Coronavirus outbreak: Several examinations have been cancelled or postponed including recruitment exams due to novel coronavirus outbreak in India. In view of the rising cases of COVID-19 that has infected more than 160 cases has led to the closure of schools and colleges across the nation. Even the ongoing board examinations: CBSE and ICSE– and state-level education boards, and the school level examinations stand cancelled. UGC has asked all the Colleges and Universities to postpone exams till March 31, 2020.
List of exams Postponed or Cancelled: School and College Level Exams
- The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, has suspended all the classes and exams in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. A mail was circulated by the Director, Professor Himanshu Rai, regarding the suspension of the classes and exams.
- In Uttar Pradesh (UP), students of all educational institutions up to class 8 would be promoted without examinations to the next class. The government has also postponed the evaluation of answer sheets till April 2, 2020, for the high school and intermediate examinations. The competitive and other examinations in Uttar Pradesh have been postponed till April 2, 2020.
- CBSE Board Exams 2020 for class 10 and class 12 has been postponed. CBSE announced that the examinations scheduled from March 19 to March 31 have been postponed for both Class 10 and Class 12 students.
- ICSE and ISE Exams are now postponed till March 31. The revised dates will be released soon.
- Class 8 exams were cancelled in Goa. But class 9 to 12 examinations will be held as per schedule. The students were asked to seat one meter apart.
- Semester exams in Odisha have also postponed according to the recent release by the Department of Higher Education on March 16. The final year exams will be held as per the schedule.
- Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University postponed all its summer exams. About 187 examinations were supposed to start from March 19, 2020, which has now affected 90,000 students.
- Delhi University has suspended the regular classes in the colleges, departments, and centres affiliated with the varsity till March 31, 2020. This also includes internal assessments. However, the teacher has the option to work from home. Through e-resources, the teachers can continue their teaching-learning process.
- The Assam government ordered the closure of all educational institutions and exams cancelled until the specified date.
- The annual examinations for classes 7 to 9 in Karnataka postponed till March 31 as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
- National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has also postponed examinations till March 31, 2020. The theory exams that were scheduled from March 24 to 31 for the secondary and senior secondary course has also be postponed.
- Rajasthan University has suspended all the examinations for the undergraduate an postgraduate students till March 31, 2020, in line with the MHRD directive.
- The remaining papers of BSEH 10th and 12th Exam 2020 has been postponed till March 31, 2020.
List of exams Postponed or Cancelled: Recruitment Exams
- ITBP Constable Recruitment Exam, a nationwide written exam was postponed by ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police). The exam was supposed to be held on Sunday (March 22, 2020) at 11 cities in the country and to be taken by about 50,000 students. Helpline numbers– 011-24369482; 011-24369483 between 9:30 am to 6 pm for any assistance.
- BPSC (Bihar Public Service Commission) has postponed the exam which was about to be held on March 21, March 22, March 28 and March 29, 2020.
- The Indian Army has postponed all recruitment rallies for one month.
- In amid coronavirus scare, Delhi High Court has postponed the Delhi Higher Judicial Services Main exam The main exams was about to held on March 14 and March 15, 2020. The fresh dates will be announced later.
- Kerala PSC or Kerala Public service Commission deferred several recruitment processes. The dictation tests for Confidential Assistant Grade (2) and Reporter Grade (2) Malayalam, and the OMR test of Police Constable (IRB) have been postponed which was scheduled in March 2020. The Department level online examination will now be held on April 5, which was scheduled for March 11, 2020.
- RBI Assistant Main exam 2020 postponed by RBI which was about to be held on March 29, 2020. The new dates will be released on the RBI official site at rbi.org.in.
- The Indian Air Force has postponed the recruitment examinations Airmen group X, Y scheduled to be conducted from March 19, Thursday. The exam will likely to be conducted in the last week of April.
- Haryana HSSC Lineman exam has been postponed by the commission for the posts of Assistant Lineman (ALM). The fresh dates will be intimated soon.
- Jammu and Kashmir Police Recruitment Exam of 02 Border Battalions have also been put off. This included the Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Endurance Test (PET).
List of exams Postponed or Cancelled: Admission Test/ Entrance Exams
- The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) admission test was suspended which was about to be held on March 22 and March 29, 2020. About more than 25,000 students were scheduled to appear at both the test.
- Maharashtra (MHA) MCA CET 2020 Exam has been postponed. The exam was about to be held on March 28, 2020. Candidates can check the notification on the official website mahacet.org. These entrance exams provide admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the state.
- Bihar D.El.Ed exam 2020 has been postponed due to coronavirus outbreak. The exam was scheduled for March 28, 2020. About 1.81 lakh candidates registered for the exam. This joint entrance exam provides admission in all government and private colleges of Bihar.
- The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2020 has also been rescheduled by the National Testing Agency that was scheduled to be held on April 5,7,9 and 11. The new dates will be announced on March 31, 2020. Every year lakhs of engineering aspirants appear for the exam.
JNUEE 2020: JNUSU Demands Registration Extension Deadline
JNUEE 2020: JNUSU, The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union has requested the authorities to extend the JNUEE 2020 registration deadline viewing the current restrictions due to the coronavirus lockdown. The lockdown has affected the public movement and the candidates who do not have internet connection could not apply for the JNUEE 2020 or Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination.
The JNUSU letter addressing the Vice-Chancellor said that there has been a complete shutdown of the movement of public life on the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic and a looming public health crisis not only in our country but across the globe. There has been a lockdown announced for the next 21 days according to the Government of India directives. The restrictions on movement have affected the aspirants applying for JNUEE 2020 and to fill up the application form.”
The letter also states that a lot of the aspirants use external help or cyber cafes who does not have access to personal internet to access the portal for applying JNUEE 2020. This creates additional difficulties for the states like J&K having extremely limited internet access and the offline mode is no longer in prevalence.
The letter further stated requesting that the date for application and registration which ends on 31st March 2020, be extended to allow students to have sufficient time to apply.
Many applicants need to go to Cyber Cafes to fill up online forms, which is impossible amidst the #CoronaLockdown
The competent authority must step in to ensure that all students are able to fill the forms for JNUEE. https://t.co/P6QVkTZgAZ
— JNUSU (@JNUSUofficial) March 29, 2020
National Testing Agency or NTA conducts the JNUEE on behalf of the Delhi-based central university. Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Examination or JNUEE is conducted to offer admission to aspirants in postgraduate and undergraduate programmes offered by the university. The application forms for JNUEE 2020 was released on March 2, 2020.
The last date of JNUEE application form is till March 31, 2020, and the admit cards is about to release on April 21, 2020. No new dates have been notified for now. The entrance exam will be held on May 11, 2020, to May 14, 2020, for 3 hours.
The JNU admissions aspirants, while filling the application form can opt to appear in the JNU entrance examination for a maximum of three courses.
JNUEE offers courses like MA, BA (Hons), MCA, MSc, Mass Media, MTech, MPhil, and International Studies. JNU CEEB is conducted for admission into Biotechnology. The candidates who want to appear for the JNUEE entrance exam can apply on the portal https://www.jnu.ac.in/node.
Difference between Good GPA and Bad GPA
It is a common subject for discussion between students and their parents to get good grades. It might be enticing to talk to students about the risks of poor grades, but warning techniques are not that successful.
GPA impacts the lives of students to an extent. Talking about the benefits of good grades is better instead of talking about the consequences of bad grades. This post will discuss the advantages and consequences of both; good and bad GPAs, and we will guide you on how you can cope with different situations regarding your grades.
What is a Good GPA?
It depends on what type of companies or employment you are seeking or what colleges you are aiming to get admission. See the GPA merit range for the colleges you desire to go to and compare your grades. You can search online to get an idea about the required GPA in most of the colleges.
The rigor of your high school program will also be taken into account. It includes strictness of high school programs, your participation in sports and group activities, etc. In addition to being competitive in classes you take, colleges and universities want to see that you can overcome learning obstacles. A good GPA has a lot of advantages for students in their present and later life.
Colleges offer Scholarships on Good GPA
Colleges and universities offer scholarships to students with good GPA. Good test performance, high GPA, and a range of activities can contribute to getting you a scholarship for college.
Student loans can disturb your life at a later stage. A good GPA can lead you to a scholarship, and that may cover the costs of your academic expenses. Many college graduates cannot embrace their dream job because they cannot afford it. They have to do short term and temporary jobs to pay student loans. A good GPA is a good way to save something for yourself in the future.
Fun Opportunities on your way
Students who perform well are given high school rewards by initiatives such as the honor badge by society. You can participate in various events if you have a good GPA.
Your school guide staff can provide you with academic performance information and opportunities that are only offered to students with a good GPA. Talk with your school’s staff about those events and opportunities if you have good grades.
More future opportunities
You’ll get more career opportunities if you tend to do well in anything before you. Many students lose these opportunities because they couldn’t do better in school.
Whenever you will go to a college or university for further education or apply in a job, they will check your GPA. It is very important to have a good GPA because there will be more opportunities if you have high grades.
Improved social life
Students who concern themselves with their grades earn respect from their teachers and classmates. If you have good grades, you will have more friends in class. Students tend to make friends with those students who have high grades. Students with good grades do better in later life.
Your social life will be better if you have good grades in your academic career. You will not become a nerd if you study more. People will like you, and you will get more outdoor opportunities to explore.
Good GPA develops confidence
Good grades develop confidence in students. Many students are afraid of failure and do not work hard because they have no confidence in themselves. Well, you should think about it in a reverse manner. You should work hard to get good grades, and it develops and boosts your confidence in class as well as in society.
can get you financial support
Colleges and universities offer financial aid to the students if they are needy, and they prefer those students who have higher grades. Some colleges can offer full scholarships, while some can offer partial funding for your academic studies based on your grades and GPA.
Let’s discuss the bad GPA
The reasons for low GPA varies in students. Absence in classes, negligence, and inability to carry out difficult tasks contribute, but significant changes in life and stress also affect grades of students. Many students can have GPA issues because of sickness, the death of someone close, injuries, or financial problems. A poor GPA does not kill the career, and with hard work can improve your grades as well as your professional life, but a low GPA certainly affects your professional and academic life.
Hurdles in admission
Graduate and academic admissions can be very competitive, especially in high-class schools. Students with poor GPAs are less likely to be accepted into the schools without a higher GPA despite a good recommendation, research, or excellent test results. It doesn’t mean that no school or college will accept you.
Many colleges accept students with low grades. But the problem is, these colleges are not as good as the other best colleges, and their degree may not have a value as compared to those first-class colleges.
Scholarships are often related to performance, so students who don’t keep a good GPA can lose their scholarship money. Colleges and universities cut off scholarships if a student is not able to maintain good grades in his/her next term. It could be very difficult your academic studies depend on college funding or any scholarship.
You can face a lot of trouble if you lose your scholarship due to bad grades. You may have to do part-time jobs to pay your academic bills, and it will affect your study.
Professors don’t recommend students with low GPA
Unless students are not outstanding in their courses, teachers may not be prepared to give you their recommendation letter. Recommendation letters are not only required for graduate education applications but also programs, internships, and research projects if you want to study abroad.
Professors tend to help students to access university conferences and jobs, but they often are less willing to help bad performing students.
Expulsion from college
Colleges and universities have certain policies against students with a bad GPA. Most of the colleges have the limit of minimum GPA to continue study in their institute. They will drop you from college if your GPA gets below of that limit, so to calculate GPA use online GPA calculator on Calculator.tech. Colleges do not award degrees to students if students have a low GPA than a certain limit.
Losing funding is one case, but you will not able to continue your studies if your college expels you due to low grades.
Good GPA plays an important role in your life towards progress, while a bad GPA can throw a lot of hurdles in your way to success. It is better to keep your grades high in academic life to reap the benefits in your academic and professional life.
ICAI CA May Exam 2020 postponed, Check new dates here
ICAI CA May Exam 2020: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has postponed the CA May Exam. Now the exams will be held in June-July, considering the current situation due to coronavirus outbreak. The CA May new exam dates have been uploaded on the ICAI official website at icai.org.
The ICAI announced the same notification in a tweet as well. “In the interest of the well- being of students and in view of the ongoing spurt of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chartered Accountant (CA) Examinations initially scheduled from May 2, 2020, to May 19, 2020 stand rescheduled. The notification read as that the CA examinations shall now be held from June 19, 2020, to July 4, 2020.”
The notice released by ICAI also reads “CA Foundation course exam is to be held along with Final Group II examinations on June 27, 29 and July 1, 3 and the post qualification course examination-INTT-AT is to be held along with Final Group II exam on June 27, 29, whereas ITL and WTO exam are to be held along with 4 papers, group 1 of intermediate (IPC)/ intermediate exam,”.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – POSTPONEMENT OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT EXAMINATIONS, MAY 2020
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— The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (@theicai) March 27, 2020
The CA candidates can download the revised dates from here: Download
- Foundation Course Examination (New Scheme): June 27 and 29, July 1 and 3
- (IPC) Intermediate Course Examination (Old Scheme): Group-I exam to be held on June 20, 22, 24 and 26, while Group-II exam scheduled for June 28, 30 and July 2
- Intermediate Course Examination (New Scheme): Group-I exam to be held on June 20, 22, 24 and 26, while Group-II exam scheduled for June 28, 30 and July 2 and 4
- Final Course Examination (Old Scheme): Group –I exam to be held on June 19, 21, 23 and 25, while Group-II exam scheduled for June 27 and 29, July 1 and 3
- Final Course Examination (New Scheme): Group –I exam to be held on June 19, 21, 23 and 25, while Group-II exam scheduled for June 27 and 29, July 1 and 3
- International Trade Laws And World Trade Organisation (Itl & Wto), Part I Examination: Group A on June 20 and 22; Group B on June 24 and 26
- International Taxation – Assessment Test (Intt – At): June 27 and 29
On March 26, ICAI released a statement informing the CA candidates about the current articled training program. The candidates who have already registered and undergoing articled training, their absence because of lockdown due to COVID -19 pandemic shall be counted as being on article ship training. The absence period will not be counted for the purposes of deduction of any leaves.
NTA NEET 2020 Admit Card Not Releasing Today, Check Updates Here
NEET admit card 2020 release date has been extended by the NTA (National Testing Agency) due to the spread of novel coronavirus in India. The new dates of the NEET (UG) admit card 2020 will be announced after April 14, 2020 (after the 21-day period of the lockdown). The medical aspirant who applied for NTA National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 2020 are advised to keep a track on the NTA official website; ntaneet.nic.in.
About 15,93,452 lakh candidates have applied for the NEET exam, with around 33,357 candidates are from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). Many central and state board examinations have been postponed as well. The move has been taken as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus, cases of which crossed 700 mark.
How to Download the NEET 2020 Admit Card?
The candidates can download the admit card of NEET 2020 online by following the below steps.
- Visit the NTA official website: ntaneet.nic.in
- Click on “NEET admit card 2020”
- Enter date of birth, application number and the security pin
- Click on “Submit”
- NEET admit card will appear on the screen
About NEET (UG) Exam 2020
The NEET Undergraduate (UG) is a 3 hours’ examination with objective type questions and OMR-based. The question paper consists of three sections – physics, biology and chemistry. The paper will have 45 questions each in the Chemistry and Physics sections. For the Biology part, there will be 45 questions covering topics from Zoology, and 45 questions covering Botany.
The NEET 2020 examination will be held in the afternoon session, from 2 pm to 5 pm. Each question will carry 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
NEET exam is applicable for medical aspirants seeking admission to JIPMER and AIIMS. The rank of the NEET-UG shortlists the students for admission to their prestigious medical institutions. The exam is also held for admission to undergraduate dental, medical, and Aayush programmes.
Earlier, NTA had to postpone JEE Main exam in view of the rising coronavirus cases in India. The exam was scheduled in April. Now, all the competitive exam dates will be announced only after April 15, that is after the 21-day period of the lockdown and situation is reviewed again.
NTA helpline number:
Bihar Board 10th result 2020 expected to release in April: BSEB Matric Results
Bihar Board 10th result 2020 date: BSEB (Bihar School Education Board) will release the Bihar 10th results in April online this year. The students can check their result through the BSEB official site: biharboardonline.bihar.gov.in. With the Bihar Board Class 12th result 2020 announced, students, are eagerly waiting for the BSEB 10th result 2020 as well. But, there is no official confirmation from the Bihar Board in this regard. The evaluation process has been delayed because of nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak.
The Bihar Matric Exam 2020 was commenced on February 17, 2020, and continued until February 24, 2020, in two sessions. The morning session was from 9.30 PM to 12.30 PM and 1.45 PM to 4.30 PM was for the afternoon shift. Last year, Bihar Board 10th Result 2019 was released on April 6, 2020. Looking at the previous data analysis, the Bihar matric results in 2020 may be declared on 1st week of April.
The BSEB has already announced the Bihar Board Class 12 Results 2020. The overall passing percentage was 80.44%. About 12 lakh students appeared for the Bihar Intermediate examination 2020. Kausar Fatma and Sudhanshu Narayan Choudhary stood first in the Commerce section while Sakshy Kumari topped in the Arts section and Neha Kumari in the Science section.
How to check Bihar Board 10th Result 2020?
Students can follow the below steps to check Bihar Board Matric Results.
- Visit the official site at biharboardonline.bihar.gov.in. or bsebinteredu.gov.in.
- On the home page, click on Bihar Board 10th Result 2020 link available.
- Enter credentials and click on submit.
- The result will be displayed.
- Check and download your class 10th
With over 100 evaluation centres, Bihar has over 20,000 evaluators to check the answer copies of board examines. In order to pass the Bihar matric exam, the candidates have to score a minimum of 30 out of 100 in all subjects and total 150 marks overall.
The state government announced a lockdown on Sunday in all 38 districts of Bihar when the state reported its first death due to coronavirus. Over 600 people in India have been tested positive for the coronavirus disease.
According to a report, Anand Kishor, BSEB chairman said that the evaluation process for matriculation exams has been postponed till March 31, 2020, due to lockdown in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
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