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UP board exams: students will now write under CCTVs

Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Rajive Kumar said the move is aimed to ensure copying-free board exams to be held across state. Photo: Hindustan Times Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday issued directions to install CCTV cameras in all board examination centres by December to check copying. Chief secretary Rajive Kumar said the move is aimed to ensure copying-free board exams to be held across the state. He said to bring improvement in the quality of education in the schools, a better work plan should be made in…

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Can institutional safeguards prevent campus sexual harassment?

Students protesting at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) had said that women on campus were constantly subjected to harassment with the administration paying no heed to their complaints. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The last few weeks saw the campus of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) witnessing massive protests by students who felt that the administration’s response to complaints of sexual harassment were inadequate. According to several students, this was not a one-off incident and women on campus were constantly subjected to harassment with the administration paying no heed to their complaints. “Each time…

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MAT 2017 Exam Analysis-Note the trends observed in February & May

Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is a national-level management entrance examination. The scores of this test are used for admission to various MBA, PGDM, and allied management programs in different Institutes. The exam is conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA). Currently, more than 600 B-Schools accept MAT exam scores. If you are a student attempting the MAT examination, you might have a lot of questions about what MAT is, what is the exam pattern, the analysis of various sections of the examination question papers, etc. Through this article, aspirants can…

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Score a perfect 100 in VARC Section of CAT, Know Topper Kumar Parijat’s Secrets

CAT is surely the toughest management entrance examination in the country. Many candidates aspire to crack this exam, but unfortunately, not everyone gets the score one desires. The Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension section of CAT is trouble for many. This is because unlike Quantitative Aptitude it does not limit to any formulae or straight forward approach. Also, there is no way to verify your answers like one can do in LRDI. But despite all such complexities in the VARC section of CAT, Kumar Parijat from Pune scored a perfect…

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School versus parents: Standoff continues at Presidium School in Ghaziabad

The standoff between the parents and management of Presidium School Indirapuram continued for the second day on Wednesday. Parents claimed that the school authority appointed bouncers to stop parents from protesting. The school management claimed that they did not appoint any bouncers and these persons were their personal security guards, besides the police. Parents have complained that the school issued transfer certificates to selected students despite payment of all ‘legitimate’ fees till September 2017 but the management claims that they have not done anything illegal. Parents have been claiming that…

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NEET counselling ends: No takers for 290 dental course seats in Punjab

Faridkot Despite Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, conducting the fourth counselling for dental course as per the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) on Wednesday, 290 seats are still vacant in Punjab institutes. Out of total 355 seats offered in the fourth counselling including 288 management seats, only 65 seats were filled. 245 management seats and 45 government quota seats remained vacant.  “Not many students are opting for dental course from past a few years. This time, only 71 candidates sought admissions in the dental course in the fourth…

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