New Delhi, July 25 : The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which seeks to set up six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) including one at Jammu.
New Delhi, July 25 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday said the material seized by the Uttarakhand Police from the persons involved in cheating were provided to the education board, adding that the same was matched by the board with the original question paper of the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET)-II and found that the seized material is entirely different from the original question paper of the entrance test.
New Delhi, July 25 : As many as 81 per cent of the citizens want a regulatory body to monitor school fee hikes by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) as well as the state boards, a survey has found.
New Delhi, July 24 : About 90 per cent of 4.75 lakh candidates who had registered for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) II exam for admission to medical and dental colleges took the test on Sunday in 56 cities across the country.
Hyderabad, July 24 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday inaugurated Symbiosis International University's (SIU) Hyderabad campus.
New Delhi, July 24 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is all set to conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Phase II examination on Sunday.
Gurgaon (Haryana), July 21 : Students of the G D Goenka University (GDGU) can soon expect to build apps and acquire skills needed to get entry-level jobs as Android developers, thanks to the university deciding to link up with Google to provide world-class Android Developer education.
Over the decade ending 2010, the enrolment rate of other backward classes (OBCs) -- a loose definition of lower castes, a level above scheduled castes and tribes -- in higher education had tripled to 22 per cent, close to the national rate of 23.6 per cent. But the issue of continuing affirmative action for OBCs is muddied because the percentage of seats reserved for them nationwide is based on 85-year-old data.
Gurgaon, July 21 (ANI): The G D Goenka University (GDGU) has joined hands with Google to provide world-class Android Developer education to its students.
New Delhi, July 20 : India has five institutions in the top 50 and nine in the top 100 among the top 350 Universities across 17 countries, as per the QS University Rankings Asia 2016, said a report.
New Delhi, July 20 : President Pranab Mukherjee received on Wednesday a report on "State of Indian Universities in the Global Academic Rankings" from O.P. Jindal Global University and the Indian Centre for Academic Rankings and Excellence (ICARE) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
New Delhi, July 20 : Max Healthcare has joined hands with Imperial College London to launch a study on Type 2 diabetes to prevent the prevalence of the lifestyle disease among Indians, the hospital announced on Wednesday.
As many as 26 per cent male and 35 per cent female students from India's most disadvantaged castes and tribes in 245 engineering colleges would not be there without reservations, according to a new study that says affirmative action policy in higher education works largely as intended.
Mumbai, July 20 : Manipal University has opened admissions to its 23rd batch of International Engineering Twinning programme offered by Manipal University's ICAS (International Centre for Applied Sciences).
About 200,000 Indian students stream out of the country seeking a foreign education, but no more than 31,126 foreign students sought an Indian education in 2013-14, according to ministry of human resource development data quoted in the Times of India. This means the enrolment of foreign students in India declined by 2,030, or six per cent, over two years, according to government and United Nations data in a 2014 report.
New Delhi, July 18 : Team Astral of UPES (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies), grabbed first position in Europe and Asia at the recently concluded CanSat Competition 2016.
New Delhi, July 17 : A timely intervention by Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar led to the refund of double payment made by one of the students seeking admission in a Delhi University college.
New Delhi, July 16 : The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has announced the launch of an online platform -- www.indiaskillsonline.com -- for inculcating skills of choice and bridge the digital divide in India.
New Delhi, July 16 : The University Grants Commission (UGC) has said that bullying a student on the basis of his religion, gender, ethnicity or economic background would now amount to ragging.
New Delhi, July 15 : Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday urged the students community in the country to concentrate on innovations that could change the face of the nation in the world.
New Delhi, July 15 : Literacy levels among India's disabled population have gone up considerably with both men and women attaining a new high even in higher educational levels.
Chandigarh, July 15 (ANI):Frameboxx Animation and Visual Effects, a leading supplier of media and entertainment training services in India, has joined hands with Prime Focus, the world's largest independent media services company, to offer specially designed training programs for 3D Stereo Conversion to its students.
New Delhi, July 14 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday announced two new Kendriya Vidyalayas will come up including in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district, which comprises Congress President Sonia Gandhi's parliamentary constituency.
New Delhi, July 14 : Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday announced the approval of three Kendriya Vidyalaya proposals.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu), July 13 : SRM University, with their motto 'Learn, Leap and Lead', stays true to that very spirit of innovation. On July 13 and 14, the university is hosting India's first ever technical summit, where some of the brightest minds in the nation will come together to discuss important issues and arrive at solutions for a number of problems the world would be facing in the future.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 13 : There will be no significant changes in fees for Indian students studying or planning to study in Britain in the wake of Brexit, the British Council said today, adding it has decided to increase its activities in India.
New Delhi, July 12 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that the Indian education system should promote innovation.
New Delhi, July 11 : : Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations is a foreign policy think tank in Mumbai.
New Delhi, July 10 : Places are still available at top colleges of the University of Delhi (DU) even after the varsity released the third cut-off list -- with a marginal dip in eligibility marks -- on Sunday.
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): In the present day, amount of people moving towards entrepreneurship is increasing minute by minute with intense competition within.
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): LogiNext, India's leading player in big data analytics and logistics management has found a unique way of sourcing the best talent to strengthen its platforms. The enterprise will be tying up with top American universities, following which, the PhD students will study their data, analyze the emerging markets and generate appropriate algorithms to solve the upcoming challenges.
New Delhi, July 6 : Newly elevated cabinet miniser Prakash Javadekar, who will take charge of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) on Thursday, has said improving the quality of education was the "biggest challenge".
Kolkata, July 5 : Those interested in expanding their knowledge about southeast Asia can now enrol in an intensive five-week course on 'Understanding Thailand' which begins here on August 16, a co-ordinator said on Tuesday.
Kolkata, July 4 : The IIT-Kharagpur has said it will start a 'centre for science of happiness', which will not only help students embrace more happiness but also seek to further research in the field.
Lucknow, July 2 : The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Saturday declared eight universities in Uttar Pradesh as fraudulent, an official said.
New Delhi, June 29 : The union cabinet on Wednesday approved the revised cost estimates for eight new IITs proposed at Bhubaneswar, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Mandi, Patna and Ropar, an official statement said.
Kolkata, June 28 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday said learning outcomes in schools have dipped to at least 30 percent in India.
New Delhi, June 28 : A vast majority of Indian parents, as many as 71 per cent, are willing to take debt to fund their children's higher education, said a study conducted by a leading international bank on Tuesday.
Kolkata, June 28 : The National Ranking Framework introduced by the Union Government to denote rankings of higher education institutes in the country will have a separate set of parameters for IISERs from the next academic year.
New Delhi, June 28 : Sixtynine million children under age five will die from mostly preventable causes, 167 million children will live in poverty, and 750 million women will have been married as children by 2030 across the globe if current trends continue, a Unicef report released on Tuesday warned.
New Delhi, June 27 : Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Monday launched a web-based Live Register for nurses, an attempt by the government to make data of the registered and active nurses online.
New Delhi, June 27 : Underscoring the importance of upgradation of skills of nurses across the country, J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare stated that the Government is committed to providing accessible, affordable and quality training to them.
Kolkata, June 27 : The IIT-Kharagpur and Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) will jointly offer an integrated MSc-PhD programme in chemical and molecular biology, officials said on Monday.
New Delhi, June 24 : The Central Borad of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday said that it will conduct the National Eligibility and Entrance Test-II (NEET-II) on July 24, 2016.
Kolkata, June 23 : Aimed at fostering research in futuristic technologies like robotics and unmanned vehicles, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Thursday entered into a joint venture with the Jadavpur University for establishing a Rs. 100 crore research centre.
Kolkata, June 22 : Shell India Markets Pvt. Ltd. announced the shortlisting of IIT Kharagpur among the top five finalists of the Shell Ideas360. Shell Ideas360 is a global competition, which connects like-minded students with Shell experts and mentors to develop ideas to tackle the pressures on the world's food, water and energy resources.
Srinagar, June 21 : Four students from the Kashmir Valley have cracked one of the most prestigious and toughest examinations in the country, the Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), bringing laurels to the state.
Lucknow/New Delhi, June 19 : In remarks that are likely to stoke controversy, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Ram Shankar Katheria has said that "if saffronisation of education was good for the country, it would happen".
Guwahati, June 19 : The newly formed Assam Government on Sunday announced free admission for Divyang students in government institutes.
Sarguja (Chhattisgarh), June 19 : Where there is a will, there is a way - this inspiring proverb has yet again been proved right by Sunil Lakda, a tribal student from Chhattisgarh's Sarbuja village, who fought against all odds to achieve the feat of cracking the IITJEE exam courtesy the Chhattisgarh Government's 'Prayas Programme' - a special coaching initiative of the state's tribal welfare department.
New Delhi, Jun 18 : Union government appointed former Indian cricketer and two-time Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker as the Chairperson of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), media reported on Saturday.
Mumbai, June 16 : Manipal University has opened admissions to its 23rd batch of International Engineering Twinning program offered by Manipal University's ICAS (International Centre for Applied Sciences).
New Delhi, June 16 : The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, and its Consulates General in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai, opened their doors recently to more than 4,000 Indian students who applied for visas to pursue higher education in the United States.
Kairana (Uttar Pradesh) June 15 : The eight-member Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation which went to review the situation in controversial Kairana village on Wednesday targeted the Uttar Pradesh government over the deteriorating law and order condition and said that apart the 346 families who have already migrated from the village, many more are willing to do the same.
New Delhi, June 15 : Modern International School Dwarka, one of Delhi/NCR's leading schools has witnessed excellent results in this year's Class X and Class XII exams.
New Delhi, June 14 : In a bid to intensify its campaign against the University Grants Commission (UGC) notification which purportedly increases the working hours of teachers, the Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) has decided to boycott the admission process in the university.
By Ashok Dixit, Accra (Ghana), June 14 : The Government of India has decided to increase scholarship seat allocations for students from Ghana from 250 to 300 in the ITEC category, and increase the annual scholarships under other Indian schemes from 20 to 40.
Geneva, June13 : CERN on Monday announced the winners of its 2016 Beamline for Schools competition.
New Delhi, June 12 : Over 36,000 candidates cleared the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2016 for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) whose results were announced on Sunday.
New Delhi, June 11 : In a significant testimony of regional cooperation and unity, the South Asian University (SAU), an initiative of the eight South Asian countries, held its first convocation ceremony here on Saturday.