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Union HRD Ministry


Class 1 to 12 syllabus to be delivered via TV and online in Hindi

June 09, 2020 6:04 pm

The aim of the MoU is to provide access to content for economically weaker sections who do not have means to the internet and to make it available in Hindi. Many students had complained that most of the content in the digital space was available in English.

Now, 5% seats reserved at NIT-Srinagar for Ladakh natives

May 16, 2020 7:19 pm

Ministry of Human Resource Development has initiated a move to reserve five per cent seats in all undergraduate programmes of the NIT, Srinagar for eligible students

Five IIITs to get 'institute of national importance' tag

March 21, 2020 12:15 pm

As many as 15 IIITs have already been awarded the status. The new IIITs to join the league are Surat, Bhopal, Bhagalpur, Agartala, and Raichur.

93-year-old grandfather gets master's degree from IGNOU

February 18, 2020 6:15 pm

Knowing that age is no bar at IGNOU, he had applied, however, told his children that he doubted if he would be alive to complete the course.

Dropout rate in IITs, IIMs falls: HRD Minister

April 10, 2020 9:08 pm

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal in a written reply said there has been a decreasing trend in dropout rates over the last five years.

Former ISRO chief Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan to take over as NIIT University chairperson

November 24, 2019 1:39 pm

K Kasturirangan succeeds former Member of Parliament Karan Singh as the new chairperson of the NIIT University. He has also served as the Chancellor of Central University of Rajasthan.

Kerala tops in NITI Aayog's school education rankings

September 30, 2019 5:53 pm

States and union territories have been judged on 30 different indicators which have been categorised under two groups: outcomes and governance processes aiding outcomes

Not keen on changing reservation policy for higher education: HRD to Law Ministry

October 26, 2018 9:31 am

Currently, faculty posts are reserved for SC and ST candidates at all three levels — assistant professor, associate professor and professor. For OBCs, however, reservation is applied only at entry level.

HRD agrees to end PISA boycott, India to participate in 2021

September 06, 2018 2:36 am

The decision to boycott PISA was taken by the UPA government, which had blamed “out of context” questions for the poor show in 2009. The country, subsequently, chose to not participate in the 2012 and 2015 cycle.

Teacher vs System

September 05, 2018 12:58 am

A growing mistrust of educators is undermining the profession.