Maharashtra: Primary school students better at reading, arithmetic than national average: ASER report

Students from zila parishad schools have fared better than their counterparts in private schools, according to the Annual Status of Education Report (Rural) 2018. The survey report, released on Tuesday, reviews the status of primary education in the country and is conducted by a non-profit organisation, Pratham. Not only this, the performance of primary school Read More

IISc, IIT-Bombay among 49 Indian varsities in Times Higher Education Emerging Economies ranking

India has improved its showing in the prestigious university rankings of Times Higher Education Emerging Economies with 49 institutions making it to the list including 25 in the top 200. China remains the most represented nation in the annual 2019 listing, claiming four of the table’s top five positions with Tsinghua University topping the chart, according Read More

NEET One Time Correction Window Opens; Here’s How To Update Your Application Form

The NEET correction facility is available on the official NEET website of NTA, www.ntaneet.nic.in The National Testing Agency (NTA) has opened the one time application form correction window for the candidates who had made errors while registering for the national level medical entrance exam, NEET 2019. According to the NTA, it has come to notice that many Read More

SSC CGL 2017: Supreme Court constituting panel to suggest reforms

The Supreme Court on Thursday favoured setting up of a three-member high-powered committee comprising Nandan Nilekani, a co-founder of tech giant Infosys, and renowned computer scientist Vijay P Bhatkar to suggest reforms for conducting of competitive examinations fairly by government bodies. The top court said it would not vacate the stay on the declaration of Read More

From 2020, Class 10 Students Can Choose An ‘Easier’ Mathematics Paper

CBSE has announced two levels for mathematics question paper for class 10 students CBSE has announced introduction of two levels of Mathematics for class 10 students from the upcoming academic session. Class 10 students appearing for their board exams in 2020 will have the option to choose from one of the two levels of Mathematics. Read More

West Bengal Do Away With Physical Verification During College Admissions

The students will pay admission fee online and not at the college office counter, the minister said. Students seeking admission in colleges will be able to skip the physical verification process from the next academic session as the entire exercise will be carried out online, West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee has said. Going by reports of Read More

St Xavier’s College To Set Up Finance Laboratory For Research, Data Collection

St Xavier’s College To Set Up Finance Lab For Research, Data Collection St Xavier’s College in Kolkata will set up a finance laboratory over the next six months to help students undertake research in economics and accounting, Principal Rev Father (Dr) Dominic Savio said Tuesday. All major databases in finance and accounting will be available Read More

HRD To Workout Modalities To Implement 10 Per Cent Reservation Order

HRD To Workout Modalities To Implement 10 Per Cent Reservation Order The Ministry of Human Resource Development is working out modalities to implement 10 per cent reservation for the “economically weaker” sections in higher educational institutions, sources have said. The Union Cabinet Monday cleared the 10 per cent quota in government jobs and education for Read More