Tag: Jadavpur University

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  • Eminently worthwhile

    Eminently worthwhile

    Anna University in Tamil Nadu is the only other state university that has been selected for the rarefied IoE category.

    August 12, 2019
  • Laudable effort

    Laudable effort

    Two girls of Jadavpur University have set up a women’s library at Sheoraphuli crowd-sourcing books and funds from different cities and countries.

    July 16, 2019
  • Two arrested for selling weed near Jadavpur University

    Two arrested for selling weed near Jadavpur University

    Acting on a concrete tipoff that prohibited drugs were being sold near the university campus, police raided the area and arrested two persons in front of the gate no. 2 of Jadavpur University.

    July 15, 2019
  • JU UG admissions: 50-50 weightage for board results, entrance test in Arts

    JU UG admissions: 50-50 weightage for board results, entrance test in Arts

    The executive committee (EC) of the university today accorded formal approval to this. The admission process will be resumed from 30 May.

    May 29, 2019
  • Jadavpur University admissions: No admission tests for UG courses in science departments

    Jadavpur University admissions: No admission tests for UG courses in science departments

    The university authorities have decided not to go with the admission test procedure for science subjects.

    May 24, 2019
  • Cry (Campus) Freedom~II

    Cry (Campus) Freedom~II

    Since 2011, all statutory authorities of universities in West Bengal, even Boards of Studies, are constituted with nominated persons. Even the Deans of Faculties are appointed with the approval of the State government which has issued policy directions for the formation of nominated Students Councils in place of the traditionally elected Students Unions. Even Jadavpur University, a Category I Autonomous University, has not been spared of these orders, even as the students held a referendum to reject the proposed guidelines.

    April 16, 2019
  • Academic euphoria

    Academic euphoria

    An additional reason for the academic euphoria must be that two colleges of West Bengal ~ Kolkata’s St Xavier’s College and Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College, Rahara ~ have made it to India’s top ten under-graduate colleges.

    April 11, 2019
  • NIRF ranking 2019: IIT Madras on top; Calcutta University beats Jadavpur

    NIRF ranking 2019: IIT Madras on top; Calcutta University beats Jadavpur

    The parameters on which the NIRF rankings are based are - teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity and perception.

    April 9, 2019
  • Welcome the domicile

    Welcome the domicile

    The engineering faculties have had their way against the VC, scarcely realising that a quota for “Bengal’s own”, as it were, accords short shrift to rankings in the Joint Entrance Examination merit list, a test that is now open to all-India competition.

    March 21, 2019
  • Campus canker

    Campus canker

    Managing higher education is a supreme management challenge, beyond the grasp of most people. Effective and meaningful implementation of public policy, particularly in relation to education which involves the direct involvement of the students must be dealt with due sensitivity. It calls for efficient management skills, profound professional acumen and vision. It must not be tackled by politicians for their narrow benefit, ignoring the country's long-term prospects. De-politicising students' unions may be difficult to achieve in the present social scenario, but it is not impossible to accomplish. We should strive hard to achieve it by all means.

    March 19, 2019
  • Ferment in JU

    Ferment in JU

    A decision on the election date does not depend wholly on the Vice-Chancellor; the latter has to act in concert with the higher education department.

    February 22, 2019
  • JU for domiciles

    JU for domiciles

    The campus discord recalls last year’s disruptive controversy over the criteria for undergraduate admissions in science and the humanities.

    February 15, 2019
  • Sexist post by JU professor: NCW begins probe, team visits university

    Sexist post by JU professor: NCW begins probe, team visits university

    NCW chairperson to visit campus once Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das returns from outstation trip

    January 18, 2019
  • Sexist post by JU professor Kanak Sarkar: Bengal govt seeks report from university

    Sexist post by JU professor Kanak Sarkar: Bengal govt seeks report from university

    Students had demanded the expulsion of the professor. They also claimed that Sarkar had earlier made offensive remarks to students individually

    January 17, 2019
  • Bouquet for JU

    Bouquet for JU

    For all the periodic turmoil, almost invariably leading to closure of the campus, Jadavpur University now has a remarkably cogent reason to preen its feathers. This is the happy prologue to the annual convocation scheduled to be held in a month’s time, an event that was marred some years ago when students refused to accept …

    November 24, 2018
  • Audience protest again during KIFF film screening

    Audience protest again during KIFF film screening

    On the second day after the inauguration of KIFF, viewers were once again left disappointed as New Empire cinema hall for the second time on Monday, managed to draw severe flak after the Japanese film rolled with subtitles going off the screen.

    November 13, 2018
  • Partha asks all TMCP student leaders to resign, yet to name president

    Partha asks all TMCP student leaders to resign, yet to name president

    The state education minister, Mr Partha Chatterjee, said on Saturday that the state government is “dead against” the practice of gherao in higher educational institutions. In the last few months, the vice-chancellor of Jadavpur University and the registrar of Presidency University have been gheraoed for days by students over admission issues. “We are dead against …

    September 9, 2018