Wednesday, May 18, 2022

BPSC issues show cause notice to official for carrying smartphone in exam hall

PATNA: The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has issued a show cause notice to a Block Education Officer (BEO) for carrying smartphone in the examination centre in Purnea district.

Odisha govt to spend Rs 1500 cr for development of new technical university OUTR

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government has decided to invest Rs 1500 crore in three years for the complete revamp of the Odisha University of Technology and Research (OUTR), Bhubaneswar, officials said on Tuesday.

UP Board exams to be held on new pattern

LUCKNOW: Examination for the students of Classes 9 and 10 will be conducted on a new pattern, as recommended in the National Education Policy (NEP).

No delay in NEET PG 2022 exam, letter being circulated fake: Health Ministry

NEW DELHI: The Union Health Ministry on Saturday clarified that the National Eligibility Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET PG) 2022 has not been postponed, adding that a letter being circulated in this regard is fake.

IIT Jodhpur team develops AI algorithm to detect cataracts

JODHPUR: A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur has found that eye images acquired by low-cost near-infrared (NIR) cameras can aid in low design costs, ease of use, and practical solutions for cataract detection.

Over 6 lakh students appear for II PUC exams in K'taka

BENGALURU: As many as 6.84 lakh students on Friday appeared for the II PUC (Class 12) examinations in Karnataka amid tight security against the backdrop of the hijab row.

UP universities to adopt grading systems

LUCKNOW: The higher education department in Uttar Pradesh has prepared a 10-point grading system for three UG courses - BA, B. Sc and B. Com - in state universities.

Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri Campus organized Hackathon

MOHALI: CGC Jhanjeri conducted Hackathon in offline mode at its campus and short-listed teams for the Smart India Hackathon 2022. Dr. Adarsh Pal Vig Chairman, Punjab Pollution Control Board was Chief Guest at the moment Puneet Mahajan Sales Head VIVO Punjab, Gurmeet Sharma Chief Operating Officer EESPL and Sunny Kumar Founder and CEO Chandigarh Institute of Drones were Guests of Honor. The event started with Lamp Lighting Ceremony.

OP Jindal Global University inks landmark MoU with Spanish government for Spanish language teaching

SONIPAT: The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Spain in the presence of Jose Mar�a Ridao Dominguez, Ambassador, Embassy of Spain in India, and Alfonso Perez-Hernandez Egart, First Secretary, Embassy of Spain.

AICTE urges institutions to consider admitting Indian students returned from Ukraine

NEW DELHI: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has asked technical institutions across the country to consider admitting students who have to leave their studies in the middle due to the Russia-Ukraine war.

Jindal School of Psychology students gain diverse experience with leading organisations

SONIPAT: The Jindal School of Psychology and Counselling (JSPC) utilises both in-class (theory) and experiential (hands-on) learning to ensure all students gain a comprehensive education in the psychological sciences. To that end, students are required to complete five internships during the three-year B.A. (Hons.) programme.

JIBS shortlisted for prestigious Times Education Asia Award

SONIPAT:In a significant academic leap, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) -- a value-based research Institute of O.P. Jindal Global University -- has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Asia Awards 2022, for its 'innovation and inclusion to empower classrooms and community' across the world.

Girls' education in Bihar in sorry state, harmed further by pandemic

MUZAFFARNAGAR: Pooja (name changed) was a home science graduate student from Muzaffarpur, Bihar. The 18-year-old had high hopes for her life, before the pandemic took a toll on her education - as it did on the lives of millions the world over.

SC orders fresh mop-up round counselling for NEET-PG 2021-22

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled the mop-up round counselling held for All India Quota (AIQ) of the NEET-PG courses for the year 2021-22, and ordered a fresh mop-up round.

Ajay Chhibber on 'Making India a Prosperous and Happy Nation @100' at JGU

SONIPAT: Dr Ajay Chhibber, Distinguished Visiting Scholar at George Washington University gave a Distinguished Public Lecture on 'Making India a Prosperous and Happy Nation @100' at the Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU).

Boys outshine girls in Class XII board exams in Bihar

PATNA: The Bihar Intermediate Education Council (BIEC) on Wednesday announced the results of Class XII in arts, science and commerce streams. In all the three streams, boys have performed better than girls.

Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities students to participate in art exhibition at Red Fort

NEW DELHI: The Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities (JSLH) at O.P. Jindal Global University has announced its participation in the upcoming Arts Exhibition at the Red Fort organised by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.

No leak of HSC Board Chemistry paper, Maha Minister tells House

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Monday officially dismissed reports claiming that the Chemistry paper of the ongoing HSC (Class XII) Board 2022 final exams allegedly leaked in Mumbai, last weekend.

UP Board exams in offline mode from March 24

PRAYAGRAJ: The UP Board examination for Classes 10 and 12 exams will be held in an offline mode from March 24 to April 12.

Jindal School of Government & Public Policy signs MoU with Australia's Macquarie University to expand student mobility

NEW DELHI: In an increasingly globalised world, the Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP) of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has created international mobility opportunities for its students to study alongside international students both in India and abroad.

Pargat Singh issues strict directions regarding objections pertaining to history book

CHANDIGARH: Giving strict directions with regard to the objections raised regarding a book published about the history of Punjab, Education Minister Pargat Singh today said that the Punjab School Education Board is already carrying out a probe whose report would be out by March 5.

'Creating confusion', SC junks plea against physical exams for Class 10, 12

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday junked a plea seeking cancellation of physical exams for Class 10 and 12 scheduled to be conducted by all state boards, CBSE, ICSE, and NIOS.

Raj HC cancels RAS-Preliminary exam results

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday cancelled the result of the Rajasthan Administrative Service(RAS) Preliminary examination.

REET paper leak case: Students should not be charged for retest, says Pilot

JAIPUR: Congress leader Sachin Pilot has demanded that the students taking the retest of the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET) exam should not be charged again.

Rajasthan's REET paper leak a repeat of Haryana's JBT scam?

JAIPUR: As the Opposition BJP in Rajasthan is going aggressive with their demand of CBI probe into the REET paper leak 'scandal', there are silent whispers in the political corridors that REET scandal can be a repeat of JBT scam in Haryana due to which the state's former Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, who was also handling the Education Ministry then, was sentenced to ten years in prison by a special CBI court.

RBU hosts workshop on food science

MOHALI: The Department of Life Sciences of the Rayat Bahra University organised a three-day workshop on Life Science, Food Science and Environmental Technology to inculcate scientific and practical temperament among the faculty and the students.

Hijab row: All eyes on K'taka High Court ruling today

BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court will on Tuesday take up the hearing of petitions, filed by students of the Government Pre-University College for Girls, Udupi, demanding permission to attend classes wearing hijab. The bench headed by Justice Krishna S. Dixith is expected to give the ruling on the issue by noon.

Jindal Global Law School signs 10 new MoUs in 6 nations for int'l student mobility

NEW DELHI: Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global Institution of Eminence Deemed to be University (JGU), has expanded its international partnership by signing 10 new Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with top universities in six countries.

'Take a stand': SC to Centre on plea on minority education institution law

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its discontent, as Centre filed no response on a plea challenging the validity of section 2(f) of the National Commission for Minority Education Institution Act 2004, and imposed a cost of Rs 7,500.

Jindal Global Business School launches Global MBA (Business Analytics) With Wharton School Immersion Programme

NEW DELHI: Jindal Global Business School (JGBS) at O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) announced the launch of a new, fully residential One Year Global MBA (Business Analytics) degree programme for experienced business professionals.

K'taka govt revokes rule making Kannada lang mandatory for UG courses

BENGALURU: Karnataka government has rolled back the decision of making Kannada language mandatory for Undergraduate students.

HDFC Bank presents 240 computers and 18 smart class projectors for schools under the management of SGPC

AMRITSAR: HDFC Bank provided 240 computer sets and 18 smart class projectors for computer labs in the schools run by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee.

Assistant Professor recruitment: Ad-hoc teachers flag concern over DU guidelines

NEW DELHI: The ad-hoc teachers have flagged concern over guidelines issued by the Delhi University (DU) regarding the screening and shortlisting of candidates for the process of permanent appointment of teachers in the departments and colleges affiliated to the varsity.

Students claim NEET exam not applicable for AYUSH courses, HC issues notice

NEW DELHI: A group of students on Monday approached the Delhi High Court claiming that AYUSH courses cannot come under National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) as the examination is restricted to Modern Scientific medicine and does not include traditional medicine courses.

PM to virtually inaugurate 2nd campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute on Friday

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate the second campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) in Kolkata on January 7.

NEET-PG admissions: SC agrees to take up Centre's plea on EWS quota

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday again urged the Supreme Court to urgently hear the matter connected with the validity of EWS quota in postgraduate courses in medical colleges.

HC allows girl with 91.5% to change college under DU

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday directed a college under the Delhi University to provide admission to a girl who scored 91.5 marks by changing her allotted college.

Highest package offered Rs 14 lakh per annum in placement drive

MOHALI: It is a moment of pride for the Rayat Bahra University,Rayat Bahra Hoshiarpur campus & Bahra University Shimla hills, during the latest placements the highest package offered has been Rs 14 lakh per annum even as 250 students have got placements in top notch companies during the last three months.

Higher education institutions should enable innovation, start-up ecosystem: Minister

NEW DELHI: Highlighting the opportunities for higher education institutions to play a key role in innovation and the start-up ecosystem, Union Minister of State for Education Dr Subhas Sarkar on Wednesday said it could bring a revolution not only at the economic level but also on the social and environmental front.

Plea to CJI seeks pre-ponement of hearing on eco reservation in NEET-PG course

NEW DELHI: A city-based lawyer on Wednesday wrote a letter petition to Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana seeking preponement of the hearing in matters related to the economic reservation in NEET-PG course in the apex court and initiate day to day hearing.

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