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  • CBSE Board Exams 2021| Exam schedule for Class 10, 12 to be announced on February 2 Jan 28, 2021 04:52 PM IST

    CBSE Board Exams 2021| Exam schedule for Class 10, 12 to be announced on February 2

    Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' also announced that the CBSE will digitalise the records of the students for last 45 years.

  • NEP 2020 stress on mother tongue, may bring four-language formula Jan 08, 2021 01:29 PM IST

    NEP 2020 stress on mother tongue, may bring four-language formula

    For educational institutes, the first step will be to invest in teachers speaking multiple languages. Currently, mostly teachers speak English, regional language and/or Hindi. Under NEP 2020, schools and colleges would have to either train the existing teachers to teach in different languages or get additional staff.

  • CBSE Class 10, 12 Board exams 2021 date sheet announcement date, time and other details Dec 30, 2020 04:36 PM IST

    CBSE Class 10, 12 Board exams 2021 date sheet announcement date, time and other details

    The date sheet for the CBSE 10th & 12th is supposed to be available for download on the official website of CBSE cbse.nic.in from 31st December 2021 onwards soon after the education minister's announcement.

  • COVID-19: With no clarity on board exam dates, schools conduct pre-board exams in online mode Dec 20, 2020 04:07 PM IST

    COVID-19: With no clarity on board exam dates, schools conduct pre-board exams in online mode

    Schools across the country were closed in March to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. They were partially reopened in some states from October 15. However, a few states have decided to keep them closed in view of a spike in the number of infections.

  • JEE Main 2021: Exam dates to be announced today at 6 pm Dec 16, 2020 02:05 PM IST

    JEE Main 2021: Exam dates to be announced today at 6 pm

    Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted that, along with the schedule, the number of times the exam to be held would also be announced.

  • Union Education Ministry releases Rs 80 crore to IIT Kharagpur for second phase of SPARC Dec 15, 2020 12:01 PM IST

    Union Education Ministry releases Rs 80 crore to IIT Kharagpur for second phase of SPARC

    Adrijit Goswami from IIT Kharagpur, who is heading the Pan India coordination of the programme, said the allocation would help in promoting virtual and e-learning.

  • CBSE Board Exam 2021: Education minister seeks suggestions for conducting exams; check details here Nov 27, 2020 08:31 PM IST

    CBSE Board Exam 2021: Education minister seeks suggestions for conducting exams; check details here

    A campaign will be launched by the Ministry of Education to seek views from students, parents, and teachers on how and when to conduct the exams next year," Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted after a high-level review meeting

  • Centre begins discussion to include transgenders in OBC quota Nov 19, 2020 01:28 PM IST

    Centre begins discussion to include transgenders in OBC quota

    Four years after a landmark SC judgment, the Education Ministry has started studying methods to implement reservation for transgenders in higher educational institutions.

  • Education Ministry launches schools' alternative academic calendar for next 8 weeks Sep 15, 2020 07:22 PM IST

    Education Ministry launches schools' alternative academic calendar for next 8 weeks

    "The calendar contains week-wise plan consisting of interesting and challenging activities, with reference to theme or chapter taken from syllabus or textbook. Most importantly, it maps the themes with the learning outcomes," the minister said.

  • More than 6,000 teaching posts vacant in central universities: Education Minister Sep 14, 2020 07:30 PM IST

    More than 6,000 teaching posts vacant in central universities: Education Minister

    Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said the number of vacant teaching positions for OBCs in central universities has risen to 300 for the year 2019-20, 172 for SCs and 73 for STs.

  • NTA set to conduct JEE-Mains from tomorrow, Education Ministry appeals to states to support candidates Aug 31, 2020 06:21 PM IST

    NTA set to conduct JEE-Mains from tomorrow, Education Ministry appeals to states to support candidates

    While the governments of Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have assured students that they will provide transportation to candidates, a group of IIT alumni and students have also launched a portal to provide transport facilities to exam centres for the candidates in need.

  • Chorus grows for postponing entrance exams amid COVID-19 pandemic Aug 23, 2020 07:55 PM IST

    Chorus grows for postponing entrance exams amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Using the hashtag SATYAGRAHagainstExamInCovid, students took to Twitter to urge the government to heed to their demands.

  • Cabinet approves new National Education Policy, HRD Ministry renamed as Education Ministry Jul 29, 2020 02:15 PM IST

    Cabinet approves new National Education Policy, HRD Ministry renamed as Education Ministry

    A panel led by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Kasturirangan had submitted the draft of the new NEP to Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' when he took charge last year.

  • China says graduates should lower job expectations Mar 28, 2011 04:15 PM IST

    China says graduates should lower job expectations

    China's growing band of university graduates must lower their expectations for landing prized jobs, and schools should offer more practical training to help them in a picky job market, a senior education official said on Monday.

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