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Don’t force students to buy textbooks by pvt publishers: CBSE
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

All schools affiliated to CBSE have to follow a syllabi prescribed by the NCERT up to the middle class level (class VIII) and syllabi prescribed by CBSE board from class IX to class XII.

New V-C Sanjay Deshmukh meets MNS chief Raj Thackeray, says he is seeking inputs to improve MU
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Thackeray told Deshmukh that there is an urgent need to restore the sanctity of the prestigious university and its legacy.

45-day deadline over, MU fails to declare results of over 50 exams
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

In the absence of results, students are unable to take admission in other universities, while MU has been providing provisional admissions.

Teachers refuse to act as panch witness, union threatens stir
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

GR issued on May 12 says govt employees will act as panch witnesses in criminal cases that attract a sentence of seven years or more

Colleges affiliated with MU face staff crunch
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

Vice-Chancellor Dr Sanjay Deshmukh on Tuesday said the university will review non-teaching staff.

Parents protest as 40 girls made to stand outside school for over 7 hours
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

3 Bohra Muslim girls who were fasting fell sick, claim parents; principal admits students were ignored, but says not responsible for girls breaking fast.

Out-of-school survey: Activists allege under-reporting, question strategy
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Education department officials said that the report is provisional as reports from some places in the state were yet to be compiled and added to the final tally.

Out-of-school children survey a year-long exercise: Vinod Tawde
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

The RTE Act 2009 mandates that children aged 6-14 should be enrolled in schools, show regular attendance and get formal education.

Universities to now have a common academic calendar
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

Vinod Tawde says will form four-member panel to review academic timetables every three months; Maharashtra Universities Act to be amended.

New Mumbai University V-C takes over: On Day one, Sanjay Deshmukh speaks of Digital India, ‘strong presence on social media’
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

Dressed in a crisp white shirt, red tie and a black suit, the 50-year-old took charge as V-C from Tuesday.

‘Want to reach the un-reached in terms of education, skill development’
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

Mumbai University V-C Sanjay Deshmukh speaks to Dipti Singh and MIHIKA BASU about problems plaguing the university and how he plans to resolve long-pending issues.

I was focused, and therefore I was not bothered: Rajan Welukar
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

On his last day as Vice Chancellor (V-C) of Mumbai University, Rajan Welukar speaks on his achievements, challenges and where the university can go from here.

Welukar bids goodbye to stormy 5-yr-term, earns praise from critics
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

Last day began with a meeting with Vinod Tawde; successor Sanjay Deshmukh absent at farewell.

Toilet facilities surveyed in several cities
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

In Chandrapur some teachers and officials followed the civic body’s instructions and completed the toilet survey simultaneously.

Reward for finding children left out
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

It was estimated that in Maharashtra there were 2,07,345 out-of- school children.

‘Out-of-school’ kids: One-day survey in city faces hiccups
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

Confusion in Mumbai during survey that had no uniform process, fears of discrepancies in data collected in survey

Appoint special educator for differently abled students in schools: CBSE
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

The board has also enclosed with the circular a list of qualifications to be considered before appointing a special educator.

10 lakh teachers, officials to conduct survey today
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

The survey will be conducted at all railway platforms and bus stations, markets, other public places and even door-to-door.

Madrasa row: Muslim body plans to move court against Maharashtra govt decision
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Move goes against fundamental rights, will file PIL after seeking legal opinion: Jamat-e-Islami Hind secretary.

BMC project to identify out-of-school kids remains defunct
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Darade has, meanwhile, written to the civic authorities to take urgent steps to get new members in the group.

Madrasas in Maharashtra: Keen on modernisation, but Muslim leaders wary of ‘govt interference’
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

550 madrasas have applied for the scheme, say computer and English education will help the students

Maharashtra survey tomorrow to count ‘out-of-school’ kids
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

The school education department’s definition of an out-of-school student used to vary.

Fines on 210 municipal schools for not meeting RTE norms
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

Under the RTE Act, 2009, no school can operate without a certificate of recognition from a government authority.

FYJC admissions: Second merit list out, students ‘randomly’ allotted colleges, wait for preferred ones
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

The total students eligible for admission in junior colleges in the city and its surrounding areas this year is around 3.3 lakh.

For 30 months, classes in 137 Thane schools go on without electricity
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Though the state government has directed schools to use digital means to teach in schools these 137 schools lack the most basic facility — electricity.

Mumbai University releases Zoology textbook based on student feedback
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Emphasis was given on information about the ecology prevalent in and around the colleges.

State appoints committee to probe non-disbursal of salary grants to schools
Mon, Jun 29, 2015

Every year, school managements have to submit a proposal of their expenditure to the education department.

A pleasant surprise for Tawde at yoga workshop
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

The only boy who raised his hand was Gulfam Habib Maniyar, son of a welder and student of Class VIII at Vile Parle Mumbai Public School.

Yoga in school curriculum: Talks on with experts, academicians, says Vinod Tawde
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Considering incorporating yoga classes during PE period.

Sanjay Deshmukh appointed Vice-Chancellor of Mumbai University
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

According to an official release by the Raj Bhavan, the appointment of Dr Deshmukh, a professor of Life Sciences in the University of Mumbai, will be for a term of five years, with effect from July 7, 2015.

Private minority technical institutes to face action if admission norms violated
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

Minority technical institutes will face action if they fail to fill 51 per cent of its total approved seats with students from the respective minority.

Performing with Devendra Fadnavis in Nagpur, training with Chouhan in Bhopal
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

Across Maharashtra, colleges have been asked to stay open although it is not mandatory.

IIT JEE results declared, IIT-Bombay zone on top
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

IIT-Bombay zone has most number of successful candidates for second year in a row

Act will be amended to make Marathi official state language: Vinod Tawde
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Tawde added that every individual residing and working in the state must know and learn Marathi language.

Mumbai’s Victorias no more: Owners and drivers in denial
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

Days after the Bombay High Court ordered Victorias, the city’s horse-drawn carriages off the roads, owners and drivers are in denial and despair.

QS Asia University Rankings: Mumbai University ranking improves, climbs six places to reach No. 125
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

While no Indian institute has made it to the top 30 Asian institutes this year in overall rankings, sixteen have made it to the top 250.