School Closure 2022 LIVE: Gujarat, Maharashtra, Delhi; Check State-Wise Updates On Schools, Colleges Closing
School Closure 2022 LIVE: The schools, educational institutions in Bihar will be closed till January 21, in Assam, schools are scheduled to be closed till January 30. Check state-wise updates
School Closure 2022 LIVE: Due to the rapid spike of Covid-19 cases country wide, several states have directed to shut down their schools, colleges, educational institutions. The schools, educational institutions in Bihar will be closed till January 21, in Assam, schools are scheduled to be closed till January 30, Odisha directed to close schools, colleges till February 1.
Meanwhile, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) have decided to announce the term-1 results by January-end. Once released, the Class 10, 12 score cards will be available to download at the official websites- cbse.gov.in, cbseresults.nic.in.
School Closed News Live: Check latest updates on state-wise schools and colleges closure amid Covid scare, and status on CBSE, ICSE term 1 result dates
Maharashtra: Schools, Colleges To Remain Closed Till February 15
The schools, colleges in Maharashtra will remain closed till February 15, 2022, the state government in a circular on January 8 mentioned. Meanwhile, the board exams (10th and 12th) students can continue with their activities. The measures have been taken due to sudden rise in Covid-19 cases.
As per guidelines, the teachers can perform their administrative activities as permitted by School Education Department, Department of Skill and Entrepreneurship Development, other departments. "Exceptions if required by these departments and statutory authorities due to any exigency will have to be got approved by SDMA," it mentioned.
ICAI ISA-AT January Exam 2022: Important Notice For Candidates
For the candidates who could not appear in ISA AT examination held on January 8, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has released an important notice for them. The institute has decided to carry forward the exam fees of those candidates who missed the exam to the immediate next ISA-AT exam.
According to ICAI, the decision has been taken considering the prevailing Covid-19 situation in India, the restrictions imposed by the state governments and local authorities and to protect overall interest and wellbeing of the candidates.
NIT Hamirpur Declared 'Mini Containment Zone' As 59 More Students Test COVID Positive
Fifty-nine more students of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) here tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday forcing the authorities to declare the institute as 'mini containment zone', a district official said.
A total of 140 NIT Hamirpur students have been found infected with the coronavirus in the last three days.
-With PTI Inputs
Samagra Shiksha To Take Care Of Children With Dyslexia, Madras High Court Informed
Samagra Shiksha, functioning under the School Education department, is taking care of the children affected by Dyslexia through special teachers, the Madras High Court has been informed.
A submission to this effect was made by the School Education department in its counter affidavit filed before the Court in response to a PIL petition, recently.
No Plan To Change Bengal Board Exam Schedule: Authorities
There is no plan to change the schedule of upcoming offline board exams in West Bengal for now, given the fact that the dates decided upon are some three to four months away and the COVID-19 situation could improve by then, authorities said on Thursday.
Class 12 exams are slated to be held from April 2 to April 20 and Class 10 exams between March 7 and March 16.
All-India Olympiad Exams Postponed Amid Rise In COVID-19 Cases
The national-level Indian Olympiad exam conducted by the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education has been postponed in view of the increasing COVID-19 cases in the country.
NEET PG 2021 Scorecards Available To Download From January 9
The result of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET PG) was released on September 28, the candidates can download their individual score card on the official website- nbe.edu.in from January 9. The NEET PG cut-off 2021 score for students belonging to the General category is 302, while it is 265 for reserved category students including the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes, and 283 for persons with disabilities.
The counselling schedule for NEET-PG and UG 2021 counselling will soon be uploaded on Official website of MCC, DGHS. "The all India 50% Quota Score card of candidates who are eligible for online counseling for All India 50% quota seats can be seen and downloaded from NEET-PG website nbe.edu.in. Copy of score card will not to be sent to individual candidates," it mentioned.
Will Elevate Banaras Hindu University To World's Great Varsities: VC Sudhir Jain
Prof Sudhir K Jain, an internationally reputed scholar and former director of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Gandhinagar) assumed office as the 28th Vice-Chancellor of the Banaras Hindu University. Professor Jain pledged to “foster a culture of consultation, inclusivity, transparency, collegiality and mutual respect in our joint ambition to elevate this remarkable institution into the ranks of the world’s great universities.”
Students were at the “heart” of the educational enterprise, Prof Jain said, and enhancing their educational experience and community life with new curricular and co-curricular initiatives would be the highest priorities of the faculty and administration.
Tamil Nadu CM Holds All-Party Meet On State's Exemption From NEET
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday chaired an all-party meeting at the Secretariat to discuss the future course of action on the State's demand for exemption from the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET).
All India Inter-University Archery Championship Postponed
The All India Inter-University Archery Championship, slated to be held in Mohali from January 18-22, was on Friday postponed due to rising COVID-19 cases across the country.
"Keeping in view the safety of the players, it has been notified to all participating universities/institutes that the All India Inter-University Archery (Men and Women) Championship has been postponed till further notice," Dr Arvinder Singh Kang, director, students welfare and organising secretary of the meet stated in a letter to the sports board Universities Affiliated to AIU.
AICTE Launches Programmes For Benefit Of Students And Teachers
The All India Council for Technological Education (AICTE) has launched two programmes for the benefits of students and teachers- Students Learning Assessment (Parakh), Higher Modules for National Initiative for Technical Teachers Training(NITTT). The teachers training programme was launched with an aim to create a large pool of trained technical teachers.
"As a part of the new revamped NITTT, teachers will now have to serve industrial training and a semester-based mentorship as a part of the training exercise. Earlier, the NITTT was accessible to teachers having less than five years of service and was launched for promoting quality of technical education in the country," AICTE release mentioned. The teachers with over five years of service can join the teachers training programme.
Telangana School News
In view of rising Covid cases, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday said holidays be declared at all educational institutions in the state from January 8 to 16.
Maharashtra Board Exam Dates
Maharashtra Board Exams: The 2021-22 board exams will begin on March 4 for Class 12, and from March 15 for Class 10. While the SSC Class 10 exams will continue till April 4, the Class 12 HSC exams will get over on March 30.
Uttar Pradesh Board Exam Dates
The Upmsp.edu.in 2022 Class 10 and Class 12 exams will be conducted in February-March, 2022. The theory exams are scheduled for the fourth week of March and the practical exams will begin in the third week of February.
Rajnath Singh Announces 100 New Sainik Schools; Says Will Provide Opportunity For Girls To Join Armed Forces
The minister while chairing the webinar on Sainik Schools also suggested the Department of Defence and Sainik School Society to devise a mechanism for ranking all Sainik Schools on the basis of the performance and audit.
Bihar Matric Exam
The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) has announced Class 10 or Matric or Class 12 Intermediate final exam dates. Bihar Board Matric exam will begin on February 17 and end on February 24. BSEB Inter Exam 2022 will start on February 1 and end on February 14.
Schools Closed News: Expert's Views On School Closure
According to National Coalition on the Education Emergency, "Complete lock down has severely affected our economy and jobs earlier. School lock down will similarly seriously harm our children, and that too, over the long term. Keeping schools open is necessary to reduce this serious harm and resume the processes of learning. Schools must be the last to close and the first to open!"
Jamia Millia Islamia has directed that only those employees who have received at least one dose of the anti-coronavirus vaccine will be allowed entry in their offices and departments, in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the campus.
Bihar School News
Amid the rise in Covid-19 and Omicron cases in Bihar, the schools in the state for Classes 1 to 8 will remain closed till further orders. Meanwhile, the higher education institutions from Class 9, colleges can be reopened with 50 per cent strength.
Covid Vaccination Drive To Address "Students' Mental Health": Here's How
The severe impact on students' mental health, according to Abhishek Gupta, CEO and Founder, High School Moms and INACE, as a result of being confined to their homes and unable to see their friends is a concern that the Covid vaccination drive will address.
“The COVID-19 vaccination drive for beneficiaries aged between 15 and 18 years is, in my opinion, a positive step because students will be able to return to the class which will help them regain a sense of normalcy. Online classes cause students to become lethargic and have a negative impact on their interpersonal skills," Mr Gupta said adding that those who want to travel abroad will also be able to benefit from this.
"Peer learning and exploring a new environment are more important than one might think. These factors contribute to the development of one's personality and increase one's exposure," the CEO added.
UP Schools Closed News
UP School Closed: In view of steady increase in COVID-19 cases, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday ordered closure of all schools up to Class 10 till January 15 and extended the night curfew by two hours.
Pune School Closed News
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Tuesday said the administration has decided to shut schools for Classes 1 to 8 in Pune district till January 30 due to the rise in COVID-19 cases.
Covid Quarantine Leave For West Bengal Teaching, Non-Teaching Staff
Amid Covid scare, the West Bengal Education Department will grant quarantine leave to teaching and non-teaching staff of schools, colleges and universities.
CBSE Latest News
CBSE Term 2 Exams: CBSE has warned students against misleading news on term 2 exam pattern. The board also advised students and parents to only check the official website cbse.gov.in for the latest and authentic information on term 2 board exams, their pattern and result dates.
Karnataka Schools And Colleges Closing News
The Karnataka government has decided to shut schools and pre-university colleges except for 10th and 12th standard students for two weeks in Bengaluru.
When Is CBSE Class 10 Result Date
There is no official confirmation as when CBSE Class 10 result will be announced. But it can be expected that CBSE will release the Class 10, 12 term 1 results by January end. Once released, the Class 10, 12 score cards will be available for download at the official websites -- cbse.gov.in, cbseresults.nic.in. The board, however, will not announce term 1 results as pass or fail or essential repeat.
IGNOU PhD Entrance Exam Application Form Submission Date Extended
The online application form submission date for Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) PhD entrance examination has been extended. Earlier the last date to apply for the PhD entrance exam for the July 2021 IGNOU session was January 8. Now the PhD entrance exam application portal will close on January 14, 2022.
However, the last date of successful transaction of fee in online mode is January 15 (11:50 pm). Students can apply online at ignou.nta.ac.in. This is the second time, IGNOU online PhD entrance exam application deadline has been extended. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will administer the entrance test.
BSEB Bihar Board Class 10 Admit Card 2022 Released
The Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) has released admit cards for Class 10 board exams 2022. It must be noted that the admit card has been released for practical exams only, and not for final exams. The candidates who are going to appear in the BSEB Matric examination can download the admit card by visiting the official website - secondary.biharboardonline.com.
As per the official notice issued by the BSEB, the class 10 practical exams will be held between January 20 to 22, and the theoretical exams will be held from February 17 to 24.
Covid Cases In India Today
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, there were 1,41,986 new Covid cases in the country in the last 24 hours in India in the morning of January 5. Maharashtra has the maximum number of active Omicron cases, with 876 cases, followed by Delhi and Karnataka with 513 and 333 cases. (ANI)
Covid Update: More Than 2 Crore Children Vaccinated With First Dose
तेज गति से जारी बच्चों का टीकाकरण 💉— Dr Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) January 8, 2022
Great Going, my Young Friends 👦🏻 👧🏻
Over 2 crore youngsters between the 15-18 age group have received their first dose of #COVID19 vaccine in less than a week of vaccination drive for children.#SabkoVaccineMuftVaccine pic.twitter.com/787C2RByHQ
Lucknow School Closed News
UP School Closed News: Schools in Lucknow will remain closed amid Covid scare till January 15.
Odisha Colleges Closed News
"All colleges/ universities/ technical educational institutions (other than medical colleges/ nursing colleges) under the superintendence of Odisha government shall remain closed with effect from January 10," an official statement said.
University Of Allahabad Covid Update
Notice Regarding conduct of Classes in Online mode till further orders. Teachers, research scholars and administrative staff to come to the campus while strictly following Corona-Omicron Guidelines. pic.twitter.com/TWyWotepzO— University of Allahabad (@UoA_Official) January 5, 2022
UP School Closed News
In view of the rapid increase in the number of Covid cases, the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered the closure of schools for the students of Classes 1 to 12. For the children in Anganbadis, the government said although the classes have been discontinued, the distribution of food and rations will continue.
CBSE Asks School Heads To Encourage Parents To Vaccinate Kids
CBSE has advised the heads of the CBSE affiliated schools to encourage the parents, teachers and staff of the schools to get their children between 15 and 18 years of age to get vaccinated against Covid as early as possible. Read More
Over 2 crore children in 15-18 age group vaccinated with first dose so far: Mandaviya
According to PTI, over 2 crore teenagers in the age group of 15-18 years have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in less than a week of the inoculation drive being launched for children, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday.
School Closed In Maharashtra News
“Amid rising COVID cases, Maharashtra govt to discontinue physical classes in colleges,universities till February 15. All exams in the said institutions to be conducted online till February 15,” Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant said.
School Closed News Jharkhand
Jharkhand Lockdown News: Schools, colleges, coaching institutions and other educational institutions in Jharkhand will remain closed till January 15, the state government said.
Assam Schools Up To Class 5 Closed; Up To Class 8 In Guwahati
Night Curfew In Assam: As part of the new COVID-19 restrictions, the Assam government has decided to close schools up to Class 5 in the state and up to Class 8 in the capital city Guwahati. Read More
Maharashtra Schools Closed News
Schools in several cities including at Aurangabad, Nashik, Pune and Mumbai have been ordered shut amid Covid scare.
School, Colleges Closed In UP News
Omicron Scare: In view of the rapid increase in the number of Covid cases, the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered the closure of schools for the students of Classes 1 to 12.
Mizoram School News
Schools in Mizoram will be closed for students of classes 1 to 9 and class 11 amid the rise in coronavirus cases. However, schools and hostels will remain open for students of classes 10 and 12, who are appearing for their board examination this year. Read More
Schools Closed In Gujarat News
School Closed News: To curb spread of Covid, the Gujarat government has asked schools to stop offline education for Classes 1 to 9 till January 31 and continue with only online lessons.
Mizoram Shuts Schools, Colleges Amid Rising COVID Cases
Schools in Mizoram will be closed for students of classes 1 to 9 and class 11 amid the rise in coronavirus cases, as per the new COVID-19 guidelines issued on Friday. Colleges, institutes of higher education and universities will also remain closed across the state, it said. Hostels at the schools will also be closed and the classes will be conducted in the online mode, it said.
However, schools and hostels will remain open for students of classes 10 and 12, who are appearing for their board examination this year, it said. Classes at all colleges, institutes of higher education and universities will also be held online, it said.
- With PTI Inputs
Assam Board SEBA HSLC 2022 Datesheets Released
The Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) has released the datesheets for the High School Leaving Certificate Examinations (HSLC), class 10 exams. The Class 10 exam is scheduled to begin with English on March 15, and will be concluded on March 31 with language papers. The HSLC exam will be held in two shifts, morning shift from 9 am to 11 am, and afternoon shift from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM.
Bihar: Schools, Educational Institutions To Remain Close Till January 21
Amid rising COVID-19 cases, the Bihar government on Thursday announced that all schools, colleges, coaching centres, and hostels will remain closed till January 21. "All schools, colleges, coaching centres, and hostels will remain closed till January 21," the Bihar government said.
The government and private offices will function with a 50 per cent staff presence. Earlier on Tuesday, the Bihar government imposed a fresh curb by implementing a statewide night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am from January 6 to 21. As per an order by the state government, "Pre-school and 1 to 8 classes to remain close, online classes will continue. Educational institutions of classes 9-12 will function on 50 per cent capacity. Restrictions are to remain in effect from January 6 to 21."
Assam Schools Up To Class 5 Closed
Schools in Assam up to Class 5 will be closed starting tomorrow onwards, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said today. In Guwahati, schools will be shut up to Class 8, the chief minister said. To control the spread of COVID-19 in the state, the Assam government has announced fresh restrictions, which include night curfew from 10 pm to 6 am, which will come into effect January 8 onwards. The government has also announced restrictions in the functioning of restaurants, offices etc.
Addressing a press conference today, the chief minister said that both private and public schools have been ordered shut till January 30.
Odisha Schools, Colleges To Remain Shut Till February 1
Due to the rise in Covid-19 cases, the schools, colleges, universities, technical institutions in Odisha will remain shut till February 1. "All colleges/ universities/ technical educational institutions (other than medical colleges/ nursing colleges) under the superintendence of Odisha government shall remain closed with effect from January 10," the circular mentioned.
The hostels in academic institutions will also remain closed.