Saturday, June 19, 2021

SC approves 30:30:40 CBSE assessment plan for Class 12, results by July 31

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday accepted the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) formula for the assessment of Class 12 students.

CLAT 2021 to be held on 23rd July in offline mode

MOHALI: The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2021 will be conducted on 23rd July, 2021 in offline mode. The exam will be conducted by National Law School of India University, Nagarbhavi, Bengaluru for the admission in year 2020-21 in 22 National law universities (NLUs) and around 40 affiliated Law colleges & Universities in India.

Nearly Century Old Sikh History Research Centre at Khalsa College Gets New Head

AMRITSAR: The newly-preserved Sikh History Research Centre (SHRC), Khalsa College, Amritsar today got a new head as noted historian Dr. Joginder Singh was appointed as Professor of Eminence at the Centre.

Happy Class 12 board exams cancelled: SC seeks assessment criteria in 2 weeks

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday said, it is happy that the board exams have been cancelled and emphasized that the interest of students will be protected, as it asked the Centre to submit the objective criteria to assess Class XII students in two weeks.

Cancellation of Class XII board exams conspiracy to implement NEP: Vaiko

CHENNAI: MDMK leader Vaiko said in a statement on Wednesday that the Central government's decision to cancel the CBSE Class XII board exams is part of a larger "conspiracy" to implement the National Education Policy (NEP).

Punjab school education minister Vijay Inder Singla sends feedback to centre on Class XII examinations

CHANDIGARH: Punjab School Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Tuesday, said that the union government should provide required COVID vaccines to all states before taking decisions on examinations of class XII students. While conveying the feedback to Union HRD Minister on the behalf of Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab Government,

Delhi schools recommend cancelation of Class XII board exams: Sisodia

NEW DELHI: Both the government-run and private school administrations in the national capital have recommended that the Class XII board exams (CBSE board) should be canceled in view of the severe pandemic situation, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, said on Saturday.

Govt school students in Punjab to get free uniforms at home: School education minister Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: Punjab School Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla said that as many as 13,48,632 government school students will be receiving free uniforms at their homes for the academic session i.e. 2021-22 as grants of Rs. 80.92 crore have been released by the education department.

CGC Jhanjeri & College de Paris International, France signs MoU to Facilitate Student Exchange Programs

MOHALI: Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri and College de Paris International, France signed a memorandum of understanding recently and agreed upon to congregate efforts to provide international exposure to students and make their learning experience more enriching. Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC and Guillaume FINCK, vice president, College de Paris International were present during the virtual MoU signing meet.

 International Nurses Day Celebrated at Aryans Institute of Nursing

MOHALI: Aryans Institute of Nursing (AIN), Rajpura Near Chandigarh celebrated International Nursing Day under this year theme " A Voice to Lead: A Vision for Future Healthcare ". Students and Staff of GNM, ANM & B. Sc. Nursing organized an oath ceremony on virtual platform focusing on the true value of nurses to the people of the world. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the function.

Punjab Education Dept gives another opportunity to newly appointed Center Head Teachers for the selection of the station

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab School Education Department has decided to conduct the station selection process of the newly selected Center Head Teachers through direct recruitment on May 10, 2021.

PFUCTO supports 'work from home' demand of PCCTU

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Federation of University and College Teachers’ Organisation (PFUCTO) has supported the ‘work from home’ demand of the PCCTU.

“Oral Dental Care during COVID-19”, a webinar held at Aryans

MOHALI: To aware students & faculty members about Good dental & oral hygiene during pandemic a webinar on “Oral Dental Care during Covid-19” was organized at Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh. Dr. Swati Jhamb, Senior Faculty, Dr. HSJ Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Punjab University, Chandigarh interacted with faculty members and Aryans students of Engineering, Law, Management, Nursing, Pharmacy, B.Ed and Agriculture. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the webinar.

Punjab CM virtually launches GNDU's online courses for Punjabi diaspora

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday digitally launched online programmes/courses started by Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, for the Punjabi diaspora settled across the globe.

Vijay Inder Singla emphasized to transform vocational labs into smart labs, grant released

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab School Education Department has released grants for strengthening the infrastructure of Vocational Labs to improve vocational education.

Punjab School Education Department endorse to continue the services of temporary employees for one more year

CHANDIGARH: Keeping in view the interests of temporary employees, Punjab school education department has given approval to continue their services for one more year.

Punjab directs school heads to prepare students under 'Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat' and 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan'

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab School Education Department has directed the school principals to prepare the students under 'Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat' and 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan'.

When PM Modi said, it's better to cancel class 10 exams than postpone them

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during a high-level meeting convened on Wednesday to decide on the CBSE board examinations amid the rising Covid cases in the country, looked like a concerned guardian of the children. He expressed concern about the health of the students who were supposed to take part in class 10 board exams. According to highly placed sources, the officials had come to the meeting with a proposal to postpone the board exams and not to cancel it

PUCA & PUTIA demands IKGPTU to conduct online examinations due to COVID

MOHALI: In view of rising infection of CORONA pandemic, the Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) today requested Vice Chancellor, IKGPTU, Jalandhar, Dr. Ajay K Sharma to conduct the pending examination through online mode.

Jaisalmer school tells story of sustainability through architectural marvel

JAIPUR: Situated in the centre of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan, a school building made of yellow sandstone is telling the story of sustainability for its architectural marvel as the students can study and play in the protected courtyard here without worrying about the extreme weather outside. This, at a time when temperatures keep soaring and the harsh winds cause sand to blow throughout the day.

IIT Madras' startup, AICTE partner to upskill 10 lakhs Indians

CHENNAI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras' startup GUVI on Wednesday collaborated with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to upskill 10 lakh Indians in coding through a one-day free workshop called 'AI-For-India 1.0'.

Punjab School education department launches awareness campaign regarding Covid-19 and enrollment

CHANDIGARH: On the instructions of Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, the school education department has launched a special campaign to motivate the people for admission in government schools as well as to create awareness about the Covid-19 epidemic.

Indian Nursing Council extends Punjab admission cutoff dates to 31st March

MOHALI: Keeping in light the current situation in the country owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Nursing Council (INC), New Delhi has extended the last date for getting admission into various Nursing Courses till 31st March, 2021 for Academic Year 2020-21, in Punjab, as per recent notification. This will be a golden opportunity for the students & this decision will go a long way towards enabling more aspiring candidates to apply comfortably within the newly declared last dates.

PUCA urges AICTE to implement Uniform Fee Structure in entire country

MOHALI: A meeting of National Fee Committee of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) was held virtually to review existing fees structure and fix norms and guidelines for charging tuition and other fees. On behalf of Council, AICTE, Adviser, Prof. Dileep N. Malkhede; Justice Sh. B. N. Srikrishna, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India & Regional Officer, AICTE, Sh. R.K. Soni, were present in this meeting.

PAU Expert, Dr. Allah Rang addresses Aryans Agriculture Students

MOHALI: Department of Agriculture, Aryans Degree College Rajpura, Near Chandigarh organized a webinar on “Seed Production of Horticultural crops”. Dr. Allah Rang, HOD (Retd.) Dept of Plant Breeding and Genetics Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana & presently Managing Director, Biocarve Seeds where he exporting large quantity of flower seeds to American and European countries since 2008.

CGC Jhanjeri announced scholarships of 5 Crores for the year 2021 for Chandigarh students

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri while inaugurating new city office announced scholarships of 5 Crores for more than 1000 students. During the opening ceremony, a number of new educational programmes, including BA (Hons.) Liberal Arts & Humanities degree in economics, psychology and English, B.Sc. Biotechnology and Graphics & Web designing, etc., were also introduced by Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President CGC Jhanjeri.

LPU organised a webinar ‘Cyber Crime in India and its Socio-economic Consequences’

PHAGWARA:The Department of Government and Public Administration at LPU organised an important webinar on ‘Cyber Crime in India and its Socio-economic Consequences’. Renowned academician and columnist from Logistics Division, Ministry of Commerce & Industry (Government of India) Dr Sameer Shekhar was the resource person. 

Jindal Global Law School signs MoU with leading universities

NEW DELHI:The Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has entered into 10 new Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with leading universities from the US, the UK, European Union and Latin America.

School education department released 2.60 crore fund to raise the standard of sports

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab School Education Department has released funds of Rs. 2.60 crore for 14 districts of the state to raise the standard of sports.

Vijay Inder Singla rubbishes rumours regarding extension in probation period of teachers

CHANDIGARH: While terming the opposition's charges totally baseless, Punjab School Education Minister Mr Vijay Inder Singla, on Tuesday, said that the school education department had not at all increased the probation period of newly recruited teachers from 3 to 4 years.

Schedule for RIMC entrance test announced

CHANDIGARH: The written entrance examination for admission to the Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun (Uttrakhand) for January, 2022 term will be conducted at Lala Lajpat Rai Bhawan, Sector-15, Chandigarh on June 5th, 2021 (Saturday).

Punjab Education dept constitutes 'Enrollment Booster Teams' for admission in govt schools during the new academic session

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab School Education Department has constituted 'Enrollment Booster Teams' for admissions for the session of 2021-22 so, that this enrollment drive can be run successfully.

School Education Department issues new guidelines for purchasing books for libraries

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab School Education Department has issued instructions to constitute committees at school level to procure books for libraries recommended by the expert committee.

Punjab University postpones 4 March exams to 6 March

CHANDIGARH:Punjab University has rescheduled the exams on March 6 that were going to be held on 4 March earlier ,on account of protest done by educators of Punjab University and Colleges of Chandigarh and Punjab.

Online transfers of Punjab teachers will be done on absolute merit: Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: Punjab school education minister Mr. Vijay Inder Sinla, on Monday, said that the state government has formulated Teachers’ Transfer Policy-2019 to ensure merit based, transparent and hassle free facility to the school teachers aspiring for transfers. The minister added that till date over 7,000 teachers had availed the benefit of the policy and now, their government has made comprehensive arrangements to implement the policy in its true spirit while conducting the online transfers this year.

JEE Main 2021 result; How to check percentile score

The National Testing body declared the results of JEE Main 2021 on March 7. The main results 2021 will be available online on the official website: 

Rs. 6.8 crore released for purchase of LED screens in 6,180 government schools: Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: Punjab school education minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Wednesday, said that their government has released a grant of Rs. 6.8 crore for purchase of LED TV screens in as many as 6,180 government schools across the state.

Pvt schools in Gurugram reluctant to resume primary classes

GURUGRAM: The Haryana government's decision to reopen schools for classes 3 to 5 from February 24 has received a mixed response from the private schools in Gurugram.

Telangana kids shine at National Arithmetic Genius Contest 2021

HYDERABAD: The kids from Telangana and AP shine at the National Arithmetic Contest 2021 organized by India’s biggest kids skill development organization, SIP Academy

Artist Stephanie La Beller Arpels with '2021 Critics' Choice Award'

NEW DELHI:World University of Design has carved its own unique niche and is known to promote excellence in design, visual arts and performing arts amongst others. The institute seized the opportunity to honor French Artist Stephanie La Beller Arpels with '2021 Critics’ Choice Award' on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 67A, Friends Colony West, New Delhi.

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