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What NEP 2020 has for teachers

August 02, 2020 1:43 pm

Not just changes in TET and BEd courses, NEP also suggests policies for teachers who have already been hired including mandatory courses, setting up of national professional standards, no transfer policy and digital management of hiring and vacancies in schools across country.

From 'unrealistic' to 'ground-breaking', reactions to National Education Policy vary

July 31, 2020 11:13 am

The new National Education Policy (NEP), which was unveiled on Wednesday, has met with mixed responses from academicians and education experts.

CBSE Board Class 10th Result 2020 declared: How to check result online, via app

July 15, 2020 1:58 pm

CBSE Board Class 10th Result at, 2020: Over 18 lakh students who had appeared in the exam can check the results through the websites-, The result can also be accessed via the Umang app

Rationalisation of subjects a one-time measure: CBSE

July 09, 2020 5:11 pm

The CBSE has reiterated that even as the topics which have been omitted will not be asked in the board examination or internal assessment; these topics would still be taught under the alternative academic calendar.

Holding final-year exams not feasible: Maharashtra Govt tells HRD ministry

July 08, 2020 1:47 am

The UGC on Monday announced that “the final term exams are to be compulsorily conducted as per the UGC guidelines on examinations and academic calendar for the universities”, as per the Standard Operating Procedure approved by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

New CBSE Classes 9-11 syllabus: Citizenship, nationalism, secularism chapters scrapped

July 08, 2020 8:09 pm

New CBSE Class XI syllabus: The deletions were made on the direction of the HRD ministry, which asked the CBSE to reduce the syllabus for classes 9 to 12 by 30 per cent to make up for the academic loss caused by the pandemic and the subsequent closure of schools. 

To ease burden, CBSE reduces 30% syllabus for Classes 9 to 12

July 07, 2020 7:46 pm

While deleted topics will not be part of the board exams or internal assessment, the CBSE has asked teachers to still explain those topics in the class. Further, for Classes 8 and below, CBSE-affiliated schools will have the freedom to rationalise the syllabus on their own

As colleges prep to reopen, some campuses to act as isolated spaces, many to offer COVID scholarships

July 06, 2020 8:38 pm

Even as masks, sanitisers, and thermal check-ups at entry points are going to be mandatory, institutes are finding the task of ensuring social distancing in hostels, common facilities like canteens, and while commuting to be a challenge. From making campuses into isolated units to scholarships and pay-later options, here is what universities across India are doing to prepare themselves for reopening.

Finance Commission, HRD ministry hold meeting on impact of pedagogy's new tools during COVID-19

June 30, 2020 8:27 am

The Commission, chaired by N K Singh, also had detailed discussions with the Department of School Education and Literacy and the Department of Higher Education on the necessity of submission of a revised memorandum to the Finance Commission by the ministry in the light of the recent developments in the sector.

CBSE, CISCE Board Class 10th, 12th Results 2020 LIVE Updates: Results to be announced by July 15

June 26, 2020 2:37 pm

CBSE, ICSE Board Class 10th, 12th Exam Result 2020 Date Live News Updates: CBSE will announce the result on the basis of new marking scheme. Students who had appeared in the exams can expect their results by July 15.



Idea Exchange With V Ramgopal Rao, Director of IIT Delhi

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

The IIT Director talks about why the IITs face problems in breaking into top 100 in world rankings, the ‘fragmented education system’, and how the race for board marks and grind of coaching institutes are affecting the kind of students they get.

Four years of the Modi government: In education, what the HRD ministry did, is doing and failed to do

June 08, 2020 12:21 pm

Here’s what the many ministry of the HRD ministry did with education, in our series The Last Lap.