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Last updated: Jun 25 2017 15:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why it is important for India's education system to embrace disruption 25.6.2017 News
In an ideal education system, everyone need not be a 'book smart' person but can be 'street smart'
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35 students clear NEET, Pratheek leads the pack 24.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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NLSIU in a fix over govt's 50% reservation move 22.6.2017 deccanherald.com
The state government's "unilateral move" to pass a bill seeking 50% reservation for state students in the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) has put the university authorities in a fix. Sources in NLSIU said the university officials welcomed the state government's intention to protect the interests of local students but were concerned about the way it was executed. "The draft bill sought 30% reservation and the state government increased it to 50% following the Opposition's demand, without consulting the university," they added. Moreover, NLSIU has a national character and is seen as a leading institution on a par with IITs and IIMs when it comes to the quality of its education. "We have to understand that NLSIU is a leading member of the fraternity of some of the best law schools in the country. The university has entered into an agreement with other universities to admit students through the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). The new law will have a negative effect on this," sources ...
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House clears 50% seats in NLSIU for Karnataka students 21.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
House clears 50% seats in NLSIU for Karnataka students
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IITs try to woo girls to bridge gender divide 18.6.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Congratulations on your earning a rank in the prestigious JEE(Advanced) 2017. You may be wondering what it is like being a girl student in an IIT....,’ reads a letter that IITs has sent to the 7,137 girls who qualified in JEE (Advanced) 2017. In a first, IITs have reached out to girls who have qualified, encouraging them to take admission at any of its branch. The mail, which advises the girls on ‘how to make the right choice of institutes’ and debunking some pre-conceived notions and apprehensions, was sent on June 12, a day after the JEE (Advanced) results were announced.
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JEE: Gender gap still wide, only 14% qualifiers girls 12.6.2017 TOI: Home
Sarvesh Mehtani of Panchkula’s Bhavan Vidyalaya topped the Joint Entrance Exam (Advanced), countrywide, this year. Pune boy Akshat Chugh (Delhi Public School) was all-India second (with a score of 335), and Delhi’s Ananye Agarwal (Hope Hall Foundation School) was third. The merit list was announced on Sunday.
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Plea against IIT-M Director appointment dismissed 3.6.2017 Hindu: News
The Madras High Court has dismissed a plea moved in 2013 assailing the appointment of Bhaskar Ramamurthi as Director of the Indian Institute of Technology (Madras) in November 2011.The issue pertains ...
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Those provoking others to hold beef party are destroying peace: Naqvi 1.6.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said some people were "provoking" others to hold beef party and slaughter cow, terming it as a criminal act and a conspiracy to destroy country's peaceful atmosphere."Several states have prohibited cow slaughter but some states have not banned it. It is a sentimental issue and also linked to faith of the people," the Minister of State for Minority Affairs told reporters here.Reacting to queries over slaughter of a calf in Kerala and holding of a beef fest at IIT Madras, he said, "We feel that some people are provoking others to hold beef party and resor
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Testing times 24.5.2017 FrontLine: Home
NEET revives the debate in Tamil Nadu on the efficacy of a centralised examination for admission to medical and dental courses which may nullify the socio-economic objectives of the State, and on the quality of the State Board’s Plus Two syllabus. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN
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In JEE(A), OBC qualifiers almost equal open category aspirants 21.5.2017 ET: Education
Among aspirants from state boards, the ratio is skewed in favour of back ward candidates as against the ones from the general quota.
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In JEE(A), quota students rule numbers 21.5.2017 TOI: Home
As 1.7 lakh bright high school graduates take the IIT JEE (Advanced) on Sunday, data reveals that an almost identical number of open category and OBC candidates have qualified to take this final exam to enter the IITs.
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In JEE(A), OBC qualifiers almost equal open category aspirants 20.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Soon, IITs will have quota for women students 29.4.2017 ET: Education
The elite engineering colleges are currently maledominated, with only about 800 of the 4,500 girls who crack the JEE (advanced) every year joining the IITs.
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Soon, IITs will have quota for women students 29.4.2017 TOI: Home
Sources said that there would be additional seats set aside coursewise, thus allowing more girls to join the IITs. For instance, if there are 60 spots in IIT-Bombay’s computer science programme, there will be an addition of one or two seats just for girls.
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IITs decide to ‘reserve’ seats for girls 28.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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IITs to have wellness centres to help students de-stress 28.4.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Decision in this regard was taken at a meeting of IIT council
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IITs to have wellness centres 28.4.2017 Hindu: News
Concerned over the increasing number of ‘campus suicides’, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will now have wellness centres to help students deal with mental stress and a ‘non-academic’ induc...
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IITs to have wellness centres to help students de-stress 28.4.2017 Zee News : India National
Concerned over the increasing number of "campus suicides", the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will now have wellness centres to help students deal with mental stress and a "non-academic" induction programme for freshers.
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Pune boy, The Legend of Zelda fan, tops Maha in JEE Mains 28.4.2017 TOI: Pune Times
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Lacking funds to be like IIT, IIM: Osmania University students 27.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Lacking funds to be like IIT, IIM: Osmania University students
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