December, 2010

CBSE Proficiency Test for will cover syllabi of both classes IX and X

CBSE Proficiency Test Students will be tested through a combination of different types of objective questions in the first Central Board of Secondary Education proficiency test next year aimed at helping students gauge their abilities, the CBSE has said. Guidelines for the proficiency test finalised by the CBSE state that the examination will rely on […]

CBSE Proficiency Test for will cover syllabi of both classes IX and X

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National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education

National Curriculum Framework “National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education” developed by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) was released this year. Two significant developments – the National Curriculum Framework, 2005 and the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, have guided the development of this Framework. The document deals with preparing […]

National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education

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Innovation Universities in India

Innovation Universities Another facilitating process has been set in motion, which contemplates creating institutions of excellence to attract world class faculty, advanced learning facilities and pure research oriented atmosphere.  .  Despite having one of the largest higher education systems in the world, only a few institutions of learning have been able to make a mark […]

Innovation Universities in India

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GATE Online

GATE Indian Institutes of Technology at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee and the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore successfully conducted online Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2010 for two out of 21 papers this year. Examinations in two subjects, namely Textile Engineering and Fiber Science (TF), and Mining Engineering (MN) were conducted […]

GATE Online

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India-Australia Education Council Soon

India-Australia Education A landmark initiative to constitute the India-Australia Education Council has been agreed on by India and Australia A first of its kind, this Council will bring together government, academia, business and industry of both the countries to further bilateral collaboration in the education sector. Shri Kapil Sibal, Union Minister of Human Resource Development, […]

India-Australia Education Council Soon

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Education Loan Subsidy in India

Education Loan Subsidy Ministry of Human Resource Development has finalized the modalities for implementation of a new Central Scheme to provide full interest subsidy during the period of moratorium on educational loans for students belonging to economically weaker sections (with parental family income from all sources of less than Rs.4.5 lakh annually) from scheduled banks […]

Education Loan Subsidy in India

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Yale University Partners with IIT-K and IIM-K

Yale University – IIT – IIM Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Kozhikode,  Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Kanpur and Yale University, USA have entered into a partnership to advance higher education in India through academic leadership development programmes for higher education leaders in India and through research on Indian higher education. The flagship programme of […]

Yale University Partners with IIT-K and IIM-K

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National Vocational Education Qualification Framework

NVEQF The HRD Ministry has initiated the process for the preparation of a National Vocational Education Qualification Framework. The first two round tables have been organized by the All India Council for Technical Education, (AICTE) for the development of a national vocational education qualification framework, the first one with regard to the automobile sector, and […]

National Vocational Education Qualification Framework

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CBSE Schools Give Stress on Life Skills Education

Life Skills With the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) system introduced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) being extended to classes six, seven and eight, the focus on co-scholastic skills of students has become an integral part of the student evaluation system in CBSE schools from upper-primary classes. A key component of co-scholastic […]

CBSE Schools Give Stress on Life Skills Education

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CBSE Planning to make Class XII Board Exams Optional

CBSE Class XII Exams Optional? The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is continuing with its efforts to ease the burden of exams on its students.After having made Class X exams optional, the board now aims at scrapping the Class XII board exams. At the recently concluded 17th National Annual Conference of Sahodaya School Complexes […]

CBSE Planning to make Class XII Board Exams Optional

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