Tag: Bihar Education

Bihar boards: Scandal-hit BSEB flew down toppers to Patna for physical verification

Bihar boards: Scandal-hit BSEB flew down toppers to Patna for physical verification

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patna: The focus of attention this year after the Bihar Board exam Class 10 results, declared on June 22, was not talent but ‘physical verification’ of toppers. The recent merit list scandals, involving students who aced state board exams but fudged their age and could not come up with answers to even the most basic […]

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Bihar drags feet on Central varsity in Bhagalpur; district identifies three chunks of land

Bihar drags feet on Central varsity in Bhagalpur; district identifies three chunks of land

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two years after the Centre proposed setting up the Vikramshila central university in Bhagalpur, and earmarked Rs 500 crore for it, the institution has been a non-starter. For, the Bihar government has not been able to identify land, which it had to. After two years of wait and a gentle reminder by President Pranab Mukherjee […]

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Bihar varsity panel to be modelled on state service commission

Bihar varsity panel to be modelled on state service commission

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Bihar government is closer than ever before to the creation of the proposed Bihar state university service commission to fill up large-scale vacancies of teachers and officials in state universities. The commission will be modelled on the lines of the Bihar public service commission (BPSC), following a suggestion from chief minister Nitish Kumar. Earlier, […]

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UPSC results 2017: Many from Bihar make it to civil services

UPSC results 2017: Many from Bihar make it to civil services

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

From the son of an IAS officer, daughter of an IPS officer to the son of a small shop owner, Bihar again had a number of candidates from varied backgrounds making it to the coveted civil services this year. From the son of an IAS officer, daughter of an IPS officer to the son of […]

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Bihar: Music topper doesn’t know sur, taal; attended a ‘couple of classes’ in two years

Bihar: Music topper doesn’t know sur, taal; attended a ‘couple of classes’ in two years

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ganesh Kumar told news channels that singer Lata Mangeshkar was known as ‘Maithili Kokila’, a title bestowed on folk singer Sharda Sinha. Ganesh Kumar can’t sing well, is confused about who Lata Mangeshkar is and has trouble playing even a tabla or a flute. But the 24-year-old has topped Bihar’s Class 12 examinations in the […]

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Bihar: Topper scam 2.0? Student goes missing after securing highest marks

Bihar: Topper scam 2.0? Student goes missing after securing highest marks

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The results of the class 12 Bihar Board has once again stirred controversy as Humanities topper Ganesh Kumar is untraceable since the examination results were declared on Tuesday. A resident of Saraiya, Giridih in Jharkhand, Ganesh Kumar was a student of Ram Nandan Singh Jagdeep Narayan college in Samastipur, 250 kms from Giridih. Kumar went […]

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11k apply online for PU entrance tests

11k apply online for PU entrance tests

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Patna University (PU) colleges are gearing up to hold common eligibility test for admission of students to three-year degree courses in arts, commerce and science streams. At least 11,000 students submitted their applications online, the deadline for which ended on Wednesday. The entrance test for admission to the BCom honours course will be on […]

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Bihar Board BSEB result shocker: Students qualifying JEE (main) fail in Class 12, ask to see answer books

Bihar Board BSEB result shocker: Students qualifying JEE (main) fail in Class 12, ask to see answer books

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Violent protests outside Bihar School Examination Board offices in Patna; students want to know who evaluated answer sheets Patna: The poor show in the Bihar School Examination Board’s (BSEB) Class 12 or intermediate examination, 2017, had a fallout today in the form of violent student protests outside BSEB offices early on Wednesday. Soon, it spread […]

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Bihar Class XII results: Students and education system have failed each other

Bihar Class XII results: Students and education system have failed each other

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bihar education minister Ashok Kumar Choudhary said this year’s result would pave the way for quality education. Over eight lakh Bihar students, who have failed their Bihar School Examination Board’s Class XII examinations, would have been somewhere blaming 2016 toppers, who had not been able to answer basic media questions post their results. The then […]

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MU bid to check plagiarism

MU bid to check plagiarism

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

GAYA: Grappling with complaints of plagiarism and recycling of PhD thesis to obtain the coveted doctoral degree in a fraudulent manner, Magadh University (MU) will now go for a ‘Shodhganga’ test of the dissertations before the award of degrees. The state vigilance investigation bureau is investigating the award of several hundred PhD degrees between 2011 […]

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