UGC to come up with new regulation to deal with students’ complaints

As per the UGC (Grievance Redressal) Regulations 2012, all higher education institutes are required to appoint an ombudsman for redressing grievances of students Faced with complaints from institutes, the University Grants Commission has revamped its grievance regulations with “improvements” and will soon be putting a new version to public for feedback, which will include revised Read More

Kerala Introduces New ‘KOOL’ Open Online Learning Programme

The Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has rolled out– KOOL, its Online Open Learning training platform. The platform can be used to train teachers, students and the general public. To start with, teachers would be trained and the first batch will commence next month. Registration for the training began Sunday. With the state’s Read More

IGNOU Admission 2019: B.Ed, Management Programme Application Submission Ends

November 18 i.e. today is the last date of accepting the application forms towards the entrance test of B.Ed and Management Programme for the next academic session in IGNOU. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended the last date from November 15 to November 18 last week. The online link for applying for the entrance examinations of both Read More

Plea in High Court claims work hours of teachers violate RTE Act, calls for longer timings

Teachers in single-shift government schools teach for six-and-a-half hours Stating that the current working hours of teachers in Delhi government and local authority schools are in violation of the provisions of the Right to Education Act, a petition in the Delhi High Court called for extending it to seven-and-a-half hours. The petitioner, civil society organisation Read More

National Education Day 2018: India Celebrates Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s Birth Anniversary

National Education Day: India Celebrates Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s Birth Anniversary NEW DELHI: India celebrates National Education Day today. National Education Day commemorates the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad who was also the first Union Minister of Education for India. Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad believed that education was for one and all. He was responsible for Read More

UPSC ESE 2018 Result: Engineering Services Examination Final Results Announced

UPSC ESE 2018 Result: Engineering Services Examination, 2018 Final Results @ NEW DELHI: Based on the results of the written part of the UPSC Engineering Services Examination, 2018 held by the Union Public Service Commission in July, 2018 and the interviews for Personality Test held in September-October, 2018, the commission has declared the UPSC ESE Read More