Education

Haryana Government launches Skill Development Mission for rising entrepreneurs

  The Haryana State Government has launched a Haryana Skill Development Mission on July 13. The scheme was launched by chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on the eve of World Youth Skills Day. The main aim of the mission is to achieve the objective of providing skill training to the youth as per growing needs of the industry and make ... Read More »

IIT-Patna gets a new campus, PM Narendra modi to inaugrate

In pursuit to fulfil their promises, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugrate the IIT-Patna campus at Bihta, 35 km west from the heart of Patna, on July 25. Meanwhile, IIT- Patna director Prof Pushpak Bhattacharya received a communication to this effect from the ministry of Human Resources and Development. According to the statement of Subhash Pandey, IIT registrar, quoted,”As per ... Read More »

Malala Yousafzai marks her 18th birthday by opening a school for Syrian refugees

              Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, celebrated her 18th birthday in Lebanon on Sunday by opening a school for Syrian refugee girls, repeating her call for world leaders to invest in “books not bullets”. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai proved herself to be a symbol of  strength and ... Read More »

Karnataka Diploma results: Declared at www.dte.kar.nic.in

  The Department of Technical Education (DTE), Karnataka, has released the diploma results for the semester exams conducted in April to May 2015, at 3 pm on July 13. The candidates who appeared in semesters first, third and fifth can now check their results on the official website of DTE – the Board of Technical Examinations. The Department of Technical ... Read More »

British Council to launch career oriented programme across India

UK based international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, the British Council, in collaboration with various schools across the country is conducting a week-long series of events around school education. The ‘Schools Week’ has begun with the launch of the British Council’s ‘Generation UK India Teaching Assistants Programme.’ The latter half of the ‘Schools Week’ will witness stimulating discussions ... Read More »

Schools to conduct admissions under RTE after Bombay High Court elucidation

A fresh circular has been issued to all the education officers in the state of Maharashtra by the primary Education Directorate to grant admission to students who have applied under the Right to Education Act, 2009. According to the statement of Dinkar Temkar, deputy director, Primary education, we have asked all education officers to submit a report on the number ... Read More »

Older IITs gets a backseat as newer ones are on the roll

The expansion of IITs has offered its students a feeling of solace and fulfilment. Foundation of new IITs in different topographical areas has indicated point of preference of students. With the progression of time, the part of more established IITs is by all accounts deteriorating and is being supplanted by new IITs. After the first round of counselling for IITs/NITs, ... Read More »

IIT admissions: No takers for 591 seats in the first round of allocation

What could be termed as an unexpected move, close to 600 students aspiring to opt for engineering have not taken an IIT seat despite clearing the JEE (Advanced) examination. The joint seat allocation process for admission in IITs and NITs ended on July 12. The applicants not opting to take admission in the course lead to 591 vacant seats out ... Read More »

Harvard University faces charges on discrimination against asian students

  A complaint filed against Harvard University by 64 Asian-American groups, including four Indian-American organisations has been dismissed by the US Department of Education. These organisations have accused the Ivy League institution of discriminating against Asian-origin applicants in its admissions process and submitted a 50 page complaint to support the claim. The complaints were registered when the students alleged that ... Read More »

BMC bounces back, directs schools to resume admission process

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), after discontinuing the online admissions for Right to Education (RTE) Act quota seats, bounced back in full form. The civic body has directed schools that they would have to admit students who were allotted a seat in the first round of the online process over the next 10 to 15 days. According to the statement ... Read More »