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NTA extended date for exam applications’ submission

The National Testing Agency has extended the date of submission of online application forms of various exams. The announcement comes in light of the COVID-19 situation. NTA The National Testing Agency is a government agency established in 2017. It is an autonomous organisation concerned with the conduction of examinations for admission into higher educational institutions ..

“Chronicles of Change Champions” book released

Union Minister of Women & Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani released a book titled “Chronicles of Change Champions”. It is a compilation of 25 innovative initiatives taken at the State and District levels under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme. The scheme was launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015 at Panipat, Haryana. ..

HRD Minister inaugurates the Third Chapter of ‘Manthan- Impeccable Academia’

The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ inaugurated the Third Chapter of ‘Manthan- Impeccable Academia’ on Wednesday 18th December 2019 at the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi. The event was organized by the Media and Entertainment Skills Council (MESC) in partnership with the Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD). The ..

40th UNESCO General Conference being held in Paris

On 13 Nov, Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ holds bilateral talks with Education Ministers of Norway, Bangladesh, Mexico, Thailand and Malaysia on the sidelines of 40th UNESCO General Conference being held in Paris. He emphasized on collaborative research opportunities between Indian educational institutions and eminent educational institutions of Norway.   He emphasized on the   world’s ..

Ministry of Human Resource Development organizes ‘Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat Parv -2019’

The ‘Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat Parv -2019’ is being organized by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MoHRD)  from October 31 to November 03, 2019. The aim of the event is to showcase the spirit of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat’ and also to promote the communication and artistic skills of ..

Amit Khare appointed as Secretary of Department of School Education and Literacy

I&B Secretary Amit Khare,  an IAS officer of 1985 batch from Jharkhand cadre, has been given the additional charge of Secretary of Department of School Education and Literacy in Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD). The Department of Higher Education is in charge of secondary and post-secondary education. It is empowered to grant deemed university ..

LEAP – 2019 and ARPIT-2019 Launched

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP) – 2019 and Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) – 2019 under Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT). Leadership for Academicians Programme The Leadership for Academicians Programme aims to build higher managerial capabilities of existing higher education ..

What are the Institutes of Eminence?

To promote higher education and research & development in the country, the Indian Government has decided to accord the status of Institutes of Eminence to several public and private universities in the country.  Hence, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has notified two separate set of guidelines for the private universities i.e. the ‘UGC (Institutions of ..