AMU shuts down 29 distance learning centres across nation

These centres are located at Moradabad, Tamil Nadu, Badayun and two in Bihar. He told TOI that these are the main centres and cater to around 2000 students every year. He said the 29 centres which have been shut by the university were catering only to around 4000 students. According to Ansari, in the new regulations, various operational functions have been amended at minor or major level to facilitate better education. He said, “We will also try to start other centres after fulfilling the criteria.”  The University Grants Commission (UGC) recently made NAAC accreditation…

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Candidate on Nation scholarship score

A 21-year-old candidate from Tharaka-Nithi County who was studying on a Nation Media Group scholarship has scored A-minus in the recently announced Kenya Certificate Secondary Education examination results. Gideon Gitonga from Gatunga village earned the scholarship for his four-year study at Mang’u High School after scoring 391 marks in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination. The candidate, the last-born in a family of eight children, comes from a low-income background. Speaking to the Nation at his home, Gitonga said he hoped to score an A-plain but was content with…

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