School In Jalandhar

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NRIs Turn Old Govt School Building In Jalandhar Into Scenic One

In a gratifying initiative, some Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) have turned an old government school in Jalandhar’s Bhandal Himat into a creative spot for learning. Raising over Rs 40 lakh, the NRIs decorated the walls and ceiling of the school with portraits of Guru Gobind Singh and Rabindranath Tagore, and with slogans. Earlier, the school could not conduct classes in monsoons due to flooding and snakes, but now students quit private schools… read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 11:15 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Jalandhar, Schools, NRIs, Education, Government School

Courtesy: The Tribune

Pariksha Pe Charcha

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Pariksha Pe Charcha 2021 To Include Teachers, Parents, Foreign Students

The fourth edition of PM Narendra Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' will go global this year and include international students. This year's event will be conducted virtually due to the pandemic and students can send their questions on ‘MyGov’ platform till March 14. Interestingly, apart from students, teachers and parents can also participate in the 2021 season. In this regard, PM Modi tweeted, “It’ll be a fun filled discussion on an otherwise… read-more

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 12:26 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Pariksha Pe Charcha, Education, Board Examination, PM Narendra Modi

Courtesy: WION

Drone

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IIT-Roorkee Starts Drone Research Centre, Gets 100L+ Fund From Alumni

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee has started a special Centre for Drone Research. The centre will focus on drone development, drone applications, and anti-drone technology. Interestingly, celebrating their Silver Jubilee Reunion, the institutes' 1994 batch alumni offered Rs 100.38 lakh funding for the research centre. Presiding the virtual ceremony, NITI Aayog member Dr VK Saraswat said, “the growth of this segment aligns to the Hon'ble… read-more

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 10:55 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: IIT Roorkee, Education, Drones, Drones Research

Courtesy: India Today

JEE Mains

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NTA Allows Class 12 Students To Select Exam Date For JEE Mains 2021

To avoid the clash with class 12 board examinations, the National Testing Agency has allowed the JEE Mains' candidates to opt for feasible date in tune with their schedule. The NTA stated it will open the JEE Main 2021 application form from May 3 to 12 to allow candidates fill in their grade 12 roll number and board name. The fourth session of JEE Mains is scheduled from May 24 to May 28.

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 10:28 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: JEE MAIN, NTA, National Testing Agency, Education, Board Examinations

Courtesy: NDTV

IGNOU logo

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IGNOU To Offer PG Diploma Course On Corporate Social Responsibility

To impart knowledge and understanding about Corporate Social Responsibility, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a PG diploma course. The open and distance mode program provides an insight into the formation and implementation of CSR projects. Applicants with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree are eligible for this program. Reportedly, the last date for the application process is February 28 at their official… read-more

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 01:50 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: ignou, Education, Indian Education, Corporate Social Responsibility

Courtesy: The Indian express

Supreme Court

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In No Respite, SC Orders 100% School Fee Payment For Pandemic Period

The Supreme Court on February 8 held that parents have to pay 100% of school fees for the pandemic period. In the interim order, the apex court, however, cleared that any student’s name cannot be omitted from school rolls for non payment of fees. Also, directing that no board student will be denied permission to appear for exams, the court allowed parents to pay the dues in six installments from March 5.

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Supreme Court, Apex Court, Education, School Fees

Courtesy: News18

ISB

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5 Indian B-Schools In Top 100 Global MBA Rankings; ISB Best In India

The Financial Times Global MBA rankings 2021 have ranked the Indian School of Business as best B-school in India. While ISB stood 23rd in the Top 100 global MBA college list, four other Indian colleges - all IIMs - have been featured. Moreover, Insead emerged as Top B-school followed by London Business School. While Harvard, Wharton and Stanford did not participate, the ranking criteria involved alumni’s placement, quality of research and… read-more

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 06:37 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Education, MBA, B- School, Indian School of Business, IIM, Insead, Global MBA Rankings

Courtesy: The Indian express

Betul

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Madhya Pradesh: Roads Turn Blackboards For Children From Betul

In a unique way of tackling the closure of schools owing to the pandemic, children in Simori village of Madhya Pradesh's Betul district are using roads as blackboards. Reportedly, every evening the children assemble to learn and revise the basic mathematics, English, and other subjects by writing them on the road. Terming it "hangout venue" for children, a teacher stated that the latter play and study at the same spot.

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 04:13 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Education, Madhya Pradesh, Betul

Courtesy: The Tribune

Schoolgirls

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Tripura To Provide Free Sanitary Napkins To Schoolgirls

To maintain female menstrual hygiene, the Tripura government on January 20 passed a proposal to provide free sanitary napkins to schoolgirls from class 6 to 12. State Education Minister Ratanlal Nath made the announcement of this scheme named ''Kishori Suchita Abhiyan". Aiming to cover 1,68,252 students, the government has earmarked more than Rs 3.6 crore for the scheme. The state has also adopted 'Policy On School Bag 2020', said the… read-more

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 11:42 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Tripura, Sanitary Napkins, Education, Biplab Kumar Deb

Representational image

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Kerala Achieves Lowest School Dropout Rate Among All Indian States

Addressing the Kerala Assembly on January 18, Education Minister C Raveendranath affirmed that Kerala records the lowest dropout rate in India. As per 2019-20 statistics, Kerala achieved a dropout rate of 0.11%. Compared to the national average of 17.06%, Kerala's higher secondary school dropout rate amounts to 0.15% and the Upper Primary dropout rate is 0.06%. The minister recognized that modernization of the educational system was the prime… read-more

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 03:22 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Kerala, C Raveendranath, school dropout, Education

Courtesy: NDTV