K12 Schools India

Limited college options for students during FYJC admissions this year

Posted on April 18th, 2017 in Admission |

Alifiya Khan | April 16, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

Another major change is that students will no longer be filling their forms individually, but school principals will also be responsible for the same.

This year, students seeking admission to first year junior college (FYJC) courses will get a maximum of 10 colleges to choose from during the admission process. They will also not be allowed to select any college which has more than a five to 10 per cent difference between last year’s cut-off marks and the percentage obtained by the student. Read the rest of this entry »

Principals to fill online Std XI forms

Posted on March 24th, 2017 in Admission |

Ardhra Nair, March 24, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The deputy director of education, Pune division, has asked all high school principals to assist their respective students with the Standard XI admission process.

The principals have been asked to fill up part 1 of the application forms for admission, in a bid to mitigate the problems faced by parents.Now, parents will only need to obtain the information booklet and visit the principal of the school where their child studied class X. Read the rest of this entry »

CIRCULAR SHOCK – School appeals for `minimum Rs 2 lakh’ from few parents

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in Admission, Management |

SwatiShindeGole, March 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Hutchings Wants To Buy Playground

The Hutchings High School & Junior College in Camp has appealed to parents of students seeking admission to ‘donate generously’ for land that the school’s management is looking to purchase for a playground.A circular states it would accept a `minimum contribution of Rs two lakh towards the corpus fund’ and there is no upper limit.School Read the rest of this entry »

RTE admissions in two schools hit roadblock

Posted on March 11th, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

Darshana Daga, March 11,2017

Source: Mirror

While Undri institute denies entry, Yerwada one demands fees; parents write to edu boards
While everything seemed hunky dory as the first round of the Right to Educa tion (RTE) admission commenced recently, the initiative has hit a roadblock now. The education department has already started receiving complaints from parents against the schools where they want their wards to be enrolled in.Several parents allege that the RIMS International School in Undri has been denying admissions to the selected candidates, Read the rest of this entry »

Consider board results for med, engg seats: SC

Posted on February 4th, 2017 in Admission, Examination, Supreme Court |

AmitAnand Choudhary , Feb 4, 20174

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : Observing that students face huge pressure to crack entrance exams for admission to medical and engineering colleges, the Supreme Court has asked the government to frame guidelines to do away with the present system of a single test deciding their fate, instead favouring an overall assessment to include performance in the board exam.

A bench of Justices A K Goel and U U Lalit said on Friday that 40% weightage should be given to results of the Std XII board exam and rest for performance in the entrance test while shortlisting candidates for admission to such courses. Read the rest of this entry »

BISHOP’S REFUSES TO BUDGE AS GOVT ORDERS FRESH ADMISSIONS

Posted on December 13th, 2016 in Admission |

Darshana Daga, | Dec 10, 2016,

Source: Mirror

School, pulled up for demanding birth certificates only in English and discounting those in Marathi from parents, says zilla parishad can’t interfere with workings of minority educational institution

Following complaints by parents — whose forms for the admission of their wards to the Bishop’s School were denied because their accompanying birth certificate copies submitted were in Marathi Read the rest of this entry »

Mind your language: Bishop’s School

Posted on December 7th, 2016 in Admission, Education |

Darshana Daga, 07 Dec 2016

Source: Mirror

No Marathi documents for the school, which makes birth certificates in English mandatory for admission; parents ask govt to intervene
While the government has no rule speci fying that a birth certificate copy, being submitted for admission to any pre school, need only be in the English lan guage, the Camp-based Bishop’s School has made this a mandatory rule for all parents seeking entry for their wards. Read the rest of this entry »

MSc admission for engineering graduates opens

Posted on December 1st, 2016 in Admission |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, Dec 01, 2016

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Engineering students at Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) can now take admission for master’s degree in science (MSc).

The varsity took the decision on Tuesday at the academic council meeting as engineering students showed an interest in biotechnology and environment science among other branches offered by science stream. SPPU officials also said that several engineering students remain jobless even after acquiring a degree and they could take advantage of the new scheme. Read the rest of this entry »

CET cell declares likely dates, aspirants to follow website

Posted on November 28th, 2016 in Admission |

Piyush Bhusari, Nov 28, 2016

Source: The Times of India

Kolhapur : The state common entrance test (CET) cell on Saturday declared the tentative schedule of the CET for various professional courses for admission in the academic year 2017-18.

The first CET is for the masters in management course to be held on March 4 and 5, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t take admissions in fake universities, DTE warns students

Posted on November 22nd, 2016 in Admission |

Express News Service | November 22, 2016

Source : The Indian Express

This is not the first time that the DTE has issued such a notice. In fact for the last 2-3 years, it has become common practice to issue the notice just prior to the beginning of the admission season.

With entrance examinations and admission season for various technical and professional courses in Maharashtra round the corner, the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) has issued a notice for parents and students to be wary of fake universities and unrecognised institutes offering bogus degrees. Read the rest of this entry »