In DU, students from out of town share their worries

  On Thursday, students freshly out of school, from across the country, assembled at Delhi University to attend the orientation programme, and the first day of classes. While for those who have grown up in Delhi the space seemed familiar, for others coming from different parts of the country, Thursday brought with it their entry […]

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IIM Ahmedabad: From beauty pageant winner, tennis player to fashion designer, look who all have joined IIM’s PGP & PGP-FABM

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad has finalised the 2017-19 batch and has noted that it has acquired a very diverse batch with regard to gender, work experience and educational background. Some of these students have already achieved awards and recognition in various professions including film-making, sports and fashion. “These are interesting times. The […]

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TN to appeal against Madras HC order to not reserve MBBS, BDS seats for state board students

Chennai The Tamil Nadu government will appeal against Friday’s Madras High Court’s (HC) decision to quash the Tamil Nadu government order to reserve 85% medical (MBBS) and dental (BDS) seats in undergraduate colleges for state board students. The admissions are being done on the basis of scores of a common entrance test, National Eligibility cum Entrance […]

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Students’ say to matter in NAAC accreditation of varsities, colleges

On the lines of educational institutions abroad, Indian students will now have a say in the assessment and accreditation of universities and colleges. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has revised its evaluation process under which it will now take direct feedback from students on the information submitted by educational institutions seeking accreditation. Under […]

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Class X board results: 5,034 students failed science; pvt candidates, part of Vishwas group, struggle most with science subjects

An analysis of this year’s Class X board exam result has shown that students from Delhi government schools who were asked to appear as ‘private’ candidates have struggled the most with science subjects. Of the 64,570 private candidates, close to 60,000 were under the government’s “Vishwas” group. Formed as part of the Chunauti scheme launched […]

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College teachers, staff salaries to shoot up by 22-28 per cent

The University Grants Commission (UGC)’s recommendations will come into focus this month with the Cabinet considering a pay hike of 22 per cent to 28 per cent for about 8 lakh teachers and staff working at central or state colleges, universities and other educational institutions like IITs and NITs. The entry pay of assistant professors […]

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