Education

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 »

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 »