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

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.
Former Uttarakhand CM Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to head HRD Ministry
Politics

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?
India

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
India

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).
MHRD committee: Empower IITs to pick own directors, chairpersons
India

MHRD committee: Empower IITs to pick own directors, chairpersons

A year after a new Act granted unprecedented autonomy to IIMs, a committee of IIT directors have sought similar powers for the premier engineering institutes.
This year, IITs could introduce 5% EWS reservation; IIMs unsure
India

This year, IITs could introduce 5% EWS reservation; IIMs unsure

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are likely to implement the recently announced 10% quota for economically weak sections (EWS) of the general category in a gradual manner.
MHRD could extend right to free education till Class 12
India

MHRD could extend right to free education till Class 12

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has said that it is considering a proposal to extend children's right to free education till Class 12.
CBSE to introduce new compulsory health science course from April
India

CBSE to introduce new compulsory health science course from April

In a bid to equip young Indians with basic knowledge related to first aid and healthcare, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to include a new subject - health science.
Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30
India

Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30

The Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for selecting Institutions of Eminence (IoE) has put in a recommendation to increase the number of IoEs from the current 20 to 30.

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