Sushmitha Ramakrishnan

With school closure, lack of gadgets, children left to their own devices

To Santhosh and Saranya, schooling has already become a distant memory; it’s been 16 months since they received any kind of education.

18 Jul 2021

Two-term CBSE exams will reduce burden on students

Welcoming the decision, students and teachers said that it would reduce the burden on students, especially in the wake of the pandemic.

07 Jul 2021

UG admissions to begin from August 1 in Tamil Nadu, says Higher Education Minister

Meeting reporters, Ponmudi said that the aggregate of results from Class 10, 11 and 12 will be used for admissions to higher education courses

01 Jul 2021

Covid tested our limits, but we will keep fighting: Recall medics on National Doctors Day

On Docs Day, practitioners recall how past year changed every thing

01 Jul 2021

Students in fix as Chennai private schools deny them TC

As more and more students are switching to government schools, many private schools are refusing to issue Transfer Certificates (TC), parents allege.

30 Jun 2021

Crowds back on Chennai streets as Covid rules relaxed

While norms were maintained in affluent retail outlets, rules went for a toss on streets

29 Jun 2021

TN government announces evaluation criteria for Class 12 students, results to be out on July 31

According to the evaluation criteria, the maximum weightage of 50 per cent is given to Class 10 marks, with 20 per cent for Class 11 results and 30 per cent for Class 12 results

26 Jun 2021

Tamil Nadu education department issues detailed schedule of lessons on Kalvi TV

The broadcast of video lessons in a bid to replace the regular classes started at the beginning of the previous academic year when schools were shut down owing to the lockdown last March

23 Jun 2021

'Conducting common entrance exams goes against social justice': Actor Suriya writes to panel on NEET

Reiterating his stance against the test, he said that it wrecked the future of students from marginalised communities.

20 Jun 2021

TN sees more gender parity in higher education but there's plenty of scope for improvement

Over 20 states and Union territories have a Gender Parity Index that is higher than Tamil Nadu's

19 Jun 2021

TN govt asks schools to prepare mark list for Class 10 students based on Class 9 exams

The State School Education Department in its official proceedings noted that a Class 10 marksheet was crucial for admissions into Industrial Training Institutes, Polytechnic Colleges and Class 11

16 Jun 2021

Parents cry foul as Chennai schools demand full fees despite government's warning

Members of the SBOA School and Junior College Parents Association, meeting reporters on Tuesday, said that the school continues to charge the full fees

15 Jun 2021

New-age tech courses all the rage

Increased use of digital facilities results in higher demand for courses in fields like AI and IoT.

14 Jun 2021

Why herd immunity against Covid-19 is still long way ahead for Tamil Nadu?

In early 2020, during the initial phase of the Covid pandemic in India, a lot was discussed about herd immunity and how it would drastically bring down the number of cases.

13 Jun 2021

Decision on TN state board Class 12 exams in two days, says school education minister

Chief Minister MK Stalin will announce the decision after consulting with and considering the views of various stakeholders, he said a day after the Centre cancelled the CBSE Class 12 exams

02 Jun 2021