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17 Feb 2018


IITs, IIMs fail food safety test. Should you be worried?

The campus kitchens of 10 out of India's 12 premier educational institutes don't adhere to food safety rules. They failed a third-party audit conducted by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

17 Feb 2018


Thane school trustee thrashes students for disturbing sleep, gets arrested

A Thane school trustee has been arrested on Friday for allegedly locking up and thrashing 50 students with a fiber rod for disturbing her sleep.

16 Feb 2018


Modi interacts with students at 'Pariksha par charcha'

Days ahead of school board exams, PM Narendra Modi interacted with students at a session called 'Pariksha par charcha' at Delhi's Talkatora Stadium.

15 Feb 2018

Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena: Maha-government teaching sex education to Class-1 students disgraceful

Shiv Sena's morality values have risen again. Their latest target is their own Maharashtra government's education minister Vinod Tawde.

13 Feb 2018


IIM Ahmedabad to launch first international center in Dubai

The renowned Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) is setting up its first international center in Dubai in partnership with UAE-based BRS Ventures.

13 Feb 2018


Ghaziabad: Video of government school children preparing food goes viral

A shocking video of students from a primary government school in Ghaziabad, preparing food in the school kitchen, has gone viral and is being shared on social media.

11 Feb 2018

Uttar Pradesh

10L students skip UP exams due to strict anti-cheating measures

Over 10L students, or 15% of the registered candidates, have skipped the UP school board exams in the first four days.

10 Feb 2018


Applying for NEET-2018? Here's all you need to know

The CBSE announced that National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), the all-India entrance exam for medical college admissions, will be conducted on 6 May'18.

09 Feb 2018

Aadhaar Card

Online registrations begin for NEET 2018

Online registrations have begun for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2018. The deadline is March 9.

08 Feb 2018


Delhi government announces 'Happiness Classes' in schools

The Delhi Government on Wednesday announced about introducing 'happiness classes' in all its schools from Nursery to Class VIII, for the academic session starting from April.

08 Feb 2018

Uttar Pradesh

1.8L students skip UP board exam due to anti-cheating measures

Left red-faced after a mass cheating fiasco in recent years, the UP education board has taken steps to ensure there's no copying in the Class 10 and 12 exams this time.

07 Feb 2018


Here's how to download CBSE Class 10, 12 admit cards

With less than a month to go for the CBSE Class 10/12 board exams, the board has released admit cards for regular as well as private candidates online.

06 Feb 2018


Controversy-hit Delhi University to conduct forensic tests on admission documents

Hit by allegations of a massive admission scam, Delhi University (DU) is going hi-tech to ensure genuine applications.

05 Feb 2018


Bengaluru: After Kannada becomes mandatory in schools, parents take lessons

After Karnataka government made the Kannada language compulsory in all schools starting from the academic session 2018-19, Bengaluru parents are now in a rush to learn the language and its script.

04 Feb 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP school in trouble for teaching book on Zakir Naik

A UP school is in trouble for allegedly teaching students books where controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik is hailed as a "hero."

01 Feb 2018


Class X textbooks of Maharashtra leaked on WhatsApp

The textbook bureau of Maharashtra has recently filed a complaint with the Mumbai Police after some of the new class X textbooks were leaked on WhatsApp even before they were printed.

01 Feb 2018

Calcutta University

Calcutta University rocked by protests after 50% students fail

Calcutta University has been rocked by students' protest after a sharp dip in pass percentage in the Part I exam.

30 Jan 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Fake degree racket busted, three men arrested

Delhi Police on Monday arrested three men for allegedly running a fake degree racket through 27 fake websites.

29 Jan 2018


ISB tops Indian institutes in Global MBA Rankings, IIM-Ahmedabad slips

The Indian School of Business (ISB) was ranked 28th among universities worldwide in Financial Times' Global MBA Ranking 2018.

27 Jan 2018


Four IITs to get Rs. 456 crore from HRD ministry

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has earmarked Rs. 456.10 crore for four IITs for development projects.

24 Jan 2018

Aadhaar Card

BHU mandates Aadhaar for admissions into UG, PG courses

On one side, the SC is hearing petitions challenging the constitutionality of Aadhaar. On another, more and more agencies, including educational institutes, are demanding it for different schemes.

24 Jan 2018


Major admission scam in DU: Principals, colleges under scanner

A major scam in Delhi University has come to light: apparently, many students gained admission in 2017-18 without necessary marks, or with fake education certificates.

24 Jan 2018


Google v/s Microsoft: Who will win the K-12 education market?

Google currently dominates the American laptop market for K-12 education with its low-cost Chromebooks.

23 Jan 2018


Delhi: Stephen's and LSR won't be included in ranking system

Delhi's top two colleges, St Stephen's and Lady Shri Ram College may not figure in this year's national ranking system of colleges as they have refused to share details regarding their faculty, one of the mandatory measures to assess the colleges' performance.

23 Jan 2018


Croatian kids can now read stories about same-sex families

There's more than one special thing about My Rainbow Family.

22 Jan 2018


Class 12 board exams postponed in Tripura: Here's why

The Tripura Board of Secondary Education has postponed Class 12 board exams to avoid a clash with the upcoming assembly elections.

19 Jan 2018


CBSE reschedules Class 12 Physical Education exam after controversy

The CBSE has rescheduled the Physical Education test for Class 12 after facing flak over its examination date sheet.

18 Jan 2018


CBSE schools without permanent affiliation have to apply fresh

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared in a circular that it would no longer give out permanent affiliations and all schools registered with it have to apply again for the next academic session of 2019-2020.

17 Jan 2018

Air India

IIT-B students asked to use separate plates for non-veg food

An email to students of IIT-Bombay purportedly from the mess coordinator of Hostel 11 has raked up a controversy.

17 Jan 2018


Quality education in rural India is still a distant dream

About one-fourth teenagers between 14-18 years in rural India cannot count money properly despite being enrolled in school for years.

13 Jan 2018


JNU makes 75% attendance compulsory; students stage protests

Implementing its December 1 decision, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Wednesday made 75% attendance mandatory for all students.

11 Jan 2018


Students outrage over Class 12 routine, CBSE says gaps impossible

The CBSE routine for Class 12 board exams has caused outrage among students, parents and teachers. There is not enough gap between many papers, they have complained.

10 Jan 2018


CBSE Date-Sheets 2018: Class 10, 12 board-exams from 5 March!

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has finally released the date sheets for the upcoming Class 10 and 12 board examinations this year.

Is singing a Hindu prayer in KVs permissible? SC decides

The SC has sent a notice to the Center over the Hindi prayer sung in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV) around the country in the morning, which, according to a petitioner, promotes Hinduism.

08 Jan 2018


CAT 2017 results declared: 20 candidates score 100 percentile

Results for the prestigious Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 were declared today. You can check them on its official website.

07 Jan 2018


Manipur teacher sacked for pursuing MBBS while on the job

The Manipur education department has sacked a primary school teacher who was making his brother teach at a government school in the Thoubal district while he himself took MBBS classes at the JLN Medical College in Rajasthan.

From January, attendance compulsory for JNU students

Delhi's premier Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has made student attendance compulsory from January 2018, inviting sharp criticism from all quarters.

21 Dec 2017


Despite big names, 5% dip in IIT placements this year

This placement session at the IITs has seen some big names coming to campuses. Despite that, the number of placements seems to have gone down.

21 Dec 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Ragging on Indian college campuses up by 70% in 2017

Student ragging in Indian colleges and universities is on an all-time high. 889 cases have been reported till December 19 this year, a 70% rise over last year's 515 cases.

20 Dec 2017


Nursery admissions to open from December 27: All details here

The Directorate of Education (DoE) has ordered that nursery admissions in 1,700 schools of Delhi will begin from December 27 for 75% of the seats.