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21st January 2021
|Portfolios reshuffled and allotted to the Cabinet Ministers in Karnataka|
In exercise of the powers conferred by Clause (3) of Article 166 of the Constitution of India, read with Rule 5 of the Karnataka Government (Transaction of Business) Rules, 1977, Governor of Karnataka, on the advice of the Chief Minister allocate/ re-allocate with immediate effect the portfolios of Cabinet Ministers, for complete details CLICK HERE
|Exemption of Minimum attendance for SSLC Exam 2021 announced|
In the wake of ongoing COVID 19 pandemic the classes for 10th std have started from 1st January 2021 with students are not been compelled to attend classes regularly and they been given option to opt for online or offline mode,
Now the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination board (KSEEB) for the academic year 2020 – 21 has given exemption of minimum 75% attendance to attend SSLC exams which are schedule to be held in June 2021
And whose notification been announced before the announcement of draft Exam time table so that preparations for the examinations are being done.
|Apply for Student Bus Pass within 31st January 2021|
The Schools and Colleges in Karnataka have got reopened and KSRTC had given permission for the students to travel Free in buses using ole Bus pass along with Fee Receipt of current academic year till 31st January 2021,
however the North East KSRTC department has announced that the student should apply for Student Bus Pass through Seva Sindhu portal within 31st January 2021, for procedure and to apply online CLICK HERE
|Reopening of Classes for 1st to 5th std not yet finalised|
Amidst COVID 19 pandemic the classes for 10th and 12th std along with Vidyagama programme for 6th to 9th std started in Karnataka state from 1st January 2021, However the classes for 1st to 5th std have remained closed since March 2020,
In the meanwhile Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar said the Karnataka state Government has not yet finalised the dates of reopening of classes for 1st to 5th std,
The classes for 1st to 5th std are taught daily through Kalyutha Naliyona Radio Programme, Speaking to the media persons he said the attendance in Schools is not made mandatory, he said after having discussion with COVID 19 State Advisory committee the decision on reopening of schools for Class 1 to 5 will be taken.
|Schools Fees in Private Schools to be cut by 30 to 35%|
In the wake of hardship faced by the common people due to ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, the Karnataka State Government has come forward in rescue of Parents whose kids are studying in Private Schools, as per the sources it is likely that the Schools Fees in Private Schools will be cut by 30 to 35% and orders to be released Shortly,
The Commissioner of Public Instruction, who had a meeting on 13th January 2021 with the parents associations and private schools organizations in connection with the fee reduction has submitted the detailed report regarding it,
Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar to have another meeting with concerned officials and come with it final announcement soon.
|No Summer Vocations for Schools, Colleges likely this year|
Due to ongoing COVID 19 pandemic the Schools and Colleges got started late, As been announced earlier the SSLC Examination to be held in June 1st Week and 2nd year PUC Examination to be conducted in May 2nd Week 2021,
In the backdrop of it the Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar said the State Government and Department of Education is contemplating a plant that this year Summer Vocations for schools and Colleges be cancelled as the Students get focus on the studies and teachers get time for completion of syllabus,
The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) has released the notification for SSLC June Exams and 2nd year PUC Exam notification to be announced shortly by the Department of Pre University, the order regarding cancellation of Summer vocations may be announced soon.
|SSLC Exams in June 2021|
In the wake of COVID 19 pandemic the classes for 10th std started from 1st January 2021, as academic year was delayed and students not get ample time for preparation
The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) has released the SSLC Exam June 2021 Notification, 15th February 2021 is the last date to upload Students information, for complete details CLICK HERE
|2nd Edition of India Innovation Index released|
In a virtual event NITI Aayog, along with the Institute for Competitiveness, today released the second edition of the India Innovation Index,
In the ‘Major States’ category, Karnataka continued to occupy the top position, while Maharashtra moved past Tamil Nadu to reach the second place, Karnataka’s rank is attributable to its substantive number of venture capital deals, registered geographical indicators and information and communications technology exports.
Karnataka’s high Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow has also enhanced the innovation capabilities of the state,
Under the ‘North-Eastern/Hill States’ category, Himachal Pradesh moved up from the second position to emerge as the top ranker this year
|SSP Portal Registration for Minority Scholarship Open|
Karnataka State Scholarship Portal (SSP) for registration to Pre Matric and Post Matric scholarship for the year 2020 – 21 is open now, for complete details and register CLICK HERE
|SSLC Exam June 2021 Notification released|
Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) has released the SSLC Exam June 2021 Notification, 15th February 2021 is the last date to upload Students information, for complete details CLICK HERE
|Notification to register for SSLC Exam 2021 as Private Candidates announced|
Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) has released the Notification for SSLC June 2021 Examination, the students who have dropped out of school or not had formal education are been given option to get register for SSLC June Exam 2021 as Private Candidates, 12th February 2021 is the last date to register.
The candidates above 15 years of Age can get Register as SSLC Private Candidate for Exam to be conducted in June 2021
The candidate should get register in Government High School or Government approved High Schools near their locality by paying Fees of Rs 205 as Registration and Application Charges
The candidate should produce any of the document as age proof : School Transfer Certificate / Birth Certificate Extract / Affidavit sworn before a Judicial Magistrate / Service Register Extract (If Government Employee)
The candidates registering for first time as private candidates should pay Rs 485 as Exam fees and Rs 22 as Lamination charges, totally need to pay Rs 507 at time of Enroll
The candidates will write the examination in June 2021 for 625 Marks (125 Marks for First Language and 100 Marks for other 5 Subjects)
The candidates have option to choose the Languages and Medium of Instruction,
The candidates will write the Examination on the Syllabus prescribed for the Fresh Regular students who are studying SSLC in the academic year 2020 – 21
The candidates should score minimum 35% of Marks to get pass in SSLC, For more details CLICK HERE
|Academic year 2021 – 22 for UG, PG classes to start from 4th October|
Karnataka State Deputy Chief Minister and Higher Education Minister Dr C N Ashwath Narayan said due to COVID 19 pandemic the colleges in the state have started late and Examination may be delayed
In the wake of COVID 19 impact the Department of Higher Education has drafted the Academic calendar for the year 2021 – 22, accoridng to it the Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Engineering colleges to be stated from 4th October 2021.
|Every year 21st April to be celebrated as State Government Employees Day|
Karnataka State Government has issued an circular announcing that starting this year every year 21st April will be observed as State Government Employees Day throughout the State, The Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyyurappa has agreed to observe the State Government Employees’ Day at the state and district level on April 21 every year, for complete details CLICK HERE
|Every year 23rd January to be celebrated as “PARAKRAM DIWAS”|
The Government of India has decided to celebrate the 125th Birth Anniversary year of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on the 23rd day of January every year as “PARAKRAM DIWAS” to inspire people of the country, especially the youth, to act with fortitude in the face of adversity as Netaji did, and to infuse in them a spirit of patriotic fervour, for more details CLICK HERE
|Radical changes in Distance Education in near future, says DCM|
Karnataka Higher Education Minister and Deputy Chief Minister Dr C N. Ashwattanarayana said Karnataka State Government has made radical changes in distance education, which will now be offered through the Karnataka State Open University in Mysore,
Speaking from Bangalore on the Virtual Platform for the launch of Physical Classes at the Open University, he said that the demand for online and distance education system is going to increase in the coming days,
KSOU will be further strengthen in this regard and Government will take steps to upgrade the university technically, since the COVID 19 pandemic across the country the system of education has taken drastic changes where technical learning is preferred over traditional learning, recently the classes for Under Graduates and Post Graduates got reopened throughout the state where the students been given option to either attend online or offline classes, however attendance at any of those is mandatory.