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Macquarie University, Australia signs two MoUs in India
Macquarie University, Australia signs two MoUs in India

Macquarie University, one of Australia's top 10 Universities has today signed a MoU with Broadband India Forum and O P Jindal Global University to collaborate over a wide range of academic and research activities and initiatives

Jammu and Kashmir Government to reintroduce board exam for Class XI
Jammu and Kashmir Government to reintroduce board exam for Class XI

Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari said that the government has decided to reintroduce board exams for class 11 from the current session

Online exam for entry to 150 private institutions and 25 varsities to be held on May 13
Online exam for entry to 150 private institutions and 25 varsities to be held on May 13

ComedK-Unigauge ,started as a simple concept of unifying Private Engineering into a single exam 3 years ago, has now turned into a 150 plus institutions and 25 Universities accepting scores and upward of 125000 students giving an online exam

Minister Pandiarajan launches CADD Centre's Courseware in Tamil
Minister Pandiarajan launches CADD Centre's Courseware in Tamil

K. Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, Government of Tamil Nadu, launched a Tamil courseware that introduces AutoCAD, a leading engineering design software, to high school and college students

AICTE for upgrading academic status of private engineering colleges
AICTE for upgrading academic status of private engineering colleges

Concerned with the deteriorating quality of education in private engineering colleges, their management are looking into the possibility of closing down courses having less than 25 per cent enrollment as among drastic measures to maintain academic standards

India needs quality training in Skill Development and Entrepreneurship: Experts
India needs quality training in Skill Development and Entrepreneurship: Experts

President of a Canada's Seneca College, David Agnew said, there is an urgent need of quality training in skill development and entrepreneurship

IADEA to improve quality of art education for one million students in 5 years
IADEA to improve quality of art education for one million students in 5 years

Art teachers Susan George and Sandra Vincent, from Sir Mutha School in the city won the national award for promoting the 'Best Artistic Process in Classroom' at the two-day art event organized by the Chennai based IADEA

Central University Kashmir to be set up in central Kashmir
Central University Kashmir to be set up in central Kashmir

Assuring that Central University Kashmir will be set up in the central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that there have been some difficulties in the construction university at the present site in the district

Canadian college partners with Indian institutes
Canadian college partners with Indian institutes

A Canadian college announced long-term collaboration with universities and institutions of higher education in India

AICTE to increase seats in Engineering courses under PMSSS for J and K students
AICTE to increase seats in Engineering courses under PMSSS for J and K students

AICTE has announced to increase seats in Engineering courses under the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme for the students of Jammu and Kashmir

Free education for Karnataka girls up to post-graduation
Free education for Karnataka girls up to post-graduation

In a bid to encourage girl child education, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced that all girls studying in government institutions up to post-graduation will be given free education

SAU: Entrance test for Masters and Phd programmes on April 15
SAU: Entrance test for Masters and Phd programmes on April 15

The South Asian University, established by the eight SAARC nations, announced its admission schedule to its Masters and PhD programmes for the ninth batch

Students to qualify NEET to study medicine abroad
Students to qualify NEET to study medicine abroad

The Union Health Ministry extended the rule to qualify common national entrance examination NEET for students wanting to study medical course within India to include those who aspire to pursue MBBS in a foreign country

SC, ST students to get scholarship through DBT
SC, ST students to get scholarship through DBT

Bihar government today decided to pay scholarship to students from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT)

UP government to set up 13 new medical colleges in 3 years
UP government to set up 13 new medical colleges in 3 years

The Uttar Pradesh government informed the state assembly that 13 new medical colleges would be established in the state in next three years time with five of them to start new academic session from 2019

Telugu to become mandatory in all Telangana schools soon
Telugu to become mandatory in all Telangana schools soon

The Telangana government is all set to bring in an ordinance to make the Telugu language mandatory, from Class 1 to 12, in schools across the state

Priority to be given to education and health sector: Mungantiwar
Priority to be given to education and health sector: Mungantiwar

Maharashtra Finance Planning Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said the district planning commission should give priority to the education, health and employment sector in their planning and district administrative agencies in every district