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HRD plan to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator in limbo

HRD plan to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator in limbo

The plan to introduce Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency or HEERA with an aim to eliminate overlaps in jurisdiction and remove irrelevant regulatory provisions is in limbo.

No plans to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator: Govt

The government is not considering any merger of the UGC and the AICTE into a single higher education regulator at present, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

No-detention policy to go from next academic year: Union minister Mahendra Nath Pandey

Under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009, no child admitted in a school will be held back in any class or expelled till the completion of elementary education covering classes 1 to 8.
 

NEET success to help MHRD take decision on conducting single entrance test for engineering courses

NEET success to help MHRD take decision on conducting single entrance test for engineering courses

The Human Resource and Development (HRD) ministry is expected to decide upon conducting a single entrance test for engineering courses across the nation.

Centre mulls CAT-like evaluation system for teachers

The Department of School Education and Literacy, HRD ministry, is set to roll out a central evaluation system for teachers, though it will not be binding on the state governments, department Secretary Anil Swarup said today.

IISc Bengaluru is No 1 university; here's the list of India's Top 10 Universities

Bengaluru’s Indian Institute of Science is the India’s best university, according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).

Miranda House is the best college; here's the complete list of India's Top 10 colleges

The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Monday released the annual national rankings of all institutions of higher education in India. As per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings, Miranda House in Delhi has been adjudged the best college in the country.

Govt to announce fresh panel for drafting new National Education Policy

Govt to announce fresh panel for drafting new National Education Policy

"We will have a committee headed by an eminent educationist in around ten days....” HRD minister Prakash Javadekar told PTI in an interview.

HRD Ministry moots cashless campuses, says financial digital literacy only way forward

HRD Ministry moots cashless campuses, says financial digital literacy only way forward

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday stressed on digital literacy in order to move towards cashless campuses.

Norms for appointment of foreign faculty in IITs to be eased

Norms for appointment of foreign faculty in IITs to be eased

The government is set to ease the regulatory norms to make it easier for foreign faculty to be appointed in the IITs.

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.

DNA: HRD parliamentary committee reports on poor condition of athletes in India

HRD parliamentary committee report on the poor condition of athletes. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

CBSE adopts moderation policy in granting marks in Class XII exam: Govt

CBSE adopts moderation policy in granting marks in Class XII exam: Govt

The moderation policy also helps bring parity due to element of subjectivity in evaluation.

DU teachers to call off evaluation boycott of UG exams

DU teachers to call off evaluation boycott of UG exams

Delhi University teachers have decided to call off the boycott of evaluation of undergraduate exams.

HRD ministry brings scheme for interest-free loans to IIT students

According to HRD, the facility will be made available to all the students whose household income does not exceed Rs 9 lakh per annum.

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. 

Cabinet expansion: Sena casts doubts on calibre of ministers

A day after the expansion and reshuffle of the Narendra Modi Cabinet, ally Shiv Sena took potshots at the BJP.

Subramanian panel submits report on New Education Policy

HRD Minister Smriti Irani thanked the Chairman and all members of the Committee for their commitment and efforts.

HRD appointed panel recommends 6 universities for setting up yoga depts

Six central universities - one each in the north, south, east, west, central and northeast - are likely to start a department of yoga from the forthcoming academic session.