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Learning levels all time low in Raj govt...

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 Report, 2014 tabled in New Delhi by Pratham, an NGO, on Tuesday says that the share of class V government school... read more »

IIM gets going but law school, IIIT for ...

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 to the apathy of Maharashtra government, city-based academicians said. Despite tall promises by the... read more »

IIM-Bangalore hikes fees by 10%

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 18.7 lakh. With this, IIM-B will remain the costliest among its premier sister institutions. The decision to... read more »

Delegation seeks release of funds for SC...

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 for scholarships for students under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe category studying in... read more »

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HRD in a fix over deemed universities

NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry is in a bind as to what stand to take on UGC report on 41 deemed universities. With the Supreme Court having already ordered physical verification of... read more »

Student speak: Accounting edge

By Anusha UpadhyaA; CIMA student and senior executive at Wipro Technologies, India In today’s highly competitive and globalised world, employ ers look for skilled professionals who... read more »

2600-acre plots identified for IIT in Kerala

KOCHI: Kerala may finally get its IIT as the state government has identified two plots — 600 acres in central Puduserry and 650 acres at West Puduserry in Palakkad — to set up the... read more »

1,000 US academics to teach in Indian universities

NEW DELHI: After planning to rope in scientists from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to take classes in schools and colleges, India is now looking at American... read more »

Indian education needs greater thrust on skill and personality de...

AHMEDABAD: Indian teachers have voiced their opinions on the current state of India’s learning environment through ‘Pearson Voice of Teacher Survey 2014′. They feel that half of... read more »