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A daily wager's daughter from Tuticorin who lost her mother at seven just scored 1173 in her boards, but she may not be going to college: This is why 

Her mother died when she was 7. Her dad is a mason who raises three daughters on a meagre wage. And yet, Anandha Jothi managed to get 1173 in her board exams

Published on 12th May 2017
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First transgender to write TN board exams was adopted by TN's first transgender engineering graduate, Grace Banu

Tarika Banu, the first transgender student to write and clear TN board exams opens up about the criticism and struggles she had to overcome, her family and her future aspirations

Published on 12th May 2017
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JNUSU and ABVP find rare unity and protest together against seat cuts after JNU says they are starting admissions as per new UGC norms

After the Court ruled that JNU will also follow the UGC norms in admission, massive seat cuts for their MPhil and doctoral programmes were announced — JNUSU and ABVP are now up in arms. Together

Published on 10th May 2017
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After 48 hours of outrage, CBSE says they were 'overzealous' in asking candidates to remove bra before NEET exam

CBSE has called the incident where female candidates were asked to remove clothes, an 'unfortunate' one defending its stringent dress code is to retain 'sanctity' of the exam

Published on 9th May 2017
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Here are 7 things you need to know about medical admission in Tamil Nadu post-NEET

It's not just us who are confused about how medical admission will play out in TN in the post-NEET era. Even Health and Medical Education Department officials are confused. Here's our simple explainer

Published on 9th May 2017
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Not-so-NEET Trick: Jaipur Fraudsters caught for selling fake NEET question paper to students for Rs 5 lakh

The men who claimed to have a copy of the NEET question paper asked the students to cough up Rs 5 lakh each, but ended up providing them fake versions that led to them being conned

Published on 8th May 2017
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Enforcing NEET will ensure that society's weakest sections will always remain weak and our farmers' children are kept out of medical college

The former Union Health Minister argues that it is unfair to hope that students from rural areas will hold a candle to those who have been schooled in the CBSE system

Published on 24th April 2017
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Hidden lessons in Hidden Figures

The story of three African-American women mathematicians in Hidden Figures is inspiring the world, we tell you what life lessons you can learn from the movie

Published on 9th April 2017
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Here are some practical strategies to help you plan finances as a student

Tarun Anand, the founder of Universal Business School, talks about how to implement financial planning in a student’s life 

Published on 9th April 2017
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JEE Analysis: A few tough questions beyond CBSE syllabus mar otherwise straight-cut paper for 10.2 lakh IIT aspirants across India

A few questions were lengthy, others controversial, but most of them ended up being easy for the 10.2 lakh students who wrote the JEE prelims on April 2, says FIITJEE Director

Published on 2nd April 2017
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Autism Awareness Day: This mother of a Down Syndrome child couldn't afford his treatment till he was five. Now, she helps parents across Hyderabad understand the 'special' world their kids live in

Sparsh School's Renu Khushalani is someone who spends her time working with special children and their parents equally, to ensure they're in sync on some levels

Published on 2nd April 2017
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CBSE Class twelve students might have to settle for low scores as Accountancy exam paper catches them off guard

Claiming that the paper was tough and tricky, students and teachers are outraged and say it will adversely affect the students

Published on 1st April 2017
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Here's what the God of all science fairs looks like  

The International Science and Engineering Fair that showcases high school students’ skills kicks off in May. 

Published on 27th March 2017
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Age no 'bar' for Mumbai orphan's legal dreams: Meet Michael Sam, the youth who may have helped remove the age cap to study law in India

With the Supreme Court asking the Bar Council of India to relook at why they need an age cap for their BLL courses, we speak to Mumbai orphan Michael Sam, whose legal dreams have risen from the ashes

Published on 26th March 2017
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No jobs for alumni: IIT Roorkee Director says he won't hire his PhDs as staff because it's like 'marrying into family'

At a time when everything is Make in India, IIT-Roorkee's director says that he is keen on bringing in the best internstional and domestic faculty, instead of hiring alums to teach at IIT

Published on 26th March 2017

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