The National Education Policy 2020 recognises the need for better teaching and learning methods, better teacher training and more meaningful exams. But it does not provide a realistic way in which private institutions can raise funds to meet the needs of their students and their communities.
PM Narendra Modi said NEP 2020 emphasises on inter-disciplinary study which will ensure that the focus is on what the student wants to learn.
The UGC told the top court that nobody should remain under the impression that since the Supreme Court is examining this issue, the final year /semester examination will be stayed.
Among the changes proposed in the National Education Policy 2020 is there will be special focus on foundational literacy and numeracy in early stages of schooling. Read some of the highlights of NEP 2020 here.
The HRD Ministry set up a committee under University Grants Commission chairman to prepare guidelines and measures to ensure that 'more and more' Indian students 'stay in India and study in India'.
For admissions in the NITs and other CFTIs, general category students are required to have secured a minimum 75% marks in Class 12 board exams or figure among the top 20 percentile holders in the qualifying exams, apart from clearing the JEE-Main.
The degrees are not being granted without examinations. The MHRD, UGC, and Delhi University have so far shown extreme insensitivity to students and also a baffling lack of understanding about the detailed examination process.
Notwithstanding the withdrawal of the most recent immigration restriction on foreign students, there is widespread fear that this student body will continue to be victimised in the long run – unless the Presidential election in November brings about real change.
The University Grants Commission recently issued a directive to all universities, making it mandatory for them to conduct final year exams by the end of September.
The students left out of online exams will be given an opportunity to appear in physical examinations, to be held sometime in September.
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said state universities have been asked to promote their students and award them degrees adopting some methodology of evaluation.
The US administration declared that nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online or taking only online courses will not be permitted to take a full course load and remain in the United States.
In a Facebook Post Wednesday night, IIT Bombay Director Subhasis Chaudhuri said “the next semester will be run purely in the online mode so that there is no compromise on the safety and well being of the students.”
CollPoll, a Bangalore-based Edutech company, has devised a Campus Help Centre (CHC) which integrates all workflows into a single web and mobile platform, or a virtual workplace where institutional stakeholders have access to the workflows relevant to them.
The loss of lives that could have been otherwise avoided, will attract the most serious penalty and incrimination. Institutional authorities must keep this in mind as they consider the decision to open campus while the pandemic continues to pose threat to life.
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All Higher Education experts and surveyors are keenly watching institutional plans for the fall semester. Anxious times continue for Indian students planning higher education in the US in fall 2020, writes Saikat Majumdar.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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