Education

Now students without Mathematics in Class 12 can opt for Polytechnic courses

An HSC student from the Science stream, will now be pursuing Engineering and Technology courses in polytechnic institutes in Maharashtra, who did not opt for Mathematics at the 10+2 level. For the academic year 2015-16, the state Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) has decided to give these students direct admission which is commonly known as “lateral entry”. Mahesh Shivankar, the ... Read More »

Two day yoga conference to be held by Ministry of HRD on June 22 and June 23

The International Yoga Day was observed worldwide on June 21 with our Prime Minister Narendra Modi quietly taking his place before a sea of schoolchildren. The event was billed as one of the largest yoga demonstrations in a single venue in history. The event was referred to as the beginning of a new era of peace and goodwill by the ... Read More »

UPSC allows use of scribe for blind, cerebral-palsy affected candidates

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced that the candidates suffering from blindness, locomotor disability and cerebral palsy can use scribes to write civil services preliminary and main examination, this year. A compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour will be granted, as well. The candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to ... Read More »

IIT Kharagpur to start with MBBS courses

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur would soon start offering Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) courses offering more than just engineering. Dr B C Roy Institute of Medical Science and Research, a 400-bedded super-speciality hospital would be ready by the end of 2017 on the three-acre plot on the edge of the campus. “The government has already ... Read More »

Online MBA is the Course you have been searching for so long

Online MBA is now highly in demand because you can now start doing your MBA online from anywhere in the world. You can now have access to world class facilities and a wide range of resources at your fingertips online. Pondi University provides you with online MBA course. Once you enroll into the program of online MBA you can access ... Read More »

Parents should not impose their choices on children: Modi

On the eve of Teachers’ Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi engaged in a candid interaction with students across the country during which he gave tips on how to ignite their minds, improve oratory and advised parents not to impose choices on children. The Prime Minister also underscored the need for having good people in politics to take the country to ... Read More »

US universities experience 32 percent increase in Indian students

According to the latest official figures, the US universities and colleges have experienced a 32 percent increase in the number of students from India since last year as compared to nine per cent internationally. The “SEVIS by the Numbers,” a quarterly report on international students studying in the US released by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), which is ... Read More »

Himachal Pradesh to felicitate 16 teachers on Teacher’s Day

Himachal Pradesh will confer awards to school teachers on September 5, Teacher’s Day. The state will felicitate 16 teachers who work at government schools across the state. On September 3, a source from the Education Department of the state said that the teachers will be given the award, which is a “state award”, at a function which will be organised ... Read More »

Maharashtra Board releases timetable for Class 10 and 12 exams

  On September 3, the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) released the schedule for the Secondary School Certificate (Class 10) and the Higher Secondary Certificate (Class 12) examinations, which will be conducted in 2016. According to the timetable published online, the SSC exams will be held from March 1 to March 22 and the HSC ... Read More »

HRD Minister Smriti Irani invites suggestions on new education policy

HRD Minister Smriti Irani today invited suggestions from teachers and students of CBSE schools on the new national education policy, the draft of which is expected to be prepared by the year end. Presenting the CBSE awards to teachers ahead of the national teacher’s day celebrations on September 5, the Minister also favoured introduction of three new award categories including ... Read More »