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Education Ministry releases report on Performance Grading Index for States, UTs
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Education Ministry releases report on Performance Grading Index for States, UTs

The Indian Education System is one of the largest in the world with about 14.9 lakh schools, 95 lakh teachers, and nearly 26.5 crore students from varied socio-economic backgrounds

No proposal to set up new IIT in the country: Ministry of Education
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No proposal to set up new IIT in the country: Ministry of Education

The government had approved operationalisation of the six new IITs from their temporary campuses at a cost of Rs 1,411.80 crore and later, establishment of permanent campuses of these IITs under Phase-A at a total cost of Rs 7,002.42 crore

PM to inaugurate summit to discuss education policy in Varanasi tomorrow
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PM to inaugurate summit to discuss education policy in Varanasi tomorrow

The three-day seminar will bring together over 300 vice chancellors and directors from public and private universities, educationists, and others to deliberate on how the National Education Policy 2020 can be taken further across the country

Education ministry to recognise in-service training received by 'Agniveers' as credits for graduation
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Education ministry to recognise in-service training received by 'Agniveers' as credits for graduation

The Union Cabinet on 14 June approved an attractive recruitment scheme for Indian youth to serve in the armed forces called 'AGNIPATH' and the youth selected under this scheme will be known as 'Agniveers'

Gap in mathematics learning outcomes of girls and boys grows in higher classes: MoE survey
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Gap in mathematics learning outcomes of girls and boys grows in higher classes: MoE survey

The survey has also indicated that the worst hit by academic disruptions during the pandemic are those studying in state-government run schools

48% students commute to school on foot, 25% schools lack parental support in learning: Survey
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48% students commute to school on foot, 25% schools lack parental support in learning: Survey

About 34 lakh students of 1.18 lakh schools in 720 districts from both rural and urban areas participated in the survey

Ministry of Education seeks report from JNU on students' clash on Ram Navami
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Ministry of Education seeks report from JNU on students' clash on Ram Navami

The Education Ministry on Monday took note of unrest in Jawaharlal Nehru University and asked the administration to submit details of the entire incident

'Mediocre appointments like new VC of JNU Santishree Pandit's damage human capital, youth's future': Varun Gandhi
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'Mediocre appointments like new VC of JNU Santishree Pandit's damage human capital, youth's future': Varun Gandhi

The BJP leader Tuesday shared on Twitter the press release put out by Pandit after she took over as JNU vice-chancellor, and said this is an exhibition of 'illiteracy' and 'littered with grammatical mistakes'

Kerala’s marks jihad exposes how our education system is badly trapped in numbers game
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Kerala’s marks jihad exposes how our education system is badly trapped in numbers game

A Delhi University professor accusing Kerala Board of ‘deliberately’ giving 100 percent marks to its students in Class 12, has sparked a new controversy in the academia

India's NEP is a voluminous document but it needs lateral hires in Ministries of Education and Skill to succeed in reality
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India's NEP is a voluminous document but it needs lateral hires in Ministries of Education and Skill to succeed in reality

NEP’s implementation has been slowed by an administrative leadership that is comfortable with the status quo and does not want its gravy train to stop

Assam Olympiad 2021: NTA declares results at nta.ac.in; find direct link here
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Assam Olympiad 2021: NTA declares results at nta.ac.in; find direct link here

The exam was scheduled at 140 centers across 130 cities in Assam for students studying from Class 6 to Class 8 in government schools

UGC model of blending online, offline learning a game changer; won't make teachers less important
India

UGC model of blending online, offline learning a game changer; won't make teachers less important

Digital learning has influenced educational institutions to a great extent, forcing a shift from traditional modes of learning

COVID-19-induced closure of 15 lakh schools impacted 24.7 crore children in India, finds UNICEF study
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COVID-19-induced closure of 15 lakh schools impacted 24.7 crore children in India, finds UNICEF study

The report stated that online education is not an option for all in India as only one in four children has access to digital devices and internet connectivity

Education Ministry removes 75% marks in Class 12 as eligibility criteria for NITs, IIITs; admission to be based on JEE-Mains
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Education Ministry removes 75% marks in Class 12 as eligibility criteria for NITs, IIITs; admission to be based on JEE-Mains

Earlier, along with the performance in JEE-Mains, NITs used to demand either 75% mark in the board exams or a place in the top 20 percentile of their respective boards

Common Aptitude Test for admission to DU, JNU other central universities likely from 2021-22
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Common Aptitude Test for admission to DU, JNU other central universities likely from 2021-22

A seven-member committee has been set up to recommend the modalities for the implementation of the Common Aptitude Test, said Education secretary Amit Khare

JEE Main 2021 online registrations begin today at jeemain.nta.nic.in; exam to be held four times
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JEE Main 2021 online registrations begin today at jeemain.nta.nic.in; exam to be held four times

Candidates can fill JEE (Main) 2021 application form by 15 January, 2021. The deadline for payment of application fee is 16 January, 2021

President suspends Delhi University VC Yogesh Tyagi, orders inquiry into allegations of dereliction of duty
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President suspends Delhi University VC Yogesh Tyagi, orders inquiry into allegations of dereliction of duty

President Ram Nath Kovind, who is the Visitor to the university, has placed Tyagi under suspension to ensure that the inquiry is fair and that he is not able to tamper with material records or coerce witnesses, said officials

SWAYAM releases 2020 admit card for September session at swayam.gov.in; here's how to download
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SWAYAM releases 2020 admit card for September session at swayam.gov.in; here's how to download

As many as 1.25 crore candidates have enrolled in various courses of SWAYAM, choosing from over 2,867 courses in more than 135 universities across the country.

NEP aims to remove marksheet pressure, new curriculum to be ready by 2022, says Narendra Modi
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NEP aims to remove marksheet pressure, new curriculum to be ready by 2022, says Narendra Modi

Addressing the School Education Conclave organised by the Ministry of Education, the prime minister said the new policy will reduce the syllabus and make learning a fun-based experience