More on Ummid: International l National Regional l Politics Business Religion l History l Culture l Education



India calls for ‘future-oriented’ SAARC summit declaration

Alaknanda residents allege police inaction on mosque construction

'Not against Muslims but can't compromise on Hindutva'

Dhaka looks globally for yarn after Indian export ban

Gujarat rejects charges of 'duress' by terror law convicts

Don’t drive a wedge between Islam and women

Tendulkar, India's most loved sportsman turns 37 today


'Threat to Ayodhya was more from Karsewaks than from ISI': "The Babri mosque in Ayodhya  .... Read Full

'Intelligence inputs claimed Babri Masjid could be demolished

World not a paradise like Washington: Courtesy, US Foreign Policy: I was the last minute inclusion in the 3-member team that was visiting United States as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program sponsored ..... Read Full


Not against Muslims but can't compromise on Hindutva: Gadkari: Seeking to reach out to Muslims, BJP President Nitin Gadkari today said his party is not against the community but was  .... Read Full

Don’t drive a wedge between Islam and women: Strange noises are being made in response to the Women Reservation Bill having been adopted by ..... Read Full

NRI voting: EC seeks statutory changes: The Election Commission has written to the Prime Minister seeking to bring in statutory changes in the Act to provide voting rights to Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Chief Election .... Read Full

8 students for INTEL International Science & Engineering Fair: Eight students whose science and engineering projects won recognition at the India Initiative for Research  ..... Read Full



SC notices on Ayodhya: Mahants upbeat, BMAC unfazed: Ayodhya saints today welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to issue notices to the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh ..... Read Full

Madhya Pradesh concealing facts, say Bhopal gas victims: Bhopal gas tragedy victims Thursday accused the Madhya Pradesh government of concealing facts, and said it continued  .... Read Full

Cabinet approves 1000 model schools in educationally backward blocks: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Friday approved the setting up of 1000.... Read Full

Bombay or Mumbai, it’s the same, says Nandita: “What difference does it make whether you call it Bombay or Mumbai?” asks actress-filmmaker Nandita Das, who has moved to Mumbai after .... Read Full

PM pitches for urgent action to root out Naxalism: Against the backdrop of a string of Maoist attacks, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday pitched .... Read Full

Apex court gets it right in fourth attempt: Conceding it erred, the Supreme Court has released four Madhya Pradesh natives who were sent to jail by it in November 2008, in a 1991 murder-cum .... Read Full


Over a million students appear in engineering entrance test

Sunday, April 25, 2010 08:10:00 PM, IANS

New Delhi: In what is termed as the “largest single day examination”, at least 1.13 million students gave their All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) Sunday, seeking to join several National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT) and other government run leading institutes.

“The Ninth All India Engineering Entrance Examination 2010 was successfully conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today all over India and abroad,” the CBSE said.

“This is the largest single day exam conducted by any examining body in the country so far,” the central government run school board claimed.

The board said this exam is held for admissions to B.E./B.Tech, B. Architecture and B. Planning in various national level institutes like NITs, IIITs, deemed universities, government funded institutions, and state institutes of Haryana and Uttarakhand.

A total of 1.13 million candidates were registered for this exam which was conducted at 1,623 centres all across the country in 86 cities including two abroad - in Dubai and Riyadh.

In Delhi, however, some students complained they were not allowed entry into the examination centres though they reached the venue less than five minutes late.























  Bookmark and Share

Home | Top of the Page

  Comment on this article


E-mail Address:

Write here...







 Home | Contact Us | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | About Us | Feedback

Ummid Business: Advertise with us | Careers | Link Exchange is part of Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and condition mentioned.