Goa University’s 29th Annual Convocation Recap

President Pranab Mukherjee at 29th Annual Convocation of Goa University

President Pranab Mukherjee graced Goa University’s Annual Convocation program held on April 25, 2017. The University, on the occasion, also conferred the Honorary D.Litt degree on the President. At the 29th Annual Convocation of Goa University, there were a total of 77 graduate and post-graduate students that were awarded degrees and 56 research scholars were…

Faculty Shortage Crisis In Goa University

A growing concern for Goa University (GU), as per the data revealed in the annual quality assurance report submitted by GU to the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) for 2015-16, is the shortage of faculty. According to the report 43% of the positions do not have permanent teachers. To add to it, the shortage…

State Govt. Unable to Open State Open School For Goa

To increase literacy and offer flexible learning to the dropouts in the state, the Goa government, as per the XIIth Five-Year Plan (2012-17), was to setup a state open school with the help from the central government. This institution would encourage the dropouts in the state to complete schooling. The working group report on secondary…

GCET Will No Longer Be A Common Entrance Exam

Students who want to pursue graduate courses in homeopathy and ayurveda in Goa will now be subjected to answer the same National Eligibility cum Entrance Exam (NEET) that medical students have to, for admissions for 2017-18. That means 2017 would be the last year the Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) will be conducted. “We have…

Statistics Of Contesting Candidates Before Polls

Statistics on the candidates contesting for the 2017 Assembly Elections in Goa are out. According to the information 66% of the candidates have claimed to possess a minimum education qualification of higher secondary schooling. This is a sign for the voters, who can expect the candidates contesting for these elections are more likely to be…

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