Pointing at “systemic failing” of students, by compiling data from the university’s results portal, students found that out of 279 first-year students in MSc Physics, 262 had failed either in theory examinations, internal testing or both in at least one subject.
Job security and parity with permanent teachers — 22,000 guest teachers who have been protesting for two weeks now have made their demands loud and clear. But circumventing the teacher recruitment system and navigating the government-L-G tussle is a tall order.
Malviya Nagar, Patel Nagar, Rajender Nagar, Kamla Nagar, Lajpat Nagar, Jawahar Nagar, Subhash Nagar — refugee settlements named after ‘heroes’ of the new nation — took the place of villages around the existing city.
The programme was launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in August 2017. According to Devesh Srivastava, Joint CP (southern range), the aim is to “reduce juvenile delinquency and channel energy of the youth from economically weaker backgrounds into the programme.
Earlier this year, the no-detention policy of the Right to Education Act (RTE), 2009, was amended through a parliamentary bill, stating that a child who fails a regular examination at the end of classes V and VIII will take a re-examination.
According to students, 35 out of 40 who had the Computational Fluid Dynamics course in their third semester failed the paper. They further claim that 150 out of 300 students failed the first semester Field Theory paper and 130 out of 300 failed the Measure and Integration paper.
The guidelines for admission to nursery, kindergarten and class I in these schools for the 2019-2020 session, issued on Wednesday, state: “Children residing in Delhi in the vicinity of the school shall be eligible to apply.”
Rs 10 crore has been dedicated to a new University of Applied Sciences, which plans to integrate 3-12 month-long modular programmes in various trades, and 1-2 year-long certificate and diploma courses with degree courses and postgraduate, MPhil and PhD courses.
Nearly six decades after it was first proposed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National War Memorial, sprawled over 40 acres at the India Gate complex in the heart of the national capital.
The Delhi Parents Association has written to the MHRD, Election Commission and the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, complaining against the “misuse of SMC funds for party promotion and election campaign”.
Ten anganwadi projects in the east and northeast districts will be assessed to identify challenges in the government’s nutrition efforts under the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), a central programme under which anganwadi centres operate.