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Vizag school launches app 04-May-2017
Vizag school launches app to track students’ performance School has recently launched two mobile apps – A school app that connects parents and the school management and an ‘ANS’ app that helps teachers reduce duplication of work. Contact details Featuring profile and contact details along with term-wise score graph, among several other components, the school app is an easy-to-use mobile application. It focuses on providing all the relevant information to the parents about their wards without actually stepping into the school campus. A few other parents also felt that such close monitoring system would aid instill better discipline among students. With an idea to bring transparency into the system and provide a better platform to keep the parents posted of in-house activities, P.E.N.
 
City boy gets 100th rank in IIT-JEE 28-Apr-2017
Visakhapatnam: City student L Tarun Kumar secured 100th rank in the all-India rankings of IIT-JEE exam. L Tarun Kumar, son of a conductor, topped the rankings from the cityt by getting the 100th rank . Sriharsh secured 687th rank, Sagar Chiranai 1053, Pranathi 1251, S Aslesh 1459 and Samadrita Sarkar 1571 rank. Two hundred and three students of FIT-JEE Vizag centre secured ranks out of 325 who appeared for the exam. Centre head of FITJEE B Gurunath congratulated the students.
 
Eamcet: 9,792 candidates appear 26-Apr-2017
Eamcet: 9,792 candidates appear in north coastal AP VISAKHAPATNAM: As many as 9,792 candidates appeared for day two of Eamcet in the three districts of north coastal AP on Tuesday. A total of 10,404 candidates had registered for the examination. GMR Institute of Technology at Rajam registered the least number of candidates (88.25%), while the centres in Visakhapatnam and suburban areas had the maximum number of candidates. JNTU-Kakinada assistant professor and Eamcet convenor Ch Sai Babu said the overall attendance in north coastal AP was less than the overall attendance percentage in the entire state (94.94%). He also noted that the attendance percentage in the three north coastal districts stood at 94.1%.
 
PGD programme gets upgraded 26-Apr-2017
Gitam School of International Businesss PGD programme gets upgraded VISAKHAPATNAM: The academic council of Gitam University has approved the upgradation of the one-year post graduate diploma in business analytics offered by Gitam School of International Business (GSIB) into a modular MBA programme, said GSIB director Prof VK Kumar. Addressing the media here on Tuesday, Prof Kumar said the course will be similar to second year MBA programme. "The initial nine months comprising three trimesters of full-time engagement is the first phase of the programme which gives solid grounding in business analytics, management aspects, and strategy. This will be followed by a two-month internship in a capstone project in an industrial setting," he added
 
Eamcet Day 1: 3,260 appear for test 25-Apr-2017
Eamcet Day 1: 3,260 appear for test from Vizag zone. Visakhapatnam/ Vijayawada: As many as 5,052 candidates had registered for the first day of Eamcet engineering test from the five zones in north coastal Andhra Pradesh appeared for the test on Monday. The five zones are Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Madhurawada, and Anakapalli. Visakhapatnam zone had the maximum number of centres with six in the city, four in Madhurawada and one in Anakapalli. As many as 3,260 candidates appeared for the test in this zone. In Srikakulam, 992 candidates appeared for the test in three centres — Sri Venkateswara Institute of Technology and Management in Srikakulam town, GMR Institute of Technology in Rajam and Aditya Instititute of Technology and Management in Tekkali. In Vizianagaram, 800 candidates appeared in the centres at Digitial Zone in Gajula Rega, Lendi Institute of Technology and Management in Jonnada on Tagarapuvalasa Road, Avanthi Institute of Technology in Cherukupally and Swami Vivivekanada Institute of Technology in Bobbili. The authorities at JNTU-Kakinada said the tests will be conducted in all the centres till April 28. They further added that no problems were faced by the students while writing the exam online as the centres have adequate facilities. Human Resource Development minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao released the password at 9.30 am on Monday at JNTU-K Eamcet office after which the exam was opened online at all the 131 centres in the state, along...
 
Scholarships for law graduates 17-Apr-2017
Visakhapatnam: The State Minorities Finance Corporation, Visakhapatnam district, has offered scholarships to the tune of Rs 1.5 lakh (in rural areas) and upto Rs 2 lakh (in urban areas) to law degree holders from any of the minority religious groups living in the region. The scholarship is only for those who wish to intern with a government pleader or advocate for atleast one year. The last date for applications to be received is April 30. For further details one can contact 9849901159/0891-2502271. The State Minorities Finance corporation provides such assistance to meritorious law graduates from the minority communities. This enables them to train under senior advocates in Vizag district and gain proper court room expertise as juniors.
 
Highereducation facing newchallenge 15-Apr-2017
Understand merging of technologies, S.R. Rao tells universities Higher education in India is facing new challenges with political changes and merging of various technologies, observed S.R. Rao, advisor, Department of Biotechnology, Union Ministry of Science and Technology, at GITAM University here on Friday. He was delivering the keynote address on the occasion of graduation day at GITAM Centre for Distance Learning. According to Dr. Rao, countries such as the US are taking decisions to allow foreign students and that will have impact on Indian higher education. He pointed that universities must understand the merging of technologies. GITAM Chancellor K. Ramakrishna Rao said the university was aiming at bringing higher education to the remote areas with less expense. GITAM University Vice-Chancellor M.S. Prasada Rao spoke.
 
APSET to Be Held on July 30 16-Mar-2017
VISAKHAPATNAM: Notification for the APSET (AP State Eligibility Test for teachers posts) will be issued on March 19, said Andhra University vice-chancellor G Nageswara Rao here on Wednesday. Online applications would be accepted from March 30 to April 10 without any fine. A fine of Rs 1,000 would be imposed on applicants from May 10 to 17 and this would be increased to Rs 2,000 from May 18 to 24 and to Rs 5,000 from May 24 to June 10. The exam is slated to be held on July 30. General category candidates would have to pay an examination fee of Rs 1,000, while BCs, SCs and STs will have to pay Rs 800 and Rs 500 respectively. The exam would be held at centres in Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Guntur, Ananthapur, Nellore and Tirupati.
 
Campus to Become Disabled Friendly 14-Mar-2017
Visakhapatnam: The Andhra University authorities have decided to redesign the campus and make it friendly for the physically and visually challenged people. Vice-chancellor Prof G Nageswara Rao has promised that the works will begin once the examinations are over and be completed before the next academic year. Prof Rao said AU is one of those institutions that was built at a time when the notion of being friendly to disable people did not exist. "Most of the structures were built either during the colonial period or in the decades immediately after. However, we have decided to construct ramps in all the major buildings wherever we can and provide wheel-chair services he added.
 
Intermediate exams begin 02-Mar-2017
Intermediate exams begin on a peaceful note CC cameras installed at problematic centres in the Agency area Intermediate examinations commenced on a peaceful note with no untoward incident reported from anywhere in the district on Wednesday. As against 54,828 who registered to appear for the junior Intermediate examination from the district, 52,913 candidates took the examination with 1,915 failing to turn up on the first day. 118 centres The examination was held at 118 centres -- 64 in the city, 40 in the rural areas and 14 in the Agency of the district. Regional Inspection Officer of the Intermediate Board T. Nagesh Kumar said that five sitting squads and four flying squads were deputed to the district. CC cameras were installed at problematic centres in the Agency areas and there were no complaints of mass copying or other irregularities from any of the centres. Earlier in the day, many candidates were seen arriving at the examination centres in the city an hour before the commencement at 9 a.m. Many parents, who accompanied their children, waited anxiously till they were allowed into the examination hall, half-an-hour before the commencement of the examination. Those who came early had ample time to check the rooms allotted to them based on their roll numbers. Those who came at the last minute rushed in and came back to check their rooms on the boards kept outside at some of the examination centres.
 
 
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