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IIM Bill prepared by panel headed by ex-IIM chairman: Smriti Irani

News: Amid a raging controversy over the draft IIM bill, government said it was prepared by a committee headed by former chairman of IIM Trichy’s board of governors M Damodaran and finalised after considering the observations and suggestions of the IIMs. “The observations and suggestions of the IIMs were considered ...

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HRD Ministry mulls new policy to regulate global schools

News: There exist around 600 international schools in the country, all of them affiliated to three foreign boards — the International Baccalaureate (IB) based in Geneva, Cambridge International Education (CIE) and Edexcel based in the UK. According to a survey commissioned by the ministry, the number of IB schools alone ...

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HRD ministry to probe charges of malpractices in ICHR from 1970s

News: Based on a complaint by Kapil Kumar, professor of history in Indira Gandhi National Open University,  HRD ministry has instituted an inquiry into allegations of malpractices going back to 1970’s in the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) and also sought a review of its functioning. Kumar was member-secretary ...

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Know Your College (KYC)

News: The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has developed a “Know Your College” portal to help the students make an informed decision on the choice of college and the courses. This portal covers almost 10,500 colleges which conduct about 14,000 programs in Technical Education and 35000 colleges ...

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Model science labs to be set up across country

News: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam launched the programme in the presence of Minister of State of HRD Ram Shankar Katharia, Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region and Department of Space Jitendra Singh, Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan. The science labs aim to ignite passion and nurture spirit of enquiry and ...

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HRD Ministry maps colleges and varsities

News:  HRD Ministry would soon come out with a set of four key parameters, expected to be ‘teaching-learning’, ‘academic performance’, ‘outreach’ and ‘impact’ of the institute nationally and globally, for ranking of Indian institutes across streams. It was chaired by both higher education and school education secretaries and attended by ...

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