Free Press Journal
  • Medical college admission scam: Doctor duped of Rs 90 lakh after being promised admission for son

    Thane: A doctor from Kalyan was allegedly duped of Rs 90 lakh on the pretext of getting his son admission in a medical college, police said on Sunday. According to a complaint filed by Dr Balkrishna Shetty on Saturday night, he wanted his son to get admission in a medical college for a post-graduate course, Thane City Police Public Relations Officer Sukhada Narkar told reporters. “Shetty came in contact with one Prasad Gadkari,

  • Mumbai admission fraud case: 33-year-old man held for duping 40 parents

    Mumbai: The police has arrested a 33-year-old man for allegedly conning around 40 parents over the admission of their children in Narsee Monjee Institute for Management Studies (NMIMS), whose management filed a complaint at Juhu police station.

  • 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 will be conducted on the First Come, First Served (FCFS) basis as per directions from the state

  • Bhopal: DME releases fresh dates for NEET counselling

    Bhopal: Directorate of medical education (DME) released fresh NEET 2017 counselling date in accordance with Supreme Court and High Court decisions, on Wednesday. The courts had instructed the state government to give the admission to state domicile students as under the state admission notifications. Earlier the DME had given the admission to other states’ students ignoring the admission notification.

  • FYJC colleges with full seats set to start academic session

    Mumbai: Irked by the month-long tedious First Year Junior College (FYJC) admission process, top colleges have begun their academic year and are not waiting for the fourth merit list. The top colleges where seats are full stated that the admission process has delayed the entire academic year and this delay would pressurise teachers to rush with the syllabus.

  • FYJC admissions: Students can still opt for top colleges

    Mumbai: In good news for First Year Junior College (FYJC) students, they can still opt for top colleges for admissions in the third merit list as few seats are still vacant and the students have this last opportunity and most of these institutes will not have a fourth merit list.

  • Indian students rush to Canadian universities

    Toronto: The number of Indian students seeking admission to Canadian institutions is increasing very rapidly, according to a report.

  • Mumbai: FYJC first merit list delayed, students wait for long hours

    Mumbai: The anticipation of over 2.35 lakh students applying for FYJC (First Year Junior College) admissions was ruined into delays as the first merit list itself was not uploaded in one day. The list which was supposed to be declared in the evening was delayed by at least seven hours.

  • Mumbai: Junior colleges have free hand to fill minority quota

    Mumbai: The minority quota First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions are conducted by respective colleges without any interference from the state education department. While some junior colleges admit students based on a merit list, others have fixed cut off percentage and few colleges decided on walk-in admissions for the minority students without any percentage consideration.

  • Dear Mumbaikars, are you sending your child to an authorised school?

    Mumbai: According to a report, there are a total of 318 unauthorised in Mumbai, spread across SoBo, North Mumbai and Thane. With admissions for primary and secondary schools getting underway, the Department of Education released of list of illegal schools recently.

  • Bhopal: Doctors threaten resignation; protest against DME, medical education commissioner

    BHOPAL: Around 250 doctors posted in health facilities of the state have decided to resign from their post because they are not getting admission in post graduation course. The doctors demonstrated at Satpuda Bhawan on Monday to press their demand of a proper policy to include most areas of the state so that they are eligible to take admission in PG course.

  • Denied admission, Pak cousins approach Swaraj

    New Delhi : Two Pakistani Hindu refugee cousins have sought help from External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj after IGNOU denied them admission for the want of student’s visa, according to a report by PTI.

  • Students twisting facts, playing social justice card, claims JNU

    New Delhi : JNU administration on Saturday alleged that the students who have been “illegally occupying” the admin block have been playing the “social justice” card by twisting facts and making illogical arguments on the admission policy.

  • AFRC ayes hike in fees of 32 colleges

    BHOPAL : An increase in the fees of 32 private medical and nursing colleges for three years was approved by the Admission and Fees Regulatory Committee on Friday.