Centre releases guidelines for development of e-Content for children with disabilities

To fulfil the goal of inclusive education, the Centre on Tuesday released the new guidelines for the development of e-Content for children with disabilities (CwDs), the Ministry of Education said on Tuesday. According to an official release, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal approved the release of the guidelines which has been initiated under the […]

JNU entrance exam will be conducted whenever it is safe for students, assures VC Jagadesh Kumar

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) entrance exam will be conducted whenever it is safe for the students to write it, assured JNU Vice-Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar on Wednesday. He added that the decision to cancel the Class 12 Board exams in light of the COVID-19 pandemic was pragmatic and rational, and the University would adjust its academic calendar if […]

Andhra Pradesh govt passes order for establishment of 30 skill development colleges, 1 university

The government of Andhra Pradesh has passed an order and accorded administrative sanction to the State Skill Development Corporation for the establishment of one skill development university and 30 skill development colleges across the state. One college will be set up in each of the 25 parliamentary constituency, one each will be […]

Provide compensatory jobs or salary to dependents of deceased teachers: GSTA

Government School Teachers Association (GSTA) on Saturday demanded Delhi government salaries for the dependents of COVID-deceased teachers who are too young to be eligible for compensatory jobs till they become old enough to be eligible. The GSTA wrote a letter to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodiya and requested to consider their demands. […]

Universities, colleges in Karnataka advised to continue online classes

Karnataka Higher Education Minister Dr. CN Ashwatha Narayan on Friday said the universities and colleges shall continue online classes for all even semesters irrespective of exams being pending. “Even those universities and colleges who have not completed odd semester examinations of undergraduate programs shall continue online classes for even semesters […]

At least 55 students of Dwarahat engineering college have tested positive for Covid 19

Almora| At least 55 students of Bipin Tripathi Kumaon Institute of Technology Dwarahat have tested positive for Covid-19. All the infected students have now been isolated in the campus hostel. Dr Ravi, in-charge of the Dwarahat Community Health Centre, said, “As many as 450 students of the engineering college were […]

Priyanka Gandhi urges Centre to cancel CBSE Board exams

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday urged the central government to cancel the CBSE board exams as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the country. The Congress leader in a Facebook post said that students across the country were raising some important concerns related to the examinations in the second wave of COVID-19. She requested the Government of […]

India Makes Sustained Outreach To US Universities To Build Knowledge Partnerships

India, which sends the largest number of STEM students to the United States, is making a sustained outreach with American universities to build knowledge partnerships. As part of this effort to build knowledge partnerships, India’s ambassador to the US Taranjt Singh Sandhu has intensified interactions with US universities. “With over […]