West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee

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WB: Minister raps students for blocking roads over attendance rule

02 Dec 2018

WB: Minister raps students for blocking roads over attendance rule

Taking strong exception to road blockades staged by college students over attendance mandate, West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee has asserted the government will be forced to take action if the agitators cause inconvenience to the public for "personal benefit".

RRB Group-D exam in Odisha postponed due to Adivasi agitation

25 Sep 2018

RRB Group-D exam in Odisha postponed due to Adivasi agitation

Due to the Adivasi agitation in Odisha, many examinees for the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Group D post failed to reach their exam centers.

WB: Expert panel to look into 'pass-fail' reintroduction in govt-schools

23 Jul 2018

WB: Expert panel to look into 'pass-fail' reintroduction in govt-schools

West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee today said the state government has formed an expert committee to look into the possibility of reintroducing the pass-fail system in the state-run schools.

Deadline to fill vacant seats in Calcutta University colleges extended

17 Jul 2018

Deadline to fill vacant seats in Calcutta University colleges extended

The last date of admission in some Calcutta University-affiliated colleges has been extended to August 20 from July 10 to fill up the vacant seats, West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said today.

Kolkata: College students expelled, staffer sacked over campus 'stripping', 'filming'

12 Jun 2018

Kolkata: College students expelled, staffer sacked over campus 'stripping', 'filming'

On the basis of a report submitted by a seven-member committee, Kolkata's reputed St. Paul's Cathedral College authorities expelled two second-year students and sacked a non-teaching staff member in connection with an alleged stripping incident on campus.

Introduce English-course for students to bag a job: Partha Chatterjee

28 May 2018

Introduce English-course for students to bag a job: Partha Chatterjee

To ensure students bag a job along with a degree, West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee stressed the importance of revising curricula in higher educational institutes at par with industry needs.