts’ decision on the award of scholarships is final and will be communicated through email. Correspondence in this regard will not be entertained.
8) Tata Trusts do not have any intermediaries / agents. Candidates are advised to beware of such individuals who claim to represent the Trusts and demand a share from the grant, if sanctioned. In case any such demands are made, candidates are requested to bring the matter immediately to the notice of Tata Trusts’ office.

Streams considered for bachelor’s

Sr No Streams Percentage or CGPA
1) Bachelor of homeopathy 65
2) Bachelor of nursing 75
3) Bachelor of dentistry 75
4) Bachelor of physiotherapy 75
5) Bachelor of occupational therapy 75
6) MBBS 75
7) Bachelor of pharmacy 80 or 8.5

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The Government of India has established IISERs at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati to integrate and promote interdisciplinary science education and research. Applicants will have to appear for an IISER aptitude test (IAT) on May 31 (Sunday).

BS# and BS-MS Dual Degree Program

Five-year dual degree program for science students

  • Classroom learning integrated with research, providing ample scope for interdisciplinary activities
  • Curriculum with a focus on both breadth and depth in sciences, engineering sciences and economics
  • Opportunity to pursue impact ful research
  • Fully residential campuses with well-equipped hostels
  • Access to on-campus medical, sports and other recreational facilities

Programmes offered in IISER

Biological Sciences

Chemical Sciences

Data Science

Earth & Climate Sciences/Earth & Environmental Sciences

Economic Sciences

Engineering Sciences (Chemical Engineering, Data Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Engineering)

Geological Sciences

Physical Sciences

Four-year BS program in Engineering Sciences and Economics only at IISER Bhopal.

Candidates who have passed 10+2 or equivalent level exam with science stream in 2019 or 2020 are eligible to apply for admissions. Candidates will be admitted to IISER only through following three channels.

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) of the Indian Institutes of Technology
State and Central Boards Channel (SCB)
These channels will be referred to as KVPY, JEE, and SCB, respectively.

Indian nationals and students belonging to PIO or OCI category are eligible to apply provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria described below.

KVPY Channel
Candidates having a valid KVPY fellowship commencing from 2020-21 academic session are eligible to apply for admissions. Additional cut-off criteria for marks obtained in 10+2 board examination is also applicable.

JEE-Advanced Channel
Candidates in General category securing a rank within 10000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) of JEE Advanced 2020 are eligible to apply. For candidates belonging to the reserved category (OBC-NC, SC, ST, PD), their category rank should be within 10000. Additional cut-off criteria for marks obtained in 10+2 board examination is also applicable.

SCB Channel
Students who have passed 10+2 level with science stream in 2019 or 2020 are eligible to apply for admissions and appear for IAT 2020.

IISER admissions 2020: Interested candidates can apply at from April 24. The application process will conclude on April 30, 5 pm. Applicants will have to appear for an IISER aptitude test (IAT) on May 31 (Sunday).

IISER admissions 2020: The Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) applications are invited for admission to five-year dual degree (BS-MS) programme and four-year BS programme. Interested candidates can apply at from April 24. The application process will conclude on April 30 at 5 pm.

Applicants will have to appear for an IISER aptitude test on May 31 (Sunday). Those who clear the test will have to participate in the seat allotment process through which admissions will be allotted at the IISER campuses including Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati.

March 23, 2020 Application portal goes live at 11 AM (accessible via
April 24, 2020Application portal opens at 11 AM  
April 30, 2020  Application portal closes at 5 PM
May 18, 2020  Downloading the Hall Ticket
May 22, 2020Last date of Uploading XII Marks and Category Certificate. Application portal closes at 5 PM Last date of Uploading XII Marks & Category Certificate closes at 5 PM
May 31, 2020  IISER Aptitude Test 9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
June 1, 2020First round of seat allotment. SAF begins with float/freezeApplication portal opens at 11 AMRelease of answer key
June 2, 2020  Response Sheet and Representation starts at 9AM
June 4, 2020  Response Sheet and Representation Ends at 5 PM
June 5, 2020First round SAF closes at 5PM  
June 6, 2020Second round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/freeze  
June 8, 2020  Revised Answer key released at 5 PM if there is any change
June 10, 2020Second round SAF closes at 5PMLast date of Uploading XII Marks and Category Certificate. Application portal closes at 5 PM 
June 11, 2020 First round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/freeze 
June 15, 2020 First round SAF closes at 5PM 
June 16, 2020 Second round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/freeze 
June 20, 2020 Second round SAF closes at 5PM 
June 22, 2020  First round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/freeze
June 26, 2020  First round SAF closes at 5PM
July 27, 2020  Second round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/freeze
July 01, 2020  Second round SAF closes at 5PM
July 02, 2020  Third round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/freeze
July 06, 2020  Third round SAF closes at 5PM
July 08, 2020  Fourth round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/freeze
July 12, 2020  Fourth round SAF closes at 5PM
July 14, 2020Withdrawal of SAF closes at 5PMWithdrawal of SAF closes at 5PMWithdrawal of SAF closes at 5PM
July 15, 2020  Fifth and Final round of seat allotment SAF begins with freeze only
July 19, 2020  Fifth round SAF closes at 5PM; Channel Counselling Closed
July 29, 2020Reporting at allotted IISER for registrationReporting at allotted IISER for registrationReporting at allotted IISER for registration
August 03, 2020Tentative date of commencement of classesTentative date of commencement of classesTentative date of commencement of classes

IISER admissions 2020: Syllabus

The syllabus for IAT follows the NCERT syllabus for class 10 and 12. It would have questions from physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology.


Seven major elements of communication process are: (1) sender (2) ideas (3) encoding (4) communication channel (5) receiver (6) decoding and (7) feedback.

Communication may be defined as a process concerning exchange of facts or ideas between persons holding different positions in an organisation to achieve mutual harmony. The communication process is dynamic in nature rather than a static phenomenon.

Communication process as such must be considered a continuous and dynamic inter-action, both affecting and being affected by many variables.

(1) Sender:

The person who intends to convey the message with the intention of passing information and ideas to others is known as sender or communicator.

(2) Ideas:

This is the subject matter of the communication. This may be an opinion, attitude, feelings, views, orders, or suggestions.

(3) Encoding:

Since the subject matter of communication is theoretical and intangible, its further passing requires use of certain symbols such as words, actions or pictures etc. Conversion of subject matter into these symbols is the process of encoding.

(4) Communication Channel:

The person who is interested in communicating has to choose the channel for sending the required information, ideas etc. This information is transmitted to the receiver through certain channels which may be either formal or informal.

(5) Receiver:

Receiver is the person who receives the message or for whom the message is meant for. It is the receiver who tries to understand the message in the best possible manner in achieving the desired objectives.

(6) Decoding:

The person who receives the message or symbol from the communicator tries to convert the same in such a way so that he may extract its meaning to his complete understanding.

(7) Feedback:

Feedback is the process of ensuring that the receiver has received the message and understood in the same sense as sender meant it.

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DETAILED NOTIFICATION (Application Form, Online Registration dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit card, Result etc.,

DETAILED NOTIFICATION (Application Form, Online Registration dates, Eligbility,Exam Pattern etc
DETAILED NOTIFICATION (Application Form, Online Registration dates, Eligbility,Exam Pattern etc

General Information

UCEED 2020 will be conducted by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, under the guidance of the UCEED-CEED Implementation Committee 2020.

UCEED 2020 is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign). Candidates seeking admission to the Bachelor Degree programme in Design (B. Des.) at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG), Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH), and Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur (IIITDMJ) must appear in UCEED 2020.

Candidates should note that the mere appearance in UCEED 2020 or being in the rank list neither guarantees nor provides any automatic entitlement to admission. UCEED qualified candidates will have to apply separately for B. Des admissions as per the prescribed procedure described in Part 2 of the Information Brochure. Admissions shall be made in order of merit in each category.

UCEED 2020 score is valid only for admission to the academic year 2020-2021.

With regard to the interpretation of the provisions on any matter not covered in this Information Brochure, the decision of the Organizing Institute (IIT Bombay) shall be final and binding on all the parties concerned.

In all matters concerning UCEED 2020, the decision of the Organizing Institute or the Organizing Chairman, JEE(Advanced), UCEED & CEED 2020 will be final and binding on all the applicants.

Although UCEED 2020 is held at different centres across the country, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is the Organizing Institute and has the overall responsibility of conducting UCEED 2020. In case of any claims or disputes arising in respect of UCEED 2020, it is hereby made absolutely clear that the Mumbai High Court alone shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to entertain and settle any such claims and disputes.

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay: the organizing institute

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is an institution of national importance established through Acts of Parliament for fostering excellence in education.

The institute is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of education and research. Reputed for the outstanding calibre of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the institute attracts the best students from the country for its Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programmes. Research and academic programmes at IIT Bombay are driven by faculties, who are reputed for their research contributions internationally.

Over the years, IIT Bombay has created a world class educational platform that is dynamically sustained through quality teaching and internationally acclaimed research with excellent infrastructure and the best available minds. The faculty and alumni of IIT Bombay occupy key positions in academia and industry, both in India and abroad, and continue to make a considerable impact in all sections of the society.

Located in Powai, one of the northern suburbs of Mumbai, the residents of the institute reap the advantage of being in the busy financial capital of India, while at the same time enjoying the serenity of a campus known for its natural beauty. Being a fully residential institute, all the students are accommodated in hostels with in-house dining; the campus also provides excellent amenities for sports and other recreational facilities.

Vision of IIT Bombay:

To be the fountainhead of new ideas and of innovators in technology and science.

Mission of IIT Bombay:

To create an ambience in which new ideas, research and scholarship flourish and from which the leaders and innovators of tomorrow emerge.

The primary objectives of IIT Bombay are as follows:

  • To create an environment that encourages freedom of thought and pursuit of excellence, and inculcates the necessary vision and self-discipline to achieve excellence.
  • To build a solid foundation of scientific and technical knowledge and to prepare competent and motivated engineers and scientists.
  • To kindle an entrepreneurial spirit among the students.
  • To prepare the students to become outstanding professionals and contribute to nation- building.


IDC School of Design previously known as Industrial Design Centre (IDC) at IIT Bombay has a well-established Master of Design degree (M. Des) programme in Industrial Design, Communication Design, Animation Design, Interaction Design & Mobility and Vehicle Design as well as a Ph. D programme in Design.

IDC provides a conducive environment for research, academics and collaborative projects. Supported by excellent research facilities, technical expertise and academic diversity of IIT Bombay, IDC has been involved with various initiatives in all areas of design. The potential for innovation at IDC lies fundamentally in terms of solving real world problems.

From the year 2015 onwards, IDC started offering a four year, eight semester Bachelor of Design (B. Des) programme and a five year, ten semesters dual degree B. Des + M. Des programme. However, the option of doing the dual degree B. Des + M. Des will be available only at the end of the 3rd year. Both these programmes would be credit-based and thus offer the flexibility to progress at one’s own pace. A minimum level of performance is essential for satisfactory progress. The medium of instruction is English.Students admitted to the B. Des programme will not be eligible for branch change to any other undergraduate programmes offered by IIT Bombay at any time during the entire duration of the programme. Read more about IDC at:

2.1 Department of Design, IIT Guwahati

The Department of Design (DoD) at IIT Guwahati was set up with a vision to enkindle some of the brightest technical minds of the country a passion for innovation in technology driven by firm understanding, appreciation and celebration of design.

The department offers a B.Des Degree, an M. Des degree and a Ph. D degree in Design. The focus of the program is on the study, invention, and creative use of technologies to create effective, usable, enjoyable experiences with technology through interdisciplinary research in engineering, design, behavioural and social sciences, and to understand the impact of technology on individuals, groups, and organizations. The department envisions to produce successful graduates who will be capable of leading the changing scenarios of today and tomorrow through thought, innovation and values. Read more about DoD at:

2.1 Department of Design, IIT Hyderabad

The Department of Design at IIT Hyderabad offers a vibrant environment for learning, practicing and exploring several facets of design. The department envisions to creatively engage in the space between technologies and people. This involves facilitating innovation in the key emergent areas such as Participatory and collaborative Design, Professional Ethics/ Sustainability, Product Systems and Services, Design and education, Wellness, Crowd sourced Design. The degrees offered in this department are M.Des. degree, B.Des. degree and Ph. D degree in Design.

The intention behind the B Des course curriculum proposed by the Department of Design, is to tackle an increasing need and demand both with the academic and the professional aspect of the discipline for undergraduate programs in Design. The B. Des curriculum is designed as part of a four level structure leading to a gradual movement from general, foundational courses at level 1 to more specialized inputs at level 4. The program attempts to constitute both the ‘general’ dimension of design (breadth) and the specific dimensions (depth) through a 4-level structure which allows gradual focus areas to emerge. As the student moves upwards from level1 to level 2, the student graduates to choosing between courses which offer different kinds skills from soft to hard. The courses at level 1 would help the students to choose the mix of skills they prefer to acquire. At level 3 it is hoped that the student is ready to fine tune a certain mix or a set of skills into a specialization. It is at this stage that the specializations emerge – Product Design, Visual Communication, User Experience Design, etc. At Level 4 the student employs all that has been gained in terms of skills and understanding and applies or uses them in independent projects. Level 4 is purely about design as a ‘practice’. It provides real-life environments to provide the students with a taste of what it means to practice design. Read more at

 Design Discipline, IIITDM Jabalpur

In the Design Discipline at IIITDM Jabalpur, a holistic and all-inclusive philosophy is applied to train human resources the paradigm of Modern Design at Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral level, so as to make them adept designers. The rigorous curriculum, the intense research methodologies, the diligent practice in skills create knowledge based professionals of industrial design and innovation. The modern-age facilities of Rapid Prototyping, 3D scanning, Ultrasonic Plastic Welding, Water-Jet cutting, CNC (Lathe and Milling), Injection Moulding, Vacuum Forming, Laser Cutting, Universal Wood Working, etc. with support staff skilled in wood, metal, polymer, FRPs and composite fabrication provide an incredible hands-on practical training to the students. Read more about Design Discipline at:


UCEED is a test centre based examination and has two parts: Part A is computer based and Part B contains question related to sketching that needs to be attempted on the provided sheet. It is compulsory to attempt both the parts in the given time.

The total time for the examination (that includes both Part A and Part B) is 3 hours duration and it will be held as per the following schedule:

DateSaturday, January 18, 2020
Session10:00 to 13:00

Candidates appearing for UCEED 2020 are therefore advised to make their travel arrangements accordingly.


UCEED 2020will be held in the following 24 cities in India:

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Ernakulum, Panaji, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Visakhapatnam.

Candidates should compulsorily opt for 3 cities of their choice, in the order of preference, at the time of online application. Once the application is submitted, request for change of city will NOT be entertained under any circumstances.

If enough number of candidates are not available in a listed city, then that city may be dropped from the final list, and those candidates will be allotted a centre in the city of either their second choice or third choice. Additionally, because of operational contingencies, the UCEED 2020 Committee reserves the right to add a new city/town or remove an existing one and allot a city/town that may not be among any of the choices of a candidate.

A listed city may have more than one examination centre. A request for change of a centre within the same city/town will NOT be permitted under any circumstances.

International Centre at Dubai

Candidates opting for Dubai centre should also compulsorily opt for 2 cities of their choice from above 24 Indian cities, in the order of preference, at the time of online application. (if number of registrations is less than 25, then the Dubai centre may be dropped from the final list, and those candidates will be allotted a centre from the 2 Indian cities of their choice, in the order of preference).


Candidates who are NOT citizens of India at the time of registering for UCEED 2020(by birth or naturalization) and whose parents are not citizens of India and do not come under PIO/OCI category at the time of registering for UCEED 2020aretreated as foreign nationals.Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of total available seats in the course.The availability of supernumerary seats will be announced at the time of seat allocation.

The seats allotted to OCI (Overseas Citizen of India)/PIO (Person of Indian Origin) card holders will be under Open category, but not supernumerary. Foreign Nationals and OCI/PIO card holders are outside the ambit of reservations [see RESERVATION OF SEATS] However, appearing in UCEED 2020is a must for all candidates for the admission.


Indian nationals belonging to certain categories are admitted under the seats reserved for them in accordance with the rules of the Government of India. The categories and the extent of reservation are as follows:

  • Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) – 10% of seats.
  • Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) – 27% of seats in the course. The name of the backward class should be in the current central list of OBCs ( OBC-NCL certificates issued only from April 1, 2019 onwards are accepted.
  • Candidates belonging to the creamy layer of OBC are NOT entitled for reservation. Such candidates are treated as belonging to the Open (i.e., unreserved) category.
  • Scheduled Caste (SC) – 15% of seats in the course.
  • Scheduled Tribe (ST) – 7.5% of seats in the course.
  • The benefit of reservation will be given only to those castes and tribes that are mentioned in the respective central list of corresponding states published by the Government of India. ( and
  • The 5% reservation for Person with Disability (PwD) candidates is cycled over in a 4-year period, category-wise, as per rules pertaining to the admitting institute. If a PwD seat remains unfilled in a particular year, it will be reverted back to the category from which the PwD seat was assigned for that year.
  • Candidates belonging to the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories will be declared as qualified on the basis of a relaxed criterion [see RANK LISTS].
  • Unfilled seats in the OBC-NCL category can be allotted to OPEN category candidates whereas seats remaining vacant under the SC and ST categories shall NOT be allotted to candidates belonging to other categories.
  • Leprosy-cured candidates who are otherwise fit to pursue the course are also included in PwD category.
  • Candidates holding OCI/PIO cards are treated as belonging to the open (OPEN) category, and they will be eligible only for the seats for which everyone is eligible.
  • Foreign nationals are outside the ambit of reservation of seats under the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories as specified herein.
  • The category chosen by a candidate at the time of application for UCEED 2020 will be final and requests for any change of category will NOT be entertained at a later date.


A candidate, including a foreign national, must fulfil each and every one of the following three criteria to appear in UCEED 2020.

Criterion 1 – Age limit:

The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1995if belonging to the OPEN/EWS/OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1990 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Criterion 2 – Number of attempts:

A candidate can attempt UCEED for a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Note that UCEED score is valid for one year, and only for admissions in the corresponding academic year.

Criterion 3 – Qualifying examination:

The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination (Class XII or equivalent) in 2019, OR appearing in 2020. Students from ALL STREAMS (Science, Commerce, and Arts & Humanities) are eligible.

Those who appeared for the first time in their qualifying examination in 2018 or earlier are NOT eligible.


  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a Board or University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • H.S.C. vocational examination.
  • A Diploma recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (www.aicte- or a State Board of Technical Education of at least 3 years duration.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • Candidates who have completed Class XII (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination.
  • In case the Class XII examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.


  • Candidates should register for appearing in UCEED 2020. Application can be done ONLY online through the registration portal linked from
  • Candidates should satisfy ALL THE THREE eligibility criteria [Refer ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR APPEARING IN UCEED 2020].
  • Registration will be cancelled if, at a later date, it is found that the candidate does not meet any of the three eligibility criteria.
  • Registration fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable.
  • It will entirely be the responsibility of the candidate to provide the correct information regarding the qualifying exam and category, and upload the correct documents in the required formats in the registration form. Registration forms, incomplete in any way, will be summarily rejected and the registration will be considered invalid. The admitting institutes have the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of a candidate in accordance with the rules and regulations in force, if it is found that any information provided by the candidate is incorrect or the registration is incomplete.

Detailed instructions for the online registration are provided on the registration portal.

Online registration
Start Date9th October, 2019
End Date (with regular fee)9th November, 2019
 End Date (with Rs.500 late fee) 16th November, 2019


Following is the registration fee structure for UCEED 2019.

 Registration Fee for Examination Centres in India
Indian Nationals
(including PIO/OCI)
Female Candidates (all categories)INR 1500
SC, ST, PwD CandidatesINR 1500
All Other CandidatesINR 3000
  Foreign NationalsCandidates from SAARC countriesUSD 200
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUSD 325
 Registration Fee for Examination Centres in Dubai
Indian Nationals
(including PIO/OCI)
All Indian NationalsUSD 200
  Foreign NationalsCandidates from SAARC countriesUSD 200
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUSD 325

The registration fees shown above DOES NOT INCLUDE service charges, processing fees and any other charges that the banks may charge.

The above registration fee is applicable till the closing date of 9 November 2019, 23:55 hours.

A late fee of Rs.500 is applicable to ALL candidates for registration done after that, and till the late registration closing date of 16 November 2019, 23:55 hours.

Detailed instructions related to the payment of registration fee are given on the online registration portal.


The services of a scribe (amanuensis) are available to candidates who have disability in the upper limbs or have lost fingers/hands thereby preventing them from operating the computer for the exam.

  • To avail this benefit, the candidate should select the option in the online registration form and upload a copy of the PwD certificate (Appendix 4 – 7), at the time of online registration for UCEED 2020.
  • If a PwD candidate wants to avail compensatory time (maximum of one hour), the same request should be mentioned while filling the registration form. PwD certificate is to be uploaded along with such requests (Appendix 8 & 9).
  • The UCEED-CEED Implementation Committee 2020 will assess the request along with the supporting document and if found eligible, contact you via email with further instructions.
    • If it is found that a candidate has used the services of a scribe and/or compensatory time, but DOES NOT possess the extent of disability that warrants the use of a scribe and/or compensatory time, he/she will be excluded from the process of evaluation, ranking and admission. If the candidate has already been admitted, his/her admission will be cancelled.


Given below is a list of certificates and other documents that are to be uploaded at the time of online registration for UCEED 2020. The certificates must be in the Central Government format as given in the appendices below.

  • A recent colour photograph of full frontal (face) view, with the head centred in the frame covering 70–80% of the photograph and taken within the last six months. The photograph should be such that it allows unambiguous identification of the candidate (only JPEG image formats with file extension .jpg will be accepted).
  • Scanned copy of candidate’s full signature on white paper (only JPEG image formats with file extension .jpg will be accepted).
  • Qualifying examination certificate, if appeared in 2019 (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
  • Candidates who will be appearing in 2020 for the board exam, a certificate from the school/college principal in the given format (Appendix 1) should be uploaded (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).
  • If the name is not same as in the Class XII certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).

Candidates seeking admission under the EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST or PwD category

  • OBC-NCL (Appendix – 2), Caste (for SC), tribe (for ST) (Appendix – 3), EWS (Appendix 10) or PwD certificate (Appendix 4 – 7) issued by a competent authority (only PDF formats with file extension .pdf will be accepted).

PwD Candidates requiring Scribe and/or Compensatory Time

  • PwD candidates requiring scribe and/or compensatorytime (20 min/hr) during the exam need to upload a request letter as per appendix (8 & 9).


  • Candidates whose registration is complete in all aspects will be able to download the admit card for UCEED 2020 from the registration portal ( from the date specified below.
  • The admit card will bear the following details of the candidate: Name, UCEED registration ID, Roll Number for UCEED 2020, photograph, signature, examination schedule, examination centre details and instructions to candidates.
  • Candidates should carefully examine the entries in the admit card and in case of any discrepancy, contact the Chairman JEE (Advanced), UCEED & CEED 2020 at IIT Bombay before the specified date via email mentioned in the registration portal.
  • In case the admit card is not available for downloading, the candidate should contact the Chairman, JEE (Advanced), UCEED & CEED 2020 at IIT Bombay immediately via email or phone (See contact).
  • A printed copy of the downloaded admit card should be produced at the time of examination.
Portal for downloading admit
Admit card downloading1stJanuary, 2020 onwards
Last date for rectification of discrepancies in the admit card 5thJanuary, 2020


  • There will be ONE question paper of total 3 hours duration.
  • The question paper will be in English.
  • The question paper will carry a total of 300 marks.
  • The question paper will consist of two parts: Part A and Part B. Questions from both the parts are compulsory.

Details from both the parts are given below:

PART-A (Total marks: 240 marks; Maximum time: 2 hours 30 mins)

  • Part-A of the question paper will be administered through a computer based test.
  • Part-A of the question paper will consist of 3 sections.

Section 1:NAT (Numerical Answer Type):18 questions (4 marks each; no negative marks). For these questions, the answer is a number that needs to be entered using a virtual keyboard in the computer screen. No choices will be shown for these questions.

Section 2: MSQ (Multiple Select Ques.): 18 questions (4 marks each; 0.19 negative marks). Each MSQ has one or more correct answer(s) out of the four given choices.

Section 3:MCQ (Multiple Choice Ques.): 32 questions(3 marks each; 0.71 negative marks). Each MCQ has four choices out of which only one is the correct answer.

PART-B (Total marks: 60 marks; Maximum time: 30 mins)

  • Part-B consists of one question that is aimed at testing drawing skills which will require subjective evaluation. The question in Part-B will be displayed on the computer screen and the answer has to be written/drawn in the answer book provided by the invigilator only.
  • Part-B answer booklets will be collected at the end of the examination.
  • Part-B question is mandatory.

The entire paper (both Part-A and Part-B) must be finished within overall time duration of 3 hours.


  • Candidates must carry a printed copy of the downloaded admit card. Only candidates having a valid admit card will be allowed inside the examination centre.
  • The candidate’s identity will be verified by invigilators as well as IIT representatives. If the identity of the candidate is in doubt, the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the examination. However, the authorities at their discretion may permit the candidate to appear for the examination after completing certain formalities. No extra time will be allowed for completing the examination in lieu of the time taken for completing these formalities.
  • Impersonation in the examination is a serious offence which will result in immediate disqualification of the candidate from UCEED, and lead to criminal proceeding against the candidate.
  • Candidates will NOT be allowed to carry any electronic device (mobile phones, smart phones, digital/smart watches, calculators, tablets etc.), abacus, slide rule, log books, study material of any type, geometry box, etc. to the examination hall. A list of forbidden items will be put up on the website before the exam if there are additional items.
  • Candidates have to remain in the examination hall for the entire duration of the examination.


UCEED 2020 will have two parts. Part-A will have questions from the following topics:

  • Visualization and spatial ability: Pictorial and diagrammatic questions to test, understanding of transformation and/or manipulation of 2D shapes and 3D objects and their spatial relationships, knowledge of practical and everyday mechanical and scientific concepts.
    • Observation and design sensitivity: Ability to detect concealed properties in ordinary things, people, situations, and events, and thinking critically about them. Applying attention to certain details, analysing, reasoning, classifying, inferring and predicting. Ability to discern subtle differences in visual properties and aesthetic outcomes.
    • Environmental and social awareness: General awareness of environmental factors such as climate, population, water, vegetation, pollution, weather, natural resources etc., and their implications on the design of products, images, infrastructure and environment. Awareness of social and cultural connection with design, history of the designed artefact, and socially responsible and environmentally sustainable design responses. History of art, sculpture and literature.
    • Analytical and logical reasoning: Ability to look at information, be it qualitative or quantitative in nature, and discern patterns within the information. Ability to weigh opinions, arguments or solutions against appropriate criteria. Ability to check for hidden bias or hidden assumptions and whether evidence and argument support conclusions. Ability to use logic and structured thinking to deduce from a short passage, which of a number of statements is the most accurate response to a posed question. Data Interpretation, brainteasers, and patterns.
    • Language and creativity: Ability to understand and use Standard English. Reading comprehension, knowledge of English grammar. Ability to think creatively in terms of alternatives, ability to distinguish innovative options and think out of the box.
    • Design thinking and problem solving: Ability to use visual analogies, metaphors, signs and symbols. Ability to understand complexity, identify problem, generate alternatives, evaluate options and select solutions.

Part-B will have question from the following topic:

  • Drawing: Ability to draw products, people or scenes in proportion with good line quality, composition, proportion, perspective and shading.
  • Part-A of the examination is a computer based test, there is no scope for review, re-grading or re-totalling of the Part-A marks of the examination paper.
  • Part-B contains only one question which is going to be manually evaluated through the sheet provided by the invigilator irrespective of it being marked online.
  • Marks obtained in Part-A will be used to shortlist candidates. The cut-offs for Part-A marks for short listing candidates in the Open category will be X + yΣ, where X is the average marks obtained by all candidates in Part A, Σ is the standard deviation and y is calculated on the basis of total number of seats.
  • The evaluation of Part-B will be done manually by two evaluators independently.
    • If the difference <= 12 marks (20%), a simple average of the two examiners will be considered.
    • If the difference > 12 marks (20%), the answer sheet of Part-B will be evaluated by a third examiner (and so on until the difference <= 20%).

A simple average of the closest of 2 evaluators will be selected as the final marks.

  • Total UCEED score will be calculated by adding the marks obtained in Part-A and Part-B. This total score will be used to prepare the final result.
  • UCEED 2020 Question Paper and Draft Answer Key will be released on the UCEED website on January 21, 2020.
  • Candidates can check the draft answer key (Part-A) and compare their answers to know the correct answers.
  • Any discrepancy/comment must be addressed to, on or before January 27, 2020. Candidates have to mention “Comments on Answer Keys” in the subject of the mail.


  • Results will be declared on March 13, 2020.
  • UCEED results will be available on the website. Candidates need to use their user login and password (created during registration process) for viewing the results on the webpage.
  • UCEED qualified students will be able to download their score cards from March 13, 2020.
  • Hard copy of the UCEED score card will not be available and hence will not be sent to the qualified candidates.
  • Obtaining a rank in UCEED 2020 does not guarantee admission to the B. Des programme.


  • Rank list will be prepared based on the total marks (Part-A and Part-B combined)in UCEED 2020.
  • There will be only ONE rank list. However, candidates will be able to check their provisional category-wise standing from the results page.
  • If the total marks scored by two or more candidates are same, then the following tie-break policy will be used for awarding ranks:
    • Higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Part-B
    • Higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Part-A’s Section 2.
    • If this does not break the tie, higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Part-A’s Section 1.
    • If there is a tie even after this, candidates will be assigned the same rank.
  • Only candidates who score the minimum percentage prescribed marks in both Part-A (section wise) and Part-B, each Section of the question paper and minimum total marks will be included in the rank list. The minimum prescribed marks varies with the category as shown in the table below.
  • However, the UCEED Committee reserves the right to decrease the minimum % of marks in each section as well as the minimum total marks such that 10×N ranks can be announced, where N is the total number of available seats.

Minimum prescribed marks for inclusion in the rank list

 Merit List Minimum % of marks in each Section in Part-A and Part-B
 Minimum Total Marks
Common rank list (CRL)
OBC-NCL rank list
SC rank list
ST rank list
PwD rank list

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Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur – UCEED – 2020

Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur - UCEED - 2020
Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur – UCEED – 2020

Admissions to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) programmes at IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur are done through the Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED). Students who have passed Class XII (or equivalent) in 2019, or appearing in 2020, in ANY STREAM (Science, Commerce, or Arts & Humanities) are eligible to appear for UCEED 2020.

Click here to download the UCEED 2020 & B.Des joint seat allocation information brochure. Part 1 of the brochure provides information related to UCEED 2020, and Part 2 provides information related to the subsequent joint seat allocation for B. Des admissions in the four institutes for the Academic Year 2020-21. Candidates are advised to download this brochure only from this official website and check periodically for any updates on this website.

Online Registration Start Date : October 9, 2019
Online Registration End Date (with regular fee) : November 9, 2019
Online Registration End Date(with Rs. 500 late fee) : November 16, 2019

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Good Communication Skills for a Great Career


Communication is one of the basic human activities.The ability to communicate by different means is the distinction between human beings and animals. Language is one of the most wonderful tools to be invented by human beings.Out of the many languages used by human societies by far the most popular language which is used for inter racial communication is English. English is most commonly used for communication of Scientific, cultural, business, medical and other fields.Good communication skill in English is considered an asset in any career. Following the technological and social changes brought about by the advent of social media and other applications it is imperative that good communication skills have to be developed in English for a successful career.

Following are the types of communication skills.
• Written communication – formal, informal
• Verbal communication – formal, informal
• Non verbal communication
• Paralingual communication: It is the tone and pitch of your voice when you are talking to people.

What is Verbal Communication ?

Spoken language in order to communicate is called as Verbal Communication. In order to understand, both the speaker and listener should be familiar with the language.

Examples of verbal communication:
• Presentations, speeches, singing etc. are formal verbal communication types
• Conversations, Meetings etc. are informal verbal communication types

Following are the advantages of Verbal Communication:
➨It saves time in communication.
➨It is quick in obtaining feedback once delivered.
➨It provides complete understanding of communication delivered and there is chance to make it more clear in case of doubts in interpretation of words or ideas.
➨It is more reliable method of communication.
➨It is flexible and effective for all.
➨It is powerful means of persuasion and control.

Following are the disadvantages of Verbal Communication:
➨Emotions are visible and hence leads to trouble in certain cases.
➨It has no legal validity and hence will lead to problems in certain situations.
➨It does not provide permanent record unless it is recorded with modern means of storage.
➨It has issues when communicating with distant people.
➨It is difficult for certain people to understand speech due to various speech tones used in verbal communication.
➨This form of communication is not suitable for lengthy message.

Written Communication – Meaning, Advantages and Disadvantages

Written communication has great significance in today’s world. It is an innovative activity of the mind. Effective written communication is essential for preparing worthy material. Speech came before writing. But writing is more unique and formal than speech. Effective writing involves careful choice of words, their organization in correct order in sentences formation as well as cohesive composition of sentences. Also, writing is more valid and reliable than speech. But while speech is spontaneous, writing causes delay and takes time as feedback is not immediate.
Advantages of Written Communication
Written communication helps in laying down apparent principles, policies and rules for running of an organization. It is a permanent means of communication. Thus, it is useful where record maintenance is required.
It assists in proper delegation of responsibilities. While in case of oral communication, it is impossible to fix and delegate responsibilities on the grounds of speech as it can be taken back by the speaker or he may refuse to acknowledge it. Written communication is more precise and explicit. Effective written communication develops and enhances an organization’s image. It provides ready records and references. Legal defenses can depend upon written communication as it provides valid records.
Disadvantages of Written Communication
Written communication does not save upon the costs. It costs huge in terms of stationery and the manpower employed in writing/typing and delivering letters. Also, if the receivers of the written message are separated by distance and if they need to clear their doubts, the response is not spontaneous. Written communication is time-consuming as the feedback is not immediate. The encoding and sending of message takes time. Effective written communication requires great skills and competencies in language and vocabulary use. Poor writing skills and quality have a negative impact on organization’s reputation. Too much paper work or e-mails burden is involved.

Differences between Formal and Informal Communication

Someone said correctly “The very attempt of, not to speak, speaks a lot.”  Communication plays a crucial role in our life, as people interchange their ideas, information, feelings, and opinions by communicating. Formal communication is one that passes through predefined channels of communication throughout the organization. On the contrary, Informal communication refers to the form of communication which flows in every direction, i.e. it moves freely in the organization.

Definition of Formal Communication

The communication in which the flow of information is already defined is termed as Formal Communication. The communication follows a hierarchical chain of command which is established by the organization itself. In general, this type of communication is used exclusively in the workplace, and the employees are bound to follow it while performing their duties.

Organizational Structure

Example: Requests, commands, orders, reports etc.

The formal communication is of four types:

• Upward or Bottom-up: The communication in which the flow of information goes from subordinate to superior authority.

• Downward or Top-down: The communication in which the flow of information goes from superior to subordinate.

• Horizontal or Lateral: The communication between two employees of different departments working at the same level.

• Crosswise or Diagonal: The communication between the employees of two different departments working at different levels.

Definition of Informal Communication

The communication which does not follow any pre-defined channel for the transmission of information is known as informal communication. This type of communication moves freely in all directions, and thus, it is very quick and rapid. In any organization, this type of communication is very natural as people interact with each other about their professional life, personal life, and other matter.

Example: Sharing of feelings, casual discussion, gossips, etc.

The informal communication is of four types:

 Single Strand Chain: The communication in which one person tell something to another, who again says something to some other person and the process goes on.

• Cluster Chain: The communication in which one person tells something to some of its most trusted people, and then they tells them to their trustworthy friends and the communication continues.

• Probability Chain: The communication happens when a person randomly chooses some persons to pass on the information which is of little interest but not important.

• Gossip Chain: The communication starts when a person tells something to a group of people, and then they pass on the information to some more people and in this way the information is passed on to everyone.

Key Differences Between Formal and Informal Communication

The following points are substantial, so far as the difference between formal and informal communication is concerned.

  1. Formal communication is also known by the name of official communication. Informal Communication is also known by the name of grapevine.
  2. In formal communication, the information must follow a chain of command. Conversely, the informal communication can move freely in any direction.
  3. In formal communication, full secrecy is maintained, but in the case of informal communication maintenance of secrecy is a very tough task.
  4. Formal communication is written, whereas Informal communication is oral.
  5. Formal communication is time-consuming as opposed to Informal communication, which is rapid and quick.
  6. Formal communication is more reliable than Informal communication.
  7. Formal communication is designed by the organization. Informal communication starts itself due to the urge of ‘human to talk’.
  8. In formal communication, the documentary evidence is always available. On the other hand, in the case of informal communication, the supporting documents are not available.


Having strong communication skills aids in all aspects of life – from professional life to personal life and everything that falls in between. From a business standpoint, all transactions result from communication. Good communication skills are essential to allow others and yourself to understand information more accurately and quickly.

In contrast, poor communication skills lead to frequent misunderstanding and frustration.

How to Improve Your Communication Skills

Here are some pointers to look out for when looking to improve your ability to effectively communicate with others:

1. Listening

To become a good communicator, it is important to be a good listener. It is important to practice active listening – pay close attention to what others are saying and clarify ambiguities by rephrasing their questions for greater understanding.

2. Conciseness

Convey your message in as few words as possible. Do not use filler words and get straight to the point. Rambling will cause the listener to tune out or be unsure of what you are talking about. Avoid speaking excessively and do not use words that may confuse the audience.

3. Body language

It is important to practice good body language, use eye contact, utilize hand gestures, and watch the tone of the voice when communicating with others. A relaxed body stance with a friendly tone will aid in making you look approachable by others.

Eye contact is important in communication – look the person in the eye to indicate that you are focused on the conversation. But make sure to not stare at the person as it can make him or her uncomfortable.

4. Confidence

Be confident in what you say and in your communication interactions with others. Being confident can be as easy as maintaining eye contact, maintaining a relaxed body stance, and talking with concision. Try not to make statements sound like questions and avoid trying to sound aggressive or demeaning.

5. Open-mindedness

In situations where you disagree with what someone else has to say, whether it be with an employer, a co-worker, or a friend, it is important to sympathize with their point of view rather than simply try to get your message across. Respect the opinion of others and never resort to demeaning those who do not agree with you.

6. Respect

Respecting what others have to say and acknowledging them is an important aspect of communication. Being respectful can be as simple as paying attention to what they have to say, using the person’s name, and not being distracted. By respecting others, the other person will feel appreciated, which will lead to a more honest and productive conversation.

7. Using the correct medium

There are several different forms of communication to use – it is important to choose the right one. For example, communicating in person about serious matters (layoffs, salary changes, etc.) is more appropriate than sending an email regarding the matter.

Good Communication Skills for a Great Career

Succeeding in your career requires good communication skills. You need to know what you want and how you are going to attain it. Being an excellent communicator can help propel your career.

Good communication skills can aid in helping you land an interview and pass the selection process. Being able to articulate well provides a significant advantage! To do your job effectively, you have to discuss problems, request information, interact with others, and have good human relations skill – these are all part of having good communication skills. They help in being understood well and in helping understand the needs of those around you.

Admission to MBBS Courses in AIIMS, JIPMER to be through NEET – 2020

Admission to MBBS courses in medical colleges across the country including JIPMER and all the AIIMS will be through the common national entrance test NEET from 2020.
Admission to MBBS courses in medical colleges across the country including JIPMER and all the AIIMS will be through the common national entrance test NEET from 2020.

Admission to MBBS courses in medical colleges across the country including JIPMER and all the AIIMS will be through the common national entrance test NEET from 2020.

From 2020 academic year, medical admission aspirants will have to sit for a single entrance examination for getting a seat in medical colleges across India. Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan announced NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, which replaced the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) in 2013, will come to force as the only entrance test for medical admission from next academic year. Till 2019-20 academic year, there were two other entrance examinations which were held nationally, AIIMS MBBS entrance test and JIPMER MBBS entrance test. The announcement comes after the enactment of National Medical Commission Act. With the country is going to have single entrance test for all the undergraduate MBBS admissions, students will also have the benefit of a single counselling window for all the all India admission, which is expected to be under the new National Medical Commission as espoused in the new act.

Apart from this, counselling for all the seats which come under various states’ quota will be managed by the state-level counselling committees.

Currently, admissions to all medical colleges except All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) and JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research) are done through the NEET. From next academic year onwards, AIIMS MBBS entrance test will cease to exist. While, currently, though the AIIMS MBBS, the admission process is done for more than 10 AIIMSs across India, JIPMER AIIMS counselling is done for the seats available the campuses of Puducherry-based medical institute.”The common national entrance test — NEET — applicable to institutes of national importance like AIIMS and JIPMER and common counselling for MBBS, as per the National Medical Commission Act, will come into force from the next academic year (2020).”This will help set common standards in medical education sector in the country,” Dr. Vardhan said.Last year, more than 15 candidates had registered for the NEET while about 2 lakh appeared for the AIIMS MBBS. Over 1.4 lakh students appeare for JIPMER MBBS in 2019.From next academic year onwards, JIPMER MBBS entrance test will cease to exist .This year, the online application process for NEET will begin on December 2, 2019 and conclude on December 31, 2019. The National Testing Agency or NTA, the government examination conducting body came to form in 2017, will be conducting the NEET test. The downloading of admit cards for NEET 2020 will begin on March 27, 2020. The NEET exam is scheduled on May 3, 2020. The result for NEET UG will be released on June 4 next year. The National Medical Commission Act, 2019 provides for common national entrance test – NEET – along with common counselling for MBBS, and a common final year MBBS exam which will be applicable to all institutes including those of national importance like AIIMS.

Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarships for Undergraduate and Post-graduate education (Girl / Women)

Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarships for Undergraduate and Post-graduate education (Girl / Women)
Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarships for Undergraduate and Post-graduate education (Girl / Women)

Women between 15-30 years who wish to pursue undergraduate or post graduate courses

Candidates who have passed 12th standard securing a minimum of 60% in 10th and 12th Std board exams
he following documents are to be scanned/photographed and uploaded as part of your scholarship application on our partner’s website

a) 1 Passport Size Photo
b) 1 Photo ID Proof (Any one from list of accepted ID documents)

• PAN Card

• Voter Identity Card

• Driver’s License

• Aadhar Card

• 10th std marks card with photo
c) 1 Proof of Age (Any one from list of accepted documents)

• Birth certificate

• First and last pages of a valid Indian passport

• Driver’s License

10th standard marks card with Date of Birth mentioned

d) 1 Set of attested qualification certificates and mark sheets for 10th Std and 12th standard. Post graduate applicants should submit grades received in Under-graduate degree/college.

• 10th Standard marks card

• 12th standard marks card

• Degree completion certificate (if applying for post-graduation)
• Degree marks card (if applying for post-graduation)

e) Proof of Income (All available documents)

• BPL Card (if belonging to BPL category)

• Income certificate

• Recent monthly Pay slip of the main wage-earner of the family
f) Proof of Admission* (If available only. Proof is fee receipt/Letter of Admission in government-recognized college or training institute)

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  • Fill up the scholarship application form carefully making sure that no field is left empty

-The form will have specific instructions on how to upload all the required documents. You can upload scans or photographs of the documents to complete your application. Should you be called for an interview, you will be asked to submit the originals, so please keep them safely.

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Extension of Last Date of Online Application Form of January JEE (Main) – 2020

Extension of Last Date of Online Application Form of January JEE (Main) - 2020
Extension of Last Date of Online Application Form of January JEE (Main) – 2020

In continuation to the Public Notice dated the 3rd Sept. 2019 for submission of online application form of January JEE(Main)–2020 for admission to Undergraduate Programs in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) etc. in the next academic year (2020-2021), it is hereby informed that the last date for submission of online application form, is extended from 30th Sept. 2019 to 10th Oct. 2019, in order to enable the aspiring candidates who have not been able to apply in the Online Application Form. This is being done in view of a number of requests being received in this regard.

The Revised schedule shall be as under

On-line submission ofApplication Form03.09.2019 to 30.09.2019 (up to 11.50 p.m.)03.09.2019 to 10.10.2019(up to 11.50 p.m.)
Successful finaltransaction of fee03.09.2019 to 01.10.2019 (through Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking/UPI and PAYTM Service up to 11.50 p.m.)03.09.2019 to 11.10.2019(through Credit/Debit Card/NetBanking/UPI and PAYTM Service upto 11.50 p.m.)
Correction inparticulars11.10.2019 to 17.10.2019 (upto 11.50p.m.)14.10.2019 to 20.10.2019 (upto 11.50p.m.)

Other information remains the same as mentioned in the Public Notice dated the 3rd Sept. 2019. In case of any query with respect to online application and fee payment, the applicants may contact the helpline at NTA Helpdesk (0120-6895200). The candidates can also use the Query Redressal System (QRS) available on the JEE (Main) website.


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