Education

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 »

Bhimrao Ambedkar University issued warning by UGC: Discrimination against SC, ST students not to be entertained

Staff members and officials of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) have been told by the UGC that no act of discrimination against SC, ST students will be entertained. Image source: bbau.ac.in Staff members and officials of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) have been told by the University Grants Commission (UGC) that no act of discrimination against scheduled caste (SC) and ... Read More »

Every state to have 5 boarding schools for Dalit girls: Centre

Very soon, every state in the country would have five residential schools for Dalit girls, but on the condition that states take over their funding and functioning after three years. The government will open boarding schools dedicated to Dalit girls in educationally backward blocks. The schools will provide education from Class 6 to Class 12. As per a TOI report, the targeted ... Read More »

Heavy school bags in Maharashtra CBSE, ICSE schools: State to seek centre’s intervention

School students in Maharashtra may be granted relief as the Union Human Resourse Development minister Prakash Javadekar has planned to approach the state government to discuss the issue of heavy schoolbags carried by students studying in schools affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). School Education Minister Vinod ... Read More »

Impact of GST on Education Sector

Image for representational purpose only (Photo courtesy: PTI) The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act of 2009 has made education not only compulsory but has also made the Govt. responsible to provide education at economical rates. The  Council has kept education sector free from its ambit. Services related to education, provided by any educational institution to its ... Read More »

IIM Bill: HRD Minister says want to remove government interference, opposition praises move

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today received rare praise from the Opposition in the Lok Sabha for bringing a bill which seeks to usher in functional autonomy in the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) by restricting the government role. The Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017, provides for giving statutory powers to these institutions in their running including the ... Read More »

No proposal by CBSE to advance board exams: HRD ministry

The Rajya Sabha was informed today that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has no plan to preponed the class 10 and 12 board examinations that are held in March every year.  “As of now, no such proposal has been moved by the CBSE,” Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha said in a written reply to whether the board has ... Read More »

International advisory group calls for education improvements

More needs to be done to improve the way some subjects are taught in Scotland’s schools, according to a government panel of education experts. The Scottish government advisors also said efforts to raise attainment should not result in the broader development of a child being overlooked. Education Secretary John Swinney has made it clear he expects the group to challenge ... Read More »