Tag Archives: Students

Delayed results: B Pharm students miss transfer deadline, may not get into colleges of preference

The delay in declaration of results at Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has affected scores of second-year pharmacy students, who may lose out on the chance to get admission into colleges of their choice. According to students, the results of the first-year Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) courses were released… Read more »

NEET 2017: Tamil Nadu makes ‘last effort’ to exempt its students from entrance

TN Health Minister C Vijayabaskar and Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan on Monday made the “final effort” to approach the centre to ask for the state’s exemption from the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017. The ministers met Union Health Minister JP Nadda and Minister of State at the PMO Jitendra Singh to discuss… Read more »

Mumbai University result delay: Students fear losing year, jobs, overseas seats

A FINAL-YEAR engineering student, who has been selected for a Masters in Business Administration course in the UK, has spent the past two weeks making rounds of the University of Mumbai, writing applications for an early declaration of results lest she lose the seat. “I had to submit my marksheets to… Read more »

Change in hostel curfew irks students in Delhi

Women students of a postgraduate hostel of Delhi University have expressed anger at new rules, which have reportedly brought forward the ‘curfew’ timing by an hour to 9 pm. The rules also state that hostel residents cannot interfere in the “management of the hostel”. But boarders said they cannot protest… Read more »

UP Board makes 75 per cent attendance mandatory for students appearing in board exams 2018

Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad has made 75 per cent attendance mandatory for students appearing in class 10 and 12 examinations. All those students whose attendance is below 75 per cent will be debarred from sitting in the exams. As per a Dainik Jagran’s report, the government has taken this… Read more »

CBSE UGC NET 2017: Students oppose suspension of entrance test for college teachers

Students have opposed the Central Board of Scondary Education’s (CBSE’s) decision to skip University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) for the first half of the year. The Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court (SC) asking CBSE to take back its decision… Read more »

Hi-tech university: Health science institute in Punjab to issue digital degrees, certificates to students

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of digital India, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) has created a special cell for issuing digital certificates/degrees to its students. The varsity, avoiding the use of paper, will now issue digital certificates to students. These certificates will be preserved digitally under the… Read more »

JNU committed academic murder by denying registration to students: JNUSU prez

With the deadline for semester registrations over, JNUSU president Mohit Kumar Pandey said on Wednesday JNU had committed an “academic murder” by denying him and four other students permission for registrations. “I have completed three-and-a-half years of my academic life in JNU. It is difficult for me to discontinue my… Read more »

Multiple Intelligences help students meet intellectual needs

The evolution of mankind holds testament to how far intelligence has come from its humble beginnings of scriptures to leveraging technology in gaining traction. Presently, new extensions of intelligence have gained recognition, drastically enhancing the evaluation and implementation of human competencies. Undoubtedly, in the coming decades, education and learning will… Read more »

BITS Pilani students in contest to build 1,200 km/hour travel pod

A proposed Bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad will take approximately two hours, running at a maximum speed of 320-350 km per hour. But what if you were told this time could be reduced to a mere 40 minutes, travelling at a unprecedented speed of 1,200 km/hour? Most people would… Read more »