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Students at St. Andrew’s College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai - PUNEET CHANDHOK/HT PHOTO

Mumbai colleges return to online classes as Covid-19 cases rise

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 07:11 PM IST
Some colleges had chosen to restart practical sessions as it is difficult for students to understand these concepts online.
UPG College's Introduction to Hip Hop Studies will be a 60-hour certificate course. Representational Image.
UPG College's Introduction to Hip Hop Studies will be a 60-hour certificate course. Representational Image.

Mumbai college to start cert course in hip-hop

By Shreya Bhandary, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 03:07 PM IST
Vile Parle’s Usha Pravin Gandhi College (UPG College) will be starting the first batch of this dance course in March this year.
Students of Maharashtra prefer online exams over offline exams. RAHUL RAUT/ HT PHOTO
Students of Maharashtra prefer online exams over offline exams. RAHUL RAUT/ HT PHOTO

Hold summer exams only in online mode: Students to Mumbai University VC

By Shreya Bhandary, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 01:43 PM IST
In a letter addressed to MU VC Suhas Pednekar, students of colleges affiliated to the university have their raised concerns about offline exams.
While colleges in rural areas around Mumbai have been allowed to resume physical classes, the university is yet to allow those within the city. (HT file)
While colleges in rural areas around Mumbai have been allowed to resume physical classes, the university is yet to allow those within the city. (HT file)

Online exams likely, says Mumbai Varsity

By Priyanka Sahoo, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:31 PM IST
Though the University of Mumbai (MU) is yet to take a final decision on the issue, sources said that it is more likely to hold online examinations.
Some colleges have reached out to their alumni to raise funds and help students with admission fees. HT FILE
Some colleges have reached out to their alumni to raise funds and help students with admission fees. HT FILE

Mumbai colleges, alumni help students pay their fees

By Shreya Bhandary, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 02:20 PM IST
While fee payment in instalments and part-waiver of fees were introduced in some institutes, some colleges sought help from their alumni to raise funds for students.
Employees in PPE kits sanitise a classroom at SIES College in Sion, Mumbai. SATISH BATE/HT PHOTO
Employees in PPE kits sanitise a classroom at SIES College in Sion, Mumbai. SATISH BATE/HT PHOTO

Mumbai Colleges await final word from local bodies before reopening

By Shreya Bhandary, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 02:15 PM IST
Staff and students will be brought to colleges in a phased manner.
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar campus has remained shut since March while classes continue online. FILE PHOTO
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar campus has remained shut since March while classes continue online. FILE PHOTO

Colleges in Mumbai set to reopen, TISS still undecided

By Priyanka Sahoo, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 05:51 PM IST
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar campus, will decide about reopening after making a thorough assessment of the ground situation.
Teachers, students say travelling in local trains in the stipulated time slots will not be feasible as they may have to wait till 9pm after classes to board trains if timings are not changed. HT FILE
Teachers, students say travelling in local trains in the stipulated time slots will not be feasible as they may have to wait till 9pm after classes to board trains if timings are not changed. HT FILE

Peak-hour train travel should be allowed for Mumbai colleges to reopen

By Shreya Bhandary, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 04:31 PM IST
Students say they are midway into term, would like to carry on online; profs point to travel, work pressure
More than 2.42 lakh first year junior college (FYJC) remain vacant after the first round of online admissions.(HT File)
More than 2.42 lakh first year junior college (FYJC) remain vacant after the first round of online admissions.(HT File)

Over 2.42 lakh FYJC seats up for grabs in Mumbai Metropolitan Region, 2nd merit list on Dec 5

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 09:02 PM IST
More than 2.42 lakh first year junior college (FYJC) remain vacant after the first round of online admissions.
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Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)

Mumbai University final year online exam begins; some colleges face technical glitches, others postpone exams

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2020 06:46 PM IST
Some colleges also chose to use more time to train teachers and students on the new concept of examinations that will be conducted online and therefore decided to start exams for ATKT students starting next week.
Comprising 14 artistes from seven Asian nations, Z-Stars trained and debuted in South Korea.
Comprising 14 artistes from seven Asian nations, Z-Stars trained and debuted in South Korea.

K-pop sensation Z-Stars in India: Performing here was surreal

Hindustan Times | By Farozan Akhtar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 11:30 AM IST
During their India showcase, Z-Stars talk about their fascination with Bollywood as they find themselves unable to get Hindi songs out of their heads.
These formidable women are bound together by the tragic deaths of their children, Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi, who ended their lives in 2016 and 2019 respectively(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
These formidable women are bound together by the tragic deaths of their children, Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi, who ended their lives in 2016 and 2019 respectively(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Battling caste injustice on campuses | HT editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 09:47 PM IST
A plea to the SC highlights continued discrimination, offers remedies
As per data shared by the state education department, nearly 1,30,000 seats are vacant across the MMR.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
As per data shared by the state education department, nearly 1,30,000 seats are vacant across the MMR.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

25,000 FYJC aspirants yet to get seats after 4 rounds

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 10:02 AM IST
Admissions under the special merit list, which was the last merit-based admission round, concluded on August 19. Under the special round, a total of 56,375 students had applied for admission. Of these, only 28,978 students ended up confirming their admissions.
Mumbai’s Smt Kamaladevi Gauridutt (KG) Mittal College of Arts and Commerce has developed vertical gardens on its eight-foot-high compound walls.(HT Photo)
Mumbai’s Smt Kamaladevi Gauridutt (KG) Mittal College of Arts and Commerce has developed vertical gardens on its eight-foot-high compound walls.(HT Photo)

Solar energy, vertical gardens, waste management: Mumbai college teaches green lessons to its students

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 09:01 AM IST
The Smt Kamaladevi Gauridutt (KG) Mittal College of Arts and Commerce uses solar energy to cater to 25% of its electricity requirements, which helps it save Rs 27,500 every month in electricity bills.
The management of Vile Parle’s Mithibai College recently launched an initiative ‘Home away from Home’ at their institute.(HT image)
The management of Vile Parle’s Mithibai College recently launched an initiative ‘Home away from Home’ at their institute.(HT image)

Kashmiri students find support from Mumbai colleges

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 03:09 AM IST
HT contacted several Kashmiri students living in Mumbai, but they refused to speak, citing concern for their safety.
Academic autonomy allows colleges to frame their own curriculum, conduct examinations and introduce new courses, even though their admissions and fee structures will be determined by the universities they come under.
Academic autonomy allows colleges to frame their own curriculum, conduct examinations and introduce new courses, even though their admissions and fee structures will be determined by the universities they come under.

UGC grants autonomy to 3 Mumbai colleges

Hindustan Times | By Musab Qazi, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2019 12:20 AM IST
While Thakur College of Engineering (TCE) in Kandivli was granted autonomy last month, Thakur College of Science and Commerce (TCSC) in Kandivli and DJ Sanghvi College of Engineering (DJSCE) in Vile Parle were given autonomy last week
The second-most popular choice of FYJC students in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region was science this year.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose)
The second-most popular choice of FYJC students in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region was science this year.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose)

FYJC admissions: 1.17 lakh aspirants apply for commerce

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 02:22 PM IST
Of the total 1.85 lakh students whose names appeared in the list, 1.17 lakh students opted for commerce for this year. In MMR, there are currently more than 1.74 lakh FYJC commerce seats.
(Representational photo/HT)
(Representational photo/HT)

Top scorers from CBSE, ICSE apply for FYJC seats in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2019 11:40 PM IST
Of the 1,487 aspirants with 95% and above score, only 301 from the state board
Admission to a college affiliated to the University of Mumbai (MU) is a two-fold process.(HT FILE)
Admission to a college affiliated to the University of Mumbai (MU) is a two-fold process.(HT FILE)

Mumbai colleges go online for degree admissions

Hindustan Times | By Musab Qazi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 12:33 AM IST
Some city colleges have now moved college prospectus, application forms and fee payment online.
The Dongri police have arrested a 24-year-old man, who allegedly stalked and molested a 19-year-old student of a south Mumbai college.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
The Dongri police have arrested a 24-year-old man, who allegedly stalked and molested a 19-year-old student of a south Mumbai college.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)

Man stalks, molests teen, abuses her online, held

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2019 01:42 PM IST
The complainant is a resident of Dongri and a first-year Bachelor of Arts student. The accused works at a mall. In her police complaint, the woman said since December 2018, the accused would harass her and stalk her on her way to college and back home, she said.
Students of RD National College, Bandra, promote voter registration drive during an event last month.(HT PHOTO)
Students of RD National College, Bandra, promote voter registration drive during an event last month.(HT PHOTO)

Mumbai colleges teach students importance of voting

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2019 12:33 AM IST
Colleges organised workshops and awareness programmes for students as most of them are first-time voters
Nagindas Khandwala College started a programme to work with students at a Raigad school(HT Photo)
Nagindas Khandwala College started a programme to work with students at a Raigad school(HT Photo)

Power to the pupil: Mumbai colleges aim to empower children through outreach

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2018 08:11 AM IST
Colleges plan outreach activities to educate young students and communities
The University of Mumbai (MU) is facing criticism once again for scheduling examinations during the Diwali.(HT FILE)
The University of Mumbai (MU) is facing criticism once again for scheduling examinations during the Diwali.(HT FILE)

Mumbai colleges plan exam schedules better after gaining autonomy

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2018 09:14 AM IST
Schedule exams before Diwali vacation so that their teachers don’t have to work extra
Students who are yet to get admission are hoping to find their names on the latest FYJC admission list(HT Photo)
Students who are yet to get admission are hoping to find their names on the latest FYJC admission list(HT Photo)

FYJC admissions: 1.17 lakh seats up for grabs in special round

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 12:14 AM IST
Around 50,000 seats from various quotas in minority colleges were surrendered and merged into the general pool
A session underway at RD National College, bandra.(HT Photo)
A session underway at RD National College, bandra.(HT Photo)

Mumbai colleges set for Bapu’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations

Hindustan Times | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2018 11:12 PM IST
The Centre has created a committee to plan events between October 2, 2018 and October 2, 2020
The GR had asked colleges to comply within a month after the resolution came into effect.(iStock)
The GR had asked colleges to comply within a month after the resolution came into effect.(iStock)

Biometric attendance system: Mumbai colleges miss deadline

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 11:58 AM IST
On June 15, the state education department had issued a government resolution, making it mandatory for all science junior colleges to install biometric attendance systems.
The all-girls Sophia college in Breach Candy used to be a royal residential mansion.(HT File Photo)
The all-girls Sophia college in Breach Candy used to be a royal residential mansion.(HT File Photo)

Ode to the past: Mumbai colleges celebrate milestones with festivals

Hindustan Times | By Krishang Nadgouda, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 04:47 PM IST
Some of the city’s iconic colleges such as Sophia and St Xavier’s are celebrating milestones in their academic journey.
Students and parents check the first merit list of FYJC at Ruia College, Matunga on Thursday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Students and parents check the first merit list of FYJC at Ruia College, Matunga on Thursday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

FYJC first merit list: Cut-offs soar in top Mumbai colleges

Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 11:32 AM IST
The rise in cut-offs attributed to the high number of students scoring 90 percent and above in Class 10 exams
The institute welcomes students and their queries and helps them find answers to questions on courses and seats.(HT File Photo)
The institute welcomes students and their queries and helps them find answers to questions on courses and seats.(HT File Photo)

As admission season begins, Mumbai colleges prep to counsel students

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 11:38 AM IST
Be it admission to degree courses or the more competitive junior college courses, colleges are equipping themselves to answer queries.
The college assured that she will be allowed to answer the repeaters examination in December, provided she attends lectures and meets the minimum attendance requirement.(HT PHOTO)
The college assured that she will be allowed to answer the repeaters examination in December, provided she attends lectures and meets the minimum attendance requirement.(HT PHOTO)

Student alleges Mumbai college didn’t allow her to attend classes due to hijab; HC offers no relief

Hindustan Times | By Kanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2018 12:53 AM IST
The bench denied her permission to appear for the exam for want of the minimum 75% attendance
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