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CBSE planning to use encrypted test papers to avoid leaks from next year
Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Under the encrypted system, each examination centre will be provided with login details and the question paper will be printed in the school and then photocopied and distributed.

CBSE pushes for vocational subjects, holds talks with Delhi University
Thu, Jul 19, 2018

CBSE offers around 50 vocational subjects, among which the most popular ones are physical education, painting, sculpture, and media studies.

Kids in basement: Rights body flags lack of empathy by school
Wed, Jul 18, 2018

The DCPCR had conducted inspections twice — on July 1 and July 12 — following complaints to the commission that children were confined in the school basement for five hours on July 10.

Told to admit students after CBSE re-evaluation, Delhi University colleges in a fix
Mon, Jul 16, 2018

However, university officials are worried that this may cause over-admission and put pressure on popular colleges.

DU teachers asked to mark student attendance online, daily
Mon, Jul 16, 2018

Currently, teachers mark attendance on a register and then update it online either every week or at the end of the month.

To release funds, HRD seeks MoU from Delhi University, other varsities
Fri, Jul 13, 2018

The MoU pertains to the release of funds by the government to varsities, wherein the universities have to state their ways of fund generation, such as fee hike, and the loan they wish to take from the Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA).

Delhi: Stuck between govt and LG, better meals for kids
Sun, Jul 08, 2018

Amid instances of children falling ill and to monitor the quality of food, the Delhi government has said it wants to bring in NGO Akshay Patra Foundation, which provides meals in several other states.

In 2016, Hindu College wrote to PMO on autonomy
Fri, Jul 06, 2018

Autonomy, as per the UGC, is meant to allow greater academic and administrative freedom to colleges. With autonomy, colleges would not be constituents of DU, and can decide on matters of fee and syllabus.

Delhi: In education pipeline, guest teacher recruitment, promotions
Thu, Jul 05, 2018

On Wednesday, as the Supreme Court gave its verdict, and the elected government expressed hope to fast-track recruitment and promotions, teachers in government schools and parents said there seemed to be hope on the horizon.

Delhi: In civic body schools, no sign of notebooks
Wed, Jul 04, 2018

As per Article 8 of the Right to Education (RTE) Act 2009, primary schools run by the corporation are mandated to provide books, notebooks and stationery to all children.

Delhi: Will end terrorism and pollution with happiness curriculum, says Manish Sisodia
Tue, Jul 03, 2018

Happiness Curriculum has been prepared by 40 teachers of government schools along with officials from SCERT and NGOs. While practising the curriculum, teachers will have to maintain daily records.

DU admissions 2018: From Kerala, Andhra, Telangana, a spike in applications
Mon, Jun 25, 2018

According to officials, admission figures at popular colleges under the first cut-off, which ended on June 21, suggest that close to 70 per cent have been taken up by students from southern states

DU admission 2018: Most colleges to release second cut-off list with marginal dip
Sun, Jun 24, 2018

Minor glitches were reported on Thursday as well, with colleges extending the time for admission till 3.30 pm. Ramjas College witnessed a massive rush, with students and parents having to wait for long hours.

DU admissions 2018: Telangana tribal students chase a dream — all the way to Delhi
Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Last year, 12 students from one of the two institutions — Telangana Tribal Welfare Residential Gurukulam — got admissions in colleges under Delhi University for the first time, sparking a buzz back home.

DU admission Day 1: Another year of technical glitches, say students
Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Problems were also faced by students regarding OBC certificates. One, issued in March 2018, was turned away at a renowned college. This was because the university has said colleges can accept OBC non-creamy layer certificates issued only after April 2018.

DU first cut-off highest for BA programme, most courses demand over 98%
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

DU cut-off 2018: This year, BA programme was the second most applied course with 1,05,818 applications — next only to English.

DU admissions 2018: Delhi University’s tentative cut-off plans yet to take off
Mon, Jun 18, 2018

DU admissions 2018: The Indian Express on June 15 had reported that the university, in a meeting with college representatives, said it would create an interface called the "cut-off finder".

Delhi University: First online entrance sees many complaints over centres, cards
Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Apart from the mode of examination, Persons With Disability (PWD) complained about distant exam centres being allotted for different subjects on the same day.

DU colleges oppose change in admission norm for OBC candidates
Fri, Jun 15, 2018

DU reserves 27% seats for OBC category applicants (non-creamy layer, central list). Colleges have to ensure that a student’s caste is included in the OBC central list as well as the list notified by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Delhi University to colleges: Keep your cut-offs realistic
Fri, Jun 15, 2018

St Stephen’s College, which released its first list on Monday, saw its cut-off increase — indicating that this could be the trend for other colleges as well.

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