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  • HC refuses to take up nursery admission matter citing SC order 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to take up the nursery admission issue saying the Supreme Court has stayed the order and "we can't touch it" unless a clarification is issued by the apex court. A bench of Acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul...
  • CBSE considering re-evaluation facility for Class XII answer sheets March 7, 2014

    New Delhi: In good news for Class 12 CBSE students, the board is now considering providing re-evaluation facility in a limited number of questions in some subjects. The board is considering subjects like English, Hindi, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Political Science and Economics. The entire application procedure will be online. The...
  • Delhi High Court orders fresh draw of lots in nursery admission March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday ordered a fresh draw of lots in the nursery admission process for all seats. Justice Manmohan said all candidates having equal marks shall be considered equal by conducting a draw of lots. The Delhi government on February 27 issued a notification scrapping...
  • 388 IIM Bangalore students get placed with high salaries within 4 days February 18, 2014

    Bangalore: Amidst all the economic gloom, there is some news one can be merry about as recruitments seem to be picking up. The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore is leading the way with all its students getting placed with record highs in salaries this placement season. On the brink of...
  • Education sector gets about 9 per cent hike February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The education sector has got about nine per cent hike in the Interim Budget presented on Monday by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who also proposed a moratorium on repayment of education loans, benefiting nine lakh students. The minister proposed a plan outlay of Rs 67,398 crore for the...
  • No MBBS duration extension or mandatory rural posting: Health Minister February 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after students of Delhi's top medical colleges staged a protest in front of the Nirman Bhawan at Connaught Place, the Health Ministry on Thursday said that there was no such proposal to extend the duration of MBBS courses from existing 5.5 years to 7.5 years. Setting...
  • Need to make educational scholarships demand driven: Montek Ahluwalia February 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Stating that the money allocated for educational scholarships is going unutilised, Planning Commission's Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said on Sunday the scholarships should be made demand driven. "Scholarships should be demand determined so that those who rightfully need the help get it," Ahluwalia said at a seminar. He...
  • ICAI two-day campus placement programme from February 17 February 3, 2014

    Coimbatore: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will hold a two-day nationwide campus placement programme from February 17. The programme is being held at 16 different locations in India, including Coimbatore, V Murali, Chief Coordinator of Coimbatore, said on Monday. The programme is held twice every year in...
  • Lack of awareness about RTE Act in private schools: Survey January 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Only 50 per cent of the 35,000 seats reserved in private schools for children belonging to disadvantaged groups and the economically weaker sections were filled last year in the national capital, a survey done by an NGO has found. The main reason for the above was a lack...
  • Kendriya Vidyalayas to have 5-day school a week for classes I to V January 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Students of classes I to V at Kendriya Vidyalayas will have five-day school week from the coming academic session. A decision in this regard was taken at the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan Board meeting on Tuesday after a committee set up to look into the issue favoured implementation of...
  • Three years on, RTE objectives yet to be achieved: HRD Ministry January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Even three years after the ambitious Right To Education (RTE) came into force, nearly 20 per cent of government schools are yet to have professionally qualified teachers, according to a study conducted by the HRD ministry. The study for 2012-13 revealed that the percentage of professionally-educated teachers in...
  • Get exam ready and banish the blues with Topperlearning and Horlicks January 15, 2014

    Horlicks, a leading health food drink, has tied up with Topper to provide students in India with an online educational experience. While Horlicks caters to the nutritional needs of students, Topper helps meet their educational requirements. With this tie-up, the great family nourisher aims to bring into every Indian home...
  • 19-year-old IIT-Kanpur student's body found near railway track January 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A 19-year-old student of Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur was found dead alongside the railway track with head injuries in the wee hours of Wednesday. G Saikumar Reddy, hailing from Prakasham district of Andhra Pradesh, was a second year Materials Science and Engineering student. The autopsy report said that...
  • CBSE releases dates for Board exams commencing from March 1 December 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The much awaited schedules of CBSE Class 10th and Class 12th exams are announced by the Board on Tuesday. The students as high as 22.65 lakhs in number are registered for the upcoming Board examinations. According to the released datesheet Class 10th and Class 12th exams will commence...
  • Watch: Rajagiri National Business Quiz 2013 December 22, 2013

    The Rajagiri National Business Quiz is an annual mega event hosted by the Rajagiri Centre of Business Studies at their valley campus in Cochin, Kerala. The quiz was conducted in 2010 with an aim to bring together the best corporate and student teams from across the country. ...
  • Bell The CAT and more: All you need to know about the Common Admission Test November 23, 2013

    CNN-IBN special show 'Bell the CAT and More' aims to advise and guide the students aspiring for Common Admission Test (CAT). CNN-IBN gives you an opportunity to get all your questions answered by the experts. ...
  • Shining Schools of India: Genesis Global School and MRIS Gurgaon November 23, 2013

    On this episode of 'Shining Schools of India', we take a look at the Genesis Global School, Noida and MRIS Gurgaon. ...
  • All about the concept of Simply Finance Quiz November 10, 2013

    CNN-IBN brings to you the new concept about the financial quiz across the eight locations of the country to pick the best teams across the universities of the nation. ...
  • Shining Schools of India: Holistic development of students November 9, 2013

    On this episode we take a look at the Modern School, Barakhamba Road and Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj. ...
  • Students teach in government schools for free through Project Akshara October 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: It's been more than three years since the Right to Education Act was implemented but the quality of education in government schools remains a concern. A government school in Hyderabad has only two teachers for more than 100 students but a group of students of the Hyderabad Central University...
  • IIM-C tops in finance among global 70 B-schools September 26, 2013

    Kolkata: The Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta (IIM-C), the country's premier B-School, has bagged another laurel and the top spot in finance among the world's leading 70 business schools, a statement said Thursday. The finance module, included in the Master of Management programme offered by the institute, has been...
  • Indian universities fail to make world's top 200, MIT top the list September 11, 2013

    London: US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University on Tuesday topped an authoritative list of the world's top 200 university rankings that did not figure any educational institutions from India. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, the country's premier institution, comes in way down at No 222, dropping...
  • 10 per cent students avail govt subsidy in higher education: Ramesh July 21, 2013

    Chaibasa: Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said the country has world class educational institutions but only ten per cent of students are availing the government subsidy in higher education. Speaking as a Chief Guest at the first convocation of Kolhan University in Chaibasa, Ramesh said countries abroad...
  • Non-tuition fees in schools July 9, 2013

    The past couple of months have seen protests by the parents of schoolchildren in cities as varied as Delhi and Ranchi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur. And this is not the first time that hikes in school fees at the beginning of the academic year have been followed by protests and petitions...
  • DU's second cut-off brings relief for students seeking admission in science courses June 30, 2013

    New Delhi: A few Delhi University colleges released their second cut-off lists on Sunday, with a reduction in marks required for admission to the science courses. Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR), Ramjas College and Hans Raj College announced their second cut-off lists for admission to the new four-year...
  • Campus Calling: Answer to your university admission queries June 21, 2013

    As admissions in universities are round the corner, Zubin Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • IIT-JEE (Advanced) 2013 results declared June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examination result for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) was declared on Friday, two days ahead of schedule. The students can check their results here Only the top 1,50,000 students in JEE(Main) were allowed to sit for the JEE (Advanced) exam, which was held...
  • IIT-JEE (Advanced) results to be declared today June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examination for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) results will be declared by 5 PM on Friday. The students can check their results here The 15 IITs are IIT-Bhubaneshwar, IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi, IIT-Gandhinagar, IIT-Guwahati, IIT-Hyderabad, IIT-Indore, IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Kharagpur, IIT-Madras, IIT-Mandi, IIT-Patna, IIT-Rajasthan, IIT-Roorkee, IIT-Ropar. IIT...
  • Campus Calling: Answer to your university admission queries June 15, 2013

    As admissions in universities are round the corner, Zubin Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • Modi blames Congress for 'ignoring' primary education June 14, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday blamed the past Congress governments for ignoring primary education in the state. "Past governments (Congress) in the state have sinned by keeping society in the dark and ignoring the primary education in the state," Modi said at the time of inaugurating the...