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  • Govt to announce decision on CBSE Board Exam, JEE, NEET soon; SC to hear matter tomorrow

    Govt to announce decision on CBSE Board Exam, JEE, NEET soon; SC to hear matter tomorrow

    As per a notification, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had informed the Supreme Court that a decision on whether to cancel or postpone the exam will be taken before June 23.

    June 22, 2020
  • Six courses of SWAYAM platform in list of best 30 online courses

    Six courses of SWAYAM platform in list of best 30 online courses

    The list was released by the Class Central, a free online course aka MOOC aggregator from top universities like Stanford, MIT, Harvard, etc.

    April 28, 2020
  • Girls in government schools being imparted self-defence training: HRD Minister

    Girls in government schools being imparted self-defence training: HRD Minister

    The minister was replying to a query in Rajya Sabha and said that keeping in view the safety and security of the girls, self-defence training was given to girls studying in class VI and XII in the government schools.

    December 5, 2019
  • Wards of Kashmiri Pandits to get concession in admissions in educational institutions

    Wards of Kashmiri Pandits to get concession in admissions in educational institutions

    As per the order, there will also be at least one seat in merit quota in technical/professional institutions.

    November 3, 2019
  • Pre-school child should not be made to take written or oral test: NCERT

    Pre-school child should not be made to take written or oral test: NCERT

    NCERT termed any written or oral exam as a harmful and undesirable practice resulting from misguided parental aspiration.

    October 14, 2019
  • 5% duty on imported books: Worried publishers to meet HRD officials

    5% duty on imported books: Worried publishers to meet HRD officials

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the move was aimed to benefit the domestic publishing industry.

    July 8, 2019
  • HRD to spend Rs 418 cr on research with foreign institutes

    HRD to spend Rs 418 cr on research with foreign institutes

    "SPARC will focus on joint research projects in focus areas, including technology, science and also social sciences, which are of relevance to India.

    August 10, 2018
  • Six Central Universities to begin their Yoga Department: HRD

    Six Central Universities to begin their Yoga Department: HRD

    The ministry had already appointed a committee, under the chairpersonship of Prof. HR Nagendra, Chancellor, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bengaluru (S-VYASA) for making several recommendations on Yoga Education in Universities.  

    August 8, 2018
  • Universities need to hold convocation every year: HRD Ministry

    Universities need to hold convocation every year: HRD Ministry

    The Ministry's advisory came after a few universities were found skipping the event due to financial and time constraints. However, they are supposed to organise the event every year, said the Ministry.

    June 17, 2018
  • CBSE Class 12 results today | Check results at cbse.nic.in

    CBSE Class 12 results today | Check results at cbse.nic.in

    As per the Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE), this year a total of 16,38,428 and 11,86,306 students had registered for examination this year for Class 10 and Class 12 respectively.

    May 25, 2018
  • CBSE paper leak: PM Modi speaks to HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

    CBSE paper leak: PM Modi speaks to HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his displeasure and appointment over the CBSE ‘paper leak’ incident to Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday. As per media reports, PM Modi spoke to Javadekar on phone and has asked for a strict action. The Central Board of Secondary Education announced that two board examinations —...

    March 28, 2018
  • No proposal to remove Darwin’s theory from curriculum: HRD

    No proposal to remove Darwin’s theory from curriculum: HRD

    There is no proposal to remove Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution from school or college curricula, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. “CBSE has intimated that Charles Darwin’s evolution of species is a part of the curriculum under the elective subject of Biology for class 12,” Minister of State for HRD Satya Pal Singh said...

    February 8, 2018
  • 8-day programme Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat wraps up

    8-day programme Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat wraps up

    The 8 day long Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, a flagship programme of the Ministry of HRD organised by the Central University of Orissa concluded here with a Marathi play being staged by the students. Odisha and Maharashtra are paired in this programme and therefore the theme of the programme was on learning of Marathi culture...

    January 31, 2018
  • Centre sanctions Rs 456 crore for four IITs

    Centre sanctions Rs 456 crore for four IITs

    The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) on Thursday sanctioned a grant of Rs 456 crore for IIT-Kharagpur and three other IITs for developmental projects. In a tweet, the HRD Ministry has confirmed approval of a total grant of Rs 456.10 crore as one-time additional capital funding for IIT-Kharagpur and three other IITs. The...

    January 26, 2018
  • Forget jobs, engineering graduates finding it difficult to pursue internships

    Forget jobs, engineering graduates finding it difficult to pursue internships

    Even though the government is intent on developing skills of unemployed youth through schemes like Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), however the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) are reportedly not interested in providing internships to the engineering graduates. Apprenticeship Act says that all firms need to have 10 per cent of its employees as apprentice every...

    January 10, 2018
  • Higher education enrolment up

    Higher education enrolment up

    Gross Enrolment Ratio or GER in higher education has registered an increase from 24.5 per cent in 2015-16 to 25.2 per cent in 2016-17, according to the latest edition of the All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE) launched by Union human resource development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday. However, GER for Dalits remained...

    January 6, 2018
  • BHU V-C Girish Tripathi goes on leave, cites personal reasons

    BHU V-C Girish Tripathi goes on leave, cites personal reasons

    Banaras Hindu University (BHU) vice chancellor (V-C) Girish Chandra Tripathi went on an indefinite leave, citing personal reasons, on Monday. Tripathi’s tenure ends on 30 November. The development comes amid indications from top Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) sources that the central government was upset with the manner in which he handled the entire...

    October 2, 2017