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.
New Delhi, July 24 : The Supreme Court on Friday declined to interfere with the dress code prescribed by the CBSE for candidates appearing for the AIPMT exam on Saturday, barring them from wearing either a head scarf, full sleeve shirt or burqa.
Kolkata, July 23 : The West Bengal government has decided to institute an annual scholarship scheme in the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), at University of London, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday.
Kolkata, July 23 : A team of two Indian students will get an exclusive chance to showcase ideas on local solutions to energy problems at the CoP 21 summit in Paris this year.
Shimla, July 22 : Observing that the state government resorted to a pick-and-choose policy in opening new colleges, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed it to open a new degree college before August 15.
New York, July 21 : High school music training can improve the teenage brain's responses to sound and sharpen hearing and language skills, a study says.
Guwahati, July 20 : NPS International School of Guwahati has made the northeastern region proud once again by securing the first position in the national-level film-making competition organised by the CBSE, the results of which were declared in Delhi on Monday.
Washington, July 17 : A new study suggests people who speak two languages have more gray matter in the executive control region of the brain.
Kolkata, July 15 : Tata Power, an integrated power company, through Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd. (CGPL), has announced the success of Shiksha Saarthi, a programme devised to promote quality education for children living in and around its operations.
New Delhi, July 13 : Delhi University on Monday night released the fifth cut-off list for the 2015 academic session, with preferred colleges like Lady Shri Ram (LSR), Hindu, Kirori Mal and Ramjas keeping their doors open for courses like Economics, English, B.Com (Honours) and Psychology.
New Delhi, July 13 : The Academic Council of Delhi University (DU) on Monday approved with a "huge majority" (79 members) all courses of study under the Choice based Credit System (CBCS) for the ensuing academic session beginning July 20.
New Delhi, July 13 : The Ambedkar University Delhi on Monday released its second cut-off for admissions to under-graduate courses, announcing a dip of 10 percent for History.
Patna, July 13 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new campus of Indian Institute of Technology-Patna (IIT-P) on July 25.
New Delhi, July 11 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee expressed happiness over Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru attaining the fifth position in the QS BRICS Universities Ranking 2015 and 31 Indian institutions figuring in the top 200 of the ranking.
New Delhi/Bhopal, July 10 : The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh government has finally decided to digitise the operations of the scam-tainted Vyapam. The move comes a full six years after it was first decided to make the exams for recruitment and admission to professional colleges in the stae more accountable by putting the process online.
Bhopal, July 10 : The July 12 examination for admission to private dental and medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh was cancelled on Friday without stating any reason for it. The fresh date would be declared later, it was announced.
Patna, July 10 : The students of Bihar's Super 30 - a free coaching centre for underprivileged students - who have cracked the IIT-JEE this year are a worried lot as they don't have the money for counselling.
New Delhi, July 9 : Encouraging students to learn sciences beyond the classrooms, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said model science laboratories will be established in all districts of northeastern states.
New Delhi, July 8 : Delhi University on Wednesday released the fourth cut-off list for the 2015 academic session, with many sought-after courses still available in prominent colleges while off-campus institutes closed admissions in most subjects.
New Delhi, July 8 : The Wild Wisdom Quiz, an initiative of WWF-India and Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) is back with its eighth edition.
Lucknow, July 8 : The Medical Council of India (MCI) has barred seven of the 16 private medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh from running the MBBS course, officials said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, July 7 : The British Council, UK's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, in partnership with various schools across the country is organising a week-long series of events around school education.
Ghaziabad, July 7 : Nearly 200 public schools here have been asked whether or not they have reserved a quarter of all seats for children from poor families. The defaulters will face the music.
New Delhi, July 4 : A physically-challenged Delhi woman topped the civil services examination, as the first four ranks were scooped up by women in the results declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Saturday.
New Delhi, July 4 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated people who cleared the Civil Services Examination.
New Delhi, July 4 : The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Saturday announced its civil services exam for this year where four women topped the ranks.
New Delhi, July 4 : The Delhi University has released the third cut-off list for the 2015 academic session, announcing marginal dips in arts and commerce across popular colleges.
Bengaluru, July 3 : British Council Bengaluru has offered IELTS Intensive preparation course for students and professionals.
Shillong, July 3 : Meghalaya on Friday became the first among the eight north-eastern states to have a smart classroom.
New Delhi, July 3 : Alleging irregularities in the Delhi Judicial Services examination, Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav demanded re-evaluation of answer sheets of all successful candidates in 2015.
New Delhi, July 3 : A study by a rights group shows that 8,044 children (aged five to 17) are estimated to be working in the garment industry in eight wards of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
New Delhi, July 2 : Amid controversy, Maharashtra Minister Vinod Tawde said institutions not teaching children under national curriculum framework are considered out of school.
New Delhi, July 1 : Uttar Pradesh has the largest number of "fake" universities in the country at eight, followed by six in Delhi, the University Grants Commission (UGC) said on Wednesday. It said the country has 21 such bogus universities.
Washington, July 1 : An Indian student has received an LGBT scholarship from California University to investigate how political tensions have led to the proliferation of new notions of sexual identity in Tamil Nadu.
New Delhi, June 30 : Students applying for admission to Delhi University (DU) colleges were on Tuesday left with little hope despite the university releasing a second cut-off list on Monday night.
New Delhi, June 29 : The Delhi University on Monday released the second cut-off list for the 2015 academic session, announcing a dip of up to one percent in arts and commerce and up to three percent in science courses giving hope to scores of students who were unsuccessful in securing a seat in the first list.
Aligarh, June 29 : The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will set up English medium Intermediate Colleges across Uttar Pradesh as a tribute to Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, founder of the university, on his bicentennial birth anniversary in 2017.
Kolkata, June 27 : Musiana.org, a musical online platform with an aim to building a community strictly bound by music, has launched 'Tabla' classes for all those who want to learn the instrument from its basics.
Kolkata, June 26 : The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) hosted a day long pre-departure orientation program for U.S bound undergraduates and postgraduate students at the American Centre on Friday.
Chandigarh, June 26 : Strange as it may sound but parents in Haryana are asking teachers not to pass their wards in primary classes as they don't have class-appropriate competence.
New Delhi: The first cut-off list for its undergraduate courses in Delhi University this year has touched the 100 per cent- mark.
Srinagar, June 24 : Musadiq Amin Sahaf on Wednesday assumed charge as the Registrar of the University of Kashmir.
New Delhi, June 23 : The All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) examination has been scheduled to be re-conducted on July 25, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared on Tuesday.
New Delhi, June 23 : A young man from a militancy-plagued region in Jammu and Kashmir has cracked the AIIMS medical entrance test and is itching to join the country's premier medical institute as a doctor.
New Delhi, June 22 : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said his government was trying to reduce the main syllabus by 25 percent and replace it with "courses of life" including yoga, music and sports.
New Delhi, June 20 : Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday waived the admission fees for two brothers from Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh who cleared the IIT entrance exams but did not have money to pay the fees.
Aligarh, June 20 : The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has awarded former faculty member Vellayani Arjunan, 84, a doctorate in literature.
New Delhi, June 19 : The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the central government and the UPSC on a plea seeking to quash the civil services exam notification due to alleged non-implementation of statutory three per cent quota for handicapped applicants.
New Delhi, June 19 : The Supreme Court on Friday gave CBSE time till August 17 to conduct and declare the results of All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) for medical and dental courses for the year 2015-16.
New Delhi, June 19 : Delhi University's centralised fitness trials for admission to undergraduate courses under the sports quota will end on Sunday.
Bengaluru, June 18 : The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday dercognised Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) at Mysuru for flouting its norms, directives and guidelines on distance learning programmes.
New Delhi, June 18 : Delhi boy Anjishnu Bose came 26th in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2015, the results of which were declared on Thursday. Scoring a neat 398 out of 504, Bose topped the Delhi region.