February, 2011

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT) may get University Status

NSIT University Delhi government’s Education Department is “actively considering” a proposal by a technological institution of Delhi University to accord it a full-fledged university status. The Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT) is reputed in the field of technology and its proposal has come as a process is already underway to upgrade another varsity institute […]

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT) may get University Status

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Vocational Education in India to Start from Class VIII

Vocational Education in India The state has taken the initiative to introduce vocational education at the secondary school level from Class VIII. The move is a part of the national drive to provide vocational training to 550 million students by 2022. A few months ago Higher and Technical Education Minister Rajesh Tope had announced setting […]

Vocational Education in India to Start from Class VIII

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CBSE Introducing New Vocational Courses for Classes XI and XII

CBSE Geospatial Technology, Food Production, Mass Media Studies and Media Production The Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE) is introducing new vocational courses –geospatial technology, food production (hospitality and tourism), food and beverage services (hospitality and tourism), mass media studies and media production – for classes XI and XII from 2011-12 session. The Board […]

CBSE Introducing New Vocational Courses for Classes XI and XII

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Board Conducted Exam vs School Conducted Exam

Board Conducted and School Conducted The examinations conducted by the Board and the schools essentially differ on three major grounds — centre, dates and evaluation. Students who opted for the Board examination will take the examination at another centre, while those appearing for the school-based examination will take it in their own school. The examinations […]

Board Conducted Exam vs School Conducted Exam

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GSEB to Change Maths and Science Syllabus for Class IX

GSEB Class IX Syllabus The mathematics and science syllabus for class IX will be changed from the next academic year. The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board ( GSHSEB) move comes with an aim to bring the course at par with that of Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE). The board announced about […]

GSEB to Change Maths and Science Syllabus for Class IX

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Nalanda International University Being Setup in Bihar

Nalanda International University Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today asked officials to extend cooperation to the Nalanda International University authorities to set up infrastructure for commencement of the academic activities there from 2012 academic session, official sources said. He was presiding over a high level meeting with the heads of the human resoures, forest, science […]

Nalanda International University Being Setup in Bihar

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NCERT “Lab-in-a-Box” aka “Tatkal Kaksha” to teach Computers

NCERT Computer Lab Now NCERT has a computer lab that can literally go places. NCERT – National Council for Educational Research and Training – has installed a ‘lab-in-a-box’ on its campus, which is a computer laboratory or a cyber café made in the shape of a shipping container. Developed in collaboration with an IT giant, […]

NCERT “Lab-in-a-Box” aka “Tatkal Kaksha” to teach Computers

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CBSE Schools can set their own Date Sheet for Class X SA2 Exam

CBSE Date Sheet for Class X School under the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have been given the freedom to come up with their own datesheets for Class X summative assessment (SA-II), to be held in the second half of March. The new move is part of the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE), which […]

CBSE Schools can set their own Date Sheet for Class X SA2 Exam

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NCHER and NCHRH: The Medical Education Ministries in India

NCHER and NCHRH The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on behalf of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has decided that medical education will be under the aegis of the National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER) or the National Council for Human Resource in Health (NCHRH). According to the new formulation, both NCHER and […]

NCHER and NCHRH: The Medical Education Ministries in India

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National Engineering Common Entrance Test (CET)

National Engineering Entrance Exam Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal today said all the State Governments would be taken into confidence before deciding on the proposal for a Common Entrance Test (CET) for Engineering Courses. In his reply to Chief Minister M Karunanidhi’s January three letter, Mr Sibal assured no proposal for a CET for engineering […]

National Engineering Common Entrance Test (CET)

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