Meghalaya Govt Plans to Introduce Chinese in Schools
In a bid to give the students an edge to find employment in China, one of the fastest growing economies of the world, the Meghalaya government is contemplating on introducing Chinese language in its schools. "Chinese is among the most influentia
45,062 Engineering Seats Vacant
At the end of general counselling for admission into engineering courses on Thursday, 1.04 lakh students were allotted seats in over 500 colleges and exactly 45,062 seats fell vacant. Compared to last year when 1.12 lakh students joined engineering e
Cramming Their Way to the Top
With demand massively outstripping supply, one elite college has even set 100% as the pass mark for its entrance exam. The intense competition has resulted in a mushrooming of private colleges offering coaching lessons for pupils who need extra help
Students' Concentration Adversely Affected By Social Networking Sites
Attack on Indian Students not Racial, Says Australian Govt Based on Study
New Delhi: After intense criticism following the attacks on Indian students last year, the Australian government says that the attacks were not racial. Referring to a study, a first of its kind held in the country, the Australian government says tha
Blame the Student
When an American student fails an exam or class, his teacher is condemned for failing to successfully teach, but a failing Indian student is reprimanded for not studying hard enough or sufficiently applying himself.
Investors Eyeing Education Hit Regulatory Roadblocks
While the latest report by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India indicates that Rs.4,200 crore will be invested by venture capital and private equity (PE firms in the education sector over the next three years, investors are not q
Supreme Court Directs TN to Implement Samacheer Kalvi
In a setback to the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected its plea for scrapping the uniform education system brought in by the earlier DMK government and directed its immediate implementation.
53,000 Engineering Seats Vacant in Tamil Nadu
Over 53,000 seats remain vacant in engineering colleges at the end of a month of counselling through single window system of admission.
Access To E-Resources: A Boon to Students and Researchers
National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST, an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development under the Mission on Education through ICT which was launched in May 2010 with multi-fold objectives i