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Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Amid allegations of “faulty evaluation process” adopted for class XII exams, the CBSE on Monday clarified that it has received requests for verification of marks from only 2.47 per cent of the students. A total of 10,98,891 students appeared for the CBSE Class 12 exams this year. According to the Central Board of Secondary Education [...]

June 21, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Only 2.47% students requested for verification of marks: CBSE

Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

India’s coaching centres sell dreams to millions of young students, often claiming sureshot formulas to crack the country’s tough medical or engineering exams. Many of them also deliver on their promise. But the cut-throat nature of the business played out in a bizarre manner on Thursday with two institutes laying claim to the top ten [...]

June 16, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

JEE Advanced 2017: Around 40 students in top 100 coached in Kota, claim institutes

JEE Advanced 2017: Around 40 students in top 100 coached in Kota, claim institutes

Coaching institutes in Kota, India’s coaching hub, claimed on Sunday that at least 40 of their students have found a place in the list of top 100 in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2017, which is conducted for admission to various engineering colleges, including the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Institutes in the [...]

June 12, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on JEE Advanced 2017: Around 40 students in top 100 coached in Kota, claim institutes

Bihar Board BSEB result shocker: Students qualifying JEE (main) fail in Class 12, ask to see answer books

Bihar Board BSEB result shocker: Students qualifying JEE (main) fail in Class 12, ask to see answer books

Patna: The poor show in the Bihar School Examination Board’s (BSEB) Class 12 or intermediate examination, 2017, had a fallout today in the form of violent student protests outside BSEB offices early on Wednesday. Soon, it spread to other districts as well. Out of the 12.40 lakh students, just 4.37 lakh or 35.25% managed to [...]

May 31, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Bihar Board BSEB result shocker: Students qualifying JEE (main) fail in Class 12, ask to see answer books

Campus Calling: DU to reserve seats for acid attack survivors, students with thalassemia

Campus Calling: DU to reserve seats for acid attack survivors, students with thalassemia

This year, Delhi University will reserve seats for undergraduate studies in its affiliating colleges for acid attacks survivors and students with thalassemia and dwarfism. The move comes after the university adopted the revised Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. The law gives not less than 5% reservation to students with disabilities taking admissions in [...]

May 26, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Campus Calling: DU to reserve seats for acid attack survivors, students with thalassemia

Engineering students relieved by easier JEE (Advanced) papers

Engineering students relieved by easier JEE (Advanced) papers

Around 1.71 lakh engineering aspirants on Sunday took the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) across 500 centres in the country and abroad. Most of the students found the exam papers, especially the mathematics section, easier than previous papers. A total of 2.2 lakh candidates who appeared for JEE (Main) test, held on April 8, were shortlisted [...]

May 23, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Engineering students relieved by easier JEE (Advanced) papers

What drives Indians to be racist towards students from Africa

What drives Indians to be racist towards students from Africa

African students who have staked all to come to study in universities in India have been facing different levels of racist attacks. Some recent incidents of such attacks were reported in Noida, where students of a private university were attacked by mobs outside the campus. The attackers called the African students Nigerians, which has become [...]

May 17, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on What drives Indians to be racist towards students from Africa

Now, Class-1 students won’t have to carry books and bags in Haryana

Now, Class-1 students won’t have to carry books and bags in Haryana

Now, Class 1 students of government schools in Haryana won’t have to carry books and bags. After the summer break from July 1, the Manohar Lal Khattar-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government will introduce ‘no bags and no books’ system for Class 1 students in around 100 government-run primary schools across the state. After their [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Now, Class-1 students won’t have to carry books and bags in Haryana

TISS announces closure of 3 centres: Students demand answers

TISS announces closure of 3 centres: Students demand answers

 Most of the students at TISS weren’t on campus at the time of the announcement . The announcement by Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) to shut down three centres and discontinue services of around 25 teachers has baffled students, who have demanded a clarification from the administration. While most of the students at TISS [...]

March 29, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on TISS announces closure of 3 centres: Students demand answers

Donald Trump travel ban hits scholars and students

Donald Trump travel ban hits scholars and students

An executive order signed by US president Donald Trump late on Friday afternoon immediately barring immigrants and non-immigrant visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US has had immediate effects on scholars and students. More than 17,000 students in the U.S. come from the seven countries affected by the immediate 90-day entry ban: Iran, [...]

January 30, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Donald Trump travel ban hits scholars and students

A Competitive Edge: Two education start-ups are gaining ground among students

A Competitive Edge: Two education start-ups are gaining ground among students

WHEN they started working on it, their vision was to create a positive impact on the world. For education start-up Gradeup, its young founders — Shobhit Bhatnagar, Vibhu Bhushan and Sanjeev Kumar — saw ‘education as the most fundamental way of empowering people’. “With the rise of mobile phones and internet technology, we realised that [...]

December 24, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on A Competitive Edge: Two education start-ups are gaining ground among students

Israel emerging as new hub of int’l education for Indian students

Israel emerging as new hub of int’l education for Indian students

With Israeli President Reuven Rivlin visiting India on Monday, promoting education ties between the two countries will be one of the top agendas of discussion. Around fifteen MoUs are going to be signed between Indian and Israeli universities in the field of research and promoting exchange of faculty between the two countries. The MoUs that [...]

November 14, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Israel emerging as new hub of int’l education for Indian students