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Madras HC quashes order cancelling minority status of college for admitting over 50% minority students

Besides quashing the GO, the court said if the college complies with all other requirements, it shall be permitted to function as minority institution unless the commission cancels the status

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Coach Calling: Weird and wacky videos going viral from your campus? What would be your role?

Especially, in today's rapidly evolving world, students possess the tools to address disturbing issues head-on

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Earth Sciences in College: A Guide for Indian Students

Earth Sciences courses often include a combination of lectures, laboratory work, and field trips

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Why should the Indian education system be revamped? 

Overall, the potential benefits of revamping the Indian education system outweigh the potential drawbacks

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"Don't take it seriously": NLIU Bhopal VC writes to protesting students regarding controversial event

The two-day conclave attracted criticism as it allegedly turned into a propaganda event riddled with biases and prejudice against academicians and thinkers  

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Majority of medical colleges have ghost faculty, senior residents: NMC

The NMC said this in a reply to the Associations of Emergency Physicians of India (AEPI) over their grievance regarding the exclusion of emergency medicine speciality as a requirement for setting up n

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Number of students in Delhi’s government schools goes down by over 30,000

The Directorate of Education Delhi has provided this information in response to an application filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act

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Telangana: Spouse teachers observe silent fast for demand fulfilment on Gandhi Jayanti; detained

About 300 teachers and their children from 13 districts of Telangana participated in the demonstration in Hyderabad

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Karnataka: AIDSO requests state medical education minister to solve ‘NEET PG counselling crisis’

The student group highlighted that the NEET-PG counselling process conducted by the Centre for admission to PG medical colleges overlaps with NEET-PG counselling conducted by the state government

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Uttar Pradesh: College student abducted by three men, gang raped

The incident reportedly occurred on Saturday afternoon, September 30, as the girl was returning to her home in a village under the jurisdiction of the Madanpur police station after attending college

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AMU Teachers Association to hold protest on October 15 to demand full-time VC

The tenure of former VC Tariq Mansoor, who assumed charge in May 2017, was to end in June 2022 but the Centre extended his tenure by a year citing unusual circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic

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Gandhi Jayanti special: Khadi India outlet inaugurated at IIT Delhi to promote Khadi among youngsters

Manoj Kumar, Chairman, KVIC launched the outlet in the IIT Delhi shopping complex. Kumar said that Prime Minister Modi had emphasised the role of khadi in his address at the G20 University Connect Fin

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Ad-hoc displacement at DU: IP College's Sociology faculty are latest victims. Here's their story

The displacement of ad-hoc teachers at DU is resulting in "an attack on public education" say the displaced teachers

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School teacher in Bihar's Gaya arrested for molesting student

An FIR was lodged by the uncle of the victim, after which the police took immediate action and arrested the accused teacher

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Key focus areas of revamping the education system

A more educated population would be better equipped to contribute to the country's economic development and social progress

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Delhi University: KYS holds one-day fast against communalism on Gandhi Jayanti

The programme was organised against the backdrop of communal incidents that are on the rise in India, said a press statement by the student group

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Medical student allegedly dies by suicide in Madhya Pradesh's Vidisha city

The deceased has been identified as Aruna Awase, a second-year MBBS student of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government Medical College

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Karnataka: Students in Manipal detained after posting party pictures on social media

The gathering took place within the jurisdiction of Manipal police station where students were found smoking hookah, consuming alcohol and partying without proper permission

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Unacademy educator compares Modi to Muhammad Ghori in viral video

The video has received more than 66,000 views on social media platform X (previously Twitter), close to 2,500 likes and more than 700 retweets so far

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In favour of student union elections but 2019 university election matter still sub-judice: JNU

The student groups are demanding that the administration issue a notification regarding the elections, and they have also condemned the inordinate delay in holding elections

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Bengaluru: Fire breaks out at birthday party; four children, one adult sustain injuries

Helium balloons which were placed on the staircase came in contact with an electric wire and burst into flames, informed police

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Gandhi Jayanti special: Madras High Court asks students to write notes on Gandhi, Kalam to get bail

The four students were involved in rioting after a quarrel broke out between students of Class X and Class XII at Montford Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School 

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Tamil Nadu: Sanitary workers in rural schools have been waiting for salary since ten months

According to school education department officials, sanitary workers have been paid their salaries with the help of other funds that are allocated to panchayats in districts like Tiruvallur and Tirune

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Karnataka opposes NMC's decision to restrict medical college seats 

The Karnataka government would write a letter to the union government shortly opposing the decision of the National Medical Commission, Dr Sharanaprakash Patil said

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EFLU VC leads students and staff in Cleanliness Drive

Enthusiastic students, staff and teachers collected heaps of trash and other garbage material and cleared the area

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Students find loophole in KEA’s PGNET seats and All India NEET PG Round 3 seat allotment

The aspiring NEET 2023 candidates have alleged that many students have applied for the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) as well as KEA rounds for PGET

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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham dedicates a week to service to celebrate AMMA’s birthday

Also, a successful Blood Donation Camp was organised on September 29, 2023, apart from several other activities 

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THE World University Rankings: SOA makes huge leap in rankings 

The ranking was generated from a set of five broad indicators which represented key areas in higher education excellence

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School closure: Why and how has it impacted students? 

The closure of educational institutes has had a significant impact on students' learning

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BBAU disciplinary committee revokes two students' suspension after protests, marches

"This has created history and is a huge victory for the student community," said the suspended student Abdul Wahab

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This win is not just mine, it is yours as well: DUSU's new General Secretary Aparajitha

"I promise that I will stand for you and if you are in any problem, it means I am in that too. Therefore, for every problem of yours, I will have a solution," Aparajitha said

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Dharmashastra National Law University introduces menstrual leave for female students 

These new leaves, granted after long-standing demand from students, will be implemented during the ongoing semester

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“Probe into 35 fraudulent principal appointments,” PIL urges Delhi High Court  

The PIL mentions 35 candidates appointed as Delhi Government School Principals based on fabricated EWS certificates and urges the court to investigate the matter  

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THE World University Rankings 2024: KIIT ranked sixth best Indian university 

Academicians in the state and outside have applauded KIIT’s achievement, emphasising its growing prominence in the higher education sector

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IIT Kanpur Professor receives JC Bose Fellowship   

This fellowship is awarded to active scientists with a proven track record of excellence in Science

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"Definitely, we will catch culprits": Manipur CM on probe into death of two students

The state has been witnessing protests since Monday after a video showing the dead bodies of two students went viral on social media

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NEET SS 2023: Candidates allege mismanagement, poor facilities at exam centres

Several candidates from exam centres across the country reported lack of basic facilities like drinking water at the examination centres

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Odisha: Special children’s school principal charged with neglect 

Locals alleged that the school does not even have basic amenities like drinking water

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JNU yet to respond to students’ demand to conduct student union election?

In the memorandum submitted to the JNU VC office, the existing union demanded that since the academic session 2023-24 is well underway, the elections should be held as well

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ABVP won because we work for students 24/7: New DUSU President Tushar Dedha

"ABVP won the DUSU elections in 2023 because it is rooted in the campuses not just in Delhi Viswa Vidhayalas but all across India," said the newly appointed president

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Hyderabad: Class VI student jumps to death from 15th floor

The victim, a student of Glendale Academy, took the step after returning home from Math tuition yesterday

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K’taka HC orders temporary transfer of 99 MBBS students from M'luru to private medical colleges  

This is what the high court ordered after NMC’s discovery that the college of the students forged a letter requesting authorisation to continue the MBBS programme for the academic year 2022-23

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Chennai: Absconding teacher arrested in POCSO case  

The accused was charged after the parents and relatives of his victim filed a police complaint, but he absconded and disappeared 

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All you need to know about Kerala Engineering student's homework machine

His first attempt was a failure after a teacher realised that the assignment that he had submitted was a printout

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TSPSC Group I exam cancellation: Candidates demand abolition of commission 

Candidates are are demanding either the abolition of the commission or the transfer of the examination process to a different authority

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Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS): Challenges of implementing it in classrooms

IKS encompasses a wide range of knowledge, including traditional medicine, agriculture, forestry, water management and conservation

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NEET SS 2023 exam allegedly delayed; students share their experiences

The candidates complained that parents and family members accompanying the candidates had to wait for hours with no proper facilities outside the exam halls  

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Rajasthan gov’t issues anti-suicide guidelines; directs coaching centres to not glorify toppers

The nine-page guidelines were issued just days after the state government formed a 15-member committee to look into the increased number of student suicides in Kota  

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SC seeks names of eminent persons for search panel for West Bengal varsities' VCs 

Amidst the ongoing tussle between the West Bengal Government and the Governor’s Office over VC appointments, the SC intends to set up a search panel 

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Tamil Nadu PG medical results finally announced after much delay

The results were released right before the last date for qualifying MD/MS qualifications toward the determination of eligibility for appearing in NEET-SS 2023

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BHU wins top research award for 2023

In addition, the university was also conferred with the "Best Library Award" by the Indian Librarian Association

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Boy ends life after receiving fake messages in the name of NCRB

The message claimed that the boy visited an illegal website to watch a movie, and had to pay 30,000 rupees to avoid being fined 

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Unchecked growth of 'dummy schools' adversely affecting students: Delhi HC

The court was hearing a PIL challenging the eligibility criterion used by both DU and GGSIPU for allotting MBBS or BDS seats under the Delhi state quota

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NEET SS 2023 exam allegedly delayed for over 2 hours across India?

The NEET-SS 2023 exam has been scheduled over two days, September 29 and 30, for admission into various super speciality courses

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Syllabus changes: How receptive are students to it? 

The way in which the changes are communicated and implemented also affects how receptive students are

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NEET PG 2023: SC issues notice on plea seeking cancellation of All India Quota Counselling Round 3

The plea argues that Round 3 cannot be conducted as some states in India are yet to complete Round 2 of the AIQ counselling

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Puducherry Lt Guv sponsors books, stethoscopes for MBBS students admitted under 10% quota

In the event, the Lt Governor thanked the Central Government for their timely and responsive implementation of 10% reservation in the state

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IIT Bombay: After institute reserves tables for vegetarian food only in hostel mess; students protest

On Thursday, September 28, a group of students decided to take non-vegetarian food and eat at the tables reserved by the hostel mess for vegetarians

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Teacher arrested in UP for making Muslim student slap Hindu classmate

The teacher was arrested by the UP Police after a complaint from the Hindu boy’s father, who said that the act hurt his son’s religious sentiments

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Changes to be made in school syllabus to keep students abreast of great Sikh Gurus: Punjab CM 

Mann said that this will help in perpetuating the glorious legacy of the state amongst our coming generations

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Foundation stone for medical colleges in Mulugu & Narsampet laid by State Health Minister

After laying the foundation stone for a government medical college in the Mulugu district headquarters he reached Narsampet and laid the foundation stone for another medical college there

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Andhra University plans to establish medical college: Vice-Chancellor Reddy

While delivering his speech at the conference at Andhra University, VC Reddy also drew motivation from Stanford


    Record number of 91 Indian varsities feature in THE World University Rankings

This number is more than last year’s number, which is 75, making India move two paces up from sixth to fourth

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Class IX gurukul student dies by suicide in Telangana; police begin investigation 

The Atmakur (S) police have registered a case and are investigating the matter

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No convocation since 2018, Mahatma Gandhi Uni students wait for Telangana guv's acceptance

Students suspect that the differences between the Governor and the State government is stopping her from participating in the convocation

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NMC caps MBBS seats, puts Karnataka in a spot; experts question move 

Student communities have also pointed out that medical education cost is at an all-time high, and with the new guidelines, many aspirants will be deprived of opportunities

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What are Indian educational institutions doing to be more eco-friendly? 

Here are a few specific examples of the initiatives that Indian educational institutions are taking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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NEET PG cut-off percentile: FMGs question why FMGE cut-off is never reduced; share their ordeals

The low NEET-PG cut-off adds to the list of discriminatory policies introduced, allege the Foreign Medical Graduates but what are the other policies that add to their woes?

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Take necessary action against colleges, universities offering unspecified degrees: Delhi HC to UGC

The Delhi High Court directed that degrees earned from unspecified courses must not be recognised by the University Grants Commission  

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UP: Man beaten up on NAS College campus in Meerut for 'making video' 

According to the college principal, the perpetrators of the attack were not from the college and not even college students  


“Minor discrepancies”: TSPSC clarifies attendance figures for Group-I prelims amid controversy

“There will always be a likelihood of minor discrepancies or variation between the initial figures obtained on the day of exam and the final figures confirmed after scanning,” said TSPSC

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Odisha AYUSH students clash with police; meet Odisha Health Secretary

The protestors alleged that the police had to intervene after a group of outsiders entered the protest site along with the AYUSH students and created "indiscipline"

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Over 150 Jharkhand school students admitted to Bengal hospital after complaining of uneasiness  

Several students felt a persistent uneasiness in their stomachs after one student discovered a lizard's foot in the dinner they were served

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Student preparing for NEET ends life in Kota, 26th suicide this year

Kota saw the suicide of yet another student preparing for a competitive exam. The student was from Uttar Pradesh 

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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya rubbishes allegations of reducing NEET PG cut-off for daughter

As the Health Ministry reduced the NEET-PG 2023 cut-off to zero, a few social media users accused the minister of implementing this to secure a seat for his daughter

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Kerala makes arrangements for Manipuri students to finish education, says CM Vijayan  

This opportunity is being provided by Kannur University, which has accommodated 46 Manipuri students into various programmes  

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FSSAI bans snacks wrapped in newspapers: What are its benefits? What challenges will schools face?

In recent years, there has been a growing movement to ban unhealthy snacks in schools

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AP CM thanks Gita Gopinath for hosting AP gov’t school students at IMF   

The students visited the IMF headquarters as part of a two-week trip to the USA, where they also visited the UN  

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NEET PG zero percentile cut-off not violation of merit: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya explains 

Mandaviya said that in the current academic year, as many as 10,000 to 13,000 PG medical seats were expected to be left vacant after the counselling process  

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AP Teacher shortlisted for UNESCO Global Teacher Prize  

This teacher was chosen among 8,000 applicants to visit US schools and learn from their education system  

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HP may eliminate minimum pupil requirements in gov’t schools  

This move would prioritise the interests of the youth of Himachal Pradesh, and make way for more drawing and PE teachers  

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IDP Education, SBI to facilitate international student education loans

With the newly formed alliance with SBI, IDP students will now have a range of options to choose education loan assistance from the top players in the education financing segment

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Ministries of Education and Skill & IBM to focus on digital skilling, skilling in emerging tech

Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)s curated courses will be provided to empower youth in India

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Emerging Engineering disciplines shaping the India of tomorrow

Let's explore some of the new-age engineering disciplines that have emerged

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NMC refuses to share details of medical colleges that took back medical students' stipends

In his RTI on August 28, Dr Babu, an ophthalmologist based in Kanaur, asked the NMC to name the private medical colleges that paid stipends to 1,228 students

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Principals' role in schools: What are the challenges? What should they focus on?

Principals need to focus on academic matters, such as curriculum development, teacher training, and student assessment

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KIIT Bhubaneswar conducts Smart India Hackathon 2023

Expressing happiness over the enthusiastic participation of students during the event, Prof Achyuta Samanta, Founder of KIIT & KISS, , said, “KIIT is proud to take part in SIH-2023"

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IISER Bhopal develops technology to quantify greenhouse gas emissions 

The technology showed that India emitted 75 per cent of total greenhouse gases from burning agricultural wastes

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JU ragging: Officials unable to reach conclusion regarding anti-ragging measures

According to sources, the officials reasoned the difference of opinion between students' union and the authority led to a stalemate

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IIT Bombay: Six tables to be reserved for vegetarians only in hostel mess? Students allege "food discrimination"

The students allegedly received an email, on Wednesday, from the mess council informing them that six tables will be reserved for vegetarian food only

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Death of two students: AFSPA imposed in Manipur; CBI begins probe 

The missing of two students Phijam Hemjit (20) and Hijam Linthoingambi (17) has caused widespread unrest after the violent ethnic clashes in Manipur  

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Plea against NEET-PG 2023 'zero percentile' challenged in Delhi HC

The petitioners argue that the exam not only would dissolve the purpose of an eligibility test but also has thrown the students off-guard and is not justifiable

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Reading of Bhagat Singh's writings at JNU on occasion of his birth anniversary 

The event organised on the eve of the 116th birth anniversary of the freedom fighter aims to revive his ideals and have a profound exchange

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Bihar education department dismisses over 3 lakh students from schools

In Bihar, 75% attendance has been made mandatory in schools and failure to maintain the mark can lead to dismissals, and serious repercussions, read the order

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NEET-PG 2023: What does “zero” cutoff percentile in counselling actually mean?

The decision was taken after  receiving representation from a few medical associations who urged a reduction in the NEET-PG cut-off citing a huge number of vacant seats

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AI and how EdTechs and educational institutes are using it

AI is also being used to develop new educational tools and resources

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Lucknow: Teen enters alma mater wearing old uniform to harass minor student

According to reports, the 19-year-old boy had previously attempted to harass the minor by hurling abuses at her

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Bihar schoolgirl assaulted, molested by miscreants; video goes viral

The police of Bihar's Samastipur district could only nab one accused while the others are still at large  

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Manipur: Internet ban reimposed after students protested against missing individuals

Purportedly more than 30 students especially girls were injured after the police charged with tear-gas shells and batons