From selling newspapers to reviving lake: Tale of two Indian teachers shortlisted for Global Teacher Prize 2021

Two teachers from India have made it to the list of 50 candidates for this year’s Global Teacher Prize – a $1-million award ‘set up to recognise one exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession as well as to shine a spotlight on the important role teachers play in society’.…

Kerala govt hails SC verdict, says Class XI exams will be held adhering to COVID protocol

Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict allowing the Kerala government to hold physical exam for Class XI, the state government on Friday said it was prepared to hold the exam adhering to COVID-19 protocol. Reacting to the verdict, state General Education Minister V Sivankutty said a majority of students wanted…

IGNOU launches AICTE approved Neo MBA programmes

School of Management Studies (SOMS), IGNOU today launched a Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme. The MBA programme on offer from July 2021 admission cycle is approved by AICTE. The last date for admission to the programmes is September 30. Interested and eligible students can apply at…

CBSE’s Applied Maths at par with Maths for UG admission in humanities,commerce

The University Grants Commission on Thursday released an advisory stating that the Applied Mathematics course offered by CBSE in classes 11 and 12 may be considered at par with Mathematics while calculating aggregate marks for admission in courses of humanities and commerce, other than pure…

JEE Main Result 2021: 44 Candidates Score 100 Percentile, 18 Share Top Rank

New Delhi: A total of 44 candidates have scored 100 percentile in the engineering entrance exam JEE Main this year while 18 candidates have shared the top rank, Ministry of Education (MoE) officials said on Tuesday midnight. Latest:Apply to these TOP institutions with your JEE Main score – Check…

Tamil Nadu to decide on reopening schools for primary students on September 9

Tamil Nadu School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi Sunday said the government would decide upon reopening schools for students of classes I-VIII in the state on September 9. Addressing the reporters at Tiruchy Collector’s office Anbil said, “Schools have been reopened for classes IX-XII. Chief Minister MK…

As Telangana schools reopen, bridge courses help bring school dropouts return to classrooms

Fourteen-year-old Nekaram’s parents, who migrated several years ago to Hyderabad from Rajasthan, have been making idols of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Durga using Plaster of Paris ahead of the festival season for a living. The teenager, however, wants to become a lawyer. His younger sister Nirmala (11) aspires to be a…

Delhi Students Back In Schools After 17 Months, Strict Covid Rules

Schools in the national capital reopened with strict anti-Covid measures in place after a gap of 17 months. The new guidelines put in place to curb the potential spread of Covid —- include mandatory thermal screening, staggered lunch breaks, alternate seating arrangements, 50% seating per classroom, and mandatory…

Tamil Nadu SSLC Result 2021: Date and time announced

TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2021 date and time:  The Tamil Nadu board will declare the class 10 results or SSLC results on August 23. The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examinations (TNDGE) will release the results on its official websites- dge.tn.nic.in or tnresults.nic.in. Once the results are officially…

Delhi HC dismisses plea to reduce minimum age criteria to appear for NEET

The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed with Rs 10,000 costs a medical aspirant’s plea challenging the minimum age criteria of 17 years to appear for the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) which is organised by the National Testing Agency for admission to the MBBS course. A bench of…