App soon for free download of NCERT books: Smriti Irani

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Monday announced that soon a mobile application would be launched to enable students to download all NCERT textbooks for free.

NCERT to release book on yoga on June 21

Preparing to join the yoga day celebration, NCERT has prepared a textbook on yoga for upper primary classes to be released on June 21.

Proposal for inclusion of topics on NE should come from state governments: Irani

Union HRD minister Smriti Irani on Monday said that the proposal for inclusion of topics on the Northeast in NCERT course should come from the state governments and people of the region.

Moral and civic education to be compulsory in institutions: HRD Ministry

 In order to promote moral and civic education, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Irani on Wednesday passed an order to make it mandatory in all schools and colleges.

Delhi govt to form its own education board, rewrite education Act

Promising a revamp of Delhi's education system, the state government on Saturday said it will form its own education board on the lines of CBSE and NCERT, come out with new syllabus and also amend existing education laws.

NCERT to publish book on brave heroes, women achievers
NCERT to publish book on brave heroes, women achievers

The Union Human Resource Development Ministry has said that it will ask the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to publish 'Veergatha', a book on brave heroes, in consultation with the Ministry of Defence.

Irani asks NCERT to prepare book on martyrs
Irani asks NCERT to prepare book on martyrs

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti irani Tuesday directed the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to compile a book on martyrs, who have sacrificed their lives for the cause of freedom.

VCs resolve to bring teacher education under varsity system

Vice chancellors from across the country on Monday resolved to bring the entire gamut of teacher education under university system, rationalise the duration of the B.Ed and M.Ed courses and ask teacher training institutes to go for mandatory accreditation.

Smriti Irani meets VCs, proposes single legislation for central Univs

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday met the vice-chancellors of 39 central universities at Chandigarh and discussed among others a single legislation to govern all central varsities.

Three minor fire in Delhi

Three incidents of minor fire where reported in different parts of the national capital today, Delhi Fire Service officials said.

30% class III kids have problems with multiplication: Survey

Sixty-six per cent of Class III students in the country are able to answer mathematics questions correctly but 30 per cent still have problems handling simple multiplication, a survey released today said.

AIPMT: Points to remember

Students need to thoroughly revise NCERT.

Chemistry: AIPMT’14

In chemistry, the attitude of never giving up pays in the end, says Aakash Chaudhry.

Pirated books of NCERT, others seized in Patna

The Patna police today seized pirated books of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and those of famous writers and arrested six persons in connection with the fraud.

NCERT deletes adverse references to communities

The National Council for Educational Research and Training has deleted certain `objectionable` references to Nadar and Ezhava communities of Kerala in history textbooks in view of protests.

Kids with disabilities shouldn`t be asked certificates for admission, exam: NCERT

No child with disability should be asked to produce certificates either for admission or examination, NCERT has suggested.

Another textbook raises hackles, Govt says `unfortunate`

Yet another textbook in a CBSE school has sparked a controversy by allegedly insinuating that non-vegetarians lie, cheat and commit crimes.

NCERT to look into resuming moral education at school

Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has asked NCERT to look into the possibility of resuming moral and value-based education at elementary level.

Sachin for integrating sports, education; Sibal responds positively

If things go according to plan, cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar may soon be involved in a big way in promotion of sports in schools and higher education system.

National monitoring panel`s decision on cartoons to be final

Amid a row over Ambedkar`s cartoon in a textbook, NCERT said it used such illustrations as "good pedagogical tools".