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Monday, January 18, 2021



The Class of 2020: From deferred exams to closure of schools, how education coped with a pandemic

December 31, 2020 3:49 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic made education institutes from schools to colleges to leapfrog into a new, technologically-driven environment which got mixed reactions

Kids born to same-sex parents perform better at school, study finds

November 02, 2020 4:10 pm

As per the findings, the socioeconomic status had a major role to play on how well the children performed at school.

Tyranny of Obedience

October 24, 2020 7:27 pm

Learning ought to be a disruptive and subversive process. Otherwise, it perpetuates proverbial bricks in the wall

The 7Cs of continued learning for children

October 18, 2020 6:14 pm

A child’s brain is known to be hungry of stimulation and the age appropriate exposure therefore, is the fundamental right of every child

Explained: What does a 100% cut off in Delhi University (DU) actually mean?

October 19, 2020 12:24 pm

This year, the university’s admission process has broken all previous records with Lady Shri Ram College for Women setting 100% cut offs for three programmes, and a total of 30 programmes across all colleges have cut-offs of 99% or higher.

Rau’s IAS live-online classes for IAS exam come to UPSC aspirants’ rescue during pandemic times

September 21, 2020 7:57 pm

To replicate the offline experience, Rau’s IAS has created its E-learn platform to offer everything that has been part of the physical classroom experience...

Gujarat: State varsities to have courses in IPR, start-up

September 10, 2020 5:10 am

Nearly 4,500 faculty members from technical and higher education government and government-funded institutes from across the state are attending this “mandatory” eleven-week, 42-session online IPR certificate course.

Shri Ram Economics Summit 2020: A three day bonanza of discussions, insights & workshops

September 18, 2020 6:27 pm

A summit to reckon with... the attendees as well as participants were enriched with new thoughts and literature to delve upon.

Global Health Tech Summit, 2020: Bridging gaps and leveraging innovation for transformation of healthcare in India

September 03, 2020 12:23 pm

The aim of the Virtual Global Health Tech Summit was to fill the gap between individuals and enterprises committed to advancing impactful innovations...

Childhoods at least should be spared from the painful drudgery of chasing superlatives to add to a CV

August 23, 2020 8:45 am

While the world reboots post pandemic, maybe more people will question the stressful route to college and address the far more important question, how to thrive beyond it.


New 10% reservation to be implemented from next academic year, says HRD minister

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the government will implement the 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in the general category across all higher education institutions and universities from July 2019.

New 10% reservation to be implemented from next academic year, says HRD minister

January 16, 2019 5:55 pm

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the government will implement the 10% quota for EWS in the general category across all higher education institutions from July 2019. He said it would not affect existing reservations for candidates.

Number of Indian students in the US doubled since 2012-13: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A study by the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange shows that the number of Indian students in the US has doubled in the last five years.

What is stopping women in India from accessing mobile phone: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Apart from economic constraints, social barriers like the level of education, marital status and the lack of empowerment prevent women’s access to mobile technology in India, suggests a study by the Harvard Kennedy School.

Gender gap in higher education is reducing: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

As more eligible Indians (18-23 years of age) sign up for higher education, it is important to note that the gender gap is also closing. A look at the Gross Enrolment Ratio in today’s #NewsInNumbers.

Vedic Heritage and Modern Education based on the principles of Arya Samaj.

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Arya Kanya Gurukul in New Rajendra Nagar, New Delhi is taking a step towards a brighter future for young girls. The Gurukul with nearly 150 students is helping imbibe values that will enable then to be the custodians of India's rich heritage.

Why the Maratha agitation keeps coming back

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

The Marathas, a third of the population of Maharashtra, began to agitate for their demands a little less than two years ago. While the current phase of renewed protests ended, the agitation is far from over.

What the Jio institute is expected to earn in its first year: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Reliance’s Jio institute, recently declared an ‘Institute of Eminence,’ puts it at par with the likes of IIT-Delhi, IIT-Bombay, IISc and BITS . Here's a look at its earnings projection in today's News in Numbers. See more:

Education should be used as tool for character building: Rajnath Singh

January 22, 2016 12:06 pm

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Addressing a convocation ceremony of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the purpose of education is not only to gain knowledge, but also to culturally groom oneself. He asserted that students should learn from Swami Vivekananda, who said that “character makes a man”.