Saturday, December 10, 2022

UP govt award scheme for meritorious OBC students

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government is introducing the Chief Minister's Award Scheme for meritorious students from the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category.

Violence-hit Kallakurichi schools in TN reopens

CHENNAI: The Sakthi Matriculation Higher Secondary School and the Sakthi ECR international school at Kallakurichi reopened for physical classes on Monday after remaining closed for 145 days.

PU Assistant professor Dr.Neelima Dhingra honoured with “Savshreth Divyanjan” award 2022

CHANDIGARH: Dr Neelima Dhingra , Assistant Professor, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences , Panjab University, Chandigarh was awarded with “Savshreth Divyanjan” award 2022 on 3rd of December by President of India Smt Droupadi Murmu. The award coincides with International disability day being observed on 3rd December.

Protests at Hyderabad University after professor attempts to rape foreign student

HYDERABAD: Student protests rocked the Hyderabad University on Saturday after a professor tried to sexually assault a foreign student, police said.

Foreign student at Hyderabad University alleges rape attempt by professor

HYDERABAD: A foreign student at the University of Hyderabad has alleged that a professor of trying to sexually assault her.

IIT Guwahati receives 168 placement offers on Day 1

Agartala:Placements for the 2022-23 academic year at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) began on a strong note on Thursday with a total of 168 offers made by 46 companies, officials said.

Another blow to Vijayan govt as Kerala HC upholds Dr Ciza Thomas as interim VC of KTU

Thiruvananthapuram:Handing another blow to the Pinarayi Vijayan government, Kerala High Court on Tuesday upheld the appointment of Dr Ciza Thomas as the in-charge Vice Chancellor of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) by Governor Arif Mohammed Khan.

1.2 mn Kerala students in 2,000 schools to benefit from 9,000 robotic labs

Thiruvananthapuram:For the first time in India, Kerala Infrastructure & Technology for Education (KITE), the Edtech arm of the state government, is setting up robotic labs in 2000 High Schools from December 2022, which will benefit 1.2 million school children.

K'taka to set up help centres at all PU science colleges

BENGALURU: Help Centres would be set up at all the pre-university science colleges in Karnataka to teach students fill up CET applications without mistakes, C.N. Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education, said on Friday.

Delhi govt school classroom scam: Vigilance directorate recommends probe by specialised agency

NEW DELHI: The Directorate of Vigilance (DoV) of the Delhi government has submitted its report to the chief secretary in a case of alleged "irregularities and corruption" in the construction of 2,405 classrooms in 193 schools and has recommended probe.

UP govt to assess mental health of students

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government will now make an assessment of the mental health and intelligence quotient of students of the state-run schools.

Centre's decision to reserve MBBS seats for militancy-affected kids in J&K welcomed

SRINAGAR: The Centre's decision to reserve four MBBS and BDS seats in the central pool for militancy-affected families and children of Muslim and non-Muslim migrants in Jammu and Kashmir is being widely welcomed.

NCERT syllabus for classes 1 to 3 soon in UP

LUCKNOW: The syllabus of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will be implemented from class 1 to 3 in government primary schools in Uttar Pradesh from the 2023-24 academic session.

Government schools should publish magazines to bring out artistic skills of students, directs Harjot Singh Bains

CHANDIGARH: Punjab State School Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains has directed the heads of the all government schools of the state to publish their own magazines to bring out the hidden artistic subtleties and skills of the students.

TN govt directs to hold school management committee meeting on Oct 28

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu school education department has directed the schools to conduct School Management Committee (SMC) meetings on October 28.

SC declines to stay Delhi HC judgment asking St Stephen's to comply with DU policy

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the Delhi High Court judgment, which asked St Stephen's College to issue a fresh prospectus giving 100 per cent weightage to Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022 score for non-minority candidates applying to under-graduate courses, and affirming no interviews for the admissions.

Delhi: Teachers paid full salary after 3 months in 12 colleges

NEW DELHI: Twelve colleges in Delhi have been facing a financial crisis for over three months. However, it seems to be coming to an end since grants have been released for these colleges funded by the Delhi government, following which the teachers have received their salaries till September.

DU to release first cut off list for UG admissions

NEW DELHI: Delhi University (DU) is going to release its first cut off list for Under Graduate (UG) courses on Tuesday evening.

Unacademy's new product to help students boost their preparation

BENGALURU:With an aim to help students boost their preparation, leading edtech platform Unacademy on Monday announced that it has rolled out a new product on its platform called "Compete".

DU teachers unhappy with new academic calendar, say studies will be compromised

NEW DELHI: Delhi University (DU) has released the academic calendar for the students taking admission in Undergraduate (UG) courses this year. Shortly after its release, teachers associated with the university described it as a very disappointing situation for the students and teachers.

Saurashtra University's BBA, B.Com papers leaked, exam postponed

RAJKOT:The Saurashtra University has reported the question paper leak of BBA semester-5 Direct Taxes and B.Com semester-5 Auditing and Corporate governance.

DU to release first merit list on Oct 18

NEW DELHI: The Delhi University (DU) will release its first merit list for undergraduate (UG) admissions on October 18 while the second merit list and the third list will be out on October 30 and November 10 respectively. The cutoffs will be based on the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) scores of the applicants.

DU to release first merit list on Oct 18

NEW DELHI: The Delhi University (DU) will release its first merit list for undergraduate (UG) admissions on October 18 while the second merit list and the third list will be out on October 30 and November 10 respectively. The cutoffs will be based on the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) scores of the applicants.

Finland wants Kerala's 'Little KITE's' model

Thiruvananthapuram:A visiting Kerala delegation led by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan consisting of state Ministers and top officials presently in Finland got a pleasant surprise when the Finland officials wanted to get the expertise of the state's digital education -- the 'Little KITEs' IT clubs.

10 leading US universities establish partnerships with O.P. Jindal Global University

SONIPAT: The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has established new and meaningful partnerships with 10 leading universities in the US as part of working towards its mission to provide global education opportunities to its students.

Guru Nanak Dev University Youth Festivals-2022 kicked off

AMRITSAR: A packed Dasmesh auditorium, hundreds of smiling faces, enthusiastically witnessed the opening of the Zonal Youth festivals of the Guru Nanak Dev University for the year 2022.

Retired UP teachers to be re-employed as mentors

LUCKNOW: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to re-employ retired teachers in state-run schools, including Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGBV).

Karnataka headmaster, who held essay competition on the Prophet, suspended

Gadag (Karnataka):Karnataka Education Department on Thursday suspended a school headmaster in Gadag district for allegedly holding an essay writing competition on Prophet Mohammad for school students.

'Condoms next?': Bihar woman official responds sharply to schoolgirl over sanitary pads

PATNA: Senior IAS officer and Bihar Women and Children Development Corporation MD Harjot Kaur Bamhrah stirred up controversy with her abrasive responses to question by girl students at an event for Class 9 and 10 students here on Wednesday.

Goa plans to start a degree in pisciculture: Sawant

PANAJI: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that his government intends to start a veterinary college and a degree in pisciculture in the coastal state.

Students not locked up during KTR's visit to RGUKT, says T'gana govt

HYDERABAD: The Telangana government has denied that some students of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technology (RGUKT) Basara were locked up and not allowed to meet state minister K.T. Rama Rao during his visit to the institute on Monday.

UGC seeks details of CUET-UG based admission process from Central universities

NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has sought the tentative timeline and other details from all 45 Central universities across the country for admission to CUET based UG programmes.

Mumbai varsity to start music college from Sep 28 on Lata Mangeshkar's birth anniv

MUMBAI: Mumbai University will launch the Bharat Ratna Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar International Music College and Museum with the first six certificate courses from September 28, the 93rd birth anniversary of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who passed away on February 6.

'Bhagavad Gita' teaching announcement by K'taka govt premature, says education expert

BENGALURU: The decision of the ruling BJP in Karnataka to include teachings of the Bhagavad Gita in schools and colleges from December has triggered a debate.

Jodhpur inspires: Daughter of HC Judge's driver clears judiciary exam, two brothers crack NEET

JAIPUR: Are Tier 2 and Tier 3 students capable of breaking through the barrier and achieving their dreams with the right mentoring and teaching? Can they clear competitive exams and spread their wings?

IIT-Madras student found dead in hostel room

CHENNAI: A fourth-year student of aeronautical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras was found dead in his hostel room here, said police.

AMU again in crossfire over teachers' union elections

ALIGARH: Once again the Aligarh Muslim University administration has been caught in a crossfire over elections to the powerful Aligarh Muslim University Teachers' Association (AMUTA).

UP: Girl faints after teacher scolds her for poor marks

LUCKNOW: A Class 9 girl student of a private school fell unconscious in the classroom after being allegedly scolded by a teacher for poor performance in an internal examination.

Notice to publisher for error in national anthem book in UP

Prayagraj: The publisher of a Class 5 text book has been served with a

Teachers' forum flags concern over 'vacant' reserved category seats in DU colleges

NEW DELHI: Forum of Academics for Social Justice has written a letter to the Vice Chancellor of Delhi University (DU) Professor Yogesh Kumar Singh and Registrar Dr. Vikas Gupta, demanding that before commencement of the admission process for SC, ST, OBC quota in UG, PG, PhD courses in DU colleges, subject wise data of the last five years should be called for and checked properly.

Download Mobile App