Education

Supreme Court on NEET 2017: No extra marks, revision of merit list will be done

The NEET 2017 candidate Saumitra Ginodia found that she had been granted four marks in a question instead of five as her answer was considered wrong before it was found that there was a mistake in the question. Supreme Court on NEET 2017: No extra marks, revision of merit list will be done The Supreme Court (SC) has put a ... Read More »

Chetan Bhagat’s novels, FB post writing hits a roadblock in DU for now

In April 2017, the bestselling author, Chetan Bhagat announced on Twitter that his book has been included in the DU curriculum. Chetan Bhagat’s novels, FB post writing hits a roadblock in DU for now Chetan Bhagat’s novels are indeed one of the best sellers in the market, but some colleges of Delhi University seems to be not in a good ... Read More »

Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to visit Ontario schools

A protester holds up a fist as U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (R) speaks with moderator Paul E. Peterson, Director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance, at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Sept. 28, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump’s education chief, who has been accused of wanting to “destabilize and privatize” public schools, ... Read More »

Railway board asks book stalls at the platform to sell books on India Culture, morals

The Railway Board has instructed all general managers to display books on Indian culture and morals at all platform kiosks.   Railway platforms must sell books on India Culture, morals The Railway Board has instructed all general managers to display books on Indian culture and morals at all platform kiosks. According to a report in PTI, “Zonal railways shall ensure that all ... Read More »

From nursery to university: Emerging market investors buy into education

Buildings housing the Varsity College, owned by Johannesburg-listed ADvTECH Group, are seen in Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa, September 22, 2017. Picture taken September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings LONDON (Reuters) – Two decades after Yusuf Karodia launched Mancosa, a distance learning school to teach South Africans business skills, he sold up to UK private equity firm Actis. From nurseries to ... Read More »

Tech firm Smartron collaborates with University of Southern California for research on education through technology

A partnership has been established between the Indian tech firm Smartron and University of Southern California for research on education by using wearables and machine learning technologies. The partnership with USC’s Centre for Human Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things (CHARIOT) will focus on understanding the influence on learning when smartphones and sensors are used. About tBand Smartron’s ‘tBand’ ... Read More »

Tata Steel launches ‘The Green School Project’ with TERI in Odisha

Nvidia announced a new entry-level 16GB Shield TV bundle for $179 on Thursday, matching the price of the new Apple TV 4K launching tomorrow. The $179 Shield TV bundle comes with the console and Nvidia’s remote, but not the dedicated game controller included with the $200 16GB Shield TV. The omission lets Nvidia go toe-to-toe with Apple on pricing, but considering that the standalone Shield ... Read More »

Rajasthan BSER Class 10, Class 12 Supplementary Results 2017 declared at rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in: How to check

The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) has released the Class 10 and Class 12 supplementary results at rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in Rajasthan BSER Class 10, Class 12 Supplementary Results 2017 The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) has released the results of class 10 and Class 12 supplementary examination 2017 atrajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in  This year, the overall pass percentage of class 10 board exam stood ... Read More »

Strengthening school safety: Centre forms panel to monitor implementation of guidelines

After the barbarous murder of a student in Gurgaon and rape of a girl by a school peon in the national capital made headlines, the Centre has decided to form an inter-ministerial committee to monitor implementation of safety measures in its schools across the country. Utilizing Nirbhaya funds  It was also suggested that the Nirbhaya funds, set up in the ... Read More »

India’s first Animal Law centre set up in Hyderabad

On Friday, India’s first Centre for Animal Law was inaugurated by the Nalsar University of Law. The students will be able to conduct research and advocate animal protection rights.   Representative image On Friday, India’s first Centre for Animal Law was inaugurated by the Nalsar University of Law. The students will be able to conduct research and advocate animal protection ... Read More »