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In its latest order, the Higher Education Department has directed the concerned authorities to initiate measures for the reopening of hostels and other residential facilities for the accommodation of students from February 6.
With a dwindling number of scholarship applications in Odisha, State Higher Education Department asks colleges & Universities to expedite process
Bhubaneswar: Shocking to know but true nonetheless. Principal posts in all colleges of Odisha are lying vacant. Sanctioned principal posts in all the 52 government colleges and 598 posts in as many aided private colleges are vacant, stated Higher Education Minister Ananta Das in the State Assembly today. Replying to an un-starred query from Rourkela […]
Bhubaneswar: Protesting the decision of Utkal University’s Post Graduate (PG)Council to cancel campus polls this year, students of the university organised a dharna in front of the varsity main gate today. “Like this year, the students’ union elections were cancelled last year too. Neither convocation nor any developmental activity was carried out in the university […]
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to ensure punctuality among teaching staff, the State government is planning to install biometric machines across colleges and universities to keep a record of in and out time. According to sources, the Department of Higher Education may install the biometric machines as allegations of absenteeism in teaching staff at educational institutions […]
Bhubaneswar: Utkal University authorities have called off student union elections this year as the situation in campus is not conducive, informed student union advisor of the varsity, Basant Kumar Mallick today. According to sources, the decision was taken at the PG council meeting today. As per a notification issued by the Higher Education Department yesterday, […]
Bhubaneswar: Incidents of poll violence on campus were reported from various colleges across the State today two days after nomination filing process got over. The Students’ Union poll was cancelled in the University Law College and girls’ hostel inmates were asked to leave the rooms immediately. On the other hand, miscreants hurled two bombs at […]
Bhubaneswar: It’s the same time of the year again! The clamour of last year’s campus elections is long settled and the fresh rustle of this year’s polls is being felt across colleges in Odisha. Though the official dates are not yet announced, posters and hoardings have reared their heads as aspirants are already on the […]
Bhubaneswar: The Department of Higher Education today released the first cut-off list for admissions into plus three courses in colleges across Odisha. The selection was held as per the ‘Honours’ subject for the first time unlike previous years. A total of 234893 students applied for different streams out of which 157188 have been selected to […]
Bhubaneswar: The process for admission to Plus-III courses in different colleges across the state has begun today. Students can apply for admissions either offline or online through Common Application Form (CAF) till June 20. For online application, the students need to log on to www.dheodisha.gov.in. This has been informed through a notification issued by the […]
Bhadrak: As normalcy is returning to the trouble-torn town gradually, the district administration has decided to extend duration of curfew relaxation by two more hours from 2 pm to 4 pm. The decision came after a review of the situation in the town, Collector Gyan Ranjan Das said. Earlier, curfew was relaxed for seven hours, […]
Bhubaneswar: Students across the State have welcomed online fill-up of the Common Application Form (CAF) for admission into Plus II courses in junior colleges as well as offline availability of the form from Monday.
Srinagar: Authorities decided to re-open schools and colleges across the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday after shutting them the previous day to maintain law and order in the wake of a gunfight that killed three militants. “All schools and colleges will re-open today (Tuesday) in the valley. Although the District Magistrates will decide if any educational […]
Mumbai: People of Mumbai and adjoining region braced for another spell of heavy rains today, a day after incessant downpour disrupted normal life in the megapolis, affecting rail, road and air traffic. Commuters stuck at various stations since last night due to disruption of suburban train services were seen making their way home this morning […]