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07 Jan 2019India
In a bid to improve access to higher education, the University Grants Commission (UGC), has invited proposals from top institutes in the country to offer courses in the online mode, including degree courses, from the academic year 2019-2020.
28 Nov 2018India
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.
21 Nov 2018Maharashtra
Surrendered Naxals and many tribals who dropped out of schools in Maharashtra are now realizing the importance of education in life and are resuming their studies to build a better future.
20 Nov 2018West Bengal
Jadavpur University has received the first installment of Rs. 100cr central grant in pursuit of its excellence under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), a scheme that provides financial-aid to selected universities to upgrade its research facilities.
26 Oct 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University
A Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) professor, who was affected by polio when he was three, has written a book critically examining the progress made in promoting teaching and research on Disability Studies.
13 Oct 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University
JNUSU office-bearers yesterday submitted complaints to the Ministry of Human Resource Development and the University Grants Commission (UGC) demanding an inquiry into allegations of plagiarism against seven professors of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
08 Oct 2018Manipur
Students of Manipur University today staged a sit-in protest in reaction to acting Vice-Chancellor K Yugindro's remarks that compared them to "terrorists", M Dayamand, President of Manipur University Students' Union, said.
01 Oct 2018Haryana
Haryana's Maharshi Dayanand University has been ranked the cleanest government university by the HRD Ministry followed by Guru Nanak Dev University in neighboring Punjab's Amritsar.
29 Sep 2018Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the importance of character building over literacy and called for the "wholesome" education in the country.
29 Sep 2018Delhi High Court
In the latest development in the row between IIT-Delhi and coaching institute FIITJEE, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has temporarily covered all mentions of FIITJEE's name at the IIT-Delhi metro station, till the time an issue pertaining to the size of a disclaimer is solved.
28 Sep 2018India
Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore welcomed the HRD Ministry's decision to reduce the syllabus in schools by half and making sports mandatory.
30 Aug 2018India
To promote a culture of innovation and research in higher education in India, the Union government has introduced Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar announced today.
30 Aug 2018Moon
In a move that's likely to upset private coaching centres, the government will soon start offering free coaching classes for JEE, NEET, and UGC NET.
27 Aug 2018National Nutrition Mission
A toll-free helpline was launched today to address queries associated with nutrition and malnutrition, a major area of concern in the country, a Women and Child Development official said.
25 Aug 2018Satyapal Singh
Laying emphasis on the need to create more job opportunities and enhance the employability of the youth, Junior HRD Minister Satyapal Singh today suggested the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) explore internship opportunities in varied fields, including agriculture.
22 Aug 2018University Grants Commission
The University Grants Commission has directed all universities and higher education institutions to ban the sale of junk food on their campuses.
19 Aug 2018Manipur
The Manipur University Community has been "compelled" to cancel its temporary suspension of agitation after HRD Ministry's fresh order "failed to uphold the commitment" on which stakeholders had reached a mutual agreement.
16 Aug 2018IIT-Delhi
The HRD Ministry is reportedly considering freeing IIT-Delhi and IIT-Bombay from the IIT Council's control. The move would allow these two IITs complete autonomy in administration insofar as hiring, courses, and fees are concerned.
12 Aug 2018India
It is not just seats that are going vacant in Indian institutes. According to data from the HRD Ministry, 5,606 posts of faculty members in central universities are yet to be filled.
11 Aug 2018Education
No university in the country has established Mahatma Gandhi chair despite a nod from the University Grants Commission, HRD Ministry said.
10 Aug 2018Prakash Javadekar
The HRD Ministry may reconsider its decision to conduct the NEET medical entrance exam twice a year.
08 Aug 2018Education
Engineers and doctors are both equally important for the development of the country.
07 Aug 2018India
The dismal engineering education sector in India is far from recovery. Over 45% seats in AICTE-approved engineering colleges remained vacant in four years, government data shows.
04 Aug 2018Education
In what might be a hugely beneficial move for students, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is expected to give the nod to IIMs allowing them to admit graduates directly into PhD programs, like IITs are allowed to do.
30 Jul 2018Lok Sabha
Amid continuing criticism over "Institution of Eminence" tag for Jio Institute, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said only a "Letter of Intent" has been issued to it.
26 Jul 2018Education
Concerned over the rise in vacancies of college and varsity teachers, the government today said it has asked all universities to fill them up within three-years.
26 Jul 2018Uttar Pradesh
The HRD Ministry had received 30 complaints from across the country regarding the poor quality of mid-day meals during past three years and 887 students were reported ill after having those meals during the period, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.
25 Jul 2018Delhi High Court
The HRD Ministry has officially notified the 'Institute of Eminence' (IoE) tag for five of six selected institutes.
24 Jul 2018Education
Buoyed by "Institution of Eminence" (IoE) status, the IIT-Delhi has set to establish a Ph.D. start-up incubator, work on which is likely to begin this month.
23 Jul 2018India
The number of complaints of ragging reported to University Grants Commission (UGC) and higher educational institutions (HEIs) has doubled in the last three years, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today informed Rajya Sabha.
22 Jul 2018Manipur
Throwing its weight behind the beleaguered Vice-Chancellor of Manipur University, AP Pandey, a tribal students' body has called for an indefinite hill bandh from tomorrow, coinciding with Manipur University Students' Union's (MUSU) decision to disrupt the Assembly session for not discussing the impasse at the institute.
20 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
Uncertainty is not yet over for NEET candidates of 2018. Ten days after the Madras HC ordered 196 additional marks to each student who had taken the test in Tamil, the SC has stayed the order.
19 Jul 2018India
Reliance Foundation's Jio Institute, which was named among the government's 'Institutes of Eminence'(IoE) despite not even existing, has projected an income of Rs. 100cr in its first year from 1,000 students.
16 Jul 2018Madhya Pradesh
The latest National Achievement Survey (NAS) assessed 15L students across all states and union territories to reveal alarming findings: Class-10 students were doing far worse than even Class-3 students, especially in Mathematics, where average scores were less than 40%.
14 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
The Tamil Nadu government today strongly opposed the Center's draft Bill on setting up a Higher Education Commission and wanted the existing arrangement with the University Grants Commission at the helm to continue.
11 Jul 2018Mukesh Ambani
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today slammed the government over the selection of Jio Institute for the "Institution of Eminence" status, saying the government "is in Ambani's pocket".
10 Jul 2018Reliance
Facing criticism over the selection of yet-to-be-established Jio Institute by Reliance Foundation as an "Institution of Eminence", HRD Ministry today clarified that the tag was conditional and it would get only a letter of intent for now.