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NCERT to replace map of East, South East Asia in class 12 Political Science textbook

AMN   The NCERT has decided to replace a map of East and South East Asia in a class 12 Political Science textbook which depicted Aksai Chin as a disputed area. The decision was taken following several posts on social media highlighting the issue in the textbook titled’Contemporary World Politics’, which was published in 2007, … Continue reading NCERT to replace map of East, South East Asia in class 12 Political Science textbook

V K Saraswat appointed new JNU Chancellor

Eminent scientist and former Director General of Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO, V K Saraswat has been appointed as the Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University. He succeeds former ISRO chairman K Kasturirangan, who completed his term on 30th March. Mr Saraswat has been appointed for a term of five years. He is currently serving … Continue reading V K Saraswat appointed new JNU Chancellor

Dongria Kondh girls clear matriculation examination

Nine girls from Dongria Kondh, a particularly vulnerable tribal group, residing in Rayagada district have cleared the matriculation examination, the results of which were declared last week. While five of them passed the examination with D grade, two each cleared the examination in B2 and B grades respectively. The students were studying at the special … Continue reading Dongria Kondh girls clear matriculation examination

CBSE will conduct NET exam: UGC

University Grants Commission has decided that the Central Board of the Secondary Education, CBSE will conduct the National Eligibility Test (NET) exam in July this year. An official notification in this regard is likely to be issued soon. NET exam is held twice a year–July and December for the grant of Junior Research Fellowship and … Continue reading CBSE will conduct NET exam: UGC

CBSE scraps marks moderation policy

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has scrapped the moderation policy under which grace marks are given to students in exams for difficult questions. The decision was taken at the Board’s high-level meeting. The move comes after the CBSE had in December last year requested the HRD Ministry to help develop a consensus among … Continue reading CBSE scraps marks moderation policy

IIMC to launch Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Marathi Journalism

Indian Institute of Mass Communication is all set to launch the first ever Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Marathi Journalism from its Western Regional Campus at Amravati in Vidarbha region with effect from August 01, 2017. Director General of the premier media training institute Mr. K.G. Suresh made the official announcement in this regard at a … Continue reading IIMC to launch Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Marathi Journalism

CBSE warns schools against selling books, uniforms

AMN Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has warned schools affiliated to it against selling of books and uniforms. In its advisory, it has advised the schools that educational institutions are not commercial establishments and sale of books, uniforms and stationery by them is a violation of norms. It came following complaints from parents that … Continue reading CBSE warns schools against selling books, uniforms

MCI Cancels 500 admissions in UP, TN medical colleges

AMN The Medical Council of India (MCI) has directed some private colleges in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu to cancel admissions of around 500 students who had allegedly not appeared for NEET exam last year. According to a MCI secretary, Dr. Reena Nayyar , these admissions are suspected to be back door admissions allegedly done … Continue reading MCI Cancels 500 admissions in UP, TN medical colleges

NIRF 2017: HRD Ministry announce national ranking of institutions

AMN Indian Institute of Science, Bagalore and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) topped the list of central varsities, while Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad topped in management catagory and Jamia Hamdard in Pharmacy catagory in India Rankings 2017 of National Institutional Ranking Framework- NIRF. Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today released the India Rankings 2017 … Continue reading NIRF 2017: HRD Ministry announce national ranking of institutions

SC allows students above 25 years to take NEET exam

The Supreme Court today allowed medical students of over 25 years to take this year’s National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination. An apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra also extended the last date of filling up the forms till April 5. It said that the age limit can be fixed from the … Continue reading SC allows students above 25 years to take NEET exam

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