Friday, 21 Jun 2019
Category: Education news

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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Foreign students slam Hindi institute for dirty hostels

NEW DELHI: HRD ministry has sought a detailed report from Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra, on allegations by many foreign students that the institute has turned a blind eye to pathetic living conditions in the hostel. Exasperated with the callous attitude of the institute management, some foreign students raised the matter on social media by posting […]

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NSUI releases a special manifesto for northeast students

  NEW DELHI: The Congress-affiliated National Students Union of India (NSUI) has released a sub-manifesto to address the problems being faced by students from the northeastern states. The special manifesto was released here by Rajya Sabha member Oscar Fernandes and former Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) President and current NSUI President Amrita Dhawan, among others. […]

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HRD ministry working towards digital degrees, certificates

  NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry is working to ensure that degrees and certificates are given to students in digital format from the 2017 academic session onwards. “There is a need to take pledge and that pledge is by 2017, all degrees and board certificates, everything will go in digital format,” HRD minister Prakash Javadekar […]

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Government 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 […]

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US B-schools open up wallets to lure Indian students

  In the 2015–16 academic year, Yale University told it spent around $5 million (Rs 33 crore) of its own funds t… Read More NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: Rashmita Redkar and Shreya Mathai were showered with scholarships when they applied for MBA programmes+ this year. Redkar got four offers — $100,000 from Harvard, $120,000 from […]

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Foreign Office spends £14m on private school fees

The Foreign Office spends more than £14m per year on private school fees for children of its staff, including £6m for staff based in the UK. The figures were revealed in a ministerial response to a parliamentary question by Liberal Democrats. It meant that last year staff stationed in the UK received school fees worth […]

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Grammar schools benefit rich, says OECD

Grammar schools are likely to benefit wealthy families without raising overall standards, says the OECD’s head of education. Andreas Schleicher said international evidence suggested that selection was not linked to improving schools. He said bright pupils in England were not getting enough opportunities, but grammar school tests were not reliable. “Any kind of one-off test […]

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