Jharkhand  /  Published 02.05.19

Girls shine, but CBSE results iffy

The CBSE released Plus Two (Class XII) results on Thursday afternoon all across India, with its Bihar and Jharkhand region notching up a pass percentage of 66.73, far inferior to its national pass per...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Health  /  Published 27.02.20

The young student’s mind

Seventy six per cent eighth graders at a mental health workshop said they do not get eight hours of sleep a day. When asked what they would like to do if set free, a common answer was that they would ...
By Brinda Sarkar

Delhi  /  Published 27.02.20

Delhi violence: Class 8 student missing since Monday

A 13-year-old girl, who had gone to school to take an examination in the Khajuri Khas area three days ago, went missing amid the violence in northeast Delhi, police said.The girl, a Class 8 student, l...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.04.19

Clueless Kolhan varsity jitters for students

Md Umar, a first-year UG student of English honours at Jamshedpur Workers’ College in Mango here, has been told to shift to a pass course after almost a year of college, right before his first semes...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Education  /  Published 16.04.19

Engineering is not the only path

Q My son is studying in Class XI and is also preparing for JEE. I am not sure whether he will be able to do well in his Plus Two board exams as well as in JEE. I would prefer that he takes a year off ...
By Shivani Manchanda


West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

Calcutta University meet on exam results

Calcutta University will meet principals of affiliated colleges on Friday to discuss ways to ensure timely declaration of results of BA and BSc first-semester examinations under the choice-based and c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.09.19

UGC homework, unit test plans

Undergraduate students in general courses may soon be required to complete daily home assignments and take unit tests after each chapter in addition to appearing for the end-of-semester exams.Higher e...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 31.10.18

Protest over Bengali booklets for Gunotsav in Assam

Members of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) on Wednesday burnt the effigy of education minister Siddhartha Bhattacharyya to protest against the use of Bengali in the evaluation directives under ...
By Ritupallab Saikia in Golaghat

India  /  Published 05.11.19

Gujarati to be out of JEE-Main from 2021

The Joint Entrance Examination (Main), the first filter for selecting students for BTech courses in IITs, will drop Gujarati from 2021 and ask students to take the test in Hindi or English only.“The...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.10.19

Exam offers chance to meet friends after long

Anzar Ahmad faced the toughest test yet of his young life but it was time to celebrate too.Like thousands across the Valley, the student of Tyndale Biscoe School, Srinagar, appeared for the Class X bo...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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