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CBSE class 12 results 2018
CBSE Class 10th, 12th marks: Spiking of marks to stop from 2018

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Taking cognizance of the misuse of ‘moderation’ policy, the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has issued an advisory to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and all states to stop spiking of marks in class 10 and 12 board exams from 2018. “The school boards may continue with their moderation policy and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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New IITs to hike intake of students from next year

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: More engineering aspirants will now be able to realise their dream of studying in the country’s premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), as the intake capacity in these institutes is likely to be raised by 1000 seats from the next academic year, sources in Human Resource Development (HDR) Ministry said. According to sources, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
PM scholarship of Rs 75K per month to 1000 talented students: Javadekar

Bhubaneswar/Jaipur: In a move to retain the best minds in the country, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the centre will soon start a ‘Prime Minister scholarship’ for talented students. He was addressing the convocation ceremony at Manipal University in Jaipur. “There will soon be a ‘Prime Minister scholarship’ under which Rs 75,000 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Teachers get digital resources gift ‘Diksha’ from HRD Ministry

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has launched Diksha, a unique initiative towards digital infrastructure for teachers on the occasion of Teachers’ day today. The national digital platform of teaching resources will help teachers access in-class resources, teacher training content, assessment aids and interaction with the community of teachers across the country. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Now, 'cleanliness awards’ for private schools from next year

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar, on Saturday, said that private schools across the country will be now entitled to get the ‘Swachchta Vidyalaya Puraskar’. The Narendra Modi-led BJP government instituted the cleanliness award early this year in collaboration with UNICEF to recognise, inspire and celebrate excellence in water, sanitation, and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Posco HRD Centre
Abandoned Posco building a grim reminder of derailed FDI

Paradip: A sprawling three-storey building with elegant designing backed up by plenty of open space dots the outskirts of Paradip Seaport Township. There is every reason for a casual visitor to mistake it to be an engineering college imparting B. Tech courses. The closure of this college for summer vacation may strike one’s minds at […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Odisha to participate in JEE Main-2017

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government, which had taken part in the all India Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main examination this year, will also take part in the test scheduled on April 2 next year. However, submission of Aadhaar card details at the time of applying for the JEE Main has been made mandatory this time by […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
school bag polcy
HRD Ministry issues guidelines on subjects, homework & weight of school bags

New Delhi: In a major development, the Centre has asked the states and UTs to ensure that there is no homework for students of Classes 1 and 2 and the guidelines capping the weight of school bags for classes 1-10 are adhered to. “The Ministry has instructed all states and Union Territories to formulate guidelines […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
CBSE 2020 board exam
Qualifying exams for 5th, 8th standards from 2019: Javadekar

Kolkata: The Centre is hoping to pass the proposed education bill in the Monsoon session of Parliament to start examinations in 5th and 8th standards in government schools from March next year, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Saturday. Stating that 25 out of 29 Indian states have agreed to bring back qualifying examinations […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
MHRD Scholarship UK 2020
100 institutions apply to become 'Institutes of Eminence'

New Delhi: A total of 100 higher learning institutions have applied for their upgradation as ‘Institutions of Eminence Deemed to be Universities’ – a new category created for this purpose – with the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry, an official statement said on Tuesday. The applications were invited by the ministry in September and the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Navodaya Vidyalayas: Javadekar directs schools to go solar

New Delhi: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday directed the government-run Navodaya Vidyalayas to adopt solar energy and to ensure that future buildings be compliant with solar and water-harvesting. Also Read: CBSE allows schools to set up shops in campus to sell NCERT books Addressing the 35th meeting of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
HRD Minister on Hindi language in all schools
HRD Ministry warns of action against erring B.Ed colleges

Kolkata: Concerned over the standard of education in B.Ed colleges, the Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD) on Tuesday warned that around 40 to 50 per cent of such institutes may lose affiliation/recognition in coming months. According to the Ministry’s Department of School Education and Literacy Secretary Anil Swarup, around 40 per cent of B.Ed […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
HRD Minister on Hindi language in all schools
Is Hindi language Compulsory Until Class 8 In All Schools? Union HRD Minister Clarifies

New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today rubbished the reports of recommendation making Hindi language compulsory until Class 8 in all the schools across the country. Javadekar informed that there’s no provision of making any language compulsory in National Education Policy draft while clarifying that the news in the media is wrong. The HRD […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC Issues Important Notice On Online Courses; Application Process Begins Today

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited online applications from all eligible Higher Educational Institutions (HEls) for offering Courses/Programmes in Online mode as per UGC (Online Courses or Programmes) Regulations, 2018. As per sources, the proposals have been invited from HEIs for recognition of courses/programmes to be offered in online mode and this […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
HRD Javadekar new year gift for navodaya aspirants
HRD Ministry Approves Increase Of Seats In Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

New Delhi: In a major development, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today announced the approval an increase of 5000 seats in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) for the Academic Year 2019-20.  At present the number of seats in JNVs, residential schools for talented rural children, are 46600. The addition of 5000 seats will mean […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021