CSIR-UGC NET December 2018: The online registration process has been extended till October 17 CSIR-UGC NET December 2018: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has extended the registration date for the UGC NET examination scheduled to be conducted in December. The online registration process will be closed on October 17, the candidates can apply through the official website, csirhrdg.res.in. Earlier, the registration process is scheduled to be closed on October 15. The UGC NET examination will be conducted on December 16 to test the eligibility of the aspirants for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET. Also, through UGC NET, the eligibility for appointment ofRead More →

World Bank recently released it’s Human Capital Index report. Among other aspects of living, the report also addresses key areas in education. The three indicators included in the report which address the education of children in a country are Expected Years of School, Harmonized Test Scores, and Learning-Adjusted Years of School. The three indicators focus primarily on school education since one of the main focus of Human Capital Index report is to find out if early health care and education prepare children to succeed and prosper as adults in a rapidly changing world. Expected Years of School Expected Years of School is the number ofRead More →

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore or IIMB will celebrate its 45th Foundation Day on Sunday, October 28, 2018, with a plethora of events and activities on campus. The events include the Foundation Day Lecture, and the Distinguished Alumni Awards (DAA) ceremony. Prof G Raghuram, Director, IIMB, will present his report on IIMB growth, while acknowledging all those who played a role in building and nurturing the country’s premier management school, during the event. This year’s theme for the Foundation Day Lecture is ‘Real Empowerment’ and the lecture will be delivered by the Chief Guest, Malavika R Harita, Founder-CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Focus, atRead More →

Declared one of the “major initiatives” by the administration this year, the project has been criticised by students who claim they are facing several infrastructural issues — including lack of a school building. In December last year, Jawaharlal Nehru University had approved setting up a School of Engineering. Within six months, it said it would start admissions. Declared one of the “major initiatives” by the administration this year, the project has been criticised by students who claim they are facing several infrastructural issues — including lack of a school building. As of now, the school has 104 students enrolled in two programmes — Computer Science Engineering andRead More →

Urging teachers to teach students morals, values and ethics, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday advised educational institutions to make social service mandatory for their wards. “Make social service or service to armed forces or voluntary organisations like National Service Scheme (NSS) and Scouts & Guides mandatory for conferring degrees,” said Mr Naidu at a function here. Addressing the valedictory function of the V P Deenadayalu Naidu’s centenary celebrations here, Mr Naidu said social services would help students inculcate the spirit of oneness, nationalism and social consciousness. “Students should draw inspiration from a visionary leader and a nationalist like Deenadayalu,” said the Vice President.Read More →

AIIMS has postponed the registration dates for AIIMS PG Entrance Examination for July 2019 session. Earlier the registration was scheduled to begin on October 6, however the date has been postponed and now the online registration will begin on October 18, 2018. AIIMS PG Entrance exam is conducted for admission to MD/MS/MDS programmes offered at AIIMS Delhi and six other AIIMS. Those candidates who have completed Basic Registration for the AIIMS PG Entrance Exam for January 2019 session, and their status of Basic Registration has been accepted, they do not require to fill Basic Registration again. They are eligible to fill the Final Registration ofRead More →

A day after the Jawaharlal Nehru University academic council discussed about placing teachers under the Conduct of Central Services Rules, the varsity’s teachers’ association said the “very role that academics are supposed to play in the classroom and in civil society has become criminalised”. The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) alleged the current administration has decided to impose Conduct of Central Services Rules on JNU teachers, which restricts them from expressing dissent. The JNUTA said the rules apply to government servants and prohibit them from being “a member of, or be otherwise associated with, any political party or any organisation which takes part in politics”. SomeRead More →

JEE Main 2019: As per the official notification, the paper 2 of JEE Main will be held on January 8, 2019 JEE Main 2019: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the allotment of exam dates and shift for JEE Mains 2019. As per the official notification, the paper 2 of JEE Main will be held on January 8, 2019. The candidates who will appear for the JEE Main examination can check the details through the official website, nta.ac.in. The first phase examination will be conducted from January 6 to 20, 2019 and the admit card is available to download from December 17, 2018. JEE Main 2019:Read More →

The happiness curriculum, introduced by the Delhi government in July, involves a daily 45-minute class beginning with mindfulness, followed by a story-telling and activities session. (File) Education ministers of Afghanistan and the UAE were among other dignitaries who attended a “happiness class” Thursday at a Delhi government school with Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. Education ministers of different countries and states were in the national capital to attend the Asian Summit on Education and Skills organised by the Delhi government. “The delegation attended a happiness class at Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya in Rouse Avenue and was astounded by the cleanliness of the school, the dynamism ofRead More →

Here is a good news for school teachers in Punjab. The state cabinet today regularised the service of 8,886 teachers who were recruited under the central education programmes. The cabinet, Press Trust of India quoted an official as saying, which met under the chairmanship of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, decided to regularise 7,356 Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers and 1,194 Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) teachers. Apart from this, the state cabinet has also regularised 220 model schools teachers and 116 Adarsh schools teachers, the official said. The state government, under the SSA and the RMSA programme, has been recruiting teachers from time toRead More →