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Colleges, Varsities remain shut to prevent protests

Schools, colleges and universities remained closed in the Valley today to prevent protests by students following the killing of Lashkar commander Abu Dujana and his associate in Pulwama on Tuesday. The government had announced the closure of all educational institutions...
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Jaipur varsity stops hostel facility for J&K students: No funds

Jaipur varsity stops hostel facility for J&K students: No funds

A disappointing incident happened with youth of Jammu and Kashmir studying in Rajasthan as students enrolled at Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, were barred from hostel facility. The letter, issued by Deputy Registrar of the university to students of J&am...
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Education sector remains in tumult in Kashmir

Education sector remains in tumult in Kashmir

Looking back at the past 12 months, the education sector in the Valley remained on the edge, with frequent protests, shutdowns and curfews, forcing the closure of schools for months together. After Hizb commander Burhan Wani’s death on July 8...
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10 Day Summer Vacation for educational institutions begins from July 6 to July 15, 2017

10 Day Summer Vacation for educational institutions begins from July 6 to July 15, 2017

The vacation coincides with a protest schedule issued by United Jehad Council (UJC), an amalgam of militant organisations operating in the valley. The Jammu and Kashmir government today announced a 10-day summer vacation in all educational institutions in the ...
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Kashmiri Students booked for pro-Pak slogans in UP college

Kashmiri Students booked for pro-Pak slogans in UP college

A police complaint has been lodged against some Kashmiri students at a dental college here for allegedly shouting pro-Pakistan slogans and uploading objectionable picture of the Indian cricket team on social media after the ICC Champions Trophy final. Two comp...
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Install CCTVs in schools, colleges to curb student protests: Police

Install CCTVs in schools, colleges to curb student protests: Police

With student protests in colleges and schools refusing to die down in Kashmir, the educational institutions in north Kashmir have been asked to install closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras to check what the police have termed as “interference by outsider...
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23 Degree Colleges without permanent buildings in J&K

23 Degree Colleges without permanent buildings in J&K

Belying the tall claims of successive regimes of Jammu and Kashmir on upgradation of infrastructure in education sector, as many as 23 colleges in the state are without buildings. Officials in the Higher Education Department said around 41 colleges were...
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No class work in Colleges, Higher secondary schools today: Adminstration

No class work in Colleges, Higher secondary schools today: Adminstration

Class work in degree colleges and higher secondary schools in central and south Kashmir districts shall remain suspended on Thursday, a government spokesman said. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Farooq Ahmad Lone said there will be no teaching activity in degree ...
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14 JK candidates qualify UPSC-2016 examination

14 JK candidates qualify UPSC-2016 examination

At least 14 candidates from J&K have qualified the Union Public Service Commission-2016 examination whose result was declared on Wednesday. Dr Bilal Mohiuddin Bhat, a resident Unsoo Waipora in north Kashmir’s Handwara area has bagged the 10th positio...
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Schools and Colleges across Kashmir have been shut on 60 percent of working days since July 2016

Schools and Colleges across Kashmir have been shut on 60 percent of working days since July 2016

Every time her seven-year-old son returns from school, Rayeesa Akhtar, a young Kashmiri mother who lives in uptown Srinagar’s Bemina area, thanks God and prays for schools to remain open through the summer. Hundreds of thousands of parents across Kashmir...
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