Education

IGNOU looks at tie-up with self-financing colleges

August 21, 2016

 Almost 24 years after St Albert’s College allowed Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) to set up a study centre in the campus as part of its social outreach programme, the college has suddenly asked Ignou to move out causing inconvenience to over 4,000 students who are studying nearly 50 courses at the centre.“The college […]

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Jamia students protesting police ‘raids’ call off agitation

August 21, 2016

The 4-day long protest was called off on Wednesday after V-C Prof Talat Ahmad urged DCP for legal action again… Read More NEW DELHI: Students at Jamia Millia Islamia who have beenprotesting since four days+against the “surprise checks” by police in the varsity hostels called off the agitation on Wednesday after the Vice Chancellor assured […]

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Two Indian teens among global finalists at Google Science Fair

August 21, 2016

The Google Science Fair is a global online science and technology competition open to individuals and teams from ages 13 to 18. WASHINGTON: Two Indians and four other Indian-origin teenagers are among the 16 global finalists for the sixth annual ‘Google Science Fair 2016’ to compete for the USD 50,000 scholarship.Fatima, 15, from the Sadhu […]

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Union HRD Minister backs accreditation body status for IITs, IIMs

August 21, 2016

Pune: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the government will float an idea to enable IITs and IIMs become accreditation bodies so that burden of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) will be eased. “Currently we have only NAAC as an accreditation agency and there are over 38,000 colleges and 700 universities […]

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Quality education focus of New Education Policy

August 21, 2016

Mumbai: Asserting that education is fundamental to bringing social change in society, Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said, the government is giving final touches to the New Education Policy, which will lay thrust on quality education for all. The minister said suggestions on the draft education policy are welcome and a […]

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NEET cut off 2016 Schedule for online counselling

August 21, 2016

Zee Media Bureau New Delhi: The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-UG (NEET-I) and National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-UG (NEET-II) were declared on August 16 (Tuesday). The minimum qualifying criteria of NEET-UG 2016 are as follows: Category Others: Marks Range 685-145 / Qualifying Criteria – 50th / Percentile No. of Candidates – 5171329 OBC: Marks Range 678-118 […]

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seats still vacant, DU to come up with three more cut-offs

August 21, 2016

New Delhi: With seats still remaining vacant, Delhi University today announced it will be releasing three more cut-offs for admission to undergraduate courses with the sixth list being released on Saturday, a month after the varsity started the new academic session. The sixth cut-off will be announced on August 20 and admissions will be conducted […]

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Students from Kota institute top NEET

August 21, 2016

Kota: After claiming the top three positions in JEE-Advanced- 2016 examination, students from Kota coaching institutions have yet again managed to secure the first three ranks in the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to undergraduate medical courses. Het Shah (18) from Gujarat scored 685 out of 720 marks to grab the All […]

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CBSE declares NEET results

August 21, 2016

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday declared the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test NEET phase I and NEET phase II results 2016. Het Shah from Gujarat emerged as the country topper with a score of 685 out of 720, followed by Ekansh Goyal from Odisha scoring 682 and Nikhil Bajiya […]

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Plan to raise number of IIT intakes to 1 lakh by 2020

August 21, 2016

New Delhi: If things go according to plan, the prestigious IITs may admit up to one lakhstudents by 2020. The IIT council will consider a proposal according to which 30,000 additional non-residentstudents will be allowed to study in these institutes in the next three years. According to sources, in the meeting of the IIT council, […]

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