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martyrs children to get reserved seats in army school by rss

Martyrs Children to Get reserved seats in Army school by RSS

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is set to open an Army School next year in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh. Reports claimed that the ‘Sainik’ school, under Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will train children for the Indian armed forces along with the regular curriculum. Choudhary Rajpal Singh, a former soldier has reportedly donated his eight-hectare land for the construction of the school as he does not have any heir to his land. The school will have students from Class VI to Class XII and the session will begin from April, 2........

no reservation for economically weaker section students in aiims this year

No reservation for Economically Weaker Section students in AIIMS this year

Despite the Centre’s direction to make Economically Weaker Section (EWS) reservation compulsory, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hasfailed to introduce the (EWS) reservation for students this academic season. According to sources, the AIIMS authorities had appealed to the Union health ministry to exempt the EWS quota for the current academic season from all academic centres which has been accepted by the centre. “Currently, AIIMS is not in a situati........

india s higher education student teacher ratio lower than brazil china

India's higher education student-teacher ratio lower than Brazil, China

India trails behind several countries including Brazil and China in terms of student-teacher ratio in higher education segment, a government report has revealed. The 24:1 ratio of India is lower than 19:1 in Brazil and China. Among the eight countries compared, India's student-ratio has turned out to be the lowest - against Sweden's 12:1, Britain's 16:1, Russia's 10:1 and Canada's 9:1. This not only results in ........

uk medical super specialisation certificates now valid in india

UK medical super specialisation certificates now valid in India

In what is bound to offer huge relief to a large number of doctors who have completed super-speciality courses in the UK, the medical education regulator in India has decided to approve their certificate of completion of training (CCT) for registration in the country. CCT is a post-PG specialisation that makes doctors in the UK eligible to work as consultants and general practitioners there. Till a few mont........

hdfc bank shifts hiring focus to take 5000 freshers via tie ups with training institutes

HDFC Bank Shifts Hiring Focus, to Take 5000 Freshers Via Tie-Ups With Training Institutes

Changing skill requirements in the digital era have led the largest private sector lender HDFC Bank to announce a gradual shift in its fresher intakes to exclusive tie-ups with training institutes, where graduates are taught for a year before being hired. The bank on Wednesday announced a tie-up with Manipal Global Academy of BFSI, aiming to hire 5,000 over the next three years after they finish a year-long training at the institute. “Digitalisation is changing the skill requir........

hrd ministry to make four month internship mandatory for all ug courses across india

HRD ministry to make four-month internship mandatory for all UG courses across India

At present, internships are part of three- or four-year bachelor programmes only in vocational and technical courses. Internship programmes spanning at least four months will soon be made mandatory in all undergraduate courses in colleges and universities across India. The Union Human Resources Development Ministry made the decision based on a five-year vision plan put together by 10 different expert groups. At present, internships are part of three- or four-year bachelor programmes only in vocational and technical courses. As p........

hrd ministry releases five year vision plan to transform higher education

HRD ministry releases five-year vision plan to transform higher education

In a bid to transform the higher education sector in the country, the Ministry of Human Resource Development on Friday released an ambitious five-year vision plan. The report has been termed as Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme (EQUIP), which will be taken to the Cabinet for approval after inter-departmental consultations. For the preparation of the report, 10 groups led by experts -- former Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, Principal ........

surat wonder girl clears every entrance exam in india here s what the 18 year old finally chose

Surat wonder girl clears every entrance exam in India; here’s what the 18-year-old finally chose

Stuti Khandwala has cleared almost every competitive exam in the country, including AIIMS MBBS tests, NEET, JIPMER and JEE (Main). And the 18-year-old’s extraordinary feats do not stop there. The teenage girl has also cleared Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which is one of the top engineering institutes and will now be doing a research programme in bio-engineering at MIT where she has reportedly been offered a 90 percent scholarship for it too.........

free upsc coaching for muslim girls 100 per cent funding in waqf properties mukhtar abbas naqvi

Free UPSC Coaching for Muslim Girls, 100 Per Cent Funding in Waqf Properties: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has announced that Muslim girls will be given free coaching for UPSC, state services and banking services. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi chaired the 80th meeting of the Central Waqf Council on Wednesday, where he mentioned said that the ministry has spoken to some of the institutes that train in for the Services and the final process for the free coaching will begin this year.........

over 4 500 mbbs seats up for grabs across medical colleges in india

Over 4,500 MBBS seats up for grabs across medical colleges in India

The number of MBBS seats on offer for the new academic year has increased by over 4,500 as compared to last year, marking probably the sharpest rise in intake in medical colleges in a year in India. A total of 74,215 students will get admission into MBBS course with government medical colleges accounting for 36,222 seats. Last year, the total seat count was 69,712. ........

fill up faculty posts in six months or else forget grants ugc to universities

‘Fill up faculty posts in six months or else forget grants’: UGC to universities

The University Grants Commission has asked universities to fill 3 lakh faculty posts within a period of six months. Non-compliance with the directive could lead to non-allocation of funding support, the regulator has warned. UGC has issued guidelines and written on the issue of shortage of quality teaching staff in institutions of higher education.........

neet results declared rajasthan s nalin khandelwal tops exam

NEET results declared; Rajasthan’s Nalin Khandelwal tops exam

The results of the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 were declared on Wednesday, with Rajasthan’s Nalin Khandelwal topping the exam. Delhi’s Bhavik Bansal and Akshat Kaushik from Uttar Pradesh secured the second and the third positions respectively. Telangana’s Madhuri Reddy G emerged as the topper among girls and secured an all-India rank of seven.........

six new aiims to offer 300 mbbs seats across country

Six new AIIMS to offer 300 MBBS seats across country

Six new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences Institutes in various parts of the country will start offering 50 MBBS seats each beginning this year, taking the total number of functional AIIMS to 15. The new AIIMS where medical colleges will start are in Bathinda (Punjab), Rae Bareli (UP), Kalyani (West Bengal), Gorakhpur (UP), Deoghar (Jharkhand) and Telangana.........

ugc to review phds granted in last 10 yrs

UGC to review PhDs granted in last 10 yrs

The University Grants Commission has decided to commission a study on the quality of PhD theses produced by Indian universities in the past ten years. The apex regulatory body for higher education in the country is planning to complete the study in six months. ........

icse class 10 12 exam results declared 2 students score 100 per cent marks

ICSE Class 10, 12 exam results declared, 2 students score 100 per cent marks

Girls outshone boys in the ICSE Class 10 and 12 examination, with two students scoring 100 per cent marks. This is the first time that students have scored 100 per cent marks in the ISC exam. While girls achieved a pass percentage of 99.05 per cent in class 10 examination as against 98.12 per cent by boys, the pass percentage achieved by girls in class 12 examination is 97.84 per cent as against 95.40 per cent of boys.........

nta imposes restrictions to curb cheating burqa turban kripan allowed but candidates must report early

NTA imposes restrictions to curb cheating; burqa, turban, kripan allowed but candidates must report early

The National Testing Agency (NTA), the nodal body for the country's biggest undergraduate entrance test for medical courses, has prescribed a specific dress code for the applicants, which has been mentioned in the official brochure too. The 2019 NEET dress code is well-defined by the NTA in terms of clothes, footwear and other accessories. ........

92 mistakes in answer keys of 21 subjects in assam civil services exam

92 mistakes in answer keys of 21 subjects in Assam civil services exam

A total of 92 mistakes have cropped up in the answer keys of 21 of the 22 subjects of the Assam Civil Services examination, forcing the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) to declare the results twice. APSC said it has blacklisted 22 experts who were responsible for setting up of question papers and preparation of answer keys in the Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination 2018.........

19 telangana students commit suicide in a week after goof ups in intermediate exam results

19 Telangana students commit suicide in a week after 'goof-ups' in intermediate exam results

In the last 24 hours, three students have taken their lives, taking the toll to 19 in Telangana in the span of one week. According to the parents, what has caused this tragedy is an error on the part of the software solutions firm, Globarena Technologies Private Limited, which had been engaged by the intermediate board in September 2017 for development of software to process admissions, pre-examination, post-examination results, including OMR (optical........

medical colleges need to have functional hospitals for three years to start mbbs courses

Medical colleges need to have functional hospitals for three years to start MBBS courses

Only institutions that have had a hospital functioning for at least three years will now be allowed to start MBBS courses and open medical colleges, the medical education regulator has now ruled. At present, a medical college with 100 MBBS seats is required to have a hospital with at least 300 beds.........

ncert drops 3 chapters from class 9 one on caste struggles

NCERT drops 3 chapters from Class 9, one on caste struggles

The NCERT has dropped three chapters from its Class 9 history textbook, including one that illustrates caste conflict through the struggles of the so-called ‘lower caste’ Nadar women of Travancore, who were forced to keep their upper bodies uncovered.........