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Gauhati-University

74000 students' career in jeopardy after Gauhati varsity offers 21 unapproved courses 

The CAG found the GU had submitted affidavits to the UGC "from time to time" assuring the commission that it will not start any new distance education programme "without prior approval of UGC"

Published on 1st December 2019
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ASHA workers in Odisha's Ganjam enrol for IGNOU courses

The ASHA workers will be taught about nutrient content in different food items, needs of the human body in terms of various nutrients at different stages of life

Published on 25th November 2019
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Meet Sridevi Londhe, Mumbai University's first official transgender graduate 

Sridevi always wanted to become a doctor but was not able to do so because of her family's economic constraints. We find out more about the struggles she had to face along the way

Published on 12th October 2019
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I am proud to be here today: Heidi Saadiya, Kerala's first transperson broadcast journalist

Saadiya (22) has been hired as a broadband journalist by the ruling CPI(M)-run Kairali news channel and she did her first live reporting on Chandrayaan 2 on Monday

Published on 3rd September 2019
Ladakh Article 370.

Unlike Kashmir, people in Ladakh are thrilled after the abrogation of Article 370. Here's why

The Ladakh MP's viral speech might have made us take the region into consideration when we talk about J&K. Here's why they are happy

Published on 29th August 2019
Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi

IGNOU extends application submission date to August 27

IGNOU provides fee exemption to SC/ST learners (who are not employed) for certificate, diploma and under-graduate programmes

Published on 17th August 2019
Transgender DU admissions

Only one transgender applies for DU admissions, experts blame lack of infrastructure, stigma

Last year there were applications from transgender aspirants but none of them enrolled for regular courses

Published on 24th June 2019
Jamia

Jamia Milia gets its first female VC, Najma Akhtar, after 99 years

Akhtar has four decades of academic scholarship in educational leadership. She is known for spearheading international educational administrators' courses at the NIEPA

Published on 12th April 2019
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Union Budget expectations 2019: Education should be made affordable, say experts

"It’s not so much of a budgetary problem. It’s more of an implementation problem. And that’s something that requires more granular attention," says Pradeep Mehta, Secretary General of CUTS Internation

Published on 30th January 2019
Indira Gandhi National Open University

Strapped for funds, IGNOU cancels fee waiver for SC/ST students, to provide reimbursement here on  

IGNOU has decided to develop an online portal for facilitating the process of reimbursement of fee to SC/ST students under the SCSP/TSP (Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan and Tribal Sub-Plan) scheme  

Published on 22nd January 2019
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IGNOU profs will now teach 10 acid attack survivors at Sheroes Hangout, help them get diplomas ​

Sheroes' Hangout is a cafe that is run by acid attack survivors. Of the 13 employees in its Lucknow branch, 10 of them are enrolled for the course

Published on 10th January 2019
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Ex-Naxals and tribals in Maharashtra turns to education for better future

Around 468 students, including Naxals who surrendered, girls, boys, married women and even mothers, are pursuing various diploma and degree courses from IGNOU

Published on 21st November 2018
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Read how this 22-year-old photographer from Odisha is paying it forward

Pattnayak announces the date of his workshops and photo walks on his Facebook and Instagram pages

Published on 10th September 2018
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Admissions for IGNOUs Masters and Bachelor's programme open now

Bachelors courses include BA (Tourism Studies), Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS), and Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Published on 20th May 2018
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IGNOU admit cards released on official website, around 5 lakh students to write the exam

Candidates need to carry their admit cards to the Exam venue to avoid any confusion

Published on 27th November 2017

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