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Opinion  /  Published 28.07.20

Future tense: Examinations or students' lives?

You are 21 years old, going on 22. Three years ago, and a bit, you finished your final board exams, with a result that was neither terribly exciting, nor too disappointing, and then you got admission ...
By Samantak Das in

India  /  Published 30.07.20

Exam deadline for global acceptability

The University Grants Commission on Thursday defended its decision to have exams conducted for final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students by September 30 despite the Covid-19 crisis, saying it...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.07.20

SC poser on university final exam deadline

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of the University Grants Commission and the government on a batch of petitions seeking the cancellation of their directives to conduct final-semester ex...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.07.20

Respond on pleas against conducting final year exam: SC to UGC

The Supreme Court Monday directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to respond to the petitions which have challenged the July 6 directive to all the universities and colleges to conduct final ye...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.07.20

IITs crowd-fund to bridge digital divide

IIT Bombay and IIT Kanpur are collecting donations to fund laptops and broadband connectivity for students who lack access to online education. The gesture comes at a time thousands of poor and rural...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.07.20

SC to hear plea on university exams

The Supreme Court will take up on Monday a batch of petitions seeking the cancellation of final-year exams for all universities and colleges in the country in view of the pandemic and declaration of r...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.07.20

AICTE sets exam deadline

The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), the country’s technical education regulator, has asked the nearly 10,000 institutions under it to begin classes for the fresh batch of stude...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.07.20

UGC: varsities air exam doubts

As many as 195 universities are undecided about holding final-semester exams as directed by the University Grants Commission, suggesting over 20 per cent of institutions are not yet on the same page w...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 17.07.20

Exams: not now, says Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said it was not “possible” to conduct the final-year undergraduate and masters  examinations “now”, as recommended by the Univer...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 15.07.20

Test case: DU examinations

The Delhi High Court has expressed its displeasure with the Delhi University for constantly changing its policy on examination. Since March, DU has switched dates, postponed exams or changed the rules...
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