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JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Dates Updates: JEE Main exam to be held in four phases from February, says Centre
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JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Dates Updates: JEE Main exam to be held in four phases from February, says Centre

JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Dates Live Updates: In a webinar in December 2020, Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal had said that JEE Main 2021 will be held in February, March, April, May

CBSE Board Exams 2021: Class 10, 12 exams to be held post Feb 2021, 30% reduction in syllabus, says Pokhriyal
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CBSE Board Exams 2021: Class 10, 12 exams to be held post Feb 2021, 30% reduction in syllabus, says Pokhriyal

Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said the exact dates will be decided in February after analysing the prevailing conditions

JEE Main 2021 to be held in four cycles, says Ramesh Pokhriyal; first session from 23 to 26 Feb
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JEE Main 2021 to be held in four cycles, says Ramesh Pokhriyal; first session from 23 to 26 Feb

Candidates can appear in all four sessions and their best score in JEE Main 2021 will be considered final

JEE Main 2021: NTA pulls down exam notification; education minister to announce dates at 6 pm today
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JEE Main 2021: NTA pulls down exam notification; education minister to announce dates at 6 pm today

As per the earlier schedule, the exam was to be held in multiple shifts from next year. Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank' has now said that he will announce the number of times the exam will be held

CBSE, JEE Main, NEET Exam 2021 Dates: No plan to cancel exams, says Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
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CBSE, JEE Main, NEET Exam 2021 Dates: No plan to cancel exams, says Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

The education minister said online mode for NEET will be considered if students ask for it and added that discussions on reducing the syllabus is underway

JEE Main will be conducted in more regional languages from 2021, says Ramesh Pokhriyal
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JEE Main will be conducted in more regional languages from 2021, says Ramesh Pokhriyal

As per the announcement made earlier today, the new plans are in line with the stress given on the promotion of the mother tongue/ regional languages in school education in the new National Education Policy 2020

At least 27% school students have no access to smartphones or laptops for online classes, finds NCERT survey
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At least 27% school students have no access to smartphones or laptops for online classes, finds NCERT survey

According to the survey, over a quarter of a total of 34,000 students and parents cited intermittent electricity or a lack thereof as a major hindrance

AUD students demand e-learning aid
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AUD students demand e-learning aid

Aditi Sharma, an MA Sociology student at Ambedkar University Delhi, highlights the demands made by students looking for administrative support in e-learning.

NEP and higher education: One regulator to rule all, more flexibility for students, no MPhil
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NEP and higher education: One regulator to rule all, more flexibility for students, no MPhil

The new National Education Policy (NEP) approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday seeks to entirely overhaul the system through various reforms.

Mumbai rains: Dadar, Kurla, Sion face severe waterlogging; IMD says season's heaviest showers in a day
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Mumbai rains: Dadar, Kurla, Sion face severe waterlogging; IMD says season's heaviest showers in a day

Heavy monsoon rains lashed the megapolis and its neighbouring areas, flooding streets, rail tracks and crippling life in the city. Around 300 people were stuck at their homes in Vasai town of the adjoining Palghar district due to waterlogging in the area.

Vinod Tawde says 17 lakh students take Maharashtra aptitude test, commerce top choice
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Vinod Tawde says 17 lakh students take Maharashtra aptitude test, commerce top choice

As many as 17.36 lakh students who appeared for Class X examinations this year took part in the "kalchachni" (aptitude) online test and 21 percent of them evinced interest in joining the Commerce stream, state Education Minister Vinod Tawde said on Sunday.

Maharashtra:'False propaganda' over closure of schools in state, says education minister Vinod Tawde
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Maharashtra:'False propaganda' over closure of schools in state, says education minister Vinod Tawde

A "false propaganda" is being carried out in Maharashtra over the closure of 1,300 schools with low enrollment in the state, Education Minister Vinod Tawde said on Sunday.

Cyclone Ockhi: Maharashtra schools and colleges to be shut today; BMC issues advisory against beach visits
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Cyclone Ockhi: Maharashtra schools and colleges to be shut today; BMC issues advisory against beach visits

As Cyclone Ockhi moves towards Maharashtra and Gujarat, Maharashtra education minister Vinod Tawde announced that schools and colleges in Mumbai Metropolitan Region, Sindhudurga, Thane, Raigad and Palghar districts will remain shut on Tuesday.

Half the seats in Kerala's engineering colleges are lying vacant, admits state govt
Politics

Half the seats in Kerala's engineering colleges are lying vacant, admits state govt

Kerala education minister C Raveendranath informed the state legislative assembly on Thursday that over 50 percent of seats in engineering colleges in the state were lying vacant.

Maharashtra govt planning new language policy to increase use of Marathi across sectors, says Vinod Tawde
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Maharashtra govt planning new language policy to increase use of Marathi across sectors, says Vinod Tawde

The Maharashtra government will soon implement recommendations of the Marathi language policy, education minister Vinod Tawde said on Friday.

Tamil Nadu govt to continue fight for NEET exemption, says education minister
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Tamil Nadu govt to continue fight for NEET exemption, says education minister

The Tamil Nadu government will continue to exert pressure on the Centre to exempt the State from NEET, education minister K A Sengottaiayan said on Monday.

Petrol bomb hurled at Jammu and Kashmir minister's house, no one hurt
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Petrol bomb hurled at Jammu and Kashmir minister's house, no one hurt

A petrol bomb was hurled at the house of Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Naeem Akhtar in Parraypora area of the city on Monday night.

Delhi government to open sports school in state for students seeking career in sports
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Delhi government to open sports school in state for students seeking career in sports

The Delhi government will soon come up with a "sports school" for students who want to build their career in sports rather than academics, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday.

Shradhanjali: Jharkhand minister thinks APJ Kalam is dead, gives him floral tribute
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Shradhanjali: Jharkhand minister thinks APJ Kalam is dead, gives him floral tribute

Jharkhand Education Minister Neera Yadav, in a lesson on going way overboard, gave a floral tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam at an event in a school in Kodarma.

First Pankaja, now Vinod Tawde: Education minister faces flak over irregularities in awarding contracts
Politics

First Pankaja, now Vinod Tawde: Education minister faces flak over irregularities in awarding contracts

In fresh trouble for the BJP-led Government in Maharashtra, Education Minister Vinod Tawde is facing allegations of irregularities in connection with awarding of a Rs 191 crore contract without inviting tenders, a charge denied by him.