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Vinamrata Borwankar

  • Mumbai university takes steps to ensure correct assessment

    To ensure that students do not suffer due to lack of uniformity and errors in the marking system, Mumbai university's commerce faculty has decided to conduct subject-wise meetings to discuss the system ahead of the start of moderation of the ongoing examinations.

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 9:05am
  • MLC moves Bombay high court against Maharashtra for cancelling approvals for non-teaching staff in primary schools

    MLC from teachers' constituency Ramnath Mote has filed a writ petition in the Bombay high court against the state's decision to not approve any non-teaching staff in primary schools in the state. According to a chronicle issued by the state school education department, following a meeting held on...

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 9:25am
  • With exams less than a month away, SNDT students await notes

    As exams are scheduled to begin on May 9, students of the first year MA (distance education) of SNDT University are yet to receive notes for several subjects. "We have not received notes for any of the five papers of this term. We have paid Rs7,000 for the course and the notes. However, we do not...

    Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 9:15am
  • On day 2, RTE online admissions picks up

    On day two of the online admissions for 25% seats reserved under the Right to Education Act 2009, the help centres saw more number of parents queuing up for admission and many filled up the forms on their own.

    Saturday, 12 April 2014 - 7:55am
  • Parents up in arms against Billabong High International School (BHIS)

    In another bout of trouble for the Billabong High International School (BHIS), a few parents from it's Juhu branch have alleged that the school is demanding a part of the fees for the next academic year even as they ask for the leaving certificates of their children. According to the parents, the...

    Friday, 11 April 2014 - 6:45am
  • Online RTE admissions in Mumbai to kick-start today

    After several delays, the first ever online RTE admissions in the city will kick-start on Thursday. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will conduct the admissions for the 25% seats reserved in unaided non-minority schools for children from economically weaker sections of society. This is...

    Thursday, 10 April 2014 - 7:30am
  • School claimed to have ICSE affiliation, cheated us: Parents

    Parents of children studying at St George School, Model Town, Mulund, have alleged that the school has been functioning without an affiliation from the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), which has threatened the future of several students.

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 7:55am
  • Leak forces students to take exam twice, delay at other centres

    While the university claims that it swung into action as soon as it was alerted of the TYBCom (semester VI) Marketing and Human Resources Management (MHRM) paper being circulated ahead of the exam on Friday morning, several students had to rewrite the paper. "We started the paper on time (at 11am...

    Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 8:55am
  • School asks parents to pay or seek admission elsewhere

    As parents of children studying at the Billabong High International School (BHIS), Thane, continue to remain against the school management over an alleged unjustified fee hike, the school says it might have to ask students to seek admission elsewhere if the parents do not pay the fees. On April 1,...

    Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 7:20am
  • Online admissions for RTE seats likely to start on April 7

    The online admissions for the 25 per cent seats reserved under the Right to Education Act, 2009 are finally expected to start in the city on April 7. The final schedule will be ready in a day, assured BMC authorities. Initially, admissions were to begin on April 5 and were expected to go on till...

    Friday, 4 April 2014 - 8:40am

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