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IIT Madras has been ranked 30th in the world for Petroleum Engineering, IIT Bombay has been ranked 41st and IIT Kharagpur has been ranked 44th in the world for Minerals and Mining Engineering, and University of Delhi has been ranked 50th in the world for Development Studies.(PTI File)

QS Subject Rankings 2021: 12 Indian institutions secure position in top 100

Edited by Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:42 PM IST
  • Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Thursday congratulated 12 Indian Institutions on securing position in top 100 in the QS Subject Rankings for the year 2021.
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Naukri JobSpeak Index for February witnessed an uptick of over 22 per cent in hiring activity at 2,356 job listings as compared to January at 1,925.(File photo for representation)
Naukri JobSpeak Index for February witnessed an uptick of over 22 per cent in hiring activity at 2,356 job listings as compared to January at 1,925.(File photo for representation)

Hiring activities spike in February: Report

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PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:04 PM IST
Digitisation and automation have resulted in a record sequential growth of 33 per cent in hiring activities in February, according to a report.
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The Vice President said the dream could be realised only if the education system was improved.
The Vice President said the dream could be realised only if the education system was improved.

IITs represent face of new resurgent, aspirational India: Vice President

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PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 07:47 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said the country has to regain its past glory as 'Viswa Guru' and become a knowledge and education hub once again.
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IIT Kharagpur has surpassed its top subject rank in 2021 with the highest worldwide subject rank at 44 in comparison to 46 in 2020 and 47 in 2019, the statement issued by the institute said. (Mint file)
IIT Kharagpur has surpassed its top subject rank in 2021 with the highest worldwide subject rank at 44 in comparison to 46 in 2020 and 47 in 2019, the statement issued by the institute said. (Mint file)

QS Subject Ranking 2021: IIT Kharagpur features among Top 50

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 06:13 PM IST
IIT Kharagpur has been ranked among the top 50 in the prestigious QS Subject Ranking in Mineral and Mining Engineering sector while emerging as India's top-ranking institution in the field of Agriculture and Forestry, an official statement said.
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Qualified Candidates can download their Bihar Police PET Admit Card from the official website of Bihar Police Subordinate Services Commission at bpssc.bih.nic.in..(HT File)
Qualified Candidates can download their Bihar Police PET Admit Card from the official website of Bihar Police Subordinate Services Commission at bpssc.bih.nic.in..(HT File)

Bihar Police PET admit card for SI, Sergeant and ASJ released at bpssc.bih.nic

Edited by Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 05:04 PM IST
  • The Bihar Police Subordinate Services Commission (BPSSC) on Wednesday released the Admit Cards for candidates appearing in Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for recruitment to the post of Police sub inspector, Police Sergeant and Assistant Superintendent Jail.
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The education minister had said in January that the state government had already reduced the syllabus by 25 per cent so as to reduce the burden on students.(HT file photo)
The education minister had said in January that the state government had already reduced the syllabus by 25 per cent so as to reduce the burden on students.(HT file photo)

Board exams in Maha will be held as scheduled: Minister amid surging Covid cases

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 04:08 PM IST
A Maharashtra education board official had told news agency PTI on February 27 that exams for both these classes will be held between April 23 and May 21 after they had been postponed from the usual schedule (between February and March) due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Bihar schools, coaching institutions to reopen from January 4
Bihar schools, coaching institutions to reopen from January 4

Bihar minister promises focus on teaching in mother tongue and learning outcomes

By Arun Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 03:06 PM IST
  • The minister was replying to the debate on his department’s budgetary demand of 38,035 crore, which was passed by the Bihar Vidhan Sabha
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 While applying to a university abroad, don't get carried away by their attractive advertisements. Getty Images/iStockphoto
While applying to a university abroad, don't get carried away by their attractive advertisements. Getty Images/iStockphoto

Want to study abroad? Here are 8 smart strategies for you

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 02:14 PM IST
Making it to a top global university requires a lot of planning. Here is all you need to do while planning to study abroad.
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UPSC civil services prelims 2021: Here are some important points from the notification, which candidates must read before applying.(HT File)
UPSC civil services prelims 2021: Here are some important points from the notification, which candidates must read before applying.(HT File)

UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 notification: Important instructions in 12 simple points

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 02:10 PM IST
  • The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification for the civil services preliminary examination 2021.
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UPSC Civil Services main exam admit card 2020 out
UPSC Civil Services main exam admit card 2020 out

UPSC civil services prelims 2021 notification released, direct link to apply

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 02:33 PM IST
  • The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Thursday, March 4 released the official notification for the civil services preliminary examination 2021.
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This is the first time that transgender persons have been inducted into the state police force, a senior government official claimed.(cgpolice.gov.in)
This is the first time that transgender persons have been inducted into the state police force, a senior government official claimed.(cgpolice.gov.in)

Chhattisgarh Police recruit 13 transgenders as constables

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 11:08 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Police have recruited 13 transgender persons as constables, in an effort to boost the confidence of people from the community and change the society's perception towards them.
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Bihar schools, coaching institutions to reopen from January 4
Bihar schools, coaching institutions to reopen from January 4

Regional languages to be medium of instruction in Bihar's elementary schools

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 10:47 AM IST
Regional languages like Bhojpuri, Magahi, Maithili will be the medium of instruction in elementary schools of Bihar in future, state Education Minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary said in the assembly on Wednesday.
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The Shiv Nadar University, the first private varsity to be legislated in Tamil Nadu in nine decades, has been set up near Chennai.(Handout)
The Shiv Nadar University, the first private varsity to be legislated in Tamil Nadu in nine decades, has been set up near Chennai.(Handout)

Shiv Nadar University Chennai appoints Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya as VC

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:52 AM IST
Shiv Nadar University Chennai has announced the appointment of Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya as its Founding Vice Chancellor.
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The HPSSC Medical Laboratory Technician Grade II examination for 162 posts was held on November 29, 2020.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The HPSSC Medical Laboratory Technician Grade II examination for 162 posts was held on November 29, 2020.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

HPSSC MLT Grade II Result declared for Post code 776 exam, final key out too

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 09:58 PM IST
  • Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission (HPSSC) on Wednesday, March 3 declared the result of written objective type screening test for recruitment of Medical Laboratory Technician (Grade-II)
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Globally, schools for more than 168 million children have been completely closed for almost a full year, UNICEF report said.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Globally, schools for more than 168 million children have been completely closed for almost a full year, UNICEF report said.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

Closure of 1.5mn schools impacted 247mn children in India: UNICEF study

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 07:59 PM IST
Closure of 1.5 million schools due to coronavirus pandemic and the resultant lockdowns in 2020 impacted 247 million children enrolled in elementary and secondary schools in India, a UNICEF report has found.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking on the steps taken in this year's Budget for the education sector through video conferencing in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking on the steps taken in this year's Budget for the education sector through video conferencing in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI)

Need to work to overcome language barriers for allowing talent to flourish: PM

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 06:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said work needs to be done on a mission mode to overcome linguistic barriers in the education system so that the talent of those from rural areas and the poor is allowed to flourish.
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BPSC CDPO Recruitment 2021: BPSC has proposed to fill 55 vacancies of CDPO through this recruitment process.(HT File)
BPSC CDPO Recruitment 2021: BPSC has proposed to fill 55 vacancies of CDPO through this recruitment process.(HT File)

BPSC Recruitment 2021: 55 CDPO vacancies notified, check details

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 04:15 PM IST
  • Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has issued a notification (advt. no. 03/2021) for recruitment of Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) under Social Welfare Department.
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The court issued notice to Secretary of Ministry of Education seeking reply on the contempt petition filed by NGO Social Jurist and listed the matter for further hearing on March 17.(PTi File)
The court issued notice to Secretary of Ministry of Education seeking reply on the contempt petition filed by NGO Social Jurist and listed the matter for further hearing on March 17.(PTi File)

HC seeks reply on plea for contempt for not extending RTE beyond 14 years age

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 02:44 PM IST
The Delhi HC has sought response of Ministry of Education on a plea seeking contempt action against the authorities for not taking decision on extension of free education under the Right To Education Act to children of EWS even after attaining 14 years of age in the same school.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking on the steps taken in this year's Budget for the education sector through video conferencing in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI )
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking on the steps taken in this year's Budget for the education sector through video conferencing in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI )

Doors being opened for talented youth in several sectors: PM Modi

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 02:31 PM IST
Doors are being opened for talented youth in several sectors such as space, atomic energy and agriculture as limiting knowledge and research is a big injustice to the country's potential, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday.
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IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)
IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)

IIT-KGP team develops technology to improve efficiency in fertiliser application

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 12:57 PM IST
Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a soil-mapping technology to bring efficiency in the use of fertilisers in farmland, a statement issued by the institute said.
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Naveen Patnaik’s cabinet in Odisha adopted a resolution urging the Centre to implement all the recommendations of MS Swaminathan Commission on MSP for all crops.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Naveen Patnaik’s cabinet in Odisha adopted a resolution urging the Centre to implement all the recommendations of MS Swaminathan Commission on MSP for all crops.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurates hostels for ST/SC students

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 10:20 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated hostels for scheduled tribe (ST) and scheduled caste (SC) students in the state.
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The Jammu and Kashmir administration has started the ‘Smart City Skill development project’, to impart skill training to 250 trainees every year.(ANI)
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has started the ‘Smart City Skill development project’, to impart skill training to 250 trainees every year.(ANI)

AAP govt merges 13 institutes to create Delhi Skills & Entrepreneurship varsity

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 10:11 AM IST
The Kejriwal dispensation merged 13 government institutes on Tuesday to create the Delhi Skills and Entrepreneurship University to boost higher and technical education.
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Many affiliated colleges of MU had complained that after completing admissions in January this year, most colleges had started regular lectures for the first year PG batches only by mid-January and conducting exams within six weeks would have been unfair to students.(HT file)
Many affiliated colleges of MU had complained that after completing admissions in January this year, most colleges had started regular lectures for the first year PG batches only by mid-January and conducting exams within six weeks would have been unfair to students.(HT file)

M Com, MA and MSc exams can now be conducted by March 30, says new MU circular

PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 09:41 AM IST
  • Less than ten days after the University of Mumbai released a circular asking colleges to conduct exams for first year post graduate batches by March 10, the varsity released another circular postponing the deadline to March 30, giving colleges a breather.
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Delhi University students are trying to form a first-of-its-kind meme society at SGTB Khalsa College.
Delhi University students are trying to form a first-of-its-kind meme society at SGTB Khalsa College.

DU to get its first official #memesoc? Watch out meme lords!

By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 12:36 AM IST
Students of SGTB Khalsa have approached their college authorities to allow them to set-up an official meme society.
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Muslims have been the most educationally backward group in India. In comparison to their population, they have the lowest enrolment rates at elementary, high school and higher secondary school education, as well as higher education (Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Muslims have been the most educationally backward group in India. In comparison to their population, they have the lowest enrolment rates at elementary, high school and higher secondary school education, as well as higher education (Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)

Bihar govt admits dip in enrolment in schools; says decline in dropouts

PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 08:14 PM IST
  • The Bihar government on Tuesday admitted in the state assembly that the enrolment of students in the government and government-aided schools had declined by 40 lakh in 2018-19 compared to 2014-15.
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Singer-songwriter Tanmaya Bhatnagar performed as part of the virtual TEDx event held online recently.
Singer-songwriter Tanmaya Bhatnagar performed as part of the virtual TEDx event held online recently.

Hansraj’s digital event rocks campus

By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:51 PM IST
Students of Hansraj College hosted a digital event recently, which had actors, sports personalities and even musicians as speakers, who spoke about their life journey.
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Puducherry governor Tamilisai Soundararajan.(ANI file)
Puducherry governor Tamilisai Soundararajan.(ANI file)

Puducherry LG visits govt school, partakes food served as part of noon meal

PTI, Puducherry
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:16 PM IST
Puducherry LG visits govt school, partakes food served as part of noon meal scheme
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Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

WBPSC postpones various recruitment exams, check details here

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:11 PM IST
  • The recruitment examinations include the West Bengal Civil Service exam, West Bengal Audit, and Accounts Service exam, and West Bengal Civil Service main exam 2020.
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AIIMS INI CET July 2021 Session.(PTI file)
AIIMS INI CET July 2021 Session.(PTI file)

AIIMS INI CET July 2021 Session registration begins, here's direct link

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 05:34 PM IST
  • AIIMS INI CET July 2021 Session: Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the INI-CET 2021 examination online at aiimsexams.org on or before March 31, 2021, until 5 pm.
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