West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.20

Girls shine in madarsa exam

Merit outshone poverty as most toppers of the West Bengal Board of Madrasah Examination (WBBME), whose Class X board results were announced on Thursday, proved their mettle by defying odds. The WBBME...
By Alamgir Hossain, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Behrampore

India  /  Published 15.07.20

Scan tests need for final exams

Amid a raging debate over the relevance of end-semester examinations for award of degrees in universities, a former vice-chancellor of a university in Maharashtra has studied the semester-wise perform...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 14.07.20

MBBS: HC nod with empathy

Calcutta High Court on Monday declined to issue an interim stay on the second and third professional examinations for MBBS courses in the state that are scheduled to start from July 14. Ten medicine ...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.07.20

Don’t want crisis for students: Partha

The Bengal government does not want to “push students into a crisis”, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday. “The state government does not want to push students into ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.07.20

Sridevi's long walk and ride to 95 per cent

When 16-year-old C. Sreedevi left her home at the Poochukottamparai tribal settlement, set deep inside the Anamalai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu, around 2am on May 27 with her father Chellamuthu, it wa...
By K.A. Shaji


India  /  Published 11.07.20

Delhi govt decides to cancel upcoming semester, final exams of universities

  Delhi government has decided to cancel all forthcoming semester and final exams of universities under it due to the COVID-19 situation, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday. ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Bengal VCs reject UGC's examination deadline

State vice-chancellors have rejected the UGC’s September deadline to conduct the final semester examinations “compulsorily”. They spoke with each other over videoconference on Frida...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.07.20

DU: HC poser on exam delay

Delhi High Court on Thursday said examinations are nerve-wracking and the career of thousands of students is at stake, pulling up Delhi University for repeatedly postponing final-year exams of undergr...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.07.20

JAC: 75 per cent clear class X

For the first time in five years, more than 75 per cent students of class X cleared the exams conducted by Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), results of which were declared online on Wednesday after a ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Academics question UGC for insisting on exams

The University Grants Commission’s move to direct universities to hold examinations for final-semester students in the middle of the pandemic has come at a time when top foreign universities and...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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