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IIM Calcutta holds its 2021 Convocation online

Kolkata/IBNS: Indian Institute of Management Calcutta conducted its Annual Convocation 2021 through a virtual ceremony on May 15.

UPSC defers Civil Service prelims exams

New Delhi/IBNS: UPSC has postponed the Civil Services preliminary exam which was scheduled on June 27 to October 10 due to the Covid-19 situation in the country, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said.

IIM Calcutta to hold its 2021 annual convocation online

Kolkata/IBNS: In keeping with the ongoing pandemic situation, the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) has decided to take its Annual Convocation 2021 online.

Record number of students enrol for latest IIM Calcutta MBAEx program

Kolkata/IBNS: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta recently welcomed the 15th batch of MBAEx students through virtual mode keeping in mind the pandemic.

Joy in South Sudan, as schools reopen after 14-month COVID lockdown

New York: The countrywide reopening of schools in South Sudan is a welcome step on the road to “normalcy” for youngsters, two in three of whom need humanitarian assistance, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

Jammu and Kashmir: Education Deptt proposes massive infra upgradation in Govt schools

Srinagar: The J&K government is planning massive infrastructural upgradation in government schools across J&K.

Jammu and Kashmir: JU asks students, scholars to leave hostels within week

Srinagar: University of Jammu on Monday, in view of upsurge in COVID19 cases, asked the students and scholars, still residing in the hostels to leave for their home within one week after taking proper permission from the concerned Wardens and Research Supervisors.

Jammu and Kashmir: Govt likely to do away with daily attendance of teachers in schools

Srinagar: The J&K government is considering to doing away with the daily attendance of the teachers in schools in view of the spike in COVID-19 cases reported on a daily basis.

Jammu and Kashmir: NIT Srinagar switches to online mode, postpones all exams

Srinagar:  The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar has switched to online mode of education for all undergraduate, post graduate students besides the scholars enrolled in the institute.

Jammu and Kashmir: KU, JU teachers' attendance non-mandatory

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Universities have made the attendance of the teachers non-mandatory during the closure period of the educational institutions. Both the Universities have shifted to online education.

Jammu and Kashmir: CUK VC inspects examination centers

Srinagar: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir on Monday inspected the examination centres of the varsity across various campuses and expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made in view of the COVID-19.

Jammu and Kashmir: KU to start online classes for students

Srinagar: The authorities at the University of Kashmir (KU) have decided to conduct classes in online mode except for the courses which require physical presence of students on account of laboratory, research and internship.

COVID-19: CISCE cancels Class 10 ICSE examination

New Delhi:  The Council for Indian School Certification Examination (CISCE) on Monday cancelled the Class 10 ICSE examination due to 'worsening' COVID-19 situation in the country.

Delhi govt orders summer vacation in city schools from tomorrow till June 9

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi government on Monday issued a circular advancing the summer vacation in all schools in the national capital after announcing a six-day lockdown in view of an unprecedented rise in Covid-19 cases.

Centre postpones IIT-JEE (Main) exams amid Covid surge

New Delhi/IBNS: The third session of the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) has been postponed amid a surge in the Covid-19 situation in the country, Union Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced on Sunday.