Students of Coimbatore college protest lack of approvals for coursework from AICTE

COIMBATORE: Post-graduate pupils from the Sardar Vallabhai Patel International School of Textile and Management on Tuesday alleged which the programs offered with the college were not accredited because of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The individuals expressed their concern that they won’t be able to pursue their higher studies resulting from this. [...]

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Several projects of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan incomplete in Jammu

JAMMU: From 6,891 works under flagship programmes of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan within the districts of Kishtwar, Doda, Ramban and Udhampur, 3,446 projects is not completed. This came to light on Tuesday after a review meeting held because of the deputy chief minister Tara Chand in Patnitop, around 110 kms came from here. Chand was reviewing [...]

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No change in nursery admissions

NEW DELHI: Spelling relief for parents and private unaided schools from the capital, the Delhi supreme court on Tuesday refused to tinker while using ongoing nursery admissions. In a very judgment authored by Chief Justice D Murugesan, the bench held that Right to Education Act and subsequent government notifications (issued under RTE Act from the [...]

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Magadh University to offer 3 new vocational courses

PATNA: Magadh University (MU) VC Arun Kumar on Monday said the university would start three new vocational courses — Bachelor of Sports and physical education (BPE), Master of Physical Education (MPE) and Yoga Science Education — on the next school term. This decision was taken for the academic council meeting in the university with the [...]

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London School of Economics offers scholarships to 50 Indians

LONDON: The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has announced 50 new scholarships for post-graduate Indian students as part of Briton’s efforts to improve bilateral cooperation in the community of education and research. The LSE India Scholarships is a major collaborative research programme on gender equality in the country announced during British Chancellor [...]

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India may work towards recognising UK 1-yr MA course

India and UK have opted to find a mechanism to make sure that normally the one-year Masters programme offered in England gets equivalence in India. Inside a joint statement on Tuesday, both countries said a bridging mechanism can be introduced to enable the same. Visiting British Pm David Cameron also assured that Indian students are [...]

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Kolkata to get five more private universities

KOLKATA: As soon as the state legislature passed a bill paving the way in which for just a private university, Techno India University, not too long ago, nys cabinet on January 19 approved proposals for starting more private universities here. Five proposals, which have been lying with all the government for some time, were delivered [...]

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Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to conduct exams in classes IV and VII to measure preparedness for higher classes

NEW DELHI: Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan(KVS) has made a decision to conduct exams at the outset of classes IV and VII (the penultimate numerous years of primary and upper-primary) to determine where their students stand. Teachers are going to wok together accordingly to ready them for subsequent classes. This decision was taken following the Annual Status [...]

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Jammu University to host global yoga meet from Feb 21

JAMMU: Jammu University is scheduled to host a 2-day global conference on meditation and yoga from February 21 here. “The University of Jammu is organising WYC (World Yoga Conference) from February 21 to February 23,” said Vinay Thusoo, Jammu University’s pr officer. J&K governor, as well as the university’s Chancellor N N Vohra, may be [...]

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ISC changes Class XII exam dates

MUMBAI: The Council to the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Monday announced the newest timetable for ISC students. The decision comes in the wake with the All India Labor union strike last month on 20 and 21, when three ISC papers were scheduled to happen. “Because of the requests received from heads of schools [...]

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IIPM: 78 web pages including UGC’s blocked on court order

Online page of University Grants Commission (UGC) is among the website links which were blocked on the internet judging by a Gwalior court ruling after having a business partner of Arindam Chaudhuri-led IIPM were unsatisfied with “defamatory material” around the institute published to them. The Department of Electronics and IT (DEITY) blocked 78 websites including [...]

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DU students hope to send their robot for lunar mining

Undergraduate students of Delhi University’s Kirorimal College along with the Cluster Innovation Centre are making a robot, which may undertake mining activities for the moon. The work on the project scheduled to complete in a very fortnight, students prefer to indulge in NASA’s annual Lunabotics Mining Competition being located in May. Students said they came [...]

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