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A worker sanitizing class room at Christ Church Diocesan School in Patna after Bihar government announce schools and coaching institutes to open from 4 January 2021.( Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Patna schools ready to start offline classes in new session from April 1st week

By Megha, Patna
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 10:14 AM IST
  • Many prominent schools in Patna said they have conducted final exams and announced results and were ready to start the new session on time.
Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) will begin its process of filling forms for intermediate examination, from December 3 till December 9, chairman Anand Kishor announced on Friday.(Getty Images)
Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) will begin its process of filling forms for intermediate examination, from December 3 till December 9, chairman Anand Kishor announced on Friday.(Getty Images)

Bihar education department promotes students of classes 1-8 without exams

By Megha
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 09:04 PM IST
  • Considering the rising Covid-19 cases, the Bihar education department has decided to promote more than 1.6 crore students of classes 1 to 8 to the next grade without conducting the annual examination.
Bhim Rao Ambedkar Bihar University at Muzaffarpur.(HT file photo)
Bhim Rao Ambedkar Bihar University at Muzaffarpur.(HT file photo)

Admission irregularities in a Bihar university to be probed

By Ajay Kr Pandey | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Muzaffarpur
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 02:48 PM IST
  • The VC said that some of the varsity employees were involved in irregular admissions at non-affiliated colleges and its subsequent registration with the university's examination department.
Chairman, Bihar School Examination Board, Anand Kishore is inspecting examinee students at examination centre in Patna(HT File)
Chairman, Bihar School Examination Board, Anand Kishore is inspecting examinee students at examination centre in Patna(HT File)

Bihar: Evaluation of intermediate exam papers begin

By Megha | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 10:43 AM IST
  • Copy evaluation for Matric examination conducted by Bihar state education board will begin on March 12 and conclude on March 24.
Bihar schools, coaching institutions to reopen from January 4
Bihar schools, coaching institutions to reopen from January 4

Bihar minister promises focus on teaching in mother tongue and learning outcomes

By Arun Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 03:06 PM IST
  • The minister was replying to the debate on his department’s budgetary demand of 38,035 crore, which was passed by the Bihar Vidhan Sabha
Primary schools for Classes 1 to 5 are supposed to reopen from December 14 but now, the government has rescheduled them to the third week of January.(HT PHOTO.)
Primary schools for Classes 1 to 5 are supposed to reopen from December 14 but now, the government has rescheduled them to the third week of January.(HT PHOTO.)

Bihar: Offline primary classes resume from March 1, parents still reluctant

By Megha, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 12:36 PM IST
  • Several schools will not reopen just yet; they are planning to conduct online examinations and commence regular classes for primary students from the next academic session.
More than half of them teach upper primary classes in government and government-aided schools.(Ht File)
More than half of them teach upper primary classes in government and government-aided schools.(Ht File)

Primary classes in Bihar to resume from March 1, parents reluctant to send kids

By Megha
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 09:03 AM IST
  • Schools in Bihar are all set to commence regular classes for students of class 1 to 5 on Monday amid Covid-19 safety protocols.
Grants to about 1400-1500 government aided schools in Bihar are held up for years now.(HT Photo/Representational)
Grants to about 1400-1500 government aided schools in Bihar are held up for years now.(HT Photo/Representational)

Bihar: Grants to govt aided schools to be released soon, says minister

By Subash Pathak
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 08:45 AM IST
  • Leaders cutting across the party lines lashed out at the BSEB claiming it put up stumbling blocks unnecessarily in payment of grants to the schools
Presently, schools in Bihar are functioning for students of classes 6 to 12 with 50% strength and Covid-19 preventative measures.(HT File)
Presently, schools in Bihar are functioning for students of classes 6 to 12 with 50% strength and Covid-19 preventative measures.(HT File)

Regular classes to resume for students of class 1 to 5 from March 1 in Bihar

By Megha
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 08:36 AM IST
  • Bihar education department has allowed the resumption of regular classes for students of class 1 to 5 from March 1 onwards across the state.
Bihar board gives grace marks to avoid compartment exam. (HT file)
Bihar board gives grace marks to avoid compartment exam. (HT file)

Bihar education department to promote students of classes 1 to 8 without exam

By Megha
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 08:22 PM IST
  • Bihar education department has decided to promote students of classes 1 to 8 without examination as students suffered academic loss due to Covid-19 outbreak in government schools.
Around 15 endowment funds, donated during pre-Independence era, are defunct at the Patna College (in picture).(HT file photo.)
Around 15 endowment funds, donated during pre-Independence era, are defunct at the Patna College (in picture).(HT file photo.)

Bihar varsities to start regular classes with 50% occupancy from today

By Megha
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 09:15 AM IST
  • After reopening of schools, Bihar education department has allowed resumption of regular classes in all colleges and varsities across the state from Wednesday amid safety protocols.
Patna University-Several freshers said that the varsity had failed them due to the slow admission process(HT File)
Patna University-Several freshers said that the varsity had failed them due to the slow admission process(HT File)

Patna University to start classes for first year students from February 8

By Shilpa Ambardar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 09:21 AM IST
  • Since the academic session is running late due to Covid-19 outbreak, the initial classes will be taken online.
Patna high court had hit out at the state government for dragging its feet in the recruitment scam.(ANI Photo)
Patna high court had hit out at the state government for dragging its feet in the recruitment scam.(ANI Photo)

Bihar teachers’ appointment probe: Onus now on teachers to prove bona fides

By Arun Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 02:51 PM IST
  • The alternative mechanism puts the onus of verification of documents on the teachers, that too, 10-15 years after they joined service
Representational image.(File image)
Representational image.(File image)

Bihar education department seeks opinion on reopening of educational institutions

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2020 06:41 PM IST
The director of secondary education Giriwar Dayal Thursday issued letters to all the district education officers (DEOs) to consult stakeholders, including students, teachers, guardians, school and college administration and solicit their feedback on reopening of the educational institutions.
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