New Delhi, Feb 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged the school principals of Vidya Bharti, the educational wing of RSS, to work towards addressing the social challenges.
Kolkata, Feb 12 : As part of the UK in Kolkata Week, the British Council has announced the launch of the GREAT Britain Scholarships - India 2016 worth approximately 150 million rupees as part of the 'GREAT BRITAIN' campaign .
Bangalore, Feb 12 : Manipal ProLearn has launched a certification course in Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Kolkata, Feb 10 : Emami Foundation, the CSR and philanthropic arm of the Rs 10,000 crore business conglomerate Emami Group, observed its 7th edition of Book Lending Programme with its CSR programmes "Padho India Padho" and "Badhte kadam" here on Tuesday.
Sonipat, Feb 8 : Furthering its role in development of public policy in India, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) at Sonipat, Haryana, recently launched a first of its kind executive education programme to enhance economic, financial and strategic skills of the senior utility regulators and regulatory strategists from across the country.
Chandigarh, Feb 7 : The Punjab government has decided to re-introduce examinations for primary and middle standards to give a boost to the academic standards in government schools, a minister said on Sunday.
Kolkata, Feb 5 : EMBLAZON, a grooming workshop aimed to spruce up young students and professionals, is all set to start on a high note in Kolkata.
New Delhi, Feb 5 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday attended the 54th Convocation of Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI), Pusa, New Delhi.
New Delhi, Feb. 5 : Delhi School of Business, thumped all leading Business Schools in Delhi and all over India, including all new IIM's to emerge India's No. 1 Emerging Business Schools. Delhi School of Business also becomes only Business School in India, to offer 2-week credit exchange program at IIM-A (on campus), and exchange program with London School of Economics, UK. Applications are invited for PGDM 2016-18 program.
Lucknow, Feb 4 : The Uttar Pradesh government is working on an action plan to facilitate financial assistance and other help to meritorious students of classes 10 and 12 who do not have enough resources to take the IIT entrance exams, an official said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 4 : In a setback for the Arvind Kejriwal government, the Delhi High Court on Thursday restored the management quota for nursery admissions in private, unaided schools, as they are "entitled to full autonomy" in administration.
New Delhi, Feb 4 : In the next three years, the government aims to take digital literacy to at least 50 percent from the current level of 15 percent, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Thursday.
Bodh Gaya, Feb 4 : Tibetan religious head and 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje on Thursday announced the setting up of a monastic college to educate and empower female Buddhist practitioners from the Himalayan region.
New Delhi, Feb 1 : The Delhi High Court on Monday said the some of the 62 criteria fixed by private schools for nursery admissions were "untenable" and asked them to restrict the criteria whose removal they want to challenge to only 10-13.
New Delhi, Feb 1 : Terming the notification issued by the AAP government, fixing an upper age limit for nursery admission at four years, having no "legal sanctity" as it was not issued by the lt. governor, the Delhi High Court on Monday wondered where the government got the power to issue such notification.
Patna, Jan 31 : The Nalanda University in Bihar has decided to add a School of Linguistics and Literature from the year 2017-18.
New Delhi, Jan.30 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will provide counselling from next month to students appearing for board's examination. Counselling will be provided through telephone, newspapers and also on-line to help students overcome exam-related stress.
Sydney, Jan 30 : Mathematics has always been a troublesome and scary subject for many children. But a recent study has found that school kids who trace math problems using fingers are able to solve them more quickly and easily.
Mumbai, Jan 27 : Around 165,000 students in 1,000 schools across India will benefit from Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx), launched by Tata Trusts, Tata Institute of Social Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
New Delhi, Jan 21 : The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed a Delhi High Court order quashing the 60 percent admission quota for the wards of Group A officers of the All India Central Services in the elite Sanskriti School.
New York, Jan 20 : Participating in collaborative group work to learn about important social issues can make children better decision-makers than their peers who learn the same curriculum through teacher-led discussions, says a new study.
New Delhi, Jan 19 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended, till January 31, the time for the elite Sanskriti School to accept the application for admissions to nursery classes, making it clear that extension of time for accepting application for admission was for the school only.
Agartala, Jan 19 : An Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) would be set up in Tripura to encourage the youth to study job-oriented courses within their region, the state's Higher Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty said on Tuesday.
Mumbai, Jan 19 : The National Stock Exchange (NSE) has signed an agreement with the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, to launch two new streams -- B.Com. (Hons) (Financial Market Management) and MBA (Financial Management), an official said on Tuesday.
Mumbai, Jan 15 : Bennett University has collaborated with edX to offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and online learning to its students, a top official said here on Friday.
New Delhi, Jan. 15 : G D Goenka University(GDGU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IBM to offer specializations in the area of Cloud Computing and Virtualisation, Business Analytics and Optimisation, Mainframe Technology and Cyber Security and Forensics in B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) program, to provide students with the needed skills and edge while seeking employment in the industry.
Washington D.C., Jan. 15 : Speed read might look like an obvious strategy for making quick work of all the emails, reports and other pieces of text a person encounters every day, but a new study has showed that the claims put forth by many speed reading programs and tools are probably too good to be true.
New York, Jan 15 : Besides cutting down on sedentary time in class, standing desks can help students improve cognitive functioning which are directly related to academic skills, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
New Delhi, Jan.14 : NIIT.tv, a disruptive innovation by NIIT, has completed 100 days of launch with an overwhelming response.
New Delhi, Jan 11 : To facilitate 'live' interaction of prospective Indian students with faculty members and representatives of top Australian universities, IDP Education, one of the largest student placement service providers in India, has launched a 12-day virtual education fair starting Monday.
Kathmandu, Jan 8 : Fourteen Indian schools in Nepal, following the curriculum of India's Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), face the threat of closure from the new academic session beginning from March.
Bengaluru, Jan 5 : Three post-graduate courses of the state-run Indian Institute of Management have been ranked top in Central Asia by Paris-based international agency Eduniversal, which specialises in higher education, the B-school said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 4 : The Supreme Court on Monday, for now, declined to pass any order on the central government's plea seeking continuation of 60 percent quota of seats in the elite Sanskriti school for the children of group A officers belonging to all India services like IAS, IFS, IPS and other central services.