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FTII, Satyajit Ray Institute reduce joint entrance exam fees following hunger strike, protests by students over hike
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FTII, Satyajit Ray Institute reduce joint entrance exam fees following hunger strike, protests by students over hike

FTII and Satyajit Ray Institute's reduction in fees follows five days of a relay hunger strike by students and protests of 10 days by students

JNU fee hike protests: HRD ministry-appointed panel concludes meeting, to submit its recommendations next week
India

JNU fee hike protests: HRD ministry-appointed panel concludes meeting, to submit its recommendations next week

Three-member panel appointed by the HRD Ministry to recommend ways to restore normal functioning in JNU will submit its recommendations next week

Peshawar University students' protest against fee hike turns violent; seven injured during clash with police; 28 arrested
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Peshawar University students' protest against fee hike turns violent; seven injured during clash with police; 28 arrested

Students of Peshawar University on Thursday clashed with the Pakistani Police while protesting against an increase in the semester fee.

NGO claims 457 schools defied Delhi govt order to refund excess fees, asks HC to attach their bank accounts
India

NGO claims 457 schools defied Delhi govt order to refund excess fees, asks HC to attach their bank accounts

As many as 457 private schools have defied a Delhi government order to refund excess fees collected from students within a week, claimed a public interest litigation (PIL) filed in the Delhi High Court on Monday.

Delhi govt orders over 500 private schools to refund excess fees charged with 9% interest; gives 7 days to comply
India

Delhi govt orders over 500 private schools to refund excess fees charged with 9% interest; gives 7 days to comply

The Delhi government has directed 575 private schools in the city to refund the excess fees charged by them citing implementation of the 6th pay commission recommendations.

JNU accuses students of manhandling dean; students' union denies charge
India

JNU accuses students of manhandling dean; students' union denies charge

The JNU administration has alleged that the varsity's students union members manhandled the Dean of Students, a charge denied by the students' body.

AAP government to act against Delhi private schools for arbitrarily increasing fee
India

AAP government to act against Delhi private schools for arbitrarily increasing fee

Delhi govt decided to act strictly against private schools that arbitrarily increased school fee citing the Seventh Pay Commission revision as a reason.

AAP govt's plan to take over 449 private schools in Delhi is an attack on years of financial malpractice, unjustified fee hikes
India

AAP govt's plan to take over 449 private schools in Delhi is an attack on years of financial malpractice, unjustified fee hikes

Private schools in Delhi, so far, got protection for their financial malpractices from the political-bureaucratic class in the capital.

Fee hike in AP, Telangana medical courses: Lobbying politicians force students to pay through their noses
India

Fee hike in AP, Telangana medical courses: Lobbying politicians force students to pay through their noses

Andhra Pradesh & Telangana governments join hands with private medical & dental colleges to impose up to 600 percent hike in fees for postgraduate seats.

100% fee hike for medical courses in AP, Telangana to follow suit: How do Chandrababu Naidu, KCR justify it?
Politics

100% fee hike for medical courses in AP, Telangana to follow suit: How do Chandrababu Naidu, KCR justify it?

The decision to go in for the steep fee hike will mean that PG medical education in Andhra and Telangana will become unaffordable for the middle and lower middle income groups, with the possibility that students who qualify may even have to drop out.

HRD ministry asks IITs to develop revenue model
Business

HRD ministry asks IITs to develop revenue model

The HRD ministry is of the view that a revenue model needs to be worked out before any further discussion on recent IIT fee hike and concessions

India taking up visa fee issue with US authorities: Nirmala Sitharaman
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India taking up visa fee issue with US authorities: Nirmala Sitharaman

India has been constantly taking up the US visa fee hike matter with the American authorities and the country has also raised the matter in the WTO's dispute settlement body, Parliament was informed on Monday.

School fee hikes loot parents; AAP govt only blowing its own trumpet: Child rights' lawyer
India

School fee hikes loot parents; AAP govt only blowing its own trumpet: Child rights' lawyer

Consistent fight against arbitrary fee hike should continue. Education comes under the Concurrent list and this is an all-India problem.

IIT fees hike: Jump from Rs 90,000 a year to Rs 2 lakh is still not high enough and here's why
India

IIT fees hike: Jump from Rs 90,000 a year to Rs 2 lakh is still not high enough and here's why

In India, the average salary a fresh IIT graduate would get would be around Rs 1 lakh a month or Rs 12 lakh a year. That would permit the student to pay off the entire cost of higher education within two years, if not earlier

Fee hike, fund of Rs 2,000 crore: Panel recommends changes in IITs' finances to reduce dependence on govt
India

Fee hike, fund of Rs 2,000 crore: Panel recommends changes in IITs' finances to reduce dependence on govt

The panel, which comprises several IIT directors, has recommended that the Rs 2,000 crore fund be created as a Non-Banking Financial Company.