Monday, January 24, 2022

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.

Panipat Institute of Engineering & Technology (PIET) receives 4-Star ranking from AICTE & MoE's Innovation Cell

NEW DELHI: The Institution Innovation Council of Panipat Institute of Engineering & Technology (IIC-PIET) achieved 4-star rating given by Institution's Innovation Council, ministry of education's Innovation Cell (Government of India) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for its excellent performance in Innovation activities in 2020-21.

Entrance test must for admission across central varsities from 2022

NEW DELHI: The admission process in most of the central universities will change from the upcoming academic session as Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) will come into force for admission to all undergraduate courses in different central universities across the country.

Madras University to constitute team to probe scam at study centres

CHENNAI: The University of Madras will constitute an inquiry committee on Thursday to probe into the scam related to persons not registered with the university writing the degree examinations.

Rotaract Club installed at RBU

MOHALI: Rotaract Club, sponsored by Rotary Club of Rupnagar, has been installed at Rayat Bahra University. At the installation ceremony of the club the Chief Guest was Rotary’s PDG Er Manmohan Singh, member of Punjab Infrastructure Regulatory Authority (PIRA), Rotary’s PDG Dr. R. S. Parmar was the Guest of Honour on the occasion.

DU approves policy for admissions through CUCET from next session

NEW DELHI: Scoring good marks in Class 12 board examinations alone would not ensure admission in the Delhi University (DU) from the next academic session (2022-23), as the varsity's Executive Council has approved the policy for admissions through the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET).

Punjab School education department advertises 12772 posts of different cadres

CHANDIGARH: In order to ensure quality education across the State, the School Education department today advertised 12772 posts of different cadres as part of the ongoing process to recruit 20166 teachers.

Pargat Singh hands over appointment letters to 22 Assistant Professors

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Higher Education and Languages Minister Pargat Singh today handed over appointment letters to 22 Assistant Professors of the state Colleges.

Probe ordered into Head clerk exam paper leak claim: Guj selection board

GANDHINAGAR: The Gujarat Subordinate Service Selection Board (GSSSB)on Wednesday said that an inquiry has been ordered into the head clerk exams question papers leak claim by AAP.

IIT-K develops device to detect soil health in 90 seconds

KANPUR: The Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) has developed a portable soil testing device that can detect soil health in just 90 seconds through an embedded mobile application

872 Government secondary schools in Punjab to get 4361 tablets: Pargat Singh

CHANDIGARH: In order to provide quality school education and bring the Government schools in sync with the modern times, the Punjab Government is undertaking special efforts. As part of these, it has been decided to provide 4361 tablets to the libraries of 872 Government Senior Secondary Schools in the State.

GNDU Final Inter-Zonal Youth Festival kicked off with the beats of Dhol

AMRITSAR: The final Youth festival of the Guru Nanak Dev University started with beats of dhol and teams competing for coveted position in Bhangra. After completing a series of six zonal youth festivals through October & November, this is the inter-zonal Youth festival where winner teams shall further represent Guru Nanak Dev University in inter-varsity North Zone Youth festival.

GNDUTA Election on December 7

AMRITSAR: Guru Nanak Dev University Teacher's Association Election for the year 2021-22 will be held on Decemeber 7, 2021. Dr. Preet Mohinder Singh Bedi, Prof. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences has been nominated as Returning Officer.

Important to Study the Physics of Glasses – Prof. Karmakar

CHANDIGARH: In the series of Nobel Prize Lectures being conducted by Society for Promotion of Science and Technology in India (SPSTI) with support from Department of Science and Technology, Chandigarh Administration in association with Chandigarh Chapters of National Academy of Sciences India, Indian National Science Academy & Indian National Young Academy of Sciences and Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh, the fifth lecture was organized on “Physics of Disordered Systems, Works of Giorgio Parisi, Nobel Prize Winner in Physics – 2021.

Fake leaders, fake figures- Pargat Singh slams his Delhi counterpart for ‘forged’ figures

CHANDIGARH: Renewing his attack on Aam Aadmi Party, the Education Minister today said that fake leaders are releasing fake figures to mislead people.

India needs incorruptible young minds for better society : Governor & Chancellor

AMRITSAR: Hon'ble Governor of Punjab and Chancellor of the Guru Nanak Dev University, Sh. Banwarilal Purohit said what India needs today is incorruptible young men and women who will dedicate themselves to the service of the larger society through individual pursuits.

US varsities see decline in foreign students during pandemic: Survey

NEW YORK: A survey released on Monday showed that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of foreign students studying at US higher education institutions has sharply declined for the school year starting this fall, according to a US broadcaster.

Pargat Singh, Education Minister inaugurated Infrastructure Facilities At Government Girls Smart School Zira

FEROZEPUR: Pargat Singh, Education Minister inaugurated Infrastructure Facilities At Government Girls Smart School Zira of Rs. 1 Crore 25 Lakh Padmasree Mr Pargat Singh, Cabinet Minister, inaugurated Infrastructure Facilities At Shaheed Gurdas Ram Memorial Government Girls Sr. Sec. Smart School Zira of Rs. 1 Crore 25 Lakh. On arrival at the school, he was first given a guard of honor by the Punjab Police contingent.

Pargat Singh's tete a tete with teachers and students

CHANDIGARH: The youth should dedicate themselves to achieve their life goals with hardwork, determination and devotion as Sky is the limit for them given their unbounded energy. How so ever difficult the target might be, it is not impossible to achieve.

Education regulatory authority to be set up: Pargat Singh

MOHALI: Pargat Singh, Punjab Minister for Higher Education, Sports, Youth Affairs and NRI Affairs here today said that Punjab would soon set up an Education Regulatory Authority soon.

'Can't hold up results of 16 lakh students', SC paves way for declaration of NEET results 2021

NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Bombay High Court's order to reconduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for two candidates, paving the way for the declaration of results of over 16 lakh students who took the exam.

Delhi University admission on special cut-off basis begins

NEW DELHI: The special admission process of Delhi University began from Tuesday after incorporating some stringent terms and conditions in the merit list.

Delhi University issues special cut-off list

NEW DELHI:  Delhi University has released a special cut-off list only for a few eligible students, an official said.

K'taka to develop 'Super 30' engineering colleges

BENGALURU: With an aim to develop 'Super 30' engineering colleges by taking up one college in each district of Karnataka, a committee will be formed to work towards providing quality teaching in every district, and to meet industry requirements.

AMU, Google to collaborate in knowledge sharing

ALIGARH:  With the signing of an agreement with Google Asia Pacific Pvt Ltd., Aligarh Muslim University's Department of Computer Science has opened the pathway for sharing of IT enabled knowledge sharing resources that will go a long way in upgrading technological platforms and providing job opportunities to students.

Rajasthan govt to give free school uniforms for classes 1-8

JAIPUR:  The Rajasthan government will provide uniforms free-of-cost to students of classes 1 to 8 studying in government schools in the state.

Sainik School Kapurthala announces admission for session 2022-23 in class VI and IX

KAPURTHALA: Established in the year 1961, Sainik School Kapurthala has become the epitome of educational excellence and pride. The school has carved a niche for itself in producing 700 plus alumni in the defence forces. Along with boys, admission is also open for girls in class VI now to this school.  The school has already admitted its first ever batch of 10 girl cadets of class VI in Academic Session 2021-22.

DU admissions based on third cut-off list to begin today

NEW DELHI:  The Delhi University (DU)'s admission process on the basis of third cut-off list will commence from Monday and will continue till October 21.

DU issues third cut-off list, admission to begin from Oct 18

NEW DELHI: Delhi University released the third cut-off list on Saturday for admissions in different undergraduate courses.  After 100 per cent cut-off in the first and second lists, the third list has relaxed it slightly for most courses. Many colleges have shut the admission process for the most sought after courses.

Yogesh Singh to take charge as DU Vice Chancellor today

NEW DELHI: Yogesh Singh is set assume charge as the new Vice Chancellor of the Delhi University (DU) on Friday.

31,172 CBSE, 2,365 Kerala Board students secure admission in DU

NEW DELHI:  As many as 60,904 candidates have applied for admission to various colleges after Delhi University's (DU) first cut-off list. Of these, 46,054 are from CBSE Board and rest students are from other education boards across the country.

Govt has been very fair: SC on Centre's decision to conduct NEET-SS exam by old pattern

NEW DELHI:  After being pushed by the Supreme Court, the Centre on Wednesday told the top court that NEET-Super Speciality exam scheduled in November this year will be held as per the old question pattern

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