Education

Delhi High Court dismisses plea challenging NEET 2016 answer keys

It seems like the confusions, paper leak and other issues will continue to hover over the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) conducted this year. In a recent statement, while rejecting the a petition challenging the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) answer keys released on August 8, the High Court of Delhi said that it cannot review answer keys ... Read More »

IIMs seek Cabinet approval for withdrawal of 1975 HRD order

Following the incessant controversy over the appointment of IIM faculty under quota system for the reserved candidates, it is now been learned that the premier institutes had to be withdrawn the 1975 HRD order, which had earlier exempted the premier institutes from reservation policy. However, there is a speculation that the 1974 HRD order was only meant for technical institutes ... Read More »

This,labourer’s,son,from,Kota,cracked,IIT,Delhi:,Here’s,how!

It’s not necessary that only students who take coaching from top-notch institutes or from metropolitan cities gets admission to Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs),  Indian Institute of Management (IIMs), other premier institutes. Here’s the story of a laborer’s son from Kota, who is the first one from his village to get admission to India’s premier institute, IIT Delhi. More about ... Read More »

Learning,outcome,assessment,to,improve,educational,quality,in,schools

The central government will conduct student learning outcome assessment in various schools every year to improve educational quality in schools, said Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. Delivering the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture at Vedavyasa Vidyalayam Senior Secondary School in Kozhikode, the minister said that in the learning outcome assessment, the government would assess every three per cent of ... Read More »

MMC election to held in December

The election of Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) will be held on December 18 this year. The decision was made by the Bombay High Court following the petition filed by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) challenging the alleged dissolve of the MMC by the state government earlier. Ever since the MMC was reconstituted in 2011, nine members were appointed by the ... Read More »

Young engineer leaves job for his village

In what appears as a great leap to social service, one engineer from Madhya Pradesh (MP) returns to his village after securing a covetous engineer job. Mr. Mastram Hathesh who graduated from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) with material science and metallurgy decided to develop his village severed with under-development. The young engineer pointed out that many individual ... Read More »

Young engineer leaves job for his village

In what appears as a great leap to social service, one engineer from Madhya Pradesh (MP) returns to his village after securing a covetous engineer job. Mr. Mastram Hathesh who graduated from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) with material science and metallurgy decided to develop his village severed with under-development. The young engineer pointed out that many individual ... Read More »

Inventor of $1 microscope Manu Prakash wins prestigious ‘genius grant’ fellowship

An Indian-origin scientist has won the prestigious MacArthur ‘genius grant’ fellowship for his low-cost paper microscope, that he built last year which costs less than USD 1. IIT alumni Manu Prakash was among the 12 people who won USD 625,000 award this year. He is an assistant professor of bio engineering at Stanford University in the United States. Achievements: Low-cost ... Read More »

Delhi government comes up with solution to treat overcrowded classrooms

In a bid to ease the burden of overcrowded classrooms in Delhi’s government schools, the education department has decided to proportionately allot students across the schools. “We are mapping schools for redistribution but a major overhaul cannot be done mid-session. Usually, if a school in an area is burdened, the ones near it will also be burdened. If we shift ... Read More »

No tobacco alcohol during school hours: DPE directs school teachers

In order to maintain discipline and decorum in school, the Directorate of Primary Education (DPE) has issued a detailed circular in this regard. As per the notice, primary school teachers of Pune schools have been banned from chewing tobacco, gutkha or the consumption of alcoholic during school time. Other points from the circular: The DPE, in the circular, has stated ... Read More »