Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Opens for Registrations

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Opens for Registrations

Youngsters have a new avenue to look forward to. The government’s Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana is an ideal platform who want to pursue a career in science. What is it? KVPY is a national program for fellowship in basic sciences. It was started and is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The online application for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2018 has begun on the official website kvpy.iisc.ernet.in, according to several media reports…

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Digital India Reshaping the Education Sector

Digital India Reshaping the Education Sector

Technology and digital media have vastly enhanced the education system. It’s no longer a one-dimensional recourse. With the availability of video solutions and other such methods of teaching, Digital India is reshaping the education sector. Benefits of video solutions Video solutions in education include video conferencing, video lessons, video explanations amongst several others. Their importance in education is unparalleled due to their ability to create a stimulating and interactive environment which engages students, making it…

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‘Institute of Eminence’ Status Granted to 6 Universities

‘Institute of Eminence’ Status Granted to 6 Universities

The Govt. has taken an infrastructural leap in facilitating higher education by announcing “Institute of Eminence” Status. What is it? Under the Institute of Eminence, 10 private and 10 public universities are to be selected. The selected institutes shall be regulated differently from other deemed to be universities so as to evolve into institutions of world class in a reasonable time period. The Vision In a bid to improve the rankings of the Indian institutes globally,…

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JEE (Main), NEET to be Held Twice a Year

JEE (Main), NEET to be Held Twice a Year

NEET and JEE aspirants can heave a sigh a relief now, as govt. announces twice a year examination pattern, spanning multiple days. What is it? Two of India’s most popular competitive exams, the JEE (Main) and NEET, will now be held twice a year. The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main), for undergraduate admission into various engineering colleges, will be held in January and April. The National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET), for admission into medical…

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Govt. Launches Transforming India Initiative

Govt. Launches Transforming India Initiative

For all those trapped in your jobs looking to start your own venture, the govt. has some good news. A new fellowship program called “Transforming India Initiative” has been started by the Indian Government. What is it? Supported by the Niti Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission and Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), Transforming India Initiative is a unique 2-year fellowship program that will help you transform from a job seeker to an entrepreneur for a…

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Colleges Offering the Most Whacky Courses

Colleges Offering the Most Whacky Courses

Looking for some whacky courses? Something like a course on the Beatles or on happiness for that matter. Then, you should try in these colleges. Here’s a list of some of the most whacky courses. Yale University, Happiness?  If whacky is your calling, head to these colleges for their unusual courses. The most popular class that was started at the beginning of this year was Psychology and the Good Life. The thrice a week lectures…

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IBM Offering Free Blockchain Course for Indian Students

IBM Offering Free Blockchain Course for Indian Students

Blockchain technology has reached the shores of the Indian subcontinent. Like AI this is a necessary skill required to survive in this world now. So, to develop this skill IBM is offering a free certificate course on blockchain technology for students in India. What is it? The technology giant has partnered with Indian e-learning platform National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) to offer a 12-week online course titled “Blockchain Architecture Design and Use Cases.” The enrolment for the…

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Chhattisgarh To Enact Right To Skill

Chhattisgarh To Enact Right To Skill

Recently, the Chattisgarh government did what many couldn’t. It has enacted the Right to skill. Being the only state in the country to recognize the Right to Skill and working tirelessly towards the skill development of people. A true example of this is Kanker’s Yogeshwari  Dhaneria.  According to official estimates, nearly 50 per cent of the population in rural Kanker is Below the Poverty Line (BPL)and low income, stagnant productivity and unemployment are an everyday…

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Career Options for a History Major

Career Options for a History Major

The board results are out and it’s time to make a career choice. While science finds the highest takers, humanities isn’t far behind. However, despite the interest in Humanities, history often falls back as a subject of choice. Very few think it as a viable career prospect. So here we are shedding some light about the study of history and the career prospects it harbors. History is no longer his story. Skills Acquired By  A…

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Registration Opens For Executive Program at SPG, Delhi

Registration Opens For Executive Program at SPG, Delhi

The School of Policy and Governance has opened up it’s doors to students once again. The institute is set to welcome a new set of students and hence they have started the registration procedure for executive program. What is it? The School of Policy and Governance (SPG) announced the opening of registrations for its executive program. Registrations will begin on 28th June and end in 29th. All registration procedures will be completely on their campus…

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