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Rajnath okays girls admission in Sainik Schools
Rajnath okays girls admission in Sainik Schools

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal to allow admission to girls in Sainik schools from the academic year 2021-22 in a phased manner.

Chitkara University Student Invents a Single-use Plastic Substitute
Chitkara University Student Invents a Single-use Plastic Substitute

Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh campus student; Pranav Goyal (B.Tech, 2nd Year) has invented a purely biodegradable and environment-friendly substitute for the purpose.

Dassault to collaborate on aeronautics with Pune College
Dassault to collaborate on aeronautics with Pune College

Dassault Aviation, the makers of the Rafale fighter aircraft, on Thursday announced a collaboration with the famed College of Engineering Pune (CoEP) for a strategic partnership on skill development.

Apex Professional University (APU) to Host National Seminar on 'Human Rights: Prospects and Challenges
Apex Professional University (APU) to Host National Seminar on 'Human Rights: Prospects and Challenges

Apex Professional University (APU) proudly announces that it is hosting a national seminar on 'Human Rights: Prospects and Challenges', on October 18, 2019

IIIT Council nod to relaxations on students lateral moves
IIIT Council nod to relaxations on students lateral moves

Students of the Indian Institutes of Information Technology(IIITs) will be allowed to join integrated M. Tech and MBA at other IIITs, subject to fulfillment of minimum criteria.

Adolescent girls in 4 Delhi schools gain from Dutch project
Adolescent girls in 4 Delhi schools gain from Dutch project

The 'Go Girls Go' pilot project being funded by The Netherlands government in four Delhi government schools is helping adolescent girls in the schools complete their education and empower them as change makers.

With 60 students, innovation learning programme 'DHRUV' to kick start from tomorrow
With 60 students, innovation learning programme 'DHRUV' to kick start from tomorrow

Sixty students have been selected for the 14-day long ambitious Pradhan Mantri Innovation Learning Programme named 'DHRUV' which will start from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Bengaluru on Thursday.

First Global Challenge 2019: Mumbai teenage girls to represent India in Dubai
First Global Challenge 2019: Mumbai teenage girls to represent India in Dubai

Geared-Up Girls, a team of five girls between the age of 14 and 18 from different schools in Mumbai will represent India in a robotics competition, 'First Global Challenge 2019', to be held in Dubai from October 24 to October 27.

Yale announces applications open for Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) 2020
Yale announces applications open for Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) 2020

Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is an academic summer enrichment program for outstanding high school students from around the world. Each summer, students from over 125 countries participate in one of five interdisciplinary, 2-week sessions at Yale's historic campus

JGU VC gets Bicentennial Medal from US university
JGU VC gets Bicentennial Medal from US university

In recognition of O.P. Jindal Global University's efforts to forge collaborations with universities across the world, the institution's Vice Chancellor, Professor C. Raj Kumar was conferred the 'Bicentennial Medal' by Indiana University Bloomington in the US.

Now any university can use Courseras 3,600 courses
Now any university can use Courseras 3,600 courses

US-based online education company Coursera on Thursday announced a new offering which will allow any university in the world to use its content to deliver job-relevant, multi-disciplinary online courses to students.

Niti Aayog's School Education Quality Index, UP worst performer
Niti Aayog's School Education Quality Index, UP worst performer

NITI Aayog on Monday released the School Education Quality Index (SEQI) which evaluates states and union territories' performance in the school education. Kerala secured the top spot with 76.6 per cent while Uttar Pradesh performed worst for 2016-17.

Kerala tops Niti Aayog's school education quality index
Kerala tops Niti Aayog's school education quality index

The government policy think-tank Niti Aayog on Monday launched the school education quality index wherein states, including Kerala, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Assam have been ranked as the best-performing among large states, each achieving an overall performance score above 60 per cent, while Uttar Pradesh figures last in the ranking.

Odisha registers 6-point jump to rank 7th in Niti Aayog's School Education Quality Index
Odisha registers 6-point jump to rank 7th in Niti Aayog's School Education Quality Index

Odisha has ranked seventh in the Niti Aayog's School Education Quality Index, registering a significant improvement with a six-point jump in the index compared to last year

J-K: Govt to establish degree, professional, administrative colleges in valley
J-K: Govt to establish degree, professional, administrative colleges in valley

In a bid to uplift the education sector in the state, Jammu and Kashmir government will soon establish 16 degree and four professional colleges in the valley.

IIT Roorkee Signs International Cooperation Agreement With Universities De Strasbourg
IIT Roorkee Signs International Cooperation Agreement With Universities De Strasbourg

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) signed an Agreement for Joint Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program with the University of Strasbourg (Unistra), France in Strasbourg on Sept. 25, 2019 regarding joint supervision of PhD thesis leading to Joint Degree in PhD from both IITR and Unistra.

Nehru Institute of Mountaineering and Frances CNISAG conduct training exchange program
Nehru Institute of Mountaineering and Frances CNISAG conduct training exchange program

A training exchange programme was organised for Defence Ministry's Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) with French institute CNISAG