Delhi govt’s education reform scheme “Chunauti” based on Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee’s model: Arvind Kejriwal

"Big day for every Indian. Heartiest congratulations to eminent economist Abhijit Banerjee for being among the winners of this year's Nobel prize for Economics," Kejriwal said.
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Why digital upskilling isn’t a choice anymore

With the upcoming trends in technology, and with the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, India can meaningfully leverage its demographic dividend only with sustained efforts to upskill its lar

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‘How did Gandhiji commit suicide?’ Gujarat school exam shocker

The Sufalam Shala Vikas Sankul is an organisation of some self-financed schools and educational institutions getting government grants in Gandhinagar.

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Pranayam, social media etiquettes among UGC’s new ‘life skills’ curriculum for college students

Personal skills like empathising and trusting colleagues for improving interpersonal relations, projecting a good personal image to have a positive impact on one's career, networking and negotiation s

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How education technology startups are easing India’s job crisis

This stream of startups has not only been instrumental in envisaging for a societal transformation which has depend the roots and reach of education across India but has also played a pivotal role in

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Rajasthan government seeks central assistance to extend mid-day meal scheme to class 9-12

On the occasion, the minister was given a demonstration of the self defence training being imparted to girl students in the presence of senior officials of the department.

Under the mid-day meal scheme, every enrolled child, aged 6-14 years and studying in classes 1 to 8, is provided hot cooked meals having certain notified nutritional standards. (representational image) News

Mamata Banerjee govt to set up Kanyashree University in West Bengal to ’empower girls’

Banerjee took to Twitter on International Day of the Girl Child to state that her government started the Kanyashree scheme to empower girls, and it has been allocated a budget of Rs 7,000 crore since

The Mamata Banerjee government has been awarded by the United Nations for Public Service for its Kanyashree scheme in 2017. (File image) News

AIIMS PG 2020 registration date extended | Check full schedule here

AIIMS PG 2020 registration date extended - Here is the new schedule for registration as released by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Check dates.

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NCERT advises schools to play-age appropriate songs during lunch breaks

The guidelines have been formed by a team of educators in association with Jamia Millia Islamia on basis of an year long study conducted in 34 municipal corporation schools.

"While children are proceeding with the lunch or mid-day meals are being served, the schools may utilize this period of time for playing popular age-appropriate songs or music to create a positive and joyful environment," it said. (Representational image) News

AICTE directs engineering colleges to allow student entrepreneurs with short attendance to sit for exams

The colleges have also been asked to explore provisions of on-campus accommodation to student entrepreneurs and permitting semester break for working on their startups.

The AICTE has told institutions that they can also award academic credits. (Representational image) News

Bad news for medical students! China restricts teaching of MBBS in English amid big surge of students from India

China attracts foreign students, specially from India and other Asian countries, due to its affordable courses compared to institutions in the US, the UK and Australia.

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IIT Roorkee wins Clarivate Analytics awards 2019

This year, IIT Roorkee has won these awards in the categories ‘Engineering & Technology’ and ‘Institutions Established over 15 Years’.

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Coursera to help universities around the world take a digital leap

Edtech major says it will help universities around the world take a digital leap

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Award credit points, promotions on basis of ‘quality’ of published work, not quantity: UGC tells VCs

The directive has been issued in the interests of Indian academic publishing and credibility of the research and knowledge production, according to UGC officials.

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Admission to MBBS courses in AIIMS, JIPMER to be through NEET from 2020: Harsh Vardhan

The NMC Act that seeks to usher in mega reforms in the medical education sector received the assent of the President on August 8.

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IIM Calcutta to soon offer online courses in management science, supply chain analytic

With this partnership, IIM Calcutta joins the ranks of 170 top universities — including Yale, University of Michigan, Stanford and Imperial College of London — that offer programs on Coursera whic

"IIM Calcutta wants to be at the forefront of using technology to deliver learning and to expand our presence among learners globally," said Anju Seth, Director, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. News

Observe khadi-wearing day at least once a month, CBSE asks schools

It said that Khadi was the the heritage fabric of India which not only provided employment opportunities to lakhs of rural artisans in the country but also promoted unity and equality.

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UP worst, Kerala best performer in NITI Aayog school education index | Check full ranking

This will be done by providing States and UTs with a platform in order to identify their strengths and weaknesses and undertake requisite course corrections or policy interventions.

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Indian perspective missing in global university rankings: UGC

UGC chairman D P Singh said global ranking agencies largely rely on 'global participation' parameters, something which is lacking in Indian universities.

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Jamia Millia Islamia extends last date for admission for Jammu and Kashmir students over ‘communication gap’

In a letter written to Jammu and Kashmir resident commissioner by the varsity's registrar on September 26, it was mentioned that a number of students had approached the university authorities for admi

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India asks Britain to ensure students from country do not face visa problems

Last year, the Union Cabinet had approved the pact on returns to facilitate the deportation of alleged illegal Indian immigrants in the UK to India and vice-versa.

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IITs asked to come up with action plan after national, international rankings dip

The issue regarding the IITs was raised by HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' during a recent meeting of the IIT Council which is the highest decision-making body of 23 IITs.

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HRD Ministry asks IITs to come up with action plan to improve national, international rankings

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' had also raised the issue of rankings in the recent meeting of the IIT Council, the highest decision-making body of 23 IITs.

This year, three Indian institutes -- IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi and IISc-Bangalore -- had found spots among the top 200 in the prestigious world university rankings released by QS. News

Why edtech must embrace live teaching models

Marketplace model isn’t the best way to impart structured education. So, edtech must evolve to be a platform that controls everything from teacher training to personalised interventions based on dat

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