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Centre Extends JEE-Advanced Registration By 5 Days After Naveen’s Request

Bhubaneswar: The Centre on Tuesday extended the date of online registration for JEE-Advance by five more days till May 14 for Odisha students. The decision came after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote to Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar, requesting...

More Than 3000 Students To Appear For JEE Advance From Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 3,261 students will appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advance from the state this year, to be held on May 27. “As many as 2,733 students completed their registration before the date extension. After the...

NEET Exam In Odisha Postponed

  New Delhi: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) scheduled for Sunday in Odisha for admission to medical colleges have postponed in view of the impact of cyclone Fani. The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Saturday, which conducts the exam,...

Autonomy For Varsities To Be Focal Theme For AIU Conference

Bhubaneswar: Autonomy, considered an essential prerequisite for universities to flourish, will be the focus of deliberations at the three-day annual meet of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) beginning at the SOA (Deemed to be University) here on Saturday. “Without...
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Venkaiah Naidu Urges Odisha Students To Address Mother As ‘Maa’, Not ‘Mummy’

Bhubaneswar: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu urged students in the state to address their mothers as "Maa" instead of "Mummy" in order to promote their mother tongue. He began his speech in Odia, wishing the people on Utkal Diwas. He was...

JEE Main II Exam For Paper-I Begins

Bhubaneswar: The All India Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main II entrance test paper-I for B.E. and B.Tech, conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), began across the country on Monday. The test will be held on April 8, 9, 10...

Will Science, Arts & Commerce Streams Cease To Exist? Find Out

New Delhi: The draft national policy on education, submitted to the government on May 31, has suggested far-reaching reforms in higher education such as abolition of Science, Arts and Commerce stream at the undergraduate level with the emphasis on...

NIT-Rourkela To Offer PG Course In Big Data Engineering

Rourkela: National Institute of Technology (NIT)-Rourkela has announced a partnership with Edureka, an e-learning platform, to introduce a PG programme in Big Data Engineering and meet the IT industry’s growing need for qualified engineers. The interest to build a career...

Draft Education Policy Suggests Trimming Down School Syllabus

New Delhi: The draft national education policy, currently under evaluation, has emphasised on drastically reducing the school curriculum and ending distinctions between co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The policy asks for giving students enough scope and time to experiment with different...

KISS Bags Leadership Award

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) conferred Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) with ‘Leadership Award’ at a special function in New Delhi on Tuesday. Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu handed over the award to KIIT...
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