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Med aspirants blocking seats may lose up to ₹2L next year

Posted on December 16th, 2017 in Admission, Examination |

Yogita Rao, December 16,2017

Source: The Times of India

Counselling For Govt Seats Before Deemed Colleges

From next year, medical aspirants blocking seats in the centralised NEET counselling in the country may have to pay a penalty of up to Rs 2 lakh.

They may even be debarred from participating in counselling further if a Union health ministry proposal is accepted by the Supreme Court. The idea behind the move is to reduce the vacancies created due to blocking of multiple seats by students. Read the rest of this entry »

Enrolment in Delhi schools poor: Report

Posted on December 15th, 2017 in Education |

HTC, December 15,2017

Source : Hindustan Times

NEW DELHI: Neither municipality nor Delhi government-run schools have been fairing well in the national capital, according to the annual report published by Praja Foundation about the state of public education here.

Enrolments have reduced and ‘quality’ of education has deteriorated, despite increased spending on education, and councillors and MLAs do not deliberate on issues of education, according to the foundation. Read the rest of this entry »

Govt warns schools against fee hike

Posted on December 15th, 2017 in Fees |

HT Correspondent, December 15,2017

Source : Hindustan Times

The CM vowed ’strict action’ against any school that hikes its fees without a valid reason, or harasses students or parents

NEW DELHI: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia called a meeting with MLAs and education department officials on the issue of fee hike in private schools in the name of the 7th Pay Commission, and how it has impacted parents and students. Read the rest of this entry »

Scholarship scam: FIRs likely against 70 colleges

Posted on December 14th, 2017 in scholarship |

Vaibhav Ganjapure, December 14,2017

Source: The Times of India

Nagpur: After months of dilly-dallying, the Maharashtra government has finally agreed to lodge offences against 70 colleges that allegedly siphoned crores of scholarship money.

On August 25, TOI had reported how these colleges, named by the special investigation team (SIT), gobbled huge amounts through bogus students and fake documents, thus causing massive losses to the exchequer. Read the rest of this entry »

State’s decision to shut down schools faces more opposition

Posted on December 14th, 2017 in Management, Teachers |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, December 14,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune: The state government’s decision to shut down 1,314 schools across Maharashtra for their low enrolment numbers is being vehemently opposed.

After teachers and school management members protested the decision, political parties and unions have now joined in, demanding a withdrawal of the decision.

The Maharashtra Navnirman Vidyarthi Sanghatna has said that it is unacceptable that 76 schools in Pune have been added to the shortlist. Read the rest of this entry »

AICTE wants a minimum fee for technical courses

Posted on December 12th, 2017 in Fees |

Neelam Pandey, December 12,2017

Source : Hindustan Times

NEWDELHI:A year after the regulatory body put a ceiling on the maximum fee technical institutes can charge students, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has now prescribed a minimum fee for the colleges governed by it. Read the rest of this entry »

Staff at university libraries not ICT literate, says report

Posted on December 12th, 2017 in Education, Teachers |

Alisha.Inamdar, December 12,2017

Source :Mirror

Research conducted across state says training needs to be provided for professionals to share electronic info that users need

A research study finds that the professionals working at the Savitribai Phule Pune University’s (SPPU) Jaykar Library are not information communication technology (ICT) literate. The survey, carried out in 17 state universities and on 147 library professionals, was conducted by Dr S Y Bansode, head of department of library and information science at the varsity, Read the rest of this entry »

13 schools of Ryan group receive excellence awards

Posted on December 12th, 2017 in Education |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, December 12,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune: Thirteen schools of the Ryan group of institutions from Maharashtra and Gujarat received the Brainfeed School Excellence Award 2017 from the western region at the 5th National Conference on Teaching, Learning and Leadership held in Pune recently. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted on December 11th, 2017 in Child Protection |

PTI, December 11,2017

Source:  Sakal Times

Fourteen schools have approached the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to get a professional security audit done of their premises and effectively secure students, a development that has come in the wake of the killing of a boy in a Gurugram school recently.

The paramilitary force, that works under the command of the Union Home Ministry, Read the rest of this entry »

Aadhaar card details must for giving JEE, NEET exams

Posted on December 11th, 2017 in Examination |

Shreya Bhandary, December 11,2017

Source : Hindustan Times

Colleges set up desks for students to apply for Aadhaar cards

MUMBAI : Aspirants planning to appear for competitive exams in 2018 could face trouble if they do not have Aadhaar cards, as furnishing Unique Identification (UID) number has been made mandatory while registering for exams for some of the most sought after courses. Read the rest of this entry »