New York, Oct 9 : Students who change schools frequently are at risk of lower math scores and have a harder time managing their behaviour and attention in the classroom than students who stay in the same school, says a new study.
Pune/Ahmedabad, Oct 2 : India's first 'learning by doing' sustainable network of students was launched on Friday to help the youth to be prepared for building Smart Cities of the future and contributing to the sustainable development goals (SDGs) through practical experience in their own educational campuses
Kolkata, Oct 1 : Cambridge University Press India has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Vidyanta Skills Institute, a National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) partner to develop content that raises the bar in English language learning and training.
Warangal (Telangana), Oct 1 : Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday urged technology institutions like National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) to collaborate with each other and emerge as islands of excellence.
New Delhi, Sep 30 : Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday highlighted the need for reorientation in Sanskrit research, and urged scholars to take the lead in popularising and improving the standard of Sanskrit education.
New Delhi, Sep 29 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday launched the national institutional ranking framework for educational institutions in the country.
New Delhi, Sep 29 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has sought online comments from students for making recommendation to the draft of new education policy which is likely to come out by the year-end.
New Delhi, Sep 29 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday announced the results of the University Grants Commission - National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) that was held on June 28 across the country.
Shillong, Sep 28 : Chemical scientist Sri Krishna Srivastava has been appointed the new vice-chancellor of North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) here in Meghalaya, officials said on Monday.
Pune, Sep 27 : FTII students on Sunday called off their hunger strike after the information and broadcasting (I and B) ministry agreed to have a dialogue with them on September 29 in Mumbai. They hope to find "solutions".
Agartala, Sep 19 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has said a joint effort has been initiated from the national to the grassroots level to obtain opinion to formulate a national education policy.
New Delhi, Sep 18 : In the wake of rising demand, the government has modified rules to enable refund of seat acceptance fees for those who withdraw their admissions from undergraduate programmes of institutes like IITs, NITs and IIITs for 2015-16.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 : Instruction in IT and electronics is going to be strengthened in all the schools in Kerala, a minister said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Sep 15 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday congratulated the Indian Institute of Science-Bangalore (IISc-B) and the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) for figuring in the list of top 200 institutions of the QS World University Rankings.
New Delhi, Sep 14 : Education solutions provider Extramarks has launched a new mobile application on the Android platform for smart studying based on the pay-per use model supporting Kindergarten to Class 12 students.
New Delhi, Sep 9 : The Delhi government on Wednesday launched a flagship scheme to enable students avail education loan of up to Rs.10 lakh.
New York, Sep 9 : A one-on-one math tutoring programme can relieve anxiety about doing math problems in your kids, says a study by Indian-origin researchers.
New Delhi, Sep 9 : Delhi's AAP government on Wednesday launched its flagship scheme which allows students to avail education loans of up to Rs.10 lakh.
New Delhi, Sep 8 : If you are seeking admission abroad in 2016, do not miss this multi-destination education fair being held across India that promises to bring here representatives of over 60 universities and colleges in Britain, the US, New Zealand and Canada.
New Delhi, Sep 6 : Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has expressed concern over the waning quality of mathematics and science among upper primary students and directed ministry officials to collect best practices in teaching to help children in basic understanding of these subjects.
New Delhi, Sep 4 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday uploaded admit cards for the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) examination which is scheduled to take place across the country and abroad on September 20.
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.