GUWAHATI, March 11 � The results of the first semester examinations of both the undergraduate and post-graduate courses of the Cotton College State University (CCSU) have been declared. Incidentally, these are the first ever examination results of this nascent State University.
CCSU Vice-Chancellor Dr DJ Saikia said in a press release here that the end-semester examinations were held in December 2013.
The results have been based on the assessments during the semester with a weightage of 40 per cent and an end-semester examination with a weightage of 60 per cent.
Of the 684 and 601 CCSU students, who appeared respectively in the undergraduate and post-graduate examinations, a total of 530 obtained first class (Semester Grade Point Average of 6.5 or more).
A web-based confidential student feedback form, which goes directly to the Vice Chancellor, has also been put in place in the CCSU website keeping the best interests of the students in mind, said Dr Saikia.
Mental health of mothers stressed
GUWAHATI, March 11 � As an initiative taken by the Women Cell and Study Centre of Paschim Guwahati Mahavidyalaya, the International Women�s Day was celebrated recently on the college premises. The chief guest of the Day was Runu Hazarika, who is credited with many popular columns in newspapers on various topics related to the cultivation of the many dimensions of aesthetic senses in society. In her lecture, she emphasized the importance of beauty in life. She tried to analyse the various problems related to mental health of various members of the family, which she claimed depended mostly on the mental health of the parents, especially the mother.
The meeting, presided over by the Principal of the College Dr Balendra Kumar Das, began with the welcome address by Marie Kalita, president of the Women Cell and Study Centre of the college. The vote of thanks was offered by Saraswati Rajbongshi of the Assamese Department.