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.
Government launches index to rank states, UTs on good governance relying on 50 parameters across 10 sectors
A good governance index (GGI) was launched on Wednesday by the central government to assess the state of governance in the country, according to a statement issued by the Personnel Ministry.
Soma Roy Burman appointed 24th Controller General of Accounts: 1986-batch ICAS officer has served in Home Affairs, I&B ministries
Soma Roy Burman, a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service Officer, was appointed the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA) on Sunday
HRD ministry orders UGC to constitute high-level committee to inquire into allegations of universities selling fake degrees
Union Ministry of Human Resource Development ordered the University Grants Commission (UGC) to immediately constitute a high-level committee to enquire into the allegations regarding the sale of fake degrees by certain universities.
CBSE fee hike: Delhi govt will bear exam charges for students of Class 10 and 12, says Manish Sisodia
The Delhi government will pay the Class 10 and 12 CBSE board examination fees of all students studying in government schools.
By playing down the unemployment problem, Javadekar hasn’t done nothing but what is expected of him
Reports claiming Hindi to be made compulsory in schools across India are 'mischievous and misleading', tweets Prakash Javadekar
Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar has clarified that reports in the media claiming the New Education Policy is going to advocate for Hindi to be made compulsory in schools across India till Class 8 are false.
UGC directs 21 Delhi University colleges to appoint regular principals, warns of withholding grants if institutes do not comply
Hindu College, Jesus and Mary College, Kamala Nehru College and Gargi College, are among the colleges that have been warned by the UGC.
The Medical Counselling Counseling Committee (MCC) is expected to release the second phase allotment results for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)- based all India counselling of admission to undergraduate MBBS and BDS courses on 12 July
Centre seeks to replace UGC: Congress' Motilal Vora calls 10-day public consultation process a 'mockery'
Congress MP Motilal Vora expressed his doubts and concerns to Prakash Javadekar over the public consultation process to replace UGC with the Higher Education Commission for India draft Bill.
Centre gives 10-day extension for receiving feedback on replacing UGC with Higher Education Commission
The Human Resource Development ministry extended the deadline for receiving feedback and suggestions from stakeholders on scrapping of the UGC and draft bill for replacing it with the Higher Education Commission for India
Union Minister of State for HRD Satyapal Singh says discrimination between public, private academic institutes will soon end
Satyapal Singh said discrimination between private and public academic institutes will soon end as the prime minister and president have taken up the issue.
CBSE paper leak: Supreme Court dismisses batch of petitions challenging decision to conduct re-examination
Amid the row over the alleged leak of the CBSE Class X mathematics and the Class XII economics papers, the Supreme Court has dismissed a batch of petitions challenging board's decision to conduct re-examination.
The apex court said the visual medium is most effective and asked Doordarshan to prepare a programme in consultation with the Ministries of WCD and HRD.
Days after Jharkhand girl dies of starvation, HRD official seeks mid-day meals during school holidays across India
The possibility of providing mid-day meals even during school holidays should be explored, a top HRD ministry official said on Friday in reference to the recent death of a Jharkhand girl allegedly due to starvation.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking framing of a national yoga policy and making the practice compulsory for students of classes 1-8 across the country.
Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar said vernacular question papers for the NEET will be mere translation of the question paper in English
the government has asked all institutes of higher learning to participate in 'swachhta' ranking, where the institutes will be judged on several criteria like availability of toilets and garbage disposal system on their premises.
The HRD ministry has directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to conduct a fresh inspection of 44 institutions labelled "unworthy" of being given a deemed varsity status by a government panel in 2009.
Union minister Harsh Vardhan discussed the challenges India faces after taking charge as environment minister following the death of Anil Madhav Dave last week