Higher education Current Affairs, GK & News

Ladli Laxmi scheme-2.0

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister launched the second phase of the Ladli Laxmi scheme (Ladli Laxmi scheme-2.0) on May 8th, 2022. What is Ladli Laxmi scheme-2.0? Ladli Laxmi scheme – 2.0 is an innovative initiative to encourage girl children to pursue higher education and make them self-dependent. What is the objective of the Ladli Laxmi scheme? ..

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M Jagadesh Kumar: New Chairman of UGC

The Ministry of Education recently appointed Mr M Jagadesh Kumar as the new chairman of UGC. Jagadesh was serving at the Jawaharlal Nehru University as Vice Chancellor. About the appointment The appointment has been made for a period of five years or till he attains the age of 65 whichever is earlier. Before Jagadesh, Professor ..

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West Bengal ‘Paray Shikshalaya’

Paray Shikshalaya is open room classroom. It is to be launched by the West Bengal Government. The Paray Shikshalaya is launched for the pre – primary and primary students. Key Features Under the scheme, elementary education will be provided to students of class 1 to class 5. The classes will be conducted on ground. The ..

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TN Anti-NEET Bill

The Tamil Nadu Anti – NEET bill was passed by the state assembly in September 2021. The bill seeks to discard the requirement of NEET for medical courses in the state. The central government had made the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test mandatory for all the students in the country. The bill was passed opposing ..

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Draft Framework for Higher Education qualification

The University Grants Commission, UGC recently released the draft Framework for Higher Education qualification. It is a part of the National Education Policy 2020. All the higher education institutes in the country are to be brought under this new framework. Why the new framework? To facilitate transparency To create an internationally comparable framework To address ..

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