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The CISCE had last week announced the postponement of first term exams citing reasons ''beyond its control''

First term board exams for Class 10, 12 to be conducted in offline mode: CISCE

Oct 23, 2021

The council also released a revised date sheet according to which the ICSE exams for class 10 will begin from November 29 and for class 12 (ISC) from November 12.

 The Delhi University released the third cut-off on Saturday with the required marks for admission to courses seeing a decline of 0.25 per cent to 1.5 per cent

Admissions under DU's third cut-off list begin; last date of application Oct 21

Oct 18, 2021

Over 51,000 candidates have already secured admissions under the two lists with colleges also over-admitting students to certain popular courses.

ISB has at least three electives now being offered around sustainability within its general management programme.

Leading B-schools coaching future executives in ESG subjects

Oct 17, 2021

As issues like carbon footprint, global warming, diversity and inclusion, among others, are becoming increasingly important for businesses, top B-schools have started grooming students in ESG subjects.

 The decision to open schools for classes 8 to 12 was taken by the state government after taking into consideration the COVID-19 situation in Himachal Pradesh and the positivity rate.

COVID-19: Himachal Pradesh schools reopen for class 8 students

Oct 11, 2021

Earlier, schools had reopened for students of classes 9 to 12 in the state from September 27.

 Delhi University will release the second list later in the day. Nearly half of the seats have been filled after admission under the first list.

Second list out for admission to some DU colleges, cut-off down by 0.25 to 1.5 per cent

Oct 09, 2021

The admissions to BSc (Honours) Mathematics, BSc (Honours) Zoology, BSc (Life Science) have been closed.

Around 1.1 lakh schools in India are single-teacher entities

India has a deficit of over 1 million school teachers: UNESCO report

Oct 07, 2021

In fifteen years, the report found that about 30 per cent of the current teaching workforce will need to be replaced.

Byju's said every child deserves access to quality education

NITI Aayog, Byju’s team up to provide learning resources in underdeveloped districts

Oct 01, 2021

As part of the initiative, NITI Aayog will explore the application of edtech learning resources to enhance learning outcomes in the most underdeveloped districts across India

Several private schools have been demanding that the schools reopen now for junior classes.

Final decision on reopening of Delhi middle schools to be taken after festival season: L-G

Sep 29, 2021

A group of parents and school teachers had last week staged a protest outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence here, and demanded reopening of schools for students of primary section and classes 6-8

Credenc will provide ObserveNow with tools to expand its operations in other business verticals and produce more value driven stories

Student loan platform Credenc acquires content startup ObserveNow

Sep 29, 2021

Although ObserveNow will continue to work as an independent digital content arm within the Credenc group, the deal marks the latter's entry into new verticals

 88tuition's mission is to “empower every student to achieve full potential” and is expanding rapidly in Asia

88academics raises $3 mn in round led by Mohandas Pai's Aarin Capital

Sep 27, 2021

The New Delhi-based startup which is part of Singapore-based 88tuition, will use the funds to develop India-specific content for the K-12 (kindergarten to 12th grade) segment

The CBSE had earlier developed its own digital academic repository called Parinam Manjusha’ in 2016

CBSE to use blockchain tech for board exam result documents

Sep 27, 2021

The 'Academic BlockChain Document’ can be used by various educational institutes for verification at the time of admission for higher studies as well as by companies for job offers