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UK universities excited about India's New Education Policy, positive changes outlined: Steve Smith

Other issue that UK universities are keen to have a positive outcome on is the mutual recognition of Masters degrees by the two countries.

Overall representation up but India drops out of top 300 in global rankings

With the increase in number of Indian universities in the overall 1,300-university list from 92 countries, India is the fifth most-represented nation in the rankings, with 56 institutions.

Government to start construction of the Indian Institute of Skills in Mumbai

IISs, Mumbai will be set up at the campus of National Skill Training Institute in collaboration with the Tata Education Development Trust (TEDT), chosen through competitive bidding.

Delhi to drop CBSE, have its own 'next generation' education board

"This is an irony but I see it as a blessing that there is no education board in Delhi.We are preparing to give Delhi its own education board," state education minister said.

When jobs are hard to get, we realise value of education

John Fallon, chief executive of global learning and publishing house Pearson, spoke about the company's global business, investment plans and the future of learning.

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Govt inducts first batch of Indian Skill Development Services

The Indian Skill Development Service (ISDS) has 263 all India posts.

National Education Policy will transform education sector: HRD minister

The draft of the Centre's National Education Policy has been completed and it will bring a huge transformation in the education sector of the country.

Quota for economically weaker sections puts IIMs in a bind

A larger intake will throw faculty-student ratios out of kilter and strain infrastructure, IIMs feel

KKR acquires EuroKids from Gaja Capital

EuroKids will continue to be managed by its team led by Co-Founder & Group CEO Prajodh Rajan, who will also remain a shareholder in the Company.

HRD Ministry awards IoE status to 5 public institutes including IIT-Kharagpur, IIT-Madras and BHU

The decision was taken following a recommendation made by the University Grants Commission last month on the basis of the advice of an Empowered Expert Committee.

Simplilearn launches data science course with Purdue University

Simplilearn launches data science course with Purdue University

Simplilearn said the company is seeing a surge in demand independently from tech services sector professionals and enterprises.

AAP govt to extend free coaching scheme to OBC, general category students

AAP govt to extend free coaching scheme to OBC, general category students

After initial success, the government has decided to extend the scheme to needy students from general category and other backward classes.

Microsoft and IIT Roorkee partner for quantum computing

Microsoft and IIT Roorkee partner for quantum computing

The course, has been structured by IIT Roorkee and Microsoft and the former will conduct lectures on quantum computing for a full semester.

HRD directs UGC to set up panel to inquire into allegations of varsities selling fake degrees

HRD directs UGC to set up panel to inquire into allegations of varsities selling fake degrees

The directive has been issued following media reports alleging that a racket is prevailing in several parts of the country.

Study without paying a fee, pay back when you get a job

Study without paying a fee, pay back when you get a job

Income share agreement is an innovative education financing model that has huge potential in India.

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Weak rupee makes studies abroad dearer

Weak rupee makes studies abroad dearer

Banks usually secure education loans with a mortgage of property belonging to the parents.

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