In a virtual address Thursday, PM Modi called NEP a 'monumental step' in education and announced several schemes under the policy.
In a series of tweet, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed his resolve to 'realise the aspirations' of Aatmanirbhar Bharat and make India a 'vibrant knowledge economy'.
Similar to a bank account, the credit bank will be a repository where students’ academic credits — calculated on the basis of classwork and tutorials — will be stored.
The reservation pertains to the 15% undergraduate and 50% postgraduate seats that govt medical colleges in states set aside for the all-India quota.
The qualifying test for admission to IITs, earlier scheduled on 3 July, was deferred in wake of the prevailing Covid situation.
The acquisition marks an entry to higher education segment for Byju’s as it plans to combine its technology with Great Learning’s courses in areas such as design and cloud computing.
Board exams for classes 10 and 12 were cancelled in view of second Covid wave. Class 12 girls outshone boys by a margin on 0.2 per cent.
MoS Health Bharati Pravin Pawar Friday said that the number of examination centers have been increased across the country to avoid crowding and long travel by candidates.
President Ram Nath Kovind, who is the visitor to central universities, approved appointment of 12 out of 22 vice chancellors posts that were vacant, education ministry said.
The number of Indian women who have opted for STEM as a field of study has increased in the last three years, but challenges remain.