Ministry of Human Resource Development

CBSE to introduce changes in examination pattern for class X, XII: Union HRD Minister

Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank replying to an unstarred question informed that among the measures introduced to effect this change is - reduction in the number of questions, more internal choices, increase in the number of objective type questions and reduction in subjective questions and introduction of internal assessment in all subjects.

Dec 02, 2019, 18:46 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi announces launch of Fit India School grading system

The Fit India School rankings have been divided into 3 categories - The Fit India Schools, which is the first level of ranking, Fit India School (3 star) and Fit India School (5 star).

Nov 24, 2019, 19:30 PM IST

JGU begins admissions for 2020 with four new programmes

O P Jindal Global University (JGU) recognised as an Institution of Eminence by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, offers students 14 undergraduate, six post-graduate and a doctoral programme.

Nov 20, 2019, 19:44 PM IST

Deshhit: All you need to know about weight limit of school bags for children

As per instructions, the weight of school bags for students of classes I and II should not exceed 1.5 kg, while the school bag of students of class III to V should weigh between 2 kg to 3 kg. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 20, 2019, 21:42 PM IST

IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, BHU, University of Delhi & Hyderabad declared Institutions of Eminence

Letters of Intent were also issued to five private universities for accepting and sending their preparedness for being declared as IoE.

Sep 05, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to serve 3 billionth meal to children in Vrindavan on Monday

The occasion is to commemorate the serving of 3 billion meals by the foundation.

Feb 10, 2019, 13:20 PM IST

Centre eyeing Rs 1 lakh crore push for higher education infrastructure upgrades: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

The push will be rolled out through the Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA) over the next four years, Javadekar said.

Jun 19, 2018, 08:08 AM IST

Teachers crisis becoming political hot potato in Tripura

The Supreme Court order of March 29 upholding a state High Court order terminating the jobs of 10,323 government teachers has added to the vacuum.


Jun 24, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

Alma mater of two PMs, Panjab University grapples with financial crisis

Salaries to faculty and staff are delayed, new projects are on hold, there is tension among students on the campus over a massive fee hike.

May 09, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

BIG NEWS! CBSE scraps marks moderation policy; no more grace marks for difficult questions

The practice of awarding grace marks will continue to ensure that a student clears an exam if he or she needs a few marks to do so.

Apr 25, 2017, 12:05 PM IST

Common test to be conducted for engineering colleges from 2018

The year 2018 will bring an unified entrance test at an under graduate level for all engineering and architecture colleges across the nation, the Ministry of Human Resource Development announced on Friday. 

Feb 11, 2017, 13:38 PM IST

Vemula effect: HRD comes up with 12 recommendations to prevent campus suicides

In an effort to prevent incidents of suicide on campuses, the HRD ministry will ask universities to establish local guardian systems for outstation students, while the Vice Chancellors would closely monitor the departmental issues.

Dec 16, 2016, 21:28 PM IST

No "rigid" stand taken in appointment of AMU VC: Centre to SC

The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that it did not take a "rigid" stand in the appointment of Vice Chancellor of AMU and forwarded three short-listed names to the President for approval as the varsity has kept the UGC regulations on the issue at abeyance.

Aug 05, 2016, 20:55 PM IST

Prakash Javadekar takes charge of HRD Ministry, Smriti Irani misses the event

After serving as the Minister for Human Resource Development for two years, Smriti Irani took charge of the Ministry of Textiles yesterday.

Jul 07, 2016, 11:06 AM IST

JD(U) leader Ali Anwar makes shocking remark on Smriti Irani. Read here

Smriti Irani was sent to the low-profile Textiles Ministry from Human Resource Development in Tuesday's reshuffle.

Jul 07, 2016, 10:43 AM IST

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

After IITs, HRD Ministry hikes fees in NITs, IISERs

Undergraduate and postgraduate students at NITs will now have to shell out Rs 1.25 lakh annually, up from Rs 70,000. 

Jun 25, 2016, 14:47 PM IST

Guidelines framed for transfer of online credits to regular courses

The UGC has come out with guidelines that provide a framework for the transfer of marks scored in approved online courses to regular classroom courses.

Jun 24, 2016, 16:22 PM IST

HRD Ministry body asks Urdu writers to declare they will not write anything against govt, nation

Writers have been asked this in a new form which has been introduced by the NCPUL.

Mar 19, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

Download CMAT admit card from January 9; test on January 17

Those waiting for CMAT admit card will be able to download it from January 09, 2016 (Saturday).

Jan 08, 2016, 13:24 PM IST