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Tag: Colleges

Hostel reopening
Hostels To Reopen In Odisha Universities & Colleges From Feb 6; Physical Teaching From Feb 7

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.

Odisha Higher Edu Dept Asks Colleges To Expedite Validation Process Of Student Scholarships

With a dwindling number of scholarship applications in Odisha, State Higher Education Department asks colleges & Universities to expedite process

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In Pics: Odisha Universities, Colleges For Pre-Final Year Students Reopen From Today

Bhubaneswar: After remaining shut for over eleven months due to Covid-19 restrictions, universities and colleges for second-year undergraduate and first-year postgraduate students reopened across the State from today with adherence to the safety protocols and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by the State government. The sitting arrangements in classrooms at the universities and colleges have […]

Re-Opening of Universities, Colleges Post Lockdown; UGC Asks Institutions To Implement Guidelines

Bhubaneswar: Normalcy is all set to return to campuses after Centre allowed resumption of physical mode of teaching in  several universities and colleges across the country. The Centre has been releasing several unlock guidelines in view of the Covid-19 pandemic situation at regular intervals with necessary precautions that needs to be followed strictly. Schools, colleges […]

PG Spot Admissions In Universities, Colleges: Odisha Releases Guidelines & Timeline

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday issued guidelines and schedule for the post graduate (PG) spot admissions in various universities and colleges across the State. In a letter, the Higher Education Department has asked the Chairpersons of PG Councils of all state public universities, controller of examinations and principals of Colleges to make necessary arrangements […]

Big Announcement: Colleges To Reopen From New Year In Odisha; Semester Exams To Be Postponed!

Bhubaneswar: The Higher Education Department is hopeful that colleges across Odisha would reopen in January 2021. However, a final decision in this regard will be taken by the Odisha government after reviewing all aspects including the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the State, said Secretary, Higher Education Department Saswat Mishra on Thursday. While talking to reporters […]

Universities, Colleges In Uttar Pradesh Reopen Today

Lucknow: The universities and degree colleges across Uttar Pradesh are reopening from Monday. The educational institutions will reopen with only 50 per cent attendance and students, on a roster basis, can attend the class in any enclosed area. A maximum of 200 students can attend the class at any given time. The universities and colleges […]

Unlock 5 Guidelines: Here's What You Can Expect - Cinema Halls, Tourist Spots, Religious Places To Open?

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: As the fourth phase of lockdown is all set to end in two days, people are now eyeing more relaxations and opening up of more activities in the month of October. Unlock-5, perhaps the fifth phase of opening of the economy and other activities, will start from October 1. The Ministry of […]

Naveen Patnaik
Odisha Schools, Colleges To Remain Shut Till Puja Holidays: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Clearing the air on the reopening of schools and colleges, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced that they will remain closed till Puja holidays in view of the COVID-19 situation in the state. CM Naveen made the announcement while he was reviewing the COVID-19 situation in the state. While making the announcement, the […]

Common Entrance Exam For PG Admissions From 2020: Odisha Minister 

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, the State Higher Education Department has decided to conduct a common examination from the next academic year, i.e. 2020, for admission into post graduate (PG) courses in colleges and universities across Odisha. The decision was taken during the 4th vice chancellors’ conclave chaired by Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo in […]

Would opening colleges help restore normalcy in Kashmir?

Srinagar: All colleges and universities are scheduled to resume academic activities from Wednesday in the valley even as a question mark hangs on the attendance of students and scholars in these institutions of higher learning. In addition to over nearly two dozen colleges, there are four universities in Kashmir. These include the first and the […]

Government Approves Addition Of 15,700 MBBS Seats In 75 New Colleges

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved on Wednesday setting up of 75 government medical colleges to be attached with existing district or referral hospitals by 2021-22. The establishment of new medical colleges, under phase III of the ongoing Centrally sponsored scheme, will add at least 15,700 MBBS seats in the country. […]

Cancellation Of Student Polls In Odisha: Protests Staged At Rama Devi Women's University

Bhubaneswar: Students of Rama Devi Women’s University staged protest today against cancellation of student union polls in universities and degree colleges across the state. As per reports, ABVP members today locked up the university gate protesting the State government’s decision and also burnt posters of Higher Education Department Minister Arun Sahoo. As the situation worsened, […]

Cancellation of Student polls In Odisha: ABVP Stages Protest outside Minister's Residence

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Higher Education Department of Odisha decided to cancel student union elections in the colleges and universities across the State, various student unions vehemently opposed the decision and staged protests today. The ABVP (Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad) today gheraoed the residence of Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo protesting cancellation of student […]

Odisha schools, colleges with zero pass percentage to face music

Bhubaneswar: A significant rise in the number of educational institutions in Odisha registering zero success rate this year has stoked concerns. Out of nine students who registered at College of Art & Culture in Sarakhia, Dhenkanal, two years back, not a single student could clear the Plus-II examination this year. Similarly, KPD College in Daspalla […]

biometric attendance
Biometric attendance for teachers to be made compulsory in Odisha colleges, universities

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 […]

Students stage dharna to protest poll ban in Utkal University

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 […]

No student union polls in Utkal University this year

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, […]

Principal posts vacant in all Odisha govt, aided colleges!

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 […]

Schools, colleges reopen in Kashmir Valley

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 braces for another day of heavy rains; schools shut

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 […]

Poll violence on campus in colleges across Odisha

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 […]

Poll fever already setting in across college campuses

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 […]

DHE Odisha releases first cut-off list for +3 admissions

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 […]

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Odisha colleges begin Plus-III admission process

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 […]

Curfew relaxed for two more hours as peace returns to Bhadrak

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, […]

Students welcome online form fill up for Plus II admission

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.