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NEP and higher education: One regulator to rule all, more flexibility for students, no MPhil
India

NEP and higher education: One regulator to rule all, more flexibility for students, no MPhil

The new National Education Policy (NEP) approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday seeks to entirely overhaul the system through various reforms.

JEE Main 2020: CSAB removes minimum 75% marks in Class 12 as eligibility criteria; pass certificate suffices
India

JEE Main 2020: CSAB removes minimum 75% marks in Class 12 as eligibility criteria; pass certificate suffices

The decision comes days after the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) decided to drop the Class 12 performance of students as the criteria for admission in the current academic year

IITs scrap results of Class 12 exams as criteria for admission this year due to COVID-19
India

IITs scrap results of Class 12 exams as criteria for admission this year due to COVID-19

Candidates qualifying in the JEE-advanced will be considered for admission to IITs on the basis of their ranking in the all-India merit list

IIT-Madras launches BSc degree in programming and data science as 'world's first online diploma'; offers admission without JEE
India

IIT-Madras launches BSc degree in programming and data science as 'world's first online diploma'; offers admission without JEE

The programme in IIT Madras was launched by Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and Minister of State for HRD Sanjay Dhotre.

CTET July 2020 examination: CBSE postpones exam, next date to be announced after COVID-19 situation improves
India

CTET July 2020 examination: CBSE postpones exam, next date to be announced after COVID-19 situation improves

The announcement of the postponement of CTET 2020 was made by Union human resource development (HRD) minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal.

UGC to revise exam guidelines for intermediate and terminal semester exams, academic calendar; decision taken due to COVID-19
India

UGC to revise exam guidelines for intermediate and terminal semester exams, academic calendar; decision taken due to COVID-19

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank stated on Twitter that he has advised the UGC to 'revisit the guidelines issued earlier for intermediate and Terminal Semester examinations and academic calendar.'

NTA extends deadline for submission of online application for UGC NET, CSIR UGC NET, JNUEE 2020 and other exams till 30 June
India

NTA extends deadline for submission of online application for UGC NET, CSIR UGC NET, JNUEE 2020 and other exams till 30 June

The dates have been extended in view of the hardships faced by candidates in filling the application forms due to COVID-19 pandemic.

NIRF Ranking 2020 released: IIT-Madras, IISc Bangalore, IIT-Delhi top 3 higher education institutes, check full list at nirfindia.org
India

NIRF Ranking 2020 released: IIT-Madras, IISc Bangalore, IIT-Delhi top 3 higher education institutes, check full list at nirfindia.org

The NIRF India Rankings 2020 were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, NIRF India Rankings were announced by President Ram Nath Kovind on 8 April

CBSE students can give Class 10 and Class 12 board exams from home district, says HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
India

CBSE students can give Class 10 and Class 12 board exams from home district, says HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Wednesday said students who have moved back to their hometowns due to nationwide coronavirus lockdown can appear for their remaining CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations 2020 from their home districts

CBSE Board Exams 2020 date: Central education board to announce revised schedule for remaining Class 10 and 12 exams on 18 May
India

CBSE Board Exams 2020 date: Central education board to announce revised schedule for remaining Class 10 and 12 exams on 18 May

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce the dates of the remaining exams for Class 10 and 12 at 5 pm on Saturday.

NTA extends deadline for application to UGC NET, JNUEE, CSIR and ICAR exams till 31 May in view of COVID-19 lockdown
India

NTA extends deadline for application to UGC NET, JNUEE, CSIR and ICAR exams till 31 May in view of COVID-19 lockdown

The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Friday extended the deadline for the submission of online applications for a number of upcoming entrance examinations.

HRD minister launches helpline to provide counseling to students of Central University of Odisha in distress due to COVID-19
India

HRD minister launches helpline to provide counseling to students of Central University of Odisha in distress due to COVID-19

The helpline, Bharosa, aims at providing cognitive emotional rehabilitation services to all the students of universities in the state.

CBSE Board Exams 2020: Decision on CBSE Class 10 and 12 exam dates likely today, says HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
India

CBSE Board Exams 2020: Decision on CBSE Class 10 and 12 exam dates likely today, says HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

The decision on the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10 and Class 12 examination dates is likely to be taken today. On Tuesday, Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) Ramesh Pokhriyal had said in a webinar that the decision on the CBSE board exams would be taken in a day or two and the new dates will be announced soon.

NTA JEE Main exams to be held from 18-23 July; NEET 2020 on 26 July, says HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal; visit nta.ac.in for details
India

NTA JEE Main exams to be held from 18-23 July; NEET 2020 on 26 July, says HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal; visit nta.ac.in for details

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2020 will be conducted from 18 July to 23 July, while JEE Advance 2020 will be held in August this year. The NEET exam 2020 will be held on 26 July, announced the Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank during a webinar with students from across India.

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal appeals to political parties to keep 'academic institutions away from their politics'
India

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal appeals to political parties to keep 'academic institutions away from their politics'

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' appealed to political parties on Thursday to keep academic institutions away from their politics, while asserting that students are a priority of the Narendra Modi government

HRD ministry releases first draft of policy to boost student entrepreneurship: All you need to know about new scheme
India

HRD ministry releases first draft of policy to boost student entrepreneurship: All you need to know about new scheme

The Ministry of Human Resources Department on Thursday released the first draft of the 'National Innovation and Start-up' policy, which aims to encourage entrepreneurship among students through facilities provided by higher education institutions in the country.

Education spending has risen to 4.6% from 3.8% in 2014, Centre is targeting 6%, says Prakash Javadekar
India

Education spending has risen to 4.6% from 3.8% in 2014, Centre is targeting 6%, says Prakash Javadekar

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said government expenditure on education has gone up from 3.8 percent of the GDP in 2014 to 4.6 percent during the NDA rule.

AMU row: J&K governor seeks Prakash Javadekar's intervention to ensure security of Kashmiri students
India

AMU row: J&K governor seeks Prakash Javadekar's intervention to ensure security of Kashmiri students

Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik sought the intervention of HRD minister Prakash Javadekar to ensure smooth studies of Kashmiri students at AMU.

Prakash Javadekar seeks to withdraw ‘inappropriate’ words 'begging bowl' from speech over schools seeking help from Centre
India

Prakash Javadekar seeks to withdraw ‘inappropriate’ words 'begging bowl' from speech over schools seeking help from Centre

Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said he wants to withdraw two "inappropriate" words "begging bowl" from his speech, in which he had favoured educational institutes to seek support from their alumni, besides government help.

Prakash Karat reacts to Centre's proposal to abolish UGC, says 'toxic fusion' of neo-liberalism and Hindutva emerging in education
Politics

Prakash Karat reacts to Centre's proposal to abolish UGC, says 'toxic fusion' of neo-liberalism and Hindutva emerging in education

Accusing the government of fusing "neo-liberalism" and "Hindutva" in education, the CPM on Thursday called upon students, teachers and people in general to oppose the Centre's education policies.