Govt has launched 'Pragati Scholarship' for girls: Smriti Irani
Govt has launched 'Pragati Scholarship' for girls: Smriti Irani

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has said that a "Pragati Scholarship" has been launched by the government from the year 2014-15 to provide encouragement and support to the girl child to pursue technical education.

DU forms panel for implementing choice-based credit scheme

Delhi University has constituted a seven-member committee to propose changes in the varsity's examination system with a view to implementing the 'choice- based credit scheme'.

No proposal to reduce age limit for civil services: Govt

There is no proposal at present before the government to reduce the upper age limit and number of attempts in civil service examination, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

IIT-Bombay girl bags Rs two cr package from Facebook

An IIT-Bombay student has claimed to have received a job offer of two crore rupees from the social networking site Facebook.

Management quota admissions should be transparent: Vinod Tawde
Management quota admissions should be transparent: Vinod Tawde

Maharashtra Higher Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Tuesday said there should be transparency in the admissions for management quota seats in various colleges and the process should be done on merit basis.

Building blocks of innovation

From incubating new businesses and funding ideas, to providing mentorship and guidance, many organisations are partnering with entrepreneurs to develop and scale up innovations that can benefit con

Skilled nurses have multiple job choices

On the job, nurses need not just be emphathetic, but also be capable to handle the numerous queries of their inquisitive patients. Prachi Rege lists the skills and job roles

Nursing is an all round profession

Dearth of skilled manpower is affecting the nursing profession. Prachi Rege speaks to experts about the courses and the various new job roles a nursing graduate can work in.

Andhra Pradesh: Intermediate exams from March 11, to be held separately

Bringing to an end the suspense over intermediate examinations, the Andhra Pradesh government on Monday said it would conduct the exams separately from March 11, without the involvement of Telangana.

Maharashtra Governor appoints search panel to select VC for Nagpur university

Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Monday said a search committee has been formed for selecting vice-chancellor of the Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University.

Govt plans 'GANIT' celebrations to enhance mathematical skills

The government has decided to hold week-long 'GANIT' celebrations in schools, coinciding with Srinivasa Ramanujan's birth anniversary later this month.

Smriti Irani emphasises need to develop skills in higher education

 Emphasing on the need to develop skills in higher education, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Saturday exhorted states and union territories to adopt the credit framework for skills and education and the choice based credit system in universities.

Smriti Irani hails support of pol parties in passage of education Bills

 HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday hailed the support from all the parties in Lok Sabha for the passage of three crucial Bills on education, saying the overall consensus reflected that "rashtraneeti" had prevailed over politics.

Infosys teams up with Stanford B-School for leadership development

The global tech firm and Stanford Graduate School of Business are offering an executive programme that will train senior executives of the firm.

WBNUJS offers sexual harrassment prevention course for executives

As women's safety continues to be deliberated upon at different levels, an academic programme aims to help in better implementation of the law in the workplace.

Vital tips to overcome challenges in engineering careers

Emphasising the importance of multi-disciplinary skills in a globalised knowledge economy.

Haryana to set up panel to suggest ways for improving medical education

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said his government would constitute a high-level committee comprising renowned doctors for suggesting ways to bring about improvement in the field of medical education and research in the state.

HRD Minister spells out govt stand on alternative systems of education
HRD Minister spells out govt stand on alternative systems of education

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, in written replies to questions raised in the Lok Sabha, spelt out the government's stand and policies on alternative systems of education, revamping of mid-day meal schemes and criteria for grant of autonomy to select colleges.

Bill in LS on Schools of Planning and Architecture

A bill to convert three Schools of Planning and Architecture into centres of excellence and enable them to confer degrees to its students was introduced in Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Kharagpur IITian offered whopping annual salary of over Rs 1.5 cr

Kharagpur: In one of the fattest pay package offered to an IITian ever in campus placements, a student of IIT Kharagpur has been offered a whopping annual salary of over Rs. 1.5 crore.

Hacking ethically can be a lucrative career

In this age of information, security often becomes the first casualty.

Parents encourage children to practice need-based spending

A recent survey explores the parent-child relationship with regards to money. Prachi Rege speaks to a few parents to find out how they manage money matters with their little geniuses

Thriving industries look to fill jobs with skilled labour
Thriving industries look to fill jobs with skilled labour

Job growth is slated to be in double digits for many sectors and most of the cities indicate good times for employees.

iVolunteer conducts email etiquette lessons for professionals

The social enterprise is hosting sessions in the art of effective communication over email for working professionals.

Short astronomy course at Birla Institute

For those seeking a more in-depth examination of space topics, M P Birla Institute of Fundamental Research is conducting a course in Astronomy and Astrophysics. 

Students prefer to study at digital universities: Accenture survey

The worldwide survey determines a strong need for universities to use digital technology in the curriculum. 

Steps in education will be as per spirit of Constitution: Irani

Seeking to allay apprehensions about saffronisation in education, government on Monday asserted in Parliament that every decision in this field will be taken as per the "spirit of the Constitution".

Two DU students selected for Rhodes scholarship

Two Delhi university students are among the five Indians who have made it to the Rhodes Scholar list this year.

Uttarakhand CM launches pilot project to improve English skills

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday launched a pilot project named "Unnati" aimed at improving English communication skills among students of government-run secondary schools.

IIIT Bill gets Parliament nod

A bill to bring four institutes of information technology under the ambit of a single authority and help students get degrees was today passed by Parliament.

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