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UGC NET, JNUEE, ICAR application submission deadlines extended

May 31, 2020 5:41 pm

The application submission dates for several entrance exams including JNUEE, ICAR, UGC NET, NHCM JEE have been extended further. The deadline which was supposed to conclude on May 31 will now be ending on June 15

Be sympathetic regarding fee payment, consider alternative options: UGC to colleges

May 29, 2020 12:48 pm

Students and parents claim that several colleges and higher education institutes are 'insisting upon immediate payment' of the annual fee and exam fee among other payments.

Term-end exams of final year students will definitely take place: HRD Minister

May 28, 2020 6:03 pm

For final year students, the minister said the term-end exams will be conducted. "If the situation does not improve by July then for then, new dates or modes of conducting exams can be thought about but the exam will take place for final year students," he said.

HRD Minister addresses colleges HIGHLIGHTS: New quality assessment system for online education soon

May 28, 2020 6:53 pm

HRD Minister address colleges HIGHLIGHTS: From final year exams to the online education assessment system, the HRD minister has made several announcements during interaction with higher education institutes.

Students can appear for CBSE board exams from city they are in: HRD Minister

May 28, 2020 7:15 am

To enable this, students will have to give the details of their current status. By the first week of June, students will be informed about their exam centre, he had added. The minister also congratulated students and wished them luck for their board exams.

HRD minister to address higher education institutes on May 28

May 28, 2020 2:17 pm

The minister will be talking about the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic and how this can be turned into opportunities by the institutes, he informed through a tweet.

CBSE increases exam centres from 3000 to 15,000 for pending board papers: HRD Minister

May 26, 2020 4:33 pm

CBSE increased its exam centres from 3000 to 15,000 now to ensure social distancing during board exams. The board exams will begin from July 1.

IGNOU to impart degree courses online, HRD minister launches e-learning content

May 23, 2020 9:19 am

MA Hindi, MA in Gandhi and Peace Studies, BA in Tourism Studies, certificate course in Arabic, certificate in information technology, certificate programme in Library and Information Science are some of the new offerings by IGNOU in the digital space.

'National Test Abhyaas' app launched for JEE Main, NEET aspirants

May 20, 2020 9:21 am

The app is powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and hence after the exam, students will get instant analysis including time spent by the student on each section.

CBSE pending exams to be held in schools where students enrolled, result by July-end: HRD Minister

May 20, 2020 4:40 pm

HRD Minister said the board is trying to bring out the result by July-end. He informed the evaluation process has already been started for the board exams which have been conducted and will continue to be held simultaneously with the pending exams.


Strict action will be taken: Rajnath on JNU issue

February 12, 2016 8:18 am

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Speaking about an event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that whatever happened at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was inappropriate. He said strict action will be taken against the anti-national elements. He added that if anyone raises anti-India slogans and tries to raise question on nation's unity and integrity, they would not be spared. Union Minister for Human Resource and Development (HRD) Smriti Irani also echoed similar sentiments, saying that academic institutions have the responsibility of following principles and thereby it should be kept in mind that institutions are respected. She added, “Nation can never tolerate any insult to Mother India:”