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All About IICD 2020: Eligibility, Application, Result, FAQs

Latest Highlights About IICD 2020 For Craft and Design Aspirants.

IICD 2020 examination is a University level examination conducted by the Indian Institute of Craft and Design (IICD) for the admission in various integrated UG and PG courses. Indian Institute of Craft and Design (IICD) is an academic institution in Jaipur which offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes in the areas of Craft and Design. It is an autonomous institute of high quality, set up by the Government of Rajasthan, to act as a catalyst for the crafts sector. The core idea of the Institute is to develop a sustained program of growth and development for both craftspeople as well as the craft sector in a unified manner. 

IICD entrance exam is divided into two parts. Eligible candidates, who will be able to qualify the Part-A, will only be eligible to appear for the Part-B level exam. Candidates qualifying both the written examinations must qualify the interview procedure for the final selection.

IICD 2020: Highlights

Due to the urgent situation of the pandemic COVID-19 across the world as well as in India, the IICD board has changed the exam pattern. An email has been drafted in the wake of this situation and has been sent to the candidate’s registered Email-ID. 

Part A: In this part, candidates have received some assignments to be finished in the time span of 10 days from receival. The candidates had to submit the assignments by May 05, 2020.

Part B: In this part, candidates who are shortlisted based on assignments submitted are required to appear for an interview. The interview process is to be conducted either through Skype or WhatsApp video call, in the wake of the Covid-19 situation.

LATEST UPDATES

  • As per the latest sources, the Round-2 admission procedure of the examination is commencing by the Indian Institute of Craft and Design (IICD) board.
  • All the important dates of Round-2 events are available. 
  • The 2nd list of results for the 4-year B.Des admission in IICD 2020 has also been declared by the board.
  • Candidates who are Foreign Nationals / NRI seeking admission to IICD must have similar or equivalent qualifications as compared to that required for Indian candidates.
  • Round-2 schedule has also been released. Follow the page down to check.

IMPORTANT DATES

ROUND-2

EVENTS

DATES (UG AND PG PROGRAMMES)

Online Application Form available

12th Jun 2020

Last date of submitting the Application Form

18th Jun 2020

Part-A Online Entrance Test

20th Jun 2020

Part-A Assignment Submission

28th Jun 2020

Part-B Online Personal Interview on Whatsapp Video Call

29-30th Jun 2020

IICD 2020 Result Declaration

02nd Jul 2020

Fee Submission

04th Jul 2020 onwards

 

ROUND-1

EVENTS

DATES (UG AND PG PROGRAMMES)

Online Release of Application Form 

20th Dec 2019

Last date to submit the Application form

12th Apr 2020  20th Apr 2020

IICD 2020 Part-A Assignment Date

25th Apr 2020

IICD 2020 Part-A Result Declaration

22nd Apr 2020

IICD 2020 Part-B Interview Date

To be announced

IICD 2020 Result Declaration: List 1st

22nd May 2020

IICD 2020 Result Declaration: List 2nd

24th Jun 2020

IICD 2020 Registration and Document Verification reporting date

To be announced

New Session commencement 

To be announced

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

IICD 2020 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

4-year Integrated Bachelors Programme

Specializations:

  1. Soft Material Design
  2. Hard Material Design
  3. Fired Material Design
  4. Fashion Design

10+2 from a recognized board of education.

Candidates in the last qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

5-year Integrated Masters Programme

Specializations:

  1. Soft Material Specialisation
  2. Hard Material Specialisation
  3. Fired Material Specialisation
  4. Fashion Design

10+2 from a recognized board of education.

Candidates in the last qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

2-year Masters programme 

Specializations:

  1. Soft Material Specialisation
  2. Hard Material Specialisation
  3. Fired Material Specialisation

Graduates from Design and Architecture background

3-year Masters programme 

Specializations:

  1. Soft Material Specialisation
  2. Hard Material Specialisation
  3. Fired Material Specialisation

Graduates from Non-Design background

ADMISSION PROCESS

IICD-2020 APPLICATION FORM 

The Application Form for the second round to get enrolled in the Indian Institute of Craft and Design (IICD) 2020 Examination has been announced and the last date to apply for the same is June 18th, 2020. Eligible candidates can submit their IICD 2020 Application Form on the official website of IICD. Interested candidates must submit the IICD 2020 Application Form before the deadline to appear in the IICD 2020 Examination (https://www.iicd.ac.in/en/).

IICD- 2020 APPLICATION FORM FEE

Eligible candidates can check the IICD 2020 Application Fee as given below.

CATEGORY

FEE

Indian Candidates

Rs. 1750/-

NRI/Foreign National Candidates

Rs. 3500/-

IICD-2020 ADMIT CARD

The Admit Cards for IICD 2020 were released in the first week of April 2020 on the official website (https://www.iicd.ac.in/en/) of the Indian Institute of Craft and Design (IICD). Candidates who have completed the online registration process must use their Login ID and Password to download the IICD 2020 Hall Ticket. Candidates must carry their Admit Card and other required documents to enter the IIDC 2020 examination. Candidates must go through the necessary details after downloading the admit card:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll Number of the candidate
  • Date and Time of the examination
  • Venue of the examination center
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • Signature of the candidate

IICD 2020 EXAM PATTERN

According to the IICD board, the question paper is divided into two parts. The following topics are covered in the question paper, IICD Material, Colour & Conceptual Test and General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test.

NOTE – Recently, the exam pattern of IICD 2020 has been changed. Candidates had to submit the given assignments by 5th May 2020.

Examination mode

Offline

Questions type

MCQs, creative writing and practical creation based

No. of questions

40 questions for both the tests combined. (Not fix) 

Time allotted

2 hours for each test

Negative marking

No negative marking

 

Particulars

Exam Duration

Weightage

General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test

3 hours

35%

Material color & Conceptual Test

3 hours

45%

Personal Interview 

3 hours

20%

IICD 2020 RESULTS

The results for the IICD 2020 examination were released by the IICD board on its official website (https://www.iicd.ac.in/en/) on July 2nd, 2020. Qualified candidates from the Round-1 test are eligible to appear for the Round-2 on the given date. 

  • Candidates can check their IICD 2020 Result on the official website with their valid credentials. 
  • The IICD board releases the result in the form of a Merit List (PDF format) which contains the names and roll numbers of the selected candidates respectively. The list is based on the overall score obtained in the written test and PI.
  • Upon selection, candidates will get an intimation of their final selection through an Admission Letter, which will be sent on their registered email ID. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

Question 1: Is there any refund policy after taking the admission?

Answer 1:    Refund policy will be accepted based on the number of days from the date of commencement of the academic session.

Question 2: What are the courses offered by the Institute recognized?

Answer 2:    IICD’s UG Degree Programme (4years) and PG Degree programme (2years) degree programmes are recognized and the degrees are awarded by Rajasthan ILD Skills University (RiSU).

Question 3: Does the Institute provide any scholarships or financial aid?

Answer 3:    There are no scholarships. The financial aid is offered to a limited number of students and is based on Merit cum Means, sponsored by Ambuja Educational Institute’s policy norms.

Question 4: Does the Institute offer a Distance learning course?

Answer 4:    No

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.