Category: Education

Mumbai University misses August 15 deadline too, 1.5 lakh answersheets yet to be assessed

THE UNIVERSITY of Mumbai has missed yet another deadline to declare the final year results. With around 1.5 lakh answersheets yet to be assessed and only 330-odd test results being declared so far, the university failed to meet the August 15 deadline that Vice-Chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh had committed to agitating Yuva Sena members earlier this […]

Forced to dance for living, these transwomen will soon become paramedics

Twenty-four-year-old Jiya was once forced to dance at gunpoint. Now the plucky transwoman from West Bengal is blazing a trail of success as a trainee in an operation theatre (OT) technician’s course. Thanks to a collective effort by queer activists, social workers and healthcare experts, along with Jiya, transwoman Debdutta is also being trained to become […]

IISER to set up academia industry cell to boost student entrepreneurship potential

The students and faculty members of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata will now get a boost to their entrepreneurship potential as the institute is aiming to set up an academia industry interaction cell, through which interested students can explore manpower training directed by various industries. “The process of setting up an […]

IGNOU OPENMAT 2017: Last date to submit application form extended

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended the last date for the submission of the entrance test application form for OPENMAT to August 21, 2017. The entrance exam will be held on September 24, 2017. Admission to the management programmes of IGNOU is done through OPENMAT entrance test which is held twice a year. To […]

Student elections in Rajasthan on August 28

Student union elections in all higher educational institutes of Rajasthan will be held on August 28, state education minister Kiran Maheshwari said today. The ballot-paper based elections will be conducted for four posts — president, vice-president, secretary and joint-secretary  — from 8 am to 1 pm and the results will be announced later that day, Maheshwari […]

Osmania University MBA Tech mgmt May/June exam results 2017 declared at

Osmania University has declared the results for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Technology Management exams which were conducted in May and June 2017. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check their results from the official website. Those who complete on year of the course requirements are awarded the postgraduate diploma in technology […]

Maharashtra Board HSC supplementary results date and time: Results to release at

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) is likely to release the results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) class 12 supplementary exams this week. While the Board has not confirmed a date of declaration but the results are expected to release end of this week. Students who have appeared for […]

CBSE’s initiative helped 135 girls clear JEE Mains 2017

With the help of CBSE’s project Udaan, 135 girl students cracked the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)-Mains 2017 for admission in engineering colleges. The scheme was launched to fill the gap between school education and engineering entrance examination. Under the scheme, girl students who score overall 70 per cent or above and 80 percent in science […]

Indo UK Institute of Health to be headquartered at Amaravati: CM Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu laid foundation for Indo UK institute of Health (IUIH) Medicity at Amaravati today. The IUIH programme was included in the joint statement during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to UK in 2015. The announcement includes the proposal to set up 11 UK Indo institutes for Health in India with […]

NEET 2017: Supreme court to hear Tamil Nadu students plea for start of counselling

Tamil Nadu students have sought a Supreme Court directive to push the state government to start the counselling process for medical college aspirants soon. The students’ plea will be heard by the apex body on Thursday so that students who have appeared for and cleared the national entrance can join their preferred colleges. Advocate Nalini […]