Fill vacant seats through combined counselling, SC tells Maharashtra

Making a one-time exception, the Supreme Court extended till October 7 the deadline for Maharashtra to complete the process of medical admissions and held that all vacant seats in Maharashtra will now be filled up through state-mandated centralised counselling. A bench led by Justice A K Sikri clarified that admissions already made shall not be Read More

Record 31 Indian varsities in top world university rankings

Apart from IISc, seven IITs holds position in the list including IIT-Bombay which is in 351-400 band India has improved its position in the global higher education, with a record 31 educational institutions making it to a new list of the world’s top varsities topped by the University of Oxford. The Indian Institute of Science Read More

Pondicherry University launches distance learning through mobile app

New Delhi: Delhi government’s, Chunauti 2018, has entered a new phase this week as the entire school machinery geared up to meet ‘100 percent Ability to Read’ target set by deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. A baseline assessment done as part of Delhi government’s education reforms had shown that 74 per cent students in Class Read More

Delhi govt’s ‘Chunauti 2018’ academic plan enters new phase

Chennai: Now taking up a distance education programme is just a touch away with the central Pondicherry University rolling out an App for direct delivery of courses such as MBA on mobile phones and laptops. Aimed at helping students and professionals in tier-II and III cities, the university has launched select programmes, including Master of Read More

Four IITs, IISc among Asia’s top 50 varsities. Check QS University Rankings for 2016 here

New Delhi: The Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and four Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are listed in Asia’s top 50 universities. As per the QS University Rankings for 2016, IISc is at 33rd spot, while IIT-Mumbai has been ranked 35th, closely followed by IIT-Delhi (36th), IIT-Madras (43rd) and IIT-Kanpur(48th). IISc had emerged as Read More

Nitish Kumar asks women groups to help Bihar govt ensure quality education

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday asked women self-help groups to report to the government if teachers in schools are punctual and students attending classes. “On paper, 99 per cent of students are enrolled in schools, but it’s a known fact that not more than 50-60 per cent of them come to school Read More

Monthly evaluation exercise to replace Gujarat government annual drives

With its state-wide annual school enrolment drive (Shala Praveshotsav) and evaluation drive (Gunotsav) having shown poor results, the Gujarat Education Department has decided to carry out a continuous monthly evaluation process throughout the year. Apart from the evaluation of students and schools, interaction with parents, teachers and even their associations are major components of this Read More

West Bengal (WBBPE) TET primary school 2015: Results declared, check now

WBBPE results 2015: The exam was held for recruitment of about 30,000 primary teachers posts in West Bengal Following Calcutta High Court’s order, the West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE) has on September 14, that is, today published the results of Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) for recruitment of primary teachers. “The court had earlier put Read More

Telangana EAMCET 3 results 2016 declared

Telangana: The results of the Telangana State Engineering and Medical Entrance Test(EAMCET 3) were declared on Thursday. Candidates can check their results on the official website The exam was held on September 11, 2016. The exam is conducted for admission into various MBBS and BDS courses. The counselling process for successful candidates will start Read More