Javadekar supports CBSE moderation policy

New Delhi, May 24 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has supported the CBSE’s moderation policy and said it will stay in effect for now. “Equalisation of marks for different question papers is OK. But spiking is absolutely unacceptable,” Javadekar told news channel CNN News18 in an interview broadcast on Wednesday. On Tuesday, […]

CBSE looking into Bengal’s grievance over NEET: Official

Kolkata, May 23 : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is looking into West Bengal government’s complaint with the board over the discrepancy in the Bengali question paper for NEET, an official said on Tuesday. “The CBSE is looking into it,” Education and Literacy Secretary Anil Swarup said here, declining to comment further saying […]

Admissions in MGIMS post graduate courses through common counselling: SC

New Delhi, May 23 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government to include the state’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS) in the ongoing counselling for admissions in post graduate medical and diploma courses. The vacation bench of Justice L.Nageswara Rao and Justice Navin Sinha however said that the addition of […]

Dismayed by Class 10 results, Punjab CM orders action

Chandigarh, May 23 : Taking a serious view of the poor Class 10 board examination results, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered the state education minister to prepare a blueprint to raising education standards in Punjab. The Class 10 results, declared by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) on Monday, saw 40 per […]

HRD Ministry warns of action against erring B.Ed colleges

Kolkata, May 23 : Concerned over the standard of education in B.Ed colleges, the Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD) on Tuesday warned that around 40 to 50 per cent of such institutes may lose affiliation/recognition in coming months. According to the Ministry’s Department of School Education and Literacy Secretary Anil Swarup, around 40 per […]

Protesting Kashmiri students beat up cop, torch his motorcycle

Srinagar, May 23 : Protesting students on Tuesday beat up a cop and torched his motorcycle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama town. Students of the local Higher Secondary School took to the streets and started pelting stones at the security forces demanding the release of their fellow students arrested for stone pelting by the police. […]