Students can opt for fully online degree courses soon

Students can opt for fully online degree courses soon

Students and working professionals will soon be able to obtain a degree online and it will be recognised by higher education regulator, the University Grants Commission. The human resource development ministry has decided to allow universities to offer such degrees and is drafting rules, official sources told HT. Once the rules are in place, institutes will be able to offer online degrees in all fields, except engineering, medicine, dental, pharmacy, nursing, architecture and physiotherapy. At present, the commission does not recognise any course offered solely through the online mode. A…

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DU’s summer school helps poor students realise dreams of higher education

DU’s summer school helps poor students realise dreams of higher education

Delhi University’s pre-entrance summer school is a boon for poor students, who want to pursue higher education. The university provides free coaching to students belonging to the economically weaker sections, SC/ST, OBC (non-creamy layer), minorities and persons with disabilities (PwD) to prepare them for the postgraduate admissions tests. This year, the university is holding free classes in five disciplines – English, Law, Mathematics, Physics and Zoology. The coaching, designed as a two-week course, started on June 7. The classes will end on June 19. The entrance exams for postgraduate courses…

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Gian Sagar row: BFUHS shifts 200 MBBS students, another 300 to be adjusted on Tuesday

Gian Sagar row: BFUHS shifts 200 MBBS students, another 300 to be adjusted on Tuesday

Faridkot-based Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) on Monday shifted 200 MBBS students of Gian Sagar Medical College, Banur, to other colleges across the state. The Punjab government had on May 10 withdrawn permission to Gian Sagar Trust to run medical, dental, nursing and physiotherapy colleges. The classes in the college remained suspended since February 1 after the staff went on indefinite strike against the management for not clearing their dues. Of the 1,437 MBBS, BDS and nursing students of the 2012-2013 batch, 200 were shifted to government medical…

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CBSE 12th result 2017: Students allege discrepancies, launch protests in Bhubaneswar

CBSE 12th result 2017: Students allege discrepancies, launch protests in Bhubaneswar

Scores of students along with their parents staged a protest outside the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) regional office in Bhubaneswar on Monday alleging discrepancies in the Class 12 board examination results. The students and their parents gathered outside the board’s office in Saheed Nagar area holding placards and shouting slogans, a day after CBSE declared the results. Some students alleged their results were withheld without any reason being cited and others claimed that the evaluation of the answer sheets have been faulty. The protesters demanded immediate action by…

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Healthy food choices for students on the go

Healthy food choices for students on the go

Raiding the refrigerator is a cinch when you want a late-night snack at home. But when you’re living in a dorm without a full kitchen, it can be slim pickings. Fortunately, there are plenty of good, healthy choices that take little or no preparation and can be easily stored in a dorm room or compact refrigerator. Here are some breakfast foods, snacks, and frozen entrees that received high marks from the food testers at Consumer Reports. Frozen waffles Frozen waffles are a good breakfast choice for students with a shared…

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