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Fortnight after being heckled, former Aliah varsity V-C back at JU

April 15, 2022 5:40 am

Former vice-chancellor of Aliah University, Mahammad Ali said he was relieved to be back at the JU and will focus on academics and research in the coming days.

Jadavpur University teachers threaten to boycott exams if held online: ABUTA

March 31, 2022 9:46 am

While some students are demanding online exams, teachers have threatened to boycott the process.

UGC urges colleges, universities to reopen campus for offline classes

February 12, 2022 8:22 pm

Owing to the pandemic, the universities across the country have remained closed for almost two years. The classes and exams were being conducted in online mode. 

Shifting to offline classes in Jadavpur University will take some time, says teachers' body

February 11, 2022 8:37 pm

JUTA, in the letter said, that teachers have always given priority to students' problems, and contended that if classes are held physically, examinations must also be strictly conducted in the offline mode.

Universities brace for UG admission rush amid high pass percentages and marks in board exams

August 18, 2021 10:49 am

In CBSE Class 12, the pass percentage this year is 99.37 per cent, up from 88.78 in 2020. A total of 70,004 students have achieved 95 per cent and above marks, and 1,50,152 in the 90-95 per cent range.

Sketch case against Jadavpur University professor: Order likely on Sept 14

August 17, 2021 5:52 am

The court had heard the case, filed against Mahapatra under the scrapped Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act for e-mailing a cartoon on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in 2012, on Friday.

Varsities should have autonomy to decide on holding entrance tests: teachers' associations in West Bengal

July 13, 2021 5:08 pm

According to reports, the state government has asked the universities to admit students based on the evaluation being done by the state's higher secondary (plus two) council or equivalent boards.

Presidency University students' unions oppose Bengal board's decision not to conduct entrance exams

July 12, 2021 9:09 pm

The announcement of the joint entrance examinations board came after the government directed the state universities in a virtual meeting to admit students for undergraduate courses solely on the basis of class 12 board marks. 

Jadavpur University online engineering exam: JUTA asks VC to follow uniform rule for all streams

May 25, 2021 5:32 pm

JUTA also apprised the university authorities about the possibility of disruption of the mobile network during Cyclone Yaas.

‘I can’t breathe’... my oxygen journey

May 09, 2021 8:53 am

“I can’t breathe”, the last words of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, are echoing in many hospitals in India today.

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JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh leads anti-CAA protest in Jadavpur University

February 15, 2020 7:35 am

JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh on Friday led a march against CAA and NRC from the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology at Shibpur till Howrah Maidan.

Colourful dissent: How graffiti plays a role in Presidency's resistance

January 27, 2020 10:21 am

Graffiti is one of the strongest tools to protest and in view of the current political situation, Jadavpur and Presidency university students are making full use of it.

Jadavpur University students hold march, demand VC's resignation, fresh probe

September 20, 2014 8:27 pm

Thousands of students marched through the streets of the city demanding an impartial probe into the alleged police lathicharge on students of Jadavpur University (JU) along with the resignation of the varsity's vice-chancellor.

JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY VIDEOS

Jadavpur University students protest against 'anti-national' activity in JNU

February 17, 2016 3:51 pm

Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Jadavpur University students staged a protest on Wednesday inside the university campus condemning the anti-national activities at Jawaharlal Nehru University One of the protestors said they are against every activity which hurts the sentiment of Indians. Students raised slogans of 'Vande Matram'and held up posters which said they belonged to JNU but don’t support anti-state activities.

Jadavpur Varsity VC condemns anti-national slogans Part 1

February 17, 2016 10:38 am

Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning all the anti-national activities and slogans, Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das on Wednesday said the rally was not officially convened by students' union. He assured that action will be taken against the people involved in the protest after he gets a report. Das said he will never govern the university with police's help as the university is an autonomous body. He added that entire university can't be defamed by such anti-national elements. Das said that some intruders were also spotted in the rally and the matter will be looked into by the university. He emphasized that the Jadhavpur University has a history of maintaining the freedom of expression and the right to dissent.

Jadavpur Varsity VC condemns anti-national slogans Part 2

February 17, 2016 10:35 am

Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning all the anti-national activities and slogans, Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das on Wednesday said the rally was not officially convened by students' union. He assured that action will be taken against the people involved in the protest after he gets a report. Das said he will never govern the university with police's help as the university is an autonomous body. He added that entire university can't be defamed by such anti-national elements. Das said that some intruders were also spotted in the rally and the matter will be looked into by the university. He emphasized that the Jadhavpur University has a history of maintaining the freedom of expression and the right to dissent.

Politicians condemn Jadavpur University protest

February 17, 2016 8:07 am

New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning the protests in Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said strict actions should be taken against people involved in anti-national activities but sedition charges should not be put against them as it fulfils their aspirations of gaining popularity. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon also condemned the protests in educational institutions. Meanwhile, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi emphasised on the need for the Jadavpur University students to come forward and identify the anti-social elements prevalent in the campus.

We support Article 370, not anti-national elements: Brinda Karat

February 17, 2016 6:05 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said that Kanahaiya Kumar has done nothing wrong and all the charges against him are baseless. She said that her party supports Article 370 and autonomy for Kashmir within framework of Indian Constitution, but never supports anti-national slogans raised in Jadavpur University.

JNU row: Jadavpur University students raise anti-national slogans

February 17, 2016 5:39 am

Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Students of Jadavpur University in West Bengal took to streets expressing solidarity with the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) demanding release of student leader booked on sedition charges. JNU Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested last week on sedition charges after a group of youngsters organised an event in protest of the execution of 2001 parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru. Jadavpur University students shouted slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Students and academics of the JNU continue to boycott classes to protest against government.

JU students protest demanding holding of students' union polls

January 09, 2016 11:10 am

Kolkata, Jan 09 (ANI): The students of Jadavpur University on Saturday protested over the holding of students' union elections. The students have been demonstrating protest following an advisory issued by the West Bengal Higher Education department, asking the state-run varsity to hold the elections after the state assembly polls. They were seen raising slogans in their protest. One of the protesters said that the decision will be taken once the committee will have a group discussion among themselves.

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