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Universities in UP directed to send degrees to students by post

The pandemic has affected the education system in a huge way. Even though online classes have replaced physical classes, staying at home for such a long duration has taken away a lot of opportunities from students of schools and colleges alike. In such times, the authorities are trying their best to provide assistance and tackle all the hurdles. And now, in an attempt to timely award degrees to college students, new instructions have been given to universities across UP.

Chancellor of state universities & UP Governor, Andiben Patel has directed Vice-Chancellors of Universities across the state to send college degrees to students by post. The decision was formalised in an online review meeting of two state institutes, Lucknow University and Bathkhande Music Institute Deemed University and ensures that students do not have to run for their degrees.

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18 UP government colleges to get e-tablets with preloaded study content

Students enrolled in government colleges in seven aspirational districts of UP, including Sonbhadra, Siddharth Nagar, Shravasti, Fatehpur, Chitrakoot, Chandauli, Balrampur and Bahraich, will be provided tablets with preloaded study content. These e-tablets will be kept in the college libraries and will be issued to students, just like books. The Deputy Chief Minister stated that the government had decided to procure 160 electronic tablets in 18 government colleges in these districts.

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Rising number of medical colleges & MBBS seats in UP to foster state's medical education sector

A substantial climb in the number of MBBS seats in government and private sector medical colleges, is signaling towards significant growth and development in the medical education sector of Uttar Pradesh. The state currently ranks third after Karnataka and Maharashtra in the number of MBBS seats on offer. As per the Uttar Pradesh Medical Education Department's data, till three years ago, there were 5,100 MBBS seats in the entire state, which have now increased to 7,150 seats as compared with Karnataka (8,845) and Maharashtra (7,270). The decision to establish AIIMS at Gorakhpur and Raebareli is also proving to be a milestone in terms of medical education and health facilities in Uttar Pradesh.

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