Towards a better education system

Focus on the quality of education at the primary level to achieve better results

Rehana Jabeen

It is result time, pick up a morning newspaper and you will come across numerous ads carrying photographs of students who have passed their 10th class annual exam with good marks. The scores and names of the institutions are printed in bold letters as the schools like to take the credit for their More

A university without a placement cell

Inexperienced faculty, defunct placement cell worries IUST students

Manzoor-ul-Hassan

Even as the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Awantipora runs as many as 13 professional courses in different disciplines, its placement cell, without a full-time placement officer, has been defunct for the past one year. In the absence of a well-managed placement cell, the students More

Scholarship/Fellowship Opportunities
MIDS-Managed Scholarships for Developing Countries in Switzerland MIDS-Managed Scholarships are offered to pursue LLM in International Dispute Settlement at Geneva Law School and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Switzerland. The scholarship is More

THE EDITOR RECOMMENDS
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  • Kashmir

‘JK’s food shortage growing severe’

Report Attributes Problem To Low SRR, Poor Irrigation, Yield Stagnation

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Jan 1: With agriculture in Jammu and Kashmir witnessing “gradual slump”, the State is likely to face food insecurity in future if it does not take measures, an official report has warned.   More



  • Srinagar City

Road Safety Week inaugurated

‘Spread awareness about traffic rules’

Srinagar, Jan 1: The Minister for Social Welfare, Sakina Itoo on Wednesday underscored the need for strict adherence of traffic rules and spreading awareness about safe driving.  “I impress upon up More




  • Jammu

Fire extinguishers scam surfaces in Edu deptt

2 CEOs, 4 ZEOs among 10 officers land in vigilance net

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 1: Vigilance Organisation has booked Chief Education Officer Jammu and Chief Education Officer Doda among ten other officials of education department for allegedly purchasing fire extinguishers More



  • Court Watch

Ban on gutka: High Court directs JK Govt to file response

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 1: The J&K High Court has issued a notice to the state government for its response on the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking ban on manufacture, sale, storage and distribution of More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Towards a better education system

Focus on the quality of education at the primary level to achieve better results

REMEDIAL MEASURES

REHANA JABEEN

It is result time, pick up a morning newspaper and you will come across numerous ads carrying photographs of students who have passed their 10th class annual exam with good marks. The scores and names More



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