Sunday, 21 Oct 2018

Saracens Rugby Club to open one of 77 new free schools

They are among a total of 77 new approved state-funded schools, run by academy trusts, community groups, parents and teachers, say ministers. It is the biggest wave of free schools this parliament and continues progress towards the goal of 500 more by 2020. The NUT said the news could not hide the fact “education policy […]

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Plan to raise number of IIT intakes to 1 lakh by 2020

New Delhi: If things go according to plan, the prestigious IITs may admit up to one lakhstudents by 2020. The IIT council will consider a proposal according to which 30,000 additional non-residentstudents will be allowed to study in these institutes in the next three years. According to sources, in the meeting of the IIT council, […]

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Students from Kota institute top NEET

Kota: After claiming the top three positions in JEE-Advanced- 2016 examination, students from Kota coaching institutions have yet again managed to secure the first three ranks in the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to undergraduate medical courses. Het Shah (18) from Gujarat scored 685 out of 720 marks to grab the All […]

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With seats still vacant, DU to come up with three more cut-offs

New Delhi: With seats still remaining vacant, Delhi University today announced it will be releasing three more cut-offs for admission to undergraduate courses with the sixth list being released on Saturday, a month after the varsity started the new academic session. The sixth cut-off will be announced on August 20 and admissions will be conducted […]

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NEET cut off 2016: Schedule for online counselling – Everything you need to know

New Delhi: The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-UG (NEET-I) and National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-UG (NEET-II) were declared on August 16 (Tuesday). The minimum qualifying criteria of NEET-UG 2016 are as follows: Category Others: Marks Range 685-145 / Qualifying Criteria – 50th / Percentile No. of Candidates – 5171329 OBC: Marks Range 678-118 / Qualifying Criteria […]

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Quality education focus of New Education Policy

Mumbai: Asserting that education is fundamental to bringing social change in society, Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said, the government is giving final touches to the New Education Policy, which will lay thrust on quality education for all. The minister said suggestions on the draft education policy are welcome and a […]

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Union HRD Minister backs accreditation body status for IITs, IIMs

Pune: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the government will float an idea to enable IITs and IIMs become accreditation bodies so that burden of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) will be eased. “Currently we have only NAAC as an accreditation agency and there are over 38,000 colleges and 700 universities […]

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BCI gives DU one year time for complying with its conditions

New Delhi: Putting an end to the tussle between Delhi University and Bar Council of India(BCI) over reduction of seats in law courses, the legal education regulator announced today that the decision will be implemented from next academic session. “In the interest of the students, the standing committee has decided that we will give DU […]

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