AIPMT 2015: Muslim students upset with the dress code guidelines

The Central Board of Secondary Education has issued a set of strict guidelines for the dress code to be worn at the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) and is now facing opposition from an umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, the All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat. According to the rules, the students, boys or girls, cannot wear a “scarf”. They must ... Read More »

Narendra Modi launches Skill India Mission: Calls India the ‘Human Resource Capital’

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the ambitious Skill India Mission and proposed declaring India as the ‘Human Resource Capital’. The mission is aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and training around 500 million Indians with appropriate skills to find jobs. The policy named ‘National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015’ will be like a war against poverty, which ... Read More »

Bihar government to implement new education schemes

  The Bihar Government, in an effort to extend educational benefits and welfare schemes to upper caste poor, has laid down provisions to issue caste certificates to those belonging to either the Hindu upper castes- Rajputs, Brahmins and Kayasthas or Muslim upper castes- Sheikh, Sayyed and Pathan. The proposal has come with the recommendations of the Bihar State Upper Caste ... Read More »

IIT admissions: Students with even 6 percent to be given a seat

  What could be termed as an unexpected move, close to 600 students aspiring to opt for engineering did not take an IIT seat despite clearing the JEE (Advanced) examination. As a result, the elite group of institutions are now likely to lower the bar for admissions in order to include people from the weaker strata of the society. The ... Read More »

Odisha Class 12 Boards 2015: Supplementary exam results declared

      The Odisha Council of Higher Secondary Education (OCHSE) declared the Class 12 board results at 10:30 am, today. The board declared the results for all four streams, Science, Commerce, Arts and Vocational, simultaneously. The students can now to check their results online at the official site of the council. In order to view their results, the students ... Read More »

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

  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 »