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‘Anti-protest’ form: University of Madras drops move to gag students

Student bodies and educationists strongly objected to it, saying that forcing students to sign such a form was against the Constitution.

26 Jul 2023

Even in 7.5 per cent quota for govt school students, NEET repeaters dominate in TN

Academics fear that in the coming future, hardly 10% of students appearing for the test right after Class 12 will be able to grab a medical seat in the state.

19 Jul 2023

TN engineering counselling: Demand will be high for electronics courses

As the IT industry is cutting down on hiring, academicians feel students will refrain from choosing computer science and IT streams.

17 Jul 2023

Experts: Eyeing computer science courses fine, but choose good colleges in Tamil Nadu

This means over 8,000 additional seats in Computer science and related courses will be available during engineering counseling, which is likely to begin in mid July.

03 Jul 2023

Anna University offers fee concession to attract more foreign students

“Usually, we charge 7,500 USD from foreign students. However, from the academic year 2023-24, we have reduced the fees to 2,000 USD for least developed countries.

30 Jun 2023

TNEA rank list sees dip in centums; counselling after MBBS 1st round

Last year, the rank list only featured 1.58 lakh students.

27 Jun 2023

Chennai colleges to increase B.Com, BBA and BCA seats by 20 per cent as demand grows

A majority of colleges in Chennai are planning to increase seats only for subjects which are in demand.

26 Jun 2023

Tamil Nadu students now accepting NEET as gateway to med courses: Experts

Since 2017, when NEET was made mandatory for getting into medical colleges, political parties in the state have been opposing it.

15 Jun 2023

TN boy tops NEET with a perfect score of 720/720

Bora Varun Chakravarthi of AP joint topper; four TN students in top 10

14 Jun 2023

Nine lakh students hit as Governor delaying convocation : TN Minister K Ponmudy

Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy on Thursday blamed Governor RN Ravi for delay in holding convocation ceremonies in several state universities.

09 Jun 2023

Perception, lack of funds for research led to poor show by TN universities

State universities like Bharathiar University, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Madurai Kamaraj University and Alagappa University scored poorly in research, perception and inclusivity categories.

07 Jun 2023

22 state universities from Tamil Nadu make it to NIRF’s top 100, but performance drops

Though the list has 22 universities from the state (it was 21 last year), the performance of most of the state universities have dropped, creating concern among academics.

06 Jun 2023

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