Ansari warns of implications of failure to provide education, employment
Ansari warns of implications of failure to provide education, employment

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday warned that "failure" to properly educate and provide "productive employment" to millions of Indians, especially youth, will have "serious economic and social implications" for the country.

Andhra signs MoU with Singapore varsity

The government of Andhra Pradesh, the National University of Singapore and the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) signed an MoU on Tuesday to work on the 'ease of doing business in Andhra Pradesh'.

INK invites applications for Fellows program 2015

INK, a community that transforms imagination to impact, is inviting applications for its prestigious INK Fellows Program 2015. INK Fellows Program is a platform for discovery and exposure that equips young change-makers with the mentorship, support, networks and specially designed opportunities necessary to help take their brilliant work to the next level.

College of Dairy Science to be set up in Hisar

The Haryana government on Tuesday said that a College of Dairy Science and Technology will be established in Hisar district of Haryana.

New National Education Policy by December: Smriti Irani
New National Education Policy by December: Smriti Irani

 Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said her ministry was working on a new National Education Policy (NEP) which would be formed by December this year.

State Regulatory Commission to monitor universities: Rajasthan Education Minister

In the wake of surfacing of a fake degree scam in a private university in Jodhpur, the state government on Friday said a regulatory commission would be set up to monitor the academic activities of all universities mainly private ones.

CMAT 2015 results declared

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) on Wednesday declared the results of CMAT or the Common Management Admission Test February 2015 session, deciding the fate of 57,700 candidates.

India's first National Skill Development University to open in Chhattisgarh
India's first National Skill Development University to open in Chhattisgarh

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy has announced that India's first National Skill Development University will open in Raipur.

St Stephens principal bans e-zine for not seeking his clearance

St Stephens College principal Valson Thampu has banned a student-run website for not seeking his clearance on the content before publishing and has appointed a one-man disciplinary committee to look into the matter.

BML Munjal University introduces MBA in forensic accounting
BML Munjal University introduces MBA in forensic accounting

A new MBA programme for Chartered Accountants as well as students with a Science background having an interest in Finance facilitates the detection of financial fraud.

Technology can help solve problems in education and skilling sectors
Technology can help solve problems in education and skilling sectors

The overall impact of technological innovations in the education sector remains limited. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports the benefits of digital learning.

IIT Kanpur, BHEL sign MoU to develop advance technology

IIT Kanpur and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for development of advance technology, a statement issued by IIT said on Saturday.

Myanmar collaborates with IIIT-Bangalore to set up IT institute

The International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIIT-B) is collaborating with Myanmar to build an information technology institute in that country, a top diplomat said here.

Consultation process on education policy to end by December
Consultation process on education policy to end by December

The exhaustive consultation process to frame the new National Education Policy, which was launched on Republic Day, would be completed by December.

Incorporate secularism in education system: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday critiqued the modern education system for not doing much about moral ethics.

Students in Mumbai ideate to inspire change

From protecting their environment to helping underrated artisans of the country, students from different schools in Mumbai presented a broad spectrum of ideas on education, environment, health

Committee to look into graft charges against university: Rajasthan govt

The BJP government on Friday announced setting up of a three-member committee to probe allegations of corruption against the Jai Narayan Vyas University and said an independent audit would also be carried out look into the alleged misappropriation of income.

Committee to look into graft charges against Jai Narayan Vyas University: Rajasthan govt

BJP government Friday announced setting up of a three-member committee to probe allegations of corruption against the Jai Narayan Vyas University and said an independent audit would also be carried out look into the alleged misappropriation of income.

Online scholarship to SC/ST students after self-verification: Rajasthan government

The Rajasthan government Friday announced in the Assembly that educational scholarships to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) students would be provided online after self-verification to reduce pendency of scholarships.

PM Narendra Modi appointed Chancellor of Viswa Bharati University

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been appointed as the new chancellor of Visva Bharati University for the next three years.

Hyderabad varsity to offer course in Islamic finance

The Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) here plans to offer a diploma course in Islamic finance from the next academic year to keep pace with the rising demand for the subject.

CBSE maths exam: Board to meet principals, mulls grace marking

Amidst complaints among CBSE class XII students over the "difficulty level" of their mathematics examination, the board has called some school principals for a meeting to discuss the matter and is also mulling whether to give a relaxation in the marking for the paper.

Indian-American named dean of Penn Engineering college in US

An Indian-American expert, known for his groundbreaking work on autonomous robots, has been named dean of a prestigious US university in Pennsylvania.

CBSE Class 12 exam: Issue of tough maths paper raised in Parliament

A senior Congress member on Thursday raised the issue of the tough mathematics question paper in the ongoing CBSE board examinations and asked the government to consider the issue "seriously".

Jobs won't last forever in today's dynamic economic world: Gareth Howells
Jobs won't last forever in today's dynamic economic world: Gareth Howells

Gareth Howells, Executive Director, MBA and MiF, London Business School (LBS), discusses the relevance of B-schools, the need for an entrepreneurial bent of mind and the importance of connectin

UGC committee calls for strengthening partnership between varsities and industries

A University Grants Commission (UGC)-appointed committee has suggested strengthening of partnership and collaboration between universities and industries for mutual benefit.

Centre has approved construction of 2160 more girls hostels across nation

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has, in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question, revealed that the Centre plans to build 2160 more hostels for girls across the country.

UGC implementing scheme of career oriented courses
UGC implementing scheme of career oriented courses

The University Grants Commission is encouraging implementation of skill-based and career-oriented courses in colleges and universities through several new schemes, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said on Wednesday.

Anil Kakodkar resigns as chairman of board of governors of IIT-B

Nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar has resigned as the chairman of the board of governors of IIT Bombay apparently because of differences with the Ministry of Human Resource Development over selection of some IIT directors.

IIT-Bombay Board of Governors chairman quits after 'tiff' with HRD Ministry

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) Board of Governors chairman and nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar has resigned from his post after a reported 'disagreement' with the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

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