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Scholarship scam: How officials, bankers cheated poor students

New Delhi:  Initial investigation by the CBI into the multi-crore scholarship scam reveals a deep-rooted nexus between government officials, private institutions and public sector banks to siphon-off funds meant for poorest of the poor students. Students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Minorities were also deprived of scholarships to pursue basic education. Sources in the Central […]

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HC quashes DU’s new admission norms

New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court on Friday set aside Delhi University’s new admission norms for undergraduate courses. The court was hearing petitions challenging the varsity’s new eligibility criteria for admissions in undergraduate courses. A Division Bench of Justices Anu Malhotra and Talwant Singh quashed the amendment in admission eligibility criteria and directed DU to […]

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Maharashtra boy Kartikey Gupta tops JEE Advanced Exam

New Delhi: Maharshtra’s Kartikey Gupta has topped the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2019, by securing 346 out of 372 marks, according to the results declared on Friday by IIT-Roorkee. At number 10, Ahmedabad’s Shabnam Sahay secured the top rank among the female candidates. She has obtained 308 marks of the total, the results showed. Archit […]

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NEET 2019: Rajasthan boy on top, boys take first six slots

New Delhi:  Boys outshone girls in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) results announced on Wednesday, bagging the top six slots. Nalin Khandelwal from Rajasthan topped the exam, conducted for admissions to MBBS and BDS programmes offered at medical and dental colleges that are approved by the Medical Council of India, scoring 701 out […]