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Month: September 2016

Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2016 All India rank list

New Delhi: Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2016 all India rank list will be declared on June 23 (Thursday). The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had on April 27 declared the results of JEE Main 2016 which is used to shortlist candidates who want to join the IITs and other top engineering colleges. The […]

Registration opens for 2-year BTC diploma course for filling assistant teachers’ jobs

Zee Media Bureau Lucknow: The registration process for Uttar Pradesh Basic Training Certificates (BTC), a prerequisite for those applying for assistant teachers’ jobs in the state, has started from today. Eligible and interested candidates can register for the BTC Exam from June 23 to July 11, 2016. Forms are available online at The two-year […]

Nitish Kumar asks women groups to help Bihar govt ensure quality education

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday asked women self-help groups to report to the government if teachers in schools are punctual and students attending classes. “On paper, 99 per cent of students are enrolled in schools, but it’s a known fact that not more than 50-60 per cent of them come to school […]

India to take 126 years to reach global education standards

India is spending a mere 3.83 per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on education Going by the current pace of spending and factors like shortage of quality teachers, India will take a whopping 126 years to reach standards of education on par with developed nations, a report said today. The paper by Assocham […]

Punjab Patwari recruitment 2016: Apply for 2084 posts

Punjab Patwari recruitment 2016: The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university The Director Land Records, Punjab has released a notification inviting applications for recruitment for Revenue/Canal Patwari posts on its official website – The eligible candidates have to apply online on or before October 4, 2016. Punjab Patwari recruitment 2016 […]

IIM Calcutta introduces PG Certificate programme in General Management

The programme is aimed at developing competence in theoretical foundations of management. (In picture: IIM Calcutta) The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) has initiated the Post Graduate Certificate in General Management programme (PGCGM) to develop competence in theoretical foundations of management and simultaneously seeking to inculcate a broad-based understanding of how the theories of management […]

Cabinet clears higher education funding agency

The Union Cabinet on Monday approved the establishment of the Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA) to finance infrastructural expansion of premiere institutions like IITs, IIMs and NITs. The agency will be set up with a capital of Rs 2,000 crore, of which half will be contributed by the government. The corpus will then be leveraged to […]

IIT Gandhinagar to host two-day technical summit in October

The theme of ‘Amalthea 2016’ will be ‘Technologizing Challenges’. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar, will be hosting the seventh edition of its technical summit, Amalthea 2016, from October 22. The theme of the two-day event will be ‘Technologizing Challenges’. Rajat Goel, core committee member of Amalthea 2016, said, “Amalthea has grown into one […]

Swades Foundation inks MoU for better education system in Maharashtra

The Swades Foundation, an NGO, and the Maharashtra government have signed a MoU to bring qualitative and quantitative improvement in primary and secondary school education in Raigad district, an official said here on Monday. The Swades Foundation, founded by Ronnie Screwvala and Zarina Screwvala, currently operates in six sub-districts – Mhasala, Tala, Poladpur, Shrivardhan, Mangaon […]