The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it has taken a decision to frame "criteria" to deal with the issue of recognition of private universities across the country after consulting with all stakeholders, including UGC.
Cultural tolerance and respect for women should be the key in educational models, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said while strongly favouring imparting education that inculcates values and develops good character among students.
The NDA government is contemplating a change in the existing examination system of Class 10 held by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and plans to include 'qualitative education full of Sanskar'.
The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from the Centre and the Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) on a plea to make `moral science` a compulsory subject in all standards in schools across the country.
Taking up a subject of choice and migrating seamlessly from one university to another is set to become a reality from the coming academic session across the country as almost all the states today "unanimously" decided to adopt a choice-based credit system.
In a new development regarding the resignation of IIT-Delhi director Raghunath K Shevgaonkar, Union Human Resource and Development on Sunday clarified that there has not been a request from Sachin Tendulkar for ground of IIT-Delhi for running cricket academy.
The Congress on Tuesday threatened to move privilege motion against Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu and HRD Minister Smriti Irani, alleging that they had misled the Parliament over circulars issued to schools for events on December 25.
Private sector in education is facing many challenges and these are being addressed by reviewing the functioning of regulatory bodies like University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), government told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
The HRD Ministry today said the decisions to ask those central universities to explore the possibilities of opening of Sanskrit department where it doesn't exist and to ask CBSE to make the language compulsory upto class X were taken during the previous UPA government's tenure.
Taking on her critics, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday dismissed charges that education was being saffronised even as she turned down demands that Sanskrit be made compulsory in the curriculum.
Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) figure among the top five in a list of the best entrepreneurial undergraduate institutes in the world and are placed higher than the Ivy League universities like Harvard, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said.