NITs will admit undergraduate students based on their performance in JEE-Mains and will discount the class 12 board examination marks in the selection process, HRD minister said.
Vice Chancellor Professor Najma Akhtar attributed the achievement to high quality teaching, relevant and focused research and improved perception of the university.
HRD Ministry evaluation found Jamia Millia Islamia's performance for 2019-20 'outstanding', says university
Akhtar said the achievement is all the more significant because of the challenging time the university went through in the recent past.
Schools have to reimagine teaching, learning: HRD ministry issues guidelines for online classes limiting screen time
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank said that the guidelines have been made with a focus on online education for students who are at home.
Give admission, don't ask TC: HRD Ministry issues guidelines on education of migrant workers' children
Such children, who have left, maybe shown separately in enrolment as temporarily unavailable or migrated.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the DU varsity has decided to conduct open book online exams for final-year students.
Final year exams in universities will have to be conducted by September-end this year, the HRD Ministry announced on Monday, deferring the schedule from July in view of the spike in COVID-19 cases.
In May, the Centre had said that JEE (Main) that acts as a gateway to engineering colleges across India and a first step towards admission into the IITs will be held between July 18-23.
In a social media poll conducted recently by the Gujarat Technological University, 54,000 students favoured holding of exams.
HRD ministry is consulting home and health ministries on the manner and dates for these examinations.
In the list of Arts and science colleges, Miranda House is the best college in country, followed by LSR, St Stephen's at third position.
Officials meanwhile also said that in the wake of the surging number of Covid-19 cases, the Centre is planning to reconsider its decision to open schools in next two months.
Managements of pre-primary schools, who said they were under financial distress, have also written to the minister to allow them to start classes.
Students who moved to different state, district due to lockdown can appear for pending board exams there
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce modalities of registrations for such requests, HRD minister said.
The council has also suggested that one-third of students can be allowed in every class on a given day so that physical distance between students can be ensured.