Education

IISc, 2 IITs among 6 in govt’s ‘institutes of eminence’ list

According to the latest world university ranking by UK-based agency Quacquarelli Symonds, IIT-Bombay has a global ranking of 162, the best among Indian institutions, followed by IISc (170) and IIT-Delhi (172). New Delhi: The centre on Monday announced the names of six “institutes of eminence”, three each from the public and private sectors, as part of its plans to create world-class ... Read More »

IIMs face fresh threat to autonomy as HRD ministry seeks more control

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar. The HRD ministry is deliberating whether the government should have a say on the appointment of an IIM chairman. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: The government is framing rules to partially control how the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) function to curb potential misuse of the powers accorded to the board of the elite B-schools under the ... Read More »

Smart Strategies For A Student’s Success

What are the different ways a student can be taught or what are the effective ways of studying? A student must have two types of prior knowledge before studying a subject. First- brief knowledge about the subject and second knowledge about how learning works. Parents and teachers are the best at imparting the first kind of knowledge. Here are some ... Read More »

HRD Ministry forms panel to examine CBSE’s exam conduct process

The HRD Ministry had last week announced the re-examination of the CBSE Class 12 Economics paper on 25 April. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The HRD Ministry has set up a “high-powered committee” to examine the process by which the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts examinations, following the alleged leak of the Class 10 Mathematics and the Class 12 Economics ... Read More »

SC dismisses pleas challenging CBSE’s decision to conduct re-exam

Several petitions were filed before the apex court after the CBSE said on 28 March that the Class 10 maths and Class 12 economics paper had allegedly leaked. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed five petitions challenging the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) decision to conduct a re-examination of the Class 12 Economics paper after an ... Read More »

Kerala approves bill to regularize MBBS admissions, move to benefit 180 students

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Photo: PTI Bengaluru: The Kerala assembly on Wednesday approved a bill to regularize MBBS admissions, which had previously been deemed illegal by two official panels, apart from the Medical Council of India. The Kerala Professional Colleges (Regulation and Admission in Medical Colleges) Bill 2017 will benefit about 180 students of two colleges—Kannur Medical College and Karuna ... Read More »

CBSE denies Class 12 accountancy paper leak, lodges FIR against miscreants

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Thursday said that he had received complaints about an alleged leak of CBSE’s Class 12 accountancy paper. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday denied reports of leak of Class 12 accountancy paper, while adding that it was the work of some “miscreants” who tried to “play mischief” ... Read More »

Delhi govt orders probe into complaints of CBSE Class 12 accountancy paper leak

DoE officials said the question paper being circulated on WhatsApp matches the original paper but the suspected leak has not been ascertained yet. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The Delhi Government on Thursday said that it has received complaints of class 12 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) accountancy paper being leaked following which a probe was ordered, even as the board ... Read More »

IITs should be among top hundred global institutions: Satya Pal Singh

To reach the goal the institutes need to fulfil multiple requirements like international students and faculty and research and innovation, says union minister Satya Pal Singh. Bhubaneswar: Union minister Satya Pal Singh has said that the institutes like IITs should find place among the 100 top global institutes of higher learning. To reach the goal the institutes need to fulfil multiple ... Read More »

NTPC ties up with IIM-A to set up full-fledged B-school

IIM-A will help in designing the course, teaching, helping in faculty recruitment and working on joint projects. Photo: HT New Delhi: India’s largest power utility NTPC Ltd on Tuesday joined hands with Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) to establish a management school in Noida near Delhi that would offer specialized courses on energy management and work as a policy think tank. ... Read More »