Gender Equality in the Education Sector – June 2017

A key element in Swedish development cooperation is ensuring that children living in poverty and in other vulnerable situations, particularly girls, complete quality education without discrimination.1 Gender equality in education strengthens quality, provides an appropriate learning environment for both girls and boys, and ensures that students leaving secondary school have an awareness of gender equality. This is in line with the global commitment to “leaving no one behind” as set out in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs strongly encourage countries to focus on both achieving inclusive and quality…

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Last day for DU admissions: Apply today by 5pm, first cut-off on June 20

Delhi University applicants have till 5pm on Monday to fill the online registration form for admission to undergraduate courses across 63 colleges. The first cut-off will be announced on June 20 with admissions at colleges beginning at 10am on the same day. The second cut-off will come on June 24. The classes will begin on July 20. Around 2.9 lakh students have already registered with the university. The colleges are expected to release the dates for sports trial and extracurricular activities trials from June 14. This year female students from…

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CBSE NET 2017 form release gets delayed: Likely to be out by June 20

The application form for the National Eligibility Test (NET) has not been released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) yet and a delay is being expected. The exam is conducted twice a year, usually in the months of June and December,  but since the past one year, it is being conducted in July and January. Last year, the form was released on April 12 for the July exam. This had made the candidates more tensed. The CBSE conducts NET on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC). The…

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OnePlus 5 Price, Specifications Leaked on Retail Site; Expected to Launch in June

OnePlus 5 leaks continue to pour even as the company has confirmed it is busy working on the next flagship smartphone. Now, the upcoming OnePlus smartphone has been listed online, revealing the key specifications and price, leaving little to the imagination. Along with this, the listing says OnePlus 5 sales will start in June 2017, giving fans of the company a reason to cheer. Interestingly, this will make OnePlus 5 the third flagship smartphone in the span of a year, after OnePlus 3 in June 2016 and OnePlus 3T in…

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