Education

CBSE UGC NET November 2017 application process begins today

The National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted for determining eligibility for junior research fellowship and assistant professorship. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint New Delhi: Application process for the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) starts today. Candidates can fill the online application form till 11 September though payment through an online challan can be made till ... Read More »

Undeterred by rain, over 600 join ‘March for Science’ in Pune

Five-year-old Irabati Ghose and 93-year-old Shantabai Ranade were among over 600 students, scientists and social activists, who marched on the streets of Pune for science. As scheduled, the ‘March for Science’ started on time, as the Pune police was finding it hard to manage the 200 participants, who had already gathered near the Gandhi statue, outside Pune railway station on ... Read More »

CBSE asks schools not to strain students during 70th Independence day celebrations

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked its affiliated schools across the country to ensure that Independence day celebrations do not cause “undue strain” to students. Schools have been asked to celebrate 70th anniversary of Indian Independence along with the 75th anniversary of “Quit India Movement” to instill the sense of national pride and patriotism in students, a ... Read More »

|Interview|630 marks in ICAI CA Final, Raj Paresh Sheth from Thane get AIR 1 with 78.75 per cent

Meet Raj Paresh Sheth from Dombivali (Maharashtra) who has secured All India Rank 1 in ICAI CA examination. ICAI CA Final and CPT Results 2017 The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) today, July 18 declared the results of Chartered Accountants final examination result held in May, 2017 and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held in June, 2017. Meet Raj ... Read More »

Greater access to higher education could have reversed EU referendum result

Greater access to Higher Education could have reversed the result of the 2016 EU referendum, according to new research from the University of Leicester. The paper, published in the journal World Development, suggests that access to Higher Education was the ‘predominant factor’ dividing those who voted Remain and those who voted Leave. The research also suggests that greater access to higher ... Read More »

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 »