JNUSU president Balaji said that the student body “was illegally debarred from attending” the meeting. (Express photo/Tashi Tobgyal) With Jawaharlal Nehru University’s Academic Council (AC) deciding to switch to the online mode for entrance examinations, and to get a private vendor to oversee the same, the students’ union alleged that the administration is involved in a “massive scam”. The university is set to go completely online for all entrances in December this year. JNUSU president N Sai Balaji Monday claimed, “The administration pushed ‘online examination’ in the agenda of the last AC meeting (on July 13) and declared it to be ‘passed’ unilaterally — ignoring the dissentRead More →

Governing body chairman, principal are at loggerheads in DU’s Dyal Singh college. Students and teachers were kept out of DU’s Dyal Singh College Monday, with the help of private security guards, on instructions of the Governing Body (GB) chairman. In a GB meeting on Monday, principal I S Bakshi was sent on “long leave” and a panel set up to prove allegations of “administrative and financial irregularities” by him. GB chairman Amitabh Sinha and Bakshi have been at loggerheads during the last week over student union elections in the college. The election of Rohan Awana as president, supposedly an ABVP member, was cancelled by theRead More →

HEADS OF UT government schools will now have to transfer the money for uniform and exercise notebooks under the direct benefit transfer (DBT) policy. Each school has a drawing and disbursing officer (DDO) who will be required to upload the data related to Aadhaar number and bank account of students, following which it will be approved by the District Education Officer (DEO). Once approved, the DDOs will get the funds in their accounts and make online transfer to students. The DDO happens to be the school head. Earlier, the DDOs were only required to send the students’ data to the DEO and the funds were transferred twiceRead More →

The HRD Ministry had decided that BITS would get the LoI only after its Hyderabad and Goa campuses are regularised by UGC, even though the announcement regarding its eminence status had already been made by the government. The government issued formal orders this week notifying its decision to award Institute of Eminence (IoE) status to Birla Institute of Science and Technology (BITS) after a two-month delay. As first reported by The Indian Express on July 25, HRD Ministry issued Letters of Intent (LoI) to five out of six IoEs. BITS, which was selected along with Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Reliance Foundation’s proposed JioRead More →

RBSE Result 2018: Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education or RBSE has released the Senior Secondary supplementary examination, 2018 results on the official website of the board. The RBSE 12th results have been released on the official website of the board, rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in. Note this: The Rajasthan 12th Class results have been released on rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in not on rajresults.nic.in. RBSE has not released the 10th Class supplementary results yet. The Board had earlier released the 12th Arts results on June 1 while the Commerce and Science results on May 24. In the general annual exams, in Arts stream, total 5,37,206 students had registered for the board exam out of which 5, 27, 429 appeared and theRead More →

The registration process for various vacancies in KVs will end soon. Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan or KVS, the official agency which governs the admission and recruitment processes on Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country, had earlier announced 8,339 vacancies of Principals, Vice Principals and teachers. KVS had announced the vacancies on August 14, 2018. The application process for various posts including teachers and librarians is being done online at the official website kvsangathan.nic.in. The last date was earlier fixed on September 13, however, it was later postponed to September 23. The recruitment is being done to posts like Principal, TGT, PGT, PRT, Librarian and Vice-Principal.   It is mandatoryRead More →

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is mulling introducing sign language as a subject, computer-based tests, attendance waivers and flexible subject selection options for students with special needs. The board which is in the process of formulating comprehensive guidelines for students with special needs has proposed such children may also be given exemptions from the already existing criteria of two or one compulsory languages in board examinations. “It has been proposed that Indian sign language or braille should be treated as a language to satisfy the formula prescribed by the board,” a senior official said. “For students with mobility issues, the CBSE has recommendedRead More →

BBOSE results 2018: The Bihar Board of Open Schooling and Examination has announced the results of Senior Secondary and Secondary Second exam at the official website of the board – bbose.org. The Open school exam was held in June 2018. BBOSE results 2018: Here’s how to download Step 1: Visit the official website mentioned above Step 2: On the homepage, towards the top, a result declaration link is flashingResult of Secondary & Sr.Secondary Second June held in December 2018′ Step 3: Click on it and you’ll be directed to a new page Step 4: Enter your details roll number and name Step 5: Check and downloadRead More →

RBSE Supplementary Result 2018: Rajasthan Board Supplementary Result 2018 is expected soon. The result when declared will be available on the official board website and official results website. RBSE 10th result was released on June 11. RBSE 12th Science and Commerce result was released on May 23 and RBSE 12th Arts result was released on June 1. The pass percentage for RBSE 10th board students was 79.86%. The pass percentage for boys was 79.79% and for girls, it was 79.95%. The pass percentage for RBSE 12th board Arts students was 88.92%. The pass percentage for RBSE 12th Science stream was 86.60 per cent and pass percentage for RBSE 12th CommerceRead More →

The Zakir Hussain College of Engineering and Technology (ZHCET), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has secured enviable placement record with exceptional consistency among the top engineering colleges of India. Backed by the Training and Placement Office, ZHCET, 167 pass outs of the 2017-18 academic session were hired by 39 top notch companies such as Adobe, Open Silicon, Siemens, LNT, Voltas, O-General, TCS, Wipro etc., said a statement from AMU. Prof (Major) Fareed Mahdi, Training and Placement Officer, ZHCET informed that the highest package offered to a student is of Rs. 15.5 lakhs, while the average package of pass outs is Rs. 5.57 lakhs. Prof Mahdi has further informed that soRead More →