Education Current Affairs - 2020

CABE sub-committee recommends free education for girls up to PG level

The sub-committee of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) looking into issues of girl’s education has recommended free and compulsory education for girls up to post-graduate level across the country. The sub-committee is likely to submit an interim report to Union Human Resource Development Ministry during CABE meeting on January 15, 2018. Background The meeting Read More…

HRD Ministry releases All India Higher Education Survey

The Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education of Indian has registered an increase from 24.5% in 2015-16 to 25.2% in 2016-17 according to latest All India Higher Education Survey (AIHES) released by HRD Ministry. The survey findings were based on responses of 795 universities, 34,193 colleges and 7,496 standalone institutions. There are total of Read More…

Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana launched to promote philately

The Union Ministry of Communications has launched Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana, a pan India scholarship program for school children to increase the reach of Philately. The SPARSH stands for Scholarship for Promotion of Aptitude & Research in Stamps as a Hobby. Key Facts Under the scheme, annual scholarships will be awarded to children of Standard Read More…

Goa to host second edition of Nobel Prize Series – India

Goa Government has signed trilateral memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology and Nobel Media, Sweden to host Nobel Prize Series-India in February 2018. The event will be jointly organized by Department of Bio-Technology, Union Ministry of Science and Technology in collaboration with Department of Science and Technology and Read More…

Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan: Nationwide science talent search examination

Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan (VVM), a nationwide science talent search examination will be held on 26th November 2017. It is unique initiative to give a boost to learning of science, technology and mathematics among youth-especially the school students. Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan The exam has been organized by eminent scientists and academicians associated with Vigyan Prasar (VP), Read More…