28 May 2020
30 groups in India trying to develop COVID-19 vaccine: Government
About 30 groups in India are trying to develop vaccines against COVID-19, the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Indian government, Prof K. Vijay Raghavan, said on Thursday.
18 Mar 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: CBSE, JEE exams postponed to after March 31
On Wednesday, the HRD ministry asked the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and all educational institutions to postpone the examinations till March 31, because of the coronavirus outbreak.
16 Dec 2019
#CareerBytes: Popular scholarships for MTech students to know about
Engineering is one of the most preferred professional courses in the country, but as education is becoming expensive, many are unable to afford engineering education.
21 Oct 2019
Soon, IIT Foundation will accredit engineering colleges
Soon, the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) will no longer accredit engineering colleges in India.
18 Jun 2019
#CareerBytes: What options do PCM students have other than engineering?
In India, most science students who have completed Class 12 with PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) opt for engineering.
19 Jan 2019
AICTE to stop setting up new engineering colleges from 2020
In an unprecedented move that could impact many engineering aspirants, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has decided not to permit registration of new engineering colleges from the academic year 2020-2021.
16 Jan 2019
To enable quota for economically-weak, 25% hike in college seats
Union Minister for Education Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday announced a 25% increase in seats across universities and colleges in the country to ensure the new caste-agnostic reservation doesn't affect the existing quotas.
13 Nov 2018
PM Modi to award winners of 'India-Singapore Hackathon 2018'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present awards to winners of the first "India-Singapore Hackathon 2018" which aims to harness and showcase innovation potential of the youth from the two countries on Thursday.
03 Nov 2018
3L collegians to get tablet-PCs for Rs. 1,000: CM Rupani
Three lakh first-year college students in Gujarat will get tablet computers worth Rs. 11,000 for a token sum of Rs. 1,000, said Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today.
30 Aug 2018
HRD Ministry introduces Atal ranking for institutions to promote innovation
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.
25 Aug 2018
Minister asks AICTE to explore internship opportunities in agriculture
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.
02 Aug 2018
277 'fake' engineering colleges in India, Delhi tops list
Delhi, India's capital, is one of the top rankers in several undesirable aspects: crimes against women, general crimes, drug consumption, drug trafficking, and even human trafficking.
14 Jul 2018
AICTE: 42% of engineers got campus placements this year
According to AIl India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) data, in 2017-18, campus placements for engineering students crossed the 40% mark for the first time in five years.
05 May 2018
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.
04 May 2018
New education policy will give Hindi its due importance: HRD
Language is very important for any society and the country, and the New Education Policy which is being formulated will give Hindi its due importance, Union Minister of State for HRD, Satya Pal Singh, said.
21 Apr 2018
Engineering colleges' intake to reduce by 1.36 lakh seats
Engineering colleges across seven states have approached All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to reduce the number of seats in B.Tech/M.Tech courses by 1.3 lakh, effective the new session in July.
08 Apr 2018
India to lose 3.1L engineering seats in four years
Engineering aspirants might be in for a hard time. According to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), there will be 80,000 fewer seats in engineering this year, expected to reduce by 3.1L in four years.
02 Dec 2017
300 private engineering colleges may be asked to shut down
23 Nov 2017
Violence at Chennai's Sathyabama University over student's suicide
Angered over a fellow student's suicide, about 300 students of Chennai's Sathyabama University went on a violent rampage on Wednesday night, damaging hostel properties.
03 Nov 2017
Supreme Court says no to technical education through correspondence courses
In a landmark judgment affecting millions of Students across India, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled against institutes providing technical Education through long-distance courses.
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.
11 Jul 2017
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.
16 May 2017
This year, Maharashtra has 13,000 fewer engineering seats
According to the data released by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), the number of engineering seats in Maharashtra has dipped from 1.43 lakh to 1.30 lakh for the upcoming academic year 2017-2018.
13 Apr 2017
89 of 311 institutes submitted fraudulent data to AICTE
In a shocking news, a whopping one-third of engineering and technical institutes have been found to submit false data to the All India Council for Technical Education for getting approval.
17 Mar 2017
Mumbai metro intervenes in Kalanagar's decongestion plans
The Metro 2B corridor (DN Nagar-Bandra-Mankhurd) is interfering with the construction of one of the 3 flyovers meant to decongest the traffic at BKC junction.
24 Jan 2017
Access free Wi-Fi in these spots in Mumbai
Maharashtra CM had tweeted, "Happy to dedicate Phase 1 of #MumbaiWiFi. From this instance, 500 hotspots to go live across various locations. #MumbaiWiFi is India's largest Public WiFi services."
06 Oct 2016
Singapore PM condemns cross-border terrorism
On his visit to India, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong displayed solidarity with India over the death of 18 soldiers in the globally criticized Uri attack.
04 Oct 2016
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong on a five-day India trip
Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore arrived in India on 3rd Oct on a five-day visit, the focus of which is to strengthen bilateral ties.