UPSC Announces Revised ESE 2020 Mains Exam Date

UPSC Announces Revised ESE 2020 Mains Exam Date

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the revised date for conducting Engineering Services Examination (ESE) 2020 Mains. As per the revised UPSC calendar, the ESE 2020 Mains exam would now be conducted on 09 August, 2020.

Earlier, the ESE Mains 2020 was scheduled to be conducted on 28 June, 2020. However, to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country, the Commission had to postpone the UPSC ESE Mains 2020, along with other UPSC exams that were scheduled to be conducted in coming months.

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Learn to Tackle Objective Questions in ESE and GATE through IES Master OQPP

A person generally dislikes answering tricky questions as they involve ambiguity, probability, proximity, overlapping answers, etc. However, for an engineering graduate who is aspiring for ESE and GATE tricky questions in the form of objective type questions are inevitable as objective questions only can help the examinee choose the right candidate by testing their technical knowledge and deep understanding of the subject.

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Abolition of 9,304 posts in the Military Engineer Services (MES) Approved by Defence Minister

The Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh has given his approval to abolish 9,304 posts in the Military Engineering Services (MES) on 7 May, 2020. The abolished posts are out of the total 13,157 vacancies of the basic and industrial staff of the MES

According to a statement released by the Defence Ministry, this decision has been taken to enhance the combat capability and rebalance the defence expenditure of the armed forces. The statement further states that the decision is in line with the direct outcomes of the recommendations of the Committee of Experts set up in 2016 by the then Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar. The committee was headed by former Lieutenant General D B Shekatkar.

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GATE Score Requirements for PMRF Scheme reduced from 750 to 650

The Ministry of HRD has announced various changes in the Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme. One of the major amendments that is of interest for engineering students across the nation is that the required GATE score of 750 has been reduced to 650.

The ministry has also introduced a lateral entry option to attract more students to the research fellowship scheme, and reduced the minimum CGPA to 8 or equivalent from any of the recognized institute or university (other than IISc, IITs, NITs, IISERs, IIEST and IIITs).

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COVID-19 Lockdown: UPSC Postpones Civil Services (Prelims) Exams, 2020

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has decided to postpone the Civil Services Preliminary Examinations, 2020 ‘until further notice’.  The UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Exams were scheduled to be held on 31 May, 2020. However, keeping in mind nation-wide lockdown because of COVID-19, the Commission reviewed the current situation on 4 May, 2020, and decided that it will be impossible to resume examinations and interviews for the present.

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How to Read Technical Books Faster and Effectively

How to Read Technical Books Faster and Effectively

Reading technical content is the part and parcel of an engineer’s life as a student or professional. They read a lot of technical content i.e. complicated principles and examples that come packed in the form of text books, product manuals, case studies, white papers, etc.

Reading good books can help an engineering student excel in academics whereas reading the technical content in a fast and efficient manner can make an engineer better professionally.

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CII to Identify Technical Talents through CII-iPATE 2020

CII to Identify Technical Talents through CII-iPATE 2020

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) is going to conduct a national-level Industrial Proficiency Aptitude Test (iPATE) for Engineers on 4, 5, 11 and 12 July, 2020.

Interested candidates can write iPATE 2020 on any of the above dates by registering themselves online till 15 April, 2020 by making a payment of Rs. 1,500/- as exam fee. The iPATE 2020 exam will be conducted at centres across all the state capital cities and Union Territories of India.

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