Monday, July 18, 2016

National Youth Conference Coming Soon!

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Year after year, National Youth Council has been organizing the National Youth Conference to bring together youth from the entire nation. National Youth Conference is being held for the second time between August 10-12.
The National Youth Conference 2016 will bring together motivated youths from every district of Nepal to motivate, inspire and prepare for change. The 3-day conference program aims to provide youths with a platform to connect with like-minded people and to develop their personalities and encourage leadership and entrepreneurship among them. The program also intends to provide youth with an opportunity to develop industry specific knowledge.

Youths are the torch-bearer of the change Since youth are the center for national development, awareness and productivity should be developed among them. National Youth Conference is put together with a notion of “Nepalese youth need to work for each other”.

Through this conference, National Youth Council aims to build traits which will help Nepalese youth to sustain themselves within the boundaries of the country. With all the changes taking place within a country, youths have a huge role to play and to bring that undeniably effective force into the mainstream of nation changing campaigns is as challenging as it might be, it is essential.
“To execute the positive thoughts into nation developing activities and to unite the youth force for their skill contribution in their motherland is the present challenge that looms in the context of Nepal.  Having said that with the target of bringing two potential future leaders at a single platform, who can direct the upcoming generation of their districts for the overall growth of the country, bringing the positive changes within them through the training focused on Entrepreneurship development & Personality Development, we propose National Youth Conference 2016.”, said energetic Saroj Baniya, Founder/President of NYC
NYC 2015 witnessed the presence of 168 participants from over 68 districts. For the National Youth Conference 2016, the new participants from those 68 districts shall take part. In addition, the event shall be promoted in remaining 7 districts of the country so that participants of all districts of Nepal would be the part of the program.
Sparrow SMS is proud to partner with the National Youth Council for the second time for National Youth Conference 2016.

 SMS NYC2016 to 33001 for more info about the conference.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

GREEN DEVELOPMENT BANK (GDB) IPO Result of less than 900 shares Published

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The IPO Allotment result of those who has applied for less than 900 shares of Green Develoment Bank has been published. Result can be viewed from SMS or Sparrow App. Please read institutions below
How to view IPO Allotment Result of Green Development Bank?

The IPO Allotment will be available through SMS.

Type GDB<space>Application No. and send SMS to 32200.

एउटा स्पेस )Application Number टाइप गरी 32200 मा SMS गर्नुहोस्

Similarly, results can be viewed directly from Sparrow App's Stocks and Commodities Section (Download Link: 
Type GDB<space>Application No. and send SMS to 32200.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Important notice for CTEVT students!

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Council for Technical education & Vocational Training (CTEVT) has published an important notice regarding CTEVT application form submission and examinations.

Students filling up scholarship form as per the notice published by Council for Technical education & Vocational Training, Office of Controller of Examinations published on 8th Ashad, 2073 cannot apply for scholarship. And the students filling up forms full entry fees can submit two different forms. Following this protocol, the students can sit for the examinations, and students applying for revised forms should submit their applications accordingly, said the notice published by CTEVT on 27th Ashad.
Towards Classified Scholarship
Full Entry Fees
Last date for form submission
Shrawan 3, 2073

Places distributing and collecting forms
Related educational institutions
(Application forms are available on official website of CTEVT: as well)
Date and time for entrance examinations
Shrawan 5, 2073. Wednesday
5 a.m.
Shrawan 5, 2073. Wednesday
1 p.m.
Exam duration
2 hours
2 hours
Exam center
Centers allotted by relative educational institutions

The above notice can be viewed on the website of CTEVT: For further information, contact number of OCE: 016630342.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

No more streams in +2 anymore?

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The 8th Amendment of the Education Bill is all set to bring about yet another change in education system. For years, you have embraced one stream among Science, Management, Humanities and Education and pursued careers accordingly. Here’s a change, there will not be streams anymore!
With the implementation of the new education amendment bill, education between Grade 6-12 is going to be introduced under two thresholds. Education had been divided under four streams- Science, Management, Humanities and Education up until now.
National Education Board has been making preparations to eliminate streams at Grades 11 and 12 and acquaint subjective curriculum informed Member Secretary of the board and Joint Secretary Dr. Lava Deo Awasthi.
HSEB has been operating four streams in Plus two education for the past 24 years. But from now onwards, Grade 6-12 will be considered school level education, due to which there will only be two edges as per the new enactment of the education bill confirmed Awasthi.

Two Edges: Technical and Regular
Students can choose between technical and regular in Grade 6 and continue with their choices till Grade 12. “Under Regular categories students can study their preferred subjects.” He said, “Students will be relieved from the pressure of embracing between the streams.”
Modifications will be made in the curriculum of Grade 6-12. “If a student prefers Physics and Mathematics, he can major in Mathematics. Similarly, if a student has interest in Music, he can continue his studies in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Music.” He said, “Even if someone is more inclined towards Music, he can pursue engineering later in his career. Students, now, can choose multidimensional paths for education at universities.”
By reducing hassles related to streams, the new education system provides students with an opportunity to continue thematic education. According to him, 8 subjects in Grade 10 will also be reduced to just 5.
Board of Educator and Curriculum (Grade11 and 12) suggested that subjective group could be a more apt way of education in Nepal. “Students will receive basic university education right from Grade VI and specialization can be done only in university level. This form of educational is adopted round the world.”
“With the approval of the Education Amendment Bill, it’d be better to introduce a new base and subjective education which, in result, will impact education system in Nepal positively.”
Science stream is considered superior to management, and management gives no importance to humanities stream and negative perception towards education faculty is causing distortion of Plus two education. According to him, revocation of all the four streams and moving ahead with integrated curriculum is going to prove itself as an achievement.
Can’t wait to see how this turns out? We cannot too.
The current year has been revolutionary in the face of education in Nepal. We certainly hope that all these changes are going to improve the status of Nepali education and shift the entire education paradigm towards learning rather than grades.
With all these changes happening simultaneously in education system, it might get difficult to keep yourself updated. So,
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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

ICSE paves way for Social Entrepreneurship in Nepal!

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International Conference was successfully held over a period of two days by King’s college in collaboration with over 30 partners. 8 international speakers from all around the world along with 30 national speakers shared their insight in social entrepreneurship.
According to former Finance Secretary, Rameshwor Khanal, major challenges faced in social entrepreneurship is lack of finance and acceptance in general.
Additionally, the session moderated by Anil Chitrakar highlighted that the essence of entrepreneurship lies in the ability to take risks and persist towards your goals.
Siddartha Rajhans, a first generation technology entrepreneur, a Silicon Valley Technocrat, management researcher, TEDx and motivational speaker and Pioneer of the Outernet Technology in India talked about his experience of working as a technological entrepreneur. Spacify Inc., a project initiated by him has been providing internet access to rural communities in India of whom students are huge beneficiaries.

Anil Chitrakar and Rameshwor Khanal highlighted the opportunities of social entrepreneurship in Nepal. Social problems are not problems but lucrative business opportunities that need to be explored. 
Similarly, Prof Jay Mitra, Essex Business School talked about the essentials of social entrepreneurship such as resilience, adaptability and sustainability of the business.”Social entrepreneurship is distinct due to its social value, inclusiveness, sustainability, localization and broad-based stake-holding.”, he added.
Lena Ramfelt, Co-Founder of Gear up Ventures presented her talk on “Don’t take entrepreneurship out of social entrepreneurship” and discussed her own experience along with useful advice while walking down the path of entrepreneurship.
Research papers related to social entrepreneurship were also presented at the conference. A few of the projects accomplished by Sherpa Adventure Gear in the sector of social entrepreneurship were also showcased at the conference by the CEO, Aashutosh Tiwari.
Policies of government in social entrepreneurship were also discussed.
Similarly, on the day two, there were three breakout sessions twice. Amit Agrawal, CEO of Janakitech moderated the session on ‘Technological Entrepreneurship and Management’. The panelists included:
Mr Siddharth Rajhans from Apple (Singapore)
Allen Bailochan Tuladhar from Microsoft
Mr. Atulya Pandey from PageVamp
Mr Sibjan Chaulagain from Ict4agri Nepal
Prof. SuryaNarayana from India.

ICSE also offered opportunities for social enterprises to showcase their products and services. ICSE aimed to bring together academicians, practitioners, and entrepreneurs to make common understanding about social entrepreneurship and provide a platform for networking to people with similar interests. Nepal is going through a capital transformation now and social entrepreneurship is the solution to address all the socio-economic challenges faced currently. For a long time, entrepreneurship has been associated with a misconception that it reaps optimum benefits to the investors. Social entrepreneurship provides entrepreneurs opportunities along with providing solutions to its beneficiaries. Social entrepreneurship, we believe, will boost the economy along with improving the quality of life.

 Sparrow SMS congratulates the entire team of Conference on Social Entrepreneurship for initiating a step in this direction and we hope that all the participants are inspired towards exploring challenges and turning them into socio-business solutions.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

No more Primary, Lower Secondary and Higher Secondary level in Schools!

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The Education Act, 1971 (8th Amendment) passed by the parliament earlier has been approved by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday, June 29. This means, now both the HSEB and OCE will be transformed into National Examination Board. The entire school education system will be handled by Department of Education (DoE) from now onwards.
The outgoing Vice Chairman of HSEB, Chaitanya Sharma said that additional resources will be required since new curriculum design is being introduced and better management of NEB (which is now huge).
Above 3600 higher secondary schools monitored by the HSEB will be looked after by the National Examination Board.
Basic Education has been structured till Grade 8. Grade 9-12 will be called secondary level. School level will not be segregated into Primary, Lower Secondary and Higher Secondary anymore. Examinations of basic level will be regulated from District Examination Office. Passing Grade 12 will be equivalent to +2.

The first meeting chaired by the Education Secretary Bishwo Prakash Pandit decided that all the 425 employees of HSEB are now the personnel of NEB.
Proper implementation of this bill will lead to better management of basic education system in Nepal. Furthermore, elimination of SLC from Grade 10 will thrust the pressure of getting better grades for students out of better doors and direct their efforts towards learning.
We look forward to enactment of this bill and hope to see a change in the face of Education in Nepal.
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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

International Conference On Social Entrepreneurship starting on June 30

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Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development at King's College presents 'International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship' to be held on June 30 and July 1. With the increasing number of new ideas and the entrepreneurship spirit as time passes, a need for innovative tools and strategies and strong mentor-ship is observed. The ICSE is being held with the aim of catering to those needs.

ICSE aims to provide academicians, entrepreneurs and corporate houses with a platform to communicate, learn, network and share their ideas and better at their respective roles.
There has always been a misconception that social entrepreneurship is against commercial entrepreneurship, ICSE also intends to rule out this misconception and dive deeper into the concept of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial culture, SME development, technological entrepreneurship among others.
Department of Industry, One to Watch, Rockstart Impact, iCapital, Antarprerna, Biruwa, Change Fusion, FACTS, among others, are the joint collaborators of the event.

In addition to 37 national speakers, ICSE will feature 8 internationally acclaimed speakers from around the world. The conference will host Siddharth Rajhans, a first generation technology entrepreneur, a Silicon Valley Technocrat, management researcher, TEDx and motivational speaker and Pioneer of the Outernet Technology in India and Ms. Lena Ramfelt, cofounder of Gear Up Venture among other renowned personalities.

Narottam Aryal, Executive Director of King’s College said, “There are a lot of socio economic challenges and issues which have not been addressed to by the government, the market or by the people. As a nation we need to look beyond our dependency on non-governmental bodies for social improvement. This is where market-based solutions that are sustainable, come in the picture. The government is not paying attention to social entrepreneurship because the segment might not be profitable in traditional system that we are used to working in with impact leading the way on the driver’s seat.”

The conference will serve as a platform for anyone looking for networking opportunities to develop and grow in the field of social entrepreneurship.
Sparrow SMS is proud to partner with King’s College for an inventive step towards entrepreneurship.
Date: June 30- July 1
Venue: Hyatt Regency, Taragaon Bouddha
SMS ICSE to 34001 for more info. 

Monday, June 27, 2016

SLC Supplementary Exams starting 14th Shrawan!

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After SLC Supplementary results 2072 are officially published by OCE, type SLC<space>Symbol-No & send SMS to 35001 or Download Sparrow App from & check your result.

SLC Supplementary Examinations 2073 will be held starting 14th Shrawan till 21st Shrawan. Students  who have secured D or E grades in two or less subjects can take the examinations.
The timing for the SLC Supplementary exam is 8 AM to 11 AM.

The forms for the supplementary examinations need to be submitted by 9th Shrawan, 2073 as per the stated requirements along with a pp-sized photograph. The following are the guidelines that need to be considered well while filling up the registration fee.

      1.       Registration fees of Rs. 500 have to be submitted to revenue account 14223. There is no provision of late fee.

       Students can download registration forms and other details from the OCE website:

       The following are the required documents to be submitted along with the registration form:
       Photocopy of SLC Examinations 2072 Grade Sheet/ Grade ledger.
      Attested photocopy of admit card for SLC Examinations 2072.
       Bank voucher of the registration fees or cash receipt of the revenue submitted at respective district office.

       Provision for admit card: Admit cards for SLC Examinations 2072 will function as admit cards for supplementary examinations too.

       In case the students have lost the admit cards, Deans/ Principals of the respective schools can verify the photographs of the students. Students can then apply to the district offices for a new admit cards along with a fee of Rs. 50.

       On the event of unstated holiday, the examinations will not be cancelled/postponed without a prior notice.

       Admit Card is mandatory to enter the examination halls.

       The examination centers will be present in the district headquarters only.

       The students who remain absent from the stated exam centers and schedule will not be able to retake the examinations.

After SLC Supplementary results 2072 are officially published by OCE, type SLC<space>Symbol-No & send SMS to 35001 or Download Sparrow App from & check your result.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

SLC Technical Result 2072 Published!

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SLC Technical Result has been finally been published. You can know your result through Sparrow SMS

Type TSLC<space>Symbol-No and send SMS to 35001 to get your result with GPA Grades via SMS or download Sparrow App from:
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SLC Technical Result 2072 to be Published Today !

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After the results are published, Type TSLC<space>Symbol-No and send SMS to 35001 to get your GPA Grades via SMS or download Sparrow App from:

The wait is about to be over for SLC Result in Technical Category. Around 3200 total students appeared for the SLC test in technical category this year. 

After the results are published, Type TSLC<space>Symbol-No and send SMS to 35001 to get your result with GPA Grades via SMS or download Sparrow App from:
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Friday, June 17, 2016

SLC Supplementary Exam Routine 2072

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After SLC Supplementary results 2072 are officially published by OCE, type SLC<space>Symbol-No & send SMS to 35001 or Download Sparrow App from & check your result.
Office of the Controller of Examination has announced that the SLC Supplementary Exam 2072 will be held from 14th Shrawan, 2073 to 21 Shrawan, 2073 this year. The students who have got D or E Grades in two or less subjects can appear for the supplementary examination.
The timing for the SLC Supplementary exam is 8 AM to 11 AM.
Here is the SLC Supplementary Exam Routine 2072:

Sparrow SMS wishes all the best to the students who are appearing for the SLC supplementary examination. 

After SLC Supplementary results 2072 are officially published by OCE, type SLC<space>Symbol-No & send SMS to 35001 or Download Sparrow App from & check your result.
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SLC result 2072/2073: Minimum SLC GPA Grades Criteria for admission in HSEB

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SLC Result 2072 has finally been published. As Grading System was introduced for the first time, it brought a lot confusions for the passed out SLC students regarding the minimum requirements for enrolling in Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB).

According to the details of HSEB meeting, Students who got minimum of 1.6 GPA in SLC result would be able to enroll in Class XI. But their choice of subjects would depend upon the GPA Grade they got in their subjects.
Here is the brief summary for the minimum requirements:
Grade XI Subjects
Minimum GPA
Minimum “C+” Required Subjects
Minimum “C” Required Subjects
“D+” Required Subjects
Science Subject Group
Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics/Computer Science/Agriculture
Science and Math
Social and Nepali
Vocational Subject Group
Animal Science/Plant Science/Electrical Engineering/Civil Engineering/Computer Engineering

Science, Mathematics and English
Social and Nepali
Mathematics/Accountancy/Economics/Computer Science/ Teaching Mathematics/ Elements of Finance/Jyotish/Business Mathematics/Co-operative Management/Business Studies/Geography/Psychology

English, Nepali, Social and Science
Physics Education/ Chemistry Education/Biology Education/Teaching Science

Science and Math
English, Nepali and Social
English/Alternative English/Teaching/Linguistics

Science and Math
Nepali and Social
Mass Communication/ Hotel Management/ Travel and Tourism

Nepali and Social
Nepali , Teaching Nepali

English and Social
Political Science/ History/Culture/Home Science/Sociology/Philosophy/Library and Information Science

English and Social
Introduction To Education/ Instructional Pedagogy/ Health and Physical Education/Population Studies/Environment Education

Nepali, English and Science
Human Value Education, General Law, Sanskrit Byakaran, Sahita, Nyaya, Veda, Niti Shastra, Boudhha Education, Law

Nepali, English and Social
Maithali, Hindi, Newari, French, Japanese, Urdu, German, Chinese and Other Language

Dance, Music, Sculpture, Painting, Applied Arts, Sport and Others


For example, if you want to Study Chemistry(Science Group) than you require to have minimum SLC GPA of 2 and Minimum "C+" in Science and Math, Minimum "C" in English and "D+" in Social and Nepali.

We hope this will clear some confusions of SLC Appeared students.
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Note: This is for information purpose. Please verify with HSEB for this.

Type SLC<space>Symbol-No and send SMS to 35001 to get your GPA Grade via SMS or download Sparrow App from:
*Actual Results to be verified by OCE, Sanothimi Only.