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IIT Admissions: Eligibility criteria relaxed by HRD Ministry; know details

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Clearing the air of confusion among aspirants regarding admissions into the country’s premier IITs, the Union HRD Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank today said that eligibility criterion for JEE (Advanced) 2020 qualified candidates this time has been relaxed. ‘Due to the partial cancellation of class XII exams by several Boards, Joint Admission Board (JAB) […]

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CBSE Class 10 Results To Be Out Tomorrow

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce the results of Class 10 examinations tomorrow (July 15). Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank took to Twitter to confirm the news. “My dear Children, Parents, and Teachers, the results of class X CBSE board examinations will be announced tomorrow. I wish all […]

Big News: CBSE To Conduct Class 10, 12 Board Exams From July 1 To 15- HRD Minister

New Delhi: Pending Class 10 and 12 CBSE exams, which were postponed due to the COVID-19-induced lockdown, will be conducted from July 1 to 15, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced on Friday. The schedule has been decided in order to ensure that the board exams are completed before competitive examinations […]

JEE-Mains from July 18-23, NEET on July 26, CBSE Decision Soon: HRD minister

New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE-Main) will be held from July 18 to July 23 while the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be held on July 26. JEE Advanced is expected to be held in August, the dates of which are yet to be decided. The dates were announced by Human […]

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Universities Cannot Become "Political Dens", Says HRD Minister; Warns Of Action Over JNU Violence

Bhubaneswar: Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Monday asserted educational institutions cannot be allowed to become “political adda”, and vowed “strong action” against the perpetrators of Sunday night violence at JNU. Pokhriyal, who was here to attend some official events, said educational institutions were meant only for imparting education and should not be used for […]

HRD Min To Conduct Monthly Review Of Central Varsities, Accountability To Be Fixed For Anomalies

New Delhi: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will conduct a monthly review of the functioning of all Central universities and anomalies will be dealt with strictly, officials said on Friday. The Minister will meet the Vice Chancellors every month to seek report and accountability will be fixed for irregularities of any nature, they said. “The […]

Self-Defence Training For Girls In Govt Schools: HRD Minister

New Delhi: Concerned over the security of schoolgirls, the Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said on Thursday that the girl students in government schools were being imparted self-defence training under the ‘Samagra Shiksha’ programme. Replying to a query in Rajya Sabha, the minister said that keeping in view the safety and security of […]

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CBSE Fee Hike For Class 10, 12 Board Exams, HRD Minister Responds

New Delhi: Barring schools of the Delhi government, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has increased the examination fees for Class X and XII Board Examination 2020 on no profit no loss principle, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The fee hike by the CBSE is from Rs 750 […]

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CBSE Examination Fee Hike For Class 10, 12 On 'No Profit No Loss' Principle: HRD Minister

New Delhi: The examination fee has been increased by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on ‘no profit no loss’ principle, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said on Thursday. “The Board has increased the examination fees of class X and XII examination 2020 for all students on ‘no profit no loss’ principle,” he […]

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Scheme To Help Colleges Raise Standards Launched

New Delhi: Higher education institutions that have failed to meet the quality standards of the National Assessment Accreditation Council (NAAC) can now get mentorship from the top universities and colleges. Under the Paramarsh scheme of the University Grants Commission (UGC), launched by HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ here on Thursday, initially 71 universities and 391 […]

CBSE, KV, Navodaya, Open Schools Directed By HRD To Fill Vacancies

New Delhi: The Minister of Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ recently held another round of review meetings with the organisations under Ministry of HRD in New Delhi. Senior officers of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) briefed the […]

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Create at least two Sanskrit speaking villages: HRD minister

New Delhi: Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Thursday stressed creation of at least two Sanskrit-speaking villages near the institutions that teach the language. The minister said more highly qualified Sanskrit teachers/professors should be engaged to give new dimensions to the language, both at the national as well as international levels. […]

UGC warns varsities & colleges to refund admission fees of students

New Delhi: In a major development, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued warning to universities and colleges across the country against retention of original documents of admitted students and non-refund of fees in case an admission is withdrawn within one month. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar informed that the higher educational institutions would be […]

Javadekar meets BJP workers in Berhampur

Berhampur: BJP leader and Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today visited Berhampur and met party workers to discuss plans for 2019 general elections. “We have started preparations for 2019 Lok Sabha elections. I have been given the charge of four Lok Sabha constituencies–Bhubaneswar, Puri, Berhampur, and Nabarangpur. I will take stock of the […]

Diwali bonanza for teachers in UGC-funded varsities, colleges, courtesy Pay Commission

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Much to the delight of teachers in the state as well as centrally funded universities and colleges, the Central government has extended the benefits of the Seventh Pay Commission for the teaching faculty of central and state universities and other aided colleges. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting under the chairmanship […]