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State to reopen answer key access for MHT-CET

The move will enable students to compare their own answer sheet with the final answer key published by the CET cell

CET cell commissioner Dilip Sardesai along with the director of higher education Shailendra Devlankar, and the director of technical education Vinod Mohitkar addressed a conference at the Mantralaya on Saturday
Updated on Jun 23, 2024 06:56 AM IST

Chnage in MUHS exam schedule sparks concern among medical students

IMA MSN demanded that exams be scheduled on alternate days rather than consecutive days, which would provide students additional time to prepare for the exams and reduce chances of burnout

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Updated on Jun 22, 2024 07:22 AM IST

Students fined for ‘derogatory’ play will get chance to appeal: IIT-B director

IIT Bombay fines students for controversial play Raahovan based on Ramayana, allowing them to appeal decision; no academic losses incurred.

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Updated on Jun 21, 2024 07:38 AM IST

Students demand removal of NTA, ask for resignation of edu minister

In response, the education ministry cancelled the UGC-NET exam held on June 18, citing the need to ensure the highest level of transparency and integrity in the examination process

Students from various organizations protest outside the Ministry of Education at Central Secretariat in New Delhi on Thursday. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 21, 2024 06:48 AM IST

Artistic freedom vs sacrilege at IIT Bombay; students fined for staging play

IIT Bombay imposed fine on students for controversial play 'Raahovan' that sparked debate on artistic freedom vs religious sensibilities

A group of IIT students registered a formal complaint with the institute, saying that the play included derogatory references to Hindu beliefs
Updated on Jun 20, 2024 09:09 AM IST

Principals anticipate lower cutoffs in Maharashtra engineering colleges

The average cutoff ranged between 85 percentile and 88 percentile last year, while this year, it is likely to hover between 80 and 83 percentiles

The State Common Entrance Test (CET) cell announced the results of MHT-CET on Sunday evening, Representational Image. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 18, 2024 08:48 AM IST

Man who started firefly festival urges state to end it as tourists destroying ecosystem

Ambarish More, who started the festival in the state in 2012, said tourists not only litter the area and use flash photography, which is banned, but they inadvertently kill female fireflies by stepping on them

Man who started firefly festival urges state to end it as tourists destroying ecosystem
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 07:56 AM IST

Son of an auto driver from Mulund scores 100 percentile in MHT CET

Results of the Maharashtra Technical Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) were announced on Sunday evening

Vaity, a resident of Mulund and a first-generation learner from his family completed his studies with the help of scholarships and success in JEE Advance too
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 08:50 AM IST

Joint director highlights illegal conversion of aided to unaided institution

The Joint Director of Higher Education has issued a formal letter to the management of KV Pendharkar College, Dombivli, addressing the illegal conversion of the college from an aided to an unaided institution

Joint director highlights illegal conversion of aided to unaided institution
Updated on Jun 17, 2024 07:28 AM IST

NHAI has spent 489 crore on Panvel-Indapur stretch of Mumbai-Goa highway so far: RTI

Despite spending ₹490 crore on Mumbai-Goa highway, the 84.6 km stretch remains incomplete. Activist Nampoothiry seeks NHRC's help for maintenance and safety measures.

Mumbai, India. June 11, 2024:The Mumbai-Goa Highway, known as MH66, is in poor condition. Potholes on newly (RCC) construction and old road 84 Km stretch between Panvel to Indapur. (Photo by Raju Shinde/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2024 08:30 AM IST

NEET-UG results: Messy process leaves aspirants anxious, parents seek solutions

“In frustration, my son was not ready to talk with any of the family members for at least a week after the result,” a worried parent said

Students protest against the alleged irregularities in NEET UG 2024 results. Representational Image(Nitin Sharma)
Published on Jun 13, 2024 11:18 AM IST

Hopes dashed already of pothole-free monsoon drive on Mumbai-Goa highway

Since it was announced in 2011, National Highway 66 has been touted as a dream thoroughfare, enabling motorists to zip between Mumbai and Goa in just six hours

Mumbai, India. June 11, 2024: National Highways Authority repaired the recently constructed RCC road at Vashi Naka in Raigad district. The Mumbai-Goa Highway, known as MH66, is in poor condition. Potholes on newly (RCC) construction and old road 84 Km stretch between Panvel to Indapur. (Photo by Raju Shinde/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 12, 2024 09:16 AM IST

Students in a fix as CET cell delays BMS admission process

Mumbai students confused as BMS admission delayed, leading to uncertainty over future course choices. Student organizations seek AICTE intervention.

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Updated on Jun 11, 2024 07:36 AM IST

State to give only one uniform to students; schools to provide second outfit

A recent circular from the Maharashtra Prathamik Shikshan Parishad (MPSP) reveals that only one stitched uniform will be provided per student

The state had aimed to provide two sets of uniforms to students from classes 1 to 8, including the Scouts and Guides uniform.
Updated on Jun 10, 2024 08:38 AM IST

JEE-Advanced results out, city’s Dhruvin Doshi secures all India rank of nine

Ved Lahoti of the IIT Delhi zone has emerged as the all-India topper with an impressive score of 355 out of 360 marks. The topper among female candidates is Dwija Dharmeshkumar Patel from Rajkot who secured 332 marks and the seventh all-India rank. IIT Bombay zone includes Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Karnataka states

JEE-Advanced results out, city’s Dhruvin Doshi secures all India rank of nine
Updated on Jun 10, 2024 06:50 AM IST

JEE Advanced 2024 toppers: IIT Mumbai Zone toppers aim to pursue CSE

Dwija Dharmeshkumar Patel is All India Topper in the female category, securing 332 out of 360 marks. Dhruvin Doshi secured AIR 9. Both are from IIT Mumbai zone.

JEE Advanced 2024 toppers: Dwija Dharmeshkumar Patel is All India Topper in the female category.
Published on Jun 09, 2024 08:37 PM IST
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JEE Advanced topper Aryan Prakash with AIR 17 aims to join CSE at IIT Bombay

Aryan Prakash, 17, who hails from Mumbai's Andheri secured an all India rank of 17 and stood fifth from the IIT Bombay zone. Here's his inspirational story.

JEE Advanced topper Aryan Prakash secured AIR 17. He aims to join Computer Science at IIT Bombay.
Published on Jun 09, 2024 04:48 PM IST

Dombivli’s KV Pendharkar College shifts away from aided education

KV Pendharkar College, the first aided college in Dombivli, has announced its decision to shut down its government-aided sections. The college management decided to transition to a completely unaided educational institution in the coming academic year, 2024-25

Dombivli’s KV Pendharkar College shifts away from aided education
Updated on Jun 08, 2024 06:36 AM IST

Maha seeks nixing of NEET-UG exam, parents demand halt to admissions, CBI probe

Results of the exam were declared on June 4, showing 67 students secured all-India rank one by scoring 720 out of 720 marks, leading to an uproar

The NEET (UG) is an all India entrance test for students to want to pursue medical courses. (Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 08, 2024 08:40 AM IST

Students and parents demand NEET UG re-exam, allege malpractice

Medical aspirants demand NEET UG 2024 re-exam due to paper leaks, grace marks, and result errors. NTA clarifies but dissatisfaction persists.

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Updated on Jun 06, 2024 07:18 AM IST

NEET UG Result 2024: Mumbai bakery worker's daughter scores 720/720

Seven students from Maharashtra secured All India Rank (AIR) 1 in NEET UG results. Bakery worker's daughter, Amina Arif one among them.

NEET UG Result 2024: Mumbai bakery worker's daughter scores 720/720
Published on Jun 05, 2024 10:50 AM IST

Seven from Maharashtra among 67 secure AIR 1

Of these 67 candidates, the highest is from Rajasthan (11), followed by eight from Tamil Nadu and seven from Maharashtra.

Amina Arif, a Jogeshwari resident and daughter of a bakery worker, is one of the seven students who scored 720/720 in the state
Updated on Jun 05, 2024 07:04 AM IST

MPSP moots closure of 43 govt-run girls’ schools

The proposal, prompted by directives from the central and state governments to reduce costs, has sparked concerns about the education and safety of approximately 26,000 girls

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Updated on Jun 04, 2024 08:10 AM IST

JJ De-Novo deemed university will run new-age courses

The renowned Sir J.J. School of Art, Architecture & Design is undergoing a significant transformation, poised to become the Sir J.J. University of Art, Architecture & Design

JJ De-Novo deemed university will run new-age courses
Updated on Jun 02, 2024 06:12 AM IST

IIT Bombay launches initiative to draw female students into science

As part of its outreach efforts, IIT Bombay has launched a new programme titled WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering from Rural Parts of India) a year ago

IIT Bombay launches initiative to draw female students into science
Updated on May 31, 2024 09:09 AM IST

BMS is now BCom (Management Studies) in most city colleges

Mumbai University colleges change BMS to BCom (Management Studies), moving to Class 12 marks for admission. AICTE approval needed for BMS.

Mumbai University will allow colleges that choose to continue with the old name of BMS to do so, but with the approval of the All-India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).
Updated on May 30, 2024 06:29 PM IST

59% IIT-B students unhappy with cessation of branch change policy

The IIT-B administration in 2023 decided to drop the branch change option following recommendations from the Academic Stress Mitigation Committee (ASMC)

Mumbai, India - August 13, 2021: View of IIT Bombay main gate, at Powai, in Mumbai, India, on Friday, August 13, 2021. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times) (Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 29, 2024 08:57 AM IST

Not just upper castes, depict all sections: Maha's revamped cultural policy

Expert committee proposes 100+ recommendations to revamp Maharashtra's cultural policy, focusing on inclusive representation in plays and films

A traditional Nandi singing performed at Bharat Natya Sanshodhan Mandir in Pune. (HT FILE)
Updated on May 27, 2024 09:08 AM IST

Eligible BMC teacher candidates still waiting for appt letters

Around 730 teaching candidates in BMC schools await appointment letters, while 15,000 others in Maharashtra have received theirs following a recruitment drive.

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Updated on May 27, 2024 07:46 AM IST

Mumbai: Draft state syllabus includes Bhagavad Gita, Swami Ramdas verses

The draft proposal suggests that students study the lives of religious personalities and include readings from the Bhagavad Gita and Manache Shlok

Students may soon be required to recite Manache Shlok and the twelfth chapter of the Bhagavad Gita. (FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on May 25, 2024 10:10 AM IST
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