New Delhi, March 2 : The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) examinations for standards 10 and 12 commence from Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 : A total of 1,500 girl students in Kerala from poor families or with small land holdings who are admitted in professional colleges will be given a laptop for free, state Finance Minister K.M. Mani said on Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 28 : The government will set up an authority to administer and monitor scholarship as well educational loan schemes, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday.
New Delhi, Feb 28 : The government Saturday announced the setting up of an IIT in Karnataka along with IIMs in Jammu and Kashmir and Andhra Pradesh.
Mumbai, Feb 24 : NASSCOM Foundation kick-started the Digital Literacy Week with a target to bring digital literacy to over one lakh Indians. This initiative, is part of the National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM), and will complement the government's vision to empower at least one person per household with critical digital literacy skills by 2020.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 : A digital pen for transcribing data on the front page of answer sheets can minimise human error and speed up the process of compiling mark sheets, the makers claim.
Singapore, Feb 23 : American science fiction bestseller, "The Hunger Games", will now be used as a school text in Singapore, a media report said.
New Delhi, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday asked students to concentrate on their "present moment" and not on the past or future.
New Delhi, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said students preparing for board and competitive examinations should compete with themselves and not others in order to avoid stress and succeed.
New Delhi, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday confessed to students that he himself had been an ordinary student and also had bad hand-writing -- which could explain how he passed.
New Delhi, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday advised parents not to compare their children to others as it results in unnecessary pressure on them.
New Delhi, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged students across India to not to take tension and give exams 'happily'.
By Shweta Sharma, New Delhi, Feb 22 : Rote learning techniques have long-plagued the Indian education system, where even "science is taught like history".
New York, Feb 21 : Purnendu Dasgupta, a Jenkins Garrett professor of chemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington, has been awarded the 2015 American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry J. Calvin Giddings Award for Excellence in Education.
New York, Feb 21 : Certain so-called "education experts" are often cited in news stories and blogs more because of their media connections, backing of influential interest groups and their expertise in education policy, researchers from the University of Illinois said.
New Delhi, Feb 20 : Chef Nikhil Chib, fashion designer Nikhil Thampi and musical group MIDIval Punditz have been roped in to share their expertise with individuals and guide them under a digital mentorship program "The Step Up".
London, Feb 20 : Delaying school entry for children could cause poorer academic performance, new research says.
Kolkata, Feb 18 : The University of Calcutta Wednesday inked a two-year pact with the Webster University, Thailand that will enable students from West Bengal to avail short term courses and collaborative research projects.
London, Feb 18 : How does the brain of a teacher work? A new study identifies the parts of the brain involved in computing mistakes in other people's understanding, which is a key process in guiding student's learning.
By Akanksha Sharma, Chandigarh, Feb 15 : Kiran Chaudhary, 24, had glittery dreams when she decided to pursue a career in life sciences in 2009. The decision, made after much introspection, took her to the scientific study of living organisms. However, little did she know that her hard work, dedication and five years of education would leave her with no job in hand and even her gold medal in academics would be of little help.
Aligarh, Feb 14 : Classes have been suspended for five days in a women's college in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) following the death of a girl student of suspected swine flu.
By Mohammed Shafeeq, Hyderabad, Feb 14 : Tucked away in the dingy lanes of the old city of Hyderabad is a hoary institute of Islamic learning whose prized possessions include a Persian translation of the Mahabharata and rare Islamic manuscripts.
New York, Feb 14 : Use of the modern digital badge - an online representation of mastery of knowledge or skills - can be a valuable supplement to the more established educational assessment tools and classroom grades, says a study.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 : Over a 100 teachers from schools across India will come together in Bhubaneswar from Feb 13 to Feb 15 to take part in professional development workshops that will teach them to enrich the curriculum.
London, Feb 11 : Intelligence is not simply a naturally acquired trait as commonly thought and it is possible to teach problem-solving skills which are widely known as "intelligence", says a study.
Washington, Feb 11 : Students in classrooms with more depressed teachers may perform worse, particularly in maths, suggests a new research.
New Delhi, Feb 9 : Australian High Commissioner Patrick Suckling Monday inaugurated a new technology centre at a school that helps the mentally challenged, the multi-disabled and the autistic.
New York, Feb 9 : Singing accurately is a learnt skill that can decline over time if not used and not so much a "natural" talent as commonly thought, a new research suggests.
New Delhi, Feb 6 : Emphasizing the role of 'Gurukuls' in India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said "spiritual development is as essential for a society as is materialistic growth".
Hyderabad, Feb 5 : Jamia Nizamia, south India's biggest seminary, will organize a series of programmes from Feb 15 to mark 100th death anniversary of its founder Moulana Hafiz Anwarullah Farooqui.
New Delhi, Feb 5 : President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday told vice chancellors of central universities that they must act as "gurus" and guide scholars and students to achieve the highest standards of academic brilliance.
New Delhi, Feb 5 : Online food ordering platform Foodpanda.in has initiated a 100 percent scholarship campaign to facilitate educational courses and careers. The initiative is targeted at benefitting 100 students across India.
New Delhi, Feb. 5 : A team of 12 students from Amity International School, Noida who have brought laurels to the school and made the entire country proud for being the only team from India to represent Asia in the World Finals of International Space Settlement Design Competition (ISSDC) to be held at NASA Kennedy Space Centre, Florida in July 2015.
New Delhi, Feb 5 : President Pranab Mukherjee has presented the visitor's award for best varsity to the University of Hyderabad for its high standards in academic excellence, a release said Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 4 : XLRI - Xavier School of Management on Wednesday announced admission to the 'Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDM-BM) Program for Working Executives & Business Owners' for the batch 2015 to 2018.
New Delhi, Feb 4 : India and Australia Wednesday signed a skills development pact under which a vocational education college would be established in the National Capital Region.
New Delhi, Feb 4 : President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday urged universities to consider implementing the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) as it would ensure seamless mobility of students across higher education institutions in the country as well as abroad.
New Delhi, Feb 4 : President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said central universities had the responsibility to lead the "transformative processes" of India's higher education system.
Kolkata, Feb 3 : Amid a strike by a section of students, teachers and staff to protest the repeal of reservation system for internal students, West Bengal's Visva-Bharati University Tuesday said it is a matter of "concern" that the varsity was not allowed to function for the last 10 days or more.
New Delhi, Feb. Feb 2 : The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking teaching of moral science as a compulsory subject in the syllabus from first standard to senior secondary level to inculcate moral values.
New Delhi, Feb 1 : An NGO entered its 17th year of providing counselling to students ahead of the CBSE examinations beginning March 2 this year by starting its helpline Sunday.
London, Jan 31 : Children who spend too much on the internet, mobiles and video games are likely to perform poorly in schools, new research has found.
New Delhi, Jan 30 : The Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) Friday said it will provide pre-examination psychological counselling to students and parents from Feb 2.
New Delhi, Jan 29 : The 'Visitor's Award' for the Best University will be given to the University of Hyderabad, it was announced Thursday.
Kolkata, Jan 29 : The importance of vocational training in India has been stressed via a new medium - a comic book which is a collaborative effort between artists from India, France and Germany, a release said Thursday.
Washington, Jan 27 : Using international data, researchers have found that girls outperform boys in educational achievements in 70 percent of the countries they studied - regardless of the level of gender, political, economic or social equality.
By Shweta Sharma, New Delhi, Jan 26 : Aimed at encouraging higher education institutions to engage with problems of rural India like sanitation and hygiene, water, health and education and to provide appropriate solutions for them, the government's recently launched Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) can lead to transformational change in the country if the technologies are "relevant, robust and affordable", experts say.
New Delhi, Jan 22 : Palash Chhabra, a student of ITM University, Gurgaon, brought laurels to the varsity after having been selected to represent his University at the highly acclaimed Google Student Ambassador Summit, which was held recently.
Aligarh, Jan 22 : Saudi Arabia is keen to intensify bilateral ties with India with education being a priority, said Saudi Ambassador Saud Mohammad Al-Sati during his address at Aligarh Muslim University.
New York, Jan 22 : A virtual reality programme can help teenaged girls overcome sexual victimisation and make them more assertive, researchers found.
Mumbai, Jan 21 : Indian IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has extended its doctoral scholarship programme to do PhD in computer science for another five years and increased the number of research scholars to 200 from 198.
Mumbai/Kolkata, Jan 21 : Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, on Wednesday announced that the company's flagship TCS Research Scholarship Programme (TCS RSP) will be extended for another five years to reach over 200 additional doctoral research scholars across India in the area of Computer Science.
Bangalore, Jan 21 : Educomp Solutions, an education company in India, is looking to add 21,000 new classrooms under its flagship Smartclass program this fiscal.
New York, Jan 21 : A survey of over 1,600 college students about their Facebook behaviour has revealed that using social media to make friends and create the support network can help them get good marks.
London, Jan 18 : Learning a second language after the age of 10 improves cognitive functions in the brain, says a study.
Shimla, Jan 17 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday said the state would open three medical colleges and one of them would be located in Hamirpur district.
Varanasi, Jan 17 : With the "Science on Wheels" programme, children in rural Uttar Pradesh would now have the opportunity to imbibe the concepts of gravity and eclipses outside the conventional class room set-up.
Patna, Jan 16 : A story written in Hindi by former Bihar MP Anand Mohan, serving life term for the 1994 lynching of Gopalganj district magistrate G. Krishnaiah, has been included in a Class VIII text book.
By Shilpa Raina, New Delhi, Jan 13 : Apart from reinforcing the benefits of public-private partnership and adopting an inclusive approach towards wildlife in India, tiger conservationist and naturalist Valmik Thapar strongly feels that focussing on this much-ignored subject in schools would introduce children to the wonderful world of the animal kingdom. What would start as a hobby could become a career option in later years.
New Delhi, Jan 12 : The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has decided to shut its medical colleges as this is not its core function, leading to the students protesting the move here Monday.