INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Sunday, June 25, 2017

IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd. (IETS), the social infrastructure arm of IL&FS Group, marked its entry into the online education market today with the launch of ‘Geneo’, a personalized digital learning platform targeting the K-12 segment. The platform has been developed in technical collaboration with Google for Education. It was launched at an event by Mr. Ravi Parthasarathy, Chairman, IL&FS Group, in the presence of Mr. Hari Sankaran, Vice [...]

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“Sat No to WhatsApp or Social Media, if you want to excel in an IIT – JEE entrance exams. Self-resolve and self-regulation is a key to success”, said Sarvesh Mehtani, a student from the IIT Wing of Mahesh Tutorials – Lakshya, who emerged as the All India topper in the highly competitive IIT-JEE (Advanced) 2017 engineering test, while addressing hundreds of IIT – JEE pursuing students who had gathered to [...]

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Starex University was officially launched . The inauguration was addressed by Dr. Ashok Diwakar, Vice Chancellor, and Dr. Divya Tyagi, Dean of Physical Science at Starex University. Starex University was conceptualized under the provisions of Haryana Private Universities (Amendment) Act 2006. Stretching across 65 acres of lush land across the Delhi-Jaipur Highway NH – 48, the campus is equipped with all modern amenities. On this occasion Dr. Ashok Diwakar, Vice [...]

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In India, about 8.31 million children drop out of school every year to support their families financially. Commemorating Mother’s Day, Janalakshmi Financial Services (JFS) has taken a step towards creating awareness among mothers from low-income group stressing the importance of formal education for their children. Thousands of mothers across 434 locations have come forward and pledged to educate their children. JFS firmly believes in helping every individual realize their dreams [...]

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Jigsaw Academy, India’s top online school for analytics, and Analytics Vidhya, India’s largest analytics and data science community have launched the Analytics India Industry Report 2017 – Salaries & Trends. While automation is spelling doom for IT services professionals in India (and worldwide), this report comes as a life saver to many. With the recent flurry of layoffs by major IT players, the report suggests that adding analytics skills to [...]

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ICICI Lombard, the country’s largest private general insurance company, conducted a ‘Drive Thru’ campaign for children as part of its ‘Ride to Safety’ initiative. Mr. Nitin Gadkari, Honorable Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, and Mr. Bhargav Dasgupta, MD & CEO, ICICI Lombard, flagged off the event which aims to raise awareness about road-safety measures among two-wheeler owners with children riding as pillion riders. Twenty children below the [...]

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The Law School Admission Test (LSAT—India™) 2017, a prestigious and standardized law entrance test has announced that the last day for online registrations is Wednesday, May 3. LSAT—India™ is one of the leading entrance tests for Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate programs for admissions to multiple law colleges in India. More than 80 law schools accept LSAT—India™ scores as one of their admissions criteria. The test will be conducted in 20 cities [...]

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Confederation of Education Excellence (CEE) in association with ECONS is organizing the 5thConclave on Excellence in Education with the theme “Education 2025: Students First” on April, 22nd 2017 at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Rohini, Delhi. Governor of Haryana Shri Kaptan Singh Solanki will be the Chief Guest of the event. Dr. Udit Raj (Ex IRS) Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Haryana Government Education Minister Shree Rambilas Sharma will also grace the occasion [...]

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Now leverage your creativity and skill to create a distinguished career in the fast growing gems & jewellery sector. Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery (IIGJ) Mumbai, an initiative of Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council of India (GJEPC), now offers comprehensive and intensive training using state-of-the-art resources encompassing qualified & trained faculty and equipment, supported by audio-visual techniques. The minimum eligibility starts from SSC onwards. This academic season, IIGJ [...]

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The second batch of 28 students from the Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics graduating in June this year are set for exciting careers.  A large number of the graduates have already been accepted as employees and interns by leading organisations like Tata, Reliance, ANZ Bank, RBI, IDFC Institute, Colliers International, Deloitte, Tata Insights & Quants, Decimal Point Analytics, Dun & Bradstreet, Sulekha, Kotak, etc.  The students have secured positions like [...]

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Opening NEW opportunities for Sri Lankan/Nepalese/Indian students, a senior delegation led by Professor Paul Mather, Head of La Trobe Business School (LBS), La Trobe University (LTU), Australia visited Colombo, Kathmandu and India. In response to student demand from India and SAARC Countries, LBS has introduced a new intake for its Undergraduate business courses in November, in addition to the two semesters in February and July. La Trobe Business School few [...]

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Education is a Fundamental right of every citizen of our country and this right must be utilized by more and more students in the country, and by this perspective all the related municipal corporations were given the responsibility to bring about reforms in the education quality. Despite several work being done on this for many years, some errors are still observed in various schools. After noticing some issues in municipal [...]

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SHEMROCK Group of Preschools, the first Playschool Chain of India, celebrated the Grand Celebration of its Annual Day, at Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Auditorium, Delhi Cantonment. The four day extravaganza, wherein 50+ SHEMROCK branches across Delhi-NCR and the Head Office came together & worked together as a team to produce this grand Celebration around the theme – “Smart SKILL Show”. The grandeur of this programme could be seen from the fact [...]

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The Junior Talent Search Examination (JSTSE) is conducted by Science Branch of Directorate of Education, Government of NCT for students of Class IX, studying in Delhi. It is held every year in the month of January. Any student studying in Government / Government Aided / Public / Kendriya Vidyalaya / Navodaya / NDMC and must have secured 65% marks in class VIII is eligible to appear in JSTSE. Every year nearly 150 [...]

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Skillsoft, the global leader in eLearning, released its white paper, A Modern Modality for Modern Learners, which explores how all types of media, including books and videos, support learners in developing new skills. The study highlights that learners overwhelmingly prefer integrated learning paths of video-based eLearning courses, books, and opportunities to practice and receive coaching. A Modern Modality for Modern Learners is Skillsoft’s most extensive analysis of consumption patterns, user preferences, and content [...]

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Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s largest exporter andthe second largest car manufacturer inaugurated ‘Hyundai Professional Development Centre’ at Excel Polytechnic College, Namakkal. All the CSR activities are being conducted towards HMIL’s long term commitment of fulfilling its social objectives and support to community enhancement on education standards, in-line with latest technologies through tie-ups with Polytechnic Institutes with specially designed curriculum, training material, car, engine, gear box & other learning [...]

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Professionals across India would benefit from an improvement in the fairness and validity of exams, according to Gary Gates, a senior executive at global computer-based testing company Pearson VUE. Dr Gates, senior vice president – global business at Pearson VUE, said: “India has experienced rapid economic growth for some time now, and competitive professionals are keen to gain qualifications across professions such as law, healthcare and accounting. But in order [...]

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I think the biggest problem in education today remains the assessments, because unless we change the assessment format, teaching & learning in schools cannot improve. So, for that reason I’m really glad that the government has freed CBSE from other forms of assessments, because it was turning into a national assessment body which was overburdening it. CBSE should focus on researching better assessment & examination formats through which a child [...]

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) today announced the result for Chartered Accountants Intermediate (IPC) Examination held in November, 2016. The top three rank holders on all India basis of Chartered Accountants Intermediate (IPC) Examination held in November, 2016 are fromPune, Kolkata and Chennai respectively and their details along with the marks secured by them are mentioned at Annexure A. The result details of the Intermediate examination in [...]

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Dentsu Aegis Network, one of India‘s leading fully integrated advertising agencies, and Times Centre for Learning Ltd., under its brand TimesPro – an education initiative aimed at revolutionizing professional education, have announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration in India. This exclusive collaboration will offer a ‘Post Graduate Diplom a in Digital Marketing’ in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi. A three-month full-time program focuses on the strategic and practical aspects of Digital Marketing. The [...]

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