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From over 24k out-of-school children, about 18.5k have been tracked: Karnataka gov't informs High Court

The court granted the Government of Karnataka 12 weeks to submit a further status report, the court, which has been monitoring OSC since 2013

Published on 12th August 2022
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Will Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) change how industry sees dropouts? Plus, other pros & cons raised by profs, students

Professors and students share their thoughts on FYUP which is going to be implemented this academic year onwards. They highlight a few issues along with plus points 

 

Published on 6th August 2022
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In four days, 7.8 lakh students dropout from UP Board exams; highest since 2013

Officials said they feel the high dropout numbers are due to COVID-19 pandemic that has affected people's financial situation

Published on 29th March 2022
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Uttar Pradesh: 20 per cent students not enrolling beyond Class 8, state to check dropout rate in schools

To improve the transition rate, the education department has asked its officers to step up and take special measures for the academic session 2022-23

Published on 4th March 2022
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Is the government trying to hide a dip in school enrollment numbers in the last ten years?

Experts suggest that the trend is worrying because the decline in school enrollments is higher than the dip in the population of children

Published on 13th December 2021
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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
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NEP allows school dropouts to complete their education while skilling themselves, says Education Minister Pradhan

MGNF has been designed by IIM and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), it gives young individuals an opportunity to work with government institutions at at the district level

Published on 25th October 2021
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After 7.5 per cent reservation for government school students in professional courses, panel seeks school dropout database

The committee also recommended a revision of the school syllabus to meet the requirements of modern technology

Published on 26th September 2021
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Row in Karnataka's Koppal district over school dropouts

The Education Department and the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj have been in loggerheads over how many students have been left out-of-school in the academic year 2021-22

Published on 14th August 2021
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Dropouts in India's IITs, NITs: More than 60 per cent of them are SC, ST or OBC, finds study

The most recent question on the issue was raised by Rajya Sabha MP Dr V Sivadasan of the CPIM and was answered on August 5 by Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Published on 9th August 2021
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Dropouts still an aching sore: Why education is the only way to defeat social injustice

The first is first and always special and so is the first convocation of KISS Deemed-to-be University to be on June 27, 2021. The ceremony will be held in a hybrid mode — both physical and virtual

Published on 24th June 2021
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Why JNU students are accusing JNUSU, JNUTA of 'lackadaisical' attitude, apathy for large number of dropouts

Responding to the allegations put forward by the BAPSA, JNUSU Vice-President Saket Moon said that it isn't a reasonable assessment at all

Published on 21st April 2021
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Andhra Pradesh Education Department to bring 32k dropouts back to school 

According to the details obtained from Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, there are 32,430 school dropouts in the district. Of them, 17,442 are boys and 14,982 are girls

Published on 5th April 2021
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Anganwadi workers, helpers in Karnataka don't want to take part in the school dropouts survey 

The Karnataka High Court, on February 3, has passed orders to conduct activities to students five days a week. It has become a burden to both workers and helpers to do all these together

Published on 4th February 2021
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At 0.11 per cent, Kerala records lowest school dropout rate in India: State Education Minister

Replying to a question in Kerala Assembly today, the Education Minister said that about 6.79 lakh new students enrolled in government schools in the state

Published on 18th January 2021

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