Friday, September 17, 2021

Six students from Rajasthan top JEE man exams

JAIPUR:  Rajasthan has produced six toppers who ranked all India first in the coveted JEE Main exams after taking coaching from Kota.

Heavy rainfall continues in Odisha; schools closed in 12 districts

BHUBANESWAR: Heavy rainfall continued in many parts of Odisha for the past 24 hours, breaking old records in capital city Bhubaneswar and pilgrim city Puri, the IMD said on Monday. The government closed schools in 12 districts for two days.

GNDU tops in NIRF 2021 among all institutions in Punjab and neighbouring states

AMRITSAR: Guru Nanak Dev University has once again emerged as a top higher education institution in Punjab and its neighboring states in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2021. It has up-scaled its ranking to 13th position in 2021 compared to 14th position in 2020 among the multi-speciality state universities of India.

250 private schools in UP threaten to stop RTE admissions

LUCKNOW: Around 250 unaided private schools in Uttar Pradesh have decided not to admit students from the economically weaker sections (EWS) until the state government reimbursed the last three years' fees payable to private schools for admitting students under the Right to Education (RTE) Act.

Govt blind to students' distress, postpone NEET exam: Rahul

NEW DELHI:  After the court refused to interfere on dates of the NEET examination, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi came out openly in support of the aspirants.

K'taka school play sedition case: Probe begins against police officers

BENAGLURU:  The Karnataka High Court has been informed that the police department is initiating disciplinary actions through departmental inquiry against policemen who questioned students in Bidar district for staging a play against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

School Education Secretary instructs school heads to give due respect to Anganwadi workers and helpers

CHNDIGARH: Punjab School Education Secretary Mr. Krishan Kumar has issued instructions to the school heads to give due respect to the Anganwadi workers and helpers.

More than Rs. 16.33 crore released for purchase of books for government schools libraries

CHANDIGARH: On the direction of Punjab School Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, the School Education Department has released a grant of around  Rs. 16.33 crore for the purchase of books during the academic session 2021-22. The aim is to raise the standard of school libraries and to provide better books for students to read

Schools for classes 9 to 12 reopen in Tamil Nadu

CHENNAI:  As announced, the schools for higher classes from IX to XII reopened on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu with strict Covid-19 protocol in place. Most of the schools in the state will function till 1 to 1.30 p.m. even though the state government has said that classes would be held till 3.30 p.m.

UP schools reopen for primary students

 LUCKNOW:  Primary schools in Uttar Pradesh reopened on Wednesday after a gap of almost six months, following Covid protocols.

DU executive council approves 4-year undergraduate courses

NEW DELHI: Delhi University's most important decision making body 'Executive Council', during its meeting on Tuesday, gave its nod to the four-year undergraduate course. However, some members of the Council also registered their protest during the meeting. The 4-year undergraduate course has been approved by a majority.

K'taka CET-2021 exam results to be announced by Sep 20

BENGALURU:  The results of Karnataka CET-2021 state level entrance exams will be announced by September 20, C.N. Ashwath Narayan, the Higher Education minister, stated on Saturday.

K'taka all set to conduct CET-2021 at 530 centers

BENGALURU:  Preparations have been made ensuring all the precautionary measures to conduct the Common Entrance Test (CET) at 530 examination centers across Karnataka, scheduled to be held on Aug 28 and 29, state Minister of Higher Education, C.N. Ashwath Narayan, said on Thursday.

TN CM tables bill for 7.5% quota for govt school students in professional courses

CHENNAI:  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin on Thursday tabled a bill in the assembly to provide 7.5 per cent reservation to students studying in government schools for professional courses like agriculture, law, fisheries and engineering.

'Nivesh Mitra' takes UP to 2nd rank in ease of doing business

LUCKNOW:  Uttar Pradesh's Industrial Single Window Portal 'Nivesh Mitra' has achieved a milestone by issuing over four lakh clearances in just three years, taking a giant leap in ease-of-doing business.

Andhra students bag top 2 ranks in Telangana EAMCET 2021

HYDERABAD:  Students from Andhra Pradesh have secured the first and second rank in the engineering stream of Telangana Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (TS EAMCET 2021) held this year.

Karnataka to hold supplementary SSLC exam in September

BENGALURU:  Students who could not pass one or two subjects in the Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC or Class 10) examinations will be able to appear in supplementary examinations on September 27 to 29, officials said on Tuesday.

Classes from 6 to 8 begin offline in UP today

LUCKNOW: Offline classes from 6 to 8 will begin on Tuesday after a gap of almost six months.

OBC students' body thanks Dharmendra Pradhan for 27% quota in NEET

NEW DELHI:  Members of the All India Other Backward Classes (OBC) Students Association on Monday held a meeting with Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan over the Central government's decision to implement 27 per cent reservation for the OBC community in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET).

Students throng high schools, pre-university colleges in K'taka

Bengaluru:  High Schools and pre-university colleges in Karnataka welcomed students to offline classes on Monday after 18 months. A large number of students poured into campuses responding positively to the appeals of the government.

79k girls in UP school's 746 branches complete courses amid pandemic

Lucknow:  A total of 79,400 girls have completed their courses at 746 branches of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) in Uttar Pradesh despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

School reopening: TN education minister to hold meeting with Chief Educational Officers

Chennai:  Tamil Nadu School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi will be holding a meeting of all the Chief Educational Officers (CEOs) on Tuesday. A statement from the minister's office said on Monday.

UP schools reopen with excitement, hesitancy

Lucknow: Schools in Uttar Pradesh reopened on Monday with classes from 9 to 12 having 50 per cent attendance.

K'taka Pre-University exams to begin from Aug 19

Bengaluru: The Karnataka education department has decided to conduct the supplementary examinations for Pre-University students from August 19 to September 3.

Turkey braces for new school year amid Covid

NAKRA:   As Turkish parents and students are eagerly waiting for the return of in-person classes from September, authorities are considering to lower the age limit for Covid-19 vaccination in the wake of a resurgence.

DBSE gets nod for exams, certificates

NEW DELHI: The newly constituted Delhi Board of School Education (DBSE), which is set to begin its first academic year (2021-22) has got approval from Council of Boards of Schools Education (COBSE) for equivalence to its examinations and certificates with other recognised boards.

TN schools gear up to open for classes 9-12 from Sept 1

CHENNAI; Preparations are in full swing in Tamil Nadu schools which are set to reopen for classes 9-12 from September 1, given the situation of the pandemic during that time.

Only online intermediate admissions in Andhra from Friday

AMARAVATI: The much-awaited solely online system for admissions to intermediate course in Andhra Pradesh colleges will commence from Friday, Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) Secretary V. Ramakrishna said on Tuesday.

Two held in UP for cheating with hi-tech gadgets in exam

RAE BARELI: A female candidate, appearing for Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT) entrance exam, and her brother-in-law have been arrested for using unfair means with the help of high-tech gadgets in the exams.

Webinars on Quit India Movement in schools

GURDASPUR  AUGUST : Madam Navdeep Kaur Gill Civil Judge (Senior Division) -cum-CJM-cum-Secretary District Legal Services Authority Gurdaspur conducted webinars on the occasion of Quit India Movement in schools in Gurdaspur district.

JAC delegation meets SC Commission chairman vijay sampla

LU receives record number of applications for UG admissions

LUCKNOW:  Witnessing an increase of over 8 per cent compared to last year, Lucknow University (LU) this year has received a record number of applications for admission to its undergraduate courses.

CBSE improvement exams from Aug 25, results out by Sep 30, SC told

NEW DELHI: The CBSE on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it will conduct examinations for improvement of marks of classes 10 and 12 candidates from August 25 to September 15, and fixed September 30 as the date for declaration of results.

University and College Teachers of Punjab to protest delay in UGC Scales

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Federation of University and College Teachers’ Organizations (PFCUTO) will hold a dharna at PAU, Ludhiana on Aug 5 to protest against the unwarranted delay in the implementation of UGC grades in Punjab.

Khalsa Public School Topper Mehtab Gets 98.4 per cent in CBSE 12th Results

AMRITSAR: Khalsa College Public School (KIPS) student Mehtab Kaur got 98.4 per cent and topped in the school in Commerce stream. Samrath Singh Randhwa also got 98.4 per cent in Humanities while Jaskaran got 96.4 per cent in non-medical, Mandeep Singh got 96.4 per cent. Over 40 students in the school scored more than 90 per cent, said Principal AS Gill.

Rayat Bahra University V-C is CEO of forum for education leaders

MOHALI: A new platform of Vice-Chancellors, academic leaders, policy makers and administrators to share and discuss the challenges, issues and concerns in the field of higher education has been launched by Edubrain.

UIPS Professor Indu Pal Kaur granted five patents in 2020-21

CHANDIGARH: The Chairperson, UIPS & Professor of Pharmaceutics, Professor Indu Pal Kaur, has been granted five (05) patents and has five (05) filed/published in the single academic year 2020-21. With this coveted achievement, she is topmost rank holder Professor in the Panjab University having the highest number of patent applications.

Panjab University VC Second Term Commences today

CHANDIGARH: The second term for a period of three years as Vice Chancellor of Panjab University, Chandigarh for Prof. Raj Kumar commenced today, the extension of which was communicated in the month of June, 2021 by the office of Chancellor, PU.

98% Delhi govt schools maintain pupil-teacher ratio: Siosdia

NEW DELHI: Around 50 per cent of the schools being run by the Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCDs) in the capital have failed to maintain pupil-teacher ratio (PTR) under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday.

Vijay Inder Singla congratulates government school students who cleared stage-1 of NTSE

CHANDIGARH: As many as 20 students of government schools of Punjab have cleared the first stage of the National Talent Search Exam (NTSE) with flying colors. Punjab school education minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla congratulated the students the students, their parents, teachers and officials of education department for their hard work and tremendous achievements. The minister said that the students of government schools have performed very well in NTSE as compared to the last year.

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