AICTE okays Geospatial Science And Technology as subject in GATE, NET exams


The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) on Wednesday approved the inclusion of ‘Geospatial Science And Technology’ as a subject for students competing for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), National Eligibility Test (NET) for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), and lectureship in Indian universities and colleges, including IITs and NITs.


This will benefit an increasing number of students opting for the subject at different levels, and help in the evolution of Geospatial Ecosystem in the country, an official statement said. AICTE gave nod for the inclusion of Geospatial subject in GATE and NET examination on the recommendation of the National Geospatial Task Force Report 2013 under the Chairmanship of former Isro Chairman, Dr K Kasturirangan.


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According to the official statement, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) have

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AICTE Approves Geospatial Science And Technology As Subject In GATE And NET Exams

AICTE Approves Geospatial Science And Technology As Subject In GATE And NET Exams

AICTE Approves Geospatial Science And Technology As Subject In GATE And NET Exams

New Delhi:

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has approved for the inclusion of Geospatial Science And Technology as a subject in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and the National Eligibility Test (NET). Candidates appearing in NET for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), and for lectureship in universities and colleges, including IITs and NITs, will now be able to study the newly added subject.

The inclusion of the subject will benefit students and help in the “evolution of Geospatial Ecosystem in the country”, an official statement said.

The inclusion of the subject was approved on the recommendation of the National Geospatial Task Force Report 2013, under the Chairmanship of former ISRO Chairman, Dr. K. Kasturirangan.

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has also highlighted the need for Geospatial subject in GATE and NET

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Daktronics to cut 100 jobs, net sales fall millions behind in Q1 for South Dakota-based company

South Dakota-based Daktronics is cutting about 100 jobs as the company anticipates financial setbacks created by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a Friday statement from the company.

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The Brookings-based maker of electronic displays and billboards reported its net sales, net income and cash generated by operations for the quarter were all down millions of dollars year-over-year, according to financials released last week.

Daktronics was able to remain profitable in the short-term, but that was with temporary measures, spokeswoman Staci Mergenthal said in an emailed statement.

“We now foresee a more prolonged downturn and we felt a longer-term solution was necessary,” Mergenthal said.

Financial strain hasn’t stopped Daktronics from landing some sizable contracts, including installing a suite of video displays on a Major League Soccer stadium planned for Austin, Texas.

But even with work on the Austin stadium, Daktronics still reported decreasing sales for the first quarter of its

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China Education Resources Inc. Made US$978,466 in Net Income in Q2 2020

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 1, 2020) – China Education Resources, Inc. (TSXV: CHN) (OTCQB: CHNUF) (“CER”), an ed-tech company with leading technology of intelligent system and contents which provides online/offline learning, training courses and social media for teachers, students and education professionals, announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2020. All figures are expressed in U.S. dollars.

China Education Resources generated a gross revenue of $3,734,501 in the second quarter of 2020 as compared with a gross revenue of $4,250,617 for the same period in 2019. It recorded a net income of $795,883 attributable to CER’s shareholders as compared with a net income of $423,482 attributable to CER’s shareholders for the same period in 2019.

During the six months ended June 30, 2020, CER generated a revenue of $4,333,775 as compared with $6,136,996 for the same period in 2019. The net income attributable to the shareholders

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