Education

Bangalore team among 5 finalists moving towards USD 15M Global Learning XPRIZE

XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced the five finalists advancing in the USD 15M Global Learning XPRIZE which includes Chimple, a team from Bangalore. Each of the five finalists were awarded with a USD 1 million milestone prize.  Chimple is developing a learning platform aimed at enabling children to learn ... Read More »

IGNOU, MU and other 4,842 institutions given last chance to retain their licenses

The Union Home Ministry has given one last chance to IGNOU, Mumbai University, ICMR and other 4,842 institutes and organisations to retain their licenses.   Representative image The Union Home Ministry has given one last chance to IGNOU, Mumbai University, ICMR and other 4,842 institutes and organisations to retain their licences to receive foreign funding. A statement released by the ... Read More »

9 per cent jump in applications to UK universities from South India students

A 9 per cent increase has been witnessed in the number of applications received from students of South India to study in the United Kingdom.   Representative image A 9 per cent increase has been witnessed in the number of applications received from students of South India to study in the United Kingdom, said a top British envoy.  The number ... Read More »

Over 5,000 computer teachers to be recruited by Haryana government: Manohar Lal Khattar

Over 5,000 regular computer teachers will be recruited by the Haryana government next year. Also, computer education will also be included in the regular course of the state.   Representative image Over 5,000 regular computer teachers will be recruited by the Haryana government next year as per CM Manohar Lal Khattar’s statement. Also, computer education will also be included in ... Read More »

Billionaires gaining too much influence on public education | Opinion

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have used their wealth to promote their own agenda about education in the United States. When President Trump nominated Betsy DeVos, a woman with no degree or experience in education, as U.S. Secretary of Education, defenders of public education organized an unprecedented effort to fight her confirmation. Unfortunately, her stunning display ... Read More »

JNU Entrance Exam Official Notification 2018: Released at jnu.ac.in, check important dates here

  Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has released the official notification for its entrance examination for the academic session 2018-2019. The exams will be held on December 27, December 28, December 29 and December 30. According to the official notification, the admission procedure is online and the intake for various MPhil/PhD programmes of the university has been calculated as per the ... Read More »

GATE 2018: These preparation tips will guide you to score well

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is a great opportunity for students to start a career in PSU jobs or get admission in post graduate engineering courses at top institutes. The GATE 2018 exam dates have been declared and is scheduled for February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018. IIT Guwahati will be conducting the exam in an online mode for ... Read More »

Exclusive: Excluded pupils denied education that is their legal right

There are at least 29 local authorities where not all excluded pupils are provided with full-time education they are legally entitled to Permanently excluded pupils in some areas of the country are not being provided with the full-time education to which they are legally entitled, figures obtained by Tes show. Three authorities are only providing around half of their permanently excluded pupils with ... Read More »

Over 2.4 crore NCERT textbooks pre-booked online

Over 2.4 crore NCERT textbooks have been pre-booked by schools and students from across the country within a month after the council launched an online portal for the purpose, an official said today. To deal with the “virtual” shortage of books which forced parents to buy expensive books from private publishers, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) ... Read More »

Home Education NEET 2017: Timeline of events since Anitha’s suicide NEET 2017: Timeline of events since Anitha’s suicide

S Anitha was a medical aspirant who committed suicide last week when the Centre denied exemption from the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017. Since then, the Tamil Nadu students have taken to the streets in protest, demanding the government to roll back Centre’s decision. This demand has been on the rise for over a year state ministers discussing ... Read More »