News  /  Published 28.05.22

Calcutta University students demand online tests, debate erupts over open-book exams

Hundreds of students blockaded College Street in north Kolkata and sat in front of Calcutta University’s gates demanding online exams, around the time college principals told the vice-chancellor...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Hold re-tests for missed exams, Jadavpur University teachers tell VC

The teachers of Jadavpur University have written to vice-chancellor Suranjan Das opposing the decision of the university’s examination board on the assessment of first- and second-year BTech stu...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

News  /  Published 24.05.22

48 ‘imposters’ arrested at West Bengal police recruitment test

As many as 48 people were arrested for allegedly impersonating as candidates of an examination for recruitment of constables in the state police on Sunday. The arrests were made from parts of Howrah,...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.05.22

Calcutta University councils recommend offline tests

Last week, the education department had advised the vice-chancellors of the state universities to decide the mode of examination “considering the present situation”. A CU official said pl...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.05.22

Semesters scrapped, one exam each for ICSE and ISC in February or March 2023

The ICSE council on Friday announced that the ICSE and ISC would have one exam each at the end of the academic year 2023. The ICSE (Class X) and ISC (Class XII) exams are likely to be held in Februar...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


News  /  Published 20.05.22

Hold offline exams, teachers tell West Bengal education minister

The college and university teachers’ association has written to education minister Bratya Basu demanding offline exams because online tests do not have invigilation and, they alleged, lack trans...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.05.22

End-semester exams offline at Jadavpur University, Rabindra Bharati University

Jadavpur University will hold the end-semester examinations offline across all faculties. An emergency meeting of the university’s executive council was held on Monday night after the education...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.05.22

Jadavpur University board flags ‘lapses’ in conduct of exams

“The administrative lapse stems from the fact that the faculty council, instead of referring the matter to the examination board, decided to hold the special exams. The meeting where the decisio...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Presidency alumni plea to Bratya Basu on entry test restart

The Presidency Alumni Association has written to education minister Bratya Basu about the need to restore admission tests at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The tests could not be held in t...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.05.22

State joint entrance examination board uploads answer keys, invites challenges

The state joint entrance examination (JEE) board has uploaded model answer keys and invited challenges from those who wrote the in-person test on April 30. The model answer keys have been uploaded on...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


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