Education

Delhi Institute of Hotel Management (DIHM) to be converted into full-fledged university

The Delhi Institute of Hotel Management (DIHM) will soon be converted into a full-fledged university which shall provide world-class courses in hospitality and tourism management, Deputy Chief Ministe

IBM, IIT-Bombay tie up to accelerate AI application

IBM and IIT-Bombay Wednesday announced a tie-up to advance and accelerate the application of artificial intelligence, making the premier college the first outside North America with which the global t

What is PISA test? India is taking part first time since 2009; check questions, rankings, scores, subjects

What is PISA test? The PISA is conducted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation Development (OECD) every three years. PISA results are known to have an impact on the way education is practiced i

Rajyavardhan Rathore chairs I&B’s consultative committee meeting on issues faced by IIMC

Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore Monday chaired a consultative committee meeting of the ministry during which various issues faced by the Indian Institute of Mass Communica

How private sector can play a bigger role in higher education

If only a tax rebate incentive is given to private funding for not-for-profit institutions, the govt can mobilise three times the money it has forgone as tax revenue, into the education system.

In a first! Woman president for Panjab University students’ council

For the first time in the history of Panjab University's students’ council, a woman has taken up the position of its President on Thursday.

IIT Delhi students bag James Dyson Award, lucrative prize money; here is what they designed

Two students from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi recently won the James Dyson Award from India along with a lucrative prize money worth Rs 1.70 lakh for designing convenient medical eq

Teachers Day 2018: VP M Venkaiah Naidu for imparting school education in mother tongue

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday made a strong pitch for imparting school education in mother tongue throughout the country.

CBSE to relax norms for differently-abled students

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is preparing a draft report with recommendations on relaxations and exemptions for the differently and specially-abled students, according to an officia

UK universities group calls for new post-study visa to attract Indian students

An influential representative body for the UK's leading universities on Tuesday called for a new post-study visa in an attempt to address a massive fall in international student numbers from countries

Creating workforce for future factories: A skilled workforce is a key element for the adoption of Manufacturing 4.0

Skilling is the most critical and complex component of manufacturing transition; a skilled workforce forms a key element for the adoption of Manufacturing 4.0.

How to create the readers of the future in the digital age

India has the unique distinction of being one of the youngest populations in the world. They need to acquire knowledge and skills to become a productive member of the society.

Skill India: Of the 47 crore working-age people, only 10% receive training to skilled employment opportunities

Of the 47 crore working-age people (18-35 years), only 10% receive any kind of training or access to skilled employment opportunities.

India needs 1.4 million career counsellors to maintain a globally acceptable student-to-school-counsellor ratio

The 2018 Annual International Career and College Counseling Conference held last week in Delhi noted that India’s 350 million students need at least 1.4 million career counsellors to maintain a glob

Delhi Government invites applications for Fee Assistance Scheme with 100% scholarship – Check eligibilty criteria, other details

Applications are now open for Delhi government's 'Merit-cum-Means linked Financial Assistance Scheme'.

UGC seeks proposals from institutions for extension of vocational courses

The UGC has sought proposals from institutions for extension of their vocational courses and community college programmes.

Delhi University earns over Rs 3 crore in revaluation fees, fights against bringing answer-sheets under RTI

The Delhi University earned over Rs 3 crore in fees paid by students for either revaluation or rechecking their answer-sheets and for providing photocopies of answer-sheets to them between 2015-16 and

Delhi schools admission: Over 12,500 seats remain vacant under EWS category

Total number of seats under this EWS category in the private schools are 48,122 seats. “These are especially in good/ reputed schools, there is no reason why parents should not report for admissions

Modi govt to provide free coaching of IIT-JEE, NEET and UGC-NET exams? What we know so far

The step might come as a big blow to private institutions who charge a hefty fee to the JEE and NEET aspirants.

Work on world class educational hub in Mewat to begin next month, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The work on a world-class educational hub that will focus on formal education and skill development will begin next month in the minority-dominated area of Mewat, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abb

ICAR AIEEA result 2018: Students alert! UG, PG results expected today at icarexam.net icar.org.in

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research or ICAR is expected to declare the result of All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA) 2018 on August 30 on its official websites - icarexam.net

Good news for JEE, NEET aspirants: Government to provide free coaching to students from 2019

JEE and NEET aspirants can rejoice as from 2019 the Indian government is set to provide free coaching for these competitive examinations.

Class X student misses out on 1st rank as Bihar Board leaves answer unchecked; Patna HC imposes Rs 5 lakh fine

The Patna high court has imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on the Bihar board as it left an answer unchecked of an examinee.

Momo challenge alert! ICSE board requests parents to do this to keep children away from deadly game

With reports of Whatsapp messages inviting youngsters to play an online game 'Momo Challenge', the Association of Heads of ICSE schools, West Bengal, has called upon all member schools.

Mines ministry invites research proposals from academic institutions

The government today said it has invited proposals from academic and other institutions to conduct research.

Academicians say PMO’s intervention in ‘diluting’ norms for selection of IoEs unethical, shameful

A number of prominent academicians today alleged that overriding of guidelines for selection of 'Institutions of Eminence' by the Prime Minister's Office was an "unethical" and "shameful" step, saying

MSBSHSE, Maharashtra SSC supplementary result 2018: 10th result declared at mahresult.nic.in – How to check

MSBSHSE, Maharashtra SSC supplementary result 2018: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or MSBSHSE declared the SSC supplementary result 2018 on its official websit

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