Distance education admission deadline may be extended

Mumbai: Students aspiring to pursue further studies or seeking admission to the Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL), Mumbai University (MU), may have additional time to do so, as the institute is likely to extend the deadline beyond September 20, sources said. The initial deadline was August 31 but the admission process is expected to continue. A senior IDOL official told The Free Press Journal, “We may extend the deadline further as there are a large number of students seeking admission.” The fast and furious monsoon is largely to…

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Delhi govt directs 105 schools to put on hold nursery admission process

The Delhi government has directed 105 schools in the national capital to put on hold their nursery admission process as they failed to make their criteria public within the prescribed deadline. The application process for admissions to entry-level classes in over 1,600 private schools began on December 15. The Directorate of Education (DoE) has also advised the parents to not approach these schools till the department issues further order to avoid any inconvenience to them in case any penal action is initiated against defaulter schools. “In order to maintain transparency…

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