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Tuesday, August 09, 2022



In several states, digital tools gap in government schools

August 04, 2022 9:32 am

The data was sourced from the Unified District Information System for Education Plus 2020-21, which significantly showed that as the country entered the Covid pandemic and classrooms turned virtual, few children had prior exposure to ICT.

'Funda', 'mimir', 'pounce': The basics of quizzing explained

July 30, 2022 12:54 pm

In the mad world of Indian quizzing, knowing the right lingo and communities can give you an instant headstart

Rajendra Prasad Singh is new chairman of IIT Kharagpur Board of Governors

July 27, 2022 9:31 pm

Singh, currently the chairperson of the Board of Governors, IIT Bhubaneswar, has been given the additional responsibility of IIT Kharagpur effective from July 12, 2022, the statement said.

CISCE Class XII results out, 18 share top rank with 99.75%

July 25, 2022 5:22 am

Overall, 99.38 per cent of the 96,940 candidates who had appeared in the examinations have passed.

Yuu Asaka's puzzles look simple, but sneakily break all the rules

July 23, 2022 12:52 pm

The Japanese designer’s difficult creations have been pushing players to think out of the box

Exam-driven learning has killed creativity in students

July 22, 2022 4:14 pm

Avijit Pathak writes: The result is that Kota, the town in Rajasthan known for all that is ugly about our education system, is seen to be a site of salvation; and the assembly line of the “toppers” reveals the hollowness of this life-killing race

8 Indian quiz contests you need to know about this month

July 21, 2022 10:57 pm

Polish your wits with inter-school and open quizzes on space, culture and business.

We found 6 addictive word games to spice up your groupchat

July 12, 2022 8:47 pm

Let the trash talking begin!

How to ace a quiz: 5 beloved quizmasters share top tips, favourite questions

July 10, 2022 5:39 pm

No shortcuts, no ‘studying’ like an exam: to be a good quizzer, you need to combine curiosity with long-term habits

Karnataka: Admission process for degree colleges through single login platform to begin from July 11, says CN Ashwath Narayan

July 04, 2022 10:59 pm

Narayan explained that by entering the PUC register number, all the information related to the marks card can be obtained and similarly caste certificates, income certificates, among others, can be availed through Aadhaar authentication.


Teachers take on new challenges as another academic year begins amid pandemic

June 18, 2021 9:51 pm

Educational institutions had been closed from March 2020 as a nationwide lockdown was imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


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”.