Recruitment Process For Government Jobs To Start In November: Goa Health Minister

PANAJI:  The process of recruitments for government jobs in various departments will begin from November, Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said yesterday. “During the last one and half month each of the department is making presentation, listing out their manpower requirement before the Chief Minister,” Vishwajit Rane told reporters here. In Goa, the Manohar Parrikar-led BJP government came to power earlier this year. “The state government will initiate recruitment process from November end to January end, the advertisements for which would be released through newspapers,” added Vishwajit Rane. According to the minister,…

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BSNL JAO recruitment admit cards 2017 available for download at bsnl.co.in

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has released the admit cards for the recruitment exam of junior accounts officers (JAO). Candidates who have applied for this examination can download their admit cards from the official website of BSNL (bsnl.co.in). The exam will be conducted entirely online on November 5 and November 6, 2017 for 996 posts for JAO. Candidates required a qualification in MCom, CA, ICWA or CS from a recognised institution to be considered eligible for the examination. The JAO recruitment exam will be conducted in both English and Hindi…

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TSPSC Recruitment 2017: Online Application For Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) Begins Today At Tspsc.gov.in

 NEW DELHI:  The online application process for Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) in School Education Department under Telangana States Public Service Commission (TSPSC) begins today. The application process will end on November 30, 2017. The exam date has not been confirmed yet but is likely to be conducted in the second week of February, 2018. The recruitment is for 1745 vacancies for School Assistant (All media excluding Urdu) and 196 vacancies for School Assistant in Urdu medium. For online application candidates would need their Aadhar number. Before beginning the application process, candidates…

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Wake Tech works to improve success gap between seated, online classes

Online college courses offer convenience and flexibility, but they also come with challenges. Wake Technical Community College looked at some of its most popular classes in 2015 and noticed students were not doing as well in the online classes as they were in the traditional “seated” classes. In 2015, 67 percent of students in traditional classes earned an “A”, “B” or “C” grade, while only 58 percent of students in online classes earned the same grades. One of the things we found out is students, even young students, who had…

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UGC asks 12 standalone institutes to turn varsities

Twelve standalone institutions imparting education in the open and distance learning mode will either have to become universities by 2018 or be disallowed from offering these diplomas and certificate courses. In a letter, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has informed these institutes that it has amended the University Grants Commission (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017. “Certificates or diplomas or postgraduate diplomas awarded by the standalone institutions… shall remain valid… till the academic year 2017-18, and thereafter they shall be free to get their status converted to university or deemed-to-be…

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CCSU To Offer Shortened Semester, Online Courses, For Students Affected By Hurricanes

When Serafin Mendez heard that thousands of students from the University of Puerto Rico wouldn’t be able to continue their education because of hurricane-related damage to the campus, he decided to do something. “We realized that the university needed to be part of the efforts to help some of these students — not because we are Puerto Ricans, but because it’s the right thing to do,” said Mendez, who’s a communications professor at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain. He said about 25 students have expressed interest in transferring…

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Online Learning: Combining An MBA With Family

Harriet Jeckells is six months into Birmingham Business School’s Online MBA—the world’s first 100%-online MBA to be accredited by AMBA. Three months in, she gave birth to her first child. Harriet also works full-time as a marketing director in the publishing industry in the UK. When considering MBA programs, the flexibility of a truly online MBA program was key. “I wanted a highly-relevant degree to support my professional future irrespective of the path my career takes in the years to come,” she explains. “It was absolutely vital that it would fit…

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Workey launches ‘Tinder for recruitment’

“I’m a millennial, we did something bad to the HR market,” says Ben Reuveni, co-founder and CEO of Israeli career development and recruitment startup Workey. Part confessional, part company pitch, he argues that, different to the generation before it, millennials change jobs every two years, while so-called Generation Z are even more fickle. And although recent data collected by the U.S. Department of Labor appears to contradict this, there seems little doubt that the way we search for our next job is changing as recruitment moves online, regardless of whether or not…

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Get varsity status for open, distance learning courses: UGC to institutes

The University Grant Commission (UGC) has asked 12 institutions to get the status of a university to continue offering online and distance learning courses from 2018. According to a notification issued on Tuesday called “UGC (open and distance learning) regulations 2017, (first amendment)”, the standalone institutions can offer courses till 2017-18 the way they have been. However, thereafter, they have to get affiliated to a university, or get the status of a deemed university to continue offering the courses. If they fail to comply, the commission will not give any…

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Poll: 46% of Americans believe major news outlets make up stories about Trump

Attacks on the “fake news” media have become a staple of the Trump administration — and nearly half of voters, including the vast majority of Republicans, believe the president when he claims that the media is making up stories about him. Forty-six percent of voters believe that major news organizations fabricate stories about Trump, while 37 percent do not and 17 percent are undecided, according to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll. Among party lines, 76 percent of Republican voters believe the media puts out untrue stories about the president, while only 11…

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