Musab Qazi

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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LLB admissions: Maharashtra CET cell issues revised 2nd list

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Published on Sep 01, 2019 01:09 AM IST
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Mumbai University notice to Jai Hind over WiFi fees; college says it gave refund

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.
MU has now directed the college to explain why the varsity should not take action against it under Prohibition of Capitation Fee Act, 1987.(HT Photo)
MU has now directed the college to explain why the varsity should not take action against it under Prohibition of Capitation Fee Act, 1987.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 28, 2019 03:47 PM IST
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Mumbai college students rush to help flood-hit Maharashtra, keep hope afloat

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.
Flooded area of Sangli(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Flooded area of Sangli(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 12:21 PM IST
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Now, software to get updates about live events from Twitter

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Published on Aug 23, 2019 12:03 AM IST
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11% drop in BEd admission numbers in Maharashtra

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.
The delay in the BEd admission process is one of the reasons for the dwindling demand.(HT File / Representative Image)
The delay in the BEd admission process is one of the reasons for the dwindling demand.(HT File / Representative Image)
Updated on Aug 23, 2019 02:18 PM IST
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September 1 last date to apply for Bar exam, but MU yet to give mark sheets

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
Mumbai University said that it has declared the results within the stipulated time(HT Photo)
Mumbai University said that it has declared the results within the stipulated time(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 22, 2019 12:44 PM IST
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Work on Mumbai University’s 25-cr centre to study youth movements begins

The ceremony was performed by RSS joint general secretary Dattatreya Hosbale and was attended by state higher education minister Vinod Tawde.
Tawde said the new centre will impart the training which the members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) get.(HT image)
Tawde said the new centre will impart the training which the members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) get.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 03:06 AM IST
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Fee regulator changes norms, PG medical fees may dip in Maharashtra

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.
Fees for PG health science courses in Maharashtra may be reduced from the next academic year.(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT PHOTO(Representational image))
Fees for PG health science courses in Maharashtra may be reduced from the next academic year.(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT PHOTO(Representational image))
Updated on Aug 18, 2019 11:00 AM IST
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Mumbai University’s senate members object to proposal for new colleges

The annual plan lays out the locations for the proposed new affiliated colleges, under the university’s five-year perspective plan.
University of Mumbai.(HT image)
University of Mumbai.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 12:57 AM IST
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Mumbai University wants to bring 21 new colleges under its purview

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.
The University of Mumbai (MU) has proposed to bring 21 new colleges in the region, including a skill development institute and four law colleges, under its purview.
The University of Mumbai (MU) has proposed to bring 21 new colleges in the region, including a skill development institute and four law colleges, under its purview.
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 03:14 AM IST
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Thane resident ranks third in final CA exam

Umang Gupta’s parents are CAs too.
Umang Gupta, a resident of Thane, has ranked third in the final chartered accountant (CA) examination, the results for which were announced on Tuesday.
Umang Gupta, a resident of Thane, has ranked third in the final chartered accountant (CA) examination, the results for which were announced on Tuesday.
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 02:24 AM IST
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Mumbai students raising funds to help in relief works for flood hit people

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”.
Student organisations Chhatra Bharati and Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) are collecting money and items of basic necessity from across the state.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo(Representative image))
Student organisations Chhatra Bharati and Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) are collecting money and items of basic necessity from across the state.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo(Representative image))
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 09:04 AM IST
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1,101 students placed with gross salary Rs.14.11 per annum claims IIT-Bombay report card

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.
IIT-B’s rise in global rankings has helped during placements in 2018-2019.(HT photo)
IIT-B’s rise in global rankings has helped during placements in 2018-2019.(HT photo)
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 09:03 AM IST
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JBIMS autonomy: 39 management aspirants from Maharashtra move SC

The aspirants, who graduated from the University of Mumbai (MU), were admitted to JBIMS under the 70% home university quota.
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management(Hindustan Times Photo)
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management(Hindustan Times Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 01:43 PM IST
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Publish fresh merit list: Management aspirants

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.
Management aspirants want to publish fresh merit list.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Management aspirants want to publish fresh merit list.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 10:42 AM IST
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Technical institutes to get student grievance redressal bodies

The earlier set of rules, issued in 2012, had only provided for the appointment of a varsity-level ombudsman.
A new set of proposed rules about grievance redressal introduced by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) requires all technical institutes — engineering, management, pharmacy, architecture, computer applications and hotel management — to set up a student grievance redressal committee.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
A new set of proposed rules about grievance redressal introduced by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) requires all technical institutes — engineering, management, pharmacy, architecture, computer applications and hotel management — to set up a student grievance redressal committee.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 04, 2019 03:57 PM IST
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Revised MBA, MMS admissions to begin today in Maharashtra

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.
MBA MMS admission begins today(HT File)
MBA MMS admission begins today(HT File)
Updated on Aug 04, 2019 08:37 AM IST
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Dip in applications for five-year LLB course in Maharashtra

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 state common entrance test (CET) cell received 6,762 applications for five-year LLB course, as(HT File (Representative Image))
The state common entrance test (CET) cell received 6,762 applications for five-year LLB course, as(HT File (Representative Image))
Updated on Aug 02, 2019 11:55 PM IST
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Relief for LLB, BEd candidates awaiting their Mumbai University results

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 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.(Agencies/file)
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.(Agencies/file)
Published on Aug 02, 2019 03:42 PM IST
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Fake mark sheets: Maharashtra’s CET cell eliminates 184 MBA, MMS aspirants off merit list

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.
The CET cell has also asked the institutes that had admitted the alleged offenders in the first round to initiate action against them.(HT file/Representative only)
The CET cell has also asked the institutes that had admitted the alleged offenders in the first round to initiate action against them.(HT file/Representative only)
Updated on Aug 02, 2019 03:29 PM IST
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Fake mark sheets issue: Maharashtra removes 184 MBA, MMS aspirants from merit list

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.
Admissions of 25 MBA and MMS students has been cancelled owing to the discrepancies in their entrance exam scores.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose)
Admissions of 25 MBA and MMS students has been cancelled owing to the discrepancies in their entrance exam scores.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose)
Published on Aug 02, 2019 02:04 PM IST
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Mumbai’s Government Law College cancels re-test for practicals, orals

The college issued a notice to this effect last week.
Practical examinations are internal tests conducted by MU-affiliated law colleges at the end of every year of the three-year of LLB course and third, fourth and fifth years of five-year LLB programmes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Practical examinations are internal tests conducted by MU-affiliated law colleges at the end of every year of the three-year of LLB course and third, fourth and fifth years of five-year LLB programmes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 31, 2019 06:37 AM IST
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University of Mumbai’s mark sheet delay to cost law aspirants dear?

The varsity is yet to issue the graduation mark sheets, even as the deadline for the LLB admissions is August 5
MU said it has declared results of most of the courses and has distributed mark sheets for many.(HT File)
MU said it has declared results of most of the courses and has distributed mark sheets for many.(HT File)
Published on Jul 30, 2019 12:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

IIT Bombay decides to implement fellowship hike

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.
IIT Bombay(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
IIT Bombay(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 28, 2019 11:06 AM IST
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More than 170 MBA aspirants submitted forged results in Mumbai

The issue came to light after the state Common Entrance Test (CET) cell received a complaint about discrepancies in the merit list via email.
The cell has started an inquiry into the matter and sent notices to five students.(HT Photo)
The cell has started an inquiry into the matter and sent notices to five students.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 26, 2019 03:42 PM IST
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Government approves 7 new law colleges under University of Mumbai as LLB finds more takers

Maharashtra government also approves several additional divisions for self-financed courses
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Updated on Jul 21, 2019 01:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMusab Qazi and Mansha Bhandari, Mumbai

LLB, BEd in Maharashtra to get 10% EWS quota, without additional seats

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.
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(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 09:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By, Mumbai

Dip in applications for UG agriculture courses by 3%: MCAER

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.
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Published on Jul 16, 2019 08:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By, Mumbai

After dropping for years, demand for diploma engineering rebounds

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.
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Updated on Jul 12, 2019 10:59 AM IST
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113 electronic and telecom engg courses scrapped this year: AICTE

In the last two years, 116 diploma and 144 degree courses related to this branch were shut down.
Published on Jul 11, 2019 12:51 AM IST
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