Govt sets up panel for school infrastructure

Govt sets up panel for school infrastructure

Jammu: The state administration has set up a panel for implementation of saturation of toilets, drinking water and electricity in government schools in the state, a senior official said Monday. The General Administrative Department (GAD) has ordered constitution of district-level committee on this issue. “Sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of a district-level committee […]

‘Fleeing with answer sheet’: JKBOSE disqualifies class 12 student for a year

‘Fleeing with answer sheet’: JKBOSE disqualifies class 12 student for a year

SRINAGAR: The J&K State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has allegedly disqualified a Class 12 annual examination candidate for a year on charges of using “unfair means”, alleging that he fled with the answer script of his General English paper, even as the candidate denies any wrongdoing. Suhail Rashid from Srinagar’s Karan Nagar area had […]

Students protest non-availability of teaching stuff in Kangan winter tutorial centre

Students protest non-availability of teaching stuff in Kangan winter tutorial centre

KANGAN: Despite snowfall, the students of a government-run winter tutorial centre in Hariganiwan in Kangan area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district protested Saturday against the non-availability of the required teaching staff in the centre. Reports said that the students staged a protest by blocking the Srinagar-Sonamarg road, demanding adequate teaching staff. As a result of […]

Shocking lack of infrastructure in JK schools

Shocking lack of infrastructure in JK schools

70% schools without electricity connection, absence of drinking water, toilets endemic Srinagar: The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER)-2018, which has painted a grim picture of learning among school children enrolled in J&K schools, has at the same time highlighted the dearth of infrastructure at the institutions. Close to 70 percent schools in the state […]

NGO’s education survey reports dismal state in JK govt schools

NGO’s education survey reports dismal state in JK govt schools

Srinagar: Almost 95 percent of Class 3 students in government schools in Jammu and Kashmir cannot read a text meant to be read in Class 2, the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2018 released by the NGO Pratham has said. The annual report, the 13th in a series, says that six years ago in […]

JKBOSE 12th results: Ganderbal girl tops in Commerce stream with 97.80% marks

JKBOSE 12th results: Ganderbal girl tops in Commerce stream with 97.80% marks

GANDERBAL: It was a proud moment for Gandrbal district on Monday evening when the J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) declared the results of Class 12 examinations. Student of Green Valley Education Institute, Illahibagh Srinagar, Zakia-Binti-Zia, daughter of Peer Zia-U-Din Baba from Tulmulla, Ganderbal emerged as the commerce stream topper in the Kashmir region. Zakia-Binti-Zia […]

Recording 0% result in class 10, Budgam school has gone from bad to worse

Recording 0% result in class 10, Budgam school has gone from bad to worse

Srinagar: In the recently declared class 10 board results in which the pass percentage of government schools has apparently improved, a government school in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, has gone from bad to worse by recording zero percent result in the annual examination. The pass percentage in the exam at the school was 50 percent […]

Govt school headmasters, teachers suspended for poor results

Govt school headmasters, teachers suspended for poor results

Srinagar: The Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) on Thursday ordered suspension of teachers including headmasters at schools that recorded below-par results in the recently declared Class 10 state board results. An order issued by Director of School Education GN said that the below-par performance of schools was a “matter of grave concern and needs […]

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