With Rs 67-lakh US scholarships, two state girls see dream come true

Life for these two girls might never be the same again. One is born into a labourer’s family while another is from a farmer’s family. Karishma Randhave (17) of Shirval in Pune district and Anjani Lahane (18) of Mangaon in Raigad district have been selected for the Global Opportunity scholarship of Rs 67.5 lakh each … Read moreWith Rs 67-lakh US scholarships, two state girls see dream come true

IIT-Delhi gets new campus

The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi will soon start its extended branch at Haryana. This development is being planned after the Haryana government offered 100 acres of land to the institute. According to M Balakrishnan, deputy director, IIT-D , before deciding on how to make the best possible use of the land, permission from the Ministry … Read moreIIT-Delhi gets new campus

IIT aspirants may have to clear two tests

IT aspirants will have to take two entrance tests if a section of IIT administrators across the country have their way and succeed in grabbing the cream of candidates from the CET success list. Speaking to Deccan Chronicle on Thursday, Prof V. G. Idichandy, deputy director, IIT-M, said the Union government had asked Dr T. … Read moreIIT aspirants may have to clear two tests

IGNOU trains teachers to develop online courses

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) organised a workshop training teachers from varsities across the country in developing online courses. “How to create/develop online courses” workshop was attended by 21 faculty members from various universities, including Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, Anna University, Chennai, and Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Maharashtra. “Open universities in the world and … Read moreIGNOU trains teachers to develop online courses

Mangalore varsity offers sports scholarships

The Directorate of Physical Education, Mangalore University, has invited applications from eligible athletes, sportsmen and women for the award of sports scholarship under the talent identification and sports promotion scheme of the university for 2011-12. The Scholarship carries a sum of Rs 1,000 per month and contingency grant of Rs 2,500 annually, a press release … Read moreMangalore varsity offers sports scholarships

CBSE students still Confused in Maharashtra Junior College Admissions

The state government’s decision to allow CBSE students, who took the board exam, to apply to junior colleges without their original marksheets has brought relief to thousands of applicants, but the fate of those who gave the school test is still unclear. The deputy director of education has instructed junior colleges to accept applications of … Read moreCBSE students still Confused in Maharashtra Junior College Admissions

No fee hike in private schools : Orissa HC

The Orissa high court said all private schools in the state, including the English medium institutions, should abide by the provisions of Free and Compulsory Education Act of 2009 and coming under Orissa Education (OE) Act. The state government had in April 2009 allowed the English medium schools to increase their school fees by 25 … Read moreNo fee hike in private schools : Orissa HC

CBSE schools in Maharashtra in Trouble

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools which fail to submit details of students who have taken the board exam will lose out on their no-objection certificates, the state education department warned on Wednesday. It also threatened serious action against schools which allowed its students who had appeared for the school-based test to apply … Read moreCBSE schools in Maharashtra in Trouble

Counselling for CBSE Students to Begin on First Februrary 2011

The pre-exam counseling of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will start from Tuesday and would continue till April 13, 2011. This will be the fourteenth year when CBSE will be providing the counseling services for students and parents to over exam related stress during the entire period of examination. According to chairman of … Read moreCounselling for CBSE Students to Begin on First Februrary 2011

Anna University BE & B Tech Classes from August 23

Classes for the first year BE/BTech students in self-financing engineering colleges affiliated to the Anna University of Technology (AUT Chennai) will begin on August 23. Announcing this at a meeting of principals of affiliated colleges, P Narayanasamy, director (academic courses & student affairs) said classes for the first year postgraduate students would commence on September … Read moreAnna University BE & B Tech Classes from August 23