Several IIMs, IITs and other institutes opened in last few years: PM Modi – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday highlighted that the Central government has established a number of higher education institutes, including IITs, IIMS, IIITs and AIIMS across the country. “A total of seven new IIMs have been established in the last five to six years. Before this, there were only 13 IIMs in the … Read more

No need to spend dollars on foreign degrees any more: Pokhriyal on NEP – Times of India

KOLKATA: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has said that students don’t need to spend dollars on education in foreign countries any more as the National Education Policy is in line with the global standards. Addressing a webinar organised by IIT-Kharagpur on Saturday evening, Pokhriyal said the country has a robust education system and quality … Read more

UGC guidance document to create ethical researchers – Times of India

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recently released the guidance document titled ‘Good Academic Research Practice’ (GARP) to foster an ecosystem where academic ethics and research integrity count foremost. “Authoritative guidance for good practices is common in Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) etc. Historically, documents on good practices … Read more

Non-teaching varsity employees of Cotton University stage protest against NEP – Times of India

GUWAHATI: Non- teaching employees of Cotton University staged a sit-in-strike in front of the administrative block of the state university here on Wednesday, in alliance with the nation-wide protest as planned by the All India University Employees Confederation (AIUEC) against the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. AIUEC is a conglomerate of different unions of university … Read more

Most holistic NEP 2020 corresponds to needs of changing India: Rajnath Singh – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 corresponds to the needs of changing 21st century India and it is the most holistic one, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday. “NEP 2020 corresponds to the needs of the changing India of the 21st century. It has been prepared as per the aspirations of new … Read more

Blue Blocks Montessori, Hyderabad files 5 patents for student inventions – Times of India

HYDERABAD: A montessori school in Hyderabad has filed for five patents for inventions in drones designed by its young students to tackle new-age challenges faced by society. Patents were filed about nine months after the Blue Blocks Montessori School, Hyderabad inaugurated its Drone Research and Innovation Centre. While many of these inventions are in the … Read more

NEP will play key role in creating ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’: PM Modi – Times of India

GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday the New Education Policy (NEP) announced by his government will play a key role in creating a self-reliant India and open up the education sector for facilitating greater global exposure for Indian students. Modi said holistic knowledge blended with the understanding of science is answer to all … Read more

J&K LG calls for speedy implementation of NEP – Times of India

JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday called for a speedy implementation of the National Education Policy 2020 in Jammu and Kashmir. Sinha inaugurated a brainstorming session on the implementation of the policy at University of Jammu here. Terming education a blessing, the LG said with right approach and determined efforts a golden future for … Read more

National Education Policy backward looking document, says Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Terming the new National Education Policy as a “backward looking document”, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said on Wednesday that education should be based on principles of the Constitution and not on ancient cultural values. Raising the issue as a Zero Hour mention in Rajya Sabha, Kharge, who was recently elected to the … Read more

International enrolments will drop in practical oriented subjects, here is why – Times of India

The COVID-19 pandemic will definitely take its toll on international student applications across all the subject areas in all countries. With online classes becoming the new normal across the world, the impact will be more on subjects which have lab-based practical classes. “In that sense, subject areas like science and engineering may see some drop … Read more