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21 Kendriya Vidyalaya buildings found unsafe in audit: HRD Ministry

Two buildings each are in Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, and one each in Tripura, Meghalaya, Kerala, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Sikkim

HRD Minister launches 'one student, one tree' campaign, aims to plant million saplings in KVs

Launching the initiative, Pokhriyal said in a tweet, "we aim to plant one million trees in KV schools across the county." The initiative is aimed at KV school students only.


Over 1069 posts vacant at University of Allahabad: HRD

The HRD Minister said the given seats will be hired within six months and additional teaching posts are sanctioned to improve the teacher-student ratio. He stated this in a written reply to a question raised in the Lok Sabha.

HRD launches 'Selfie with Guru' campaign ahead of Guru Purnima

Under the newly launched campaign, people are asked to click pictures with someone they consider guru and upload the image on social media with #GuruPurnima.

The burden of perfect 10

Unrelenting emphasis on the highest possible marks points to deeper structural problems in education.

QS Rankings: HRD Ministry reviewing reasons behind prestigious varsities losing out on top spots

Last week, the ministry had called a meeting to discuss the issue and it was attended by top officials from the Indian Institutes of Technology, vice chancellors and by officers of Quacquarelli Symonds, a London-based agency.


Koraput University only one in India without single professor: MP to HRD Ministry

According to Ulaka’s letter, Koraput Central University faces a severe staff shortage. The university currently has 137 vacancies out of 154 sanctioned posts for teaching staff.

HRD sends list of premiere engineering institutions to Kuwait following invalidation of IIT degrees

For India, engineers were to be issued no-objection certificates only if the course had been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

966 Navodaya Vidyalaya students clear JEE Advanced, 12,654 qualify NEET 2019

Out of 4451 students from Navodaya Vidylayas who appeared for JEE Advanced, 966 students successfully cleared the examination .

Zero-tolerance policy for states that fail to allot land for Central institutes: HRD minister

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' made this announcement at a recent review meeting of the IITs, IIMs, NITs and IIITs.

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

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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 […]