Articles about Ministry of Human Resource Development

India gets new education policy: Here are the highlights

29 Jul 2020

India gets new education policy: Here are the highlights

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the new National Education Policy (NEP). The Ministry of Human Resource Development has also been renamed the Ministry of Education.

Fake news alert: CBSE 2020 results not releasing this week

09 Jul 2020

Fake news alert: CBSE 2020 results not releasing this week

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday sought to clarify that it is yet to release the dates to announce examination results.

CBSE reduces syllabus for Classes IX to XII by 30%

07 Jul 2020

CBSE reduces syllabus for Classes IX to XII by 30%

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to reduce the curriculum for school students of Classes IX to XII.

Expert committee to decide on conducting NEET, JEE-Main by tomorrow

02 Jul 2020

Expert committee to decide on conducting NEET, JEE-Main by tomorrow

Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Thursday said that an expert committee will decide on conducting the NEET and JEE exams by Friday.

Pending CBSE exams, NEET, JEE unlikely in July: Report

22 Jun 2020

Pending CBSE exams, NEET, JEE unlikely in July: Report

The pending Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations for Classes X and XII are reportedly unlikely to be held in the month of July.

Lockdown 5.0: Here's what is likely to be allowed

29 May 2020

Lockdown 5.0: Here's what is likely to be allowed

As the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, multiple reports have claimed that the curbs will be extended.

Students can appear for CBSE board exams in home districts

27 May 2020

Students can appear for CBSE board exams in home districts

The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Wednesday allowed Class X and XII students to appear for their pending Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examinations from the district where they are currently present.

CBSE designates 3,000 schools as evaluation centers for Class-X/XII exams

09 May 2020

CBSE designates 3,000 schools as evaluation centers for Class-X/XII exams

The evaluation process for Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class X and XII board examinations will start from Sunday, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh 'Nishank' Pokhriyal has announced.

CBSE to hold pending board exams between July 1-15

08 May 2020

CBSE to hold pending board exams between July 1-15

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the pending Class X and XII board examinations in the first two weeks of July, the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development said on Friday.

JEE Main, NEET new exam dates to be announced tomorrow

04 May 2020

JEE Main, NEET new exam dates to be announced tomorrow

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) will reportedly announce the dates of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

04 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1,388 in India. Meanwhile, the total number of infections crossed 42,000.

Coronavirus: 486 dead in India; 70% deaths in 5 states

18 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 486 dead in India; 70% deaths in 5 states

India on Friday reported 14,300 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), including 486, data compiled from official state government statistics showed.

Railways, shut for first-time, asked to build more isolation coaches

07 Apr 2020

Railways, shut for first-time, asked to build more isolation coaches

The coronavirus pandemic has put a monumental strain on India's healthcare system, which was never at par with that of the developed countries.

Coronavirus: MHRD directs CBSE to promote Class I-VIII students

01 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: MHRD directs CBSE to promote Class I-VIII students

The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Wednesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education to promote all students of Classes I-VIII to the next class due to the coronavirus outbreak.

India's coronavirus death toll crosses 20; all that happened today

27 Mar 2020

India's coronavirus death toll crosses 20; all that happened today

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, India faces the challenges of its 21-day nationwide lockdown.

Amid coronavirus scare, CISCE postpones ICSE, ISC board exams

19 Mar 2020

Amid coronavirus scare, CISCE postpones ICSE, ISC board exams

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Thursday announced that it has decided to postpone the board examinations for Classes X and XII in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Jamia suffered damages over Rs. 2cr due to police action

19 Feb 2020

Jamia suffered damages over Rs. 2cr due to police action

The violence that broke inside the Jamia Millia Islamia University of New Delhi in December cost the varsity over Rs. 2 crore, a report in Indian Express said on Wednesday.

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

18 Jan 2020

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet will soon welcome new members, including technocrats who could influence major decisions.

What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered

06 Jan 2020

What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered

Terror took over Jawaharlal Nehru University last night when masked goons entered the campus, beat students and teachers as well as vandalized the campus. Over 20 people were injured.

#CBSE2020: Five mobile apps to prepare for Board Exams

01 Jan 2020

#CBSE2020: Five mobile apps to prepare for Board Exams

The CBSE Board Examinations are only a few months away and students of Classes 10 and 12 must now start preparing seriously to score well.

Slapped with 2 FIRs, JNU students demand no legal action

19 Nov 2019

Slapped with 2 FIRs, JNU students demand no legal action

After a second FIR was filed in connection with the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) protests, the varsity's student union has demanded no administrative or legal action against the protesting students.

Soon, IIT Foundation will accredit engineering colleges

21 Oct 2019

Soon, IIT Foundation will accredit engineering colleges

Soon, the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) will no longer accredit engineering colleges in India.

Centre asks IITs to open wellness centers to prevent suicides

08 Oct 2019

Centre asks IITs to open wellness centers to prevent suicides

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have long been the academic dream. However, getting into the country's most coveted institute is as tough as it is stressful, as aspirants go through back-breaking preparation to crack JEE Advanced.

B.Tech, M.Tech enrolment falls over last five years

22 Sep 2019

B.Tech, M.Tech enrolment falls over last five years

The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Saturday published the annual All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) report.

San Francisco chosen as center for first JEE in US

16 Sep 2019

San Francisco chosen as center for first JEE in US

In an attempt to internationalize the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) will be held in San Francisco, United States, next year.

#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

03 Sep 2019

#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

Modi launches 'Fit India Movement', says success has no elevator

29 Aug 2019

Modi launches 'Fit India Movement', says success has no elevator

With the hope of bringing behavioral changes in the citizens of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the "Fit India Movement" from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.

#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

26 Aug 2019

#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

Delhi 'university' declared fake claims these actors are alumni

15 Aug 2019

Delhi 'university' declared fake claims these actors are alumni

Each year, the University Grants Commission releases a list of fake universities across India. Out of the 23 fake universities- which are "self-styled, unrecognized institutions functioning in contravention of the UGC Act"- 14 have been on the list since 2005.

IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag

04 Aug 2019

IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended 20 institutions, including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) of Madras and Kharagpur, University of Hyderabad, Benaras Hindu University, University of Delhi, to be granted the Institute of Eminence (IoE) tag.

Over past 2 years, 2,500 students drop out of IITs

02 Aug 2019

Over past 2 years, 2,500 students drop out of IITs

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are among the most coveted institutes in India.

#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

15 Jul 2019

#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

CBSE to focus on 'experiential learning' from 2019-20 session

09 Jul 2019

CBSE to focus on 'experiential learning' from 2019-20 session

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will make its teaching process more student-friendly by focusing on "experiential learning".

Second allotment list released for JEE Advanced, Main admissions

04 Jul 2019

Second allotment list released for JEE Advanced, Main admissions

The second list of seat allotment, for the candidates who had registered for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced and Main counselling, was released by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) yesterday.

Registrations for JEE Main and Advanced counselling to close today

25 Jun 2019

Registrations for JEE Main and Advanced counselling to close today

Registration and process of filling in choices for admissions to academic programs using Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) score, Main and/or Advanced, will close today at 5PM.

JEE Advanced 2019: Counseling, registration, and seat allocation details here

15 Jun 2019

JEE Advanced 2019: Counseling, registration, and seat allocation details here

IIT Roorkee, which conducted the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced examination this year, declared the results of the same on Friday.

Former Uttarakhand CM Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to head HRD Ministry

31 May 2019

Former Uttarakhand CM Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to head HRD Ministry

A day after taking oath for his second term as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi allocated portfolios to the newly sworn-in members of the Union Council of Ministers.

Common interview process for all the IIMs in future?

25 May 2019

Common interview process for all the IIMs in future?

After the first-ever meeting of the IIM Coordination Forum on Wednesday, all 20 IIMs have been suggested to follow a centralized interview process for admissions.

NIRF Rankings 2019: IIT-Madras bags first rank in overall category

08 Apr 2019

NIRF Rankings 2019: IIT-Madras bags first rank in overall category

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday announced the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).

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

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.