IITs, technical institutes asked to close courses with vacant seats
23 Mar 2017
CBSE revamps exam, assessment format for Classes 6 to 9
22 Mar 2017
HRD to seek fellowship refund from IIT scholars if they leave midway
16 Mar 2017
FTII to add more technology driven courses
15 Mar 2017
Counselling for admission into engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu is about to start. There are more than 550 such colleges, many of which are located in rural areas.
24 Apr 2017
This information was shared by Minister of State for HRD, Mahendra Nath Pandey in response to a written question in the Rajya Sabha.
The move that aims at standardising teaching and evaluation across schools will be implemented from the upcoming academic session.
At present, there are 25,000 scholars enrolled in different PhD programmes in the IITs and those opting for doctoral degree directly after completing their masters get Rs 25,000 per month.
The courses are proposed to be held in non-metros such as Guwahati, Jaipur, Vishakhapatnam, Raipur, Chandigarh, Raipur, Bhopal, Leh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands to begin with.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development has prepared a draft bill in this regard which has already been sent for consideration by the Cabinet.
14 Mar 2017
It was decidedly unusual to hear a Nobel Laureate advocating anger. Stranger still when that comes from a person who has won the Nobel Peace Prize.
05 Mar 2017
The Nobel laureate said that educating every single child in the world was not a pipe dream, seeing as how it would cost a fraction of what America smokes and Europe powder puffs.
With institutions mushrooming around the country, quality of law education has been hit.
During an open and outspoken session at TNIE’s ThinkEdu Conclave, the incumbent Puducherry Lieutenant Governor said that what we really needed was more more leaders and not politicians.
Religious education must have no place in schools, said former Union minister and senior Congress leader Manish Tewari.
Modern knowledge is often identified with the scientific method. Whereas, when it comes to human activities, concerned with problem-solving, it should involve both the ancient and modern practices.
We have five-star hospitals that offer the best treatment for the rich but what about the aam admi? A panel of experts at the ThinkEdu Conclave harped on improving nutrition and sanitation in India.
Thought-provoking debates, insightful discourse marked the inaugural day of the ThinkEdu Conclave’s fifth edition, aimed at igniting bright minds.
04 Mar 2017
India’s education system is still stuck making clerks and blue-collar workers, pointed out Shourya Doval, Director of India Foundation.
Delivering the keynote address at The New Indian Express’ ThinkEdu Conclave, the Chairman shot out a combination of digital and cultural solutions to fast-track changes that the system needs.
Javadekar was responding to questions after delivering the inaugural address at the fifth edition of ThinkEdu Conclave, an annual education summit, organised by The New Indian Express.
A panel discussion around this trending topic - ‘How Can a Make in India education be made Aspirational?’ happened at the ThinkEdu Conclave’s first day.
Something as simple as loosening the rigid structure of our academic institutes can go a long way in promoting creativity in students.
Technological development and innovation are the key to country’s prosperity, Union Human Resource Minister Prakash Javedakar said.
Chairman of Tata Sons bats for overhauling the system through digital enterprise; says leveraging existing physical assets by adding digital muscle would allow the existing system.
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