Modi’s HEERA encounters roadblock: UGC, AICTE might remain intact

Last week, during the parliament session, of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha said no proposal has been considered at present in this regard. PM Narendra Modi The much awaited Education Empowerment Regulation Agency (HEERA) has encountered a roadblock set by the Human Resource Development Ministry (HRD). As of now, the plan set by the government to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) with a single higher education regulator has been put on hold. (Read: Engineering colleges with less than 30 per cent…

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NEET 2017: High Court asks CBSE to revise marks awarded to all candidates

Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed the CBSE to revise marks awarded to all candidates who had appeared in the NEET exam this year and decide the “merit/rank accordingly” in view of incorrect reply for one of the 180 objective type questions given in the answer key. A Division Bench comprising Justice Tarun Agarwala and Justice Ashok Kumar passed the order while allowing a writ petition filed by Saumitra Gigodia who had scored 665 out of 720 marks in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Tests for admission to undergraduate medical courses…

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DHE Odisha: Second phase merit list 2017 published, check online at dheodisha.gov.in

The Department of Higher Education (DHE), Odisha has announced the second phase of the selection merit list today at dheodisha.gov.in. In a notification, the authorities said the students who are yet to take admission in their preferred +3 (Degree) college after slide-up can do so from August 16 to 18. The data updation for the second phase will end on August 19 at 5 pm. In a circular, DHE Odisha authorities have said “inspite of several reminders regarding slide up process, some candidates have failed to take admission from July…

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Samsung wins Korean lawsuit over Galaxy Note7

Last year, a group of Galaxy Note7 owners filed a class action lawsuit against Samsung in South Korea. They sought KRW 300 thousand ($267) per person for the inconvenience called by the recall. Since then, the number of claimants has grown to 1,900 and the money to of KRW 935 million ($822,000 total, $433 per person.) Now a local court has ruled in favor of Samsung, saying that the recall and any inconvenience it might have caused was not “unacceptable”. A similar suit was filed against Samsung in the US, but that is still…

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CBSE Class 12th compartment exam results 2017 announced at cbseresults.nic.in and cbse.nic.in

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)’s has announced the results of class 12 compartment or improvement examinations this week at cbse.nic.in and cbseresults.nic.in. The exam was held from July 17 onwards. The Board will release the result of class 10 compartment examination next week. The compartment exam is held for those students who had failed to clear a subject during the board exams that were held in March. The result for class 12 board annual exams was declared on May 28 while the results of class 10 were declared…

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NEET-SS Result 2017: Declared at nbe.edu.in

National Board of Examination (NBE) has declared the examination result for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Super Specialty (NEET-SS) courses on its official website, nbe.edu.in NEET-SS Result 2017: Declared at nbe.edu.in National Board of Examination (NBE) has declared the examination result for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Super Specialty (NEET-SS) courses. Candidates can check the result from the official website, nbe.edu.in How to check: Go to the official website Click on the link, ‘Result-Cum-Score Card for NEET-SS 2017’ Enter testing ID and date of birth After submitting the same, the…

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GST, demonetisation to feature in NCERT books from 2018GST,,demonetisation,to,feature,in,NCERT,books,from,2018

GST, demonetisation to feature in NCERT books from 2018 From the next year, schools students will receive lessons on GST and demonetisation as the same will be included in the NCERT textbooks. Representative image From the next year, schools students will receive lessons on Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation, as the same will be included in the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) textbooks. As per an HT report, on Thursday, Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha told the Rajya Sabha, “NCERT has decided to incorporate the…

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Alert! UGC NET 2017 official notification to be out today at cbsenet.nic.in

After a long wait, the official notification for UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) November exam will be released today, on August 4. The exam will be conducted on November 5. Official notification for UGC NET November 2017 to be out today After a long wait, the official notification for University Grants Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) November exam will be released today, on August 4, by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). All those candidates who are interested in appearing for the exam are required to keep a…

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This class 5 student runs library in Bhopal slum, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan pitches in to help

While most children of her age spend time in playing or studying, this 11-year-old girl has started a small library to encourage reading. Meet class 5 student, Muskaan Ahirwar, who while living in a slum area of Bhopal has found that books are the best way to promote knowledge. Her determination has been recognised by the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who has offered her a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh to set up a proper library. Chouhan met the girl at his residence on Wednesday and handed her…

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Mumbai University results: 3.25 lakh answer sheets yet to be evaluated

While the Mumbai University (MU) has scheduled the result declaration date for the undergraduate courses today, that is, July 31, it seems the varsity will miss the deadline. Of the 477 examinations that the MU conducted in March and April this year, the results of 340 courses are pending. Even as officials are hopeful of declaring most results on Monday, the deadline set by the governor and chancellor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, a whopping 3.25 lakh answer sheets are yet to be evaluated. Over a lakh papers are to be moderated. In…

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