Education

High Court says no protests within 100 metres of admin block in JNU

Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) cannot hold demonstrations within a 100-metre periphery of the university’s administrative block, the Delhi High Court has ruled. On Wednesday, Justice Vibhu Bhakru said that CCTV cameras could also be installed at JNU’s main entry gate, besides in and around the administrative block. If students flout the order, the footage could be provided to police so ... Read More »

Central Certification Board required for ITIs: Skill Development and Entrepreneurship minister Rudy

Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) will soon have their own central board of certification . Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Wednesday said that the board will grant students certificates on finishing school at ITIs to dispel the stigma around vocational education. “The government has decided to set up a central certification board to give equivalent ... Read More »

|Interview|630 marks in ICAI CA Final, Raj Paresh Sheth from Thane get AIR 1 with 78.75 per cent

Meet Raj Paresh Sheth from Dombivali (Maharashtra) who has secured All India Rank 1 in ICAI CA examination. ICAI CA Final and CPT Results 2017 The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) today, July 18 declared the results of Chartered Accountants final examination result held in May, 2017 and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held in June, 2017. Meet Raj ... Read More »

Seattle-area education officials question adequacy, equity of state’s new school-funding plan

Representatives work on the House floor during discussion of a bill to fully fund education in Washington state at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., in late June. (Ted S. Warren/AP) It’s been more than 36 days since the Washington Legislature crammed through a sweeping overhaul of public education. And school districts still don’t have a firm grasp on who wins ... Read More »

JNU admission 2017: Only 53 per cent of total seats on offer, says teachers’ association

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) on Thursday released truncated data, allegedly of its first round of admissions for MPhil and PhD courses, which shows that only 53 per cent of its total seats have been offered for admission. Moreover, of these, only 17 seats have been offered to reserved category students. The JNUTA has alleged that the disparity in intake ... Read More »

Orissa High Court orders for second JEE to fill up vacant B Tech seats

The Orissa High Court today ordered the state government to conduct second Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) of the year to fill up huge vacancies of B Tech and MCA seats in both government and private engineering colleges. Adjudicating over a petition of OPECA (Odisha Private Engineering College Association), a division bench headed by Chief Justice Vineet Saran asked the state government ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Xbox controller wireless adapter for PCs isn’t gigantic anymore

Rejoice, all ye who yearn to use Microsoft’s Xbox One controller wirelessly with your PC. Two years after the release of the Xbox One controller wireless adapter, Microsoft has finally found a way to shrink the damn thing down to a normal size. If you don’t know what I mean, then clearly you never bought the original Xbox One wireless adapter. The ... Read More »

Chhattisgarh class 10, 12 supplementary result 2017 declared at web.cgbse.net

The Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE), Raipur, has announced the results for the state supplementary exams of classes 10 and 12 on July 31 at cgbse.net. Students who have appeared for these papers can check their results on the official website of the Board. The supplementary exams for class 10 and 12 were conducted from June 22 to July 5, ... Read More »

16-year-old class 12 boy bags 1.4 crore offer from Google

16-year-old class 12 boy bags 1.4 crore offer from Google The 16-year-old boy, Harshit Sharma has bagged a job at google for icon designing. 16-year-old class 12 boy bags 1.4 crore offer from Google The 16-year-old boy, Harshit Sharma has bagged a job at Google for icon designing. The Chandigarh boy whopped an annual package of Rs 1.44 crore. Now ... Read More »

Looming Hong Kong government pick sparks new national education fears

A pro-Beijing school principal appeared on Tuesday morning as the sole candidate to be the new education undersecretary, despite more than 17,000 people objecting to her appointment. It was understood that the appointment of Christine Choi Yuk-lin, vice-chairman of Federation of Education Workers, was awaiting the final green light. That came as the government prepared to announce the appointment of ... Read More »