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Andhra Pradesh: Now, volunteers to help identify 1.73 lakh dropouts to enroll them back in schools 

The efforts of the school headmasters and other employees from the Education Department have led to identifying and enrolling a few of the dropouts last week

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First Wednesday of every month to be celebrated as Cyber Jaagrookta Diwas: UGC writes to varsities, colleges

The action taken, the Annual Action Plan for celebrating Cyber Jaagrookta Diwas and the activities undertaken — all this can be uploaded on the University Activity Monitoring Portal (UAMP)

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NEET UG 2022: First round of state counselling to begin from October 17. More details here 

The academic session for undergraduate programmes will commence from November 15, 2022, according to the schedule

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With no update on JNU's PhD admission process, students and teachers share their concerns 

Sudhanshu Pathak, who hopes to pursue a PhD in National Security, informed that there has been no clarification from JNU with regards to the exam

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Delhi University admissions 2022: SOL begins registration for UG, PG programmes; CUET scores not mandatory 

Admissions to all undergraduate programmes will be carried out based on the Class XII marks and Common University Entrance Test (CUET) scores are not mandatory for admissions

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Allahabad University fee hike row: After talks with varsity fail, students threaten to expand protests

Twenty students were part of the talks but Vice-Chancellor Sangeeta Srivastava was not part of the meeting, student leader Akhilesh Yadav informed

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AIIMS Bilaspur: PM to inaugurate state-of-the-art hospital which will admit 100 MBBS, 60 nursing students every year 

The hospital itself is spread over 247 acres, is equipped with 24-hour emergency and dialysis facilities and modern diagnostic machines such as ultrasonography, CT scan and MRI among others

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KCET 2022: Document verification process to begin from October 7. Check the counselling schedule here 

The KEA had announced the revised result for KCET 2022 on October 1, as per the orders of the Karnataka High Court

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"While I was asleep, I heard a thud sound": JNU student recalls how hostel roof partially collapsed on her study table

Earlier, residents of the Godavari hostel also complained about the water leakage of the ceiling during the monsoon session

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JEE Mains 2021 hacking case: Russian national's hacking of software helped over 800 students, CBI tells Delhi HC

Following his production in court, Shargin, who was described as a "professional hacker", was remanded to two-day CBI custody

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Andhra Pradesh: One-year gov't service mandatory for PG, super speciality medical students 

Students, meanwhile, were miffed with the order. One student termed it discriminatory to make the service mandatory only for state quota students

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JNU: Hostel roof partially collapses, falls on study table; students demand immediate infrastructural repairs

Students demanded immediate repair and renovation of the infrastructure after the incident occurred. Here are the details    

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UGC suggests measures to prevent ragging in universities

Anti-ragging committees, anti-ragging squad, anti-ragging cells and other measures were suggested by UGC

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JEE (Mains) 2021 exam manipulation case: Delhi HC sends Russian national to CBI custody

The accused will be questioned by the CBI about the case and about the data on his phone, laptop and external hard drive  

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Uttar Pradesh: Retired government teachers to become Shikshak Saathi

UP Government to reappoint retired government teachers to mentor students and help serving teachers

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Karnataka COMEDK UGET Round 1 mock seat allotment results released

The facility to make changes in the preferred choice filling in round 1 is now available and will be open till October 6, 3 pm

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Can setting a sleep schedule help adolescents get more sleep? A study tries to find out

Researches come up with a solution to reduce sleep deprivation in adolescents and this is how their experiment panned out 

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Ongole's special drives aim to help 13,580 dropout students take admission in gov't schools again

Also, nearly 1,415 students re-joined schools via a special drive programme in various areas including Ongole, Chimakurthy, Darsi, Cumbham and Giddalur mandal limits

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Use hashtag #LinkedInByYou on IG to join LinkedIn's new campaign for young Indian professionals 

The new campaign is titled #LinkedInByYou and will run on their Instagram page, @linkedin_in. The campaign was created by Dentsu Webchutney

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How CBI detained Russian national who was allegedly involved in hacking JEE (Mains) 2021 exam software

A day after the case was lodged in 2021, the CBI conducted searches at as many as 19 locations in Delhi and other NCR areas, Pune, Jamshedpur, Indore and Bengaluru

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NEET PG counselling schedule for 2022 is out. Here are all the important dates 

The complete list has been uploaded on the official website of the Medical Counselling Committee

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TN teachers complain about being saddled with non-teaching work which affects quality of education

An officer from the school education department said that following complaints from teachers, the EMIS application has been updated to help them fill in details faster

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Why is Karnataka gov't shutting down 22 Moulana Azad schools? What do students, educationists have to say?

Speaking to TNIE, UNICEF Education Specialist Sheshagiri KM Rao said that the students should be given alternatives

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Karnataka: Heavy rains disrupt bus services in Gadag; students commute via bikes, autos, tractors

In a few areas like Ron and Gajendragad taluks, bus services which were paused during the pandemic are yet to resume their service

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Will ensure students are not penalised for dropping seats: KEA Director on KCET, COMEDK counselling

Various organisations and students had appealed to KEA and the state government to intervene and postpone the COMEDK counselling process till the process for KCET begins

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UGC directs higher educational institutions to appoint compliance officers for foreign students

Universities in India to appoint a special officer to help international students with visa issues as requested by the UGC

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Delhi: 30 gov't school principals, officials to attend leadership training at Cambridge Uni

Delhi government school principals and education department officials will start their leadership training on October 10, at the University of Cambridge

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IIT Roorkee sets up new state-of-the-art Rock and Fluid Multi-Physics Lab

Padma Bhushan Dr Vijay Kumar Saraswat inaugurated the new lab that will facilitate multiphysics and multiscale experiment

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Delhi University: Six new courses introduced in the School of Open Learning

Among the six new courses are a BBA and an MBA degree. These courses aim to provide "job-oriented courses"  

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IIT Madras launches Subra Suresh Distinguished Lecture

Noble Price winner Prof Didier Queloz will deliver the commencement address on October 20. Here are the other details   

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Ministry of Education launches YUVA 2.0 to mentor young authors

The National Book Trust in India will work under the Education Ministry to implement the scheme phase-wise

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Major central universities in Delhi change UG admission process. Here's what's different 

Relinquishing the old practices of admitting students, universities have partially or wholly adopted CUET from the academic session 2022-23

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National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme: Last date for applying to NMMSS extended till October 15

Students whose parental income from all sources is not more than Rs 3,50,000 per annum are eligible to avail the scholarships

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After comments of Telagnana's Health Minister draw ire, experts speak about what med students stand to lose when 'quacks' are supported

JUDA State President clears the air and says that they are neither against the statements of Minister Harish Rao nor are they targeting this issue politically

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NEET PG Counselling 2022: MCC issues notice on resignation of Round I seats. More details here

The MCC advised candidates who desire to resign their seat of Round I, to do so before Round II commences, that is, by 12:00 pm on October 10

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JoSAA Counselling 2022: Round 3 seat allotment result on October 3, 5 pm. Check it here

This centralised online admission process admits qualified candidates into prestigious institutes like IITs, NITs, IIITs and others

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Supreme Court seeks response of Centre, NMC on plea of girl with speech defect denied medical admission

The plea has challenged Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, 1997 as amended as a consequence of which the petitioner has been excluded from the exam

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UGC's live interaction about e-Samadhaan portal to be held tomorrow, October 4. Here are the details

This will be livestreamed via UGC's official Twitter handle: @ugc_india, YouTube channel and Facebook page from 4.30 onwards

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GATE 2023: Deadline to register for the exam ends tomorrow, October 4. More details and important dates here

GATE 2023 will be a computer-based test (CBT) exam which is being organised by IIT Kanpur. The exam is scheduled to be held on February 4, 5, 11 and 12 in 2023

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#WhatTheFAQ: The historic Mangalyaan bids adieu after eight long years

India's maiden interplanetary probe has lost contact with ISRO after orbiting Mars and relaying data for eight years. We take a look back at what made Mangalyaan so iconic

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JEE Advanced 2023: Aspirants from 2021 tweet using hashtag #FairAttemptJeeAdv2023 to demand extra attempt

It may be recalled that for JEE Advanced 2022, an extra attempt was announced for students who were eligible to give the exam in 2020 and 2021 but could not do so

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NEET UG 2022: Counselling likely to begin from October 10, says MCC

The MCC had earlier announced the final results of Round I of counselling for NEET PG 2022 on September 30 following the withdrawal of the provisional seat allotment results 

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Expedite process of granting them visas: TMC spokesperson writes to Minister Jaishankar about Afghan students waiting for Indian visas

Gokhale sought the minister's attention to ease the trouble of these 14,000 students who have been waiting for their Indian visas

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New medical university for Puducherry soon? This is what Chief Minister N Rangasamy says

The event also witnessed the launch of agriculture drones developed by PTU students, a new building, and the release of a report on the implementation of NEP

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Delays due to logistical issues: Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Afghan students waiting for Indian visas 

Meanwhile, a few Afghan students, a few days back, had protested in front of the Indian Embassy in Kabul, seeking the attention of Indian authorities to facilitate their return

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Visa delays, education loans, high cost of living: What's standing in between higher education abroad and Indian students

A recurring theme during the pandemic was that students had resorted to crowdfunding on sites like Ketto and GoFundMe for higher education

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ServiceNow picked 30 students from AP to train them. Now, these young minds have bright future prospects

February 16, 2022 to March 11, 2022 — these are the 25 days that have made all the difference

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UK student accommodation crisis explained. Plus, UK officials, experts and students weigh in 

"Around the world, we are seeing reports of high demand for student housing across popular global destinations," say officials

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NMC asks medical colleges to submit report on suicides by students in last five years 

Hence, the committee decided that all the colleges need to submit the following information for the last five years:

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CBSE: Last date for registrations for Classes IX, XI extended to October 15. More details here

The registration of candidates will be done through the Pariksha Sangam link on the CBSE website

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At least 50 children fall ill after DPT vaccination in Aligarh; CMO says all have recovered 

The issue stirred up a controversy after a number of parents alleged that the vaccines were administered forcibly to their children without informing them

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Bangalore Uni issues clarification after ads claiming college offers degrees to PU II failed students

The university claimed that an advertisement that was issued in this regard tried to “lure” students who do not fit the eligibility criteria

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Read Constitution, Hindu Code Bill instead of fasting: Varanasi Uni guest lecturer posts on social media, gets sacked

Officials cited "widespread resentment" among students against the professor for the action taken by the university

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NEET counselling process has taken students for a ride: Aspirants, experts list concerns

The recent updates in the criteria for state counselling are another last-minute decision in a series of events that have hampered the counselling for the NEET PG and UG admission this year

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Civil Services exams: Banaras Hindu University begins free classes for SC category students

This initiative of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, will provide coaching to 100 candidates to prepare for the Civil Services exams

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KCET 2022: Freshers and repeaters share concerns as KEA announces final ranking list 

The new ranking list was released as per KEA's proposal — 6 marks in Physics, 5 marks in Chemistry and 7 marks in Mathematics were cut from the total 100 marks of the qualifying examination

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UGC to universities: Devise ways for students to pursue two academic degrees simultaneously 

The UGC said that the aim of allowing students to pursue two degrees simultaneously is to allow them to focus on one or more specialised areas of interest

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Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging NMC’s 50% fee order for private medical colleges on October 21 

To reiterate, the Bill insists that the fee for 50 per cent of seats in private medical colleges and Deemed-to-be Universities must be on par with the fee in government medical colleges

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KCET 2022: Revised results out now! Here are more details on how to check your scores

After extensive protests and a case in the High Court, KEA's proposal to release a fresh ranking list by following a different evaluation process was approved

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Centre for disabilities studies soon at Delhi University, focus is to make education more inclusive: Official  

Several courses, including those related to computers and skill enhancement, will be introduced under the centre: Official

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Karnataka: Teacher stripped, thrashed for allegedly sexually harassing girl student

After the preliminary investigation, the accused was suspended. Further investigation is underway

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Telangana gov't hikes ST reservation in educational institutions, government jobs from 6% to 10%

Earlier a bill on the 10 per cent reservation was passed by the Telangana Assembly in April 2017 and it was sent to the Centre for obtaining the President's assent

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JEE Council, Uttar Pradesh (JEECUP) Counseling Round 5 Allotment results today

The round 5 registration process commenced on September 28 and the last date for the registration pass was September 30

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UGC brings expert knowledge into the classroom. Lays down guidelines for Professors of Practice

The engagement of Professors of Practice will enable students to gain training in the field. Industries, in turn, will have candidates with the required skill to take on board, claims UGC

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IIT Kanpur extends registration deadline for GATE 2023. All details here

The GATE admit cards will be available from January 3, 2023 and the exam will be conducted on February 4, 5, 11 and 12

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Advocate General of Odisha Ashok Parija becomes KIIT-DU's new Chancellor

Parija was designated as a senior advocate by the Orissa High Court in 2003 and appointed as the Advocate General by the Government of Odisha in 2019

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Odisha: Medical aspirants, here is some good news. MBBS seats will likely increase by 200 this year

The OJEE committee started the registration process for enrollment of Odisha students in MBBS and BDS courses for the 2022-23 academic session

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IIM Bodh Gaya and Bihar's WALMI sign MoU. IIM will train engineers, officials of Water Resource department

The MoU will also include the development of effective time management skills among the engineers", said Sanjay Kumar Jha, Bihar Water Resources Minister

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As many as seven students score perfect 200/200 in TNAU UG admission rank list: VC

A total of 39,489 students applied for the 6,980 seats in 12 undergraduate programs offered by 18 constituent colleges and 28 affiliated private colleges under TNAU

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Karnataka Text Book Society prints errata of re-revised portions of revised textbooks 

As many as 70,000 copies of these booklets have been printed and the process of distributing them to 70,000 schools across the state will be completed within a week

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Schedule for ICMAI CMA December session exam for Foundation, Inter and Final courses released

According to the schedule, the CMA Foundation exam for the December session is scheduled to be conducted on January 13, 2023

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UGC pens letters to business chambers to join academia, help students acquire skills to meet industry demands

The objective was also to develop courses and curricula to meet the industry and societal needs and enable the HEIs to work with industry experts

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UGC's new guidelines are here and foreign students have exclusive 'supernumerary seats'. Here are all the details

Universities are free to choose the admission policy for foreign students, says UGC Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar

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Karnataka: KCET revised ranking list to be out today, October 1

Student groups have appealed for a further delay so that COMEDK counselling can begin after KCET counselling commences

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Bihar: Indian sanitary pad manufacturer to provide year-long supply to Riya Kumari following controversial IAS officer's remarks

The National Commission for Women (NCW) took cognizance of the incident and sought an explanation

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Jamia Millia administration says students' safety top priority after shooting incident 

The institute authorities said that they immediately took action on the scuffle that broke out on the campus and resolved the issue

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CUET UG 2022: EFLU begins admission process for undergraduate programmes. More details here

Candidates need not pay any application or admission processing fee to register for the UG programmes

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CUET 2022: JNU to begin first semester for undergraduate students on November 7

In the first week of November, the students who have blocked their seats will come to the university for physical verification of admission

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Stranded Afghan students protest in front of Indian Embassy in Kabul, demand visa to continue studies 

They earlier said that while they were told to apply for the emergency e-visa, they haven’t received any positive response from officials in both countries

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NEET PG Counselling: First seat allotment results out now. Check all the details here

The MCC, in its notice, informed that any discrepancy in the result can be sent to the email ID mccresultquery@gmail.com till 5:30 pm of September 30, 2022

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NEET PG Counselling: States issue revised schedules for counselling. More details here 

On September 28, the MCC issued a notice cancelling the provisional seat allotment results for Round I of NEET PG 

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INI-CET Counselling case: Supreme Court issues notice to AIIMS Delhi. Next hearing on October 14

The exam is conducted for entrance into PG medical seats in Institutes of National Importance. The counselling for the July 2022 session was cancelled by AIIMS Delhi

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Delhi: Fresh school applications for EWS, special needs children to begin online from October 3 

Despite inviting online applications from September 3, approximately 10,329 seats in private unaided schools are still vacant at entry-level classes

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Former JNU student activist Sharjeel Imam gets bail in sedition case, will remain in custody in other cases 

According to a report by LiveLaw, he was accused of delivering “provocative speech” that allegedly led to the violence in Jamia Nagar in 2019

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#WhatTheFAQ: Understanding Supreme Court's latest ruling on abortion, marital rape

Yesterday, the apex court's judgement regarding the MTP Act marked a milestone. Here is everything that you need to know about it

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After scuffle broke out in Jamia library, shots fired at law student. What caused the violence?

According to sources, the cause of the fight was the ongoing elections at the law faculty at JMI. The police have launched an investigation into the incident

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IG or FB reels, YouTube uploads, vlogs will not be considered public performances for admission under ECA quota: DU 

"For admissions under the ECA supernumerary quota, a candidate's Combined ECA Merit (CEM) score will be considered," Taneja said

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More than 6,000 Myanmarese children are studying in schools of Mizoram: Official

Also, 68 children have enrolled for Class X Board examinations that are conducted by the Mizoram Board of School Education during the 2021-22 academic session

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Gender Cells, Internal Complaint Committees, Student Welfare Depts: Who is accountable for women's safety in college hostels?

With recent incidents on college campuses sparking debate on the measures taken by administrations to protect the students, it also seems to be a good time to reflect on preventive measures

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National Credit Framework received positive inputs from leaders of institutions: UGC Chairman 

The Chairman also highlighted that this will lay the foundation for the National School Qualification, National Skill Qualification and National Higher Education Qualification Frameworks

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Raipur: Rodents nibble feet of 17 MBBS girl students at college hostel 

The students stated that they had earlier lodged complaints with the medical college management about the rat menace but couldn't find relief

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Telangana: 85% of Category-B MBBS seats in private colleges reserved for students from the state

As per the latest amendment, 85%, 952 out of the 35% seats in Category B seats, will now be reserved exclusively for students from Telangana

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Bihar: IAS officer issues apology after snapping at student for asking about sanitary napkins

Ensuring action in the matter, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar also called a meeting and said that they are helping women and monitoring everything

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NEET PG Counselling: DGHS says withdrawal of results will not affect counselling schedule 

The MCC has also withdrawn seats of two institutes from the seat matrix of Round I of the NEET PG counselling 2022  

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NEET PG Counselling: Resident doctors condemn withdrawal of counselling results, seek rectification 

The MCC, in a notice issued on its official website on September 28, said that the decision was being taken "in larger public interest"

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Allahabad University to hold talks with protesting students on fee hike today, September 29 

During a protest against the fee hike on September 27, the students dug a five-foot deep pit on the campus and threatened to bury themselves

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NEET PG Counselling: MCC withdraws two institutes from seat matrix of Round I counselling 

The MCC had earlier announced that it will be withdrawing the provisional results for the first round of counselling that was posted on September 27

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Private Nursing colleges functioning without official nod: Madhya Pradesh HC asks for CBI probe

These colleges had moved the HC last year, seeking help to get their institutes recognised from competent authorities