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In a major step towards gender equality, the apex court had on August 18 allowed eligible women to take the examination for admission to national defence academy.

Unmarried women can apply for national defence, naval academy exam

Sep 24, 2021

The move follows a Supreme Court directive on the issue last month; physical standards and the number of vacancies for women candidates would be notified after it is received from the Defence Ministry

High patent fees present an impediment for getting these technologies patented and development of new technologies

Centre reduces patent fees for research in educational institutions by 80%

Sep 23, 2021

This step is aimed at strengthening India’s intellectual property ecosystem and creating conducive environment for innovation, as per the Commerce Ministry

Kasturirangan to head new committee, to develop new curriculum for schools

Education ministry forms committee to develop new curriculums for school

Sep 22, 2021

According to the terms of reference of the committee, it will develop four NCFs for school education, early childhood care and education, teacher education and adult education, keeping in focus all the recommendations of NEP-2020 related to these four areas for proposing curriculum reforms

CBSE will not charge any exam fee or registration fee from students who have lost their parents due to coronavirus pandemic

CBSE to not charge registration, exam fees from students who lost parents to COVID-19

Sep 22, 2021

CBSE, as a special measure for the academic session 2021-22, has decided that neither the examination fees nor the registration fees will be charged by the Board from the students who have lost their parents due to COVID-19

Coursera has 4.8 million registered Indian women learners

Computer programming most sought-after subject for Indian women: Coursera 

Sep 16, 2021

Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python) offered by the University of Michigan and Machine Learning offered by Stanford University are the two top courses sought by Indian women

Total 44 candidates have scored 100 percentile in JEE Mains 2021 this year whereas 18 candidates have shared the top rank.

JEE Main result 2021 declared; 44 candidates secure 100 percentile

Sep 15, 2021

Candidates can check the results on the official JEE Mains websites – ntaresults.nic.in and jeemain.nta.nic.in

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

Tamil Nadu passes bill exempting medical aspirants from NEET; netizens react

Sep 13, 2021

The Tamil Nadu Admission to Undergraduate Medical Degree Courses bill was introduced by CM MK Stalin a day after the suicide of a 19-year-old medical aspirant, who was to appear for NEET on Sunday

Candidates are not allowed to apply for revaluation or rechecking of their results.

Will JEE Main Results be out today? Here’s what you need to know

Sep 13, 2021

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has not, however, announced the date and time of announcing the JEE Main results.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras

NIRF Ranking 2021: IIT Madras retains overall top spot, IISc Bengaluru best research institution

Sep 09, 2021

Eight IITs and two national Institutes of Technology (NITs) have figured in the top 10 engineering institutions in the country as per the sixth edition of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)

Byju's goes for another acquisition

Byju’s acquires online exam preparation platform Gradeup

Sep 08, 2021

Chief Executive Officer Byju Raveendran said, “Our focus has always been on ensuring that every learner has access to the highest quality of teachers and content to help them learn better”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi launches key initiatives in education sector on 'Shikshak Parv'

Sep 07, 2021

"In this rapidly changing era, our teachers also have to learn about new systems and techniques rapidly. The country is preparing its teachers for these changes," the prime minister said.