IGNOU Courses On Offer For Class 12 Pass Students

  Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has announced admission to its academic programmes offered through ODL mode for the academic session commencing from July- 2020. IGNOU’s Bachelors’ Degree programmes offer a plethora of choices for students after 10+2 (12th class or Senior secondary). IGNOU’s Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system of education gives the student flexibility of doing the programme through Self Learning Material (SLM) and can be pursued by anyone who is eligible irrespective of upper age-limit. The different streams offered by IGNOU for Bachelors’ include; Computers, Psychology,…

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Telangana Chief Minister Announces Mid-Day Meal Scheme For Students Of Government Colleges

  Students of government junior and degree colleges in Telangana will be served mid-day meal from this academic year in an effort to provide nutritious food and reduce the dropout rate, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Friday. “Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekhar Rao announced that from this academic year, mid-day meal would be served to the students of government junior and degree colleges in the State,” an official release said. It was decided to provide nutritious mid-day meal to the students for their good health and to…

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West Bengal Madhyamik Result 2020 Tomorrow: WBBSE To Announce Class 10 Result For Over 10 Lakh Students

  The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, or WBBSE, will announce the Class 10 result tomorrow. Students can check the Madhyamik, or Class 10, exam results on the official websites — wbbse.org and on wbresults.nic.in. The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee has announced the Madhyamik result 2020 West Bengal board date. More than ten lakh students had taken the WBBSE Madhyamik examination this year. The West Bengal board Madhyamik Exams were held in February, but the declaration of result was delayed due to the lockdown imposed to arrest…

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Biologist’s Society Objects To CBSE Dropping Evolution, Ecology From School Syllabus

  Indian Society of Evolutionary Biologist (ISEB) has raised concerns about dropping topics like ‘Evolution’ and ‘Ecology’ from the Biology curriculum for the 2020-21 academic session. “This pandemic has tragically highlighted the consequences of our neglect of evolution and ecology in school and higher education in India,” says ISEB. The topics have been removed from the syllabus as part of CBSE’s decision to reduce syllabus by 30% to account for the loss of academic days this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Biologist Society says that topics like Evolution…

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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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