Saturday, 1 October, 2022


DU cut-offs have shot up 16% points since 2009 as English, Political Science get popular

Anything between 82% and 87% was a good score in 2009 to get admission in some of Delhi University's top colleges, but now one needs 97-98%.

How WhatsApp has become the new classroom for school students

A growing trend among private schools has been to create WhatsApp groups through which students interact with teachers to prepare for exams.

The future is here, but our education systems are stuck in the past

Instead of institutions deciding what must be learnt and how, they can facilitate students as to their subject and manner of learning.

Low academic performers rate higher on stress scale, finds NIMHANS study

At a time when decimal point differences decide one's college, a NIMHANS study indicates the need to incorporate stress management in schools.

In a first, two students score 100% in class 12 ISC exam

ICSE and ISC board results were announced Tuesday, with Kolkata's Dewang Kumar Agarwal and Bengaluru's Vibha Swaminathan scoring 100% in class 12.

HRD works on big-ticket higher-education reforms to keep them ready for new govt

The new programme, called EQUIP, aims to improve quality and boost access to education. It will be a single-window plan for development of higher education. 

13 students get highest score of 499 in CBSE class 10 results

The Trivandrum region performed the best with a pass percentage of 99.85.

As CBSE Class 12 students score 499, non-CBSE state boards worry about DU edge

Only two students from this CBSE Class XII batch have fallen one mark short of a perfect 500, while 21 others have scored over 495.

Cheap Chinese medical degrees may no longer be an easy option for Indian students

China's medical universities have been a strong draw for Indian students for years with their cheap courses and low threshold for admission scores.

CBSE class 12 board results: Thiruvananthapuram records highest pass percentage

CBSE class 12 board results: Thiruvananthapuram records highest pass percentage

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.