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Teachers maintain social distance as they check answer-sheets of tenth standard board examination during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Jabalpur.

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History teacher Subrata Pati takes online class for his students from a nest perched on a neem tree, in a village of Bankura district of West Bengal. Pati climbs the tree to cross the internet hurdle during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown.

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Visually challenged students enter an examination centre to appear in West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education's 12th standard exams, in Kolkata.

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Differently-abled students of 10th and 12th class stand in a queue to appear in their respective examination, at Gajera school in Surat.

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U.S. First Lady Melania Trump arrives at Sarvodaya Co-Educational Senior Secondary School in New Delhi.

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US First Lady Melania Trump hugs a school girl as she witnesses a 'happiness class', during her visit to a government school in New Delhi.

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US First Lady Melania Trump witnesses an activity demonstrated by a teacher and school children in a 'happiness class', during her visit to a government school in New Delhi.

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US First Lady Melania Trump interacts with school children during her visit to a government school to witness various activities as part of the 'happiness curriculum', in New Delhi.

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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari presents certificate to a students during the 56th convocation ceremony of Shivaji University in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Vice-Chancellor of Shivaji University Devanand Shinde and Vice-Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) Bhushan Patwardhan are also seen.

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State Literacy Mission director P S Srikala visits 105-year-old Bhageerathi Amma, who became the eldest in the country to pass fourth standard equivalency examination, at Kollam.

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Students from Bangladesh and India greet each other during an education exchange programme, at Army Public school, in Kolkata.

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Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) take part in a march demanding immediate implementation of the relief promised on Dec. 5 by MHRD/UGC, in New Delhi.

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Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) take part in a march demanding immediate implementation of the relief promised on Dec. 5 by MHRD/UGC, in New Delhi.

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Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal interacts with a student during a mega-PTM (Parents Teachers Meeting) at Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya, Rouse Avenue, in New Delhi.

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Teachers during an indefinite strike and protest under the banner of Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) demanding absorption of ad hoc teachers, at Delhi University in New Delhi.

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Teachers during an indefinite strike and protest under the banner of Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) demanding absorption of ad hoc teachers, at Delhi University in New Delhi.

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Police personnel during JNU students' long march from the University campus to Rashtrapati Bhavan to 'save public education', in New Delhi.

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Students raise slogans as they take part in a march from the University campus to Rashtrapati Bhavan to 'save public education', in New Delhi.

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A member of Military Police Motorcycle Display team "Shwet Ashwa" performs a dare devils' act after the Attestation and Passing Out Parade in Bengaluru.

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Cadets during a passing out parade at Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre (JAKLI) at Rangrath, in Srinagar. As many as 404 recruits joined the ranks of Indian Army after their passing out parade.

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Indian students dance as part of a "Save girl, Educate girl" initiative and an attempt for a world record, at a school in Ahmedabad, India. More than Six thousand students of a school participated in the group dance, according to a press release.

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Indian students dance as part of a "Save girl, Educate girl" initiative and an attempt for a world record, at a school in Ahmadabad, India. More than Six thousand students of a school participated in the group dance, according to a press release.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath addresses a basic and vocational training programme for Chief Municipal Officers at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis, in Bhopal.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and mathematician Anand Kumar during the inaugural function of 7th International Principal's Education Conference (IPEC) 2019, in Nagpur, Maharashtra

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Dharmendra Pradhan attend the convocation ceremony of Siksha 'O' Anusandhan Deemed to be University, in Bhubaneswar

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President Ram Nath Kovind, First Lady Savita Kovind, Manipur Governor and JMI Chancellor Najma Heptulla, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and JMI Vice-Chancellor Professor Najma Akhtar during Jamia Millia Islamia's (JMI) Annual Convocation 2019, in New Delhi.

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First-year science students of Bhagat PU College sit for a midterm exam with cardboard cartons covering their heads — with a hole cut out in the front for their face, in Haveri district of Karnataka

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Akansha Singh, a doctor from FH Medical College after being awarded with 15 gold medals at the 45th convocation of Agra University, in Agra.

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NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant (C) with Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar (3rd L) and Rina Ray (R), Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of HRD, launches School Education Quality Index in New Delhi.

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Students of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) stage a protest outside its office near ITO over alleged improper eveluation of their answer sheets, in New Delhi.

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Children attend classes at a school being run beneath a flyover near Yamuna Bank Metro Station free of cost, in east Delhi.

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia addresses the media on 'National Education Policy', at his residence in New Delhi

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Police personnel detain an Students' Federation of India (SFI) member following their protest against fee hikes, outside Telangana Assembly in Hyderabad.

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Students celebrate after receiving degrees during the 6th annual convocation of Aryabhatta Knowledge University at Bapu Sabhagar in Patna

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Vijay Kumar, son of a tailor and a homemaker who cracked the IIT entrance examination, pose for a photograph during a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Vijay Kumar, son of a tailor and a homemaker who cracked the IIT entrance examination, pose for a photograph during a press conference, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind honours Gurnam Singh, a teacher from Jammu & Kashmir, during a function to present National Award 2019 to teachers, in New Delhi. Also seen is Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

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Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ visits an exhibition, at the 59th NCERT foundation day celebrations, in New Delhi

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Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ during the launch of 'School Education Shagun Integrated Online Junction', in New Delhi. MoS for Human Resource Development, Communications and Information Technology Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao and the Secretary (Department of School & Literacy) Rina Ray are also seen.

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Entertainment artists pose during the Happiness Education Conference 2019, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi addresses the Happiness Education Conference 2019, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia during the Happiness Education Conference 2019, in New Delhi, .

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses the Happiness Education Conference 2019, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Dy CM Manish Sishodia and Meghalaya Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui sit in a class-room during their visit to a government school in New Delhi.

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Delhi Dy CM Manish Sishodia and Meghalaya Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui during their visit to a government school in New Delhi.

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Lekhraj Bheel with parents at his home in the native village, Kota. Lakhraj's parents are MNREGA labourers from Jhalawar's Mogayabeeh Bhilan Village

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Kasturirangan committee submits draft NEP to HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

Colleges must make learning a quest for excellence.

Photograph by Sanjay Rawat

United States Air Force Academy cadets toss their hats in the air as the Thunderbirds fly overhead during the cadets' graduation ceremony at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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Demonstrators hold crosses with text that reads in Portuguese "Jobs." "Salaries," "Housing," during a protest against a massive cut in the education budget imposed by the administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Demonstrators march against a massive cut in the education budget imposed by the administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The banner carried by the crowd reads in Portuguese: "Brazil Unites for Education."

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Students celebrate their success after West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) declared its class 12th results, in Burdwan district of West Bengal

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Students in the School of International and Public Affairs wave flags at Columbia University's commencement, in New York. More than 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students at the university have completed their studies.

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Sanghariyat Mohammad Azim, who got a percentile of 99.73 in Gujarat board's 10th class exams, sits in his father's auto rickshaw after the declaration the results, in Ahmedabad.

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Gujarat board's 10th class exams topper Shashvat Upadhyay with his grandmother poses for photographs while celebrating his success after the declaration the results, in Ahmedabad.

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Students celebrate after WBBSE class 10 examination results were declared, at St.Margaret school in Kolkata.

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Students take part in a nation-wide education strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Federal education officials this month announced budget cuts of $1.85 billion for public education, part of a wider government effort to slash spending.

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Students light flares as they protest against a massive cut in the education budget imposed by the administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Federal education officials this month announced budget cuts of $1.85 billion for public education, part of a wider government effort to slash spending.

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Hansika Shukla, CBSE class 12th topper, poses for a photograph with her mother after the results were declared, in Ghaziabad. Shukla scored 499 out of 500 marks.

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Students in Hyderabad protest the exam fiasco

Students celebrate their results as it was announced for UP Board, in Moradabad

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LGBT activists hold a rainbow flag during a protest outside the Warsaw's town hall in Warsaw, Poland as parents of primary and secondary school pupils protested against the new 12-point LGBT rights declaration signed by the new Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski. The new document sets out the city policy as well as bringing sexual tolerance education into the Polish capital schools.

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Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia

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Students queue up for the ­mid-day meal

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A class in progress at a government school in Delhi

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President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates the centenary celebrations of DAV College, in Kanpur. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and other dignitaries are also seen.

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A mother kisses her daughter's forehead as she enters the exam hall for the first day of West Bengal Board of Secondary Education examination, in Kolkata

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Sanchit Sahu of Delhi has faced several hurdles in getting his son admitted to school

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering during a function, in Leh region of Jammu and Kashmir. PM Modi launched the University of Ladakh, the first-ever varsity in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Demonstrators rally outside of the Los Angeles Unified School District headquarters in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education unanimously ratified a contract with teachers that ended a strike while also approving a resolution asking the state to put new charter schools on hold while the state studies their effects.

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The shadow of Los Angeles City Hall is cast on a building while striking Los Angeles Unified teachers gather in Grand Park in Los Angeles. A tentative deal was reached between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nation's second-largest district, officials said.

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Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar visits the National Testing Agency, to review the preparation of online examinations to be conducted by NTA across the country, in Noida.

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"Griffin" Hawley, the Golden Retriever service dog, is given a congratulations hug by his owner Brittany Hawley after being presented an honorary diploma by Clarkson, during the Clarkson University "December Recognition Ceremony" in Potsdam, New York. Griffin's owner, Brittany Hawley, also received a graduate degree in Occupational Therapy. Both attended 100% of their classes together.

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A teacher conducts a class for underprivileged children at a site for flyover blocks’ construction, in New Delhi. Children's Day is celebrated on Nov. 14th in India, on the birthday of the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan felicitates 96-year-old Karthyayini Amma, a native of Alappuzha, in Thiruvananthapuram. Amma, the oldest candidate who appeared for the state-run Literacy Mission Authority exams, scored 98 marks out of 100.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents a certificate to a student at the XIV Convocation of Osmania University College for Women, in Hyderabad.

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Atishi, AAP leader, Ex-advisor to DY CM, Delhi

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Bihar Unani Chhtra Sangh members raise slogan as they demand their BUMS exams results 2017 to be declared, in Patna.

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A private coaching centre

Students at a rural school learn computers

Photograph by Narendra Bisht

Students on their way to a Kota cram school

Photograph by Sanjay Rawat

Many institutions offer foreign language lessons

Photograph by Amit Haralkar

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Scott Hartley

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Humboldt University of Berlin

The University of Sydney

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A mid-morning full of activity for students at the University of Auckland

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Amherst College, MA

Students at the National University of Singapore

University of Hong Kong

A part of the University of Toronto campus

Oxford city centre

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Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The gates to Ivy League.

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launch a souvenir at the 33rd convocation of Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, in Kanpur.

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French president Emmanuel Macron, left, sits next to a pupil in a classroom during his visit in a secondary school in Laval, western France, at the start of the school year in France.

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French president Emmanuel Macron, right, sits in a classroom during his visit in a secondary school in Laval, western France at the start of the school year in France.

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Most students have no idea what they want to do—­delaying a decision may help

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari