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  • Supreme Court lets slow learner get a writer for HSC exams

    In a major relief to a student suffering from slow learning disability, the Supreme Court on February 27 allowed him to avail the facility of a writer while appearing for his Higher Secondary Certificate Exams. The Bombay High court had earlier rejected his plea on grounds that there were no...

    Monday, 2 March 2015 - 6:17am
  • Behind reels, this Gupta learnt to roll off his tongue in Marathi

    Gupta began doing odd jobs like selling tea and fruits before he was hired as a projector operator at Deepak Cinema in Lower Parel where he screened Hindi movies for about two years. In 1992, he joined Bharatmata Theatre, but this time he was asked to screen Marathi movies.

    Friday, 27 February 2015 - 5:05am
  • Time concession may not help them show their true potential

    Merely granting additional time to a slow learner during an examination may not be of much help to him/her, said experts in the backdrop of the Bombay high court declining to allow a HSC student to take the help of a writer for his board exams.

    Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 6:05am
  • Online admission registration under RTE delayed

    The Right to Education (RTE) admission process delays for the parents from economically weaker section for whom 23 February was decided for registration of their children to seek admission under RTE 25percent quota.

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 7:00am
  • Thanks to local MLC, HSC students in for a smooth ride till exam centres

    Parts of the city are becoming increasingly difficult to navigate via road, owing to congestion, repair work and digging up of roads. In particular, students giving their board exams are finding it most difficult to reach their centres on time. However, HSC exam takers in the Western suburbs are...

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 5:40am
  • Higher Secondary Certificate exams: day two, with the usual niggles

    Even as 3.01 lakh students appeared for their Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) English language examinations in Mumbai on Monday, the HSC board claimed the exams went off smoothly. But at one exam centre in Chembur, some students panicked on finding the road to the exam centre dug up, while...

    Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 6:55am
  • No glitches on day 1 of HSC exams: Maharashtra board

    The first day of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) exams ended smoothly with 13 lakh students appearing across the state and 3.18 lakh appearing in the city on Saturday. Maharashtra state board officials claimed that the most colleges followed the Bombay high court ruling to ensure...

    Sunday, 22 February 2015 - 6:20am
  • Professor complains against shooting in Wilson College during board exams

    A professor of Wilson College has complained against the South Mumbai-based institution for violating Maharashtra state board norms by allowing the shooting of an ad film in its premises while students were appearing for their HSC board exams on Saturday. However, college authorities denied the...

    Sunday, 22 February 2015 - 6:20am
  • Few takers for Thalassemia concession due to lack of awareness

    Education experts have blamed the state government for failing to adequately publicise the concession of an extra 20 minutes available to students suffering from thalassemia while they appear for the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) board examination which starts today. This has led a mere 9...

    Saturday, 21 February 2015 - 6:00am
  • Anxious parents enrol selves at English coaching classes

    Getting admission in a school is not everybody's cup of tea. It has been observed that before the admission process starts in city schools, parents rush to join English speaking courses in order to prepare themselves for the interviews that they will face.

    Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 6:15am