Govt hikes entry & exam fees for scholarship test | Pune News

PUNE: Parents and students have demanded a rollback in the fee hike for middle and high school scholarship examinations. The fee has been increased from Rs 60 to Rs 150 for general category and the parents said that while the scholarship amount has remained the same, the exam fee was increased by the education department.

Yuvasena, a students’ organisation, has demanded that the hike be rolled back and has written to the education department on Friday.
Joint Secretary of Yuvasena, Kalpesh Yadav, said, “The scholarship amount given to the students is petty. The students do not get much of a

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English exam boards may be asked to avoid ‘complex language’ | Exams

Exam boards could be asked to avoid using “complex language” including colloquialisms, sarcasm and idioms in assessments to make them more accessible for pupils.

Ofqual, the exams regulator in England, has published draft guidance aimed at tackling the ways in which some pupils are “unfairly disadvantaged by irrelevant features” in exams, making it harder to determine their knowledge, skills and understanding.

This includes pupils who are deaf, blind, autistic and dyslexic, as well as those who have English as an additional language, and those who are unfamiliar with certain humour and customs, as well as housing, family arrangements and certain

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Aurangabad: Student’s wait for scholarship exam results continues | Aurangabad News

AURANGABAD: Lakhs of students from Classes V to VIII in the state are still awaiting the results of the scholarship examinations that were held on August 12 after being repeatedly postponed.
Every year, middle school and high school scholarship exams for Classes V and VIII respectively are conducted by the Maharashtra State Council of Examinations (MSCE), which is the competent authority. More than 10 lakh students appear for these tests.
Pointing out an already disrupted schedule of the scholarship tests, educational activists, on behalf of the parents, have questioned the delay in declaring the results.
“The scholarship examinations use the
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Daughter of Bengal migrant workers breaks language barrier to secure all A+ grades in Kerala SSLC exam

When the results of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) or class 10 exams in Kerala was announced this year, nearly 30 per cent of the students secured A+ grades. So a student getting all A+ grades is no surprise at all. However, the achievement of Rokshat Khatun stands out.

A native of Murshidabad in West Bengal, Khatun scored A+ grades in all subjects including Malayalam. Also, she is the first and only student to secure all A+ grades in the history of NGO Quarters Government HSS in Kozhikode district in Kerala.

“I am so happy that I got all

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No exam, no stress approach at Aptech Nigeria invites applications for Mission I.T. Scholarship 2021

No Aptitude Test required, Scholarships up to 40% offered on SSCE Grades.

Aptech, a global learning solutions company established in 1986 has been at the forefront to empower Nigeria with I.T. skills. In order to keep up the vision of empowering through technology, Aptech conducts Mission I.T. Scholarship every year. This year the scholarship will not need an Aptitude Test. We will be offering scholarships on Aptech’s Career Programs to WAEC / SSCE pass-out students based on Grades secured in the Top 5 Subjects.

In current testing times, Aptech attempts to ease out the stress students are facing with ‘No

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