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Covid-19 impact on placement industry
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Last February, with the onset of Covid-19 pandemic, educational institutions across the country had to comply by government regulations and shut down operations to uphold the safety of the students and curb the spread of the virus.
2021-05-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Education
Varsities must ensure safety before holding online exams: UGC
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Amid the current coronavirus crisis across the country, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has said universities must take care of the on-ground situation before deciding on holding online examinations.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
T'gana innovation cell, Kautilya School create social innovation ecosystem
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) The Telangana State Innovation Cell (TSIC) has entered into an agreement with the Kautilya School of Public Policy (KSPP), and Gitam deemed University, to enable a conducive administrative and regulatory environment for social innovation to flourish in the state.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Business/Economy
TN engineering semester exams to commence from May 25
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) The engineering semester examinations suspended or delayed owing to the total lockdown in Tamil Nadu will commence from May 25, the higher education department announced on Tuesday.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Delhi govt may get additional time to prepare for CBSE Class 10 results
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Delhi government may get additional time to prepare for the CBSE Class 10 board exam results.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Colleges in Chennai divided over timing of examinations
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Top Chennai colleges are divided over the conduct of online examinations with some like the Loyola College, and the Guru Nanak College planning to conduct online examinations while the D.G. Vaishnav College has postponed their semester examination till June.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Aligarh Muslim University reels under Covid attack
Agra May 9 (IANS) More than 40 serving and retired faculty members, plus several non-teaching staffers of the Aligarh Muslim University have succumbed to Covid-19. Each day, the graph is going up.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
CBSE's 'dost for life' app to counsel students from class 9 to 12
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The CBSE has launched a mobile app with the aim to solve the mental health problems of students from class 9 to 12 during the ongoing Covid pandemic.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Harvard introduces Covid-19 vax requirement for students
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Students at the Harvard University in the US will be required to be vaccinated against Covid-19 at the start of the new term later this year.
2021-05-06
Category: International, United States,Education,Politics
JGU launches new undergraduate programme in Psychology
Sonipat (Haryana), May 6 (IANS) The OP Jindal Global University on Thursday announced the opening of its tenth school -- The Jindal School of Psychology and Counselling (JSPC), with a three-year programme of BA (Honours) degree in Psychology.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education
DU teachers' union warns against termination of 12 ad hoc teachers
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Twelve ad hoc teachers' services have been terminated in Delhi University's Vivekanand College, according to a teachers' organisation. This action has been condemned by the Delhi University Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward Class Teachers' Forum.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Maha school principal's fancy 'avatars' create vax buzz
Nandurbar (Maharashtra), May 5 (IANS) Scores of children in the small village of Biladi in Nandurbar district stare with disbelief at an unusual sight unfolding daily in their neighbourhood.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Microsoft Teams to soon help students boost reading fluency
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Microsoft is adding a new feature in its video meet and collaboration platform Teams that will help students improve their reading fluency.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Karnataka postpones PUC board exams amid Covid spread
Bengaluru, May 4 (IANS) Amid the Covid pandemic's second wave, Karnataka has postponed the final year pre-university course (PUC) board exams, scheduled to be held from May 24 to June 16 for the safety of students, state Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar said on Tuesday.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Offline exams in higher institutions postponed across the country
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Due to the second wave of Covid, the Union Ministry of Education requested to postpone all offline examinations scheduled in the month of May, 2021.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Partial relief to parents in Raj as SC allows 15% fees rebate
Jaipur, May 3 (IANS) In partial relief for parents amid the ongoing pandemic, the Supreme Court on Monday asked private schools of Rajasthan to charge 15 per cent less annual fees from students in academic session 2020-21 and bar no one from attending actual or virtual classes, or withhold their results over non-payment.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jaishankar's help sought for return of Kashmiri students to B'desh
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Students Association (JKSA) on Monday wrote to External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar requesting him to facilitate the travel of Kashmiri students studying in Bangladesh for their exams.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Diplomacy,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
All educational institutions to remain closed in J&K till May 31
Srinagar, May 2 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government ordered on Sunday that all universities, colleges, skill training institutes, schools and coaching centres will remain closed in the Union Territory till May 31.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education,Politics
Andhra govt postpones Class 12 board examinations
Amaravati, May 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday decided to postpone the Class 12 board examinations conducted by the state board after the Andhra Pradesh High Court asked it to reconsider its decision to hold the board exams.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
UP teachers threaten to stall local bodies polls' counting amid Covid surge
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) In view of the surging cases of Covid-19 infections in Uttar Pradesh, the UP Teachers' Federation and workers' organisations have refused to be present during vote counting for the panchayat elections. The State Election Commissioner has been sent a letter as an ultimatum by the UP Teachers' Federation to postpone the counting of votes otherwise teachers and staff will boycott it. After this decision by the employees, there is trouble brewing over the counting of votes.
2021-05-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Ontario ban on entry of int'l students to impact Indians
Toronto, May 1 (IANS) Ontario, Canada's worst-hit province which is battling the third wave of the coronavirus, has sought a ban on the arrival of international students.
2021-05-01
Category: International, Canada,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Reconsider decision to hold Class 10, 12 board exams: Andhra HC
Amaravati, April 30 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday asked the state government to reconsider its decision to conduct board examinations for Class 10 and 12 students.
2021-04-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Law firms recruit graduates of Jindal Law School
Sonipat April 30 (IANS) O P Jindal Global University's (JGU) Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) has secured a commendable 36 zero-day placements for the batch of 2021, the university said.
2021-04-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education
Intermediate board exams in Andhra as per schedule: Minister
Amaravati, April 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh will conduct the intermediate or Class 12 state board examinations from May 5 as per schedule, Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh said on Thursday.
2021-04-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Gopichand to address Telangana students on future of work
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and top industry professionals will address over 10,000 students from Telangana on future of work on May 1.
2021-04-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Technology
'Economic dimensions in judicial decisions may help strengthen system'
Sonipat, April 29 (IANS) Economic dimensions play a very important role in judicial decisions and can help strengthen the system, particularly in the time of a pandemic, said experts at a two-day virtual event hosted by the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) and CUTS International.
2021-04-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
577 teachers on panchayat poll duty died: Unions
Lucknow, April 29 (IANS) The various teachers' unions in Uttar Pradesh have claimed that 577 teachers and support staff died while on panchayat poll duty in the state.
2021-04-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Will conduct 10 and 12 board exams: Andhra CM
Amaravati, April 28 (IANS) Amid the spiralling second Covid wave, Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, on Wednesday, insisted that the state will conduct tenth standard and intermediate (class 12) board exams this year.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
IIT Madras, Anna University postpone exams
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) With the second wave of Covid pandemic creating unprecedented surge in cases and fatalities, the premier educational institutions of Chennai, IIT Madras and Anna University have postponed their semester examinations and even online tests.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education
'Judges must think of economic principles when making decisions'
Sonipat, April 27 (IANS) Every order of the judiciary is likely to have an economic impact, thus judges must be guided by economic principles when adjudicating matters, said experts at a two-day virtual event hosted by O P Jindal Global University (JGU) and CUTS International.
2021-04-27
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education
Delayed boards may hamper students' admission plans abroad
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) With the indefinite postponement of Class 12 board examinations in several states due to the pandemic conditions, students preparing to go abroad for further studies are in a quandary.
2021-04-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
UK's UCL varsity sends 100 non-invasive breathing aids to India
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) UCL, a leading multidisciplinary university in London, on Monday said it has sent 100 non-invasive breathing aids to India as part of the UK government's shipment of emergency medical supplies.
2021-04-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
IIT-Madras studying Coronavirus' high transmission potential
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology Madras researchers are studying the high transmission rate and mortality of SARS-CoV-2, the scientific name for the coronavirus that causes Covid-19.
2021-04-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Convert challenges of Covid aftermath into opportunities: Mazumdar Shaw
Jaipur, April 26 (IANS) Convert the challenges of the aftermath of Covid-19 into opportunities, said Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Executive Chairman of Biocon Ltd while addressing the students of IIM Udaipur.
2021-04-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy,Education
LSAT India 2021 online entrance advanced to May 29
Sonipat (Haryana), April 26 (IANS) The Law School Admissions Council or LSAC, the US-based non-profit known for organising entrance tests for law schools worldwide and India, on Monday took an unprecedented decision to advance its previously scheduled June Test to May 29.
2021-04-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Edtech platform upGrad raises Rs 898 cr from Temasek
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Edtech platform upGrad on Monday said it has raised $120 million (approximately Rs 898 crore) from Singapore-based global investment company Temasek.
2021-04-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology,Education
Holidays for Telangana schools from April 27 to May 31
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) The Telangana government on Sunday declared summer holidays for schools and junior college from April 27 to May 31.
2021-04-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Tech institutes win 2 national awards for women empowerment
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) As the government aims to pave a path towards equality in education and innovation for women, Sona Group of education institutions in Tamil Nadu has won two national awards for women entrepreneurship, while securing the first runners-up position in two categories.
2021-04-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Telangana Governor for using NSS to create Covid awareness
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) Telangana Governor, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Friday called for utilising services of the volunteers of the National Service Scheme (NSS), Junior Red Cross (JRC) and Youth Red Cross (YRC) to create awareness on Covid-19 prevention and to promote vaccination.
2021-04-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Pondicherry University shut for 5 days amid Covid spike
Puducherry, April 23 (IANS) Faced with a sudden upsurge in the number of Covid infections among the staff, students and faculty, the authorities of Pondicherry University on Thursday decided to close the campus for five days from April 23 to April 27.
2021-04-23
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Education
Andhra govt trying to salvage Xth, intermediate academic years: Minister
Amaravati, April 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh on Thursday said the state government is striving to salvage the academic years of Xth standard and intermediate students by conducting examinations, duly following the coronavirus protocols, even as the pandemic is raging.
2021-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Lucknow varsity to promote 1 lakh students without exams
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) The Lucknow University has planned to promote over one lakh students of the varsity and its 180 affiliated colleges without appearing in exams.
2021-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Haryana declares summer vacation in schools
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) With the spike in coronavirus cases in Haryana, the state government on Wednesday announced summer vacation in all schools till May 31.
2021-04-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education
54% of Indian students comfortable with online learning: Survey
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Nearly 54 per cent students in India now feel comfortable with the online learning model, according to a survey by Brainly, an online learning platform.
2021-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Noted physicist Arvind appointed VC of Punjabi University
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Noted physicist and Dean, Research and Development of Indian Institute of Science and Research (IISER), Mohali, Arvind, was on Tuesday appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Punjabi University, Patiala, for a term of three years.
2021-04-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education
K'taka sticks to its decision to conduct Class 10 exams in June
Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Ending the speculation regarding the examination, Karnataka Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar, after chairing a high-level meeting here on Tuesday, said that the Class 10 (Secondary School Leaving Certificate - SSLC) board examination won't be cancelled or postponed and would be held as per already fixed schedule from June 21, 2021.
2021-04-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
K'taka cancels examinations for Class 1-9
Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Students of Class 1-9 affiliated to state board will not be asked to appear for the physical examinations and they will be promoted under the continuous and comprehensive evaluation (CCE) programme, said Karnataka Education Minister S. Suresh Kuamr on Tuesday after chairing a high-level meeting.
2021-04-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Maha cancels SSC exams as ministers call for total lockdown (Ld)
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Amid a clamour by all the Maharashtra ministers on Tuesday to impose a total lockdown, School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad announced that the upcoming state SSC Board exams for 2021 have been cancelled.
2021-04-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
AP Guv calls on varsities to raise Covid awareness on war footing
Amaravati, April 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on Tuesday called on the vice-chancellors of all the universities to take up Coronavirus awareness programmes on mission mode to succeed in the fight against the pandemic.
2021-04-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
ISB tops operations management research rankings from India
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) The operations management faculty at the Indian School of Business (ISB) has placed the school in a leading position in India.
2021-04-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education