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‘Ridiculous,’ Says Kanhaiya Kumar As Smriti Irani’s Ministry Ranks JNU At 3

Both JNU and the Hyderabad University have been at the centre of massive rows that have led to student protests against Smriti Irani. NEW DELHI:  Kanhaiya Kumar, the JNU student arrested on charges of sedition last month, has said it is “ridiculous” that the university has been ranked number 3 in the country by the Centre’s education ministry. “Feels ridiculous that on one hand the Ministry of Human Resource Development is attacking us over autonomy and on the other hand we are on this list,” said Mr Kumar, who is…

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No Weightage Of Class XII Marks In JEE Ranking From 2017: Education Ministry

The performance of the students in the 12th class examination shall be a crucial parameter for determining the eligibility of the student for the JEE. (Representational Image) Class XII marks will not be a factor in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) rankings for admissions in engineering undergraduate courses starting next year, the Human Resource Development ministry headed by Smriti Irani said on Thursday. Ministry officials said the decision was taken after a committee set up by IIT Council submitted recommendations on changes in the JEE pattern, which were put in the…

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