India Education News

Adarsh Charitable Foundation inaugurates special education center in Mahudi
New Delhi , Sept 23 : Taking the concept of inclusive education to villages, Adarsh Charitable Foundation with the support from Blind People's Association inaugurated a center for special education at the SS Rathode School, Mahudi, Gandhinagar on September 19. Read Full Story

Sobraniye 2017: Eight years of facilitating knowledge exchange
New Delhi , Sept 23 : On September 18, 2017 an event, Sobraniye 2017 was organized by RUS Education in collaboration with Embassy of the Russian Federation in The Republic of India. Read Full Story

Apart from religious education, modern education is also important: MP CM
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , September 22 : On the Foundation Day celebrations at the Madhya Pradesh Madrasa Board, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday stated that apart from religious education, the present times require modern education too. Read Full Story

Former Judge of Supreme Court Justice Ibrahim Kalifullah inaugurates school of law at Crescent University
New Delhi , Sep 20 : Justice F.M. Ibrahim Kalifullah, Former Judge of Supreme Court, has today (Sep 20, 2017) inaugurated a new School of Law inside B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent University (BSACU) campus at Vandalur and delivered the inaugural Address. Read Full Story

CBSE issues safety guidelines for schools
New Delhi , Sept 14 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), on Thursday issued circular mentioning guidelines to be adopted by all schools for ensuring safety of the students. Read Full Story

Counselling date extends upto 18th September, 2017 for 15pc seats on All India Quota in recognized Veterinary Colleges during 2017-18
New Delhi, Sep 13: The Veterinary Council of India through its Public Notice dated 11.09.2017 published schedule for counselling for allocation of seats to the recognized Veterinary Colleges for admission to B.V.Sc and A.H. course under 15pc All India Quota during 2017-18. Read Full Story

IMT announces admissions to its two-year PG Diploma in Management, MBA Program for June 2018-19 batch
New Delhi , Sept 12 : With the vision of offering world-class management education in India, Institute of Management Technology (IMT) India's premier B-School announced the opening of its admissions process for its two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and MBA programs for its June 2018-19 batch. Read Full Story

GLA University signs MoU with Jacksonville State University
New Delhi , Sep 8 : GLA University, one of the leading University in UP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jacksonville State University, Albama, USA. The MoU will remain in effect for a period of five years. Read Full Story

Delhi HC directs 98 private, unaided schools to refund 75 percent excess fee within 10 days
New Delhi , September 6 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed 98 private and unaided schools to refund 75 percent excess fee and deposit it in 10 days as cash/ Fixed Deposit Receipt (FDR) and bank guarantee with registrar. Read Full Story

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) Declared Deemed University
New Delhi, Sept 3: On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has been granted the University status by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India vide its Letter No. F.9-14/2011-U-3 (A) dated 25/08/2017. Read Full Story

Consider these points before subscribing to edtech platform
New Delhi , Sept 1 : Many students in India have embraced e-learning to augment their knowledge in a classroom setting. By using technology, ed-tech platforms provide students with access to quality education right at their fingertips. They also personalize the academic content they provide to students. Read Full Story

Anita Karwal appointed CBSE chief
New Delhi , Aug 31 : Bureaucrat Anita Karwal has been appointed new Chairman of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday. Read Full Story

Jindal University, University of Otago facilitate students with dual masters degree
New Delhi , Aug 31 : Jindal Global Business School (JGBS) of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has signed a MoU with New Zealand's University of Otago to opportune its students to learn the ropes of international business at the Otago Master of International Business (MIntBus) and Master of Marketing Course (MMart). Read Full Story

Canada mission to organise MBA fair in Bengaluru in November
New Delhi , August 30 :Canada's leading business schools will present MBA opportunities as a part of the multi-city MBA Showcase Tour in Bengaluru on 25 November 2017. This tour began in Delhi and covered Kolkata, Chandigarh and Mumbai. This is the third edition of the only Canadian MBA fair organised by the High Commission of Canada in India in association with the Indo-Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC). Read Full Story

Anil Swarup advocates for transparency in Indian school education system
New Delhi , August 29 : Anil Swarup, Secretary, School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development urged schools to be transparent in their undertakings at a workshop conducted by the FICCI Alliance for Re-Imagining School Education - FICCI Arise. Read Full Story

Planning to study abroad? Keep these tips in mind
New Delhi , August 26 : In recent times, many individuals have begun to choose to study in overseas destinations owing to availability of better opportunities and the possibility of a better career in future. Read Full Story

Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2016
New Delhi, Aug 25: The following are the lists, in order of merit, in respect of 328 (*258 + ^70) candidates who have finally qualified on the basis of the results of the Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2016 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission and Interviews held by the Services Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence for admission to the (i) *Officers Training Academy, Chennai, for 106th Short Service Commission Course (for Men) and (ii) ^Officers Training Academy, Chennai, 20th Short Service Commission Women (Non-Technical) Course, commencing in October, 2017. Read Full Story

Educationist Dr. Gaurav Nigam's initiative 'Rendezvous' to train children to talk about their emotions
New Delhi , Aug 25 : Dr. Gaurav Nigam, a well-known educationist, paediatrician and Director of Intelligentsia, play school of Modern International School announces the launch of initiative 'Rendezvous', to train children in learning to talk about their own emotions. Read Full Story

Four medical seats of Arunachal withdrawn, Meghalaya seats increased from 26 to 42
By Pradeep Kumar, Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) , Aug.24 : Four central quota medical seats including three sponsored by the North Eastern Council (NEC) of Arunachal Pradesh have been withdrawn after allotment to qualified students. Read Full Story

British Educators Enjoy Teaching at King's College India, The First British Boarding School in India
NEW DELHI, August 21, 2017 : King's College, Taunton an independent co-educational secondary day and boarding school in Somerset, England, a school with over 137 years of educational history, has been operating in India as the first ever British boarding school in the country. Read Full Story

Australia Recognises Jindal Global Law School's Law Degree
SONIPAT, India, August 19, 2017 : JGLS students have even greater career prospects abroad now that the Law Council of Australia (LCA) has recognised all JGLS LLB degrees under the Uniform Principles for Assessing Qualifications of Overseas Applicants for Admission to the Australian Legal Profession. Read Full Story

International Career and College Counseling (IC3) Conference to Attract over 500 Schools, Colleges and Universities from India and Overseas
New Delhi, Aug 16: Second edition of the Annual IC3 Conference in New Delhi to drive networking opportunities with more than 500 delegates from the counseling community, high schools, universities, college and corporates from India and overseas Read Full Story

Here's how home learning environment shapes child's academic skills
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 16 : Learning activities at home in the early years of a kid's life make an important difference to their achievement in school, a recent study has found. Read Full Story

Nearly 15,000 candidates in India took June 2017 CFA Exam
New Delhi , August 11 : CFA Institute, the global association of investment management professionals, announced that of 31,631 candidates who sat for the Level III CFA Program exam in June, 54 percent passed the third and final exam. Successful candidates will become CFA charter holders starting early October pending verification of professional experience and other membership requirements. They will join more than 145,000 charter holders around the globe who have earned the CFA designation. Read Full Story

NEET 2017: SC raps CBSE for setting different questions for regional language papers
New Delhi , August 10 : The Supreme Court has rapped the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for setting up different questions for regional language papers for students taking National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET). Read Full Story

NEET 2017: SC raps CBSE for setting different questions for regional language papers
New Delhi , August 10 : The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Government to file an affidavit, describing their mechanism for organ donation and transplantation and if not, what they propose to do in this regard. Read Full Story

Schemes to make education loan as easy loans
New Delhi, Aug 8: All Scheduled Commercial Banks provide Education Loan to students. Simple interest is charged during the study period and up to commencement of repayment. Read Full Story

No Detention Policy to improve quality of education: Centre
New Delhi , August 4 : No detention Policy seeks to improve the learning levels of children and would improve in quality of education, said the Ministry of Human Resources Department. Read Full Story

IBM opens first Machine Learning Hub in India
Mumbai (Maharashtra), August 3 : IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Thursday the opening of its first Machine Learning (ML) Hub in India. Read Full Story

Qlik Academic Program to encompass 50 education institutes across 25 Indian cities
New Delhi , August 3 : Data analytics deployer Qlik on Thursday announced the expansion of the Qlik Academic Program, which will now cover 50 education institutions across 25 cities in India. Read Full Story

Objective of Higher Education
New Delhi, July 31: The Government lays special focus on imparting employment-oriented education, motivate students to be socially aware and responsible citizens, to inculcate a spirit of dignity of labour among the youth and commitment for social upliftment. Read Full Story

Scheme for Poor Students
New Delhi, July 31: The Central Government is sensitive to the needs of students belonging to the economically weaker sections of the society and is committed towards ensuring equity in access to higher education. Read Full Story

Schools for Special Children and Divyangs
New Delhi, July 31: There is no provision in the Ministry of Human Resource Development to sanction/ open new schools for special/ mentally challenged divyang students. Read Full Story

Education Related Digital Initiative
New Delhi, July 31: The Ministry of Human Resource Development has recently organized a National Convention on Digital Initiatives for Higher Education, from 8th to 10th July, 2017 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi where all Vice-chancellors of Central Universities, Deemed-to-be Universities, Private Universities, State Universities, State Private Universities, Directors of Central Institutes such as IITs, IIMs, IISERs, IISc, IIITs, NITs and other central institutes also participated. Read Full Story

Checking Dropout Rate in Schools
New Delhi, July 31: The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is implemented as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme in partnership of State Governments and UT Administrations for universalization of elementary education across the country and to meet the objective of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 which is the legal framework that entitles all children between the age group of 6 to 14 years free and compulsory admission, attendance and completion of elementary education. Read Full Story

Monitoring of Private Universities
New Delhi, July 31: National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) is the recognized accreditation agency in the Country for all Higher Educational (Non-technical) Institutions. As per procedure for accreditation, the Institutions/Universities submit the data and information in the prescribed format to NAAC. Read Full Story

Over 5000 students visit ROSATOM Festival of Science at B.M. Birla Planetarium, other locations in Chennai
New Delhi , July 31 : More than 5000 students from over 50 schools of the city visited the three-day ROSATOM Festival of Science held from July 25 to 27 at B.M. Birla Planetarium. Read Full Story

Over 200 students of Chennais Amirta graduate in 'International Hospitality Management Programme'
New Delhi , July 31 : 200 students of Chennais Amirta International Institute of Hotel Management who have successfully completed International Hospitality Management course, received Diploma certificates in a graduation day ceremony held recently at the college's OMR campus. E. Sarath Babu, Founder and CEO of Food King was the Chief Guest of the event. Read Full Story

ICFAI Business School organized Faculty Knowledge Program held at Visakhapatnam
Hyderabad, Telangana, July 29, 2017 : Theme of the Faculty Knowledge program organized by ICFAI Business School at Visakhapatnam was 'Interactive Tools Add Fun Element to Classroom'. The activities goes all day starting from Financial Accounting followed by Statistics, Business Computing and Economics. Read Full Story

Sheffield Hallam University invites applications for September 2017 Intake
New Delhi, Delhi, July 29, 2017 : Sheffield Hallam University invites applications for September 2017 Intake Read Full Story

ESS Global plans to recruit 1800 to 2000 students to study abroad
New Delhi , July 28 : ESS Global, a consultancy firm that provides recruitment services for students who wish to study abroad, announces its plans to recruit students from North India for studying abroad by this year-end in bid to maximize its international presence. Read Full Story

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2017
New Delhi, July 27: On the basis of the result of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2017 held on 18/06/2017, the candidates with the following Roll Numbers have qualified for admission to the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2017. Read Full Story

Allocation of more resources for higher education
New Delhi, July 27: India is spending about 4.9pc of GDP (as per UNDP estimates 2014) on education, of which about one-third is spent on higher education. Read Full Story

Provision of playgrounds in schools
New Delhi, July 27: The Central Government supports State Governments and UT Administrations for creation and augmentation of infrastructural facilities, including playgrounds, in government elementary and secondary schools under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) programmes. Read Full Story

Scholarship and fee for Ph.D. Programme at IISER
New Delhi, July 27: Till 2016-17, each Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) had a different fee structure. The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (NITSER) Council in its meeting held on 26th May, 2017 fixed the tuition fee for Ph.D. programmes in all IISERs at Rs. 16,500 per semester. Read Full Story

CBSE All India topper felicitated by Amity International School
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , July 27 :; One hundred thirty two students, including Raksha Gopal, the all India topper in this year's Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII examinations, were felicitated by Amity International School here on Thursday. Read Full Story

Information Related to Science to the Rural Children
New Delhi, July 26: Government of India has taken many steps to popularize science and provide information about science across India including rural children in the country. Read Full Story

Now find tutors using these customer friendly apps
New Delhi , July 24 : Dear parents, with the advent of technological inclusion in education, it is important to realize that human connect is an absolute necessity for a growing child's mental, emotional and psychological development. Read Full Story

Re-Evaluation Policy of CBSE
New Delhi, July 20: There have been some variations in totaling of marks during verifications of marks/scrutiny which have been communicated to the students and revised marks statement issued. Read Full Story

President Pranab Mukherjee Seeks Research Excellence for the Future of Indian Universities
NEW DELHI, July 19, 2017: 'The Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives', a book edited by Professor (Dr) C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice-Chancellor, O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU) was released by Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 17th July, 2017. Read Full Story

NIIT to Deliver Next Gen Courses in Digital Transformation Within Indian Universities
New Delhi, July 18: NIIT Limited, a global leader in skills and talent development, now offers Next Gen courses in Digital Transformation to the Universities in India. Read Full Story

Final Call for Applications: International Transfer Program at Manipal University
Bangalore, July 17: Manipal University, one of India's leading private university, synonymous with excellence, invites last round of applications from aspiring engineers for its International Transfer Programme offered by International Centre for Applied Sciences (ICAS). Read Full Story

O.P. Jindal Global University to Release a Book on the Future of Indian Universities
NEW DELHI, July 15, 2017 : O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is to release a book entitled 'The Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives'. Read Full Story

Unified Council Announces its NSTSE- National Level Science Talent Search Examination 2018 for Class 2-12
Hyderabad, July 11: Unified Council, is now announcing the National Science Talent Search Examination-2018. The exam is to be conducted on 04th February, 2018 across the country. Read Full Story

Manipal Institute of Technology to Take Personalization in Education One Step Forward
Bangalore, July 11: Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal University, one of India's premier engineering institute announced an enhanced curriculum for the academic year 2018. As pioneers in personalizing curriculum based on interest and aptitude, the institute aims to provide students a holistic learning experience. Read Full Story

India to host first Career and College Counseling Awards
New Delhi , July 6 : IC3 Awards, India's first ever career and college counseling awards will be held at the 2017 Annual International Career and College Counseling Conference on 30 August at the JW Marriott, New Delhi. Read Full Story

University of Warwick, British School New Delhi continue their ground-breaking collaboration: Delhi Warwick Summer School 2017 concludes with massive response
New Delhi , July 4 : Delhi Warwick Summer School 2017, a special learning programme for the students successfully concluded with students from all over the country participating to make the most of this unique learning opportunity. This was the third chapter of this annual event: a collaborative effort between The British School and The University of Warwick (UK). Read Full Story

UP: 15-year-old cracks IIT-JEE exam
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) July 4 : A 15-year-old boy from Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad has cleared IIT-JEE (Advanced) exam and secured admission in mechanical engineering. Read Full Story

The more pics in books, the poorer is your kid's word learning
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 1 : When it comes to picture books, having too many images can limit word learning among young readers, a recent study has found. Read Full Story

Macmillan Education introduces global diagnostic assessment programme in India
New Delhi , June 28 : Macmillan Education, one of the world's leading publishers of English Language teaching and school curriculum materials, has today launched the ICAS programme for the Indian subcontinent. Currently 14,500 schools in over 20 countries participate in ICAS and over 8.9 million students are being assessed under ICAS globally. Read Full Story

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