Check: UPSC Combined Defence Services examination (I), 2017 results declared on upsc.gov.in

Candidates awaiting results of Combined Defence Services (CDS) – Part 1 examination held on February 5, 2017 can finally heave a sigh of relief. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results on their official website – www.upsc.gov.in A list of 8548 candidates who have been selected for the next round have been released on the UPSC website…. Read more »

Global experts to guide education ministries

A new group of education experts named as Atlantis Group, comprising 20 former Education Ministers and Heads of State who will provide advice on global education issues to current governments, was launched at the Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF) 2017, in Dubai on Sunday. Members of the global group include Arne Duncan, former United States Secretary of Education under… Read more »

World Bank Urges More Funds For Reading Skills

Manager Education Sector at the World Bank group Harry Patrinos said on Saturday that globally more money has to be invested into primary school education with a focus on reading skills. Patrinos, at the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) here, said that the “government and education donors spend rising amounts of money into higher education, while investments into basic… Read more »

AMU, University of Sharjah Sign MoU For Academic Cooperation

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates for cooperation through the exchange of knowledge, academic programs, research and other activities. AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah and University of Sharjah, Chancellor, Professor Hamid Al Naimy signed the MoU. With the formal agreement between the two… Read more »

AP intermediate exams 2017: Check I, II year date sheets, timings here

The intermediate board examinations in Andhra Pradesh began on March 1, 2017 with the Second Language paper for the intermediate first year students. The date sheet for the class 11 and 12 (inter) exams can be found on Andhra Pradesh’s Board of Intermediate Education website (bieap.gov.in). Other than the Ethics and Human Values exam and the Environmental Education exam which… Read more »

Global slowdown likely to weaken job opportunities, says survey

For the April-June quarter, opportunities for job seekers are expected to be considerably weaker than previous year as the Indian companies gauge the impact of the ongoing global slowdown compounded by automation in the IT sector and talent scarcity for niche skills. According to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, only 19 per cent of the 4,389 Indian employers said they… Read more »

Rajasthan To Include ‘200 Historical Personalities In School Syllabus To Learn About The Glorious History’

As part of the school syllabus revision in Rajasthan, the Bharatiya Janata Party government led by Vasundhara Raje has decided to include the references of 200 historical personalities. According to Primary and Secondary Education Minister Vasudev Devnani, ‘slave mentality did not allow some books on history to come out’ and ‘now it is time for students to learn about the… Read more »

Jawaharlal Nehru University To Be Presented Visitor’s Award For ‘Best University’ Tomorrow

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will be awarded the the annual Visitor’s Award for the ‘Best University’ tomorrow. The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will present the Visitor’s Awards for the year 2017 at a function to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on March 6, 2017, as part of the ‘Festival of Innovations’. The ‘Best University’ will receive a Citation… Read more »

BBAU Lucknow Admission 2017-2018: Apply Before March 31

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) has invited online and offline applications for the graduate, post-graduate and doctorate programmes for 2017-2018 academic year. The BBAU Lucknow has reserved 50% seats for SC/ST candidates in all the teaching programmes including research programmes. The university has a provision of one additional supernumerary seat in each course for Single Girl Child, BPL Student,Cancer, HIV… Read more »

Delhi Government: Class 9 to 12 Students From Girls Schools Included In Mid-Day Meal

The Delhi government will provide the mid-day meal to students of classes 9 to 12 also in all its girls schools. Bananas and eggs will also be added to the meal. At present, students up to upper primary level, or class 8, are covered under mid-day meal scheme. “In first of its kind initiative we have decided to expand the… Read more »