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The Post-Pandemic Union Budget 2022

We Don’t Want to Miss The Train Again: Why India Must Invest Heavier in School, College Education in The Post-Pandemic Union Budget 2022

India needs to spend more on education. This is not a debate. It’s a fact. But will the Narendra Modi government increase allocation towards education in the upcoming Union Budget 2022? That’s the question on everyone’s mind. Education expenditure as a percentage of GDP was at an abysmal 2.8 percent during 2014-2019 and increased to […]

Maharashtra College Reopening: Proposal to Start College in Offline Mode sent to CM for Approval

Maharashtra College Reopening: Proposal to Start College in Offline Mode sent to CM for Approval

Minister of Higher and Technical Education, Uday Samant, took to Twitter earlier today and announced that a proposal to reopen colleges in the state has been sent to the Chief Minister, Uddhav Thackeray for approval.  This proposal has been made after the State Government gave the nod to reopen schools for all classes, pre-primary to Class 12, from Monday, January 24 onwards.   […]

NIRF Releases Higher Education Institutions Ranking 2021, Check top 20 Institutes in India

NIRF Releases Higher Education Institutions Ranking 2021, Check top 20 Institutes in India

Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan released the NIRF Ranking 2021 listing the top institutes and universities in India this year. The education minister went live from his Twitter handle with Minister of State Sanjay Dhotre and AICTE Chairman Anil Saharsrabudhe to announce the top universities of India. The live recordings can also be seen on YouTube […]

IIT Roorkee Celebrates 175 Years of Excellence

IIT Roorkee Celebrates 175 Years of Excellence

IIT Roorkee began its journey in 1847 as the first engineering college in the British Empire and has since progressed rapidly with many initiatives in engineering education, research, and development. The institute celebrated the 175th year of excellence on November 25, 2021, in the presence of the Minister of Education, Skill Development, and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra […]

Explainer: How Internationalisation of top Indian Universities will be Beneficial

Explainer: How Internationalisation of top Indian Universities will be Beneficial

The Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IIT-D) is planning to open two campuses in Egypt and Saudi Arabia as part of global outreach and expansion of top Indian institutes including the elite IITs that will boost the higher education sector. Such an expansion overseas of top Indian universities will have multiple positives. For one, […]

Assam Government Decides to Restructure School Education Policy in Line with NEP

Assam Government Decides to Restructure School Education Policy in Line with NEP

On Wednesday, the Assam Cabinet decided to restructure the state education policy, in order to line up with the National Education Policy. The new re-structured education policy will make schooling education a 15-year affair, compromising four categories- foundation, preparatory, elementary, and senior secondary, said Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. The foundation category will have […]

NIT Andhra Pradesh: Faculty Provides Platform to Researchers Working on Data-Driven Strategies in Smart Power Systems and Control

NIT Andhra Pradesh: Faculty Provides Platform to Researchers Working on Data-Driven Strategies in Smart Power Systems and Control

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Andhra Pradesh is trying its hands to provide a platform for smart power systems for researchers. From November 22 to November 26, 2021, the institute hosted a five-day online workshop on “Data-Driven Strategies in Smart Power Systems and Control-2021.” What is a data-driven strategy?Data-driven strategies are cross-curricular in nature, and […]

India’s top Educational Institutions Rise in Employability Ranking

India’s top Educational Institutions Rise in Employability Ranking

The world’s perception of the employability of graduates from some of India’s top educational institutions has improved amid the harrowing Covid-era employment scene in the country. Seven Indian institutions figure among the top 250 ranked globally by the London-based agency Times Higher Education (THE), which looked at the employability perception among 10,928 international recruiters from […]

Union Edu Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Launches 100-day Reading Campaign 'Padhe Bharat'

Union Education Minister Inaugurates Kendriya Hindi Sansthan at Meghalaya

The newly constructed building of the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan at Mawdiangdiang, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya was inaugurated by Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday. The inauguration was done in the presence of the chief minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma. Dharmendra Pradhan also expressed his gratitude towards the Meghalaya government for providing assistance […]

DU’s Academic Council Meeting on Feb 9 to Discuss Implementation of NEP in UG Curriculum

Delhi University New Session for Undergraduate Students Begins

Delhi University Undergraduate batch will commence from today, i.e. November 22. As per the DU academic calendar 2021-22, the first semester exams for UG students will be conducted from March 21 to April 4 next year. Delhi University Undergraduate calendarStudents will be given a preparatory break from March 11 to March 20, 2022. Classes for […]