Education

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 »

MH-CET to make a comeback for engineering admissions from 2016

As per the officials of the Maharashtra higher and technical education department, the MH-CET, which stands for Maharashtra common entrance test, will replace JEE Main from 2016, to grant admissions to first year B.E/B.Tech programmes. So for getting admission to Engineering courses in the state, students will have to appear for this exam. Last time the exam was last conducted ... Read More »

Smriti Irani inaugurates IIM Bodh Gaya’s new academic session

  The HRD (Human Resource Management) minister Smriti Irani, formally inaugurated the academic session of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Bodh Gaya in Bihar on Monday. As per newspaper reports, State education minister P.K. Shahi said the Magadh University administration has made available 119 acres on its campus for the B-school. The process of land transfer in the name ... Read More »

64 students fall sick after consuming midday meal in UP

Officials said that around 64 students fell sick due to suspected food poisoning after consuming mid-day meal at a Government Primary school at Juggaur in Chinhat area here today. This is the second incident of students falling ill after eating mid-day meal in the state capital in the last over one month time. Students of the government primary school started ... Read More »

Kerala CM says decision on private university only after discussions

Private Universities in Kerala   Today, the Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, favoured setting up of private universities but made it clear that a final decision in this regard would be taken only after discussions with all concerned. While talking to reporters after a cabinet meeting, Chandy said that private universities have come up in most of the states and ... Read More »