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UP pvt schools soften stance over admission of EWS kids under RTE

The private schools, which were earlier adamant on not giving admission to economically weaker section children under the Right to Education Act due to non reimbursement of their fees by the state government, have now soften their stance and are willing to give admission to the unprivileged children. WT24 Desk The private schools, which were earlier adamant on not giving ...

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New Ducsu leaders take charge

First executive meeting as Ducsu and hall union elections held after 28 years WT24 Desk The elected leaders of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) took over their respective charges for one year in its first executive meeting held on Saturday, Agencies report. The meeting began around 11:30 am at the hall room on the 1st floor of Ducsu Bhaban ...

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486 kids expelled as their parents protest against ‘illegal fee hike’

The school took the decision on Thursday after 150 parents along with their children took part in a protest. The parents claimed that the school collected fees ‘in an unauthorised’ way. WT24 Desk Hadapsar-based Amanora School located at Amanora Park Town in Pune has expelled 486 students for protesting against ‘illegal’ fee hike, according to a statement released by the ...

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Not just engg, mgmt, law. Students of Arts, Sc, Comm get big offers too

The big selling points, say recruiters, are the students’ soft skills and analytical capabilities. WT24 Desk This year, a final-year Economics student at Delhi’s Lady Shri Ram (LSR) College received a salary offer of Rs 38 lakh (all salary figures are per annum); last year a Commerce student from Sriram College of Commerce (SRCC) got a starting offer of Rs ...

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Mumbai University reschedules 76 examinations due to Lok Sabha Elections

The 76 examinations, which include sixth-semester exams of BMS, BCom (Accounting and Finance) and BCom (Banking and Insurance), have been entirely pushed ahead by a few days. WT24 Desk The University of Mumbai (MU) has rescheduled 76 semester examinations, including final BCom tests and most self-financed commerce courses, and few papers of 27 examinations, to avoid a clash with next ...

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UK list for easier student visas excludes India once again

Countries included in the list are assessed against a range of criteria, including the likelihood of their students abusing the visa system and overstaying. WT24 Desk The Theresa May government has often mentioned links with India as a key focus in a post-Brexit United Kingdom, but the revised Home Office list of countries whose students are allowed easier UK visa ...

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Courses expected to become a major hit among international students in 2019

Gone are the days when Indian students either opted for engineering or medical after the completion of their high school. Today’s generation is not shying away from taking the road less travelled WT24 Desk Gone are the days when Indian students either opted for engineering or medical after the completion of their high school. Today’s generation is not shying away ...

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China’s primary school students to learn how to avoid stock market pitfalls

Ministry of education will work with country’s securities regulator to ‘increase financial literacy’ among China’s youth WT24 Desk Chinese primary school textbooks may soon include definitions for terms like “price-to-earnings ratio” or “buy and hold” as the country embarks on a campaign to improve investor awareness, The Guardian reports. China’s ministry of education and the country’s securities regulator said they ...

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Delhi High Court okays interim fee hike in private unaided schools

The court made it clear that “if any school is, in fact, found to be indulging in commercialisation of education, the DoE would be well within its rights in proceeding, against such institution, in accordance with law, and keeping in mind the provisions of the Delhi Schools Education Act and Rules” WT24 Desk The Delhi High Court has allowed private ...

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