COVID-19: Online exam for students of Class 9 and 11 in Goa

Panaji: In the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in Goa, the state education department has directed the higher secondary schools and junior colleges to hold examinations for Classes 9 and 11…

JEE Mains 2021: April session registrations to end on Sunday, check how to apply

NEW DELHI: The Joint Entrance Exam Main registration process for the April session will close on Sunday. Those who still haven’t applied for the upcoming JEE exam can apply online…

Telangana to close down all educational institutes in view of Covid-19 surge

  HYDERABAD: The Telangana government has decided to temporarily close down all schools and educational institutions across the state, starting Wednesday, in view of rising cases of Covid-19, state education…

Nalanda University launches campaign to promote water harvesting

NEW DELHI: While the Bihar government is running the ‘Jal Jeevan Hariyali’ campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ on the occasion of World Water Day on…

CISCE releases ICSE, ISC exam schedule 2021, check datesheet

ICSE ISC exams 2021: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) released the date sheet or for ISC and ICSE examination. The time table is not available on the…

CBSE issues guidelines for class 9, 11 exams; recommends new academic session begin from April 1

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education has directed schools under it to take steps to identify and resolve learning gaps, and then conduct examinations for Classes 9 and…

Schools’ compliance to SOPs to be monitored

BENGALURU: Districts will have groups that will visit schools and PU colleges from Monday to check the implementation of the Covid-19 safety protocols. These teams will also talk to students…

Schools to reopen partially in Kerala from January 1

Thiruvananthapuram: Schools in Kerala, which remained closed since the imposition of coronavirus lockdown in March, will reopen partially on January 1, marking a new beginning in the education sector, but…

Classes 10, 12 CBSE board exam schedule to be announced on December 31: Minister

NEW DELHI: The schedule for classes 10 and 12 board examinations will be announced on December 31, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said on Saturday. “I will announce the…

Class X, XII board exams to be held in June one after another in WB

KOLKATA: Board examinations for class X and XII will be held in June one after another, West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Wednesday. The class X (Madhyamik) exams…

Karnataka schools to reopen from January 1 for class 6 onwards

BENGALURU: Schools in Karnataka will reopen from January 1, 2021 for classes 6th onwards. Students of class 6th to 9th will have to bring a written consent letter from their…

Citing low virus rates in schools, NYC again reopens schools

NEW YORK: It’s back to school again for some New York City schoolchildren, weeks after the schools were closed to in-person learning because of rising COVID-19 infections. The city’s public…

CBSE 10th, 12th board exams to happen for sure, schedule to be announced soon, says board secretary

NEW DELHI: The CBSE exams for classes 10 and 12 will happen for sure and a schedule is likely to be announced soon, board secretary Anurag Tripathi said on Friday.…

SC dismisses plea seeking fee waiver of CBSE Classes 10, 12 exams

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to the Central Board of Secondary Education and Delhi government to waive exam fees for students…

As semesters draw close to end, MU colleges await details on how to conduct exams

  MUMBAI: With first, third and fifth semesters almost nearing the end, colleges in Mumbai are awaiting directions from the University of Mumbai on how to conduct exams. Sources in…

UGC to disburse pending scholarship emoluments within a week: Official

NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission (UGC) will disburse the pending emoluments to Junior Research Fellows (JRF) and Senior Research Fellows (SRF) within a week, according to officials. According to…

Two-day virtual conclave on education concludes

  NEW DELHI: A two-day virtual education conclave, the theme of which was “decoding future in the times of change” and which was attended by over 15,000 students from across…

Schools can recover only tuition fees for now: MP High Court

  JABALPUR (MP): The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday said that schools can recover only tuition fee from students till the government declares that the coronavirus pandemic is over.…

Over 70% children with Covid-19 are asymptomatic: AIIMS data

  NEW DELHI: Almost 40% of all the persons who tested positive for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) across age groups were found to be asymptomatic, as per data from the All…

Admissions open for Ashoka University’s Young India Fellowship Class of 2022

NEW DELHI: Ashoka University today announced that admissions to the eleventh cohort of its flagship programme, the Young India Fellowship (YIF) are open from 3rd November 2020. The only Fellowship…