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  • Aadhaar-enabled biometric attendance system introduced in Tripura

    Agartala: An Aadhaar-enabled biometric attendance system was introduced in the Tripura Secretariat on Saturday to maintain employees are in their respective offices in time. Introducing the new system, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb asked the government employees and officers to attend their offices on time and complete their assigned task[Read More…]

  • Gujarat government launches ‘School on Wheels’ for kids of salt pan workers

    The Gujarat government recently launched a pilot and unique project, ‘School on Wheels’ for the children of salt pan workers. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani introduced the project saying,  “The idea is to provide infrastructure and teaching facility as part of Right to Education (RTE) for children in the 6-14 age[Read More…]

  • DU Law Faculty takes down entrance test result after complaints

    New Delhi: Flooded with complaints of irregularities, Delhi University’s Law Faculty on Wednesday withdrew results for its undergraduate entrance test within an hour of publishing it on its website. The results for the entrance test — conducted online on June 18 — was published at 11 a.m. on Wednesday and[Read More…]

  • IIM Bodh Gaya makes 100% placement record, attaining maximum package of Rs 24 lakh

    The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) located in Bodh Gaya, Bihar has set a record of 100% placement with a maximum salary package of Rs 24 lakh. Vinita Sahay, director of Bodh Gaya IIM, confirmed the institution’s 100% placement in the academic session of the year 2016-18, saying, “The success[Read More…]

  • Jadavpur University brings back admission tests, VC wants to resign

    Kolkata: Under pressure from protesting students and revolt by a large section of teachers, Jadavpur University authorities on Tuesday decided to bring back the admission test system for admission to six under-graduate courses, but the Vice Chancellor announced that he would resign. The decision to admit students in the six[Read More…]

  • Yet to be set up Reliance’s Jio institute accorded ‘Institutes of Eminence’ status

    The HRD Ministry today granted “Institutions of Eminence” status to three public and three private institutes, enabling them to get full autonomy and special incentives to project them as “world class universities”. While the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry will grant Rs 1,000 crore funds to the three public institutions in the[Read More…]

  • JU row: Students continue hunger strike, authorities seek advisory from Chancellor

    Kolkata: With stalemate continuing in Jadavpur University over its decision to scrap admission test for six under-graduate courses, its authorities on Saturday sought a directive from West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi – the ex-officio chancellor – on the emerging situation, even as students continued their hunger strike. Virtually backing the[Read More…]

  • NET, NEET, JEE (Mains) to be conducted twice a year: Prakash Javadekar

    Addressing a press conference on Saturday July 7, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said the National Eligibility Test (NET) would be conducted in December while the JEE (Mains) would be conducted in January and April, and NEET in February and May. Javadekar announced that the National Testing Agency would start[Read More…]

  • CBSE paper leak case: Principal of Mother Khazani School arrested

    Principal of Mother Khazani Convent School has been arrested by Delhi police on Wednesday July 4, in connection with the CBSE paper leak case. Earlier, two teachers and a coaching centre tutor were arrested for allegedly leaking the CBSE class XII economics board paper.

  • Five lakh applications for 4,257 guest teachers opening in Bihar

    Patna: Nearly five lakh candidates, mostly engineering and Ph.D degree holders, have applied for 4,257 posts of guest teachers in the government-run schools of Bihar, officials said on Tuesday. We have received nearly five lakh applications for 4,257 posts of guests teachers in schools. It is much beyond our expectation,[Read More…]

  • Five books to look forward to in July 2018

    New Delhi: Though summer is at its peak in most parts of India and literary events almost at a standstill, the coming month will bring cheer to many readers as it will mark the release of some riveting offerings. Here are the five books yearning for prospective readers in the[Read More…]

  • Delhi University issues 3rd cut off, English, Economics still on offer

    New Delhi: The Delhi University on Friday issued its third cut-off list with many popular colleges still offering seats for popular courses. With close to half of total seats already taken across 60 plus colleges of the varsity, many colleges still issued cut-off for the courses like English, Economics, and[Read More…]

  • Jindal varsity’s international affairs students shine in job market

    Sonipat: Turning a common perception on its head, international affairs students of O.P. Jindal Global University here have shown that pursuing a so-called conventional course can also open several doors of recruitment including in multinational companies, think tanks and international NGOs. This year, Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC), Care India[Read More…]

  • DU issues first cut-off, Lady Shriram College bids highest at 98.75%

    New Delhi: Delhi University colleges on Monday announced their first cut-off list for admission, with Lady Shriram College setting it highest of them all for its B.A. (Programme) course at 98.75 per cent. For its Psychology course, the college set its cut off at 98.25 per cent, reducing it by[Read More…]

  • National Education Policy by end of 2018: Javadekar

    New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday that the much awaited National Education Policy’s zero draft is ready and will be implemented by the end of 2018. The draft of the policy is ready. We are giving it the final shape, said Javadekar, who was[Read More…]

  • Solving past question papers helped: JEE topper Pranav Goyal

    Chandigarh: For JEE-Advanced 2018 topper Pranav Goyal, solving the previous years’ question papers helped him a lot in getting an insight into the exam pattern and to come up tops in the prestigious competition. If you focus well, your study hours won’t really matter. So, just stay focused and calm.[Read More…]

  • Planning a student loan? 5 essentials to keep in mind

    New Delhi: For long, parents have been saving for the primary and secondary education of their children, as well as any higher studies. The past 10-15 years have seen a change with more students willing to take on the responsibility to fund their education, and this is where student loans[Read More…]

  • Qualifying exams for 5th, 8th standards from 2019: Javadekar

    Kolkata: The Centre is hoping to pass the proposed education bill in the Monsoon session of Parliament to start examinations in 5th and 8th standards in government schools from March next year, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Saturday. Stating that 25 out of 29 Indian states have agreed[Read More…]

  • Upset over bad CBSE results, 2 students commit suicide

    New Delhi: Upset over not scoring good results in class 10th board exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), two students allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves on Tuesday. Police said, one of the deceased identified as Rohit Kumar Meena (17) was a student of Dwarka’s M.R.[Read More…]

  • Higher education institutions to award degrees for online courses

    New Delhi: Higher Educational Institutions (HEI) can now offer certificate, diploma and degree programmes in full-fledged online mode, along with, as has been the norm, those offered in the regular mode, sunject to certain conditions, the government announced on Thursday. These regulations will be made applicable from the academic session[Read More…]

  • Rs 4 cr grant for Centre of Excellence at Aligarh Muslim University

    The Central government has approved a grant of Rs 4 crore to establish a “Centre of Excellence” for research on Bioinspired Nanomaterials and Drugs at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). The “Translational Research on Bioinspired Nanomaterials and Drugs from Endophytes” will be done in active collaboration with researchers from various national institutes. Led by Professor Absar[Read More…]

  • CBI books four in NEET-UG exam cheating case

    New Delhi: The CBI has registered a case against four persons who promised candidates appearing in the NEET (UG) 2018 exam to secure admission in government and private colleges. The owners of Delhi-based Akruti Education, Ashwani Tomar and Arti Tomar, along with Mohit Kumar, a tout from Uttar Pradesh, and Manoj[Read More…]

  • Jindal Global Law School students get highest ‘Day Zero’ offers

    Sonipat (Haryana): The 2019 graduating batch of Jindal Global Law School, part of the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) here, has received 23 “Day Zero” offers, the highest for any law school in India this year, the university has said. Day Zero offers refer to placement offers given to law school[Read More…]

  • 137 students of Rahmani Program of Excellence shine at the JEE Mains Exam

    Patna: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) published the results of the national competitive examination known as the Joint Entrance Examination for candidate selection to the engineering institutes on the 30th April 2018.  137 students of Rahmani Program of Excellence were successful this year where more than one million[Read More…]

  • Anudeep tops 2017 civil services exam, Anu Kumari secures second rank

    New Delhi: Anudeep Durishetty topped in 2017 Civil Services Exam, the results of which were released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday evening. According to an official release, Durishetty topped the Civil Services Examination while Anu Kumari secured the second rank and was the topper among the female[Read More…]