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Policy Updates

UGC Directs Colleges  to Have Environmental Studies for Undergraduate Courses
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Policy Indications
May 15, 2019 Wednesday 03:06:20 IST

UGC Directs Colleges to Have Environmental Studies for Undergraduate Courses

University Grants Commission has directed colleges to implement a six month compulsory core module course on environmental studies for undergraduate courses. It includes classroom teaching and eight units covering 50 lectures. The first seven units will cover 45 lectures which are class room based to enhance knowledge skills and attitude to environment. Unit eight is based on field activities which will be covered in five lecture hours. It would provide first-hand knowledge on various local environmental aspects.Some of the important topics covered are biodiversity, pollution, conservation, endangered species, disaster management, sustainable development, environmental ethics, climate change, global warming and population growth.UGC noted that despite

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Policy Indications
April 25, 2019 Thursday 03:42:08 IST
School Students Can Effectively Use Social Media for Collaborative Learning

School Students Can Effectively Use Social Media for Collaborative Learning

Social media can be a good colloborative learning tool for students to share notes and discuss doubts on academic topics

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Policy Indications
October 26, 2018 Friday 11:37:31 IST
Why are city dwellers more hurried and less friendly?

Why are city dwellers more hurried and less friendly?

A new study by psychology researchers of the University of Miami suggests that humans switch off their automatic inclination to share in dealings with strangers, robbing them of their core instincts.Humans are born generous! They try to be fair to others, as far as possible under the influence of a basic instinct. However, they can q

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Policy Indications
October 05, 2018 Friday 02:37:13 IST
Call for making a new “Noah’s Ark” for Microbes

Call for making a new “Noah’s Ark” for Microbes

#As climate change threatens the microbial diversity, a team of researchers call for creation of a global microbiota vault to protect the long-term health .

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Policy Indications
October 04, 2018 Thursday 04:53:45 IST
MIT develops a new method to detect fake news

MIT develops a new method to detect fake news

#Engineers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a machine learning system to determine if a news outlet is accurate or biased.

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

The key to education is the experience of beauty- Friedrich Schiller Quotes

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National Edu News
May 15, 2019 Wednesday 10:39:28 IST
NTA NET admit card 2019 to be released today

NTA NET admit card 2019 to be released today

NEW DELHI: National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the admit card for UGC NET(National Eligibility Test) 2019 on its official website on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Once the admit cards are released, the candidates who have applied for the UGC NET 2019 examination are advised to visit the official website of NTA- ntanet.nic.in- to check and dow

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National Edu News
May 13, 2019 Monday 01:13:04 IST
CBSE Invites Application for Awards for Teachers and Principals

CBSE Invites Application for Awards for Teachers and Principals

Teachers with ten years of regular teaching experience and principals with ten years of teaching experience and five years as principal can apply for the National CBSE Awards. Eligibility  1. Only a working teacher with at least 10 years of regular teaching experience in CBSE affiliated school(s) and working principals with 10 years of

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Technology Inceptions
May 16, 2019 Thursday 01:27:10 IST
Robots to Taste Beer

Robots to Taste Beer

Robots built with components sourced from Lego toys will be used to assess beer quality for 15 colour and foam-related parameters. Presently, quality checks are done by human volunteers.The RoboBeer works with two Lego servo motors. It has three sensors to measure temperature, carbon dioxide gas release and alcohol.It also incorporates a smart

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Technology Inceptions
May 16, 2019 Thursday 12:22:32 IST
Detect Ear Infection in Children With Smart Phones

Detect Ear Infection in Children With Smart Phones

The smart phone app is capable of detecting middle ear infection in a much better way than acoustic reflectometry systems

Best Practices

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Education Information
May 15, 2019 Wednesday 11:01:17 IST
AIIMS MBBS admit card 2019 to be released Today

AIIMS MBBS admit card 2019 to be released Today

AIIMS MBBS admit card 2019 to be released Today  NEW DELHI: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi is expected to release admit card for MBBS entrance examination today, May 15, 2019, on its official website. Once the admit cards are released, candidates who have applied for the AIIMS MBBS entrance examination 2

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Education Information
May 04, 2019 Saturday 02:57:30 IST
KEAM Answer Key 2019 Released

KEAM Answer Key 2019 Released

Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) has released the answer key for Kerala Engineering/Pharmacy Entrance Examination on its official website. The candidates who have appeared for the same can visit the official website of CEE-cee-kerala.org- to check and download their KEAM answer key.CEE had conducted KEAM 2019 on May 2 and 3, 2019. C

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table May 13, 2019 Monday 01:47:17 IST
Fund the Student Not The Colleges: Biju Vithayathil, Amity University

Fund the Student Not The Colleges: Biju Vithayathil, Amity University

The sysem of government funding and assistance for engineering and management colleges should end and it should be replaced with the funding of the meritorious students, according to Mr Biju Vithayathil, Director of Amity University. A panelist in the 48th Rajagiri Roundtable, 'The Changing Needs of Education' held at Rajagiri School of Engine