Education

Driver’s daughter overcomes all obstacles to make it to Delhi University

She secured a seat in BA (Hons) in Political Science at Miranda. Beating all odds, driver’s daughter makes it to Delhi University The University of Delhi began the undergraduate programme classes for the academic session 2017 on July 20. Despite all odds, Neha Gautam saved every  penny to get into the dream college of DU. She secured a seat in ... Read More »

President Pranab Mukherjee: Indian universities ought to compete globally to become world class

The outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee while emphasising on nation-building through institution-building said, “We are now increasingly being called upon to think about the role of universities in the larger global context.” President Pranab Mukherjee In a bid to rank globally, the universities are required to compete globally for research-ranking to become world-class, President Pranab Mukherjee said at at a recently ... Read More »

AIADMK should demand exemption from NEET before supporting Vice Presidential nominee, says Stalin

The DMK has decided to hold a human chain protest all across Tamil Nadu against the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), said party’s working president MK Stalin on Thursday. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has demanded that if the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) is tendering its support to the National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) Vice-Presidential nominee, then it should also demand exemption ... Read More »

South teacher advocates for education

This article is part of a series on teachers spending time in the summer to enrich their knowledge for the benefit of their students. Many teachers in Grosse Pointe commit time in the summer to attending workshops and conferences to advance their knowledge in their particular subject areas. Jacqueline Shelson, a math teacher at Grosse Pointe South High School, has ... Read More »

Let’s bridge the divide between academic and technical education

The economic arguments for widening access to higher education are widely accepted. The UK is moving towards a skills crisis that will be exacerbated by Brexit. We are facing some of the worst productivity levelsin the OECD, and we have acute shortages in many sectors, with a record number of advertised vacancies. The UK’s engineering industry alone will need another 1.8 ... Read More »

REAP 2017: RTU to release 1st allotment result at rtu.ac.in

  Rajasthan Technical University (RTU) will release the results for first allotment through the Rajasthan Engineering Admission Process (REAP) 2017  at rtu.ac.in on July 18. Candidates who have applied for REAP 2017 can check their allotment result from the official site. The university has already published the tentative seat matrix for engineering and architecture courses at government and private colleges ... Read More »

ICAI CA final and CPT 2017 result declared, Dombivali’s Raj Paresh Sheth secures AIR 1

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) today announced the Chartered Accountants final examination result held in May, 2017 and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held in June, 2017. This year’s CA final topper is Raj Paresh Sheth from Dombivali. He scored 630 out of 800 marks. Agathiswaran S from Vellore has secured the second rank with 75.25 per cent while ... Read More »

JOSAA round 5 allotment result 2017 released at josaa.nic.in

JOSAA round 5 allotment result 2017: The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has released the round five allotment result for admission to engineering courses through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2017. Candidates who have applied for allotment can check their result from the official website. The JOSAA 2017 counselling process began from June 15 this year and about 1,50,000 who had ... Read More »

NEET 2017: High Court cancels Tamil Nadu govt order on medical admission, directs authorities to prepare fresh merit list

The Madras High Court today quashed a Tamil Nadu government order reserving 85 per cent of MBBS and BDS seats to state board students and only 15 per cent for CBSE and other boards, holding that it amounted to discrimination among equals. Allowing petitions by some CBSE students challenging the June 22 state government order, Justice K Ravichndrababu held that ... Read More »

HRD Ministry planning special KV like schools for minorities and tribals

Separate schools will soon be established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for minorities and tribals on the lines of Kendriya Vidyalayas. These schools will be run by the Central government on KV model and will follow NCERT syllabus. Representative Image Separate schools will soon be established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for minorities and ... Read More »