The Department of Humanities at Presidency College conducted the 8th edition of its Annual Media Fest “Vrittanta” on July 1 - 2. Ms.Dhanya Rajendran, Editor-in-Chief of The News minute was invited as the Chief Guest. The theme of the fest this year was “Metamorphosis – Renew and Revive”, which signifies the transition that we all traversed through the course of the pandemic. In spite of all the odds that were thrown in terms of offline… read-more
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IIM Kozhikode has announced four certificate programmes in business, strategy, marketing, and product management, in partnership with Coursera. Each course is designed to be a 6-8 month graduate-level programme, which includes sessions of IIM Kozhikode academics using sophisticated learning tools backed by Coursera's support. "As the field of education evolves drastically, I believe this cooperation will bring enormous value to our local and… read-more
The School of Humanities, IGNOU has introduced a distance learning Programme for Master's in Urdu. During the course, the students will be familiarized with Urdu language and literature. The students will be guided to attain a proper understanding of Urdu along with Arabian, Hindi, English and other literature. However, aspirants with good reading & writing skills are not mandated. Earlier, the… read-more
The Indian origin Amika George is the youngest to get selected in MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) and has achieved the third rank on the list. The 21-year-old youngster started the campaign against poverty periods #FreePeriods four years ago aiming to eradicate period, the hurdle for schoolgirls to pursue education. Focusing upon free period products, the UK government started giving funds to educational institutes last year… read-more
Courtesy: The Quint
United States is bracing for a surge of kindergartners as the pandemic takes a back seat. The school enrollments have seen a drop of 4-year-old preschoolers from 71% to 54% during the pandemic. Children of a higher age were also reportedly held off from admissions due to several health factors and issues contributing to the overwhelming numbers this year. More and more kindergarten teachers are being hired for the fall session.
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The Assam government on June 10 stated that the board examination for class 12 will be conducted in July-August. Besides, the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) has indicated about the increase in the number of examination centres to ensure COVID-appropriate behaviour. Earlier, the exams were scheduled to start from May 11 but were postponed due to the second COVID-19 wave.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Entering the QS World University Rankings list, the Jawaharlal Nehru University has secured a position in the 561-570 ranking band. JNU's new engineering program has made it eligible for the ranking, as the list features only those institutes/universities that offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. While IIT Bombay (117th) was the top Indian institution, the list featured 22 Indian universities in total, adding one more to the… read-more
Courtesy: The Hindu
The Indian Space Research Organisation is offering a five-day machine learning course for science enthusiasts as a part of its outreach program. The course, starting from July 5, will enhance the knowledge of people interested in remote sensing and GIS. The interested candidates can register at iirs.gov.in/EDUSAT-News and avail of the certificate by attending 70% of… read-more
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Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin on June 5 announced the cancellation of board exams for class 12 owing to the ongoing second wave of COVID-19 and the probability of the third wave. He also said that the government will soon create a committee to form a mark-awarding system. Besides, CM Stalin requested PM Narendra Modi to cancel "all national level entrance examinations like NEET".
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Owing to the current COVID-19 scenario in the country, the Council of Indian School of Certification Exams (CISCE) has announced the cancellation of ISC class 12th board examinations. The board is likely to announce the evaluation criteria soon. Earlier, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had announced the cancelling the class 12th board exams after a high-level meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi on June 1.
Courtesy: Times Now