Education

‘Step up public spending on health, education’

The Survey has called for more public investments in social sectors — mainly education and health — at a time when the NITI Aayog is seen to be encouraging more privatisation, specifically in the health sector. “The public investment in social infrastructure like education and health is critical in the development of an economy,” the report said. While India has ... Read More »

NEET: SC asks CBSE to explain how medical entrance exam will have identical papers

The Supreme Court had earlier refused to ‘nullify’ the NEET 2017 saying it would affect over 6 lakh candidates who have passed the test to join medical and dental courses. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the CBSE to explain how it would have identical question papers in English, Hindi as well as in vernacular languages ... Read More »

APSET 2017 primary answer key to release today at apset.net.in

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, will release the primary answer keys for Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) 2017 today at apset.net.in. The final answer keys will be displayed on August 20. Candidates who have applied for the exam can view the answer keys from the official website by following the steps written below. APSET 2017 was held on July 30 for ... Read More »

Now order NCERT books online and get them delivered at your doorstep

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will now accept online orders for its textbooks and have them delivered right at the buyer’s doorstep. School education secretary Anil Swarup on Wednesday launched an online portal dedicated to taking orders directly from schools and even students. Although the new academic session is still months away, Swarup said the early ... Read More »

Bill introduced in Lok Sabha for establishing Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in Andhra Pradesh

Bill introduced in Lok Sabha for establishing Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in Andhra Pradesh A bill has been introduced in the Lok Sabha today for setting up of the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in Andhra Pradesh. The institute would be established in Visakhapatnam district. Representative image A bill has been introduced in the Lok Sabha today ... Read More »

New effort to reform early education gives some a sense of deja vu

The line behind the microphone snaked down the aisle, as two dozen people stepped up to advocate for their slice of the early childhood education pie. Several members of the local education workers union argued for collective bargaining rights for child care workers. A representative from the research policy center Zero to Three spoke up “on behalf of the near ... Read More »

A lesson in innovative education

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong An 11th grader, watches as his teacher solves a problem in a pre-calculus class at a high school in Santa Ana, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Tempers can flare in the national debate over public education, which sometimes feels like a winner-take-all conflict for the highest of stakes. But those with the most to lose are ... Read More »

IGNOU SOSS PG diploma in mental health: Apply before August 18 at ignou.ac.in

The School of Social Sciences (SOSS) of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a new course from the July 2017 session. Now, students can opt to be a part of a postgraduate diploma programme in mental health (PGDMH). “The objective of the programme is to build capacity through spreading of awareness and training of personnel working in the field to ... Read More »

In this Madhya Pradesh school, students are forced to study in toilet

In a primary school in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch district, the students are being forced to study in a disused toilet as there’s no school building, reports said. Set up in 2012, the school, which is being run by a single teacher only, is situated nearly 35 km away from the Neemuch district headquarters. Till 2013, the school functioned out of ... Read More »

Telangana DOST phase 3 allotment 2017: Last date to apply extended to August 3

  The Degree Online Services, Telangana (DOST) has announced that the last date to register for the third phase of the allotment has been extended to 5 pm on August 3, 2017. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam can apply for the same from the official website. “Students who have registered already in Phase-I or II can directly access web options ... Read More »