International Maths Competition Won by 14-year-old Boy from a Sanskrit School

International Maths Competition Won by 14-year-old Boy from a Sanskrit School

A 14-year-old student of Ahmedabad-based Hemchandracharya Sanskrit Pathshala has brought laurels to his ‘gurukul’ by winning an international mathematics competition held in Indonesia recently. Tushar Talawat won the ‘International Mathematics Competition’, organised by Abacus Learning of Higher Arithmetic (ALOHA) International in Indonesia’s Yogyakarta on July 24, where over 1,300 students from 18 countries participated. Tushar had also excelled in similar contests organised at state and national levels. During the Gujarat leg of the competition in…

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Latest Scholarship Opportunities

Latest Scholarship Opportunities

28th All India Essay Contest On Nuclear Science & Technology The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) invites essays written in any official Indian language or in English. The essays with a maximum of 2,000 words should be submitted by a single author. Topics: Nuclear power in India – challenges and future direction; Societal benefits of non-power applications of nuclear science and technology and Laser light in the service of Indian nuclear energy. Eligibility: Graduate students in…

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National Education Policy: HRD Ministry to Accept Suggestions till Aug 16

National Education Policy: HRD Ministry to Accept Suggestions till Aug 16

The Union Human Resource Development Ministry on July 26 said that it would accept suggestions and views on the New Education Policy (NEP) till August 16 instead of the earlier deadline of July 31. The HRD ministry has put on its website a gist of several recommendations made by the committee headed by former Cabinet Secretary T S R Subramanian on which it has sought comments. The entire report has also been put on the…

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Is MBBS the only option in Healthcare?

Is MBBS the only option in Healthcare?

Exploring Vocational Education in Medicine There have arisen several little known but valuable vocational courses in the field of healthcare which might go a long way in filling the gap of much needed, skilled healthcare professionals. Vocational course will not make one a doctor but will allow them gain knowledge in the related fields and pursue career in healthcare sector. Below are some of the vocational courses available under healthcare: BVoc In Patient Care Management…

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Huawei India Join Hands with SOS Children’s Village to Support Child Education & Welfare

Huawei India Join Hands with SOS Children’s Village to Support Child Education & Welfare

Chinese giant Huawei has joined hands with the leading Indian NGO, SOS Children’s Villages India to support education and child welfare under Daksha Programme. Under this programme, Huawei India will connect with 982 children to support quality education for children living in 10 SOS of India across Maharashtra, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Telengana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The Daksha CSR program also provides for support of mid-day meal for over 15,000 children and kitchen upgrade programs; partnering…

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10 IIT, NIT Students get Cargill Scholarship for Leadership Training

10 IIT, NIT Students get Cargill Scholarship for Leadership Training

With the aim of building a foundation for future leaders, US commodities giant Cargill has partnered with the Institute of International Education (IIE) to get new talent ready to take on exciting opportunities and challenges. For the academic year 2016-2017, 10 scholarships have been awarded to students from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi; IIT Mumbai; and National Institute of Technology, Trichy under the Cargill Global Scholars Programme. The selected students will receive scholarship funds…

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Nalanda Varsity to hold 1st Convocation in 800yrs

Nalanda Varsity to hold 1st Convocation in 800yrs

Nalanda University, one of the India’s oldest institutes, will conduct its first convocation in nearly 800 years on August 27 this year. President Pranab Mukherjee is expected to attend the event. Built in the 5th century as a Buddhist centre of learning, Nalanda started conducting academic sessions again in September 2014, with 15 students. Source: Inshorts

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NEET I & NEET II Results 2016 to be Declared on August 17

NEET I & NEET II Results 2016 to be Declared on August 17

The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test NEET I was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education on May 1 for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in Medical/Dental Colleges.  This was followed by the NEET phase II conducted on July 24, 2016. This year more than 90 per cent of 4.75 lakh candidates registered and appeared for the NEET II exam at 739 centres in 56 cities. The NEET-I and NEET-II exam result 2016 will be…

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National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)

National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)

National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is a national-level scholarship program in the Indian Union to identify and recognize students with high intellect and academic talent. Students studying in Class X are eligible to appear for the selection process. As it is organized by an official body (NCERT), it is widely regarded by the Government of India as the most prestigious and the most difficult examination at secondary level in the country. The selection of candidates…

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Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is an all India common engineering entrance examination of objective pattern which is conducted for admission in various engineering colleges and courses all over the country. It is regarded internationally as one of the most challenging engineering admission tests. JEE consists of two parts, JEE Main and JEE Advanced. JEE-Main exam is for admission to National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs)…

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