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Srinagar: After the successful conduct of the Annual Regular examination of Class 10th, 11th and 12th Session, 2020 of Jammu, Kahsmir and Ladakh, JKBOSE is ready to conduct the third phase of the said examination in the Summer Zone areas of Jammu Province in April. Chairperson, JKBOSE, Professor Veena Pandita in her message has extended her best wishes to the students. “Year 2020 has been a difficult year for all of us on account of…

Kupwara: The authorities on Tuesday ordered the closure of schools up to the middle standard for a day in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district due to inclement weather conditions. As per a statement, Chief Education Officer Kupwara, Abdul Hamid Fani said that all the schools up to middle standard shall remain closed for today keeping in view the inclement weather conditions and for the safety of students. “This is as per directions of DC Kupwara”, the…

Srinagar: The School Education Department on Saturday directed all Chief Educational Officers (CEOs) of Kashmir to ensure the implementation of National Disaster Management Guidelines in all schools for their safety. In this regard, various directions and guidelines were issued by the School Education Department under National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) under school safety policy-2016. SED directions, Guidelines 1: District Nodal Officers (Dy. CEO’s) should monitor the implementation of ten points of school safety. 2: Sensitization…

Srinagar: In line with its commitment to reopen the varsity for offline classes in a staggered manner, the University of Kashmir Wednesday announced that the classes for 1st-semester students shall be held in offline mode from March 22, 2021. The decision to this effect was taken pursuant to recommendations of a high-level committee of academics and officers chaired by Dean of Academic Affairs Professor Shabir A Bhat. A notification issued by the Office of Academic…

Srinagar: The School Education Department on Monday said that some educational institutions in Kashmir while providing transport facility to the students were not following COVID Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) properly. The news agency Kashmir News Observer has learnt that the School Education Department has issued a circular in this regard and has directed all educational institutions to ensure all SOPs are being followed. “The schools in Kashmir division have already started functioning after winter vacations…

Srinagar: The schools for primary classes reopened in Kashmir valley on Monday, the first time in almost two years. The opening of the schools for the primary level was deferred by a week on March 8 when all government and private schools opened albeit in a staggered manner for academic activities for 6th to 8th class students. The offline classes for K.G to class 5th resumed in most schools today, reports said. However, some schools…

Srinagar: University of Kashmir yet again in a strange move has asked students to submit a fee which was waived off back in October 2020 in view of “arduous situation due to Covid-19”. The demanding of already waived off fee by the university has raised concern among students and has left them in a state of distress. Few of these students while talking to News Agency Kashmir Dot Com said that the university has come…

Srinagar: Kashmir University in a bizarre move has ordered re-examination of various subjects for its undergraduate 6th semester batch 2017, which completed their final examination a month back. University has ordered re-examination citing that the papers they had put for these subjects were out of syllabus contradicting the students who acknowledge that papers were strictly according to syllabus. While talking to news agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC), few of the students wishing anonymity said that…

80% students qualify examination Srinagar: Four girls from Srinagar have secured 100 percent marks in science stream in the 12th class examination of which results were declared on Monday morning. Officials told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that four girls secured 100 percent marks in science stream. Those  whose secured first position in science stream are Amal Sayeed (Candid Higher secondary school Nowgam), Hafsa Malik (Iqbal Memorial Institute Bemina), Ishrat Muzzafar (Harvard Higher secondary school…

Srinagar: The authorities in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday ordered closure of three schools for at least three days after some teachers and students were tested positive for Covid-19. According to a letter, Nodal officer Covid-19 mitigation cell Budgam, Aadil Bashir has asked the heads of these three educational institutions to close down the school premises’ immediately for a period of not less than 3 days after detection of Covid-19 positives cases in these…