100 Kaushal centres from coming academic year: UGC

100 Kaushal centres from coming academic year: UGC
The proposed knowledge acquisition and improvement of skilled human abilities and livelihoods (kaushal) centers will be set up from the upcoming academic year, senior University grants Commission (UGC), official said today. As part of its efforts to meet the growing demand for skilled hands, UGC decided to set up kaushal 100 centers across the country in state institutions and universities, UGC Vice-Chairman, H Devaraj said.According to the scheme selected institutions will be given assistance of RS 5 crore for developing qualified courses for diploma, advanced diploma, bachelor of vocation, the wizard in the calling thread and also PhD, he said,…

In a little while, Samyukta Maharashtra movement in SSC textbooks

In a little while, Samyukta Maharashtra movement in SSC textbooks
School education Minister Vinod Tawde announced that the Samyukta Maharashtra movement will be included in the state Council’s history textbook for class X. Speaking at a function in Dadar, he said that he would speak to officials from other Central boards-CBSE and ICSE to include the movement in their curriculum also. Uddhav Thackeray, who was also present at the event, demanded that Marathwada Mukti Sangram should also be included in the curriculum. The principal said that it is a good idea to include Maharashtra history in the SSC curriculum. "But it is not possible to include in the textbooks for…

There is no bar on DU law alumni to take admission as advocates: BCI

There is no bar on DU law alumni to take admission as advocates: BCI
Trainee lawyers who came from Delhi University's law faculty in 2013-14 can breathe easy. In spite of the derecognition of their course, the bar Council of India recommended that students should be enrolled as lawyers. The Commissioner Recently assured that the students will not suffer as he has already visited three centers of the law faculty and has taken a decision. In the meantime, DU notified a bench of chief judge g Rohini and justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw that the centres were issued show cause notices on some gaps found by BCI inspection team. The team of seven members of…

PM Modi concentrates on students, the Board examinations in ‘Mann Ki Baat’

PM Modi concentrates on students, the Board examinations in 'Mann Ki Baat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the topic for "Mann Ki Baat" for the month of February will be focused on students who are preparing to Board and other competitive exams. The Prime Minister wrote on Twitter-He was thinking about this month's program on the radio and thought why not share 'Mann Ki Baat" with students who are preparing for the Board and entrance exams. He also encouraged students and teachers to share their experiences, which can motivate and inspire those preparing for exams. This will be the fifth episode, which began in October last year, and discussed topics like…

Stephen to teach students to become a good citizen

Stephen's to help being good citizen
St Stephen's College intends to help Delhiites to become better citizens. He begins the course "citizens of Delhi in March. No stratospheric cut-off marks to match for admission and no interviews. Every person over the age of 18 years, graduated from high school, has the right to apply. The first 200 applicants will be selected for the first batch. One of the reasons for the establishment of a minimum age of 18 years, then you will get the right to vote. This course will satisfy the minimum level of growth, not the highest level, but all around growth. It will…

NCERT to Issue a Series on Martyrs

Concerned that existing textbooks do not celebrate heroes, the NCERT decided to publish a series called 'Veergatha'. The relevant decision was adopted at the 52nd session of the General meeting of the NCERT on Tuesday. At the meeting, chaired by HRD Minister Smriti Irani, was attended by state Ministers of education in addition to eminent academicians. Irani said the NCERT should compile a book in consultation with the Ministry of defence about the individuals who gave their lives for the cause of the people. Special attention will be paid to women for success and freedom fighters in the book. Irani…

Gujarat to track children’s education record by making use of the unique identification code

Dropout of children from school, absence, running public schools and teachers received a mallet impact on primary education in various States, including Gujarat, which has a remarkable track record. But, everything seems to be changing in Gujarat. Conceived in December 2012, the government in June 2014 academic year to introduce the education of children tracking system digitized by assigning a unique identification code, the number of all 87 lakh students between standard 1 and standard 8. According to Mukesh Kumar, national project coordinator of the centre of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), every child will have an 18-digit UID number for…

The program is made to help one lakh children to resume their education: Smriti Irani

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani said rotary club India collaborates with her in the Ministry to help one lakh children who ceased to attend school due to various reasons, to continue their education. The HRD Ministry will take the lead to ensure that one lakh children who drop out of school for a variety of reasons, can resume their education," Irani told reporters. She also said that Mansi Mahumkar, blind mallakhamb players from Maharashtra, as a brand Ambassador HRD Ministry 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. Irani participated in the program organized by Yes Bank in partnership with Rotary to run, “YES! i…

Vice Chancellors of Central Universities will participate in Conference at Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 4 & 5, 2015

The President of India Sri Pranab Mukherjee will host a conference of Vice Chancellors of Central universities, for which he is a visitor at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 4 and 5, 2015. This is the third such conference shall be convened by the President Mukherjee. The first meeting was held on 5 February 2013 and the second on 6 and 7 February, 2014. The President also convenes regular conferences of Directors of NITs, IITs, IISERs and IISC. The agenda of this year, the Vice-Chancellors conference includes action on previous recommendations; the steps to create an ECO-system for research and…

German, French languages in BEd soon

Bangalore University is going to add German and Franch in BEd
Bangalore University is now ready for the introduction of the optional specialization in Germany and France in BEd courses from the 2015-16 academic year. This will help address the shortage of teachers of foreign languages in schools, especially in Germany KVs. The University will place the proposed curriculum to the Board of studies, first, to follow the official presentation before the Academic Council for approval. Candidates should have exposure to language at UG level. The University seeks inputs from institutions like Max Mueller Bhavan and the Goethe-Institute to develop a training program.

West Bengal education in problem

West Bengal Education System in Trouble
Frequent campus violence, bulk copy, irregularities in the admission procedures, frequent student protests over trivial issues plaguing West Bengal educational institutions, which at one time produced some of the most well-known people, both leaders and scientists in India. One of the prestigious state institutions, jadavpur University, remained the epicenter of a large-scale student campaign that resulted in an unprecedented step because the Vice-Chancellor asked the step-down by chief Minister Mamata Banerjee when she made an unannounced visit to the University. The student movement, which had a wide character with many jadavpur University alumni around the world, expressing solidarity has its…

LSAT-India to become main entrance tests for prestigious law schools

LSAT-India
A number of prestigious law schools and universities all over India announced that they will use the Law School Admission Test -LSAT-India scores for admission, bringing the total number of such institutions to 60. Global Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is one of the leading legal tests for students and graduates of law admissions in the country. It assesses critical thinking, logical reasoning and problem-solving skills necessary to succeed in law school.The test will be conducted on May 17 of this year in 16 cities across India.Well-known law schools, including Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat, VIT law school - Chennai,…

University of Mysore signs Pact with Japan varsity for research cooperation

University of Mysore seeks to extend its activities at the international level as it intends to join the League universities. On Thursday, it has signed a Memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan-based Hokkaido University for the promotion of research activities Five-year Pact will allow the exchange of faculty and research staff, student exchange and sharing of training materials and publications. The Pact will focus on the life Sciences.VC K S Rangappa and President of Hokkaido University Keizo Yamaguchi signed a Memorandum of understanding, which can be renewed after five years, if one of the two universities decided to put an…

Karnataka to make changes in the RTE rules to teach in Kannada

Having suffered a series of legal setbacks, the Karnataka government has decided to amend the rules concerning the right of children to free and compulsory education (RTE) act 2009 to make Kannada medium of instruction up to class 5. Bill will be introduced in the Parliament in the beginning of the session on Monday. The Cabinet unanimously decided on Thursday to amend the Karnataka right of children to free and compulsory education rules, 2012, issued in accordance with state policy. The curative petition is pending in the Supreme Court order on medium of instruction. The Cabinet took the decision after…

British Council kicks off IELTS awards for 2015

British Council kicks off IELTS awards for 2015
The British Council has declared the commencement of the British Council IELTS (International English Language Testing System) award for 2015. To mark the landmark of IELTS 25th birthday, this year ten awards will be offered to Indian students to help them Finance the cost of studying abroad. British Council IELTS Awards will give a total of Rs 3.9 million in education awards to students from across South Asia, as well as for the first time, students in Bhutan and Nepal. "British Council IELTS Awards have been designed to help Indian students to pursue higher education abroad once they took the…

Students to display English language skills

Students to display English language skills
About 25 children and adults undergoing pioneering course in functional English grammar, developed by the independent educator M S Renjith, will demonstrate their language skills before the academic community in Azhikode village. Well-known academician R V G Menon, Director of the Centre for adult continuing education and extension (CACEE) from the University of Kerala K R Supriya, N C Haridas Malayalam Aikya Vedi and M Shajarkhan-India save education Committee will be among the panel that will appraise students. This is the second stage Renjith enlightening experiment on functional grammar takes place. This time, the adults were also included along with…

Panchayat Union primary school in Vannakambadi commemorates diamond jubilee

Panchayat Union
Panchayat Union primary school, Vannakambadi accomplished sixty years on 16 January. It celebrated his diamond jubilee and offered the school supporter scheme on January 26. N Subramanian, a retired Railway officer, was the chief Guest. He and his wife contributed Rs.12, 000 to the schemes. They donated fifty sets of folded wall map to 48 students in Tamil, each set containing the world, India and Tamil Nadu map. The function was chaired by the head of school mistress grace Padmini. Parents, villagers, Panchayat Union members and the assistant educational officer were present at the ceremony.

Even defenders are against FYUP choice based credit system

FYUP, Choice-based credits FYUP, CBC in 3 year under graduation, Choice-based credits FYUP in DU, CBC in four year under graduation
Delhi University Academic Council passed the Commission for choice based credit system (CBCS) and its implementation indirectly -- but the greatest amount of disagreement for a long time – 15 Although many argue, CBCS with its Foundation courses and the promise of flexibility is, in fact FYUP on a large scale, even many supporters of the disastrous four years of undergraduate not Vice-Chancellor at this time. Other than the six members of the AC -- from the left democratic teachers Front and Samajwadi Shikshak Manch and Sambhavana -- he also objected to FYUP, there were differences even among academics for…

Gogoi to improve the quality of education in Assam

Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi directed the district and block officials of the education system to improve the level and quality of education in the state. When opening a two-day state conference on education planning and administration of the district and block education officers of Assam, Gogoi asked the staff to put their efforts and energy on improving the quality of education. Simple registration is not enough. Efforts should be aimed at improving the level and quality of education. As our children are our property, the responsibility lies on your shoulders. Gogoi also said proper evaluation of the performance…
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