Monthly Archive: July 2013

IIT-M faculty may play truant, officially 0

IIT-M faculty may play truant, officially

Faculty members at IIT-Madras focusing on research projects may soon be able to forego classroom duties. Teachers at the institution, proposing various solutions to promote research and deal with increasing workload on faculty members,...

Trained Teachers Should Get Pension as per their Grade: Bombay HC 0

Trained Teachers Should Get Pension as per their Grade: Bombay HC

The Bombay high court has ruled that trained teachers should be given pension applicable to employees in their grade as it would be illegal and unjustified to give them pension of untrained teachers. Accordingly,...

CBSE Plans to Train Teachers for Online Labs 0

CBSE Plans to Train Teachers for Online Labs

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is pushing its teachers to train for online laboratories, known officially as ‘OLabs’. TOI had reported in 2011 that CBSE is promoting the use of online laboratories...

HRD Ministry Wants NET to be Outsourced 0

HRD Ministry Wants NET to be Outsourced

The HRD ministry wants UGC’s prestigious National Eligibility Test (NET) — in the news for wrong reasons ranging from mismanagement to asking sexist questions — for lecturer’s job to be outsourced. On Wednesday, the...

115 More Seats in IIMs up for Grabs 0

115 More Seats in IIMs up for Grabs

Indian Institutes of Management are expecting an increased number of registrations for the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) due to increase in the number of seats. 115 seats have been added taking the...

IIT-Kharagpur to Hold Global Semesters in Term Breaks 0

IIT-Kharagpur to Hold Global Semesters in Term Breaks

With a director finally at its helm, IIT-Kharagpur is all set to adopt global academic practices. The premier institute plans to have international semesters on the lines of summer and winter semesters at top...

IIMs expect 10% Rise in Applicants this Year 0

IIMs expect 10% Rise in Applicants this Year

Indian Institutes of Management are expecting an increased number of registrations for the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013) due to an increase in the number of seats. Around 115 seats have been added...

‘BITS-Pilani has the right formula for Board results’ 0

‘BITS-Pilani has the right formula for Board results’

Yash Mehrotra scored 191 in JEE (Main) and 92.1% in AP Board. Normalization put paid to his hopes of a seat in an NIT. He’s finally joined a private IT college in Noida. He...

RTE admission rises in Indore, 12,500 students admitted under RTE in third round 0

RTE admission rises in Indore, 12,500 students admitted under RTE in third round

Admission rate under the Right to Education (RTE) has improved in the schools of Indore district after the completion of third round, said official sources here. At the end of the third round, admission...