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June 02, 2016
Saga of NEET – Yes, No, Yes…: Crossing of Legal/ Bureaucratic hurdles

Saga of NEET – Yes, No, Yes…: Crossing of Legal/ Bureaucratic hurdles

NEET 2016MCI (Medical Council of India) and DCI (Dental Council of India) had issued notification for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) way back in 2010 – on 21st December, 2010 to be precise. This test was mooted to bring admissions for MBBS/BDS courses in all Indian Medical Colleges under one roof. 

NEET was meant to be the only Medical examination for admissions into all medical colleges – irrespective of whether they were Government Medical colleges (Central/State) or Private Medical colleges.  

NEET would have brought following two benefits immediately:
For students: They have to appear in only one entrance exam instead of appearing for exams conducted individually by Medical colleges/States  – big savings on effort and time.
For Medical colleges: They do not have to organize any entrance exam themselves – big savings on cost and time.
In other words NEET would have made all the admission process NEAT.

However, there was resistance for this test right from the beginning. The resistance was particularly from plethora of medical colleges (whose transparency in admission processes has always been a debatable topic) and also from certain State Govt. (as they were apprehensive of losing out state quota in their own state medical colleges). But actually, there should have been no cause for concern, as NEET is only a test – and is not an admission process all in itself.  Autonomy for deciding the admission criteria based on NEET score would have remained with the State Govt. and Private Medical colleges.  

But there were misinformation’s galore.

That is why, although MCI, CBSE and Central Govt. passed notification on 28th April 2016 that NEET 2016 would be held and accordingly NEET-I 2016/AIPMT-2016 was held on 1st May, 2016, the final hurdle was passed only on 2nd May, 2016 when the Constitution Bench rejected the contention of the Private colleges that conducting NEET would violate their right of autonomy.

Following this, Supreme Court vide its order dated 9th May 2016, disposed of all applications and writ petitions against NEET and validated NEET. You can find below the events surrounding NEET chronically from the summary below:

21.12.2010: MCI & DCI Issues notification for NEET.

2014: The notification was stuck down by judgement in CMC Vellore Vs. Union of India Case 2014 (2) SCC 305.

11.04.2016: The above judgement was recalled in Review Petition (C) Nos. 2159-2268 of 2013.

28.04.2016: MCI, CBSE and Union of India through In W.P.(C)No.261/2016 issues statement that NEET 2016 would be held.

01.05.2016: NEET-I 2016/AIPMT-2016 held.

02.05.2016: Constitution Bench in the case of Modern Dental College Vs. State of M.P rejects the contention that conducting NEET would violate right of autonomy of the Private colleges.

09.05.2016: Supreme Court passes order validating conduction of NEET and disposing all applications and writ petitions against NEET.

24th May, 2016: The President gives his assent to the NEET Ordinance which provides option for states to either conduct their own exam or be part of the NEET to fill 85% of the Under Graduate (UG) medical and dental seats. Remaining 15% seats will be filled through NEET route by all India counselling.

24.07.2016: NEET-II 2016 would be held

Summary of what is now:
NEET turns into reality from 2016. This year for the benefit of students (on whom NEET was suddenly thrust upon), a chance has been given to appear in NEET-II.

If you are other-wise eligible, you can appear in NEET-II irrespective of whether you appeared in NEET-I or not. But if you had already appeared in NEET-I and would now try again NEET-II to better your marks, you have to forgo your NEET-I marks i.e. only NEET-II mark would be counted.

Also, only for this year, option has been given to states to either go with NEET or with their own state-level exam for the 85% seats. From next year onwards there would be no such option. Also Entrance for PG courses will be held under NEET in December 2016 for 2017-18 session. Some states like West Bengal has decided to conduct its own common entrance exam on July 20 for admission to MBBS and BDS courses.

Best Wishes… I love posting career articles to help students and would post more materials on NEET 2016. So please keep visiting.
March 20, 2016
Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Pattern, Syllabus, Papers & Books

Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Pattern, Syllabus, Papers & Books

Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Prep Materials
Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 is going to be held very soon although the dates have not been declared at this notification stage. Many of you might have already submitted the online form and are now searching for prep materials to prepare for this exam. Therefore this blog post has been made to help you with the prep materials - the Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Syllabus, Online Sample Papers and list of Prep Books, along with an analysis on the Exam Pattern.

Let me first tell you that the eligibility required for this exam is matriculation and hence the questions are also expected to be of matriculation standard only. The exam pattern is very similar to the Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) exam conducted by SSC (Staff Selection Commission) except that in  Gujarat Postal Exam 2016, there is no test section on "General Intelligence & Reasoning" in place of which there is "Regional Language" paper on Gujrati language. Hence you can rely on the SSC MTS Exam prep materials to prepare for the Gujarat Postal Exam 2016.

With this, let us go for the subject matter of this article.

Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Pattern:

There are four test sections in this exam as you can see in the table depicting the Exam Pattern below. Each section has 25 questions of 1 mark each. Hence total marks in the exam is 100, which has to be answered in 2 hours. There is no negative marking in Gujarat Postal Exam for Postman and Mail Guard. So you should leave no questions un-answered.
Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Pattern

Of the above parts, GK and Maths paper would be held bilingual i.e. in English & Gujarati language.

Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Cut-Off Marks:

So what is the lowest mark you have to score in Gujarat Postal Exam to stay in the race to qualify?
The notification gives you the Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Cut-Off Marks. These category-wise cut-off marks are represented in the table below.
Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Cut-Off Marks
As you can see, if you are an UR category, you have to score minimum 10 marks in each paper as well as 40 marks in aggregate. Similarly for OBC & SC/ST, the aggregate cut-off mark is 37 & 33 respectively.

But above marks are only the most minimum marks to stay in the race. You have to score such marks as to be within top 1242 candidates to be selected in the Gujarat Postal Exam 2016.

Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Syllabus

You can find the Syllabus of Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 as given in the notification below:

General knowledge
Geography, Indian History, Freedom Struggle & Sports General politics & Constitution of India Economics, General Science, Current Affairs and Reasoning & analytical ability of 10thstandard

Number systems, computation of whole numbers, Decimals & fractions, Relationship between numbers, Fundamental
arithmetical operations, percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & loss, Simple interest, Average, Discount, Partnership, Time & work, Time & Distance, Use of Tables & Graphs, Mensuration.

Articles, Prepositions, conjunctions, tenses, verbs, synonyms and antonyms, vocabulary, sentence structure, Proverbs, Phrases, Questions from a small unseen passage etc.

Regional Language (Gujarati)
Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Syllabus

Gujarat Postal Exam Papers:

I had tried to find some Gujarat Postal Exam Sample Papers online but could not find any reliable sources. However, you can find the link below to what someone has posted in the Google Drive below:
Click here to find Gujarat Postal Exam Papers.

Gujarat Postal Exam Prep Books

Prep Books for Gujarat Postal ExamI have searched on the net for the list of prep books that you can use for Gujarat Postman & Mail Guard Exam and have found following books that can be used to prepare. These books does not however contains content on Part-D (Gujarati language). So use your own judgement on how to prepare for this section.

These books are available in most of the book stores. But in case you do not find them, you can use the links below to order from Flipkart which offers huge discounts and also home delivery.

Postman & Mail Guard Recruitment Exam Guide; Author/Publisher: Ramesh (RPH)
MRP: Rs. 135; Offer Price: Rs. 97/=; Discount: Rs. 38/= (28% OFF)

Postman & Mail Guard Recruitment Examination 2015 Maharashtra; Author/Publisher: GK Publications
MRP: Rs. 295; Offer Price: Rs. 265/=; Discount: Rs. 30/= (10% OFF)
Above book is meant for Maharashtra, but however you can use it for the three sections other than Part-D (Gujarati language)..

As said in the beginning of the article, this exam is very similar to SSC MTS Exam. So you can use the prep books and other materials as given in my article: SSC MTS Exam Prep Books.

That is it. Hope above study materials for Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 helps you prepare easily for the exam. Best Wishes!

March 17, 2016
Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment Exam 2016 Notification, Form & Eligibility

Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment Exam 2016 Notification, Form & Eligibility

Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment Exam 2016
Gujarat Postal Circle has just few days back issued the Recruitment Notification 2016 for a huge vacancy of 1220 Postman and Mail Guard Posts. As the eligibility required for this recruitment is only Matriculation, if you are within 27 years (for General Category candidates), you can apply for this Govt. Job. This blog post helps you applying for the recruitment by quoting the important information on Application Form & Eligibility from the Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment 2016 Notification.

You can click here to download the Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment Exam 2016 Notification.

But before applying for this Gujarat Postal Circle Exam 2016 you must note that there is a rider to the Eligibility required for these vacancy: although it is not mandatory that you should be from Gujarat, the 100 mark written exam consists of a 25 mark test section on Gujarati Language.

With this, let us go on to find more about the notification.

Job roles of Postman and Mail Guard

Duties of Postman and Mail Guard are as follows:
Postman : Door to Door delivery of Postal articles/letters transmitted through Post offices.
Mail Guard : Exchange of Mails transmitted through Railway Mail Services.


Salary offered by Gujarat Postal Circle for the posts of Postman and Mail Guard is in pay-scale of Rs. 5200-20200 with a grade pay of Rs. 2000 with other allowances.

Eligibility for Gujarat Postal Circle Postman and Mail Guard Posts:

Age: (as on 11.04.2016)
Min: 18, Max: 27 years for unreserved (UR) applicants.
Upper age relaxation exists for reserved category candidates as per Govt. rules.

Minimum Education Qualification:
Matriculation from recognized Board/University

Selection Process:

The selections for this Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment consists of a 100 mark written exam. There are four test sections, each of 25 marks: General knowledge,Mathematics, English, Regional Language (Gujarati).

Centre of Examination:

Gujarat Postal Circle Exam 2016 would be held in following three cities in Gujrat:
(1.0) Ahmedabad  (2.0) Rajkot  (3.0) Vadodara.
You have  to give your preference for the exam centres while submitting the online application form.

Important Dates for Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment Exam 2016:

Online submission of application form starts on: 12.03.2016
Last date for submission of application form: 11.04.201 6 (23:00 HRS)
Submission of fees at e-Payment Post Offices: Up to 14.04.2016 between working Hours of Post office.

Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment 2016 Online Form

Before going to apply online for this recruitment, you should know how to submit the form.
That is why, please download this PDF document on How to apply for Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment 2016
If you have gone through the document and the notification carefully, please click here to find the Online Application Form for Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment 2016.

That is it. Hope you can now apply confidently for this recruitment. If you want to prepare seriously for the exam, please visit my subsequent article titled: Gujarat Postal Circle Exam 2016 Pattern, Syllabus, Papers & Books.
February 28, 2016
Engineering Entrance Exam 2016 List for the Best Engineering Colleges

Engineering Entrance Exam 2016 List for the Best Engineering Colleges

List of Exams for Best Engineering Colleges
This article has been posted to let you know what are the best engineering colleges in India and what are the names of the entrance exam or the admission procedures for these colleges. While searching on the net for an instant answer, I found that while the list of both these two piece of information (i.e. list of Best Engineering Colleges and the list of Engineering Entrance Exams) are available, I could not find anywhere the missing link between these two information - i.e. what are the names of entrance exams which enables you to take admissions in the best engineering colleges in India? So I spent three full days in preparing the content of this article.

This blog post gives you the list of the best colleges and than points you to the names of the entrance exam or the admission procedures for them. Hope Udit and students like him finds the information useful.

Without taking time further, lets find the names of these colleges first.

List of the 80 Best Indian Engineering Colleges
List of the Best Engineering Colleges has always been a controversial one, as the survey down by one entity (say by India Today) vastly differs with others (say Outlook), because of different methodology adopted by them in ranking the colleges as well as because of participation by some colleges in one entities survey while refusing to participate in  survey done by others.

Therefore, I had resorted to choosing the best engineering colleges as given by Wikipedia. The reason I adopted is because it has taken into survey done by multiple surveying organisations - eight to be precise: Outlook, India Today, Dataquest, The Week, Times Engineering, The Mint, &

The list prepared by Wiki consists of 80 best engineering colleges and hence you have a number of colleges to choose from.

List of Engineering Entrance Exams 2016:
Based on the above list by Wiki, I am giving below the name of the entrance exams for each of these colleges, entrance exam-wise:

List of the best engineering colleges through JEE (Advanced) 2016:
These are the most sought after technical institutes in India, the hallowed abode of engineering studies in India
IIT, Kanpur
IIT, Delhi
IIT, Madras
IIT, Roorkee
IIT, Kharagpur
IIT (BHU), Varanasi
IIT, Guwahati
IIT, Bombay
IIT, Bhubaneswar
IIT, Jodhpur.
There are 16 IIT's in India and the admission for all of them is done through JEE (Advanced). So you may ask me why there are 10 institutes mentioned above? Well, as I said it, I have considered only those institutes which had appeared in the Wiki list.

List of the  best engineering colleges through JEE (Main) 2016:
JEE (Main) is the most sought after engineering entrance exams in India as it enables you to take admission in the engineering colleges, which are only next best to IIT's. Which are these well-ranked colleges:
NIT Karnataka, Surathkal
NIT, Warangal, Warangal
Delhi Technological University, New Delhi
MBM Engineering College, Jodhpur
NIT, Calicut, Kozhikode
College of Engineering Pune, Pune
NIT, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruchirappalli
Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, New Delhi
Sardar Vallabhbhai NIT, Surat, Surat
Thapar University, Patiala
International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, Allahabad
University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh
NIT, Durgapur, Durgapur
Malaviya NIT, Jaipur, Jaipur
NIT, Kurukshetra, Kurukshetra
Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science, Indore
NIT, Jamshedpur, Jamshedpur
NIT Srinagar, Srinagar
Sagar Institute of Science and Technology, Bhopal
Visvesvaraya NIT, Nagpur
Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology, Haryana
DIT University, Dehradun
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar
Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering, Mumbai
Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, Dhanbad
Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune
Motilal Nehru NIT, Allahabad, Allahabad
NIT, Hamirpur, Hamirpur
NIT, Rourkela, Rourkela
NIT, Silchar, Silchar
P.E.C. University of Technology, Chandigarh
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Jammu & Kashmir
Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Bhubaneswar

List of the  best engineering colleges through BITSAT 2016:
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi.

List of the  best engineering colleges through COMEDK 2016:
Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore
National Institute of Engineering, Mysore
Siddaganga Institute Of Technology, Tumkur.
M.S.Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore
B M S College of Engineering, Bangalore
R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore
Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore.

List of the  best engineering colleges through EAMCET 2016:
Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad

List of the  best engineering colleges through KEA-CET 2016:
M.S.Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore
B M S College of Engineering, Bangalore
R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore
Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bangalore

List of the  best engineering colleges through ASSAM-CEE 2016:
Jorhat Engineering College, Assam.

List of the  best engineering colleges through IPU-CET 2016:
Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, New Delhi.

List of the  best engineering colleges through JCECE 2016:
Birsa Institute of Technology Sindri, Dhanbad.

List of the  best engineering colleges through RPET 2016:
MBM Engineering College, Jodhpur.

List of the  best engineering colleges through JMI EEE 2016:
Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi.

List of the  best engineering colleges through KEAM-CEE 2016:
College of Engineering Trivandrum, Trivandrum
Model Engineering College, Kochi.
Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology, Kochi.

List of the  best engineering colleges through MHT-CET 2016:
Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai
Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, Mumbai
Walchand Institute of Technology, Solapur.

List of the  best engineering colleges through MUOET 2016:
Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal.

List of the  best engineering colleges through PESSAT 2016:
P.E.S. College of Engineering, Mandya
P.E.S. Institute of Technology, Bangalore.

List of the  best engineering colleges through PTU-CET 2016:
Institute of Engineering and Technology, Bhaddal, Ropar -Punjab.

List of the  best engineering colleges through SRMJEEE 2016:
SRM University, Chennai.

List of the  best engineering colleges through TNPCEE/TNEA 2016:
Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai.
Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai.

List of the  best engineering colleges through UPSEE 2016:
Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur.

List of the  best engineering colleges through VITEEE 2016:
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.

List of the  best engineering colleges through WBJEE 2016:
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Kolkata
West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata.

There are thus 21 Entrance exams through which you can get admission in these well-ranked colleges:
JEE (Main).
JEE (Advanced).

What are these and when to apply for them? Please read about it in my next article titled: Calendar for Engineering Entrance Exam 2016, which would give you the dates on which you should apply for these exams as well as how to apply for them.

Engineering Entrance Exam for the Best Engineering Colleges