Education

College Pupils To Get Free Access To E-Books

College Pupils To Get Free Access To E-Books  College pupils across the country will now get free access to e-journals and e-books from all over the world with the human resource development ministry subscribing to them.

Over 2,000 journals have been subscribed to by the ministry under the project titled N-List (National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content). These will be provided to students in various colleges free of cost.

Girls Outperform Boys In UP Board Class XII Results

Girls Outperform Boys In UP Board Class XII Results  According to an official, the girls outshine the boys in class 12th examination of the UP Board of High school and Intermediate, which were declared today.

Mr. Sanjay Mohan, director of Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad, Sanjay Mohan told, "The total pass percentage of girls is 89.62, while that of boys is 73.55. The overall pass percentage is 80.54."

According to officials, 80.54% pupils passed the XIIth examinations in UP in which the pass percentage of girls is higher by 16%. Only 73.55% boys passed the exams.

CBSE Announces Class 10 Board Results

CBSE Announces Class 10 Board Results The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the results of the Class 10 examination today.

The board examinations were held under the grading system for the first time, this year.

According to a CBSE spokesperson, "The result was declared at 10 a. m."

Under the new grading system, the internal assessment marks obtained by the pupils are added to the scores of board exams and pupils will get grades in place of percentages.

India’s education sector to be worth $30 billion, says Assocham

India’s education sector to be worth $30 billion, says AssochamIndustry body, The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) has said in its recent findings that the education sector in India is going to be worth $50 billion.

Chandigarh Govt All Set To Spend Rs 48 Cr On Schools

Chandigarh Govt All Set To Spend Rs 48 Cr On SchoolsAccording to reports, the Chandigarh government has decided to spend around Rs 48 crore during the existing financial year to promote facilities and infrastructure in subsisting schools.

Moreover, the report also said that the administration will also set up new schools in the union territory.

CBSE Announces Class 12 Board Results

CBSE Announces Class 12 Board ResultsFinally, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the Class 12 examination results of Delhi, Guwahati and Allahabad regions today.

The CBSE has already announced the results for Ajmer, Chennai and Panchkula regions on Wednesday.

According to a CBSE spokesperson, the pupils can see their results by logging onto the CBSE website www. cbse. nic. in, www. cbseresults. nic. in and www. results. nic. in at around 8 a. m.

Moreover, the students can also get their results by dialling 011-28127030 in Delhi.

CBSE To Declare Class 12 Exam Results On Friday

CBSE To Declare Class 12 Exam Results On FridayAccording to recent reports, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will declare Class 12 examination results on May 21 (Friday).

The reports said that around 699,129 pupils appeared for 12th exams in 2010.

The CBSE will announce the results for Delhi, Guwahati, Allahabad and Chandigarh zones on Friday.

The 12th results in the Panchkula, Ajmer and Chennai regions have already been declared on Wednesday (May 19).

The majority of pupils awaiting their results were nervous.

Graduates should stay optimistic and "make things better"

Joe BidenAccording to media reports, Vice President Joe Biden advised graduates of the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice to stay optimistic and "make things better."

Change is under way in the United States and urged graduates to stay positive despite an array of problems that includes a deep recession and two wars, Biden, whose daughter Ashley Biden was among the 150 students graduating Monday from the school of social work and social policy, told the commencement audience.

DU to offer 5,000 more seats this year

DU to offer 5,000 more seats this yearThe Delhi University has announced that it is going to offer 5,000 more seats in the undergraduate courses this year and the admission process begins on May 28. This has been declared by the DU officials today.

The total number of seats available for the undergraduate courses in Delhi University was 49,000 in the preceding year. But in the next academic session of 2010-11, the number of seats will be increased to 54,000. The university is offering 5,000 seats in professional courses.

No student will be fail this year in Maharashtra

StudentsThe Maharashtra Government has released an order directing all schools in the state not to detain or fail any student between Classes I to VIII. It has been directed the Schools to make this order effective from the present academic year 2009-2010.

As per the government instructions, there will no failed student in the curriculum. They will be promoted to the next class even if they secure a poor score.

Nitin Nohria appointed as the Dean of Harvard Business School

Nitin Nohria appointed as the Dean of Harvard Business SchoolIndian origin expert Mr. Nitin Nohria has been appointed as the Dean of Harvard Business School. He will be the 10th Dean of the premier organization and the he is the first person of Indian origin to be placed in this prestigious post. He is currently working as Richard P. Chapman Professor of Business Administration at the same Harvard Business School. He is going to take over as Dean on 1st of July this year.

MBOSE declares 2010 HSSLC results

MBOSE declares 2010 HSSLC resultsThe Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) has declared the 2010 Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examination results for commerce and Science streams.

The results are available on the MBOSE official site of along with other Indian results sites. A press release is also available on the official website, Mbose. in giving all the details regarding the examination results.

Other sites showing results are Megresults. nic. in, Rediff. com, ExamResults. net, Exametc. com etc.

AMU restores Hyderabad as centre for MBBS exam

AMU restores Hyderabad as centre for MBBS examLucknow, April 30 - The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has decided to restore Hyderabad as one of its test centres for conducting the 2010-11 MBBS entrance examination to be held May 8, officials said.

The varsity had earlier cancelled Hyderabad as a test centre following unrest and disturbances there over the Telangana issue.

"After reviewing the present scenario in Hyderabad, the varsity has decided to revive the test centre there," AMU official spokesperson Rahat Abrar said Friday in Aligarh, some 300 km from Lucknow. (IANS)

Indian Education Sector Needs Reform, Requires Priority Lending Rates

Indian Education Sector Needs Reform, Requires Priority Lending RatesKapil Sibal, The Union Human Resource Development Minister is urging for huge investments in the education sector and desires that the banks to provide it at priority lending rates.

The Minister aims to extract huge sums to persuade the reform movement in the education sector and strongly feels that commercial rates of interest should not be applicable for the educational institutes.

Online study material or printed textbooks! Texas has a point to discuss

Online study material or printed textbooks! Texas has a point to discussIt has been reported that policymakers and stakeholders in Texas are wrangling over whether printed textbooks should go extinct in favor of online learning.

Putting textbooks on the Internet will save money and promote the use of interactive lessons for today's high-tech children, advocates have said.

Cost-savings may be overstated, given the cost of maintaining computer systems, and poor children may be left out, adherents of traditional textbooks say.

Kapil Sibal has asked IIMs not to hike fees

Kapil Sibal

Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal has asked the Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) to continue with the current fees.

The prestigious business study institutions of India have been asked not to hike any fees further. Sibal has said that the fee for the IIMs' Post-Graduate Management Program is going to hurt the students coming from middle class families.

20 IIITs to come up with the PPP mode

The ministry of Human Resource Department of India has decided to prepare a public-private-partnership (PPP) model for setting up 20 Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in the country. There will be 85:15 ratio of expenditure between the government and industry for this project.

Both the Govt. and the industry has been conveyed their approval for such initiative and are ready to pay their respective share for the expenditure of the project. The ministry has prepared the entire blue-print of the project.

Biometric systems in Andhra -DHE

Biometric-AttendanceAndhra students might have to rethink before bunking, as Biometric attendance system is being introduced for the first time in the country for Andhra students who are pursuing professional and non-professional education.

The DHE or the State Department of Higher Education has laid out hints to introduce the Biometric system in order to "improve the academic performance of students."

Tutorial to develop apps for iPad introduced by EDU mobile

Apple-ipadEDU mobile has prepared a tutorial course to train developers to create applications for the new tablet Apple iPad.

The course would include various topics that will help developers understand the differences between the tablet and the other Apple devices. The course will be offered free of cost to all programmers who are undertaking the course on iPhone.

Course students will be taught how to make their applications work on all, iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch and how to create an application from the scratch.

Applications for Ph.D. and M. Tech Open at IIT Hyderabad

Applications for Ph.D. and M. Tech Open at IIT Hyderabad

Applications for Ph.D. and M.Tech. programmes are now open at IIT Hyderabad. Applications are invited for Mechanical, Chemical, Computer Science, and Engineering, Electrical, Civil, Infrastructure Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering branches.

The closing date for applications is 20th April, 2010. The session is expected to start in July of 2010. It is also requested that candidates who wish to apply for more than one Ph.D. programme should apply to each stream separately.




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