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Saturday, July 02, 2022

Pallavi Smart


Change of Maharashtra govt brings focus back on vexed Public Universities Act Amendment Bill
Sat, Jul 02, 2022

Notably, Higher and Technical Education minister from the MVA government, Uday Samant of the Shiv Sena, who earlier promoted the amendments, is now part of the new state government under Chief Minister Eknath Shinde.

Change in govt brings contentious Public Universities Act Amendment Bill back in focus
Fri, Jul 01, 2022

The bill, which was passed by the cabinet in December last year under the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government amid strong opposition from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has been pending for the Governor’s final nod.

Top Mumbai colleges declare first merit list for degree admissions, cut-offs drop
Thu, Jun 30, 2022

The overall pass percentage of HSC exam this year was 94.22 per cent, a significant decline from last year's 99.63 per cent. There was a decline even in the number of candidates who scored 90 per cent and above, as it fell from 91,420 last year to 10,040 this year.

Two Mumbai colleges declare 1st list for admissions, mark drop in cut-offs
Wed, Jun 29, 2022

According to the colleges, this is a result of the beginning of admission process though CBSE and ISC results haven’t been declared. Most city colleges will declare their first merit list on Wednesday.

Relief as colleges take steps to set aside seats for students awaiting CBSE, ISC results
Tue, Jun 28, 2022

Earlier, the university’s circular declaring admission schedule had caused concern as it had asked city colleges to begin admissions even as CBSE and ISC students awaited their results.

Sena mobilising youth wing to capture ‘lost ground’ in state
Tue, Jun 28, 2022

The Yuva Sena leaders have been asked to tap into the student community as well as local Sena workers in the state in an attempt to consolidate the party’s support base.

Eight-member panel comes up to help implement NEP
Sun, Jun 26, 2022

Even as different state authorities working under the department have been tasked with implementing NEP 2020 recommendations, this eight-member committee is expected to ensure coordination between all to enhance the process.

Maharashtra launches drive to bring dropouts back to schools
Thu, Jun 23, 2022

Children in the age group of 3-18 years, including those with special needs, are the targeted beneficiaries of this campaign.

Students slam Mumbai varsity decision to start admissions
Wed, Jun 22, 2022

The Mumbai University on Monday evening issued a circular of schedule for degree admissions, indicating the beginning of the process, even though CBSE and ICSE Class 12 results have not been declared yet.

CBSE and ICSE Class 12 results pending, Mumbai University starts admissions
Tue, Jun 21, 2022

As per the admission schedule issued by the university on Monday evening, after the application process gets over on June 25, the first merit list will be declared on June 29.

SCERT bridge course: English, Urdu-medium schools struggle with incomplete content, missing modules
Mon, Jun 20, 2022

The bridge courses have been launched for Classes 2 to 10 in subjects such as languages, Mathematics, Science and Social Science.

Mumbai public schools impress in SSC results again
Sat, Jun 18, 2022

Out of the total 16,807 students who sat for the exam, 16,319 cleared it recording a pass percentage of 97.10. This is marginally higher than the Mumbai Division’s overall passing percentage of 96.94.

SSC results: Number of top scorers declines, only 122 with 100 per cent this year
Sat, Jun 18, 2022

This year, 122 students from across the state scored a perfect 100 per cent of which one student is from the Mumbai Division. Last year, there were 32 students from the Mumbai division scoring a perfect 100 per cent.

Maharashtra SSC Exam Results 2022: Mumbai division sees 96.94% pass percentage, Konkan stays on top with 99.27%
Sun, Jun 19, 2022

The overall pass percentage has seen a considerable drop from last year’s result, which broke several records without a traditional examination. Last year, the pass percentage for Maharashtra was 99.95 per cent and for the Mumbai division it was 99.96 per cent.

Mumbai: Not keen on new BEST scheme, parents seek resumption of special school bus service
Fri, Jun 17, 2022

The transport undertaking has announced a new scheme of special discounted rates for students but parents have are seeking the resumption of the old school-bus service by BEST.

SSC results out today, can be accessed online from 1pm
Fri, Jun 17, 2022

A total of 16,38,964 candidates had registered for the SSC from across nine divisions of Maharashtra this year. The examinees included 8,89,506 boys and 7,49,458 girls.

Schools reopen across Maharashtra: ‘Easing students into classes is the priority’
Thu, Jun 16, 2022

Apart from Covid-related guidelines to ensure there is no spread of infection on school premises, schools are taking extra steps to ensure the mental wellbeing of their wards.

Maharashtra MBBS graduates can no longer skip rural service by paying fine
Thu, Jun 16, 2022

Maharashtra's Medical Education department issued a Government Resolution (GR) on Tuesday stating that this decision will be applicable for all those taking admission to MBBS from the academic year 2022-23.

Covid norms for school reopening: Booster for staff, vaccines for more students and precautions
Sun, Jun 12, 2022

After the initial guidelines issued on Thursday by Education Commissioner Suraj Mandhare cleared any confusion over the date of school reopening, the school education department issued a Government Resolution (GR) regarding the beginning of the new academic year.

‘Violation of law’: State child panel seeks rollback of order on filing FIRs under POCSO Act
Fri, Jun 10, 2022

The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) on Friday termed the order directing officers from every police station to seek permission from the zonal deputy commissioner before registering an FIR under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act as a violation of law and demanded its immediate withdrawal

Maharashtra Minister: Will approach Centre to accommodate Ukraine-returned students in state medical colleges
Fri, Jun 10, 2022

A department official said that such students are currently being provided stopgap relief through different initiatives launched by the Maharashtra University of Health Science (MUHS) in the state.

HSC Results City, suburbs continue to fare poorly among 5 districts in Mumbai Division
Fri, Jun 10, 2022

In the HSC results declared on Wednesday, the Mumbai Division ranked the lowest among all nine divisions across the state.

Maharashtra HSC results: With 90.91 pass percentage, Mumbai ranks lowest among all nine divisions
Wed, Jun 08, 2022

This is a huge decline in Mumbai’s passing percentage as compared to last year when Mumbai had ranked second among all divisions with a 99.79 pass percentage.

Maharashtra: Steady dip seen in performance of govt school students in higher classes
Mon, Jun 06, 2022

In Maharashtra government schools, students’ performance in Class 3 was seen at 66.33 per cent whereas in private schools it was 55.44 per cent. However, their performance kept dropping with each senior class to 55 per cent (Class 5), 39 per cent (Class 8) and 32.6 per cent (Class 10), respectively.

‘Focus on making child rights commission accessible to the people of Maharashtra’
Sun, Jun 05, 2022

On World Anti Child Labour Day on June 12, the commission plans to launch a website and an app. People from all strata of the society are active digitally now and we must make use of this new platform to create awareness.