Central govt may permit educational institutions to reopen from September 1

Central govt may permit reopening of educational institutions from September 1

New Delhi: Central government may grant permission for reopening of schools and colleges ..

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NEET postponed to Sept 13 in view of COVID-19 , JEE-Mains to be held from Sept 1-6: HRD Ministry
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IIT Madras tops HRD ministry's national ranking of higher institutes

'Patriotic' rock shows soon at IITs, central universities

New Delhi: Students at IITs and central universities across the country would soon groove to patriotic music by rock bands visiting ..


'No nod to proposal of developing ITIs like formal schools'

New Delhi: The government has not accepted a proposal to develop the Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs), which offer skill education, ..


Govt not to allow cash fees payments in varsities, colleges

New Delhi: The government has directed all universities and higher educational institutions across the country to ensure that no fees ..


HRD ministry fund release to states till April 30 hikes six times

New Delhi: The Union HRD Ministry has so far released over Rs 12,000 crore to the states in the current financial year as against over ..


HRD ministry starts process to appoint next IGNOU VC

New Delhi: The HRD ministry has set in motion the process to appoint the next Vice-Chancellor of Indira Gandhi National Open University ..


AICTE preparing database of fake caste certificate cases

New Delhi: With the Union HRD Ministry taking a serious note of cases where fake SC, ST and OBC certificates were used by candidates ..


Committee constituted to select new UGC chairman

New Delhi: The Union HRD ministry has decided to constitute a three member committee to search for a new chairman of the University ..


HRD min holds discussions on proposed 20 world class varsities

New Delhi: Senior functionaries of the HRD ministry today held deliberations on the regulations for the proposed 20 'world class ..


1 Lakh volunteers for cashless campaign

New Delhi: With 1,597 volunteers, a women's college in Jamshedpur has registered maximum number of students for the HRD ministry's ..


Centre plans to create accreditation centres in IITs, IIMs

New Delhi: The Centre plans to create accreditation centres in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of ..


1.34 pc of GDP spent on higher education: Govt

New Delhi: Government has spent 1.34 per cent of Gross Domestic Product on higher education during 2013-14, Lok Sabha was informed ..

Education Policy

Meeting of all MPs on Nov 10 for suggestions on Edu Policy

Coimbatore: The HRD ministry has convened a meeting of all MPs on November 10 to elicit their opinions and suggestions on formulating ..


'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 ..


CBSE class X board exams likely to be reintroduced

New Delhi: The CBSE's Class X board examinations, which were scrapped six years ago in order to reduce pressure on students, are ..


'Schools need a push to improve quality'

Kohima: The need for effective schools and improving school performance is increasingly felt in the Indian education system to provide ..


Govt to give more autonomy to IIMs

New Delhi: The HRD ministry has decided to give more autonomy to the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) and reduce government control ..


HRD min on reservation for faculty in IIMs

New Delhi: Amid a raging debate on the issue of reservation for faculty in the IIMs, HRD ministry has said that constitutional provisions ..

spot round

Not possible to conduct spot round in NITs: HRD

New Delhi: The Union HRD ministry today said that it was not be possible to conduct a spot round to fill up around 1,500 seats in NITs ..


Govt mulling PM's research fellowships for IIT passouts

New Delhi: In a significant step aimed at encouraging the best talent to take up research, the government is mulling a "Prime ..


Govt mulling contest to decide location for new institutions

New Delhi: After 'Smart City' contest, cities and states across the country may in the coming times compete in another "challenge ..


'No change in reservations in new education policy'

Mumbai: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that the government has no plans to make any changes in the constitutionally guaranteed ..


Centre sanctions funds for digital library project

Kolkata: The Ministry of Human Resources Development has sanctioned the second phase of NDL project which is aimed at building a virtual ..


HRD Ministry signs addendum to MoU with SICI

Kochi: The Ministry of Human Resource Development and Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI) have signed an addendum to the MoU for ..


IIT Delhi plans new full fledged dept on Design

New Delhi: Aiming to bring technical skills and aesthetics closer, IIT Delhi is planning to start a fullfledged department on design ..


HRD mulls assisting IIT students in getting loans

New Delhi: After receiving feedback from a number of prospective students and their parents about difficulties in procuring loans for ..

Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar takes charge of HRD Ministry

New Delhi: Promising to convert the challenges into opportunities, former Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar took charge of the ..


Over 5900 teaching posts vacant in central Utys

New Delhi: The HRD Ministry today said upto 5928 teaching posts are lying vacant in various central universities. According to a written ..


IIT fee hike not applicable to existing students

Kolkata: Amid protests by students of IIT-Kharagpur, the HRD ministry today clarified that students who are already enrolled in undergraduate ..


Environ Min to audit its institutes for better performance

New Delhi: Buoyed by an institute run but it being positioned eighth in a national ranking exercise by the government, the Environment ..

Aptitude test

Govt working on aptitude test for students

New Delhi: The HRD Ministry is developing an aptitude test which will help school students assess their areas of interest so that they ..


'Draft of 'Unfair Practices in Edu' bill ready'

Shimla: The draft of 'Unfair Practices in Education' bill is ready and would be introduced in the Parliament after consultations ..

Smriti Irani

Books on freedom fighters from NE soon

New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry will bring out books on the contributions and sacrifices of freedom fighters ..


2015: A mixed bag for HRD Ministry

New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry had an eventful 2015 with new initiatives like setting in motion the process ..

Smriti Irani

'No excess fee to be charged by institutions'

New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has called upon students, parents and the general public not to pay ..


War heroes to find place in NCERT book

New Delhi: 21 war heroes of the country who have been awarded Param Vir Chakra, the highest military decoration, will soon feature ..


GATE Scholarship amount revised

New Delhi: The Scholarship granted for the post graduate students admitted through the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) ..

Smriti Irani

'e-UGshala to be launched in Dec'

Kolkata: Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has said e-UGshala initiative will be launched on December 25 to enable ..


'Country not lagging behind in quality research'

Kolkata: Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani toady said that just because Indian higher education institutes did ..


CISCE refuses allegation

New Delhi: Addressing the concern of schools affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), the Council ..


MHRD puts up fresh advt for CBSE head

New Delhi: The HRD Ministry has put up fresh advertisement for appointment of the CBSE chairman after it scrapped the search-cum-selection ..


Central Sector Scholarship: Date Extended

Kochi: The last date for online application for Central Sector Scholarship has been extended to 15 October 2015. Students pursuing ..