300 school children in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli fall ill after inhaling toxic gas

A representational image. Nearly 300 students were taken ill in Shamli after inhaling toxic gas emitted by a sugar mill near their school . Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Lucknow: Around 300 students were taken ill on Tuesday after inhaling toxic gas emitted by a sugar mill near their school in Shamli district, […]

Varthana raises $3 million from Dell Foundation to expand its school transformation program

Bengaluru: Bengaluru-based school finance company Varthana has raised $3 million in funding from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation to expand its school transformation program (STP). The programme is aimed at improving the quality of learning in private schools by extending credit facilities. Through the STP initiative, Varthana provides debt financing, […]

Lucknow’s Urvashi Sahni wins social entrepreneur award for her contribution to education

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, a sister organisation of the World Economic Forum, in partnership with the Jubilant Bhartia Foundation announced Urvashi Sahni of Study Hall Educational Foundation (SHEF) as the winner of the Social Entrepreneur of the Year India 2017 Award. The award was conferred by Suresh Prabhakar […]

Good news! Bill to make 15,000 guest teachers permanent passed by Delhi Assembly

After a long wait, the Delhi Assembly has passed a bill to make about 15,000 guest teachers working in the schools of the Directorate of Education (DoE) permanent. Bill introduced by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia: “Regularisation of services of guest teachers and teachers engaged under the ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’ […]

IGNOU BEd, BSCN entrance exam 2017 admit card/hall ticket issued, download it now

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has released the admit cards for BEd and BSC(N) entrance exams 2017 on its official website. The examinations will be held on September 24, 2017. The BEd entrance exam will be held from 10am and 12pm while the BSC(N)entrance will be held from […]

Students lock out officials of law varsity NSURL in Ranchi, allege fund misappropriation

Ranchi The National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi, was in a virtual lockdown as students closed the main gate of the varsity on Wednesday to protest against alleged anomalies and misappropriation of funds. They refused to let any varsity authority enter the university premises and sought to […]

Tamil Nadu SSLC Supplementary Sept-Oct exam 2017 hall ticket/admit card: How to download

The Directorate of Government Examinations, Tamil Nadu has issued a notification regarding the release of hall ticket/admit card for the SSLC supplementary 2017 examination. The examinations will be held in the month of September and October. Steps to download the admit card for SSLC supplementary examination 2017 (after it is uploaded): 1) […]

Telangana govt make Telugu compulsory for classes I to XII

The Telangana government has decided to make Telugu a compulsory subject in both public and private institutions in the state from Class I to XII. In another major decision, the state government has decided that all the public and private establishments and institutions in Telangana should display their organisation’s names […]

IIM Bangalore, ISB collaborate to organise doctoral consortium for B-school faculty

The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has joined hands with the Indian School of Business (ISB) to organise a doctoral consortium of teaching for those who will soon begin their careers as faculty members at various business schools in India. “The ISB- IIMB Consortium is a fine example of […]