Education / Career

 Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Monday termed as a 'historic achievement', the state receiving the Union government's sanction for setting up nine medical medical colleges.

Minister of State for Defence Shripad Yesso Naik said during Question Hour that the government has approved admission of girls in five Sainik Schools -- Kalikiri (Andhra Pradesh), Kodagu (Karnataka), Ghorakhal (Uttarakhand), Chandrapur (Maharashtra) and Bijapur (Karnataka) for the academic session 2020-21.

 Students of IIT-Kharagpur have received over 1000 job offers in the first five days of the ongoing placements as a total of 144 companies visited the campus of the institute during the period, according to a statement issued on Saturday.

The minister for the Punjab Higher Education and Languages made the demand in his letter to Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

Two IITs and the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) have joined hands to develop 'Gandhipedia', an online repository of books, letters and speeches written by Mahatma Gandhi, to commemorate his 150th birth anniversary.

The Assam government has installed a voice-based app on the mobile phones of over 100 teachers in southern Hailakandi district to enable them to assist students in improving their reading skills.

 The HRD Ministry on Monday appointed a three-member committee to recommend ways to restore normal functioning of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), officials said.

The West Bengal government has decided to introduce a chapter on snakes in the secondary school curriculum from next academic year, a senior education official said.