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Benefits of ability grouping

Feb 28: Lower ability classes should get the best teachers so that they would have the best teaching available to compensate for their academic deficiencies, says N N Prahallada.

In recent years various administrative procedures have been used to help “individualisation of instruction” in the schools. One such procedure popular with teachers and administrators is...

RTE Act not applicable to nursery admission, Delhi HC rules

New Delhi, Feb 19: The Right to Education Act is not applicable to nursery admissions, Delhi high court ruled on Tuesday disposing off the related public interest litigation (PIL). Ongoing nursery admission process will remain unaffected in the capital, the court said.

The PIL, filed by NGO Social Jurist, challenged two government notifications giving powers...

Quran verse posted at US Harvard varsity

Washington, Jan 14: The US Harvard University has posted a verse of the Holy Quran at the entrance of its faculty of law, describing the verse as one of the greatest expressions for justice in history, a Saudi newspaper reported on Sunday.

Verse 135 of Sura Al Nisa (women chapter) has been posted at a wall facing the faculty"s...

DU colleges release 5th cut-off list

New Delhi, July 10: Almost all colleges of Delhi University, barring a few famous and some lesser-known ones, have closed admissions to all their courses in the fifth cut-off list released late on Monday night.

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MBBS seats go up by 380 this year

Bangalore, July 5: Good news for MBBS seat aspirants in the State. The number of seats available for aspiring candidates has gone up by 380, from 5,555 to 5,935 for the year 2012-2013.

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Learning the foreign way

Going overseas to earn a foreign diploma or degree is the dream of millions of Indian students. Although the country has made significant advancements in the education sector, a foreign qualification still holds its allure. The United States, the United...

Girls outshine boys in CBSE class 12 results

New Delhi, May 28: Girls once again outperformed boys in the CBSE Class 12 results declared here Monday, an official said.

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Power control

The faculty of engineering and technology at Jamia Millia Islamia , under its department of electrical engineering, will be offering an MTech course in control and instrumentation. The two-year programme to be launched from the new academic year will have a total intake of 18 students. According to Khalid Moin, dean, faculty of engineering and technology,...

Learning Lessons: Make schooling joyful up to class XII

April 20: In another month or so, we will read reports of the number of students who secured centum in mathematics, chemistry, or computer science. “My parents suspended our cable TV connection during examinations. I did my daily lessons regularly and did not go for tuitions. I thank my teachers for their support,” a...

An online plug to stop question paper leaks

Belgaum, April 5: Online delivery of question papers to affiliated colleges a mere 30 minutes before the scheduled time of examination introduced by Visvesvaraya Technical University (VTU) has yielded rich dividends and put an end to the threat of...