Friday, May 29, 2015



Tithi Bhojan to be replicated across state, says Tawde
Thu, May 28, 2015

The proposal to start the Tithi Bhojan scheme in all other states across the country was also cleared by an empowered committee of the mid-day meal scheme at a meeting chaired by HRD Minister Smriti Irani in October last year.

82,000 students in 699 illegal schools in state: DISE
Wed, May 27, 2015

According to survey, none of these illegal schools have been penalised under the RTE Act.

CBSE Class XII Results: Pass percentage in state dips to 91.59
Tue, May 26, 2015

In Maharashtra, a total 14,608 students appeared for the class XII exams of which 13,379 passed.

Candidates’ parents don invigilator’s hat at IDOL exam
Sat, May 23, 2015

Dearth of supervisors for the ongoing examinations has compelled IDOL to rope in parents and relatives of students appearing in the exams as invigilators.

Gujaratis behind denial of job to Muslim: SP leader
Sat, May 23, 2015

Parties clubbed the job denial with issues such as ‘vegetarian non-vegetarian politics’.

City students secure top ranks in ICSE, ISC exams, girls lead the way
Tue, May 19, 2015

Once more, girls in Maharashtra have performed better than boys in the ICSE exam.

Boy loses right-eye vision in fight, father fights his school
Sat, May 16, 2015

According to Arnav’s parents, the school allegedly did not inform them immediately and wasted over an hour.

Thane civic body to do away with school bags in Classes I, II
Sat, May 16, 2015

At present, there are over 130 primary and 13 secondary schools under TMC, with nearly 7,000 students and more than 100 teachers.

MU sociology syllabus: Students to get social media, cyber crime lessons
Fri, May 15, 2015

The chapters will include topics such as increasing usage of social networking sites and trends, its effect on the society, use of social media by political parties during elections, economic dimensions of social networking sites, cyber crime, case studies under cyber crime, acts and laws of cyber crime etc.

Maharashtra sets up fee and admission regulatory panels
Thu, May 14, 2015

Education Minister Vinod Tawde said the ordinance would help decide an appropriate fee structure for professional courses, thereby curbing profiteering by colleges

Quake preparedness: Disaster management drills in schools from June 15
Thu, May 14, 2015

The training programme will be on the lines of the Centre’s ‘National School Safety Programme’, under which teachers and students will be trained to deal with natural disasters like earthquakes and floods.

Pending RTE dues: Centre’s refusal to pay puts onus on state
Wed, May 13, 2015

Govt may find it tough to bear burden on its own.

Maharashtra to track students’ academic record to arrest education slide
Mon, May 11, 2015

Fadnavis govt has decided to put into practice a Aadhaar-based unique child education tracking system in the age group of 6-14 years.

MKCL not out, to conduct this year’s online admission to junior colleges
Fri, May 08, 2015

The deputy director of school education said that changing nodal agency for admissions would have caused chaos.

FYJC admissions: Over 2 lakh seats up for grabs this year
Thu, May 07, 2015

This year, 2,88,932 seats are available, of which 1,62,841 will be under the online process.

Maharashtra: Schools ask 1,643 pupils to pay up or leave
Tue, May 05, 2015

Move follows govt decision to put pre-primary schools out of purview of RTE, which mandates 25% quota for the poor.

21-year-old IIT-Bombay student found dead in suspected suicide case
Mon, May 04, 2015

A suicide note purportedly written by the student was found near the student's body which indicates that he was depressed, they said.

Evaluation Season: School teachers sweat it out for a ‘pittance’
Sun, May 03, 2015

Just 5,000 examiners are correcting over 33 lakh Class X answer papers.

Maharashtra East: ‘46% don’t go to pre-school, just 23% get higher education’
Fri, May 01, 2015

Nearly 30 per cent women in the ward are illiterate, which is twice the city’s average.

Government panel suggests measures to reduce weight of school bags
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

The eight-member committee has submitted five observations and 44 recommendations in its report.

Mumbai University to launch academic demat account
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

First-of-its-kind service to be offered through CDSL.

BMC cancels Round Two of RTE quota school admissions
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Civic body contemplates action against schools for poor show in Round One.

Only 890 of 4088 allotted seats under 25 per cent quota secure admission
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

This year, there are around 11,837 seats in 313 city schools available under the 25 per cent quota.

Defer MA exams, say civic staff assigned poll duty
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The examination for MA in Marathi was scheduled for April 22.

Cafe Mondegar, Mondy’s to patrons, faces closure
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Mumbai Port Trust’s deadline to the management to vacate Metro House ends on Sunday, April 19.

Education board updates Class V syllabus, e-learning, gender equality is the new focus
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

State board officials say training of teachers will begin from April 15.

SSC, HSC schools in a fix after board refuses to pay generator bill
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

The managements have have been running from the board office to the education officer as neither of them is willing to pay.

Explained: Plugging leakages
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Newsline explains what subsidy means to a middle class family and how subsidy scheme works.

State lags in implementing RTE quota: IIM report
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

According to the report, the enrollment rate of Maharashtra is below the national average too.

Finally, 1,681 ‘permanently unaided’ schools eligible for grants
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

Of the total primary and secondary schools in Maharashtra, 1,681 schools have been deemed eligible for grants.

MU to issue eviction notice to AITA for ‘commercialising campus’
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Mumbai University Vice-Chancellor Rajan Welukar said it was true that AITA had failed to abide by the MoU.

Students threaten to move HC after director rejects plea for re-test over state-CET errors
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Over 57,000 candidates took the test, conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education on March 14 and 15.

Progress slow, senate members slam women’s cell
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Senate members alleged that such delays are indicative of ‘gender insensitivity’ among university authorities.

Leave IITs alone, can’t talk to 36 applicants in a day and choose directors: Anil Kakodkar
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

As many as 37 candidates for the director’s job at IIT Patna, Bhubaneswar and Ropar had been shortlisted.

Innovation festival kicks off at Nehru Science Centre
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Exhibition is part of a three-day event, Innovation Festival, inaugurated by nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar.

Mumbai University budget to focus on development spends
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

The university presented its Budget on Wednesday.