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allahabad university to be rechristened prayagraj vishwavidyalaya proposal pending with up govt

Allahabad University to be Rechristened Prayagraj Vishwavidyalaya, Proposal Pending With UP Govt

The Vice-Chancellor of Allahabad University has sent out a proposal to the state governor to rename the varsity as Prayagraj State University. As of now, the approval is pending with the Yogi Aditynath-led Uttar Pradesh government.........

reduce school bag weight no homework for classes 1 2 mhrd to states uts

'Reduce School Bag Weight, No Homework For Classes 1-2': MHRD To States, UTs

MHRD has also fixed the allowed weight limit for students. The weight of the school bag of classes 1 and 2 students shall not exceed 1.5 Kg. The allowed weight of school bags for classes 3 to 5 students is 2-3 Kg, for classes 6 to 7 students is 4 Kg, for classes 8 to 9 students is 4.5 Kg, and for class 10 students is 5 Kg. ........

bigger quota to get more girls into iits next year

Bigger quota to get more girls into IITs next year

The number of girls in Indian Institutes of Technology is set to cross the 2,000 mark in the next academic session as the government plans to increase the seats for women in India’s top engineering institutions.........

tamil nadu srm university students stage protest on campus alleging inaction on sexual harassment complaint

Tamil Nadu: SRM University students stage protest on campus alleging inaction on sexual harassment complaint

Students of SRM University at Kattankulathur area in the outskirts of Chennai staged a demonstration inside the campus, alleging inaction by the administration on a sexual harassment complaint by a woman student of the varsity.........

how business schools in india have killed off research

How business schools in India have killed off research

The subject needs lot more debate on what truly is happening inside business schools, the purpose for which they were created and what really needs to be done to make them and their research more relevant to the industry.........

nearly 2 lakh indians studied in us in 2017 18

Nearly 2 lakh Indians studied in US in 2017-18

India is the second largest international reservoir for US higher education institutions having sent 196,271 students here in the last academic year, according to the latest data. ........

india changes mbbs curriculum after 21 years doctors to study ethics and attitude

India Changes MBBS Curriculum After 21 Years, Doctors To Study Ethics & Attitude

Revised after 21 long years, The new MBBS curriculum has a course called Attitude, Ethics and Communication (AETCOM) which will run across the years. Students will be now assessed for how they communicate with patients.........

bengaluru teen wins rs 2 9 crore global science prize lab for school

Bengaluru Teen Wins Rs 2.9 Crore Global Science Prize, Lab for School

Sixteen-year-old Samay Godika, a junior at National Public School-Koramangala in Bangalore won the annual Breakthrough Junior Challenge. Samay will receive $400,000 in educational prizes for himself, his teacher and his school. ........

jipmer mbbs 2019 exam likely on june 2

JIPMER MBBS 2019 exam likely on June 2

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) will conduct MBBS exam on June 2, 2019. The entrance examination is conducted annually to fill 200 undergraduate seats at JIPMER Puducherry and JIPMER Karaikal. The online application process for MBBS course is expected to start on March 6.........

iit bombay tops first qs ranking for indian universities iisc second

IIT-Bombay tops first QS ranking for Indian universities, IISc second

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in Mumbai and Madras and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru have emerged as top three in the first standalone QS ranking of India’s higher education institutes.........

nit nagaland s non local students fear for lives after clashes

NIT Nagaland's non-local students fear for lives after clashes

Fearing for their lives, over 100 students of National Institute of Technology-Nagaland are readying to leave the campus. The fear was triggered by some recent clashes between local and non-local students. The students would leave if central security personnel were not deployed to the campus. ........

abvp sweeps university of hyderabad students union polls ends 8 year drought

ABVP sweeps University of Hyderabad students' union polls, ends 8-year drought

The RSS-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), has swept the students’ union polls at the University of Hyderabad, ending an eight-year domination of Left groups.........

in a first upsc allows candidates to withdraw applications

In a First, UPSC Allows Candidates to Withdraw Applications

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has allowed students to withdraw applications in case they are not prepared to attempt the exam. However, the exam fees will not be refunded in such cases. As per a report, the withdrawal facility will come into force from Engineering Services Examination in 2019.........

ugc likely to ease teaching norms for direct phd holders from iits

UGC likely to ease teaching norms for direct PhD holders from IITs

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is likely to end norms that prevent candidates with direct PhDs from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) after bachelor’s degrees from teaching at universities........

cbse class 10 board exams maths to have two test paper options from 2019

CBSE Class 10 Board Exams: Maths To Have Two Test Paper Options From 2019!

Students appearing under the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10 exams in 2019 may have the option to choose between a standard-level or the existing-level mathematics question paper!........

iisc bengaluru tops india in global list of best institutes

IISc Bengaluru tops India in global list of best institutes

No Indian institution figures in the top 250 of the Times Higher Education’s (THE) world university rankings 2019, though the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, has retained its position as the highest-ranked centre in the country, while the Indian Institute of Technology-Indore has risen to the highest position behind it.........

budget for interest free educations loans to be hiked to rs 2 200 crore javadekar

Budget for Interest-free Educations Loans to be Hiked to Rs 2,200 Crore: Javadekar

Talking of the government's plan to further hike the budgetary allocation for the interest-free loans to students, Javadekar said over four to five lakh youths used to get interest-free loans amounting to Rs 800 crore in 2014. The annual budget to provide interest-free loans to 10 lakh students would be increased to Rs 2,200 crore in next three years.........

got over 1 lakh suggestions on reducing ncert syllabus says prakash javadekar

Got over 1 lakh suggestions on reducing NCERT syllabus, says Prakash Javadekar

Government have received more than 100,000 suggestions from across the country. I hope this year (new academic session) 10-15% of the NCERT syllabus will be reduced and then next year further reduction can happen. So it is a three-year job.........

uidai says schools cannot deny admission due to lack of aadhaar

UIDAI says schools cannot deny admission due to lack of Aadhaar

UIDAI has termed denial of school admission on grounds of not having an Aadhaar as "invalid". The move by UIDAI is expected to come as a major relief to parents and students who have been facing difficulties due to schools insisting on Aadhaar number during admission.........

1 in 7 college students pay people to write essays study

1 in 7 college students pay people to write essays: Study

As many as one in seven graduates may have paid someone to undertake their assignment for them, potentially representing 31 million students across the globe, a new study suggests. ........