NEET everything one needs to know

Yearning specialists will have only one opportunity to get a seat in a therapeutic school this year through National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Undergraduate (UG) 2017 (NEET-UG). The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will direct the test on May 7, 2017 according to controls confined under the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 (changed in 2016) and the Dentists Act 1948 (revised in 2016). Confirmations in 100% seats of MBBS/BDS will be done in therapeutic/dental schools keep running with the endorsement of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the service of wellbeing and family welfare. In any case, foundations set up through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry, won’t take an interest in NEET UG this year.

Other than leading the test, the CBSE will pronounce the outcome and set up an all-India rank rundown for the applicants in percentile rank. This will be given to the Directorate General of Health Services, New Delhi for advising of 15% all-India amount situates and giving the outcome to the state guiding experts and conceding organizations.

Hopefuls must be 17 years of age at the season of confirmation. The upper age constrain for NEET-UG is 25 years as on the date of examination for general class hopefuls.

Competitors will get most extreme three endeavors for NEET UG. According to the notice and data release, it was recommended that the competitors who have just benefited passable three endeavors won’t have the capacity to apply for NEET 2017. Be that as it may, the CBSE has issued an illumination on the issue. The Department of Health and Family Welfare, legislature of India, and Medical Council of India have illuminated that “endeavors made by contender for AIPMT/NEET before 2017 won’t be tallied. NEET 2017 will be considered the main endeavor for all hopefuls, independent of their past endeavors in AIPMT/NEET,” said an official proclamation from CBSE.

All hopefuls who couldn’t top off the application frame because of the state of three endeavors at AIPMT/NEET will now have the capacity to top off their application shape.

Home understudies of various states who have done their tutoring from another state are qualified for affirmation in state medicinal universities on the off chance that they are positioned in the all-India justify list. For example, if an understudy who has finished his tutoring from Delhi and is a residence of West Bengal looking for confirmation in a school of the state can apply in the state universities. “The understudy should demonstrate his house candidature with fundamental reports, for example, verification of habitation of his folks. Once the CBSE shares the rundown of qualified competitors from our state, we will think about their qualification,” said a representative from the Directorate of Medical Education, West Bengal.

The guiding for confirmation in seats under the control of different states/colleges/foundations will be led according to the warnings issued independently by the specialists concerned. Applicants applying to state government universities will be conceded subject to standards and directions confined by the individual state governments.

It is essential for a possibility to get least of imprints at 50th percentile in NEET for 2017-18. The percentile will be resolved based on most astounding imprints secured in the all-India regular legitimacy list. A percentile rank is the level of score that fall beneath a given score in a gathering. NEET comes about are probably going to be proclaimed on June 8, 2017.

For 15% all-India share seats, advising will be led by the Directorate General of Health Services. For seats under the control of states/colleges/organizations, their individual specialists will direct the guiding.


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A 2017 Wall Street Journal survey found that employers have a very or somewhat difficult time finding people with the requisite soft skills. But what if employers are looking for soft skills and are not seeing them? The vast majority of mid-size and large employers in the US, UK and Canada utilize Applicant Tracking Systems.

There are more employers that claim soft skills are hard to find than hard skills

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) make it possible for employers to post new positions online and manage the hundreds of applicants who typically respond to each opportunity. No human hiring manager reviews hundreds of applications.

Instead, the ATS produces a manageable number of viable candidates for the hiring manager to review. How does the ATS do this? It’s not magic, but rather a keyword-based filter, comparing resumes to the posted job description, and passing through candidates who appear to be a better match.

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The keyword-based filter at the top of the hiring funnel of most employers has a number of interesting knock-on effects. One is the phenomenon of resume spam: candidates who literally copy the job description in white font into their resume in order to get past the screen. A second is an over-emphasis on technical skills.

Faced with the need to differentiate hundreds candidates for every online posting, employers have added many new job requirements most of which are technical.

According to Burning Glass, technical skills now dominate in terms of the sheer number of competencies demanded in job descriptions more than cognitive and soft skills combined for virtually every career.

While the dominance of technical skills in job descriptions is probably a reflection of the fact that it’s easier to come up with 10 technical requirements for a job than 10 different ways of saying problem solving or communication skills, this is the reality Millennials face in being seen by hiring managers. Because if they don’t have these technical skills, they’re not making it through the ATS filter. And if they’re not making through the ATS filter, they’re effectively invisible to employers.

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Does this mean there’s a soft skills shortage or that Millennials are all late, disorganized poor communicators? The punctual, organized and well-spoken Millennials whom employers should want have played by the rules and completed college degrees.

But because nearly all colleges and universities continue to live in a bubble, floating high above the mundane concerns of the labor market, and because they continue to believe that the job of higher education is to prepare students for their fifth job.

Colleges have not seriously undertaken to provide last mile technical training to students. So all these Millennials are missing.

The first is giving all Millennials a chance to become visible to employers through last-mile technical training

The second is that employers need to escape the tyranny of the keyword-based filter at the top of their hiring funnel. Employers need to demand that their ATS vendors like Taleo (Oracle) incorporate new technologies that allow them to screen (and search) on competencies rather than keywords.

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The shift to competency-based hiring is inevitable and will broaden the top of the funnel to include candidates with great soft skills, and likely more diverse backgrounds than the current pedigree- and degree-based hiring system allows.

Gyroscope founder Anand Sharma seems pretty content when we meet up for a walk to The Mill, a hip cafe known for its $4 toast in San Francisco’s NOPA neighborhood. It’s a rare sunny day in the city and his startup is growing.

His self-tracking platform with a sleek UI has added a genetics and step tracking component and soon blood tracking. He’s also closed on a small sum of angel funding from key investors like Periscope founder Keyvon Beykpour.

Even Jack Dorsey has started using Gyroscope, he tells me. Sharma’s worked for well over two years! He called it AprilZero then but the idea grew to include friends and soon anyone who wanted to track themselves on a range of different metrics relating to health and wellness.

The plan now includes where you go, what you eat, how many times you go running in a year and how much time you spend staring at the screen in front of you.

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The platform seems like an outgrowth of the quantified self movement a movement pairing technology with personal data to help you improve your life in some mental or physical way. But Sharma shrugs off the suggestion.

I don’t like to place myself in that category, he says. Mainly because those guys are little weird. He’s not wrong. The movement, also known as life logging, conjures up images of folks wearing six different health tracking bands, sensors on their heads and measuring every little detail of their actions in every part of their life for what sometimes is very unclear.

But Sharma, whom we’ve written about before when he was just getting started, has shaped the platform up quite a bit since starting out. Gyroscope is in the App Store now!

He has thought about productivity components like how much time you spend surfing the internet each day and added a bit of a competitive enhancement to the platform, allowing you to compare how many steps you took compared to your friends on the platform.

He’s also launching a feature this summer called Insights, an AI component that aims to help you make connections between certain behaviors and what you log on the platform. Sharma tells me it would work by drawing these connections and then sending push notifications to motivate and remind those using Gyroscope to do something relating to their goals.