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Grace marks row: CBSE to not move SC against HC order
New Delhi , May. 26 : In a major relief to students, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not move the Supreme Court to challenge the Delhi High Court instructions stating that evaluation for the class 10 and 12 board exams this year should be done as per the grace marks policy. Read Full Story

IC3 Conference paves way for transformation in rapidly developing education sector
New Delhi , May 25 : International Career and College Counseling (IC3) Conference has announced the second edition of the Annual Conference, that will be held in New Delhi on August 30 and 31 2017 at JW Marriott, Aerocity. Read Full Story

MindHour makes its way to Tamil Nadu with digitized learning and announces Rs. 1 cr scholarships to school students
Chennai, (Tamil Nadu), , May 25 : MindHour, one of the fastest growing Edu-tech startup based out of Kolkata takes a step ahead and excited to launch its exclusive products in Tamil Nadu to touch the lives of school going children of class 6-10, ICSE and CBSE boards. Read Full Story

Post Delhi HC ruling, Centre assures justice to students
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), May 25 : Following the Delhi High Court instructions that the evaluation for the class 10 and 12 board exams this year should be done as per the grace marks policy that was relevant when the students submitted the examination forms, the Centre on Thursday assured fair and undiluted dispensation of justice to all students who appeared for 2017 exams. Read Full Story

Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Assam
New Delhi May 24 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for the establishment of new AIIMS at Kamrup (North Guwahati Revenue circle). Read Full Story

Madras HC stays announcement of NEET exam results
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) , May 24 : In a major relief for lakhs of Tamil Nadu medial students, the Madras High Court's Madurai branch on Wednesday ordered an interim stay on the announcement of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam results. Read Full Story

CETPA releases list of updated training programmes for Summer 2017
Uttarakhand/Noida, Uttar Pradesh, , May 24 : CETPA Infotech, one of the most preferred technical and industrial training companies in the country, offering multi-location training solutions, expert training that is tailored to the requirements of students, corporate and colleges, and virtual training technologies, has announced its updated list of training programmes for this summer. Read Full Story

BYJU'S unveils personalized learning experience for students
New Delhi , May 23 : Education company BYJU'S has launched a major update to its learning app focused at revolutionizing personalized learning experiences for students across grades. Read Full Story

Pearl Academy forays into Journalism with School of Media and Journalism
New Delhi , May 18 : Pearl Academy, India's leading institution in design, fashion, creative businesses and media hosted a panel discussion with eminent journalists for the launch of its new School of Media and Journalism in New Delhi. Read Full Story

Chitkara University ranked 4th among top Indian universities for filing 46 patents
Chandigarh , May 18 (ANI-Businesswire India): Chitkara University today announced that as per the ANNUAL REPORT 2015-16 published by the Indian Patent Office, it is ranked at number 4 nationwide amongst top Indian Universities for filing 46 patents during the year. Read Full Story

NCERT clarifies over 'Aksai Chin-China' row
New Delhi May 13 : Clarifying its stand over the row surrounding Aksai Chin being shown as part of China in its textbooks, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) said that the map on which the error was observed was not of India, but of South East Asia. Read Full Story

Chennais Amirta to award scholarships worth over Rs. 1 crore to meritorious students
New Delhi , May 12 : Chennais Amirta International Institute of Hotel Management, winner of 'Award of Excellence' from the hands of President of India, has announced scholarships of worth over Rs. 1 crore, including 100 percent scholarships, in recognition of the achievements of the students and to be awarded in the upcoming academic year 2017-18. Read Full Story

Finalists announced for 2018-19 Tibetan scholarship program
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) , May 12 : Representatives from the U.S. Embassy New Delhi and the Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) interviewed applicants for the 2018-2019 Tibetan Scholarship Program (TSP) on Friday. Read Full Story

34,000 students in 6 states covered by TLLLF's flagship programme
New Delhi , May 11 : You Are Not Alone, The Live Love Laugh Foundation's flagship programme on mental health for adolescents, which has conducted free of charge in schools around the country, has covered 34,023 students and 6,480 teachers across 276 schools in six states (Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Delhi) over the last year. Read Full Story

Pluralsight launches new courses for Adobe Marketing, Analytics Cloud
New Delhi , May 11 : Technology learning platform Pluralsight on Wednesday announced its partnership with Adobe to provide digital marketing professionals with the technology learning tools required to maximise their Adobe Experience Cloud investments. Read Full Story

Holistic admissions beyond cut-offs, says Ashoka University
New Delhi , May 10 : The months that follow Grade XII board examinations in India prove to be a rather stressful and difficult period for students as well as parents. Read Full Story

The TransDisciplinary University launches innovative academic programme
New Delhi , May 4 (: Do you know who offers a postgraduate programme in India in communicating science? Where can one study issues like conservation psychology, conservation finance, and multilateralism? Is there a course on quality assurance and regulatory affairs that is developed with industry? Can one study computer science course that offers training in pervasive computing, data mining and informatics combined into one taught by the industry? Do our students get to know how agencies like the United Nations functions? Read Full Story

Mumbai students request for Cyber Safety as subject in their academic curriculum, says Ahaan Foundation
New Delhi , May 4 : Ahaan Foundation, an NGO focused on activating more socially responsible children and youth, in their first initiative under the movement 'Responsible Netism' have conducted a study in collaboration with the college of Home Science Nirmala Niketan on 1200 students within Thane and Mumbai. Read Full Story

SRM University B.Tech counseling 2017 starts from May 14th
New Delhi , May 4 : Examination for admission to Engineering and Technology at SRM University Kattankulathur and it's off campus and SRM Haryana and SRM Amaravati (SRMJEEE (UG/PG)) was held between April 1 and May 1, 2017 across the country. Read Full Story

Book's content help preschoolers learn vocabulary better
Washington D.C. [USA], May 3 : The content of a children's book predicts how well children understand a story, finds a new study. Read Full Story

MindHour announces launch of study tabs
New Delhi , May 3 : MindHour, one of the fastest growing Edu-tech startups, is excited to announce the launch of its newest product, "MindHour Study Tabs", an offline self-study support offering simplified learning experience. A great help for the students of Class 6-10, ICSE and CBSE boards seeking a smart way of after-school support. Read Full Story

Coursera appoints Raghav Gupta as India Country Director
New Delhi , May 3 : World's leading online education company Coursera on Wednesday announced the appointment of Raghav Gupta as India Country Director. Read Full Story

KnowledgeHut launches six new courses to support learners
New Delhi , May 1 : India's leading online industry training, education platform KnowledgeHut on Monday announced the launch of six new courses to support learners across the world. Read Full Story

Never took studies as 'burden', says JEE 2017 topper
Udaipur (Rajsthan) , Apr 28 : Kalpit Veerwal, who secured the ALL India Rank 1 in the JEE Main 2017 by scoring 360 out of 360 marks, said he never took studies as a burden. Read Full Story

Missouri State University announces scholarships, tailor-made courses for Indian students
New Delhi , Apr 27 : Missouri State University has announced special scholarships for Indian students. During his visit to India Colonel Stephen Robinette Associate Vice President, International Studies, MSU, USA, made a number of important announcements for Indian Students. Read Full Story

Sanskrit, Urdu and Punjabi in class IX, X: Delhi HC issues notices
New Delhi Apr 26 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Centre and Delhi Government on a plea challenging move to stop offering Sanskrit, Punjabi and Urdu as the third language in classes IX and X. Read Full Story

CBSE scraps 'grace marks' policy to check high cut-offs in colleges
New Delhi , Apr 25 : Aiming to check high cut-offs in colleges, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has scrapped the moderation policy under which grace marks are given to the students in exams for difficult questions. Read Full Story

IMI Delhi awards diplomas to 299 students at its 33rd Annual Convocation
New Delhi , Apr 24 : International Management Institute (IMI) conducted its 33rd Annual Convocation Ceremony at IMI-New Delhi campus where it awarded 299 students of the premier Business School with diplomas. Read Full Story

Now, compete your way to fashion success
New Delhi , Apr 17 : Are you looking for an internship under the leading designers or are you keen to acquire on-the-job skills from the fashion gurus themselves? Here's an opportunity to get in there. Read Full Story

Now, sketch your way to better learning
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 16 : Sketching exercises can help students learn many subjects, but they are woefully underused in classrooms, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

CBSE files FIR against publisher for '36-24-36 perfect figure' shocker
New Delhi Apr 15 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday registered an FIR against a publisher after overwhelming complaints over a Class XII CBSE Physical Education book saying that 36-24-36 is the best figure for females. Read Full Story

SRM University, AP - Amaravati opens admissions for class of 2017-18
New Delhi , Apr 14 : SRM Group has the ambitious plan to build and create a new research intensive university in Amaravati. Envisioned to be a university of world-class standards, SRM University, AP - Amaravati is to be a globally connected and regionally transformative centre for research and education. Read Full Story

Australia awards AUD 1.1 million research scholarships to 11 Indian students
New Delhi/Gurgaon , April 11 : Australia's Education and Training Minister Simon Birmingham awarded a three-year tuition fee waiver scholarship to 11 Even Pakistanis are being tried by military courts: Ex-Pak foreign minister on Kulbhushan Jadhav Read Full Story

Education start-ups on-demand online coaching: New trend among high school students
Bangalore (Karnataka) , April 11 (ANI-Businesswire India): An increasing number of students are shifting to online coaching from the comfort of their homes as they save on travel time, are less tired and more focused. Read Full Story

BML Munjal University, new hub for aspiring engineers from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
New Delhi , Apr. 7 : BML Munjal University (BMU), founded by The Hero Group and located in Gurugram (National Capital Region of Delhi) has emerged as the new hub for aspiring engineers from the South. Prof. B. S. Satyanarayana, Vice Chancellor, BMU and senior staff members of the University were in Hyderabad on 7th April 2017 to strengthen this growing relationship by interacting with media persons and parents of students who hail from the city. Read Full Story

Pearl Academy launches incubation cell 'Canvass'
New Delhi , Apr. 7 : India's leading institution in design, fashion and creative business Pearl Academy has announced the launch of a unique initiative, 'Canvass'- the Incubation Cell. Read Full Story

Indian School of Business and Finance organized annual teacher's symposium 2017
New Delhi , Apr 6 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): To learn about real world and international relations, Indian School of Business and Finance (ISBF) affiliate Centre of University of London organized its 2nd Annual Teacher's Symposium 2017 at India International Centre Annexe, New Delhi. Read Full Story

Bridges Academy, a ray of hope for Afghan teenagers in Delhi
By Vinamrata Takia, New Delhi , Apr.4 : The education system in Afghanistan has taken a severe hit due to decades of conflict. Read Full Story

IIT-B collaborates with Next Education for two Massive Open Online Courses
New Delhi , Apr 1 : Next Education India Pvt. Ltd has collaborated with Indian Institute of Technology Bombay to offer two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for teachers. Read Full Story

Candidates above 25 years can appear for NEET, rules SC
New Delhi , Mar. 31 : The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the candidates above 25 years to appear for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) for various undergraduate courses. Read Full Story

GLA University awarded grade 'A' by NAAC
New Delhi , Mar 31 : GLA University, one of the leading University in UP has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with 'A' Grade. Read Full Story

Last date to apply for SRMJEEE 2017 extended till 25th April
New Delhi , Mar 31 : SRM Entrance Examination, which is mandatory for admission to B.Tech and M.Tech (SRMJEEE), MBA (SRMJEEM) and Health Sciences - UG and PG (SRMJEEH) will be held from 1st April - 30th April 2017 in 118 centers across India and 5 centers in Middle East. Read Full Story

India announces IIT entrance test for Lankan students
New Delhi , Mar. 30 : The Indian Government has decided to hold Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2017 at D. S. Senanayake College, Colombo on May 21 for admission of meritorious Sri Lankan students for the academic session 2017-18, High Commission of India, Colombo announced. Read Full Story

Cuemath celebrates math excellence at its teacher convention
New Delhi, Mar.28 : Cuemath, the premier program for 'math excellence' for students in KG to grade 8 organized a prestigious one day event to honour its wide network of Cuemath Teachers in Delhi recently. Read Full Story

Ashoka University hosts its First International Educators conference
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Ashoka University, a Liberal Arts University in India, hosted its first International Educators Conference 2017 on March 17, 2017. In line with the University's vision to emerge as a global institution and put India on the world education map, the focus of the conference was on India as a global higher education destination. Read Full Story

Peers, as compared to teachers, inspire us to learn better: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar.22 : Are you one of those who were asked to clear your academic doubts from teachers, rather than your peers? Well, you might want to give a thought about that now. Read Full Story

CBSE releases advisory for board examinees of Delhi
New Delhi , Mar. 18 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released an advisory note on Saturday regarding the board examination paper scheduled for March 20. Read Full Story

Certificate course in management of Thyroid Disorders to expand capacity of 5000 primary care physicians
New Delhi , Mar 18 : Recognizing that Thyroid diseases are, arguably, among the commonest endocrine disorders worldwide and its associated complications are amongst highest in the world, Public Health Foundation of India, an apex think-tank in South Asia, while releasing the Thyroid Factsheet, at AOTA 2017 in Busan, urged for an immediate need to create awareness and sensitize the medical community in the developing and the least developed countries about the need update on screening, treatment and management of thyroid disorders, and expanding the Certificate Course in Management of Thyroid Disorders (CCMTD) globally to expand capacity of over 5000 specialized and primary care physicians. Read Full Story

IIBM Institute of Business Management wins prestigious 7th Annual Indian Education Awards
New Delhi , Mar 17 : IIBM Institute of Business Management, India's leading Institute of Business Management, wins the prestigious 7th Annual Indian Education Awards 2017, from Indian Education Congress. IIBM was recognized for exhibiting exceptionally good efforts, modernization, determination and evolution in providing quality online education to students and also contributes hugely to education industry in India. Read Full Story

Nagaland to soon have 'Christian' University
Dimapur, (Nagaland) Mar.13 : Nagaland will soon have a Christian University which will offer all subjects for secular students in their higher academic pursuance, providing hi-tech and in tune with the rest of the global universities with an atmosphere of Christian ethics. Read Full Story

Centre tells SC it is open to conduct NEET in Urdu, seeks time to reply
New Delhi , Mar. 10 : The Centre on Friday submitted before the Supreme Court that it is open to the idea of conducting NEET exams, a common entrance test for admissions in MBBS and BDS courses across the country, in Urdu from the next session. Read Full Story

Pearl Academy recognised as authorized study center of IGNOU
New Delhi , Mar. 9 : Pearl Academy, India's leading institution in design, fashion and creative business has been recognised as an authorised study centre of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and will offer courses at its campuses in Delhi NCR and Mumbai. Read Full Story

CBSE board examinations for class 10, 12 to begin today
New Delhi , Mar. 9 : The board examinations for class 10 and 12 students of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will begin today. Read Full Story

Gradeup launches paid mock test app for competitive exam aspirants
New Delhi , Mar 8 : India's largest test prep community, Gradeup, in an attempt to provide value added services to aspirants, has released a new app. This app contains paid practice tests for a number of Banking, SSC, and GATE exams. Read Full Story

World Bank approves support to vocational training across India
Washington, Mar 6 : The World Bank Board has approved the US$ 125 million Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Operation (STRIVE) aimed at improving the quality of long-term vocational training provided in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and apprenticeships. Read Full Story

Just 11 and appearing for 12th examinations!
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Mar. 04 : It is true when people say the God bestows some with special talent and capability. Read Full Story

Srinagar college conducts education workshop
Srinagar , March.3 : Authorities at the Government College of Education here organized state level workshop-cum-seminar on Friday based on an assessment and evaluation system of examinations. Read Full Story

JNU wins Visitor's Awards'17 for best university
New Delhi , Mar. 2 : Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has won the annual Visitor's Award for the 'Best University', 2017. Read Full Story

Over 4,000 medical PG seats added for 2017-18
New Delhi , Mar. 2 : An all-time record number of over 4,000 PG medical seats have been approved by Government of India in various medical colleges and hospitals for the academic session 2017-18 this year, taking the total number of PG seats available to 35,117. Read Full Story

PDM University collaborates with IBM Corporation
New Delhi , Feb 28 : One of the premier hubs of education in Bahadurgarh, (Delhi-NCR), PDM University has collaborated with multinational technology company, IBM Corporation through its IBM Career Education program to introduce and launch co-branded specialized engineering and management programs. Read Full Story

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