Education

St Xavier’s College Mumbai gets first non-Christian principal – Rajendra Shinde breaks 150-year record

Mumbai's St Xavier's College will get its first non-Christian principal in the institution's 150-year history after Rajendra Shinde assumes charge on September 1.

CBSE moves Madras HC against order mandating NCERT books for schools

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has filed an appeal in the Madras High Court challenging a single judge order mandating schools affiliated to CBSE to adhere to NCERT prescribed syllabu

Karnataka PUC supplementary result 2018 out: How to check at pue.kar.nic.in, karresults.nic.in

Karnataka PUC supplementary result 2018: The wait is over for students as the Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka, has declared the Karnataka PUC Supplementary Result 2018 at pue.kar.nic

CBSE result 2018: Re-evaluation delivers higher marks for 4,500 Class 12 students, Nagpur gets new topper

CBSE result 2018: It has not been a good year for the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) mired in controversies for all the wrong reasons.

Institute of Eminence tag: BITS Pilani misses out for now, Letter of Intent only after campuses regularised by UGC

BITS was among 10 deemed universities that were directed by UGC to shut down their off-campus centres on November 9, 2015.

IIT Delhi taps alumni for funds, asks them to leave assets for institute in their will

Sanjeev Sanghi, Dean, Alumni Affairs at IIT-D said that they have been requesting the alumni, particularly the ones coming for the Golden Jubilee celebrations, to leave something for the institute.

No bar on enrolling law graduates who cleared Class 10th, 12th exams privately, says Madras High Court

The Madras High Court has made it clear that there was no bar on enrolling law graduates who had passed their class 10 or 12 board examinations privately.

IIT Delhi looks abroad for boost in global ranking after eminence tag: Here’s the big move in works

Several guidelines have been laid down by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for academic bodies to qualify for the status of an 'Institute of Eminence'.

IIT Delhi to set up PhD start-up incubators for research in advanced computational systems

Seeking to encourage research in advanced computational systems and other deep-technologies, the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi has set the ball rolling to establish a PhD start-up incubator, w

Integrated BEd courses from next year, says HRD minister Prakash Javadekar

Even as the Lok Sabha on Monday passed an amendment bill on teachers education, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar announced that four-year integrated B.Ed courses will be started from the next acad

UGC NET 2018: Answer keys, recorded responses released at cbsenet.nic.in; CBSE to declare result soon

CBSE UGC NET 2018: Answer Keys and recorded responses for the exam have been released by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) at cbsenet.nic.in. CBSE will soon declare UGC National Eligibility

Ashoka University, Harvard to teach how to manage nonprofits

Ashoka University’s Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy—in partnership with the Harvard Business School (HBS) Executive Education and Dasra—will host the second cohort of its executive pro

IIT Roorkee extends TIDES Business Incubator to NCR

IIT Roorkee has launched an extension centre of its TIDES Business Incubator in Greater Noida to ensure start-ups incubated by the institute at its Roorkee campus benefit from the start-up ecosystem o

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning are primary domains for reskilling

Simplilearn survey finds AI and ML (25%) are the most widely chosen domains for reskilling, followed by Big Data and data science (20%).

‘When I interned as a CEO for a month at an MNC’

When we evaluate the best-known business enterprises, we usually reference leading tech firms of the Silicon Valley or Europe-based fashion/retail brands.

New Institutions of Importance: A doubtful beginning in the pursuit of global excellence

Much is being hoped by the government of the new IIMs, IITs, AIIMS, NITs, which are expected to be differentiators globally. The reality check, however, unfolds a different story, which creates despai

Why IIT JEE exam is so tough, tricky and complicated: IIT-D director explains

V Ramgopal Rao, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi director, has explained why IIT JEE exam is so tough, tricky and complicated.

Learning made easy! NCERT introducing QR codes in textbooks: Here’s how it will help students

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has initiated the process of introducing QR code in their textbooks, a move aimed at helping students understand chapters better by wa

ICAI CA CPT results 2018 announced, here is how you can check it

ICAI CA CPT results 2018: The Indian Institute of Chartered Accountants of Indian (ICAI) on Friday announced the Common Proficiency Test 2018 results.

Book row: First 2 chapters of history books of Punjab Board ready for 12th standard Chandigarh

The oversight committee, set up by the Punjab government to rectify the flaws in history books, has prepared two chapters of history for Class 12th and one chapter of secondary level, an official stat

Fake research papers: Government develops new software to check plagiarism in PhD thesis

The government today said it is making it mandatory for all universities to scan PhD thesis through a strong software to check plagiarism.

Karnataka SSLC supplementary result 2018 DECLARED at kseeb.kar.nic.in, karresults.nic.in; check out now

Karnataka SSLC supplementary result 2018: The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) has declared the Karnataka SSLC Supplementary Result 2018 today at kseeb.kar.nic.in.

Amendment to Right to Education Act approved in Lok Sabha, ‘no detention’ policy in schools scrapped

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to amend the Right to Education (RTE) that abolishes the 'no detention policy' in schools.

Encrypted test papers for CBSE board examination from 2019? Here is what you should know

In the wake of multiple incidents of leak of board exam question papers earlier this year, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is planning to use encrypted question papers starting 2019 to

Teacher recruitment to be postponed? Here is what Modi government is planning

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is planning to soon ask universities across India to postpone their teacher recruitment process.

Jio Institute blueprint: 1,100 seats and a whopping Rs 100 crore from student fee in first year of operation

The details provided by the institute in its application to the central government also have a mention of its projected earnings. It said that Rs 100 crore will be earned from nearly 1,000 students in

Paper leaks: CBSE mulling encrypted question papers from next year

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is considering using encrypted question papers for Class X and XII examinations and passing on the task of printing them to schools from next year.

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