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  • Bhopal: Schools help students to remain stress-free

    Bhopal: Schools in the city have organised orientation programmes and one-to-one counselling sessions for students and their parents to make them stress-free before board examinations begin next month.  Principal of Bal Bhawan School, Rajesh Kumar Sharma, told Free Press that the school had organised orientation programme from

  • 17 dead in Florida school shooting; suspect in custody

    Washington: At least 17 people, including students, were killed after a former student opened fire at a Florida high school, law enforcement officials said today. The shooting suspect, identified as Nicolas Cruz, has been taken into custody. The FBI is assisting local officials in the investigation.

  • Mumbai: Registration for RTE admissions done without permission, say schools

    Mumbai: Registration of private-unaided schools for Right to Education (RTE) admissions have been done without their permission by the state education department as per these schools. The schools are still not willing to conduct admissions under RTE until the government pays the reimbursement amount pending since last five years.

  • Indore: SGSITS to offer nutritious meals to students at subsidised rates

    Indore: Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS) director RK Saxena here on Monday announced plans to offer nutritious meals on campus to students at subsidised rates. “We are going to start offering food on campus to our students and faculty members from April,” he told reporters on Monday, adding that the cost of one full-plate meal will be merely Rs 30.

  • NEET exam on May 6 as online submission of form begins

    New Delhi: The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses will be held on May 6, the Central Board of Secondary Education has announced. The online submission of application forms also beganyesterday. One can register online till March 9 till 11.50 pm. Thelast date for successful payment of fee online is March 10till 11.50 PM, according to the admission notice.

  • IIT-Bombay students claim ‘freedom of choice’ after PETA seeks ban on non-veg

    Mumbai: Students of Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay (IIT-B) have raised issue about freedom of choice in terms of food. This move has come after People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), non-governmental organisation (NGO), issued a letter to the institute asking to ban non-vegetarian food.

  • Bhopal: Surge in calls to MPBSE helpline surprises counsellors

    Bhopal: The MP Board of Secondary Education’s (MPBSE) helpline for students has received a staggering 6,500 calls since January 15, when it opened. It is receiving more than 300 calls per day – double the last year’s figure.

  • ‘I like to read’ but Bhopal, Rewa students can’t

    Bhopal: More than 60 percent students in age-group of 14-18 years studying in government schools in rural areas of Bhopal district cannot read simple English sentences like, “What is the time?” and “She has many books”.

  • Mumbai: Right to Education admissions to begin from February 8

    Mumbai: Students can opt for enrolment in private unaided schools as the Right to Education (RTE) admissions are set to begin from February 8. Through this online admission students of weak financial background can study for free in private unaided schools till Class 8.

  • IIT-Bombay called ‘sexist’; it rubbishes claims and aims to improve women ratio

    Mumbai: Students of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) have criticised the institute of being sexist and ill treating women. Students have been bearing it silently, without airing it, till one student put on her wall. However, on Monday, IIT-B issued a clarification rubbishing this criticism stating women are treated appropriately and women grievances and complaints are addressed through a Women’s Cell and Internal Complaints Committee (ICC).

  • Mumbai: Both Union and BMC budgets neglected education sector, feel experts

    Mumbai: Increase in funding for the education sector has not been the focus of both the Union budget and education budget of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) of 2018 as per educationists. Members of the education fraternity claimed both the budgets have not highlighted funds provided for education though it is the crucial need of the hour.

  • Budget 2018: Fees, funding are major concerns, say students & parents

    Mumbai: Students have faith in the move from ‘blackboard to digital board’ aim of the Union budget but are sceptical about the quality of education. Students revealed new schools and colleges may create better infrastructure but the budget has not highlighted schemes to improve basic quality of education through new technology, creative learning, reduction of fees and scholarship programmes.

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    Mumbai: Students to study international curriculum in Marathi

    Mumbai: Students will be able to study international curriculum in Marathi language through an independent board within the Maharashtra board. Over 100 government schools are working with state government and private schools to create a new board within the state which will focus on Marathi language.