Bengaluru, March 29 : Leading higher education provider Amrita University has entered into an agrement with Vrije University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands to extend its collaboration to more departments and programmes.
Kolkata, Mar 28 : George Group of Colleges, a part of 'The George Telegraph Group', announced on Friday the launch of scholarship program for Bachelor's in Sports Management for current season starting from August.
London, March 28 : Playing music by professional musicians can enhance the activity of genes involved in motor functions learning and memory, a new study has found.
Roorkee (Uttarakhand), March 28 : Eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao has asked students to take the less travelled road to succeed and lamented the paucity of funds for science and education in India.
New York, March 27, : Gender stereotypes about women's ability in mathematics negatively impact their performance, says a new study from Indiana University (IU) in the US.
Kolkata, March 26 : Three prestigious institutes- the IIT-Kharagpur, IIM-Calcutta and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) - will for the first time jointly offer a course in business analytics.
London, March 26 : Better education may help you earn more, but it may not make you a lot happier than those with low educational attainment, a new study claims.
New Delhi, March 25 : India is facing a shortage of over five lakh teachers while the deadline for regularisation of teachers under Right to Education Act is only days away.
London, March 24 : Do you force your kids to spend too much time on maths and science? Researchers have found that just an hour of homework can produce very good results.
Kolkata, March 24 : Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur is launching short-term courses on niche subjects via video conferencing for students of engineering colleges and working professionals from April, it said in a statement.
Washington, March 23 : A majority of people in emerging and developing nations say the internet is good for spreading education, reveals a new survey done across 32 countries.
Kolkata, March 21 : The International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIIT-B) is collaborating with Myanmar to build an information technology institute in that country, a top diplomat said here.
New York, March 20 : While children who are older when they start school do well academically and socially in the short term, they are more likely to drop out and commit serious crimes as teenagers, new research has found.
New Delhi, March 19 : Students who took the Class 12 CBSE mathematics exam and their teachers said the question paper was of "IIT entrance level" and demanded the board re-conduct the exam.
New Delhi, March 19 : A senior Congress member on Thursday raised the issue of the tough mathematics question paper in the ongoing CBSE board examinations and asked the government to consider the issue "seriously".
New Delhi, March 19 : The Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Jamia Millia Islamia said it will patent the winning ideas of 'Innovate For a Cause' competition.
New Delhi /Kolkata, Mar 18 : Shell, one of the most diversified international investors in India's energy sector, among all global integrated oil companies, has announced winners of its third 'Shell Junior National Science Scholarship' programme 2014-2015.
New York, March 18 : Reinforcing the connection between good nutrition and good grades, researchers have found that free school breakfasts help students from low-income families perform better academically.
Mumbai, March 17 : Eminent economist and Indian British politician Lord Meghnad Desai announced the launch of the Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics here on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Mar 16 : For past many years, a majority of Indian students are seen shifting to foreign institutes in order to procure their choice of education.
Kolkata, Mar 15 : Kumar Shivam and Jyotish Kalita from Gauhati University and Kunal Malhotra and Viraj Bake from IIFT emerged as winners of Zone 2at the Zonal Finals of Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2015 held in Kolkata on Sunday.
Chandigarh, March 15 : The Haryana government will introduce the teaching of "Bhagwad Gita", a Hindu scripture, in school curriculum from the new academic session this year, said Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday.
London, March 15 : Listening to classical music is not just simply soothing, it also enhances learning and memory, Finnish researchers have found.
New Delhi, Mar 14 : President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the Sixty Fourth Convocation of Punjab University, which is one of the country's oldest and leading centres of higher education at Chandigarh on Saturday and said varsities must produce man and women of character and integrity. Speaking on the occasion the President said Punjab University has educated generations of students, many of whom have risen to occupy eminent positions in various walks of life.
Lucknow, March 14 : The 29th annual convocation of the Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow (IIM-L) was held on Saturday, with 616 students being awarded their diplomas by its director, Rajiv K. Srivastava.
Chandigarh, March 14 : Calling for academic institutions to be benchmarked and accredited, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said universities should gear up to the challenge posed by new models of knowledge dispensation - especially online courses.
New Delhi, March 12 : Harvard University of the US has remained number one in a global ranking of 100 most prestigious education institutions, followed by Britain's Cambridge and Oxford universities. No Indian university featured in the list.
Kolkata, Mar 11 : BML Munjal University (BMU), founded by The Hero Group, is launching a two-year full-time MBA programme in 'Accounting and Finance' with a focus on Forensic Accounting and Corporate Fraud.
Mumbai, March 10 : Leading education portal to prepare for competitive entrance tests Embibe.com on Tuesday announced the take-over of 100Marks, a student guidance platform for JEE main, advanced and medical exams.
New Delhi, March 10 : Indian students are spending between $6-7 billion annually on foreign universities due to dearth of quality higher education institutions in the country, a survey said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 9 : The human resource development ministry on Monday launched a "Digital Gender Atlas for girls" in a move to identify and ensure equitable education for girls in the country.
Kolkata, Mar 6 : BML Munjal University (BMU), founded by The Hero Group, is launching a two-year full-time MBA programme in 'Accounting and Finance' with a focus on Forensic Accounting and Corporate Fraud.
New Delhi, March 4 : The government awards 100,000 scholarships to selected meritorious students of Class 9 from economically weaker sections in order to prevent them from dropping out of school, the human resource development ministry said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, March 4 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) offers counselling services to students and parents of CBSE affiliated schools to help them deal with examination and result related stress.
Gurgaon, March 4 : Malaysia-based Academy of Pastry Arts launched its first set up in India here on Wednesday to attract aspirants who wish to learn the art of elegant pastry making.
Kolkata, March 3 : Experts at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, have launched a Rs. 25 crore project aimed at transforming and enhancing living conditions in cities through inter-disciplinary research and new technologies.
Kolkata, March 3 : Students seeking admission to engineering, medical and dental courses at the undergraduate level can now opt for a single, online entrance examination for getting admitted into select colleges in India, it was announced here on Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 2 : The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) examinations for standards 10 and 12 commence from Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 : A total of 1,500 girl students in Kerala from poor families or with small land holdings who are admitted in professional colleges will be given a laptop for free, state Finance Minister K.M. Mani said on Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 28 : The government will set up an authority to administer and monitor scholarship as well educational loan schemes, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday.
New Delhi, Feb 28 : The government Saturday announced the setting up of an IIT in Karnataka along with IIMs in Jammu and Kashmir and Andhra Pradesh.
Mumbai, Feb 24 : NASSCOM Foundation kick-started the Digital Literacy Week with a target to bring digital literacy to over one lakh Indians. This initiative, is part of the National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM), and will complement the government's vision to empower at least one person per household with critical digital literacy skills by 2020.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 : A digital pen for transcribing data on the front page of answer sheets can minimise human error and speed up the process of compiling mark sheets, the makers claim.
Singapore, Feb 23 : American science fiction bestseller, "The Hunger Games", will now be used as a school text in Singapore, a media report said.
New Delhi, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday asked students to concentrate on their "present moment" and not on the past or future.
New Delhi, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said students preparing for board and competitive examinations should compete with themselves and not others in order to avoid stress and succeed.
New Delhi, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday confessed to students that he himself had been an ordinary student and also had bad hand-writing -- which could explain how he passed.
New Delhi, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday advised parents not to compare their children to others as it results in unnecessary pressure on them.
New Delhi, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged students across India to not to take tension and give exams 'happily'.
By Shweta Sharma, New Delhi, Feb 22 : Rote learning techniques have long-plagued the Indian education system, where even "science is taught like history".
New York, Feb 21 : Purnendu Dasgupta, a Jenkins Garrett professor of chemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington, has been awarded the 2015 American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry J. Calvin Giddings Award for Excellence in Education.
New York, Feb 21 : Certain so-called "education experts" are often cited in news stories and blogs more because of their media connections, backing of influential interest groups and their expertise in education policy, researchers from the University of Illinois said.
New Delhi, Feb 20 : Chef Nikhil Chib, fashion designer Nikhil Thampi and musical group MIDIval Punditz have been roped in to share their expertise with individuals and guide them under a digital mentorship program "The Step Up".
London, Feb 20 : Delaying school entry for children could cause poorer academic performance, new research says.
Kolkata, Feb 18 : The University of Calcutta Wednesday inked a two-year pact with the Webster University, Thailand that will enable students from West Bengal to avail short term courses and collaborative research projects.
London, Feb 18 : How does the brain of a teacher work? A new study identifies the parts of the brain involved in computing mistakes in other people's understanding, which is a key process in guiding student's learning.
By Akanksha Sharma, Chandigarh, Feb 15 : Kiran Chaudhary, 24, had glittery dreams when she decided to pursue a career in life sciences in 2009. The decision, made after much introspection, took her to the scientific study of living organisms. However, little did she know that her hard work, dedication and five years of education would leave her with no job in hand and even her gold medal in academics would be of little help.
Aligarh, Feb 14 : Classes have been suspended for five days in a women's college in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) following the death of a girl student of suspected swine flu.
By Mohammed Shafeeq, Hyderabad, Feb 14 : Tucked away in the dingy lanes of the old city of Hyderabad is a hoary institute of Islamic learning whose prized possessions include a Persian translation of the Mahabharata and rare Islamic manuscripts.
New York, Feb 14 : Use of the modern digital badge - an online representation of mastery of knowledge or skills - can be a valuable supplement to the more established educational assessment tools and classroom grades, says a study.