Musab Qazi is a Trainee Correspondent, covering education. He generally writes about higher education policies in Maharashtra and new trends in the education sector.
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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.
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.
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.
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
The ceremony was performed by RSS joint general secretary Dattatreya Hosbale and was attended by state higher education minister Vinod Tawde.
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.
The annual plan lays out the locations for the proposed new affiliated colleges, under the university’s five-year perspective plan.
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.
Umang Gupta’s parents are CAs too.
Hindustan Times, Thane | ByMusab Qazi
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”.
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.
The aspirants, who graduated from the University of Mumbai (MU), were admitted to JBIMS under the 70% home university quota.
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.
The earlier set of rules, issued in 2012, had only provided for the appointment of a varsity-level ombudsman.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The college issued a notice to this effect last week.
The varsity is yet to issue the graduation mark sheets, even as the deadline for the LLB admissions is August 5
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.
The issue came to light after the state Common Entrance Test (CET) cell received a complaint about discrepancies in the merit list via email.
MUMBAI | ByMusab Qazi
Maharashtra government also approves several additional divisions for self-financed courses
Hindustan Times | ByMusab Qazi and Mansha Bhandari, Mumbai
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.
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.
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.
In the last two years, 116 diploma and 144 degree courses related to this branch were shut down.