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  • Mumbai: Students ‘design’ a new career option

    Mumbai: Students have begun to opt for courses like design, fashion and communication over the usual standard streams of education. Courses like product design, communication and interior decoration have received popularity and students are considering these courses as a career option. Various educational institutions are providing opportunities for the learning of such courses thus encouraging…

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  • Mumbai University all results declared

    Mumbai: After almost a three-month long delay all Mumbai University (MU) results have been finally declared. Students are finally relieved as they were eagerly waiting for their results of a total of 477 examinations that were conducted by the university. Around 30 results were declared initially till July where deadlines after deadlines were announced to…

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    Mumbai: BMC school kids being trained to make it to India’s Olympiad squad

    Mumbai: For the first time, students of Mumbai’s civic schools are being trained for the Olympiad to compete at the international level. Around 360 students of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools will be specially trained till 2021 to enhance their reasoning skills and improvise their learning. Students of Class 1 to 5 will be selected…

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  • Mumbai University vice chancellor Devanand Shinde opens up on results delay

    Mumbai: For the first time this year, Mumbai University (MU) initiated an online assessment process, which led to a delay in declaration of results. Devanand Shinde, vice chancellor of Shivaji University at Kolhapur, was appointed in August as the acting V-C of the MU to resolve the issue. What is the current status? We have…

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  • Mumbai got a peek into the architectural world of Ottoman Empire with Mimar Sinan

    Mumbai: A walk into experiencing the culture and heritage of Istanbul can be witnessed at the exhibition of the Ottoman Empire at the Mumbai University, Fort campus. The artistic work of the famous architect Mimar Sinan is celebrated by the Turkish Consulate General in Mumbai and Rachana Sansad’s Academy of Architecture. The architectural works like…

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  • To reduce costs, schools and colleges ready to use open source free software

    Since these are free software, the fees that students pay will reduce. Secondly, the licencing cost will also decrease effectively reducing the cost of education Mumbai : Many teachers and faculty of schools and colleges across the city are willing to use open source computer software for learning. This is because various interactive applications on…

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  • Over 50,000 Mumbai University results held in reserve cleared

    Mumbai: Around 50,330 results held in reserve (RR) have been cleared by the Mumbai University (MU) in a period of two weeks. Students were fearful about these results as they were just informed that their results are held in reserve but they are now relieved after receiving their accurate result. Around 23,100 results that were…

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  • Teachers upset on never-ending admission process of FYJC

    Mumbai: Teachers are irked by the never-ending admission process for the First Year Junior College (FYJC). Teachers claim that practically every day one student is being given admission and they have to go back and for-th with the syllabus. The first semester examinations are near but the portion cannot be completed due to this constant…

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  • Mumbai: Students admitted through RTE Act are deprived of books and uniforms

    Mumbai: Around 100 parents thronged the civic education department at Hindu Colony, Dadar on Wednesday, complaining of being deprived of their basic rights. Students who have been admitted through the Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009, have not received uniforms, books, stationery and other basic facilities after three months of the schools beginning to function….

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  • Students fear of being left out in final FYJC admission round

    Mumbai: Students continue to be in a fix because the final round for First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions may not be helpful for all of them. The state education department (SED) has claimed that they will not take responsibility for any student who does not apply or secure admissions in this round. This round…

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  • Mumbai University checking online in theory, manual in practice

    Mumbai: This may come as a shocker — that despite having an online system of assessment in place, some answer sheets of students were checked manually by the Mumbai University. As per the diktat of the Vice-Chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh — who is currently in  limbo —  the entire assessment process should have been undertaken online…

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