Education

PM Modi inaugrates IIT-Patna new campus; Bihar on high alert

The Indian Institute of Patna (IIT-Patna) was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his day- long visit to Bihar, today. He is also scheduled to address a public rally the same day in Muzaffarpur, around 70 km north of the capital city, along with launching a new rail line and lay the foundation stone for an incubation centre. Modi’s ... Read More »

CBSE launches ‘Udaan 2015’ to promote education for girls; Free online content for engineering aspirants

In an effort to shun the gender gap and the one that exists between school education and engineering entrances, the Central Board of Secondary Education has launched a special programme ‘Udaan 2015’ to mentor girl students. The main aim of the programme is to address the low ratio of enrolment of girl students in prestigious engineering institutes and also provide ... Read More »

Singapore’s Institution to collaborate with a Chennai university

What can be termed as a big development in the field of education, a Singapore-based educational institution will now set up its campus in India through a joint venture with an investment of over Rs 46 crore to offer diploma and masters in the field of business and management.  A 10 million Singapore Dollar (46.69 crore) 70,000 sq ft campus ... Read More »

Ph.D students in Delhi University to get six years; Compulsory entrance exam

Students pursuing Ph.D from Delhi University will now get six and half years to finish their research against the earlier deadline of four years and will have to clear an entrance test for admission to the same. The students of Delhi University pursuing Ph.D are in for a good news! Under the UGC Regulation 2009 (Minimum Standards and Procedure for ... Read More »

Telangana: Teacher ‘punishes’ nine-year old to death

In a horrifying incident on Thursday, a school teacher in Telangana punished a nine year old so severely that the student ended up losing her life. The class teacher punished the girl student as she had not done the homework assigned to her. The victim was a resident of Huzurabad town in Karimnagar district. The girls who lost her life ... Read More »

50 Hindu students to be benefitted from the scholarships provided by a Muslim NGO

In a bid to strengthen Hindu-Muslim ties, Jamiat Ulama E Maharashtra, a famous national, non-profit making organization, representing the Muslim community of India, distributed scholarships to about 400 students, out of which 50 were Hindus. Students from class 6 to graduation level as well as engineering and medical students from various schools and colleges of Mumbai  were awarded the scholarships ... Read More »

IIT Kanpur: Students sign an anti ragging undertaking

On Wednesday, the undergraduate students signed an anti ragging undertaking at the institute. As per the provisions of the anti- ragging verdict  by the Supreme court, the institute has issued the undertaking to the aspirants. By issuing the undertaking, the institute ensures that there will be no ragging  with the new students and also when these kids become seniors, they ... Read More »

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 »