The fourth edition of Pariksha Pe Charcha is coming soon. Selected students, parents, and teachers get a rare opportunity to virtually interact with India's honourable prime minister, Narendra Modi. The students from 9th to 12th std are eligible to participate in this program. Interested students, parents and teachers can try their luck to participate in this year's virtual event by visiting this link https://innovateindia.mygov.in/ppc-2021/ and pressing the red "Participate Now" button. There is an option for a teacher to help the student with no internet facility/ mobile no/e-mail id to login. They will select 1500 students, 250 parents and 250 teachers from the applicants' pool. The lucky winners will get a golden opportunity to participate in the Pariksha Pe Charcha virtual event with the prime minister. The participants will also receive a certificate of appreciation. A small bunch of applicants will get an opportunity to ask the prime minister questions and directly interact with him. They will receive a digital souvenir of their autographed photograph with Narendra Modi.
Visvesvaraya Technological University engineering students are demanding for online exams, and the university declined their request. The exams are scheduled to start on January 18th. They voice their concern about safety issues in returning to hostels from different states in large number. Many hostels have limited resources to provide quarantine and social distancing. The students are raising their issue in social media. #vtucancelofflineexams is trending in Twitter now.