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5 things to know about BITS

BITS or Birla Institute of Technology and Science is the one of the most important institute when it comes to the field of tech and science. The University focuses on providing professional education in the streams of engineering, technology, medical education and pharmacy. The main purpose of BITSis to serve the cause of higher studies by training young men and ... Read More »

Maharashtra Students Filed Petition

Reportedly for admission to MBBS courses candidates from across the country will have to appear for the NEET and will have to get a minimum of 50 percentile. Students of Maharashtra state have challenged the decision of the central government and the Medical Council of India (MCI) to conduct a single entrance examination, they have also challenged the NEET syllabus. ... Read More »

Amity Buys 170-Acre US Campus For $22 Million, Looks At 2 More

Amity plans to open its first US branch in June 2017. (File Photo) BROOKLINE, MASS.:  One of India’s largest colleges is expanding into the U.S. with the purchase of one campus in New York and a proposal to buy two more, drawing opposition from state officials in Massachusetts about the quality of the education it will offer. Dozens of U.S. ... Read More »

For Kenya’s Child Brides, School Offers A Break From Tradition

For Kenya’s Child Brides, School Offers A Break From Tradition Halima (right) who was was married at the age of 13 to a man 12 years her senior (AFP) WAJIR, KENYA: Halima’s future at 13 was foretold: a pastoralist’s daughter, she was married to a man 12 years her senior. Next would surely come the first of many pregnancies, and ... Read More »

Second Parent-Teacher Meeting Successful, Helps Parents Understand Children, Says Manish Sisodia

Second Parent-Teacher Meeting Successful, Helps Parents Understand Children, Says Manish Sisodia “PTM has become a medium to establish communication between teacher, parents,” said Manish Sisodia. NEW DELHI: Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday declared the second mega parent-teacher meeting (PTM) in the government-run schools as successful and said the meeting helps parents to understand the quality of their children. ... Read More »

AP EAMCET: Eligibility and Application Process

Introduction to Andhra Pradesh EAMCET Exam An Entrance Examination that was conducted state wise for Engineering, Agriculture and Medical courses in Andhra Pradesh state is called as the AP EAMCET. This exam is conducted for getting seats for undergraduate programmes in various Government and Private Institutions of Andhra Pradesh. This entrance exam was conducted yearly once. Usually, this exam was ... Read More »

10 recommendations of Subramanian Committee on new education policy

The outlay on education should be raised to at least 6% of GDP without further loss of time. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi: The T.S.R. Subramanian committee, entrusted with preparing a new education policy for India submitted the report to the government in May suggesting measures that the country must take to improve the sector that caters to over 300 million ... Read More »

St Stephen’s announces first cut-off list; English honours highest at 99%

File photo. St Stephen’s offers honours courses in Economics, English, History, Philosophy, Sanskrit, Mathematics, Chemistry along with the Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) pass courses. Photo: Sonu Mehta/HT New Delhi: Delhi University’s prestigious St Stephen’s College on Saturday announced the first cut-off list for the 2016-17 academic session with the highest requirement being for English honours ... Read More »

IISc Bangalore among top 30 Asian universities in THE 2016 ranking

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) campus in Bengaluru. Eight of the top 10 Indian universities improved their rankings Asian University Ranking 2016 by the UK’s Times Higher Education. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru found a place in the top 30 Asian universities—the best yet for an Indian institution—in the Asian University ... Read More »

TSR Subramanian panel bats for financial autonomy of top institutions

The panel was set up to make recommendations that would pave the way for new education policy after a gap of nearly three decades. Photo: HT New Delhi: In 2014, there was a debate on whether two shortlisted “foreigners” should be paid more than the stipulated salary for heading two top B-schools in India—the Indian Institutes of Management in Ahmedabad ... Read More »