DU Admission 2020: Continue ECA Quota, Advises Vice President

  The Vice President of India M.Venkaiah Naidu, has advised the authorities of Delhi University to continue the ECA quota “to admit talented artists to the university”. The extra-curricular activities, or ECA, quota allows admission to applicants who have demonstrated talent in non-academic fields by relaxing the minimum scores required for entry. The admission process for the quota involves trials which Delhi University had cancelled due to COVID-19.   Mr Naidu’s suggestion has come as response to requests from members of Parliament and prominent artistes. The university, for the academic year 2020-21,…

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Rajasthan Board Class 12 Science Result 2020 Tomorrow

  Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education, or RBSE, will release the Class 12th Science results tomorrow at 4 pm. State Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasra in a social media post has confirmed the date and time of RBSE 12th Science results 2020. The Rajasthan board 12th result 2020 science will be announced from Ajmer and will be updated in the official website of RBSE — rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in. As many as 11,79,830 students had registered for the Rajasthan board Class 12th exams in all the streams combined – Arts, Science and Commerce. Last year,…

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3 Great Educational Activities for Preschoolers at Home

If you’re like many parents during this era of COVID-19 and lengthy quarantines, you might be wondering when your child’s preschool will re-open (this fall? next year? never?). Here are three educational play options for young children that do not involve screen time: 1. Using Manipulatives Are these fancy “manipulatives” in preschool classrooms really just toys? Yes and no. The best ones are designed by a manufacturer of educational manipulatives, and they target specific developmental skills. Activities like stringing beads or making a dried pasta necklace are frequently used in…

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DU Open Book Exam 2020: New Dates For Delhi University Final Year Exams Released

  Delhi University has released new datesheets for final-year open book exam for undergraduate and postgraduate students. According to the new datasheet, the exams will be conducted from July 10. Previously, DU open book exam 2020 was scheduled to begin from July 1 but the university had decided to postpone the exam by 10 days, in view of the COVID-19 situation in India. The datasheets for different programmes are now available on the official website, du.ac.in. Latest: Want to Know DU Colleges, Specialization to Apply on the basis of your Class 12th…

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Meet The Visually Impaired Student In Kerala Who Cleared Class 10 Exams Without ‘Scribe’ Help

  16-year-old Haroon Kareem from Kerala’s Malappuram has cleared all his Class 10 exams in the state board with A+. As if that was not an achievement enough to celebrate, Mr Haroon is the first visually impaired student in Kerala who has taken the SSLC state boards without the help of a ‘scribe’ or ‘interpreter’, and instead taken all his exams on a computer, himself. And he is thrilled about it. “I am thrilled …so excited about my results. I have got A+ in all my exams, without any help from any scribe or anyone. I…

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World Bank Approves USD 500 Million To Improve Quality Of Education System In 6 States Of India

The World Bank on Sunday said its Board of Executive Directors has approved USD 500 million (about Rs 3,700 crore) loan to improve quality and governance of school education in six Indian states. The board approved a loan for Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program (STARS) on June 24, 2020, the World Bank said in a statement. “Some 250 million students (between the age of 6 and 17) in 1.5 million schools, and over 10 million teachers will benefit from the program. The STARS program builds on the long…

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ICAI To File Affidavit On Plea On CA Exams In Supreme Court

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) told the Supreme Court Friday that it would file an affidavit on the plea which has challenged its ‘opt out’ option for CA exams, scheduled between July 29 and August 16, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The apex court was hearing through video-conferencing a plea which has alleged that ICAI had made an important announcement on June 15 by which it “arbitrarily decided to discriminate” between the aspirants by providing an option of ‘opt out’ in the May cycle CA examination.…

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Over 8.48 Lakh Students To Appear In Karnataka SSLC Exams From Tomorrow

About 8,48,203 students will appear in the SSLC examination tomorrow, said Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu on Wednesday.   About 8,48,203 students will appear in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination tomorrow, said Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu on Wednesday. “SSLC exams to take place tomorrow. About 8,48,203 students will write the exam. Social distancing needs to be followed and the mask should be used. Minister of Education and I have already held a lot of meetings. Students from containment zones will be carefully handled,” said Mr Sriramulu.   Commenting upon the situation arising in the…

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Students Want NEET, JEE Main Postponed, Cancellation Of Varsity Exams

  #NoExamsInCovid – a Twitter storm initiated by students’ body NSUI has garnered more than 2 lakh impressions today in last three hours. Congress-affiliated National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) and other students who joined the campaign are demanding postponement of JEE Main, NEET and other such examinations in view of the COVID-19 crisis. The students have also demanded cancellation of third year examinations conducted by varsities with students being promoted based on their previous examinations and internal assessments. Remaining board exams, the engineering entrance exam JEE Main, the medical entrance test…

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Christ University Asks Applicants To Be Wary OF Admission Fraud

  Christ (deemed-to-be-university), Bangalore, has asked students to be wary of fraud SMS and emails from unauthorised sources promising to provide admissions in the university. The university has asked students to check with the admission office to verify the authenticity of any such communication. Christ University, through its official website, said: It has come to the notice of the university that students are receiving SMS/email communication from unauthorised/unknown sources promising confirming admissions to various courses of the university. All applicants are cautioned not to be misguided and get cheated by…

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