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35 European universities to take part in higher education fair

The event will allow Indian students, researchers and academics to interact with European universities and 18 European Union (EU) member state representatives through 47 webinar sessions as well as a number of thematic sessions and country presentations.

Education sector worst hit by cyber threats from July-Sept: Seqrite

Targeting the education sector indicates a major shift in the sector-wise priorities amongst cybercriminals and underscores a willingness to exploit the weaker security infrastructures at educational institutions to create maximum disruption. Other industries that remain at high risk include manufacturing, BFSI, media and entertainment, and professional services.

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Apart from the proposed hike in the one-time deposit fee at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) from Rs 5,500 to Rs 12,000, the intended monthly accommodation fees will now be Rs 1,700 (maintenance)+Rs 600/200 = Rs 2,300/1,900. That’s an increase of Rs 2,280/1,890, once an extra one-time (refundable) Rs 6,500 is deposited.

IIM Bangalore launches a programme with Gabelli School of Business

“The programme, with its accent on conceptual building blocks and immersive learning experience through field trips and projects, will fill the long-felt need for a quality programme in the Fintech space in India,” said Madan Mohan Raj, chief programme officer, executive education programmes at IIMB.

Automation Anywhere and TalentSprint launch RPA certification for select colleges

Students from select engineering colleges in India will now be able to get a certification in robotic process automation. The course, spanning two semesters, will cost Rs.25000. Students will go through a selection test before being eligible for the course. The first cohort of the program will go live in January next year. TalentSprint will carry out the execution of the course.

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Tech talent at B-schools set to score high this placement season

Students with engineering degrees, especially those from the computer science, electronic and electrical streams, are back in big demand this placement season at the IIMs and other top business schools.

Students from IIM Bangalore win Accenture B-School challenge

The challenge kicked off on August 21, 2019 across campuses, concluded in a grand event in Gurugram where the top 10 teams from each campus presented a case study on disruptive the digital strategy centred around Innovation. The first prize was awarded to the team from IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Bangalore.

Assessment in school education to be transformed by 2022, NCERT to develop guidelines soon: HRD

The HRD Ministry, which is in the process of giving final shape to the new National Education Policy (NEP), has proposed in the final draft that all students will be allowed to take board exams on up to two occasions during any given school year and the examination be made "easier".

Australian students to study and undertake internships in India

"Next year, Australian universities will mobilise students through 64 exciting projects in India including one on the development of Indian physical education programs and another on improving organic waste management and drinking water quality," Acting Australian High Commissioner to India, Rod Hilton, said.

Draft education policy may let kids take boards twice a year

Moreover, the new policy also calls for a high-quality common modular entrance exam multiple times each year for undergraduate admissions in higher education institutions.

IIT Delhi launches Global Alumni Endowment Fund, targets $1 billion over 7 years

IIT Delhi launches Global Alumni Endowment Fund, targets $1 billion over 7 years

The institute aims to achieve a target of $1 billion over a period of 7 years for the newly launched fund that will work towards the development of the institute, encourage innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. The earnings will be utilized under the guidance of a Governing Board of Advisors consisting primarily of alumni and the IIT Delhi administration.

IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) launches collaborative programme with Singapore Management University

IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) launches collaborative programme with Singapore Management University

The programme is focused on providing managerial concepts to students through classroom lectures on portfolio management, alternative investments, innovation and entrepreneurship, and technological adaptation. Another feature of the programme was industry interactions regarding practical challenges in financial markets. Twenty-five students participated in this programme.

IIT Guwahati signs terms of reference with Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan

IIT Guwahati signs terms of reference with Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan

The ToR was signed during a visit by a six-member delegation from Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, led by their President, Tshering Wangdi.

IIT re-opens GATE application process for J&K students

IIT re-opens GATE application process for J&K students

the GATE committee has decided to re-open the application process from 30th October to 8th November, 2019 for those who have been left out from J&K.

State education boards to be regulated by national body: Draft NEP

State education boards to be regulated by national body: Draft NEP

The existing NEP was framed in 1986 and revised in 1992. A new education policy was part of the Bharatiya Janata Party's manifesto ahead of the 2014 general election. As per the final draft, the board exams will also be made "easier".

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136 firms make offers to 480 students as IIM Calcutta completes summer placements

136 firms make offers to 480 students as IIM Calcutta completes summer placements

Finance and Consulting firms accounted for 43.2% of the total offers. Several firms also opened international roles including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Barclays and Hexaware.

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