Education

Last date for nursery admissions extended in Delhi's pvt schools

Owing to the Covid-19 situation in the national capital, the last date for filing of applications for admission to nursery for the 2022-23 academic year in the private schools of Delhi has been extended by two weeks, Education Minister Manish Sisodia informed.

Punjab Govt's initiative to provide career counselling & higher education to commerce students

In a bid to provide career counseling and education to the commerce students in Punjab, at school, college and university level, the School Education and Higher Education Departments today signed an MoU with Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi (ICAI).

Omicron concerns: Mumbai, Pune, Nashik postpone schools' reopening

Amid concerns of the Covid-19 variant Omicron, the reopening of schools from Class 1 to 7 has been postponed by 10-15 days in Mumbai, Pune and Nashik, officials said here on Tuesday.

Punjab CM Bats for maximum educational opportunities to girls for the society’s betterment

Reiterating the firm commitment of state government for empowering the girls in Punjab, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said that state Government is laying special emphasis on girl's education in the state.

Special curriculum for toddlers as preschools reopen in K'taka

The Karnataka government-run preschools, Lower Kindergarten (LKG) and Upper Kindergarten (UKG) have reopened on Monday across the state after a gap of 18 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with a special curriculum prepared to acclimatise the toddlers to in-person learning, officials said.

Kerala gives free homeopathy tablets to kids ahead of schools' reopening

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday inaugurated a state-level programme of distribution of free homeopathic preventive tablets to all school children as a precautionary measure against Covid-19 as all schools will be reopening from November 1.

Keeping Punjabi out of main subjects by CBSE very unfortunate : Pargat Singh 

The Education and Higher Education & Languages Minister Pargat Singh termed as unfortunate the decision to keep Punjabi out of the main subjects in the datesheet of 10th and 12th classes released by the CBSE. 

Odisha govt to reopen schools for Class 8, 11

The Odisha government has decided to resume offline classes for Class 11 and Class 8 students from October 21 and 25 respectively, State school and mass education minister Samir Ranjan Dash, said on Friday.

Over 41K crack 2021 JEE-Advanced exam

The results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 conducted for seeking admission to various Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country were declared on Friday with 41,862 clearing the exam.

Mridul Agarwal scores highest ever percentage in IIT-JEE exam

Jaipur's Mridul Agarwal has created a history of sorts by not only topping but also scoring the highest ever percentage in the IIT-JEE entrance examination. Mridul topped the chart by scoring 348 out of 360 marks with 96.66 per cent in the JEE-Advanced 2021.

Schools in Germany should resume normal classes: Ministers

Schools across Germany should maintain regular operations in 2021-2022 despite ongoing exposures to Covid-19, the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Lander (KMK) said.

Raj govt to bear expenses of state meritorious students in top global varsities

Here's some good news for students from Rajasthan who had dreams to pursue studies in elite foreign universities but financial crunch was aborting their dreams.

Arrangements in place for opening Kerala schools on Nov 1: Minister

Kerala Education Minister V. Sivankutty on Thursday told the Assembly that arrangements are being made to ensure smooth functioning of all schools in the state, as they open on November 1, after almost 18 months.

We should unite against the monstrous farm bills and also against privatisation and saffronisation policies of Central Government : Aryan

Today SFI along with other students organisations organised a protest in Panjab University, Chandigarh in support of Bharat Bandh call by SMK. They blocked gate number 2 of PU Campus and closed the market of PU and gathered along to show solidarity to farmers and to fight against the farm bills.

JGU launches two new flagship courses in Behaviour and Finance

With a vision to enable scholars and practitioners to explore contemporary trends at the intersection of finance, psychology, technology and consumer behaviour, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is launching two new courses- M.Sc. in Behaviour & Finance; and Integrated M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Behaviour and Finance. 

Rajasthan primary schools reopen Monday

Rajasthan primary schools reopened from Monday on the directions issued by the state government.

The schools have been closed for over a year owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Israel bans unvaccinated teachers from teaching

Teachers across Israel who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 will be banned from entering schools unless they present a negative test result, the Ministry of Education said.

Himachal to reopen schools from Sep 27

The Himachal Pradesh government on Friday decided to reopen government schools from September 27 for Classes 9 to 12. However, online classes for Classes up to 8 would continue.

OP Jindal Global University breaks into world's top 500 varsities

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is ranked among the world's top 500 universities in the prestigious QS Graduate Employability Rankings (GER) 2022, released on Thursday.

Let govt take decision, SC on plea seeking reopening of schools

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea by a Class 12 student from Delhi seeking directions to Centre and States to take a time-bound decision in connection with the physical re-opening of schools and conduct of offline teaching.

JGU launches first postgraduate degree in psychology

The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has announced the launch of its first postgraduate degree in psychology -- M.A./M.Sc. in Applied Psychology.

The new programme is offered by the Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) in collaboration with the Jindal School of Psychology & Counseling (JSPC).

K'taka CET results to be announced on Monday

Karnataka Education Department will announce the results of the Common Entrance Test (CET) on Monday evening.

C.N. Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education has stated that the results are being given in record limited short period after the examinations.

Govt blind to students' distress, postpone NEET exam : Rahul

After the court refused to interfere on dates of the NEET examination, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi came out openly in support of the aspirants.

K'taka Cong locks horns with ruling BJP on NEP

After dubbing the ambitious National Education Policy (NEP) project of ruling BJP as 'Nagpur Education Policy', the Karnataka Congress is planning a revolt on social platforms urging people to register their opinions, views and demands for postponement of its implementation for at least one year.

Jordan resumes in-person classes

More than 2 million students resumed in-person classes in Jordan after a months-long hiatus amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Schools reopen in Telangana with thin attendance

Educational institutions reopened in Telangana on Wednesday but the student attendance was thin on the first day.

Barring residential, social welfare and tribal welfare schools with hostel facilities, all schools re-opened but very few students attended the classes as majority of parents remained apprehensive about sending their wards.

Schools in Rajasthan reopen for classes 9 to 12

Schools in Rajasthan reopened for classes 9 to 12 on Wednesday after remaining closed for several months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

UP schools reopen for primary students

Primary schools in Uttar Pradesh reopened on Wednesday after a gap of almost six months, following Covid protocols.

The schools welcomed children with toffees, chocolates and flowers in two shifts to avoid crowding.

Schools for classes 9 to 12 reopen in Tamil Nadu

As announced, the schools for higher classes from IX to XII reopened on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu with strict Covid-19 protocol in place. Most of the schools in the state will function till 1 to 1.30 p.m. even though the state government has said that classes would be held till 3.30 p.m.

Sommet Education enters India in alliance with Indian School of Hospitality

As another step forward in the expansion of its leading network in hospitality education, Sommet Education, together with Indian School of Hospitality (ISH), are delighted to announce that Sommet Education has entered into a strategic alliance with ISH, founded by hospitality veteran Dilip Puri and key partners.

O.P. Jindal Global University announces ADVANCE fellowships for the students of Afghanistan

In a pioneering and humanitarian educational initiative, O.P. Jindal Global University has launched a special Advancement of Afghan Nationals in Comprehensive Education (ADVANCE) Fellowships for Students from Afghanistan.

On Singla's instructions education department releases over Rs 4.21 crore for upgradation of Science and Computer Labs

On the instructions of Punjab Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, the education department has released more than Rs. 4.21 crore for upgradation of Science and Computer Labs in the government schools.

Tamil Nadu schools to begin with refresher classes on reopening

Aiming to bridge the learning gaps, the Tamil Nadu schools that are set to reopen for higher classes from September 1, will initially be conducting refresher classes.

The Tamil Nadu State Council for Education Research and Training (SCERT) has prepared a curriculum for refresher classes for students from Class 2 to Class 12.

Haryana to open schools for Class 4 & 5 from Sep 1

With the further decline in coronavirus cases in Haryana, the government has decided to open all schools from September 1 for class IV and V.

Classes from 6 to 8 begin offline in UP today

Offline classes from 6 to 8 will begin on Tuesday after a gap of almost six months.

Schools were scheduled to reopen on Monday but the day was declared a holiday as state mourning had been declared following the demise of former Chief Minister Kalyan Singh.

Hindustan Scouts and Guides Association honored Ravinder Talwar with Life Time Achievement Award 

The Hindustan Scout and Guide Association has honored Ravindra Talvad with the Life Time Achievement Award for his dedicated and exemplary contribution towards Scouting and Guiding. This honor was given to him during a program organized at the national level in New Delhi as Chetna Diwas on the birth anniversary of Pandit Shri Ram Vajpayee, the father of Indian Scouting. State and national representatives participated in this felicitation ceremony. National Chairman Shri Bharat Arora

Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination-2021 results announced

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday announced the result of the written examination for the Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination-2021, held on July 17-18.

The candidates who have cleared the written examination will now appear for an interview and personality test.

Courses to be offered in English by degree colleges in Andhra

The Andhra Pradesh government declared on Tuesday that all degree colleges in the state will employ English as the medium of instruction starting from the 2021-22 academic year.

Government is Indebited to Teachers for making Punjab Leader in the field of Education : CM Capt Amrinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that his government and people of the state would ever remain indebted to the teacher fraternity for their strenuous efforts which made Punjab number one in school education in the country.  

Pokhriyal approves release of Report of All India Survey on Higher Education

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ Thursday approved the release of the report of All India Survey on Higher Education 2019-20. This Report provides key performance indicators on the current status of Higher education in the country.

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