BCI recommends closure of DU law faculty

In a fresh trouble for Delhi University Law faculty, a Bar Council of India panel has recommended its closure after it found lack of infrastructure and other irregularities in the functioning of the department.

Sanskrit being popularised in CBSE-affiliated schools abroad: HRD Minister
Sanskrit being popularised in CBSE-affiliated schools abroad: HRD Minister

Sanskrit is not only being popularised in schools in the country but also abroad in all CBSE-affliated schools, the government on Wednesday said.

USIEF announces opening of Fulbright-Nehru Fellowships

The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) has announced the opening of its annual competition for Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright fellowships.

Five things that can fix the ills of broken school system in India
Five things that can fix the ills of broken school system in India

Education should be a balance of quantity and quality. In India, while we have substantially achieved the former, fulfilling the latter is a tremendous challenge.

18 central varsities introduce choice-based credit system

As many as 18 UGC-funded central universities have introduced Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels to bring about qualitative improvement in higher education.

Complaints of mis-utilisation of scholarship funds received: Govt

The government has received complaints about mis-utilisation of funds in post-matric scholarships for Scheduled Caste students in Uttar Pradesh and functioning of some "fake non-governmental organisations", Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday.

Coaching classes serve as a parallel education system
Coaching classes serve as a parallel education system

Coaching classes are a support system for students preparing for board or competitive exams.

Shaping the informal employment sector with skill development is the need of the hour
Shaping the informal employment sector with skill development is the need of the hour

Revamping the agriculture sector and modifying labour laws are a few measures that could help the informal employment sector in Maharashtra.

ISRO scientist calls for innovation from students

Noted ISRO scientist Dr Mylswamy Annadurai on Monday called for innovation from the student community to help India launch more satellites.

CBSE board examinations begin; lakhs of students appear
CBSE board examinations begin; lakhs of students appear

Lakhs of students appeared for Central Board of Secondary Education's Class X and XII exams which began on Monday.

Budget 2015: Education sector gets Rs 68,968 cr
Budget 2015: Education sector gets Rs 68,968 cr

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that adequate provisions have been made for schemes for the poor and disadvantaged in the Budget 2015-16.

Government announces new IIT, IIMs

The government on Saturday announced the setting up of an IIT in Karnataka along with IIMs in Jammu and Kashmir and Andhra Pradesh.

Himachal Pradesh achieves best enrolment rate in higher education: CM

Himachal Pradesh has achieved the best enrolment rate in higher education in the country while the enrolment rate in 6-14 years age group was 99.7 per cent in the state, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Friday.

Over 13 lakh students to take CBSE class 10 exams

In all 13,73,853 students would be appearing for the class 10 CBSE board examination this year, a 3.37 per cent hike than last year.

'Himachal Pradesh has best enrolment rates in education'

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Friday the state has achieved one of the country`s best enrolment rates in higher education.

Govt mulling setting up university dedicated to arts, crafts

The possibility of an university dedicated to arts and crafts is being actively considered by the Government.

Excellence in higher education remained unachieved in India: HPU V-C

India had been experimenting on higher education after the independence but the required growth and excellence had remained unachieved, Himachal Pradesh University V-C ADN Bajpai on Tuesday said.

'Harmonisation of academic standards required among SAARC countries'

Harmonisation of academic standards is required for better collaboration in educational cooperation among the SAARC countries, a state government education department official said here on Tuesday.

UK students visit India for study excursion
UK students visit India for study excursion

As a part of their Global Business Experience (GBE), the students of London Business School tried to understand business profile and functioning of companies in Aurangabad and Mumbai.

Differentiated educational process can help autistic children integrate in society
Differentiated educational process can help autistic children integrate in society

Enabling disabled people to become a part of the mainstream has been a challenge for different sections of society.

Deadline to get AICTE approval for B Tech courses extended

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has extended the deadline for institutions which are yet to seek approval for B.Tech courses, a move which may come as a relief to as many as 24 Delhi University colleges.

Education is priority of priorities for government: President
Education is priority of priorities for government: President

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said education was the "priority of priorities" for the government.

Amrita University sets up a centre for automotive research
Amrita University sets up a centre for automotive research

To facilitate an industry-academia interaction, the University has invested in a research centre that will aid the automotive field in talent and creativity.

Be passionate about what you want and follow where your efforts are: Chirag Kulkarni
Be passionate about what you want and follow where your efforts are: Chirag Kulkarni

Entrepreneurship is a tough road which needs proper planning and focused goals.

India to witness major changes in medical education: Devi Shetty

India will see major changes in medical education and healthcare within the next couple of years, renowned cardiac surgeon Devi Shetty said on Wednesday as he called for technology enabled solutions to address pressing health issues.

Actuaries use their mathematical and modeling skills to measure risk
Actuaries use their mathematical and modeling skills to measure risk

Most people have no idea what an actuary actually does in a professional capacity. Derek Cribb, chief executive, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFOA), UK clears up the mystery.

PM opens Centre for Nano Science Engineering at IISc
PM opens Centre for Nano Science Engineering at IISc

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated the Centre for Nano Science Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science here.

CAT allows visually impaired to participate in Auditor's exam

The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has asked the government to allow a visually- impaired staffer to appear in an examination for promotion to the post of auditor, which was denied on the ground that the post was not suitable for the blind.

UK offers diverse education programmes

Good quality academic infrastructure in developed countries attracts student talent from across the world.

A good year for B-Schools

An increase in the number of recruiters visiting the B-School campuses this season has given placements a positive tone.