Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: Examinations

DU’s exam fee collection doubles with Centre’s new portal ‘Samarth’

Earlier, several colleges would not entirely transfer the exam fees to the university as there was no effective mechanism to ensure checks and balances.

Failing UPSC Mains sends you back to square one. Replace Prelims with a new exam system

We can make the UPSC less costly and time-consuming. Enter the Civil Services Foundation Exam.

How I got into trouble in Kerala for setting a question paper with the word ‘Muhammed’ in it

In his autobiography, 'A Thousand Cuts', professor T.J. Joseph recounts the experience during and after the 2010 event that changed his life.

DU expects students to give exams amidst traumatic Covid crisis. It’s time they show empathy

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Multiple entry-exits, no use of saliva to turn pages — govt SOP to conduct exams amid Covid

Health ministry says only those centres outside containment zones will be allowed to conduct examinations. Staff and examinees from these zones will not be allowed at the centres.

A year with no new doctors or engineers in India — that’s what delaying NEET/JEE will do

The only beneficiaries of a delayed NEET/JEE exam will be coaching mafias and private colleges who charge exorbitant fees for a seat. Not the students.

How Covid impacts education and the recipe for ICMR’s vaccine

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Don’t study for your final exam. Let software write it

The notion is hardly outrageous. Increasing evidence suggests that the use of learning analytics during the term can accurately predict final grades.

ISC, ICSE students to get another chance to pass the board exam in the same year from 2019

The CISCE has decided to hold another examination for students who fail a subject apart from English to help them save on a year.

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A Wimbledon court | Twitter/Wimbledon

Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.