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Low capital, unsold stock; not many able to restart looms in full scale
This year, the University of Mumbai received as many as 46,000 applications for the re-evaluation of final year answer sheets, less than what it received in the last two years. Arjun Ghatule, acting director, Board of Examinations and Evaluation, said, “Usually, the university receives 60,000 -70,000 applications for re-evaluation for a semester. This time, the […]
The vacancies are highest in private unaided colleges. In government colleges, that are most sought after, 122 seats, or 4 per cent of the total, remain vacant in eight institutions across the state.
This year’s Rosh Hashanah will mark the commencement of the 5,778th year of the Jewish calendar
Board of examinations is deliberating on the issue, say officials
The unprecedented delay in declaration of results has led to a subsequent delay in admission of students to post-graduation courses. With thousands of students yet to get their results, the admissions are still on till September 25.
In March, photographs of question papers of six subjects were leaked minutes before the exam through WhatsApp messages.
Arundhati Chavan, the head of the Parent Teacher Association United Forum of Maharashtra, said they will petition the state education department and the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Farmers, who were originally not included in the scheme, were introduced into the Navprakash Yojna scheme in January this year.
The chancellor’s office had anticipated a delay in results owing to the university’s decision to adopt an onscreen assessment process that would involve a time-consuming scanning of over 18 lakh answersheets. A
Parents were divided over the advantages of such crash courses. Nidhi Sharma, who has a one-year-old daughter, said that the workshops are helpful for first-time parents.
Patel said the complaints of over 900 law students, who had been given single digit marks, have been addressed. In order to address students’ complaints, the university has set up a help desk at the Kalina campus and launched a grievance portal.
According to doctors at J J Hospital, six injured remain admitted in the hospital. “All of them are stable. We have conducted eight minor surgeries. On Friday, a few patients were discharged,” a doctor said.
This even as the varsity has said that students marked absent — it shows that their marks for that particular paper were unavailable at the moment — need not prove their attendance.
The refund will hit the cash-strapped distribution company that is running into losses of over Rs 3,000 crore
Third-year LLB student had missed a paper in sixth semester
The concert will be held at the convocation hall of the institute and Mumbai-based band, Manish J Tipu’s Neo Gharana, will play patriotic numbers for the audience. The band was assigned to the institute by the MHRD, said Mukherjee.
Lalbaugcha Raja, too, was set up on a pedestal and hence remained safe. Organisers said the heavy rain on Tuesday failed to stop the rush of devotees.
Khan was a part an initiative of the Jamat Raza-e-Mustafa - a non-governmental organisation - which had circulated, through social media, the telephone numbers of volunteers in flood-hit areas.
As water levels rose on Tuesday afternoon, power suppliers, Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST), Reliance Energy and Tata Power announced that substations had been switched off as a safety protocol.
The students said while seepage was a common problem during monsoons, the situation had worsened over the past couple of days with many fearing that the buildings might cave in because of the heavy downpour.
Started by Jayakrishnan R, a Bengaluru-based copywriter, a Twitter thread #RainHosts generated huge response from people volunteering to provide food and shelter.
Mumbai University has issued a circular to colleges stating that all results that have been withheld would be declared in the next 10 days, an official said.
The Early Childhood Association (ECA), a non-profit organisation that works towards protecting the rights of children, has issued advisories to schools across the country on how to create awareness among children, parents and teachers.
While results of most BSc students were announced on July 31, the results of several students were to be released later for reasons like untraceable papers or missing credentials.
At the heart of this campaign is a National Entrepreneurship Challenge (NEC), which is now in its fifth edition. It will be launched on August 31, when the first set of assignments will be rolled out. Last year’s challenge saw participation from 601 colleges from across the country
“A very small portion of the law papers are yet to be assessed. We will be able to finish the assessment by Wednesday, or latest by Thursday,” said Vinayak Dalvi, a government-appointed officer on special duty responsible for the results
‘Delay simply because new system was implemented without proper planning’
Of the 1.5 lakh unassessed answersheets, officials said, the largest chunk was from the commerce stream. The number of teachers assessing the papers is low compared to the large number of students in the stream.
The V-C, who has been blamed for implementing a new onscreen assessment process in a rush, had been asked to explain the delay in the results. In an interim reply, Deshmukh has claimed that foul play led to improper implementation of the onscreen process, said sources in the Governor’s offic
While ten-odd students usually approached the helpdesk every day, over 30 students looking for admissions elsewhere applied for ‘confidential’ or ‘provisional’ results Monday.
He believes that true freedom comes with the development of rural India. “Our struggle for freedom was meant to emancipate the people on the ground— farmers, small-scale industries and producers,” said Parikh, fondly referred to as G G by friends and family.
The number of teachers assessing papers has reduced significantly over the past two-three days. While on Friday, over 900 assessors evaluated 16,000 papers, on Saturday, only 744 teachers turned up for assessment. Over 13,000 papers were assessed on Saturday.
The acting V-C, who took charge after Sanjay Deshmukh proceeded on leave, said he is now devising a consolidated strategy to bail the university out of the mess of delayed final-year results.
About 200 scientists marched over a 2-km stretch in South Mumbai protesting budgetary cuts in scientific research and the shift towards “pseudo-scientific ideas”.
Shivaji University Vice-Chancellor Devanand Shinde takes additional charge at MU; Dhiren Patel is acting pro-V-C