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HRD Ministry awards IoE tag to IIT-Madras, Kharagpur, DU, BHU and Hyderabad University

A Letter of Intent for granting the IoE status has been issued to five private universities including Amrita Vidyapeetham, Tamil Nadu; Jamia Hamdard University; Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Odisha; and Bharti Institute, Mohali

NCTE to launch course for training school counselors

The course will be available from the coming academic year 2021. For those who have a BA in Psychology, a one-year diploma course would be available to make them trained counsellors.


Website containing database of teachers, academicians launched

The exhaustive database, aimed at aiding teachers' outreach and engagements beyond their institutional geographies, is an initiative of Deepakkumar Mukadam, the chancellor's nominee in the University of Mumbai's management council.

CBSE asks schools to strengthen eco-clubs, ensure students save one litre water daily

The decision is in-line with HRD's suggestion to start eco-clubs in schools across India. The HRD Ministry also said that it will provide for activities conducted under the clubs.

The skew in education

Poor quality government schools make higher education out of reach for non-elite . That’s the real problem, not public-funded universities.

Innovative ideas from teachers across India, available at a click, to boost curriculum at zero cost

The Union Minister of HRD is expected to confer these awards on August 17. The prize-winning ideas will also be compiled in a booklet and circulated to teachers across India.


HRD's new initiative to save 10 crore litres of water daily with help of school students

Students are expected to be taught about water conservation practices. If each student saves one litre of water daily, the nation will save 10 crore litres of water daily, as per the HRD.

Educational institutions need to play a role in building new India, says HRD minister

The HRD minister also appealed to the researchers to choose topics related to social concerns so that its benefits can reach down the line to the last person

MHRD recruitment 2019: Vacancies for four posts in DAE, salary up to Rs 67,000

MHRD recruitment 2019:  Interested candidates can apply at A total of four posts are vacant and applications will be closed by September 27.

B.Ed, D.El.Ed certificates to go online, HRD launches portal

NCTE opens the website, to obtain verification certificates required at the time of applying for jobs. Only those who are from authentic institutes will get certificates. A fee of Rs 200 per certificate to be applicable, the offline process to continue as well.

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BIEAP 1st, 2nd year exam hall tickets: Steps to download

Read | BIEAP hall tickets released for 1st and 2nd year exams 2018 at

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Idea Exchange With V Ramgopal Rao, Director of IIT Delhi

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

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


Education Policy: Make Our Report Public Or I Will, TSR Subramanian To Smriti Irani

Former Cabinet Secretary TSR Subramanian wrote to HRD Minister Smriti Irani today asking her to make public his panel’s report containing suggestions for the new national education policy — or else he will. Subramanian was the chairperson of the five-member committee entrusted with the responsibility of assimilating feedback collected by the HRD Ministry through grassroots […]

Analysing HRD Ministry's Directive To Hoist The National Flag At All 46 Central Universities

Vice chancellors of 39 central universities resolved to install the national flag “prominently and proudly” in their respective campuses at a meeting chaired Thursday by HRD Minister Smriti Irani. The decision, which is aimed at “instilling nationalism and pride” in students, was one of 12 resolutions passed by VCs and has come against the backdrop […]