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‘Category-wise’ admissions begin: For aspirants, every second counts

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Admission |

Express News Service ,Aug 20, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

The admissions, set to take place online, have been divided into three categories — First, Second and Third — depending on the percentage of marks received by students in Class X examinations.

As online admissions to the first year junior college (FYJC) begin Sunday on the “first-come, first served” basis, aspirants run the risk of missing a seat by a matter of seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Complete training by March ’19 or lose jobs, Maharashtra warns teachers

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Teachers, Training |

Express News Service ,Aug 21, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

The amendment bill gives them till March 2019, to get degrees or they may be in danger of losing their jobs

A NOTIFICATION issued by the state education department has issued a warning to primary teachers, who have been working without receiving formal training for teaching jobs, to “get trained or get sacked”. The notice, issued a couple of days ago by Sunil Magar, director of Vidya Pratisthan (formerly Maharashtra State Council of Education, Research and Training (MSCERT), Read the rest of this entry »

Its scholar vs scholar on history textbooks

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Curriculam |

HT Correspondent , Aug 20, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

PUNE: The decision by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education to reduce Mughal and western country history from Class VII and IX textbooks has generated a debate between two former presidents of the Marathi Sahitya Sammelan.

Noted scholar and former president of Marathi Sahitya Sammelan, Dr Sadanand More has strongly supported the board’s move while Dr Shripal Sabnis, who was also a former president of the Sahitya Sammelan, has described the decision as undemocratic. Read the rest of this entry »

Officers to pay surprise visits to ZP-run schools

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Government Schools |

Meeta Ramnani , Aug 20, 2017

Source: Mirror

Aim to evaluate quality of education and guide teachers to maintain infrastructure
The Pune zilla parishad (ZP) officials have now started to conduct surprise checks ev ery first and third Tuesday at their schools.The programme, called `Develop the quality of education’, started on August 8 and proved to be successful on the first visit. Read the rest of this entry »

College pulled up by edu dept

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Admission, Education Department |

Meeta Ramnani , Aug 20, 2017

Source: Mirror

Notice served to Mt Carmel for denying admissions in CAP’s fifth round; junior college refutes allegations, saying no notice received
The office of the deputy direc tor of education has released a notice to Mount Carmel Ju nior College in Lulla Nagar, which had allegedly denied admission to a few students for Class XI even after they were allotted seats there.The college refuted the allegation, saying it hasn’t received any such notice. Read the rest of this entry »

CAP Round VI: Seats crop up in top colleges

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Admission |

Meeta Ramnani , Aug 21, 2017

Source: Mirror

Activist questions sudden vacancies; colleges say cancellations responsible
The First Come First Serve (FCFS) round for Class XI centralised admission proce dure (CAP) has been intro duced for the very first time for 1,509 students, who were never allotted seats. The admissions, which will be doled out on FCFS basis, may prove to be a boon for the queued up lot that is vying for the seats. However, while there is a glimmer of hope for these students, an activist has questioned the “sudden“ emergence of seats even in city’s top colleges, which were supposed to be filled in the previous rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Uniforms elude 67k kids of PMC schools

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Government Schools |

Prasad Kulkarni,Aug 20, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Promised Dress By Month-End

Over 67,000 students in civic schools are waiting for uniforms two months after the beginning of the new academic year.The Pune Municipal Corporation has planned to provide uniforms to them by the end of August after missing the August 15 deadline. But it seems to be an uphill task. Read the rest of this entry »

HSC re-exam results to be out online tomorrow

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Results |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, Aug 20, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The results of re-examination for students who had failed the class XII board exam will be declared online on Monday at 1pm on http:www.maharesult.nic.in.

A recent notification from the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education stated that the marksheets will be distributed to students on August 24, 3pm at their respective schools. Read the rest of this entry »

FYJC admissions on first come, first served basis

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Admission |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, Aug 20, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : CAP Set To Commence On Monday

The admission to first-year junior college (FYJC) will begin on first come, first served (FCFS) basis on Monday .The students who have not been allotted any college or had to cancel their admission for any reason can apply in this round.“The Common Admission Process (CAP) is being conducted online in the corporations of Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad, Mumbai, Nashik, Aurangabad and Nagpur as per the government resolution of January 7, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

JEE ADVANCED FOR IITS TO GO FULLY ONLINE FROM NEXT YEAR

Posted on August 21st, 2017 in Examination |

Neelam Pandey, Aug 21, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

NEW DELHI: The joint entrance exam (JEE-Advanced), the gateway to prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), will be conducted completely online from next year, to make logistics and evaluations easier.

The Joint Admission Board (JAB), responsible for laying down the policy for the examination, took the decision on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »