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PM Modi invites ISB graduates to study his model of governance

The PM was speaking at the 20th graduation ceremony of the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad on May 26

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NMC's draft regulations may bring drastic changes for aspiring medicos. Here's what they are

Apart from adding the prefix 'Med Dr' to medical professionals, the recommendations also place a check on doctors practicing more than one stream of medicine

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#WhatTheFAQ: Why is renaming of AP's Konaseema district causing such an uproar?

Protests are raging strong against the renaming of this district in Andhra Pradesh, but why are there such strong sentiments associated with the name? We try to decode this...

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Last date to register for NATA 2022 extended to May 28; official notice up on NATA site

The exam is scheduled to be held in the months of June, July and August this year. There will be three exams. The first NATA test will be conducted on June 12

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Indian students of Chinese medical colleges to organise mass gathering at Jantar Mantar on May 29

In a recent verdict, the SC had directed the NMC to frame a scheme to allow these students to undergo clinical training in India at local medical colleges

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UGC warns legal action if Odisha govt doesn't abide by SC's stay order on university staff recruitment

The Supreme Court had issued a stay order in May this year on the controversial Odisha Universities (Amendment) Act that gave the state government power to control recruitment in state universities

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Students protest at University College Mangalore. But is it against the hijab row?

The principal of University College went on to state that they will issue an official release on the matter soon

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Assam's tea estates finally get high schools; first time since India's independence

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated six schools as part of a historic project announced by the state government

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School clerk among those arrested by K'taka police for SSLC Science paper leak

One of the accused, a clerk at a private school, reportedly leaked the paper hours before the exam on April 11 in a WhatsApp group. This was not reported to the police at the time

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Winter is here for India's EdTech scene? Unacademy co-founder writes to employees

The funding crunch might last up to 18 months and in order to stay profitable, adapting and cost-cutting were necessary, wrote Gaurav Munjal

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DU teachers write to VC seeking intervention in CoA affiliation case

Member of Executive Council claims that the last hearing was in favor of AU because of poor representation on behalf of DU 

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WBSSC Recruitment scam: Ex-Edu Minister claims ignorance about botched processes in the Commission

Partha Chatterjee was questioned for seven and a half hours by the CBI in connection with the case. Earlier, the CBI had also asked for Chatterjee's income tax details

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GPS phone gets PhD student into trouble with airport authorities in Bengaluru. Here's why

The PhD student of Biological Sciences says he used the GPS phone in his research projects as a reliable location indicator. It has been confiscated by the police

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NGO Bal Utsav has grand plans for Tamil Nadu gov't schools, starting with 'smart' facelift for 400 of them

Within the next three years the plan is to implement iShaala in at least 75 government schools within a 200-kilometre radius of Chennai

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Karnataka: Study notes weight gain in students of Yadgir after having eggs or bananas in midday meal

The government took up this task as it was found that the nutrition level among school-going children was less in the eight districts of Kalyana Karnataka and two districts of Belagavi region

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Students should equip themselves with additional skills: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

While addressing the students, the CM reminisced his school days and recollected his association with the college bus stop

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National Achievement Survey: 78% school students found online learning to be "burdensome"

According to the report, the average achievement of schools in rural areas remained lower than the schools in urban areas in the same states/union territories 

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National Achievement Survey: Highlights from the report released by Ministry of Education

NAS or the National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021 report is in the public domain on nas.gov.in. The report helps with analysis of results and remedial action at the appropriate levels

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Learning loss due to COVID-19 in universities: NSUI Mumbai VP proposes solution

Faisal Shaikh has written to the Director of Higher Education, Maharashtra State, Dr Dhanraj Mane regarding the matter

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IIT Madras & Harvard's new algorithm, CombSGPO, to save wildlife from poaching. Here's what you need to know 

Researchers found that the combined and coordinated use of forest rangers and drones was a good way to protect wildlife from poaching

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Glitches in registering for CUET-UG? Students want last day for applying to be extended

It has been ascertained by the UGC that a total of 11,51,319 candidates have registered for CUET-UG, but only 9,13,540 have completed the application process

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Delhi: Poor air quality in nation's capital due to biomass burning, shows IIT study 

The lead author of the study, Chirag Manchanda, said that 'the impact of the fireworks plummets within around 12 hours following the festival'

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SORRY painted on private college's premises in Bengaluru. Cops start probe

The word 'Sorry' was painted over 100 times and two places had 'Sorry Ma, Sorry Pa'. The visuals are not that clear, claims a college staffer

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Hindu College witnesses protest by students against Dr Ratan Lal; SFI condemns the act

SFI Hindu College Joint Secretary, Anan Bijo, said that some students complained about the incident to the college administration, but nothing has been done yet

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Cambridge International announces results of March 2022 exam series

Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International AS and A Level exam entries have grown by 10 per cent overall from March 2021

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Karnataka school textbook row: Student groups talk about what's going wrong

A state-wide protest regarding the matter will also be organised, the involved student bodies shared. They are demanding for the old syllabus of the textbooks to be reinstated

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MGU and Kannur Uni sign MoU to jointly conduct PG courses. Here's what it means for students

Although certificates will be issued by the college in which students register, they will also show that the course was conducted jointly by both colleges

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#WhatTheFAQ: US hit by second mass shooting in 10 days. Why is gun violence rampant in the country?

The shooting at an elementary school in Texas claimed the lives of 19 students. This comes days after a man shot and killed 10 Black people at a supermarket in a racist attack

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Tamil Nadu: Six test positive for COVID-19, Anna University on high alert 

Out of the 40 samples collected, 6 have turned positive, while the health department is conducting tests on the other samples

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No question of revision of textbooks again: Karnataka's Education Minister BC Nagesh 

"Siddaramaiah headed Congress government had dropped four lessons of Kuvempu and an attempt is being made to include all those lessons now," he added

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As CUET-PG registrations continue, which universities have adopted it so far?

Aligarh Muslim University, Jamia Milia Islamia, Delhi University and University of Allahabad have not adopted it this year

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For "smooth" admission to College of Art, Ambedkar University forms a committee

Several efforts are being made for initiating online admission forms as early as possible, before the end of May 2022, expressed the varsity

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Karnataka textbook row: Why is noted writer Devanuru Mahadeva opposing the inclusion of his story?

The writer also went on to slam the textbook revision committee for dropping stories and articles written by eminent authors like L Basavaraju, A N Murthy Rao, P Lakesh, Sara Abubakar

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IGNOU opens re-registration window for July 2022 admission cycle

To re-register, students can log in via the Samarth portal at ignou.samarth.edu.in

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Mass shooting at Texas elementary school: "We have to act," says US President Joe Biden 

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Chief of Police Pete Arredondo said at a news conference that the gunman acted alone

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CUET UG 2022: Application correction window to open today via official CUET website

Over 11 lakh students have registered for the exam, out of which, over nine lakh have paid the application fees

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This Horticultural Sciences varsity in Karnataka will award an honorary doctorate to a progressive farmer 

"A total of 23 students will be awarded Bachelor of Technology in Food Technology certificates. Apart from this 45 candidates will be awarded PhD certificates," said VC Indreesh

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Ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit to ISB, are the B-school's students under the scanner? 

Only once they get clearance after this verification process, attendees, including students, will be permitted to enter the premises

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Kannur University's exam goof-ups draw the ire of students, teachers in Kerala 

"An outside agency should investigate the goof-ups in the examinations in the university," demanded KSU district president P Muhammad Shammas

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Manish Sisodia at Education World Forum: Delhi's Deputy CM meets faculty members of Cambridge University

The minister also added, "We look forward to working with them to further implement the best school leadership practices from the world in our schools"

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Upgrade with upGrad! Their latest scholarship programme will give your skills a new edge 

Aimed at providing quality education, along with a 70% scholarship, the programme caters toward making degrees from foreign universities an affordable possibility for the Indian professional

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COVID vaccine: 80% of 15 to 18 age group administered the first dose, this is what the numbers say

India on April 10 began administering precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccines to all aged above 18 years

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DU warns St Stephen's over 85:15 admission criteria, threatens to nullify all admissions

Claiming its minority institution feature, St Stephen's College has issued a prospectus stating that it will accord 85 per cent weightage to the CUET score and 15 per cent to physical interviews 

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Email on Gyanvapi Masjid name change sent without 'proper screening procedures', claims B'lore school

The email had, in detail, instructions on how to change the location and also requested to ask the user's Hindu brothers and sisters to do it received strong criticism

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Inspire 'Em: IIT Gandhinagar to conduct online camp for Classes VIII to XII

'Camp Inspire' connects incredible individuals who choose unique paths and prefer to follow their passion amidst many obstacles

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First-ever Olympic Values Education Programme launched. Here's what Nita Ambani had to say

The OVEP, initiated by the IOC, is a set of resources devised to introduce young people to the values of the Olympics, namely excellence, respect and friendship

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#WhatTheFAQ: Is the world headed for a massive power outage?

In what was supposed to be a year of recovery after the pandemic, global warming and climate change seem to be leading the world towards an energy crisis

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Here's what happened at Madha Dental College and Hospital's graduation ceremony 

A total of 119 health professionals were awarded their degrees, this includes 21 MDS students and 98 BDS students

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Non-agriculture universities in Maharashtra to have exams in offline mode 

Minister clarifies that it was the decision made by Vice-Chancellors of 13 non-agri universities and not the state government to conduct exams in offline mode 

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Goa Class XII final exam consolidated results to be released today

This year, a total of 18,112 students appeared for the exams in Goa, out of which, 92.66 per cent, that is 16,783, passed

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Telangana SSC exam 2022: Easy paper on the first day sets the mood right for students 

Being the first SSC examination held in two years, this was the first time for this batch of students to give such an exam on a competitive level

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Following cases of food poisoning and fever, CUSAT hostels shut down, few exams postponed

According to the university authorities, in accordance with the directive of the district medical officer, all university hostels have been closed with immediate effect

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St Stephen's College will stick to giving 85% weightage on CUET, 15% on interviews for admission 

The college and DU have locked horns with the former asserting that it will give 85 per cent weightage on CUET scores and 15 per cent on interviews across categories

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Karnataka: Students protest against saffronisation of school textbooks 

It was the allegation of the protestors that Rohit Chakarvarthy, who believes in the principles of RSS, was appointed as the head of the Textbook Review Committee

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Adding, omitting and re-adding: Decoding the controversy around revising Karnataka's SSLC textbooks

Controversy erupted post the first revision of the textbook, with the chapters by AN Murthy Rao, Sara Abbubaker and P Lankesh removed

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ISB in Hyderabad will welcome PM Narendra Modi to its graduation ceremony on May 26 

Along with participating in the various ceremonies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also be participating in planting a sapling plus he will be unveiling a commemorative plaque

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Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia at World Education Forum 2022: Here are highlights from his speech 

He went on to state how government schools in Delhi are currently a lot better than private schools. This is why parents send their children to government schools in Delhi with pride

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FIFA’s Football For School has a new Knowledge, Logistical Hub and it is Odisha's KISS

The latest development seeks to take the engagement between FIFA and KISS, a KIIT constituent, to a new level

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Providing sanitary napkins to school kids discontinued, HC upset with Delhi Gov't

During the hearing, Justice Sachin Datta, who was a part of the Bench, asked the city government to initiate a policy to deal with the present situation

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CUET-UG 2022: Over 11 lakh students apply for the exam; 9,13,540 have paid application fee

The Chairman also mentioned that the participation of large number of universities was also very encouraging to see

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HC seeks Delhi government's response to PIL challenging lack of infrastructure in govt schools

The petition states that it is a great mockery that, on the one side, there is a huge shortage of the teaching staff and, on the other hand, the Delhi gov't has been putting the education model in UN

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Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia to speak about 'Delhi Education Model' at Education World Forum 2022 

Delegates from various countries will be gathering to discuss measures or steps to improve educational facilities and various lapses which have to be taken care off

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JNUTA issues statement on recent arrests of professors; condemns police action 

JNUTA expresses its strong opposition to all intimidation, violence and peremptory police action that obstructs free rational debate and the public practice of criticism, a part of the statement reads

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Ramban district in J&K on the edge in the School Education sector. Here's why 

Panchayat Raj institutions, parents and the general public stage protests every day seeking to fill up all the vacant posts, says District Development Commissioner

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DU, JNU show solidarity; students protest against Prof Ratan Lal's arrest over 'Shivling' post

An FIR against him was filed by Advocate Vineet Jindal who had alleged that his post on the Shivling in the mosque was “derogatory, instigating and provocating"

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IIT Mandi signs MoU with NSDC in bid to enhance Indian youth's tech skills

NSDC to look after the design and conceptualisation of the programme and oversee on-ground overall training and deployment of candidates  

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CUET-PG: Premier institutes announce whether they will adopt it this year or not

Check out the steps to register for the exam which will be conducted in the last week of July by the National Testing Agency (NTA)

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Uttar Pradesh: Student groups ask VC to withdraw circular asking them to purchase a book on Ayodhya

In the circular, the VC stated she has "received the book on Ayodhya, which is available in Hindi and Sanskrit languages"

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#WhatTheFAQ: BA4 and BA5 hit Indian shores. How does a virus mutate?

These new subvariants of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have been pushing fresh waves in the United States, Europe and South Africa

UGC extends deadline for UGC-NET applications for June 2022

UGC-NET deadline extended to May 30 after applicants complain of technical glitches in the website

Earlier, the last date to apply for UGC-NET was May 20. And on May 21, the portal was open for making corrections to the application form

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Karnataka: Will Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of empowering rural youth remain unfulfilled? 

Dr R Balasubramaniam, Chairman, Karnataka Youth Policy Committee, said this is because there were no measures taken to initiate economic drives outside Bengaluru

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Now, IIT-JEE will be open to students from 25 countries. This is the government's plan 

The Direct Admission of Student Abroad scheme to reserve seats will include NITs, NIITs but not the IITs

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Admissions see a spike, but few school facilities are still in need of upgradation in Mangaluru

Alice Vimala, a head teacher of Deralakatte school said that they are forced to advise some parents to shift their children to other schools due to the lack of facilities to accommodate them

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Telangana’s first woman CIO, Dr Shanta Thoutam, has got plans to spark innovation in students. We hear them out!

Telangana is the only state with an Innovation Cell and Dr Thoutam was appointed as its head. With her drive, the state is likely to expect significant changes in the innovation space

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DU professor arrested for social media post on Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque gets bail 

The court said, “India is a country of more than 130 crore people and any subject can have 130 crore different views and perceptions.”
 

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CM K Chandrashekar Rao wants to bring concept of Delhi models schools to Telangana

KCR and his cadre were welcomed by CM Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia at the Sarvodaya Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School in Moti Bagh area and given a tour of the school

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YouCAN's Earth Educator Fellowship is your chance to ignite love for nature in yourself and others

The last date to apply is today, May 22, and the fellowship commences on June 5, 2022 and ends on April 24, 2023. So, are you ready to take on the challenge? 

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Meet the first female VC of Kashmir University as she highlights her plans for the varsity 

Kashmiri students, she said, have huge potential and it needed to be channelised in an appropriate direction

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OU sets up a new centre for 'Student Discourses' to curb political activities on campus

The facility is meant for conducting discussions and debates by bona fide students of the university after taking necessary permission from the Dean of Student Affairs and Director of the Estate Cell

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TN Government Employees Teachers' Welfare Association sends a petition against use of mobiles

The president of the association urged the school education department to release an order prohibiting teachers from giving homework via using mobile phones

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WB teachers' recruitment scam: Junior Education Minister Paresh Adhikary questioned; daughter asked to return salary

It has been ascertained by the CBI investigation that Minister Adhikary is allegedly involved in illegal recruitments made to government-aided schools

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DU's Kalindi College principal and administration accused of misappropriating funds

Naveen Gaur, an elected member of the DU's Academic Council, has written a letter of allegation to VC Yogesh Singh and the governing body chairman of Kalindi College, Ravi Gupta

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Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar pushes for the need for quality education for tribals

The senior NCP leader has expressed that the students of ashram schools required a good education so that they could be at par with their counterparts from urban areas

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#WhatTheFAQ: Why are electric scooters going kaboom across the country? Let's explain it

The Central Consumer Protection Authority has sent a notice to notable e-scooter brands Pure EV and Boom Motors over the accidents

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Kids being adventurous while playing? Let them be! Study says they might have better mental health

The research team surveyed around 2,500 parents of children aged 5-11 years as part of their extensive survey. It was published in Child Psychiatry and Human Development

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DU and JMIU refuse to adopt CUET-PG; clarify that PG admissions have already begun

The two universities have stated that the admissions to the PG courses will continue as per the existing processes, as switching to CUET mid-stream was not feasible for them

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Schools in Bastar commence after 15 years of closure, states Chhattisgarh CM Baghel

"Bastar is developing in health, income and education. Schools reopened after about 15 years," the CM said in a press conference at Raipur

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Bomb threat emails to MP schools traced to bots designed by TN teenager

The threatening emails had been received mostly by the schools under the Central Board of Secondary Education, where Class XII students were appearing for their final exams

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Chhattisgarh government high school records 100% pass in Board exams; school earns praise

The school authorities have said that this achievement is the product of the teachers' dedication. They come to the school every day without any leave and teach the students with ample sincerity

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UGC relaxes regulations for setting up open universities in India. We find out more

The regulations set in 1989, that mandated 40-60 acres of land to set up an open university, have been amended to just 5 acres of developed land

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Calcutta University panel recommends offline examination for UG, PG levels 

To boot, Jadavpur University and Rabindra Bharati University have earlier declared that they will be conducting offline exams in both UG and PG levels for different streams

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Is this state university in Agra discriminating against OBC candidates?

The Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar University has come under the scanner of the AIOBCSA for certain policies in the recruitment and admission process undertaken recently

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NEET PG 2022 conducted as per schedule after high-octane drama. Here are a few highlights

The exam was conducted across 256 centres in the country. The results of the exam will be declared in June

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Changing colours of Jharkhand's government schools: BJP alleges 'political message'

In 2014, when JMM was in power, the colour of the buildings was changed to bright pink with doors and windows in golden brown

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Delhi's College of Art employees appeal to Vice-President, PM against merger into Ambedkar University 

The association has also sought the dismissal of Principal BS Chauhan and asked Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu to "reprimand" him

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Ministry of Education exempts central universities in North East India from CUET. Here's why

The CUET will be conducted on July 11, and the UGC has made it mandatory for all central universities to use these scores for admission into UG courses

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Supreme Court stays Odisha Universities (Amendment) Act, 2020. This is why

In January 2022, the High Court upheld the validity of the Act by observing that the changes made in the procedure for recruitment of VCs and teachers for universities are not unconstitutional

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Bangalore University VC accused of using varsity funds for University Visvesvaraya College of Engg's development work

The Syndicate members had approached the bank manager and University’s finance officer on Thursday, May 19, submitting a memorandum highlighting the alleged illegalities behind the VC’s actions

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Proxy power: Impersonating exam candidates, six youngsters face arrest in Chhattisgarh

"Fake Aadhaar cards and domicile certificates of Chhattisgarh have been recovered from the accused, while letters have been sent to the SSC for more information," the district's SP said