Education

Top 7 IIT JEE Coaching Institutes in Kota Based on Students’ Verdict

IIT JEE is certainly the most prominent entrance examination in India, with a number of applicants being more than a million every year. It is the gateway for seeking admission in the most renowned engineering institutes like – IITs, NITs, IIITs and many other centrally funded institutes. But due to very tough competition, cracking IIT JEE has never been a ... Read More »

This Class 9 student from Goa, who wrote prize winning essay on ‘Swachh Bharat’, was praised by PM Narendra Modi

This Class 9 student from Goa, who wrote prize winning essay on ‘Swachh Bharat’, was praised by PM Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the student and said, “In her prize winning essay, Ravisha from Goa writes about what should be done for a @swachhbharat. I compliment her for her work.” PM Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi along ... Read More »

Host the national flag and sing national anthem daily at madrassas: MP Education Minister

After making an announcement few days back that MP’s Satna district students will answer the roll call by saying Jai Hind instead of Yes Sir or Yes Ma’am from October 1, School Education minister Vijay Shah has come up with another instruction. On Friday, he asked madrassas in the state to hoist the national flag and sing national anthem daily. ... Read More »

Tech firm Smartron collaborates with University of Southern California for research on education through technology

A partnership has been established between the Indian tech firm Smartron and University of Southern California for research on education by using wearables and machine learning technologies. The partnership with USC’s Centre for Human Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things (CHARIOT) will focus on understanding the influence on learning when smartphones and sensors are used. About tBand Smartron’s ‘tBand’ ... Read More »

Sisodia says Baijal blocking higher education loans for Delhi students, L-G denies claim

Addressing a press conference, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said any political rivalry with them should be kept aside when it comes to education of students.(Burhaan Kinu/HT FILE) The Delhi government said it will not be able to give higher education loan to students this year and accused the Lieutenant Governor of refusing to approve the scheme that was sent to ... Read More »

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 »