Education

By increasing no of female seats, IIT moves towards improving gender imbalance

In a new move to improve gender imbalance prevailing in the educational institutions, the IIT (Insian Institute of Technology) has decided to inherit almost 779 women candidates in this academic year. ..

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Ex-PM Manmohan Singh donates books to Punjab University

In a welcome gesture former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has donated his collection of 3500 books to Punjab University, his alma mater, said a university official on Wednesday...

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Stress buster order for private junior colleges: No extra classes during summer vacations in Telangana

No extra classes during summer vacations or be ready to face strict actions, ruled the Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE). On Monday, TSBIE said that it will take strict action against private junior colleges that conduct classes during summer vacations...

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Maharashtra steps in responsible shoes: Secondary school students will now be educated on ‘organ donation’

There is nothing better than to save a life! By becoming a donor, we can save many lives. Do you know? One organ donor can save 8 lives. To impart this beautiful responsibility into young minds, secondary school students in Maharashtra will now be educated on organ donation...

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65 projects of Rs 140 Cr approved for technical education under ‘Uchhatar Avishkar Yojana’

With a view to promote innovation of a higher order that directly impacts the needs of the Industry and thereby improves the competitive edge of the Indian manufacturing, a scheme called “Uchhatar Avishkar Yojana (UAY)” was approved by the Government...

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HRD Min forms high-powered committee to keep an eye on CBSE’s exam process

In the wake of the alleged leaks of the Class 10 Mathematics and the Class 12 Economics papers in the recent CBSE exam, the Union HRD Ministry has formed a 'high-powered panel' to examine thoroughly the process of examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)...

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India Rankings 2018 jots down the best higher education institutes; Bengaluru tops the list

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru has topped in the country as the best universities. Following this, JNU, Delhi is at the second position and BHU, Banaras is at number three in the list of top 10 universities in India. Today, HRD Minister Prakash Javdekar has issued NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) India Ranking for the year 2018...

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Assam tables ‘Non Govt Educational Institutions’ bill to regulate fee structure of private institutions

In order to make provision for fixation of fees for non-government educational institutes, Assam tabled ‘The Assam Non-Government Educational Institutions (Regulation of Fees) Bill, 2018 in Legislative Assembly...

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No re-examination of the Class X Mathematics paper, CBSE confirms

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided that the board will not conduct a re-examination of the Class X Mathematics paper and confirmed that the paper has not been affected by the leaks...

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Teachers and Student Researchers under scrutiny scanner, may lose job and registrations if found guilty of plagiarism

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is all poised to introduce a new rule on plagiarism. Reportedly, teachers and student researchers found guilty of plagiarised content may lose their jobs and licenses cancelled respectively...

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CBSE declares dates for class X and class XII re-examination

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in a press conference revealed the dates of the exams of the papers that were leaked. The CBSE has confirmed that the Class XII Economics exam will be held on April 25, 2018...

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CBSE Paper Leak and its Remedy are tied to Education Reform

On 28th March 2018 the Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared that question papers of Class-10-Mathematics and Class-12-Economics had been leaked a few days before the board exams, and therefore these two examinations would be re-held on a date to be announced later...

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Decline in values does not augur well for society: Dr Mohan Bhagwat

Lamenting the fast deterioration of human values from education system RSS Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohanrao Bhagwat on Tuesday sounded warning that decline of human values does not augur well for the society...

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HRD Ministry to probe paper leak reports; CBSE announces re-examination

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has ordered a re-examination of Class 12 and 10, economics and math examinations respectively. Dates for fresh exams will be announced within a week...

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Telangana set to introduce law mandating ‘Telugu’ as important subject till 10th Std

Telangana set to make ‘Telugu’ as one of the compulsory subjects to be taught in all private and government schools from the 2018-19 academic year. Chief Minister K Rao directed officials to introduce measures for introducing Telugu...

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Rs 1 lakh Cr financial aid to IITs, NITs over next 4 years

The Government has launched Revitalizing Infrastructure Systems in Education (RISE), which aims to provide financial assistance up to Rs 1 Lakh Crore over a period of 4 years to IITs, NITs, IISERs...

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Attracting high class education, GIAN attracts foreign faculty to teach in Higher Educational Institutes

Recruitment is a continuous process. In the field of education appointing teachers has been a tedious process pertaining to the level of education provided to the students. The recruitment of faculty is a continuous process and the vacancies keep arising due to retirement, resignation and additional requirements on account of enhanced students’ strength. ..

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School Teachers’ Status and Morale are Important Parameters to Ensure Good Schooling for our Children

There are indications that the Government is engaged in a process of ushering in reforms in our schooling system. In this context attention is drawn to certain facts. The school teachers in India have a barely respectable salary only in Government schools. This is true of schools run by both Central and State Governments. But vast majority of the teachers are employed in private schools and they have abysmally low salaries...

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Madras HC brings CBSE schools under scrutiny for following NCERT syllabus

Education makes a man wise! Encouraging the importance of education among the people specially the young generation, various measures and schemes have been initiated. Furthering the need for easing education for the students the Madras High Court has said that the CBSE to have a mechanism to check if the schools are following the NCERT syllabus...

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Solidifying education base, Tribal women show a high rise in literacy rate!

Education has been termed as a path-breaking revolution for the country and therefore there are various schemes especially for the tribal section. The Tribal Affairs Ministry has released around Rs 231.5 crore in last 6 years for solidification of education among Scheduled Tribes (STs) in 54 low-literacy districts...

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With record of 15 MoUs, India-France pledges to deepen educational ties

The first ever Indo-French Knowledge two-day Summit ended successfully with a landmark agreement on mutual recognition of educational qualifications between the two countries and a record 15 other MoUs between universities and research institutions on joint initiatives and partnerships...

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Nervousness, stress and anxiety just a noun, can't rule life

Anita Karwal..

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Write exams with a smile and lots of confidence

Narendra Modi..

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Prez Kovind extends his wishes to students appearing for board exam

Ahead of class 10 and 12 Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) board exams, President Ram Nath Kovind has extended his wishes to the students appearing for these examinations...

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CBSE relieves its class 10 students by granting one-time relaxation in passing marks

The CBSE board students of standard 10 are being gifted by the board as it has given one-time relaxation for the mandatory passing percentage. Students will be exempted from the mandatory separate pass criteria in the subjects having internal assessment component of 20 marks and 80 marks of Board examination. The Central Board of Secondary Education on Tuesday notified this one-time exemption...

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Engineers Alert! Enroll yourself for Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship, applications start

Students interested in research, gear yourself up as applications for the Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship. You need to follow these following steps to enroll yourself for PMRF. The fellowship is aimed at selecting the best 1000 minds across various technical fields...

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Education must mould a strong character and inculcate ethical and moral values

M Venkaiah Naidu..

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PM Modi’s Pariksha pe Charcha pumps students with stress free mantras and inspiring experiences

Today the students are crushed down under the burden of exams, peer pressure, scoring marks, exams etc. To help students face the challenges with stout yet optimistic approach Prime Minister Narendra Modi held “Pariksha Pe Charcha” in Talkatora Stadium with students across country...

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Country’s most lavish paid scholarships: Now PhD scholars to get Rs 80,000 a month

Government has decided to award a scholarship amount of Rs 70,000 to Rs 80,000 and annual research grants of Rs 2 lakh for selected PhD scholars as the Cabinet cleared the Prime Minister Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme...

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NEET 2018 notification for admission to MBBS and BDS courses released, apply now!

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is pleased to invite the online applications for NEET UG 2018 conducted for admission into MBBS/BDS Courses in Indian Medical/Dental Colleges...

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For stress free examinations, be ready to chat with PM Modi on Feb 16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a unique program 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' on February 16 in a bid to relieve the stress of the students who are going to appear for the exams...

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Assam to have CV Raman University soon

The Government of Assam has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth Rs 300 crore with the AISECT Group of Universities for setting up Dr. C. V. Raman University in the State...

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CBSE stops permanent affiliation to schools

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to stop issuing permanent affiliation to schools as it did earlier. According to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), the policy was the direct violation of the Right to Education Act...

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Students must read PM Modi's ‘Exam Warriors' before going to examination

To Inspires youth to face the difficult moments of examinations, Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj launched 'Exam Warriors' book, written by PM Modi, especially for students...

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Punjab emerging as education hub! AMITY proposes Rs. 1000-1500 cr investment to set up university in Mohali

The Amity University on Thursday proposed to set up a state-of-the-art university in Mohali after it got encouraged by the new favourable investment environment in Punjab and the increased thrust of the state government on education...

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Uttarakhand’s eyes on education system; aims to change its structure

In order to regulate the education system in the state, the new law will soon be passed in accordance with the fees structure in the schools. It will be levied on private schools and on their tuition fees structure...

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The Great Urdu Divide: Past and Present

In a strange and inadvertent development, social segregation is taking place in thousands of mainstream schools of North India along religio-linguistic lines. ..

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Education is a national agenda: Prakash Javadekar

To cure a disease, the diagnosis is very important. Hence to curb dropout children across India, Centre and States have decided to identify the number of children out of school in the country. Along with it that, “Operation Digital Board” will also be launched...

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Reverse gear: Printed books are better than digital screens says study

In the age of digitalization students see themselves as digital natives, the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, tablets, e-readers...

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All The Best! CBSE class 10-12 board exams from March 5

Candidates can find the exam date sheet of CBSE 10th and 12th board examinations at the official website cbse.nic.in. The board exams will begin after Holi festival from March 5. This will be the first batch to appear for Class X board examination after the board decided to junk the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) and reintroduce the board exams...

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Gracing talents of Orphans, Maharashtra plans to introduce special category appearing for competitive exams

Maharashtra plans to welcome separate category for orphans appearing for various competitive exams. It happens that orphans who perform extremely well in academics might give them their appreciation and the required push they deserve...

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Hey CAT students! Your results are out, check fast

The results of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 entrance examination have been declared. Candidates who had appeared for this highly competitive exam on 26th November 2017, can check the result on the official website of Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017...

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Come forward and help to improve education quality: VP Naidu urges to business leaders

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has said that Literacy and Education are the foundations for a strong, inclusive, gender-responsive India. He appealed to big business houses to come forward to help in improving the quality of education...

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Vernacular mediums to imbibe international education board system

Education plays a pivotal role in shaping the thoughts and ideas of a person. Thus to encourage the students and built more schools the officials have decided to get education board for Non English medium schools...

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For India’s bright future, Odisha moves closure for setting career counseling centres

Developing young minds for better India, Odisha steps ahead focusing on the prosperous career of students making them qualify for better employment opportunities. Odisha sanctioned around Rs. 93 Lakh for setting up career counselling centres in 10 state-run universities...

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Glocalisation in education: ‘SWAYAM’ offers 300 e-courses in Hindi and Local languages

Now education becomes more accessible through the launch of ‘SWAYAM’ an online portal which will have 300 e-courses in Hindi as well as in 10 local languages. These courses, which will start in the next three months, will be on cloud computing, technical English for engineers, management accounting, database management systems and advertisements and publicity...

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Uttarakhand teacher among the top 50 of Global Teachers Prize’18

A Differently Abled Indian teacher's name from an Institute of Uttarakhand has been included in the top 50 contestants for the Global Teacher Award of USD one million on Wednesday...

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Addressing school students, Dalai Lama encouraged young minds to value ‘Ancient Indian Knowledge’

The Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama addressed over 400 students of Somaiya School, Vidya Vihar. His Holiness interacted with students of Class 5 to 10 and enlightened them about the importance of modern education along with the cultural significance of ancient Indian history...

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Yes! Yes! 27 lakh excited students have registered for Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme

Yes you have heard correct that around 27 lakh students have applied for admission in Navodaya Vidyalayas. For the first time, this exam is online. Compared to last year, the number of students enrolling this year is about five lakh more. There are 623 schools spread across 601 districts in all states of the country...

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IITs, NIT to get projects of Rs 2000 Cr to improve research infrastructure

The Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA) has approved projects worth over 2,066 crore rupees for six higher educational institutions to improve the research infrastructure and further their standing at the global level...

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Excel in the field of ‘education’ and be the ‘role models’ insists Kiren Rijiju to group of students

“In order to reach new heights in the careers, hard work and discipline is must,” said Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju after the group of students called on him who were on a tour for advancing their educational skills...

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Telangana Govt makes ‘Telugu’ mandatory for school students

The Telangana government has decided to make Telugu a mandatory subject in school textbooks from the next academic year, and efforts are being made to implement this...

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Andhra Pradesh government launches ‘Smart Learning module’

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandra Babu Naidu today introduced the digital interactive platform educational practices. A ‘Smart Learning’ module was launched to enhance the digital penetration in the field of education...

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3 IITS, IISC Bangalore secure positions in top 20 BRICS university chart of QS survey

ndian Institute of technologies never disappoint when it comes to any university ranking charts. Again three IITS along with Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has acquired places in top 20 varsities in BRICS countries, according to the latest QS Rankings. The institutions have been chosen in top 20 among 300 universities across India, China, Russia, South Africa, Brazil...

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Odisha to build hostels especially for SC and ST students to boost education in every corners of state

This year Odisha government set to establish 250 hostels especially for SC and ST students. A review meeting was held by the SC & ST Department on the existing infrastructures which are under the EMRS, KMRS, Anwesha and Akhankya Yojnas. “As many as 250 hostels have been sanctioned under Anwesa Yojna in the financial year 2017-18, in which Standard I and II students of the schools will stay there,” the Welfare Minister Ramesh Majhi informed...

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NCERT conducts largest ever national assessment survey; results to guide education policy

A large survey was conducted on Monday to assess students from government-aided schools across the country. The survey named, National Achievement Survey( NAS) is the largest ever national assessment survey in the country and is amongst the largest in the world. Students from class 3, 5 and 8 were the participators in the survey. ..

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Govt okays to creation of ‘National Testing Agency’ for entrance examinations

The Union Cabinet approved the creation of National Testing Agency (NTA) as an autonomous and self-sustained premier organization to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions...

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India’s 2nd Technology and Innovation Support Centre to come up soon in Chennai; Aims to foster entrepreneurship

Government of India inked an agreement with Chennai’s Anna University in order to establish India’s second Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC). This would be done under the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) TISC program...

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Transforming Education is to infuse quality, innovation, and research: Prakash Javadekar

The School Education and Literacy department have organized a two-day workshop ‘Chintan Shivir’ in New Delhi on Tuesday. Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar attended the function and termed the workshop as a huge success...

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India signed US$ 119 Mn loan with World Bank to provide quality education for Odisha

A Financing Agreement for International Bank for Reconstruction and Development IBRD loan of US$ 119 million for the “Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence & Equity (OHEPEE) Project” was signed with the World Bank on Tuesday...

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"Operation Digital Blackboard" campaign soon to run in every school

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has envisaged Operation Digital Blackboard in every school in the next few years. Addressing a two-day National Workshop on School Education in National Capital, Javadekar said, the workshop will focus on five themes - Digital Education, Physical Education, Value Education, Life Skills Education and Experiential Learning...

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Education must build character and promote good conduct: Vice Prez Naidu

“Education must build character and promote good conduct” were the remarks made by the Vice President while addressing the gathering at University Arts College and University Botanical Garden in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh...

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Bihar board to bring change in 10th and 12th exam pattern from next year

Bihar board has decided to come up with new question pattern for board exams. The change will be undertaken for both matriculation (Class 10) and intermediate (Class 12). As per new planned pattern, objective questions will great same important as subjective ones that means the questions will be more objective oriented...

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To prevent malpractices, teachers in state-run schools ‘must’ not conduct private tuitions

In a circular issued by the Maharashtra government it came in a notification that teachers of state/ BMC run schools will not conduct private tuitions. The state government issued a circular to all aided (state/ BMC-run) schools, directing their teachers to sign a bond giving an undertaking to the schools’ principals that they should not conduct private tuitions...

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India is becoming hub of quality education, youths from across the world are coming for educational activities: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Youths from across the world are coming to India for educational activities and this will lead India to become a hub of accessible and quality education said the Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday during meeting with a 7-member delegation of PINTA, an NGO working in education field in Malaysia at Antyodaya Bhawan, New Delhi...

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From this time, SSC exam students will have to fill in Aadhaar details in exam forms

From this time, SSC exam students will have to fill in Aadhaar details while filling examination forms. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education introduced the rule last year but have made it mandatory this time...

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Govt may announce new education policy by December, says Dr Satya Pal Singh

The new education policy is at its final stage and would be announced in December this year, said Union Minister of State for HRD Dr Satya Pal Singh here on Monday. ..

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Diwali gift to 7.5 lakh teachers, govt approves 7th Pay Commission benefits

Union Cabinet has approved the benefits of 7th Pay Commission to the faculty members and other academic staff of Central and state Universities, technical Institutions and aided colleges. It will be applicable from 1st of January, 2016. ..

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No substitute for good teaching and clean cooking in our schools

Improving the quality of mid day meal and teaching at the village level will enhance the academic standard and performance of students, argues the author...

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Centre to provide training over 15 lakh teachers for quality reforms in Education

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said that all untrained teachers will be trained by March, 2019. He said this while launching the Diploma in Elementary Education programme for in-service untrained elementary teachers in New Delhi...

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CBSE makes ‘Aadhar number’ mandatory for board exams Class 9 and 11 students

It is mandatory to use Aadhaar number for board exam registration of Class 9 and 11. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made this rule must for CBSE students, in a circular released on 26th September has given detailed rules for class 9 and class 11 registration of CBSE affiliated schools...

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Kerala’s state-run schools to go high-tech by April; Aims to adopt digital learning methods

Kerala’s state-run schools will go high-tech by April as the government is in plans to expand the use of computers and internet. This initiative aims to adopt digital learning methods along with imparting knowledge. ..

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Have patience! Governor again directs Mumbai University to declare results expeditiously

It is an extreme stretch to the patience of students who still haven’t received their degree certificates, what can be more unfortunate? Though Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis directed to speed up the process and give out their results. On Sunday Governor Vidyasagar also directed the acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Mumbai, Professor Devanand Shinde, to declare 'expeditiously and on top priority' the results of all the 11,981 students whose results are reserved...

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MCI quashes admission of 778 MBBS students in Puducherry colleges

The Medical Council of India has quashed admission of students to first year MBBS course in deemed universities and private medical colleges in the Union Territory, which were done without centralised counselling and after the last date during the academic year 2016-17. ..

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For the second time, Assam’s Tezpur University ranked globally among the top universities

Assam being one of the regions where the reach of electricity to education like facilities is scarce, Tezpur University TU of Assam has ranked among the top 1000 universities in the world. Congratulations! For the second consecutive year, Tezpur University TU has ranked globally among the top universities in the world...

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Four schools of Chandigarh ranked among the top 10 in India

Chandigarh is one of the beautiful cities and is now emerging as an education hub too. Four schools of Chandigarh have been ranked amongst the top 10 in India in various categories in the latest Education World India School Rankings 2017. Notably, Education World India School Rankings 2017 is an annual nationwide survey of the top 1000 schools across India...

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High quality education is necessary to place Indian Homoeopathy at world level: Shripad Naik

Hailing the benefits of Homeopathy, Union Minister for AYUSH Shripad Naik said that Homoeopathy being most efficacious and cost effective treatment of medicine, Government is committed for its further propagation as a matter of policy. He said, in India, it is used as one of the most preferred systems, be it for the day-to-day illness, or chronic ailments. Eminent Homoeopaths all over the country participated and guided the deliberations at the two-day conference...

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No need to go abroad for studies, 20 world-class universities to be opened soon in country

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, while addressing students at Manipal University, asks them to not go aboard for advanced studies. He claimed that the Centre is in the process of establishing 20 universities of global standards...

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Big NO to plagiarism! Calcutta University starts taking digital help to prevent researchers from copying

The fundamental principle of research is that it should be original. But plagiarism is an old disease of researchers.When a researcher starts working, a fresh idea should head towards a new direction but in the course of pressure during research work or may be due to other reasons, they start copying other works. Calcutta University which holds an important place in academics of India has started taking digital help to protect the originality of research. ..

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#WorldLiteracyDay: Madhya Pradesh bags 3 awards under Sakshar Bharat Yojana

Madhya Pradesh has bagged three national-level awards under the Sakshar Bharat Yojana. Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and HRD Minister Prakash Javdekar gave the awards to the state’s officials on the occasion of World Literacy Day at Vigyan Bhavan, today...

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PM Modi greets teacher's on Teachers Day, pays tributes to Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Teachers' Day, wished the teaching community and said that teachers have a central role in realising the dream of a 'New India'...

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800 engineering colleges across country to be shut by 2018

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is bent on shutting down 800 engineering colleges across the country as there are no takers for their seats. As per the new regulations of the council, the colleges that report less than 30% admission for 5 consecutive years will be closed. Since 2014-15, the AICTE has approved the closure of more than 410 colleges across India...

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Stepping towards ‘Her’ better future, Karnataka set to provide free education for girls till graduation

Guess what Karnataka has got for girls! The Karnataka government has decided to make education free of cost for all girl students in the state. Good news for all the parents of Karnataka as the state government has decided to provide free education for all girls from Class 1 to graduation in public and aided private schools and colleges from next year...

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Violence in the name of religion will not be tolerated: PM Modi

Venting out a stern warning to all those indulging in violence in the name of religion or sect, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday in the 35th edition of his ‘Mann ki Baat’ said that violence in any form was not acceptable and those responsible for it will not be spared by the government...

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Where there’s will, there’s way! Amidst floods and devastation ‘floating schools’ come to teach students of Assam

The whole nation is aware of the floods in Assam, this time let us call it as a ‘bad fate’ that Assam has been third time engulfed under the disastrous floods due to heavy rainfall. This didn’t shake the willpower of the students who still managed to study despite their school buildings got submerge under floods...

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Maha to come up with portal for students to crack competitive exams without spending on expensive coaching classes

Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) will soon set up portals to help students to prepare for competitive exams on their own. The easily accessible portal will help students to crack the competitive exams without signing up for expensive coaching programmes...

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Aim to strengthen education sector of India HRD Ministry launched ‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’

Aiming to strengthen the education sector of India, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Monday launched ‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’. He said “Ensuring quality education for all is one of the main objectives of the Central Government. We will eliminate the ‘aana, khana and Jaana’ (come, eat and go) system. Special training courses will be made mandatory for teachers to enhance the quality of teaching in schools,” Javadekar said...

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After reviewing progress, Govt asks MU to declare results at least for papers that have been assessed so far

Mumbai University (MU) has always been under the ‘bad’ tags as this time even giving the deadlines, MU is yet to declare the results of many numbers of students. MU has been acting as a ‘hanging sword’ on the heads of the students as their admissions are yet on hold. Chief Minister Devendra Fdanavis and Governor C H Vidyasagar Rao reviewed the progress of the declaration of MU results...

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Uttarakhand government recommends CBI probe in the re-examination of scholarships scam

Recently, University of Mumbai has received major flak on the delay of results and inappropriate expenditure of around Rs 500 crore. Education forms the crux of development in any country. In a matter similar to the Mumbai University, Uttarakhand has given birth to a scam of Rs 100 crores in scholarship given to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students by the Social Welfare Department. The government has recommended a CBI probe into the corruption scam...

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Students can order NCERT books online very soon from its newly launched Web Portal

NCERT textbooks have demand across India. Now it is easy for students to avail those books. Human Resource Development Ministry has launched a Web portal for the supply of textbooks to schools and individuals. Students and parents can now order online the books...

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History Restructured: Sidelining Mughals Maha Education focuses on ‘Maratha Empire and Warrior King Shivaji’ in textbooks

The Maharashtra State Education Board claimed that students should know the role of Maharashtra more clearly in the history of Independence India and highlight the importance of Maratha warriors, history textbooks have been restructured thereby focusing more on Maratha empire and warrior king Shivaji. Also, the history of Mughals and Western countries has been revised and made into one chapter. ..

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HRD Ministry plans to change mandatory requirement of research for promotion of UG lecturers

It happens many times in Colleges that teachers don’t take class properly due to their research work. To improve the academic career research work is almost mandatory as it leads to promotion. In the case of teaching, somehow the relation with students matter more than a degree. But from now college teachers don’t need to conduct a research for their promotions, rather they have to be engaged in community works with students...

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Over 13000 students benefitted from PM’s Special Scholarship Scheme for JK

At least 13,014 students benefitted from Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu & Kashmir since 2011. This information was given by the Minister of State (HRD), Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha on Thursday...

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Students keep away from rumors; NEET papers for all languages will be same

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar said that from now on the vernacular question papers for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for entrance to medical colleges will just be the translations of their English version. It was alleged that students who appeared for this year's NEET exam in vernacular languages faced tougher questions than those who wrote their exam in English and Hindi...

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Arunachal and Thailand join hands to boost educational exchange with foreign nation

To boost educational exchange programme with the foreign nation, Arunachal University of Studies (AUS), Namsai in Arunachal Pradesh inked an Agreement of Cooperation with Chiang Mai University (CMU) of Thailand...

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To overcome shortage of teaching staff, Karnataka professors will live-stream their lectures

It has happened many times that teaching institutions have faced scarcity of teachers, but Karnataka professors opted for another option of live-streaming their lectures. Karnataka’s Department of Technical Education took the initiative to overcome the shortage of teaching staff problem. ..

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To bring a reform in academic excellence, ‘TeachR’ will rank best teacher training institutes

‘TeachR’ –The reformative framework to rank teaching institutions aims to revamp academic excellence. The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has put forth ‘TeachR’, a new framework for accreditation and ranking of teacher education institutes in India...

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On her #GirlPowerTrip Malala urges Nigeria's leaders for immediate efforts to educate girls

Nigerian girls are very unfortunate when it comes to education. Due to Boko Haram terror, hundreds of girls cannot get a proper education. The girl who also once went through the tough struggle to acquire her education to right, Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai has visited Nigeria. During her girl power trip, she spoke out against Boko Haram for abducting young girls. She met some of the Chibok schoolgirls...

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Telangana orders schools to reduce students’ bag burden

Noticing the heavy weighted bag carried by school students, the Telangana government on Tuesday issued orders slashing the load with immediate effect. This decision by state government spread the relief amongst the parents as well students as they don’t have to carry heavy loads to school...

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‘Smart Classroom’ project aims to boost education sector of Arunachal Pradesh

‘Smart Classroom’ project was launched to boost education sector of Arunachal Pradesh. Chief Minister Pema Khandu launched the ‘Smart Classroom’ project under the Chief Minister’s Adhunik Shiksha Yojana at the Govt Higher Secondary School. ..

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SRM University to serve as ‘knowledge hub’ becomes first private campus of Andhra Pradesh

For the 1st time, Andhra Pradesh moves one step ahead to become a knowledge hub. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated SRM University- 1st educational institute to be established in the capital...

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Karnataka makes ‘Kannada’ mandatory for all school students

As per the recent declaration by the Karnataka state government Kannada is mandatory for all schools in the state. On Thursday the Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Tanveer Sait said that starting from August 1, CBSE, ICSE, IGCSE schools and Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) will now have Kannada either as a first language or a second language...

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Perform or Perish: Assam Education Minister warns poorly performing govt schools

Assam government schools principals have warned to perform or perish. This reaction came after noticing the poor performances of a huge number of government schools in recent High School Leaving Examination (HSLC). After reviewing the school-wise performance in the HSLC examination, Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has warned the school's principals that some strict actions like giving voluntary retirement option and disciplinary action will be taken against the teachers or schools who will ..

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Education for All! Bengaluru’s library ‘Buguri’ fulfills every rag-picker’s dream with fun learning

Educations is the fundamental right of everyone single citizen irrespective of age. Bengaluru’s initiative to help the children of rag-pickers by offering them library for learning has kicked off. A library named as ‘Buguri’ is now a space for children of waste pickers residing in the neighbourhood to learn and have fun...

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Launching SWAYAM, Prez Mukherjee voiced hopes towards digital technology for quality education

The President Pranab Mukherjee unveiled high-quality education portal-SWAYAM, which will provide the online interactive platform for learning which will include videos, reading material of assignments, quizzes. ..

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Assam Govt orders merging of the Directorate of Madrassa with Secondary Education

After the state government ordered about merging of the Directorate of Madrassa with the Directorate of Secondary Education through a notification issued to this effect on July 1. The Assam government has ordered the merging two directorates through a notification issued to this effect on July 1...

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‘ Jigyasa ‘, the student-scientists connecting program launched

Along with theoretical knowledge, practical learning is very important. From a preliminary level, if students get the practical knowledge they will be more drawn to scientific research. To extend student’s classroom learning with that of a very well planned research laboratory based learning, ‘Jigyasa’ has been launched. This is a program which will connect school students and scientists. Science and Technology Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar were ..

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Governor bangs MU for delay in result declaration; ask to announce before 31st July

Taking the serious note on the delays in the declaration of the results by the University of Mumbai, the Governor of Maharashtra CH Vidyasagar Rao asked the university administration to declare results all courses by 31st July 2017. According to the Section 89 of Maharashtra Public Universities Act, the Universities should declare the results for all courses within 30 days of the exam and should not take time more than 45 days...

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Education is apolitical agenda, needs cooperation globally: Javadekar in BRICS meet

The Education is a universal, apolitical agenda, empowers everybody. It will set the tone for the world of the future. It’s not negotiation, but cooperation all the way, said Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar while speaking at BRICS ministers of education meeting on Wednesday...

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To benefit tribal students, Arunachal released Rs 28.50 Cr scholarship

On the initiative of Chief Minister Pema Khandu, the Arunachal Pradesh government had released a total of Rs. 28.50 Cr to the Department of Social Justice, Empowerment and Tribal Affairs (SJETA). CM directed SJET Department to avoid delay of releasing scholarship to tribal students. Khandu asked SJET Department to draw a foolproof mechanism to avoid delay of releasing scholarship...

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Notice: Using Mobile is strictly prohibited during school hours- for Teachers

After receiving several complaints on teachers getting distracted due to mobile phones, education department came up with the rule that the teachers cannot use mobile phones during school hours in Bangalore. The Bengaluru teachers working in government, aided and unaided schools have to stop using their mobile phones during their duty hours. Failing to do so will have to face serious action from the education department...

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Centre forms committee under Ex-ISRO Chief for drafting ‘National Education Policy’

The Government of India would like to bring out a National Education Policy to meet the changing dynamics of the population’s requirement with regards to quality education. The committee for preparation of final draft of National Education Policy has been constituted under the Chairmanship of eminent Scientist Padma Vibhushan Dr K. Kasturirangan...

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End to the tension of Bihar Students! Bihar Board Result declared

The first board exam is nerve-wracking for every student. Especially the hours before the declaration of result is tormenting for the young students. Bihar board students now can finally breathe happily as their result is out. Now the result is available at the official website of Bihar. According to a local report, 50.12% students have qualified the examination...

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Revamping of education scenario always a top priority for Arunchal Pradesh: Pema Khandu

In order to implement the process of rationalizing the transfer and posting of teachers in Arunachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that revamping of education scenario was a top priority for the state government. ..

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Education and research should be socially relevant : V K Saraswat

Underlining the importance of academic autonomy of the varsity, Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, V K Saraswat said that value addition to social goods should be one of the goals of the varsity. “vice chancellor should be free to decide whom to teach, what to teach and who will teach” said Saraswat...

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Khoob Padho, Khoob Badho, Anant Akash Mein Udan Bharo

Shivraj Singh Chouhan..

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HSS honours over 1250 teachers during ‘Guru Vandana’ in America     

During the months of May and June 2017, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, USA (HSS) organized ‘Guru Vandana’ events across the United States to honour teachers and their contribution in the society...

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‘Kashmir Super 30’ initiative by Army sees 9 underprivileged students crack IIT, 28 others get NIT

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, various new schemes have been initiated which are youth-centric. India’s 65% population is below the age of 40 years, so youth-aspirations will decide the priorities. Students that the government of India is ready to support have all the potential to make India a better place. To motivate them even more, Union Minister for development of North Eastern region- Dr Jitendra Singh felicitated the students from Jammu and Kashmir, who have qualified ..

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Telangana CM fulfills promise, opens 169 residential schools in Single Day

The Telangana state government on Monday indicated a new era of quality education for neglected sections of society in Telangana, opened 169 residential schools in a single day for students for students belonging to SC, ST, BC and minority categories...

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While education is fundamental right, over 10 million children out of school in Nigeria

Education is a fundamental right of a child. Though in a world full of difficulties, there are many children who do not have an idea what a school can be. A data published by UNESCO in 2016 that 263 million children and youth are out of school. Of all the regions, sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rates of exclusion. A recent data by Nigeria government has shown over 10 million children in the country are out of school. Political unrest, armed conflicts, poverty are the main barriers. ..

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Govt contemplates to replace UGC, AICTE with HEERA

The towering academic institutions University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) are on their way to become a thing of the past soon...

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A moment of rejoice for students! Mumbai University to open its 1st offshore campus in Dubai

There are innumerable universities across the world and most of them open up offshore campuses like New York University has one of its branch in Abu Dhabi. In a similar way, University of Mumbai plans to open up its offshore campus in Dubai. The MU campus in Dubai will start from 2018. The academic council of the University has accepted and cleared the project...

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Special fee waiver scheme for NE students launched by ICSI

Ministry for Development of North-Eastern Region DoNER region Dr.Jitendra Singh launched a special fee waiver scheme called as ‘the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)’ for students of North-Eastern States...

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Proud Moment! Disability didn’t stop a Pune girl to score 91.4% in HSC

A girl from Pune city of Maharashtra this year scored 91.4% in class 12th CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) abide from her physical disability. Harmehar Kaur Grewal had proved that physical disability cannot be a hurdle when we have the willpower to achieve the goal...

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Teachers instill rich cultural ethos, tolerance in minds of students for social welfare: Prez Pranab

Teachers have an onerous responsibility of instilling in the minds of students rich cultural ethos, tolerance and innovation for the wellbeing of society, said President Pranab Mukherjee at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan...

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Let's fight Ragging! Mobile App launches to streamline process of registering complaints

Despite stringent laws and slew of measures to curb ragging in educational institutions, government continues to receive complaints of ragging. To curb this, today Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar launched an Anti-Ragging Mobile App introduced by the University Grants Commission (UGC)...

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Odisha’s Young Astronomer Talent Search Winners get to visit ‘Learning World of ISRO’

To seek an insight in the learning world of ISRO, The Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) 2016-17 winners’ – went on a week-long trip to the Space Application Centre (SAC) of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in Ahmedabad...

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CBSE cannot scrap moderation policy this year; Delhi HC directs to change policy from next year

Delhi High Court termed CBSE’s decision to scrap moderation policy as “unfair” and “irresponsible”. Finally bringing relief to students who appeared for 10th and 12th this year, the Delhi High Court directed the CBSE to follow its 'moderation policy'. Hence for difficult questions, students will get grace marks. Students can now get rid of the fear of a dip in percentage...

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Our young children have the competence to face all odds and challenges : President Mukherjee

Expressing his concern over the recent trends in education system President Pranab Mukherjee urged students to focus on quality education with the element of values. Addressing students of Lawrence School the President articulated that education is nothing but developing and building a person. He further asked students not to become informed robots without any soul...

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Delhi HC terms CBSE’s decision to scrap Moderation Policy as “unfair” and “irresponsible”

In last month, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released a statement on moderation policy of the Board. Under this policy, students get grace marks for difficult questions in the examination. Delhi High court termed the decision as “unfair” and “irresponsible”. They have questioned their decision of not implementing it from next year...

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States should be encouraged to teach Hindi ‘voluntarily’ and not ‘compulsorily’: HRD Ministry

With the emerging expansion of ‘English’ literature, the significance of ‘Hindi’ our national language is getting demeaned at turtle speed but in future this may rise. Hence to preserve and promote our national language states should be encouraged to teach Hindi ‘voluntarily’...

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Proud Naga students to go Japan for learning advanced science and technology

As part of Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Programme in Science, selected four Naga students are set to contribute towards the society by having this opportunity to learn and furnish the advanced knowledge in Japan. This programme is an initiative of Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST) and organized by RMSA Nagaland...

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Haryana girl students win battle for school upgradation

The determined girl students of Haryana have forced the administration to accept demand for upgradation of their school. ..

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West Bengal makes ‘Bengali’ language mandatory for school students

Students must learn Bengali, says West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee with an aim to make students learn more languages. On Monday Chatterjee announced that students of all schools, irrespective of boards or mother tongue would have to learn three languages from Class I to X, one of which would have to be Bengali...

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Now, Saturdays ‘No school bag day’ in Uttar Pradesh

In an attempt to check the dropout rate in primary schools, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to adopt the joyful learning concept in Uttar Pradesh schools. To begin with, Saturdays will now be a ‘no school bag day’ and children will be encouraged to take part in creative activities...

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S. Korea’s Prez says history textbooks must not be used for political purposes

South Korea’s new President Moon Jae-in took the charges from the very first day after winning the election. It was just the third day in office that Moon was ready with his to-do list which also included school textbooks which spoke in support of North Korea ideology...

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Pass on motherhood as a blessing! India’s first womb transfer surgery to take place on 18th May

Having the power of ‘giving birth’ to a life, a woman will be always praised a little more than any other being on this planet. She deserves it. But some women are unable to conceive and that is the worst thing happening to them. Like in a same case, in the history of medical science a woman from Pune will donate her uterus to her daughter...

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All the best students! Results of CBSE Class 10th to be out on 2nd June, Class 12th on 24th May

While students are enjoying summer vacations, the heat of their examination results are soon to hit them. The Central Board of Secondary Education examinations of class 10th and 12th boards were conducted in the month of March and April and the results are going to be declared on June 2...

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Telangana steps forward to provide advanced medical courses for post-graduate students

In order to provide advanced courses to medical students, Telangana government soon to introduce new medical courses for post-graduate students. Each of these courses will have two to four seats per college. But the seats will finally depend on the allocation of Medical Council of India (MCI)...

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Education Department won’t support bifurcation of higher secondary schools: Nagaland Govt

After the recommendations made by the High Power Committee regarding bifurcation the Department of School Education of the government of Nagaland has decided not to bifurcate Higher Secondary Schools from Elementary and Secondary Schools under the Department...

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NCERT textbooks promoting violent Maoist ideology; asked to 'Rectify' immediately

The Legal Rights Observatory, a Human Rights watchdog has sent news cuttings and photos of National Council Of Educational Research And Training textbooks, regarding references in NCERT books which are eulogising slain Maoist terrorist leader Kishenji who was killed in a Police encounter last year...

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LRO takes objection to NCERT text book contents

Legal Rights Observatory (LRO) a NGO, has demanded an immediate withdrawal of what it called ‘objectionable material’ from National Council of Education, Research and Training (NCERT) text books eulogising Maoist leader Kishanji...

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Pranab da recalls Nalanda Taxila era of global standard universities

President Pranab Mukherjee has stressed upon enhancing the quality of basic as well as applied research in institutions of higher learning in India. He was speaking at 8th Convocation of the Lovely Professional University (LPU) at Phagwara of Punjab on Tuesday...

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Universities should get develop as temples of higher learning: Prez. Mukherjee

On Wednesday while attending the inaugural function of centenary celebrations of Osmania University situated at Hyderabad, President of India Pranab Mukherjee called for developing universities as temples of higher learning and creating a learning environment for the free exchange of ideas...

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After CBSE scraps ‘marks moderation’ policy, students won’t get ‘grace marks’ from this year

Today the Central Board of Secondary Education scrapped the ‘marks moderation’ system from this year. This means that the students won’t be given grace marks for the tough questions asked in exams but if a student needs a few marks to clear an examination, the marks will be directly disclosed in the marksheets...

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95% Engineers are unfit for software development jobs: Report

As per a study by employability assessment company Aspiring Minds, 95% of engineers in India are unfit for coding jobs. Owing to the shortage of talent in IT and data science, the majority of them is unfit to pursue any software development jobs. According to the report, while more than 60% candidates cannot write code that compiles, only 1.4% can write functionally correct and efficient code...

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Educational institutions are not commercial establishments: CBSE warns

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has warned schools affiliated to it that educational institutions are not businesses and warned them against selling books, uniforms & stationery, citing it as a violation of norms. The whiplash comes in the wake of complaints that schools are engaged in such activities within the school premises and through selected vendors. It also directed schools to use books published by NCERT only...

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TN CM Palaniswamy sought PM Modi’s immediate intervention on NEET for medical admissions

In order to get the assent of the President Pranab Mukherjee for two state bills, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention with an aim to ensure continuation of present system of admission to medical courses in the state...

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IIT Kharagpur to introduce ‘Vastu Shastra’ subject for B Arch students

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur will be starting courses in ‘Vastu Shastra” for students of architecture as it believed that this branch of science formed the foundation of the traditional Indian architecture...

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Prakash Javadekar launches ‘RUSA’ to give education a digital boost

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has launched the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) at Silver Oak Hall, Habitat Centre, and New Delhi. All details related to States’ Higher Education Plans, the decision of the States’ Higher Education Councils will be provided in the portal...

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A major lacuna in our education and research institutions

On March 07, 2017 The Times Higher Education Ratings declared a list of 200 top world ranking universities and no Indian university figured in that list. However, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) at Bengaluru was rated 8th in a separate list of small universities. Various national news dailies carried this news in their front page...

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Acche din! 3.54 Crore SC, OBC students covered under Digital Payment of 14 Scholarship Schemes

As many as 3.45 crore students belong to Scheduled Castes (SC) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) are covered under digital payment of 14 scholarship schemes. However, all Scholarship amount are released to students’ bank account and there is 60% Aadhaar seeding in SC student bank account...

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Note! Kerala Govt made NEET mandatory for seeking admissions in private medical colleges

Kerala government has made NEET mandatory for admissions in private medical colleges which will be conducted on May 7, 2017. Those who are appearing for the exam are required to note that the admissions to the government and the private medical colleges in Kerala will be merit-based and on the basis of the ranking in the NEET...

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20 Universities to receive autonomy, world-class facilities: Prakash Javadekar

After Prakash Javadekar took over the reins of HRD Ministry in March, 2017; he has launched 5000 libraries programme, improved night schools’ condition, inaugurated IIT Goa and many such initiatives. The Human Resource Development Ministry is now thinking to convert 20 universities into top-notch national universities...

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9 Universities offer Yoga’s higher education in India

AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik while giving a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on Wednesday said that the government has spent Rs.166.255 lakhs during 2016-17 under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) for Yoga training of 11428 Physical Education Teachers of Government Secondary Schools. He further noted that there are 9 universities offering Higher education in Yoga; and 2 universities offering higher education in ‘Yoga and Naturopathy’ in the country...

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Kerala soon to make Malayalam compulsory in all schools

Many private schools in India don’t teach mother tongue in school. To put an end to this practice the state cabinet in Kerala has decided to make Malayalam language a compulsory subject up to the higher secondary level in every school of the state.Many private schools in India don’t teach mother tongue in school. To put an end to this practice the state cabinet in Kerala has decided to make Malayalam language a compulsory subject up to the higher secondary level in every school of the state...

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Assam launched ‘Gunotsav’ program for quality education ; PM Modi congratulated Assam CM

In a move to ensure quality education provided to school students where evaluators will be sent to run primary schools, Assam government launched ‘Gunotsav’ program on Wednesday. This program initially started in Gujarat which has been inspiring for many...

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MCI cancels admission of 500 medical students in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

Medical Council of India (MCI) cancels admission of 500 medical students in some private colleges in Tamil Nadu and UP who did not appear for NEET exam last year. The MCI has recently issued a discharge notice of at least 36 students who did not appear for the NEET exam but still were given admission in the college...

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MP Colleges to be affiliated with Atal Bihari Vajpayee University to promote Hindi language

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that one each of Medical College, Engineering, Science and Arts College would be affiliated to the Atal Behari Vajpayee Hindi University. Medium of instruction in these colleges would be in Hindi. The Chief minister said that to encourage and honour Hindi language, the academic journey will continue through the University. Budget provision would also be increased for this. Shri Chouhan was presiding over the fourth annual General Body meeting ..

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#IndiaRankings2017: IISc Bangalore Bags 1st Position, IIT Bombay on 3rd in Overall Rankings

Indian Institute of Science, IISc Bengaluru has been ranked number one educational institution in India by the Human Resource Development Ministry. Seven Indian Institutes of Technology, IITs have also made it to the list of the top ten educational institutions released under the National Institutional Ranking Framework. Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar announced the results of India Rankings 2017 in New Delhi...

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2535 Madarsas got recognition to teach modern subjects in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Plans to begin Skill Enhancement Course in Madarsas to provide quality education to Muslim students. Notably state government has given recognition to 2535 Madarsas to teach modern subjects in upcoming year. The syllabus of Madrassas has always been cause of controversy, and this one is also likely to create some dispute between the government and the Madrassa board...

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Now the opportunities of higher education are set to open for Adivasis in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh will send Proposal to the Central Government for opening of Regional Center of Tribal University in Bastar through the Higher Education Department. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh presided over a meeting of the Chhattisgarh Scheduled Tribes Advisory Council meeting in which several crucial decisions were taken...

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BJP leaders condemn mass copying in UP Board exam

Condemning the incident of mass copying in board examination in Uttar Pradesh BJP leader and MP Dr Subramanian Swamy termed it as the crisis of character. ..

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University has to be more than mere polytechnic says Hamid Ansari

The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari on Saturday said that the University has to be more than a mere polytechnic. Even in disciplines with obvious professional connections, the university should first aim to build a profound understanding of the discipline, he added while delivering the 66th Convocational Address at the Panjab University, in Chandigarh...

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New RTE amendment to ensure minimum qualification of education for school teachers

Central government on Wednesday approved the amendment to Right of Children to Free and Compulsary Education (RTE) Act, 2009. The main objective of this Amendment is to ensure that all teachers at the elementary level in the country have a certain minimum standard of qualifications...

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IIT Kharagpur to get Supercomputing facility

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, is the first academic institution to get a supercomputing facility under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM)...

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CBSE brings new exam, assessment format for Class VI to IX

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to implement the uniform system of assessment, examination pattern and issue of report cards for classes VI to IX. CSC said that this new scheme will bring the uniformity in the system of assessment and examination. The board has done away with the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) scheme being followed in affiliated schools since 2009...

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National virtual library to facilitate database regarding India on digital platform

For creation of National Virtual Library of India (NVLI) National Mission (NML) on Libraries has been set up by Ministry of Culture since 4th May, 2012 to facilitate a comprehensive database on digital resources on information about India and on information generated in India, in an open access environment...

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Good News! Teachers can be re-employed on contract after age of 65yrs

For passion age is just a number, as retired teachers will be allowed to teach students even after the age of 65 years. Now teachers can also be re-employed on contract appointment beyond the age of 65 years and upto 70 years, said Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar in Lok Sabha on Monday...

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Big boost for education sector: Setting up of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas approved

In order to provide a major boost to the education in our nation, central government on Wednesday approved the proposal for opening of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) under Civil/Defence Sector in the country keeping in view the high demand for these schools for their quality of education and excellent results...

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Common counselling to be held for all medical intakes in UG, PG

In a landmark decision, following the introduction of single medical entrance exam in the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has now made provision for common counselling at the State level for admission to medical courses at the under graduate and post graduate levels. As per the amendments made in the relevant regulations of Medical Council of India-MCI the designated authority at the State and Union Territory level will conduct common counselling for all medical education institutions ..

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Assam Govt passes the bill to set up one of the world’s best Cotton College University

Assam government aims to set up the University of Cotton after the government passed the Cotton University bill on Wednesday. The bill aims to create one of the best Cotton Universities not only of India but of the whole world...

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CM Pema Khandu promises to help students who were fooled by an NGO offering free education

When Telangana State was not even formed, an NGO which named itself as Dr. YSR Educational and Welfare Foundation fooled around 200 poor students of Arunachal Pradesh by attracting them with offering free education through scholarships. Taking a serious note on this Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has come to the help of around 214 students of the state who had been duped by an NGO. ..

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JNU clinches Best University Visitor’s Awards, 2017

Jawaharlal Nehru University has won the annual visitor’s award for the Best University- 2017. Dr Deepak Pant from Central University of Himachal Pradesh won the visitor’s award for innovation, while the visitor’s award for research has been jointly won by Dr. Shyam Sunder from Banaras Hindu University and Prof Niranjan Karak from Tezpur University...

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No room in India for intolerant Indian says Prez Mukherjee on Campus Violence

President Pranab Mukherjee while delivering the 6th K.S. Rajamony Memorial Lecture on the topic ‘[email protected]’ on Thursday strictly said that there should be no room in India for the intolerant Indian. Referring to the violence in Delhi University’s Ramjas College he said “India has been since ancient times a bastion of free thought, speech and expression. Our society has always been characterized by the open contestation of diverse schools of thought and debate as well as discussion. Freedom of speech ..

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Maharashtra Public Universities Act comes into effect to boost higher education sector

The Maharashtra Public Universities Act came into force on Wednesday. The Act aims at providing academic autonomy to state universities improve their functioning and bring about higher participation of students...

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Venkaiah Naidu urges youth to cultivate reading habits

Commenting on the recently opened New Book Gallery by Publications Division, Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu urged to the youngsters that they should make use of the Digital Online Library which contains selected archival books that can be accessed in the Book Gallery free of cost. He also urged the people to visit the gallery and make use of the rich collection of books...

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India unveiled Braille atlas for visually impaired people

India is the land of diversity, in culture, religion, language etc which fills up so many colors in the life of people. Everything is beautiful yet one needs a sight, sense, and desire to feel and see the beauty nation has. Today government released a Braille atlas for the blind people. The blind population can now feel the map of India as due to the help of technology, the population belonging to blind can have access to what exactly “What India looks like”...

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It is illegal to educate children at home without permission from education authorities in China

Educating children starts from homes, but in China it is illegal until n unless the parents have permit of education authorities to educate their children in homes. In a circular the Education Ministry of China released a notice on its website stressing those parents or guardians are not allowed to educate children at home without permission from education authorities...

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JNU files complaint against protesting students

In a turn of events, the JNU administration has lodged a complaint against the students blockading the Administration Block in protest for past one week...

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Aadhar card must for college students to benefit Scholarship schemes

Aadhar Card Now Mandatory for Central Government Scholarship Schemes For School and College Students. The government has announced that Aadhar card is must in order to avail Central Sector Scholarship Scheme. Union Human Resource Development Ministry (HRD) has said that to avail benefit under the Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for College and University students, applicants will now have to furnish proof of possession of Aadhaar card or undergo Aadhaar authentication. ..

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HRD Ministry to ease the burden of schoolbags

School students normally live under the pressure of education and parents expectations. Right from carrying heavy and bulky schoolbags to scoring in distinctions they are subjected to on-going unknowing pressures. Hence Union Minister for Human and Resource Development Prakash Javadekar spoke to ease out the burden of school bags...

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WB College and University Association protest against Education Bill

West Bengal College and University Teachers Association (WBCUTA) held a protest on Wednesday against the Education Bill passed in the state assembly on February 10...

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Physical punishment should be banned in Schools: Maneka Gandhi

The government has urged schools to strictly observe Guidelines for Eliminating Corporal Punishment. Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi asked Human Resource Development Ministry for wide spread circulation and implementation of the Guidelines in schools. Minister also says that schools should have annual social audits of physical punishment, harassment and discrimination...

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India’s first floating school in Loktak Lake of Manipur aims to provide education

India just opened the first school of its kind that floats proudly on Loktak Lake in Manipur. Manipur now becomes the home to a unique school that will be seen floating on the largest freshwater lake in the northeast, the Loktak Lake. ..

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India's largest digital literacy program approved by cabinet; 6 crore rural households will benefit

The Cabinet has permitted 'Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan' (PMGDISHA) to make 6 crore rural households digitally literate by March 2019. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved PMGDISHA. The outlay for this project is Rs.2,351.38 crore to usher in digital literacy in rural India by March,.2019. This is in line with the announcement made by Finance Minister in the Union Budget 2016-17...

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Six FTII PG Diploma Courses equaled up to Master’s Degree

In a significant achievement for Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) has equated six PG Diploma Programmes of the Institute with Master’s Degree. The Masters equivalence launches FTII into a new academic orbit and introduces a new dimension for students who can now leverage this attribute for higher studies, in India and abroad. FTII had been making efforts since 2011 for securing the Master’s Degree for its programs. Recently a four member Committee ..

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BOMBAY ODYSSEY 2.0- A platform to showcase talent

Over 300 BMM students from across the colleges of Mumbai and Navi Mumbai participated in the second edition of “BOMBAY ODYSSEY- A platform to express creativity”. Bombay Odyssey, a two-day event held on 24th & 25th of January held in Oriental College of Science and Commerce (Sanpada, Navi Mumbai). The event was organized by the department of Mass Media mainly aimed to provide a small platform to all those students who are highly talented and wanted to express themselves through their own creativity...

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Swayam- Massive Online Open Courses to offer 2000 online courses to boost learning

The Central Board of Secondary Education till date has conducted the examinations but to reduce the load a specialized agency named as “National Testing Agency” may conduct entrance exam for admission...

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CBSE clears confusion; says NEET-2017 will be treated as first attempt

All 12th standard students are set to appear for their board exams in coming days while the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has said NEET 2017 will be counted as first attempt only. National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) Under Graduate 2017 for admission to medical colleges across the country will be considered as the first out of three available attempts for all candidates, said CBSE...

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Medical admissions in TN could be on basis of college score; no need to clear NEET

Students aspiring to take admissions in medical and dental colleges are supposed to clear the NEET entrance test. Tamil Nadu on Tuesday has introduced two bills which seek to admit undergraduate students in medical courses on the basis of their scores. This bill seeks to exempt aspirants from appearing for the National Eligibility Entrance Test for admission to medical and dental colleges...

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CBSE to conduct NEET examination on May 7

All 12th standard students are set to appear for their board exams in coming days while the date for NEET entrance test for CBSE students has been declared. The Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE will conduct the National Eligibility-cum- Entrance Test NEET for on 7 May...

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Dr Vijay Bhatkar is the new vice-chancellor of Nalanda University

Dr Vijay Bhatkar, the man behind India’s first super computer –Param, has been named as the new vice-chancellor of Nalanda University...

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Niti Aayog’s ‘Atal Tinkering Labs’ mission to shape young minds for modern innovations

Students are the future of the country. Hence to propel the young minds for the better future is the responsibility taken by NITI Aayog. NITI Aayog is set to inculcate the ‘Atal Tinkering Labs’ ATL in at least 500 schools which aim to develop and innovate new scientific ideas in the minds of school children...

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Telangana appeals to set up more Navodaya Vidyalayas to provide quality education

In a bid to empower education Telangana steps forwars to set up Navodaya Vidyalayas so that the students receive quality education. The All India Navodaya Vidyalya Staff Association (AINVSA) appealed to the Ministry of Human Resource Development to set up vidyalayas in each of the newly formed districts of Telangana...

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Teachers should focus only on teaching students; should not be assigned with non-academic work

A panel was set up to recommend certain norms for teachers in order to function smoothly in academic terms. A group of secretaries’ appointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recommended that ‘teachers should concentrate only on teaching and they should not be assigned with any non-academic work.’..

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Hey Girls! Indian Institute of Technology is offering 20% extra seats for you

There is good news for girls who wish to enter Indian Institute of Technology as the panel has recommended reserving additional 20% of extra seats for the girl students. When it comes to IIT boys are found in large numbers but girls are not in the same numbers as boys. In order to encourage girls to enter IIT this move has been recommended by the panel...

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TMC govt attempt to secularise text books invites public resentment

In its attempt to secularise school textbooks the Mamta Banerjee government in West Bengal replaced ‘RAM’ with ‘Rong’ (colours) from ‘Ramdhanu’ (Rainbow) inviting ire of the people...

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Chandrababu Naidu strengthened young minds to achieve success in IIT’s 2nd Convocation Ceremony

Always eager to encourage young minds to propel in every aspect Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu spoke on 2nd convocation ceremony of IIT’s of Edupulapaya and Noojiveedu. Naidu urged students to prosper in their respective fields and to master their skills in their field...

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Governor of Assam Banwarilal Purohit stresses on the ‘Education’ and ‘Moral Values’

Education always played a vital role in shaping views of a person and making the person “human with morals”. Understanding of right and wrong comes through education. Inculcating values too holds a major trait of getting educated throughout the life. On completion of 80 years of Khetrihardia Higher Secondary School, Governor of Assam Banwarilal Purohit stressed upon the importance of education in the life of students on Sunday...

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