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Postpone Bihar board exams, BSEB students say

High Schools | Jan 16, 2021, 04:16 PM IST

​Students of the Bihar School Examination (BSEB) have demanded postponement of the board exams scheduled in February, citing safety issues due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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NIOS students demand cancellation of board exams, want promotion based on internal assessment

High Schools | Jan 16, 2021, 05:05 PM IST

Students of the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) have demanded cancellation of board examinations this year, citing several issues. Reaching out on Twitter, several students requested the authorities to promote them on the basis of internal assessment.

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Will Class 9, 11 exams be held online? Here's what CBSE has to say

High Schools | Jan 18, 2021, 04:21 PM IST

The students of CBSE Class 9 and 11 have been urging the board to conduct exams in online mode, citing the continued risk posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Students have expressed unwillingness to appear in offline examinations and said that they were not prepared as schools had not completed the syllabus yet. The board, however, has ruled out the conduction of online examinations for both classes.

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CBSE Class 9, 11 students 'not prepared' for offline exams, urge board to consider online mode

High Schools | Jan 14, 2021, 04:25 PM IST

​The coronavirus pandemic has unleashed a plethora of challenges for students across the country. The uncertainty led by the contagion has been nothing less nerve-racking for students, who fear attending offline classes or appearing for exams physically. Now, CBSE Class 9 and 11 students have expressed similar apprehensions. Taking to social media, several students have urged the board to consider holding examinations in online mode.

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NEET 2021: When will the medical entrance exam be held? Here's what Education Minister said

Higher Studies | Jan 10, 2021, 11:16 PM IST

NEET aspirants are eagerly awaiting the schedule of the medical entrance exam. Some took to social media to request Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank that the exam, usually held once a year, be conducted twice amid the pandemic.

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NEET 2021: Announce exam date, students demand

Higher Studies | Jan 08, 2021, 03:52 PM IST

​After suspense over the JEE-Advanced test date ended on Thursday, students stormed social media and sought to know the schedule for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET). Several students took to Twitter and requested Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to announce the date for the medical entrance exam.

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'Hold online exams', students across universities in India urge, demand govt to step in

Higher Studies | Jan 06, 2021, 05:47 PM IST

Taking to social media, several students across various universities in India are voicing themselves, requesting the varsities to conduct online exams, or else the government should step in.

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Holding offline exams 'dangerous': IKGPTU students write to Amarinder, urge to roll out online mode

Higher Studies | Dec 29, 2020, 10:36 PM IST

Holding offline exams could be dangerous amid a pandemic that has been eating into one's lives, students of the I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University (PTU) said as they raised concerns about their safety.

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'Online exams, please!': RTU students write to CM Ashok Gehlot as COVID threat remains

Higher Studies | Dec 29, 2020, 05:49 PM IST

​The Rajasthan Technical University (RTU) is set to conduct offline examinations in January, 2021. However, this is not going down well with the students as the threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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ICSI students demand second cycle exams, voluntary opt-out; Parents' body writes to Sitharaman

Education | Dec 17, 2020, 05:14 PM IST

Chorus has been growing around the demand for a second cycle of examinations for ICSI students. Several of them have stormed social media demanding another attempt for CS exams or a postponement of the examinations scheduled to begin December 21 onward. Raising the concerns, the India Wide Parents' Association has written to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and sought some relief for the students.

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Conduct exams online, GGSIPU students write to Delhi govt for intervention

Education | Dec 14, 2020, 10:15 PM IST

Raising similar issues, the students of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, better known as GGSIPU, urged the varsity to hold examinations in online mode. They objected to the university's decision of holding offline examinations amid the deadly pandemic.

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The changing agriculture scenario in India: What worries the farmers

Dec 02, 2020, 11:20 PM IST

Three contentious farm laws traversed successfully in Parliament amid fears of corporate sharks jumping into the agriculture space, further skewing the playing field for small farmers. Thousands of farmers have been camping at Delhi borders, demanding repeal of the laws. But what, exactly, is bothering them?

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CBSE Board Exams: Important announcement on Board exam dates, mode, and practicals

Education | Dec 02, 2020, 10:00 PM IST

With students eagerly awaiting the announcement of CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 Board exam dates, the Central Board of Secondary Education on Wednesday hinted towards a little more wait for the schedule.

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BECA deal, China misadventures: Key issues in India-US 2+2 dialogue today

World | Oct 27, 2020, 09:24 AM IST

Michael Kugelman, deputy director of the Asia Program at the Wilson Center in Washington, said that there won't be any "big surprises" or "major developments" in the crucial 2+2 meet ahead of the U.S. Presidential election. Kugelman, during his conversation with India TV, noted that such meetings between India and the U.S. would continue even if Joe Biden comes to power.

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Compartment exams won't be cancelled, CBSE assures students' safety: Sanyam Bhardwaj | Exclusive

Education | Sep 18, 2020, 02:45 AM IST

The compartment examinations for Classes 10 and 12 beginning next week will not be cancelled, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said amid demands for cancellation of the exams due to COVID-19 risks. In conversation with India TV, Dr. Sanyam Bhardwaj, the Controller of Examinations, said the exams cannot be scrapped off because cancellation of these examinations would mean elimination of the opportunity for those students who wish to appear.

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Back-to-back 3 exams in a day, changed format: AKTU students oppose university decision

Higher Studies | Sep 03, 2020, 11:31 AM IST

What if you are made to write three exams back-to-back in a single day? Quite a task. Isn't it? Such is the situation faced by the students of Lucknow's Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, more commonly known as AKTU or APJAKTU.

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Students take social media by storm, tweet against delay in SSC results

Education | Sep 02, 2020, 09:23 AM IST

After a furor over JEE and NEET exams, students have stormed the social media with posts against delay in SSC results. Those aspiring for various government jobs are left in the lurch due to the delay in results, recruitment notification, and issuance of admit cards.

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JEE NEET Exams: Review petition for postponement filed in SC. What next? Latest Updates

Higher Studies | Aug 29, 2020, 12:55 PM IST

JEE, NEET Exams 2020: With the competitive exams just a few days away, students are keenly watching the last-ditch effort for postponement of the entrances. So, what next? Here is a wrap-up.

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Sonu Sood says ready to help JEE-NEET students in remote areas

Higher Studies | Aug 28, 2020, 11:10 AM IST

Actor Sonu Sood, who has been hailed as migrants' messiah, has now vowed to make travel arrangements for students who will appear for JEE and NEET exams in September. Sood took note of India TV's tweet regarding the concerns of the aspirants who are facing various issues including transportation in flood-hit areas.

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JEE, NEET Divide: Postpone exams, review plea filed in Supreme Court

Higher Studies | Aug 29, 2020, 02:47 PM IST

A review petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against order permitting JEE Main and NEET exams in September. Track Live Updates.

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Exams must for promoting final year students, UGC free to extend deadline: Supreme Court

Higher Studies | Aug 28, 2020, 02:31 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld UGC guidelines mandating final year exams. However, the court gave states the discretion to approach the University Grants Commission (UGC) for an extension of the deadline by which final year exams should be completed.

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9 students move SC against CBSE Compartment exams, seek extension of Aug 31 deadline for admissions

Higher Studies | Aug 27, 2020, 04:08 PM IST

At least 9 students petitioned the Supreme Court against CBSE Compartment examinations. The plea, filed through All India Students Association (AISA), has primarily sought extension of the August 31 deadline for admission in academic year 2020-2021 until the Central Board of Secondary Education declares results of the Compartment Examinations (CBSE).

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COVID risk, floods, transportation: Why JEE, NEET students want postponement

Higher Studies | Aug 21, 2020, 10:19 AM IST

Recently, aspirants of JEE and NEET entrance examinations approached the Supreme Court seeking postponement of the examinations but they didn't get any relief. The apex court dismissed the pleas saying that the postponement will put students' careers in peril. Only a few days are left for the exams and students are making a last-ditch effort to reach out to the government through social media.

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CBSE Compartment Exams: SC disposes off petition with liberty to challenge CBSE notification

Education | Aug 20, 2020, 11:57 AM IST

The Supreme Court on Thursday disposed off a petition seeking cancellation of CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 compartment exams. The petition, that also prayed for declaration of exam dates in case CBSE doesn't cancel exams.

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JEE Main, NEET exams: Students' lawyer writes to PM Modi seeking postponement of entrances

Higher Studies | Aug 19, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

Two days after the Supreme Court gave nod for holding JEE Main and NEET examinations in September, students' lawyer has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank seeking postponement of the entrances amid spurt in number of COVID-19 cases.

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UGC guidelines: SC reserves judgment on plea challenging September final year exams

Higher Studies | Aug 18, 2020, 02:58 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its judgment on a plea challenging University Grants Commission's decision to hold final year exams by September end. The apex court asked all the counsels to submit a note on their submission within three days.

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JEE Main, NEET exams will NOT be postponed, Supreme Court says

Higher Studies | Aug 17, 2020, 12:55 PM IST

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) will not be postponed, the Supreme Court said today as it dismissed a petition seeking deferment of the entrances.

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JEE Main, NEET Exams: Supreme Court dismisses petition seeking postponement

Higher Studies | Aug 21, 2020, 07:48 AM IST

The Supreme Court is hearing a plea seeking postponement of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET).

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Menstruation, a taboo that died on August 15: Why PM Modi deserves praise for 'sanitary pad' mention

India | Aug 16, 2020, 03:04 PM IST

Menstruation is a natural biological process but the shame, heavy stigma and misconception attached to it is prevalent even today. Nobody really expected the subject to figure in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech. But it did. Read on!

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UGC guidelines: SC adjourns plea opposing final year exams till August 18

Higher Studies | Aug 14, 2020, 01:08 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Friday heard pleas challenging UGC guidelines that mandate final year examinations by September-end amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The matter has been adjourned till August 18. 

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JEE Main, NEET exams: SC to hear plea seeking postponement of entrances on August 17

Higher Studies | Aug 14, 2020, 07:55 AM IST

The Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking postponement of key entrances Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and NEET exams on Monday, August 17. The petition, filed by advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava, will come up for hearing next week as 11 students from 11 states across the country moved the apex court seeking relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic as they fear catching the highly-infectious virus.

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Karnataka HC refuses to interfere in conduct of COMEDK exam, dismisses petition for postponement

Higher Studies | Aug 13, 2020, 11:54 PM IST

The Karnataka High Court will begin hearing a plea seeking postponement of COMEDK exam shortly. The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) exam is scheduled to be held on August 19.

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CBSE Compartment Exams: Over 800 students approach SC, urge court to take suo motu cognizance

Education | Aug 12, 2020, 10:48 AM IST

Over 800 students from across the country have approached the Supreme Court through a letter petition urging it to take suo motu cognisance of the decision of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to conduct compartment exams amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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Plea filed in Karnataka High Court to postpone COMEDK Exam

Higher Studies | Aug 11, 2020, 01:09 PM IST

​A plea has been filed in the Karnataka High Court seeking postponement of the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) Exam which is scheduled to be held on August 19.

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SC grants time to UGC to file reply to Maharashtra, Delhi affidavits; matter posted for August 14

Higher Studies | Aug 10, 2020, 12:30 PM IST

The Supreme Court has begun hearing a batch of petitions seeking cancellation of final year/semester examinations in September amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Track Live Updates.

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JEE Main, NEET Exams: 11 students from 11 states move SC demanding postponement of entrances

Higher Studies | Aug 06, 2020, 06:34 PM IST

At least 11 students from 11 states across India moved the Supreme Court on Thursday pressing for postponement of JEE Main and NEET entrance examinations. Students are seeking deferment of the key entrances beyond September.