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International Career and College Counseling (IC3) Conference to Attract over 500 Schools, Colleges and Universities from India and Overseas
New Delhi, Aug 16: Second edition of the Annual IC3 Conference in New Delhi to drive networking opportunities with more than 500 delegates from the counseling community, high schools, universities, college and corporates from India and overseas Read Full Story

Here's how home learning environment shapes child's academic skills
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 16 : Learning activities at home in the early years of a kid's life make an important difference to their achievement in school, a recent study has found. Read Full Story

Nearly 15,000 candidates in India took June 2017 CFA Exam
New Delhi , August 11 : CFA Institute, the global association of investment management professionals, announced that of 31,631 candidates who sat for the Level III CFA Program exam in June, 54 percent passed the third and final exam. Successful candidates will become CFA charter holders starting early October pending verification of professional experience and other membership requirements. They will join more than 145,000 charter holders around the globe who have earned the CFA designation. Read Full Story

NEET 2017: SC raps CBSE for setting different questions for regional language papers
New Delhi , August 10 : The Supreme Court has rapped the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for setting up different questions for regional language papers for students taking National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET). Read Full Story

NEET 2017: SC raps CBSE for setting different questions for regional language papers
New Delhi , August 10 : The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Government to file an affidavit, describing their mechanism for organ donation and transplantation and if not, what they propose to do in this regard. Read Full Story

Schemes to make education loan as easy loans
New Delhi, Aug 8: All Scheduled Commercial Banks provide Education Loan to students. Simple interest is charged during the study period and up to commencement of repayment. Read Full Story

No Detention Policy to improve quality of education: Centre
New Delhi , August 4 : No detention Policy seeks to improve the learning levels of children and would improve in quality of education, said the Ministry of Human Resources Department. Read Full Story

IBM opens first Machine Learning Hub in India
Mumbai (Maharashtra), August 3 : IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Thursday the opening of its first Machine Learning (ML) Hub in India. Read Full Story

Qlik Academic Program to encompass 50 education institutes across 25 Indian cities
New Delhi , August 3 : Data analytics deployer Qlik on Thursday announced the expansion of the Qlik Academic Program, which will now cover 50 education institutions across 25 cities in India. Read Full Story

Objective of Higher Education
New Delhi, July 31: The Government lays special focus on imparting employment-oriented education, motivate students to be socially aware and responsible citizens, to inculcate a spirit of dignity of labour among the youth and commitment for social upliftment. Read Full Story

Scheme for Poor Students
New Delhi, July 31: The Central Government is sensitive to the needs of students belonging to the economically weaker sections of the society and is committed towards ensuring equity in access to higher education. Read Full Story

Schools for Special Children and Divyangs
New Delhi, July 31: There is no provision in the Ministry of Human Resource Development to sanction/ open new schools for special/ mentally challenged divyang students. Read Full Story

Education Related Digital Initiative
New Delhi, July 31: The Ministry of Human Resource Development has recently organized a National Convention on Digital Initiatives for Higher Education, from 8th to 10th July, 2017 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi where all Vice-chancellors of Central Universities, Deemed-to-be Universities, Private Universities, State Universities, State Private Universities, Directors of Central Institutes such as IITs, IIMs, IISERs, IISc, IIITs, NITs and other central institutes also participated. Read Full Story

Checking Dropout Rate in Schools
New Delhi, July 31: The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is implemented as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme in partnership of State Governments and UT Administrations for universalization of elementary education across the country and to meet the objective of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 which is the legal framework that entitles all children between the age group of 6 to 14 years free and compulsory admission, attendance and completion of elementary education. Read Full Story

Monitoring of Private Universities
New Delhi, July 31: National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) is the recognized accreditation agency in the Country for all Higher Educational (Non-technical) Institutions. As per procedure for accreditation, the Institutions/Universities submit the data and information in the prescribed format to NAAC. Read Full Story

Over 5000 students visit ROSATOM Festival of Science at B.M. Birla Planetarium, other locations in Chennai
New Delhi , July 31 : More than 5000 students from over 50 schools of the city visited the three-day ROSATOM Festival of Science held from July 25 to 27 at B.M. Birla Planetarium. Read Full Story

Over 200 students of Chennais Amirta graduate in 'International Hospitality Management Programme'
New Delhi , July 31 : 200 students of Chennais Amirta International Institute of Hotel Management who have successfully completed International Hospitality Management course, received Diploma certificates in a graduation day ceremony held recently at the college's OMR campus. E. Sarath Babu, Founder and CEO of Food King was the Chief Guest of the event. Read Full Story

ICFAI Business School organized Faculty Knowledge Program held at Visakhapatnam
Hyderabad, Telangana, July 29, 2017 : Theme of the Faculty Knowledge program organized by ICFAI Business School at Visakhapatnam was 'Interactive Tools Add Fun Element to Classroom'. The activities goes all day starting from Financial Accounting followed by Statistics, Business Computing and Economics. Read Full Story

Sheffield Hallam University invites applications for September 2017 Intake
New Delhi, Delhi, July 29, 2017 : Sheffield Hallam University invites applications for September 2017 Intake Read Full Story

ESS Global plans to recruit 1800 to 2000 students to study abroad
New Delhi , July 28 : ESS Global, a consultancy firm that provides recruitment services for students who wish to study abroad, announces its plans to recruit students from North India for studying abroad by this year-end in bid to maximize its international presence. Read Full Story

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2017
New Delhi, July 27: On the basis of the result of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2017 held on 18/06/2017, the candidates with the following Roll Numbers have qualified for admission to the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2017. Read Full Story

Allocation of more resources for higher education
New Delhi, July 27: India is spending about 4.9pc of GDP (as per UNDP estimates 2014) on education, of which about one-third is spent on higher education. Read Full Story

Provision of playgrounds in schools
New Delhi, July 27: The Central Government supports State Governments and UT Administrations for creation and augmentation of infrastructural facilities, including playgrounds, in government elementary and secondary schools under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) programmes. Read Full Story

Scholarship and fee for Ph.D. Programme at IISER
New Delhi, July 27: Till 2016-17, each Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) had a different fee structure. The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (NITSER) Council in its meeting held on 26th May, 2017 fixed the tuition fee for Ph.D. programmes in all IISERs at Rs. 16,500 per semester. Read Full Story

CBSE All India topper felicitated by Amity International School
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , July 27 :; One hundred thirty two students, including Raksha Gopal, the all India topper in this year's Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII examinations, were felicitated by Amity International School here on Thursday. Read Full Story

Information Related to Science to the Rural Children
New Delhi, July 26: Government of India has taken many steps to popularize science and provide information about science across India including rural children in the country. Read Full Story

Now find tutors using these customer friendly apps
New Delhi , July 24 : Dear parents, with the advent of technological inclusion in education, it is important to realize that human connect is an absolute necessity for a growing child's mental, emotional and psychological development. Read Full Story

Re-Evaluation Policy of CBSE
New Delhi, July 20: There have been some variations in totaling of marks during verifications of marks/scrutiny which have been communicated to the students and revised marks statement issued. Read Full Story

President Pranab Mukherjee Seeks Research Excellence for the Future of Indian Universities
NEW DELHI, July 19, 2017: 'The Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives', a book edited by Professor (Dr) C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice-Chancellor, O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU) was released by Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 17th July, 2017. Read Full Story

NIIT to Deliver Next Gen Courses in Digital Transformation Within Indian Universities
New Delhi, July 18: NIIT Limited, a global leader in skills and talent development, now offers Next Gen courses in Digital Transformation to the Universities in India. Read Full Story

Final Call for Applications: International Transfer Program at Manipal University
Bangalore, July 17: Manipal University, one of India's leading private university, synonymous with excellence, invites last round of applications from aspiring engineers for its International Transfer Programme offered by International Centre for Applied Sciences (ICAS). Read Full Story

O.P. Jindal Global University to Release a Book on the Future of Indian Universities
NEW DELHI, July 15, 2017 : O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is to release a book entitled 'The Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives'. Read Full Story

Unified Council Announces its NSTSE- National Level Science Talent Search Examination 2018 for Class 2-12
Hyderabad, July 11: Unified Council, is now announcing the National Science Talent Search Examination-2018. The exam is to be conducted on 04th February, 2018 across the country. Read Full Story

Manipal Institute of Technology to Take Personalization in Education One Step Forward
Bangalore, July 11: Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal University, one of India's premier engineering institute announced an enhanced curriculum for the academic year 2018. As pioneers in personalizing curriculum based on interest and aptitude, the institute aims to provide students a holistic learning experience. Read Full Story

India to host first Career and College Counseling Awards
New Delhi , July 6 : IC3 Awards, India's first ever career and college counseling awards will be held at the 2017 Annual International Career and College Counseling Conference on 30 August at the JW Marriott, New Delhi. Read Full Story

University of Warwick, British School New Delhi continue their ground-breaking collaboration: Delhi Warwick Summer School 2017 concludes with massive response
New Delhi , July 4 : Delhi Warwick Summer School 2017, a special learning programme for the students successfully concluded with students from all over the country participating to make the most of this unique learning opportunity. This was the third chapter of this annual event: a collaborative effort between The British School and The University of Warwick (UK). Read Full Story

UP: 15-year-old cracks IIT-JEE exam
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) July 4 : A 15-year-old boy from Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad has cleared IIT-JEE (Advanced) exam and secured admission in mechanical engineering. Read Full Story

The more pics in books, the poorer is your kid's word learning
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 1 : When it comes to picture books, having too many images can limit word learning among young readers, a recent study has found. Read Full Story

Macmillan Education introduces global diagnostic assessment programme in India
New Delhi , June 28 : Macmillan Education, one of the world's leading publishers of English Language teaching and school curriculum materials, has today launched the ICAS programme for the Indian subcontinent. Currently 14,500 schools in over 20 countries participate in ICAS and over 8.9 million students are being assessed under ICAS globally. Read Full Story

NCERT books informative but less activity oriented: Manish Sisodia
New Delhi , June 27 : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the National Council Of Educational Research And Training (NCERT) textbooks focus heavily on information and are less activity oriented, and thus require a lot of revision over its content. Read Full Story

How CollegeDunia's reviews are changing the face of education industry
New Delhi , June 27 : With the recent increase in student intake by almost all the colleges, an unusual trend has been observed by CollegeDunia, one of the largest college aggregator portals that colleges with better reviews on their portal are witnessing an increase in their application rates while those with poor reviews are actually facing scrutiny in terms of admission trends. Read Full Story

Maharishi University Students strike big and bring glory at data science contest
New Delhi , June 26 : Maharishi University of Information Technology, NOIDA celebrated the stellar performance of its students in the recently held Techgig Code Gladiators 2017 contest in Bangalore. Read Full Story

Students of Chennais Amirta to visit Malaysia on a free educational trip
New Delhi , June 23 : As many as 150 students have been awarded a free trip to Malaysia by Chennais Amirta International Institute of Hotel Management, a leading name in hospitality education and winner of 'Award of Excellence' from the hands of President of India. Read Full Story

CBSE declares NEET-UG results
New Delhi , June 23 : After persistent delays, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the Under-Graduate results of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), which was taken by 12 lakh students aiming to join medical and dental colleges across the country. Read Full Story

Chitkara University in strategic partnership with Frost and Sullivan announces new academic program in healthcare information technology
New Delhi , June 22 : Chitkara University on Thursday announced that they are initiating two-year MBA Healthcare Management with specialisation in Health Information Technology (HIT) in strategic partnership with Frost and Sullivan, the Growth Partnership and consulting company with deep industry understanding in Healthcare Informatics across India and Asia. Read Full Story

CBSE sets up two committees to review evaluation processes
New Delhi June 20 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday set up two committees to review the evaluation processes being followed in the Board. Read Full Story

SRM University, AP - Amaravati announces scholarship for meritorious students
New Delhi , June 16 : SRM University AP - Amaravati is offering scholarships to the most deserving students. Students getting an aggregate of 90 percent and above in PCM subjects in CBSE or an aggregate of 95 percent and above in PCM subjects in any state board would be given a 50 percent tuition waiver. Students above 95 percent aggregate in CBSE in the 12th standard are eligible for the Founder's Scholarship which would include a full tuition and hostel fee waiver. Read Full Story

Dantewada: Tribal boy secures IIT seat, wants to fulfill mother's dream
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) , June 15 : Vaman Mandavi, a tribal student of Kirandul village of Dantewada has bagged a seat in the country's prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), by securing first rank in the mains examination of IIT preparatory course. Read Full Story

AIIMS declares MBBS entrance exam result 2017
New Delhi , June 15 : All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday declared the MBBS Entrance Exam Result 2017. Read Full Story

JEE 2017: Nagaland lad emerges topper in North-East
Dimapur (Nagaland) , June 12 : Saurab Jain, a 19 year old Dimapur lad, secured 735 rank among 2 lakh students from the country, in the all India IIT- Joint Entrance Exam (advanced) 2017 scoring 98 in Mathematics, 80 in Physics and 93 in Chemistry. Read Full Story

IIT hosts international conclave on higher education
New Delhi , June 12 : The International Conclave on "India: The Global Destination for Higher Education" was organized by IIT Kharagpur Alumni Foundation (India) here in collaboration with Pan IIT Alumni India. Read Full Story

JEE Advanced topper Sarvesh gives credit to parents, teacher
New Delhi June 11 : Panchkula's Sarvesh Mehtani, who secured the All India Rank (AIR) - I in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2017, gives credit to his partents and teachers for his outstanding achievement. Read Full Story

JEE Advanced results 2017: Haryana's Sarvesh Mehtani is all India topper
New Delhi June 11 : Sarvesh Mehtani from Panchkula in Haryana secured All India Rank - I in the IIT- Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2017 exam. Read Full Story

Girls again outshine boys in UP Board exams
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), June 9 : As the Uttar Pradesh Board announced its results for Class 10 and 12 examinations today, there was much cheer at the residences of Fatehpur girls. Tejasvi Devi and Priyanshi Tiwari, who have topped this year's 10th and 12th examinations with 95.83 percent and 96.20 percent respectively. Read Full Story

SC to hear CBSE's plea against NEET results' stay on Monday
New Delhi , June 9 : The Supreme Court on Friday decided to hear the Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE) plea against the stay on National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) results on Monday. Read Full Story

CBSE mandates use of NCERT books, but publishers demand even playing field
New Delhi , June 7 : A debate is raging over a government decision to make NCERT books mandatory in schools. Read Full Story

Modern International School Dwarka records excellent results in CBSE Class XII exams
New Delhi , June 5 : Modern International School Dwarka, one of Delhi/NCR's leading schools has witnessed excellent results in this year's CBSE Class XII exams. Read Full Story

CBSE 10th result: Delhi sees fall in pass percentage while Chennai tops the list
New Delhi June 3 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday declared the CBSE Class 10th result for Allahabad, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun and Trivandrum Region. Read Full Story

CBSE to announce Class 10th results tomorrow
New Delhi June 2 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce the examination results of the Senior Secondary Examination (Class 10th) tomorrow. Read Full Story

Last call for applications: Ashoka University's UG Programme, class of 2017
New Delhi , June 1: Ashoka University, a pioneer in liberal arts education in India announced the deadline for its third and final round of admissions for the undergraduate programme to be June 16, 2017. Ashoka offers a multidisciplinary undergraduate programme in the interest of exposing students to different perspectives in and out of the classroom. Read Full Story

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