Odisha Matric Exam-2021 CANCELLED

AchieversNews(21/04/2021): The following protest by Class-10 students demanding for cancellation of matric examination-2021, the State Government decided to cancel the annual examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE). “In view of the upsurge of COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Class-X examination conducted by BSE, Odisha scheduled to be held from May 3, 2021, has been canceled,” announced School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash today. The results of Class-X Board will be prepared on the basis of an objective criterion to be developed by the BSE, Odisha. “Any…

Utkal University Mid-Semester Exams Postponed

AchieversNews(15/4/2021): The mid-semester examinations conducted by the Utkal University have been postponed as two students of the Biotechnology Department and an employee of the varsity tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier, five students of the university had contracted the virus. The examinations have been deferred until further notice. Decisions regarding the exams will be taken after improvement in the COVID-19 situation, university sources said. On the other hand, the university authorities have decided to sanitize various departments and hostels in view of the detection of new COVID-19 cases on the campus.…

CM To Take Final Call On Conduct Of Matric Exam Today

AchieversNews(15/4/2021): A day after CBSE cancelled Class-10 Examination-2021 in view of worsening pandemic situations in the second wave of COVID-19 across the country, the State Government will take a crucial decision today on holding of the annual Matric Board Examination for safety of students in Odisha. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will make an important announcement on the High School Certificate (HSC) Examination-2021 today, informed School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash. The annual HSC Examination for the year 2021 is scheduled to be conducted by the Board of Secondary…

Gangadhar Meher University Student Tests COVID +Ve

AchieversNews(8/4/2021): A girl student of Gangadhar Meher University in Odisha’s Sambalpur district has tested positive for COVID-19, reports said. The girl, who is a hostel border, had on Tuesday night informed the warden about her illness. She was later taken to the District Headquarters Hospital, where she tested positive for the virus. The student has been sent to her home and is currently in isolation. The hostel matron and the student’s two roommates, who had taken her to the hospital, have also been placed under isolation. The rooms and premises…

BJB College Student Tests COVID +Ve

Bhubaneswar: A young lady understudy of BJB School in Odisha capital has tried positive for Coronavirus, reports said. The +2 Second Year Business understudy of the instructive establishment isn’t a lodging guest and had not gone to classes consistently. Contact following in this association was in progress, reports added. The understudy and her schoolmates who interacted with her have been asked by the school specialists not to show up for the +2 pre-board tests, which began today. As of late, a lady educator of the Ramadevi Ladies’ College in the…

7 More Students From NIT Rourkela Test COVID +Ve

AchieversNews(30/3/2021): As many as six more students of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela and an employee of the institute have tested positive for COVID-19, an official of the local administration said today.With this, the number of COVID-19 caes in the educational institution mountd to 14.The infected students have been placed under isolation and are undergoing treatment.NIT, Rourkela had on March 21 organised its 18th annual convocation ceremony, which was attended by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Semester Exams At NIT-Rourkela To Be Online

AchieversNews(27/3/2021): As students of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela opposed the institute’s plan to hold end semester exams in offline mode, the NIT Senate today said the proposed semester examinations will be held in online mode. In a notification, the NIT-Rourkela stated the institute will not be responsible for any kind of internet problem to appear end-semester exams in online mode. The schedule of the examination will be informed to students in advance.During a meeting of NIT-Rourkela’s Senate today evening, a decision was taken to allow students to…

4 School Students Including One Of KV Test COVID +Ve

AchieversNews (25/3/2021): As many as four school students– three of a private school and one of Kendriya Vidyalaya-I– have tested positive for COVID-19 in Odisha capital, reports said.The three students of the private school are hostel boarders and have been asked to vacate the hostel. Their swab samples were earlier collected for test after they developed COVID-19 symptoms.A team of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) visited the school to take stock of the situation. COVID-19 test of all inmates of the particular hostel will be carried out. If necessary, testing…

1600 Science Teacher Posts Vacant In Odisha

AchieversNews(24/3/2020): As many as 1600 science teacher posts are lying vacant in various schools in Odisha, informed State School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash today.Replying to a question asked by BJP Chief Whip Mohan Charan Majhi, the Minister told the House that Centre has sanctioned Rs 520 crore between 2015-16 and 2018-19 for setting up science laboratories and Rs 351 crore towards science equipment for schools.So far, 2562 science laboratories have been constructed in high schools. The plan has been made to set up another 429 science labs under…

‘Mo College’ Launched In Odisha

AchieversNews(22/3/2021): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik called upon alumnus of Colleges and Universities in the State to become a collaborative force in building up their institutions.While launching the ‘Mo College’ (my college) campaign and its portal on virtual mode today, the Chief Minister said the move is aimed at creating a healthy learning atmosphere in colleges and universities.The educational institutions will be an innovative place to study as the campaign is based on principles of nation building, promoting creativity, skill development and nurturing team work, he added.Patnaik further said non-alumni, philanthropist…