Education

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.

60% students against internal marks for Class XII score : Survey

While 80 per cent of Class XII students are relieved and pleased that the board examinations have been cancelled, nearly two-third of them are concerned about the use of internal school assessments to calculate results, a survey revealed on Tuesday.

TN forms panel to decide class 12th marks

The Tamil Nadu education department minister has constituted a committee to look into how Class 12 students can be awarded marks after the cancellation of the board examinations.

12 member committee sets up to decide criteria for Class 12 results by CBSE

Following the cancellation of Class 12 exams, the CBSE has constituted a 12 member committee to decide on the criteria for the results. The committee, which comprises Joint Secretary 

Tremendous Enthusiasm by Students in Online Summer Camps for Government Schools

In order to inculcate creative interests in the students of government schools, teachers have started online summer camps in various government schools under the leadership of Education Secretary, Mr. Krishan Kumar.

Summer holidays extended for schools till June 15 in Telangana

The Telangana government on Monday extended summer holidays for schools till June 15. The decision was taken at a meeting Education Minister P. Sabitha Indra Reddy had with officials to review the situation.

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