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Fazilka school stripping: Girls checked twice, reveals probe; teachers suspended

The girls were asked to strip after the discovery of a sanitary napkin in the school’s toilet.

Punjab: In bid to boost results, govt cuts English syllabus by 40 per cent for class 10th

English, along with social studies (SS), are the subjects in which the students in the state have been failing the most. In Punjab, education officials often refer to English as “Waterloo” even for students who are otherwise better in other subjects.


Punjab: More than 7000 Class 8 students promoted to Class 9 scored E grade

These evaluation exams conducted by State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) in Punjab were started in 2016 after noticing that due to no-detention policy under Right to Education Act (RTE), the education standards were declining and affecting Class 10 board results.

Punjab: 70 percent govt primary school kids flunk test in basic English, Punjabi & Maths

According to the report, 85 per cent Class 1 students failed to successfully write the entire English alphabet, and 80 per cent among them failed to recognise numbers 1 to 20, while 82 per cent failed to write the Punjabi alphabet.

CAT RESULTS Among Punjab’s top scorers, 5 engineering students set to make a shift to management

Apart from Phagwara boy Pramod Beri who scored 100 percentile and is a commerce student in Chandigarh, there are at least eight students from Punjab who have scored above 99 percentile.

Punjab to open 13 new colleges: Education Minister

Two professional Government colleges, Punjab Arts and Sports College, Jalandhar and Punjab Aeronautical College of Engineering, Patiala would be opened with the investment of Rs 26 crore each


Punjab: 1 English teacher for 1,300 students

According to educationists, Punjab is short of at least 6,000 English master cadre teachers

PSEB Class 10 Results today: Having taught teachers, ‘Cheema Sir’ now worried more about English paper scores

Many students failed in the English language subject, prompting the minister to hold a class for the teachers.

Headmasters call Punjab edu minister biased

Members of Punjab Government School Headmasters Association on Wednesday accused state Education Minister Sikander Singh Maluka of being biased against them when it came to promoting them as principals

Govt school teachers take ‘dummy admissions’ route to avoid transfers

To ensure that the teacher-student ratio is maintained at their schools,so that they are not transferred to other schools where there is a shortage of teachers, those working in government schools have resorted to “dummy admissions