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Rajasthan boy wins Rural IT Quiz at Bengaluru Tech Summit-2020

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BENGALURU: Rajasthan schoolboy bags the top spot in the Rural IT Quiz organized by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in partnership with the Department of Electronics, IT BT and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka.

Himanshu Maakar of Swami Vivekanand Government Model School, Suratgarh Rajasthan won the final round of the Quiz, which was held on November 20 as part of the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020. Maakar won a TCS education scholarship of Rs 1 lakh.

Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS2020) is Karnataka’s flagship annual technology event. The summit, which has gone virtual this year, is being held from November 19 to 21.

The quiz was held as a combination of online tests and virtual quiz shows, providing students from rural areas with an engaging digital experience. Students from six States – Karnataka, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh participated in the program virtually.

The Finals had five segments – Byte Abundance, Tech Vision, Tech Cloud, Tech Agile and Tech Ecosystem – which tested students’ knowledge in the IT-sphere and prompted them to think laterally.

The runners-up of the Quiz was Aman Kumar Anjana of Government School for Excellence, Dewas Madhya Pradesh.

C N Ashwath Narayan, Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of Higher Education, Electronics, IT, Bt, Science & Technology and Skill Development, Government of Karnataka who was the Chief Guest on the occasion congratulated the winners. Sunil Deshpande, Head of Operations – TCS, Bangalore, presented the Winner a TCS education scholarship of Rs 1 lakh and the Runner-up, Rs 50,000.

The other participants who competed with Maakar and Anjana in the finals were Sakshi Hinduja from Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Wardha (Maharashtra), Paras Gathani from Shree Mahavir Jain Charitra Kalyan Ratnashram, Bhavnagar (Gujarat), Toman Sen from Government Higher Secondary School, Raipur (Chhattisgarh), and Suhas Shenoy U from Poorna Prajna PU College, Udupi (Karnataka).



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Odisha: Application invited for three vice-chancellor posts

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Bhubaneswar: The higher education department on Wednesday issued notification for appointment of vice-chancellor of Sambalpur University, Ravenshaw University and Odisha State Open University. Eligible candidates need to submit applications for these posts by December 21.

The applicant should be a distinguished academician of proven academic and administrative excellence with a minimum 10 years of experience as professor in a university system or 10 years in an equivalent position in reputed research and/or academic organisation.

For Sambalpur University and Ravenshaw University, tenure of the VCs will be four years from the date he/she assumes office or till he/she attains 67 years of age, whichever is earlier. For Odisha State Open University, tenure of VC is three years and age limit is 65 years.

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview (to be held at Bhubaneswar in physical mode) by a three-member search committee. After interview, the committee will recommend three candidates to the chancellor of the universities who will select one of them for appointment as vice-chancellor.

Governor Ganeshi Lal on Monday selected VCs for six universities. Sabita Acharya, a professor of anthropology in Utkal University, got selected as vice-chancellor of Utkal University. He appointed Aparajita Chowdhury as vice-chancellor of Rama Devi Women’s University.

Dinabandhu Sahoo, a botany professor in Delhi University, was selected as the new vice-chancellor of Fakir Mohan University. N Nagaraju, an English professor from Central University of Karnataka, got the assignment of Gangadhar Meher University vice-chancellor.

Kishore Kumar Basa, a retired professor of University of Culture and Tagore national fellow, got selected as vice-chancellor of North Odisha University. Prafulla Kumar Mohanty, a zoology professor in Utkal University became the vice-chancellor of Khallikote University.



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SSC Stenographer exam date rescheduled, check here

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NEW DELHI: The Staff Selection Commission has postponed the Stenographer Grade C and D examination 2019. The candidates who have applied for the Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination can visit the official portal of the Commission — ssc.nic.in — to check and download the new schedule.

Earlier, the SSC Stenographer exam was scheduled to be held from December 24 to 30, however, it will now be held from December 22 to 24. The notice released on the official website reads ““The candidates of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination, 2019 are hereby informed that the Computer Based Examination earlier scheduled from 24.12.2020 to 30.12.2020 will now be conducted from 22.12.2020 to 24.12.2020.”

Candidates can also read the official notification from the link provided below.

Direct link: SSC Stenographer exam notification



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MP post office GDS results 2020 to be declared

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NEW DELHI: The government of India, Madhya Pradesh Postal Circle has declared the Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) result on its official website.

The candidates who have appeared for the MP GDS recruitment process can visit the official website of AP Post — appost.in — to check and download their result.

The result notification reads “The Selection is based on the merit of the candidates with reference to the post applied. The selection is subject to verification of original certificates and acceptance by the respective Recruiting Authority only.”

The candidates can check their MP post office GDS results either from the official website or from the direct link provided below. (Select the link which reads “Madhya Pradesh (2834 Posts)” under the ‘Result Released’ tab)

Direct link to download MP post office GDS results

How to check MP post office GDS results

Candidates can follow the step-by-step instructions given below to check and download the MP post office GDS results.

1. Go to the official website of AP Post — appost.in

2. On the homepage, click on the link under ‘Result Released’ section which reads “Madhya Pradesh (2834 Posts)”

3. It will direct to a new page of the AP Post website

4. The MP Post office GDS results will be displayed on the screen

5. Type control and F (ctrl+F) and type your name or registration number

6. Download and take a print out of your MP post office GDS results

same for future reference



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