India education

Centre releases NCERT 8-week alternative academic calendar for upper primary stage

Union Minister for Education Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Monday released the NCERT eight-week alternative academic calendar for upper primary stage developed under the guidance of the ministry.

Aug 04, 2020, 00:11 AM IST

60 educational institutions get full autonomy: Is your college on the list?

The institutions that would be given autonomy include five central universities, 21 state universities, 24 deemed universities, two private universities and eight autonomous colleges.

Mar 21, 2018, 07:40 AM IST

Gap in quality education for minority community students: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Naqvi said his ministry was working to bridge this gap, so that every minority community student had access to quality education at an affordable price.

Nov 27, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

Higher education needs radical changes: C Rangarajan

Former Chairman of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister C Rangarajan today said higher education in India is at "cross-roads", and needs radical changes.

Jul 08, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

Causal approach behind lack of outstanding educational institutions in the country: President Pranab Mukherjee

 President Pranab Mukherjee today stressed on the need to take urgent measures to improve academic management in higher level institutions.

Aug 10, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

Deepak Parekh pitches for greater govt, corp investment in education

"There is a lot of innovation that can be brought into the education space and with this initiative, HDFC aims to create a visible impact on schooling system," he added.

Mar 29, 2015, 17:02 PM IST

Education can help India overcome moral challenges: President

The people of the country need to make an extra effort to surmount the contemporary moral challenges, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said, stressing the need to focus on education for India to be "truly developed".

Nov 30, 2013, 15:58 PM IST

Transforming education in India is very complex: Azim Premji

Industry captain and philanthropist Azim Premji has called upon the government and other stakeholders to invest more resources to improve the state of education in the country.

Oct 02, 2013, 23:59 PM IST

India ranks no 2 in search queries for education: Google

India was ranked 8th in 2008, and is now behind only to the US, reveals a study titled 'Students on the web' compiled by Google India.

Aug 08, 2012, 19:06 PM IST

UGC to allow only top 500 universities into India

Foreign universities entering into agreement with their Indian counterparts for offering twinning programmes will have to be among the global top 500.

Jun 03, 2012, 09:28 AM IST

Quality of education in India remains poor: World Bank

Though India is enrolling more students in schools and colleges, the quality of education in the country remains poor, a top World Bank official said.

Nov 09, 2011, 18:43 PM IST

Shiksha abhiyan campaign to have PM`s message

The campaign aims to create awareness among people about Right to Education and their entitlement to free and compulsory education.

Nov 06, 2011, 12:24 PM IST

‘India, China providing high-quality education’

India and China provide millions of youths
with quality education in fields like engineering and business
management that would help the two Asian giants lift their
economies, according to a new report.

Sep 20, 2011, 14:42 PM IST

India needs quality education to maintain its leadership: Patil

India needs multi-dimensional and broad-based quality education to maintain 21st century leadership, Prez Pratibha Patil said here today.

Jan 08, 2010, 23:00 PM IST

Learning Hindi, English crucial for integration: Sibal

Union Minister Kapil Sibal
strongly batted for teaching Hindi and English in all
schools across the country, saying fluency in both the
languages will help the students to integrate better within
the country and outside.

Aug 24, 2009, 20:54 PM IST