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IICD 2020: Check New Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Results and Application Process

IICD 2020: Check New Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Results and Application Process

IICD entrance exam is a national level exam conducted by Indian Institute of Crafts and Design to offer admission to the design aspirants seeking admission to UG and PG level design programs offered byIICD and recognised by Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ). Based on the performance on the IICD entrance exam, students are offered admission in graduate and post graduate degree courses accredited by CURAJ. The Exam offers 120 seats for B. Des course and 75 seats for M. Des course and is conducted in 2 Part, namely, Part A and Part B. Part A evaluates the candidates on the basis of General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test whereas Part-B focuses on Material, Color & Conceptual Test, followed by  Personal Interview round. Country-wide lockdown and need to follow social distancing effectuated the conducting body to change the exam pattern. Scroll down for the new exam pattern. 

IICD 2020: Highlights

Name of Examination

Indian Institute of Craft and Design Entrance Test

Programs offered

B.Des. and M.Des.

Mode of Examination

Offline

Type of Questions

MCQ, Creative Writing and Creation Based Practical

Total no, of Questions

32 

Duration of the examination

Part A: 2 hours

Part B: 3 hours

Negative Marking

No

Conducting Body

Indian Institute of Crafts and Design

Level of Examination

National-Level

Total Availability of Seats

195

Dates for IICD 2020

Events

Dates

Online release of IICD 2020 Application Form

December 20, 2019

Last date for the submission of IICD 2020 application form 

April 20 (Extended)

Issuance of Admit Cards

Extended from April 1, 2020

IICD 2020 Entrance Test (Part A) 

Extended from April 20, 2020

Results Declaration (Part A)

June 2020

IICD 2020 Entrance Exam(Part B) 

June 29 - 30, 2020

Results Declaration (Part B) (1st List)

July 2, 2020

Last date for fee submission, admission and document verification (first list)

July 15, 2020

Commencement of new session

August 2020

IICD 2020: Eligibility Criteria 

Academic Qualification

For B.Des Programme: Qualification in class XII from a recognized board is a must. Students appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to appear for IICD.

For the M.Des Programme: Graduation degree in design/fashion/craft/ architecture discipline is a must. Students appearing in the final year examination are also eligible to appear for IICD.

Age Limit

No age limit has been prescribed for IICD.

Nationality

An aspirant must be a citizen of India.

Note - 

  • Design/ Architecture graduates can take direct admission to 2 years M.Voc. programme after qualifying the entrance test.
  • Candidates who graduated from any stream other than Design/ Architecture can take admission to M.VocM. only after the completion of 1 Year PG foundation course offered at IICD.

IICD 2020 Application Form

IICD Application Forms are released in online mode. The application forms for IICD 2020 were available on the official website of the examination till April 20, 2020. Before filling the application form, the candidates need to check his/her eligibility and complete IICD registration. Submission of application form gets complete with the payment of application fee. 

IICD 2020: Application Fee

IICD 2020 Application Fee of INR 1500/- is the same for all Indian candidates, irrespective of age, gender and category. 

Modes of IICD application fee payment:

  • Debit card
  • Net banking
  • Credit card

IICD 2020: Exam Pattern 

IICD entrance exam takes place in offline mode as a pen-paper based examination. All the questions in the entrance test are subjective in nature. Two separate tests are conducted under this entrance exam to evaluate the General Awareness, Creativity, Perception and conceptuality of the candidate. A total of 32 questions in the English language needs to be answered by the candidate to score a maximum of 100 marks. 

.IICD 2020: Exam Pattern Highlights

Mode of the examination

Offline/Pen-Paper Based 

Total number of tests

2 + Personal Interview

No. of Sections

1

Type of Questions

Subjective type

No. of Questions

32

Duration of the exam

6 hours (2 hours for each test paper)

IICD 2020: New Exam Pattern

Due to the COVID 19 outbreak and urge to maintain the social distancing, the exam pattern of IICD has been altered by the institute. The new exam pattern was individually sent on the registered email id of the eligible candidates on April 25.

There are two parts to the new exam pattern:

In Part A, candidates get a set of assignments which they have to complete within a time-span of 10 days.

In Part B, candidates need to appear for Personal Interview (PI) in online mode either on Skype or on WhatsApp Video call in the allotted time slot. 

IICD 2020: Result

The result of part A and part B of IICD 2020 has been released by authorities in scorecard format in online mode on the official website of IICD. Participants can download their results after logging in with their valid login credentials.

IICD FAQs

Is there any counselling process of IICD 2020 for enrollment in programmes offered by IICD?

No, any such counselling process for enrollment in B.Des and M.Des does not take place and the seat allocation is done based on the merit list prepared by IICD.

What are the programmes offered at IICD?

Programmes offered at IICD are as follows:

4 Year Integrated Undergraduate Programme (CFPD + B.VOC)

5 Year Integrated Postgraduate Programme (CFPD + B.VOC. + M.VOC.)

1 or 2 years Master of Vocation in Crafts and Design Programme 

Are there any scholarship benefits provided by IICD?

IICD does not offer any scholarship benefits.

Is there any provision to challenge the IICD 2020 results?

No, there is no provision to challenge the IICD 2020 results.

What is the language medium of the IICD exam?

English is the only language medium of the IICD exam.


 

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.