Thursday, 13 Dec 2018

Feedback from states, citizens to shape new education policy

  HRD ministry: Committee headed by an educationist to be set up to finalise new education policy The policy will incorporate feedback from stakeholders, ranging from states to the citizens Aim to make education both an emancipator and an enabler NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry has said it would set up a committee headed by […]

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IISER expels 15 UG students for scoring below 5 CPI

  BHOPAL: Fifteen second year undergraduate students at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), the premier national institute for research, have been expelled from the college on Friday. The students were earlier barred from admission to the next year on pretext that they scored below 5 cumulative performance index (CPI). Students claimed that […]

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Kerala government may move SC over medical admission

  KOCHI: Kerala government on Saturday indicated it may approach the Supreme Court seeking clarity over the Kerala High Court order permitting all self-financing medical and dental colleges in the state to go ahead with admission process for the management quota seats. Both the Central government and the Supreme Court have said that admission for […]

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HRD minister Prakash Javadekar to meet IIM directors next month

  HRD minister Prakash Javadekar (TOI File Photo) NEW DELHI: Issues related to quality of management education, exploring avenues for financing and improving global perception of Indian institutions are likely to come up for discussion when HRD minister Prakash Javadekar meets directors of IIMs next month. The meeting comes at a time when the HRD […]

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Special education programme for disabled in Delhi govt schools

  NEW DELHI: Every disabled child studying in Delhi government run and aided schools will now get personal attention with the AAP government asking special educators to prepare an individualized education programme (IEP). “Special educators placed in government run and aided schools have been asked to prepare an individualized education programme for every disabled child […]

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New vice-chancellors can stay, rules SC

  Hyderabad: In a relief to the Telangana government, the Supreme Court on Monday allowed all the eight newly-appointed vice chancellors in the state to continue in their posts. The bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur, Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, hearing an appeal filed by Telangana, stayed that part of […]

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Private schools asked to follow RTE guidelines in Odisha

The schools have been asked to take certain measures for the safety of the children and create a conducive env… Read More KORAPUT (ODISHA): Private schools in Koraput district have been asked to follow the guidelines of the Right to Education (RTE) Act and get their doubts, if any, cleared by the district education office. […]

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MBBS in pvt colleges will cost you more

It will be applicable from the upcoming academic session scheduled to start from October first week. According to a notification issued by AFRC, first year students in the MBBS course will have to pay Rs 5 to 5.72 lakh as tuition fee; the fee last year was Rs 3.75 to 4 lakh. In premier colleges, […]

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No admission to MP students in Guj, Maha

Indore : While doors of MP colleges are open for medical students of other states, neighbourslike Gujarat and Maharashtra have restricted entry for outsiders.   Social activist Dr Anand Rai said, “While court has not given specific directions on admission in private colleges, state governments come up with their orders on admission process. In Madhya […]

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