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Delhi University academic council drops Mahasweta Devi's 'Draupadi' from English (Hons) curriculum
India

Delhi University academic council drops Mahasweta Devi's 'Draupadi' from English (Hons) curriculum

Two Dalit authors Bama and Sukirtharani have also been removed “arbitrarily” by the council, according to an AC member

States must pick up the gauntlet on National Education Policy for it to be effective
India

States must pick up the gauntlet on National Education Policy for it to be effective

If the states, along with the Centre, can iron out the difficulties of the 2020 policy, students will benefit and India will truly realise its demographic dividend

PM's address on NEP anniversary: Narendra Modi launches Academic Bank of Credit, says engineering courses to be taught in regional languages
India

PM's address on NEP anniversary: Narendra Modi launches Academic Bank of Credit, says engineering courses to be taught in regional languages

The prime minister said that the DIKSHA portal (government's e-learning platform) sees 5 core hits a day and has registered over 23 crore hits in the past one year of pandemic

PM says 14 colleges across 8 states to now offer engineering degrees in regional languages: Updates
India

PM says 14 colleges across 8 states to now offer engineering degrees in regional languages: Updates

PM Modi to address (NEP) LIVE updates: The Prime Minister stated that offering higher education in regional languages will ensure students hailing from lower-income, rural families who are capable but not trained in English will get access to education

PM's Modi's NEP address: From Academic Bank of Credit to Vidya Pravesh, several academic initiatives to be announced
India

PM's Modi's NEP address: From Academic Bank of Credit to Vidya Pravesh, several academic initiatives to be announced

These new initiatives will mark a significant step towards realisation of the goals of NEP 2020

National Overseas Scholarship: State must undertake vast expansion of scheme; will benefit nation in long run
India

National Overseas Scholarship: State must undertake vast expansion of scheme; will benefit nation in long run

For marginalised communities, modern education is a precious asset and a way for acquiring socio-economic mobility in an unequal society

How Jamsetji Tata crafted an unmatched legacy in the 20th century by giving away $102.4 bn to charity
India

How Jamsetji Tata crafted an unmatched legacy in the 20th century by giving away $102.4 bn to charity

Jamsetji Tata news: The total donations made by the Tata group founder were more than the GDPs of Kenya, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka or Luxembourg, whose GDP is much lower than $100 billion

COVID-19 impact: Experts in overseas education on how Indian students can navigate new challenges while applying
Lifestyle

COVID-19 impact: Experts in overseas education on how Indian students can navigate new challenges while applying

Study Abroad platforms that provide guidance, test prep and other essential services to students have been especially hard-pressed to rise to the practical challenges posed by COVID: closed borders or travel bans, slowdowns in visa appointments, cancelled exams, vaccination or quarantine requirements, and students’ understandable unease with online-only courses.

Pretty Loud: Serbian Roma girl band sings for women’s empowerment
Arts & Culture

Pretty Loud: Serbian Roma girl band sings for women’s empowerment

Formed in 2014, Pretty Loud symbolically seeks to give a louder voice to Roma girls, encourage education and steer them away from the widespread custom of early marriage.

West Bengal releases evaluation criteria for classes 10, 12 students; WB board exam results 2021 in July
India

West Bengal releases evaluation criteria for classes 10, 12 students; WB board exam results 2021 in July

WB board exam results 2021: If students are dissatisfied with the results, they will have the option to appear for the exams whenever conducted by the state board

GSHSEB Class 12 Exams 2021: Gujarat board announces evaluation criteria; result by third week of July
India

GSHSEB Class 12 Exams 2021: Gujarat board announces evaluation criteria; result by third week of July

The new GSHSEB evaluation critieria will take into account the marks scored in the Class 10 board exam and in the internal unit tests in Class 11 and Class 12 in the ratio of 50:25:25 respectively, the board said

CBSE evaluation model: Why board must setup robust post-result grievance redressal system before implementing scheme
India

CBSE evaluation model: Why board must setup robust post-result grievance redressal system before implementing scheme

CBSE evaluation debate calls for greater political will to implement NEP recommendations to reform India's education sector

Why CBSE evaluation model should consider marks obtained in institutionalised exams to prevent data fudging
India

Why CBSE evaluation model should consider marks obtained in institutionalised exams to prevent data fudging

The method prescribed by the Board to pick the highest marks scored by a student in any three subjects is confusing as the subject might not be connected to the stream for which the student may be evaluated

JAM 2021: IISc extends last date to 31 May, relaxes eligibility criteria; here's how to apply
India

JAM 2021: IISc extends last date to 31 May, relaxes eligibility criteria; here's how to apply

Students with only a 'pass’ score/grade in the qualifying exam can apply for JAM 2021

TS POLYCET 2021: Application process begins at polycetts.nic.in; check steps to apply and other details here
India

TS POLYCET 2021: Application process begins at polycetts.nic.in; check steps to apply and other details here

Candidates can complete the registration process till 11 June, while the forms can also be submitted till 16 June but with a late fee

Disability and the education system: Despite legislation, individuals face discrimination and trauma, leading to drop outs
India

Disability and the education system: Despite legislation, individuals face discrimination and trauma, leading to drop outs

Even as recent as 2019, a UNESCO report showed that more than 75 percent of children with disabilities in India are not in schools.

KMAT 2021: Kerala Management Aptitude Test postponed to 11 April; check details at cee-kerala.org
India

KMAT 2021: Kerala Management Aptitude Test postponed to 11 April; check details at cee-kerala.org

Candidates who wish to appear in the KMAT 2021 must visit cee-kerala.org and submit their application once the forms have been released

GPAT 2021: NTA extends date to challenge answer key till 11 March; check details at gpat.nta.nic.in
India

GPAT 2021: NTA extends date to challenge answer key till 11 March; check details at gpat.nta.nic.in

Once all the challenges have been assessed by the authority, NTA will be releasing the result of NTA GPAT 2021

SSC releases Final Answer Key of Junior Engineer Paper 1 exam 2019 at ssc.nic.in
India

SSC releases Final Answer Key of Junior Engineer Paper 1 exam 2019 at ssc.nic.in

SSC will be releasing the status of the city of examination and admit card of the qualified candidates for the upcoming exam soon