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Scholarship exam now for class 5th and 8...

Scholarship exam now for class 5th and 8th in Maharashtra

Maharashtra government has decided to stop scholarship examinations for class 4th and 7th students, and instead conduct them for those studying in class 5th and 8th. “The exam will be known as primary and secondary scholarship exam,” state education minister Vinod Tawde said... read more »

India needs to regain its global standin...

India needs to regain its global standing in education: President Pranab Mu...

India needs to retain the place it had during ancient times in the world education map, and for that there is a need to link education to research and improve quality of education — this was the message given by President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday to the students at Dr D Y Patil... read more »

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Government’s First Budget, Lion...

Government’s First Budget, Lion’s Share For Education

Delhi’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has presented a Rs. 41,129 crore budget with a massive allocation for education, and announced that all colleges and villages will be given free Wi-Fi. “This is the country’s first Swaraj Budget prepared by the Aam Aadmi (common... read more »

India does not need new education policy...

India does not need new education policy, say experts

Some of India’s most renowned education experts have reportedly opined that there is very little evidence to back the government’s decision to revamp the nation’s education policy.Participating in a recent roundtable conducted by CUTS International Public Policy Centre (CIPPolC),... read more »

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HC sets new deadline for fee regulatory authority in MP

BHOPAL: State government has been given two weeks’ time by the MP high court to constitute fee regulatory authority for private schools. Previously, the MPHC had directed the state... read more »

Learning levels all time low in Raj govt schools, says survey

JAIPUR: State government schools continue to register negative growth in learning levels in subjects—arithmetic, reading and comprehension—from 2006. The Annual Status of Education... read more »

IIM gets going but law school, IIIT for Nagpur still on paper

NAGPUR: Even though union and state government acted with alacrity to clear IIM in Nagpur, two other national level institutes already sanctioned for the city continue to languish, thanks... read more »

IIM-Bangalore hikes fees by 10%

BENGALURU: The most-coveted management course in the country just got costlier. IIM-Bangalore has increased the fees for its flagship post-graduate programme (PGP) from Rs 17 lakh to Rs... read more »

Delegation seeks release of funds for SC-ST scholarships

CHANDIGARH: A delegation of Punjab Unaided Technical Institutions’ Association on Wednesday met Paramjit Singh, Punjab director of social welfare, to request immediate release of funds meant... read more »