Sunday, 21 Oct 2018

AICTE, Wheebox tie-up to make students job ready

Mumbai: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has partnered with global online skill assessment firm Wheebox to improve the employability skills of students. This will help engineering and MBA schools to take pre-emptive measures to improve various employability skills of students and make them job ready before they start applying for jobs, AICTE […]

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Centre plans to introduce quota for faculty at IIMs

Ahmedabad: Union HRD Ministry has proposed to introduce reservation in teaching positions at Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and will hold talks with the chiefs of these premier B-schools in this regard. As part of the proposal to introduce quotas in faculty posts at IIMs, chairmen and directors of IIMs will meet at IIM Shillong […]

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Schools asked to make Divyang-friendly facilities: Javadekar

Mumbai: The Centre will make a slew of provisions for Divyang students in the upcoming education policy and has already asked schools to provide adequate facilities to them, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Saturday. “We will make a lot of provisions for Divyang students across the country in our upcoming new education policy. We […]

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UPSC Civil Services 2016 preliminary exam results declared

New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results of Civil Services preliminary examination on its official website. Candidates can check the results by logging on to the official website www.upsc.gov.in Steps to check the results: ¬†Click on the link ‘UPSC Civil Services Prelims Results 2016’ Enter the details like application number, […]

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Badges, ITT and mindfulness: The week’s most-read education news

This week, ITT dominated headlines as increasing regulatory pressure placed the for-profit on the cusp of joining the likes of Corinthian Colleges and other defunct institutions in the space. Also in higher ed, badges are becoming increasingly important to the millennial college experience as stackable credentials become more prevalent. And dramatic cuts in state appropriations, […]

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