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Oindrila Mukherjee


Chandigarh govt schools record 3.69 per cent, 6 per cent dropout rate in secondary, senior secondary classes
Fri, Aug 03, 2018

The Centre, beginning this year, has fused three schemes, including Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) and Teacher Education.

Hard to weed out bogus publications, say academics
Mon, Jul 30, 2018

Student parties say Vice-Chancellor’s academic image dented, he should clarify his position.

New Panjab University V-C on editorial board of 2 predatory journals
Sun, Jul 29, 2018

When contacted, Kumar said: “It is always an honour to be on the editorial board of journals. If there is an issue with the journal’s credibility, I will step down immediately.

Chandigarh Edu Dept to schools: Motivate students to share books, toys with rural kids’
Thu, Jul 26, 2018

Teachers said while the department was terminating, suspending and serving show cause notice to teachers for poor results, it was also forcing teachers and students to get involved in extra-curricular activities.

Chandigarh govt schools have one of the best infrastructure: Education Secretary
Mon, Jul 16, 2018

With another year left for his tenure to get over, Education Secretary B L Sharma talks to Indian Express to explain why teachers should be more responsible and how the system can be strengthened from the inside.

Admissions for New Session: Over 50 per cent seats vacant in 11 city colleges
Fri, Jul 13, 2018

According to data released by the UT Directorate of Higher Education on Thursday. A total of 3,500 seats out of 6,040 were vacant in all the centralised courses.

Education Secretary to school heads: Want at least 75 per cent results
Fri, Jul 13, 2018

On July 10, the department held a press conference where it highlighted the poor Class X CBSE results and the teachers’ protests against termination, suspension and show cause notices.

Panjab University Senate meeting: Around 80 items were on agenda
Mon, Jul 09, 2018

On Saturday, a majority of the Syndicate members also boycotted the meeting after a group of Senators and Syndics met in the morning to express displeasure over Vice-Chancellor Arun Kumar Grover’s comments in a media report dated July 5.

Chandigarh: Day after Syndicate boycott, 16 turn up for Senate meet
Mon, Jul 09, 2018

Once again, the tension between the Vice-Chancellor and members of the highest governing body of the university was highlighted.

Captain Amarinder releases book by Jairam Ramesh
Sat, Jul 07, 2018

Rajya Sabha MP and author of six acclaimed books, Jairam Ramesh, has recounted the story of PN Haksar, “a remarkable man who worked for a remarkable woman”, in his new book.

Chandigarh: Coaching centres run as usual, say school-goers only attend evening classes
Mon, Jul 02, 2018

An order by Chandigarh Deputy Commissioner states that private institutes will not be permitted to coach schoolgoing students between 8 am and 3 pm from July 1 to August 29 (60 days), keeping in view "public interest".

Panjab University to make marksheet verification online in 2 weeks
Fri, Jun 29, 2018

To date, PU does not have an online application and payment system for students who want their transcripts for higher studies or even PR immigration while other universities in the region are much ahead in this regard.

Panjab University to launch portal to help students address exam queries
Fri, Jun 29, 2018

According to information, Panjab University receives 30-35 exam-related emails on an average from students daily. This has prompted the office of the Controller of Examinations (CoE) to strengthen the student-exam staff interaction.

AIIMS MBBS 2018: Three in top 10 from Tricity area, Eliza Bansal tops exam
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Three other students of Tricity bagged positions in the top 10 of the AIIMS results. While Mehak Arora clinched All India Rank (AIR) 3, Manraj Singh Sra came AIR fourth and Eishvauk Aggarwal AIR 10.

AIIMS MBBS 2018: Punjab girl Eliza Bansal tops exam, aspires to be a cardiologist
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

AIIMS MBBS 2018: Eliza said, "I never expected to get AIR 1. I got rank 196 in the NEET. I want to be a cardiologist." She added that she was looking forward to the next five years as it was always her dream to study at the AIIMS

Syllabus yet to be fixed, Shahmukhi centre at Panjab University hangs fire
Wed, Jun 13, 2018

The committee has proposed Rs 2 crore for the project. The university already has two faculty members to teach the course. Prof Madhukar Arya, former head of Department of Urdu, and Assistant Professor Ali Abbas have agreed to teach the students.

All-India JEE Advanced results: Three more from Tricity make it to top 100
Mon, Jun 11, 2018

This year, 18,138 candidates qualified the JEE Advanced. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority will start the registration process for counselling and seat allotment from June 15 which will be conducted in seven consecutive rounds.

JEE Advanced 2018 results: ‘Pranav’s humble… struggled but he focused on concepts’
Mon, Jun 11, 2018

JEE Advanced 2018 topper from Panchkula, Pranav Goyal, has been an Olympiad champion throughout his schooldays

JEE Advanced results: Real test will be my journey at IIT, says topper
Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Talking about his success mantra, Pranav Goyal said, “Calculated hard work with five to six hours of self-study and four to five hours of coaching did the trick for me. I timed each question in every exam I ever sat for and solved previous years’ question papers.”

JEE Advanced 2018: All-India topper Pranav Goyal chooses Computer Science at IIT Bombay
Sun, Jun 10, 2018

JEE Advanced 2018: "If you focus well, your study hours won’t really matter. Stay focused and calm. Have faith in your teachers and their guidance, and always ensure that your knowledge is conceptually sound,” said Pranav Goyal