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Two under-construction colleges open admissions for new session

Classes for students who are admitted to The Government Girls College in Sector 52 and Government College in Farrukhnagar will be held at Government College, Sector 9, and the Dronacharya College, respectively, till the buildings are completed. WT24 Desk In addition to the seven government colleges in the district, two new government colleges, which are still under construction, will be ...

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Changed eligibility criteria makes entry to DU’s BSc courses tougher

Until 2018, the overall percentage required for getting into courses used to be 55% of the relevant subject (Physics, Maths, Chemistry, etc.) and 50% in one compulsory language. WT24 Desk The upcoming academic year may be tough for aspirants seeking admission to Delhi University’s various BSc programmes. The university has changed the eligibility criteria, including an increase in the overall ...

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DU offers four course options for journalism hopefuls

The honours course in English or Hindi journalism requires an aggregate of 45% marks or more in English or Hindi with a combination of best three other elective subjects mentioned in the bulletin of information. WT24 Desk What do subjects like History, Political Science, Sociology, English, and Economics have in common? According to several Delhi University (DU) professors, students graduating ...

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Guide your students, Maharashtra education department tells CBSE, ICSE schools

The department has instructed schools in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) to ensure that students get the admission booklet and that they are guided to fill their forms for college admissions. WT24 Desk The state education department has asked non-state board schools to help their students who wish to seek admissions to first-year junior colleges (FYJC), The Hindustan Times reports. ...

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Focus on education quality, not language, say experts

WT24 Desk The government should first get its basics right on education and then focus on peripheral issues like compulsorily teaching Hindi to school students in non-Hindi speaking states, say experts on the anti-Hindi row that has erupted in Tamil Nadu, IANS reports. On Saturday, Opposition parties in the southern state reacted with anger against the three-language formula suggested for school students in the draft National Education Policy that was presented ...

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NEET answer key 2019: Last few hours left to raise objections, result expected by June 5

NEET answer key challenge 2019: The National Testing Agency (NTS) has extended the answer key challenge facility for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 exam. WT24 Desk The National Testing Agency (NTS) has extended the answer key challenge facility for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 exam, according to The Hindustan Times. The NTA has issued a notice ...

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Uttarakhand state board class 12 topper travelled 40km daily to reach school

Shatakshi Tiwari, the Uttarakhand board class 12 topper, said that she studied on her own for the exams and relied solely on her teachers for extra help. She scored full marks in Mathematics and 99 in both Chemistry and Physics. WT24 Desk Shatakshi Tiwari from Saraswati Vidya Mandir Inter College in Chinyalisaur, Uttarkashi district topped Uttarakhand board for class 12, ...

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DU online admission process begins, first cutoff list likely on June 20

The registrations for undergraduate courses in DU will continue till June 14 and the first cutoff list will be announced by the colleges tentatively on June 20. WT24 Desk After a delay of over two weeks, Delhi University (DU) on Thursday night kicked off the online registration process for admission in its 65 colleges offering undergraduate courses, The Hindustan Times ...

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How to make the most of your retake year

Failed an exam or graduating a year late? Use the time to figure out a clearer future career plan and prepare for it. WT24 Desk Failing an exam is not the end of the world, repeating a year is not Armageddon. Instead, students who have viewed a dreaded re-take as a gap year have found that it gave them a ...

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