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No decision on exempting IITs from faculty reservation, Ramesh Pokhriyal tells Rajya Sabha
India

No decision on exempting IITs from faculty reservation, Ramesh Pokhriyal tells Rajya Sabha

The committee formed to look into the matter submitted its report last June and it was circulated to all the ministries concerned and their comments have been received, the Union Education Minister said

Centre announces plan to establish virtual university; proposal expected to find mention in Budget 2021
India

Centre announces plan to establish virtual university; proposal expected to find mention in Budget 2021

The education ministry added that this will help in achieving the desired GER (gross enrolment ratio in higher education, as envisaged in the National Education Policy

Centre emphasises need to curb proxies ahead of COVID-19 vaccination drive; free jab in Bengal, vows Mamata
India

Centre emphasises need to curb proxies ahead of COVID-19 vaccination drive; free jab in Bengal, vows Mamata

The Central government said on Saturday that India will launch its COVID-19 vaccination drive from 16 January, and priority will be given to nearly three crore health care and frontline workers

Centre releases guidelines for reopening schools, India’s tally crosses 66 lakh; 1 in 10 may have COVID, says WHO
India

Centre releases guidelines for reopening schools, India’s tally crosses 66 lakh; 1 in 10 may have COVID, says WHO

The Ministry of Education released guidelines for reopening schools in a graded manner from 15 October. It said that students will attend schools only with the written consent of parents and attendance norms will be flexible.

NEET, JEE exam row: Over 17 lakh admit cards downloaded, shows students want exams, says Ramesh Pokhriyal
India

NEET, JEE exam row: Over 17 lakh admit cards downloaded, shows students want exams, says Ramesh Pokhriyal

Education minister's comments come at a time when there is a growing chorus for postponement of the medical and engineering entrance exams in view of spike in COVID-19 cases

NEP will transform millions of lives, says Modi; CPM terms it unilateral drive to destroy education
India

NEP will transform millions of lives, says Modi; CPM terms it unilateral drive to destroy education

CPM leader Sitaram Yechury alleged that none of the suggestions sent by academicians were included in the new National Education Policy cleared by the Union cabinet

CBSE Class 10 Mathematics, Class 12 Economics paper leak: Dates for re-exam not announced yet, Delhi Police forms SIT
India

CBSE Class 10 Mathematics, Class 12 Economics paper leak: Dates for re-exam not announced yet, Delhi Police forms SIT

There is no respite for students appearing for the Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE) Class X and Class XII examinations. In the wake of news reports claiming that Mathematics and Economics papers were leaked on WhatsApp, the CBSE has decided to re-conduct the exams for Class X Mathematics and Class XII Economics paper

Yogi Adityanath govt starts work on 6 Aiims, 25 new medical colleges
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Yogi Adityanath govt starts work on 6 Aiims, 25 new medical colleges

The Yogi Adityanath government has started work on setting up six AIIMS and 25 new medical colleges in the state, one of the promises the BJP made in the run-up to the assembly polls.