Brick that passes rainwater to ground and remains intact

IIT-BHU researchers create a brick which is porous and can pass rainwater directly to ground preventing floods, waterlogging. The aim is to use it in the construction of roads or pavements in flood-prone areas.

Why engineering students are protesting against M.Tech fee hike

The HRD Ministry's recent decision on increasing M.Tech programme fees and cancelling monthly stipend has prompted engineering student to stage a protest at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi

School Under the bridge revisited

Over the years the Free School under the Bridge, started 13 years ago by a layman Rajesh, under the metro bridge at Yamuna banks in New Delhi has evolved to enrol more than 300 poor children.

Tuitions for slum children for only Rs 100

Arvind Kumar a resident of Vishali, Bihar teaches poor children at various slums at Sarai Kale Khan, New Delhi. At makeshift schools under metro bridges and sheds he teaches slum children Hindi, Maths and Science at a fee of Rs 100 per month.

UGC released a list of fake universities: 8 are operational in Delhi

University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a list of fake universities of which 8 are operational in Delhi. We meet the director and VC of Vishwakarma Open University for Self Employment and find out why they are called fake.

How Tibetan Children are staying connected to their roots?

Tibetan children who have been born and brought up in a foreign land- are now more connected to their own language, culture and roots.

HRD to introduce new BEd curriculum, teacher training programmes

HRD Minister plans to update curriculum for teacher to improve the quality of teaching.

From remote Rajasthan village, a NEET success story

Hailing from a small village located near Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Jodharam Patel fights all odds to crack medical exam - NEET.

Course Vs College: What matters most?

Here are some tips by the career counsellor clearing confusion faced by the students seeking admission in undergraduate colleges.

Study Abroad After 12th: Top courses, new countries, how to apply and pick the right college

If you plan to study abroad in UG courses, then expert suggests when to apply, how to prepare a portfolio, best countries to study in and more

College admissions: What to do if you scored less than 80% in board exams?

Not every student can make it to the top government or private universities. In case you have scored less than 80% in the class 12 exams, here is the list of options available for you.

NTA releases NEET 2019 result

Over 7 lakh students fail to qualify for the NEET - medical entrance exam for UG courses. Follow these suggestions by career counsellor on things to keep in mind in case a student plans to drop a year