Education

Govt proposes to replace UGC with new commission

The new Higher Education Commission of India Act is likely to be tabled in Parliament during the monsoon session. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Union government on Wednesday unveiled the draft of a bill to replace higher education regulator University Grants Commission (UGC) with a Higher Education Commission. The new commission to be established through an Act will not have grant-making ... Read More »

How to fund child’s education: Take a loan or use own funds?

Keeping your accumulated savings invested and taking an education loan instead can benefit you. Photo: Alamy Any big-ticket spending requires you to either have the required funds in place or a financing option. When dealing with long-term financial goals, such as higher education of children, you have the advantage of planning much in advance. Here’s how you can go about ... Read More »

UP Board Result 2018: Anjali Verma tops Class 10th with 96.33%, know Class 12th toppers, others here

The pass percentage for the UP Board exam results 2017 stood at 82.62 for Class 12, while for Class 10, it was recorded at 81.18%. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The UP Board or Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) has declared the results for Class 12 board and Class 10 board exams on Sunday with girls faring better than boys in ... Read More »

Karnataka SSLC result 2018: Class 10 results declared on karresults.nic.in, check pass percentage, toppers here

Over 8 lakh students registered for the Karnataka SSLC Class 10 board exams. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) on Monday declared the SSLC results 2018 or Class 10 board exam results on its official website: karresults.nic.in. The overall pass percentage is 71.93%, according to a NDTV report, which has improved compared to last year’s 67.87%. The Udupi ... Read More »

Kerala SSLC result 2018: Class 10 scores now available on keralaresults.nic.in, pass percentage 97.84

The Kerala Class 10 board 2018 exams were conducted in March with over four lakh students appearing in the SSLC exams this year. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Kerala Class 10 Board Exams 2017 or Kerala Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) result 2018 have been declared on Thursday at 10.30am. Students can check their results at the official website: kerala.gov.in, keralaresults.nic.in and keralapareekshabhawan.in Here’s ... Read More »

CBSE to announce Class 10 Maths, Class 12 Economics re-examination dates within a week

CBSE will release the dates for the re-examination on its website within a week. Photo: HT New Delhi: In the wake of reports claiming paper leaks, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday announced re-examination in the Class 10 Maths and Class 12 Economics papers. The CBSE issued a circular on Wednesday informing about the re-examination and said dates ... Read More »

CBSE received handwritten notes containing answers of Class 12 Economics paper

The Delhi Police’s crime branch is investigating the alleged leak of Class 12 economics and Class 10 mathematics papers after registering two separate cases in the matter. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The office of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had received an unaddressed envelope on 26 March containing four sheets of handwritten answers of the Class 12 Economics ... Read More »

Government approves integrated school education scheme

Calling it a ‘holistic approach to education’, the government said the integrated school education scheme will lead to ‘an integrated administration looking at school as a continuum’. Photo: HT New Delhi: In a decision aimed at bringing together all school education-related schemes, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government on Wednesday approved an integrated school education scheme that will subsume Sarva Shiksha ... Read More »

Religious instruction should be banned in schools

YES Erodes secularity Against Constitution…  India is a secular country in which Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Jews and even animistic cultures thrive. Religious instruction in schools can erode the secular fabric of this ancient nation. Even if multi-religious instructions are taught, it would create hatred and blind obedience. Sudipta Mandal, Class IX, The Levelfield School, Suri, Birbhum Religion is something which should ... Read More »

Union Budget 2018: Govt to set up 24 new medical colleges, other highlights

run Jaitley, Finance Minister of India, today has announced some measures to be undertaken in the education sector of India. This year, the budget mission is to strengthen agriculture, rural development, health and education. According to Jaitley, it was the National Democratic Alliance government’s fifth and arguably the toughest budget of all time. TOP EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS OF BUDGET 2018-19: Digital ... Read More »