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  • Oct 09, 2020 18:22
    In an interview with Hindustan Times Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia stressed that coding is the need of the hour. The Delhi government which had introduced scratch level coding in school curriculums earlier this year is now taking it to the next level by partnering with Hindustan Times Codeathon. Around 12,000 government school students in the capital are set to benefit from the initiative, says Sisodia, who holds the education portfolio. As part of the Codeathon campaign, students will go through self-learning modules on HTML, CSS and Python. Online qualifiers and Finale will be conducted in December. Sisodia spoke on the importance of coding in a digital economy, encouraging more students to learn coding, and the way forward. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Oct 08, 2020 22:53
    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia presided over an event aimed at showcasing the government’s initiative to inculcate coding and computer science skills among girl students of govt schools. After launching the programme, the state government has tied up with Hindustan Times for the ‘Codeathon’ initiative to help students demonstrate their coding talent. Speaking at the event, Sisodia called coding the language of the future. He invoked the late Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, to say that coding is the new generation’s liberal arts. Watch the full video for more. (Hindustan Times )read more
  • Sep 14, 2020 18:23
    A day after lakhs of students sat for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test 2020, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam criticised it in Parliament. The Opposition party from Tamil Nadu claimed that the syllabus of the medical entrance exam was solely based on CBSE syllabus, thus putting students graduating class 12 from the Tamil Nadu state board at a severe disadvantage. Meanwhile, in Chennai, DMK leaders led by party chief MK Stalin wore anti-NEET masks to the state Assembly. The masks said ‘Ban NEET, Save TN Students’. At least 3 aspirants reportedly committed suicide in the run-up to the test on September 13, allegedly due to stress. Around 85-90% aspirants appeared for the exam which was held with multiple precautionary steps to prevent spread of Covid-19. Watch the full video for more. (Hindustan Times )read more
  • Sep 11, 2020 23:35
    National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the topper list for JEE Main result 2020. A total of 24 candidates have scored perfect 100 percentile. The examination was conducted from September 1 to 6 for which around 8.58 lakh candidates had registered out of which nearly 6.3 lakh appeared. NTA has also released the final answer keys on its official website. NTA had conducted the JEE Main 2020 amid the Coronavirus pandemic this year. However, around 74% of the total registered candidates took the exam. NTA had taken proper safety measures and maintained social distancing. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Aug 26, 2020 17:29
    Even as India battles the Covid-19 pandemic, two major entrance examinations are set to be held in the month of September. The JEE Main exam will be held between September 1 and 6, while the NEET-UG will be held on September 13. With almost 16 lakh candidates registering for NEET, and over 8.5 lakh for JEE Main, the National Testing Agency - the body which oversees the conduct of the exams - has released guidelines to minimise risk of infection. Apart from increasing the number of exam centres and reducing the number of students per room, they have also specified the various steps to be followed, such as wearing masks provided at the centre, washing of hands before entering the hall, and separate rooms for those with high body temperature. Meanwhile, even as the chorus for postponement of the exams grows louder, the NTA is firm that the tests be held as per schedule. It has also cited the August 17 decision of the Supreme Court, saying that a crucial year of students can’t be wasted. Watch the full video for more details regarding the exams and the precautions students must take while appearing for them. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Aug 05, 2020 00:51
    The result of UPSC Civil Services Exam 2019 was declared on Tuesday. Pradeep Singh topped UPSC civil services examination 2019. Jatin Kishore and Pratibha Verma secured second and third positions respectively. The Commission has recommended 829 candidates for appointment. A list of qualifying candidates can be checked online at upsc.gov.in. Topper Pradeep had also cleared the UPSC civil services exam last year. Pradeep is presently under training as an Indian Revenue Service Officer in Faridabad, Haryana. Singh’s father Sukhbir Singh is former Sarpanch of Tewri village in Sonepat’s Ganaur block. Pradeep said his father, who is a farmer, inspired him to become an IAS officer. He added that he wants to work for the welfare of the farming community. Of the total recommended candidates, 304 are from General category, 78 from Economically Weaker Section (EWS), 251 from Other Backward Classes (OBC), 129 from Scheduled Castes (SC) and 67 from Scheduled Tribes (ST) category. Out of the top 25 rank holders in the UPSC civil services final exam 2019,13 are males while 12 are females. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Jul 29, 2020 22:21
    Cabinet on Wednesday approved the New Education Policy 2020. Union Ministers for Information and Broadcasting (I&B)Prakash Javadekar and Human Resource Development (HRD) and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, made the announcement in the national capital. Major reforms were announced in the school education. Elaborating on the reforms, School Education Secretary Anita Karwal said at a briefing, “Board exams for classes 10 and 12 will be continued, but will be reformed to eliminate the need for taking coaching classes”. She further said, “Board exams will be redesigned to encourage holistic development and will also be made easier by testing core capacities and competencies. All students will be allowed to take board exams on up to two occasions during any given school year -- one main examination and one for improvement, if desired. All students will take school examinations in classes 3, 5, and 8 which will be conducted by the appropriate authority”. A per the new policy, the 10+2 structure of school curricula will be replaced with a 5+3+3+4 curricular structure corresponding to age groups 3-8, 8-11, 11-14 and 14-18 years respectively. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Jul 29, 2020 22:15
    Cabinet on Wednesday approved the New Education Policy 2020. Union Ministers for Information and Broadcasting (I&B)Prakash Javadekar and Human Resource Development (HRD) and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, made the announcement in the national capital. Major reforms were announced in the school education. “NEP 2020 aims to increase the Gross Enrolment Ratio in higher education including vocational education from 26.3 pc (2018) to 50 pc by 2035. At least 3.5 crore new seats will be added to higher education institutions,” HRD Higher Education Secretary Amit Khare said at a press briefing. “The policy envisages broad based, multi-disciplinary, holistic Under Graduate education with flexible curricula, creative combinations of subjects, integration of vocational education and multiple entry and exit points with appropriate certification. Under Graduate education can be of 3 or 4 years with multiple exit options and appropriate certification within this period,” he said. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Jul 16, 2020 13:55
    Maharashtra Board declared class 12 result on Thursday. Students can check their marks on mahresult.nic.in. Overall success rate (freshers & repeaters) is 87.69% while freshers recorded a success rate of 90.66%. Last year, the overall success rate was 83.18%. Over 15 lakh students had registered for the exam. Maharashtra HSC exams were held from February 18 to March 18. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Jul 15, 2020 15:15
    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared class 10th results on 15 July. 91.46% of students have passed the exam this year. Students can check their exam results at cbsereuslt.nic.in. This year, girls have outscored the boys with a pass percentage of 93.31 while the pass percentage for boys is 90.14%. A total of 2.23% of students or 41,804 students have scored more than 95% marks in CBSE 10th exam this year. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Jul 13, 2020 21:10
    Lucknow girl Divyanshi Jain, a class 12th student scored 600 marks out of 600 to get 100% marks in the CBSE class 12 results declared on Monday. The 18-year-old did not lose a single mark in any of her six subjects scoring a 100 in each. Divyanshi appeared for the exam of all subjects except Geography, which was cancelled due to Covid-19. She was also among the toppers at her school. A history buff, she wants to pursue the subject for her further studies. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Jun 06, 2020 12:30
    Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA) declared the HSLC or class 10th result at 9 am on Saturday. The result has been declared online on the official website of SEBA at sebaonline.org. A total of 64.80% students have passed the exam. Pass percentage of boys is 66.93 while the pass percent of girls is 62.91. A total of 3.48 lakh students including 163,999 boys and 184,747 girls had appeared for the Assam HSLC exam. Dhritiraj Bastav Kalita of Padum Pukhuri High School in Darrang topped the results scoring 595 out of total 600 marks. Alankrita Gautam Baruah of Salt Brook School, Dibrugarh came second with 594 marks. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • May 27, 2020 22:07
    HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank spoke on migrant students giving exams during lockdown. The minister said CBSE will allow migrant students to give exmas from the city they are in. Students will have to inform the schools in their districts, the minister said. Students have migrated to respective states after Covid-19 lockdown. CBSE had announced new dates for the remaining 10th, 12th board exams. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • May 27, 2020 18:21
    Bihar Board Class 10th Results 2020 were declared on May 26. This year, pass percentage of Class 10th exam is 80.59% as against 80.73% last year. Around 14.9 lakh students appeared for the exam including 7.2 lakh boys and 7.6 lakh girls. Nearly 12.04 lakh students passed the exam including 6.1 lakh boys and 5.9 lakh girls. Himanshu Raj of Janta High School, Rohtas bagged the first rank with 96.2%. Class 10th exams were conducted from February 17 to 24. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • May 26, 2020 16:46
    The Class 10th or matric exam 2020 result of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) was announced on Tuesday in which 80.59% of students have passed. This year 14,94,071 candidates appeared in the examination, out of which 7,29,213 were boys and 7,64,858 were girls. A total of 12, 04,030 students passed the BSEB matric exam in which 5,90,545 are boys and 6,13,485 girls. The BSEB conducted the class 10 board exam between February 17 to 24. across 1368 examination centres. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • May 08, 2020 18:54
    The Central Board Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the remaining Class 10 exams (for students of violence-hit North-East Delhi ) and Class 12 board examination between July 1 and July 15. The HRD ministry has already announced that JEE (Main) exam will be conducted from July 18 to 23 and NEET from July 26. Watch the video for more details. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Apr 19, 2020 20:50
    Union minister Jitendra Singh commented on the postponement of UPSC and SSC examinations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Singh said that UPSC has issued a circular stating that a decision regarding conduct of the exams will be taken after May 3. The nationwide lockdown to ‘break the cycle’ of Coronavirus infection was extended to May 3 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 14. Singh also dispelled rumours about a possible cut in pensions. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Jun 07, 2019 10:37
    After the election victory, a number of books on Hindutva have been released. Some are scholarly, some aren’t. Bookstack features the most interesting ones of the crop. Next, there’s a volume on the slow erosion of secular values in India, and finally, as balm to the soul, translations of the poetry of a great Urdu poet and lyricist. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Jun 07, 2019 08:10
    With a new batch of students seeking admission into colleges across the country, Dr Samir Parikh, Director, Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences at Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, reveals how to deal with stress and expectations. He also explains how students must go about choosing their courses and careers - by understanding their own interests and aptitude, instead of being influenced by their peers. He also tells youngsters how to deal with disappointments in examinations. Watch the full video for more. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Jun 05, 2019 23:30
    Rajasthan’s Nalin Khandelwal topped the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test this year. He scored 701 marks out of a total of 720. Nalin said that he studied 8 hours every day and doesn’t even own a smart phone. A total of 57.62% students cleared the examination this year, which is lower than 60.15% last year. NEET is an entrance exam for students wishing to pursue graduate and post-graduate courses in medical colleges. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • May 07, 2019 16:46
    Shridhar Vashishtha from Chandigarh scored 99.4 per cent in CBSE Class 10th examination. He scored 497 out of 500 marks. Shridhar is one of the many 3rd rank holders. He is a student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Chandigarh. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the Class 10 board examinations results 2019 on Monday. More than 17 lakh students had taken the exams which began on February 21 and concluded on March 29 this year. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • May 02, 2019 19:37
    Dishank Jindal has scored 99.4 per cent in CBSE 12th examinations. He is a student of Bhawan Vidyalala, Chandigarh. With 497 out of 500 marks, Dishank is one of the many 3rd rank holders. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 12th results for all regions on Thursday. A total of 3114831 candidates were registered out of which 12, 87, 359 had appeared for class 12th exam. The overall pass percentage is 83.4. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • May 02, 2019 19:29
    Gaurangi Chawla secured second rank across India in CBSE Class 12th examinations. She is a student of Nirmal Ashram school in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. Gaurangi wants to be an Indian Administrative Service officer. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 12th results for all regions on Thursday. A total of 3114831 candidates were registered out of which 12, 87, 359 had appeared for class 12th exam. The overall pass percentage is 83.4. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • May 02, 2019 15:55
    CBSE declared class 12th board results on Thursday. Karishma Arora topped the CBSE exams with 499/500 marks. Karishma credited her sucess to family, teachers and her school principal. She studied in SD Public School, Muzaffarpur. Karishma jointly secured first rank with Hansika Shukla. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • May 02, 2019 15:46
    Hansika Shukla of DPS Meerut road Ghaziabad has topped CBSE Class 12th examination. Joint topper Hansika has scored 499 out of 500. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 12th results for all regions on Thursday. The other topper is Karishma Arora of SD Public school Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. A total of 3114831 candidates were registered out of which 12, 87, 359 had appeared for class 12th exam. The over all pass percentage is 83.4. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • May 02, 2019 14:35
    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday declared the Class 12th results for all regions. Hansika Shukla of DPS Meerut road Ghaziabad and Karishma Arora of SD Public school Muzaffarnagar have topped the examination. Both toppers scored 499 out of 500. A total of 3114831 candidates were registered out of which 12, 87, 359 had appeared for class 12th exam. The over all pass percentage is 83.4. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Apr 06, 2019 17:20
    Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) announced the result for Class 10th examination on Saturday. BSEB held a press conference to announce the results. Sawan Raj Bharti of Simultala Awasiya Vidyalaya (SAV) in Jamui has topped BSEB matric examination 2019. He has scored 97.2%. The pass percentage this year is 80.73%, 11.84% higher than last year’s 68.89%. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Apr 06, 2019 16:51
    Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) announced the result for Class 10th examination on Saturday. Sawan Raj Bharti of Simultala Awasiya Vidyalaya (SAV) in Jamui has topped BSEB matric examination 2019. He has scored 97.2%. Sawan says he was motivated to become Bihar topper and wants to crack UPSC exam in future. “I studied for 15 hours daily,” Sawan said. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Apr 06, 2019 13:33
    The Bihar Board class 10th examination result was declared on Thursday. 80.73% students passed the matric examinations. The exam was held between February 21-February 28, 2019 and was conducted at 1418 examination centres in the state. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Jun 26, 2018 19:33
    Students of electronics and communication department at the Moradabad Institute of Technology have created a smart wash basin that conserves water. The wash basin is smart in the sense that when the tap is left opened, a message will appear on the phone which would let people know about it. The system also detects the blockage of the sink which would let users clean the blockage. Kshitij Shinghal, Associate Professor of Moradabad Institute of Technology said, that it is made keeping in mind conservation of water. The project is themed under waste management. (HT Correspondent)read more