Education

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With the right political and administrative will, right design and iterative approach, and active support from both teachers and parents, we can ensure that all children learn. Photo: Sunil Ghosh/HT
With the right political and administrative will, right design and iterative approach, and active support from both teachers and parents, we can ensure that all children learn. Photo: Sunil Ghosh/HT

Forget India’s Ivy League. Teach your children well

Expecting children to attain quality education without key learning skills is like wanting a child to run even before she learns to walk

The global MBA will be offered through 24 courses across six specialisations. Photo: iStock
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Earlier this year, the centre had announced the names of six institutions for the IoE status, three each from the private and government space. Photo: Hindustan Times
Aid to secondary education fell by 80%, while for post-secondary education it rose by 20%, said Unesco (Photo: Mint)
CBSE board is also mulling methods to diversify current format of objective questions carrying one mark each. (PTI)
CBSE board is also mulling methods to diversify current format of objective questions carrying one mark each. (PTI)

CBSE Class 10 exam may have less number of questions

  • CBSE experts are considering if they can reduce the number of questions
  • CBSE may increase the marks for each question and encourage students to write detailed answers

The first examination was conducted on 8 January in two shifts, and the second JEE(Main) exam for Paper-2 was conducted on 7 April (Photo: PTI)
The first examination was conducted on 8 January in two shifts, and the second JEE(Main) exam for Paper-2 was conducted on 7 April (Photo: PTI)

JEE Main Exam: Four AP boys scores a perfect 100 in architecture course

  • For the first time, the JEE-Main examination of Paper-2 was conducted two times through CBT-Online mode, this year
  • Gollapudi N Lakshmi Narayana, Korapati Nikhil Ratna, Sykam Ritesh Reddy and Gudla Raghunandan Reddy were the four toppers

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Last week, the HRD Ministry had postponed the medical entrance exam-NEET, in view of rehabilitation work in the state which has been affected by Cyclone Fani.
Last week, the HRD Ministry had postponed the medical entrance exam-NEET, in view of rehabilitation work in the state which has been affected by Cyclone Fani.

JEE-Advanced registration deadline extended for aspirants in cyclone-hit Odisha

  • Odisha CM had urged the Centre to extend the registration date for JEE (Advanced)
  • While JEE-Mains is conducted for admission to engineering colleges across the country, JEE-Advanced is for the ones seeking admission to IITs

All states/UTs were requested to make necessary arrangements for allowing NEET students as per revised qualifying marks in any further rounds of counselling this year. (PTI)
All states/UTs were requested to make necessary arrangements for allowing NEET students as per revised qualifying marks in any further rounds of counselling this year. (PTI)

Centre approves reduction of NEET-PG cut-offs by 6 percentile

  • The Health Ministry has decided to reduce the qualifying marks for NEET-PG for 2019-20 by six percentile
  • With the decision, general category candidates with minimum mark of 44 percentile will now be eligible for admission to medical courses

Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar.
The CBSE was also ahead of the ICSE board which is the first to announce the results every year. (PTI)
The CBSE was also ahead of the ICSE board which is the first to announce the results every year. (PTI)

CBSE Class 10 results announced, 13 students score 499/500

  • CBSE Class 10 results 2019 is available on cbse.nic.in
  • Trivandrum region posted the highest pass percentage 99.85%, followed by Chennai at 99%. Delhi region had a pass percentage of 80.97%

Applicants outside a center to sit in the NEET exam on Sunday. (ANI)
Around 13 lakh students appeared for the examination. (Mint)
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24 students score perfect 100 in JEE-Main

  • For the first time, the JEE-Main was conducted two times this year in January and April in online mode
  • The examination is conducted for admission to engineering colleges across the country

Women in the main campus, as well as the Women’s College, are predominantly dressed in abayas, burqas, or some form of hijab (PTI)
Compared with other countries, 15-year-olds in North America are found to be bigger bullshitters than those in England, Australia and New Zealand (iStock)
Compared with other countries, 15-year-olds in North America are found to be bigger bullshitters than those in England, Australia and New Zealand (iStock)

How to detect a bullshitter around you

Young men bullshit more than young women and the rich bullshit more than the poor, suggests a new study