Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank

Government to assess institutes with ‘eminence’ tag on parameters used in international rankings

Union minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank said that an incentive mechanism for institutions shall be developed to reward the IoEs that are doing well.

published on : 28th October 2020

JEE to be held in regional languages from 2021 in line with NEP: Ramesh Pokhariyal

Starting 2021, the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) will also be held in various regional languages, Union education minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank announced on Thursday.

published on : 23rd October 2020

74 per cent of registered candidates gave JEE (Mains) Exams 2020: Ramesh Pokhriyal

Many said that this could be one of the lowest attendance for the test in recent times which was held despite major protests by students and opposition parties and several state governments.

published on : 10th September 2020

Eligibility criteria for NITs, government funded technical institutions relaxed due to COVID

This year, NITs will admit undergraduate students based on their performance in Joint Entrance Exam-Mains and will discount the class 12 board examination marks in the selection process.

published on : 24th July 2020

Private institutes with eminence tag to be inspected; committee to improve international rankings on cards

Over the last two years, 20 institutes of higher education—10 each in private and public sectors, including some yet to be opened universities—have been given the tag by the ministry.

published on : 5th June 2020