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anudeep durishetty from telangana tops civils exam

Anudeep Durishetty from Telangana Tops Civils Exam

UPSC recruitment body declared the results of civil services examinations 2017 on Friday evening and Dhurishetty Anudeep from Telangana state is the topper. A total of 990 candidates have been selected and the second position has gone to Ms Anu Kumari from Delhi University. To the surprise of many, Anudeep Durishetty cleared this exam earlier too and is currently posted as an Assistant Commissioner. H........

cbse retest of economics paper will not delay class 12 results says official

CBSE: Retest of economics paper will not delay Class 12 results, says official

The results will be declared on time as the evaluation is in advanced stage despite re-exam of economics paper. We have rigorously followed up with schools to send more evaluators than the required number,” a senior Board official told.........

class 8 reference book in rajasthan calls bal gangadhar tilak father of terrorism

Class 8 reference book in Rajasthan calls Bal Gangadhar Tilak ‘father of terrorism’

The book by a Mathura-based publisher is being used by private English-medium schools affiliated to the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE). Describing Tilak, the book, on page 267 in chapter 22 under the heading ‘Incidents of National Movement during Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century’, says, “Tilak demonstrated a path towards national movement, therefore, he is called as the father of terrorism.”........

ugc scraps 100 weight for interview in phd mphil brings in test

UGC scraps 100% weight for interview in PhD, MPhil, brings in test

The University Grants Commission scrapped oral interviews, or viva voce, as the sole criterion for admission to Ph.D and M.Phil programmes.........

in madhya pradesh shivraj singh chouhan govt orders students to answer roll call with jai hind

In Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan govt orders students to answer roll call with 'Jai Hind'

Madhya Pradesh government has announced that from now onwards, it is mandatory for the school students in the state to answer their roll-call with 'Jai Hind'. The education department stated that this step will instil a sense of patriotism among the students.........

mumbai boy is icse india topper

Mumbai boy is ICSE India topper

Swayam Das from St. Mary’s ICSE School in Kopar Khairane, Navi Mumbai, topped the ICSE examination at the national level with a score of 99.4%. Anokhi Mehta from Jamnabai Narsee School, Juhu, who got 99.2%, shares the second rank with another student. Four other students from MMR scored 99%, and share the third rank with six other students.........

delhi high court upholds cbse s upper age limits to apply for neet

Delhi High Court upholds CBSE’s upper age limits to apply for NEET

The Delhi High Court dismissed pleas challenging a notification of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) that laid down the upper age limits of 25 and 30 for general and reserved categories respectively to apply for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET). The court, however, struck down a clause in the notification that bars students from open schools or those who have studied privately from appearing in the test.........

du admission process for 2018 19 session starts online registration from may 15

DU admission process for 2018-19 session starts, online registration from May 15

Delhi University has kick-started the admission process for its undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses for the coming academic session. Online registration for over 57,000 undergraduate seats starts on May 15. The registration process for all programmes will be completely online for all categories and under all quotas.........

amu v c meets rajnath singh says students stir not linked to jinnah portrait row

AMU V-C meets Rajnath Singh, says students’ stir not linked to Jinnah portrait row

Aligarh Muslim University Vice-Chancellor Tariq Mansoor on Wednesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi over the Jinnah portrait row. The Vice-Chancellor, while calling it a “non-issue”: Jinnah’s portrait has been here (in the campus) since 1938. Jinnah’s portrait is at many places including Bombay HC and Sabarmati Ashram. No one was worried about the portraits until now, I think it is a non........

now bihar to give rs 1 lakh to sc st students clearing upsc prelims

Now, Bihar to give Rs 1 lakh to SC/ST students clearing UPSC Prelims

The students who clear UPSC Prelims will get Rs one lakh while those who clear BPSC Prelims will get Rs 50,000 as a grant to buy books, enroll in coaching and prepare for the Mains exam. The money will be directly transferred to the bank account of the beneficiaries, said Bihar Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh.........

make daily sports period mandatory for all classes tendulkar to cbse

Make daily sports period mandatory for all classes: Tendulkar to CBSE

Sachin Tendulkar has lauded the new policy of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) mandating daily sports period for students of Class IX to XII and urged the board to extend it to all the classes. The board has formulated the new guidelines so as to prevent students from having a sedentary lifestyle and turning into couch potatoes.........

nhrc issues notice to tamil nadu govt cbse over neet

NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu Govt, CBSE over NEET

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) took suo-motu cognizance of a media report alleging hardships to the students, who had to travel outside their state to write their National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test organized by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The commission has observed that the contents of the media report, if true, raise a serious issue of violation of human rights.........

no paper admit card for civil services prelims on june 3 upsc

No paper admit card for civil services prelims on June 3: UPSC

Candidates are advised to download their e-admit cards and take a printout thereof. The admitted candidates will have to produce the printout of their e-admit card at the allotted venue for the examination. In case the photograph is not clear, blurred or not available on the e-admit card, candidates will have to carry to the venue two identical photographs (one photograph for each session) along with proof of identity such as an Aadhaar card, a driving licence, passport or voter ID card and the prin........

cbse turns to iits for help in stopping paper leaks making exam system safer

CBSE turns to IITs for help in stopping paper leaks, making exam system safer

A committee formed to review the conduct of Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is seeking suggestions from some Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to make the system safe and prevent exam paper leaks of the kind that took place this year.........

hc pulls up fiit jee in iit entrance topper s suit for rs 5 crore damages

HC pulls up FIIT-JEE in IIT entrance topper’s suit for Rs 5 crore damages

The Delhi High Court has pulled up renowned coaching institute FIIT-JEE for not willing to settle the claims of an Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) joint entrance exam (JEE) topper, who has sought damages of over Rs 5 crore from the institute for allegedly misusing his name and achievements in its promotional advertisements.........

from 2021 phd a must for university teachers

From 2021, PhD a must for university teachers

From 2021, a PhD will be a must for teaching at university level , even for assistant professors, which is the entry level designation for instructors in universities. Teachers will undergo a mandatory, month-long induction programme before starting work and also have to devote two hours for mentoring of students for community development/extra-curricular activities.........

six share top marks in jee m andhra boys first two after tiebreakers

Six share top marks in JEE(M), Andhra boys first two after tiebreakers

The results of the JEE (Main) examination this year were different as each of the top six all-India rankers had scored 350 and the CBSE had to apply several tiebreakers to rank them. Andhra Pradesh's Suraj Krishna Bhogi was eventually declared the topper, K V Hemant Kumar Chodipilli, also from the same state, stood second and Parth Laturia from Maharashtra's Nanded, who had gone to Kota to prepare for the exam, came third.........

all students in 150 schools in up flunk board exams

All students in 150 schools in UP flunk board exams

The record shared by the board shows that 98 schools had 0% result in class X and 52 in class XII. These included government, aided as well as private schools. Secretary, UPSEB, Neena Srivastava told TOI, "This year strict measures were adopted by the state government to check copying. Apart from it, there is a possibility of only a dozen or so students appearing from such schools so we will decide on the fate of all such educational institutes when the board will reopen.........

record 131 candidates from minority communities cleared upsc says naqvi

Record 131 candidates from minority communities cleared UPSC, says Naqvi

A record 131 candidates from minority communities, including 51 Muslims, cleared the civil services examination 2017, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Monday, asserting that the government had created an environment for their talent to prosper. The ‘Nai Udaan’ and ‘Naya Savera’ schemes of the Minority Affairs Ministry have been revised and the financial assistance for those qualifying the UPSC prelims has been increased from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh, the minority affairs minister told........

government to make new policy on vedic learning soon prakash javadekar

Government to make New Policy on Vedic Learning Soon: Prakash Javadekar

Union human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar believed that the modern education has failed society and only ‘vedic’ learning can boost the upcoming generation into to turn them into worthy patriots for the nation. While speaking at the inauguration of the 3-day International Virat Gurukul Sammelan in Ujjain, the minister also hinted at forming a new education policy on these lines and readying a draft for the same withi........