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Plus II admission
Plus II Admission In Odisha: Seat Increase Applications Deadline Extended For Junior Colleges

The last date for submission of applications by the institutions has been extended till 6 pm of July 28. It said the move followed request from 'a good numbers of principals of Higher Secondary Schools.'

Teaching at door step
Odisha: School Students Deprived Of Online Classes To Get Door-Step Education

In a bid to impart education to students deprived of online classes, the Odisha government has planned to engage budding teachers especially those who are under training, for providing door-step teaching in inaccessible and remote areas in the State.

Odisha Govt Asks Headmasters To Take At Least Two Classes Daily

Bhubaneswar: The State government Monday asked the headmasters/headmistresses of all government schools to take at least two classes per day apart from school management works. In a letter to all…

Covid-19 Resurgence: Odisha Minister Clarifies On Closure Of Schools

Bhubaneswar: The recent surge in Covid-19 cases across Odisha has raised questions over the continuation of classes in schools which resumed two months ago following closure for nearly a year. The resurgence of the virus situation which has affected several private and autonomous institutions in the Capital city and in other parts of the State […]

Woman teacher
Odisha: Govt Reinstates Visually Impaired Woman Teacher

Sundergarh: A visually impaired woman teacher at Bhedavahal Primary School in the district, Tapeswari Panda who was given forced retirement on February 17 has been reinstated by the government. The development was informed by School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash. “I had directed a departmental inquiry on media reports that she had turned […]

School class
No Sunday Classes From April In Odisha Schools

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to stop classroom teachings for the class X and XII on Sundays from April 1. School and Mass Education Minister Sameer Ranjan Dash said that classes for revision of courses will be held from the April 1 as syllabi have almost been covered. “Students’ attendance has also decreased significantly […]

School Timings In Odisha Likely To Change, Says Minister

Bhubaneswar: The timings for morning for class 9 to 12 students are likely to change in view of the sudden rise in maximum temperature and possible heat wave conditions in the State, said Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash on Tuesday. While talking to reporters in Bhadrak, Dash said that the government on […]

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Odisha Schools Start Morning Classes From Today As Mercury Soars

Bhubaneswar: In view of the soaring daytime temperature that crossed 40 degree Celsius at several places in the State, schools have started classes in morning shift from today to avoid heat wave related eventuality. The School and Mass Education department has directed all District Education Officers (DEOs) to ensure morning classes amid strict adherence to […]

Covid-19 Resurgence Fear In Odisha: DEOs Asked To Ensure Strict Protocols In Schools

Bhubaneswar: In view of the fresh spike in number of Covid-19 cases in some states of the country, Odisha School and Mass Education department has directed all District Education Officers (DEOs) to ensure strict implementation of safety protocols in schools for the larger interest of students and teaching staff. In a letter to the DEOs, […]

Reopening Of Schools: BMC Opens Helpline For Schools
Covid-19 Surge: Decision On Closure Of Schools, Lockdown After Review, Says Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: The sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in several States including Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh has put the administrative officials in Odisha on ‘alert mode.’ Special instructions have been issued by several district Collectors to strictly enforce COVID-19 guidelines. The School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Sunday said that even […]

RTE Act: Admissions Under EWS Quota In Pvt Schools To Get Online In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Admissions of students under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota in private schools in Odisha will now get online. The Odisha government on Friday issued a calendar mentioning the datelines relating to the functioning of the online system of implementation of Section 12-(1) (C) of the Right To Education (RTE) Act, 2009. In a letter, […]

High School Students In Odisha Can Now Get Certificates Online
High School Students In Odisha Can Now Get Certificates Online

Bhubaneswar: High School students in Odisha will now don’t have to run to Board of Secondary Education (BSE) office to get their documents as they can now apply for all the certificates online. As part of the ongoing reforms to improve the quality of education in government-aided schools and higher secondary schools in the State, […]

Odisha: Schools For Class IX, XI Reopen After 10 Months Break

Bhubaneswar: After a hiatus of over 10 months, schools for the students of class IX and XI reopened today amid strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols across the State. As per the Standard Operating Procedures (SoP) set by the School and Mass Education Department, classes will be held for two and a half hours beginning from […]

Reopening Of Schools For Class 1 to 8 Students; SOP Being Prepared, Says Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: The physical mode of teaching for class 1 to 8 students in schools across Odisha is likely to resume soon. School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Saturday informed that a decision regarding the reopening of schools for class 1 to 8 students will be taken at an appropriate time. Already the […]

Odisha Matric Exam
Odisha Matric Exams Date Announced, Check Details

Bhubaneswar: The School and Mass Education Department on Friday announced dates for the High School Certificate (HSC) Examination or Matric examination conducted by the Board of Secondary of Education (BSE). As per the announcement, the exam will begin on May 3 and will continue till May 15. Similarly, examination for Madhyama Sanskrit will be held […]

Delay In Announcement Of +2 Exam Details Worries Students

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Odisha School and Mass Education Department has announced details of matric board examinations 2021, delay in issuing fixed guidelines for the conduct of +2 examinations has become a cause of concern for the higher secondary students. The students who have already started classes including theory and practical are still apprehensive about […]

Odisha: Covid Infection In Schools A Worrying Trend! Minister Says Situation Under Control
Odisha: Covid Infection In Schools A Worrying Trend! Minister Says Situation Under Control

Bhubaneswar: It is hardly a week that the schools in Odisha have reopened post a nine-month-long COVID hiatus, and the rising infection among teachers and students has created a sense of fear among all. Magnify the issue, and one would not disagree with the fact that there is a tough job ahead for the school […]

Big Breaking: Class 10, 12 Students To Go Through Health Checkup, New Notification Released

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the reopening of schools for Class 10 and 12 students, the Odisha government on Tuesday directed district Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to conduct health check-up of students, teachers and other non-teaching staffs. In a latest notification, the Health and Family Welfare Department has directed the concerned officials to mobilise ASHA/ANM workers to […]

Syllabus for 2020-21 academic session reduced
Reopening Of Schools In Odisha: OSSTA Expresses Concerns Over Acute Staff Crunch

Bhubaneswar: A couple of days after the Odisha government announced reopening of schools for 10th and 12th standard students from January 8, the Odisha Secondary School Teachers’ Association (OSSTA) has expressed deep concerns over lack of teachers in schools which could pose obstacle in government’s order for a 100-day classroom teaching before the final examinations. […]

Odisha Govt Issues Revised Order On Merger Of Schools

Bhubaneswar: After facing severe criticism during the Assembly proceedings in the winter session, the Odisha Government decided to change its decision on merger of schools in scheduled and non-scheduled areas. The Odisha government has said that the primary and upper primary schools having less than 15 students, and not 20 as decided earlier, will be […]

Parents’ Body Alleges Mass Education Dept Plans To Close down 14,000 Govt Schools

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Abhibhabak Mahasangh, an organisation of parents across the state, has written to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seeking the latter’s intervention over the alleged plans of the School and Mass Education Department to close down around 14,000 government-run schools in the state to benefit private schools. In fact, the organisation has demanded the […]

School and Mass Education Minister Sameer Dash
Odisha To Re-Open Schools For Students Of Class IX To XII In November: Says Minister

Bhubaneswar: Classes for students from IX to XII will resume in November for which the guidelines and standard operating procedure (SOP) are being prepared by the School and Mass Education Department. “A meeting of senior officials was held yesterday to discuss the modalities for the re-opening of Classes from IX to XII. Schools will open […]

We Are Ready For Reopening Of Schools; SOP, Dates Soon: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: School and Mass Education Minister, Sameer Ranjan Dash on Saturday said that the dates for reopening of schools will be announced soon. While speaking exclusively to OTV, the minister said that the school and mass education department will soon issue a detail standard operating procedure (SOP) to facilitate reopening of schools, particularly from Standard […]

Reopening Of Schools: Odisha Govt To Take A Final Call By October End, Says Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will take a final call on the reopening of schools after reviewing the COVID-19 situation by October end, said School and Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash, on Tuesday. Dash told reporters that the Centre has already left the decision on States to come up with necessary safety guidelines for reopening of […]

First Cut-Off Percentage For +2 Arts, Science And Commerce Admission Out, Check Details
First Cut-Off Percentage For +2 Arts, Science And Commerce Admission Out, Check Details

Bhubaneswar: The School and Mass Education department today published the first phase cut-off list for admission into Plus-II courses in different institutions across Odisha. With 89 percent, Ravenshaw Junior College in Cuttack has the highest cut-off mark for admission into +2 science stream followed by 88.6 percent in BJB College, Bhubaneswar and 86.67 percent Nilakantha Nagar […]