Monday, 18 May 2020

Sociology Department Asks DU To Revoke Online Exams, Suggests Awarding ‘Estimate Marks’

  The Department of Sociology at Delhi University has written to the administration expressing their reservations against the proposed open book examination for final-year students. The department also suggested awarding an ‘estimate mark’ based on the average of previous semesters plus the internal marks to calculate total marks for the final year.   The Delhi University, […]

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IIT Gandhinagar Launches PG Course For Graduating Students

  The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar, has launched a one year post graduate diploma programme to help its graduating students whose higher education or employment plans have been disrupted due to the coronavirus outbreak. The postgraduate diploma, to be offered in Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Earth System […]

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Regulatory Changes, Operation Digital Board In Store For Online Education In India

  HRD Ministry has proposed some regulatory changes to promote digital learning. With classes at schools and colleges suspended, there has been a radical shift to digital modes of teaching and instruction. The regulator changes are aimed at increasing efficiency of universities in online education. One of the proposed changes is to increase the permissible SWAYAM Online […]

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IIT Madras Incubated Startup Develops Nanoparticle Coating To Inactivate Coronavirus On Contact

  IIT Madras-incubated Start-up Muse Wearables is developing novel and scalable methods for coating textiles with nanoparticles-based antimicrobial agents that can ‘inactivate’ the human Coronavirus on contact. These coatings are expected to be effective up to 60 wash cycles, thereby making the textiles re-usable. The coated textiles can be primarily used to manufacture N95 masks, […]

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Super 30’s Anand Kumar urges Government To Launch 24×7 Education Channel

Super 30 founder and noted mathematician Anand Kumar has urged the HRD ministry to launch a 24×7 education channel ‘Doordarshan Education’ for students belonging to different sections of society as not everyone has access to online learning amid the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. Known for his highly successful and famed Super 30 programme, which nurtures 30 students […]

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