Education

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 »

Am I unqualified to teach after 26 years working in education?

‘For 10 years I was a head of sixth form and then university tutor in an independent girls’ school,’ writes Dr Claire Seymour. ‘And yet I am deemed to be unable to guarantee children’s safeguarding, control a class or adapt teaching to respond to the needs of all pupils.’ Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA I am one of these “unqualified” teachers (60% ... Read More »

Maharashtra UG NEET 2017 first selection list released at dmer.org

The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) Maharashtra has released the first selection list for admission to undergraduate medical seats in the state. Candidates who have cleared the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 and are looking to secure state medical seats can check the result for the first selection list on the official website (dmer.org). The selection ... Read More »

Osmania University declares TS EdCET 2017 results at edcet.tsche.ac.in

Osmania University has declared the results for the Telangana Education Common Entrance Test (TS EdCET) 2017 on July 27. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can view their result at the official website at edcet.tsche.ac.in. TS EdCET 2017 was conducted from 11 am to 1 pm on July 16 this year for which the notification was released in June. ... Read More »