Education

Tamil Nadu NEET aspirants anguished as SC stays Madras HC order to reallocate exam centres

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Madras HC’s direction to the CBSE to allot nearby exam centres for NEET. Photo: Mint Chennai: S. Vijayalakshmi from Trichy had applied for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical and dental courses, opting for centres in Trichy, Madurai and Chennai. However, she was allotted a centre in Ernakulam in Kerala for ... Read More »

Education institutions not refunding fees to face action: Govt

The HRD Ministry official says this has been done to prevent professional institutions from exploiting students from ‘exercising other options of joining institutions of their choice’. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: 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. “As per AICTE ... Read More »

UPSC civil services prelims 2018: Only e-admit cards this year, download from upsc.gov.in

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said it had uploaded the e-admit cards on its website — www.upsc.gov.in. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Candidates appearing for the preliminary examination of the civil services on 3 June will not be issued a physical copy of their admit card but will have to download it and carry a printout with them, the Union Public Service ... Read More »

101 management schools apply to shut shop as business is bad

Battling vacant seats and a dip in campus placements, more than 100 business schools offering MBA degrees and postgraduate diplomas in business administration applied for closure in 2017-18, according to officials familiar with the development. Data with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the apex body of technical and management institutes, shows that a total of 101 management ... Read More »

Benefits Of Being Tutored Online

Since the coming up of the digital era, the whole scene of how technology can be used in our life has changed. Technology has rendered a lot more things possible for the regular citizen like 24/7 round the clock availability to information and much more. With parents often resorting to tutors to help children with their studies and competitive exams ... Read More »

CBSE paper leak: Students hold protest at Jantar Mantar seeking justice

In the wake of reports claiming paper leaks, the CBSE had on Wednesday announced the re-examination of Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The shrill cries of ‘we want justice’ pierced the serene morning air at Jantar Mantar on Thursday as hundreds of students gathered in New Delhi, protesting against the re-examination of Class 10 ... Read More »

CBSE paper leak: Sack Prakash Javadekar and CBSE chief, demands Congress

ongress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala has also demanded a judicial probe by a high court judge into the matter CBSE paper leaks. File Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday demanded that human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) chairperson Anita Karwal be sacked following reports that the Class 10 mathematics and the Class ... Read More »

CBSE re-exam dates for Class 10 Maths, Class 12 Economics papers by Monday or Tuesday: Prakash Javadekar

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar termed the CBSE examination paper leak ‘unfortunate’ and said culprits would not go scot-free. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The CBSE is expected to announce on Monday or Tuesday the next date of re-examination for Class 10 mathematics and Class 12 economics subjects, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, in the wake of paper leaks. The ... Read More »

Religious instruction should be banned in schools

YES Erodes secularity Against Constitution…  India is a secular country in which Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Jews and even animistic cultures thrive. Religious instruction in schools can erode the secular fabric of this ancient nation. Even if multi-religious instructions are taught, it would create hatred and blind obedience. Sudipta Mandal, Class IX, The Levelfield School, Suri, Birbhum Religion is something which should ... Read More »

Education Notes: ADE recognizes civic engagement schools

Safford K-8 Magnet School was recognized for effective implementation of proven practices in civic learning. Thirty-five Arizona schools have been named 2016-17 Civic Engagement schools by the Arizona Department of Education. The Tucson Unified School District’s Safford K-8 Magnet School was among eight schools that won the department’s highest distinction as a school of excellence. The program identifies schools that ... Read More »