Sports Authority of India to Recruit Scientific Officers

Gearing up for the London Olympic Games, Sports Authority of India (SAI) has decided to recruit scientific officers to posts, which have been lying vacant for more than 19 years. The Sports Authority has a sanctioned strength of 25 junior scientific officers; however 19 posts are still lying vacant. A post each of scientific officer and senior scientific officer too is vacant. The recruitment process will be completed in the next 4-5 months.

High Cut-Off Marks is Due to Demand-Supply Mismatch: Sibal

HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has said that the 100 per cent cut-off marks this year, for admission in certain streams in Delhi University is due to the demand-supply dynamics and a solution lies in expanding the educational infrastructure. Mr. Sibal said that the demand is far greater than supply and thus the cut-off is bound to be high. The HRD minister also asked that if there is one Sri Ram College of Commerce and everybody wants admission there, what solution can be given to students.

CAT 2011 Highlights

Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have announced the Common Admission Test 2011 (CAT 2011) highlights. Prometric, a provider of market-leading test development and test delivery solutions is IIMs’ partner in developing and delivering CAT 2011. The first section will consist of Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation. Whereas, the second section will focus on Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning. These two sections will be implemented sequentially with separate time limits.

The examination will be 140 minutes. Within each section, candidates will have 70 minutes to answer 30 questions which will have an on-screen countdown timer.