Education

CBSE Class 12 Result: Overall Pass Percentage Is 92.71%; Girls Better Boys

KOLKATA: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the results for this year’s class 12th exam with an overall pass percentage of 92.71 per cent. Incidentally, the pass percentage this year is lower than last year’s 99.37 per cent. “Looking into the Pandemic, no personal media briefing is organized by the CBSE,” the …

Allen Launches Multi-Crore Talent Search Scholarship Exam

NEW DELHI: Kota-based prestigious ALLEN Career Institute has launched a major talent search scholarship exam for students of classes 5 to 10. Based on candidates’ rank, the institute will provide scholarships worth Rs 250 crores and cash prizes up to Rs 1.25 crore. The examination will be conducted offline on October 9 and October 16, …

Jio Institute Welcomes Its Founding Batch

NEW DELHI: Jio Institute welcomed its first batch of students as it announced the commencement of the academic session with two inaugural postgraduate programs in artificial intelligence and data science and digital media and marketing communications. Jio Institute is a multi-disciplinary higher education institute set up as a philanthropic initiative by Reliance Industries Ltd. and …

IIT-Kanpur Develops Budget Smartwatch For Blind

  KANPUR: In his childhood, Prof Siddhartha Panda would often wonder how he could help his visually-impaired cousin live life with more ease. Nearly 35 years later, he met another man, a researcher with a similar mission. Together, they made a haptic smartwatch that could be a boon for people with impaired vision. Prof Panda …

Turf War In Coaching Den: Allen’s Maheshwari Goes After ‘Unprincipled’

  KOTA (RAJASTHAN): As institutes welcome IIT aspirants in the new academic session in India’s coaching hub in Rajasthan’s Kota, new market players have intensified the poaching of educators from prestigious, established brands. Ventures like edutech startup Unacademy have announced plans to launch their offline centres in the coaching town and are going all-out to …

Fightback: 7th UPSC Ranker Samyak Is J-School Grad, Has Incurable Eye Disease, Mom Wrote Exam

  NEW DELHI:  Ensconced on a sofa seat at his austere home in Delhi’s Rohini, Samyak Jain, 26, rubs his eyes in disbelief, knowing it well he suffers from Macular Degeneration, an incurable genetic disease that partially impairs his vision. But, not without the fistful of iron grit and his mother’s writings, he combined to overcome …

IITGn To ‘Inspire’ School Kids On Career Choices

NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar’s Curiosity Lab will conduct ‘Camp Inspire’ that will enable school children to think about alternative passions and career choices. Camp Inspire 2022 particularly designed for students of classes 8 to 12 will take place online from June 3 to 5. Students would hear the journey of inspiring individuals …

Quad Fellowship To Encourage Academic Excellence: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Quad Fellowship will encourage academic excellence and promote people-to-people links between the Quad member countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday at the launch of the programme during the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Tokyo. “The Quad fellowship programme is a wonderful and unique initiative. This prestigious fellowship will offer our students great …

From DU To JNU, Professor Lal’s Arrest Sparks Off Protests

NEW DELHI: Two prominent education campuses of Delhi are simmering with protests again. This time they are united against the arrest of Ratan Lal, the assistant professor of the Hindu College. He was arrested on Friday for a derogatory social media post about the discovery of ‘Shivling’ inside the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi. Lal …

Delhi Education Model Has Seen Revolutionary Changes In 7 Yrs: Sisodia

  NEW DELHI: The education model in Delhi has gone through “revolutionary changes” in the last seven years because of strong research and training support provided by the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), said Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday. Speaking at the 35th foundation of the SCERT, Sisodia stated that the …