Amid allegations, BGSBU cancels entrance test for PhD Urdu

Amid allegations, BGSBU cancels entrance test for PhD Urdu

SRINAGAR: Facing allegations of discrepancies in selection, the Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU), Rajouri has cancelled this year’s entrance test for admission to M Phil and PhD programs in Urdu department. An order issued by Registrar BGSBU, Dr Ashfaq Ahmad Zarri on April 3 said that the entrance test had been cancelled with immediate […]

JKPSC seeks FIR over disruption due to rumours of paper leak

JKPSC seeks FIR over disruption due to rumours of paper leak

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) Wednesday asked police to register an FIR in connection with the disruption during an exam for the post of forest range officer in Srinagar due to rumours of paper leak. The commission in a statement said the papers for “general knowledge” exam scheduled on March 25 […]

Threat of war makes varsities defer exams, events

Threat of war makes varsities defer exams, events

Srinagar: The escalating tensions between India and Pakistan along with the prevailing situation in the valley has forced universities in the state to defer examinations and resumption of class work and postpone academic programmes. A notification issued Wednesday by the Kashmir University’s Deputy Registrar of Academic Affairs said that class work at the varsity’s main […]

Board Results: Don’t Blame Teachers

Board Results: Don’t Blame Teachers

By Malik Younus For some time now accountability has become the buzzword in the school education system, especially when it comes to the matter of results and test scores (Marks). Everyone seems to have a suggestion about ‘fixing’ education by holding teachers accountable for students’ performance in results and scores. But, we should ask ourselves […]

Class 12 examinees allege misbehaviour of staff at Chanapora centre

SRINAGAR: A delegation of 12th class students who appeared in Psychology paper examination on Monday at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Chanapora have alleged harassment at the hands of the supervisory staff at the centre. According to the students’ delegation, the paper was given to the students 15 minutes late and the staff of the […]

Slams KU over ‘exam mismanagement’, fee hike

Slams KU over ‘exam mismanagement’, fee hike

Srinagar: Slamming Kashmir University over mismanagement of examination and fee hike, the National Conference Saturday said the varsity has maintained silence on these issues and the student fraternity is bearing the brunt of their negligence. “The functioning of Kashmir university administration in catering to the needs of students is ‘dismal’,” the spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar […]