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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

Candor International School conferred prestigious 'Green Pentagon Award' by iCare
New Delhi [India], Dec 5 : Candor International School conferred prestigious 'iCare Green Pentagon Award' to inspire sustainable pattern of development while eliminating environmental risk factors which contribute majorly to the global toll of more than ten million child deaths annually. Read Full Story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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' 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SC to hear plea regarding filling of 5,000 vacant MBBS, BDS seats
New Delhi [India], Oct. 28 : The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a plea regarding filling of around 5,000 vacant MBBS and BDS seats across the country pertaining to the academic session 2016-17. Read Full Story

Talentedge joins with MICA to offer PG Programme in Business Management
New Delhi , Oct. 27 : Talentedge, India's Ed-Tech firm, offering 'live and interactive', anywhere learning in a digital format, strengthens its collaboration with MICA, to offer a PG Certificate Programme in Business Management. Read Full Story

G D Goenka University introduces specialized course in 'Online Business Management'
New Delhi , Oct 27 (ANI-NewsVoir): With Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and IMRB reports of e-Commerce market in India to nearly double to Rs 2,11,005 crore by December 2016, The School of Management, G D Goenka University, one of the pioneering management education institutions has introduced a unique Post Graduate Diploma in On Line Business. Read Full Story

VIPS embarks on SPANDAN 2016
New Delhi , Oct 26 :The Inter College Annual Mega Media Festival- SPANDAN 2016- by Vivekananda School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, began on Tuesday, 25th October 2016, in the presence of dignitaries from the field of media and journalism, civil society and academics. Read Full Story

Libraries continue to play a central role in providing open and free access to information and ideas: Ansari
Tezpur (Assam , Oct.26 : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said that libraries continue to play a central role in providing open and free access to information and ideas. Read Full Story

Numerous kindergarten students are not ready for pre-schooling
WashingtonD.C. [US], Oct. 26 : A recent study of early childhood self-regulation indicated that a lot of children are still learning to control their behavior as they enter kindergarten and may need educational support to develop that critical skill. Read Full Story

Petition filed in SC to fill vacant MBBS , BDS seats across country
New Delhi , Oct. 26 : A petition has been filled in the Supreme Court to fill around 5000 vacant MBBS and BDS seats across the country pertaining to the academic session 2016-17. Read Full Story

BOSCO, UNHCR'S initiative helping Afghan students in education
By Vinamrata Takia, New Delhi, Oct.25 : Education has been a major area of concern in war-torn Afghanistan. Such is the state of education in the country that tens of thousands of youths have to move out to other countries, including India, to pursue higher studies. Read Full Story

Make sports a compulsory subject in schools, says Vijay Goel
New Delhi , Oct.25 : Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel on Tuesday said that to impart the desired importance to sports , it is essential that sports is made a compulsory subject at the school level and marks are given to students for their involvement in sports activities. Read Full Story

Nearly 1700 Amity students felicitated on Founder's Day
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , Oct.24 : On the eve of Founder's Day, students from all national and international campuses of Amity presented colorful cultural performances of their respective states. Read Full Story

'Largest online learning community' Gradeup marks its presence in PlayStore
New Delhi , Oct, 15 : With an aim to provide better content for aspirants preparing for competitive exams such as CAT, IBPS and other government exams, educational app GradeUP has marked its presence in the ever competitive education industry. Read Full Story

American School launches any time school (ATS) in India
New Delhi , Oct 15 : The American School launches the first American Accredited Preschool brand in India at the International Pavilion of Franchise India Exhibition at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on 15th October. Read Full Story

Amity acquires 170 acre campus in New York
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , Oct.13 : Amity has announced the acquisition of a 170 acre waterfront campus from St. John's University located in Oakdale, Long Island, New York. Read Full Story

India's academic 'gender gap' is same as US: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 13 : Academically talented girls inthe United States surpass boys in language performance and are narrowing the gap with their male counterparts in math achievement, according to new research from the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP). Read Full Story

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University welcomes 573 new students
Oita [Japan], Oct.13 : Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan's leading international University, welcomed 573 new students from 52 countries and regions around the world in an energetic entrance ceremony held recently. Read Full Story

PHD Chamber Organises Series of Educational Workshops on Goods and Services Tax
New Delhi , Oct.10 : With the objective of analyzing in detail the GST provisions vis-a-vis the present indirect tax provisions and understanding the GST Impact on different industry sectors, PHD Chamber is conducting a Knowledge Series on Goods and Services Tax. The Knowledge Series is the second series of GST Workshops conducted by PHD Chamber on Draft Model GST Law, wherein the entire GST law was deliberated in detail. Read Full Story

Taiwan Education Centre opened at SRM University
Chennai , Oct.1 (ANI-Newsvoir):The National Tsing Hua University of Taiwan has established a Taiwan Education Center (TEC) in the the sprawling Kattankulathur campus of SRM University with the objective of enhancing interaction and understanding of the cultures of India and Taiwan. Read Full Story

US University fair to commence in Delhi on Sunday
New Delhi , Sept. 30 : The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), in partnership with the American Council, is organising a U.S. University fair on Sunday at the Lalit Hotel in the National Capital, in which representatives from 33 different U.S. varsities are participating to provide information about their institutions and programmes. Read Full Story

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