Education

NITI Aayog to revamp UGC for better quality education

NITI Aayog to revamp UGC for better quality education

The regulatory framework of the University Grants Commission (UGC) will undergo revamp to enhance the quality of higher education in India, the government said on Thursday.

Nov 24, 2016, 22:09 PM IST

Key lies in closing gap between academia, industry

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`Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much` - Helen Keller

Nov 23, 2016, 14:02 PM IST
Constitutional provisions on education will not be tinkered with: Javadekar

Constitutional provisions on education will not be tinkered with: Javadekar

"The cabinet has not cleared any policy draft on New Education Policy. It is in the making," Javadekar said.

Nov 05, 2016, 22:06 PM IST

Burhan Wani's father condemns burning schools in Kashmir

Muzzafar Wani, the father of Hizbul commander Burhan whose killing sparked unrest in Kashmir, on Tuesday expressed "deep pain" over the burning down of schools in the Valley and made a fervent appeal to those behind it to refrain from targeting educational institutions.

Nov 01, 2016, 16:45 PM IST
In a year, Maharashtra jumped from 15th to 3rd place in terms of quality of education: CM Devendra Fadnavis

In a year, Maharashtra jumped from 15th to 3rd place in terms of quality of education: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday announced a Board of Studies for 'divyang' (differently-abled) students in the state.

Oct 08, 2016, 22:27 PM IST
Our mission is to provide quality education to all: Javadekar

Our mission is to provide quality education to all: Javadekar

A number of drives were lined up, including orientation of parents and training of teachers to develop students into better human beings, Javadekar said.

Oct 02, 2016, 19:38 PM IST

DNA: Strategy of separatists to divert Kashmiri youth from education to terrorism

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Sep 29, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

DNA: Analyzing the pitiful condition of education system in India

Analyzing the pitiful condition of education system in India. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 24, 2016, 00:33 AM IST
'Chunnauti-2018' edu reform plan: Delhi govt forms flying squads for orderly exams

'Chunnauti-2018' edu reform plan: Delhi govt forms flying squads for orderly exams

The Directorate of Education has constituted 17 flying squads of its officials with Deputy Director of Education Zones as team heads. 

Sep 22, 2016, 13:44 PM IST

Improving quality of education a major challenge: Javadekar

Improving the quality of education is still a major challenge in the country, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday.

Sep 21, 2016, 22:13 PM IST
Supreme Court junks plea on 16% quota to Marathas in jobs, education in Maharashtra

Supreme Court junks plea on 16% quota to Marathas in jobs, education in Maharashtra

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea alleging that petitions challenging Maharashtra government's decision to grant 16 per cent quota to Marathas in jobs and education in the state were still pending adjudication.

Sep 21, 2016, 13:56 PM IST
IBPS Clerk Exam 2016: Candidates can download admit cards online

IBPS Clerk Exam 2016: Candidates can download admit cards online

The selection of the candidates will be based on their performance in the preliminary and main exams.

Sep 14, 2016, 13:48 PM IST
Reaching out to out-of-school children vital: Javadekar

Reaching out to out-of-school children vital: Javadekar

"There is a vital need to reach out to children who are still out of school," Javadekar said while stressing on the need to involve communities in education.

Sep 04, 2016, 23:52 PM IST
Raising quality of education and taking it to all in the country major challenge: Kushwaha

Raising quality of education and taking it to all in the country major challenge: Kushwaha

Schools have been set up in villages, but more is needed to be done to take quality education to those living in rural areas, the minister said.

Sep 03, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

Special education programme for disabled in Delhi govt schools

Every disabled child studying in Delhi government run and aided schools will now get personal attention with the AAP government asking special educators to prepare an individualised education programme (IEP).

Aug 28, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

47 mn Indian youth drop out by 10th standard

Uttar Pradesh leads the ranking with 1.6 million out-of-school children, followed by Bihar and Rajasthan.

Aug 19, 2016, 11:35 AM IST
MP Board Ruk Jana Nahi (MPSOS) Class 10 Results 2016 declared, check www.mpsos.nic.in for  MP Board result 2016

MP Board Ruk Jana Nahi (MPSOS) Class 10 Results 2016 declared, check www.mpsos.nic.in for MP Board result 2016

The Madhya Pradesh Open School Education Board has declared Class 10 Ruk Jana Nahi results.

Aug 12, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

DNA: Analysing the dwindling conditions and seriousness towards education in India

Analysing the dwindling conditions and seriousness towards education in India. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Aug 12, 2016, 00:24 AM IST
Indian students going to UK, US varsities to go up by 50 percent

Indian students going to UK, US varsities to go up by 50 percent

Indian students accounted for 4.3 percent or 21,000 of the 493,570 international students in the UK in 2013-14, according to the British Council.

Aug 11, 2016, 09:00 AM IST

SHOCKING! '74% of class 6 students in govt schools cannot read Hindi textbook'

Delhi`s Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia, who also holds education portfolio, revealed on Tuesday that 74 per cent students of class 6 studying in the government schools could not read a paragraph from Hindi textbook and 46 per cent could not read a simple story of class 2 competency.

Aug 09, 2016, 22:35 PM IST