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CBSE to conduct Class 12 board exams in all subjects except regional languages

CBSE officials say evaluation in subjects for which exams are not being held will be done on the basis of internal assessment and performance of the student through the year.
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DU hasn’t paid for online journals and portals, can’t access them from home, say teachers

Teachers allege they are having trouble teaching or researching due to lack of resources. DU’s own online library hasn’t subscribed to important journals.
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CBSE Class 10 and 12 board exams will be held in 29 subjects

CBSE, which had to postpone exams because of the lockdown, said exams will be held only for subjects that are crucial for admissions to higher education institutions.
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All Delhi students from nursery to class 8 to be promoted, says Manish Sisodia

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia says students of private and govt schools will be promoted under the no-detention policy of the Right to Education Act.
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This is how Modi govt plans to resume classes in schools in April despite lockdown

Classes in schools and colleges around India have been suspended since mid-March, when governments began to impose restrictions to check Covid-19 spread.
Applicants wait outside an examination centre to appear in the NEET | PTI

NEET postponed amid Covid-19 lockdown, new exam date could be end-May or June

The exam has been postponed till the last week of May or first week of June and the date to issue admit cards will be announced after April 15.
Applicants wait outside an examination centre to appear in the NEET | PTI

‘Too much uncertainty’ — Anxious NEET aspirants want exam postponed amid Covid-19 lockdown

While the NTA has delayed the release of NEET admit cards, it has given no indication of whether the exams will be postponed. 

Release of NEET admit cards delayed, but no decision yet on rescheduling exam

The National Testing Agency was supposed to release admit cards on 27 March. It has now been delayed until 14 April, when the 21-day lockdown ends, and beyond.
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Modi govt wants CBSE, NCERT, colleges to revise academic calendar due to Covid-19 lockdown

Entrance exam schedule to be revised. HRD ministry also looking at considering lockdown as vacation period for schools and start new session once situation is normal.
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WhatsApp, Google Hangouts, email — schools, colleges go digital to beat COVID-19 disruption

Schools and colleges across India have been shut down until at least 31 March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with several institutes calling off or postponing exams.

On Camera

Tablighi Jamaat will have to change its ways in post-Covid world order

Jamaat’s religious puritanism can’t be an excuse for endangering public health, nor can its criminal negligence in keeping infected foreign preachers be condoned.

How is Modi’s BJP different from the one founded by Advani-Vajpayee 40 years ago?

Forty years ago, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L.K. Advani founded BJP. Today it's led by Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo, who have won two general elections with full majority.

Defence

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5 Special Forces men, 5 terrorists: How a deadly hand-to-hand fight at the LoC unfolded

Five commandos of the elite 4 Para were killed in action after they eliminated 5 terrorists from Pakistan in close combat in J&K’s Keran sector.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.