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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.

Punjab govt allows schools to resume for students of all classes

Chandigarh/IBNS: Schools in Punjab will resume all classes from Monday, August 2, the government has said, after the schools were closed temporarily in mid-March amid a surge in Covid cases for offline classes. 

Centre provides 27 pc reservation for OBCs, 10 pc for Economically Weaker Sections in medical courses

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has allowed a 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes and 10 per cent reservation for the Economically Weaker Sections under the All India Quota Scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Thursday.

JEE Advanced 2021 to be held on October 3

New Delhi/IBNS: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 will be held on October 3, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on Monday.

A pan-India Common Entrance Test for media studies to be held online on Aug 14

A first-ever national level common entrance exam for media studies across Indian universities will be held online on  Aug 14.

West Bengal HS (Class 12) results declared, 97.69% pass percentage recorded

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) on Thursday announced the results of this year's Higher Secondary (HS- Class 12 board) examination with a record 97.69% pass percentage for the first time.

HDFC Bank launches 'Covid Crisis Support Scholarship'

Mumbai/UNI: HDFC Bank on Tuesday launched the 'Covid Crisis Support Scholarship' for students who have been impacted by Covid19; the scholarship is part of Parivartan, HDFC Bank’s umbrella for social responsibility.

West Bengal declares Madhyamik results: 79 students secure 1st position, 100% pass percentage recorded

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) on Tuesday morning announced the results of Madhyamik (Class 10 board) examination 2021 with a record 100% pass percentage for the first time ever.

1.86 lakh students attend community classes at 4842 locations in Kashmir

Srinagar: The initiative of holding community classes by the School Education Department has gained momentum as over 1,86,677 students from government and private schools have attended the community classes at 4842 locations across Kashmir.

Jammu and Kashmir administration improving education infrastructure in Kulgam

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has started upgrading educational infrastructure in the union territory to improve education system in Kulgam.

Shiksha.com’s Engineering Admission Outlook Report 2021 reveals preference for MET and KIITEE increased by 15 pc in 2020

New Delhi/IBNS: InfoEdge (India) Ltd.’s Shiksha.com, an online platform for college selection in India, has rolled out its annual Engineering Admission Outlook Report 2021.

NEET Postgraduate to be held on Sept 11

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has announced the date for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate, or NEET PG 2021.

AICTE increases choice of subjects to pursue Engineering and Technology courses

New Delhi/IBNS: From the academic year 2021, All India Council for Technical Education or AICTE has brought about changes in the approval process that facilitates entry through a wider array of choice of subjects for students to pursue courses in Engineering and Technology.