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No heavy school bags for students; Maharashtra government likely to pass a resolution

Following the footsteps of the Delhi Government to make school bags lighter for kids, now the Maharashtra Government is likely to pass a resolution to address the problem, as well. Bombay High Court’s V M Kanade and Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi, supported the Public Interest Litigation filed by the social activist Swati Patil and has given three weeks to the Government to ... Read More »

Alarming rates of IIT NIT Drop-outs; Check fee-refund details

Revealing shocking trends, over 4,400 students have dropped out of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) during the last three years. The reason is attributed to academic stress, giving preference to jobs over studies, changing institutions, among others. Since 2012, a total of 2,060 students have dropped out of the 16 IITs across the ... Read More »

No-Detention Policy gets no support; Catholic schools meet Smriti Irani

The decision taken by the Central Advisory Board on Education (CABE) to scrap the no-detention policy in classes is being supported by the representatives of Catholic schools who met the Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani for the same. The representatives stressed on how the policy has brought down the learning outcome in classes and has also impacted the performance of ... Read More »

Malala Yousafzai strikes gold: Highest scorer in British national exams

Adding another feather to her cap, Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of a Nobel peace prize, has now secured the highest grades possible in UK’s national school exams. The 18 year old has obtained six A-grades and also four As, which are the second highest in her O-level exams. She attends the Edgbaston High School in Birmingham and has achieved ... Read More »

Government banks offering 80,000 jobs; Campus recruitments to take place too

Public sector jobs are about to experience a major change as 80,000 vacancies are expected to open at top public sector banks in the country, including State Bank of India. A large number of officers and staff are most likely expected to retire with a pension, over the next two years.As many as 78,800 employees will retire during the current ... Read More »

CBSE invites students to fill up the online feedback form

So as to collect information regarding the students’ view about the school’s infrastructure, functioning and teaching, the CBSE has put up a questionnaire on the official website of the central board. As per newspaper reports, the main purpose of this step is to obtain feedback from its students about their schools’ teaching methodology and the board’s curriculum quality so as ... Read More »

Noida teen with books & weighing machine gets Rs 5 lakh support from CM after his picture goes viral

Hundreds of people travelling Noida City Center metro station in Delhi-NCR region saw a little boy sitting on floor studying with a weighing machine by his side. Many crossed by without paying attention while others wondered why is he carrying a weighing machine and some helped him by getting their weight measured. Nobody, however, did imagine that this 13-year old ... Read More »

Digital India: OnlineTyari provides job-oriented study material through mobile app

OnlineTyari is India’s largest test preparation platform that provides individuals with relevant material to prepare for job-oriented tests, including the civil services, banking services, UPSC, GATE, and state government jobs. Co-founded by Vipin Agarwal and Bhola Ram Meena in August 2014, the platform also offers adaptive learning and analytics. This gives inputs for users to understand how they’ve proved themselves ... Read More »

Centre forms committee to review UPSC exam pattern

The central government has formed an expert committee to examine various issues related to age relaxation, eligibility, syllabus and pattern of civil services examination to select IAS and IPS officers. On September 27, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that, “The committee has been formed to look into all aspects of civil services examination.” Based on the report of the committee, ... Read More »

Delhi police busts fake admission scam in Delhi University: Staff questioned

The Delhi police busted a fake admission racket in Delhi University (DU), in which many colleges were involved. In this case 4 people namely, Sunil Panwar alia Guruji, Mohd. Zuber, Parveen Kumar Jha and Ranchit Khurana alias Bunty  have been arrested, who were involved in carrying out the process of fake admissions by charging between Rs 3 lakh and 7 ... Read More »