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Free Timetable Software for Schools

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 / No Comments
FET is an ubuntu software for time table preparation. This detailed help file is based on FET installed in Ubuntu 14.04 version.

How to configure FET Free Time Table Generator

The tutorial for the FET time table software prepared by Mr.Abdul Azeez T.A ,Master Trainer, KITE (IT@School) in PDF format can be downloaded from this link.
Free Timetable Software for Schools
FET Free Timetable Software for Schools-Help file prepared by Abdul Azeez T A
Click applications -> accessories ->time table generation. There would be five tabs in the opening window. In ‘File’ saving a file, opening already saved file are possible. In ‘Data’, all details for creation of time table should be entered. Allocation of class teachers are done in ‘Time’. If any particular class room is to be arranged for a period, it can be done in ‘Space’. ‘ Time table’ is to generate and view time table. School details, day & periods, details of teachers, class & division, subjects, who and what subject, special periods etc should be entered here.

Work allotment portal

Each subject handled by each teacher in each class, periods per week etc. are given here. Five things – selecting the teacher, choosing subject, selecting division, number of periods for a subject in a week, consecutive periods etc, should be entered here after doing ‘uncheck’ year and sub groups in division in Data tab. Click ‘add’ for a teacher handling another subject in the class and it should be cleared in the case of teachers handling the subject in another class. To select next teacher, click clear button below ‘selected’ box at the right of Teacher’s list. To check what is done, click ‘advanced ‘ in the Data tab and select Teachers’ statistics.

Certain restrictions

First period is usually preferred to be handled by the class teachers and special subjects like Sports, Music are allotted in between. Clubbed periods are specially allotted for practical subjects. ‘Time’ slab is used for other alterations.

1st period to Class teacher
Click ‘Activities’ in the ‘time’ slab and open ‘An activity has a preferred starting time’. Click ‘add’ in the opening window. Name of teacher, division selection, selecting day etc. have to be entered and confirmed. Then click ‘Add constraint’. Each day can be set like this.

Setting up consecutive periods
To avoid more consecutive periods or no periods, click ‘Teachers’ in Time tab and select – Max hours continuously for all teachers. Click ‘Add’ in the continuing page and click ‘constraint’ after entering the number of periods.

Division clubbing
Click ‘A set of activities has same starting time’ in ‘Activities’ in Time tab. Then click ‘Add’ in the opening window. Now necessary details be entered as directed.

Importance to some subjects
Subjects like English, Maths should not be allotted in boaring periods. For this, click ‘Activites’ in Time tab and select ‘A set of activities has a set of preferred time slots’ and do as directed.

Time Table generation

Click ‘generate’ button in Time table tab and click ‘start’ button for generating time table. If a problem arises, generate time table after rectifying it.

For your special attention

Since each click would be creating a new time table, to take a new one and retain the already created one, it should be changed into PDF format. Or, the folder ‘file name with ‘single’ in folder – FET results in Home folder be renamed or moved to another folder for generating time table each time, would renew the files in the folder.

To ‘print out’ the Time Table

Click ‘print’ in Time table menu. Select the necessary things from the left top. Select lay out from ‘print’ below. Page settings can be given in ‘options’ below. Click ‘preview’ and ‘print’ for print out. Instead of print name, select ‘print to file’ and name it and save in your computer in pdf format. It would enable to take print out as and when required.

Printing – another way
Generated Time table would be saved in FET results in Home folder. It has two sub folders. The files would be seen in the already saved name folder (with single) in Time table folder in html format. Click ‘view’ for different forms of time table and print out.

More number of time tables

The specialty of this software is that, more number of time tables can be generated at a time. For this, click ‘multiple’ in Time table tab. Now, time tables can be found in the name of multi in ‘time table’ folder.  The better ones can be selected.

Degree Courses in Agriculture and Allied Subjects(AIEE)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 / 2 Comments
Indian council of Agricultural Research(ICAR) invites Online application for All India Entrance Examination (AIEE UG 2018-19) for Admission to Degree Courses in Agriculture and Allied Subjects at Agricultural universities for 2018-19 academic year. The applications will be submitted through ONLINE mode only. Last date for filling of online application is 31st May 2018. AIEE UG 2018-19 Entrance examination  will be conducted on 23rd June 2018.
Courses Offered
The courses offered for Bachelor degree programmes of four years duration and its eligibility are given in the following table. The candidates must have obtained not less than 50% marks in aggregate in 10+2 examination or equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, Maths OR Physics, Chemistry, Biology OR Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology OR Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture or Physics, Chemistry, Forestry subject combinations.
The choice of degree programmes for admission need not be given in the online application. Choice will be available at the time of online counseling based on availability of seats and rank of the candidate in AIEEA Entrance examination.
Scheme of Entrance Examination
There will be a single question paper booklet comprising of five subjects Physics, Chemistry, mathematics,Biology and Agriculture. Out of the five subjects in the booklet ,candidate has to attempt only three subjects depending on the choice and eligibility. Please refer the above table for details.
Syllabus for the Examination
Question paper have 60 multiple choice questions for each subject each with four options. Syllabus for the entrance examination is given below.
Syllabus for AIEE UG 2018 Entrance Examination
Dates to Remember
Last date for filling of online application is 31st May 2018.
Admit Card Upload 14th June 2018
Date of Examination : 23rd June 2018
Application Fee
Rs 700 for General,OBC and UPS categories 
Rs 350 for SC/ST.

How to Apply
Application is allowed ONLINE mode only.No Need to send hard Copies of Application to ICAR Office.
Before filling up the application form, the candidate should have a scanned image of:
Colour photograph with name and date.
Thumb impression (his left/ her right hand)
Father’s/mother’s/guardian’s signature
Declaration in his/her hand writing
For the step by step guidelines of Filing up the online application is given below.

Click the below links for For online application,information bulletin,University and subject wise seat allotment chart and Examination Centres.
AIEE UG 2018 Entrance Examination-Online Portal
AIEE UG 2018 Entrance Examination-Notification
Syllabus for AIEE UG 2018 Entrance Examination

Kerala Engineering KEAM Score & Rank List

KEAM (Kerala Engineering/Pharmacy entrance examination) also known as CEE(Combined Entrance Exam), is conducted in Kerala State for students seeking admission to various professional courses like Engineering and Pharmacy degree.

KEAM 2018 Scores Published

The scores obtained in the KEAM 2018 entrance examination are published. The scores are available in the official portal of the commissioner of entrance examinations Kerala. Students can now login to the official portal through the link KEAM 2018 Candidate Portal. To download KEAM 2018 Score, Application Number, password  and security code are needed.

Check KEAM 2018 Score

The students who have qualified in the Engineering Entrance Examination will have to submit the marks obtained by them in the qualifying examination (Plus Two or equivalent) for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Computer Science/Biotechnology/Biology in order to prepare the Engineering rank list 2018.

KEAM 2018 Rank List

The rank list of KEAM 2018 will be expected on June 2018. The top most rank holders in each stream will be facilitated at the function to be held at the Secretariat, immediately after the declaration of results.

Scores obtained in KEAM exam of 2018 and the marks scored in Plus Two will be equally considered for the preparation of the KEAM Rank list 2018. The students who are not able to produce Plus Two mark list will not be included in the rank list of KEAM 2018.

The option registration will be open to the candidates soon after the publication of the rank list. The first allotment for the same is expected to be published on or before 30th June 2018.

After the official announcement of the Kerala Engineering KEAM 2018 Rank List, links will be made available here. To download KEAM Rank, register number should be entered.

Plus two certificate for various purposes

Saturday, May 19, 2018 / 6 Comments
The students who have passed plus two board examination have to be issued certificate of their qualification in different formats as required by institutions concerned for their higher studies and other purposes. The various certificates issued by the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education are as given below.

(i) Provisional Certificate

After the publication of results, it may take time to get original certificate. Under such circumstances, provisional certificate can be used. It would be valid till the issue of original certificate.

(ii) Certificate without grace mark

Higher Secondary certificate issued by the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education usually includes the grace mark also. But some institutions may demand a certificate of marks not including grace marks for admission or grant of scholarships etc. If any recognized institutions of higher studies, as per their admission criteria insists to produce certificate without grace mark, such certificates would be issued on receipt of request by the institutions.

(iii) Board Topper certificate:

Full marks scorers of Board exam (1200/1200) should submit a request for a certificate for admission to institutions of higher studies or for scholarships.

(iv) Pass certificate:

The students who passed Higher Secondary exam can get a ‘pass certificate’. A request should be given for the same.

How to Apply?

Those who require the above said certificates, should pay Rs.150/- at treasury under the head of account 0202-01-102-97(03) other receipts. An application requesting the same should be written in ink, along with chalan receipts should be submitted in the directorate. Stamped envelope also be attached , if demanded to be sent by post.

Higher Secondary Plus one Sports Quota Admission

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 / No Comments
Higher Secondary Plus one sports quota admission process would commence from May 16th. There are two phases in the applying process. The first stage is to examine and confirm the excellence in sports. Online application would follow this. The marks would be proportional to the level of excellence in sports at national, state, district and sub district level. The govt has reserved 3334 seats for sports talents in govt schools and 3515 seats in aided schools.

The registration and verification for excellence in sports would be from 16th May to 30th. Applications can be submitted online from 26th to 6th of June. The first allotment would be published in June 12th and the second allotment on 19th June.

Supplementary allotment would be conducted for those who couldn’t d get admission in the Sports quota main allotment. Students can apply for this from June 10th to 25th. The supplementary allotment would be published in 26th June.

Things to be done to apply for plus one sports quota admission

1.Fill Sports Achievement Registration Form Online at
2.Final Submission of Registration Form
3.Printout of Registration Slip
4.Visit District Sports Council Office Along with Slip and Originals of all Documents to Prove the Achievements.
5.Online submission of application for Plus one sports quota admission

At first, you should upload your certificates to Sports Council website and register. Then to prove your expertise, you should go to your District Sports Council with your original Sports certificates for verification process. (from May 16th to May 30th ). It would be followed by online submission of application for Plus one.
Plus one Sports Quota Admission 2018-19
Kerala State Sports Council-Registration Portal
How to register Sports achievements in Sports Council Portal
Plus one Single Window Admission
Higher Secondary Plus one Admissions 2018-19

Plus Two SAY/Improvement Exam June 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018 / 57 Comments
Update: DHSE extended the last date for submitting application for the Plus two SAY/Improvement examination till May 21.

The Higher Secondary second year(Plus Two) SAY/Improvement Examination of June 2018 will commence with effect from 05.06.2018 to 12.06.2018. Students who did not register for the Higher Secondary Examination, March 2018 are not eligible to register for the SAY/Improvement Examination June 2018. The Examination will be conducted in selected Higher Secondary Schools in Kerala, Lakshadweep and UAE. A candidate cannot appear for the SAY and Improvement Examination at the same time.

Plus Two(Second Year) SAY Examination June 2018

The regular students who appear for Plus Two March 2018 exam can apply for SAY exam June 2018 for the subjects they don’t qualify. Such students can write SAY exam for all the subjects they fail to qualify. Last date for submission of application for Plus Two SAY Examination June 2018 is 21 May 2018.

Fee for SAY Examination : Rs.150/- per Subject.
Fee for Practical Examination : Rs. 25/- per subject
Fee for Certificate: Rs. 40/-.

Plus Two(Second Year) Improvement Examination June 2018

Regular students who scored D+ grade or above in all subjects in the Plus Two March 2018 exam can apply for Improvement exam to be held in June to upgrade only one subject of their choice. Last date for submission of Plus Two Improvement Examination June 2018 Application is 21 May 2018.

Fee for Improvement Examination: Rs. 500/- per subject
Fee for Practical Examination : Rs. 25/- per subject
Fee for Certificate: Rs. 40/-.

Revaluation/Photocopy/Scrutiny of answer scripts of Plus Two March 2018

Candidates who desire to apply for Revaluation/Photocopy/Scrutiny of answer scripts of Plus Two March 2018 examination can apply on or before 15th May 2018. No Revaluation facility for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. However they can apply for Photocopy of these answer scripts.

Fee for Revaluation : Rs.500/- per Subject.
Fee for Photocopy: Rs. 300/- per subject
Fee for Scrutiny Rs 100/- per subject

The fee for the Revaluation/Photocopy/Scrutiny of answer scripts should be remitted in the Government Treasury under the Head of Account ‘0202-01-102-97 (03)’ Other Receipts.

Submission of Application

The students can submit the application to the Principal of the School where he/she has registered for the March 2018 Examination.

Click the below link for Plus Two SAY/Improvement Examination June 2018 Notification and Time Table, Application forms for Revaluation/Photocopy/Scrutiny etc:-
Notification, Circular and Time Table
Plus Two SAY/Improvement Exam June 2018 Time Table
Plus Two SAY/Improvement Exam June 2018 Notification
Plus Two SAY/Improvement Exam-extended the last date for submitting application
Plus Two March 2018 Revaluation/Photocopy/Scrutiny-Notification
Application Forms
Plus Two SAY/Improvement Exam Application Form
Plus Two Revaluation Application Form
Plus Two Photocopy Application Form
Plus Two Scrutiny Application Form
Related Downloads
Plus Two March 2018 Result
How to refund revaluation fee of Higher secondary exam ?
Plus Two Study Notes for SAY/Improvement Exam June 2018

Higher Secondary Plus One Single Window Admission

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 / 37 Comments
Higher Secondary First year admission process starts soon after the publication of SSLC results. Admission to Plus One classes in govt / aided/ unaided Higher Secondary schools in Kerala is done through Single Window System. This Higher Secondary admission process has been followed for the past few years in an easy and effective manner.
Single Window Admission Downloads
Higher Secondary Plus One Single Window Admission-Revised Schedule published on 19.05.2018
Higher Secondary Plus One Admission Single Window Prospectus 2018-19
How to Apply Online ? (Help File)
Instructions to Single Window Applicants by DHSE
Documents to be submitted along with the Single window application form
Higher Secondary Single Window Admission Portal HSCAP (Apply Online)
Single Window Sports Quota Admission
Higher Secondary Plus One Sports Quota Admission 2018-19
Related Downloads
Single Window Admission- Frequently Asked Questions
Sample Worksheet for Option Entry
Higher Secondary Subject Combinations and Codes
Single Window Admission Tools
View Last Rank & WGPA Calculator : Online Software | Help File
Offline WGPA Calculator(MsExcel)
Focus Point (Single Window Admission Assistant-MsAccess)
CBSE Bond Printer(MsExcel)

When to apply for Plus One admission?

Update: Online Submission of Applications For Plus One Admission in Merit Quota (Single Window System) commences on 9th May 2018.

As soon as the results of 10th std students studying in State syllabus are published, the admission process would begin. A prospectus recognized by the govt would be published for this. Generally, it is done every year in the month of May.

Single Window Admission System(Ekajalakam)

Admission to Plus one classes in Govt and aided Higher Secondary Schools is done through Centralised Allotment Process called Single Window Admission(Ekajalakam). This allotment Process starts immediately after the publication of SSLC/10th standard results. Admission through this system is to procure the merit seats in Govt and aided Higher secondary schools. This is an endeavor to clear the doubts regarding plus one admission that are likely to arise among the students and parents.

How to submit application for Single Window Admission?

Applications should be submitted online for admission to Plus One in Higher Secondary schools in Kerala. The HSCAP portal is exclusively for this purpose. While applying online, the scores obtained in SSLC exam, Date of Birth, details of participation in club activities and other such data should be entered for availing of eligible grace marks.

The students should submit their Single Window Application online through Akshaya centres or Computer system with internet connection or govt or aided Higher Secondary schools in the state. The print out of the application generated after online submission of application along with Rs.25/-should be handed over for verification to any of the govt or aided Higher Secondary schools in the district concerned. If a student claims any other considerations not mentioned in the mark sheet, self attested copies of such certificates should be submitted along with the application. On receipt of application, an acknowledgement slip will be issued and it should be kept safely for further use/reference.

Is one application sufficient for all districts in Kerala?

It is sufficient to submit one application for schools in one district, whereas for admission to schools in other districts, a separate application to each district has to be given. Such applicants can either send their application by post to the principal of the school selected by them or hand over in person. List of district centres is given here. Application fee can be remitted by DD or in person. Go through the prospectus before submitting application. Things to be remembered at the time of online submission of application are clearly mentioned here.

Can corrections be done in online submitted applications?

Yes. Corrections are possible. If the details given in the application are found to be unjust, the application will stand cancelled. Hence, the applicants had better confirm the details in the application in HSCAP admission portal. Click here to know how to check application details. If corrections are to be done, necessary changes in written form must be submitted to the principal of school where the print out of application has already been given.

What is the eligibility criteria for plus one admission through Single Window System?

Students who have passed S.S.L.C or Equivalency Exam conducted by other Boards can apply for Single Window Admission. Students studied under CBSE syllabus must have gone through the CBSE Board exam.

What is school code?

The code number given to govt/aided/unaided Higher Secondary schools is of much significance in the admission process. To find out the code number of Higher Secondary schools in each district, see the Annexure: 10  in the prospectus.

Combination Code

There are 45 subject combinations available in Higher Secondary course. They are clubbed differently as Science, Humanities and Commerce groups. The groups with subject combinations, their code, weightage given to all subjects in SSLC while choosing each combination for admission to Plus One, are given below. Refer the Annexure 10 in the prospectus to know the subject combination sanctioned to each school district wise. Download Higher Secondary Subject combinations and codes.

How to give options?

At the time of online submission of application for Higher Secondary admission, meticulous care is needed for the entry of options. Applicant’s priority may vary as some would focus on school while others on subject combination. There is no limit to set options. Make a list of the schools of your preference and those have with transportation facility also. A sample form is given below to prepare a list of your options before entering online. Entry of options be done only after checking the names of institutions.  Download Sample Worksheet for Option Entry.

What is the criteria for Plus One Admission?

Eligibility of each student for admission is determined by WGPA (Weightage Grade Point Average). Weightage will be given to certain subjects of the qualifying examination according to the subject combination selected by the student.

To know how WGPA is calculated click the link. Online WGPA Calculator.
To know the last rank details in 2017 admissions, click here.

How the bonus points, if any, are granted in rank list preparation for admission?

Bonus points are granted as per the list given below.

Trial Allotment

To make last minute changes and corrections, there is a trial allotment just before the final allotment. Corrections in the application and changes in the options can be done in this stage.

Main Allotment

Allotment list would be published in the Admission portal after preparing a rank list on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam. There would be two allotments in the first round. In accordance with the availability of seats, Supplementary allotment may follow this.

Permanent Admission and Temporary Admission

Students who get first option allotment must pay their fee and take permanent admission within the time allotted. If the first option is not allotted in the first allotment, but expecting higher options in the next allotment, such students can take temporary admission and continue as such till the completion of main allotments.

Supplementary Allotment Process

Closure of the main allotment process is followed by supplementary allotment and school combination transfer allotment. Students are advised to check the admission portal regularly to alert themselves of the notifications, and latest info related to admission etc.

Higher Secondary Single Window Admission 2018

To have a clear understanding of the Single Window Admission procedure for admission to Higher Secondary course, First year, read the prospectus and annexures published by the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education. After the publication of the prospectus, it can be downloaded from the link given here.

Single Window Help Desk

Single Window Help Desk will be functioning in govt and aided Higher Secondary schools to guide and help the students to know more about the procedure and to submit Single window application. The students and parents can make use of this free service.

Single Window Admission Schedule 2018

The Single Window Admission schedule for the academic year 2018-19 and updates would be made available here, as and when it is published. Use this desk to share and clear your doubts.

Commencement of online submission of Applications: 09-05-2018
Closing of Online Submission of Application: 30-05-2018
Publication of Trial Allotment: 05-06-2018
Publication of First Allotment: 12-06-2018
Publication of Second Allotment: 18-06-2018
Commencement of Classes: 21-06-2018