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The benefits of taking an education loan and the need to strike a balance

A student loan would obviate the need to disturb your own investment portfolio and help preserve your financial goals, including retirement plans. Photo: ThinkStock Education is expensive, be it in India or overseas. However, as a parent, you are always in a quandary whether to tap into your savings or avail an education loan. In India, good quality higher education ... Read More »

Who can claim tax benefit on interest paid on education loan?

The advantage of an education loan is that if the parent doesn’t have money, the loan can be repaid after the child completes the course and gets a job. Photo: iStockphoto Education costs are spiralling. The fee for a masters or diploma in management from premier institutes can be about ₹ 25 lakh, while many private medical institutes charge about ... Read More »

Jobs for blockchain developers

One of the most popular tech-based buzzwords that have been doing the rounds for the past few months is blockchain. There are many industries that are looking to adopt blockchain technology to ensure that they can cut their operational costs and ensure that they can transact faster. The blockchain technology also allows companies to secure records in a manner where ... Read More »

Teachers At Schools Like Rocketship Education Deserve Respect And Thanks

What is a teacher? A teacher is someone who teaches or in other words, helps you to learn new things. Just think about how important teachers are. They pass on values such as hard work, respect, and knowledge. Teachers are not only important to us when we are kids, but they are also important to the parents of children as ... Read More »

Delhi Police thinks CBSE papers leaked at board or bank level

Delhi police is also probing the roles of CBSE officials. So far, no CBSE official has been questioned. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The probe into the leak of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 10 Maths and class 12 Economics question papers has led the police to believe that the leak happened between the time the papers were in ... Read More »

Nitish Kumar govt in Bihar reduces competitive exams fee for women candidates

The decision to reduce the fee of competitive exams for women candidates was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by CM Nitish Kumar and it would be applicable to the exams conducted by BPSC, BSSC. Photo: Mint Patna: The Bihar cabinet has reduced the fee for various competitive examinations for women candidates of all categories of the state. The decision was ... Read More »

CBSE paper leak case: Una teacher leaked both Class 12 economics and Class 10 maths question papers, say police

According to the police, the economics paper was leaked on 23 March—three days before the exam date—in Himachal Pradesh’s Una town and was shared on the WhatsApp by at least 40 groups. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) Class 10 mathematics question paper was allegedly leaked by a Una-based teacher who was arrested last week for ... Read More »

All About Medical Exams, Institutes, And Its Preparations

Most of the students aspire to become a doctor since their childhood, therefore a career in medicine has been one of the most pursued by the students and the total number of aspirants appearing for the Medical Entrance Examinations is rapidly increasing every year. Overall, more than 12 lakh students appear for the medical entrance exam all over India for ... Read More »

Up to states to ‘adopt or adapt’ to plan to reduce NCERT curriculum: HRD ministry

A file photo of Upendra Kushwaha, minster of state for HRD. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The human resource development (HRD) ministry has said that it is up to states to “adopt or adapt” to its plan to reduce NCERT curriculum in schools to lessen burden on students. “Education being a subject in the concurrent list of the Constitution and substantial ... Read More »

Telugu to be a mandatory subject in all Telangana schools: Chandrasekhar Rao

Telangana CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao has asked the Telugu Sahitya Academy and Telugu University to prepare a class-wise syllabus for Telugu to be taught in all schools. File photo: AFP Hyderabad: Telugu will be made a compulsory subject in both private and government schools from this academic year (2018-19) in Telangana and a legislation for the same will be passed in ... Read More »