West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.19

Equal weight for JU tests and board scores

Jadavpur University will admit students to all its undergraduate courses in humanities giving equal weightage to the marks in the admission tests and the Class XII board exams.The nine humanities depa...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.05.19

Varsity still on paper

Many girls would be eager to seek admission to Jamshedpur Women’s University — Jamshedpur Women’s College upgraded this year into the state’s first women’s varsity — but no varsity infrast...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.19

JU stress on board and test scores

Jadavpur University should give equal weightage to the entrance test scores and the plus-II board marks for admission to six undergraduate courses in humanities, a committee set up to review the admis...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.19

Count on luck for school admission in Jharkhand

Entry-level school admission in the state will commence from this month itself, putting to test the luck of students more than their merit. In the steel city, about 70 CBSE and CISCE-affiliated school...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.19

Girls, your very own varsity

Drum rolls for a formal change of name. Jamshedpur Women’s College is now officially Jamshedpur Women’s University. Governor and chancellor of state universities Droupadi Murmu approved the upgrad...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 16.01.20

Big day for parents of little ones

Rakesh Kumar, a Tata Steel employee waited to hear his son’s name at the manual school lottery process at Motilal Nehru Public School. Finally he did when the process was nearing the end and heaved ...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 15.01.19

Reservation for private colleges

The Centre on Tuesday announced that the entire range of reservations would be extended to admissions in private higher education institutions from the academic year beginning in July.The announcement...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.03.20

PMO not in favour of relief for EWS poor

The Prime Minister’s Office is learnt to have disagreed with a suggestion to extend to the economically weak among the privileged castes certain eligibility-related relaxations that those from socia...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.19

Calcutta University gets government admission nod

The higher education department on Saturday allowed Calcutta University to let its colleges reopen their portals to enable students submit fresh applications for admission to undergraduate courses.Jun...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.06.19

Scan on St Stephen’s cut-off

A steep hike in the qualifying marks for tribal Christian students at St Stephen’s College this year could lead to seats reserved for them going to other Christians.St Stephen’s, a minority instit...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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