JAC Jharkhand 12th arts result 2018 announced, 72.62% pass

The intermediate or Class 12 board arts examination results were declared by the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) at a press conference in Ranchi on Wednesday. The pass percentage this year is 72.62% Of the 1,81,999 students who took the examination, 1,32,179 cleared it. The pass percentage for boys was 70.57%, while 74.12% girls passed. A total of 12,430 students secured first division, while 88,805 got second and 30,943 the third division. Among districts, Khunti topped with a pass percentage of 92.51%, followed by Lohardaga 90.60% and Ranchi 86.66%. Students who…

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School students to get awareness on gender-based violence

School students will now be taught about gender-based discrimination and the various forms of gender-based violence including marital rape, domestic violence, child marriage among others, according to an official manual. The national council of educational research and training (NCERT) released the manual, a copy of which is with HT, earlier this month for school management committees (SMC) that are formed under the Right to Education (RTE) Act to educate students on a number of issues related to inclusion, equity and gender. The manual said SMCs “together may plan activities for…

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DU admissions 2018: Chance to choose a college of your choice

The second cutoff list at Delhi University, with lower best of four scores, offers students an opportunity to get admitted to courses and colleges where they might not have qualified earlier. The cutoff for some courses had dropped by up to 5 percentage points in the second list. Students who may have taken a seat at a college under the first list can withdraw their admissions and go for a different college where they have now qualified under the new cutoffs. In such scenarios, students will only have to pay…

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DU admissions 2018: After second cutoff, rush to shift colleges

As admissions under the second cutoff list started on Monday, students also began the process of shifting colleges to go for a preferred course or institute as the cutoff has reduced in many colleges under the second list. The second list has come as a relief as cutoffs have dropped by up to 5 percentage points. For courses such as B.Com (Hons), Economics (Hons) and English (Hons), the drop ranged between 0.25 and 2.5 percentage points but for courses such as BA Programme and Psychology (hons), the drop ranged from…

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Students stand better chance to get seat in IIT of their choice

Registration for admissions to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) ended on Monday evening. With 31,988 eligible candidates in the fray, as compared to 50,455 in 2017, aspirants this year have a better chance to secure a seat in the institute and course of their choice. The first round of seat allocation will be announced on June 27, at 10am. Last year, five students were vying for each of the 11,279 seats in 23 IITs and the Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad. This year there are only three applicants for…

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How Computer Science Expertise Positively Impacts Texas Businesses

Gaining the technical, analysis, and planning skills needed to obtain, set-up, and maintain computers, networks, software, and optimize all business systems will make you a much sought-after potential employee. The investment in a degree in Computer Science is a wise decision for those that are flexible in career destination. Computer Systems Analysis and Optimization Not every computer system is compatible with how your business operates. Operating speed, data input, storage, and making sure all aspects of your business can access and benefit from technology is the sure path to overall…

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How to Narrow Down Your Options for the Future

Trying to decide what the future will hold can be a daunting task for any high school student as well as their parents. With so many options available to kids today, it can all seem quite overwhelming. Even once you have decided on a general career path, figuring out how to make it happen can be a struggle. By breaking your choices down into three basic categories, you can narrow down your options for a more manageable selection of schools to pick from. College Careers such as those in the…

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Six tips for teaching chemical formulas

Getting to grips with formulas is key to communicating chemistry. Kristy Turner takes inspiration from grammar and vocabulary lessons in modern foreign languages and shares her top tips Chemical formulas are part of chemistry’s everyday language but they may be like a foreign language to novice learners. Expert chemists easily switch between the many types of formulas, systematic names and common names for chemicals, but students have difficulties with chemical formulas at school and university.1 Although some students gain fluency with relative ease, others struggle, which may hinder their achievement and…

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5 tips for engineering students who are not going to an IIT

People usually think that good and successful engineers come out of IITs alone. Well, neither is every IIT engineer good, nor is every good engineer from an IIT. They are certainly prestigious institutes and have a great track record, but a great engineer can come from anywhere. Every year more than 12 lakh students attempt JEE Main but only 20,000 make it to an IIT. It cannot be believed that there are only 20,000 bright young minds that can be moulded into great engineers each year. If you did not…

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Tips for Managing Your High-Needs Classroom

Let’s talk about capacity. If you look into the world-weary and sleep-deprived eyes of any educator this year, you’ll realize one truth: meeting the complex needs of each of our students is no small task. As educators in the 21st Century, we are constantly on a quest for the golden mean between individualized curricular plans and teaching densely populated classrooms. We employ technology, standardized testing, creative grouping, and anything else we can possibly imagine that might ignite engagement to make each lesson feel tailored to the kids in our courses. But…

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