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13 Jul 2018


#CareerBytes: Top 6 IIMs and their placement rates this year

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought after B-schools that provide quality management education at the postgraduate, doctoral, and executive levels in the country.

13 Jul 2018


Menstruation, an inevitable biological process, yet a taboo

Menstruation has been stigmatized since time immemorial. It is considered a taboo and women undergoing it called impure, in spite of menstruation being an inevitable monthly occurrence.

13 Jul 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Government schools' students will now have a 'Happiness Period'

As an extremely thoughtful measure, Delhi government schools will now have classes based on 'Happiness Curriculum', for students of Classes nursery to grade eight.

12 Jul 2018


CBSE saves 50,000 trees and Rs. 100cr by going digital

At a time when the capital struggles to breathe amid polluted air, CBSE has welcome news.

12 Jul 2018


#CareerBytes: 6 online-courses that can help you become UI/UX designer

UI/UX design is one of the most exciting tech fields right now. While User Interface (UI) is about how a product looks (presentation/interactivity), User Experience (UX) is how the product works.

11 Jul 2018


IIT-Kanpur denies putting ban on students for late-night outings, parties

In a bid to protect students from vices like drug addition and stop them from contacting 'unscrupulous people', it was earlier reported that the administration of IIT-Kanpur had banned students from going out late at night.

10 Jul 2018


Twitter account of Jio Institute (!) answers all your questions

Jio Institute may, for now, be non-existent, but that didn't stop the Narendra Modi government from naming it 'Institute of Eminence', along with IIT-Bombay and IISc.

10 Jul 2018


#CareerBytes: How can a non-techie learn to code?

In this tech-driven world, learning how to code is no longer limited to software engineers or IT professionals.

Jio Institute named 'Institution of Eminence' with IITs, IISc. Seriously?

Two years after the Modi government announced that it would brand some top educational institutes as 'Institution(s) of Eminence', only six institutes have made the cut.

09 Jul 2018


No reduction in reservation for OBCs in medical courses: Fadnavis

There will be no reduction in reservation for students from OBCs in admissions to medical courses in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today.

09 Jul 2018


IIM-Ahmedabad gets a service tax bill of Rs. 52cr

The IIM-Ahmedabad has been hit with a massive tax burden: authorities have demanded Rs. 52cr as service tax for the period between 2009-10 and 2014-15.

09 Jul 2018

Delhi University

Heartwarming: Financially-challenged girl gets admission, courtesy DU professors

High cut-offs, tests and interviews weren't challenging enough to scare away this 18-year-old, who had applied for Journalism under Delhi University's Bharati College.

08 Jul 2018


HRD Ministry approves third-extension for panel drafting new education policy

The K Kasturirangan Committee tasked with drafting a new education policy has got a third extension from HRD Ministry to give final shape to the draft.

08 Jul 2018

Delhi University

DU 2018: First admission-list for UG courses on July 12

Delhi University (DU) is releasing its first admission list for entrance-based undergraduate courses on July 12.

Delhi: JNU to hold first convocation in 46 years

Almost 46 years after it held its first convocation, Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University will be hosting its second convocation next month for awarding degrees to Ph.D. scholars, the varsity said.

07 Jul 2018


#CareerBytes: These 6 online-courses will make you an Android developer

Android is the world's most popular operating system. While it is found mostly on smartphones, Android is used on many other smart devices like intelligent speakers, televisions, watches, etc.

07 Jul 2018


JEE-Main, NEET to be held twice a year from 2019

India's national level engineering and medical examinations, namely, JEE Main and NEET, will be held twice a year in an online mode, starting 2019, said HRD minister Prakash Javadekar in an announcement at a press conference in New Delhi today.

06 Jul 2018


Hisar: Breaking protocol, two lecturers seen checking answer-sheets in bus

Breaking protocol, two women teachers were found to be checking answer-books aboard a public bus.

06 Jul 2018

Delhi University

DU admissions: Fourth cut-off list announced, 0.25-2% drop in humanities

DU announced its fourth cut-off list last night. There has been a drop of 0.25-2% in cut-offs for humanities courses across colleges.

06 Jul 2018


Indian higher education to get Rs. 1 lakh crore boost

The Union Cabinet has recently approved a proposal permitting the Higher Education Finance Agency (HEFA) to mobilize Rs. 1 lakh crore to fund infrastructure and revitalize research in higher education institutes by 2022.

05 Jul 2018

Madras High Court

Select candidates who followed original-instructions in JEE-Advanced: Madras-HC to IIT-Kanpur

Madras High Court has directed IIT-Kanpur to select only those candidates who had followed original instructions given by the institute during the JEE Advanced exam held on May 20 this year.

#CareerBytes: Preparing for IAS? Here are 6 online-courses for you

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most premier civil service of the country.

04 Jul 2018


Over dozen teachers attacked in Lucknow University, varsity closed

Lucknow University was today closed till further orders after over a dozen teachers including the Proctor were attacked inside the campus by outsiders claiming themselves to be Samajwadi Party workers, varsity officials said.

03 Jul 2018


Students who missed exams due to rain can reappear: MU

As heavy rains threw the normal life out of gear in Mumbai, University of Mumbai has announced that those who missed the examinations today can reappear later.

NCERT recommends opening schools in minority populated areas

The NCERT has recommended opening schools in minority populated areas and giving their culture the due representation in the curriculum to address various problems like discrimination and harassment of minority community children.

02 Jul 2018


Bihar: Unmarried girls who cleared intermediate-exam to get Rs. 10,000

Unmarried girls, who cleared the intermediate examination from Bihar Board, will get Rs. 10,000 soon as a part of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ambitious scheme 'Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana' (MKUY).

02 Jul 2018

Health & Wellness

Delhi's MAIDS tops list of 'best dental college' in India

The Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS), under the Government of NCT of Delhi, has been ranked the "Best Dental College in India" for the seventh year in a row.

01 Jul 2018

Xi Jinping

China stepping up ideological education to legitimize Xi's regime

A recent New York Times report on mandatory ideological education in Chinese universities reveals fault lines between China's emergent, worldly youth, and the country's long history of Maoist ideology.

01 Jul 2018


New portal, more prizes: CBSE boosts rewards program for teachers

To ensure recognition for deserving teachers, the CBSE has eased rules of application for the Teacher's Award 2018: it has increased the number of rewards from 34 to 48, and launched an online portal for the entire process.

30 Jun 2018

Delhi University

NCWEB announces first cut-off list for Delhi University admission

The Delhi University's Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB) yesterday announced its first cut-off list.

29 Jun 2018


Tripura IIIT to start functioning from this year: Minister

The Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in Tripura will start functioning from the current academic year, state Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath informed the Assembly.

28 Jun 2018

Delhi University

DU admissions: Some colleges might reopen popular courses under third-list

Admissions to Delhi University (DU) under the second cut-off list have filled nearly half the seats, and many popular colleges are unlikely to issue a third list for in-demand courses.

27 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi government to replace UGC with Higher Education Commission

In a drastic overhaul, the Narendra Modi government has announced repeal of the UGC and fresh legislation to create a new Higher Education Commission of India (HECI).

26 Jun 2018


Elon Musk is quietly running a small school inside SpaceX

Not known to many, Elon Musk runs a small school in the corner of his SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.

25 Jun 2018

IIT-JEE Advanced

Only 46 of top 1,000 scorers in JEE-Advanced are girls

The abysmal sex ratio at the premier IITs shows no signs of improving. This time, only 14 girls feature among the top-500 scorers in the JEE-Advanced, and 46 among the top-1,000.

25 Jun 2018

Delhi University

DU second-list: Heavy drops in some cut-offs, admissions closed elsewhere

The second list of Delhi University (DU) admissions brought relief to many as cut-offs dropped as much as 5% for some courses.

24 Jun 2018

West Bengal

47 new colleges in West Bengal since 2011: Partha Chatterjee

Forty-seven new colleges have come up in West Bengal during the Trinamool Congress rule, West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee has said.

24 Jun 2018

Delhi University

DU: 28,690 students shortlisted in first cut-off generate 2,09,607 applications

Delhi University servers are groaning under pressure during the admission season with anxious students generating multiple applications and in some cases even more than 300 to secure a seat after the first cut-offs were announced.

22 Jun 2018

Delhi University

DU admissions: Top colleges likely to close admissions after first-list

As many as 16,000 students have secured admission into Delhi University (DU) under its first cut-off list, of which 11,000 have completed payments.

22 Jun 2018


JEE, NEET may be held again in December

With the formation of a new testing body, competitive exams like the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) and the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) may be held twice a year, starting this December.