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To get government jobs in TN, you now need to clear mandatory Tamil exam via TNPSC

The announcement to make Tamil compulsory in all the competitive exams was earlier made by the state's Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan on the floor of the Assembly

Published on 4th December 2021

Around 2 crore women enrolled in STEM courses in India in five years. No data on dropouts, says government

Of all the states, Tamil Nadu saw the maximum number of enrollments. In these five years, TN alone saw the enrollment of 30,80,669 women students

Published on 3rd December 2021

Petition against temporary recognition to private schools, Madras HC serves notice to TN government

In Tamil Nadu, temporary recognition is granted with a rider that it should be renewed every year. The petitioner called it arbitrary, unreasonable and unconstitutional

Published on 27th November 2021

Tamil Nadu govt allows Anna University to conduct second phase of counselling to fill 400 vacant engineering seats

Top colleges said it's a good move as they would get a larger pool of candidates. However, tier-2 and tier-3 colleges fear that internal counselling will leave more vacant seats in them

Published on 27th November 2021

Holiday declared for schools and colleges in Tamil Nadu due to incessant rains, orange warning declared

The IMD said that a low-pressure area is likely to form under the influence of cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal which has led to continuous rains 

Published on 26th November 2021
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TN health department says 1.3 crore remain unvaccinated, urges people to take the jab soon

According to the data shared by the officials, out of the 95 per cent who died of COVID-19, 84 per cent of them were completely unvaccinated

Published on 26th November 2021

Committee formed by Higher Education Department begins inquiry into irregularities in TN universities 

On  November 22, the Committee completed their first phase of the inquiry and took documents related to non-teaching staff appointments  

Published on 25th November 2021

NFHS 5: Every fourth woman aged 20-24 fell prey to child marriage even as percentage drops

The percentage of women who ever experienced spousal violence was highest in Tamil Nadu (38.1 per cent), followed by Uttar Pradesh (34.8 per cent), Jharkhand (31.5 per cent), Odisha (30.6 per cent)

Published on 25th November 2021

Want to study in Russia for free? This webinar by the Russian House will answer all your questions

Each year 100 grants are exclusively available for Indian students. Out of these at least 20 are from Tamil Nadu

Published on 25th November 2021

TN School Education Department directs block edu officer to give hill allowance to teachers at Karamadai block

The school education department will provide hill allowance of Rs 6,000 and winter allowance of Rs 1,250 to government school teachers

Published on 24th November 2021
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Medical admissions to get easier in Tamil Nadu as cut-offs set to drop by 10 marks

The reason for this is that the number of MBBS seats in government and private sectors have increased reservation

Published on 24th November 2021

Engineering in Tamil is important for state's development, says Anna University VC. What is the ground reality?

Velraj invoked education in countries such as Germany, Japan and Russia where technical courses are taught in native tongues

Published on 24th November 2021
College students

Tamil Nadu government allows colleges to conduct classes six days a week, continuously 

A fresh government order directs institutions to function in offline mode on all six days in a week

Published on 22nd November 2021

Teachers' body in Tamil Nadu demands lowering of teacher-student ratio in government schools

The current ratio is 1:30 and the federation has demanded that it be brought down to 1:20

Published on 22nd November 2021

20 government school students from Tamil Nadu to fly to Dubai as reward for securing top positions in Edu Dept quiz

According to the education department, the trip to Dubai is scheduled for December and will range between 3 to 5 days

Published on 22nd November 2021

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