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Modi govt rankings out — IIT-Madras best institution in India, Miranda House best college

The Modi government has criticised the emphasis global excellence lists place on peer perception to question their assessment of Indian institutes.
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Delhi HC refuses to interfere in Delhi University’s decision to hold open book exams

In its order, the court said it wanted to resolve issues faced by persons with disabilities while giving the exams and said they would be addressed by the time the exams start.
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IITs and IISc fall in QS rankings for 2021, week after similar THE performance

IIT Delhi and Bombay and IISc Bangalore — all three are Institutes of Eminence in India — slip in the QS Rankings while maintaining top-200 positions.
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Kejriwal govt grants Rs 18 crore for employee salaries of 12 Delhi University colleges

The Delhi University Teachers' Association wrote a letter to Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia, saying the grant was inadequate and repeated delays were detrimental.
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Delhi University to hold mock tests to familiarise students to online open-book exams

Some of the measures for conducting online open book exams include notifying students through email, students filling up a form denying use of unfair means.
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85% DU students don’t want online open book exams, survey by teachers’ body finds

The DU Teachers' Association surveyed over 51,000 students from undergraduate and postgraduate courses to understand how well received the idea would be.
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DU online exams not viable, less than 50% students could join virtual classes: Sociology dept

In a meeting, the teachers from the Department of Sociology at Delhi University highlighted the difficulties faced by students from Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast.
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‘Neither feasible, nor desirable’ — DU students and teachers oppose open-book online exams

Students and faculty members say the move is infeasible as many students may not have access to the internet and even electricity.
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Common entrance test for college ruled out, DU, AMU, BHU will have to continue own admissions

Plan to hold single entrance examination for all higher education institutions was suggested to UGC by an expert committee.
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Delhi University to remain closed till 31 May, employees asked to download Aarogya Setu

The university's official order said e-learning process would continue & colleges had been asked to provide basic reading material to students through their websites.

On Camera

Delhi University | Photo by Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi University has one obsession and it’s making a mess of it. Exams

After months of back-and-forth over the much-criticised online Open Book Examinations, Delhi University has postponed its exams once again.
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India has fiscal and monetary space to boost demand: Principal Economic Advisor Sanyal

Sanjeev Sanyal said at India Global Week that the government has been careful not to spray money and take a step-by-step approach to economic revival.

Defence

The armed forces veterans' statement has been sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi (centre), CDS Gen. Bipin Rawat (left) and Army chief Gen. M.M. Naravane (right), among others (representational image) | Photo: ANI

144 armed forces veterans sign statement on China, highlight need to revamp intelligence

Statement also underlines ‘communication gap’ on India-China stand-off from the govt and the military, urges national policy and strategy on neighbours.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.