Education

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
More than 3,500 J&K students awarded special scholarship

More than 3,500 J&K students awarded special scholarship

"Overall, Rs 75 crore worth of scholarships have been given this year under the special scholarship scheme," an official said.

Aug 07, 2016, 17:45 PM IST
Education instrumental for personal, political development: Vice President Hamid Ansari

Education instrumental for personal, political development: Vice President Hamid Ansari

"The quality of education depends on elementary education and education is a fundamental precondition of political democracy," the Vice President said.

Jul 29, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Why are schools insensitive over complexities of poor families? - Part II

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Jul 29, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

Why are schools insensitive over complexities of poor families?

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Jul 29, 2016, 00:07 AM IST

More girls studying, but 84% drop out after graduation

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Jul 28, 2016, 09:53 AM IST

Virtual Classrooms supplement nursing education in Bihar

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Jul 22, 2016, 09:55 AM IST

Bangladesh school, colleges ordered to report absent students

Bangladesh government today ordered all educational institutions in the country to give lists of students who have been absent for over 10 straight days. 

Jul 10, 2016, 16:33 PM IST
India lacks innovation; students must rebel, challenge status quo: Javadekar

India lacks innovation; students must rebel, challenge status quo: Javadekar

"Innovation is a process of rebellion essentially. Unless you rebel, unless you challenge the status quo, how can you innovate anything," HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said.

Jul 07, 2016, 18:36 PM IST
Prakash Javadekar to take charge of Ministry of Human Resource Development today

Prakash Javadekar to take charge of Ministry of Human Resource Development today

Prakash Javadekar replaces Smriti Irani, who after serving as the HRD minister for two years, took charge of the Ministry of Textiles yesterday.

Jul 07, 2016, 09:03 AM IST
Improving quality of education biggest challenge: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Improving quality of education biggest challenge: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Newly elevated Cabinet Minister Prakash Javadekar, who will take charge of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) on Thursday, has said improving the quality of education was the "biggest challenge".

Jul 06, 2016, 23:06 PM IST