Maharashtra: School teachers to get 7th pay panel benefits

Full-time teachers/ teaching staff in private schools, junior colleges, teachers’ colleges and military schools across the state will get the upgraded pay scale, the release said. Along with government employees, now teachers across Maharashtra will get the benefit of the Seventh Pay Commission, a State School Education and Sports Department release said on Friday. According Read More

British Council To Host Study UK Fair In Delhi

British Council’s Study UK Discover You Fair is being held at British Council, 17, Kasturba Gandhi Marg The British Council, UK’s international organization for educational opportunities and cultural relations, is hosting a ‘Study UK Fair’ on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The Fair will provide information about the scholarship options available to the students including the Read More

National Girl Child Day: Check out these govt scholarships for female candidates

The National Girl Child Day is being celebrated today. On the occasion, the Union Human Resources Development Ministry tweeted, “Let us pledge to celebrate, educate, and nurture the girl child.” To spread awareness and provide equal opportunities to women at an early age, the government, apart from its Beti Padhao Beti Bachao campaign, provides several scholarships under various Read More

IIT-Madras faculty to teach Artificial Intelligence to non-IITians through PadhAI portal

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras faculty has launched a start-up to prepare the Indian workforce for the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) age by training students at nominal costs. Their startup called ‘One Fourth Labs’ has launched an online school ‘PadhAI’ that offers affordable India-specific courses on AI. Every year, the top performing Read More

IISc Bangalore, 3 IITs In Top 50 Of Times Emerging Economies University Rankings

IISc Bangalore is placed on 14th in the THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019. Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore is placed on 14th position of the latest Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019. The ranking, in which Chinese universities are leading the table, also features three Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in Read More

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

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

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