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National Commission for Backward Classes chairperson Bhagwan Lal Sahni hits out at govt panel recommendation to exempt all 23 IITs from implementing quota policy.
The number of Covid cases on the IIT campus is now 104; TN govt has written to all district collectors asking them to keep an eye on hostels as colleges reopen.
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Education ministry releases statement saying engineering courses in mother tongue will be an option in some colleges, beginning 2021-22 academic session.
IIT Delhi director says matter will be discussed by Joint Admission Board. But this will be a one-time step and will be extended to only those who have exhausted their two attempts this year.
The online recruitment process had run into controversy in August and was temporarily put on hold only to be resumed in September.
JEE Advanced will take place on 27 September. Top 2,50,000 candidates who have qualified JEE Main will be eligible to sit for the exam.
In a tweet, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank says low attendance is possibly because the JEE is being held twice a year now.
In interview to ThePrint, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal says NEP will be implemented uniformly across all schools, will ensure 6% of India's GDP is spent on education.
Seven IITs decided not to participate in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in April, alleging a lack of transparency.