After observing the degrading quality of BEd institutes, the Centre has decided that this year no new teacher training institutions will be allowed in the country. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar..
In spite of major thrust on digitisation and computer education, the government schools are ill-equipped as compared to private educational institutions and only 2.3 percent primary, 18.17 per cent upper..
IIT Kharagpur believes that the ancient Indian architecture philosophy of Vastu Shastra must be taught to architecture students to make them more "well-rounded."As per a TOI report, the institute recently..
India has collaborated with the Australian government, universities and vocational education trainers following a two-day mission that has delivered key advancements on educational issues.Simon Birmingham,..
IIT-Kharagpur is expected to induct the first batch of MBBS students in its medical college by 2020-21, after its hospital starts operation three years earlier.The first phase of construction of the Dr..
In Papua New Guinea, more than half-a-million children are unable to access the education system, according to government estimates.That includes thousands of children in the capital, Port Moresby, where..
District Education Office of Bajura has decided to provide Rs 200 to every student during admission or readmission into government run schools. This incentive scheme pitched as ‘motivation allowance’..
A top US body in international education and global investment banking has announced a scholarship and mentoring programme for the Indian women university students in science and technology-related fields...
HCL Technologies Ltd, India's fourth-largest software services exporter, is poaching young talent and in the process looking to possibly pip competitors who offer college placements by hiring students..
The CBSE has done away with the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) scheme and replaced it with a uniform system of assessment and examination to be followed by its affiliated schools for classes..
The Kerala Government is keep on doing initiatives for the welfare of transgenders. And now it has taken step to bring equality in education for the transgenders in Kerala. With that note, it has introduced..
The government is planning to restructure the higher education sector by promoting research in academic institutions, said Education Minister C Raveendranath.According to the minister, the purpose of education..
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) has now made provision for common counselling at the State level for medical courses admissions at the under graduate and post graduate levels. with this..
China has pledged to keep up heavy spending on education reform in order to close its urban-rural education gap. Among the priorities are hiring and retaining teachers in the nation's poorer parts, and..
Complete with a virtual museum, an online hub launched by the zoology department of Calcutta University here seeks to connect students and researchers across India and abroad. The objective is to provide..
Foundation stones has been laid on Thursday by Raghubar Das, Chief Minister of Jharkhand for three medical colleges in Palamau, Hazaribagh and Dumka. Terming the day as historic, the chief minister expressed..
While the Ministry of Human Resource Development is mulling the proposal to introduce a three-language formula which will make studying a foreign language more difficult for school students city schools..
The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) is in discussions with IIT Bombay to conduct a course on road safety for government engineers against the backdrop of the rising number of highway..
A proposal to centralize the nursery admission process from the next academic year i.e 2018-2019 has been put forward by the Delhi Government in order to streamline admissions, increase transparency and..
The Delhi government will launch a diploma course in pre-school education in its nine District Institutes of Education and Training (DIET) from the next academic session.The course is part of the earlier..
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) will release this year’s India Rankings report on April 3. The Ministry introduced the ranking framework last year as the Indian universities and higher..
Several questions surrounding the subject of history will be thoroughly discussed at the Department of History, Savitribai Phule Pune University.A history professor, Antoon de Baets from the University..
Rankings for Indian Universities and Institutes for 2017 will be published on April 03, 2017 according to a notice published on NIRF website. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is the..
IIT-Kharagpur is starting a school on Quality and Reliability (Q&R), a first of its kind in India. The Institute, which set the trend for engineering, management, medical technology and IPR law education..
Making a strong pitch for inclusion of puppetry in Indian school curriculum, renowned US educational puppeteer Carol Sterling feels that such a move would help improve the social, emotional, intellectual..
The Union HRD Ministry has constituted a sub-committee of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) under Chairmanship of Telangana's Deputy Chief Minister to look into issues of girl's education.The..
Union minister Prakash Javadekar said that as a part of key reforms in the University Grants Commission (UGC) and to show in greater transparency, freedom and autonomy, Ministry of Human Resource Development..
The Delhi government is planning to introduce nursery and pre-primary classes in all 447 Sarvodaya schools under the Directorate of Education."There are 447 Sarvodaya schools under the Directorate of Education..
Despite offering freebies like books, bicycle and uniforms along with scholarships among others to enhance enrollment, Madhya Pradesh is among the top three states in the country where the percentage of..
The West Bengal government will be lay special emphasis on the progress and welfare of girl students, particularly those who belong to the economically weaker sections of society.State Education Minister..
Universities seeking twinning programmes with foreign academic institutes now need top accreditation grades and approvals from regulatory agencies.The University Grants Commission (UGC) recently issued..
Students of physics from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, may get to train at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO), in the fifth year of their..
As a part of the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the founding of Association of Managements of Private Schools (AMPS), it is organising an educational expo. Two-day silver jubilee celebrations of AMPS begins..
Thailand’s Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin said the Education Ministry will introduce a new version of an English-learning app in two months to boost vocational students’ English proficiency.He..
In an attempt to help academically weak students and put an end to the practice of schools failing such students in Class IX in order to achieve a cent per cent pass result in the Class X board exams,..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar laid foundation stone of the new campus of Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and said the government plans to set up a fishery science college..
Prakash Javadekar, Human resource Development(HRD) minister said that government is planning to re-introduce CBSE Class X board exams which will come into existence from the next academic year. While speaking..
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is organizing the Education Conference on "Reforming & Rejuvenating The Higher Education" on 29th November 2016 (Tuesday), Hotel Hilton (Guindy),..
Teachers will not be tasked with accompanying students in school buses, or do any other non-academic work, new rules set by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said.The CBSE, the country’s..
IT@School, a Kerala government initiative to impart IT education in schools, is bringing in ‘School Wiki’ on the lines of Wikipedia, with an aim to promote knowledge generation and sharing among school..
Students will now be able to pursue PhD in traditional medicine courses after the University Grants Commission (UGC) asked all central universities to start a doctorate degree programmes under AYUSH disciplines.On..
Maharashtra government is looking at ways to make learning more valuable and innovative for classes VII and IX students in the state-run schools. In a new initiative the state government is incorporating..
Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu took part in the Kapu Job Mela which was organaised by the State Kapu Federation at Ibrahimpatnam on Friday. The Job Mela was being conducted at Nova Engineering College..
Concept Educations, in association with UTSAH, a child rights group, today launched the Child Protection & Education Programme under which children dwelling in the slums will be provided free basic education.Ashutosh..
District Collector Ronald Rose, who took charge as new Collector of Mahbubnagar district on Tuesday, said his goal was to give priority to children’s health and education apart from other developmental..
Bangalore University has launched a students adoption scheme for students who cannot afford higher education including students from the weaker sections of the society and orphans. The varsity recently..
Hundreds of foreign students who had enrolled this year for undergraduate programmes in private medical colleges in India now face an uncertain future due to a “tricky” domestic legislation regarding..
Indian education system is undergoing a lot of changes recently. It would be apt to call the moves of the HRD Ministry in the field of education the big and revolutionary steps required for the reformation..
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said Maharashtra, which has been “languishing at either 14th or 15th place in terms of quality of education”, has moved to the third place in the last one year...
Pledging to "improve" the quality of higher education in the country during a review meeting with 41 Vice Chancellors of Central Universities, Union Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar today said..
India needs to recruit at least three million primary teachers and over eight million secondary teachers in next 14 years to ensure that every child is in school and learning well, says a UN report. India..
BRICS nations have adopted the 'New Delhi Declaration on Education resolving to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all.Education is the answer..
The Telangana government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to improve services of its educational channel Mana TV.The MoU was inked by officials..
A 16-year-old South African schoolgirl has won the grand prize at Google's science fair for using orange peel to develop a cheap super-absorbent material to help soil retain water.Kiara Nirghin beat students..
To improve quality of education in schools, the Central government will conduct student learning outcome assessment in various schools every year, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said."We have a mission..
The students from tier-II & III cities can get benefits by taking up a distance education programme is just a touch away with the central Pondicherry University rolling out an App for direct delivery of..
Nestle India has introduced special packaging for its flagship brands - Maggi, Nescafe and Kitkat, to support education for girl children.This initiative has been undertaken in collaboration with Nanhi..
India does have ambitions to reach the level of developed nations in education, but it will take at least six generations or 126 years to scale up to the top standard , if the country continues at its..
Haryana Education Department has decided to introduce activity-based learning in the government schools as a pilot project. They have made this decision to overhaul the poorly performing academic atmosphere,..
To made more facilities for divyang (persons with disabilities) students, the Centre’s upcoming education policy forces schools to make divyang persons in comfort educatonal zone and it has already asked..
Soon, road safety education will be a part of the academic curriculum in Goa's schools, said the transport minister, Ramakrishna 'Sudin' Dhavlikar on Monday. He was speaking at the inaugural of the sixth..
The HRD ministry is working to ensure that degrees and certificates are given to students in digital format from the 2017 academic session onwards."There is a need to take pledge and that pledge is by..
The Swades Foundation, an NGO, and the Maharashtra government have signed a MoU to bring qualitative and quantitative improvement in primary and secondary school education in Raigad district, an official..
In its third year, the annual conference and journal, Think Creativity & Intelligences Quest (thinkCIQ), is all set to strategize on ways to innovate and improve the standard of children's education in..
During an event organized to felicitate teachers on Teachers' Day, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi cum in-charge of education department Manish Sisodia said that after assessing the reading ability of students..
The Himachal Pradesh government will spend Rs 2,292 crore for providing irrigation and drinking water facilities besides strengthening the network of educational and health institutions across the state. Addressing..
Going by the current trend, India will be half a century late in achieving its global education commitments and the country needs fundamental changes in the education system if it wants to meet the 2030..
A top US university will give extra support in its admissions process to descendants of slaves sold by the university in the 19th Century.In 1838, Georgetown University sold 272 slaves owned by the Washington-based..
More Singaporeans are heading Down Under for their university degrees, on the back of the fall in the Australian dollar last year. And, with Singapore recognising more degrees obtained there, numbers are..
The Odisha government has asked Private schools in Koraput district to follow the Right to Education (RTE) Act guidelines and get their doubts cleared by the district education office. Jaya Kumar V, District..
The coal hub of Kothagudem, the miners den is soon to be the headquarters of a new district to be carved out of Khammam, is all set to become a major technical education hub with the prestigious ambitious..
The disabled childs studying in every Delhi government run and aided schools will now get personal attention with the AAP government asking special educators to prepare an individualised education programme..
Tamil Nadu has accounted for 45% of all incremental education loans between FY13 and FY15. Of the total loan growth of Rs 6,597 crore in these two years, loans in Tamil Nadu have grown by 2,969 crore.The..
The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) survey conducted by NGO Pratham will be relaunched after a year’s break. The survey, one of the most definitive barometers of learning levels among children..
This Oct 21, Malaysia will have seen a 200-year presence of Tamil education on our shores. A host of programmes are in the pipeline for a year-long celebration to mark a milestone that began when the..
Exhorting students to take advantage of the expanding economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said education has become a powerful tool, which is contributing to growth of the services sector.Mr..
The Jamaica Government is calling on more corporate companies to partner with the island’s educational institutions in a bid to boost their outputs.The call came from Minister of State in the Ministry..
Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Government of India stressed on the need for radical overhauling in the medical education of our country as were needed 15-20 years ago..
Medical council of India has announced the new digital mission mode project which will help in tracking the daily attendance of the faculties in all the medical colleges across India. This will help in..
According to reports almost all medical colleges of Telangana State will be offering 450 more seats for admissions from this academic session. After this decision, all the medical candidates aiming to..
All Indian languages including Sanskrit, will get a boost under the New Education Policy (NEP) that the government is working on, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday."The policy of the Indian..
Premier business school XLRI -Xavier School of Management has earned accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) for its flagship management and doctoral..
To raise funds for education of millions of underprivileged children in India, Australian ultra marathoner, Samantha Gash is set to begin a 3,800 km run across India.Kicking off from August 22, Ms Gash..
Even as Indian sportspersons put up a dismal show at the Rio Olympics, Kendriya Vidyalayas have unveiled a strategy to produce the country’s next generation of medal winners.Noting how most Indian parents..
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said it will scale down the difficulty level of the class 12 mathematics question paper next year after an unusually tough exam drove millions of students..
With winters approaching fast, many schools in Srinagar are left with a limited window for teaching and completion of the courses by October 2016 for class XII students who have to appear in board examinations..
IIM Bangalore is hosting a free Open House on the Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM). It is a master level diploma granting programme offered by IIMB. The PGPEM is designed for the..
74% students of class 6 cannot read a paragraph from Hindi textbook46% students cannot read a simple story of class 28% students cannot identify letters in Hindi 67% children cannot do simple three digits..
Higher education sector in the state should have a development plan (DP) similar to that for urban planning, said Vinod Tawde, Minister for Higher and Technical Education for Maharashtra.He said the DP..
Association of National Board Accredited Institutions (ANBAI) has urged the government to improve and standardise the post-graduate medical education in order to address the shortages of doctors in the..
The Uttar Pradesh government will bear the cost of books and study material for about 30,000 students of the economically weaker sections enrolled in UP schools under the Right to Education Act. Under..
A report on single-teacher schools across the country, tabled in Parliament on Monday, has thrown up some alarming statistics on the education scenario in India. A solitary teacher is running the show..
Government is taking steps to promote Urdu language but has no plans to make it compulsory in school education, the Rajya Sabha was informed.Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, HRD Minister..
With the view to give better grades for universities and colleges, The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) headquartered at Bangalore has revised its grading system and made accreditation..
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the State Government will bear all educational expenses of talented daughters on taking admission in medical, engineering courses or joining IIT or IIM..
From next year, admission to medical and dental courses across the country will be done through a single common entrance test under NEET in place. The government said the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance..
Global software and Cloud major Oracle India on Monday announced a corporate citizenship collaboration with State Bank of India (SBI) and launched the D-Change programme which will support education and..
Prakash Javadekar, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister said that in order to increase awareness and sensitise the youth about disabilities, the school curriculum would include chapters disability..
Yayvo is an online shopping e-commerce platform that provides with a fine range of products from fashion, tech gadgets and more. Now, Yayvo is launching Pakistan’s first ever education E-Store.Just when..
A plan to hosting a three-day seminar on the status of Sanskrit education across the country, considers NCERT .The seminar is being planned against the backdrop of recommendations by a Human Resource Development..
The Cheif Minister of Tamilnadu J Jayalalithaa announced the free bus pass scheme for school and college students for the year 2016-17 & she giving away smart cards to five beneficiaries.The government..
The Rajasthan government has decided not to charge orphans for education in its universities and colleges, higher education minister Kali Charan Saraf announced on Sunday.The free education policy will..
Government of Andhra Pradesh has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the State Marine Technical University of Russia for promoting marine education and technology in the state. The MoU was..
The highest internship offer worth Rs.4 lakh has been received by one of the premier commerce and economic institutes for women in India and well-known colleges of the Delhi university - Lady Shri Ram..
Study Group is a provider of specialised educational programmes as schools, colleges and placements for international students, it has announced two new partnerships in the US, as well as the launch of..
The Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said "accountability" will be introduced in the education system for the teachers to maintain the role of teachers is crucial in nation..
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is establishing Institute of Agriculture at Kumulur in the district. The institute will offer diploma programmes in agriculture from the current academic year.Presently,..
On Thursday, Thane district collector as well as other government officials visited various zilla parishad schools in the district under their Shalesathi ek divas initiative. Under this initiative, the..
“Kerala is on a par with the world when it comes to literacy, but the standard of education leaves much to be desired. Our children need to be acquainted with the modern education pattern,” said Labour..
Texas Instruments is an American electronics company (TI), it is bridging the gap between power theory and real-world applications for engineering students and industry professionals alike with the TI..
In the Union Cabinet on Tuesday, Prime Minster Narendra Modi took the decision of shifting Smriti Irani from Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) to Textile Ministry.Not only this, Environment..
In order to address issues related to children’s education, Child Rights and You (CRY) has announced the launch of School the Spark campaign. CRY is an Non Government Organization (NGO) in India that..
Macmillan is one of the world's largest English Language Training [ELT] companies has launched its portfolio of ELT products in India. In this foray, Macmillan Education India, a leading publisher of curriculum..
Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) will spend Rs 12 billion on the education of children from low-income groups during the current fiscal year, PEF Managing Director Tariq Mahmood said on Monday.He said..
Recognising the critical role education plays in eradicating poverty, Dubai's top labour supply company Dulsco contributed to the construction of a school in Nepal as part of Dubai Cares' "Adopt a school"initiative.Representatives..
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will soon initiate the courses on development of animal welfare sciences at the Ballabhgarh campus of the National Institute of Animal Welfare (NIAW) in Haryana. Idea..
The HRD Minister Smriti Irani said many people feel nothing is right in the education sector, but it is the responsibility of those holding a position to send a message that solutions are possible in specific..
Educomp solutions - The Largest education company partners with Government plans to implement the smart class project. The Smart Class Project, which Educomp Solutions will implement, aims to install..
The online commerce giant hopes to give teachers easy access to learning materials through its Amazon Inspire program.Amazon wants to give teachers a leg up.The online giant on Monday unveiled Amazon Inspire,..
Delhi government launches online portal for Higher Education and Skill Development Guarantee scheme on Monday. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the online application portal to facilitate loans..
India has the most institutions overall among the top 200 South Asian universities list of THE (Times Higher Education) report . Eight Indian institutions are among the top 100 on the list & Indian Institute..
Saudi Arabia has announced a distance education program for one million Yemenis from the beginning of the new academic year, local newspaper Okaz reported on Wednesday.Launched by King Salman Humanitarian..
UK-based University of Lincoln has announced 5 Academic Excellence Scholarships for the Academic Year 2016-17. These scholarships, which are worth up to £5000, will be awarded on merit basis to five self-funded..
Yoga will be encouraged in schools under the new education policy being framed by the government.This was stated by Secretary of School Education and Literacy, HRD Ministry, Subhash Chandra Khuntia, who..
Union HRD minister Smriti Irani attended the foundation stone laying ceremony of IIM-Amritsar's own campus. While she addressed, she assured parents that private schools will not be allowed to hike fees..
For the purpose of UGC's smart cities mission, it has written to all universities and colleges to include a subject on urban planning from the current academic year.In his letter to vice-chancellors of..
In April, Oracle pledged a whopping $200m (£140m) in donations and technology over the next 18 months to support the Obama administration's Computer Science for All initiative. Now the business software..
India’s leading career accelerator - TalentSprint has launched a series of new digital programmes for BTech and BSc graduates, who are seeking jobs in the IT sector. With an aim to empower over a million..
A National Forest Skill Development Centre has been set up in Dehradun to equip youths for jobs in the forest sector and help mitigate the problem of migration of people from the hills in search of work.It..
Assam government on Saturday announced free education for students with family income less than Rs one lakh per annum who are taking admissions in higher secondary, three-year degree and polytechnic diploma..
Stanbic Bank Ghana has launched another innovative product under its Bancassurance unit to provide customers convenient and reliable services.Speaking at the launch, Head of Personal and Business Banking..
Anna University Registrar S.Ganesan announced the schedule for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA 2016) counseling. As per his statement, the committee will release on June 22 the rank list for students..
Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) has also started the online admission process for various degree, diploma and post-graduation courses. R D Darekar, coordinator of Ignou's regional centre..
The Rhodes Trust has announced a major expansion project, which will see the launch of an institute for a global network of fellows and new scholarships for students from Africa, Israel and the Middle..
Since the last six months, city-based Group Captain Nitin Yashwant Patil was on a study leave from his Indian Air Force job and it’s not for any academic course that he is pursuing, but for his 17-year-old..
After summer holidays all the government and government aided schools are reopening day.The government has made elaborate arrangements to distribute free text books , Notebooks and uniforms on the reopening..
Today is the last datefor applying Tamil Nadu EngineeringAdmission 2016 online and June 4th is the last date for submitting printed out applicationwith the required attachments in Anna university Until..
In an effort to make students industry-ready, B.S. Abdur Rahman University has entered into an agreement with RevaturePRO, an American company, to provide training in software to its students.The workforce..
A circular has been sent to all schools by Tamil Nadu School Education Department stating” On concern with the security and welfare of students they are strictly prohibited to bring cell phones and two..
A beta version of the education edition of hit video game Minecraft went live on Today, tech news site Thurrott reported. The version is designed for schools and offers a few extras like educational skins.Minecraft..
The new set of regulations announced by government on Tuesday to relax college and university teachers and doctoral students pertaining to issues ranging from teaching hours to guidelines for Ph.D. and..
The Union HRD ministry is planning to launch a unique scheme to track the academic performance of school children across the country and also identify the dropouts.The scheme has been named 'Shaala ASMITA',..
Six new IITs will come up at Tirupati, Palakkad, Dharwar, Bhilai, Goa and Jammu while ISM Dhanbad will also be upgraded to an IIT.The Union Cabinet which met today gave its ex post facto approval to amend..
After the approval of new law by The Honorable President of India.The DIRECTORATE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION Tamil Nadu have released notification for MBBS, BDS counseling by single window method. The Eligible..
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh launched ‘Pehal’ – a vision document of the Shimla district administration for raising education standards.The initiative aims at bringing about qualitative..
The chains of conventional doctor-engineer paths has broken by this 21st century generation and moved on to slightly more creative ones. Various off-beat courses are available in India today, that are..
A Bhopal based education group AISECT has launched a free massive open online course (mooc) and learning platform for various streams. The portal 'aisectmoocs' has been launched to support the 'Skill..
The HRD minister Smriti Irani has said the government will unveil a new education policy soon."We have received suggestions from people living in 1.10 lakh villages and over 1,500 municipal bodies . we..
The government of Iraq cuts off fixed-line and mobile broadband services to discourage children from smuggling mobile phones into state tests.Three separate three-hour disruptions to Iraqi internet services,..
Considering the lack of employment opportunities and surplus output of dental graduates in the health sciences sector, the Dental Council of India has decided not to grant permission to establish new dental..
Kenya is set to host a major international conference on education in early June amid a comprehensive curriculum review that is currently underway.Issues lined up for discussion by the experts include..
Bihar has got its first central agriculture university as the legislation bill regarding to the upgradation of existing Rajendra Agriculture University (RAU), Pusa, Samastipur in Bihar as a central university..
More degrees fromAustralia and Singapore universities will be recognised under a newagreement to strengthen the partnership between both countries. Keyamong the moves is the recognition of the Juris Doctor..
Dropbox launched Dropbox Education, looking to provide the best solution to meet the needs of educators and faculty in schools and universities around the world.Dropbox Education will be deployed to 4,000..
Information technology giant Intel on Friday announced its latest initiative to strengthen the use of technology in the education ecosystem. The company has plans of getting into the $40-billion sector.It..
The government said there are plans to introduce as many as 500 free courses in ten languages through open and distance learning mode this year. The government along with the University Grants Commission..
The British Council in India is thrilled to announce the return of its Summer School.Every year British Council hosts a Summer School course at its centre in Delhi. This programme is offered to Young Learners..
Union minister Maneka Gandhi wrote to HRD minister Smriti Irani and finance minister Arun Jaitley seeking education loans at concessional rates for girl children.Union minister Maneka Gandhi has been making..
Cambridge and Oxford remain in the top five, at fourth and fifth place respectively, but both have moved down two places on their 2015 ranking.The US dominates the Times Higher Education (THE) reputation..
Summer vacation for all schools in the national capital will begin from May 11.The Delhi Government advanced the holidays of private schools on Tuesday because of the heat wave conditions in the city...
The HRD Minister Smriti Irani in a tweet on the structure of Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds(SWAYAM) has unveiled an ambitious plan for a massive open online courses(MOCS) to increase..
Gems Education, one of the world's biggest operators of private schools, raised a $250 million loan to build new schools in the Gulf Cooperation Council member states and other countries, according to..
The National Academy of Ambulance Compliance (NAAC) , the nation's leading source for education and certification programs in ambulance billing and compliance, announces the launch of its all new website..
With the motive to develop awareness about Languages and the Linguistic heritage available in India and subcontinent, The Department of Linguistics at the Deccan College has decided to start a certificate..
An attendance system at Singapore Polytechnic (SP) has drawn mixed reactions, with an online petition asking for the system to be reviewed garnering about 700 signatures since last August.To mark their..
"Go live" is the red-hot app mantra at the HRD ministry. As more and more colleges and universities get funding, the Centre is keeping tabs on activities on campus through geo-satellite imagery.Whether..
As Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) received reports and complaints from parents that they were pressurized by schools to buy an excessive number of textbooks published by others, it has instructed..
The Directorate of Medical Education on Tuesday announced that applications for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in medical colleges in Tamil Nadu for the 2016-17 session would commence on May 9.Students..
Expressing concern over the prevailing poor literacy rate in Telangana State, Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari on Friday asserted that the State government wants to offer English medium education..
The Delhi government will establish a "complaint centre" to "deal with" private schools due to the hundreds of parents complaining against fee increase as the most recent provocation. The statement announcing..
The Secretary to Government of Nagaland for Social Welfare Department, Dellirose M. Sakhrie launched the Regional Action on Inclusive Education (RAISE) Northeast on Tuesday, so as to provide holistic support..
When the entire city was glued to their TV sets watching the World T20 cricket semi-final between India and West Indies on Thursday, a group of people were busy participating in a fund-raiser event at..
Delhi government has identified over 300 schools as "defaulters" for not sharing the status of EWS admissions and announced it would conduct "random" inspections in all private schools.The Directorate..
In a step to reduce the weight of school bags, the Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbook Production and Curriculum Research ( Balbharti), which creates textbooks for schools that follow the state education..
S.A. Engineering College, Chennai, has set up an incubation centre for entrepreneurship development on its premises. The centre functions in association with the Ministry of Micro, Small Medium Enterprises,..
Union Minister Smriti Irani said that with the aim to boost the entry of women and the differently-abled in academia and also to promote their participation in research, the Human Resource Development..
The Odisha government is set to launch its first set of 100 English-medium schools today under the guidance of Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya in 14 districts. Chief minister Naveen Patnaik will formally inaugurate..
India extended an invitation to Canadian faculty members to teach in the country's institutes of higher learning at short stretches, on Friday, April 1.During a bilateral meeting with his Canadian counterpart..
Delhi University's plan to make the admission process for undergraduate courses entirely online on Thursday met with protests from students who said that the move will restrict those without access to..
As schools nationwide strive to equip their students to achieve the higher standards needed for success in college, career and life, EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning), has officially launched..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that, Bringing qualitative improvement in the learning process was a priority for the government ."We announced path-breaking reforms in the education sector. Improving..
The Delhi government on Monday presented an annual budget of Rs 46,600 crore for 2016-17 - an increase of Rs 8,850 crore over last year, with education bagging the lion's share of Rs 10,690 crore, or nearly..
The new initiative Meri Lado Kare Padhai of Gurgaon hasdecided to provide free education to the girl students who are from Class IX toXII. The initiative will be funded by quite a few NGO and companies..
After remaining headless for nearly one-and-a-half years, IIT-Delhi is likely to get a new director in V Ramgopal Rao of IIT-Bombay, whose name has been sent to the President for approval.Incidentally,..
Applications are invited for the Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship. Launched in September 2014, the scheme aims at building long-term capacity to address climate change-related issues in India and the..
In the academic year 2015-16, of the total 1,050 seats in hotel management and catering technology institutions in the State only 78 were filled. Of these, only four were taken by girls.According to the..
The Haryana government will set up colleges for girls within 20 kilometres of villages, towns and cities in the state, to ensure that women do not have to travel far for higher education, Chief Minister..
Gujarat Government had accepted a shortfall of more than 13,000 teachers and stated that it requires 2,413 maths and science teachers in the state-run primary schools, in the middle of frequent accusations..
Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari on Monday, March 21, said that quantity, quality and equality are the three sides of a triangle required to ensure proper implementation of the Right to Education.While..
Indian students will be able to study medicine in Russia and undergo summer clinical training in home country as the Kazan State Medical University plans to tie up with leading medical universities and..
NITI Aayog recommends extension of the Right to Education (RTE) Act to pre-primary levels and grade-wise minimum learning goals for class one to eight under the law.On March 10, NITI Aayog made a presentation..
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia inaugurated 17 new classrooms in SKV school in Mayur Vihar area. During the occasion he said that it can only be imagined what students must be learning when..
The Delhi government has decided to increase the reimbursement amount it pays to private schools for free education of students under the economically weaker section by almost 25 per cent from the upcoming..
The HRD ministry on Monday said it has directed All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and University Grants Commission (UGC) to create 5 per cent supernumerary seats for the differently-abled..
The TRS government’s proposal to launch the free ‘KG to PG education’ scheme in government institutions has not gone down well with students and parents.This is because there are few takers for government..
The government on Thursday denied that the names of historic western intellectuals like Nicolaus Copernicus and Pythagoras had been removed from school textbooks, terming reports on the issue as "factually..
Due to various twisted reasons such as slow admission process and lack of awareness among families, the move towards equal education has been spoiled. Schools too have often been unwelcoming in accepting..
HRD ministry has shelved its plan to reform the Joint Entrance Examination by introducing an aptitude test that would filter students for a single entrance test for admission to IITs/NITs and engineering..
Actor Vivek Oberoi is planning to forecast an education based show for kids.According to a report in the Press Trust of India (PTI), Vivek Oberoi said, "There is something that I want to do (as a producer)..
The President's Visitor awards for 2016 have been awarded to Tezpur University for 'Best University', Prof Rakesh Bhatnagar from JNU for 'Innovation' and the Molecular Parasitology Group of JNU for Research'. The..
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked schools to encourage students, teachers and parents and teachers to download the 'Narendra Modi mobile app' so that they can share their experiences..
Government announced the creation of a Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) with an initial capital base of Rs 1,000 crore which will leverage funds from the market and work to create infrastructure..
A team of students from IIM Kozhikode have lend their support to the underprivileged students of Government UP School, Karakulam by coming up with a centre for life skill education for them. The centre..
Philip H Knight, the founder of Nike Inc, has pledged 400 million USD to the Stanford University, which has enabled it to launch the largest fully-funded scholarship programme in the world.The scholarship..
Coming April, parents will no longer have to stand in long queues to purchase textbooks. They would be able to order books online from the Balbharati portal.Parents can either get textbooks from the Balbharati..
President Pranab Mukherjee addressed both houses of Parliament, marking the beginning of the Union Budget 2016 session. During the address president said "My Government is pledged to work for the welfare..
With assistance from the World Bank, Sindh education department launched a Rs 2 billion project to supply missing facilities in 10,000 schools, out of which, work on 300 schools will be completed by the..
Candidates appearing for second-year pre-university examinations, may not be allowed to wear any kind of watches. And, for time management, the exam centres will arrange for wall clocks in all the rooms.To..
Universities should become centres of social innovation and students should utilise their knowledge for bringing social change, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here on Thursday.Mere gaining..
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister ShivrajSingh Chouhan on Monday announced free education for Scheduled Caste students in government colleges including, engineering and medical institutions.He announced the..
PM Modi said, "If one has to succeed in life, if one has to keep pace with the changing times, then the first condition is not to let the student within wilt, never let the student within die”.Against..
Lectures at colleges are going beyond the four walls of a classroom. Colleges in Mumbai are taking students out of campuses, not just for field trips as in the past, but even for routine lectures.The aim..
Education New Zealand (ENZ), the lead government agency for international education conducted its first university roadshow in Pune highlighting what New Zealand institutions have to offer Indian students.Besides..
The TRS government in the state is all set to implement the only pending poll promise - free education from KG to PG - and is likely to make necessary allocation for it in the State Budget for 2016-17.According..
Rajasthan BJP Government has replaced western writers by regional writers in the revised textbooks. This is done with the motive to make students understand the subjects easily. Poems of authors like John..
The centrally-sponsored premier health institute JIPMER would set up its branch in Karaikal and the Union territory government has earmarked 80 acres of land for it, chief minister N Rangasamy said on..
Over 73,000 applications have been received by the Directorate of Education (DoE) for 23,000 nursery seats under the Economic Weaker Section (EWS) category. The DoE has also issued guidelines to schools..
Sir Simon Hughes, former deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats, is taking up a post with the Open University.He is to become the university's head of public affairs for one year, covering for maternity..
The British Council will host an Education UK exhibition here on February 13 between 12 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Residency Towers in Coimbatore.The exhibition will focus on Great Britain Scholarships -India..
Telengana Chief Minister, K. Chandrasekhar Rao wants to take a relook at the future of model schools in the state as the scheme introduced by the Centre earlier was either rejected by some states or not..
The state government has set a target of providing apprenticeship to 1 lakh youths with diploma and degrees in engineering for the next financial year, said Gaurav Goyal, managing director of Rajasthan..
OECD(Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) study shows that 22 per cent of the teenagers struggled with arithmetic, with a lack of specialist maths teachers blamed for the figuresMore..
Sikkim plans to set up of National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) in Gangtok.The agriculture ministry on Wednesday approved setting up of National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI)..
The corporate parent of the for-profit University of Phoenix will go private in a sale to a group of investors amid shrinking enrollment and revenue.A group of investors — including The Vistria Group,..
The Punjab government has decided to re-introduce examinations for primary and middle standards to give a boost to the academic standards in government schools, a minister said on Sunday.Education Minister..
Array of eminent personalities from different spheres of the society were seen at the Hindu College during the just concluded power packed 2 day prestigious annual event -Vaktavya 2016. Speakers and panelists..
An early childhood learning startup, Magic Crate, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from a group of investors led by T.V.Mohandas Pai (Chairman of Manipal Global Education Services) in..
Classroom fans & floors can be innovative and effective tools of learning.Specially designed window security grills can help preschoolers develop gross motor skills and make older students conceptualize..
After Murud Beach tragedy,Pune Education department banned educational tours to rivers,beach,hills.In the wake of the Murud beach tragedy that claimed 14 lives, the Pune education department has banned..
UK's Cambridge University on Tuesday announced that writtentests will now be part of the application process in one of the world's mostrenowned varsity. Students who qualify to apply to study at the premier..
Bangalore University (BU) has yet again revived its proposal to establish Dr Sitaram Jindal School of Economics (SJSE) in partnership with the Jindal Group.Several attempts to establish the school in the..
Management Development Institute (MDI) Murshidabad has released an admission notification, inviting interested and eligible candidates to enroll for its two year full time post graduate program in Management..
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam's book 'Transendence' was launched here with religious leaders, politicians, diplomats and businessmen from all communities sharing the lessons from the book based on his..
The Biosimilars Forum – the nonprofit organization solely dedicated to expanding patient access to biosimilars in the United States – today announced the launch of a new biosimilars education initiative...
Punjab to open three more schools for meritorious studentsTo Take forward agenda of imparting free and quality education to the poor but meritorious students, the Punjab government is all set to start..
Uttar Pradesh government has decided to open residential schools for the children of labourers, state Labour and Employment Minister Shahid Manjur said."Initially 18 schools would be opened in the state...
The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to bring English and Mathematics along with Hindi from Class 1 to increase the learning standards in government schools, CM Virbhadra Singh said.According to..
Average teacher salaries have increased, moving Iowa to 25th place in the national rankings, according to data contained in the annual Condition of Education report issued Thursday by the state Department..
(MDI Gurgaon 18.53; IIFT 18.01; LBSIM 8.5 lacs; Highest PPO at FORE School 13.2 lacs )Management Development Institute, Gurgaon has completed its final placements in 3.5 days, with a 28.4% jump in top..
Pupils in the poorest countries are suffering from a lack of basic textbooks, according to a report from a United Nations agency.The study from Unesco gives examples such as reading books in Cameroon being..
Educational exchanges between the Sultanate and India should be encouraged, said India’s ambassador to Oman.“We should encourage Omani students to join Indian universities or colleges; we like educational..
Chartered accountancy aspirant Chennai boy James John Britto gets 1st rank in CA ExamBritto, 23, blitzed the competition with 74.38% (595/800) in the extremely difficult examinations. Nagula Mohan Kumar..
Pranab Mukherjee, President of India is much concerned on the education quality in the country. At the inauguration of the diamond jubilee celebrations and the 26th convocation of Birla Institute of Technology..
The leading career magazine Education World has recently published its list of best Indian schools under 14 different categories for the year 2015.The categories are day co-ed, day-cum-boarding, sui generis..
Cambridge University Press (CUP) has teamed up with the UCL Institute of Education to launch a new reading scheme for young children.The 90-book series, called Cambridge Reading Adventures, is comprised..
Kerala state becomes 1st state in primary education in the countryVice-President Hamid Ansari will officially declare the 100% primary education status achieved by Kerala here on Wednesday.Kerala has become..
Pranav Dhanawade had another moment to cherish after scoring a record breaking 1009 when Sachin Tenduklar gifted the Mumbai schoolboy his autographed bat.“Master Blaster @sachin_rt gifts his own autographed..
A Learning Enhancement Programme (LEP) has been implemented by the Haryana Government in order to improve the quality of education in state-run schools and bridge the learning gaps for students who have..
The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B), has bagged the top spot in central Asia in the Eduniversal 2015-16 Best Masters Ranking for three of its programmes - two-year postgraduate in management..
In a circular to all its affiliated schools in the country, the Central Board of Secondary Education has directed that junk food be taken off the canteen menu. Schools have also been asked inspect lunch..
The registration process for the two-year full Post Graduate Program-International Business (PGDM-IB) & Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programs at FORE School of Management, New Delhi, has..
FORE School of Management, New Delhi and European Institute for Asian Studies - EIAS,Luxembourg signed an MOU for collaborative research, publication, exchange of resources for research projects in the..
Sri Sai International Kids School known for its world class teaching standards conducted a quiz competition for kids today. It honored Svasam Group by inviting Mr.L.sarvanan (Data Team Lead) as chief guest...
Adjacent to the highway, amid sounds of nature, the impressive spanking new glass-encased Academic block, Executive Residency, Hostels among the manicured lawns were inaugurated by the Hon’ble President..
To address learning challenges in the primary education space, Nandan and Rohini Nilekani promoted Ekstep ,to pilot its first social venture app for the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) survey.Carried..
The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has launched a number of mobile apps and web-based platforms allowing students to get study material online. This will also help parents to keep a track of..
Maharashtra government in its 44 page report on the draft of National New Education Policy has recommended a tag-line of "100 per cent students in schools learning for eight hours a day."The School Education..
While Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar spoke as the chief guest during the 28th annual function and 'Yajurved Parayan Mahayagya Samapan Evam Shilanyas Samaroh' of Gurjar Kanya Gurukul Sansthan..
The proper implementationof the Right to Education Act (2009), which provides for education of allchildren between the ages of 6 years and 14 years without having to appear forexams till the 8th class,..
Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Sunday said that our education system has literacy but it lacks "moral" teachings and stressed on the need to introduce morality in our education system and..
On November 3, China is set to provide free education to poor students to increase the school enrollments. According to a report in Indo-Asian News Service (IANS), Vice president of the National Institute..
Due toan increasing number of student-researchers using ghostwriters to do the thesiswork for them obtaining a doctorate tag has become less difficult.Experts say outsourcing thesis writing is not exactly..
Education must strengthen the student-society relation and our country must follow multi-disciplinary method that led students to gain complete knowledge. Our institutions must impart education to students..
Following the announcement of the new media partnership, Julian Thomas, Master of Wellington, said "exciting" plans were afoot for the event Organisers of one of the biggest education events of the year..
Satya Nadella Impressed with work done in the field of education in India - Microsoft chief Satya Nadella has arrived in Mumbai today and met industry leaders like Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra,..
Eminent scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee CNR Rao believes that 90 percent of the universities and higher educational institutions in the country have outdated curriculum, keeping them from making into..
Calling for transformation in tune with the changing times, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya today said India needs rapid expansion of its higher education system."I think challenges in the Indian..
The department of education will start an online portal that would ensure transparency in the transfers of employees and put an end to the menace of corruption. According to a report in Press Trust of..
Education Secretary announces plan for compulsory re-sits in secondary school for pupils who fall behind in English and maths tests at the end of primary school.More than 100,000 children who fail their..
Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian has said that India will need to focus on education and produce more and more graduates if it wants to maintain growth momentum and become an IT powerhouse again. Subramanian..
The Air India is mulling setting up of an aviation university to cater to the increasing demand for aviation courses particularly for pilots and cabin crew.Air India already has a near-ready infrastructure..
University of Jaffna is planning to tie-up with varsities in India to strengthen educational and cultural ties between the two countries, vice-chancellor of the University Vasanthi Arasarathnam has said. The..
The Centrally sponsored Jawaharlal Institute of post graduate Medical Education and Research – JIPMER will have its branch in Karaikal to offer medical education and hospital services. JIPMER was established..
After several weeks of consultations about the New Education Policy (NEP), bureaucrats of southern States put forth their views at the southern zone meeting on Thursday. The meeting was presided over..
Even as there are multiple career options, about 80 per cent of Indian students are interested in engineering as they believe that the profession offers high-earning potential and the opportunity to contribute..
West Bengal Government decided to scrap-off the no-detention policy in schools for the goodness of children feature.Accepting the Centre's proposal of revoking the policy of automatic promotions till Class..
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said that the Union government will soon set up a Vaidik Education Board on the lines of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is..
With an aim to protect and safeguard heritage of audiovisual media like film, television, radio, photographic prints, the CBSE is all set to observe World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on October 27. The..
Expressing concern over the declining standards of education at all levels, Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao said, emerging India needs a world class education system which will produce leaders in..
In the conference, to be chaired by Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smriti Irani, on October 31 in Gurgaon, the new education policy for the north Indian states would be finalized, an official..
The Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) is plan to commemorate the birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter and first education minister of independent India Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on November..
Newly born state Telangana has about 50 Lakh illiterates. To educate the people the state government has decided to launch a 100-day action plan and the training program will be conducted to achieve the..
The students have sacrificed their Dussehra holidays to protest University Grants Commission by staying at its office. Most didn't budge all night but spend it productively by painting in red and black..
CISCE is a national level, private, board of school education in India that conducts the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) examinations for Class..
Paathshala learning solutions has announced success of their first phase of using 'Cafe Style Speed Training' for school students in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in India.Paathshala learning solutions, a company..
The Delhi government is all set to launch a two-year diploma course in homoeopathy pharmacy which will enable aspiring pharmacists in this field to take up jobs in government hospitals as well as operate..
Students at University of Mysore (UoM) will get an opportunity to listen to lecturers of Nobel laureates Venkatraman Ramakrishnan and Richard John Roberts. Lecture is organised by the University of Mysore..
The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has inked agreements with three universities in Israel for student exchanges, faculty visits and research collaborations in aerospace, agriculture and computer..
A 15-year-old US girl was crowned "America's Top Young Scientist" for producing an innovative prototype to help developing countries tap energy from ocean currents, a contest which had five Indian-American..
Some educationists and activists in the city have pointed out flaws in the Centre's New Education Policy (NEP). Early childhood care, ef fective implementation of the Right to Education Act (RTE) are..
The environment ministry will launch post-doctoral research fellowships in the name of former president APJ Abdul Kalam to nurture young scientists working in the fields of environment and ecology.The..
Maharashtra government is pitching to include Marathi as a language for students of Class 1 to 8 studying under Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE)..
The decision of the state government asking government college authorities of Bhavnagar Ayurveda College and Vadodara Ayurveda College to fill up the vacant 85 seats on their own has led to a major controversy...
The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has launched a new education drive in central India with an aim to promote financial market education, awareness and literacy in central India. The exchange has..
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Frank Islam would like fellow Indian-Americans to make a strategic investment in education in India as it is the great equalizer and opportunity creator."Supporting educational..
Against the backdrop of a raging controversy over saffronisation of education, JNU has proposed to introduce short-term courses on “Indian Culture” and “Yoga” to propagate the spiritual and mythological..
Rajasthan topped the list of states in cracking entrance exam of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology this year, with nearly 20 per cent students gaining admission to the 18 IITs belonging to..
The US is the most preferred destination for higher education for students all over the world and it receives second highest number of pupils from India, an American diplomat said.According to the reports..
According to a report JEE Advance 2015 by IIT Mumbai, 25 per cent of the seats, this year, were secured by students from rural areas, who have completed their upper primary schooling in Hindi medium as..
An Indian-owned business school in Australia is exploring opportunities for setting up more campuses in other countries, a senior executive said on Wednesday."We are looking at all different options in..
Two thirds of faculty members are thinking to leave their passionate profession by next 2 years because of high stress in workload and lowering morality.According to the survey, carried about by YouGov..
The Odisha government on Monday said 100 model schools will start functioning from the next academic session (2016-17) in the state. "While the state government has set a target to open model schools..
A new permanent campus of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) will be set up at Ompora, on the outskirts Srinagar. According to the reports, the state government has conveyed its commitment..
An RSS-affiliated organization has embarked on a nationwide survey with a view to know what people think about the present education system in the country. The survey is part of a larger project envisaged..
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has decided to rollout certificate and diploma courses in Right to Information Act (RTI).Speaking about this IGNOU Vice Chancellor Nageshwar Rao said,..
Seventeen Indian higher education institutions have featured in a list of the world's best universities topped by California Institute of Technology. While no Indian institution was among the world's top..
MBA Admissions for literary year 2016 had been declared by Delhi University. Applications are allowed from Eligible candidates provided at Faculty of Management Studies.Reservations/relaxations are provided..
The state education department shot off letters to education officers Thursday to ensure that quality assessment cells are formed at the school, cluster, taluka and district levels to assess teachers as..
The Graduate Management Admission Council- GMAC announced the launch of its new online test preparation tool, NMAT Prep by GMAC. Following last month’s rollout of the Official Guide for NMAT by GMAC™..
Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday launched the national institutional ranking framework for educational institutions in the country."This will meet the need for a framework..
The Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan here, a deemed university that promotes Sanskrit, is proposed to be upgraded into an 'institution of national importance' on the lines of the premier IITs and AIIMS."The..
The Directorate of Education (DoE) officials say that reduction of syllabus for 6 to 8 classes in order to include skill-based subjects in schools done by Delhi Government will not cause any loss of learning..
Unable to get any family support to continue his education, 13-yr-old Harendra decided to earn to pay his education fees and also meet the daily needs of his family.Thirteen-year-old Harendra Singh Chauhan..
The Chancellor of University of Wolverhampton, UK, Lord Swraj Paul said that is ready to provide significant assistance to improve education standards in India and enable it to become a leading global..
To collect information regarding the students' view about the school's infrastructure, functioning and teaching, the CBSE has put up a questionnaire on the official website of the central board. As per..
Delhi University has introduced a helpline to offer free counselling sessions to students and faculty members of various colleges which will help them to cope up with the professional and personal stress.The..
The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had announced that the government has sanctioned an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) for Karnataka. Consequently, a team of experts, comprising of IIT Directors and..
Education system of the country depends on the quality of education provided to students, empowerment of teachers and effective management of resources by education institutions, said Dr Yaj Medury, vice-chancellor..
An online competition “The Google Science Fair” which was started in 2011 has been sponsored by companies like Google, CERN, Lego, National Geographic and the Scientific American. It is primarily meant..
According to a survey, female students in tier I cities prefer to take up medicine as a profession, while girl students in tier II prefer banking. In a recent survey conducted by education portal careerguide.com,..
The United States will collaborate with India's ambitious skill development programme on a number of education-related projects to help the country achieve its goal of providing the training to 400 million..
Nearly 200 million children are unable to read and write universallyUN’s new Sustainable Development Growth--a set of 17 economic, social and environmental goals expected to be adopted by world leaders..
State government is considering to restart class 8 board examination under Haryana School Education Board (HSEB) to improve the standard of education, said that Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.The..
The Bhopal-based Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi Vishwavidyalaya has urged the Medical Council of India (MCI) to permit the students to write MBBS course papers in Hindi. When candidates have an option to take..
Najma Heptullah, the Union minister for minority affairs said that Centre is keen on providing quality education exclusively for minorities pointing out the need for making educational facilities available..
Haryana government has doubled the scholarship amount being given to cadets of Sainik Schools at Kunjpura and Rewari. Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who was presiding over a review meeting of functioning..
Search engine giant Google and online education company Udacity on Monday launched IT courses in India, branching outside the US to tap the country`s millions of software developers scrambling for jobs.The..
More teacher aspirants have applied for counselling for B.Ed programme in government and its aided colleges this year. According to data provided by Lady Willingdon Institute of Advanced Study in Education..
According to a detailed analysis of academic papers and patent filings, US universities face challenges from Asian Competitors in the scientific innovation. Asian universities are a growing force in scientific..
On Thursday,Rajasthan high court temporarily stayed admissions to MBBS and BDS courses in private colleges of the state in the wake of allegations of corrupt practices during counselling and exams for..
TNOU was waiting for the recognition from UGC which was granted on Tuesday and it continued issuing admission forms.The Vice Chancellor Chandrakantha Jeyabalan said that the university has introduced 63..
Microsoft's Satya Nadella announced that the company will be the latest tech giant to help support computer science education for youth by pledging $75 million to the cause over the next three years.The..
India may not yet have managed to get a Ivy league school to set up campus in India through the Foreign Universities Bill, it is close in drawing over 200 academics from global universities to teach in..
Diploma programmes on film technology offered by the MGR Government Film and Television Institute will be changed to bachelors degree courses, Tamil Nadu minister for Information KT Rajenthra bhalaji told..
He is of an age few people reach and when there are no more goals to be achieved, but 95-year-old Raj Kumar Vaishya is still keen to fulfil his dream of acquiring a post-graduation degree and is working..
Two Indian institutes have for the first time made it to the top 200 list of the world's best universities. The Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, has taken the top spot among its Indian counterparts,..
Karnataka has got its first Indian Institute of Technology in Dharwad which scored over other cities in the state. The new IIT might start classes in 2016 at a transit campus states a report in The Hindu.600..
Delhi's AAP government on Wednesday launched its flagship scheme which allows students to avail education loans of up to Rs 10 lakh.Education Minster Manish Sisodia kick-started the scheme by distributing..
The online application process for Xavier Aptitude Test 2016 (XAT 2016), which started on September 4. The registrations process will continue till November 30, 2015, according to the official website.Candidates..
From the next academic year Rajasthan Government has planned to introduce a new syllabus in the schools. It is framed with the motive to make the children aware about Indian culture and values.Vasudev..
The Andhra Pradesh government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). The MoU envisages implementation of programme activities of 'Andhra Pradesh..
Switzerland is keen on expanding its ties with India in skill training and education as the demand for skilled workers is growing rapidly across the globe, by opening at least four more centres in the..
The biggest drawback for any education system is commercialisation and it is one such sector which should not be turned into business as it gives platform for many irregular practices, Delhi Chief Minister..
Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated the academic session of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Bodh Gaya in Bihar recently. For the B-School the Magadh University..
Earlier Government colleges of academic excellence were seeking to get back the special quality by making up a cluster university in south Mumbai. And now the proposal for new Cluster University has been..
Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is preparing to set up a full-fledged campus at Tezpur in Assam to enhance research in the northeastern part of the country and assist in solving local problems, director..
HRD minister Smriti Irani invited suggestions from teachers and students of CBSE schools on the new national education policy, the draft of which is expected to be prepared by the year end. Presenting..
The International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR) Hyderabad Regional Centre is offering diploma courses in collaboration with NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad and these include PG..
The Madras High Court today stayed a University Grants Commission order keeping in abeyance grant of sanction for Annamalai Univeresity's 259 programmes under the Distance Education mode for 2015-16 academic..
Recently, Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) question papers went missing in WestBengal. Now, CID has taken over the probe, and it will look into the case of the missing TET question papers.As told by a highly-placed..
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will be granting the ONGC Scholarship 2015 to meritorious SC/ST students pursuing professional courses in Engineering, Medical and Business Administration, Geology..
UK-based education entrepreneur Praveen Pula announced that his maiden education venture in India, Woxsen School of Business will be inaugurated by the Telangana IT and panchayat raj minister KT Rama Rao..
The Punjab Government announced that it is going to set up a Post Graduate Institute of Horticulture Research and Education. The institute will be established at Amritsar. Once this institute come up,..
The Gujarat government is considering a special scheme for general category students who don't enjoy such benefit. This has come forward after widespread protests by the Patel community demanding reservations..
With the motive to boost services sector in India, the Government is planning to open its education and legal services to foreigners and liberalize education. Rita Teaotia, Commerce Secretary suggested..
The central government propose to invest over Rs. 3,030 crore in higher education in Andhra Pradesh, Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani said on Thursday.She was speaking after laying..
The Delhi government is planning to introduce eight vocational streams, including beauty and wellness, automobile and travel and tourism, in 200 schools. The government intends to make school education..
On Wednesday, a strong initiation for rejecting the no-detention policy for Classes I to VIII, along with bringing back board exams in Class X have been made by newly reconstituted Central Advisory Board..
To improve the quality of engineering education, Anna University is all set to introduce a new section in the semester exam pattern from the academic year 2016-17. The new section is being introduced to..
To develop the capital into a hub for skill and technology education, the Delhi government has initiated talks with the education ministries of Finland, Brazil, the United Kingdom and Germany. Deputy Chief..
On August 10, President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the students of Central University of South Bihar (CUSB) on 'Energising the higher educational institutes of India' through video conferencing from the..
IIT Kharagpur is now asking its alumni to come back to the classroom once again - for learning new things as well as teaching younger students.Facing shortage of faculty, IIT is launching various distinguished..
The undergraduate programmes at the Delhi University have been almost closed and aspirants still have an option of taking up various certificate courses to enhance their CVs. There are various courses..
Academicians from various central and state universities across the country today said that the government is treating education as a ‘no-merit good’ and is rolling out initiatives to encourage dominance..
Despite a big increase in college attendance, especially among women, fewer than one out of every 10 Indians is a graduate, new Census data show. The Census Data shows that India, despite producing 6.8..
Institution of Permanent Way Engineers (IPWE) invited application for admission to Diploma in Railway Engineering. The candidates eligible for the post can apply through prescribed format before 31 August..
Bharathidasan University (BDU), Tiruchirappalli has invited application for admission into 6 years integrated Master of Technology (M.Tech) programmes. Admissions are offered in Computer Science and Engineering,..
Honouring the contributions of former President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, Kerala government has decided to name its proposed Technological University after him. The announcement was made by Chief Minister..
According to the media report, 50 kids have entered the Great Australian Spelling Bee contest after passing all three stages among them four children are from Indian-origin. They are Anirudh Kathirvel,..
Ahead of Bihar elections, the government gave nod for creation of a central agriculture university in Samastipur with an outlay of Rs 295 crore. Besides, Cabinet gave 'in-principle' approval for reviving..
Two Indian-origin students have helped the US win the prestigious International Mathematical Olympiad after more than two decades. Shyam Narayanan, 17, and Yang Liu Patil, 18, were part of the six-member..
51 students from the economically weaker section in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir are assisted by army in getting free admission to various universities in the country under Prime Minister's Special..
The choice-based credit system (CBCS) from this academic session in Delhi University, is about to be crossed.There is a great discussion on CBCS structure and syllabi, over 90 courses will be tabled for..
Even after 68 years of independence, overone-third of Indian population living in rural areas is illiterate according to the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011. The data shows around 64 percent..
The core streams of engineering are the topchoices of the applicants so far. Most students are seen choosing mechanicaland electronics and communication engineering (ECE). Of the 1,256 seats 355candidates..
Eknath Khadse, Minorities Affairs Minister of Maharastra said that Madrasas which do not teach primary subjects would be considered as "non-schools" and children studying in them as "out of school" students..
India will set up the Malviya Commonwealth Chair for cross border teacher education that will focus on curriculum development, student assessment, pre-service and in-service teacher training. The announcement..
In a shot in the arm for government Inter college students,
education minister Kadiam Srihari said that poor students would be educated
free of charge.Speaking at the Telangana State Board of Intermediate
The Delhi Govt has made a proposition of 106 per cent increase in education sector in its budget. It had also proposed an increase in health by 43 per cent .It is the 'record propositions' for key areas..
The Higher secondary students from the science department can now pursue their engineering in polytechnic institutes in Maharashtra. The state directorate of technical education (DTE) has decided to give..
Minister Oommen Chandy asked commercial banks to formulate a common policy for
disbursement of education loans to students.Speaking at
the State Level Banker's Conference here, Chandy said presently..
On Monday, at a high level meeting while reviewing the progress of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for each school in India to plan its own targets which it aims to achieve..
The University Grants Commission (UGC) is actively considering relaxing its norms which would enable distance education institutions to offer MPhil and PHD programmes, benefiting nearly 10,000 students.The..
Giving more breathing space to the universities in implementing the proposed Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) from the 2015-16 academic session, the University Grants Commission announced that universities..
In order to provide higher education loans upto Rs. 10 lakh
to the students, the newly formed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi has
launched a higher education and skill education guarantee scheme...
changes in the criteria of offering MBA degrees, over 400 alumni members and
students of IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore and Lucknow have petitioned
PM Narendra Modi and HRD minister..
China has overtaken Japan as Asia's number one
nation for producing top universities. While Japan's University of Tokyo is the
highest-placed institution in the Times Higher Education Asia University
Students of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) will get an e-tutorial
platform that will act as single space where all the information regarding the
students will be provided. The announcement for the launch of..
University of Calcutta (CU), Kolkata has invited
applications for admission for Under Graduate programmes. The programmes are
offered in Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in general and B.Sc honours. The Bachelor
Around 6,000 forms for non-collegiate women students were
sold on the first day as the admission registration process to Delhi University's
Non Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB) commenced here..
Pradesh is becoming the first state to provide free education for University
Students. High court has directed the government to increase the amount
of scholarship given to differently-abled..
Harvard announced that the billionaire hedge fund
manager John A. Paulson had given a $400 million endowment to support the
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences , the largest gift in the
Pune-based Global Academy of Automotive Retail Excellence (GAARE) is offering 100% job guarantee diploma course which is of six months duration for Vidarbha graduates. Addressing a press meet, chairman..
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
called for improving the quality of education, which would attract reputed
firms for talent hunt in the state, saying the present day is the age..
Delhi University today approved the implementation of the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) from the upcoming session, ending confusion among candidates seeking admission to the undergraduate programmes.The..
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur has
invited applications for admission to 2 years full time Master of Business
Administration (MBA) programme.The programme is offered at Department of..
Students from Afghanistan move to Delhi to seek quality education in
India. Delhi’s Learning Academy is one such institute which has been imparting
both English and computer skills to Afghan students..
Eight startups in the education technology space funded by an angel network under Bengaluru-based Sylvant Advisors are looking to raise $6 million to fund their expansion.
an education advisory..
"Education should be for knowledge and not for
getting degrees", said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday as he
delivered the Indira Sinha memorial lecture. He promised qualitative changes in
The World Bank Group has announced that it will
double results-based financing for education to $5 billion over the next five
years. The new financing is part of the bank group's commitment to end extreme..
Bharath Lal Meena, Principal Secretary, Department of Higher
Education said that Government plans to make higher education accessible for
every one so that the quality of life improves. Speaking after..
Senior academics from some of India's leading universities,
including Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jamia Milia Islamia and Delhi
University, came together on Thursday to strongly oppose the government's
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras today signed an agreement with Curtin university, Australia."IIT-Madras
has embarked on a systematic program of research collaboration with leading
GEMS Education, a private
school group, founded by Dubai-based NRI Sunny Varkey, that runs a network of
international school across the world, plans to invest over Rs 1200 crore ($200
million) in India..
Gandhi University has decided to set up a major initiative in online education.
According to Babu Sebastian, Vice Chancellor, the Syndicate meeting held on
Thursday has decided to establish..
The State Government said that it will form its own
education board on the lines of CBSE and NCERT. They want to change the board
to ensure uniform improvement in all government schools.Chief
India is set to design its own system of ranking of
higher educational institutions. Designed keeping in mind the Indian situation,
the new system will stress on outcomes and that ranking of institutions..
In a significant decision, the Maharashtra government
permitted all schools in the state to opt for a five-day working week from the
ensuing academic year 2015-2016, an official said here. Shikshak Bharati
Venture capital fund Acumen said it
has invested in two Hyderabad-based education start-ups Ignis Careers and SEED working
in the low-cost school education space.It invested $250,000 in Ignis
Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani said the new education policy will be formulated in consultation with the states.Replying
to a debate on the demands of grants of her ministry in the Lok..
There are primary issues faced by the students of IIT-B(Indian institute of technology, Bombay) such
as lack of adequate funds and high fees. Many students complained of lack of
funds and disparity in..
Delhi University teachers have
spoken against introducing the choice based credit system in colleges. The UGC
had directed universities across the country to implement the CBCS from the
of Design, a new four year course is to be launched from this
academic year by the Industrial Design Center (IDC) which is the
premier design institute of IIT Bombay. IDC had offered
Cork (UCC), Ireland, revealed the launch of the India Study Centre Cork(ISCC)
in Delhi to enable the School of Asian Studies and the university to explore
deeper research ties with..
The Chhattisgarh Government has
added nursing course in its scholarship programme to help the children of tendu
patta workers in the naxal-affected region. State Minor Forest Produce
(Trading & Development)..
Change in school system of New York
was included in the new $142
billion budget of states. The education plan which includes a tougher
teacher-evaluation system and a plan for taking over long-struggling..
There are new guidelines framed by the education department
in Tamil Nadu to avoid the incidents of kidnaps and facing various threats. In
a circular to the schools, Director of Elementary School Education..
In a city where education is considered the first pillar,
RAVEENA JOSEPH finds that the concept of homeschooling seems to be catching up.
A few talk about its pros and consSchool
often brings back fond..
HRD ministry has dispatched the Indian Institutes of Management Bill,
2015, to the Union Cabinet on March 11. The proposed law is expected
to come up for Cabinet approval before the budget session..
higher education provider Amrita University has entered into an
agreement with Vrije University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands to
extend its collaboration to more departments and programmes.Amrita
Eminent economist and Indian British
politician Lord Meghnad Desai announced the launch of the Meghnad
Desai Academy of Economics in Mumbai. Lord Desai said, the MDAE's
vision for the one-year post-graduate..
CBSE has taken
an initiative to train teachers to be gender sensitive and closely
monitor for any signs of child abuse. Over 23 modules have been
prepared for the trainers under the Continuous Comprehensive
India failed to rank in the in the top 100 list of
universities released by 2015 World Reputation Rankings by Times Higher
Education (THE) magazine.The top three universities are
US' Harvard University,..
view of the rise in demand in architecture, the state is planning to
set up its own college.
the 60 plus architecture colleges in the state, only one is a
government college, while two others—Academy..
For the fulfillment of the
mission to strengthen member of states capacities for providing
equitable and quality education throughout life, strategies has been
laid down by the United Nations Educational,..
The private schools which charges
more fees will be caught red handed in the academic year of 2015-2016..As
the admissions starts from march 10, I t has been a good step headed by deputy commissioner..
The Bhutan Chamber of commerce and Industry is going to organize the 5th Bhutan International Education Fair in Bhutan from March 6 to 7. Many universities, colleges, schools and institutions from India,..
Gemological Institute of America (GIA), an independent organisation dedicated to research and education in the field of gemology and jewellery design, will be conducting a seven-week graduate diamonds..
CHENNAI: Centre for Innovation (CFI), a student-run innovation lab at IIT-Madras, is running an initiative called Nirmaan, a mock incubator to support students with entrepreneurial interests by providing..
MICA is the premier management institute in India renowned for creating leadership in strategic marketing and communication. MICA has announced a tie up with State Bank of India. This tie up will make..
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi for admission to two years full time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered at Department of Management Studies..