Saturday, 21 Apr 2018
Month: March 2016

Bring LLB on par with MBBS, BTech

The Supreme Court on Wednesday started the arduous task of initiating “long overdue” reforms in legal education and in the profession of advocacy to put the LLB degree on a par with those of MBBS and BTech. “The system is crying for reforms and we must do something,” a bench of Chief Justice T S […]

Madhya Pradesh inks $300mn pact with World Bank on education

Union government, Madhya Pradesh government and the World Bank signed a US$ 300 million credit agreement on Tuesday for the ‘MP higher education quality improvement project’. The credit is from the International Development Association (IDA) -World Bank’s concessionary lending arm with a maturity of 25 years, including a five year grace period. Acceding to an […]

Govt to offer IT courses to curb 'pirate' tutorials

Worried about nearly 3.5 lakh engineering aspirants falling prey to ‘pirated’ IT courses on offer at tutorials, mostly in the Ameerpet area, the state government has made plans to introduce genuine courses sourced directly from developers. The grey market of pirated courses in the city is estimated at a whopping Rs 300 crore, drawing a […]

‘Focus on 10 institutions will be a game changer’

Claiming there has been a substantial hike in budget allocation for higher and school education, HRD ministry on Friday said proposals to establish Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) and turning 10 public and private institutions into world class educational institutions could be a game changer. Education secretary Vinay Sheel Oberoi said the broad framework of […]

Another IIT aspirant ‘kills himself’ in Kota

In yet another case of suspected suicide due to academic pressure, a 19-year-old student of one of Kota’s IIT coaching institutes was found hanging in his rented room, on Thursday night. Seventeen coaching students had committed suicide in Kotalast year. Arvind Kushwah, a resident of Bhind in Madhya Pradesh, stayed as a paying guest in […]

Kota goes the yoga way to counter stress among students

Students studying in various Kota coaching centers were in for a pleasant surprise on Saturday morning. Reason: Special yoga sessions had been organised for them. The district administration, in association with Isha Foundation, had organised these classes for over 2,000 students and 1,000 teachers at a private coaching institute and UIT auditorium in Kota. The […]

Teachers can be 'very wealthy individuals', Ofsted chief says

Sir Michael Wilshaw says that Britain needs to “talk up” the benefits teaching to address “urgent” shortages in failing schools instead of dwelling on the negatives Sir Michael Wilshaw, the chief inspector of schools, says teachers need to complain less and focus more on the postives photos. Teachers should complain less about their workload and badly-behaved […]