Gurgaon, India (PressExposure) October 10, 2009 -- Jagannath University, Jaipur has become the first private university to successfully roll out an Any-time Anywhere Entrance Examination on the lines of GRE/GMAT. JUNEE 2009 is powered end to end by Aspiring Minds, India's only company which provides Computer Adaptive Assessment Technology and delivery services. JUNEE 2009 (Jagannath University National Entrance Examination) is a computer based assessment being carried out across 22 cities in the country for over 3 months. Aspirants can comfortably register online, schedule their test location in a city near them and date online and appear for the test.
Recently, the Knowledge Commission recommended a GRE-like assessment for entry to colleges. This effort by Jagannath University in partnership with Aspiring Minds is certainly a proof of concept for our education policy makers.
JUNEE 2009 is powered by Aspiring Minds, India's only company which provides Computer Adaptive Assessment Technology and delivery services. Aspiring Minds' the brain child of alums of IIT, Delhi and MIT, USA has in a short period of time created capabilities to provide computer based adaptive assessment enabling Anywhere Anytime testing. Himanshu Aggarwal, co-founder and Director of Aspiring Minds, said "JUNEE's success proves critics of computer based assessment completely wrong. Our technology provides on-the-fly self-learning tests using advanced statistical frameworks. Our delivery team has done a commendable job in conducting JUNEE pan-India with 100% availability without a single test failing till date. It is Manish's forward looking vision and mission to reach out to the masses with high quality affordable education that has brought JUNEE to students in this shape and form." Aspiring Minds' also conducts India's largest Employability Assessment (AMCAT) and is used by multiple large companies for recruitment.
Manish Gupta, Chancellor Jagannath University said, "Education needs to be inclusive. We want that young minds from small towns and cities get an equal opportunity to world-class education. For this we needed a testing mechanism which is completely distributed. JUNEE 2009 has given great access to aspirants across the nation to apply to Jagannath University. Our promotional efforts have had great success with the reach our test provides to our target audience. We have had people from as far as Guwahati and Shillong appearing for JUNEE."
ABOUT JAGANNATH UNIVERSITY
Jagannath University provides degree courses in Management, Engineering, IT, Mass Communication, Architecture, Law, Commerce, Hospitality and Design. It was established in 2008 in Jaipur, Rajasthan and has is recognized by UGC and Rajasthan Government.