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Students up in arms as Sibal scraps IIT-JEE entrance exam from 2013

Human Resources Minister Kapil Sibal has announced the government panel’s decision to scrap all engineering entrance exams from 2013-14 and follow a single entrance exam with a merit list to be followed by all IITs and other engineering colleges in the country. The system already on anvil for medical entrance from next year, will be implemented for all engineering colleges. ...

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India launches world’s cheapest $35 tablet PC meant for students

India unveiled the world’s cheapest tablet computer on Wednesday priced at $35 meant for the students with the government subsidizing $15 as the manufacturing cost is $50. “When these devices are actually used by students across India we will then get valuable feedback,” said Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal, releasing the tablet as promised on time. The name of ...

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