Education

Education to go digital with ‘Swayam’

HIGHLIGHTS Massive Open Online Courses platform will provide quality education. It can be accessed by anyone, anywhere, anytime 10 lakh students would be able to access courses simultaneously (File photo for representation) NEW DELHI: India will enter a new era in higher education on Sunday with the launch of hundreds of courses that will be delivered through DTH channels, tablets ... Read More »

Super 30 ties up with Saudi NRI to flood IITs

Super 30, a free coaching centre which helps children of the poorest of the poor get into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), has joined hands with Obaidur Rahman, a non-resident Indian, for financial help. Obaidur Rahman, a businessman who is also chairman of the Bihar foundation in Saudi Arabia, has formed an organisation called Rahman 30, which will ... Read More »

DU admission 2017: Third cut off to release today, here’s what to expect

DU admission 2017: The University of Delhi (DU) will release the third cut-off list for admission of students to first year undergraduate courses from the academic term of 2017-18 today. Candidates who have applied for admissions at DU can check whether they have cleared the cut-off which will be made available on the official site tonight. While a number of ... Read More »

Should the Future of Education Include a ‘Personalized Prescription’ of Video Games?

Adam Gazzaley, a neuroscientist at the University of California at San Francisco who studies the effects of games and other physical and cognitive challenges, says they can improve memory and multitasking, and even treat attention-deficit disorders. This segment is part of a special series of video highlights from the ASU + GSV Summit produced by The Chronicle. Goldie Blumenstyk writes about ... Read More »

Telangana DOST 2017 allotment results to release today at dost.cgg.gov.in

DOST 2017 allotment results: The second allotment results for the Degree Online Services of Telangana (DOST) will be released today by the Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) at dost.cgg.gov.in. Candidates can check their allotment results from the official website. According to reports, about 2,70,014 out of 4,10,047 seats remained vacant after the first phase of the allotment at 1,089 colleges. Out ... Read More »

JOSAA 2017: Second allotment results announced at josaa.nic.in

JOSAA 2017: The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has declared the result for the second allotment 2017 for 97 institutes under the Central Seat Allocation Board including 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 20 Other-Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs). Candidates who have cleared the Joint Entrance Examinations this year can check their allotment from the official website. JoSAA will conduct seven rounds of seat allocation ... Read More »

IIT Kanpur’s HC Verma retires, students pour adoration on Twitter

  To every student who has studied physics in high school or while pursuing higher education India, the name of HC Verma is well known and respected. The IIT Kanpur professor who has written a number of helpful volumes on the subject has announced on Twitter that he has retired. “Finally locked my IITK lab and submitted the keys to ... Read More »

DU admission 2017: First NCWEB BA, BCom cut off released; Miranda House, Hansraj at 90 per cent

DU admission 2017: The University of Delhi on Friday released the first cut off list under the Non Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) and the highest cut off for BA Programme and BCom was at 88 and 90 per cent respectively for the general category. The cut off at Miranda House and Hansraj College for BA programme was 88 per ... Read More »

This is how much American parents spend on their kids’ education

On average, parents in the U.S. shell out $58,464 on their child’s education from primary school through the end of undergraduate studies at university. In America, learning doesn’t come cheaply. On average, parents in the U.S. shell out $58,464 on their child’s education from primary school through the end of undergraduate studies at university, according to a report from HSBC HSBC, -0.30%  that ... Read More »

JEE Advanced 2017: Plea filed in Supreme Court challenging IIT’s decision on grace marks

A petition has been filed on Friday challenging premier Indian Institute of Technology’s decision to grant grace marks to all students for misprinted questions in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). The apex court has sought reply from the Centre and the IIT Madras (exam conducting body) on why 7 additional grace marks were awarded even to aspirants who did not attempt the ... Read More »