Education

J&K government says no temporary additions to IAS, IPS and IFS cadres this year

Yesterday, the Jammu and Kashmir government decided to do away with temporary additional posts to the IAS, IPS and IFS cadres at all levels. “The Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed decided that as a matter of policy, no temporary additions to the IAS, IPS and IFS cadres be made at any level in ... Read More »

UPSC IAS Prelims 2015: New test centres notified

The UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) will be conducting the IAS Preliminary examination on August 23. There has been a change in some of the allotted examination centres. New centres Imphal center candidates, whose roll numbers fall within 0681544 and 0782031, need to note that their venue has been shifted to MODERN COLLEGE, POROMPAT, IMPHAL EAST – 795001. Candidates whose ... Read More »

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test 2015: Results declared

The Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges’ Association (KPPGCA) has declared the results for the Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2015. The candidates who appeared for the exam can now check their results on the official website. The can do so by following the steps mentioned below: Go to www.kmatindia.com Click on ‘KMAT Result- To know your result click here’ Enter ... Read More »

CABE recommends revocation of no-detention policy, resuming CBSE Class 10 board exams

On August 19, the country’s premier advisory body on education strongly favoured revocation of no-detention policy up to Class 8 and bringing back Class 10 board exams but the government seemed in no hurry to implement them as it asked the states to present their views in writing. In a day-long meeting, the newly reconstituted Central Advisory Board of Education ... Read More »

Rajasthan Board Class 10 and 12: Supplementary exams begin

The Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan (BSER) is set to begin the supplementary examination for Class 10 and Class 12 board exams today. A total of 85,573 students will be appearing for the exams. The Secretary of BSER said that out of these, 41,479 students will appear for the Secondary Examination (Class 10) and 44,099 students will attempt the supplementary ... Read More »

Government approves restructuring of Maulana Azad Education, aims to promote education among minorities

On August 19, the government approved the restructuring of the Maulana Azad Education Foundation, which aims at promotion of education of minorities, by bringing a multi-sectoral approach for addressing critical areas for educational promotion. The government released a statement saying that, “It will be equipped with government and professional experts and human resource with sufficient experience in the field of ... Read More »

FTII Director justifies police action on students

The Director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Prashant Pathrabe¬† said today that he had no choice but to have the students arrested after he was illegally confined and verbally assaulted by them. The director said that, “I was kept in illegal confinement by the students for about eight to 10 hours on Monday night, they (students) formed ... Read More »

Class 10 Board Exams likely to be back; Government decision awaited

The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) committee will now be recommending changes in the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) scheme for Class 10 exams. All CBSE affiliated schools are likely to get back the Class 10 Board Exams for the next academic year. The final call on the issue is expected by August 20. A final call is also ... Read More »

Better job opportunities for Sportsperson; Government to form a committee

Looking to get into the Central Government through the sports quota? The government has now decided to form a committee which will review its recruitment process through the sports quota, where one of the issues will be reviewing whether yoga can be included as a discipline to qualify. The government aims to also review the numerous sports disciplines that would ... Read More »

Diktat issued by teachers in government school ‘obnoxious’: NPP

Today, the National Panthers Party (NPP) leader, Harsh Dev Singh condemned the diktat issued by the teachers in a government school of Doda district in Jammu, strictly telling the students not to sing the national anthem in the morning assembly and termed the entire episode as ‘obnoxious’. He urged the state government to conduct a thorough investigation into the matter ... Read More »