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An HRD ministry advisory to schools and CBSE points out that the practice of awarding moderation marks should be done away with, except in cases of ambiguity in question papers
Hard work of Mumbai University students whose answer sheets are missing will be ‘downgraded’ because marks will be based on an ‘unknown formula,’ say principals
The government had imposed a blanket ban on tests by private agencies, following which several schools and organisations had written to the department, asking that these tests be allowed for the overall development of students.
Judge students on various parameters such as like leadership, decision-making, team-building skills, discipline, social engagement and ability to perform under stressful situations to gauge their recruitment potential
This was informed by Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma, who was speaking at a function i.organised on the occasion of birth anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri at Board's office in Bhiwani.
A committee was constituted by UGC at the behest of the HRD ministry to audit 10 central universities to probe complaints of financial, administrative and academic irregularities.
The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) will organise a management symposium on the campus from Friday.
Established in the slums of Mumbai in 1995, Pratham is one of India's largest non-governmental education organisations, having affected the lives of more than 50 million underprivileged children in the past two decades.
World Bank in its latest report has warned of a learning crisis in global education and termed this learning crisis as a moral crisis. The report suggests that if delivered well, education can cure many societal ills.
IIMCIP has aligned with the government’s ‘Startup India’ initiative to launch ‘Smart Fifty - 50 Solutions to Transform India
Board of examinations is deliberating on the issue, say officials
Though the state government has said the clearance certificates should be handed within 15 days, it will take months for the Delhi Police to check the antecedents of all the employees.c
The unprecedented delay in declaration of results has led to a subsequent delay in admission of students to post-graduation courses. With thousands of students yet to get their results, the admissions are still on till September 25.
The books will also contain some important helpline numbers, brief about the POCSO Act and the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).
The school was started on March 8 last year with 30 students, one of them passed away last year
Preferences in college and university admissions may be the government’s latest measure to support yoga’s study and practice.
Lieutenant governor Kiran Bedi blames CM V Narayanasamy for the crisis while the latter points finger at the MCI
In March, photographs of question papers of six subjects were leaked minutes before the exam through WhatsApp messages.
The guidelines come amid increased concerns about the safety of students in school premises following the killing of a seven-year-old student in a Gurgaon school and the rape of a five-year-old girl by a school peon in Delhi.
Access to school by outsiders should be controlled, visitors must be monitored
In major development, the Telangana state government has decided to make Telugu a compulsory subject from class 1 to class 12 in the southern state.
The lawyers, in their petition have sought implementation of various guidelines on safety of school children
Acting Vice-Chancellor Devanand Shinde said results would be declared “at the earliest”, but a deadline could not be set. The 57,099 answersheets yet to be assessed are of commerce students. Also, over 14,500 commerce students have the result of at least one subject withheld.
An SDMC panel today proposed to impart English-medium education in its schools, from nursery and onwards, a move that seeks to counter competition from the Delhi government schools.
Ambuja Cement Foundation runs such skill and entrepreneurship development institutes (SEDI) centres in Chirawa in Jhunjhunu district and nearby Nagaur district to train youth in the area.
MU has received as many as 22,275 applications for revaluation of papers and 4,920 applications seeking photocopies of the assessment papers, it said. The varsity said in its official communication that results of only eight disciplines are awaited as of today.
The Student Leaders' Convention to mark the occasion of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Centenary Celebrations and 125th Year Of Swami Vivekanand'S Chicago Address has begun at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.
In all 4,633 courses and 527 institutes have shut shop in the last five years in the country.
Children cannot be expected to walk three or more kilometres to attend school, the Supreme Court has said.
The Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar also advised students who are planning to go abroad for advanced studies to stay back and study in the country.
Performance of Indian centres of learning has deteriorated in the Times Higher Education's 14th annual World University Rankings.
Odisha government will now provide free uniforms to all students studying in state-run schools across the state.
Assessment of Mumbai University answersheets at centres in the city have almost come to a 'standstill' for two weeks, even as close to 60,000 papers are yet to be assessed—a majority of them from commerce.
The draft rules for students state that in non-core areas, plagiarism of up to 10% would not invite any penalty while in cases of up to 40% plagiarism, the student will not be given any marks and/or credits.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to former president Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary, in whose honour Teachers’ Day is celebrated.
Distribution of laptops in madrasas in Uttar Pradesh, under a CSR programme, have helped shoot up enrolments and reduce drop out rates.
An inter-board working group has decided to take the step in order to bring uniformity in the standard of question papers of different boards.
The Aadhaar number will be mentioned on the admit card of candidates to prevent a recurrence of an incident wherein the board’s inter arts topper was found to have fudged his age
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is likely to shut nearly 800 engineering colleges across the country from the next academic year. The decision is believed to have been taken owing to a low rate of admissions and poor infrastructure.
The committee will submit an interim report by October 31, 2017 and final report by December 31, 2017
The HRD minister was addressing the 35th meeting of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti and said rainwater and solar energy harvesting should form part of the proposals for new building plans.
If approved, the ministry will relay courses through its DTH channel, Swayam Prabha, to cinema halls in tier-II towns and urban habitations with a population of less than one lakh.
Results are instant, as is feedback. Assignments, lecture notes, notices and attendance records are virtual too.
The HRD minister asked students to remember that people of the country, especially the poor, were paying for the subsidy extended to higher educational institutions.
The programme has been organised to celebrate 70 years of India's Independence and 75 years of the Quit India Movement this year
CBSE chairman R K Chaturvedi's statement comes even as CBSE schools have moved the Gujarat High Court against the state government's decision to regulate fees of all private schools, including the CBSE-affiliated ones, through the Gujarat Self-Financed Schools (Regulation of Fees) Act, 2017.
The study, published in the journal Advances in Physiology Education, scanned more than 3,600 original exams from 11 undergraduate physiology-based courses to determine how frequently academic misconduct was committed.
The Early Childhood Association (ECA), a non-profit organisation that works towards protecting the rights of children, has issued advisories to schools across the country on how to create awareness among children, parents and teachers.
MU results: An alumna of Mumbai University, she now plans to bring together prominent alumni members and start a campaign for the streamlining of all the problems that riddle the university.
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has summoned the secretary of the University Grants Commission (UGC) over higher fee in girls' hostel than boys' hostel and other discriminatory rules in Hindu College.
Maharashtra board to declare results for the class 10 supplementary exams by 31st August, the exams for which were conducted in July 2017.
The event is organised by School Leaders Network at the Indian School of Design and Innovation in Lower Parel, Mumbai.
Several students have said that the delay in results have affected their futures
The decision was made by a Joint Admission Board on Sunday
he government is exploring the possibility of setting up an eco-park under public-private partnership mode to make research and development in e-waste recycling commercially viable, the environment ministry has told a parliamentary panel.
PM Modi on Tuesday said his government plans to transform 20 universities into "world class" educational institutions.
The HRD Ministry is planning to introduce supernumerary (extra) seats for female students from next year in order to increase their number.
The course will teach students about Indian religions from the poetic visions of Vyasa and Valmiki and to modern performances of the epics in urban street theatres and television serials.
Under the present provision of RTE Act, students are promoted automatically to higher classes till class 8 and this is one of the key components of the RTE Act which came into force on April 1, 2010.
Most of these nationalists were well-educated and their education ignited their self-esteem to fight for their freedom. Few of them got the chance to gain knowledge from the reputed foreign universities. Here is the list
The V-C, who has been blamed for implementing a new onscreen assessment process in a rush, had been asked to explain the delay in the results. In an interim reply, Deshmukh has claimed that foul play led to improper implementation of the onscreen process, said sources in the Governor’s office
The offers include 12 from Samsung, 11 from Texas instruments and more from companies like ITC and Unilever. The posts available for the students are a part of the finance, software, analytics and consultancy sectors.
IIIT-Hyderabad on August 13 also conducted its 16th convocation ceremony where 473 students graduated, with a record number of 84 research students, including 16 PhDs, said the statement.
The Al Farooque English Medium School at Pandikkad has kept a different set of dress code for intelligent and weak students.
Air Vice Marshal (retired) Nalin Tandon has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor.
Seats are available every year for more than 37 lakh students across the country at 10,361 engineering institutions. Of these, students have been admitted to only 10 lakh seats while the rest remain vacant.
Over 27 lakh engineering seats have been lying vacant across various engineering colleges in the country over the last three years, an All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) data said on Thursday.
The HRD Ministry, in a letter dated July 26, has nominated Sanjay Shrivastav, a retired professor of opthalmology, and B Srinivas, assistant director general at the Directorate of Health Services under the Health Ministry, to the committee.
The Minister of State for Human Resource Development Mahendra Nath Pandey also informed that the idea of establishing a single regulator for higher education has been proposed by various committees.
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will now accept online orders for its textbooks and have them delivered right at the buyer’s doorstep.
“All our services records including ACRs, ACP are with our respective DEO offices. Whenever we go there to get the records, which are required for our promotions, we are harassed by the office clerks and the superintendent badly,” said a teacher from Jalandhar.
CM launches projects, gives financial grants to universities
History of Mughals and Western countries is irrelevant for Class VII and IX students of schools under the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, claims the state education department and members of the History Subject Committee.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked its affiliated schools across the country to ensure that Independence day celebrations do not cause "undue strain" to students.
Bench headed by Justice M B Lokur dismisses plea seeking framing of a national yoga policy and making the practice compulsory for students of classes 1 to 8 across the country
A bill for regulating admission and fixing fees in private medical colleges in Kerala was introduced in the state assembly today.
The Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur is coming out with a scheme allowing students to use their hotel rooms as entrepreneurship offices, a top official said here.
From the year 2018, ISC students will have to study the complete syllabus of a particular science.
A total of 121 spots went unfilled despite seven rounds of admission.
Students who will be appearing for UP board class 10, 12 exams will now have to possess 75 per cent attendance for appearing in the same.
The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017 has been finally passed by the parliament with Rajya Sabha's approval.
"Certain speculative reports about price hike of NCERT books are likely to be exploited by some elements for hoarding and profiteering by creating artificial shortage of books," said NCERT Director Hrushikesh Senapati.
The results of the Mumbai University (MU), which have been delayed, will be out by August 5, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the Assembly today.
Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis admitted that Mumbai University failed to properly implement the online assessment system.
State board students in class IX in will have a practical exam in Mathematics in March 2018
In the past two years, 17 cases of fee hikes were reported to CBSE
The evaluation of 90 per cent answer sheets of the Mumbai University (MU) has been done so far, as the deadline, set by Chancellor and Governor C Vidyasagar Rao, to declare results of all examinations ends today.
"There is no proposal under consideration at present to entrust responsibility of conducting the exam through any other mechanism," Delhi HRD minister Mahendra Nath Pandey said.
The Fresh law graduates of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, who are yet to enrol as advocates in state bar councils, can assist the Hyderabad High Court judges as "law clerks" for one year.
he government may make it mandatory for all higher institutes to join the National Institutional Ranking Framework
For the MA, MSc and MCA courses, the registration will take place on July 21, 24, 25 and again between July 28 and August 1. For PhD students, it will take place between July 18 and July 20.
UP NEET 2017: Over 32,000 students have grabbed a position in the UP NEET merit list 2017. These aspirants have to participate in document verification process from July 9 to 13. The online choice filling for institutes/ courses was done from July 15 to 16
But after the conclusion of five-admission rounds, only one IIT-seat in Bhubhaneshwar is available
President Pranab Mukherjee reflected back on India’s ancient history and said it had a “dominant role in higher learning” which had eroded over the years
The Orissa High Court today asked the state government to restrict the quantum of reservation for SC, ST and OBC or Special Categories in employment and education to 50 per cent.
The Yogi Adityanath-led government in UP on Tuesday allocated Rs 50 crore to enable free data services for students of universities and degree colleges across the state.
At Narsee Monjee College, Vile Parle, cut-offs fell to 91.83% from 94.5% last year. Churchgate’s HR College admissions closed at 91.4%
The Bihar Board has also released the registration forms for the class 12 intermediate examinations which will be conducted in 2018.
The hike is for both undergraduate and postgraduate students studying at the institute, and the hike ranges between 30-300 per cent
Central govt bringing new scheme to lessen school bag burden
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning to restart 35 of its Marathi- medium schools in the city,
However, Delhi University officials said this need not worry students who have already secured college seats.
Winning a contest gave this young student from IIT Madras an opportunity to intern with Samsung, come up with ideas for its teams, visit startups and even do a bit of cooking!
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning to restart 35 of its Marathi-medium schools in the city, which were closed down in the last several years owing to lack of students, with English as the medium of instruction (MOI).
Sources said the BSEB committee will study the examination pattern and marking schemes of different exam boards to see what changes can be made
The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to re-evaluate Class 12 answer-sheets of all students who approach it.
Around 150 students of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) were on a relay hunger strike today to protest a hike in fees.
Mojo Networks, a pioneer in cloud-managed Wi-Fi launched its first ?
The institute will offer courses in civil engineering and computer science and will enroll 60 students each year.
In a clarification published regarding the CISCE Curriculum and the proposed assessment for Class 5 and 8, the council which conducts ICSE and ISC board exams said the proposed changes do not mean "Board" examination.
The decision has been approved in view of the fresh appointments being made in different departments of the government.
The image has sparked outrage on social media, prompting people to start an online petition against the textbook’s publishers
The government had announced the change in the pattern of the entrance test in March 2017
A clause allowing CBSE to maintain a ‘near parity of pass percentage of candidates’, at times, leads to inflation of marks
Government think-tank NITI Aayog had recently asked the human resource development (HRD) ministry to allow accreditation by reputed private players.
flexible timetable and starting a pilot project to provide tablets in classrooms in an effort to lighten heavy school bags.
Mumbai schools said there was a shortage of qualified teachers in the city, because few universities offer specialisations in it.
The new admission portal was shut on Wednesday for maintenance after it repeatedly crashed over the weekend
Hundreds of SSC students claim extra marks for participating in cultural activities, sports — an advantage children from other boards don’t have
There are 1.31 lakh seats in 360 engineering institutes in Maharashtra for which a list of 85,520 candidates was released by Maharashtra DTE on Wednesday
From a welcome figure of 654 studying in 2011, the number of students touched 1,070 in 2015 and counting
Some students from Gujarat Schools obtained over 80% marks in objective type questions but their marks in descriptive type questions in the same subjects were less than 5 out of 50.
The State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) has uploaded the e-books on its official website (www.scertup.co.in) where it can be downloaded free of cost.
President Mukherjee also said that two-third of Indians will be in the working age bracket by 2025, the demographic dividend can prove to be a boon for the country`s future economic prospects.
CBSE has extended the dates of verification and obtaining photocopy of the evaluated answer books for the candidates who have appeared under secondary school and for the candidates who have appeared under Senior School Certificate Examinations, 2017.
Mumbai University released the first merit list of students eligible for admission in various under graduate courses yesterday evening. Contrary to what students feared, the cut offs this year have increased only by a margin of 1-2% and in some colleges and courses the cut off has decreased too.
The result of Class 10 board exam has been finally declared today, on June 22, by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) and shockingly, 49 per cent students have failed the exam
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is deliberating on conducting the board exams a bit earlier from next year. If the proposal is approved and materialized, students would be appearing for the board exams in February instead of March every year.
Also this would help in reducing the financial burden of the parents
The bench has asked the education boards to take advice from experts on whether it’s suggestions can be acted upon
The Revised Scheme of Education and Training for the CA course will come into effect from July 1, 2017.
This is the first time that an educational institution is speaking to the students the language they understand better in today’s world
Effective research can fetch you the right kind of information on scholarships that will help you fund a valuable portion of your studies
This will help HRD Ministry to formulate a uniform system of marking
With new seats being approved by the state government on a self finance basis, the number of First Year Junior College (FYJC) seats in Mumbai increased by 7,000 in traditional streams and 6,000 for vocational courses this year.
On average, higher education accounts for 15.3% of the total household expenditure in rural and 18.4% in urban areas.
The amount forms part of the final tranche of a total of 80 million euros that the EU has granted to support the educational schemes in India.
Ghazipur has topped among all districts in Uttar Pradesh which have schools scoring ‘zero’ results with 24 of such institutions
The University of Oxford will soon be introducing a so-called "takeout" exam as part of its history course to help women get better grades.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that he had been receiving complaints from students belonging to Delhi about not getting admission in the city-based colleges.
Mohan has secured the 64th rank in the examinations, making not only his parents proud, but the whole nation too.
Sarvesh Mehtani, whose father is an income-tax officer in Chandigarh, scored 339 out of 366 in the exam
The recommendation, made by a committee formed by the Council of National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research also includes Jan Dhan, Skill India and Make in India.
Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar was inaugurating a week-long Teachers Workshop at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi
There is a spate of new courses developed for a more focused and specialised approach at creating solutions in all arenas of life
The government has directed all universities and higher educational institutions across the country to ensure that no fees payments are made by students in cash mode from the upcoming academic session.
Google says the education market is set to grow to $1.96 billion by 2021
Many students are clueless, most choose their stream either under peer or parental pressure
Many students are clueless, most choose their stream either under peer or parental pressure
NCERT presented its plan of action and said it would be ready for the increased volume.
The Kerala government has made it mandatory for all schools in the state to utilise 'Sampoorna' software for recording details of students from class 1 to 12.
Many junior colleges in the city were compelling students to continue studying in its next class even if the student wanted to leave, as repeated complaints to the office of Deputy Director of Education indicate
In a bid to diversify the courses, colleges have started offering short-term classes on various Indian and foreign languages. For example, Gurunanak Khalsa College in Matunga has started Mandarin and Spanish courses, apart from German.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the new system will reduce the role of "touts" who were running a "racket" so far.
Mumbai city news: This summer, students will not only have studied for a board exam, but also for various entrance tests
Process of compiling data for the last 5 to 7 years is in completion stage, says university official
PSEB has asked the school to deposit a fine of Rs 1.74 lakh, which is around Rs 6,000 fine per student, to get the result released.
Students say they were not informed that the syllabus and exam pattern would be changed
The HRD minister expressed his worry about BEd colleges which offer degrees within a day in return for money.
The council is in the process of identifying the 100 colleges where the programme could be rolled out from 2017-18 academic year.
There are 547 government schools exclusively for tribal students across Maharashtra, with around 1.87 lakh students
The government hopes the move will help in personality development of students and improve student-teacher interaction.
The university has to declare results within 45 days of conducting the examination. The deadline is May 17.
The university has to declare results within 45 days of conducting the examination. The deadline is May 17.
part from giving guided tours, the interns are involved in a host of other activities.
Around 90,000 students took NEET in Gujarat, out of which nearly 75,000 belong to the Gujarati medium.
On April 4, four days after the board exams ended, 516 answer-sheets were stolen from an evaluation centre at Isra Vidyalaya in Dahisar.
Schools have also been asked to create awareness among children+ about healthy eating.
hysics proved to be a challenging paper for many of the 11.35 lakh aspirants who appeared for the National Eligibility-cumEntrance Test (NEET) in 104 cities on Sunday.
Bowing to pressure from parents' groups, the state government is considering amendments to its fee regulation Act.
NEET 2017 exam results will be used for the admission in medical, dental, AYUSH and veterinary colleges across the country.
The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of the Rajasthan police HAS arrested a gang that tried to leak the NEET question paper.
The decision to form a committee comes in the wake of several parents’ groups and education activists protesting against “illegal” and “unreasonable” hike in school fees.
Even as Mumbai University claimed that assessment of TYBCom answersheets commenced in small numbers on Friday , teachers from affiliated colleges that TOIspoke to said that they have not been told about commencement of the process.
NEET 2017: The admit cards are already out. The candidates can download the CBSE NEET admit cards online by visiting cbseneet.nic.in.
For yet another year, online first year junior college (FYJC) admissions could see a delayed start as the education department is still to finalize the schedule and print information booklets, including user ID and password, for students.
For the past month, parents have been at loggerheads with schools over fee hike and while both the parties are furious over government inaction, they feel Maharashtra, as compared to other states, has the best rules in place.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools will now teach Ayurveda, Indian architecture and philosophy as a subject to the class 11 and class 12 students.
Teachers on various academic bodies of state's public universities are now required to have a PhD and at least two students who have been awarded PhD under them as guides.
All students applying to IIITD for MTech in Computer Science Engineering (CSE) need to take part in a coding competition called CodeChef. The date of on-campus written test and interview is June 16, 2017.
The training will not only help teachers handle academically weaker students, but will also help them create engaging classrooms and deal with clinical depression among students.
The CJI said: “Why does he not ask his party to do it? He belongs to the governing party. He is part of the government.”
The result was stupendous, with all of them clearing the examination.
The role of the mentors will be to uplift and improve the academic functioning of primary, middle and high schools located in the area
Students who wish to change their junior college for Class XII will, apart from the marks, require a “valid reason“ to justify the switch.
Education is one of the last remaining industries to not have been completely disrupted by automation and technology over the last 20 years. Incumbents have lost their past relevance or completely died.
The number of aspirants registered for BEd CET in the state this year has gone up to 39,000, an increase of almost 65% from last year's 23,838.
The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) which published the first merit-based selection list for PG admissions on Sunday , will now have to revise it.
Owing to mounting pressure from parents and peoples' representatives, the state government is formulating a new law to control pre-primary education.
Mumbai University started the teacher training process for online assessment from Monday amid confusion.
The consensus was built during a three-hour-long meeting organised by the CBSE and attended by School Education Secretary Anil Swarup on Monday.
The rules are in line with the Punjab and Haryana High Court direction on April 19, 2013, asking the government to make an Act
Schools that do not have digital classrooms can register on a link developed by the RSAS, which will facilitate the digitalisation process.
Having failed to apply for reaccreditation in time, varsity is set to lose its Grade A accreditation with effect from April 20
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked schools not to sell text books and other stationary items within the school premise or through any selected vendors.
There is also a shortage of more than 10,000 teachers in the KVs.
A month after final year exams started, the University of Mumbai is yet to begin the assessment of answer sheets.
The Government is likely to scrap the no-detention policy in schools for Class 5 and 8, but students who fail in the annual exams night get another opportunity to pass.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today directed that summer holidays of schools should start from today, five days ahead of schedule, in view of oppressive heat in many parts of the state.
Recommendations made by a Parliamentary panel to make Hindi a compulsory subject in schools affiliated to the CBSE and Kendriya Vidyalyas have received the President Pranab Mukherjee’s nod.
With the first-year junior college (FYJC) academic year coming to an end, students and authorities are awaiting for instructions from the education department about the online admission process for second-year junior college (SYJC).
Now it is no longer necessary for applicants to mention the name of both parents on the application form, thus enabling single parents to apply for passports for their children.
On April12, social media went viral with an image of physical education class 12 textbook suggesting '36'-'24'-'36' is the best figure for females.
The Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), will launch its own portal and mobile app tomorrow by Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar here in New Delhi.
Dahisar police have arrested two persons and detained two minors, for stealing 481 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) answer sheets from Isra Hindi Medium School in Dahisar on April 3.
With an aim to curb the trend of multiple admissions, Madhya Pradesh technical education department has made Aadhaar card mandatory for students to pursue engineering studies from 2017-18 academic session.
In order to arrest the decline of women candidates, IITs have decided to admit more female students from the 2018 academic session.
Even as investigations are in full swing to recover the stolen SSC answer sheets, exasperated students who gave their board exams last month are asking the same question that the city cops are flummoxed about -where are the answer papers?
Odisha government today launched a mobile science laboratory scheme for five backward blocks of southern Odisha to take applied science at the doorsteps of the students.
Colleges offering diploma courses in fine and applied arts in the state will undergo inspection--probably for the first time.
The BEST on Thursday will propose to discontinue the Happy Hours scheme, wherein commuters could enjoy concessional fares between 11am and 5pm, and curb the discounts given to students of private schools.
The BEST on Thursday will propose to discontinue the Happy Hours scheme, wherein commuters could enjoy concessional fares between 11am and 5pm, and curb the discounts given to students of private schools.
English and maths baseline tests for Std VIII were circulated on social networking apps like WhatsApp
For years now, schools and parents have been at loggerheads over various issues like fee hikes, infrastructure and even academics.
A one-year diploma course will soon be started on 'Purohitgiri' (Hindu priesthood) by the MP government.
Teachers were told to take selfie with the students, along with a newspaper of that specific date.
Lakshay Sharma, a 17-year- old boy from Lucknow, has won international scholarship worth Rs 2 crore
The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore and the Indian Institutes of Technology remain India's top educational institutions.
Apart from disciplining its students, a school in Bandra has sent out instructions to parents too, especially about clothes they should wear at crucial school meetings.
Educational institutes across the city are shocked after the latest National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2017 data came out on Monday .
Most of the engineering aspirants who appeared for JEE (Main) on Sunday said that they found the mathematics section “tricky and lengthy“
As India steps into the digital era with 108 crore people owning cellphones and 112 crore holding Aadhaar cards, innovation would be the only way upward, said HRD minister Prakash Javadekar as he flagged off the Smart India Hackathon on Saturday
The state CET cell's decision to change the eligibility criteria for the 15% all-India quota for engineering seats for the academic year 2017-18 has not gone down well with students and parents among other stakeholders.
Shikshan Katta, a discussion forum of teachers, principals and educationists, on Saturday met to evaluate the state education department's Pragat Shaikshanik Maharashtra programme and its implementation.
The Bhagavad Gita, yoga, moral and social values, and sanitation should be a part of the education system, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said
All medical aspirants can appear for National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) this year irrespective of age as the Supreme Court on Friday removed the cap of 25 years fixed by CBSE.
Inspired by the campaign to give up LPG subsidy ,a Class XI student from the city is urging girl students to give up their junior college fee concession.
The budgetary estimates for education at Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the year 2017-18 have gone down by around Rs 83 crore as compared to last year. BMC’s education committee presented a budget worth Rs 2311.66 crore on Wednesday.
Good SSC Results Push Up Total Student Numbers To Record 15 Lakh
Forty minutes before her geometry exam this Thursday , SSC student Nehal Yadav learnt a multiplica tion trick from a corn farmer.
The vastness of Indian languages and its conjugations make up for a bulky keyboard. For smartphone users, IIT Bombay has devised a technology to connect phones such that while one cellphone could be used as a keyboard, another can act as the screen, thus allowing users to maximize space use.
Principal Body Says It's Too Big To Manage
The state has revised norms of awarding extra marks to students who excel in sports, making it possible for more children to avail them.
Cops claimed that beneficiaries of the leaks deleted the messages and some even uninstalled the mobile app.
On the academic floor, the MBA programme has always been supreme, attracting more men than women.
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education clarified on Tuesday that the board will not be conducting re-exams for the HSC question papers that have gone viral.
On the occasion of International Women's Day , the University of Mumbai has decided to extend the library timings at the Vidyanagari campus to 24 hours for female students too.
In the first round of lottery for the seats reserved under the Right to Education Act, only 40% of the applicants were allotted a place in the city's unaided non-minority schools.
All through the 160 years of its existence, the University of Mumbai has had one address. Now, it may soon have a second home-in Trumpland.
Board Acts With Speed For Teen; Seating At Some Centres Chaotic
As lakhs of students across the state get set to take the HSC board exams starting on Tuesday , counsellors are working overtime to help them beyond the academics.
The Global Social Entrepreneurship Summit at the American School of Bombay on Saturday saw a multitude of students from across India address four critical social and environmental problems that plague the country
The Maharashtra state board on Friday clarified that it is not mandatory for students to use cursive writing in English.
The helplines will be active from Tuesday till April 1.
The Mumbai University announced the TYBCom semester V results on Thursday , almost three months after the exams were held.
The Central Board of Secondary Education has issued comprehensive guidelines to ensure safety of children in school buses on Thursday.
For yet another year, junior college teachers have threatened to not cooperate in the assessment of HSC board exam answersheets if their demands are not met by March 3.
A day after the elections, some schools in the city had difficulty cleaning up their premises before classes.
Mumbai University will soon launch a revenue-generating job search engine for its students and alumni.
For the past few months, close to 300 “prying“ CCTV cameras have been tracking “unlawful“ activities on the IIT-Bombay campus.
To keep a check on efficiency of expenditure, the state education department will set up a panel to evaluate its own programmes and schemes.
IIT Madras has announced a new rolling admission process for its MSc and PhD programmes from this year.
Students from eight city schools recently took the learnings from art class to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya to do their bit for underprivileged children.
The education department of the state has approached School Leaders Network (SLN), a group of schools to suggest partnership between school leaders and civic schools. Under the education programme, 20 civic schools will tie up with private schools (under SLN) and share resources and expertise.
The number of IITBombay students going to foreign universities on exchange programmes has increased by over 20 times in the last 12 years.
All schools across the state will have to conduct the third round of competency tests in maths and first language for students of classes I to VIII in April.
State education minister Vinod Tawde threatened to lodge a police complaint against two students of a polytechnic college in Solapur after receiving text messages demanding rollback of a government decision to convert the institution into an engineering college
This year, the number of students appearing for the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations here has jumped by 6.1% and 3.7%, respectively
`We Are More Comfortable With Emails Than Pen-Paper'
A senior HRD officials said NCERT has been directed to make all the textbooks available, in adequate numbers, through its 680 empanelled distribution vendors across the country by the last week of March
Registrations for the state's common entrance test (CET) for MBA and MMS have seen a 30% increase this year, demonstrating that Bschools are back in favour.
Mumbai, the second most affordable city in the world for students till 2016, has dropped to the 30th position this year.
The recent faux pas in the class XII sociology textbook has brought to the fore errors that crop up during translation of content.
Feeling of patriotism should start from schools.
The state's CET Cell will conduct the entrance test for admissions to engineering and pharmacy courses on May 11
Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news -and why they should care that there's a difference.
Old Guard Takes Backseat, Makes Way For New Rank And File
More than 1,700 students from 43 schools participated in the 14th edition of Late Shri VV Bhat Memorial Trophy Competition at the Children's Academy in Malad (east) recently
In what could be the city's first case of H1N1 (swine flu) this year, a child from Malad has tested positive for the viral infection and is undergoing treatment in a suburban hospital.
Eyeing an image makeover, IIT-Bombay is looking to diversify its portfolio into a broad range of disciplines--from a course in film-making to a programme in fine arts--within four years
Principal Swati Deshpande of Bandra's Government Polytechnic College got a “rope partition“ segregating the college canteen into girls and boys' sections removed on Wednesday
Even those under the age of 18 years, though not eligible to vote, are doing their bit to ensure a high voter turnout during the upcoming municipal election.
A popular college in Bandra is making news for all the wrong reasons
The Supreme Court last week said it would not be correct to decide the fate of students through a single entrance examination
Ahead of the board exams, the CBSE will start psychological counselling for students from Thursday
The Central Information Commission (CIC) has brought the private ICSE board under the purview of the RTI Act.
Board Has No Right Or Authority Over Answer Sheets
If your child is currently in Class VII or a higher grade, you need not worry about the proposed switch to a three-language formula in schools affiliated to CBSE.
The Sanatan Dharam High School in Sion-Koliwada remained shut on Thursday
In a New Year gift to students, the BMC has installed 24 CCTV cameras and deployed security guards inside the CST subway after complaints of eve-teasing from several students.
From the next academic year, students appearing for the CBSE class X exam will have to study the complete syllabus and score 33% in both theory and internal assessment to pass.
A 17-year-old student from Bihar was found hanging from the ceiling of his hostel room in Kota's Mahaveer Nagar area on Monday morning.
A Class VII student, Alina Chakravorty, went missing from near her school in Powai on Tuesday.
A 33-year-old man was convicted and sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment for attempt to murder, after he repeatedly slashed a 19-yearold woman in 2015 when she resisted his bid to steal her cell phone.
With no set rules and guidelines in place for school picnics and excursions, teachers and parent groups have demanded that the state bring in some order.
As if President Donald Trump's order temporarily barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries was not spooky enough, a leaked draft of an executive order that suggests cancelling the stayon period of 2 years for STEM graduates is putting students in two minds about signing up with an American university .
Nearly 450 first-year engineering students from one of the sought-after engineering colleges in Bandra have been asked to be shifted to nearby colleges in the middle of the academic term, after an order was passed by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) last week.
Sanjay Deshmukh, since taking over as the vicechancellor of Mumbai University a year and a half ago, has made several grandiose announcements that haven't made much headway , inviting criticism about a lack of planning and adequate groundwork.
To ensure that there are no mistakes in scores of SSC and HSC students in internal exams and what appears on marksheets, examiners will have to feed scores in optical mark recognition (OMR) sheets for the upcoming board exams.
The CBSE has directed schools to ensure that all facilities and exemptions allowed to students with disabilities are available during board exams for Std X and XII.
Ilaya Bharathi of Preston Education Consultancy is finding himself in a peculiar situation.
PM Narendra Modi on Sunday exhorted students and their families to treat exams as a festival and not as a burden.
Whether as a performer, dance instructor, choreographer or entrepreneur, dancing offers a plethora of opportunities
If you aspire to create a billion-dollar business in India, one of the IITs is your best bet.
Computer scientist Vijay P Bhatkar, who led the development of India's first supercomputer, Param, after the US refused to sell supercomputers to India, will be the new chancellor of Nalanda University (NU).
Soon parents will be able to track the school bus in which their child is travelling.
Medical aspirants will no longer be allowed repeated attempts at clearing the National Eligibility-cum -Entrance Test (NEET)
Almost one out of three school-going children in the country does not have a healthy body mass index (BMI) and almost half of them lack enough lower body strength, according to a survey
The Bombay high court stayed an order of cancellation of admission to a student by Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.
As we enter 2017, I'm reflecting about the future of India -not just the year ahead, but the decades that await all of us.
The city's civic corporation, which runs the largest pool of Marathi schools, ironically has the maximum number of students in its Hindi-medium schools.
In a move that will enable numerous children who have to sit out of the formal schooling system for almost a year
When the Chinese city of Shanghai took part in the three-yearly Pisa test of 15-year-olds' academic ability in 2009 and 2012 it topped the table in maths
Police booked two class 12 students of Kendriya Vidyalaya in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh, for trying to set a teacher's house on fire in demand of good marks.
Schooling, they say , is nothing more than handing a compass and a map and allowing for discovery.
Students across the world will be thrilled to hear that they can now outsource their homework to an app.
Parents of medical aspirants are planning to reach out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on mail as well on social media with their demands on streamlining MBBS admissions this year
A 16-year-old student has complained of sexual harassment by a teacher during her junior college examination.
The state government has promised, in principle, a grant of Rs 75 crore to SNDT Women's University, Degrees , Diploma
Changes in this year's National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) have baffled many students aspiring to pursue their BArch.
n RTI has revealed the deplorable state of forensic science education in the city's only college--Institute of Forensic Science (IFS)
Primary school students in rural Maharashtra do not seem to be learning much of their basics.
An inter-school kite making and designing competition, Kite Fiesta, was organized by Times NIE in association with Brainwonders at Growel's 101 Mall in Kandivli on Tuesday .
In a recent circular, SNDT Women's University has instructed its students on the Churchgate campus to maintain a formal dress code.
Nisha is among 25 children from across the country chosen to receive the awards from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 23.
Twenty-two-yearold Piyush Lohia from Bhiwandi bagged the second position in the countrywide final chartered accountancy (CA) exam held in November last year.
If pigs could fly, cows would belch out oxygen and cow dung would neutralise radioactive elements.
City-based Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has indigenously developed two tools that can help researchers and doctors predict probable future ailments and prescribe a personalized cure for the same.
A third-year civil engineering student of the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur committed suicide by jumping in front of a train on Sunday
The SSC board's decision to granting students who excel in art extra marks is a good move.
ISC from Jan 30, ICSE March 10
Bodies of two National Institute of Technology (NIT) students, missing since January 6, were found near snow-clad Shikari Devi temple in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district
With several states scheduled to go to the polls, the Council of Indian School Certificate Examination revised the exam schedule on Friday
Anagh Agarwal, a student of Dhirubhai Ambani International School, aims to get into Harvard University to pursue a major in economics.
A Bhayander college principal was arrested and later released on bail for allegedly molesting a student in the institute lift on Thursday
The Council of Architecture (CoA) has clarified that admissions to B Arch courses will be based on scores in the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) as well as class XII scores.
The Madhya Pradesh government has directed all government schools, apart from other government buildings in the state, to display portraits of President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on their premises.
Too Young To Admire Bravery, They Are More Likely To Favour Their Violent Skills
Two days after protests from across the state, the school education department stayed the `selfie with students' programme on Wednesday
The degree distribution function in city colleges will be delayed by at least a week this year.
The Class X and XII CBSE exams will be conducted from March 9 to April 29.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that class X and XII exams will begin on March 9, instead of the usual March 1due to elections in five states.
Twenty of the 1.95 lakh candidates who took CAT 2016 have managed to crack it with a perfect score.
Students opting for admission to first year junior college (FYJC) can select only one stream and opt for a maximum of 10 colleges, instead of 50 in the city, from the next academic year.
The proposed move has the engineering faculty in the city divided over its advantages to students.
ICSE and ISC examinations conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) for Classes X and XII will be rescheduled following the announcement of the UP assembly election dates.
From now, CBSE schools cannot appoint principals on their own as the central board and the state education department will have a say in the selection.
In a major decision, the CBSE has brought back its mandatory no objection certificate (NOC) rule for schools seeking affiliation.
While most alumni live in India, the US has taken away a good chunk of IIT-B grads.
In November, the state asked all teachers to take a picture with students in groups of 10 on the first two Mondays of every month starting January 2017.
The case was registered after a court order directed the police to file an FIR and conduct a probe.
A 20-year-old medical aspirant from Bihar was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his PG room in Kota on Saturday morning.
Candidates above 30 years of age may not be able to pursue law in state colleges from the next academic year.
Reserving up to 50% seats for government medical officers in postgraduate courses will be at the discretion of state governments, said an official from the department of health and family welfare on Friday
In a relief to students, the state government has changed the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam timetable so as to give them a break between three papers -science II, historycivics and geography-economics -that were scheduled from March 20 to 22.
A proposal from the board of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) to conduct its own admission has been rejected by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE).
CBSE Class X boards from 2018
The first board exam will be resumed in March 2018.
Perks like certificates, cash and even extra marks could be given to students promoting cashless transactions and digital literacy
A preliminary inquiry into the repeat of an engineering question paper last Friday revealed that the chairman of the paper-setting committee was the same for Electronics Instruments and Measurement (EIM) last year.
Starting next academic year, admissions to firstyear junior college (FYJC) may go online in urban parts of Nagpur, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Amravati, Nashik, Latur and Konkan.
In a setback to the popular system of colleges and coaching classes joining hands to offer an integrated learning space, the state government has ordered one such programme in a Kandivli college to be shut.
After making payment of school fees and teacher's salary cashless, CBSE has advised schools to inculcate habit of cashless transaction among students by introducing smart cards in canteens and tuck-shops.
The Supreme Court, in the Bihar School Exam ination Board vs Sure sh Prasad Sinha, held that a student is not a consumer.
Just as demonetisation is expected to usher in a new cashless era, campuses in the state are trying to go digital in the exam assessment process and reduce the risk of malpractice by bringing in officials who are more IT-savvy.
Rajasthan's campaign to fix schools will create prosperity and equality of opportunity
Seventeen students of a municipal school at Bhoiwada in Parel are facing a tough time as classes are being held from a residential building since the school was shifted there temporarily two years ago.
`But Do High Fees Translate Into Quality?'
The state is considering setting up a `signal school' in Mumbai to educate street children.
But A Teacher Is Paid Just Rs 200 For The Job
The heady rush of placement seasons at IITs is usually centered around undergraduates, with masters students mostly being the second choice for firms and getting a raw deal.
Starting January 1, all CBSE-affiliated schools will have to start collecting fee via cashless modes
`Why this kolaveri kolaveri di....' may remind you of the song that went viral some years ago.
Scolded by her school teacher for not wearing school shoes, a 12year old class VII girl committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in Kalyan.
With December setting in, most parents are looking at pre-schools and scrutinising them before making a choice for their toddlers.
Sitting inside the Al-Hamd Fitness Centre in Dharavi, one of Asia's biggest slums, Zoya Shaikh's excitement is palpable.
Both houses of the state legislature on Thursday cleared the much-awaited Maharashtra Public Universities Bill, 2016, which promises to usher in one of the biggest reforms in the education sector in more than two decades.
Undergraduate students of the Indian Institutes of Technology who score a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 8.5 and more will now get direct admission to the institutes' PhD programme.
The Bombay high court on Wednesday remarked that mid-day meal schemes for children should not be commercialized.
Negative Public Perception Is Reason: Study
Parents of a 19-yearold “slow learner“ have moved the state board and the education department to make a request for a writer during his HSC exam.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, formerly known as Prince of Wales museum, will make BMC school students aware about the country's heritage and culture with the help of `Museum on Wheels'.
Denying rumours of a paper leak during the second slot of CAT 2016 examination, IIMBangalore issued a statement on Monday calling it an isolated incident of malpractice.
Aditi Laddha from Ratlam in MP became a household name back in 2013, when she cleared her JEE (Advanced) with an all-India rank (AIR) of six.
The day three of placements at Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay witnessed offers coming to over 75 students.
The glory associated with the highest peak on earth is pushing some parents to take their children, as young as five, up to base camp
As the exam season draws closer, most students bury themselves in their books along with help from their teachers, but for a few there is more to worry about.
Day Two of placements at Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay saw two students--Aditi Laddha and Pranjal Khare--being picked by Uber.
Several final-year engineering (information technology) students from colleges affiliated to Mumbai University have written to their respective principals
The CISCE has announced 2017 exam timetables for Class XII (ISC) and Class X (ICSE) exams.
Mumbai University vice-chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh on Thursday promised to set up Wi-Fi in all affiliated colleges
Saddled with administrative work, 80% of school principals do not find the time to teach in the classroom, reveals a recent survey
For long, blue chip companies, investment firms and startups ruled the first edition of placements at the Indian Institutes of Technology . Phase I, as it is called, has seen academic institutes jump up the charts this recruitment season.
Now, students of classes X and XII of schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) can access their academic documents online through its digital repository.
"Super 30" Founder Anand Kumar Shares Inspiring Success Stories
Moral science lessons at schools are no longer restricted to morning assemblies. Schools are nowadays taking lessons outside classrooms to give students a handson experience.
Say They Refuse To Address Their Kids Problems
English literature classes in ICSE schools will no more be the same.
Holding a Cuffe Parade college guilty of deficiency in service, a consumer forum has ended a Masters in Pharmacy student's three-year battle to get Rs 96,000 in scholarship money.
With the civic elections scheduled to be held in February next year, city teachers have demanded that those teaching class X and XII be exempted from poll duty as the board exam will be around the corner at that time.
In an attempt to make mathematics fun for students and improve the quality of teaching, the state has decided to introduce tools for hands-on learning.
In yet another bid to encourage students to pursue their passion for sports, the state government has announced a concession in school attendance for those playing at the state or the national level during classes IX to XII.
After complaints from students across the state, the education department on Tuesday announced that registration fees for Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) exams will be accepted up to February.
JJ Marg police on Tuesday arrested Karan Purohit, an MBBS student from Grant Medical College at JJ Hospital, for allegedly submitting a fake caste certificate for admission to the course. Purohit is the first medical student to be held in the case.
Despite the xenophobia, international students in the US have crossed the one-million mark, an increase of 7% over the previous year. And one in six of them in Trump land is an Indian.
On the occasion of Children's Day, a teachers group in the city has demanded that the state make it mandatory for schools to work only for five days a week.
The government will reintroduce compulsory Class X board examination for CBSE schools from the 2017-18 academic years, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.
At least 95% of Class XII students appeared for their state board exams on Monday, defying separatists' diktats against re-opening of schools and colleges that have been forcibly been shut for the past four months in the Valley.
Australia announced on Monday national rollout of an online programme for pre-schoolers to learn foreign languages, including Hindi, next year onwards.
Lost in the sea of information, a lot of which may be irrelevant, nearly 90% of parents in the city look to schools for guidance on how to bring up their young children and understanding them, a recent survey has revealed.
Two law students have approached the Bombay high court, alleging that the common entrance test cell has incorrectly applied the rules relating to reservation for women candidates in the admissions.
Bank closure on Wednesday affected admissions to law colleges to some extent.
The think tank which moved Bombay high court for changes in the FYJC online admission last year has demanded that the government centralize admissions and include non-state board junior colleges.
The familiar institute that has produced crores of textbooks for state board schools through its academic wing for 50 years will only print them henceforth.
The Central Advisory Board for Education's recommendation to amend the “no-detention” clause in the Right to Education Act and reintroduce pass-fail system from Class V has struck a chord with the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination.
Next year, students seeking admissions to the 15% all-India quota seats in Maharashtra's engineering colleges need not appear for the state conducted common entrance test (CET).
A group of parents from the state have started an online petition to the ministry of human resource development demanding a cap and control on increase of fees by private schools every year.
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will implement a 5% increase in their total student intake from the next academic session.
Anxiety gripped TYB Com students and college principals on Wednesday evening after students received a link asking them to download hall-tickets from the Mumbai University's site.
First-year students of colleges affiliated to Mumbai University can finish their foundation course projects during the Diwali vacation or after that.
Chaos continued to rule law admission process even as colleges and principals are worried about vacant seats. Many minority colleges have alleged that they have been getting students from the open category in the minority seats adding to the confusion.
Over 100 schools in the state run by zilla parishads (ZPs) and municipal corporations will soon be upgraded to conform to international standards.
After scrapping project work for internal assessment in all subjects for first year students in July this year, Mumbai University has re-introduced it for the foundation course at the far end of the semester, inconveniencing students and teachers.
The state cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to reimburse 50% college fees to open category students who belong to families with an annual income of under Rs 6 lakh and who secure 60% marks in HSC.
Several city schools which managed to get recognition under the RTE Act in 2013, have to go in for renewal this year after three years.
Suburban Mumbai has the worst student-teacher ratio, technically pupil-teacher ratio (PTR), in elementary schools (Class I to VIII) among 36 districts in the state.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has begun a review of the optional board exams for class X as well as the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) followed in schools under its purview.
Law admissions in the state seem to have hit another roadblock. Though the state's CET cell has come out with a list of vacant seats after the third round of admissions, colleges claimed it had too many discrepancies.
In a baffling move, the University of Mumbai has discontinued the undergraduate programme in Information Technology.
If Friday's deadline for completing the medical admission process in private institutes is not extended, several seats may go vacant.
The much-awaited Supreme Court order on deemed universities on Tuesday did not bring despite to all medical aspirants.
All schools across the state will have to conduct the second round of competency tests on October 19 and 20. The tests are likely to clash with mid-semester exams at several schools.
The final merit list for this year's online admissions for seats in first-year junior colleges (FYJC) was declared on Wednesday.
In what could be a stepping stone to major changes in the SSC board exam, the state education department has allowed Class X students of select schools managed by local self-governing bodies to drop the core social sciences subject and opt for a vocational subject.
The final merit list for allotment of seats in first year junior college will be announced at 5 pm on Wednesday.
Chaos in the on-going law enrolment does not seem to end with students now grappling to find ways to get their nationality certificates made in less than 10 days to ensure their provisional admissions are not cancelled.
Freshly released Census 2011 data has revealed two alarming facts. As many as 78 lakh Indian children are forced to earn a livelihood even as they attend schools, while 8.4 crore children don't go to school at all.
Teething problems with the introduction of a common exam time-table for first year undergraduate programmes by Mumbai University are far from over for city colleges.
The deadline for submission of application forms for the common admission test (CAT) for admissions to premier IIMs has been extended by five days.
Mumbai University's eclectic commerce programme has been devalued. Its depreciation follows a
The National Board of Examinations (NBE) will conduct the common medical entrance test for post graduate medical courses across 41 cities, stream lining the process of admission.
First Year Junior College (FYJC) students unhappy with seats allotted to them in the online admission process and who were hoping to change college in the middle of the academic year or next, may not get a chance to do so offline.
After medical and law aspirants, students who want to pursue B Ed in the state are having a tough time due to change in admission rules this year.
IIMs have been told to double their intake capacity and explore the possibility of increasing the number of doctoral students.
With the Bombay HC clearing the decks for admissions to proceed under the state's new rules, the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) said it will complete the process within ten days.
Twenty thousand more students will be eligible to write JEE (Advanced) 2017 after clearing JEE (Main), taking the number to 2.2 lakh. Last year, two lakh students were shortlisted. This is in keeping with the projected increase in seats by 500 in the coming year.
Once again, several schools in and around Mumbai are in the top 10 under different categories in a country wide education survey.
The Bombay high court on Wednesday allowed the state to prepare two merit lists for medical college admissions--a state merit list for domiciled students and an all-India merit list that includes non-domiciled students as well.
The meeting between members of the Bar Council of India (BCI) on Tuesday, regarding admissions in Maharashtra state, was inconclusive as the council decided to wait till September 13 for the legal education committee meet for their final decision.
A group of law students from SNDT Women's University has filed a PIL against the Bar Council of India (BCI) for the delay in first year admissions for 2016-17.
Even as the state announced aid to over 1,600 schools last week, the teacher and school managements are upset about only 20% grant and leaving out of schools which were declared eligible recently.
Admissions to law institutes have faced one roadblock after another since the state decided to conduct the first common entrance test (CET) in the state.
For yet another year, political parties have swung into action to ensure that schools and junior colleges in the city don't conduct exams during the 10 days of Ganeshotsav.
Parents of medical aspirants are upset with the decentralized admission process for deemed universities.
The cybercrime branch of Aurangabad city police arrested five people on Tuesday for cheating in a Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) exam held in Wardha using high-tech devices.
The Bombay high court on Tuesday allowed deemed universities to conduct admissions to medical courses. The high court stayed a Central government move that empowered Maharashtra to process deemed university admissions based on NEET scores.
Several hundred medical aspirants who went to fill their preference forms for deemed institutes at the state's regional centres on Tuesday , were turned away after the Bombay high court ruled in institutes' favour.
Admission to law colleges in the state seems to have hit another roadblock. While the state's first common entrance test (CET) did not apply an age restriction on law applicants, the Bar Council of India (BCI) has asked the state to follow clause 28 of the Schedule III of Legal Education Rules 2008.
From now on, students appearing for the board examinations under the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary Education will not have ‘fail’ mentioned on the mark sheet they receive.
As many as 27.97% students passed the SSC supplementary exam in July. Mumbai registered a pass percentage of 20.32%.
The state government has decided to start the admission process to law colleges excluding some of the most sought-after colleges in the city in the next two to three days.
The Maharashtra Navnirman Vidyarthi Sena (MNVS) met vice-chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh on Monday after the university directed its affiliated colleges to ask students to enrol again and submit all their details again to Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL).
Health check-ups at schools are no more about just queuing up before a physician and getting away from a few classes. In the past few years, many schools have started having specialized doctor visits and interaction with parents.
A total of 891children from poor families were allotted seats in private schools under the Right to Education Act, in the third online lottery on Wednesday.
Around 100 undergraduate students of Mithibai College who were debarred from sixth semester exams in March, April this year due to lack of attendance, are set to lose six more months.
Cost for an MBBS at a private college in Tamil Nadu has doubled, and will now cost close to Rs 2 crore.
The MNS's student wing on Tuesday demanded that the state declare a five day holiday for schools for Ganeshotsav, which starts on September 5.
The state government has clarified that a new rule to bar private law college students from seeking a transfer to government or aided colleges will not apply to those who had taken admission prior to the academic year 2016-17.
Despite opposition from the Samajawadi Party (SP) the MNS and the Congress, the BMC general body meeting on Tuesday cleared a `notice of motion' tabled by a BJP corporator to make Suryanamaskar mandatory in civic schools.
As many as 22,273 students were allotted FYJC seats in the second special merit list announced on Tuesday. The admissions date for these seats has been rescheduled to August 24 and 26 to accommodate Thursday's holiday on account of Dahi Handi.
Admission to medical courses other than MBBS and dentistry has been put off, as permission from the central authority governing these colleges has not come in. Of the 225 institutes consent to admit students has come merely for 65 colleges.
In what could be a big surprise to coaching institutes, students who did self-study fared better than those who attended classes to prepare for IIT entrance test?
Deemed universities in the state are up in arms over the Maharashtra government's decision to hold a centralized admission process to fill seats in their medical and dental colleges.
With Ganeshotsav just days away, there is no uniformity in school holidays during the season.
The second special merit list for first year junior college admissions, which is running almost two months into the academic calendar, will be announced at 5pm on Tuesday. Most seats up for grabs for the remaining two special rounds are in colleges in the western suburbs.
The Maharashtra government has decided to include eight deemed universities in the state in its centralized admission process, much to the relief of medical aspirants and parents.
Law colleges plagued by shortage of teachers, including some of the top city ones, are unlikely to get approval from the Bar Council of India (BCI) this year.
The Joint Admission Board (JAB) of IITs decided on Sunday that students from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Singapore, the UAE and Ethiopia will be allowed to directly appear for the JEE (advanced) test, skipping the JEE (main) that Indian students have to take.
With over 62,000 first year junior college seats still vacant, principals are worried that they might lose out on staff approvals if the seats are not filled in the following special rounds of admissions too.
n a bid to increase its student strength to one lakh by 2020, IIT council on August 23 will consider HRD ministry's proposal that seeks to achieve it by waiving off the condition that students have to compulsorily stay in hostels.
The Bombay high court has come to the aid of a student with learning disability (LD) who failed in the March 2016 SSC examination in a graded subject by one mark.
Despite glitches in examination work in the past, the Mumbai University has decided to assign the task of pre-examination work of final-year students to MKCL again this year.
Following several complaints from first year junior college (FYJC) aspirants about inadequate help at admission guidance centres, the state is planning to train one teacher from each school starting next year.
A day before admissions close on August 1, engineering aspirants had a tough time trying to access the website of the Directorate of the Technical Education (DTE) on Sunday morning to block their seats.
The Supreme Court, in the Bihar School Examination Board vs. Suresh Prasad Sinha case, held that a student was not a consumer. This decision was given in respect of conduct of exams by boards and universities. In course of time, relying on this judgment but forgetting the context in which it was rendered, it was held that a student could not file a consumer complaint for deficiency in services by educational institutions.
The Joint Entrance Examination Apex Board (JAB) has given nod to 31National Institutes of Technology (NIT), Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST)-Shibpur, IIITs and government technology institutes to scrap the existing 6040 weightage formula for admissions.
The Indian Institutes of Management are likely to rake in more funds via the Common Admission Test (CAT). This year, management aspirants must shell out Rs 1,700 to take the competitive test, Rs 100 more than last year. Scheduled caste and scheduled tribe students need to pay Rs 850; last year, test-taking charges were Rs 800 for this category.
The Day One of baseline tests for students of Classes I to VIII across the state saw teachers complaining about errors in the question papers and out of syllabus questions. Some minority and non-state board schools gave the test a miss.
The interest-free loan scheme introduced by the ministry of human resource development (MHRD) for IIT students following a fee hike, will cost the institutes at least 25% of the income earned from the increased fees.
Late declaration of results continues to ail the 160year-old Mumbai University, even as it celebrated its Foundation Day early this week.
The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) has decided to hold a special round of the centralized admission process (CAP) to fill the vacant seats in the sought-after government and government-aided institutes in the state.
Students from the city seeking admission to FYJC have one more chance.
The State Information Commission has fined Hansraj Jivandas College of Education in Khar Rs 2.25 lakh for not furnishing information sought under the Right to Information (RTI).
Vaibhav Jagtap, who ranked second in the state in the medical common entrance test (MHT-CET) dropped to 11.1 rank after additional marks given for quotas like sports, NCC, children of freedom fighters, was withdrawn on the Bombay High Court's directions on Wednesday.
Every year, close to 2 lakh Indian students sign out of the domestic education sector to pursue a foreign degree. The counter-flow, however, is nothing to write home about, with the intake of students from abroad to India plateauing in recent years.
As many as 195 students have withdrawn their admissions from the coveted IITs till now either to pursue a better course in non-IITs or to try again for the premier institutes in the next year.
The tussle between schools and the state government over the rules of admitting students under the Right to Education (RTE) Act quota seems to be never ending. Schools from the city have now approached the Supreme Court challenging the state's orders to admit students at two levels.
The final online merit list for admission to First Year Junior College (FYJC) will be declared at 5 pm Monday.
Though the Supreme Court's refusal to stay the Centre's ordinance on NEET has come as a major relief to students across the country, the season of chaos is far from over for medical aspirants in Maharashtra.
It is a popular belief that a medical aspirant's first choice is MBBS, while dentistry is mostly relegated to second place. But now, the two are coming together in a marriage of sorts that allows graduates to be both.
Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka has topped the Punjab University (PU) law entrance test, securing 166.37 marks.
One out of every three students who takes a Mumbai University exam has lost faith in its assessment. This year, 1.2 lakh candidates of the approximately 3.5 lakh who wrote an exam applied to the University for re-valuation, raising a critical question on the quality of evaluation.
The joint director of Mumbai region office has issued a show-cause notice to Jai Hind College for charging Rs 1,000 for providing Wi-Fi services on the college's campus in Churchgate.
The education department's flying squads are visiting colleges to inspect admission records following complaints that some institutions are offering offline seats to students unhappy with the colleges allotted to them in the online process.
Observing that they don't want an expelled 11year-old to end up as a “martyr“ in the fight between his parents and an international school, Bombay High Court on Thursday told the state government to ensure he attends some school nearby from Monday.
After taking away HRD ministry's power to appoint the chairperson of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the appointments committee of the cabinet (ACC) headed by the Prime Minister on Thursday appointed IAS Officer Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi as the new chief of the board.
Less than 1.5% candidates who aspire to teach in primary schools in the state have passed the minimum qualifying criteria as per results of the teachers' eligibility test.
The All India Federation of University and College Teachers' Organisations has called for a nationwide Demands' Day on Thursday.
Results of the engineering students whose papers are missing from the university's store room will be held in reserve, irrespective of their involvement in the answer sheet tampering scam that was unearthed in May this year.
Approximately 50,000 students in the city who were allotted a seat in first year junior college (FYJC) through the online process are yet to confirm their admission.
A Borivli school on Wednesday dropped plans to introduce karate coaching as part of its curriculum for students of class III-VI following a protest by some parents.
Infrastructure lying unutilized in polytechnics after college hours may now do double duty and facilitate the running of an industrial training institute (ITI). The All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has cleared the decks for it.
Nagindas Khandwala College was awarded autonomous status by the University Grants Commission (UGC) on the recommendation of Mumbai University.
Even as the third merit list for FYJC admissions was announced on Tuesday evening, a day later than it was scheduled, seats at top colleges remained out of reach for students who had scored below 85%.
In the high voltage class XI admissions, it is a popular belief that blue chip south Mumbai colleges trend high on the popularity list and that teenagers, no matter the residence zip code, are ready to travel to an institution where they see the promise of their future.
The Bombay high court on Monday directed the state government to reply if it has set up a regulatory mechanism to resolve disputes between schools and parents.
An oversight by the premier Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies has left several aspirants seeking admission under the NRI-PIO-OCI quota for the MMS programme in limbo.
Even as the third merit list for first-year junior college (FYJC) is to be announced on Tuesday, there are aspirants who are without a seat for a fault of theirs.
Google is now making inroads into Indian universities with its “Android skilling and certification” programme.
The average score of a student from the Maharashtra State Board of Education who appeared for JEE (Main) went up by over 5% from 2014 to 2015. In West Bengal, it went up from 65% in 2013 and 2014 to 73% in 2015. Similarly, the average board percentage of those from Maharashtra who were among the one lakh shortlisted for JEE (Advanced), went up from 86% to 89% in the same period.
Group of parents from a Borivli school have approached the education department after the school made it compulsory for students of class III to VI take karate classes at an additional cost.
Students and teachers of L S Raheja School of Art in Bandra are up in arms against the institute's management after it decided to not admit students in the first year applied arts programme offered since the 1950s.
What's common to shooter Soumya Gupta, who represented India at the Junior World Shotgun Championships in Italy in 2015, and Nayani Bhardwaj, gold medalist in 10m air pistol event at the Asian Shooting Championship 2015 in Kuwait?
The Bombay HC has upheld the state government's rule that made domicile certificate mandatory for minority quota seats during the common admission process (CAP) for postgraduate technical courses.
The IB on Wednesday declared results for the Diploma Programme (DP) students (class XII) who appeared for the exam in May.
Degree college aspirants who missed out on courses of their choice will now get a second chance as the state government has sanctioned additional divisions in several colleges. Some of these colleges include sought-after ones too.
In a landmark decision the joint seat allocation authority has decided to hold six rounds of admissions for IITs and NITs, twice the number from last year. Till 2007 there wasn't even a second round of admissions.
The Gujarat government may be making tall claims about its “Kanya Kelavani” and school enrolment drive, but a report shows the state has performed much poorly than other states in championing girls' education.
The state government on Monday said its new law to hold a CET for law college admissions was competent to govern unaided colleges and violates no law.
The BMC on Monday conducted the second online lottery for admissions under the Right to Education Act, 2009.
The second merit list for admission to First Year Junior College (FYJC) failed to bring cheer for thousands of candidates who had eyed top city colleges.
Last week, when 11-year-old Akhilesh Chandorkar reached home from school, little did he realize his life was going to change forever? His parents, Rutwik and Sonali, were holding a letter that confirmed that Akhilesh's IQ level was a mind-boggling 160, claimed to be Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking's score.
Over 40,000 Class X pass outs are awaiting the second merit list for admission to FYJC.
The BMC will on Monday conduct the second round of lottery for allotting seats reserved under the RTE Act 2009 in the city's unaided non-minority schools.
Is the Central Board of Secondary Education, the largest body for conducting school exams in India, inflating marks to safeguard its students from a “disadvantage” on the assumption that other boards are also doing the same?
IIT-Bombay was the most preferred campus for JEE (Advanced) toppers this year too, with 67 of the top 100 rankers opting for the Powai institution; report Yogita Rao and Toyoja Upadhyay.
With the deadline for the first round of first year junior college (FYJC) admissions ending on Thursday, more than 1.21 lakh students who were allotted seats in the merit list secured provisional admission.
Law aspirants in the state are in a dilemma as most colleges across the country are closing admissions, when the state is yet to begin with its centralised process.
A day after a report on the National Education Policy was put up online, educationists from the city welcomed the attention given to early childhood education (ECE).
One of every two trainee postgraduate doctors studying in the city's four medical colleges--KEM, Sion, BYL Nair and JJ--is stressed and overburdened, says a survey done by Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) and released on the occasion of National Doctors Day (July 1)
In a relief to the family of Ulhasnagar student, Sakshi Rajwani, the state school education ministry has come forward to assist the 99.8% scorer in securing admission to first year junior college in a college of her choice.
The second merit list at the city's top-run colleges proved to be a dampener for most degree college aspirants after the cut-offs dropped marginally.
In a development that aspiring medical students in the state are keenly following, the state assured the Bombay high court on Wednesday that it would postpone by a week the display of the CET merit list that was to be put up on July 6.
The Andheri police on Wednesday filed a case against a male teacher at a school cum-junior college for allegedly passing lewd comments at class X girls in class. The FIR was lodged based on a 16-yearold's mother complaint.
On day one of provisional admissions for seats allotted for the First Year Junior College (FYJC), many colleges saw students queuing up in large numbers, but the heavy rain did play spoilsport at some colleges.
Age was increased in 2011 to 62 in view of shortage
All minority educational institutions in the state will have to display its certification details on the premises as required by the minorities’ development department.
After an inexplicable error, a junior college aspirant with a score of 99.8% in her SSC exam has not managed to land a seat anywhere in Mumbai when the first merit list was announced on Monday.
Union HRD minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday opened doors for universities to send their students abroad for two semesters at the undergraduate level and for one semester at the postgraduate level.
Perception of Arts stream is changing
The Bombay high court on Monday did not stay the declaration of results of the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for law admissions but stated that students be informed that the results would be subject to the outcome of a public interest litigation that has challenged the validity of the test.
Bhandup police on Saturday arrested yet another person in connection with the Mumbai University engineering exam scam.
On Monday, around 70 parents protested outside a school in Malad as it had allegedly denied their wards admission for allotments made under the Right to Education Act, 2009.
The Bombay high court on Monday said the right to free and compulsory education for children should not remain a “dead letter'', even as a Chembur school said that a four-year-old earlier refused admission had now been admitted.
Of 4.7 lakh students registered for phase II of the National Eligibility cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges, around 70% are re-appearing for the test after surrendering their NEET phase-I scores.
Some walk, others cycle. Suresh B Chalageri scales a hill to get to school. For seven years and nine months, the dedicated teacher has trekked to reach his destination, sometimes carrying books and food grains, traversing a distance of 8 km. In fact, he is the sole reason the Byrapura Lower Primary School is still running.
Students at IIT Roorkee said on Monday that the institute is contemplating taking action against those students who did not turn up for the week-long yoga sessions on the campus from June 18 to 24 as part of the International Yoga Day celebrations.
The admission session for the second merit list for the Bennett University has commenced. Applications will be accepted till July 10.The list of selected candidates will be announced on July 11.
For the first time, admissions to degree and junior colleges in the city have commenced simultaneously this year.
An online facility, allowing children to complain about abuse in school or at home without divulging their identities, is on the anvil.