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Class 12 compartment exams results on or before by Oct 10: CBSE to SC

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it will declare the compartment results for Class 12 students on or before October 10. Even as the counsel for University Grants Commission (UGC) submitted before a bench comprising Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and Sanjiv Khanna that as per its academic […]

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UP schools may remain closed this month: Deputy CM

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has said that chances of the partial reopening of schools from September 21 were “very bleak” due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the state. “It is very unlikely that schools can be allowed to function partially. It is not possible to run schools, even partially, […]

Railways to hold exams for 1.4 lakh posts from December 15

New Delhi: The Indian Railways will start conducting examinations for 1.4 lakh posts for which it received applications, from December 15 this year, officials said on Saturday. “We have invited some applications for recruitment in various categories for 1.4 lakh posts. These were notified during the pre-Covid period,” Railways CEO V K Yadav said at […]

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Won’t let students’ precious academic year be wasted: Nishank

New Delhi: Amid the furore over the holding of JEE and NEET exams next month, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said that his Ministry is fully prepared for safe conduct of both these exams and is committed to ensuring the safety of the students. The government doesn’t want a zero academic session as the […]

6 ministers of non-BJP ruled states move SC seeking review of its NEET-JEE order

New Delhi: Six ministers of opposition ruled states — West Bengal, Punjab, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand — have jointly filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging its August 17 order declining to entertain pleas seeking postponement of NEET-JEE exams slated in September in the backdrop of Covid-19 pandemic. The petition has been filed […]

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SC: UGC’s Sep 30 guideline not mandatory; students can’t be promoted without exams

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said the University Grants Commission’s guideline for conducting the final year university examination before September 30 is correct, and states and universities cannot promote students without holding exams. A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy and M.R. Shah said state governments under the Disaster Management Act have […]