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Education ministry's baseline assessment to propel NIPUN Bharat Mission to conclude on March 26

March 25, 2022 6:25 pm

The survey is being conducted by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in all the states and union territories over a window of four days from March 23 to 26.

Govt launches programme to bring out-of-school girls back to education system

March 08, 2022 9:39 am

The Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav is being launched by the Women and Child Development Ministry in partnership with the Education Ministry.

Education ministry approves continuation of RUSA scheme till 2026

February 20, 2022 9:16 am

RUSA is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) for funding the state government universities and colleges to achieve the aims of equity, access and excellence.

Education ministry approves new scheme to cover all aspects of adult education

February 18, 2022 9:50 am

The ministry has also decided to use 'Education For All' instead of 'Adult Education' as the previous term did not appropriately represent all non-literates in the 15 years and above age group.

Education Ministry issues advisory for parents, students engaging with ed-tech firms

December 24, 2021 9:50 am

The ministry said the parents, students and all stakeholders in school education have to be careful while deciding on opting for online content and coaching being offered by a host of Ed-tech companies.

Delhi govt wants National Achievement Survey deferred: 'Whom will it test when kids still not in school'

November 11, 2021 5:11 pm

The NAS is a countrywide test aimed at assessing learning loss among school students due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Education Ministry report: At least 40% school kids in 7 states lack access to digital devices

October 09, 2021 10:07 am

The report, Initiatives by the School Education Sector in 2020-21, shows that the digital divide has hit some states disproportionately hard, while a few may have coped well due to adequate availability of smartphones and television sets.

Explained: What is NIRF, and why did the government decide to rank universities?

September 10, 2021 7:51 am

National Institute Ranking Framework or NIRF is the first-ever effort by the government to rank higher education institutions (HEIs) in the country.

IIT-Madras, IISc-Bangalore sweep top positions: NIRF Ranking 2021

September 10, 2021 10:38 am

Not much has changed in the university and engineering schools categories. No new institution has displaced IISc, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) from the top three spots among universities. Similarly, IIT Madras, IIT-Delhi, and IIT-Bombay continue to rule the roost in the engineering table.

From CBSE board exams, JEE Main to new education minister: Top education news this week

July 12, 2021 9:10 pm

CBSE Board Exams, JEE Main 2021, NEET 2021: Dharmendra Pradhan was on Wednesday inducted as India's new Education Minister. The National Testing Agency (NTA) announced the postponement of NEET-UG 2021, which was schedule to be held on August 1.


Quixplained: What's new in the National Education Policy

August 07, 2020 8:31 am

National Education Policy or NEP is a comprehensive framework to guide the development of education in the country. A new policy usually comes along every few decades. The latest policy is India's third. It replaces the 1986 NEP, which was in place for 34 years.