India Education News


Parent-school relationships key to child's development: Study
New Delhi [India], Dec. 2 : Kids digital learning platform found that a majority of parents aspire to provide their children with an environment that encourages learning. Read Full Story

Harvard Business School's upcoming executive education program to explore what it takes to be an exceptional business leader
New Delhi [India], Nov 30 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Harvard Business School (HBS) will host their upcoming executive education program, Maximizing Your Leadership Potential India from 06 to 09 February, 2017 at the HBS style classroom, Taj Land's End, Mumbai. Read Full Story

Scholarships announced for poor students from northeast
Guwahati, Nov 29 : A leading educational group has come forward to help the poor but meritorious students of the country's northeastern states. Read Full Story

Whistling Woods International launches its 8th school of design with France's ECV
Mumbai [India], Nov.29 (ANI): Whistling Woods International (WWI), India's leading institute for Film, Communication and Media Arts, today, launched its latest venture Whistling Woods International School of Design in association with ECV, a leading Design school in France. Read Full Story

TopRankers launches its exclusive offline app
New Delhi [India], Nov 28 (ANI): TopRankers, a Bengaluru-based online test preparation portal which enables students to prepare for competitive exams through an innovative platform, announced the launch of its offline mobile app exclusively for students preparing for Banking and Government exams such as IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RRB, SSC, Railways etc. Read Full Story

Innovator of 'Ice-Stupas' to establish Ladakh's first university
New Delhi, Nov 25 : Sonam Wangchuk, labelled as 'The Real Phunsuk Wangdu of Ladakh', announced here on Thursday his ambitious project of opening a university in the cold desert of the Himalayan region, to be known as Himalayan Institute of Alternatives (HIAL). Read Full Story

Odisha proposes a fisheries university
Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 : The Odisha government has decided to set up a fisheries university to harness the fishing opportunities in the state, an official said on Thursday. Read Full Story

Class 5 and 8 students likely to face annual exams
New Delhi, Nov 24 : With a survey indicating the need for significant improvement in their learning levels, the government on Thursday indicated that students of Classes 5 and 8 may have to appear for annual examinations. Read Full Story

NITI Aayog to revamp UGC for better quality education
New Delhi, Nov 24 : The regulatory framework of the University Grants Commission (UGC) will undergo revamp to enhance the quality of higher education in India, the government said on Thursday. Read Full Story

IIT student strength to be one lakh by 2020
New Delhi, Nov 24 : The overall students' strength of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in the country will be enhanced to one lakh by 2020, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Read Full Story

Government approves new 62 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
New Delhi, Nov 24 : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday accorded its approval for opening of one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) each in "62 uncovered districts". Read Full Story

JNU hold 'Open Day' for school students
New Delhi, Nov 22 : An Open Day for school students was held at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Monday to give them exposure to the research being conducted at the varsity and to encourage them towards different career options available in humanities and sciences there. Read Full Story

No school bags till class II: Upendra Kushwaha
New Delhi, Nov 21 : The CBSE has directed schools affiliated to it to ensure that students do not carry school bags till class II and also to restrict the number of books to be prescribed in classes I-VIII, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Upendra Kushwaha told the Lok Sabha on Monday. Read Full Story

betterU, Pluralsight tie-up to offer leading-edge professional tech learning in India
Bangalore/Mumbai[India], Nov 21(ANI): betterU, an education marketplace focused on bringing quality education from around the world to Indian learners, on Monday announced a partnership with Pluralsight, the global leader in online learning for technology professionals. Read Full Story

Glion Institute offers Indian students on-campus, online study model
New Delhi, Nov 21 : Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland, has announced a master programme in a hybrid model which will allow Indian students to study on campus as well as online, the institute said on Monday. Read Full Story

One examination, one fee, one course transparent admissions process for SRM University
Chennai [India], Nov.21 (ANI-Newsvoir): The application for the B.Tech admission for the academic year 2017 in SRM University was launched on November 19. Read Full Story

Sanskrit teaching should be made more engaging: Britain-based teacher-author
New Delhi, Nov 19 : The only way to make Sanskrit popular in India is to teach it in an interesting way, says a Britain-based Sanskrit teacher. Read Full Story

Hunarr introduces 'Job Role' based educational program search
New Delhi [India], Nov 18 : Hunarr, an online training aggregator connecting training seekers to training providers, introduces its latest service in Job role based training program for candidates. Read Full Story

Australian varsity launches initiative to boost higher education in India
New Delhi, Nov 18 : Leveraging India's growing importance as a resource hub, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney has launched a unique 'Diya' (light) initiative through which it aims to provide degree education at and through UNSW for one lakh Indian students across the next decade. Read Full Story

Jindal University inks MoU with Israeli varsities
New Delhi, Nov 18 : Continuing its tradition of global collaborations across the world, the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the College of Law and Business (CLB) and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJ)to create a framework for global collaboration in areas of academics, research, faculty and student exchange programmes. Read Full Story

Australia partners with India for leadership training in skills education
New Delhi [India], Nov.18 : Australia's Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutes are conducting the third tranche of a program aimed at helping India upskill its vocational training leaders and support its target to train 400 million people by 2022. Read Full Story

UNSW's Diya project to strengthen India's higher education in India
New Delhi, Nov 18 : Leveraging India's growing importance as a resource hub, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has launched a unique 'Diya' (light initiative to catalyse higher education in this country and to forge sustainable partnerships with Indian institutions in the field. Read Full Story

Digital learning tools bringing positive behavioural changes in children: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 18 : Exposure to digital learning tools are bringing positive behavioural changes and encouraging improvements in kids aged between 1.5 to 8, a study conducted by AppyStore, a subscription-based app for curated digital learning content for children, has found. Read Full Story

Conspiracy being hatched to destroy education: Sisodia
New Delhi, Nov 17 : Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday that a "conspiracy" is being hatched to destroy education being imparted to students in colleges and universities by poisioning it with communalism. Read Full Story

J-K: Govt. announces mass promotion of classes 5th, 9th 11th
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov. 17 : The Jammu and Kashmir Government has announced a mass promotion for classes 5th to 9th and 11th and waive off term-2 exams for students of Classes 8, 9 and 11 of all government schools. Read Full Story

Pre-school education improves alphabet recognition skill
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov. 16 (ANI): According to education experts, a child's pre-school years are important to their educational development and preparation for success in school. Read Full Story

Scientific research in universities a neglected area: Hamid Ansari
New Delhi, Nov 15 : Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said development of scientific and technological research in the universities has remained neglected in our policies. Read Full Story

Indian students' enrolment in US institutes up by 25%
New Delhi, Nov 15 : The enrolment of students from India in American educational institutes in 2015-16 registered a record 25 per cent increase over the previous year, US Ambassador Richard Verma said on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Jammu and Kashmir State Board exams marked by over 94 percent attendance
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov.15 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir State Board examinations for Classes 10 and 12 commenced on Monday, and has been marked by attendance touching the 94.53 percent. Read Full Story

IIM-C post-graduate students get Rs 4.5 lakh stipend offer
Kolkata, Nov 14 : A record Rs 4.5 lakh monthly stipend has been offered to first-year students of post-graduate diploma in management at the IIM - Calcutta, the institute said in a statement on Monday. Read Full Story

Manipal University signs MoU with University of Wollongong, Australia
New Delhi [India], Nov 14 (ANI): Manipal University and University of Wollongong Australia signed a general Memorandum of Understanding for student and faculty exchange and working in various areas ranging from Engineering, humanities and sciences, medicine, and business, aside from other disciplines. Read Full Story

Class 10 board exams in Kashmir Valley begins from today
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov. 14 (ANI): The annual Class 10 and 12 board examinations in the Kashmir Valley will kick-off from Monday. Read Full Story

Students to sit for Kashmir secondary school exams
Srinagar, Nov 14 : Over one lakh students are scheduled to take secondary school exams beginning in Kashmir on Monday following adequate security arrangements in the valley, education officials said. Read Full Story

Students' self-regulation affects ability to learn
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov. 13 : A recent study has found that the mindsets and self-regulation of students impact their ability to learn. Read Full Story

Sportido supports importance of developing sporting culture in Indian schools
New Delhi [India], Nov. 13 : Sportido mobile app that helps users connect with like-minded players, book sporting facilities and discover a range of sporting and fitness activities, aims to take forward a strong sporting culture in schools in India, ahead of Children's Day. Read Full Story

KOMPANIONS launches K-LAB, India's first 3D knowledge laboratory in NCR
New Delhi[India], Nov. 11: KOMPANIONS, an innovative Ed-Tech-Sci organisation launched India's first 3D Knowledge Laboratory (K-LAB) in Delhi/NCR. The new initiative is to benefit both schools and parents. Read Full Story

Care India urges free education for all children
New Delhi, Nov 11 : Education should be free for all children in a safe and secure environment, according to a statement released by leading NGO Care India here on Friday. Read Full Story

Now science will not be boring for kids anymore!
Washington D.C. (USA), Nov. 11 : Does your kid hate science and find it boring? Read Full Story

Over Rs. one crore in scholarships awarded to academically brilliant, underprivileged girl students at BML Munjal University
New Delhi [India], Nov 11 : Teena and Manisha Khandelwal were brilliant students throughout their schooling and were passionate about learning Engineering from a young age. However, they faced a roadblock in terms of funding. Their father was extremely keen that his daughters pursue their passion for engineering and get an opportunity to study engineering at a leading institute. Similarly, Nikita Baronia - the daughter of a grain merchant in Mauranipur - performed exceptionally well at school and was extremely interested in studying Computer Science. Nikita faced a similar challenge to Teena and Manisha one of insufficient monetary funds to pursue her studies. Read Full Story

Over Rs.1 crore scholarships awarded to brilliant underprivileged girl students
Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Nov.10 : Teena and Manisha Khandelwal were brilliant students throughout their schooling and were passionate about learning engineeringfrom a young age. Read Full Story

14,000 graduands to be conferred upon degrees, diplomas during Convocation 2016 of Amity University
Noida (Uttar Pradesh)[India], Nov. 10 : It was a historic moment at Amity University Uttar Pradesh when Honorary Doctorate Degrees were conferred upon Najeeb Jung, Delhi Lieutenant-Governor along with Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman and MD Apollo Tyres; Anil Kohli, Honorary Brigadier; Mukul Rohatgi, Attorney General of India and Sean Tompkins, CEO RICS Global during the first day of 12th Convocation Ceremony at University Campus, Noida. Read Full Story

Universities should embrace innovation in big way: Andhra CM
New Delhi, Nov 10 : Underlining the importance of innovations, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandra babu Naidu on Thursday said the country's education system should move ahead of traditional ways and embrace innovation. Read Full Story

Javadekar, N. Chandrababu Naidu to flag off FICCI Higher Education Summit
New Delhi [India], Nov. 10 : The highly coveted FICCI Higher Education Summit 2016 on the theme 'Education for Tomorrow: Learn in India-Learn for the World' will be held on Thursday at Vigyan Bhavan here. Read Full Story

Need to introduce industry designed courses: Sisodia
New Delhi, Nov 9 : Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday emphasised on introducing industry designed courses within the education curriculum at schools. Read Full Story

Super 30 students win competition in Japan
New Delhi, Nov 9 : Super 30, which has maintained a good strike rate over the years in IIT competition exams, on Wednesday said that its students won an aeroplane model-making competition in Japan. Read Full Story

Britain calls for stronger educational ties with India
New Delhi, Nov 9 : Britain on Wednesday announced a slew of initiatives for India and reiterated the centrality of education to holistic growth and called for strengthening of India-UK ties. Read Full Story

HC quashes admission of 150 MBBS students
Lucknow, Nov 8 : The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has cancelled the admission of 150 students to the MBBS course at a private medical college here. Read Full Story

Nalanda University to start School of Public Health
Kolkata, Nov 7 : The prestigious Nalanda University plans to launch a School of Public Health next year which aims to elevate the health indicators of the population in the district, its Vice Chancellor said here on Monday. Read Full Story

EduSports launches 'MILES' for adolescents, youth students
New Delhi [India], Nov 7 : India's sports education organization EduSports has announced the launch of an integrated sports education platform for adolescents and youth student populations in middle-high schools and colleges called MILES. Read Full Story

Updated General Studies manual for UPSC aspirants launched
New Delhi, Nov 6 : A revised and updated edition of McGraw Hill Education India's General Studies Manual Paper-1, including the latest developments and events up to August 2016, was launched here by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya. Read Full Story

No appreciation of art in Indian education system: Girish Kulkarni
Dharamsala, Nov 5 : National Award-winning actor Girish Kulkarni believes that the Indian education system lacks the training of appreciation of art due to which it gets diversified, making it tough for artists to showcase their talent. Read Full Story

McGraw Hill Education India launches revised 'self-study' guide for UPSC aspirants
New Delhi [India], Nov. 5 : McGraw Hill Education India, a global provider of teaching and learning solutions for professionals and students of all ages has launched the revised and updated version of General Studies Paper 1 Manual, a complete self-study guide for thousands of civil services aspirants, with the latest developments and events in every field. Read Full Story

NITI Aayog unveils revised learning content for IAS aspirants
New Delhi, Nov 5 : McGraw Hill Education India on Friday launched a revised and updated edition of General Studies Manual Paper-1 here, inculcating the latest developments and events in it up to August 2016. Read Full Story

No postponement of Kashmir board exams, but syllabus halved
Srinagar, Nov 3 : The Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (BOSE) on Thursday said its Class 10 and 12 examinations would not be postponed beyond this month but announced 50 per cent reduction in prescribed syllabi for setting question papers. Read Full Story

IIT Kharagpur students win gold at Turkey meet
Kolkata, Nov 3 : A two-student team of IIT Kharagpur has won gold medal at the Green Brain of the Year competition recently organised by the Middle East Technical University of Turkey, the institute said on Thursday. Read Full Story

School burning: Turning the clock back in Kashmir
Srinagar, Nov 3 : In the last 48 hours, more than three schools have been burnt in South Kashmir taking the tally to 27 so far since July 9 -- a day after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was gunned down by security forces. Read Full Story

CBSE takes action after 89% of those surveyed demand disclosure of school financials
New Delhi, Nov 2 : There has been much joy in the parent community after action was taken by CBSE through an order requiring schools to disclose detailed financials effective November 30, 2016. Read Full Story

Dabur India launches scholarships for Ayurveda students
New Delhi, Nov 2 : In an attempt to encourage young talent in the field of Ayurveda, Dabur India has launched AyurMedha scholarship, a company statement said on Wednesday. Read Full Story

AMU confers doctorate on Japanese Nobel laureate
Aligarh, Nov 1 : Noted Japanese nuclear physicist and Nobel laureate Professor Takaaki Kajita was on Tuesday conferred with the Doctorate in Science (DSc), honoris causa, at the 64th Annual Convocation of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh. Read Full Story

More disabled attending educational institutions: Report
New Delhi, Oct 31 : About 40.2 lakh disabled in the age-group between 5-19 are attending educational institutions in India, an improvement of about 11 per cent, an official survey said on Monday. Read Full Story

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