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India  /  Published 29.08.20

SC upholds UGC directive on holding exams

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the University Grants Commission’s directive to universities to hold final-year undergraduate and postgraduate exams by September 30 but left the door ajar for...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

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 29.08.20

No exams next month, says Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that Bengal would not have college and university examinations in September. While delivering a virtual address, Mamata asked education minister Par...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kalighat

India  /  Published 28.08.20

SC: No promotion without exams

The Supreme Court on Friday said that states and universities cannot promote students without holding final year exams by September 30. Upholding the UGC decision to hold final year exams, a bench he...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.08.20

Lab plan for returned students

The government is considering the possibility of allowing students pursuing research in foreign universities who have had to return to India during the pandemic to use laboratories in institutions fun...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 12.08.20

Lost Paths: NEP 2020 & institutional autonomy

The middle path is a comfortable idea; the comfort depends on the subject to which it relates. The prime minister has marked a ‘middle path’ between government control and the sense of ent...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 11.08.20

Snags hit DU online exam kickoff

The academic session at DU and some of the IITs began from Monday, and in the online mode. Other institutions funded by the central government are to start their classes online later this month. Rudr...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.08.20

Degrees without exams illegal, UGC tells SC

Another bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice A.M. Khanwilkar on Monday issued a notice to the Centre on a petition seeking the filling up of 3,373 post-graduate medical seats under the All Ind...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.08.20

Education autonomy a ‘middle path’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defined autonomy for academic institutions as a middle path between full government control and a sense of entitlement, while linking freedom to quality. At the Concl...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.08.20

Salary: crisis in varsities, schools

A private college in Odisha asked its teachers to go on leave without pay as early as April. “I’m still on leave without pay; the college will inform me when to rejoin,” one of the t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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