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over 5600 vacancies for faculty in central universities over 2800 in iits hrd

Over 5600 vacancies for faculty in central universities, over 2800 in IITs: HRD

There are 5,606 vacant posts of faculty members in central universities while vacancies in the prestigious IITs and IIM's are 2,806 and 258. In NIT and Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, there are 1870 vacant positions across the country.........

iims set to admit graduates directly in phd programmes

IIMs set to admit graduates directly in PhD programmes

The human resource development (HRD) ministry is likely to allow the elite Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) to admit students directly to their PhD programmes after completion of a four-year Bachelors degree or professional courses.........

mathematician akshay venkatesh gets the fields medal the nobel prize for maths

Mathematician Akshay Venkatesh gets the Fields medal, the ‘Nobel Prize’ for maths

Akshay Venkatesh, an Australian mathematician of Indian origin, was one of four winners of the Fields medal announced. The Fields Medal, often regarded as the Nobel Prize for mathematics, is given every four years to mathematicians under the age of 40.........

heci bill faces opposition in parliament

HECI Bill faces opposition in Parliament

Deputy Speaker M. Thambidurai, speaking in his capacity as an MP, feared the new body HECI was Centre’s plan to take away higher education from the State’s list since financial powers would now stay with the Central government. ........

cbse conducts class x compartment exam using url system

CBSE conducts Class X compartment exam using URL system

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted Class X compartment exam using the encrypted mode of the new URL-based system of transferring question papers to around 211 examination centres all over the country.........

class 11 student beaten to death by schoolmates in delhi over personal enmity

Class 11 student beaten to death by schoolmates in Delhi over personal enmity

A 17-year-old boy died after he was allegedly beaten up by a few of his classmates and others near their government school in northeast Delhi’s Jyoti Nagar over personal enmity.........

data of hundreds of thousands of neet candidates leaked online put up for sale

Data of Hundreds of Thousands of NEET Candidates Leaked Online, Put up for Sale

The phone numbers, email IDs and addresses of hundreds of thousands of applicants who took the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) in 2018 are leaked online and put up a sale for 2 lakh.........

govt drops plan to control funding of universities after criticism from states under proposed heci

Govt drops plan to control funding of universities after criticism from states under proposed HECI

The HRD ministry has walked back a provision in a draft law under proposed HECI that put it in charge of grants given to institutions of higher education after this was criticised by states and also other stakeholders.........

iit iim students get double the salary of other college grads

IIT, IIM Students get Double the Salary of Other College Grads

Engineering graduates from top IITs are fetching 137 per cent higher salary package than an average engineer, while management graduates from top IIMs are getting 121 per cent more than an average MBA graduate. ........

neet cbse moves sc against madras hc order

NEET: CBSE moves SC against Madras HC order

The CBSE on Monday approached the Supreme Court, challenging a recent Madras High Court judgement that directed allocation of grace marks to students who wrote the NEET in Tamil.........

some mbbs students got 0 or less in neet papers

Some MBBS students got 0 or less in NEET papers

With no cut-off for physics, chemistry and biology in the NEET entrance exam, at least 400 students with single-digit marks in physics and chemistry and 110 students with zero or negative marks in them have been admitted for MBBS in 2017, mostly in private colleges. ........

58 of engineering students didn t get jobs during campus placements this year

58% of engineering students didn’t get jobs during campus placements this year

58% of engineering students across the country were still unable to find a job on campus, the 42% proportion is much higher than what it has been in the past. ........

now jawaharlal nehru university makes attendance compulsory for teachers

Now, Jawaharlal Nehru University makes attendance compulsory for teachers

After making attendance mandatory for all regular students, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) announced the same rule for the teaching staff.........

amu must follow rules this is not pakistan scheduled caste panel on university demanding minority status

AMU must follow rules. This is not Pakistan: Scheduled Caste panel on university demanding minority status

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes to implement the reservation policy, Unless the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) submits documents to prove its minority status by August........

neet 2018 award extra 196 marks to those who took exam in tamil madras high court to cbse

NEET 2018: Award Extra 196 Marks to Those Who Took Exam in Tamil, Madras High Court to CBSE

The Madurai bench of Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the CBSE to award 196 marks to all Tamil candidates who took National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) in the Tamil language. The bench has also asked CBSE to revise NEET rank list in two weeks.........

top pune school issues directive on colour of innerwear for girl students

Top Pune school issues directive on colour of innerwear for girl students

Vishwashanti Gurukul in Pune issued a set of new guidelines, dictating that girls should wear white coloured or skin coloured innerwear. It has also reportedly allotted fixed slots when students of each class can visit the washroom or drink water.........

government seeks feedback to scrap ugc set up higher education commission

Government seeks feedback to scrap UGC, set up Higher Education Commission

The ministry of human resource development (MHRD) has uploaded the draft of the Act, which provides for establishing the HECI by repealing the UGC Act, 1956. Unlike UGC, HECI will not have grant functions and would focus only on academic matters. The ministry will deal with the grant functions.........

medical students to sign rs 5 lakh to rs 7 5 lakh bond in haryana

Medical students to sign Rs 5 lakh to Rs 7.5 lakh bond in Haryana

Haryana government has notified a new policy for admission to MBBS/BDS and the post-graduate courses will have to execute a bond, promising not to leave the courses after securing admission. Rs 5 lakh and Rs 7.5 lakh will be got executed from the candidates seeking admission to MBBS/BDS and MD/MS courses respectively.........

cbse again made totaling errors and have received over 10 000 requests for verification of marks this year

CBSE again made totaling errors and have received over 10,000 requests for verification of marks this year

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has once again messed up with the Class XII students' marks leaving several of them baffled. The just like last year, the CBSE again made totaling errors and have received over 10,000 requests for verification of marks this year.........

over 10 000 answer sheets of class 10th students have reportedly been stolen in bihar

Over 10,000 answer sheets of class 10th students have reportedly been stolen in Bihar

Over 10,000 answer sheets of class 10th students have reportedly been stolen. This incident has been reported by Gopalganj's SS Balika Inter School Principal Pramod Kumar Srivastava.........