Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicHRD Ministry

Topic: HRD Ministry

Students can appear for pending board exams from present state or district: HRD Minister

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' added that CBSE will issue a notification in this regard and modalities for registration of such requests.

Schools from green, orange zones likely to reopen first, students of classes 8-12 to attend

The HRD ministry will announce guidelines for schools to follow after discussions with other ministries, and will include a teachers' training module.

HRD increases exam centres from 3,000 to 15,000 for pending board exams for grade 10, 12

According to the guidelines, there will be no exam centre in containment zones & states will be responsible for making transport arrangements for students.

Students can now study engineering and economics together as UGC approves dual degrees

The UGC has approved simultaneous dual degrees for students but one has to be through the regular mode and the other has to be through online distance learning. 

JEE Mains application forms available again, students can apply until 24 May

The special window has been opened by the HRD ministry to help students who had to drop their plans to study abroad in the wake of the Covid pandemic. 

‘PM eVIDYA’, to boost digital education, part of Modi govt’s final tranche of Covid package

PM eVIDYA package also includes the DIKSHA portal (One Nation, One Digital Platform) to provide quality educational content to researchers and students.

Schools could resume with 30% students ‘at a time’ after lockdown, HRD minister hints

During a live interaction with teachers via video-conferencing, HRD minister Pokhriyal discussed NCERT guidelines on how to reopen schools amid the Covid pandemic.

CBSE to conduct remaining Class 10 and 12 board exams from 1-15 July

No exams for Class 10, except in northeast Delhi. Class 12 exams will be held in subjects like business studies, geography, Hindi, home science, sociology, among others.

Don’t collect student fee until lockdown ends or hike costs: AICTE asks technical institutes

AICTE’s appeal to technical education institutions comes after the HRD Ministry asked all states and Union Territories to appeal to institutes in their region to not hike fees.

JEE-Advanced to be conducted on 23 August: HRD Ministry

The IIT entrance exam was scheduled to be held on 17 May, but was deferred due to the coronavirus lockdown.

On Camera

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
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.

Defence

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'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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