Education

CBSE paper leak: HRD ministry initiates probe, 2 exams to be held again

Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said his ministry has already initiated an internal probe into the CBSE paper leak case. Photo: PTI New Delhi:The CBSE on Wednesday announced re-examination in the Class 10 mathematics and Class 12 economics subjects in the wake of reports of paper leaks even as Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said a new “leak-proof” system would ... Read More »

Religious instruction should be banned in schools

YES Erodes secularity Against Constitution…  India is a secular country in which Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Jews and even animistic cultures thrive. Religious instruction in schools can erode the secular fabric of this ancient nation. Even if multi-religious instructions are taught, it would create hatred and blind obedience. Sudipta Mandal, Class IX, The Levelfield School, Suri, Birbhum Religion is something which should ... Read More »

ILLINOIS SPENDS MORE ON EDUCATION, BUT OUTCOMES LAG

Illinoisans spent $13,797 per student on K-12 public education in fiscal year 2015, according to U.S. Census data adjusted for cost of living. That spending is among the highest in the region and 13th highest in the nation. A majority of those dollars – 63 percent in 2015 – come from local property taxes. Indeed, school funding is usually how politicians ... Read More »

An education research institute won’t take politics out of the classroom

Education research is inherently political, and can never be objective and value-free. AAP/David Crosling The Labor Party has pledged to create a A$280 million research institute to “take politics out of the classroom” and “put an end to decades of ideological battles about school education”, if it wins the next federal election. Announcing the policy, Shadow Education Minister Tanya Plibersek said: Politicians shouldn’t tell ... Read More »

RBI Declares Office Attendant Exam Result; Check Online

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has declared the exam result for Office Attendant recruitment. Candidates can check the result at rbi.org.in. ‘This list is provisional, subject to the candidates clearing biometric verification, Language Proficiency Test (LPT), being found medically fit and submitting acceptable documentary evidence,’ reads the official update. Qualified candidates shall have to send required documents to the respective regional ... Read More »

Union Budget 2018: Here’s what the experts have to say

he Union budget was presented today by the Finance minister, Arun Jaitley for the year 2018-2019. The main focus of the budget for the education sector was to have digital board schools by 2022 and improving educational infrastructure in the country. HERE’S WHAT THE EXPERTS HAVE TO SAY:   Congratulating the government on Union budget, we appreciate the focus towards ... Read More »

Exposed! Fake education board racket busted: DU graduate, two others arrested

Delhi Police on Monday has exposed a gang running 27 fake education websites which offered fake class 10, class 12, undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees and mark sheets. Three suspects including Pankaj Arora along with two other men, Pawiter Singh and Gopal Krishan have been arrested for selling fake degrees and mark sheets of popular universities and school boards.   THE ... Read More »

JEE Advanced 2018: IIT Kanpur Releases Mock Test For Computer Based Exam; Check Now

JEE Advanced 2018: IIT Kanpur Releases Mock Test For Computer Based Exam NEW DELHI:  IIT Kanpur, which is the organizing committee for JEE Advanced 2018, in a latest update on the JEE Advanced website has released the mock test for the exam to be held on May 20, 2018. The mock test can be accessed by anyone. This is the first ... Read More »

World Book Fair 2018 starts today at Pragati Maidan: What to expect at the booklovers’ event

  World Book Fair, the 26th edition of the book fair is starting from today in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The fair, this year, is themed around environment-related issues such as climate change, global warming, and water pollution. Important details about the event: Children’s books are going to be a highlight at this edition of the fair which will include ... Read More »

HIGHER EDUCATION: REFORM OR PERISH

India’s higher education is at a crossroads. On the one hand, universities are becoming ‘localised’; on the other, private institutions are benchmarking themselves against the best in the world              As more and more people get educated and the impact of education on quality of life and success becomes known to the people, demand for good and global education increases. Mobility for good ... Read More »