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19 Mar 2019


Five schools in India that are unique and innovative

Education is an important part of life that enables growth and development of one's mind and intellect.

17 Mar 2019


This Bengaluru woman has written 700+ exams for the differently-abled

Pushpa NM is the real life hero Indian education system needs.

15 Mar 2019


A group of home-bound mothers create news app for kids

Kids are utterly curious, and rightly so.

03 Mar 2019


Career options after becoming a Chartered Accountant (CA)

Chartered Accountancy (CA) course, by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is one of the most-sought-after and toughest ones, in India.

25 Feb 2019


Ramdev likely to head India's first government-backed Vedic education board

Baba Ramdev is gearing up to head India's first government-backed Vedic education board after his Trust's bid for setting up the board was adjudged the best by a government panel.

23 Feb 2019

Health & Wellness

CBSE Boards: Diet-tips to beat stress, stay healthy during exams

The CBSE Board exams for classes 10 and 12 have started.

13 Feb 2019


No more heavy bags for young school kids: Meghalaya government

In a major relief to students, the Meghalaya government has put a cap on the weight of schoolbags for all classes and set restrictions on homework for classes 1 and 2.

11 Feb 2019


#CareerBytes: 5 websites that offer test series for UPSC exam

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also known as the IAS exam, is one of the toughest exams and its preparation process is a demanding task.

11 Feb 2019


MHRD committee: Empower IITs to pick own directors, chairpersons

A year after a new Act granted unprecedented autonomy to IIMs, a committee of IIT directors have sought similar powers for the premier engineering institutes.

07 Feb 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2019: Highlights from the Budget speech

On Thursday, the much-awaited Uttar Pradesh Budget was announced for the financial year 2019-20.

03 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi in J&K: Electricity, education, healthcare for all

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir, declared that the state had become one of the first in the country to achieve 100% electrification of households under the Center's Saubhagya Scheme.

02 Feb 2019


#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with Physics Guru Dr. HC Verma

Dr. HC Verma needs no introduction. Almost every student who has studied Physics, especially IIT-JEE/engineering aspirants and students, knows him as the Physics Guru who authored their Bible, "Concepts of Physics".

31 Jan 2019


Rajasthan announces free college education for girls from July

On Wednesday, Rajasthan Higher Education Minister Bhanwar Singh Bhati announced that girls in the state would soon be entitled to free college education in institutes run by the government.

28 Jan 2019


#CBSE2019: How can Class-10 students overcome fear of Mathematics?

Mathematics is a challenging subject and can be a nightmare for many Class-10 students, who are scared of the subject as it involves a vast syllabus, formulae, and concepts.

28 Jan 2019


MHRD could extend right to free education till Class 12

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has said that it is considering a proposal to extend children's right to free education till Class 12.

26 Jan 2019


#CareerBytes: 5 scholarships every engineering student should know about

Engineering is one of the most preferred professional courses but as education is becoming expensive, many are unable to afford to pursue engineering.

21 Jan 2019


Rajasthan government considering setting up a petroleum university

The Rajasthan government has proposed a three-year diploma course in petroleum engineering at the Government Polytechnic College in Jodhpur and is mulling to set up a petroleum university in the state.

16 Jan 2019


India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) has released its 2019 rankings for universities in emerging economies, and 25 Indian higher education institutes have made it to the top 200.

13 Jan 2019


#CareerBytes: How to choose the right engineering college?

Engineering is the most sought-after profession in India and every year, many students have a tough time choosing the right engineering college that offers top quality of education.

12 Jan 2019


#CareerBytes: How to select the best MBA college?

Master of Business Administration (MBA) is one of the most sought-after post-graduate courses in the country.

10 Jan 2019

Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar: Hindi not compulsory under New Education Policy (NEP)

Hours after reports stated that the New Education Policy (NEP) draft contained a provision for making Hindi compulsory in all schools till Class 8, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar dismissed such claims, calling these reports 'mischievous'.

08 Jan 2019


This former MP, 81, has quit politics to pursue PhD

People often say age is just a number, and a former MP in Odisha has justly proved it.

07 Jan 2019


#CareerBytes: Registration for IIM+IIT+ISI joint PGDBA now open; Details here

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata have jointly announced admissions to the 2019-21 Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) programme.

07 Jan 2019


Top universities to offer online degree courses from 2019-20

In a bid to improve access to higher education, the University Grants Commission (UGC), has invited proposals from top institutes in the country to offer courses in the online mode, including degree courses, from the academic year 2019-2020.

06 Jan 2019


Maharashtra education minister orders student's arrest for asking tough question

Maharashtra Education Minister and BJP leader Vinod Tawde has come under fire after he allegedly ordered the arrest of a student recording a video of him being unable to answer tough questions.

01 Jan 2019


Gujarat changes roll-call, students to respond with 'Jai Hind'

In a bid to instil patriotism among children, a notification was issued yesterday by the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, and Director, Primary Education to make students say Jai Hind or Jai Bharat during roll-call.

24 Dec 2018


PM Modi inaugurates projects worth Rs. 14,500cr in Odisha

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi commenced his day-long visit to Odisha, wherein he inaugurated several projects in the domains of health, transportation, and education, among others.

22 Dec 2018


National Mathematics Day: Know how to deal with math anxiety

India marks Srinivasa Ramanujan's birth anniversary on December 22 as National Mathematics Day.

20 Dec 2018


#FinancialBytes: 5 things to notice before finalizing your education loan

Education loans have become a necessity today; as the cost of education keeps skyrocketing, many students need to rely on loans for quality education.

20 Dec 2018


#CBSE2019: How to score over 90% in Class 12 Math?

Mathematics can be a nightmare for some Class 12 students, who are often scared as the subject involves a vast syllabus and a lot of formulae, theories, and concepts.

19 Dec 2018


#CBSE2019: 5 habits of CBSE toppers every student should follow

CBSE board exam preparation can be a stressful time for many students. Despite studying hard, some of them struggle to get good marks.

19 Dec 2018


#CBSE2019: Important dates to remember for X, XII board exams

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is expected to release the date sheet for this year's 10th and 12th board exams soon.

19 Dec 2018


#CareerBytes: Experts and toppers' tips to crack the IIT-JEE exam

The JEE entrance exam is the ultimate test for any engineering aspirant in India.

15 Dec 2018


US: Indian-origin man wins lottery, will donate to underprivileged children

In a touching incident, an Indian-origin man in Florida, United States, who recently won a lottery of $14.5 million (Rs. 104.4 crore), has decided to use the amount to help the underprivileged children in India.

11 Dec 2018

West Bengal

WB Class-10 board paper packets to be opened before students

In a departure from the norm, the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) today announced that question paper packets will henceforth be opened in front of Class 10 candidates, shortly before the commencement of the examination.

06 Dec 2018


#CareerBytes: 6 online courses to help you in JEE preparation

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), the toughest exam for engineering aspirants in India, is offered at two levels: JEE-Main and JEE-Advanced.

04 Dec 2018


#FinancialBytes: 5 important things to consider before taking education loans

With education becoming expensive and the cost of higher education skyrocketing, both in India and abroad, education loans have become a necessity today.

03 Dec 2018


IISc-Bangalore, IIT-Bombay rank among world's top 200 engineering, tech universities

IISc-Bangalore has been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world in the subject category 'Engineering and Technology' in 2019 Times Higher Education rankings.

02 Dec 2018


WB: Minister raps students for blocking roads over attendance rule

Taking strong exception to road blockades staged by college students over attendance mandate, West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee has asserted the government will be forced to take action if the agitators cause inconvenience to the public for "personal benefit".

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