New Delhi, Sep 4 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said teachers play a big role in students' life and added that being a teacher is not like any other career.
Kolkata, Sep 3 : A virtual centre spread across five Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) has been set up to develop advanced technologies in the area of biofuels, it was announced on Thursday.
Shimla, Aug 30 : About 200 state-run primary schools in Himachal Pradesh have no teacher at all. Fifty percent of Class 5 students in government schools are not able to comprehend textbooks meant for Class 2 students and cannot solve three-digit problems, so say many of the state's legislators.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : The failure of the no-detention policy in schools across the country up to Class 8 is largely due to poor classroom teaching and monitoring of students, education experts say.
Washington, Aug 28 : Small changes in classroom design such as replacing "Star Trek" posters by that of art and nature pictures help attract more girls to computer science, new research has found.
New York, Aug 28 : Researchers have found that children attending schools for just four days in a week perform better in mathematics than those who attend a traditional five-day school week.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : The health ministry on Monday introduced an online procedure for submitting applications for setting up new medical colleges and increasing the intake capacity for MBBS in existing colleges.
New Delhi, Aug 23 : The Delhi government on Sunday directed all play schools in the capital to reserve 25 percent of seats for children belonging to the economically weaker sections (EWS).
New Delhi, Aug 20 : The cabinet on Thursday approved the signing of a MoU between India and Australia on cooperation in education, training and research.
New Delhi, Aug 20 : A dedicated web portal has been launched for the students to access all kinds of educational loans and government scholarships, an official statement said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Aug 20 : Smartphone and tablet-based games can help improve literacy and numeracy skills of children, a study done in India has found.
Guwahati, Aug 19 : Days after the Assam government withdrew the scheme for sending meritorious students on an educational tour to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the US, a private school in Assam has announced that it will send 20 students, including one meritorious student from the rural area - the latter free of cost.
New Delhi, Aug 17 : The results of the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT), the gateway exam for to top-notch state-run medical colleges, were declared on Monday by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
Agartala, Aug 13 : The National Institute of Technology (NIT), Agartala is likely to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Bangladeshi varsity, an official said here on Thursday.
New Delhi, Aug 10 : FTII students who are on strike, on Monday condemned the facility's administrative officials for its "irrational" decision of assessing incomplete diploma films. The students find it a "political" rather than "academic" activity.
Agartala, Aug 10 : The Tripura assembly on Monday passed a bill to set up a university to further widen the scope of higher education in the state -- which attained a literacy rate of 94.65 percent, the highest in India.
New York, Aug 10 : An elite institution like the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), which pioneered in making online management courses available internationally to a broader spectrum of students, can leverage this experience to help develop the massive skilled workforce required for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" programme, according to IIM-Bangalore Director Sushil Vachani.
New Delhi, Aug 9 : Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar will on Monday launch the School Nursery Yojana that aims to bring students closer to nature by involving them in raising saplings in nurseries created in school.
Sonipat (Haryana), Aug 7 : The O.P. Jindal Global University will host the Times Higher Education (THE) BRICS and Emerging Economies Global Academic Summit from December 1-3, a top functionary of the university said here on Friday.
Chennai, Aug 6 : Terming the bankers practice of "naming and shaming" of students who defaulted on repaying education loans as violation of human rights, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Central Bank of India chairman.
Kolkata, Aug 6 : The Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL) at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur has inked a deal with the Law School of George Washington University (GWU) for students and faculty exchanges.
Ahmedabad, Aug 6 : Mozambique President Filipe J. Nyusi on Thursday visited his alma mater, the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), and interacted with 18 of his former classmates.
New Delhi, Aug 5 : The University Grants Commission (UGC) has been sanctioned Rs.6.18 crore for providing Wi-Fi facility in universities, parliament was informed on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug 5 : The government will provide annual scholarships to five Indian students for doctoral research in science, engineering and mathematics to create a "critical mass of performing scientists", the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug 5 : A total of 757 students dropped out of IITs and 717 students from NITs in the 2014-2015 academic session, parliament was informed on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug 3 : Twenty states and union territories did not spend a single penny out of the total fund released for post-matric scholarships for students from the Scheduled Tribes in 2014-15, the union government said on Monday.
Kolkata, Aug 3 : The National Skill Development Corporation and major universities in northeast India have inked deals to introduce skill-based training in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of educational institutes, a statement said on Monday.
Agartala, Aug 3 : The Left Front government has decided to set up a state university in Tripura and this will be taken up in the monsoon session of the assembly beginning on Friday, a minister said here on Monday.
Palakkad (Kerala), Aug 3 : The 18th Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) opened here on Monday with 117 students -- six from Kerala and a majority from Uttar Pradesh.
Panaji, Aug 3 : The Goa government is in the process of starting a Global School of Tourism and School of Strategic and Security Studies in association with the Goa University, chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar told the state assembly on Monday.
National, Aug 1 : BITS Pilani announced the joining of V. Sambasiva Rao as the acting Vice Chancellor of Pilani campus on Friday.
Lucknow, Aug 1 : Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik on Saturday suggested to universities that students should no longer wear robes but Indian attire while receiving their degrees in convocation ceremonies, in accordance with late president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's wishes.
Bangalore, July 30 : Manipal ProLearn (www.manipalprolearn.com) has offered a certification program in Cloud Computing to provide professionals and students with a thorough knowledge of Cloud Computing Technology using Microsoft Azure as a platform.
New Delhi, July 30 : Only 0.56 percent of students with disabilities are pursuing higher education in the country, a survey has revealed.
Lucknow, July 30 : In a bid to rein in private medical colleges from charging exorbitant admission and other fees from students, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to fix their fee structure, an official said on Thursday.
New Delhi, July 25 : The CBSE on Saturday "successfully" conducted the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) for medical and dental courses after the Supreme Court cancelled the examination held on May 3 following the leak of the question paper.
Patna, July 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a day-long visit to Bihar, on Saturday inaugurated the new IIT campus here.
Gurgaon, July 24 : Hero group's BML Munjal University and Fraunhofer will jointly promote applied research for industry and create educational content with more practical than theoretical knowledge, an official said.
New York, July 24 : An Indian-American music professor has created an online education platform offering inexpensive creative arts courses from some of the world's leading institutions, including Stanford University and Princeton University.
New Delhi, July 24 : The Supreme Court on Friday declined to interfere with the dress code prescribed by the CBSE for candidates appearing for the AIPMT exam on Saturday, barring them from wearing either a head scarf, full sleeve shirt or burqa.
Kolkata, July 23 : The West Bengal government has decided to institute an annual scholarship scheme in the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), at University of London, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday.
Kolkata, July 23 : A team of two Indian students will get an exclusive chance to showcase ideas on local solutions to energy problems at the CoP 21 summit in Paris this year.
Shimla, July 22 : Observing that the state government resorted to a pick-and-choose policy in opening new colleges, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed it to open a new degree college before August 15.
New York, July 21 : High school music training can improve the teenage brain's responses to sound and sharpen hearing and language skills, a study says.
Guwahati, July 20 : NPS International School of Guwahati has made the northeastern region proud once again by securing the first position in the national-level film-making competition organised by the CBSE, the results of which were declared in Delhi on Monday.
Washington, July 17 : A new study suggests people who speak two languages have more gray matter in the executive control region of the brain.
Kolkata, July 15 : Tata Power, an integrated power company, through Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd. (CGPL), has announced the success of Shiksha Saarthi, a programme devised to promote quality education for children living in and around its operations.
New Delhi, July 13 : Delhi University on Monday night released the fifth cut-off list for the 2015 academic session, with preferred colleges like Lady Shri Ram (LSR), Hindu, Kirori Mal and Ramjas keeping their doors open for courses like Economics, English, B.Com (Honours) and Psychology.
New Delhi, July 13 : The Academic Council of Delhi University (DU) on Monday approved with a "huge majority" (79 members) all courses of study under the Choice based Credit System (CBCS) for the ensuing academic session beginning July 20.
New Delhi, July 13 : The Ambedkar University Delhi on Monday released its second cut-off for admissions to under-graduate courses, announcing a dip of 10 percent for History.
Patna, July 13 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new campus of Indian Institute of Technology-Patna (IIT-P) on July 25.
New Delhi, July 11 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee expressed happiness over Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru attaining the fifth position in the QS BRICS Universities Ranking 2015 and 31 Indian institutions figuring in the top 200 of the ranking.
New Delhi/Bhopal, July 10 : The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh government has finally decided to digitise the operations of the scam-tainted Vyapam. The move comes a full six years after it was first decided to make the exams for recruitment and admission to professional colleges in the stae more accountable by putting the process online.
Bhopal, July 10 : The July 12 examination for admission to private dental and medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh was cancelled on Friday without stating any reason for it. The fresh date would be declared later, it was announced.
Patna, July 10 : The students of Bihar's Super 30 - a free coaching centre for underprivileged students - who have cracked the IIT-JEE this year are a worried lot as they don't have the money for counselling.
New Delhi, July 9 : Encouraging students to learn sciences beyond the classrooms, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said model science laboratories will be established in all districts of northeastern states.
New Delhi, July 8 : Delhi University on Wednesday released the fourth cut-off list for the 2015 academic session, with many sought-after courses still available in prominent colleges while off-campus institutes closed admissions in most subjects.
New Delhi, July 8 : The Wild Wisdom Quiz, an initiative of WWF-India and Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) is back with its eighth edition.
Lucknow, July 8 : The Medical Council of India (MCI) has barred seven of the 16 private medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh from running the MBBS course, officials said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, July 7 : The British Council, UK's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, in partnership with various schools across the country is organising a week-long series of events around school education.