Education

220 foreign students apply at IIT Kharagpur for courses

Kolkata: As part of an initiative to boost the presence of foreign students in its campus by offering scholarships, IIT Kharagpur has received close to 220 applications from international students, for various degree programmes this year. The acceptance rate of the…

JNU admission session 2019-20 begins

The Jawaharlal Nehru University kick-started its academic session 2019-20 with an orientation programme on Friday. JNU Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar said the students deserve appreciation for getting into the JNU. But the real challenge begins now is in equipping…

Sachin Tendulkar: Humbled and happy to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter on Friday, stating that he was “humbled and happy” to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame. “Humbled and happy to be inducted into the #ICCHallOfFame. A lot of people have…

Commonwealth TT C’ship: Indian women’s, men’s team win title

Both the women’s and men’s Indian team displayed an impressive performance to win the 21st Table Tennis Championship”>Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Friday. The women’s team defeated Singapore 3-0 to dethrone the previous champions whereas…

Over 52,000 students take admission in Delhi University

Over 52,000 students have taken admission in the Delhi University till Friday after the third cut-off list was announced. According to data shared by the varsity, 42,547 students from the CBSE board have taken admission, followed by 1,895 from the…

UPSC civil services prelims exam results declared

 The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Friday declared the results of the civil services preliminary examination, a government order said. The results of the examination held on June 2 can be seen on UPSC web site– www.upsc.gov.in. “The candidature of…

Four new courses introduced by Jamia Millia Islamia

New Delhi: The Jamia Millia Islamia Thursday introduced four new courses under Entrepreneurship Development Programmes (EDP). The courses will be run by the varsity’s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and have been introduced in collaboration with the National Small Industries Corporation…

Google announces Code with Google to teach young kids coding

California (USA): Google has announced a new CS comprehensive resource called Code with Google for educators to help them teach coding in a better manner. Code with Google combines the free curriculum and programs that help students build their coding…

Stephen’s College announces cut-offs

Delhi University’s St Stephen’s College announced its cut-offs for various courses on Monday. The college has at least 50 per cent of the seats reserved for Christians and follows a separate admission criteria. For the Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme,…

Onus of filling vacancies lies on universities: Govt

 The onus of filling up teaching posts in Central universities lies on the varsities as they are autonomous bodies, Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said on Monday. Nishank was responding to a written question in Lok Sabha about…

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