Education

DU Admission For Foreign Students From 15 February; No Entrance Test

Delhi University (DU) has invited applications from February 15 for foreign nationals for admissions to its undergraduate, postgraduate, M.Phil and PhD courses for the 2018-19 academic year, a release said. “The university offers over 250 programmes at various levels and there is no entrance test for foreign nationals,” the release issued by the Registrar said. Eligible foreign applicants are informed ... Read More »

Engineers, law graduates and MBAs are the new applicants for peons’ jobs

housands of engineers, law graduates and MBAs have applied and queued up for the interview for the post of peons on January 28. HERE’S WHAT THE PRINCIPAL REGISTRAR OF THE EXAM TOLD TOI: “Since the applications were filled online, I am not aware of the educational degrees of the candidates but in the past, engineers and law graduates have appeared ... Read More »

Pearl Academy introduces two new courses: All you need to know

Pearl Academy, India’s leading institution in design, fashion, business and media, has introduced two new courses, Media and Communication and Advertising and Marketing, from the academic year beginning July 2018. Growing technology and innovation is transforming the media landscape. Virtual and augmented reality is making its way into media and entertainment industry offering entirely new set of opportunities and growth; ... Read More »

Jamia Millia Islamia First To Start Diploma Course In Unani Pharmacy

Jamia Millia Islamia First To Start Diploma Course In Unani Pharmacy NEW DELHI: In a first of its kind initiative, Jamia Millia Islamia has started Diploma course in Unani Pharmacy in reverence to one of its founders Hakim Ajmal Khan, one of the biggest names in Unani medicine, as well. The two year self financed course has begun with 35 ... Read More »

JNTUK BTech Results 2017 For October/ November Exam Soon; Official Update Awaited

JNTUK BTech Results 2017; Know How To Check NEW DELHI:  Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) will declare BTech 2nd year exam result held in October/ November 2017. Candidates can check the result online at jntukresults.edu.in. Results should be checked online. As of now no official update has been given by the University. The University had declared the first semester results for ... Read More »

UPSC Declares Civil Services Main Exam 2017 Result; Interview In February

UPSC Declares Civil Services Main Exam 2017 Result NEW DELHI:  Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) has declared the results for Civil Services (Main) Exam which was held from 28 October 2017 till 3 November 2017. Qualified candidates will now be eligible for the personality test for selection to the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and other Central ... Read More »

New PG programme for executives launched in IIM Rohtak: Apply before March 1

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Rohtak has launched one year Post Graduate Programme for Executives (ePGPx). The programme has been introduced in IIM Rohtak for the first time unlike other colleges of IIMs in the country. Tentative important dates: Last date for the programme registration: March 1 Last date for hard copy receipt for application form: March 8 Personal Interview: March 24 ... Read More »

How Modi’s big announcement will improve higher education

By B Venkatesh Kumar, Alan Ruby and Matthew Hartley Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s centenary address at the University of Patna in Bihar included the announcement of a competition to identify 20 Indian universities that have potential to become “world class”. Offering them financial support and “unshackling” them from regulations and restrictions, they will be free to develop their own roadmaps and pursue ... Read More »

Concerns Mount Over K-12 Education Plans

As states cement education plans for their schools under the federal K-12 law, the Department of Education is working furiously to assess them amid mounting concerns about states’ commitment to following the law, their proposals to ensure historically disadvantaged students have access to quality education, and the department’s capacity – and in some cases, lack of desire – to police ... Read More »

Department for Education defends Toby Young appointment

Toby Young (L) at the opening of a free school in London in 2011 with Boris Johnson, who has said Young is ideal for the watchdog role. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images The Department for Education (DfE) has defended the appointment of Toby Young to the government’s new higher education watchdog in the face of mounting concerns over his suitability for public office. ... Read More »