Education blog by Pearson India

  • UGC NET 2021: Exam Preparation Tips and Important Books

    University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test exam or UGC NET exam is an eligibility exam for candidates appearing for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and/ or the post of Assistant Professor in Indian universities and colleges. It is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA).

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  • Tips for Last Month Preparation of JEE Advanced 2021

    Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced, is an academic examination held annually in India for the aspirants seeking admission in one of the premier IITs. JEE Advanced 2021, earlier scheduled to be held on 3rd July 2021, got postponed to 3rd October 2021 due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation. The dates related to registration and downloading admit cards can be fetched through the official website.

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  • Developing a trained and highly skilled workforce with vocational learning

    We witnessed in recent times how the global economy went through a turbulent state, forcing thousands of people out of their jobs. Many of them never focus on hands-on skills in other trades available across the globe. People who have a skill-based education or training tend to be more employable. This need for skill-based education gave rise to vocational education or training. Vocational training focuses on improving technical skills for a specific job or trade. It offers you practical knowledge in contrast to theoretical knowledge by the traditional formal education system. By learning about various vocational courses, one can choose the right one for their career growth and development.

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  • Last-Minute Preparation Tips & Tricks for NEET Exam 2021

    National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is one of the toughest medical entrance examinations conducted in India. It is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to undergraduate (MBBS/BDS/Aayush Courses) every year. As per the Government of India, it is a mandated requirement to qualify NEET Exam to study medical courses in India and abroad.

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  • 5 Mistakes That Students Make in JEE Advanced Preparation

    To obtain a seat in India's prestigious engineering institutes, such as IITs and NITs, you must get an exceptionally good Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) score. More than 10 lakh candidates appear for the JEE Mains, and about only 23% of candidates get shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process, i.e., JEE Advanced. 

    The reason behind the low number is not just the lack of preparation but also the mistakes made by students during their preparation. It is normal to be anxious but there are certain common mistakes most JEE aspirants commit during the JEE advanced preparation that makes all the difference in the score. 

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  • 6 Must-Have Habits Which Will Help You Crack UPSC Exam

    UPSC exam or better known as The Civil Services Examination is a nationwide competitive examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission to recruit candidates for higher Civil Services of the Government of India. It is considered to be one of the toughest examinations in India, and cracking it is no easy task. However, with dedicated planning, preparation, and proper habits, you can achieve this herculean task too.

    Let's take a look at some of the must-have habits which will help you crack the UPSC exam:

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  • Know Everything about NTSE (National Talent Search Examination)

    National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is a National level scholarship program organized by the Government of India and conducted by the NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) for the exemplary students studying in class 10th. The exam is conducted in two different stages: Stage I – State level and Stage II – National level. As the name suggests, it is an opportunity for class 10 students to be recognized as the nation’s talent. 

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  • Mental Health Concerns of Students in the Pandemic

    “Don’t lose hope. When the sun goes down, the stars come out.”

    We find ourselves at the aftermath of the second wave of the Pandemic. We have been through a lot from self isolation to disruptions in our daily routines, with work from home and online schooling for children becoming the new normal. 

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  • Indian Olympiad Qualifier in Mathematics 2021

    Owing to the ongoing COVID – 19 pandemic, the National Olympiad programme in Mathematics, culminating in the International Mathematical Olympiad 2021 and European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad 2022, has been reduced to a three-stage process instead of four stages.

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  • Back to School!

    Time to resume the schools! Starting the school year can be stressful at the best of times, let alone after a pandemic. Both children and adults are feeling excited, nervous, anxious and may be reluctant to return to school.

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