September 19, 2021 00:55 (IST)
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Final year classes of educational institutions to reopen in Assam from Sep 6

Guwahati/IBNS: The Assam government has decided to reopen the educational institutions for physical classes in Higher Secondary and Post Graduate level in the state from Sept 6.

COVID jabs needed for educators and kids to keep schools open: WHO, UNICEF

As the school year begins for millions of children in Europe and Central Asia, UN health and child experts on Monday issued a series of COVID-19 risk reduction measures to ensure that in-person lessons can go ahead, despite rising infection rates.

IIT Madras Incubation Cell, Sona Incubation Foundation MOU for ‘Partner Incubator’ at Salem

Bengaluru: IIT Madras Incubation Cell (IITMIC) and Sona Incubation Foundation (SIF) located at Salem, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at IITM Research Park, Chennai.

Delhi schools to open again: Classes with 50pc strength, quarantine zone among DDMA guidelines

New Delhi/UNI: Only 50 per cent of students will be allowed to sit in a classroom as schools in Delhi gear up to reopen from September 1 onwards, an official order from Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) issued on Monday noted.

Jammu and Kashmir: Higher educational institutes to reopen with limited students, 100 pc vaccination

Srinagar/UNI: The J&K administration on Sunday said that higher educational institutes can be allowed to commence class work with limited in-person teaching subject and 100 per cent vaccination of staff and students in the Union Territory (UT).

Delhi schools to reopen for students of seniors classes from Sept 1

New Delhi/IBNS: All schools in Delhi are scheduled to reopen from Sept 1 for Classes 9-12, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Friday, adding that students will need parents' permission to attend.

U.S. Mission in India approves record number of student visas in 2021

New Delhi:  The United States Mission in India is pleased to announce that its Embassy and Consulates approved more student visa applicants in 2021 than ever before, despite the global COVID-19 pandemic. 

IMI Kolkata launches certificate programme in 'Family Business Management'

Kolkata/UNI: International Management Institute-Kolkata, founded by the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, has launched a Post Graduate Certificate in Family Business Management (PGCFBM) programme.

Kashmir varsity to hold 'Special Convocation' on Aug 25

Srinagar/IBNS: The University of Kashmir is holding its Special Convocation on Wednesday in the Convocation Complex, Main Campus.

EducationUSA to host virtual fairs for Indian students seeking information about studying in the USA

Kolkata/IBNS: Indian students keen to study in the United States of America (U.S.) can register for the upcoming virtual educational fair being organised by the EducationUSA, the official source on U.S. higher education.

TCG CREST, IIT Tirupati partner to work on quantum sciences and technologies research

Kolkata/IBNS The Centre for Quantum Engineering, Research and Education (CQuERE), a vertical of the recently founded research institute TCG CREST, Kolkata, and IIT Tirupati, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in an event held online and attended by a number of distinguished faculty members and researchers from across the globe.

How Calcutta University’s Home Science Department kept itself relevant through the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and the related lock-down created an extraordinary crisis with crucial challenges for educational institutions, including centres of higher studies. The academic faculty and the students both had to adjust to an unprecedented situation.

A collaborative initiative in Kolkata aims to bridge the digital divide faced by underprivileged students

Kolkata/IBNS: A collaborative initiative in Kolkata has ensured that a bunch of children from the city’s impoverished quarters can continue with their studies online.

Over 150 Indian students bag the Erasmus Mundus scholarships for higher education in Europe

New Delhi/IBNS: Out of 2,756 scholarship awardees worldwide, 153 Indian students have been awarded the prestigious Erasmus Mundus scholarships this year.

CBSE class 10 results declared, pass percentage rises to 99.04 pc

New Delhi/UNI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday declared the Class 10 results, in which the pass percentage this year has improved to 99.04 per cent.