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HRD ministry for more transparency in functioning of KVs, JNVs

The HRD ministry is looking to affect a number of reforms in order to bring more transparency in the system of transfers, admissions and overall functioning of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs).

HRD approves proposal of three Kendriya Vidyalayas

HRD approves proposal of three Kendriya Vidyalayas

The Minister briefed the press about the approval of three Kendriya Vidyalaya proposals. 

CBSE Class 10 Results 2016: Private schools outshine govt schools in Delhi

The statistics were vice-versa in Class XII results which were declared last week and government schools had outperformed the private schools.

Now, over 1100 KVs to hoist Tricolour daily as Modi government makes it mandatory

Now, over 1100 KVs to hoist Tricolour daily as Modi government makes it mandatory

Nearly a week after Union HRD minister Smriti Irani's suggestion that the national flag fly at a prominent place on the campuses of all central universities was passed by vice-chancellors as a resolution, over 1100 Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) across the country are set to fly the Tricolour on their premises.

People's views will be articulated in new education policy: Smriti Irani

People's views will be articulated in new education policy: Smriti Irani

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said the new education policy would have views from the people and their voices will be articulated in the new policy.

LS, RS MPs can now admit 10 students in Kendriya Vidyalayas

MPs would now get to admit as many as 10 students in Kendriya Vidyalayas.

Teacher recruitment exam of Kendriya Vidyalayas hit by paper leak allegations

Teacher recruitment exam of Kendriya Vidyalayas hit by paper leak allegations

On the eve of teacher recruitment exam for Kendriya Vidyalayas, claims of paper leak surfaced on social media on Saturday even though officials were unable to confirm it.

All KVs asked to follow NCERT syllabus on yoga education

All Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country have been asked to follow the NCERT syllabus on yoga education and create awareness on a "priority" basis about the benefits of yoga among the students.

20 additional JNVs sanctioned in districts with more SC/STs

Districts having large concentration of SC and ST population would soon have 20 additional Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, with the government granting sanction to it, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Observe millennium anniversary of Chola king: HRD Ministry

Against the backdrop of a call from RSS to celebrate the millennium anniversary of the Rajendra Chola I, the great king of the chola empire, HRD Ministry has asked schools and colleges to organise programmes on the campuses so that children of the "new generation" are inspired by the rich legacy of ancient India.

Three-fourth of Class 8 students in Himachal schools lack competence: CAG

 It's startling but true. In a state with 82.8 percent literacy, 20 per cent of Class 3 students in Himachal Pradesh's government schools cannot identify alphabets or numbers.

German-Sanskrit row: No student will suffer, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Monday assured the Supreme Court that no student would suffer following the decision to replace German as the third language with Sanskrit in Kendriya Vidyalayas.

Sanskrit to be 3rd language in Classes 6-8 in KV: Centre to SC

Sanskrit to be 3rd language in Classes 6-8 in KV: Centre to SC

Centre on Thursday submitted before the Supreme Court that Sanskrit will be the third language in classes 6 to 8 in Kendriya Vidyalayas.

German envoy's strong pitch against govt decision raises eyebrows

 German Ambassador Michael Steiner's lobbying against government decision to scrap German as third language in about 500 Kendriya Vidyalayas is being frowned upon by the government which sees it as incompatible with an envoy's role.

German envoy confident of finding a solution to language teaching issue in KVs

 Invoking German writer Johann Goethe and Rabindranath Tagore, German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner today expressed confidence of finding a solution to the issue of dropping of German as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas.

German Ambassador reaches out to Sangh to resolve German language row

Amid ongoing row over replacing German with Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, German Ambassador Michael Steiner on Wednesday reached out to Sanskrit teachers, including RSS ideologue Dina Nath Batra and decided to resolve the issue through more cultural exchanges.

Steiner reaches out to Sangh to resolve German language row

Amid ongoing row over replacing German with Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, German Ambassador Michael Steiner on Wednesday reached out to Sanskrit teachers, including RSS ideologue Dina Nath Batra and decided to resolve the issue through more cultural exchanges.

KVs to relax norms in grading of third language students

Kendriya Vidyalayas have decided to provide certain relaxations to students from class VI to VIII such as postponing their formative assessments in the wake of the HRD Ministry's move to replace German with Sanskrit as the third language mid-session.

Review decision to replace third language in KVs: AAP to govt

Demanding the review of the HRD Ministry's decision to replace German with Sanskrit as the third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday said that the Centre must stop "playing" with the careers of thousands of students.

Angela Merkel raises German language issue with Modi at Brisbane

 India's move to drop German as an alternative to Sanskrit as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas prompted German Chancellor Angela Merkel to raise the issue today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi who assured her of looking at it within the confines of the Indian system.