Schools and Universities to reopen in J&K

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Educational Institutions To Resume Offline Classes From Feb 14: J&K

In the view of the declining COVID-19 cases, Jammu & Kashmir administration on February 13, has decided to resume offline classes for universities and colleges from February 14. "All Universities, Polytechnics, ITI's shall commence routine offline teaching," the guidelines stated. However, schools in the winter and summer zone will open in a phased manner from February 14 and February 28.

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 - 11:28 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Universities, colleges, offline classes, Covid-19

Courtesy: ANI

National Education Policy 2020

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National Education Policy 2020 To Be Launched On August 24

Minister of Higher education Dr CN Ashwatha Narayana has confirmed that the Karnataka government will be implementing the "National Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020)" on August 24. In a virtual meet, Narayana asserted that steps are being taken to clear the doubts and confusion raised by stakeholders and other leaders about the policy. Besides, universities have been instructed to set up separate helplines regarding the new policy.

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 - 10:21 AM / by Balaji L

Tags: National education policy 2020, Karnataka, CN Ashwatha Narayana, Universities

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Students need to crack an entrance to get admitted in UG colleges

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Central Govt Aims To Conduct CET For University Admissions 

Under the new National Education Policy, Ministry of Education has decided to conduct common entrance test such as JEE, and NEET for students to get admitted in various universities. However, the government is planning to conduct the test in July-August, and the test aims to provide admission in undergraduate for non-technical courses. Reportedly, the entrance test was delayed due to surge in COVID cases.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 05:30 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Admission, DU admissions, Universities, ministry of education

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Karnataka Dy CM CN Ashwath Narayan

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K'taka Dy-CM Asks Universities, Schools To Not Force Students Vacate Hostel

The Karnataka government has released an order instructing all schools and colleges not to compel students to vacate hostels during the new Covid-19 surge. The Deputy CM C N Ashwath Narayan said that students must not be forced to return home until exams for current session are over. Meanwhile, the pandemic-stricken closed educational institutions in the state asking students to go back home have faced protests from the students.

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 05:20 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Karnataka, Education, Universities, Covid-19, CN Ashwath Narayan

Courtesy: India Today


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Haryana Govt To Launch Anti-Tobacco Drive In Colleges From Jan 26

CM Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government will start an anti-tobacco drive across all colleges and universities in the state from January 26. While painting anti-smoking slogans, the government would place volunteers near school displaying motivational messages. The recent orders ask every educational institution to place ‘Tobacco-free area’ sign outside the building and ‘Tobacco-Free Educational Institution’ within the premises. Earlier… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 07:46 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Haryana, Haryana CM, Monohar Lal Khatrar, Anti-Tobacco Drive, Privatisation, Cigarettes, Banned, colleges, Universities, Slogan

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MPhill And Phd Students Get 6-months Extension, Says UGS

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MPhil, PhD Scholars Get Six Months Extension To Submit Thesis

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has postponed the last date for submission of thesis by MPhil and PhD students by six months. The decision was taken due to the long closure of universities during the COVID-19 pandemic. While keeping the 5-year tenure of fellowship for PhD and MPhil intact, the students have been allowed to submit thesis till June 30. Earlier, the commission had given the relaxations till December 31.

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 12:13 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: University Grants Commission, Covid-19, PhD, MPhil, research, Scholars, Universities

New Universities to promote Indian Languages

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Centre To Set Up New University To Promote Indian languages

In an attempt to promote Indian languages, the Centre has proposed to set up Bharatiya Bhasha Vishwavidyalaya (BBV) and Indian Institute of Translation and Interpretation (IITI). For this, the government has constituted an eleven-member panel as well. The panel is tasked to chalk-out the blueprint, based on which the proposed BBV and IITI would function. It will also suggest ways for easy conversion of Mysuru's Central Institute of Indian… read-more

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 05:26 PM / by Rashi Jain

Tags: Lifestyle, Indian Languages, Universities

Courtesy: Hindustan Times