New education system aims to create equitable society: Dr K Kasturirangan
Dr Kasturirangan said the NEP provides an integrated yet flexible approach towards education and emphasis is given in the policy to the aspect of holistic, multi-disciplinary education as a foundational component at all levels of education.
Education minister: Positively considering proposal to hold JEE Main 2021 four times a year to reduce students' stress
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Safeguarding test authenticity with online remote proctoring solutions
Today, online examinations are an integral component of the education ecosystem.
Fee support, data cards and laptops: DU colleges step up efforts to help students following LSR suicide case
The colleges have stepped up efforts after an LSR student died by suicide allegedly over financial constraints in continuing with her studies.
LSR student suicide: LSR announces fee rebate, committee to provide laptops on need basis
The college administration has also decided that when the pandemic recedes, the situation normalises and hostel seats are once again 288 in number, it would would look into accommodating some more students of the second and third year in the hostel, on the basis of need, during their remaining years of study.
JEE Advanced topper Chirag Falor to skip studying at IITs, will head to MIT
Falor, who bagged the top rank in the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced, had also scored 100 percentile in the JEE-Mains.
More Indians head to top B-schools abroad
More Indian students are taking a shot at applying to top overseas business schools or STEM courses despite the Covid-19 pandemic, said leading education consultants, mirroring a trend seen during the 2008 global financial crisis.
India has huge potential to tap Middle East markets, investments, says expert
The Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park(SRTI Park), UAE’s premier research and innovation hub, is organising the first edition of the MITT Summit on September 22nd.
View: NEP 2020 connects disciplinary silos, readies India for global role
The Indian education system has been hailed for its multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary thoughts but revoking it in functionality is of utmost importance.
National Education Policy 2020 has a new focus, says Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
"One of the fundamental principles of NEP is according the highest priority to achieving foundational literacy and numeracy by all students by Grade 3, which we are committed to achieving by 2025," says Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.
IIT-Indore teaches ancient sciences, mathematics in Sanskrit
"Ancient texts of India, originally composed in Sanskrit, have a rich heritage of mathematical and scientific knowledge and the present generation is unaware of this. We started this course to make them aware of this ancient knowledge in Sanskrit itself," said professor Neelesh Kumar, officiating director of IIT, Indore.
Without salary since March, maths teacher in Delhi sells bags for living
Weekly markets in the national capital, which remained shut since March-end due to the coronavirus lockdown, reopened on Monday after the Delhi government allowed it till August 30 on a trial basis.
IIM study suggests blended learning for school education
The paper has devised a mathematical model recommending a blend of offline and online learning. As per the model, following social distancing norms, a school can operate in three shifts—7 am to 11 am, 11:30 am to 3:30 pm, and 4 pm to 7:30 pm. It also suggests that students be divided into three groups—class 1 to 4, class 5 to 8, and class 9 to 12.
Mathematical modeling suggests containment of COVID-19 possible
The cluster containment strategy aims to contain the spread of the disease within a defined geographic area by early detection of cases, breaking the chain of transmission and thus preventing its spread to new areas.