The Union Health Ministry unveiled the draft Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill 2016 on December 29th 2016 (Thursday) according to which MBBS students will now be required to qualify the National Exit Test (NEXT) in addition to completion of five..
According to the report released by the Delhi Statistical Handbook, on Thursday, the number of students enrolled in senior secondary schools across Delhi increased to 44.31 lakh from 44.13 lakh in the academic session 2015-16 when compared to the data..
Online learning grew by 50 per cent in India this year, and technology and English were the most sought-after skills, says a report.According to Coursera, a provider of online courses from top universities, out of the 10 most popular courses, technology..
Central government recently made National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (for medical seats) compulsory across India from 2017. A senior education department official said that with this note, more private matriculation schools are opting to switch over..
In alliance with the Institute of Technical Education (Singapore), the Skill Development Ministry has decided to set up the Indian Institute of Skills. The country’s first Indian Institute of Skills was dedicated to the public of India, by the laying..
From now, the students of classes 5 and 8 at state-run schools would have to take the examinations at their respective institutions. The Madhya Pradesh school education department has issued new guidelines according to which there will be no external..
While Rajasthan is known for its music and literature festival, the state will now host a first-of-its-kind ‘Festival of Education’, ‘ in Jaipur next year which will see convergence of academicians and faculty from across the globe.The two-day event,..
The State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) launched a software named as ‘online in-service teacher capacity-building programme’ to help teachers attain an in-depth knowledge of their subjects. The main aim of the online programme..
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, announced that in order to give a boost to higher education, his government has launched a number of programmes so that 40 percent of youth in the state can pursue higher studies.At present, only about 13 per cent of..
A leading media house in Kerala, Mathrubhumi Group in association with SRM University today announced the launch of "I AM KALAM" – science exhibitions for higher secondary students across Kerala.The objective of the initiative is to nurture young talent..
In a significant development the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked schools to adopt cashless transactions from January 2017.In a circular, the board has decided to introduce e-payment facilities for collection of exam fees, affiliation..
Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched a new integrated learning solution that can provide schools, students, parents as well as teachers with a novel comprehensive educational tool kit, a statement said on Friday.Aligned to the CBSE board curriculum,..
Independent schools could help fund 10,000 new places for children from lower-income families, following government calls for them to do more to justify their charitable status.The proposal forms part of the Independent Schools Council’s (ISC) response..
The UK and China have agreed on six areas to focus on in their continued cooperation in the education field, during a visit by high-profile UK cabinet ministers to Shanghai.During the annual UK-China Education Summit, the UK Secretary of State for Education..
Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has announced to launch free education project for partially disabled persons in collaboration with Special Education Department.Talking to Radio Pakistan, Punjab Education Foundation’s Managing Director, Tariq Mahmood..