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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.

28 Jun 2018

Computer Science
Computer Science and IIT-Bombay are hot favorites of JEE toppers

Computer Science and IIT-Bombay have emerged as the top favorites this time, with most JEE toppers preferring this course in this institute, the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has revealed.

27 Jun 2018

Manipur University: Impasse continues for 29th-day over removal of VC

Academic activities of the Manipur University remained suspended for the 29th day today following students' agitation demanding the removal of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Aditya Prasad Pandey.

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

Prakash Javadekar
HRD Ministry will include truth of Emergency-period in textbooks: Javadekar

The 1975 Emergency was a blot on democracy and an attempt to restrict people's freedom, said Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, adding that HRD Ministry would work to include the truth about this dark chapter in school and college textbooks.

Again, glaring errors in CBSE's marks for over 10,000 students

The CBSE seems to have its plates full with more than 10,000 requests from Class-10/12 appeared students for verification.

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.

17 Jun 2018

Universities must hold convocation ceremony every year: HRD Ministry

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has written to all universities mandating them to hold convocation every year after few universities were found skipping the event.

16 Jun 2018

MHRD panel recommends QR codes for CBSE question papers

An expert panel constituted by the Union ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has come up with several suggestions to prevent paper leaks, including the use of center-specific quick response (QR) codes on question papers, as reported by the Hindustan Times.

14 Jun 2018

Prakash Javadekar
IITs release extended list of JEE-Advanced, 31,980 students qualifying now

After intervention from the HRD Ministry, the IIT Joint Admission Board (JAB) has announced that the number of qualifiers has increased to 31,980 after the issuance of a supplementary list.

13 Jun 2018

Naming metro station 'FIITJEE-IIT' is misleading: HRD backs IIT-Delhi

Lending support to IIT-Delhi, the HRD ministry has asked the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) to intervene in its ongoing metro station naming row.

12 Jun 2018

Delhi High Court
#FIITJEEMetroStationRow: HRD-Ministry writes to MoHUA over metro-station's name outside IIT-Delhi

The HRD Ministry has written to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, seeking its intervention in the ongoing row over the name of a metro station outside the IIT-Delhi's campus.

08 Jun 2018

Himachal Pradesh
No more semester system in undergraduate courses in HP University

Students pursuing undergraduate courses in Himachal Pradesh University will no longer have to appear for semester examinations, as the HP government yesterday decided to revert to the annual examination system.

07 Jun 2018

Govt. likely to set up separate board for ITIs soon

A separate board is likely to be established to carry out assessment and certification of around 23 lakh students passing out from Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across the country.

07 Jun 2018

QS-Rankings: IITs, IISc among top-200, 24 Indian institutes in list

Three Indian institutes have made it to the top-200 in the QS World University Rankings 2019, with IIT-Bombay jumping 17 places to displace IIT-Delhi as the topper.

06 Jun 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
After President's concerns, 21 DU colleges asked to appoint principals

After the President's office expressed concerns over several DU colleges being run by 'acting' or 'officiating' heads for years, chairpersons of 21 colleges have been asked to appoint regular principals by July 15.

04 Jun 2018

CBSE should end board-exams in 4-weeks to prevent leaks: Panel

A committee formed by the Human Resource Development ministry has said limiting the board exams to four weeks might prevent question paper leaks of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

30 May 2018

Mumbai University staring at loss of Rs. 340cr in aid

Mumbai University (MU) is staring at a loss of a massive RS. 340cr in aid.

27 May 2018

Indian Government
Planning to study abroad? Here are 8 prestigious international scholarships

Many Indians seek opportunities to study abroad at top universities after Class-12 or graduation. However, many face financial obstacles that often prevent them from pursuing their dreams.

26 May 2018

#CareerBytes: Best engineering colleges, other than IITs, NITs

Given the vast prospects that it offers, Engineering remains one of the most preferred courses in India after Class-12.

24 May 2018

UNICEF launches data visualization app to monitor education programs

The UNICEF today launched a "data visualization app" which provides a user-friendly visual representation of complex analytics of the education scenario in the country.

19 May 2018

UGC directs universities to ban plastic cups, bottles on campus

The UGC has directed all varsities and higher educational institutions to ban the use of plastic cups, lunch packets, straws, bottles, and bags on their campuses.

Education-institutions to face action for failing to refund fees: HRD

Higher education institutions not returning fees in case of withdrawal of admission by a student will soon face punitive action, according to a senior HRD Ministry official.

01 May 2018

PhD degree to become mandatory for professors in Universities

From 2021, PhD degree will be mandatory for University professors, even for assistant professors.

29 Apr 2018

Engineering students might soon have open-book exams

The Indian education system focuses excessively on marks, and performance in final exams often determines "intelligent" and "dull" students.

26 Apr 2018

MHRD announces Swachh Bharat summer internships. Apply now

To achieve its lofty ambition of making India open defecation free by October 2019, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched a Swachh Bharat summer internship for college students across India.

HRD is launching the 'Swachh Bharat Summer Internship' for students!

Days after the Lok Sabha Secretariat announced exciting internships, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has invited applications for a similar program.

15 Apr 2018

HRD Ministry says males pursue PhDs more than females

More than 21,000 more males pursue PhDs in the country than females, contrary to the popular perception, according to HRD Ministry data.

11 Apr 2018

Planning to study abroad? Here are 8 prestigious international scholarships

Many Indians seek opportunities to study abroad at top universities after Class-12 or graduation. However, many face financial obstacles that often prevent them from pursuing their dreams.

10 Apr 2018

Kapil Sibal
IIT-Delhi v/s Swamy: Modi government steps in to resolve dispute

A 45-yr old dispute between IIT-Delhi and its former faculty member BJP MP Subramanian Swamy may finally be resolved, thanks to Modi government's intervention.

07 Apr 2018

Delhi Police
Economics paper leak: Crime branch arrests 3 from Himachal Pradesh

In a major development in the leak of Class 12th Economics Paper of CBSE, the Crime Branch has arrested three from Himachal Pradesh on Saturday.

06 Apr 2018

Degrees or diplomas? IIMs are confused, HRD refuses help

Four months after passage of the IIM Bill that granted statutory powers to the prestigious institutes, they are still undecided on what they should offer- degrees or diplomas.

06 Apr 2018

Anil Swarup
CBSE exam: HRD Ministry warns students against 'fake leak mafias'

The HRD Ministry has warned students and parents against "fake leak mafias", saying a purportedly leaked political science paper is doing rounds on social media.

05 Apr 2018

Best engineering colleges (other than IITs, NITs) after 12th Class

Given the vast prospects that it offers, Engineering remains one of the most preferred courses in India after Class-12.

04 Apr 2018

NIRF 2018 ranking: IIT-Kharagpur ranks in top-list of five categories

Figuring in the top list in all five categories in NIRF 2018 ranking, IIT Kharagpur Director Partha Pratim Chakrabarti has said it is great to see the institution tops in architecture and law.

04 Apr 2018

Delhi Police
"High-powered committee" to examine CBSE's exam conduct process: HRD

Amid criticism over the conduct of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams, following the alleged leak of Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers, the HRD Ministry has set up a "high-powered committee" to examine the process by which the CBSE conducts examinations.

01 Apr 2018

IITs facing 34% faculty shortage: What's wrong?

It's not only the increasingly vacant seats at IITs that are a cause of concern for the prestigious institutes.

29 Mar 2018

Delhi Police
CBSE-chief saw leaked-paper hours ago, so why exam not postponed?

Since confirming two CBSE paper-leaks yesterday, the administration has scrambled to set things right.

HRD Ministry seeks report on schoolgirl's suicide; parents stage protest

The HRD Ministry has sought a report from Ahlcon Public School regarding the alleged suicide by a Class 9 student whose parents are claiming that she was "sexually harassed" by two teachers.

21 Mar 2018

62 higher-education institutions get autonomy: What does it mean?

In a first, the University Grants Commission (UGC) awarded full autonomy to as many as 62 institutions of higher education.