Thursday, July 16, 2020

Campus Buzz

Girls fared 3.17% better than boys in CBSE class 10 results

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education on Wednesday announced the Board results for class 10, in which a total of 91.46 per cent students passed the examinations. This number is 0.36 per cent higher than the previous year.

Lucknow girl stuns all with 100% marks in CBSE

LUCKNOW: Getting hundred per cent marks in examinations is no mean feat but Divyanshi Jain of Lucknow has done the impossible. She has scored 600 marks out of 600 in the CBSE class 12 examinations.

LPU is all set to provide special study abroad opportunities

PHAGWARA: Every year, many of the Indian students aspire to go abroad in for higher studies. However, this year they got their dreams on hold due to the current CORONA pandemic situation. The parents, too, are reluctant to send their wards abroad, in such a scenario. However, amidst this all, LPU has brought ample ‘Study Abroad Opportunities’ through its unique ‘Credit Transfer Program’, under which a willing student can make a wide choice of his/her preference for the country, university and the program. For this, LPU connects students to its top partner universities across the globe including those of the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Switzerland and more.

Canadian College and Aryans College organized a webinar on Scale and Scope of education in Canada

MOHALI: Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh and Pacific Link College, Canada (PLC) jointly organized a webinar on “Scale and Scope of education in Canada”. Mr. Isaac Oommen, Global Head, PLC; Mr. Roshan Head, South Asia and Mr. Parveen, Manager, North Asia interacted with the faculty members and Aryans students of Engineering, Law, Management, Nursing, Pharmacy, B.Ed and Agriculture. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the webinar.

JSES partners with 20 organisations globally to empower students

SONIPAT:Jindal School of Environment and Sustainability (JSES), the newly-established ninth school of O.P. Jindal Global University here has forged collaborations with 20 international and Indian organisations to expand opportunities for its undergraduate students.

JIBS organises online course on understanding criminal behaviour

NEW DELHI: Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) of O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in Sonipat, Haryana recently organised an online post-graduate certificate course to understand and explore criminal behaviour from social, psychological, biological and social perspectives.

Top 5 Trending Courses in India

To fit the needs of today’s tech-centric society, the prevalence of online options are increasing. Although the traditional brick-and-mortar schools won’t be going away anytime soon but online learning is taking a new shape and are becoming popular among students. With a wide variety of courses available just one click away, there is no more worrying about being physically present in a classroom to complete 75% attendance. Today, state-certified teachers are available to offer assistance to students from the comfort and convenience of their own homes. While convenience is one of the major reasons for the growing popularity of online courses, there are a lot of other reasons also-

Library Khidki' for primary students in UP

LUCKNOW:The basic education department in Uttar Pradesh has collaborated with the Tata Trust, for a concept of an e-magazine for children in primary and upper primary classes.

Students can study online even if campus reopens: Ahmedabad University

AHMEDABAD:Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, students joining Ahmedabad University can opt to attend classes online till December this year, even if the campus is reopened earlier, the University announced on Thursday.

Lucknow University teachers, students oppose holding of exams

LUCKNOW:Troubling is brewing in the Lucknow University with students and teachers demanding postponement of the examinations in view of the corona pandemic.

JGU among world's top 150 in QS young university rankings

NEW DELHI: O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has been ranked in the top 101-150 young universities in the world by global higher education analyst Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

AMU scientist discovers proteins that form Cancer in liver

ALIGARH(UP):An Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) zoologist, Dr Hifzur R. Siddique, has collaborated with Prof Keigo Machida of the University of Southern California, to discover the protein forming cancerous cells in the body, causing growth of tumour in the liver.

B.Ed Students of Aryans shine in Punjabi University results

MOHALI: Students of B.Ed 3rd semester of Aryans College of Education, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh brought laurels to the College by giving 100% result in their Final examination conducted by Punjabi University, Patiala.

PU English paper exam held in Karnataka amid lockdown

BENGALURU:The Pre-University Course (PUC) board exam in English paper was held across Karnataka as per the extended lockdown guidelines like wearing mask and maintaining social distancing, an official said on Thursday.

Gujarat Education Board declares Class 12 commerce stream results

GANDHINAGAR:Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) on Monday declared the results of Class 12 commerce stream exams for 2019-20 academic year, with a pass percentage of 76.29.

Imposter booked for theft of ventilator from BHU's Trauma Centre

VARANASI:The city police have booked an imposter for stealing a portable ventilator from Banaras Hindu University's (BHU) Trauma Centre by posing as service engineer.

AMU students refuse to leave hostel before online exam

ALIGARH:(Uttar Pradesh):The Aligarh Muslim University's (AMU) decision to hold online examinations is creating more problems. After a professor came out openly against the decision, the resident students have now refused to vacate hostels and return to their homes, citing connectivity issues in their home districts.

AMU prof rapped for opposing online exams

ALIGARH(Uttar Pradesh):Aftab Alam, a professor at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has been served a warning after he expressed his reservations over holding online open book examinations in the university citing last mile connectivity issues that can rob many students of equal opportunity.

AMU teachers oppose open book exams

ALIGARH(Uttar Pradesh):A section of teachers of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has opposed the university's decision to conduct online open book exams for all final semester papers of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

B'luru schools demand fees from RTE students for online classes

BENGALURU:Many city schools are not allowing Right To Education (RTE) students to log in to online classes unless they pay the fees, complained a parent and RTE Students and Parents Association (RSPA) member on Thursday.

DBEE holds career counselling meeting

S. A. S. NAGAR:640 youth provided career related guidance 

Prof Randhir Singh New Head of Chemistry at KCA

AMRITSAR: Prof. Randhir Singh joined as new Head of Chemistry department, Khalsa College Amritsar today in the presence of Principal Dr. Mehal Singh. He thanked Principal, his colleagues and management for showing confidence in his ability and said during the current Covid-19 difficult circumstances, he would discharge his duties to the best of his abilities.

Five more medicos of Hyderabad's OMC test Covid-19 positive

HYDERABAD: Five more post-graduate medicos of Osmania Medical College (OMC) in Hyderabad on Tuesday tested positive for Covid-19, taking the total number of affected medicos to 12.

Real warrior: Covid positive doctor treats patients through telemedicine

AGRA:The inspiring story of a Covid-19 positive doctor at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College of Aligarh Muslim University has won many hearts and kudos from his admirers.
Prof Mohammad Shameem, Department of TB and Chest Diseases, continues to treat patients after testing positive for coronavirus, unmindful of his own health.

Jindal law school partners upGrad for online LLM course

SONIPAT(Haryana):Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) on Monday announced the launch of its first online Master of Laws (LLM) degree in corporate and financial law in partnership with edtech major upGrad.

9 lakh students attended online classes in lockdown: Sisodia

NEW DELHI:Around nine lakh students between KG and class 12 from the Delhi government schools have benefited from the online and SMS/IVR supported learning during the lockdown, Education Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday.

B'desh schools, colleges to reopen only after pandemic is over'

DHAKA:Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that school and colleges across the country will reopen only after the coronavirus pandemic was over.

In a first, Kerala schools' new academic year begins online

THIRUVANTHAPURAM:With authorities trying their level best to bring back normalcy to day-to-day lives of people -- thrown haywire by the coronavirus outbreak and subsequent lockdown -- Kerala has opted for online teaching to ensure the studies of schoolchildren in the coastal state does not suffer.

GNDU to conduct examinations of exit classes from July 1

AMRITSAR: The Guru Nanak Dev University has decided to conduct terminal examinations of only 'exit' classes of the degree and diploma courses at present. The tentative schedule of examination to conduct the theory and practical exams of the 'exit' classes is from 1st July to 20th July 2020 and the date sheet has been uploaded on the Guru Nanak Dev University website.

Alumni to mentor Lucknow University students

LUCKNOW: The alumni of Lucknow University, who are experts in different fields, will now mentor the students.
Around 1,000 former students have expressed their wish to get registered on the alumni portal that was set up in the university's centenary year.

Two AMU students booked for Pro-Pak post on social media

ALIGARH:lTwo students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have been booked by police for allegedly posting "inappropriate content" on social media on the occasion of Eid.

NCC cadets working with corona warriors with a sense of service and courage

SHIMLA: In view of the global pandemic COVID-19, NCC cadets are doing vital task of spreading awareness in the state and also helping the administration at the grassroots level, which reinforces in the cadets' sense of discipline, service to nation and duty with devotion.

Time to make online education like on-campus experience: UNSW Sydney

NEW DELHI: Amid Covid-19-disrupted academic year, cancelled classes and examinations, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney has taken a big leap forward in terms of online education for its global student community.

Online survey reveals 90.2 percent teachers online classes for first time

CHANDIGARH: Out of the total 82.1% respondents having no previous experience of online teaching, 90.2% teachers said that they are taking online classes for the first time, while 9.8% teachers mentioned that they were not taking online classes during lockdown amid COVID-19.

Rajasthan school students to study via TV from June 1

JAIPUR:The government school students in Rajasthan will get to learn course study via television from June 1 as the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry has allotted it a slot on Doordarshan to ensure regular education during the lockdown.

Jamia student in judicial custody till May 31

NEW DELHI:A Delhi court has sent a Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha to judicial custody till May 31 in connection with the December 15 violence in the Jamia Nagar area in the city, police said on Sunday.

Covid-19: Top intl pharma experts attend Webinar at RBU

MOHALI: In view of the COVID-19 pandemic condition that the world is facing today pharmaceutical researchers, scientists, and healthcare professionals got together at an international meet on “Pharmaceutical care, Management Prospectives of COVID-19 pandemic”.

CBSE asks failed students of Class IX and XI ask to appear in school-based test

CHANDIGARH: School children are the most sufferer due to COVID 19 as it is an unprecedented situation for them. For the past two months they are confined to home and they have not seen the face of their schools and their teachers. It causes a lot of mental stress and anxiety to them.

JGU receives QS IGAUGE certification for excellence in e-learning

NEW DELHI:O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) on Thursday said it has received E-Learning Excellence for Academic Digitisaton (E-LEAD) certification from the coveted QS IGAUGE for excellence in online education.

AMU medical college increases Covid-19 testing capacity

AGRA:The Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College of the Aligarh Muslim University has purchased a Rs 30-lakh RT-PCR Thermo Fisher machine to augment its coronavirus testing capacity, a university official told IANS