Musab Qazi is a Trainee Correspondent, covering education. He generally writes about higher education policies in Maharashtra and new trends in the education sector.
Articles by Musab Qazi
By Musab Qazi, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2019 01:09 AM IST
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 03:47 PM IST
According to the notice, inquiry conducted by a varsity committee found credence in a complaint filed around five years ago that said the college had collected ₹1,000 from students as ‘Wifi charges.
By Musab Qazi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 12:21 PM IST
Last week, students from 23 colleges across the city participated in a special drive to collect food, clothing and medicines. The estimated worth of the collected items is ₹25 lakh.
By Musab Qazi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2019 12:03 AM IST
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 02:18 PM IST
Lack of employment opportunities for teachers, uncertainty over the structure of the BEd programme, and delay in the admission process has resulted in a slide in demand, experts opine.
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 12:44 PM IST
Around 500 Bachelor of Law (LLB) students are afraid that they may not be able to take the All India Bar Examination (AIBE), the qualifying exam to practice law, due to the Mumbai University’s (MU) delay in releasing the mark sheets of re-evaluation for their fifth-semester exams
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 03:06 AM IST
The ceremony was performed by RSS joint general secretary Dattatreya Hosbale and was attended by state higher education minister Vinod Tawde.
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 11:00 AM IST
In a meeting held earlier this month, the state Fee Regulating Authority (FRA) said the money spent by medical colleges to pay stipends to resident doctors will no longer be considered an expenditure.FRA follows an expense-based model to calculate fees.
By Musab Qazi | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 12:57 AM IST
The annual plan lays out the locations for the proposed new affiliated colleges, under the university’s five-year perspective plan.
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 03:14 AM IST
The varsity, in its annual plan for the next academic year (2020-21), has provided the slot for a skill development institute at Bhandup-Vikhroli area, while slots for law colleges have been proposed at Juhu, Vile Parle, Dombivli and rural parts of Kalyan taluka.
By Musab Qazi | Hindustan Times, Thane
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 02:24 AM IST
Umang Gupta’s parents are CAs too.
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 09:04 AM IST
Student organisations Chhatra Bharati and Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) are collecting money and items of basic necessity from across the state. A team of 20-30 activists will visit the affected areas. “As a responsible citizen, anyone who can go should go.We might not be as capable as the authorities, but we can provide medicinal support”.
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 09:03 AM IST
IIT-B placement report for 2018-19, the average gross salary offered on the campus increased to ₹14.11 lakh per annum from ₹12.32 lakh, while the average cost to company rose to ₹17.49 lakh from ₹15.69 lakh. The number of students who got placed also rose to 1,101 from 1,086, and the number of offers from core engineering and technology firms increased to 382 from 324.
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 01:43 PM IST
The aspirants, who graduated from the University of Mumbai (MU), were admitted to JBIMS under the 70% home university quota.
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 10:42 AM IST
Several students seeking admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Management Studies (MMS) courses in the state furnished forged mark sheets of two private entrance tests.
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 03:57 PM IST
The earlier set of rules, issued in 2012, had only provided for the appointment of a varsity-level ombudsman.
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 08:37 AM IST
In the new process, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) in Churchgate will be treated as an autonomous institute, as ruled by the HC in its July 25 verdict. The CET cell has eliminated 184 candidates and cancelled admissions of 25 students from its new All India merit list owing to discrepancies in their entrance exam scores.
By Musab Qazi | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 11:55 PM IST
Around 3,023 more students had taken up the state’s entrance test for the course this year, compared to last year. According to the colleges, the delay in the state’s admission process is to be blamed for fewer applications.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2019 03:42 PM IST
The law and teaching aspirants who are awaiting their University of Mumbai (MU) graduation mark sheets can now furnish the gazetted copies - consolidated list of results issued by the varsity - of their scorecard while applying for their respective courses.
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 03:29 PM IST
The state common entrance test (CET) cell eliminated 184 candidates from its All-India merit list for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Management Studies (MMS) courses and cancelled admissions of 25 students owing to discrepancies in their entrance exam scores.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2019 02:04 PM IST
Many of these candidates are said to have submitted forged scorecards or entered inflated scores of two private entrance tests – AIMS Test for Management Studies (ATMA) and Management Aptitude Test (MAT) – while applying for admissions.
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 06:37 AM IST
The college issued a notice to this effect last week.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2019 12:27 AM IST
The varsity is yet to issue the graduation mark sheets, even as the deadline for the LLB admissions is August 5
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2019 11:06 AM IST
The Central government’s department of science and technology (DST) had in January announced a 24% to 35% increase in emoluments given under various fellowships for research in science.
By Musab Qazi | MUMBAI
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 03:42 PM IST
The issue came to light after the state Common Entrance Test (CET) cell received a complaint about discrepancies in the merit list via email.
By Musab Qazi and Mansha Bhandari | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2019 01:02 AM IST
Maharashtra government also approves several additional divisions for self-financed courses
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 09:17 AM IST
While introducing the EWS quota in January, the Centre had said it would be applied over and above the existing quotas for scheduled castes (SC), scheduled tribes (ST), other backward castes (OBC) and general category.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2019 08:17 AM IST
According to MCAER data, applications for applications for eight agriculture courses across the state dipped from 64,619 last year to 62,547 this year.
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 10:59 AM IST
The state directorate of technical education (DTE) has received 66,586 applications for diploma programmes offered at polytechnics across the state – 15% more than the 57,748 students who registered the last year – reversing the trend of the past four years.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2019 12:51 AM IST
In the last two years, 116 diploma and 144 degree courses related to this branch were shut down.