Govt ready with proposals to produce good teachers
Govt ready with proposals to produce good teachers

With an aim of producing good quality educators, the government has firmed up a slew of proposals, including setting up of 30 'schools of education' and 50 'centres of excellence' under a Rs 900 crore mission launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday.

Fostering talent is vital for organisations, says KPMG expert

With resource challenges and uncertain economies, talent management is a priority of the Human Resource (HR) department.

M-learning impacting education ecosystem

While scope of Mobile-learning is growing fast, it is imperative to address the problems of low level of literacy, limited understanding of English language in rural and semi urban areas and te

APPSC suspends four officials for question paper leak
APPSC suspends four officials for question paper leak

Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has suspended four officials for their alleged involvement in the leakage of question papers of the APPSCE (Main) 2014.

ICCC seeks permanent residency status for foreign students
ICCC seeks permanent residency status for foreign students

Canada needs structural reforms in its immigration policies to attract foreign students and must consider granting them permanent residency rights, a top official of the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce has said.

Mentoring the peers

Rising incidence of student suicides has led to many steps being taken to tackle stress and anxiety among them.

Sound of Digital Music

Music production is an industry that demands versatility and offers diverse, lucrative career options. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee sings a different tune

Civil services exam paper leak report sent to APPSC: Arunachal Pradesh CM
Civil services exam paper leak report sent to APPSC: Arunachal Pradesh CM

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Wednesday said that the state government has sent the investigation report of a committee constituted to probe the paper leak of civil services exam to Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission for further action.

EDMC launches computer-aided learning programme for schools

East Delhi Municipal Corporation today launched a computer-aided learning programme for its schools, costing the civic body nearly Rs 20 crore.

Define academic standards for schools: IIT experts
Define academic standards for schools: IIT experts

There is an urgent need to define the academic standards which a student needs to achieve as he is promoted to next class in schools, believe experts at IIT-Delhi.

It's a good time to enter the biosciences field in India

Our sensory system has the ability to discriminate signals coming from eyes, ears and skin, says Shubha Tole, associate professor and principal investigator, Department of Biological Sciences, Tata

Case studies build a strong foundation for work life challenges

Prachi Rege gathers expert reaction on using this 'powerful' teaching tool in the curriculum 

Schools to remain closed on December 25: CBSE

Close on the heels of the controversy surrounding the observance of good governance day on X'Mas day, CBSE on Monday made it clear that participation in the event was "voluntary" as schools will remain closed on that day and essays would be submitted only through mobiles.

UGC clears centre for teachers education at BHU, PM Modi to lay foundation

The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday gave its nod for setting up of an inter-university centre for teachers education at Benaras Hindu University.

S Ramanujan's 127th birth anniversary being celebrated as 'National Mathematics Day'

127th birth anniversary great Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan is being celebrated as the ' National Mathematics Day' on Monday.

Central University of Orissa to launch MA in Sanskrit

Considering the importance of the ancient language, the Central University of Orissa, Koraput, is all set to launch a new post graduate course in Sanskrit from the next academic session.

IIT Kharagpur bags maximum jobs compared to other IITs
IIT Kharagpur bags maximum jobs compared to other IITs

As the first phase of placements drew to a close, IIT Kharagpur students have got the maximum number of jobs as compared to other IITs, institute officials said on Sunday.

Delhi University's Gyanodaya Express train sets off for Northeast

Delhi University's 'Gyanodaya Express' on Thursday set off for the northeast with 870 students and teachers on board with an aim to enrich the students about the rich culture and heritage of the region.

Indians now able to sit for US CPA Exam in Middle East

Indian citizens will now be able to appear for the uniform Certified Public Accountants (CPA) examination, the only licenced qualification for accounting in the Middle East.

CBSE announces CTET Feb 2015 schedule; click here to apply
CBSE announces CTET Feb 2015 schedule; click here to apply

In a good news for aspiring teachers, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the latest schedule for Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET).

Markandey Katju calls for re-evaluation of higher education

Former Press Council of India Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Monday bemoaned about the abysmally low quality of research work carried out by most Indian universities and about rampant "plagiarism", which, he said, is raising disturbing questions regarding the present status of higher education in the country.

IIT-Indore student offered Rs 1.7 cr salary package by Google
IIT-Indore student offered Rs 1.7 cr salary package by Google

A 21-year-old B Tech student of IIT Indore has bagged a job with Google at an annual salary package of Rs 1.7 crore, one of the highest packages offered by the US-based internet giant during campus placements at the premier institutes.

PMK wants govt to take over erring engineering colleges

Expressing shock over the Centre's data that about 25 per cent of engineering colleges that had violated rules are in Tamil Nadu, PMK chief S Ramadoss on Sunday urged the state government to take over such erring institutions to provide quality education.

IIT-M launches incubation cell for biotechnology start-ups

IIT Madras has started a special cell to help biotechnology start-ups innovate products and launch them in market.

CBSE launches 'Saransh' online facility

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has said the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has launched an online facility titled 'Saransh' to schools affiliated to it.

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.

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