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Over 2.49 lakh students to appear in Assam Higher Secondary examinations
Guwahati, Feb 19 : Over 2.49 lakh students will appear in the Higher Seconday Examination, 2017, under the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) which is scheduled to start from Monday. Read Full Story

#ReleaseThePressure: Here's what kids have to say about exam pressure
New Delhi , Feb. 17 : As the exam season approaches, one tends to hear numerous stories of examination stress among teenagers which often leads to depression and suicidal tendencies. Read Full Story

RICS launches executive education to upskill real estate and construction professionals
New Delhi , Feb. 17 : RICS has launched Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) - a one-year executive program designed for mid-career to senior professionals in the real estate, construction, and infrastructure sector. Read Full Story

IDP Education will organize study abroad education fair in Delhi on Saturday
New Delhi , Feb.17 : IDP Education India, the leading student placement service provider will organise a multi-destination education fair in Delhi on Saturday (February 18) at the Le Meridien from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for students aspiring to pursue higher education abroad. Read Full Story

Ashoka University looking for empowerment of Smart City Accelerator Programme
New Delhi , Feb. 17 : In a bid to translate the government's focus on smart cities into action, Ashoka University's Centre for Entrepreneurship in association with the Dalmia Bharat Group and Microsoft Accelerator announced application calls for the second cohort of its AIM Smart City Accelerator programme. Read Full Story

Amity hosts three day knowledge and entertainment extravaganza for youth
Noida (UP),, Feb 16 : A three day knowledge and entertainment Amity Youth Fest 2017 extravaganza commenced today at Amity University Campus in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, which saw the participation of thousands of students from colleges and institutions across Delhi/NCR in various informative and competitive events. Read Full Story

Universities from U.S., U.K., Canada, New Zealand to participate in Education Fair in Gurugram
New Delhi , Feb. 16 : 28 leading universities and institutions from the U.S., the U.K., Canada and New Zealand will assemble at Education Fair in Gurugram on Friday, February 17, to assist Indian students seeking admissions abroad and provide counseling. Read Full Story

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi urges schools to strictly observe guidelines for eliminating corporal punishment
New Delhi, Feb 15 : The Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has urged schools to strictly observe Guidelines for Eliminating Corporal Punishment, issued by the National Commission of Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) of WCD Ministry. Read Full Story

Knowledge has become global Says Dr. Bertil Andersson of NTU, Singapore at SRM University
New Delhi , Feb 14 (ANI-NewsVoir): Maintaining that education and knowledge are no longer the prerogatives of the western world, the President of Nanyang Technologic al University, Dr. Bertil Andersson stressed that research is the frontline of knowledge and that leading universities and institutions get to the top by having right leadership and vision. SRM University conferred the Doctorate of Science (Honoris Causa) on Dr. Andersson at a Special Convocation at the Kattankulathur Campus. Read Full Story

Vyapam scam: SC cancels admission of over 500 students enrolled during 2008-2012
New Delhi , Feb. 13 : In the major development in the ongoing Vyapam scam, the Supreme Court on Monday cancelled the admission of more than 500 students, who enrolled in five-year MBBS course in Madhya Pradesh during 2008-2012. Read Full Story

'Ancient and Medieval India' for UPSC, State Civil Services Examinations preparation
New Delhi , Feb. 12 : McGraw Hill Education India, a learning science company, launched 'Ancient and Medieval India' for UPSC and State Civil Services Examinations preparation. Read Full Story

'Ancient and Medieval India' for UPSC, State Civil Services Examinations preparation
New Delhi , Feb. 12 : McGraw Hill Education India, a learning science company, launched 'Ancient and Medieval India' for UPSC and State Civil Services Examinations preparation. Read Full Story

Saint Peter's University Launches Master of Science in Cyber Security
Mumbai, Feb 10 : Saint Peter's University, the Jesuit University of New Jersey, launched a program called Master of Science in Cyber Security. Read Full Story

Oxford appoints Ritu Kapur on Board of Advisors for Journalism
New Delhi , Feb. 7 : Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) at Oxford University's Department of Politics and International Relations appointed Ritu Kapur, Co-founder of The Quint, to its advisory board. Other prominent appointees to the board include Madhav Chinnappa, Google's Director of Strategic Relations for News and Publishers, and Jimmy Mayman, former CEO, Huffington Post. Read Full Story

Great Britain Debate comes to Dehradun
New Delhi , Feb.7 : Dehradun will host the UK's premier debating competition in India, the "Great Britain Debate", on Wednesday 8 February. Read Full Story

Manipal University signs MoU with Boston University
Manipal (Karnataka) , Feb.6 : Manipal University through Manipal College of Dental Sciences (MCODS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding here on Monday with Boston University through Henry M Goldman Schools of Dental Medicine (BUGSDM) to promote mutual understanding and to contribute to the advancement and progress of dental education and science through educational and academic collaboration and exchanges of mutual interest and benefit. Read Full Story

Talentedge collaborates with MICA to offer new PG Certificate program
New Delhi , Feb. 6 : Talentedge, an Ed-Tech firm offering 'live and interactive', anywhere learning in a digital format, has reinforced its association with MICA to offer a PG Certificate Programme in Media and Entertainment Management. The programme is specifically designed to offer insights into the nuances of the Business of Media and the modern and emerging trends in the Media and Entertainment Industry. Read Full Story

Japan to provide technical training to 40K Indians in 10 years
New Delhi , Feb.2 : Japan would skill 40,000 technical people in 10 years by collaborating with engineering colleges and other institutions said Japanese Ambassador to India, Kenji Hiramatsu in Delhi on Thursday. Read Full Story

Girl from Burhan Wani's school in Kashmir shines in class 12 exams
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Feb. 2 : Shahera Bhat hails from most volatile Dardsara area of Tral in Kashmir but the disturbance in the region could still not prevent her from being a state topper in her Class 12th examination in which she scored 498 marks out of 500. Read Full Story

Reforms will be undertaken in UGC: Jaitley
New Delhi , Feb. 1: Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley, while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament, on Wednesday said that in higher education, the Centre will undertake reforms in the UGC. Read Full Story

Govt. to launch SWAYAM platform with 350 online courses
New Delhi , Feb 1: Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley, while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament, on Wednesday said that the government proposes to leverage information technology and launch 'SWAYAM' platform with at least 350 online courses. Read Full Story

Industrybuying announces first ever affiliate program in B2B e-commerce
New Delhi , Feb. 1 : : India's leading B2B e-commerce company, Industrybuying, announced the launch of its first ever affiliate program called 'IB Affiliate'. This program is essentially a marketing tool that will enable publishers to monetise their content by advertising contextually-relevant products and referring visitors to the Industrybuying site. Read Full Story

Cambridge English to partner with key educational institutions making English language assessments more accessible
New Delhi, Jan 31 : Cambridge English Language Assessment invited several educational institutions across the country to partner with them, by signing Letters of Intent, to work towards developing effective English language communication skills for both teachers and students. Read Full Story

MBBS, BDS course admissions in Tamil Nadu to continue on marks obtained in higher secondary exams
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Jan. 31 : A Bill was tabled in the Tamil Nadu Assembly today to allow MBBS and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) course admissions to continue on basis of marks obtained in higher secondary exams rather than on the basis of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) examination. Read Full Story

Oxford University Press organises English skill workshop for primary and secondary school teachers
New Delhi , Jan. 28 : Oxford University Press India (OUP) organised an interactive Nelson English skills workshop for primary and secondary school teachers on Monday. The workshop was led by Heather French, a trainer who has over 25 years of classroom experience in British and international primary and secondary schools around the world. Read Full Story

Sri Venkateswara College wins Great Britain debate in Delhi
New Delhi [India], Jan.28 : The Delhi edition of the Great Britain Debate organised by the British High Commission and hosted by the Lady Sri Ram College was won by Anmol Sharma and Sidaq Batra of Sri Venkateswara College. The runners up were Pratyaksha Jha and Aritro Bose of Ashoka University. Read Full Story

IIMs to be declared as Institutions of National Importance
New Delhi, Jan 24 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved the Indian Institute of Management(IIM) Bill, 2017, under which the IIMswould be declared as Institutions of National Importance which will enable them togrant degrees to their students. Read Full Story

IDP Education to organize Australian Education Fair in Delhi
New Delhi , Jan.24 : IDP Education India, the leading student placement service provider will be organizing Australian Education fair in Delhi at Hotel Le-Meridien on January 28 for students aspiring to pursue higher education in Australia. Read Full Story

Takshila Learning, comprehensive platform for online learning launches augmented reality based courses
New Delhi , Jan 19 : Takshila Learning, leading organization in the online education, today announced the launch of its commercial services; it will focus on providing quality education to the students using cutting edge technology. Users can now have access to education anywhere, anytime and on any device within a matter of minutes. Read Full Story

IDP Education to organize 'Australian Education Fair' across 14 Indian cities
New Delhi , Jan.19 : IDP Education India, a leading student placement service provider, will be organising education fairs in 14 Indian cities for students aspiring to pursue higher education in Australia. Read Full Story

Check Out! These education apps might help you score better
New Delhi , Jan. 19 : The examinations are getting yet more competitive and students are fighting to secure the top position with only minuscule difference of decimals. Read Full Story

AIIMS signs three MoUs to expand infrastructure, other facilities
New Delhi , Jan. 18 : The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with NBCC (India) Limited, HSCC (India) Limited and with HITES HLL Life Care Ltd. to expand infrastructure and other facilities. Read Full Story

India will establish five world class educational institutions for minorities by 2018
New Delhi , Jan.17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP Govt. in India will establish 5 world class educational institutions to provide better traditional and modern education to students belonging to Minority communities by 2018. Read Full Story

IIMC to offer post graduate course in Urdu journalism
New Delhi , Jan. 17 : The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) is all set to start a post graduate course in Urdu journalism from today in New Delhi, which will be launched by Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu. Read Full Story

IIT Madras wins top honours in first season of Samsung E.D.G.E. campus program
New Delhi , Jan.16 : Samsung India conducted the first season of its campus program Samsung E.D.G.E. with participation from the country's brightest minds at leading B-schools and engineering colleges. Read Full Story

MindHour presents unlimited exam doubt support
Bangalore, Karnataka , Jan. 16 : MindHour, an EduTech company, announces 'Free and Unlimited Doubt Clearing' support named 'MindHour Se Poochhlo' starting on Monday on their website. Read Full Story

Founding class of Vedica scholars 2015-16 graduates successfully
New Delhi , Jan.14 : On 23rd December 2016, the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women held its first ever Convocation Ceremony for the Founding Class of 2016 at the Sanskriti Kendra lawns. Vedica is a re-imagined MBA programme for women based in New Delhi. This 18-month full-time, residential, post-graduate programme boasts of a pluridisciplinary curriculum with diverse modules in management, liberal arts, communication skills and leadership that have been carefully crafted to the expectations of employers today. Read Full Story

Ability grouping in schools help gifted students to perform better
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 14 : A new study says that, to help academically talented students, schools should use both ability grouping and acceleration. Read Full Story

Australia and India deepen school partnerships
New Delhi, Jan 13 : Australia and India have enhanced their bilateral school collaboration with the arrival of Australian teachers in Delhi under the 2017 Australia-India BRIDGE School Partnership program. Read Full Story

Ajivasan organised first ever 'Ajivasan's Karaoke Club'
New Delhi , Jan 13 : It was fun time at Ajivasan Music Academy when students across various branches came together for the first time ever Ajivasan Karaoke Club. It was a day full of music when students of all age groups sang their favourite songs on karaoke. Post karaoke sessions, was the time to get engage into musical activities. Read Full Story

Samsung announces 'Samsung Star Scholar' scholarships for students qualifying IITs, NITs
New Delhi , Jan 12 : Samsung India on Thursday announced 'Samsung Star Scholar' scholarships for 150 outstanding students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools who have qualified for an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) or a National Institute of Technology (NIT) in India. Read Full Story

OTBL launches environment conservation programme for Gujarat schools
New Delhi , Jan 12 : ONGC TERI Biotech Limited (OTBL) has recently launched a new educational programme called 'Protectors of the Environment' to sensitize and motivate young school children and adults in environment conservation under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Read Full Story

UPES enters into academic partnership with Xebia IT Architects India
New Delhi , Jan.10 : UPES announced entering into an academic partnership with Xebia IT Architects India today to introduce two new full-time B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering (CSE) programs starting academic year 2017-18. These programs are B.Tech (CSE) with specialisation in DevOps and B.Tech (CSE) with specialisation in Big Data. Academic collaboration with Xebia is the latest in a series of partnerships that UPES already has with leading industry giants such as IBM, L and T, Mahindra and Mahindra, Philips Carbon Black Ltd., Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. and KPIT. Read Full Story

CBSE Class 10, 12 board exams to start from March 9
New Delhi , Jan. 9: Ending suspense among students and parents, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday announced that they will conduct the exams for Class 10 and 12 from March 9 in view of the state elections conducted in five states i.e. Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Read Full Story

IGNOU launches Certificate Programme in Russian Language
New Delhi, Jan 9 : The School of Foreign Languages of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a Certificate programme in Russian Language which aims to provide the basics of Russian Language for beginners enabling them to read, write and speak Russian language in an accurate manner. Read Full Story

REVA University announces sponsored seats for Indian Army kin
Bengaluru, (Karnataka), , Jan. 9: Bengaluru based REVA University on the occasion of their Founder's Day, announced a first of its kind initiative, allocating sponsored seats to the kin of Indian Armed Forces personnel. Read Full Story

ASM, Harvard Business School collaborate to become 'HBX CORe'
New Delhi , Jan 6 : Audyogik Shikshan Mandal (ASM) becomes the first Indian B-school to collaborate with Harvard Business School for its HBX CORe. HBX is a digital learning initiative powered by the faculty of Harvard Business School and CORe is a multi-week online program designed to teach the fundamentals of business thinking. Read Full Story

Gradeup introduces modules for UPSC civil services exam on its app and web
New Delhi , Jan 6 : India's largest test-prep community Gradeup has introduced the UPSC civil services on its app and web to add to its diversified portfolio of competitive exams including Banking, SSC, GATE, TET (teaching) CAT and JEE exam. Read Full Story

Google CEO Sundar Pichai interacts at IIT-KGP; talks machine learning, Digital India and more
New Delhi , Jan 5 : After announcing the Digital Unlocked initiative for Indian small and medium businesses (SMB), Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday visited his alma mater IIT-Kharagpur. Read Full Story

SRM Carnegie Mellon University twinning programme, combining better of two worlds in embedded software engineering
New Delhi , Jan 4 : Higher education abroad has till recently been a sequential two-step process: completing the degree in India and then going overseas for higher studies. With innovations in education provision, it is now possible to complete part of the course in India and finish the rest in a partner university abroad. Not just cost savings, but an International degree is at hand with the trappings of a multi cultural experience that is an integral part of studying abroad. Students are increasingly looking for multiple pathways for higher studies. SRM University has built up an enviable repertoire of them: Semester Abroad Programme (SAP), Dual Degrees and Twining or Transfer Degrees, where learning takes place in both partner institutions. Read Full Story

Macmillan Education introduces 'Curriculum Connect' for smooth transition to 'New CISCE Syllabus'
New Delhi , Jan 2 : To help young learners develop 21st century skills and meet the needs of a rapidly evolving world, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations released a progressive new curriculum at their annual conference in November 2016. Read Full Story

Skill Development should be part of educational curriculum: Nirmal Singh
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir): Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Sunday said the government is mulling to introduce skill development courses in the educational institutions, so that the students are provided with the knowhow and technical knowledge of various vocations. Read Full Story

Macmillan Education introduces 'Curriculum Connect' for smooth transition to 'New CISCE Syllabus'
New Delhi , Jan 2 : To help young learners develop 21st century skills and meet the needs of a rapidly evolving world, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations released a progressive new curriculum at their annual conference in November 2016. Read Full Story

Skill Development should be part of educational curriculum: Nirmal Singh
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir): Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Sunday said the government is mulling to introduce skill development courses in the educational institutions, so that the students are provided with the knowhow and technical knowledge of various vocations. Read Full Story

IMI, New Delhi completes its final placements in three days
New Delhi , Dec. 30 : IMI New Delhi, one of the leading management schools in the national capital, completed its final placements for the batch 2015-17 in three days, comprising 247 number of students. Read Full Story

Could online tutors and artificial intelligence be the future of teaching?
London [UK], Dec. 26:Nearly 4,000 British primary school children enrolled for weekly one on one maths sessions with Indian and Sri Lankan tutors. Third Space Learning, the company providing the lessons is targeting pupils struggling with maths - particularly from underprivileged backgrounds. The platform will become one of the first using artificial intelligence (AI) software to monitor, and ideally improve, teaching. Read Full Story

IIT Kharagpur students sit on hunger strike against fee hike
Kharagpur, Dec. 21 : The students of IIT, Kharagpur, are sitting on a hunger strike against the institution's decision to hike the registration fee. Read Full Story

Kanpur: PM Modi to lay foundation of nation's maiden Indian Institute of Skills
Kanpur, Dec. 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today will lay the foundation stone of the country's first ever Indian Institute of Skills in Kanpur, the idea of which was conceptualized by him during his visit to Singapore's Institute of Technical Education. Read Full Story

Rajnath Singh to open new Central Detective Training School building in Ghaziabad
New Delhi [India], Dec. 16 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the new building of the Central Detective Training School (CDTS) in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, today. Read Full Story

Oxford University Press organizes workshop by Nicholas Horsburgh for latest interactive methodologies
New Delhi [India], Dec 6 : Oxford University Press India (OUPI) has announced an interactive English Language Teaching (ELT) workshop for School teachers, which is led by OUP author and educationist Nicholas Horsburgh, the author of New Oxford Modern English, one of OUP's most popular ELT courses among both teachers and students for almost three decades. Read Full Story


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