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Free B.Sc Nursing Course in Military Medical Colleges

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 / 3 Comments
Various Military Medical colleges in our country invite applications for admission for a 4 year B.Sc Nursing course which is completely free of cost. After successful completion of the course, they will be permanently appointed as Commissioned Officers in Military Medical service.

Total number of seats for this course is 160. Applications can be sent online from 12th to 30th of November 2018. Unmarried women, divorcees and widows only can apply for this course.


Applicants willing to do this course must have passed regular plus two or equivalent course with Biology, Physics, Chemistry and English. They should have obtained an aggregate score of minimum 50% in the first attempt itself. Students studying in the final year of the qualifying course or awaiting results also can apply and they should produce their pass certificate at the time of admission.

Age limit:

Date of Birth between 1st October 1994 and 30th September 2002.

Physical Standards:

Applicants should be physically fit as per military norms and their minimum height must be 148 cm and weight, 39 Kg. with good eye sight.


An objective type written test of 80 mts duration will be conducted in January 2019. It will be followed by an interview and Medical Fitness test in April.

Exam Centres

Kochi, Trivandrum, Ezhimala (Kannoor) are centres of exam in Kerala state. Visit the following links for more details.
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2019- Notification & Steps of filling the Online application 
Indian Army BSc Nursing 2019-Online Application Portal

Higher Secondary Terminal Exam Time Table, Question Paper and Answer Key

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 / 143 Comments
Update: The second term examination of Higher Secondary first and second year students will commence from 11th December 2018
The second term examination of the First and Second year higher secondary students will commence from 11th December 2018. The exam time table and notification were published by the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education.The exam will be conducted in forenoon and afternoon sessions. The forenoon session starts from 9.30am and the afternoon session from 1.30pm. The time table for the second term exam for the higher secondary students can be downloaded from the link.
Second Term Exam August 2018
Time table for Higher Secondary Second term examination December 2018(Revised)
Higher Secondary Scheme of Work
To know the portions to be completed each month, refer the scheme of work published by the SCERT. Questions from the units to be covered in each term can be expected for exam. The scheme of work for Higher Secondary classes prepared by the SCERT can be downloaded from the link.
Scheme of Work
Higher Secondary Scheme of Work Prepared by SCERT (Portions for Terminal Exams)
Question Bank for Higher Secondary Term Examinations
The question papers for Higher Secondary first term exam are prepared jointly by DHSE and SCERT. From this time, all government / aided / unaided higher secondary schools in Kerala will have common question paper for term examinations. The question bank, Edumate, prepared by the SCERT for the first and the second year students is available from the link below. In addition to this, a collection of previous year question papers with answer key is given. To get model questions for exam preparation, click the link and download.
Question Bank for Higher Secondary Examinations
Higher Secondary Previous Years Public Examination Question Papers and Answer Key
Higher Secondary Study Notes(All Subjects)
Terminal Exam Question Paper And Answer Key 
The question papers and answer key of the Higher Secondary(First and Second year) terminal examination  will be published here as and when it is made available. 
Previous Terminal Exam Question Papers & Answer Key
Plus One first Term August 2018 Question Paper and Answer Key
Plus One/Plus Two Second Term December 2017-Question Paper and Answer Key
Plus Two First Term August 2017-Question Paper and Answer Key
Software Tools for Terminal Examination
As part of term exam, seating, desk label, exam duty chart, room label, mark list etc can be prepared with a touch of a few mouse clicks in the HSS Terminal Manager Software. Besides, the software can be used for the preparation of term exam – progress report and other such reports to be used during class PTA. Click the link to download.
Software Tools
HSS Terminal Exam Manager for Seating,Desk Label
Progress Report Creator Software

Vidya Samunnathi Scholarship for Forward Communities

Monday, November 12, 2018 / No Comments
Online applications are invited for the Vidya Samunnathi Scholarship for the academic year 2018-19 from students belonging to economically backward forward communities. Under this scheme, the students of economically backward forward communities will get educational scholarships and competitive assistance for their studies. Under this scheme scholarships will be given to students studying from high school level to post graduation.

Applicants should be from non-reservation forward community and a resident of Kerala. Annual income of the family should be less than 2 lakhs based on all sources. Only online applications are accepted. The scholarship amount for Higher Secondary students is Rs.4000/- every year

In order to process the scholarship application, applicant must provide the following documents.
1.Institution certificate(Download)
2.Income certificate (original) from village office.
3.Copy of mark list of SSLC
4.Copy of the 1st page of pass book in the name of applicant ( should have Name, Account No, IFSC Code, Address etc)
5.Copy of Aadhar card

How to apply?

Step 1: Visit and click on the link 'Scholarship Application'

Step 2: Click on the link 'Higher Secondary Level'

Step 3: Select the check box and click the 'Proceed' button

Step 4: Follow the instructions available in the screen

Last date for Online Submission of the Application by students is 07.12.2018. The details of the Scholarship are given below.
Vidya Samunnathi Scholarship for Higher Secondary Level
Vidhya Samunnathi Scholarship Guidelines for Higher Secondary Section(HSS)
Institution Certificate Format for Higher Secondary Section(HSS)
Apply Online (HSS Section)

Kerala School Kalolsavam Manual, Software and Results

Monday, November 5, 2018 / 12 Comments
School Kalolsavam-Sub District Result
Sub District
Kalolsavam Results
ChadayamangalamChadayamangalam Sub district kalolsavam Programme schedule
Download Result(final)
Higher Level Participants
PathanamthittaHigher Level Participants: HS General | HS Arabic | HS Sanskrit | HSS General

The Arts Fest of students of LP, UP, HS, HSS, VHSS students of govt/aided and recognized Un-Aided schools under General Education Department in our state is known as Kerala School Kalotsavam.

Revised School Kalolsavam Manual
The present manual for school kalolsavam has been modified. In this revised manual there are some significant changes from the existing one. Grades would be fixed for youth festival as it has been given for academic level activities. Hence, those who score 80% or more would be given A grade, 70 - 79% would be given B grade and C grade for 60 - 69%. More over all A grade winners at state level would be blessed with Cultural scholarship, the amount of which will be decided by the government.

At the High school(HS) level, four more items have been added. Further, total number of items would be 89 and categories would be 15. English, Kannada and Tamil versification(Kavitha Rachana) and English skit are also added now. Apart from this, group song would replace the present Ganamela.

At the Higher secondary(HSS/VHSS) level, there are 98 competition items of 14 categories. (previously it was 12 categories and 104 items at HSS level) This time onwards, all students qualifying at the school level writing competitions would get a chance to participate at the sub district level. Besides Kathakali, Ottanthullal, Folk dance and Mimicry would be competition items common to all. Earlier it had been conducted separately for boys and girls.

Revised manual for school youth festival is available from the link below.
Revised Manual for Kerala School Kalolsavam  published on 06.10.2018
Revised Manual for Kerala School Kalolsavam - 2018
Revised Manual for Kerala School Kalolsavam - Erratum Published on 21.11.2017
Revised Manual for Kerala School Kalolsavam - Erratum Published on 02.11.2017
Revised Manual for Kerala School Kalolsavam Published on 25.10.2017
Kerala School Kalolsavam-Value Points for Judges
Kerala School Kalolsavam-Appeal Form(New)
Various Contests Categories
The competitions are conducted in 4 categories.
Category 1 - from std 1 to 4
Category 2 – from std 5 to 7
Category 3 – from std 8 to 10
Category 4 – std 11 and 12
Category 1 would culminate at sub district level itself. Category 2 and 3 & 4 would culminate at the revenue district and state level respectively.
The competition items with 60% or more score are classified into 3 grades – Grade A, B and C.
80% or more – A Grade
from 70% to 79% - B Grade
from 60% to 69% - C Grade
Those who get top score with A grade only are eligible to participate in the next level.
Grace marks for Kalotsavam Winners
The system of awarding grace marks to A,B,C grade winners at state level continues. For A grade winners, the grace marks would be 30 marks, for B grade, 24 marks and for C grade, 18 marks.
The contest participants can go for appeal if they have any complaint. The appeal fee is Rs.500/- at school level, Rs.1000/- at sub district level, Rs.2000/- at district level and Rs.2500/- at state level. Appeal amount would be given to participants only when they score more than that of their contestant at the district level, against whom they have filed an appeal.
Kerala School Kalolsavam Appeal Form(New)
Special fee distribution for the conduct of Kalotsavam
Rs.50/- is collected under special fee category for Kalotsavam from the Higher Secondary students. It is distributed as – Rs.8/- for school level, Rs.10/- for sub district level, Rs.10/- for district level and Rs.22/- for state level.
Kerala State School Mela-Fund Distribution.Circular No,ACD/SPC3/1204601/2016/HSE dtd 05.10.2018
School level Kalotsavam Software
Software tools to enable the conduct of Kalotsavam at school level are available. With the help of these, various necessary reports for Kalotsavam can be prepared. This School-Level Kalolsavam software developed by Alrahiman and Rajesh K is designed to automate the back-end process of the School level LP,UP,HS,HSS,VHSS Kalolsavam. The entire process of the school level Kalolsavam, from the entry of a contest participant to the printing of results will be done at the click of a mouse. The tabulation and score sheets for the judges are also system generated. We request you to make use of this software products and give your valuable suggestions and feedback. Click the link to download.
Software Downloads
School Level Kalolsavam Software- Kalamela Ver 3.0 by Rajesh K(Last updated on 01.08.2018) : Software | Help File
School Level Kalolsavam Software- Kalamela for LP Schools by Rajesh K : Software
School Level Kalolsavam Software- Ulsav by Alrahiman : Software | Help File
Tips for School Level Kalolsavam Prepared by Suresh Kattilangadi
School Kalotsavam Data Entry Portal
Details of Kalotsavam participants who score top grade should be entered in the General Education Department’s kalotsavam portal on time. Then only it would be possible for them to compete at the sub district level. Portal link is given below.
Data Entry Portal
School Kalolsavam Data Entry Portal

Kerala School Sasthrolsavam Manual and Results

Sunday, November 4, 2018 / 124 Comments
Update: Kerala School Science Maths Social Science Work Expo IT Fair 2018-19 Sub district wise Result
Sub District
Mela Results
ChadayamangalamMaths(Individual) | Maths(Overall) | Science(Individual) | Science(Overall) | SS(Individual) | SS(Overall) | WE(Individual) | WE(Overall) | IT(Individual) | IT(Overall)
PathanamthittaMaths(HS) | Maths(HSS) | Science(HS) | Science(HSS) | SS(HS) | SS(HSS) | WE(HS) | WE(HSS)

The Kerala School Science,Maths, Social science and IT fair (Sasthramela)  is aimed at kindling the different talents of students from primary level to higher secondary level and nurturing their skills.

The fair also aims at finding out the inborn abilities of children and encouraging them to strengthen it and imparting training to practice in daily life.

The competitions are at school level, sub-district, revenue district and state level. The first two place winners at sub district level can participate in the revenue district level and the first two winners at the revenue district level would become eligible to participate in the state level.

Valuation Guidelines
Those who score 70% of marks or more in an item in the fair would be considered A grade and they would get 5 points and 30 marks as grace marks. 60 % - 69% scorers would be given B grade with 3 points and 24 marks would be awarded as grace marks. C grade with one point would be given to those getting 50% -59% and 18 marks would be awarded as grace marks.

Appeal Steps
If the contestant has a complaint in any of the contest results, he / she can give appeal to review the results. Appeal fee is Rs. 1000 / - at sub district level and Rs.1500 / at district level and Rs.2000/- at state level. A sample application form for submitting appeal is given below.

Theme and Sub Theme for Kerala School Sasthramela
Science fair is organized in all states and Union Territories according to the subject and guidelines of the NCERT. The theme and sub theme of the science fair for the year 2018-19 can be downloaded from the link given below.

General Instructions for Kerala School Sasthramela
The students of LP / UP / HS / HSS / VHSS can participate in any one of the items only in Science, Maths, Social Science, Work Experience and IT fair. But it is not applicable for Quiz items. The participants in the fair should not wear school uniform.

Various circulars published in connection with Science fair, Science fair manual,Results, Schedules etc are available in the link below.
Sasthrolsavam 2018-19
School Sasthrolsavam 2018-19. Work experience mela- guidelines dtd 10.10.2018
School Sasthrolsavam 2018-19. Quiz,Talent Search schedule dtd 17.10.2018
School IT Mela 2018-19. Guidelines.Circular dtd 11.10.2018
School Sasthramela 2018-19. Guidelines.Circular dtd 27.09.2018
School Sasthramela 2018-19. Guidelines,Themes and Sub Themes. Circular dtd 02.08.2018
Related Downloads
IT Mela State level competition. Circular dtd 15.11.2017
IT Mela Manual and Guidelines 2017. Circular dtd 19.09.2017
Kerala School Sasthramela Manual 2009
Modified Sasthramela Manual 2012. Circular dtd 18.10.2012
Sasthramela Appeal Fees (Modified) Guidelines dtd 23.11.13
Preparation of Models & Exhibits Guidelines dtd 07.10.2013
Kerala State School Mela-Fund Distribution.Circular No,ACD/SPC3/45936/2016/HSE dtd 23.10.2017
Sasthramela Appeal Form
Sasthramela Appeal-Guidelines
Maths Quiz 2012 | 2013 | 2015 | 2016 |
Science Quiz 2014 | 2015
IT Mela IT Quiz Questions 2010-2017
Portal Link
Kerala School Sasthrolsavam Portal

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-NEET

Saturday, November 3, 2018 / 15 Comments

NEET 2019

NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is an entrance exam conducted for the Higher Secondary students who aspire to hold a medical career. National Testing Agency(NTA) conducts the exam and publish the rank list. But admission to Post Graduate courses and M.B.B.S in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) and Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) will not come under NEET. 

Eligibility for NEET 2019

Plus Two(10+2) passed out students or the students who are to appear in the exam of the present year(2019) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-Technology and English as subjects of study in the group chosen by them. The percentage of marks for the Physics, Chemistry, Biology(PCB) group students who belong to General Category should be 50%, for the physically disabled 45% and for the SC / ST / OBC category, it is 40%. For more details read the NEET information Bulletin.

NEET 2019 Rank List

The State rank list will be prepared from the National rank list by choosing the deserving candidates for admission in Kerala. Admission in Kerala will be based on this. The candidates appearing for NEET 2019 should also submit online application to the Commissioner of Kerala Entrance Exam like those applying for Kerala Engineering Entrance.

NEET 2019 Syllabus and Pattern of Question

Success in NEET depends on the scoring rate in biology questions. Of the 180 questions, there will be 90 questions from biology and 45 questions each from physics and chemistry and the total marks will be 720.  

Botany 45180
Zoology 45180
Physics 45180
Chemistry 45180
Total 180720
The Syllabus of NEET(UG)-2019 will be exactly same as it was for NEET(UG), 2018. There is no change in the syllabus for NEET(UG)-2019.Students were allowed to write NEET examination in 11 languages including English and Hindi.

How to submit NEET 2019 Online Application

To apply NEET 2019,Log on to . Before submitting online application,download the information bulletin and read it carefully to understand the eligibility criteria and other requirements for submission of NEET 2019 application online. 

NEET 2019 Fee Details

Rs.1400/- should be remitted towards application fee by the General/OBC category and it is Rs.750/- for the SC/ST and PH category for admission to NEET 2019 entrance examination.

Schedule of NEET 2019 Examination

On-line submission of application: 01-11-2018 to 30-11-2018
Last date for successful final transaction of fee:01-11-2018 to 01.12.2018
Date of uploading of Admit Cards on website: 15-04-2019
Date of Examination, NEET (UG) - 2019: 05-05-2019
Declaration of Result: 

Click the below link for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test(NEET) online application, previous questions, answer key,information brochure and syllabus.
NEET 2019 Downloads
National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test(NEET) Information Brochure 2019
National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test(NEET) Admission Notice 2019
National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test(NEET) 2019 Exam Centers
National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test(NEET) 2019 Syllabus
National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test(NEET) 2019-Frequently Asked Questions
National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test(NEET) 2018 Online Application Portal
NEET Previous Question Paper and Answer Key
NEET 2018 Question Paper | Answer Key | Solved Chemistry Question
NEET 2017 Question Paper | Answer Key
NEET 2016 Question Paper 2016(Phase 1) | Answer Key
NEET Question Paper 2016(Phase 2) | Answer Key
NEET 2013 Question Paper and Answer Key

NIFT Admission and Entrance Exam

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National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) a topmost institute in the country, giving scientific training in Fashion designing field, invites applications for various courses:-

Bachelor of Design (Fashion/leather/Textile/Knit wear/Accessory design: Fashion Communication)

Course duration is 4 years. Plus two or minimum 3 year Diploma course recognized by AICTE is the eligibility for doing this course.

Bachelor of Fashion Technology in Apparel Production ( B.F.Tech)

It is a 4 years duration course. Eligibility is Plus two course with Maths, Physics and Chemistry subjects or minimum 3 year Diploma course recognized by AICTE.

Master of Design ( M.Dis)

The duration of this course is 2 years. Applicants willing to do this course must have passed degree or 3 year Diploma course from NID or NIFT.

Master of Fashion Management ( M.F.M) 

The course period is 2 years. Degree or minimum 3 year Diploma course from NIFT or NID is the eligibility.

Master of Fashion Technology ( M.F.Tech) 

It is a 2 year duration course. NIFT B.Tech or any B.Tech course completed students can apply for this.

How to Apply

Those who are aspiring to do these courses should apply online on or before 28th of December 2018. The applicants should remit fee of Rs.2000/ towards application fee. The SC, ST and Disabled need pay only Rs.1000/ to the address – NIFT campus, House pass, New Delhi – 110016. Ph : 011 26542000. Email id :

NIFT Entrance Exam 2019

The entrance test for all programmes will be held on 20th of January 2019 in 32 centres including Kochi, Kannoor, Coimbatore etc. The Bachelors’ Degree programmes will have situation tests only whereas group discussions and interviews will be conducted for PG programmes. The fee for Bachelors’ Degree programme may come around Rs.6 lakh apart from hostel expenses. For more details, visit the website –