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Well, you have worked hard for your exams and the time has come to get the result now. Yes, those sleepless nights which you have spent or you have stopped going out to parties’ weeks before so that your dream of passing with the highest marks in class can turn into reality. Hence, considering the mammoth preparation you have done,… Read more »

Govt schools adhering to RTE Act norms: Centre tells high court

  The ministry said that government schools were substantially complying with the norms of the RTE Act. NEW DELHI: The Centre on Monday claimed in Delhi high court that government-run schools in the country were adhering to norms mandated under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act and regular monitoring and review was being done to… Read more »

HRD to soon take call on compulsory CBSE class X board exam, says Prakash Javadekar

  Union HRD minister, Prakash Javadekar addressing the 64th Meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education, in N… Read More NEW DELHI: The Union HRD ministry will soon take a call on whether the Class X board examination should be made compulsory for students of CBSE schools. Speaking to reporters after the 64th CABE meeting on Tuesday, HRD minister Prakash… Read more »

Admit cards now available, download here

New Delhi: The admit cards for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2016 were released on Monday at 1 pm. Candidates can download the CAT admit card from the official website – iimcat.ac.in The examination, scheduled to be held on December 4, will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore (IIM-B). Steps to download CAT 2016 admit card:… Read more »

HRD Ministry should be renamed Education Ministry

New Delhi: Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday proposed that the name of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) should be changed to the Ministry of Education. Sisodia also asked the central government to increase the budget for education. Sisodia’s proposals came during the meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education, which was attended by Union HRD… Read more »

Preparation tips, exam pattern for MBA entrance tests

Graduate students across the country interested in Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programmes are gearing up for various entrance exams such the Common Aptitude Test (CAT), Xaviers Admission Test (XAT), NMAT by GMAC and Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP), among many others. Most students prepare for only CAT as they want to enter the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) but… Read more »

Too stretched, can’t increase BTech seats, 7 IITs tell HRD Ministry

In 2008, before the quota was introduced, there were about 4,000 undergraduate seats among these seven institutions. Now, together, they account for close to 6,500 seats. CITING stretched resources — from infrastructure to faculty — the seven older Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kharagpur, Kanpur, Madras and Roorkee, have not agreed to add more seats to their… Read more »

PE ‘Cinderella subject’ for too long, says report

The status of physical education in schools needs a “radical shake-up” and it should be valued in the same way as core academics subjects, a report says. A study by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on a Fit and Healthy Childhood says PE has for too long been the “Cinderella subject” in UK schools. The group recommends a personalised PE… Read more »

Secondary school Sats resits scrapped

Plans to make all children who fail their end-of-primary-school tests sit them again in secondary have been scrapped in a government U-turn. The plans had sparked outrage from teachers who feared some children would be labelled as failures on arrival at secondary school. Education Secretary Justine Greening said instead children would be offered support to catch up lost ground. She… Read more »