Category: Education

CBSE releases UGC-NET June results

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday announced the results of the University Grants Commission – National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) that was held on June 28 across the country. Candidates can now check their results by entering their roll numbers and date of birth on its website (, the CBSE said […]

Smrit Irani asks for developing Simple Standard Sanskrit

NEW DELHI: HRD minister Smriti Irani, also the Chancellor of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, said Sanskrit is now language of the world. She also called upon experts to develop Simple Standard Sanskrit that will be easily accessible. Speaking on the occasion of the 5th convocation, Irani said,”Sanskrit belongs to all. This is a language that unites […]

Irani urges scholars to improve standard of Sanskrit education

NEW DELHI: Human resource development minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday highlighted the need for reorientation in Sanskrit research, and urged scholars to take the lead in popularizing and improving the standard of Sanskrit education. Speaking at the fifth convocation ceremony of the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, a deemed-to-be university, the minister said literature of the sacred […]

17 Indian institutions among Times’ top 800

NEW DELHI: The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16 has more Indian institutes from previous editions after the list was expanded to top 800 from 400. But none of them breached the top 200. The highest ranked institution is the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, placed in 251-300 rank group and the other institution […]

New draft education policy by December

Efforts are underway to prepare the draft of a new education policy by December with involvement of people at the district level, Union HRD minister Smriti Irani said on Saturday. “Till now, education policies were prepared by some persons at the national level, but people at ground level were never asked,” she said. Irani said […]