Opinion  /  Published 31.08.20

Urgent tests: Holding JEE-NEET exams

Fear seems to have become a constant in every sphere of life in India. It is now hovering over the issue of examinations that are to be held in September in spite of the rising numbers of the coronavi...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 30.08.20

Partha to Centre: Defer JEE and NEET

Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Saturday asked Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank why he wanted to “jeopardise” the future of students by forcing them to write the J...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.08.20

CLAT: put off to September 28

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for entry to national law schools has been rescheduled to September 28 because of the complete lockdown in Bengal on September 7. The Consortium of National Law U...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.08.20

Options for state, post-SC order

The education department may explore the option of holding exams in common service centres, set up by the state JEE board to enable engineering aspirants to attend counselling, for the final-year unde...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.08.20

Bengal: varsity exams before Puja?

Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that her government was weighing the pros and cons of holding final-year college and university exams before Durga Puja in October. She slammed the Centre over its deci...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


India  /  Published 28.08.20

Naveen calls PM over exams

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over phone seeking his intervention for the postponement of NEET and JEE (Main) exams scheduled next month in vie...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 27.08.20

Schools to stay shut, flights to resume

Schools and colleges in Bengal will remain closed at least till September 20 because of the Covid-19 situation, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday. “Under these circumstances, I d...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.08.20

IIT: no point in putting off JEE

The directors of IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi have said any postponement of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main will land the tech schools and students in uncertainty and cause academic disruption. ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 26.08.20

JEE: another appeal to PM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the second time in two days on Tuesday, requesting the JEE/NEET exams scheduled for September be postponed because of “gr...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.08.20

JEE: defer tests, says Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assess the “enormous health risk involved” and put on hold the national entrance examinations due in Se...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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