Open book examinations in Delhi University have started from Monday and have been conducted only for the final year students. These examinations have been conducted for all the three categories of students -- Regular, School of Open Learning (SOL) and Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB).
"PUC students don't need minimum marks for the CET on August 28-30 to get a seat in engineering and medical colleges in 2021-22 academic year," state deputy chief minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan told reporters here. Narayan is also in-charge of the state higher education department. CET will be held at designated centres across the state under the Covid-induced guidelines in maths and biology on August 28 and physics.
After holding meetings with all the stakeholders, including students' bodies and teachers, on Tuesday, Assam Education Minister Ranoj Pegu told the media that before holding the High School Leaving Certification (HSLC or Class X) and higher secondary (Class XII) examinations, all the invigilators and staff involved in the entire process would be vaccinated.
The evaluation process for the students will be decided by the respective boards in consultation with the expert committee and the state education department, which will be announced within seven days. "We had formed an expert committee and majority of its members are of the view that given the pandemic situation, the students should not be allowed to go to schools to appear for the exams.
At the outset, it is important to understand that career guidance helps learners understand their strengths and weaknesses and then match them with their skills and interests so that they can get the best suitable career choice. The pressure to make career and higher education choices is a nerve-wracking experience for most learners.
According to a BHU spokesman, among the major decisions approved by the executive council, the proposal of utilising the varsity's property in Shimla was on top. Another major proposal was to set up a world class auditorium on campus. The members approved a proposal given by Sanganeria Foundation to build this auditorium of 1,000-seat capacity.
Addressing the 40 working professionals of the first batch with job experience ranging from three to over 20 years, IIM Amritsar Director Nagarajan Ramamoorthy said, "Our institution will ensure that business leaders, as well as accomplished alumni, would endow the executives with expertise that would substantively benefit their current organisations."