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Say goodbye to disparities in student scores: NCERTS joins hands with ETS to launch PARAKH to set norms for all school boards

PARAKH- Performance Assessment, Review and Analysis of Knowledge for Holistic Development will work on setting norms, standards, guidelines for student assessment & evaluation for recognised schools

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India experiences 69% growth in medical colleges: Health minister shares exciting news in parliament

To increase the number of doctors in the country, the government has hiked the number of medical colleges and consequently, that of MBBS seats said the minister of state for health

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SC extends one-year exemption to school students from writing Tamil language paper

"We cannot do this piecemeal. We have to hear it. You have had some interim arrangements. You continue with that for one year," the court observed

FAIMA protests at Jantar Mantar demanding NEET PG postponement | (Pic: Dr Manish Jangra)

10,000 medical students join Aahwan protest demanding postponement of NEET PG 2023 exam

The doctors' association had taken permission for it earlier this month from the Deputy Commissioner of Police, New Delhi

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Why are IIT Bombay students upset with security measures on campus? Is it violating their privacy?

Starting with making biometric attendance mandatory a few months earlier, IIT Bombay has now started installing CCTVs in hostel corridors

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Delhi police challenges HC order discharging Sharjeel Imam, 10 others in Jamia violence case

An FIR was lodged in connection with the violence that erupted after a clash between police and people protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA)

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JEE Mains 2023: 20 candidates score perfect 100

As per data shared by the NTA, 8,23,967 candidates appeared for the examination that was conducted from January 24 this year

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Telangana Budget: Education gets Rs 19,000 crore, Rs 500 crore for varsities

Approximately 6.57% of the total budget has been earmarked for the education department, an increase of 6.24% from last financial year

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CUET UG 2023: Registration dates to be announced soon, says UGC Chairman

The examination will be conducted across 1000 test centres in the country, out of which, 450-500 exam centres will be used for examination each day

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JEE Mains Session I results released. Here is how you can check it

Meanwhile, the NTA will begin the JEE 2023 Session II registration process from today, February 7

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Over 58,000 teaching, non-teaching posts vacant in KVs, Navodaya schools, higher education institutes: MoE

The vacancies arise due to retirement, resignation, promotion and additional requirements on account of up-gradation or sanctioning of new streams

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Karnataka: 137 students hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning at Mangalore hostel 

City Police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar said that the police are trying to find the reason behind the incident

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Over Rs 28 crore spent on five editions of PM's Pariksha Pe Charcha: Education Ministry 

'Pariksha Pe Charcha is an annual event where Modi interacts with students who are to appear for Board examinations

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HC seeks stand of Delhi gov't on supplying books, uniforms to EWS category students 

The court was informed that in spite of an order directing such supply, the Delhi government was not complying with it

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Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission employees involved in exam paper leak

The paper leak was unearthed on December 23, 2022, when the vigilance arrested a senior assistant of HPSSC Uma Azad with a solved question paper and Rs 2.5 lakh in cash

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New measures approved to halt malpractice in hiring staff in Delhi's government-aided schools

Officials said there are about 8,300 sanctioned posts in 207 government-aided schools against which recruitments have been done from time to time

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India's G20 presidency: DU signs MoU with foreign universities; plans to host conclaves

There will be several programmes such as entrepreneurial conclaves, a Model United Nations and a G20 Conclave for students of the varsity to engage with their peers and delegates from G20 members

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JEE Main Exam 2023 Session 2 registrations begin tomorrow, February 7. Here's how to register

The last date for the submission of the application form for JEE Mains session 2 is March 7 and the exam is scheduled to be held from April 6

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee conferred honorary doctorate for contributions to literature and art

Earlier in January 2018 she was conferred the same degree by Calcutta University, with Partha Chatterjee as the then education minister

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IIT Mandi researchers create groundbreaking material for stealth vehicles and covert establishments

As per the team, the material can absorb a wide range of radar frequencies (signals), irrespective of the direction from which the radar signal hits the target

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Student death at IIT-Kharagpur sparks calls for investigation into alleged cover-up

The additional SP submitted before the court that the post-mortem report does not say that the death was homicidal and stated the door of Faizan's room was bolted from inside

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Over 30 lakh Indians studied abroad for higher education between 2017-2022

The purpose of Indians going abroad for higher education is recorded manually and based on verbal disclosure or visa type

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No Menstruation Leave in Sight: Union minister rules out proposed legislation for educational institutions

The minister further informed that the University Grants Commission has established guidelines for basic facilities and amenities aimed at providing a safe and secure environment for women

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NEET PG: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and now, 2023 — tracing students demand for exam postponement through the years

Since the year 2019, students have been subsequently demanding NEET PG postponement. However, it was fulfilled only a few times

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IIT Madras and Isro join forces to train India's next generation of space pioneers

The collaboration will result in modelling and simulation of human physiology and space systems, outreach activities, and training of ISRO scientists in the field of Extended Reality

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Calcutta High Court slams CBI for slow progress in teacher recruitment scam

This is the second time within a span of just four days, the CBI officials have faced the wrath of the Calcutta High Court in connection to the teachers' recruitment scam

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CBSE Board exams 2023 Class X, XII admit cards to be released soon

CBSE board (theory) exams 2023 for Class X will commence on February 15 and conclude on March 21. Similarly, Class XII board exams will take place between February 15 and April 5

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Uttar Pradesh: No panel to deal with cases of sexual harassment in gov't schools?

The basic education department 2016 directed that every school should have a three-member management committee for the monitoring of possible sexual offences

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#WhatTheFAQ: JEE Mains Session 1 results will be out today, February 6! Here's the story so far...

The National Testing Agency is set to release the results for the JEE Main 2023 Session I today. The exam was conducted in January, despite students' attempts to get it postponed

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SC, ST hostels in Karnataka plagued by food poisoning cases, unhygienic washrooms and more

Several students highlighted unsafe and unhygienic cooking conditions in the hostel, leading to cockroaches and worms in the food

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Karnataka: Thrust for nursing colleges, paramedic courses at taluk hospitals

A panel recommended that BSc Nursing and MSc Nursing staff working in taluk hospitals can be deputed to the college to work as faculty while continuing to work in the hospital

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Once again, Tamil Nadu produces most number of PhD graduates

Uttar Pradesh comes second in the list by awarding 2,217 PhD degrees while Karnataka and Delhi stand in the third and fourth position

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Delhi Riots 2020: HC to hear Sharjeel Imam's bail plea in UAPA case today, February 6

The plea alleged that Imam was arrested by the Delhi police as “part of a targeted campaign” against him

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Andhra Pradesh gov't gives facelift to medical education sector with Rs 8430 crore 

The main purpose of the state government is to deliver qualitative health services to the poor at government hospitals in the state

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Delhi University students asked to wear 'angvastra' on convocation 

Though it will not be mandatory for students to wear Indian attire, the varsity is requesting them to choose traditional attires such as kurta and saree

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Delhi court discharges Sharjeel Imam, Safoora Zargar and other accused in Jamia violence case

An FIR was lodged in connection with the violence that erupted after a clash between police and people protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in the Jamia Nagar area

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Former Aligarh Muslim University student shot on Campus, condition critical 

Mohammad Faizan, who is a boarder at the Ross Masood Hall hostel, was rushed to the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College hospital and his condition is stated to be critical

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FMGE December 2022 session results announced. Here's how to check

Results of the candidates whose face ID is under verification, court matters and whose security clearances are awaited have been withheld

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Jammu & Kashmir: Nine SKUAST-J students leave for US varsity to get exposure, training

The students will be visiting the Kansas State University under the Student Overseas Fellowship Programme of NAHEP funded by the ICAR and World Bank, the spokesman said

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Cancellation of scholarships plague MANUU students; VC to meet MoMA officials soon

Students claim the situation arose due to the mistake of a single student and the cancellation of everyone's scholarships is unfair

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NEET PG 2023 postponement: FAIMA to escalate agitation, call for protest at Jantar Mantar on February 7

FAIMA has called for a protest at Jantar Mantar on February 7, demanding the resignation of the Union Health Minister after he failed to meet the students demanding NEET PG postponement

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Third year MBBS student murder: Blood stains found on tube seized from accused

Sane, a third-year MBBS student, had gone missing in November 2021 and lifeguard Mittu Singh was held last month along with one more person

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Punjab CM Mann flags off first batch of 36 gov't school principals for Singapore visit

The first batch will return on February 11 and they will share their experience with their colleagues, the CM said

Why did Haryana gov't decide to include Ayurveda in MBBS courses? What are the takes | (Pic: EdexLive)

Haryana gov't announces one year Ayurveda course for MBBS students. Here's how experts react

Health Minister Anil Vij announced the new programme would be launched soon. Experts opine that it is not a good move

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1,717 students graduate during NIT Rourkela 20th Convocation Day

To note, NIT Rourkela is the first NIT and second among ‘Institutes of National Importance’ in the country to implement 'Blockchain-based digital degrees’ for its graduating students

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Agniveer recruitment process: Online exam CEE first followed by physical fitness; medical tests

The first online CEE is to be held in April at nearly 200 locations across the country and for it all preparations have been finalised, said a source 

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With upcoming exams, DU students upset over New Assessment Policy; protests held

The decision to increase the weightage of internal marks for the first-year was taken in an Academic Council meeting

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Anticipatory bail given to Indore law college professor by Supreme Court

An FIR was registered against him for allegedly promoting enmity and hatred after an alleged "Hinduphobic" book was found in the library
 

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"Following PM's guidance": VBU to CM Mamata Banerjee in retaliation to her remarks against VC's actions

In the ongoing spat between VBU and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, the university releases a statement attacking the CM  

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A 17-year-old found dead in hostel in Karnataka; parents claim sexual harassment by principal

A 17-year-old girl was discovered dead under mysterious circumstances in her college hostel in the Raichur district of Karnataka

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TN: Amid heavy rainfall schools, colleges shut in Thanjavur, Pudukottai districts 

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning is forecasted in isolated regions of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry, according to IMD

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BBC documentary: Calcutta University's SFI unit screens movie on laptop outside college

Members of the SFI mounted a laptop on a wooden platform in front of the main gate of the university and around 50 people watched the first part of the two-part documentary 

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BJP MLAs protested outside Kejriwal's house highlighting delay in salary of DU staff

BJP MLAs carried placards demanding immediate payment of salaries to the teaching and non-teaching staff of the 12 DU colleges
 

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DU: Seats, fee exemption for two orphan students in UG, PG programmes

Students will be exempted from payment of any kind of fees including exemption from hostel fees, examination fees and other fees

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#WhatTheFAQ: India-made eye drops leading to vision loss, infection in US? Is this the first of such mishaps?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned against using an eye drop made in India. What is the problem?

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Treating caste, husband's income while appointing teachers contrary to law: Karnataka HC

The selecting authority should consider the applications of the petitioners, based on the caste and income certificates of the parents and not their spouses, ruled HC

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TN: Concerns raised by parents, students of Class X, XII over practical exam dates

The exams are usually held in February, giving the students time to study for the practical exams before the theory exams would take place the following month

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Telangana HC: Request by PG medical students for exemption from rural services denied 

The petitioners were accepted into the PG programme in 2019 after they signed bonds promising to work for the Telangana government for a year 

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Gov’t school girls in Tamil Nadu to get self-defence training

The classes should also include how daily-use objects like key chains, dupattas, bags, pens, pencils and notebooks can be used for self-defence

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Defunct gov't primary school in Perambalur district of Tamil Nadu raises concerns. Here’s why

About eight years ago, the school was upgraded to a middle school after which, the school started functioning at another location in the same village

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Ready to become a Chartered Accountant? ICAI has opened registration for 2023 session. Here's how to apply

The last date to submit the ICAI CA exam form 2023 is February 24. However, candidates can also submit their forms till March 3 by paying a late fee of Rs 600

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West Bengal: Trinamool Congress youth leader sentenced to 14 days of judicial custody for multi-crore scam teachers' recruitment scam

The Enforcement Directorate arrested Kuntal Ghosh on January 21 and he has been in their custody since then; he received approximately Rs 19 crore from various individuals for arranging teaching jobs

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Maharashtra: Dummy candidate appears for CAPF and Assam rifles recruitment exam in Aurangabad, arrested

A case has been registered against them under section 420 (cheating) and other relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code and Maharashtra Prevention of Malpractices at University Act 1982

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20-year-old NEET aspirant from West Bengal falls to his death from 6th floor in Kota hostel

The incident occurred when the student, Ishanshu Bhattacharya, lost his balance on a balcony railing and fell; he had had been studying in Kota since August for the medical entrance exam

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JEE Mains 2023: Answer key released, window to raise objections closes tomorrow, February 4

The candidates who appeared for Session 1 of JEE Mains 2023 can download the answer key from the official website — jeemain.nta.nic.in.

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Academicians react on Visava-Bharati's statement on CM Mamata; cite it as poor taste

The CM, during her visit to Birbhum district on January 31, said disciplinary action taken against the students and the professor was undemocratic and uncalled for

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Quality First: Bombay High Court upholds tender conditions for supplying sanitary napkins in Maharashtra schools

The petitioner, a start-up owned by a 69-year-old man, was dismissed by a division bench of acting chief justice S V Gangapurwala and justice Sandeep Marne

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Kerala student takes the internet by storm with stunning back-heeled goal

The video clip eventually made it to the official web page of the Indian Super League, after the coach put it on social media

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UGC NET December exam 2022 city intimation link soon

The examination is scheduled to be conducted from February 21 to March 10, 2023. The duration of the exam is for 3 hours

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#WhatTheFAQ: Why is NEET PG 2023 trending on Twitter again?

As the date for NEET PG 2023 nears, students continue to make demands for the postponement of the exam on Twitter
 

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ICAI CA Foundation December exam results announced. Here are steps to check

The ICAI CA Foundation December exam 2022 was conducted between December 14 to December 20, 2022, at various exam centres across the country

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Arunachal Pradesh: State gov't assures meeting with agitating teachers; protest postponed

TA is demanding an enhancement of earned leave of school teachers from 10 to 20 days and an increase in the retirement age of teachers to 62

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Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu: Complaint box placed in schools by police

Police said students hesitate to contact them directly while facing issues. This will help students approach the police without revealing their details

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Union Budget 2023-24: Breakthrough Science Society calls allocation to education sector "meagre"

BSS stated that a majority of the allocation would be poured into facilitating online education rather than improving infrastructure in gov't schools

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IIT Bombay to make caste-related sensitisation course mandatory amidst complaints of mental harassment

To recall, the Ambedkar Periyar Phule Study Circle (APPSC), IIT Bombay, which is a student group, wrote to the NCST regarding mental harassment at the campus

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Tamil Nadu Private Schools (Regulation) Rules, 2023 released. Here are the details 

Rules state the conduct guidelines for the staff and it also states headmasters can leave only after ensuring that all students have left the premises

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Due to poor student enrolment, Anna University to halt 10 courses in 13 constituent colleges 

To deal with poor enrolment, the varsity is planning to merge the constituent colleges or convert them into skill development institutions

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Experience centre for special school teachers at Janti, Odisha? Here are the details

The first phase of technology-driven training for teachers of students with visual impairments kicked off yesterday and 27 teachers participated

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Salary delay in DU's Deen Dayal Upadhyay, faculty and staff protest outside college 

One of the teachers asserted that in addition to the financial crisis, the teachers are also going through a moral crisis as a result of the salary delay

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Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena: 213 students from AP will study abroad with help from gov't

Chief Minister will disburse Rs 19.95 crore to students, who secured admission to the top 200 universities in the world

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Telangana HC advises ICFAI Law School to lift suspension on students punished for ragging 

Petitions submitted by the suspended students from ICFAI Law School in Shankarpally requested that they be allowed to attempt the internal exams

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Karnataka HC pulls up state for failing to provide uniforms to students 

The court granted two weeks' time to report compliance, failing which, the officer concerned will have to appear before the court

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Stay Ahead of the Game: COMEDK entrance exam registration begins on February 15

The COMEDK entrance exam is scheduled to be held on May 28 and test scores are expected to be declared on June 10 at 11 am

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Railways officers to be recruited via Civil Services Exam; IRMS dropped

Every year, the Indian Railway Management Service exam was held by the Ministry of Railways to recruit officers

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Delhi High Court orders Delhi University to remove confusing admissions information

The court rejected a petition from a BSc (H) graduate who claimed she was ignored for admission to MSc Botany due to an error in the online application form

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Budget 2023: IIMs shocked by 50.67% cut in funding despite 8% increase in higher education budget

The reduction in funding for the IIMs was made under the Gross Budgetary Support head, which saw a decrease from Rs 323.50 cr in the 2022-23 estimate to just Rs 15.17 cr in the 2023-24 financial year

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IIT Bombay: Students allege caste discrimination; NCST demands director's response

The APPSC student group has demanded that all faculty, staff and students be caste sensitised through workshops

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Deadline for feedback on foreign University campuses in India extended until Feb 20

The reason for the extension is due to requests from stakeholders for more time to provide feedback

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NEET PG 2023 postponement: Will it, won't it? Mentors weigh in on the national exam's fate

The Union Health Ministry was ready to reschedule the exam but TCS, the exam conducting body, was unable to provide a suitable date

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Delhi University receives over 1,700 applications for fee waiver scheme for economically disadvantaged students

Eligibility criteria for the scheme include family income of less than Rs 4 lakh for a 100% waiver and between Rs 4 to 8 lakh for a 50% waiver

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Several Bharat Rashtra Samithi students detained for planning to screen BBC documentary in Osmania University

The Fraternity Movement in the University of Hyderabad campus also recently screened the same documentary without permission, leading the university authorities to take action

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IGNOU extends deadline for January 2023 admission submissions: Apply now till Feb 10!

The university also recently launched a new PG Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication, which is available in English, Hindi and Tamil languages through online mode

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NEET MDS Correction Window Now Open: How to make changes to your application

Candidates who failed to properly upload their images, such as pictures, signatures, or thumb impressions, are advised to make necessary corrections during the editing window

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Coach Calling: Acing a job interview in the post-pandemic world of layoffs

Follow the RESQ method. R- Research, E - Enthusiasm and Energy, S - Simplicity, Q - Question and Learn

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After inhaling chemical fumes, 11 students from UP school were hospitalised

Chemical fumes emanating from a garbage pile, including expired medicines, were set afire by ragpickers near a school on Wednesday

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#WhatTheFAQ: Why did Gautam Adani withdraw a fully subscribed FPO?

Gautam Adani's business empire's shares saw a significant dip following allegations of fraud by an activist US investment group Hindenburg Research

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Heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, 2 districts announce holiday for schools, colleges 

One-day holiday for schools and colleges was announced for Nagapattinam district while only the closure of schools has been announced for Thiruvarur district

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Union Budget 2023-24: What do experts opine about allocation for education sector?

The budget was criticised by experts because they felt that it overlooked several important issues in the education sector

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Tamil Nadu: Gov't will spend Rs 784 crore to construct 5,351 gov't school classrooms

The Breakfast scheme has been implemented in a few districts and will be implemented across the entire state soon, says Chief Minister MK Stalin