Gujarat Exclusive >

Gujarat education news

Privatization of education in Gujarat: 446 private schools & just 20 govt primary schools got permission in 2 years!

In the last two years, 446 new private primary schools were permitted to open in the state while against it 20 government schools got similar permission. As for secondary and higher secondary schools, 187 government and 147 privates schools got a nod for functioning. This data was revealed in the assembly where Congress accused the BJP...

Annual exams for class 9 & 11 to be held in June 2021

The state education board on Wednesday declared that the annual exams for standard 9th and 11th for the academic year 2020-21 will be conducted in June 2021. The state education board in a circular also stated that the first term exams for the academic year 2020-21 for class 9 to 12 will be conducted between...

Class 9 to 12, colleges in Gujarat to reopen from November 23

Schools and colleges in the state will reopen after Diwali from November 23 onwards. The reopening, however, will happen in a staggered way. Class 9 to 12 will begin functioning from November 23. At the college and university level, classes will begin in a staggered way with initially only final year students allowed to attend...

Safety hazard: 542 schools in Ahmedabad lack fire NOC

Lakshmi Patel, Ahmedabad: Five hundred forty-two schools in Ahmedabad lack a fire NOC. This shocking figure came to light after the Education Department in Gujarat issued a notification asking schools to ensure that they have the mandatory NOC. Of the total 16,187 schools in the state, only 3,221 schools have a fire NOC. The situation...

BREAKING: No mid-year exams in state schools this year

The Education Department in the state has decided not to conduct the mid-year exams that are conducted every year before Diwali. The decision has been taken given the COVID-19 situation in the country. Earlier the state had decided that it would send the exam papers to every child and had also made arrangements for the...

Mass promotion of class 1 to 8 students in schools, edu department clarifies

The education department has made an important clarification regarding the mass promotion of students of class 1 to 8. It should be noted that schools were shut down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Later, online classes were started but schools were not re-opened even as the government allowed other places to function. There...

BREAKING: GSEB announces 30% reduction in class 9 to 12 curriculum in Gujarat

The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) has decided to reduce the curriculum for Class 9 to 12 by 30%. This comes as schools battle reduced working days and online teaching due to COVID-19 pandemic. The reduction means topics that are not part of the reduced curriculum will not be part of the...