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Students, beware: Delhi is capital city of fake colleges

Students, beware: Delhi is capital city of fake colleges

Delhi is the fake Capital with 66 colleges — the highest for any state in India – offering engineering and other technical courses without the regulator’s permission. There are 279 such technical institutes in the country. Simply put, these schools don’t have the authority to grant degrees. Education certificates issued …

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You broke our hearts, Sisodia tells teachers

You broke our hearts, Sisodia tells teachers

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday berated “guest teachers” in state-run schools for protesting against him and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal a day earlier. The normally placid Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, turned emotional as he accused a small group of teachers of acting at the …

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5 arrested after forcing Kerala college students to do push-ups, drink undiluted alcohol

5 arrested after forcing Kerala college students to do push-ups, drink undiluted alcohol

Five accused have been arrested for allegedly ragging two Dalit students of a Kerala college, forcing them into doing physical exercises for hours and drinking undiluted liquor. One of the victims is undergoing dialysis after his kidneys were damaged, a doctor at the Ernakulam General Hospital said, while the other …

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Take the BMW, give my son anything else… even a laptop: Sikar IIT topper’s dad

Take the BMW, give my son anything else... even a laptop: Sikar IIT topper’s dad

When Tanmaya Shekhawat secured the 11th position in a national examination for admission to IITs this year, he was presented a BMW by the institute which coached him for one of the toughest tests for students in the country. Six months later, the Shekhawats say they will take anything, even …

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Microsoft offers Rs 1.5 crore package to IIT Kanpur student

Microsoft offers Rs 1.5 crore package to IIT Kanpur student

Reports suggest that almost 200 companies are slated to visit the institute’s Kanpur campus for placements this year. An Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur student has bagged Rs 1.5 crore per annum salary package job offer from Microsoft as part of the placement drive of the institute. The student, …

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Class 5 and 8 students likely to face annual exams

Class 5 and 8 students likely to face annual exams

With a survey indicating the need for significant improvement in their learning levels, the government on Thursday indicated that students of Classes 5 and 8 may have to appear for annual examinations. “According to an annual survey by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) on the learning …

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Delhi Govt issues guidelines to schools for reducing weight of bags

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Initiating a plan to reduce the weight of school bags, the Delhi government has asked all schools to frame a time table so that children don’t have to carry too many books every day. The Directorate of Education (DOE) has sent a seven-point guideline to principals of government and private …

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CBSE Class X Board Exams Likely To Be Reintroduced, Decision On October 25

CBSE Class X Board Exams Likely To Be Reintroduced, Decision On October 25

The CBSE’s Class X board examinations, which were scrapped six years ago in order to reduce pressure on students, are likely to be reintroduced following concerns about academic standards being affected. The final decision in this regard will be taken on October 25 in a meeting of Central Advisory Board …

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Delhi Government to start early childhood care and education centres

Delhi Government to start early childhood care and education centres

Deputy chief minister and education minister, Manish Sisodia announced on Thursday that Delhi Government will start early childhood care and education (ECCE) centres in Delhi. When the project is complete, there will be about 3,000 of them, preparing about 2.5 to 3 lakh children for school over three years. In the …

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Delhi Government Schools: Special Education Programme for Disabled

Delhi Government Schools: Special Education Programme for Disabled

Every disabled child studying in Delhi government run and aided schools will now get personal attention with the AAP government asking special educators to prepare an individualized education programme (IEP). “Special educators placed in government run and aided schools have been asked to prepare an individualized education programme for every …

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