New York, April 18 : Think twice before you slam a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to sit still and concentrate. Researchers have found that the foot-tapping, leg-swinging and chair-scooting movements are vital to how such children remember information and work out complex tasks.
New Delhi, April 17 : The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued guidelines for ensuring the safety of the students of Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) on and off campus across the country.
Kolkata, April 16 : The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) has designed a special week-long course for professionals from industry and academia to enable India's ageing population lead a better life.
Hannover, Germany Apr 16 : : The day three of India as the Partner Country of Hannover Messe 2015, India continued to showcase 'Make in India' by discussing India's need for skilling and Heavy Engineering & Motion Drive and Automation and the potential that India presents.
New Delhi, April 15 : From a portable and low-cost device for early detection of infectious disease to a bus identification system aimed at helping blind people to independently board the vehicle - these and many other projects are part of the IIT Delhi Open House 2015.
By Vishal Gulati, Shimla, April 15 : It's startling but true. In a state with 82.8 percent literacy, 20 per cent of Class 3 students in Himachal Pradesh's government schools cannot identify alphabets or numbers.
Kolkata, Ap 15 : Cambridge University Press has announced its first digital education product in India, Cambridge Learn, a first-of-its kind comprehensive digital learning solution.
Singapore, April 14 : A mathematics problem originally meant for schoolchildren has taken the internet by storm after it was posted online by a Singaporean television presenter.
Kolkata, Apr 14 : America's Webster University, a private, nonprofit, accredited university with a campus in Thailand, is wooing students from India to experience the US educational system closer home in Southeast Asia, beginning with several tie-ups, including one with the University of Calcutta.
Bangalore, Apr 13 : BSE Institute Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the BSE Ltd. hosted the grand finale of its national level event, International Financial Olympiad at their convention hall in Mumbai.
Bengaluru , Apr. 13 : A workshop on "Inclusive Sustainable Cities" aimed at providing a platform for the bureaucrats, academicians and industry chiefs from India and Germany to advise city planners to steer clear of romantic hype and focus on ground reality and governance was held Indian Institute of Management (IIM) here.
New Delhi, April 12 : The Jamia Millia Islamia university will introduce new post-graduate degree and diploma courses in gender studies, biophysics, public health and disaster management from the academic year 2015-16, an official statement said.
New York, April 12 : Kindergartners in classes with shared iPads significantly perform better than students in classes with no iPads or classes with iPads for each student, says a study.
Kolkata, Apr 10 : To promote holistic learning and to inculcate it among the Gen Y students Harshavardhan Neotia, Chairman, Ambuja Neotia Group announced his next endeavor, The Neotia University, a self financed university all set to start its operation from this July.
New Delhi, April 10 : The admission process in Jamia Millia Islamia for the academic session 2015-16 got underway with the central varsity inviting online application for admission to various undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, and certificate programmes.
Washington, April 10 : Making a strong pitch for the use of iPads in kindergarten schools, a Northwestern University researcher has found children in classes with shared iPads significantly outscored their peers on achievement tests who were in classes that had no iPads or classes with iPads for each student (1:1 ratio).
Noida, Apr. 9 : Amity University on Thursday organized a special convocation to confer the award of Honorary Doctorate Degree upon Prof. (Dr.) Edmund Weber, from University of Frankfurt, Germany at University Campus in Noida.
New Delhi, April 9 : India has made a striking progress towards reaching the education for all goals, reduced its out of school children by over 90 percent since 2000, and achieved universal primary education, a Unesco report said here on Thursday.
Jaipur, April 8 : Hindustan Zinc, a part of the Vedanta Group, has completed 20 years of its initiative in Rajasthan's Sikar district to impart higher education to the rural and tribal girls in the vicinity, managing to change the lives of some 3,000 such undeprivileged students.
Kolkata, April 4 : Pepsico boss Indra Nooyi on Saturday urged the outgoing batch of the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) to use their skills and insights to tackle India's "interconnected" and "global" challenges.
New Delhi, April 4 : There are only 8,449 disabled students, or 0.56 percent, studying in the country's 150 top universities and colleges that have a total strength of 15,21,438, a survey released on Saturday said.
New York, April 3 : When something surprises a baby, like an object not behaving the way he or she expects it to, the baby not only focuses on that object but ultimately learns more about it than from a similar yet predictable object, finds a study.
Kolkata, Apr 2, : President Pranab Mukherjee participated in the celebration of the 100th year of the advent of the Divine Adya Mata organized by Dakshineswar Ramakrishna Sangha Adyapeath at Kolkata on Thursday.
Kolkata, April 2 : Come Saturday, students and faculty of the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) will be able to paddle up and relax, courtesy a canoeing and kayaking facility that will be launched at the campus, organisers said on Thursday.
New Delhi, March 31 : The fourth season of India Runway Week (IRW) is to start from April 10 and besides giving the new trends in the fashion and lifestyle domain, the three-day event will encourage the fashion education perspective.
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.