Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
India  /  Published 11.07.20

Mamata adds voice to UGC date misgivings

Multiple states, including Bengal, have opposed the University Grants Commission’s directive to hold final-semester exams for college and university students by September-end, citing the exponen...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 09.07.20

HRD minister defends exclusion of topics from CBSE syllabus

"While it is easy to misconstrue exclusion of 3-4 topics like nationalism, local government, federalism, etc and build a concocted narrative, a wider perusal of different subjects will show that ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.07.20

CBSE: Syllabus reduced by 30%

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to reduce by up to 30 per cent the syllabus for Class IX to XII for the 2020-21 session to ease the course load on students during the pande...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.07.20

Final-year exams must for degrees, says UGC

The decision comes at a time Delhi University (DU) is planning “open-book exams” (OBE) for its final-year students despite glitches blighting ongoing “mock tests” and widesprea...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.07.20

JEE, NEET now in September

The undergraduate medical and engineering entrance exams have been pushed back by two months to September in view of the pandemic. Human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted on Frid...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.20

Visva-Bharati satellite centre

Visva-Bharati, the central university famed for being at the forefront of Santiniketan’s cultural heritage, is set to open its first satellite campus at an Uttarakhand hill station that was favoured...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

India  /  Published 11.06.20

IIT online test worries

IIT Bhubaneswar is set to conduct the end-semester exams online this year — a decision that is testing the skills of the institute in addressing the concerns of several students.The students are wor...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Govt's plan for schools

The Centre said on Tuesday it was mulling the possibility of reducing syllabus and instructional hours of school students for the 2020-21 academic session because of the Covid-linked disruption and pa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.05.20

Board centre

Class X and XII students who moved to a different state or district when schools were closed ahead of the coronavirus-triggered lockdown can appear for the pending board exams at their current places ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.20

CBSE schools tread with caution

Union human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ tweeted the new CBSE exam schedule on Monday but schools will have to wait for confirmation from the CBSE before communicating ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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