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23-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon reviews progress of RUSA projects

Commissioner Secretary Higher Education Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, today convened a meeting here to review progress of ongoing infrastructural and developmental projects under RUSA.The meeting held threadbare review of physical and financial status of works...

18-Feb-2017 Jammu

JKAACL, Higher Education Deptt ink MoU for joint ventures

In a first, J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages and State’s Higher Education Department have decided to work in partnership at different levels with focus on promoting the concept of cultural diversity and extracurricular activities.Giving details,...

17-Feb-2017 Jammu

Asgar Samoon appreciates role of Government Colleges in SDGs awareness

Commissioner Secretary, Higher Education Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today convened a meeting to promote awareness on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in various colleges of Jammu region.Dr Samoon discussed the status of 17 SDGs in detail with...

17-Feb-2017 Samba

Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon reviews progress of RUSA projects

Commissioner Secretary, Higher Education Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today visited Government Degree College to review its functioning including status of infrastructure and developmental projects underway for ensuring quality of education being offered by...

04-Feb-2017 Jammu

Asgar Samoon reviews arrangements for PMSSS workshop

Commissioner Secretary Higher Education Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon convened a meeting to discuss the arrangements for organizing one day workshop on Pradhan Mantri Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) to be held at Government College for Women, Gandhinagar...

01-Jan-2017 Jammu/Srinagar

Transforming Education through Skill Development

In a first, the students of Government College for Women Gandhi Nagar, Jammu and Government College for Women Nawakadal, Srinagar today arrived at the residences of Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Mr N N Vohra, the Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti and the...

29-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Discrimination : KGBV teachers regularized in Jammu not in Kashmir

Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) female teachers Thursday staged a massive protest against Director Education Kashmir accusing him of using dilly dally tactics in implementing government order with regard to their regularization.The Jammu and Kashmir government...

26-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Education Department to continue CM's Winter Tutorial Programme

The state government has accorded sanction for continuation of CM's Winter Tutorial program for the current session and in this regard Chief Education Officers (CEO) have been directed to identify suitable/centrally located high and higher secondary schools...

24-Dec-2016 Jammu

State colleges to go cashless soon : Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon

Commissioner Secretary Higher Education Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today said all the college campuses of the state will go cashless soon besides the students would be facilitated with Digital learning programmes shortly.“It will provide a single unified credential...

19-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Setting up School of Architecture : Samoon reviews progress

Commissioner Secretary Higher Education Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, today chaired a meeting to review the progress of establishment of School of Architecture at Government Degree College Bemina, Srinagar. It was given out that the first batch for the Architecture...

13-Dec-2016 Jammu

Clubbing of schools a continuous process : DSEJ

The Education Department today said that clubbing of schools is an ongoing process aimed at ensuring quality education to the students by making best possible use of the available resources.“Clubbing of Government Girls High School City Chowk and Government...

15-Nov-2016 Srinagar

99% attendance recorded in class 10 exams

Day after 95 per cent students appeared in class 12 exams, barely one per cent students failed to sit in class 10 exams that commenced on Tuesday in the Valley.Notably, adequate security was made in and around the exam centres to ensure smooth conduct of...

14-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Samoon reviews functioning of higher educational institutes

Commissioner Secretary Higher Education Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today visited different higher educational institutes in Srinagar, Sopore and Kupwara, and took stock of their functioning besides reviewing ongoing development works there.During his visit...

14-Nov-2016 Srinagar

95% attendance recorded in incident free Class 12 exam on day one

As 95% attendance was here on Monday recorded in the incident free examination of class 12 on the day one across Kashmir, the Director General Police (Law & Order) Dr S.P Vaid confirmed that the incident free examinations were reported from all over...

14-Nov-2016 Srinagar

95 percent students appear in class 12 exams conducted by BOSE

Around 95 percent students on Monday appeared in annual class 12 examinations conducted by Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education amid ongoing unrest, officials said.According to officials of Education Department, the exams commenced peacefully and...

14-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Students to sit for Kashmir secondary school exams

Over one lakh students are scheduled to take secondary school exams beginning in Kashmir on Monday following adequate security arrangements in the valley, education officials said."One lakh five hundred students are taking these exams," Zahoor Ahmad Chatt,...

12-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Commissioner Secy Education visits exam centres, reviews arrangements

Commissioner Secretary School Education, Shaleen Kabra, accompanied by Director School Education Kashmir, Aijaz Ahmad Bhat today visited various examination centers of Srinagar and took stock of the arrangements made for the upcoming Board examinations.The Commissioner...

05-Nov-2016 Srinagar

DESK pays surprise visit to Srinagar, Budgam schools

Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK), Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, today paid a surprise visit to various schools of the Srinagar and Budgam districts.The Director was accompanied by Chief Education Officers from the respective districts. He instructed the CEOs to ensure...

04-Nov-2016 Srinagar

In new deal, BOSE offers exams in March with full syllabi

In a fresh deal to agitating students of class 10th and 12th, the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (BOSE) on Friday offered exams in March next year with a rider that those taking the exams will have to answer questions from complete syllabus.The...

03-Nov-2016 Srinagar

BOSE to provide syllabus relaxation in examinations

Jammu & Kashmir Board of School Education (BOSE) Chairman, Zahoor Ahmad Chatt, today said the Board will provide relaxation in syllabus for class 10th and 12th examinations.The Chairman said that BOSE is fully prepared to conduct examinations for class...

03-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Reschedule the Examination, Kashmir Trade tells Government

Expressing pained by “un-necessary controversy” being created about the education of our children, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCC&I) on Thursday asked government to reschedule the examination of class tenth and twelfth students.“There can...

03-Nov-2016 Srinagar

Class 10, 12 exams: BOSE announces 50 per cent reduction in syllabus

The Jammu and Kashmir state board of school education (BOSE) on Thursday announced a 50 per cent relaxation in syllabus for all students appearing in 10th and 12th class examinations. Addressing a press conference in Bemina, Chairman BOSE Zahoor Ahmad Chatt...

03-Sep-2016 Srinagar

BOPEE to conduct counseling for left-over seats in 2nd week of Sept

The J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (JKBOPEE) will conduct 3rd round of counseling for the left over seats in Diploma Courses in Polytechnics of Kashmir Division in the second week of September, 2016.  The candidates who have been...

11-Aug-2016 Srinagar

Second round of counseling for PMSSS at Chandigarh from Aug 13

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) would begin the second round of counseling for vacant seats under the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for J&K students from 13 August 2016.According to a notification issued by...

03-Aug-2016 Jammu

Union Textile Ministry organizes seminar for entrepreneurs, weavers

An educational seminar regarding schemes of Ministry for Textiles was today organised at Government College of Education, canal road, Jammu, by the Regional Office of Textile Commissioner, Amritsar.The objective of holding the seminar was to raise awareness...

03-Aug-2016 Srinagar

3373 students from JK secure admission under PMSSS

More than 3000 students from Jammu and Kashmir have secured admission in various professional and other colleges outside the State under the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS).This information was given to the Minister for Education, Naeem...

21-Jul-2016 Srinagar

Despite Govt order, no school reopens in four districts

Despite government order to reopen schools in four districts in the Valley, the schools continue to remain closed on Thursday as the parents didn’t allow their wards to attend the classes due to the current unrest in Kashmir.The government had earlier announced...

21-Jul-2016 Srinagar

Schools reopened after summer vacation: Shaleen Kabra

According to Commission Secretary School Education, Mr. Shaleen Kabra, schools in some districts of the valley and winter zone of Jammu division opened today after summer vacation.In rural areas where staff is mostly local, the schools witnessed moderate attendance...

20-Jul-2016 Srinagar

JK to adopt DBT mode for disbursement of student scholarships

As a major step towards ensuring transparency and promptness in disbursement of student scholarship, the State Government has decided to adopt the Direct Benefit Transfers (DBT) of all student scholarships.In this connection, the State’s Education Department...

20-Jun-2016 Srinagar

KU bags US-India 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Award

In a significant development, the University of Kashmir has bagged the prestigious U.S.-India 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Award.The University has figured at No. 1 (in Indian-led Partnerships) in the fifth and final round of the Award, aimed to further...

11-Jun-2016 Sopian

NERP-2016 training programme held at Degree College Shopian

To update the electoral rolls by removing all errors and inaccuracies, a daylong training programme for Electoral Registration Officers (EROs), Assistant EROs, Supervisors and Booth Level Officers of 35-Wachi and 36-Shopian assembly constituencies was organized...

09-Jun-2016 Srinagar

Chairman BOSE pays surprise visit to 12th class exam centers

In connection with smooth conduct of 12th class biannual examinations, Chairman Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School education, Prof. Zahoor Ahmad Chatt along with team of officers Thursday conducted a surprise visit of various examination centres in...

28-May-2016 Srinagar

JK BOSE conducts one day workshop on VEA Scheme

The Jammu & Kashmir State Board of School Education conducted a one day workshop on Vocational Education Assessment Scheme on Saturday. Primarily, the objective of conducting such programmes have been harmonized to facilitate the School Education department...

16-May-2016 Katra

SMVD Gurukul Governing Council meets

The 18th meeting of the Governing Council for Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Gurukul, Charan Paduka, Katra was held at Gurukul Complex here in which a number of important decisions were taken to develop this institution as a Centre of Excellence. It is to be recalled...

10-May-2016 Srinagar

Athar from Ananatnag is second IAS topper

An engineering graduate from South Kashmir’s Islamabad district has secured second place in the prestigious 2015 IAS examination, the results of which were declared today.Athar Aamir-ul-Shafi Khan of Devipora village in Mattan joined IIT Roorkee and completed...

10-May-2016 Srinagar

Barring MBBS, BDS, will conduct other exams as per schedule: BOPEE

Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) will conduct all the entrance exams for different courses as per schedule, except for MBBS, BDS and MD courses, the board chairman said.“Except for MBBS, BDS and MD, we will conduct all...

09-May-2016 Jammu

CEO conducts surprise inspection of schools

Chief Education Officer, Jammu along with Deputy Chief Education Officer, Jammu paid a surprise visit to HS Raipur Satwari, HS Sure Chak, HS Barajala, PS Beli Charana and PS Bashir Gujjar Basti.The concerned Headmasters were directed to start evening classes...

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