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Despite Covid-19 challenges, students continue to be inclined towards studying abroad: Survey

November 26, 2021 3:23 pm

As many as 84 per cent of schools surveyed reported that most of their students had changed their minds about their first-choice destination or university – largely as a result of general uncertainty, difficulties with travel or financial hardship caused by the pandemic.

Maharashtra government asks students to apply for scheme offering scholarships for foreign varsities

October 13, 2021 10:31 am

The applications are available online on the website of the Directorate of Technical Education ( until 5pm on October 18.

Tamil Nadu: CAG report reveals lapses in higher education

September 14, 2021 10:09 am

The lapses include poor or nil research output by many departments in universities, diversion of funds for research and development by the University of Madras to pay salaries and regular non-plan expenditure.

PM Modi on NEP 2020 Updates: 'Indian sign language to be introduced as subject at secondary level'

July 29, 2021 8:40 pm

PM Narendra Modi Speech on NEP 2020 News Updates: Addressing policymakers in the domain of education and skill development to mark one year of the National Education Policy 2020, Modi said new NEP assures youth that country is completely with them, supports their aspirations.

Exams in Karnataka to be conducted as scheduled, no summer holidays this year: Deputy CM

April 13, 2021 10:35 am

The academic activities for the year 2021-22 are already delayed and there should not be further delay in this process. If this gets delayed the cycle of course period, test, results, employment, further studies will get cut, the minister pointed out.

Employed learners must exceed full-time learners for higher education justice

February 18, 2021 8:54 am

Many students lack employability and workers lack productivity because learning is supply-driven. Learning-by-doing ensures demand-driven learning.

Eyeing for higher education, list of scholarships for postgraduate courses

June 07, 2020 3:50 pm

Finance is no longer a concern, check out the list of scholarships for students to pursue postgraduate courses across India

HRD Minister's live session with VCs cancelled

May 11, 2020 3:36 pm

HRD minister tweeted, saying, "Due to urgent official commitment, the interaction with Vice-Chancellor's stands postponed. Inconvenience is deeply regretted. Next date of interaction will be announced soon."

Sunday Long Reads: Subsidised education, Muslim scholars, Mandarin, halwas and more

December 01, 2019 11:34 am

How access to subsidised higher education has fuelled dreams and opened up opportunities for the disadvantaged

Several steps taken for skill development in Higher Education: HRD Minister

July 15, 2019 10:53 pm

To make it viable, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has adopted the Learning Outcome Based Curriculum Framework (LOCF) at Undergraduate Level as one of its Quality Improvement programme mandate


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.

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.

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: