IIT-Bhubaneswar holds end‐semester exams online amid Corona pandemic

Bhubaneswar: IIT-Bhubaneswar conducted the end‐semester examinations in the normal comprehensive way in online mode from June 24 to 30 for its final year subjects. A total of 526 students, including BTech (206) Dual Degree (36), M.sc (75), M.Tech (167), PhD (42) appeared the examinations. The  commercially  available  systems  for  online  examinations  are  normally  designed to […]

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Digital Methods To Change The Education System In Post COVID-19 Era

Bhubaneswar: Digital medium can only change the post COVID-19 education system said Chairman of NIOS and faculty at the School of Education at IGNOU, Prof Chandra Bhusan Sharma, while attending the valedictory of event of a webinar organised by the School of Education of Ravenshaw University in Cuttack. The 10 days webinar on “Education In […]

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Central University Common Entrance Test postponed

Koraput: The Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) for admission into all UG and PG programmes at Central University of Odisha (CUO), Koraput scheduled to be held on May 30 and 31 and for research programmes on June 6 and 7 were postponed, said an official release. “Last date for submission of online application form […]

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Corona, Classroom & Curriculum: Combating Crisis

By Sraban Kumar Bag It is unarguably an accepted proposition that, ‘the pandemic ‘Corona’ has brought a great deal of concern on the present education system of our country, particularly to the classroom process, curriculum planning and preparation for the next academic session’. As we know the outbreak of this pandemic took place at the […]

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OJEE-2020 postponed amid nationwide lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) scheduled to be held in the first week of May was postponed due to extension of nationwide lockdown period. The next date of the examination will be announced later, informed OJEE Chairman Sudeep Kumar Chand on Tuesday. OJEE is a computer-based entrance examination held every year for admission […]

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Reduce or defer school fees for three months, Odisha tells private schools

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Friday advised all private educational institutions in the State to be sympathetic to consider reduction or deferment of school fees for three months from April to June in view of the ongoing lockdown and the prevailing associated economic stress due to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) in […]

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CUO extends date for submitting admission forms till April 25

Bhubaneswar: The last date for submission of online application form for admission into various Under Graduate, Post-Graduate and Research programmes offered by Central University of Odisha (CUO), Koraput through CUCET 2020 was extended till April 25, said an official release. In view of the lockdown situation all over the country to prevent possible spread of […]

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OSOU launches free online learning platform amid Coronavirus scare

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Open University (OSOU) has opened up all its learning resources free for those interested to learn online amid the novel Coronavirus aka Covid-19 scare. The learning resources include study materials, video lectures, question banks, e-library and short term skill development programmes. These web-based resources are for Bachelor, Master, Post Graduate Diploma, […]

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205 Odisha schools don’t have classrooms

Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Wednesday informed that a total of 205 schools, including 90 primary and 115 elementary schools have no classrooms in Odisha. While Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s home district Ganjam recorded the highest number of 20 primary schools and 30 elementary schools operating without classrooms, Mayurbahnj recorded the least with one school […]

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Matric Odia question paper goes viral!

Bhubaneswar: It seems holding a fair examination is beyond the capacity of the State Government as an hour of after the examination started, Odia language paper found circulating in mobile phone platforms in Dharmagarh area in Kalahandi district. According to reports, image of Odia question paper was found circulating in mobile phones while the examination […]

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