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JNU overwhelmingly votes against UGC notification
JNU overwhelmingly votes against UGC notification

The JNU students community on Wednesday responded with an emphatic 'no' in a referendum conducted here asking whether a UGC notification on M.Phil and Ph.D admissions was acceptable to them.

Maharashtra Board: HSC exam to start from Feb 28, SSC from March 7
Maharashtra Board: HSC exam to start from Feb 28, SSC from March 7

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education today confirmed that the written examinations for HSC (Class XII) will commence from February 28, while the SSC (Class X) exams will begin from March 7.

BSSC examination scheduled for Sunday cancelled due to paper leak on social media
BSSC examination scheduled for Sunday cancelled due to paper leak on social media

BSSC examination scheduled for Sunday has been cancelled.

One in three kids finds schools unsafe: Survey

A survey in which at least 6,000 children across the globe participated has revealed that nearly one in every three children in India has concerns about their safety at school.

JNU rubbishes news claiming 'reduction' in seats
JNU rubbishes news claiming 'reduction' in seats

Rubbishing media reports claiming a massive cut in admission intake, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Wednesday asserted that there is no reduction in academic seats in any school or department of the premier education institution.

JNU announces massive seat-cut for MPhil, PhD courses
JNU announces massive seat-cut for MPhil, PhD courses

JNU has announced massive reduction in student intake in MPhil and PhD courses and scrapped fresh admission in some departments for the upcoming academic session.

HC asks Delhi govt to reconsider Delhi Public School Society's proposal to hike fees
HC asks Delhi govt to reconsider Delhi Public School Society's proposal to hike fees

The Delhi High Court today asked the AAP government to reconsider the proposal of Delhi Public School Society to hike student fees, a move that was earlier halted by the Directorate of Education (DoE).

IIM-Lucknow achieves 100% placement in 3 days

The Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow (IIM-L) on Monday said it has achieved 100 percent final placement for its 31st batch of 435 students in a record time of just over three days.

AP Police Constable PC (Civil and AR) , Warder (Prisons) 2017 final results released
AP Police Constable PC (Civil and AR) , Warder (Prisons) 2017 final results released

AP Police Final Written Test for the post of PC (Civil and AR) and Warder (Prisons) have been released.

HRD Ministry to bring 'graded regulatory mechanism' in UGC: Prakash Javadekar
HRD Ministry to bring 'graded regulatory mechanism' in UGC: Prakash Javadekar

The HRD ministry will bring in a "graded regulatory mechanism" as part of key reforms in UGC, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday.

Delhi University to develop online portal to track PhD progress
Delhi University to develop online portal to track PhD progress

Progress report of a student right from PhD enrollment to thesis submission will now be available online with Delhi University developing a dedicated portal for the purpose.

DU to develop online portal to track PhD progress
DU to develop online portal to track PhD progress

Progress report of a student right from PhD enrollment to thesis submission will now be available online.

CBSE discontinues open-book exams for class IX and XI
CBSE discontinues open-book exams for class IX and XI

The Central Board of Secondary Education has decided to discontinue Open Text Based Assessment.

UPSC declares forest service (main) exam results
UPSC declares forest service (main) exam results

The results of Indian Forest Service (main) examination have been declared today.

Will soon fill vacancies in educational institutions: Centre
Will soon fill vacancies in educational institutions: Centre

Human Resource Development Minister assured the house that the government will take necessary steps to fill seats reserved for certain categories.

CBSE to conduct NEET for admission into medical courses on May 7
CBSE to conduct NEET for admission into medical courses on May 7

CBSE will conduct National Eligibility cum Entrance Test​ for admission into medical courses on May 7.

AMUTA alleges violation of norms in VC selection

AMU executive council had unanimously drawn up a list from which a panel of three names will be shortlisted by the University Court.

IIM Bangalore's EPGP PG programme ranked among top 50

IIMB`s programme has shot up 13 spots to be placed at No 49 in the FT ranking.

UPSC CDS (II) Exam 2016 results declared @ www.upsc.gov.in, 8563 candidates qualify for interview
UPSC CDS (II) Exam 2016 results declared @ www.upsc.gov.in, 8563 candidates qualify for interview

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results of Combined Defence Services (CDS) Exam II. 

Nursery admissions: HC questions distance criteria, asks Delhi govt if had done mapping of schools
Nursery admissions: HC questions distance criteria, asks Delhi govt if had done mapping of schools

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the AAP government whether it had done geographical mapping of the number of schools in a given area before directing private schools to admit kids in nursery on the basis of neighbourhood criteria.

Delhi university to launch mobile app to keep tab on students' attendance
Delhi university to launch mobile app to keep tab on students' attendance

Delhi University launch mobile application to ensure accountability and transparency.

Sri Venkateswara College wins Great Britain debate in Delhi

The Delhi edition of the Great Britain Debate organised by the British High Commission and hosted by the Lady Sri Ram College was won by Anmol Sharma and Sidaq Batra of Sri Venkateswara College. The runners up were Pratyaksha Jha and Aritro Bose of Ashoka University.

Nalanda University gets new vice-chancellor
Nalanda University gets new vice-chancellor

Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar, a technocrat who is considered the father of the Indian Supercomputer, has been appointed the new Vice-Chancellor of Nalanda University, Rajgir, in Bihar.

CBSE changes dates of Class X, XII examination
CBSE changes dates of Class X, XII examination

10,98,420 students will appear for the Class XII board exam, while 16,67,573 candidates will take Class X exam this year.

Delhi gets first state-of-the-art 'model' government school

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday inaugurated the national capital's first 'model' government school with "state-of-the-art" facilities and infrastructure, an official statement said.

Good news for medical aspirants! Now, students can appear in NEET thrice till they become 25
Good news for medical aspirants! Now, students can appear in NEET thrice till they become 25

In a pleasant development for thousands of medical aspirants across the country, it has been decided that they can now appear in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) thrice till they are 25 years old.

AIIMS MBBS Exam 2017: Application form available now, apply here
AIIMS MBBS Exam 2017: Application form available now, apply here

The Course of studies leading to the award of the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of the AIIMS shall last for a minimum of five and a half academic years.

Delhi government extends deadline for EWS nursery admissions to Feb 14

The Delhi government on Tuesday extended to February 14 the deadline for application for admissions in nursery under the economically weaker section (EWS) category.

Are bureaucrats willing to send their wards to govt schools: Delhi HC on poor quality of education
Are bureaucrats willing to send their wards to govt schools: Delhi HC on poor quality of education

Terming as poor the quality of education and infrastructure in government schools here, the Delhi High Court today questioned the AAP government whether its bureaucrats are willing to send their wards to such institutions.

Delhi University students approach DCW over notice banning selfies, combing hair
Delhi University students approach DCW over notice banning selfies, combing hair

Delhi University students today approached the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) against a recent circular by Miranda House banning taking of selfies and combing hair in college corridor.