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IITs to get 1,000 extra seats from next year

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has decided to allot at least 1,000 extra seats to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) from the next year, giving more engineering aspirants a chance to study at the famed institutes.

29 Sep 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: MCD school by day, rental accommodation by night

Delhi Deputy CM and Education Minister, Manish Sisodia, conducted a late-night raid at an MCD school in Kalyanpuri Block-19, where the guard had been renting out classrooms to people at night.

Jamia's new night-out guideline for female hostelers sparks row

After Banaras Hindu University, now Jamia Millia Islamia is under scanner for trying to regulate the personal freedom of female students.

23 Sep 2017


Bihar TET exams set new low: Only 17% clear test

Throwing more light on Bihar's abysmal record in education, only 17% candidates managed to clear the Teachers' Eligibility Test (TET) examination.

22 Sep 2017


IITs lift ban on 31 companies, allowing them to hire

The IITs have revoked a ban on 31 companies that they blacklisted last year. Most were start-ups.

18 Sep 2017


Mumbai: Colleges have only 55 days to cover semester portion

Post-graduation students at Mumbai University and its affiliated colleges are worried as the results mess has delayed PG admissions, the deadline for which has been pushed to 25 September.

16 Sep 2017


HRD names 25 cleanest higher education institutes of India

The HRD Ministry has released its Swachhta Rankings list 2017, where Higher Education Institutions (HEI) have been graded, according to their cleanliness.

SC issues directive to ensure safety of school children

A plea seeking the implementation of existing guidelines for schoolchildren's safety was filed by two lawyers in the SC.

13 Sep 2017


Robots will replace teachers to provide quality education

In the next ten years, humans and AI will be more in sync than they're today. We'd overcome the initial hiccups and imbibe AI into our day-to-day lives.

12 Sep 2017


ISB, IIMB organize doctoral consortium for training new B-School faculty

The Indian School of Business (ISB) and the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) partnered for organizing a consortium on training doctoral candidates about to begin their careers as B-School faculties.

11 Sep 2017


11-year-old girl made to stand inside boys' toilet as punishment

A school in Hyderabad went to shocking lengths to shame a student for not wearing the proper uniform.

08 Sep 2017


Mumbai University: Law, teachers-training students oppose NOC to switch colleges

Students pursuing Mumbai University's law and teachers' training courses are opposing a new rule that has put them in a fix.

08 Sep 2017


Government scraps Rs. 8700 crore funding project for IITs

The finance ministry has rejected a Rs. 8,700cr scheme that was being planned for seven IITs to improve their global standing.

05 Sep 2017

Bombay High Court

Is math making life hard? Deal with your 'math anxiety'

When the Bombay HC suggested making mathematics an optional subject in board exams, it raised an important-yet-often-ignored issue.

05 Sep 2017

Bombay High Court

Mumbai University results: Absent student gets 21 marks in exam

As the Mumbai University continues to face criticism for delaying the results, yet another shocking incident surfaced!

05 Sep 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Gautam Gambhir promises lifetime education to J&K martyr's daughter Zohra

Cricketer Gautam Gambhir has now vowed to support the education of Zohra, the five-year-old daughter of a martyr whose tears silenced thousands.

04 Sep 2017


VTU 2017 Results: Revaluation starts today; new norms introduced

Karnataka's Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) declared results of Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Technology courses for semester exams held in Jun-Jul'17.

04 Sep 2017


Three Mumbai primary teachers among 350 national teacher awardees

Three primary school teachers from Mumbai would receive National Teachers Awards from President Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of Teacher's Day.

04 Sep 2017


250 Mumbai University students 'fail' due to careless paper checking

Students of Mumbai University have had a harrowing exam session. For the last two months, lakhs had to deal with delayed results that halted their future plans. The university's new digital evaluation system turned out more messy than revolutionary.

03 Sep 2017

Bombay High Court

Mumbai University reduces grace-mark eligibility for students with learning disability

Mumbai University has changed the rule for grace marks awarded to students with learning disability. It is apparently against the order passed by Bombay High Court.

02 Sep 2017


A whopping 800 engineering colleges to shut down next year

The AICTE is planning to shut down 800 engineering colleges due to plunging admission rates in these institutions, Chairman Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe said.

01 Sep 2017


IIMB's new initiative to bolster Indo-Japan ties

The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) is all set to launch the "India-Japan Study Centre @ IIMB" initiative.

01 Sep 2017


Karnataka: "Completely free" education for girls from 2018

Karnataka Government would provide "completely free education" for the girls in the state up to post-graduation from 2018, announced Higher Education Minister Basavaraja Rayareddi.

31 Aug 2017


Lucknow: Class-III boy mercilessly slapped 40 times by teacher

A shocking video of a teacher mercilessly pushing a Class-III boy and repeatedly slapping him 40 times in Lucknow's St. John Vianney High School has gone viral.

29 Aug 2017


Karnataka state-board schools to now prepare their own question papers

Schools in Karnataka following the state board will now have to set their own question papers from the upcoming mid-term examinations.

29 Aug 2017


IIT-Bombay students to be fined everytime they forget ID card

In a fresh notification, the IIT-Bombay has announced that every time a student forgets to carry his/her ID card while entering or exiting the campus, he/she will be fined Rs. 200.

23 Aug 2017

Aadhaar Card

Now Aadhaar mandatory for open school exams

The scope of Aadhaar has extended further. From now, the Unique Identity will be mandatory to appear for open school exams to prevent cheating.

22 Aug 2017


SC orders TN to follow NEET after Centre withdraws exemption

The SC ruled that Tamil Nadu will have to follow the NEET, a common entrance exam for medical colleges, like all other states.

21 Aug 2017


IIT-JEE Advanced to go online from next year

From next year, the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced, the gateway to the prestigious IITs, will go completely online.

16 Aug 2017


No promotion in Telangana colleges if marks below 50%

Telangana has new rules for its colleges. Now students will have to secure at least 50% marks in their semester exams to be promoted to the next year.

16 Aug 2017


Mumbai University misses third deadline for results declaration

With August 15, Mumbai University has missed the third deadline to declare results. Over 1.5L answersheets are yet to be evaluated.

12 Aug 2017


Gujarat: 3.5 lakh students to get 'NAMO' tabs for Rs.1000

There is good news for Gujarati college students, the government will give tablets to 3.5 lakh students for Rs. 1,000 each.

11 Aug 2017


Over 27 lakh engineering seats vacant for last 3 years

According to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), over 27 lakh engineering seats have been lying vacant across various engineering colleges in India since the last three years.

10 Aug 2017


SC raps CBSE over NEET row

The SC today rapped the CBSE for setting different question papers for students taking the NEET in regional languages.

10 Aug 2017


Registrations begin for CAT 2017, to close on Sept 20

Registrations have begun for CAT 2017, to be held on November 26. The deadline to register is September 20.

06 Aug 2017


Going against norms, HRD proposes roadmap for transforming UP's schools

The Human Resource Development Ministry has proposed a plan aimed at overhauling Uttar Pradesh's fledgling education system.

06 Aug 2017


Mumbai University badly messed up its revolutionary digital evaluation process

Like so many Indian agencies, the University of Mumbai went digital this time- in January, Vice-Chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh announced all evaluations would be done digitally though an on-screen system.

04 Aug 2017


Only 62.81% schools in India have electricity connections

According to the latest data available with the Centre, over 37% of schools in the county didn't have electricity connections till March.

03 Aug 2017


Cabinet scraps no-detention policy: Students can fail in Classes V,VIII

The Cabinet has scrapped the no-detention policy of schools which allowed automatic promotion of students till Class VIII, irrespective of performance in exams.