One lakh applications received for EWS seats

New Delhi, Feb 10:  Over one lakh applications have so far been received for admission in private schools under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota, the Delhi government said on Thursday.

In 2016, around 70,000 applications were received by the Education Department for around 31,000 EWS seats.

“This year…

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HRD ministry forms sub-panel of CABE to boost girls' education

Hyderabad Feb 9 PTI :  The Union HRD Ministry has constituted a sub-committee of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) under Chairmanship of Telangana’s Deputy Chief Minister to look into issues of girl’s education.

The terms of reference of the sub-committee would be to examine the reasons…

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'Budget Private Schools Left In The Lurch By Delhi Government'

New Delhi Feb 8 : Four months after a meeting with Manish Sisodia, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi and state Education Minister, an organisation that represents Budget Private Schools (BPS) says the problems facing such low-cost private schools in the city are far from being addressed and these schools…

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Government focus to improve education quality: Javadekar

New Delhi, Feb 8 :  Hailing a hike of Rs 6,000 crore in allocation for education in the 2017-18 budget, union minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the government’s focus was to improve the overall quality of education.

“From Rs 64,000 crore, the allocation has been increased…

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Massive cut in seats for M.Phil, Ph.D courses at JNU

New Delhi Feb 8  : On a day when the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union was conducting a referendum against the decision to change the admission procedure and seat cut, the JNU administration officially announced a massive reduction in student intake in M.Phil and Ph.D courses on its website…

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