18 Feb 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's annual interaction with students Pariksha Pe Charcha will be held online this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
02 Feb 2021
The Ministry of Education on Tuesday released the date-sheets for the upcoming Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examinations for Classes X and XII.
07 Jan 2021
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Thursday announced that the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced will be conducted on July 3, 2021.
22 Dec 2020
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Tuesday said that the upcoming Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Board examinations will not be held in February 2021.
18 Dec 2020
The Aligarh Muslim University has turned 100 years old and to mark the occasion, an invitation was sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who accepted it. This development, however, has sparked a tug of war between teachers and students.
16 Dec 2020
The Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main will be held four times next year, in February, March, April, and May, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said on Wednesday.
05 Oct 2020
The Ministry of Education on Monday issued Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) for the reopening of schools from October 15.
05 Oct 2020
The Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi) released the results for JEE (Advanced) on Monday, October 5, less than a month after the competitive examination was held.
15 Sep 2020
Around 35% of children did not receive mid-day meals during the coronavirus lockdown despite government orders, a survey conducted across five Indian states has found.
01 Sep 2020
After much furor and protests, the JEE examination, meant for admission in prestigious government-run engineering colleges, started today and will continue till September 6.
28 Aug 2020
In a new development pertaining to the raging row around JEE, NEET examinations, ministers from six non-BJP-governed states filed a review plea in Supreme Court challenging the earlier order, that allowed the competitive tests to take place on schedule, despite worsening coronavirus situation.
26 Aug 2020
On Wednesday, at the opposition meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the controversy around JEE and NEET examinations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suggested approaching Supreme Court seeking a postponement.
26 Aug 2020
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has finally waded into the controversy surrounding the impending NEET and JEE examinations, saying that the tests are being held due to "constant pressure from parents and students."
30 Jul 2020
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday praised the new National Education Policy (NEP) but emphasized on certain issues with the policy.
29 Jul 2020
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.
23 Jul 2020
In light of the current coronavirus crisis, admission norms for National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) have been relaxed, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced on Thursday.
18 Jul 2020
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, medical experts have been emphasizing on the importance of aggressive and timely testing for effective containment.
17 Jul 2020
This year, the Class-12 percentage criteria for securing admissions to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be relaxed for students qualifying the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced.
15 Jul 2020
On Wednesday, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced results for Class 10, two days after the results for Class 12 were declared.
13 Jul 2020
After a long delay, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results for Class 12 on Monday.
07 Jul 2020
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to reduce the curriculum for school students of Classes IX to XII.
03 Jul 2020
The 2020 Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) examinations have been postponed in view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country.
02 Jul 2020
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.
11 Jun 2020
On Thursday, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank unveiled the NIRF rankings for the year 2020.
27 May 2020
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.
05 May 2020
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not be conducting any board exams for Class-10 students for their pending papers, announced Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday.
05 May 2020
On Tuesday, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced dates of all major entrance exams, a day after it was hinted that tests will be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
19 Apr 2020
A day after Air India opened bookings for flights traveling May 4 onwards, a report said restrictions on air and train travel may continue beyond May 3.
02 Apr 2020
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 2020 has been postponed.
01 Apr 2020
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.
25 Feb 2020
For nearly 12 hours, Northeast Delhi witnessed high-scale violence on Monday, at a time when US President Donald Trump is in India with his family members and top officials of his administration.
29 Nov 2019
Just months after Mirzapur's infamous roti-and-salt mid-day meal episode came to light, another case of mismanagement in government's mid-day meal scheme, this time from Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra, has surfaced.
22 Sep 2019
The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Saturday published the annual All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) report.
28 Aug 2019
You are the country's HRD minister. You are invited to speak at IIT Kharagpur, one of the oldest technical institutes. And what do you do? You dig into mythology to "inspire" students.
07 Aug 2019
A prolific leader, a brilliant orator, and one of the most-loved politicians of India, Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night. She was 67.
02 Aug 2019
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are among the most coveted institutes in India.
24 Jul 2019
At the peak of #MeToo movement in October last year, the Centre had formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) panel to deal with sexual harassment at workplace. But a few days ago, an RTI inquiry revealed the panel was "dissolved".
16 Jul 2019
India's premier educational institutes like the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are facing severe faculty shortage, said HRD Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank recently.
06 Jun 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally addressed the elephant in the room. On Wednesday, he formed two Cabinet committees to look into job creation and slow economic growth- two issues which his government is facing in its second term.
05 Jun 2019
Who would have thought that languages, of which there is no dearth in India, would become BJP 2.0's first controversy?