Kerala: With SC ruling on varsity VC, UGC may get edge over state laws

The academic community is worried that UGC regulations overriding state laws governing universities would have a corrosive impact on the academic freedom of the institutions
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Research funding: New system of individual project accounts hits top institutes

Funding for research projects in public institutions such as IITs, IISERs, IISc is drying up due to the new procedure devised by the government

Indian students from Ukraine can choose from 29 countries to complete MBBS

Indian medical students, whose MBBS studies was disrupted in Ukraine due to the war with Russia, can now continue their courses in medical colleges located in 29 countries including United States, affirmed the Indian regulatory body for medical education. The National Medical Commission (NMC) has clarified that the 29 countries from where the In...

Vedic Board students at par with other boards for admission in higher education: Repo...

Students who clear Class X and Class XII offered by boards focused on ‘Vedic education’, including one run by Patanjali Yogpeeth whose trustees include Baba Ramdev, will now be eligible to join any college for higher education, including medicine and engineering, on par with students from other boards across the country, The Telegraph reported. ...

French minister wants 20,000 Indian students studying in France by 2025

France wants the number of Indian students in the country to rise to 20,000 by 2025, French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna said on Wednesday (September 14). The minister also said that there could be no better indicator of peace and true friendship among nations than a student trained and graduated abroad who becomes acquainted with two cult...

Delhi schools: AAP, MCD bicker over survey, but it’s learning outcomes that mat...

AAP govt is blaming MCD-run schools for dragging Delhi down in NAS 2021, but there’s much ambiguity in survey readings





NEET UG 2022 Result: 16 states, UTs perform better than national average

Data compiled by the National Testing Agency (NTA) has revealed that 16 states and Union territories (UTs) performed better than the national average pass percentage in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) in 2022. The exam for admission to undergraduate medical colleges was held on July 17. The results were released by the NTA l...

Heading to study medicine in China? Govt issues new advisory

India has issued a detailed advisory for prospective students wanting to study medicine in China, cautioning them of the pitfalls, including poor pass percentage, mandatory learning of the official spoken language Putonghua and stringent norms to qualify to practice in India. The advisory was issued as thousands of Indians studying in Chinese me...

UGC: Distance learning degrees to be on par with conventional ones

Degrees obtained through distance and online learning from recognised institutions will be treated on a par with those offered through conventional mode, according to the University Grants Commission (UGC). "Degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level in conformity with UGC notification on Specification of Degrees, 2014 and, post graduate di...

PM SHRI promises to transform schools; is it tacitly pushing NEP?

The first stage involves states and UTs signing MoUs agreeing to implement NEP in its entirety, with the Centre laying down the commitments for supporting these schools for achieving specified quality assurance

81% of students feel anxiety due to studies, exams, results: NCERT survey

Nearly 30% of students lag behind in studies due to lack of concentration while 43% experience mood swings; 17% find online classes to be better than offline classes, reveals survey

Explained: How PM-SHRI seeks to transform 14,500 govt schools

The Centre's PM-SHRI seeks to transform existing government schools into model ones embodying the spirit of NEP 2020

International Literacy Day: UNESCO makes unique endeavour in 2022

Each year, the International Literacy Day is celebrated on September 8. The day founded by UNESCO in 1966, aims to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights.

NTA to release NEET UG 2022 results on September 7

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the NEET UG 2022 results on Wednesday (September 7). The results will be declared on the official NEET NTA website, and Along with the UG marks, category-wise cut-off marks and an all-India rank list list will also be released on The Final NEET ans... Clear all your doubts before you take JEE, join IIT

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) alumni has created a website ‘’ for IIT aspirants to raise queries on a number of aspects, ranging from placements, faculty and academics.

Teachers’ Day: Big salaam to teachers bearing the brunt of COVID even now

The online and then online-offline teaching schedule exposed teachers to a different reality; it has also put the focus back on problems that have been plaguing the teaching community for long

IIT-Delhi effects 30 per cent tuition fee cut following student protests

The IIT-Delhi has effected a 30 per cent reduction in the tuition fee for the new batch of M.Tech students following recommendations of a committee set up by the director, after a section of students staged a silent protest over "fee hikes".

Maharashtra CET 2022 PCB, PCM answer key released

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra (CET CELL), has released the Maharashtra CET 2022 answer key for the PCB/PCM group. Those who appeared for the exam can now download the CET answer keys for PCB/PCM group from the official MHT CET website, Also Read: NEET innerwear row: Affected aspirants allowed to take exa...

How Delhi govt transformed its schools, and the challenges it faces

Massive budgetary allocation, rapid expansion, carefully planned structural changes and 360-degree curricula set these schools apart

NEET-PG counselling likely to begin from Sept 19

The NEET-PG counselling for admission to postgraduate medical courses, which was scheduled to begin from September 1, is likely to commence from September 19, official sources said on Wednesday (August 31). The Union Health Ministry on Monday (August 29) deferred the NEET-PG counselling to allow the National Medical Commission (NMC) to complete ...

Transfers fears, slow growth spark teacher crunch in Kendriya Vidyalayas

There are 12,044 vacancies in teaching posts across 1,247 KVs in the country; while the government has not made recruitments in three years, several teachers have left their jobs, disgruntled with the long hours and the transfer and promotion policies

Study from anywhere in India, anytime: Delhi school throws open classroom

The admissions for Class 9 in Delhi Model Virtual School (DMVS) for the academic year 2022-23 has been thrown open, offering the possibility of taking up the classes anytime, anywhere in the country.

HC pulls up CBSE for arbitrarily changing weightage formula for Class 12

CBSE issued a circular on July 5, 2021, that an equal weightage of 50-50 will be given to the Term I and Term II (theory) exams of Class 12th in academic year 2021-22; it was recommended on July 21, 2022, a day prior to the declaration of results, that the weightage formula should be 30-70

ICSI CS Results 2022: Professional result declared; here’s how to check

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has announced the CS Result 2022 on Thursday (August 25) for the candidates who appeared for the Professional programme. While the results of the Professional programme have been released at 11 am, the results for the Executive programme will be declared at 2 pm. The candidates can check th...

One Nation, One Entrance: UGC proposes NEET-JEE merger with CUET

The UGC will form a committee of experts to look at the present forms of entrance exams and the exam may be conducted twice a year to provide more opportunities to students

BA Tamil course finds more takers, thanks to TNPSC rule, financial aid

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has set fresh cut-off marks for the language paper; better designed courses, education incentives for female students add to the interest in BA Tamil
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