Protest against MANF discontinuation at University of Hyderabad | (Pic: Amal Jose Philip)

Centre to discontinue scholarship for minorities, students irked

Students fear the cancellation of the Maulana Azad National Fellowship would lead to lesser representation of minorities in Higher Educational Institutions

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Punjab minister urges private institutes to work with state to promote sports

The Punjab government launched Olympian Balbir Singh Senior Scholarship Scheme to provide a monthly stipend to medal winners

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Symbiosis International University: tests 2 and 3 admit cards will be out on December 10

SNAP results will be announced on January 10, 2023. Also, the exam will be held in 87 cities across the country

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National Educational Policy (NEP) 2020 can build new Bharat, says TN Governor RN Ravi

"Our growth is deeply rooted in our origin and that is to be evoked and taken from Vedas and tradition," said the Tamil Nadu Governor

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Mysuru: UG students protest demanding second semester results, hostel allotment and scholarships

If scholarship issues are not sanctioned, it will be difficult for most of them to complete their education, lamented a student organisation

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National Entrance Cum Eligibility Test - Super Speciality (NEET-SS) final seat allotment result out

Candidates are instructed to report on December 11, 2022. Moreover, if there is any change in the date of reporting, it would be announced on the website

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Kerala: Class XII student caught attending MBBS lectures without admission, probe launched

When the attendance register was prepared based on the card, college authorities found discrepancies, following which the authorities realised the presence of an extra student

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Supreme Court requests Centre to solve Ukraine returnee medical students' problems

In its judgement, the court has requested the centre to consider the students' situation on the grounds that it was a "human problem"

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Post-pandemic school and college reopening killed 39% of EdTech funding in 2022

About 70 per cent of funding was made up of five rounds worth over Rs 82 lakh ($100 million) rounds raised by EdTech firms Byju's, Upgrad, LEAD School and PhysicsWallah, as per Tracxn's report

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Decoding what multilingualism means for India with BCL's Gauri Puranik and Janaka Pushpanathan 

As the British Council Library celebrates the shared linguistic heritage of India and the UK, we discuss what language means for today's India

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#WhatTheFAQ: What we need to know about Cyclone Mandous

The severe cyclonic storm is set to hit the coast of Tamil Nadu tonight. The IMD has declared a storm surge warning at the time of landfall, and red alerts have been issued in 13 districts in TN

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Union health minister warns of strong action again medical colleges without proper faculty

The centre will keep sending inspection teams to medical colleges along with taking undertakings and affidavits from medical colleges, said the minister

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Karnataka Teacher's Eligibility Test results to be out next week

Candidates who appeared for the exam can check their results through the official website 

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Bihar board exam 2023 timetable to be released today, December 9

Students from Class X and XII under the BSEB can check the schedule and other details through the official website 

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Conduct inquiry into Madrassas admitting non-Muslim students: NCPCR to states

The inquiry should include physical verification of children attending such madrasas. After the inquiry, all such children should be admitted to schools for formal education, the letter read

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IIT Bombay lab receives Rs 1.97 crore grant  from Palo Alto company

The California-headquartered company has been partnering with IIT Bombay on systems research since 2017

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Karnataka: Four students suspended for dancing in 'burqa'

The institute said it "does not support or condone any activities that could harm the harmony between communities and everyone"

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Osmania University: One-time chance for former PG students to clear backlogs. Here are the details

The last date for payment of examination fee without a late fee is January 7, 2023, the circular issued by the state university stated

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NMC releases revised MBBS calendar, curriculum for 2022-23. Check all the details here

The updated curriculum states that it has made some key changes since 2019 such as no postings during electives, inclusion of newer elements of Pandemic Module and so on

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Supreme Court to hear pleas of Ukraine-returned Indian medical students today, December 9

Some states like Tamil Nadu and Kerala had not even allowed the final-year Ukraine-returned students to complete their internships, while all other states had done so

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IITs directed to follow reservation policy in admissions, recruitment process

It has been revealed that the admission intake in PhD programmes in IITs is unfairly skewed against students from SC, ST and OBC

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Uttar Pradesh government announces award scheme for meritorious OBC students

There is also a proposal to digitally prepare students from backward classes for competitive examinations

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Odisha: Five-year ban lifted, new private colleges allowed to open

In 2019, the Education Department had decided not to grant permission for the establishment of new private degree or professional colleges for five years from 2020-21 academic session

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Karnataka CM to present Youth Budget, approves policy for youth who quit education

The number of youngsters leaving education at the high school level has increased, only 21 per cent of youths are pursuing graduation and postgraduation courses

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Delhi University to hold PG admissions through CUET, executive council passes resolution 

The change in the admission pattern of postgraduate programmes was proposed by a ten-member committee formed to suggest a strategy for PG admissions from 2023-2024

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Cyclone Mandous: Exams postponed in Tamil Nadu. Here's what you need to know

A red alert has been issued for three districts and an orange alert has been issued for a few others 

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Cyclone Mandous: Tamil Nadu on high alert, 17 districts declare holiday for schools, colleges

The state authorities said adequate precautionary measures were in place to face any eventuality that might occur 

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MBBS students protest at Jantar Mantar demanding a fifth attempt to clear first-year exams

In 2019, the NMC made it mandatory for MBBS students to clear their first-year exams in strictly four attempts, failing which a student would have to quit the course

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Kerala: Too less time to finish syllabus before board exams, fear teachers and students

"We are aiming to bring the academic calendar back on track after two years of Covid-induced disruptions," said an official

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NEET UG mop-up round final list of candidates out. Here's how you can check

As many as 5182 candidates have been allotted colleges in the mop-up round; those students who registered for the exam can now check the list online

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Osmania University to launch online courses soon says Vice Chancellor

OU Registrar Prof P Laxminarayana said the technological upgrades would do wonders for the University and its students 

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#WhatTheFAQ: What is ChatGPT and why has it taken the internet by storm?

Developed by California-based AI research institute OpenAI, ChatGTP took only five days to cross the one million users mark. Why is it the next big thing in Artificial Intelligence?

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Madhya Pradesh: Governor asks Universities to ditch Vice-Chancellor tag, call them 'Kulgurus' instead

The governor called upon all private and government universities to adopt five villages every year and run programmes focusing on health, cleanliness and community service

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Italy planning to woo more South Indian scholars with consulate in Bengaluru

The Italian Centre for the Promotion of higher education, Uni-Italia organised a one-day education fair called Italian Days on Higher Education in the city

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Should NEET be scrapped for AYUSH courses? Here's what students and experts say

While a few experts opine that NEET should be done away with as the qualifying exam for AYUSH courses, others disagree

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Visva-Bharati University: Protesting students were beaten in front of the V-C's residence

After rifts with employees, the VBU Vice-Chancellor embroils himself in another feud with the students

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Cusat refutes allegations of irregularities in appointment of Pro-Vice-Chancellor's wife as professor

The petition alleged that Usha was appointed in 2019 based on a fake teaching experience certificate issued by her spouse, who is the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of MG University

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UK universities luring Indian students with 'bring your family' offers, says report

The immigration situation has been a migraine for the Conservative party-led government as the net migration numbers are rising to an estimated record high

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CBSE board exam 2023: Class X and XII timetable to be released tomorrow, exam will commence on February 15

The timetable will be available on the official CBSE website, www.cbse.gov.in, from December 9

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Ahmedabad municipal corporation renames Medical College after Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Here's why

The municipal corporation standing committee chairman, Hitesh Barot was the one who proposed this idea in an executive meet

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Haryana bond policy row: Students continue protest for 36th day, wait for gazetted notification

Meanwhile, IMA Haryana, in support of the agitating students, has decided to file a PIL in the Punjab and Haryana High Court

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Supreme Court to hear appeal against acquittal of former DU prof GN Saibaba on January 17

The top court had on October 15 suspended the Bombay High Court order acquitting Saibaba and others in the Maoist links case

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Jadavpur University forms committee to probe abuse of professor

Around a hundred faculty members demonstrated outside the registrar's office demanding action against the non-teaching staffer

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Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu to revisit scheme for teachers' appointments

The state required some time to examine the same and implement the steps without affecting those already appointed

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Karnataka's Higher Education Department to be revamped, to adopt new practices

Department of Collegiate and Technical Education (DCTE) officials said the planned 6,500 smart classrooms in colleges will be completed by March

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Anna University in Tamil Nadu mulls merger of colleges with low enrollment

The varsity data reveals that in the last four years, not a single college out of the 16 have managed to fill all 100 per cent of their seats

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Restore pre-matric scholarship for minority students, CM of Tamil Nadu Stalin tells PM Modi

Only students studying in Classes IX and X would be eligible for the Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

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Why only girls, women need to be controlled or locked in at night: HC on Kerala hostel curfew

The women petitioners have contended that the 2019 government order was only being implemented in their hostel and not that of the men's

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AISA accuses ABVP of beating up its members at Delhi University

AISA accused ABVP members of using casteist slurs as well as brutally assaulting its members

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CUET a mammoth exercise, students faced problems but managed successfully: Centre

The examinations for admission to undergraduate courses were conducted from September 1 to September 7 and then from September 9 to 12 

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Delhi riots: Court to pass order on Umar Khalid's interim bail plea on December 12 

Earlier, Delhi Police had opposed Khalid's bail plea, saying he was facing serious charges under the UAPA and that he was likely to spread misinformation 

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Uttar Pradesh: Trans teacher allegedly asked to resign, demands to be reinstated

Upon seeing her documents, the school management told her to keep her gender identity a secret

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Harayana's Kurukshetra University students protest against fee hike, demand its rollback

The protesting students warned the varsity administration that their protest would continue until their demands are met

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Interim bail denied to ex-JNU student Umar Khalid by Delhi court

A bail plea by Khalid was previously rejected by a special bench of the Delhi High Court comprising Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar on October 18

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Teach CPR to school students to help save lives, says KGMU Lucknow doctor

"This way we will have many people who could help save precious lives," KGMU Professor Rishi Sethi stated

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Odisha: Kalahandi University students to soon start wearing designer Habaspuri handloom uniforms

The government-run university has had a tie-up with fashion designer Sujit Meher who will provide the uniforms

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Kerala Assembly tables bill to remove Governor as Chancellor of Universities

Leader of Opposition VD Satheesan charged that the Bill was prepared in haste and violates UGC guidelines

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Odisha: Video of govt school teacher using classroom door as blackboard during exam goes viral

Father of another student alleged the classroom door was being used as a blackboard throughout the year

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Delhi High Court asks Jamia Millia Islamia to respond to teachers' plea on dissolution of their association 

Justice Prathiba M Singh agreed that the association should exist and granted time to the respondent university to file its response

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Undergraduate English textbooks to be published in Indian languages

The University Grants Commission would help publishers with the identification of textbooks, translation tools and experts for editing

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#WhatTheFAQ: Unpacking UPSC mania. Why is it still so prestigious and back-breaking? What's the success rate?

The UPSC Mains results have been declared, but what makes this exam so hard and what do the numbers say? And why is it considered to be one of the most difficult examinations? 

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All India Students' Association to stage rally against FYUP on December 15. Here are their demands

"As part of the new batch of students, one feels like we are being experimented upon," said a first-year student of Miranda House, Deevya Deo

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Madhya Pradesh: Class V girl paraded with garland of shoes on suspicion of theft

The woman superintendent of the hostel has been removed from the post and further action will be taken on the basis of it 

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Fee hike in Kurukshetra University, Haryana: Students stage protest outside VC's office

The administration argues that the doors are still open for talks and that the students must approach them and converse

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Kerala HC to hear curfew timings plea of Kozhikode Medical College students on December 15

The government order in question regarding curfew timings was issued in accordance with a Kerala High Court order from 2019  

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West Bengal: Protesting Visva-Bharati University students squat before VC's car

A woman student squatted first, then others followed suit, preventing the VC from entering his office in the evening

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Uttar Pradesh: School Computer teacher rapes minor student for over 2 years; sent to jail

The police informed that the girl only confided in her parents about the assault after she was threatened by the accused

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Jammu and Kashmir students stranded after AICTE suspends scholarship due to 'de-duplication'

The scheme which was started in 2011 helps students by meeting their expenditures for academic and maintenance fees

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DU PG admissions: Second merit list will be released today, December 7

The admissions process will take place between December 8 and December 10; candidates have until December 10 at 11.59 p.m. to pay the fees

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Telangana: Complaint filed against private medical colleges for charging excess fees from PG students

Complaint filed by HRDA for collecting excess fees of up to Rs 50,000 in the name of labs, libraries, and sports

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NEET SS Counseling 2022: MCC announces addition of seats in round 1 seat matrix. Here are the details

Candidates must complete their registration by December 7, 12 pm and their fee payment by 3.00 pm. This is what the official notice stated

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AP gov't suspends notification on eligibility to apply for post of Senior Residents; new criteria introduced

The online application for the post of Senior Resident has to be filled in December 10, 2022 on the official website — dme.ap.nic.in

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KR Narayanan Institute protest: Kerala Education Minister R Bindu holds talks with protesting students

Caste discrimination allegations have been levied against the institute director, among other accusations. Here's the update

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At an Andhra Pradesh school, all students in a class spotted sans shoes given under Jagananna Vidya Kanuka scheme

On a surprise inspection of a school in Mangalagiri town, the Principal Secretary (School Education) was taken aback as 100% of the students were not wearing shoes

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Tamil Nadu Naan Mudhalvan scheme: Class XII students requested to update their higher education preference

Students are to be taken on exposure tours to higher education institutions after they've made the preliminary choice of three courses they wish to pursue

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Internships for Ukraine-returned medical students to be discussed in SC tomorrow, December 8

The presiding Justices had earlier consulted among themselves and stated that the internship matter would be heard separately

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UPSC Civil Services (Main) Examination results 2022: For successful candidates, here are the next steps

Candidates can check the results and the details of the upcoming rounds via the official website www.upsc.gov.in

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Coach Calling: How will a four-day work week work out for Gen Z in India?

A survey of companies that implemented a four-day work week turned out to be a success. If it happens in India, here's what Gen Z stand to gain

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Another ragging case surfaces in Assam, this time at Silchar Dental College

The affected juniors of the boys' hostel at the college directly filed a complaint against their seniors on the UGC helpline

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DU VC: Government to set up centralised digital library, improve accessibility

The VC unveiled the brochure and website of the International Conference on Academic Libraries (ICAL-2023)

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Telangana: Gov't announces free uniforms, books and mid-day meals for school students

State initiatives like these in the past have resulted in a higher turnout of students, said a government school principal

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Kerala HC asks MG University to consider affiliation for hearing impaired students' college

During the hearing, Justice Devan Ramachandran asked the University to issue the appropriate orders before December 15

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Meghalaya HC: Government college teachers can contest elections

The High Court observed that the concerned teachers were not found to hold an office of profit and thus quashed the notification

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Uttar Pradesh gov't to make learning English fun with audio content

The English Language Teaching Institute (ELTI), based in Prayagraj has developed audio content for children

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Indian Medical Association in Haryana to file petition against state's bond policy

Students from all the government colleges across the state have been protesting against the bond policy for a month now

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Karti Chidambaram to Edu Min: Let students take another shot at JEE Main and Advanced exams

Chidambaram has cited in his letter that several students faced various technical issues such as computers shutting down, screens getting frozen and questions taking too long  to load

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Is CLAT not accessible to students with disabilities? Lawyers, students weigh in

The CLAT 2023 exam is scheduled to be held on December 18, 2022. Admit cards for the exam will be issued today

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Renowned scientists to address students at Goa's Manohar Parrikar Vidnyan Mahotsav on December 13     

Goa's state department of science, technology, and waste management will host the event in collaboration with other governmental entities  

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#WhatTheFAQ: Educate, agitate, organise are holy words for Ambedkarites. Decoding its origin on Dr Ambedkar's death anniversary 

On the death anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, the architect of the Constitution of India, we look at the message he had left for all his followers 

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CBSE Board exams: Last date to make LOC data corrections is today, December 6

Here's how schools affiliated to CBSE can make corrections to data through the official website by today

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Delhi University: PG schedule for NCWEB courses announced, first merit list to be out on December 12

Candidates can apply for admission using the first merit list from December 12 to 14, last date for fee payment is December 15      

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Second-year engineering student from NIT Calicut dies by suicide after losing money in online trading

Second-year engineering student from NIT Calicut dies by suicide after losing money in online trading

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Tamil Nadu's secondary grade teachers to go on indefinite hunger strike from December 27. Here's why

Teachers appointed after June 1, 2009 earn Rs 8,000 per month, while those appointed before May 31, 2009 earn Rs 11,170 per month, they say 

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JNUEE 2022: JNU PhD admissions admit cards out now. Download here

The exam will be conducted on December 7, 8, 9 and 10 by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in Computer-Based Testing mode

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Eggs back in midday meal for Puducherry students; free school bus services resume

Free bus services have resumed after the pandemic. Also, one lakh eggs were distributed in the UT yesterday

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Kerala: Caste discrimination allegation against KR Narayanan institute director, students stage protest

The Director allegedly forced the institute's sanitation workers to do domestic labour and denied admission to a Dalit student

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Puducherry gov't to pay MBBS fees in private colleges for CENTAC students from 2023

The government has taken steps to provide funding for postgraduate courses in all departments at IGMCRI 

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AP: Over five days, special educators will be trained in assistive tech to teach differently-abled students

The five-day training programme is being held for special education teachers to improve learning outcomes for differently-abled students. Here are more details

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Telangana to offer free EAMCET coaching for intermediate second-year students from gov't colleges

Intensive residential summer coaching will be given to interested  students from government colleges of the state