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CBSE hikes Class 10, 12 exam fees after 5 years

For general category it has been doubled to Rs 1,500 for five subjects. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has increased the fees of Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations by up to Rs 1,150, the first hike in the last five years, according to board...
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Careers That Didn’t Exist Five Years Ago

One of the most exciting things about the world today is its global and strongly connected nature. This worldwide development, and the rapid rise of technology and social media, have allowed for a number of new career opportunities that did not exist as recently as five years ago....
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After 57 years of technology focus, IIT-Delhi set for a makeover

IIT Delhi campus. Photo: HT New Delhi: After nearly six decades of technology focus, the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IIT-D) is set for a makeover – it will become a comprehensive multidisciplinary university. Medical science, bio medical studies, public policy, design thinking, sustainability studies, executive education and...
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142 per cent rise in bad education loans in 3 years

Indian banks have seen a 142 per cent rise in default by students who have taken education loans during the past few years, at a time when hiring for new jobs has slowed down and tech companies have started laying off employees. State-owned banks, which are already weighed...
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