In a first, Lucknow University appoints Dean of Admissions to oversee 2021 UG enrollments

Online admissions for undergraduate programmes for academic year 2021-2022 likely to being from March 9.

For the first time ever, the University of Lucknow has appointed a Dean of Admissions to head the admission process of undergraduate programmes for the academic batch of 2021-2022. This figure of authority will be the pivotal in-charge of the appointed team, that is likely to begin admission procedures from March 9. Flagging off the preparations to induct a new academic batch, today the Dean along with the team conducted their first meeting to stipulate upon the number of courses offered and available seats in all departments, based on collected data.

4-member committee to chalk out the admission procedure

The Admissions Committee of Lucknow University has included professors from the departments of Chemistry to Ancient History and Social Work. An assistant professor will also hold the portfolio of Additional Admissions Coordinator, read reports. As of now, a 4-member committee headed by the Dean of Admissions is looking after the admission protocol and additional members will be appointed later for a smooth and glitch-free execution.

The prime focus of this team will be to conclude the PhD admissions of the previous academic session on the basis of availability of seats in each department. The details of the plan have been chalked out by the team today and will soon be notified to all, a professor added.

Lucknow colleges & university classes resume in complete strength

With a steady drop in the number of COVID cases in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has planned to allow schools and colleges to resume functioning in complete strength. Bidding farewell to an 11-month halt on regular lessons, offline classes at the university and college campuses across Lucknow have been revived for all students, Monday onwards. Though on-campus classes have resumed for pupils of the higher education institutes, the option of online lectures has still been kept open for the benefit of the people.

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UP's 1st National Data Centre inaugurated in Lucknow today; know the key features here!

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RGI India, Mr. Vivek Joshi, inaugurating National Data Centre in Lucknow

The first synchronous census in India was held in 1881 and since then, the data gets revised with new census operations conducted every decade. Delayed due to the pandemic, census operations are likely to begin in 2021 after the Centre's nod. In a bid to facilitate better data management of census operations, a 'National Data Center- Disaster Recovery Site' is being inaugurated at UP's Census Directorate in Lucknow today.

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Mumbai infra works to witness rapid growth with MMRDA's 2021-22 budget

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