Education System Current Affairs, GK & News

UGC Pushes for University Textbooks in Indian Languages

The University Grants Commission (UGC) recently held a high-level meeting with international publishers to discuss the possibility of translating undergraduate textbooks written in English in India’s regional languages. About the high-level meeting The high-level meeting between the UGC and international book publishers focused on the ways to translate textbooks for undergraduate programmes in higher education ..

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Performance Grading Index (PGI) for States/UTs for 2020-21

The Union Education Ministry’s Department of School Education and Literacy released the Performance Grading Index (PGI) for States/UTs for 2020-21. What is Performance Grading Index? Performance Grading Index (PGI) is a unique index that provides evidence-based comprehensive assessment of school education system in all states and union territories. It provides insights into the performance and ..

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Ladakh launches YounTab scheme

Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, RK Mathur, launched the YounTab scheme for students. Under the scheme, about 12,300 tablets were distributed among them in Leh. About YounTab scheme It is an initiative of Department of School Education. It was launched with the technical support of Information Technology Department. Under the scheme, 12,300 tablets with preloaded online ..

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World University Rankings 2018: IISc ranked highest from India

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) retained top position among Indian Universities in the Times World University Rankings 2018, but its position fell in global rankings compared to its last year position.   Top 10 in Universities in World are Oxford University (1st, UK), Cambridge University (2nd, UK), California institute of Technology (3rd, US), Stanford ..

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