NEET 2017: Madras High Court refuses stay on 85 per cent reservation for state board aspirants

NEET 2017: Medical colleges in Tamil Nadu are in a tussle over reservations as the Madras High Court refused to stay a state government order to save 85 per cent of medical seats for students of the state board and only 15 per cent for students of other boards. The June 22 order which aimed to protect the interest of 4.2 lakh medical aspirants from the Tamil Nadu board, pointing out that there were 4,685 students who had studied in the state under the CBSE. A plea was submitted at…

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Board exams results out: Here’s a list of top foreign universities Class 12 science students apply to

As Class 12 board examinations come to an end and universities around the world open their doors to admit first-year students, the multitude of possible options can become agonising. Especially, when you are opting for a science degree abroad, the selection of course specialisation, university and country build up to a monstrous task. Since it’s imperative to get these information right, let’s start cutting through the clutter by shortlisting top global universities. Choosing your specialisation At this stage, most students would have decided or already had a brief idea on…

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This 16-year-old security guard from Ranchi topped his Class 10 board exam

It was not so easy for 16-year-old fatherless boy to ace the Jharkhand board exam of 2017. With the whole family dependent on him, Jharkhand board exam topper Nitish Kumar Mahato studied during the day while working as a security guard at night. More on his education: As reported by the Hindustan Times, Nitish studies at the reputed St John’s School. Even while working as a night time security guard, Nitish kept his books with him all the time. His percentage: The boy has scored 87.60 per cent in the…

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Google will block bad ads (even its own) with a filter built into Chrome

The Bihar Board Class 12 results were declared on May 30 and out of 12,40,168 students who appeared in the board exams, 7,94,622 students failed. This year, yet again, the topper of the intermediate exam is in the grip of controversy. Bihar Class 12th topper arrested a The Bihar Board Class 12 results were declared on May 30 and out of 12,40,168 students who appeared in the board exams, 7,94,622 students failed the examination. This year, yet again, the topper of the intermediate exam is in the grip of controversy…

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This 82-year-old Haryana’s ex-Chief Minister clears class 10 exams from jail UPDATED 16:51 ISTBihar Board 41-year-old topper Ganesh arrested for fraud, possessed fake name and has two kids UPDATED 16:35 IST

has long offered a way to block pop-ups in Chrome, it’s never been a feature that’s been very easy to find. To turn it on you’ll need to dig deep into the settings, and most people who use the browser probably don’t even know it’s there. But now Google is finally getting serious about annoying ads. And that includes their own. In a blog post, Sridhar Ramaswamy, senior vice president of ads and commerce, outlined the company’s new strategy for dealing with ads as part of an effort to build…

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Shatrughan Sinha takes Twitter to criticise Bihar board for miserable Class 12 results

Bollywood veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha blamed the Bihar education board for their lack of commitment towards the growth of candidates. In a series of Tweets, Shatrughan Sinha criticise Bihar board for miserable Class 12 results Bihar board does it again! This year, it’s not the topper scam but poor class 12 results. After the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) declared the class 12 results, it was seen that nearly 65 per cent students miserably failed in the examination. Further, while highlighting the issue and raising concerns over the poor results…

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Jharkhand Class 10 and Class 12 (science) board exam results on May 30

Over 4.6 lakh students appeared for the Class 10 board exam under JAC this year across 941 centres. The intermediate exams were conducted across 444 centres for 3,26,107 students. The wait for nearly 8 lakh students, who appeared for Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) Class 10 and Class 12 or intermediate (science) examinations this year, will be over soon as the results will be declared on May 30, officials have said. However, the intermediate results for commerce and arts are likely to be delayed by a fortnight. “Class 12 results for…

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18-year-old appears for Class 12 board examination along with mom and dad

Here’s the inspiring story of  West Bengal family who goes back to school and appears for Class 12 board examination in the state. 18-year-old appears for Class 12 board examination along with mom and dad           Someone had said it right, that there is no age to complete your education and it’s never too late to go back to school. Here is an inspiring story of a West Bengal family who had appeared for this year’s board examination together. Biplab Mondal, who is a student of…

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CBSE Class 10 Board Exam: Assessment scheme revised

Meanwhile, the new assessment scheme would be applicable from commencing academic session 2017-18. CBSE Class 10 Board Exam           In a bid to bring about changes in the school curriculum, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced to remodel assessment scheme of Class 10 Board examination. According to reports, the change in assessment would apply for schools offering vocational subject as compulsory subject under National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) scheme. Meanwhile, the new assessment scheme would be applicable from commencing academic session 2017-18. Read:…

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‘Reconsider holding board exams on schedule in Kashmir Valley’

Kashmir Private Schools Association (KPSA) on Wednesday appealed to the government to reconsider its decision to hold annual board examinations as per schedule in the unrest-hit Valley, saying students were not ready for exams and extreme stress could give rise to suicidal tendencies among them. “Students did not learn anything, so they will perform poorly. That will also result in students being unable to qualify competitive exams like NEET, JEE, CET,” KPSA president GN Var said in a statement in Srinagar. Var said students would suffer in exams which would…

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