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Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has said that the standard of entrance examination for premier medical college AIIMS cannot be diluted and has refused to do away with the online MBBS under-graduate entrance test for this year. Some candidates have challenged the AIIMS online entrance test for MBBS courses to be held in May 26 and 27 [...]

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SC/ST engineering students learn at faster rate: Study

SC/ST engineering students learn at faster rate: Study

Engineering students from the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and the Scheduled Castes (SC) learn at a faster rate than those from the general category, according to a study carried out by Stanford University, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the World Bank. The study on learning assessment outcomes, which was carried out between [...]

April 7, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on SC/ST engineering students learn at faster rate: Study

Becoming A Better Parent With Education

Becoming A Better Parent With Education

Online education has taken the world by storm in the past decade, with some online institutions even being accredited through prominent associations. Not every program needs to be accredited, but it certainly helps when the program has been reviewed by a group of peers who know what to look for in a decent online educational [...]

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Trends in school enrolment and dropout levels

Trends in school enrolment and dropout levels

The Union budget speech recognized the need to measure learning outcomes in schools. An amendment has been introduced to the Right to Education (RTE) Act to permit detentions after class V and class VIII after a test, remedial education and a retest. In light of this, the following data captures some trends with respect to [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Trends in school enrolment and dropout levels

Strong people policies at every stage set EDIT schools apart

Strong people policies at every stage set EDIT schools apart

Equitas Small Finance Bank chief people officer S. Muralidharan. Photo: Nathan G/Mint Chennai: When Equitas Small Finance Bank (then known as Equitas Microfinance Ltd) started the Equitas Development Initiatives Trust (EDIT) in February 2008, the idea was to render meaningful service to the community at large. Since then, the sole focus of EDIT has been on [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Strong people policies at every stage set EDIT schools apart

ICAI seeks post graduation status for CA qualification

ICAI seeks post graduation status for CA qualification

ICAI has sought the corporate affairs ministry’s intervention in designating CA qualification as equivalent to post graduation. Photo: HT New Delhi: Chartered accountants’ apex body the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on Monday said it has sought post graduation degree status for CA qualification. Besides, the CA intermediate programme should be accorded the graduation [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on ICAI seeks post graduation status for CA qualification

UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

The UGC panel was formed to probe the alleged irregularities in 10 central universities. New Delhi/Ahmedabad:A University Grants Commission (UGC) panel has recommended removal of words such as ‘Hindu’ and ‘Muslim’ from the names of Banaras Hindu University and Aligarh Muslim University even as Union human resource development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar said the suggestion [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

300 school children in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli fall ill after inhaling toxic gas

300 school children in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli fall ill after inhaling toxic gas

A representational image. Nearly 300 students were taken ill in Shamli after inhaling toxic gas emitted by a sugar mill near their school . Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Lucknow: Around 300 students were taken ill on Tuesday after inhaling toxic gas emitted by a sugar mill near their school in Shamli district, the police said. Uttar Pradesh [...]

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Civil Services Mains 2017 and 2018: Subject wise preparation strategy, sources and booklist

Civil Services Mains 2017 and 2018: Subject wise preparation strategy, sources and booklist

The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination is more of factual in nature, while on the other hand, the main examination requires deep analysis and comprehensive evaluation of questions, as answers written by a candidate in the examination represents the overall personality of a candidate. In the recent years, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has made comprehensive [...]

October 13, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Civil Services Mains 2017 and 2018: Subject wise preparation strategy, sources and booklist

UNESCO’s new campus inaugurated in Delhi

UNESCO’s new campus inaugurated in Delhi

UNESCO’s new campus inaugurated in Delhi UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, along with Prakash Javadekar jointly inaugurated the new premises of Unesco, New Delhi. Representative image UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, along with the HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar jointly inaugurated the new premises of Unesco, New Delhi, cluster office at Chanakyapuri, on Wednesday. The designer [...]

October 3, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on UNESCO’s new campus inaugurated in Delhi

IIMC introduces courses on Natya Shastra, ancient arts treatise

IIMC introduces courses on Natya Shastra, ancient arts treatise

The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) will now be teaching its students the intricacies of Indian communication theories included in Bharat Muni’s Natya Shastra, an ancient treatise on performing arts. Students will be taught the model from the current academic session by experts who are familiar with the treatise. India’s ancient past As per HT report, [...]

October 3, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on IIMC introduces courses on Natya Shastra, ancient arts treatise

MICA Success Stories- Alumni Who made it Big in the MarketingIndustry

MICA Success Stories- Alumni Who made it Big in the MarketingIndustry

From its establishment in 1991 to reaching milestones, MICA’s journey till now is a dream in itself. Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad is perhaps the only residential institute in the Asia-Pacific region dedicated to creating leadership in Strategic Marketing and Communication. Along with its flagship course, Post-graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM-C), MICA offersother academic programs [...]

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