Digital week: Undestanding the virtual world of education

To deal with the queries comprising engineering and science, a project named ‘Ask a Question’ was launched as a part of the ‘Digital India Initiative’ that began at IIT Bombay on Thursday. Respected professors of the institute were responsible to handle the question and answer session. According to the members of the project, the activity that started more than four ... Read More »

IIPM to shut down management course; focus on training and partnerships

The Indian Institute of Planning and Mangament (IIPM), founded and run by Arindam Chaudhuri will not be offering admissions to its management courses anymore. Following the order given to the controversial business school to shut down its campuses across the country, IIPM will now confine itself to research and training at IIPM Delhi. IIPM has now entered into technical collaboration ... Read More »

Madrasas across Maharashtra will not be recognised as formal schools

New controversy stirs up as Maharashtra is set to declare around one lakh students in the state as ‘out of school children’. The BJP led government has announced that madrasas which do not offer Mathematics, Science and Social Studies will not be recognised as formal schools. The BJP government has conveyed to the school education department of the state, which ... Read More »

1,400 teachers with fake degrees resign in Bihar

Fearing government action over possession of fake educational degrees, as many as 1,400 primary teachers have resigned from service in Bihar. To prevent the teachers from facing any legal action in this matter, a Patna High Court asked those possessing the fake certificates to quit on their own. The Education Board has fixed July 8 as the last date of ... Read More »

Bombay HC orders CLAT authorities to clear air on discrepancies in questions

On Thursday, as the final allotment list for CLAT 2015 was released, the Bombay High Court ordered the examination authorities to come up with a solution for the alleged discrepancies in questions. Shubham Gupta, a Mumbai student had got a rank of 258 in the exam, however, after the ranks were modified according to the expert panel’s recommendations, his rank ... Read More »

UGC identifies 6 of the 21 fake universities in Delhi

After much speculation, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has come up with a list of fake universities. This list consists of 21 universities, set up across the country. These universities have been found to be working in violation of the UGC Act, 1956. A total of six universities in Delhi are found to be fake. However, the maximum number of ... Read More »

DU’s Kirori Mal College removes Principal

  Right amidst the Delhi University admissions, the acting principal of Kirori Mal College, Mr SP Gupta has been removed from office with immediate effect, after he was alleged of financial mismanagement. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Governing Body (GB) late on late night on June 30. Mr Dinesh Khattar of the Mathematics department will now ... Read More »

Goa Board Class 12: Supplementary exam results declared

The results for Goa Board HSSC supplementary examination have been announced. The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) declared the Class 12 Board results on July 2 at 10 am. The students can check their results at the official websites of the Board. The supplementary examination was conducted form June 15 to June 20 at two centres, ... Read More »

HRD Ministry to now rank 500 Indian Institutes on 4 parameters

The country’s best 500 academic institutes will now be ranked by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), August onwards. A detailed ranking matrix with an eight point criteria will be prepared by a committee consisting of officials from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER), Jawaharlal Nehru ... Read More »

JEE Main topped by student from Maharashtra

The announcement of the JEE (Main) ranks on Wednesday, proved to be a boon for Maharashtra. All the three toppers emerged from the state. Sankalp Gaur, a Pune boy bagged the top rank followed by Tanuj Kaza from Mumbai and then Giridhar S, who is also from Pune. Sankalp Gaur, who out of 360 marks scored 345 marks in the ... Read More »