Friday, November 24, 2017

Education News & Events

IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore among top 10 BRICS varsities
IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore among top 10 BRICS varsities

IIT Bombay and IISc Bangalore were ranked among the top 10 universities in the latest QS University rankings for the BRICS nations

Google announces 130K scholarships in partnership with Pluralsight and Udacity
Google announces 130K scholarships in partnership with Pluralsight and Udacity

Tech giant Google in association with Pluralsight and Udacity, announced a new scholarship program to help 130 thousand developers and students across India with an objective to create a pool of highly skilled tech workforce

Arunachal government to set up Skill University
Arunachal government to set up Skill University

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu announced the setting up of a Skill University to provide employment opportunities outside the government space.

Five popular fintech platforms for hassle-free education loan
Five popular fintech platforms for hassle-free education loan

Education loan is the most cost-effective means to fund education if one is unable to get a full scholarship. Though most banks provide an education loan, in today's era there are certain fintech players giving attractive offers on the same.

Delhi University: Dyal Singh College (Evening) renamed as 'Vande Mataram College'
Delhi University: Dyal Singh College (Evening) renamed as 'Vande Mataram College'

The administrative department of Delhi University's Dyal Singh College decided to rename its evening college as 'Vande Mataram Mahavidyalaya'

Australian government scholarships for 52 Indian students
Australian government scholarships for 52 Indian students

Australian envoy Harinder Sidhu announced that 52 Indian students will be offered the Australian governments prestigious Australia Awards-Endeavour scholarships and Fellowships for 2018

Vancouver Film School to open campus in Hyderabad
Vancouver Film School to open campus in Hyderabad

VFS will offer programmes in animation, VFX, game development and film which will provide skills to students, at par with international industry standards

In its 25th year, Pearl Academy announces quarter century scholarships 2018 across India
In its 25th year, Pearl Academy announces quarter century scholarships 2018 across India

As an ode to 25 years of nurturing creative minds in India, Pearl Academy announced a unique initiative - the Quarter Century Scholarships 2018 wherein 525 students will get grants to study design, fashion, media or business at Pearl Academy

Cabinet clears creation of agency to conduct entrance tests
Cabinet clears creation of agency to conduct entrance tests

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleared a proposal for creation of a National Testing Agency (NTA), to conduct entrance tests which are at present being conducted by the CBSE

Government finalising new national education policy: HRD Ministry
Government finalising new national education policy: HRD Ministry

The government is in the process of finalising the new national education policy which will focus on making India's education system learner-centric instead of teacher-centric

HRD minister elated with people's contribution to 'Digital Education'
HRD minister elated with people's contribution to 'Digital Education'

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said that people were contributing on all aspects of 'Digital Education' and it pleases him when he reviews the progress made

Xpressions 2017 Pre-event
Xpressions 2017 Pre-event

Xpressions, one of the biggest Management-Cultural fest India, is a three-day extravaganza which is scheduled to take place from 10th to 12th November 2017

Shoolini University to start course on climate change
Shoolini University to start course on climate change

Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences will shortly start a diploma course on Disaster Management and Climate Change

Deemed universities can't start distant education courses: SC
Deemed universities can't start distant education courses: SC

The Supreme Court said no deemed-to-be-university can run open and distant learning courses from the next academic year (2018-19) unless it is permitted to do so by the concerned authorities

Mother Theresa institute gets NAAC Accreditation
Mother Theresa institute gets NAAC Accreditation

Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of Health Sciences run by the government has been accredited with A grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council

Government launches scholarship programme to pep up philately
Government launches scholarship programme to pep up philately

The government launched a pan India scholarship programme for creating awareness about philately among school students

Destinations to study abroad without burning a hole in your pocket
Destinations to study abroad without burning a hole in your pocket

Access to education is one of the basic rights of people across the world, and many are extremely lucky to have had the chance to complete at least high school