Education

More jobs for all; Delhi Government to hold a Job-Summit on August 27

Following the Skill India Mission that was recently launched by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Delhi Government will now be holding a large-scale summit, in order to provide better employment opportunities to the youth. The mission is aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and training people with appropriate skills to find jobs. The idea of holding a summit was strengthened after ... Read More »

Bane or Boon: Allahabad HC directs UP officials to send their kids to only government schools

The Allahabad High Court has passed a significant judgment, where it has directed the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary to ensure that government servants, elected representatives and members of judiciary send their children to government-run primary schools.  In its order, the State Government has also been asked to take appropriate steps to ensure that the guidelines are implemented from the next ... Read More »

Panjab University puts students under confusion

Panjab University (PU) Chandigarh, which is among the leading educational institution in the country, today put the students of a particular course under confusion. The publicity department of the university made an error about results of particular programme, which put the students in quandary. Vineet Punia, the Director of Public Relations of Panjab University, had issued a communication mentioning that ... Read More »

Mumbai University lands in trouble; 136 fake degrees caught yet again!

Revealing shocking statistics, the Mumbai University has received 136 fake degrees just in four months of the academic year 2015-2016. This has even surpassed the number of similar cases reported in the last three years. Recently, a vendor stationed outside the campus was seen supplying fake degrees, which resulted in Pune-based activist Vihar Durve to submit an RTI seeking information ... Read More »

Say bye to heavy school bags; Government proposes new guidelines

To make the process of going to school a more joyous one, a set of guidelines have been proposed by the Centre suggesting steps such as well-designed timetables and use of child-friendly rucksacks. Other measures proposed include discouraging reference books and children up to Class 2 leaving behind their bags in school. The guidelines, which would be placed before the ... Read More »

FTII Pune students’ protest: Director Prashant Pathrabe released from student’s captivity after few hours

Students of Film and Television Institute of India have been protesting and boycotting classes since June 12, demanding the removal of Gajendra Chauhan, who is the chairman of the institute and reconstitution of the FTII body. The protest is being held as the students doubt his credentials and do not consider him to be capable enough to head the institute. ... Read More »

AIPMT 2015: Counselling to begin soon; Check schedule

The Central Board of Secondary Education declared the results for All India Pre Medical/Pre Dental Test 2015 on August 16. Vipul Garg of Haryana, topped the examination with 695 marks out of 720. Khushi Tiwari came a close second with 688 marks. The candidates who have cleared the exam are now eligible to appear for the counselling/allotment process for MBBS/BDS ... Read More »

Maharashtra CM inaugrates IIM-Nagpur; first one in the city

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the first of the six Indian Institutes of Management that the Narendra Modi government proposed last year. To be mentored by IIM-Ahmedabad, it will start with a batch of 60 students in a temporary campus, located in Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology. IIM Ahmedabad director Ashish Nanda said that the institute had volunteered to ... Read More »

Civil Services 2015: A committee likely to be formed for age-relaxation of candidates

To view complex matters like age-relaxation, eligibility, syllabus and pattern of the paper, an expert committee has been set up for the selection-procedure of IAS and IPS officers, according to a PTI report. “The central government has received various representations on issues concerning the scheme of Civil Services Examination (CSE) including for relaxation in maximum age limit and setting of ... Read More »

Admit cards for the UPSC IAS 2015 examination are available now

The admit cards for the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) IAS preliminary examination 2015 are available now at the official website of UPSC. The candidates who have registered themselves for this exam can download the same from today onwards till August 23. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts several written examinations as well as interviews for selecting eligible and ... Read More »