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Few takers, Lucknow varsity may end 5 PG courses

Lucknow:  Finding no takers, the Lucknow University may discontinue five post-graduate courses from the new academic session. While counselling wasn’t done for MSc Mass Communication, MA French and MA Business Economics, it was suspended for MA in Defence Studies and MSc in Total Quality Management due to low applications. “Counselling for the last two courses […]

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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 […]