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DU: Wrong address on paper, 15 Mauritius students stranded

For 15 students from Mauritius — who landed in Delhi to take admission in DU — the first day in the country turned out to be unforgettable. Darshani (18) landed in Delhi with her father and about 15 people from Mauritius early Thursday morning. She was in the city to …

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Students take tests on smartphones, courtesy apps

A few city colleges are now allowing students to carry smartphones into examination halls. Reason: they may not be able to take the exam without one. Over the past year, 3,000 students of KJ Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce have taken internal exams on their smartphones, thanks to Offee, …

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JD(U) MP writes to Prakash Javadekar demanding scrapping of admission quota in government-aided schools

Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) MP Harivansh has written a letter to Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar demanding scrapping of admission quota for MPs in the Kendriya Vidyalaya and other government-aided schools. The JD(U) leader said that earlier the MPs had the right of recommending five names for admission, but …

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Lok Sabha clears IIIT Public Private Partnership Bill, institutes can grant degrees

A bill to grant statutory status to the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) in PPP mode was passed by the Lok Sabha on July 19, with the government saying the fees for the poor students will not increase and that reservation law will apply there. The IIIT (Public-Private Partnership) Bill, …

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AIADMK should demand exemption from NEET before supporting Vice Presidential nominee, says Stalin

The DMK has decided to hold a human chain protest all across Tamil Nadu against the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), said party’s working president MK Stalin on Thursday. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has demanded that if the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) is tendering its support to the National Democratic …

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Osmania University UG (CBCS) 2nd semester June exam results 2017 declared, check at osmania.ac.in

Osmania University has released undergraduate (BA /B.Com/ B.Sc/ BBA) CBCS Semester-II (regular) and semester -I (backlog) June examination 2017 results at osmania.ac.in. The results are also available at manabadi.com, vidyavision.com and schools9.com. The website is running slow, we suggest students to check their results after some time. OU degree results 2017 …

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President Pranab Mukherjee: Varsities need to compete globally to become world-class

The universities are required to compete globally for research-ranking to become world-class, President Pranab Mukherjee has said. He said there is an emphasis on nation-building through institution-building and “we are now increasingly being called upon to think about the role of universities in the larger global context”. The President was speaking at the …

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FYJC Mumbai second merit list 2017 out at mumbai.11thadmission.net

The second merit list for FYJC (First Year Junior College) admissions will be released today at mumbai.11thadmission.net. In the second round, 80,141 candidates were allotted seats in the second merit list. Of these, 18,468 candidates were allotted seats in a college of their first preference while 14341 were given seats …

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DU admissions 2017: Last day for admission under fifth cut-off extended, sixth cut-off to release on July 22

Those seeking admission in the Delhi University has another reason to cheer as the varsity has extended the undergraduate merit-based admissions for the fifth cut-off list till July 20. Since seats are still vacant, the University will release the sixth cut-off on July 22. The students can apply for admission …

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From salaries to buildings: Govt set to cut funding to 28 DU colleges

After 11 communications in the past 11 months yielded no result, the Delhi government has directed that “all funds” to 28 government-funded colleges in Delhi University be stopped by August 1 unless the university constitutes governing bodies before that. Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia, while describing the …

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