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Thursday, Aug 13, 2020
Neelam Pandey

Neelam Pandey


Neelam Pandey covers education sector and gender issues for Hindustan Times. She is a policy wonk with a keen interest in politics.

articles by Neelam Pandey (2036 results)
Oct 01, 2018 07:59
IIT Kanpur professor Dheeraj Sanghi said it was an anomaly as PhD is a higher degree. “So if one has attained that why ask for a master’s? I am glad the UGC is looking into it. read more
Sep 26, 2018 07:35
Students appearing for the CBSE Class 10 board exams in 2019 are likely to have the option to choose whether to answer a standard-level or a higher-level mathematics question paper. read more
Sep 26, 2018 07:01
Around 2.8 million students are registered to appear for CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 examinations in 2019. read more
Sep 20, 2018 23:43
The UGC committee on exam reform suggested that 75% of internal assessment should be used in conjunction with 25% of external assessment, as it would counter negligence and carelessness by external examiners. read more
Sep 18, 2018 22:10
The Manipur University vice-chancellor was earlier granted one-month leave on the advice of the HRD ministry amid demands for his removal over alleged administrative negligence. read more
Sep 18, 2018 17:08
The Defence Minister has also held the previous UPA government responsible for HAL being overlooked for the jet deal. Sitharaman said both HAL and Dassault could not agree on production terms. “It is not for us but the UPA to answer as to why the agreement... read more
Sep 18, 2018 16:01
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the media after Congress levelled allegations that the government is supressing facts on the Rafale deal. read more
Sep 16, 2018 07:29
The review is taking place in the context of an MoU that was signed between universities, the MHRD and the University Grants Commission. read more
Sep 08, 2018 23:31
Earlier, the Blue Whale challenge created panic among parents of teenaged kids as it gave players a series of tasks which include watching horror movies, waking up at unusual hours and self-harming to the extent of committing suicide read more
Sep 06, 2018 08:29
NCERT is working towards giving the final touches to a curriculum rationalisation programme which will apply to all schools affiliated to the CBSE and state boards that follow NCERT syllabus, the minister said. read more
Sep 06, 2018 07:23
The Union HRD minister hoped that in the new academic session 10-15% of the NCERT syllabus would be reduced. read more
Sep 03, 2018 20:22
The National Monitoring Committee for Minorities Education (NMCME) had held a meeting on July 6 and the minutes were issued on August 20. read more
Sep 01, 2018 00:08
Unlike other institutions, Jawaharlal Nehru University does not give any weightage to a student’s performance in sports while granting admission . read more
Aug 29, 2018 08:07
An analysis done by IIT Kanpur shows that the annual parental annual income of 8,531 students out of 31,988 who qualified for JEE Advanced was up to \u20B91 lakh per year, the report accessed by HT shows. read more
Aug 27, 2018 22:56
The National Education Policy (NEP) is likely to be delayed for the fourth time since it was first announced, with the government-appointed committee entrusted with the task of drafting the policy getting yet another extension till October 2018, officials... read more