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
NTSE 2020 Stage 2: NCERT postpones talent search examination; national level test to be held on 14 Feb
The date for the NTSE Stage 2 exam has been postponed to facilitate students to appear in the Indian Olympiad Qualifier (IOQ) 2021 in Physics and Biology, which is being held on 7 February, 2021
At least 27% school students have no access to smartphones or laptops for online classes, finds NCERT survey
According to the survey, over a quarter of a total of 34,000 students and parents cited intermittent electricity or a lack thereof as a major hindrance
National Talent Search Examination 2020 dates declared by NCERT; first stage to be held on 2, 3 and 17 November
The first stage of the NTSE will be held on 2 November in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar islands.
Centre doubles number of National Talent Search Examination scholarships; here's how students can avail of them
The selected candidates are provided with a scholarship of Rs 1,250 per month for class XI and XII, and a scholarship of Rs 2,000 per month for undergraduate and post-graduate level.
NTSE 2018 results: NCERT to soon announce names of students selected for scholarships; check at ncert.nic.in
The NTSE 2018 results will be announced soon by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). Aspirants who gave the exam on 13 May 2018 can download their result in the PDF format from official website: ncert.nic.in
Prakash Javadekar said the Centre was conducting an inquiry into reports that the CBSE Class X mathematics and Class XII economics papers had been leaked.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to re-conduct the economics paper for Class XII and the mathematics paper for Class X.
The curriculum developed by NCERT in collaboration with Google will be used to train students from class I to class XII
While the Karnataka Board has placed an order for 37 lakh books, Arunachal Pradesh has requested for over 29 lakh books.
A committee set up to examine the cartoons in NCERT textbooks is understood to have recommended removal of some "objectionable" toons.
Text books in government schools are fraught with errors. Why aren't they reviewed?
The Finance Minister has promised MPs that all objectionable material in textbooks will be removed and the offending textbooks will not be distributed.
MPs reportedly met with senior NCERT officials seeking that other cartoons in the political science textbooks should be removed.
The people who attacked his office inside the Pune Univerisity campus are suspected to supporters of Dalit leader Ramdas
"I am actually surprised that the cartoon came under debate six years after the book was published," Yogendra Yadav, former adviser for NCERT said.