CBSE class X board exams likely to be reintroduced​ from 2018

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is all set to re-introduce the Class 10 board exams for students affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) from 2018, reports said on Friday. The big announcement is likely to be made by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on October 25. The Union Minister will also announce Read More

Heads go to Downing Street with ‘dire’ funding warning

Image copyrightISTOCKImage captionHead teachers are warning they might have to reduce school hours Head teachers have written to Theresa May to warn that a funding crisis could make schools reduce hours, lay off staff or stop teaching some subjects. The letter to the prime minister has been signed by the heads of every state school Read More

Attestation facility for job seekers to start at Mumbai RPO

Mumbai: The facility of attestation/ apostille of educational and other relevant documents of job seekers would be made available at the Regional Passport Office (RPO) here after Ministry of External Affair’s decision to decentralise the process. Regional Passport Officer, Mumbai, Swati Kulkarni said the process will come into force from October 13. “The MEA has Read More

Centre, states to discuss NEP, no detention policy at CABE

New Delhi: The provision of no detention, a new education policy and “mainstreaming out” of school children are the key issues that state governments and Centre will discuss in the high-profile Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) meet scheduled on October 25.One of the key issues that will be discussed at the meeting of CABE, Read More

Prakash Javadekar pledges to ‘improve’ quality of higher education

  Prakash Javadekar. (File photo) VARANASI: Pledging to “improve” the quality of higher education in the country during a review meeting with 41 Vice Chancellors of Central Universities, Union Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar today said only nations with great universities will prosper. Javadekar was speaking, while holding a review meeting of Central Universities in Read More

IIM-K offers executive PG programme

CHENNAI: Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode announced its executive postgraduate programme for working professionals in 21 cities across India, through an exclusive partnership with Times Centre for Learning’s executive education brand TSW.  It is a two-year part time programme with 700 credits that includes management foundation courses, specialisation electives, capstone courses, functional workshop and simulations. Graduates Read More

Significant step! CBSE directs schools to disclose fee on website by October 31

New Delhi: In a significant step, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked all the affiliated schools to put the details of the fee structure and the facilities provided by them on their website. The CBSE has directed the schools to comply with its order by October 31. The Board has issued the Read More

FTII proposes up to 600 per cent hike in fees, wants age limit to be fixed at 25

Students who are aspiring for an admission in one year television courses (four specialisations) and one year screenplay writing courses will have to pay Rs 1.65 lakh instead of Rs 48,315. THE administration of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has proposed a hike in fees of various courses offered by the institute. The Read More

Fill vacant seats through combined counselling, SC tells Maharashtra

Making a one-time exception, the Supreme Court extended till October 7 the deadline for Maharashtra to complete the process of medical admissions and held that all vacant seats in Maharashtra will now be filled up through state-mandated centralised counselling. A bench led by Justice A K Sikri clarified that admissions already made shall not be Read More