Education

SC declines to entertain plea on medical admission under Maratha quota

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea against the Bombay High Court’s refusal to consider a petition challenging an Ordinance granting 16 per cent quota to Maratha students in admission to Post-Graduate medical and dental courses this…

Make yoga part of school curriculum, says Vice President

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Friday recommended making yoga part of school curriculum and said doing so is necessary in the wake of changing lifestyles and growing incidence of non-communicable diseases. Naidu was speaking at an event to mark the…

Inattentive children earn less as adults: Study

Children who are inattentive in kindergarten are more likely to report lower incomes than their peers at the age of 33 to 35 years of age, a study has found. On the other hand, the most “pro-social” boys — who help others,…

IIT Kharagpur to launch research programme for undergraduate students

IIT Kharagpur will launch an Undergraduate Research Programme (UGRP) from the upcoming Autumn semester of 2019-20, to encourage the spirit of research among undergraduate students. The UGRP will fund select research ideas proposed by the students on a competitive basis and…

IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi, IISc-Bangalore among top 200 in prestigious QS global rankings

Three Indian institutes — IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi and IISc-Bangalore — have found place among the top 200 in the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings released on Wednesday. The QS global rankings 2020, which was released in London, has 50 new entrants globally and…

IGNOU launches certificate programme in yoga

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a certificate programme in yoga that would commence from July session, the varsity said Sunday. IGNOU’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) launched the programme under which the learner shall understand the…

DU likely to release first cut-off by June end

The DU is likely to release its first cut-off list by the end of this month as the Delhi High Court Friday directed the university to extend its registration date to June 22, officials said. The Delhi University’s online registration…

SC refuses to interfere with NEET exam

The Supreme Court Friday refused to entertain a plea which sought quashing of the answer keys of some questions in the NEET(UG)-2019 examination saying that an expert body has duly applied its mind and revised answers were issued. The top…

Results of AIIMS MBBS 2019 entrance exam declared

The results of AIIMS MBBS 2019 entrance examination held for 1,150 seats across the country were declared on Wednesday. Total 3,38,457 candidates comprising 1,57,488 males, 1,80,934 females and 35 third gender candidates appeared for the examination, the AIIMS said in…

NEET results declared; Rajasthan’s Nalin Khandelwal tops exam

The results of the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 were declared on Wednesday, with Rajasthan’s Nalin Khandelwal topping the exam. The NEET is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in…

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