No board exams for 10th & 12th till February: Govt

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Tuesday ruled out conducting board examinations for classes 10 and 12 till February next year in view of Covid-19 situation. Continue Reading

Modi to be chief guest at Aligarh University’s event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest at the centenary celebrations of the Aligarh Muslim University via video link on 22 December, an official statement said. Continue Reading

Only 50% students will be allowed in colleges, no hostel for all: UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued guidelines for the opening of universities and colleges. It has said that universities must ensure that not more than 50 per cent of the total students are present at any time. Continue Reading

Schools to reopen from next week, Centre issues detailed guidelines

The Ministry of Education has released guidelines for reopening of schools in a graded manner from 15 October. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu to continue with 2-language policy

The Tamilnadu government has reiterated that it would continue with the two-language policy in the state and would not follow the three-language formula as envisaged in the National Education Policy (NEP)-2020 and said the state would achieve an ambitious target of 65 per cent GER by 2035. Continue Reading

After NEP, TN now opposes Centre’s NTA

The Tamilnadu government has informed the Union government that it is not in favour of an entrance exam by the National Testing Agency and institutional restructuring as given in the new National Education Policy 2020. Continue Reading