Education

FTII Controversy: Govt accepts resignation of Jahnu Barua, Santosh Sivan and Pallavi Joshi

In yet another controversy surrounding Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), the government has accepted the resignation of film-maker Jahnu Barua, Cinematographer Santosh Sivan and Actor Pallavi Joshi as members of the FTII Society. The trio quit earlier this month due to the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the President of the Society and Chairman of its Governing Council. ... Read More »

Delhi University to introduce ragging norms to control racial bias

Even after various anti-ragging rules and punishment for the same being set up in colleges and educational institutions all over the country, an issue regarding a fresher being harassed, teased and molested comes in the limelight some or the other day. Be it a transgender, foreigner or others, discrimination has been experienced by most of them. With the rise in ... Read More »

Anand Kumar’s Super 30 success story to feature in a French film

Mathematician Anand Kumar has added yet another feather to his cap! Anand, who’s Super 30 institute is acclaimed for helping students of deprived section to crack the prestigious IIT entrance examination, now features in a film made by famous French director Pascal Plisson. The film titled ‘The Big Day’ has already gained popularity and is being displayed on TV and ... Read More »

Reserve Bank of India notifies recruitment for summer interns

The Reserve Bank of India has notified a vacancy for a summer placement in the Control Office of RBI in various cities and has alerted the reputed institutes and colleges offering Masters Degree in Business Management to send in applications of eligible candidates. The candidates can apply for the post following the given guidelines: Details of the post: Name of ... Read More »

SCC re-exam: More than 1.3 lakh students appear for the exam

The re-examination for Maharashtra Board SSC exams was held on July 21 by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE). Approximately 1.38 lakh students had registered for the exam, out of this 32,325 candidates were form Mumbai. The results are expected to be be declared by the third week of August. The students who clear these ... Read More »

Kerala government makes AIDS awareness compulsory for school students

Kerala government has decided to make awareness about dreaded disease AIDS mandatory among school students of Class 8 to 12, chief minister Oommen Chandy today said. Instructions in this regard had been given to the education department, he said, at a high-level official meeting convened in his chamber at the assembly. “Kerala will be a model in AIDS control,” Chandy ... Read More »

Narendra Modi to inaugrate IIT-Patna new campus on July 25

    The Bihar government is taking all measures to ensure a successful visit by the Prime Minister and beefing up the security during his public rally in Muzaffarpur, as well. Narendra Modi’s security will be looked after by the Special Protection Group (SPG) – an elite commando force along with the involvement of the Bihar government. Presently, IIT Patna ... Read More »

Odisha matriculation supplementary exam results declared : 28.52 % students make a mark

An increment was observed in the pass percentage of students, who have appeared for the Odisha matriculation supplementary exam. Out of total 16129 students who appeared for the exam, 4563 students passed the same. President of the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) D P Nanda, who announced the results said that an improvement has been seen in the pass percentage, ... Read More »

AIPMT 2015: Muslim students upset with the dress code guidelines

The Central Board of Secondary Education has issued a set of strict guidelines for the dress code to be worn at the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) and is now facing opposition from an umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, the All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat. According to the rules, the students, boys or girls, cannot wear a “scarf”. They must ... Read More »

Narendra Modi launches Skill India Mission: Calls India the ‘Human Resource Capital’

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the ambitious Skill India Mission and proposed declaring India as the ‘Human Resource Capital’. The mission is aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and training around 500 million Indians with appropriate skills to find jobs. The policy named ‘National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015’ will be like a war against poverty, which ... Read More »