Category: Education
Government approves integrated school education scheme

Government approves integrated school education scheme

Why in newsIn a decision aimed at bringing together all school education-related schemes, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government on Wednesday approved an integrated ...

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India’s skewed sex ratio a stiff challenge for Beti Bachao scheme

India’s skewed sex ratio a stiff challenge for Beti Bachao scheme

Why in newsWhen Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan to announce the nationwide expansion of the government’s flagship Beti Bachao scheme on ...

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Performing colleges will be empowered

Performing colleges will be empowered

Why in news? The University Grants Commission has notified guidelines for changes to Colleges that perform will now be able to apply for autonomous status, which will permit ...

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First of its kind spoken Sanskrit centre launched

First of its kind spoken Sanskrit centre launched

In news Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the university's Centre for Spoken Sanskrit which will offer a six-month course for people on how to speak the language. ...

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Centre to finalise regulations enabling universities for online degree in non-tech courses

Centre to finalise regulations enabling universities for online degree in non-tech courses

In news The Centre would soon finalise regulations enabling universities with high National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) scores to offer degree, certificate and ...

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ASER report 2017

ASER report 2017

Context It finds that while the youth are high on aspiration (about 60% wanted to study beyond Class 12), they are short on vital, everyday skills that are needed to help them ...

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India’s First National Rail And Transportation University At Vadodara

India’s First National Rail And Transportation University At Vadodara

In news The Union Cabinet today approved the Ministry of Railways' initiative to set up the first ever National Rail and Transport University (NRTU) in Vadodara to skill its ...

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Baswan committee report to be considered by Govt.

Baswan committee report to be considered by Govt.

In news The government has finally taken up the report of Baswan committee for examination. The report was submitted about prospective changes in civil service exam pattern and ...

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What’s the National Achievement Survey?

What’s the National Achievement Survey?

In news:The National Achievement Survey (NAS) is the largest ever national assessment survey in the country and is amongst the largest in the world, was conducted throughout ...

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National Testing Agency to replace CBSE, will conduct entrance exam for higher education

National Testing Agency to replace CBSE, will conduct entrance exam for higher education

In news: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved creation of National Testing Agency (NTA) as a Society registered under the Indian Societies ...

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Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana launched to promote philately

Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana launched to promote philately

In news Minister of Communications Shri Manoj Sinha today launched a Pan India scholarship program for school children called Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana to increase the reach of ...

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Asian University Rankings 2018: IIT Bombay top among Indian universities.

Asian University Rankings 2018: IIT Bombay top among Indian universities.

In news:Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay emerged the best Indian university in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian University Rankings for 2018, which saw most of ...

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All about PMGDISHA: The programme to make the poor digitally literate by 2019

All about PMGDISHA: The programme to make the poor digitally literate by 2019

PMGDISHA digital literacy programmePMGDISHA- Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan is the project launched under “Skill India” scheme. The announcement was made by ...

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2017 Noble Laureates : (List of all Noble Prize winners from 2013-2017)

2017 Noble Laureates : (List of all Noble Prize winners from 2013-2017)

Alfred Nobel The man behind Nobel Prize Noble Prize was established "for the Greatest Benefit to Mankind". Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been honoring men and women from all ...

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