DBT and IUSSTF Brings Genome Engineering Program

DBT and IUSSTF Brings Genome Engineering Program

Genome Engineering is becoming a potential research tool in science these days. Young researchers and students should know this if they want to prosper in the field of bioscience. Keeping this in mind the Biotechnology Department of the Indian Government, DBT has initiated a Genome Engineering Program in association with IUSSTF. What is it? The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India along with Indo U.S. Science & Technology Forum, IUSSTF announces fellowship program between Indian institutes and premier…

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235-Year-Old Institution Turns a Model School

235-Year-Old Institution Turns a Model School

A 235-year-old institution is turned into a model school in Chennai. Here’s a look into the T.N. Government’s new scheme that changes the definition of a school. What is it? Tamil Nadu government’s Model School project seeks to build 32 model schools in the State. One such selection was the Presidency Girls Higher Secondary School in Egmore, formerly known as P.T. School. The school has been renovated and refurbished in an attempt to boost its infrastructure….

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How to Score Maximum for NEET?

How to Score Maximum for NEET?

With NEET happening twice a year now, it’s important to change the strategy and plan for it. Most students take 9-12months to prepare for the NEET exam. However, a planned way of study can get it done in 8months. In just about 8 months preparation you can score the maximum in NEET. The Eight Month Study Plan First 1 month (September): This is the best time to revise your Class 11 syllabus. The first few months is…

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Delhi HC Makes NEET Available for Additional Bio Students

Delhi HC Makes NEET Available for Additional Bio Students

Students can heave a sigh of relief as the Delhi High Court has made the NEET exam available for Additional Bio Students. Previously, the MCI regulations prevented students (with additional bio) from sitting for the examination. What is it? A direction issued by the Delhi HC bench headed by Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice AK Chawla said that the regulations barring candidates with biology/biotechnology as an additional subject from appearing for NEET are arbitrary….

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Learn Additive Manufacturing from MIT 11-Week Online Course

Learn Additive Manufacturing from MIT 11-Week Online Course

Additive manufacturing plays an important role in today’s manufacturing world. Hence, more and more professionals are trying to learn it. Keeping this in mind MIT has launched an online course. With this, you can learn additive manufacturing in 11 weeks and excel in the field. What is it? Starting on October 1, MIT is offering an 11-week online program that will teach participants about the “full spectrum” of 3D printing technologies, different applications and business…

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Start Your Own Start-Up and Earn a PhD from IIT Delhi

Start Your Own Start-Up and Earn a PhD from IIT Delhi

Now you can start your own start-up and earn a Ph.D. from IIT-Delhi. Confused much? Well, this is true. In recent move to help start-ups, IIT Delhi is planning to allow it’s Ph.D. students convert their thesis into start-ups. Amazing! Right? Let’s dig deeper. What is it? IIT Delhi will give it’s students an option to start their own venture at a separate incubation center set up by IIT. It will surely be a great boost to the…

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Govt Makes Ph.D. Mandatory from 2021

Govt Makes Ph.D. Mandatory from 2021

The education sector is all set for a major change as the govt. makes Ph.D. mandatory for professors. It’s getting tough for teachers aspiring to be professors. What is it? The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry is doing away with the Academic Performance Index as a criterion for direct recruitment to Assistant Professors in Indian Universities. Similarly, promotion of teachers to Assistant Professors will no longer require publication of research in academic journal. In its…

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Desi Chip Powered Up by IIT-Madras Students

Desi Chip Powered Up by IIT-Madras Students

Computer Scientists and Students from IIT Madras has made a major breakthrough in Chip Development in India. Together, the students and the scientists have created a Desi Chip which India always wanted to make but could not. What is it? This first of a family of six industry-standard microprocessors is part of the initial batch of 300 chips, named RISECREEK and produced under Project Shakti. It was fabricated free at Intel’s facility at Oregon, U.S.,…

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Music in the School Curriculum?

Music in the School Curriculum?

Music in the school curriculum has often been an issue. Very few schools actually take this seriously and employ a good teacher. Even more, space and the alotted classes are far less compared to other subjects. Research Shows the Place For schools, music isn’t a priority. This is what a five-year, transnational study, conducted by Mysore University scholar DVK Vasudevan along with violinist Dr Mysore Manjunath and Dr Ganesh Mahidhara has found. Purpose The purpose…

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Indian Academic Institutions with UK’s Education Structure

Indian Academic Institutions with UK’s Education Structure

Some Indian academic institutions are trying to bring about a change in the education sector. They are changing the dynamics of Indian education by replicating UK’s viable world-class education structure. Dr.Neil McLean, LSE, Director, Academic & Professional Development Division discusses the issue of “Indian Academic Institutions replicating UK’s Education Structure in his latest interview given to BW Education. Here’s an excerpt from it. Q. Given your experience with Indian students who study at UoL/LSE, what is…

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