Saturday, 16 Feb 2019

MBBS in pvt colleges will cost you more

It will be applicable from the upcoming academic session scheduled to start from October first week. According to a notification issued by AFRC, first year students in the MBBS course will have to pay Rs 5 to 5.72 lakh as tuition fee; the fee last year was Rs 3.75 to 4 lakh. In premier colleges, […]

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No admission to MP students in Guj, Maha

Indore : While doors of MP colleges are open for medical students of other states, neighbourslike Gujarat and Maharashtra have restricted entry for outsiders.   Social activist Dr Anand Rai said, “While court has not given specific directions on admission in private colleges, state governments come up with their orders on admission process. In Madhya […]

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Take steps to include third gender in UPSC exam

  NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to take necessary steps to “expeditiously” modify the rules regarding the prestigious civil services examinations to incorporate transgender or third gender in the exam application forms. Referring to the landmark judgement passed by the Supreme Court on April 15, 2014 granting legal recognition to […]

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NCERT seeks Institute of National Importance status from govt

  NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry is considering a demand of the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for granting it ‘Institute of National Importance’ status so that it can confer degrees and start a range of courses on teaching. Speaking at the the 56th Foundation Day of the organisation, where Minister of […]

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FixNix launches university for polytechnic students

CHENNAI: Inspired by Zoho University and its founder Sridhar Vembu’s effort in mobilising talent from polytechnics, Chennai-based FixNix, a Saas startup, has launched FixNix University. FixNix University has been launched as a non-academic initiative to create talent to build security products by enabling the differently privileged cross sections of society. The primary focus of the […]

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After scam, Bihar to link exams to Aadhaar

      PATNA: The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is set to become the country’s first state board to link students’ examination forms with their Aadhaar numbers to avoid duplication and facilitate easy access to documents. The initiative will be implemented from the BSEB’s compartmental exams, which are scheduled for November.   “While submitting […]

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Foreign students slam Hindi institute for dirty hostels

NEW DELHI: HRD ministry has sought a detailed report from Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra, on allegations by many foreign students that the institute has turned a blind eye to pathetic living conditions in the hostel. Exasperated with the callous attitude of the institute management, some foreign students raised the matter on social media by posting […]

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NSUI releases a special manifesto for northeast students

  NEW DELHI: The Congress-affiliated National Students Union of India (NSUI) has released a sub-manifesto to address the problems being faced by students from the northeastern states. The special manifesto was released here by Rajya Sabha member Oscar Fernandes and former Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) President and current NSUI President Amrita Dhawan, among others. […]

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