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Opinion  /  Published 28.05.20

Virtual exclusion

The pronouncements of Delhi University regarding online examinations for its final-year students of undergraduate and postgraduate courses have added to the anxieties of students and teachers who have...
By Maya John in

India  /  Published 27.05.20

UGC drops online content fee proposal

Higher education regulator UGC has shelved a proposal that could have raised the cost of online higher education, at a time the government’s push to expand such courses has raised concerns about qua...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.05.20

Online tests? Most Delhi University students demur

Delhi University students have overwhelmingly disapproved of the institution’s decision to hold online open-book examinations, according to a survey.The DU Teachers’ Association (DUTA), which cond...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.05.20

College checks go online

The All India Council for Technical Education will no longer send inspectors to physically verify if professional colleges have adequate infrastructure and teacher strength but carry out the checks on...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.05.20

100 varsities to go online amid Covid-19 lockdown

The government on Sunday said the top 100 universities in the country would be “automatically” allowed to start online courses by May 30, brushing aside concerns about the digital divide and possi...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.04.20

UGC signals road map

First and second-year undergraduate students and first-year master’s students from the general stream may not need to take any exams this summer if their universities follow guidelines issued by the...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.04.20

DU opposition to online exams

Some Delhi University administrators have joined teachers and students to oppose a plan to hold online examinations.Prof. Sachin Maheshwari, the dean of the technology faculty, wrote to vice-chancello...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.04.20

UGC fillip to online courses

The University Grants Commission on Monday gave “in-principle approval” to the idea of the country’s nearly 1,000 universities offering up to 40 per cent of any course online, with a select 200-...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.04.20

Online courses keep out many

The University Grants Commission has approved a proposal to allow nearly 200 universities to offer online courses at a time Kashmir has had no access to the high-speed 4G network for almost a year and...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.20

Out of class: Online courses exclude many

Government authorities seem to believe that teaching online is a smooth solution to the disruption of classes caused by Covid-19. The University Grants Commission, which is expected to be attuned to t...
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