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  • Academics is rife with research that’s bizarre but fun to read May 08, 2022 07:03 AM IST

    Academics is rife with research that’s bizarre but fun to read

    The world of research is littered with studies where the real question at the end is who wants to know?

  • Storyboard18 | upGrad's Arjun Mohan: Post-appraisal season is a great time for us to start talking to our customers May 04, 2022 08:27 AM IST

    Storyboard18 | upGrad's Arjun Mohan: Post-appraisal season is a great time for us to start talking to our customers

    upGrad CEO Arjun Mohan on timing the edtech brand's campaigns to coincide with appraisal time, moving to the next phase with vertical-based marketing and more.

  • You won't ruin a kid's growth mindset by saying 'good job' May 03, 2022 03:10 PM IST

    You won't ruin a kid's growth mindset by saying 'good job'

    Praising children’s effort, not their outcome or ability, has become a parenting rule. It’s a sign of data-driven advice going too far

  • Four lakh jobs created in December quarter by nine key sectors: Govt Apr 28, 2022 12:54 PM IST

    Four lakh jobs created in December quarter by nine key sectors: Govt

    “The estimated total employment in the nine select sectors came in at 3.14 crore which is 4 lakh higher than the estimate for September 2021 quarter,” the labour and employment ministry said.

  • Punjab govt to replicate Delhi's education model Apr 25, 2022 03:18 PM IST

    Punjab govt to replicate Delhi's education model

    Bhagwant Mann, who is on a two-day visit to Delhi along with his senior officers, toured health institutes and schools in the national capital to understand the "Delhi model" and replicate it in the state.

  • No jobs, higher education in India with Pakistani degrees, UGC, AICTE tell students Apr 23, 2022 10:04 AM IST

    No jobs, higher education in India with Pakistani degrees, UGC, AICTE tell students

    Migrants with Pakistani educational degrees, who have been granted Indian citizenship, can be considered for jobs in India after clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs, they added.

  • India's job market is opening up; these sectors may witness strong hiring Apr 14, 2022 03:26 PM IST

    India's job market is opening up; these sectors may witness strong hiring

    Data collected from staffing firms and job boards, showed that things are looking positive across most of the sectors including IT, telecom, FMCG, BFSI, ecommerce, education, e-mobility and pharma. But everything is not out of the woods yet and recruiters believe that segments like advertising and non-essential retail will take some more months to recover fully.

  • Student loans are set to be paused again in US, pushing payments to September Apr 06, 2022 11:34 AM IST

    Student loans are set to be paused again in US, pushing payments to September

    This delay would be the sixth since the pauses began early in the pandemic, and it would come less than a month before payments were scheduled to restart and affect tens of millions of borrowers, including 35 million who have not been making payments that would otherwise have been due

  • UGC’s Digital Hygiene handbook for higher education institutes: All you need to know about the protocols Apr 06, 2022 10:56 AM IST

    UGC’s Digital Hygiene handbook for higher education institutes: All you need to know about the protocols

    The UGC handbook defines protocols for virtual classrooms to enable teachers and students’ safety in cyberspace

  • Jio Institute appoints Dr Guruswami Ravichandran as Provost Apr 04, 2022 06:04 PM IST

    Jio Institute appoints Dr Guruswami Ravichandran as Provost

    Guruswami Ravichandran will join the institute as its founding Provost and Professor of Engineering, on July 1, 2022, Jio Institute said in a statement.

  • MC Interview: Aakash Education sees 20-30% revenue growth in FY22, online business transitions to Byju’s: Aakash Chaudhry Mar 31, 2022 02:48 PM IST

    MC Interview: Aakash Education sees 20-30% revenue growth in FY22, online business transitions to Byju’s: Aakash Chaudhry

    The entire digital offering including meritnation.com business, have been taken out from Aakash’s kitty and logged in to the Byju’s kitty. From three offerings earlier, AESL is now focusing on two, physical and hybrid

  • NTA considering conducting CUET twice a year from next session: UGC chairman Jagadesh Kumar Mar 29, 2022 02:43 PM IST

    NTA considering conducting CUET twice a year from next session: UGC chairman Jagadesh Kumar

    In an interview to PTI, Jagadesh Kumar said CUET will not just be limited to admissions in Central Universities as several prominent private universities have indicated that they would like to come on board for using the scores from the common entrance exam for undergraduate admissions.

  • Accountants welcome need to strengthen profession but point to teething problems for proposed IIAs Mar 29, 2022 11:29 AM IST

    Accountants welcome need to strengthen profession but point to teething problems for proposed IIAs

    The panel says the creation of such institutions would introduce more competition, lending the overall ecosystem greater strength and gravitas

  • CUET is a good idea, but faces hurdles due to hurried introduction Mar 28, 2022 10:35 AM IST

    CUET is a good idea, but faces hurdles due to hurried introduction

    Teachers fear that performance in the class XII board exams will be greatly devalued as students will cease to care for them, knowing that how well you do in them matters little 

  • S Jaishankar raises issue of return of Indian students to China with Wang Yi Mar 25, 2022 07:07 PM IST

    S Jaishankar raises issue of return of Indian students to China with Wang Yi

    According to information available, approximately 20,000 Indian students were enrolled in various courses including clinical medicine courses in different Chinese universities at that time, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

  • Budget allocation on education sector crosses Rs 1 lakh crore for the first time: MoS Education Mar 23, 2022 04:12 PM IST

    Budget allocation on education sector crosses Rs 1 lakh crore for the first time: MoS Education

    Replying to queries during the question hour in the Upper House, Minister of State for Education, Subhas Sarkar said the 15th Finance Commission provided a grant of Rs 6,143 crore for online learning and development of professional courses besides other grants.

  • CSR funding for healthcare jumps 30%, but falls drastically for environment, education purposes Mar 22, 2022 12:28 PM IST

    CSR funding for healthcare jumps 30%, but falls drastically for environment, education purposes

    Environment and sustainability segment saw CSR funding flow dwindling to Rs 930 crore in Fy21 as against Rs 1,461 crore in Fy20. The education sector received Rs 5,877 crore in Fy21 as against Rs 7,155 crore in Fy20.

  • India, Australia to establish taskforce on qualifications recognition, two-way student mobility, offshore campuses Mar 21, 2022 07:48 PM IST

    India, Australia to establish taskforce on qualifications recognition, two-way student mobility, offshore campuses

    Improved qualifications recognition arrangements will also underpin trade in professional services between Australia and India.

  • No weight to Class 12 board marks, common entrance mandatory for UG admission at central universities: UGC Mar 21, 2022 04:39 PM IST

    No weight to Class 12 board marks, common entrance mandatory for UG admission at central universities: UGC

    The CUET will reduce multiplicity, and provide a common platform to get admission in all universities and colleges across the country.

  • Acute paper shortage forces Sri Lanka to cancel exams for lakhs of students Mar 20, 2022 08:40 AM IST

    Acute paper shortage forces Sri Lanka to cancel exams for lakhs of students

    Sri Lanka is short on dollars to finance imports of printing paper.

  • JEE Main 2022 rescheduled, now exams from April 21 to May 4 Mar 14, 2022 01:11 PM IST

    JEE Main 2022 rescheduled, now exams from April 21 to May 4

    The move has come after protests from a large section of students who were claiming that the board exams and engineering entrance exams are clashing.

  • CBSE term-II board exams for Class 10 and 12 from April 26 Mar 11, 2022 04:31 PM IST

    CBSE term-II board exams for Class 10 and 12 from April 26

    Term I exams have already been held, while the term-II exams commence from April 26 for both classes.

  • Women's Day 2022: Women, work and water Mar 05, 2022 10:51 AM IST

    Women's Day 2022: Women, work and water

    By relegating water management to the sidelines, we impede true progress in women’s education and employment in India.

  • Health Ministry, NMC look for ways to enable Ukraine-return medical students complete their courses Mar 04, 2022 05:20 PM IST

    Health Ministry, NMC look for ways to enable Ukraine-return medical students complete their courses

    Officials from NMC, Health Ministry, MEA and NITI Aayog will soon hold important meeting and the issue will be reviewed on humanitarian grounds and looked at sympathetically, sources said.

  • JEE-Main first phase from April 16-17, second phase scheduled from May 24-29 Mar 01, 2022 07:35 PM IST

    JEE-Main first phase from April 16-17, second phase scheduled from May 24-29

    The first phase of the engineering entrance exam will be conducted from April 16 to 21 and the second phase, from May 24 to 29, officials of the NTA said.

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