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An eye lost, cancer survivor makes it to IIT

His resolve is written large on his face. Pankaj Yadav, 18, has made it to the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU)-Varanasi, overcoming his handicap of losing an eye to cancer 13 years ago.

Money and might rule Panjab University polls

Swanky cars, leaders dressed in smart kurta-pyjamas and a touch of glamour thrown in - the scene on the Panjab University (PU) campus here is more festive than academic this year.

Best schools from city's north

Listed alphabetically are the best schools from the north zone - areas north of Goregaon in the west, Ghatkopar in the east, and Thane. Methodology | North zone top schools 2011 | Top schools of 2012

IGNOU opens admissions for biodiversity programme

The Indira Gandhi National Open University Sunday invited applications for admission to its online programme in biodiversity.

Separate AMU union for girls

Girls in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will now have a union of their own. AMU vice chancellor Lt Gen Zameeruddin Shah said the university will have two separate student unions -- one for boys and another for girls.

NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu

The country's apex human rights panel Wednesday issued notice to Tamil Nadu, seeking reports in four weeks over the Scheduled Castes children being denied admission in a government school in Madurai district.

Court notice to Delhi University on teachers' attendance

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) on a plea for introducing biometric attendance system for teachers to ensure punctuality.

Punjabi to Persian, Kendriya Vidyalaya Tehran teaches it all

It's an Indian school that's been in Iran since the 1930s. It shifted to its present location in Tehran in 1952, became a Kendriya Vidyalaya in 2004 and teaches five languages. On Wednesday, it received a Rs.2 crore boost, the third such grant in the past four years.

Wipro to train school teachers in US

Indian IT major Wipro Limited will train 120 school teachers in partnership with the University of Massachusetts in Boston, US, over the next three years to foster excellence in science education among students.

Government to distribute DVDs of Gandhi in CBSE-affiliated schools

DVDs of films like Gandhi and The making of Mahatma will be distributed in schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the Rajya Sabha has informed today.

AIU zonal conference of eastern zone VCs begins in Ranchi

With an aim to provide a platform to the Vice-Chancellors to discuss significant issues of higher education and problems being faced by them, the two-day zonal conference of Eastern Zone VCs of Association of India Universities began at the Central University of Jharkhand campus at Brambe today.

95 percent schools don't comply with RTE guidelines: Study

Over two years after the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE) was notified by the central government, more than 95 percent of schools in the country do not comply with its guidelines, a study by an NGO has found.

Delhi government plans to hire 1,000 Urdu teachers

The Delhi government plans to appoint around 1,000 Urdu teachers , an official said Monday.

UP students to get free laptops, computer tablets

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give free laptops and computer tablets to students in the the state who pass the high school and intermediate examinations in 2012. The beneficiaries would include students passing...

Admission software hacked, medical student tells court

The Supreme Court Tuesday was told by a petitioner that the software developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) for online counselling and admission to post-graduate medical courses was not foolproof and prone to hacking.
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UGC to outsource NET exam to CBSE

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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to outsource the National Eligibility Test (NET)  for lecturers to CBSE.

King George’s Medical University, Lucknow

Eligibility: Graduation degree with 60% marks. For medical/dental candidates should have MD/MS/MDS degree with at least 60% marks in MBBS/BDS aggregate

The Great Britain Scholarships

The UK has announced the Great Britain Scholarships – India 2015 and GREAT Scholarships Guide as part of the ‘Great Britain’ campaign. Launched in February 2012, GREAT is a strategic international marketing programme designed to promote the UK to business, tourism and student markets worldwide in order to enhance the country’s global reputation.
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