Minister for Excise and BC Welfare Mr. K Ravindra on the occasion of World Fisheries Day made the announcement that Andhra Pradesh would soon get its first Marine University so that it could promote studies in interdisciplinary education in marine sciences and Fisheries.
University of Hyderabad has invited applications from eligible candidates before 31 January 2015 for admission to Distance Education Courses for the session 2015-16.
National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), Noida invited application within 31 Jan 2015 and 31 December 2014 for admission to various courses under Secondary, Senior Secondary and Vocational Education Programmes, respectively.
Date Schedule announced for Class 10 and 12 examination of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Madhyamik Siksha Parishad has been declared. Examinations will commence from 19 February 2015.
The HRD Minister Smriti Irani said recently that a separate academy would be set up to train teachers who would further give away education to differently-abled children, so that they can understand their challenges and provide education according to each student’s requirements.
Under a MoU signed with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Delhi University would be introducing ‘skill building’ programmes for all its undergraduate programmes, in order to prepare the students for the competitive job market. This initiative would help students getting ready for the real tough world of jobs after their completion of studies in the university.
Maharashtra Board SSC Result 2014 will be declared today i.e 25th Nov 2014, Students can check their results Online on www.mahresult.nic.in, Register on http://www.jagranjosh.com/results to get latest updates on Maharashtra Board 10th Result 2014
Maharashtra Board SSC/HSC Result 2014 will be declared today i.e 25th Nov 2014, Students can check their results Online on www.mahresult.nic.in, Register on http://www.jagranjosh.com/results to get latest updates on Maharashtra Board 10th/12th Result 2014
IIT-Madras (IIT-M) is all set collaborate with CERN, a European research organization, to help it to again collect data from March 2015 for its discovery to find Higgs Boson a.k.a the god particle. Higgs Boson is a discovery by the prestigious Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiment at CERN. The Organization will have first IIT on board along with other reputed institutions like TIFR, BARC etc.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has gone all winds against the universities and has made it clear that they would stop the General Development Grant to those universities who would not fill up their faculty vacancies before the start of the next academic session. The central universities at this moment have over 6,000 vacancies that are to be filled.
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has announced a steep rise in their fees for their flagship courses. The fee hike could range from Rs. 1.9 lakh to 2.5 lakh depending on the different courses offered by the institution. The new fee structure would be implemented from the next academic session of 2015-17.
The Andhra Pradesh government has recently given approval to a proposal dealing with renewal of the education system which would include changes in syllabi at various schools, colleges and technical institutions and universities. The news was disclosed by Information and Technology Minister Palle Raghunatha Reddy after the cabinet meeting was concluded.
Those students, who will give away their 10th or 12th standard examinations in February-March 2016, would have to face the new tougher passing rules taken up by the Maharashtra State Board. According to the new rule the students would now have to score the written exam cut off of 20% (at least 16 marks in an 80 marks written question paper) marks along with the 35% marks in aggregate to pass in a certain subject.
India is all set to get the new IITs in collaboration with the German Government. In a recent meeting held by India-German joint working group on education on 18 November 2014, the proposal to set up IITs like IIT-Madras and Mandi along with other learning institutions was proposed.
In an event held in the capital last week, Minister of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Smriti Irani said that Central government is planning to launch a Rashtriya Aviskhar Abhiyan or National Innovation Mission by next year under which an enquiry-based learning system could get generated for future generations in the field of maths and science.
In a circular from the Indian Banks Association (IBA), the central government has asked all the banks to submit their claims for interest subsidy on educational loans taken up by the students who belong to scheduled cast or scheduled tribe communities. Under the scheme that would subsidize the interest, the central government would reimburse the banks the interest that is due on the loan amount till the end of one year from the date of completion of the course.
The Open Doors report is published annually by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has stated that China has sent the highest number of its students in US last year. India sent over 1 lakh students to US in 2013-14 and remained at the second spot in terms of number of students in US.
The Higher Education Dialogue was recently held at New Delhi between India and US which was co-chaired by Mr. Satya N. Mohanty, Secretary, Higher Education, Ministry for Human Resource Development, India and Mr. Richard Stengel, U.S. under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.
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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has recently launched the Udaan scheme, which is aimed at promoting girl education and addressing the lowering of girl enrollment rates in engineering colleges in the nation. It is going to provide a platform for empowerment of girl students and will provide better learning opportunities for them.
Under the Newton-Bhabha Fund, India and UK came in terms together to put in 50 million pounds together, so that the cooperation in the fields of science, research and innovation could be carried forward between the two countries. The programme would help in providing financial assistance to dedicated and deserving candidates who are the best minds in the country capable of taking up research and innovation further.
The Government of India has reduced the upper age limit and the number of attempts for each applicant for appearing in the civil service examination. The new norm has set the upper age limit by 26 years for unreserved, 28 years for OBC and 29 years for SC/ST candidates. The new norm will come into force from 2015 for all Civil Service Examinations.
The Early Learning Centre (ELC) along with the help of School Development Monitoring Committees (SDMCs) will give more emphasis on English language so that the students from the Government schools could become as proficient in the language as their English medium counterparts. The Karadi Path method, which is an indigenously developed language learning process that is capable of making the learners achieve proficiency in the language by the time they are in their Class X will be used for learning.
CBSE schools across the country would be able to present their own assessment of academic performance with the help of a specialized data kit. Principals from various schools were given training on the uses of the kit and its importance.
The IET Lord Austin Lecture 2014, Chennai was hosted by SRM University, Kattankulathur. This year’s Lord Austin lecture was in keeping with the IET’s mission-‘Inspire, Inform and Influence’ the aspiring engineers of the country.
National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) invited application for admission in Online Vocational Programmes. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the courses in the prescribed format on or before 31 December 2014.
UK universities have agreed to recognize the plus-two certificates by CBSE for Undergraduate admissions. The students who are facing Visa related issues to go to the foreign land would also get assistance from UK, said HRD Minister Smriti Irani.
Central Tool Room & Training Centre (CTTC) notified admissions for Master Certificate Course in Automation & Process Control. The candidates interested and eligible can apply for the course along with the prescribed format on or before 24 November 2014.
Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) has decided to discontinue teaching German as their third language option in schools in the middle of an academic year. Thousands of students who have taken up German in classes 6 to 8 would suffer from this decision as they would need to switch from one language to other.
CAT 2014 first slot concluded on 16th November 2014. It was easier than expected and day did not see many technical glitches.