Education

Gian Sagar crisis: Shifting students only option as Punjab govt refuses to take over medical college.

A day after the Punjab government told Punjab and Haryana high court that it can’t take over Gian Sagar medical college in Banur, the shifting of its 1500 students seems only option left now...............

40,000 students from Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, and HP to appear for NEET on Sunday.

Nearly 40,000 students belonging to Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh will appear for single shift National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Exam (NEET) to get admissions in around 2,500 MBBS seats.............

AP SSC or Class 10 board exam results to be declared soon.

Andhra Pradesh’s Board of Secondary Education is expected to announce the results of the Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC) or Class 10 board examination at 3pm on Saturday.................

Girls outshine boys for top spots in JKBOSE Class 12 exams.

With Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) declaring Class 12 results on Saturday evening, girls have again outshined boys as far as the top slots were concerned..................

Maharashtra education minister’s remarks on school fee hike creates confusion, say parents.

Caught in fee-hike row, Mumbai schools and parents are unable to find any relief in education minister Vinod Tawde’s stance on the matter. They said that Tawde’s recent statement that schools can increase............

Kick off: UP govt schools to make efforts to get students to fall in love with football.

LUCKNOW: Students of government-run schools in Uttar Pradesh will now get an opportunity to play football on a regular basis and improve their skills in the game................

For Stephen Hawking-inspired wheelchair-bound IIT aspirant, cosmos is the limit.

“He wants to make a big name for himself in science,” beams Sujata Dey (38) about son Tuhin, who is affected by arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC), a disorder that develops during a...........

Trump impact: As international student numbers fall, US universities send out welcome messages.

Many US colleges and universities, faced with declining numbers of applications from overseas, are trying to reassure potential international students they will be welcome on campus despite what they......

CBSE tells affiliated schools not to sell books, uniforms inside campuses.

The Delhi high court on Tuesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to ensure that schools affiliated to it must not indulge in commercial activities such as selling books and ......

Mizoram boy, giving friend a haircut, had no idea he was HSLC 2017 exam topper.

The results of the Mizoram High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) or Class 10 exam did not throw up any surprises. The outcome, though, caught the topper unawares..............

Mumbai University to start assessing answer booklets tomorrow, sets a target of 1.50 lakh a day.

Four weeks after examinations started, University of Mumbai officials said they aim to start assessing the 22 lakh answer booklets by tomorrow. About 50 scanners have been bought and are ready to use ..........

RTE quota seats multiply but not admissions, Mumbai civic body to look into it.

Applications to the seats reserved under the Right to Education (RTE) quota have multiplied — from 1,936 to 9,426 — in the past four years, but the number of admissions have not increased...............

Ensure migration of students in ‘reverse direction’: President.

Noting that a large number of students still visit abroad for higher studies, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said efforts should be made to ensure migration of students in the “reverse direction”......

Over 4 lakh candidates to appear in Lucknow University’s BEd entrance test.

Nearly 4.6 lakh candidates will write the BEd Joint Entrance Examination (2017-19) conducted by Lucknow University on Wednesday, against last year’s 3.03 lakh students, officials said on Tuesday.............

No cheats: Universities, other institutes to be penalised for duping students of distance learning.

New Delhi: Filing of FIR against management of universities and other institutes offering distance learning if they dupe students, installing CCTVs inside exam centres, having quality..............

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) 2017 begin today (May 1) for Anna University, others.

Notification for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) has been released and the application process will start from today (May1)............

Increase SC, ST and OBC representation: Govt pushes for faculty quota in IIMs.

Pushing once again for faculty reservations in IIMs, the Human Resource Development ministry (HRD) has written to all the campuses asking them to increase the representation from SC, ST and OBC ............

Maha medical admissions: HC stays domicile reservation in deemed, private institutes.

The Bombay high court on Sunday stayed the recent government resolution (GR) introducing 67.5% reservation for students domiciled in Maharashtra and 25% reservation for backward categories...........

Teaching computer science to class 10,12 gets cheaper for Maha schools.

Computer education in Mumbai schools will become cheaper from this year. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has revised the class 10 and 12 Information Communication..............

Nalanda University to collaborate with Japan’s Kanazawa University.

The Nalanda University (NU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Kanazawa University of Japan for academic collaboration, a NU statement said on Friday................

JEE Main 2017: All Super 30 students are successful, one among them is Bihar topper.

Rishabh from Bihar Sharif who emerged as the state topper with an All India Rank (AIR) 404 after obtaining 296 marks out of 360 in the JEE Mains, the results were declared on Thursday,...........

PM Modi’s fans, JEE Main 2017 toppers in Dehradun want to help him build India.

Influenced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s charismatic style and determination to develop .........

PIMS-Jalandhar under lens, CM suggests handover of medical institute to ‘group like Medanta’.

With chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh ordering a close watch on private medical colleges running in the state, the functioning of the Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Jalandhar,.............

Punjab runs risk of losing 250 MBBS seats as Gian Sagar, Chintpurni medical colleges stare at closure.

Punjab is set to lose 250 MBBS seats in the coming session as the fate of Gian Sagar Medical College at Banur near Patiala and Chintpurni Medical College near Pathankot hang in the balance..............

Girls outshine boys in Goa Board HSSC 2017 Class 12 exam, 89% students pass.

Nearly 89% students passed the HSSC (class XII) exam conducted recently by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary (GBSHSE), an official said today. The results were announced today, April 27.............

JEE Mains 2017: Son of compounder from Udaipur tops exam with 360/360 score.

Regular classes and a bit of confidence helped Rajasthan’s Kalpit Veerwal score full marks and clinch the All India Rank 1 in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2017. The results were announced.........

Mumbai University scholars haven’t received monthly fellowships for last six months.

Around 120 non-NET MPhil and PhD scholars at the University of Mumbai (MU) have not received their monthly fellowships for the last six months, as the University Grants Commission ..............

UGC will be useless if its rules are not followed, says SC.

The University Grants Commission (UGC) would become a useless body if its regulations are not followed by universities, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday, voicing concern over a string .............

Now, admissions for class 12 in Maharashtra colleges to go online.

From the coming academic year, 2017-18, Class 12 admissions to state-run junior colleges will be conducted online; much like first-year junior college (FYJC) online process, ...............

JEE Advanced test over mobile phone? It may be a reality soon.

A committee has suggested the JEE Advanced test — the final round of the gruelling process to qualify for the country’s premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) — be conducted through mobile phones..........

NEET exam centres too far from home, say Mumbai aspirants.

After a week’s delay, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced exam centres for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical courses on Saturday. Students, however........

Now, Class-1 students won’t have to carry books and bags in Haryana.

Now, Class 1 students of government schools in Haryana won’t have to carry books and bags..............

‘Depressed’ IIT Kharagpur 4th-year student commits suicide.

A fourth-year engineering student at IIT-Kharagpur was found hanging in his hostel room late on Friday night, the latest in a string of similar deaths at premier institutes that have been..........

NCERT to review school textbooks to update content; may include demonetisation.

The Narendra Modi government has decided to undertake a review of school textbooks. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), an organisation that assists.............

NEET 2017: Admit cards to be released today.

The admit cards for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 will be released on Saturday...........

From 2018, more seats for women in IITs to combat gender imbalance.

IITs will admit more women from 2018. The top admissions body of the IITs approved additional seats for women on Saturday.......

Won’t check answer papers if dues are not cleared, say Mumbai university teachers.

While delay in appointing an agency to digitise answer-sheets of the current semester at the University of Mumbai (MU) is already stalling assessment, teachers too have now...........

School principal urges high court to quash FIR by peon over WhatsApp joke.

A school principal has urged the Bombay high court to quash an FIR filed against him by a peon for forwarding a joke on a WhatsApp group which allegedly violated provisions ............

Panjab University students allege torture, SSP to look into it.

A local court on Wednesday directed UT Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) to probe allegations of torture and harassment by students booked for Tuesday’s violence in Panjab University.........

CBSE slaps notice on 2,000 schools for not sharing information on fees, facilities.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a show cause notice to over 2,000 schools affiliated to it across the country for not making certain information public...........

Inflated scores, 100% cut-offs: HRD ministry to discuss issue of ‘moderation’ of marks with state.

Is the government attempting to control soaring cut-offs for admissions to top institutes such as Delhi University? This seems likely if a meeting called by HRD ministry of all state educations.........

Violence on Panjab University campus: All eyes on left-wing student outfit.

Right before the students protesting against fee hike were to charge on police personnel for the second time at Panjab University on Tuesday, Damanpreet Singh, campus president of the Students ..........

UP Board to widen existing yoga syllabus for over one crore students of classes 9 to 12.

The existing yoga syllabus is set to widen for students of classes 9 to 12 enrolled in over 25,000 schools affiliated to the UP Board of Secondary Education across 75 districts of the state...........

Peak performance: College students are evening people, work best ‘later in the day’.

Washington DC: Students learn more effectively between 11 am and 9.30 pm than at other times of the day, a recent study has revealed................

School fees : Survey shows up to 20% hike this year; parents seek correction.

More than half of all parents surveyed in a countrywide study have said that the school fees of their children were hiked between 11 and 20% this year, highlighting the mounting cost...........

Three Indians selected for Gates scholarship at Cambridge University.

Three Indians are among 90 Gates Cambridge scholars selected from nearly 6,000 applicants from around the world for postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge from the academic year..............

WBJEE 2017: Admit cards released, download them here.

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) on Monday released the admit cards for WBJEE-2017, the common entrance examination for admission to undergraduate..................

UPSEE 2017 admit card to be released tomorrow.

Uttar Pradesh’s Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University will release the admit card for UP State Entrance Examination (UPSEE-2017) on Tuesday (April 11). A notification.................

Engineering colleges flouting student-faculty ratio to face action: AICTE.

Engineering colleges not maintaining the prescribed student-faculty ratio will be liable for action, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has said........................

UPSC IAS Prelims 2017: Here’s your guide to pass the examination.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the civil services (CS) preliminary examination on June 18 this year. The commission conducts the CS exam every year to ...............

SSC MTS exam 2017: Detailed strategy to clear paper 1.

More than 6 million candidates have applied for 8,300 Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff (MTS) posts in the country advertised by the Staff...................

SBI PO 2017 pre-exam training call letters released, download them here.

The State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday issued the pre-examination training call letter for SC/ST/Religious Minority community candidates,.............

SSC CBT for matriculation and 10+2 level posts: Answer keys released, raise objections now.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the tentative answer keys of written examination in computer based mode for Selection Posts for matriculation and 10+2 (higher secondary)...........

CBSE biology students asked which is better, burial or cremation?

The teachers and students described the Class 12 CBSE Biology paper as tricky and moderately difficult. However one question about cremation practices in the paper led to people questioning..........

JNU teachers say cuts in number of MPhil, PhD seats in university unconstitutional.

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) teachers association has said that cuts in the number of seats in MPhil/PhD seats in colleges affiliated to the varsity are.....................

SC allows candidates above 25 years to take NEET exam, form fill-up till April 5.

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed medical aspirants of over 25 years to take this year’s NEET examination. It has also allowed them to fill...........

No need to present non-creamy layer proof for govt jobs

The appointing authorities would accept production of self-attested photo copy of the non-creamy.......

How to get any job you want (even if you’re unqualified). 

OCT28:In an era of entrepreneurial spirit, when senior recruiters are less interested in your background than your potential, it may be possible to get any job you want, even if you’re unqualified.

Studying in UK gets more expensive. 

OCT28:It will soon become a lot more expensive for overseas students to study in the UK.

Snake genome embedded with blueprints for growing limbs

Oct 5 : Though snakes now slither across Earth sans any legs, turns out these reptiles have genome embedded with blueprints for growing..

Double whammy for dinos: Deadly asteroid-volcano combo wiped them out

Oct 5 : Death from above and below? As per a recent study volcanic activity may have also contributed...

UpGrad starts online course

September 1 : With start-ups gaining ground in India and rising number of people opting to turn entrepreneurs, UpGrad, an online education...

U.S. varsity study says 4-days a week school can produce better academicians

Aug 31 : Here’s a good news for students. A new study has claimed that shortening the school week...

Kaushal Kendra

August 29 : St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru offers Bachelor of Vocation (B. Voc)...

GSLV rocket may be declared fully operational

Aug 27 : The Indian space agency would, in all probability, declare its GSLV rocket variant -the GSLV-Mk II - fully operational if it successfully...

Quality education still a main challenge, says Kailash Satyarthi

July 14 : Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi has said that quality...

Nod for teachers from degree colleges to guide Ph.D. students

July6 : As part of its efforts to allow degree college teachers...

School students made aware of election process`

July6 : Casting of vote in one school was on the ballot paper, while another....

Admissions to postgraduate courses in full swing

July4 : The admission process for the postgraduate course offered by the...

Growing illiteracy in rural India

July4 : The Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 (SECC) released on...

`IIPM puts admissions on hold

July3 : The Indian Institute of Planning and Management will not be offering direct...

Medical seat scam, Kodagu man loses Rs 70 lakh

July3 : A person from Kodagu has been duped by a Bengaluru...

T M A Pai Chair to present Akshayambara on July 4

July2 : The Dr T M A Pai Chair on Indian Literature, Manipal University will present...

Aravind Adiga donates Rs. 1 cr. to his alma mater

July2 : It’s a chance visit to his alma mater in the second week of June week that led writer...

Aravind Adiga donates Rs 1 cr to alma mater

July1 : The Canara High School Association, on the threshold of its 125th-year celebrations...

University brings ordinance to ensure greater accountability in examination work

June29 : Examiners and examination staff appointed by Mangalore University or from an...

Mangalore University plans to fine examiners for lapses

June29 : Examiners and examination staff appointed by Mangalore University or from...

ICAI proposes changes in CA course syllabus

June27 : English proficiency test and general economics will be part of syllabus for the common proficiency...

medical process outsourcing

June26 : India’s medical process outsourcing (MPO) segment has benefited from an evolved...

Manipal University told to pay Rs 1,123 crore fine

June 26 : The Udupi Deputy Administration on Thursday slapped a fine of Rs 1,123.63 crore...

U.P. education officials under a cloud of corruption

June25 : Officials are siphoning off hundreds of crores of the funds allocated by the government...

New skills initiative for mech engg students

June25 : Srinivas Group Mangaluru and Akar Training and Consultancy, Bengaluru, will work together...

Mangaluru varsity open for any research proposal: VC

June25 : The UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, an autonomous institution of UGC, has simplified...

Get campus connected with this innovative NIT-K connect app

June25 : How to seamlessly connect campus, bridge the gap between students and allow sharing ideas? ...

Varsity moots course in Medical Physics

June25 : Mangalore University has proposed to introduce a postgraduate course in Medical Physics from 2016-17, according...

STUDENTS’ AWARD

June25 : Applications have been called for D. Devaraja Urs Prathiba Puraskars...

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Students belonging Backward Classes 1, 2A, 3 A and 3B categories, who are pursuing their...

AIPMT re-test on July 25

June23 : Acting upon the Supreme Court order to re-conduct All India Pre-Medical and pre-Dental Test (AIPMT), 2015, the Central...

IIT-Roorkee circular declared yoga camp compulsory for students

June23 : The Modi government had claimed that participation in the International Day of Yoga celebrations...

‘Develop MBA section into a centre of excellence’

June23 : The former Union Minister M. Veerappa Moily on Monday exhorted Mangalore University to develop its business...

IIT-Kharagpur to offer MBBS courses by 2017

June 22 : IIT-Kharagpur in West Bengal would be the first engineering institute in India to venture into medical education....

State students shine at science fair in Pittsburgh

June22 : Two weeks into the euphoria associated with the visit to the US and being part of the...

University to offer courses in yogic sciences

June 22 : Mangalore University will offer certificate and diploma courses in yogic sciences at...

After revaluation, Hassan girl stands second in SSLC exam

June 20 : After the revaluation of her SSLC examination papers, S.H. Shreshtha, student of...

Did collaborative institutions withdraw ‘questionable’ KSOU courses?

June 20 : A day after the courses of the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) were de-recognised by the University...

JEE toppers favour computer science

June20 : Owing to constraints in his house that included looking after his father who had met with an accident, Siddarth V. had to miss classes in Class...

Re-conduct AIPMT exam by August 16: SC to CBSE

June 19 : The Supreme Court on Friday gave CBSE time till August 16 to conduct and declare the results of All India Pre Medical Test

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