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12 Mar 2018

Lok Sabha
No data maintained of fake education boards: HRD Ministry

The HRD Ministry on Monday said it does not maintain any data of fake education boards found functioning in the country.

20 Feb 2018

HRD wants 'proof' of students watching 'Pariksha Par Charcha'

The HRD Ministry reportedly wants photo or video proof from schools across the country that students watched the telecast of PM Narendra Modi's 'Pariksha Par Charcha.'

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

Plan to add more seats, but IITs say no infrastructure

The Joint Admission Board (JAB) has proposed adding an additional 1,000 seats in IITs across the country, but several IITs doubt that existing campuses can accommodate more students.

13 Nov 2017

123 Indian institutes to lose 'university' from their names

A whopping 123 higher education institutes in India have been asked by the UGC to drop the word 'university' from their names.

31 Oct 2017

Modi flags off "Run for Unity" on Patel's birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi flagged off the "Run for Unity" at Delhi's Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 142nd birth anniversary.

01 Oct 2017

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.

BHU turmoil: All about the latest developments at the university

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is on the boil. A lot has happened since a girl student was molested on September 21.

24 Sep 2017

West Bengal
Idol immersion: WB won't challenge HC order, but finds loophole

The WB government won't move the SC against the Calcutta HC's order allowing Durga idol immersion on Muharram.

21 Sep 2017

West Bengal
HC cancels Mamata Banerjee's 'no immersion during Muharram' order

The Calcutta HC has struck down CM Mamata Banerjee's order prohibiting immersion of Durga idols during Muharram.

18 Sep 2017

Rajasthan: Student gang-raped, forced through abortion, by the director

In yet another shocking incident showing the complete lack of students' safety in schools, it has come to light that an 18-year-old girl was raped by the director and a teacher of her school in Sikar, Rajasthan.

17 Sep 2017

Do you feel your children are safe in schools?

When a seven-year-old was found with his throat slit at a prominent Gurugram school, people were shocked.

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.

25 Aug 2017

West Bengal
Mamata's moves: Is she anti-Hindu or are they political gimmicks?

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee ordered that there will be no Durga idol immersion on Muharram (Oct 1) and in case of non-adherence, action will be taken.

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.

Supreme Court: Yoga isn't a fundamental right

Although yoga has been deemed as an integral part of the curriculum of 'Health and Physical Education', the Supreme Court, while replying to a plea, said it can't decide what the educational institutes should teach.

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.

04 Aug 2017

Aadhaar will now be mandatory to register deaths

Expanding the scope of Aadhaar even more, the government has now made Aadhaar mandatory for registration of deaths starting October 1, 2017.

24 Jul 2017

Himachal Pradesh
College students to now receive 'free Wi-Fi', courtesy Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio is everywhere. After bombarding with free feature phones, Reliance Jio is all set to offer free Wi-Fi to around three crore college students across the country.

19 Jul 2017

At least 9 percent IITians dropped out in 2016-17

According to latest data released by the HRD ministry, IITs have seen about 9% students (889) dropping out in the 2016-17 academic year.

11 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi
No yoga or other sports, no engineering degree!

The All India Council for Technical Education has now made it mandatory to be actively involved in yoga, sports or other socially relevant activities to be awarded a degree in engineering and technical colleges and institutes.

SC lifts stay on IIT, NIT counselling, admission to continue

Three days after suspending counselling of students at the IITs and NITs, the SC has lifted the stay, thus allowing the admission process to continue normally.

09 Jul 2017

IIT Kharagpur gets four mega research projects from HRD ministry

IIT Kharagpur has now undertaken four mega research projects along with six integrated projects from Ministry of Human Resource Development.

JEE Advanced 2017: SC stays counselling, admission to IITs

On 7th July, the SC stayed counseling under the IITJEE, halting the admission process. This comes as the apex court hears a petition on the quashing of the 2017 rank list for the exam.

27 Jun 2017

Former ISRO chief Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan to head education policy panel

The HRD Ministry has formed a nine-member panel to work on a New Education Policy to transform school and higher education.

07 Jun 2017

Only NCERT to publish school textbooks from 2018

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will be the only agency to publish school textbooks from 2018.

01 Jun 2017

Girls in education vs women at work: Why the difference?

India is currently celebrating results' season. One trend that has repeated itself is girls outperforming boys under various boards, including CBSE, ICSE, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra and more.

30 May 2017

Kerala: First state to train visually challenged teachers in ICT

Kerala government's IT@School project will now train 500 visually challenged teachers across the state in ICT to facilitate high-tech programs in the schools.

29 May 2017

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar launches Anti-Ragging mobile app

In a move to curtail the menace of ragging, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar launched an Anti-Ragging mobile app introduced by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

26 May 2017

CBSE to announce class 12 exam results on 28th May

According to ANI, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today announced that the results of Class 12 board exams would be declared on May 28.

26 May 2017

IIT-B hikes fees, but still does not have full autonomy

IIT-B has increased fees, ranging from 100-300%, for several categories including hostel, gymkhana, medical expenses and exam charges.

26 May 2017

CBSE may moderate marks instead of moving Supreme Court

The Central Board of Secondary Education may refrain from moving the Supreme Court against Delhi HC's order of maintaining the grace marks policy.

25 May 2017

Uncertainty over result: CBSE may move Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the High Court directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to retain their grace marks policy for the correction of Class 12 examination papers.

24 May 2017

100 students from Odisha offered fake jobs

Over 100 students from SOA University in Odisha were defrauded in their campus placements, after the companies that apparently hired them said they were not part of campus recruitment at the university.

24 May 2017

HC asks CBSE to continue with grace marks policy

In a major relief to CBSE students who are expecting their exam results soon (possibly today), the Delhi HC has asked the board to continue with its grace-marks policy for students.

08 May 2017

Prakash Javadekar
HRD Ministry asks IITs to develop revenue model

The Union Human Resource Development Ministry has asked the Indian Institutes of Technology to develop revenue models for their operations.

07 May 2017

Midday Meal Scheme
Has Aadhaar linkage improved mid-day meals?

The government is set to assess the efficacy of linking Aadhaar to the mid-day meal scheme. If found effective it will continue as is, but if there is space for improvement the government will introduce changes.

26 Apr 2017

All schools to have uniform Math, Science curriculum

All state school boards have agreed to follow the National Council on Educational Research and Training's curriculum for mathematics and science from classes 9-12.

25 Apr 2017

Degree admission cut-offs may reduce this academic year

On Monday, 32 education boards including the Central Board for Security Education (CBSE) agreed to let go of "spiking" students' marks via "moderation".

05 Apr 2017

IIT-KGP to be the first tech institute with medical courses

IIT-Kharagpur will soon be the first technology institute to offer medical courses. Starting 2019, it plans to start an MBBS course with 50 students.

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