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Saturday, Jan 25, 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)
Jul 19, 2018 12:43
A UGC order said each department, rather than the entire university, should reserve seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The current norm is to have institution-wise reservation. read more
Jul 18, 2018 08:35
According to the draft of the HECI law, the new commission was to exclusively focus on academic matters with monetary grants coming under the purview of the ministry. read more
Jul 16, 2018 11:16
Experts pointed out that the findings suggested that the mathematics syllabus needed a major overhaul as it is geared towards cracking competitive exams. read more
Jul 14, 2018 09:40
The increase in jobs for new graduates is good news, but also means that 58% of engineering students across the country still need to find employment. read more
Jul 10, 2018 23:46
The committee was supposed to select 20 IoEs, 10 public and 10 private. that will enjoy complete academic and administrative autonomy. However, only six were selected. read more
Jul 07, 2018 14:51
The National Testing Agency will conduct the NEET, which selects students for medical colleges, JEE for the Indian Institutes of Technology, and UGC NET for recruiting college lecturers. read more
Jul 02, 2018 15:46
The manual suggests changes such as including more celebrations of festivals of religious minorities to make schools more sensitive towards children of these communities. read more
Jun 29, 2018 22:45
According to the HRD ministry’s plans, the number of supernumerary seats for girls in these institutions was hiked to ensure that the number of students in each campus was at least 14%. read more
Jun 28, 2018 07:17
Five teachers from Delhi region — three from government schools and two from private schools — have been suspended by the CBSE after anomalies of up to 50-55 marks were found during re-evaluation of Class 10 and 12 examination papers. read more
Jun 27, 2018 14:23
The Higher Education Commission of India that will replace UGC can act against fake institutions but can’t make grants, according to a draft Act prepared by the HRD ministry read more
Jun 27, 2018 07:04
NCERT released a manual which stated that school management committees together may plan activities for transmitting messages on gender-based discrimination and gender-based violence. read more
Jun 24, 2018 23:04
The move is part of the ministry’s effort to improve the quality of education and research in universities and institutes of higher learning. read more
Jun 20, 2018 07:57
The recommendation is part of the government’s integrated education policy called the Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, which has also identified a need to open more schools in Muslim neighbourhoods across the country. read more
Jun 16, 2018 12:21
A panel formed after the leak of CBSE Class 10 mathematics and Class 12 economics papers has made a number of recommendations to make the current system better. Here is the list: read more
Jun 16, 2018 07:07
The expert panel recommended dates for CBSE board exams be different for subjects that are less popular. For these subjects, the exam could be held within the respective schools that offered the subject, instead of a common centre as is the current ... read more