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IMI Delhi awards diplomas to 299 students at its 33rd Annual Convocation
New Delhi , Apr 24 : International Management Institute (IMI) conducted its 33rd Annual Convocation Ceremony at IMI-New Delhi campus where it awarded 299 students of the premier Business School with diplomas. Read Full Story

Now, compete your way to fashion success
New Delhi , Apr 17 : Are you looking for an internship under the leading designers or are you keen to acquire on-the-job skills from the fashion gurus themselves? Here's an opportunity to get in there. Read Full Story

Now, sketch your way to better learning
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 16 : Sketching exercises can help students learn many subjects, but they are woefully underused in classrooms, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

CBSE files FIR against publisher for '36-24-36 perfect figure' shocker
New Delhi Apr 15 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday registered an FIR against a publisher after overwhelming complaints over a Class XII CBSE Physical Education book saying that 36-24-36 is the best figure for females. Read Full Story

SRM University, AP - Amaravati opens admissions for class of 2017-18
New Delhi , Apr 14 : SRM Group has the ambitious plan to build and create a new research intensive university in Amaravati. Envisioned to be a university of world-class standards, SRM University, AP - Amaravati is to be a globally connected and regionally transformative centre for research and education. Read Full Story

Australia awards AUD 1.1 million research scholarships to 11 Indian students
New Delhi/Gurgaon , April 11 : Australia's Education and Training Minister Simon Birmingham awarded a three-year tuition fee waiver scholarship to 11 Even Pakistanis are being tried by military courts: Ex-Pak foreign minister on Kulbhushan Jadhav Read Full Story

Education start-ups on-demand online coaching: New trend among high school students
Bangalore (Karnataka) , April 11 (ANI-Businesswire India): An increasing number of students are shifting to online coaching from the comfort of their homes as they save on travel time, are less tired and more focused. Read Full Story

BML Munjal University, new hub for aspiring engineers from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
New Delhi , Apr. 7 : BML Munjal University (BMU), founded by The Hero Group and located in Gurugram (National Capital Region of Delhi) has emerged as the new hub for aspiring engineers from the South. Prof. B. S. Satyanarayana, Vice Chancellor, BMU and senior staff members of the University were in Hyderabad on 7th April 2017 to strengthen this growing relationship by interacting with media persons and parents of students who hail from the city. Read Full Story

Pearl Academy launches incubation cell 'Canvass'
New Delhi , Apr. 7 : India's leading institution in design, fashion and creative business Pearl Academy has announced the launch of a unique initiative, 'Canvass'- the Incubation Cell. Read Full Story

Indian School of Business and Finance organized annual teacher's symposium 2017
New Delhi , Apr 6 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): To learn about real world and international relations, Indian School of Business and Finance (ISBF) affiliate Centre of University of London organized its 2nd Annual Teacher's Symposium 2017 at India International Centre Annexe, New Delhi. Read Full Story

Bridges Academy, a ray of hope for Afghan teenagers in Delhi
By Vinamrata Takia, New Delhi , Apr.4 : The education system in Afghanistan has taken a severe hit due to decades of conflict. Read Full Story

IIT-B collaborates with Next Education for two Massive Open Online Courses
New Delhi , Apr 1 : Next Education India Pvt. Ltd has collaborated with Indian Institute of Technology Bombay to offer two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for teachers. Read Full Story

Candidates above 25 years can appear for NEET, rules SC
New Delhi , Mar. 31 : The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the candidates above 25 years to appear for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) for various undergraduate courses. Read Full Story

GLA University awarded grade 'A' by NAAC
New Delhi , Mar 31 : GLA University, one of the leading University in UP has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with 'A' Grade. Read Full Story

Last date to apply for SRMJEEE 2017 extended till 25th April
New Delhi , Mar 31 : SRM Entrance Examination, which is mandatory for admission to B.Tech and M.Tech (SRMJEEE), MBA (SRMJEEM) and Health Sciences - UG and PG (SRMJEEH) will be held from 1st April - 30th April 2017 in 118 centers across India and 5 centers in Middle East. Read Full Story

India announces IIT entrance test for Lankan students
New Delhi , Mar. 30 : The Indian Government has decided to hold Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2017 at D. S. Senanayake College, Colombo on May 21 for admission of meritorious Sri Lankan students for the academic session 2017-18, High Commission of India, Colombo announced. Read Full Story

Cuemath celebrates math excellence at its teacher convention
New Delhi, Mar.28 : Cuemath, the premier program for 'math excellence' for students in KG to grade 8 organized a prestigious one day event to honour its wide network of Cuemath Teachers in Delhi recently. Read Full Story

Ashoka University hosts its First International Educators conference
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Ashoka University, a Liberal Arts University in India, hosted its first International Educators Conference 2017 on March 17, 2017. In line with the University's vision to emerge as a global institution and put India on the world education map, the focus of the conference was on India as a global higher education destination. Read Full Story

Peers, as compared to teachers, inspire us to learn better: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar.22 : Are you one of those who were asked to clear your academic doubts from teachers, rather than your peers? Well, you might want to give a thought about that now. Read Full Story

CBSE releases advisory for board examinees of Delhi
New Delhi , Mar. 18 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released an advisory note on Saturday regarding the board examination paper scheduled for March 20. Read Full Story

Certificate course in management of Thyroid Disorders to expand capacity of 5000 primary care physicians
New Delhi , Mar 18 : Recognizing that Thyroid diseases are, arguably, among the commonest endocrine disorders worldwide and its associated complications are amongst highest in the world, Public Health Foundation of India, an apex think-tank in South Asia, while releasing the Thyroid Factsheet, at AOTA 2017 in Busan, urged for an immediate need to create awareness and sensitize the medical community in the developing and the least developed countries about the need update on screening, treatment and management of thyroid disorders, and expanding the Certificate Course in Management of Thyroid Disorders (CCMTD) globally to expand capacity of over 5000 specialized and primary care physicians. Read Full Story

IIBM Institute of Business Management wins prestigious 7th Annual Indian Education Awards
New Delhi , Mar 17 : IIBM Institute of Business Management, India's leading Institute of Business Management, wins the prestigious 7th Annual Indian Education Awards 2017, from Indian Education Congress. IIBM was recognized for exhibiting exceptionally good efforts, modernization, determination and evolution in providing quality online education to students and also contributes hugely to education industry in India. Read Full Story

Nagaland to soon have 'Christian' University
Dimapur, (Nagaland) Mar.13 : Nagaland will soon have a Christian University which will offer all subjects for secular students in their higher academic pursuance, providing hi-tech and in tune with the rest of the global universities with an atmosphere of Christian ethics. Read Full Story

Centre tells SC it is open to conduct NEET in Urdu, seeks time to reply
New Delhi , Mar. 10 : The Centre on Friday submitted before the Supreme Court that it is open to the idea of conducting NEET exams, a common entrance test for admissions in MBBS and BDS courses across the country, in Urdu from the next session. Read Full Story

Pearl Academy recognised as authorized study center of IGNOU
New Delhi , Mar. 9 : Pearl Academy, India's leading institution in design, fashion and creative business has been recognised as an authorised study centre of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and will offer courses at its campuses in Delhi NCR and Mumbai. Read Full Story

CBSE board examinations for class 10, 12 to begin today
New Delhi , Mar. 9 : The board examinations for class 10 and 12 students of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will begin today. Read Full Story

Gradeup launches paid mock test app for competitive exam aspirants
New Delhi , Mar 8 : India's largest test prep community, Gradeup, in an attempt to provide value added services to aspirants, has released a new app. This app contains paid practice tests for a number of Banking, SSC, and GATE exams. Read Full Story

World Bank approves support to vocational training across India
Washington, Mar 6 : The World Bank Board has approved the US$ 125 million Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Operation (STRIVE) aimed at improving the quality of long-term vocational training provided in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and apprenticeships. Read Full Story

Just 11 and appearing for 12th examinations!
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Mar. 04 : It is true when people say the God bestows some with special talent and capability. Read Full Story

Srinagar college conducts education workshop
Srinagar , March.3 : Authorities at the Government College of Education here organized state level workshop-cum-seminar on Friday based on an assessment and evaluation system of examinations. Read Full Story

JNU wins Visitor's Awards'17 for best university
New Delhi , Mar. 2 : Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has won the annual Visitor's Award for the 'Best University', 2017. Read Full Story

Over 4,000 medical PG seats added for 2017-18
New Delhi , Mar. 2 : An all-time record number of over 4,000 PG medical seats have been approved by Government of India in various medical colleges and hospitals for the academic session 2017-18 this year, taking the total number of PG seats available to 35,117. Read Full Story

PDM University collaborates with IBM Corporation
New Delhi , Feb 28 : One of the premier hubs of education in Bahadurgarh, (Delhi-NCR), PDM University has collaborated with multinational technology company, IBM Corporation through its IBM Career Education program to introduce and launch co-branded specialized engineering and management programs. Read Full Story

Actress Neha Sharma felicitates winners of India Education Awards, 2017
New Delhi , Feb 27 : India Education Awards, 2017, conceived and initiated by is aimed at eulogizing and felicitating the achievers and go getters from the Education sector. The sought after awards in the Education sector was organized on 16th Feb, 2017 (Thursday) at Taj hotels in Bangalore. Read Full Story

Australia witnesses record 10 per cent surge in overseas students
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : The latest International Student Survey has shown a record 10 per cent surge in the number of international students coming to Australia to 5,54,179. Read Full Story

Providing quality education to students a priority for the government: Javadekar
New Delhi , Feb.23 : The government is working actively on providing quality education to students, as it believes that only a proper and quality education has the potential of developing a good citizen with strong character. Read Full Story

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

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