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Fri, Aug 17 2018. 09 36 AM IST

More Indians going abroad for studies, but foreign students aren’t coming in

According to RBI, while spending on tuition and hostel fees by Indian students studying abroad has shot up 44% in the past three financial years, expenses of foreign students in India declined 14% in the last two fiscals

Mon, Aug 06 2018. 08 49 AM IST

What India can learn from China’s rise in higher education

China has moved far ahead of India in terms of number of world-class institutions, gross enrolment ratios in higher education and research output

Mon, Aug 06 2018. 12 02 AM IST

Govt plans incentives for states to boost school education

The HRD ministry is looking to encourage states to improve school education and may grant more funds to states showing positive results

Fri, Jul 27 2018. 09 35 PM IST

Prakash Javadekar flags poor research, innovation as challenges

Prakash Javadekar asked vice-chancellors and directors to ramp up their research output and control cases of plagiarism

Tue, Jul 24 2018. 06 24 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi seeks enquiry into alleged NEET data leak, CBSE denies any breach

Rahul Gandhi says the alleged data leak of NEET candidates highlights the serious lack of safeguards to prevent data breach, while the CBSE has denied any data leak

Thu, Jul 12 2018. 07 49 PM IST

CBSE mulls challenging HC order on providing grace marks in NEET

The Madurai bench of the Madras high court had on 10 July ordered the CBSE to grant 196 marks—four marks each for 49 erroneous questions—in the Tamil version of the NEET

Mon, Jul 09 2018. 12 27 AM IST

Move to hold JNU convocation after 46 years sparks fresh row

The management’s decision to hold the JNU convocation on 8 August, for the first time after 1972, has divided the faculty as well as the student community

Sat, Jul 07 2018. 04 47 PM IST

National Testing Agency to conduct NET, NEET, JEE (Mains) exams: Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar said National Eligibility Test (NET) would be conducted in December and JEE (Mains) twice a year, in January and April. NEET would be conducted in February and May

Wed, Jul 04 2018. 10 14 PM IST

Govt to raise ₹1 trillion from market for funding education infrastructure

The funds will be raised from a clutch of sources, including education bonds, commercial borrowings and corporate houses

Wed, Jul 04 2018. 03 20 PM IST

Higher education in India gets a Rs 8,000 crore boost

The Union cabinet has increased Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA)’s capital base to Rs 10,000 crore from Rs 2,000 crore

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