COIMBATORE: A total of 40,422 Class X students from the district have passed the SSLC exams as per results announced by the state on Monday. Of these, 19,978 were boys, and 20,444 were girls. As per data from the school education department, 41,148 students had registered for the exams. Though the state, in view of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown, had cancelled Class X exams and announced that all students would be promoted, results have not been declared for 726 students. When contacted, officials of the directorate of government examinations (DGE) said they had assigned roll numbers for students who had enrolled in Class X at the beginning of the academic year, and the missing numbers would come under three categories:
GUANGZHOU: As many as 233 Indian nationals stranded in China due to coronavirus restrictions departed for India on Thursday. "233 Indian nationals, mostly students from all over China left for home on the GuangzhouDelhi#VandeBharatMission special flight today afternoon," Indian consulate in Guangzhou tweeted. 233 Indian nationals, mostly students from all over China left for home on the Guangzhou-Delhi #VandeBharatMission… https://t.co/afJik7eBtW— India in Guangzhou (@cgiguangzhou) 1596709480000Vande Bharat Mission, which started on May 6 to repatriate stranded Indians from various parts of the world, is currently in its fifth phase. More than 9,39,000 stranded Indians have returned through different means under Vande Bharat Mission so far.
NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi on Saturday said the new National Education Policy (NEP) will mark a shift from the ‘burden of school bag’ to ‘experiential learning’ with focus on making ‘job creators’ instead of ‘job seekers’ in line with the aspirations of Indian youth in the 21st century. Addressing the finale of the Smart India Hackathon, the PM said NEP 2020 will facilitate inter-disciplinary study to ensure that the focus in on what the students want to learn. “It is not just a policy document but a reflection of the aspirations of over 130 crore people. A large section of students feel they are judged on the basis of subjects in which they have no interest... often there is
NEW DELHI: Students and Youth for Thiruvalluvar (SYT) president and former Rajya Sabha member Tarun Vijay has presented 26,000 handmade rakhis to defence minister Rajnath Singh for soldiers posted in Ladakh and other border areas. As many as 13,000 of the rakhis were made by the students of Bharani Vidyalaya in Tamil Nadu under the leadership of Ram Subramanyam, who is the principal of Students and Youth For Thiruvalluvar. Another lot was prepared by children belonging to various schools in Dehrudun, including the Aryan School. Sewa Bharati, an RSS-inspired service organisation, also prepared several thousand rakhis with the help of girls living in slums and sewa bastis. Youth For Bharat leader Ms Vrinda led this Rakhi group. Many rakhis have
MUMBAI: For first-year junior college aspirants in the state, digital statements of their Class X marks, certificates or an undertaking would be enough for provisional admissions amid the Covid-19 pandemic. In a circular issued on Thursday, the school education department has stated students applying under various quotas can upload their relevant documents online. In case students do not have the documents or are unable to upload them due to technical difficulties, they can give an undertaking that they would submit the original documents at a later date. The students' admission until then would be provisional. Similarly, students will also be able to use the digital statement of marks received for their Class X results in case they do not have a hard
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the grand finale of Smart India Hackathon on Saturday via video conferencing and also interact with students on the occasion, according to an official statement. The hackathon is a nationwide initiative to provide students with a platform to solve some of the pressing problems people face in daily lives, and thus inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem-solving, it said. "It has proved to be extremely successful in promoting out-of-the-box thinking in young minds," the statement said. The first edition of Smart India Hackathon in 2017 saw participation of 42,000 students which increased to 1 lakh in 2018 and to 2 lakh in 2019. The first round of
KOCHI: The economic dip due to Covid-19 and the high individual total marks in schools that follow state syllabus is boosting the trend of students’ migration from CBSE schools to state schools. To stem the exodus the Kerala CBSE Schools Management Association has initiated a campaign to promote CBSE education in the state by highlighting the achievements of its students. The association has published a booklet with details of medical and engineering seats acquired by CBSE students in 2019 that compares with the number of students from state-syllabus schools. According to the booklet, CBSE students have secured more seats in all the government medical colleges in Kerala than those from state stream. The data was collected by the association from medical
DEHRADUN: The students of Classes X and XII, who gave their Uttarakhand Board of School Education (UBSE) board examinations earlier this year, are likely to get their results between July 25 and 30. The director of school education RK Kunwar on Friday announced that the results, which were to be announced by mid-August, will now be announced in July itself. Thousands of students studying in UBSE board schools gave their board exams this year. However, some of the students could not appear for the exams of those subjects which were held after lockdown as they live in areas that were then identified as containment zones.
Representational photo.WASHINGTON: Tens of thousands of foreign students in America, many from India, are holding their breath with eyes trained on a courtroom in Boston that will determine whether they can, at least for now, stay on in the United States if they take only online courses their universities and colleges are offering because of coronavirus fears. A case filed by Harvard and MIT, supported by scores of US universities, institutions, and organizations is coming up at 3 p.m., on Tuesday (1230 a.m IST Wednesday), hours before Wednesday’s deadline for academic institutions to file “operation change plans” offering in-person classes. Many universities have responded swiftly to ICE guidelines seeking this and devised ways to offer in-person courses, but because there
WASHINGTON: Tens of thousands of foreign students in America, many from India, are holding their breath with eyes trained on a courtroom in Boston that will determine whether they can, at least for now, stay on in the United States if they take only online courses their universities and colleges are offering because of coronavirus fears. A case filed by Harvard and MIT, supported by scores of US universities, institutions, and organizations is coming up at 3 p.m., on Tuesday (1230 a.m IST Wednesday), hours before Wednesday’s deadline for academic institutions to file “operation change plans” offering in-person classes. Many universities have responded swiftly to ICE guidelines seeking this and devised ways to offer in-person courses, but because there is
NEW DELHI: The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) on Saturday called the revised guidelines by the UGC over examinations as an "assault on federalism". "Imposing of the UGC Guidelines is assault on federalism. Education is a state subject and bulk of universities are state universities. Relaxation and decision to not conduct exam by many states will be void due to new guidelines," JNUSU said in a tweet. Earlier, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had also written to the Centre to re-examine the revised guidelines issued by the HRD Ministry and University Grants Commission (UGC).
CHENNAI: Ahead of televising classes, the school education department is planning to distribute textbooks to government school students next week. Class X and XII students will get their textbooks first. The state government issued standard operating procedures for distributing textbooks and said not more than 20 students are parents should be asked to come during a slot of one hour. “Textbooks have already been moved to all schools. It will take a few days as students will be called in small groups to avoid crowding,” a source said. The state government decided to telecast classes for government school students from July 13. Five channels including Kalvi Tholaikkatchi, DD Podhigai, Polimer TV, Puthiya Thalaimurai and Thanthi TV will be used to broadcast lessons
HONG KONG: Hong Kong's government on Friday said it is suspending classes for students through middle school following a rise in coronavirus cases. The semi-autonomous Chinese territory has reported 1,365 cases with seven deaths. The increase in new cases prompted the government to tighten social-distancing measures. Kindergarten, primary and secondary schools will be closed until further notice, according to the education department. Officials reported 42 new cases on Thursday, 34 of them locally transmitted. Most of the new cases were related to known clusters, including an elderly home and several restaurants. From Saturday, restaurants will only be allowed to operate at 60% of their seating capacity, with a maximum of eight people per table, while bars and nightclubs can only have up to four
GURGAON: The directorate of school education has come down heavily on all the district education officers (DEOs) of the state for submitting incorrect data on primary schools and students in their areas. The data they presented has inflated the number of primary school students by around 20,000 and that of schools by 57, officials said. In a strongly-worded letter sent to all 22 DEOs on Friday, the directorate admonished them for submitting false and ‘cooked-up’ data. A scrutiny of the data submitted by the DEOs and the records on the Saksham Haryana portal’s Management Information System (MIS) — which is updated regularly by government schools in the state — revealed major inconsistencies in the number of government primary schools across the
BHOPAL: After the state government announced general promotions, in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, for all college-goers in both higher education and technical education, students are demanding a fee refund. Exam fee varies from Rs500 to Rs3,000 in higher and technical education. “Even for under-graduate engineering courses a student needs to deposit around Rs1,400 as an exam fee. Government should make an arrangement to return the exam fee as there is no exam,” said a student Ajay Rao. Another student Anshika Tiwari said, “There are students who managed to arrange fee after a lot of struggle. If they get would get a refund, they can use it for another exam as many people have lost their job and their salaries
NEW DELHI: Days of uncertainty for lakhs of students finally ended on Thursday with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) stating that the pending board exams would not be held. Students would be evaluated on the basis of the last three school exams, the board added. However, there was no clarity yet on the marking plan. When contacted, the board stated that the matter was sub judice. “The matter has been listed for Friday at 10.30am. Details will be sent out only after the board receives an order.” From July 1 to 15, the board was to conduct exams for 29 main subjects of Classes X and XII after they were deferred due to the northeast riots and the corona crisis. Coomar
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said that review regarding the reopening of schools will be done on July 31. Chouhan further said that students who could not write their class 12th examinations due to any reason will again get a chance. "Review regarding reopening of schools to be done on July 31. Exams to be held once again for students who could not write their class 12th examinations due to any reason," said Chouhan in a statement. Schools across the country are closed in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
नई दिल्ली: कोरोना से जंग के बीच कॉलेज की पढ़ाई एक दम रुक जाने के बाद अब विश्वविद्यालय अनुदान आयोग (UGC) ने सत्र 2020-21 का एकेडमिक कैलेंडर जारी किया है. इसमें कहा गया है कि बचे हुए अधूरे सत्र में डिजिटल माध्यमों से 31 मई तक पाठ्यक्रम को पढ़ाया जाएगा और 1 से 15 जून तक आंतरिक परीक्षण (इंटरनल) का कार्य करवाने को कहा गया है. इस निर्देश के तहत गर्मी की छुट्टियों को 16 से 30 जून तक घोषित किया है. मुख्य बातें- - UG और PG डिग्री प्रोग्राम के आखिरी वर्ष के छात्रों की परीक्षा जुलाई में होगी, नतीजे अगस्त में आएंगे. - अगर कोरोना वायरस से उपजे हालात नहीं सुधरते हैं तो दूसरे वर्ष के छात्रों को पूर्व सेमेस्टर के 50