Education

Newsmaker: State fund’s CEO is all for education

While he was growing up in the township of Jouberton in Klerksdorp, North West, Lerato Nage stared poverty in the face and survived. Today, in his post as acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas), he shoulders the responsibility of addressing the plight of needy students. Nage is undeterred, saying he is not about ... Read More »

Mumbai University results 2017 date and time: Final year results to be declared at mu.ac.in

Mumbai University is likely to release the results for the final year examinations today, August 5, 2017. Candidates from various streams who have appeared for the final year papers can check their results on the official website once it has been made available. The University was initially expected to release the results for the final year exams in June— as ... Read More »

Mumbai University results: Chief Minister assures probe if results not declared before Aug 16

The delay in the Mumbai University results has again rocked the Assembly on August 3 with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assuring the state legislative council that he would investigate whether the pending results could not be declared before August 16. He was responding to a Congress member’s information that the MU Vice Chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh himself has told his party delegation ... Read More »

UHSR CET 2017 results declared at uhsr.ac.in, know how to download

Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences Rohtak (UHSR) has released the result for the Common Entrance Test (CET) 2017. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the results from the official website. The entrance exam was held on July 30, 2017 for admission to various courses at the university which announced that the result is “provisional” ... Read More »

Parliament passes bill to allow 11 lakh RTE teachers time till 2019 to acquire required qualification

Eleven lakh teachers appointed till March 2015 under the Right to Education (RTE) Act will now get time till 2019 to acquire the prescribed minimum qualifications for firming up their appointments as Parliament today passed a bill in this regard. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was passed by the Rajya Sabha by voice vote. ... Read More »

MoU signed between Jamia Millia Islamia and Iranian University for academic collaboration

MoU signed between Jamia Millia Islamia and Iranian University for academic collaboration An MoU has been signed between Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and Iran’s Al-Mustafa International University for a long-term academic collaboration. Jamia Millia Islamia collaborates with Iranian University A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and Iran’s Al-Mustafa International University for a long-term ... Read More »

Medical Admissions 2017: MCI cancels admission of following candidates

Moreover, MCI released a separate list of the “discrepancies made by medical colleges in admitting students to the PG courses” Medical Admissions 2017 In the ongoing medical admissions across various colleges, the Medical Council of India (MCI) has cancelled admission of Post Graduate (PG) courses at seven private medical colleges. In total, admissions of 95 students have been cancelled. As ... Read More »

Good teachers need more than lofty qualifications

  ‘A good, effective teacher above all needs ­enthusiasm and some classroom skills. Perhaps a little knowledge helps too,’ writes Ann Gordon. Photograph: IPGGutenbergUKLtd/Getty Images/iStockphoto I doubt that Dr Claire Seymour (Am I unqualified to teach after 26 years?, Letters, 28 July) has ever had to be concerned with children’s safeguarding, controlling a class, or developing a range of pedagogies ... Read More »

Lok Sabha passes IIM Bill that seeks to give more autonomy

At present, India has 20 Indian Institutes of Management. Photo: Mint The Lok Sabha on Friday approved the Indian Institutes of Management Bill 2017 that promises to grant administrative, academic and financial autonomy to the elite B-Schools and allow them to award degrees to their graduates. The lower house passed the bill after a debate in which nearly two dozen ... Read More »

Heavy school bags in Maharashtra CBSE, ICSE schools: State to seek centre’s intervention

School students in Maharashtra may be granted relief as the Union Human Resourse Development minister Prakash Javadekar has planned to approach the state government to discuss the issue of heavy schoolbags carried by students studying in schools affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). School Education Minister Vinod ... Read More »