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President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to change HRD ministry's name to Ministry of Education
India

President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to change HRD ministry's name to Ministry of Education

The name change was among the key recommendations of the draft new National Education Policy (NEP), which was also cleared by the Union Cabinet last month

From limiting screen time to number of classes per day, HRD ministry issues guidelines for online education
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From limiting screen time to number of classes per day, HRD ministry issues guidelines for online education

In the guideline called 'Pragyata', the HRD ministry has recommended that the duration for online classes for pre-primary students should not be for more than 30 minutes

From doubling enrolment rates to increasing Budget allocation, NEP 2020 could prove transformational
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From doubling enrolment rates to increasing Budget allocation, NEP 2020 could prove transformational

The reforms embedded in the National Education Policy 2020 represent an overhaul of the current education system and could usher in a better tomorrow for the country

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

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

Delhi University professors demand scrapping of open book exams, say deferring shows OBE untenable
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Delhi University professors demand scrapping of open book exams, say deferring shows OBE untenable

The DU teachers' body said that the decision of the administration to postpone online exam is not a solution and will further complicate issue.

DU open book exam 2020: Delhi University postpones online OBE; schedule to be out later on www.du.ac.in
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DU open book exam 2020: Delhi University postpones online OBE; schedule to be out later on www.du.ac.in

The Delhi University's final year exams and admission calendar were discussed at a meeting convened by HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

'Shocked' at CBSE's decision to drop lessons on secularism and citizenship, says Mamata Banerjee
Politics

'Shocked' at CBSE's decision to drop lessons on secularism and citizenship, says Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal chief minister appealed to the Union HRD Ministry not to curtail important lessons at any cost

Allahabad University asks teachers, staff to work from home till 31 July, orders students, employees to download Aarogya Setu
India

Allahabad University asks teachers, staff to work from home till 31 July, orders students, employees to download Aarogya Setu

The varsity has said its offices will work with skeletal staff, with unit heads deciding on who needs to be physically present at the university.

JEE Main, NEET 2020 exam dates: NTA pushes entrance tests to September due to COVID-19; here's the new schedule
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JEE Main, NEET 2020 exam dates: NTA pushes entrance tests to September due to COVID-19; here's the new schedule

The decision was taken by an expert panel set up by the HRD ministry and the National Testing Agency in view of the coronavirus pandemic

Panjab University exam 2020 to be held from July; varsity issues SOPs, asks staff to download Aarogya Setu app
India

Panjab University exam 2020 to be held from July; varsity issues SOPs, asks staff to download Aarogya Setu app

Panjab University said that it will be conducting the term-end examinations from July, publishes SOPs to be followed by students and exam invigilators

AICTE asks affiliated universities to allow 20% credit transfer from SWAYAM platform
India

AICTE asks affiliated universities to allow 20% credit transfer from SWAYAM platform

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has requested all affiliated universities and colleges to allow up to 20 percent credit transfer in every semester through online courses provided by the central government’s SWAYAM platform.

CBSE to conduct pending Class 10 and Class 12 Board exams from 1 to 15 July, says HRD ministry
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CBSE to conduct pending Class 10 and Class 12 Board exams from 1 to 15 July, says HRD ministry

The HRD Ministry has announced that CBSE will conduct the pending Class 10 and Class 12 board exams, which were postponed due to the COVID-19-induced lockdown, from 1 to 15 July

UP Board to begin evaluation of answer sheets for Class 10 and Class 12 board exams from 4 May, says report
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UP Board to begin evaluation of answer sheets for Class 10 and Class 12 board exams from 4 May, says report

Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad is likely to begin the evaluation of Class 10 and Class 12 UP Board examination answer sheets from 4 May

HRD ministry asks states to start evaluation process for board exams; Sisodia suggests promoting Classes 10, 12 students based on internals
India

HRD ministry asks states to start evaluation process for board exams; Sisodia suggests promoting Classes 10, 12 students based on internals

The HRD ministry on Saturday asked states to start the process of evaluation of board exams and facilitate CBSE for the same even as Delhi deputy minister Manish Sisodia urged the ministry to cancel the pending exams for Classes 10 and 12 and promote students on the basis of internals

Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre launches iGOT module for training of doctors, nurses, government officers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre launches iGOT module for training of doctors, nurses, government officers

The programme will take care of the training needs of the frontline workers to manage the coronavirus pandemic efficiently.

JNUSU to take final call on movement against fee hike on Thursday; 5,400 students have registered for winter semester, claims varsity
India

JNUSU to take final call on movement against fee hike on Thursday; 5,400 students have registered for winter semester, claims varsity

The JNUSU has been observing a registration boycott over the issue, while the JNU Teachers' Association (JNUTA) is on a 'non-cooperation' mode with the administration

Cab and auto-rickshaw drivers refuse to go to JNU campus post 5 January violence, cite ‘situation in varsity’ as excuse
India

Cab and auto-rickshaw drivers refuse to go to JNU campus post 5 January violence, cite ‘situation in varsity’ as excuse

According to several students of the JNU, the cab and auto-rickshaw drivers are citing the 'situation in the varsity' as an excuse to refuse rides

JNU protests: BJP leader MM Joshi seeks Jagadesh Kumar's ouster, says VC's atttitude shocking, deplorable
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JNU protests: BJP leader MM Joshi seeks Jagadesh Kumar's ouster, says VC's atttitude shocking, deplorable

Former HRD minister and senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Thursday called for the removal of JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar, saying it is "shocking" that he is adamant on not implementing a government proposal to resolve the fee-hike crisis in the university

JNU violence: Varsity administration briefs HRD officials, Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar skips meet
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JNU violence: Varsity administration briefs HRD officials, Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar skips meet

The meeting was attended by the JNU registrar, proctor and other admin officials who briefed the ministry officials on the sequence of events that unfolded on the campus and the measures taken to restore normalcy