Pratima Tiwari of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, obtained 97.75 % in CISCE ISC class 12 examination 2022. In August, she was diagnosed with Acute Minor Leukemia. The 17-year-old girl stated, "I didn't have a consistent schedule due to my untimely sickness and hospital visits. However much I could read, I read with full concentration." Pratima's school organised the exam for her to… read-more
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A 58-year-old MLA in Odisha's Phulbani, who had to drop out of school over forty years ago, recently appeared for the first in the ongoing Class 10 papers. Angada Kanhar, a BJD MLA, shared that he had to leave education abruptly due to some family reasons. He is, however, not the only politician to appear for the exams. Luckily for them, there is no age limit for the exams.
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A private school manager was arrested in connection with the English question paper leak case on April 2 in Uttar Pradesh. The police identified the man as Bhanu Pratap Singh. "He is accused of sharing the leaked question paper. His role in leaking the question paper is also being looked into," the DSP said. As a result, the English examination is currently cancelled in 24 districts of the state.
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UPSC told the Supreme Court that a petition was filed by three aspirants who cleared their 2021 prelims exam but could not appear for all the papers due to testing positive for COVID-19. The students are now seeking an extra attempt to appear for the exams. The petitioners sought directions for the UPSC to arrange the other exams before the results. Meanwhile, the court adjourned the matter to March 21.
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In Kerala's Kottayam, a 104 -year old grandmother aka Kuttiyamma sat for the Kerala State Literacy Mission exam and scored 89 out of 100. However, Kuttiyamma did not receive a formal education but knew to read well. Besides, she was taught to write by the 'Saksharatha Prerak Rehna'. Furthermore, Kerala's Education Minister… read-more
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State Educational Minister Dr CN Ashwatha Narayana, on October 29, decided that every higher education students will be dedicating 15 minutes in each hour of their regular class towards internal assessments. "Actions have been taken to upgrade quality of higher education," he said in a press meet. Moreover, "the government has entered in an agreement" with 'Unacademy' to facilitate and prepare students for all India competitive exams,… read-more
Bengaluru City University (BCU) has announced that the remaining 1st,3rd and 5th semesters of different courses will begin from August 10 and will be completed by August 31. Besides, the final semester exams for the undergraduates will begin on August 28. The result will be published before September 20, enabling the student to take admission for PG courses. The 2021-22 academic year is scheduled to start on October 1.
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The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for Undergraduate (NEET-UG) courses is expected to be held in September. Reportedly, the online registration process and a new schedule for NEET 2021 UG exam will probably be announced by next week. However, the official confirmation will be made after the new Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan holds a meeting in this regard. No update regarding the previous date, August 1 for exams has been… read-more
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The National Testing Agency (NTA) is eyeing to conduct the JEE (Main) exams at the end of July and August, and hold NEET-UG examination in September. The agency sources revealed this after the CBSE on May 23 proposed two options to conduct exams for class 12 students in August. "Everything rests on when the Class XII Board exams are conducted and in what format," said a government source.
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Students from Karnataka colleges are stuck in a situation where even semester classes have resumed while the odd semester exams are yet to be conducted due to COVID-19 blues. Students said the dilemma has created anxiety and pressure to remember the academic portions of two semesters. Meanwhile, Bangalore University V-C R Venugopal stated that 10 days preparation time will be given to students before the odd semester exams.
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