Owing to the re-opening of schools in Tamil Nadu, Health Secretary J Radhakrishanan revealed that almost 400 students in the state have tested positive for covid-19. Besides, the state health department is regularly monitoring the situation as the infection rate is at its peak. However, the situation in the state was not alarming and most of the cases were isolated and sporadic.
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The National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards 2019-20 to be virtually granted by President Kovind from Rashtrapati Bhawan on September 24. Meanwhile, about 42 awardees will be awarded in three different categories i.e. University/ +2 Councils, NSS Units, Programme Officers, and NSS volunteers. These awards are conferred every year for exemplary social service by the NSS volunteers, Universities/Colleges, (+2) Councils, NSS Progarmme Officers.… read-more
A Mega PTM was conducted in Delhi Government schools, and it is shown that 97% of the parents stated that more such meetings should be conducted to enhance the children's performances. SCERT conducted a study which cited that 70% of the parents believed that the "school-environment" has been changed as they are well maintained and cleaner than before. During PTM parents and teachers discussed the academics of the children.
President of India Ramnath Kovind appointed Professor Yogesh Singh as the Vice- Chancellor of University of Delhi, on September 22. Yogesh Singh is an NIT Kurukshetra alumnus and holds an MTech and PhD in computer Science. He was also the Vice- Chancellor at Delhi Technological University and the Director of Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology.
The JNU classes have been resumed for third-year Ph.D. students from September 23, while the final-year students of MSc and MBA or final-year Btech students will resume their offline classes from September 27. However, the students will have to present a negative COVID RT-PCR certificate within 72 hours. Besides, the entry of busses in the campus will be permitted following the COVID protocols.
Central Government's request to postpone the scheduled Women's entrance Exam on November 14 for the National Defence Academy has been rejected by the Supreme Court. As per reports, the Supreme court denied the Postponement request as the applied candidates are willing to give the entrance exam at the previously planned date. The SC also ordered the defence department to collaborate with UPSC, so that the exam can be conducted Properly… read-more
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After opening classes for students of classes 9 to 12, the Rajasthan government further resumed the classes for students of classes 6 to 8 with only 50% capacity on September 20. However, canteen and morning assembly prayer at the schools aren't allowed as per the guidelines. ''The turnout of students is average,'' said a school teacher. Moreover, the govt will also resume classes 1 to 5 from September 27.
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In a bizarre incident, an Invigilator barred a 19-year-old girl, Jublee Tamuli, from entering the exam hall to take the test of Assam Agricultural University (AAU) because she was in a short dress. However, the girl was allowed to take the exam only after she wrapped a curtain around her legs. Tamuli said it was the ''most humiliating experience'' as no dress code was mentioned on the admit card.
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In MP government schools, students can now have "dignified Mid-Day meals" by sitting on dining tables, a departure from the current system of dining on the mat floor. Rural development minister Mahendra Singh Sisodia recommended the idea of installing benches for the students in Guna district, MP. The scheme is worth 50,000 per school and aims to cover 100 schools under 80 Grampanchyat in Bamori.
IP University's Common Entrance Test (CET) 2021 will be announced on September 20 after 4 PM. The exams were held on August 28, 29, and 30 for different streams. Almost 2 lakh students registered for the test in 2021. Students can access the results by clicking here. The results of the second… read-more
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