Education Related Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations.

NCERT got Deemed University status

3 September 2023 | Education Current Affairs

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has given the status of deemed university to NCERT. Now NCERT will give graduation and post graduation degrees.

Education Ministry's partnership with META 2023

5 September 2023 | Education Current Affairs

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launches 3-year partnership with META This partnership will empower a generation of students, teachers and entrepreneurs.

National Space Innovation Challenge (NSIC) 2023

11 August 2023 | Education Current Affairs

Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog in association with Indian Space Research Organization has launched the National Space Innovation Challenge (NSIC) 2023 for all school students across the country.

Government launched Study in India (SII) portal

3 August 2023 | Education Current Affairs

Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jai Shankar launched the Study in India (SII) Portal, SII Portal is a one-stop platform that will simplify the educational journey of international students in India.

UGC Regulations, 2023 and Its Salient Features

4 June 2023 | Education Current Affairs

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan released the UGC (Institution of Deemed University) Regulations, 2023. The regulations will facilitate the creation of a number of quality-oriented Deemed Universities in an objective and transparent manner.

Utsah Portal and POP Portal Launched and Features

14 May 2023 | Education Current Affairs

University Grants Commission launched UTSAH portal and PoP portal to promote education.

25 June 2019 | Education Current Affairs
Veteran actor Anupam Kher who is 64 years old has written an auto-biography titled 'Lessons Life Taught Me, Unknowingly' The book was launched.

Yuva Sangam Portal

8 February 2023 | Education Current Affairs

Ministry of Education launched a Yuva Sangam Registration Portal in New Delhi. The Yuva Sangam program will work to connect the youth of the Northeast with the entire country. Under the program, 1000 youths in the age group of 18 to 30 will be sent to youth transformation programs in Bhutia and other states of the country.

13 September 2018 | Education Current Affairs
In the Union Minority Affairs, the Minister, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has launched the country's first National Scholarships Portal Mobile App (NSP Mobile App) on September 13, 2018. According to the Union Minister, the National Scholarship Portal Mobile App will prove beneficial for the students and will help in strengthening a transparent mechanism for scholarships.
11 May 2016 | Education Current Affairs
Twenty-two-year-old Tina Dabi from Delhi has topped the prestigious civil services exams 2015, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission or UPSC. In the second position was Athar Aamir Ul Shafi Khan from Jammu and Kashmir. Jasmeet Singh Sandhu, who is also from Delhi, has secured the third position. Delhi-based Jasmeet Singh Sandhu, an Indian Revenue Service officer, has secured third position.
13 January 2016 | Education Current Affairs
Kerala has become the first state in the country to achieve total primary education in the primary education equivalency drive of the state literacy mission — Athulyam. Around 2.6 lakh candidates appeared for the 4th standard equivalency examination in June 2015 and 2.2 lakh candidates qualified.
12 January 2016 | Education Current Affairs
Indian state Telangana has become the first State in the country to introduce compulsory gender education at the graduate level; without repeating gender stereotypes in its bilingual textbook titled, ‘Towards a World of Equals.
13 November 2015 | Education Current Affairs
Per a London based weekly magazine, The Times Higher Education, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore is among the top 100 universities of the world. According to the published list, IISc Bangalore is ranked at 99th position. The top 10 positions are hold by the American institutes where the top three ranking universities are Stanford, CalTech and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 
16 October 2015 | Education Current Affairs
Two schools from India feature in the 2015 rankings of The Economist of best business schools in the world. They are IIM Ahmedabad, a 50-year-old legacy institution and SP Jain School of Global Management, an 11-year-old school. The ranking places the SP Jain in the company of Ivy League schools like Chicago Business School, Harvard, MIT, Sloan, Kellogg, Wharton and other great international schools. J
6 July 2015 | Education Current Affairs
With growing intensity of protest at Delhi University’s prestigious St. Stephen's college over a PhD student’s sexual harassment allegations, principal of the college Revd. Valson Thampu sought CBI investigation into the matter. The concerned student has alleged that St. Stephen College’s principal had asked her to drop the case against the professor because he was only bothered about the college’s reputation.
24 June 2014 | Education Current Affairs
The well-planned city of Kalyani in West Bengal will have its first information technology university on a 50-acre plot, as per media reports. The state Finance Minister Amit Mitra announced it and said that total cost to build the university would be Rs 128 crore.
20 June 2014 | Education Current Affairs
Karnataka IT and Biotechnology Minister S R Patil asked the Hardware Sector to repeat the success of the software sector, by increasing the manufacturing of electronic goods. He said that if the manufacturing capacity was not increased, then the country may have to bear the result.
22 May 2014 | Education Current Affairs
The rank cards for Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP ECET) 2014 will be available for download on the official website May 26, 2014.
18 May 2014 | Education Current Affairs
The southern state of Karnataka is leading the Indian School Certificate (ISC) examination Class XII Results this year with a pass rate of 98.38%. The Results were declared by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Saturday, May 17, 2014.
13 May 2014 | Education Current Affairs
Britain’s Cambridge University pipped arch-rival Oxford for the fourth year in a row to be named the best varsity in the country by an education guide. Cambridge is again the countrys leading university,topping the Complete University Guides 2015 ranking of UK varsities which was published online on Monday.
7 March 2014 | Education Current Affairs
Harvard University in the US has topped the annual Times Higher Education (THE) magazines 2014 World Reputation Rankings released here on Thursday.
26 February 2014 | Education Current Affairs
IIT-Delhi achieved the country’s highest position, ranking 42nd in electrical engineering, are among the global top 50 in at least one of the 30 disciplines covered under the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
6 June 2013 | Education Current Affairs
Kerala will get a sanction of Rs.403 crore in this financial year for universal education under the purview of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) scheme. 65% of this amount will be given by the center that is Rs 263 crores while the rest of the amount will be borne by the state.
2 June 2013 | Education Current Affairs
8,000 laptops will be given to the students in Ghaziabad by UP Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav. The project cost is around Rs.3,750 crore. This was informed by Santosh Yadav, Ghaziabad Development Authority chairman, and the same will be launched. Besides this, 12 other schemes will be launched which includes option for 5,000 houses for low-income group.
13 March 2013 | Education Current Affairs
Acer, the Taiwanese personal computer plans to open new outlets in 2,000 small Indian towns in 2013 through its 'outreach programme' as informed by a top company executive. Harish K. Kohli, managing director, Acer India Pvt. Ltd. stated that branches will be opened in all those places which had a population of more than five lakhs.
23 September 2012 | Education Current Affairs
India may not achieve its $360 billion exports target in the current financial year. Increased input costs and weak demands for Indian goods in North American and European markets can be a major hurdle to it as per a survey conducted by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). 
28 May 2012 | Education Current Affairs
Over 80 per cent students cleared the 2012 Class XII Central Board of Secondary Education examinations, with girls once again outshining the boys and the Chennai region beating others in the overall pass percentage.
24 December 2011 | Education Current Affairs
Union Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal dedicated the Malappuram (Kerala) off-campus of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to the nation at a function held in Perinthalmanna.
11 February 2011 | Education Current Affairs
The prayer room can hold only 20 people, and yet to some 300 Hindu undergraduates, dozens of graduate students and Buddhist students at Duke University--not to forget many professors--its inauguration is something of a milestone.
3 January 2011 | Education Current Affairs
Goa University on Monday cancelled two MBBS final year exams after alleged leakage of question papers at Goa Medical College. The question papers of General Medicine-I and General Medicine-II were leaked to students prior to the exam, Goa Medical College Dean V Jindal told media persons.

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