Education: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2019 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Oct 9, 2019
  • 1 UGC Scholarships to Be Effective from October 1, 2019 [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    In a significant step towards making the disbursal of the scholarship easier the University Grants Commission has decided to disburse the scholarship under various schemes through online system. This online system is being developed by the Canara Bank in integration with the Publ

    … (254 more words) …

  • 2 Six Indian Universities Among the Top 500 Universities [ Education, International Relations/Organizations ]

    In a recent announcement regarding the World University Rankings 2020, Six Indian Universities have made it among the top 500. Among Indian institutes, IIT Ropar was ranked first alongside IISc Bangalore, beating IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi. However no Indian institute secured a ran

    … (313 more words) …

  • Oct 7, 2019
  • 1 Indian Institute of Skills Foundation Stone Laid in Mumbai [ Education, Policy/Governance, International Relations/Organizations ]

    The foundation stone for Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) at Mumbai, Maharashtra was laid down by the Union Minister of state for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) on 11th Sept 2019. This concept of establishing IIS was brought in from Singapore on Indian Prime Minist

    … (243 more words) …

  • Oct 3, 2019
  • 1 Steps Taken to Implement the Institutions of Eminence (IoE) Scheme [ Education, International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Ministry of HRD along with the Ministry of Human Resource Development issued orders to 5 public Universities (IIT Madras, Banaras Hindu University, IIT Kharagpur, University of Delhi AND University of Hyderabad) conveying their declaration as Institutions of Eminence (IoE). T

    … (297 more words) …

  • Sep 15, 2019
  • 1 Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha Drive Launched for School Students [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    To create awareness among the school students across the country, Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) launched Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha drive on 9th August 2019. A similar scheme known as Jal Sanchay was launched by the Prime Minster of India as part of Jal Sha

    … (135 more words) …

  • 2 20 Institutions of Eminence Released [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    A list of 20 institutes-10 public and 10 private have been recommended recommended for Institutions of Eminence or IoE status under the supervision of the University Grants Commission or UGC which is also the higher education regulator.

    The private institutions proposed under IO

    … (434 more words) …

  • Sep 11, 2019
  • 1 Centre Educational Institutions Bill, 2019 Passed [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    The Parliament of India has passed the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019 has been passed by the Parliament. The bill was passed in Lok Sabha on 1st July 2019 later on 3 July 2019 the same was passed by the Rajya Sabha. The Bill has repla

    … (304 more words) …

  • Sep 3, 2019
  • 1 Initiatives Taken to Improve Teaching Standards in the Country [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    To assess and improve the quality of teaching in the country Central Government under HRD Ministry took several initiatives. MHRD is responsible for development of human resources in India is divided into 2 parts.

    The Department of School Education and Literacy looks after prima

    … (1001 more words) …

  • 2 Educational Development Scheme for Economically Backward Classes [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    The Ministry of Human Resource Development proposed to implement various schemes for the Economically Backward Class students. Citizens having annual income less than Rs. 1 lakh and who do not belong to any disadvantaged social category such as Schedule Caste (SC), Schedule Trib

    … (349 more words) …

  • Sep 2, 2019
  • 1 Draft New Education Policy [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    2-day conference on ‘Industry Academy Interaction for Improvement of Quality of Academics’ organized by the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) in June 2019 appealed to people to study, analyse and debate the Draft New Education Policy and withosut making any hasty co

    … (202 more words) …

  • Aug 25, 2019
  • 1 Vehicle of Development Acceleration on the “Highway of Trust” [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    The Union Minister for Minority Affairs announced to speed up the pending projects and schemes in the next five years thereby building a greater trust among the people. Ensuring socio-economic-educational empowerment of minorities through “3Es” Education, Employment and Empowerme

    … (282 more words) …

  • Aug 24, 2019
  • 1 Paramarsh Scheme [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Paramarsh Scheme is the UGC scheme launched on 18th July 2019 in New Delhi by The Union Minister for Human Resource Development. The scheme aims towards Mentoring National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) Accreditation Aspirant Institutions to promote Quality Assuranc

    … (290 more words) …

  • Jul 16, 2019
  • 1 Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 provides for free and compulsory education to all children of the age of six to fourteen years. To do away with the no-detention policy in schools is the main content of this bill.

    This is image show in Right of Children

    This is Image Show in Right of Children

    This is image show in Right of Children

    … (275 more words) …

  • Jul 15, 2019
  • 1 Karen Uhlenbeck Became the First Woman to Win ‘Maths Nobel’ [ Education, International Relations/Organizations, Awards ]

    The American Woman Karen Uhlenbeck became the first woman to win the Abel Prize for her fundamental work in geometric analysis & gauge theory which has changed mathematical landscape. Karen Uhlenbeck’s theories have revolutionised the understanding of minimal surfaces, such as th

    … (195 more words) …

  • Jul 6, 2019
  • 1 NTA NET Geography Challenge Questions - Dont Miss! [ NTA NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Please find below the most important videos for the NTA UGC NET exam 2019. Subscribe to get the complete video. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the option “Download PDF”.

    Note: -Bold answer is correct please check it

    aQ

    … (615 more words) …

  • 2 📹 Based on 26th June 2019 NTA NET Paper [ NTA NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Please find below the most important videos for the upcoming NTA UGC NET exam 2019. Subscribe Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete video. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the option “Download PDF”.

    Loading vi

    … (559 more words) …

  • Jul 3, 2019
  • 1 Top-5 Reasons to Hire Personal Statement Writers and Succeed [ GRE Upd. ]

    A well-thought out personal statement can open lots of doors in front of you. You can get to a college of your dream, you can get a great scholarship or get invited to some valuable internship. It is crazy to lose this opportunity, but often students don’t have enough skills or t

    … (622 more words) …

  • Jun 26, 2019
  • 1 📹 MHSET 2019 Paper 1 Answers , Solutions Questions No 26 to 50 [ NTA NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Please find below the most important questions for the upcoming NTA UGC NET exam 2019. Subscribe to get the complete video. For practice and solutions visit doorsteptutor. com You can download the pdf by clicking the option “Download PDF”.

    26. Arrange the following terms in a me

    … (769 more words) …

  • 2 📹 MHSET 2019 Paper 1 Answer, Solution Questions 1 to 25 [ NTA NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Please find below the most important questions for the upcoming NTA UGC NET exam 2019. Subscribe Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete Solution. For practice and solutions visit doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the option “Download PDF”.

    1. The ref

    … (1053 more words) …

  • Jun 24, 2019
  • 1 📹 Top Questions Based on 24th June 2019 NTA NET Paper 1 [ NTA NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Please find below the most important videos for the upcoming NTA UGC NET exam 2019. Subscribe to get the complete video. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the option “Download PDF”.

    https://www.examrace.com/NTA-UGC-NET/NT

    … (364 more words) …

  • Jun 17, 2019
  • 1 SOI with MSDF to Document Systemic Transformation in Education Signed by NITI Ayog [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    NITI Aayog & Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF) signed Statement of Intent (SOI) to codify, document & share best practices to improve learning outcomes in public school education through systemic reforms, based on collective experiences of working with various state governme

    … (301 more words) …

  • May 31, 2019
  • 1 Expected Questions in Education 2019-IAS/NET (Part 2) (Set-2) [ Education ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the optio

    … (1168 more words) …

  • 2 Expected Questions in Education 2019-IAS/NET (Part 2) (Set-1) [ Education ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the optio

    … (1439 more words) …

  • 3 Expected Questions in Education 2019-IAS/NET (Part 1) (Set-2) [ Education ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the optio

    … (999 more words) …

  • 4 Expected Questions in Education 2019-IAS/NET (Part 1) (Set-1) [ Education ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the optio

    … (1303 more words) …

  • May 13, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Yuvika – Young Scientist Programme [ Education, Science/Technology ]

    ISRO launched a special programme called “Young Scientist Programme” for school children from this year aimed to transmit basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the youngers with the intent of arousing their interest in the areas of Space A

    … (153 more words) …

  • May 9, 2019
  • 1 MHRD Schemes to Boost Educational Development of Economically Backward Classes in the Country [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Human Resource Development is implementing following schemes for the Economically Backward Class students. Under this scheme, scholarship is provided to the eligible meritorious students having family income less than Rs. 8.0 lakh per annum, for pursuing higher studie

    … (480 more words) …

  • Apr 25, 2019
  • 1 🌟 124th Constitutional Amendment- Quota in Higher Education Across All Private Institutions [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    The government, sources said, is confident that the decision to extend SC, ST, OBC reservation, along with EWS quota, to private institutions will pass political muster in both Houses of Parliament since the 93rd Constitutional amendment, which paved the way for quota in private

    … (538 more words) …

  • 2 🌟 Cabinet Approves 10% Reservation for Economically Backward Upper Castes [ Education ]

    The Union cabinet has approved 10 % reservation in jobs and educational institutions for the economically backward section in the general category. This reservation will be over and above the existing 50 % reservation, they said, adding that the government is likely to bring a c

    … (154 more words) …

  • Apr 22, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Samagra Shiksha: Initiatives to Provide ‘Sabko Shiksha Achchi Shiksha’ [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Government of India has taken several initiatives to provide ‘Sabko Shiksha Achchi Shiksha’ i. e. for making available good quality education, accessible and affordable for all. In pursuance of the proposal of the Union Budget, 2018 - 19, to treat school education holistical

    … (466 more words) …

  • 2 UGC Action Against Fake Universities [ Education ]

    The Central Government as well as the University Grants Commission (UGC) has taken the following action against fake Universities running without recognition: UGC has issued Show Cause/Warning Notices to fake Universities cautioned that running of Undergraduate and Postgraduate d

    … (227 more words) …

  • 3 Mechanisms for Monitoring and Improving Quality of Education [ Education ]

    Central Government has developed the following mechanism for the monitoring of quality of education in Government schools: A web portal called ShaGun (from the words Shaala and Gunvatta) which has two parts i. e. , one is a Repository of good practices, photographs, videos, stud

    … (1349 more words) …

  • Apr 8, 2019
  • 1 🌟 24 Fake Universities: UGC Tells State Govts to Take Appropriate Actions [ Education ]

    The University Grants Commission has directed chief secretaries and other respected officers of the states to take appropriate actions against the fake universities that are still running in the states. Specifically UGC issues public notice against the unrecognized status of Indi

    … (285 more words) …

  • 2 Women Science Congress Inaugurated - Indian Science Congress, 2019 [ Education, Science/Technology, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    Minister of Textiles & Industry inaugurated the Women’s Science Congress as a part of the on-going Indian Science Congress, 2019 at Lovely Professional University in Jalandhar. While inaugurating the Congress, the Minister said that science is gender-neutral.

    Image of Women Science Congress Inaugurated

    Image of Women Science Congress Inaugurated

    Image of Women Science Congress Inaugurated

    … (417 more words) …

  • 3 Seven Books Published by Publications Division Released in World Book Fair, New Delhi [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Publications Division, Ministry of I&B is Participating in the New Delhi World Book Fair Being Organized at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from fifth to thirteenth January, 2019. Seven Books Brought Out by the Division Were Released During the World Book Fair by Secretary, Ministry of

    … (426 more words) …

  • Apr 6, 2019
  • 1 Government Hikes Stipend to SRF, JRF Research Scholars by 20% Up to Rs 35,000 Per Month [ Education ]

    The research assistants pursuing postdoctoral degrees with over three years of research experience will get a stipend of up to Rs. 54,000 per month. The government has revised the fellowship amount for junior research fellows (JRF) by over 20 per cent to Rs. 31,000 from the exist

    … (329 more words) …

  • 2 27th Edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair Inaugurated [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Minister for Human Resource Development Inaugurated the 27th Edition of The New Delhi World Book Fair 2019 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The theme of the book fair ‘Books for Readers with Special Needs’

    Image of The New Delhi World Book Fair 2019

    Image of The New Delhi World Book Fair 2019

    Image of The New Delhi World Book Fair 2019

    … (405 more words) …

  • Apr 1, 2019
  • 1 National Testing Agency Launched Mobile App Through Which Students Can Practice Mock Tests [ Education, Computers & ICT ]

    National Testing Agency (NTA) launched a ‘mobile app’ through which students can practice or take mock tests on their own computers or smart phones. So far, more than one lakh students have registered at these TPCs and more than one crore students have benefited from these ‘App

    … (325 more words) …

  • 2 🌟 Creation of National Virtual Library of India as One of the Components of National Mission [ Education ]

    The objective of National Virtual Library of India (NVLI) is to facilitate creation of a comprehensive database on digital resources of India on information about India in an open access environment.

    Image of National Mission on Libraries

    Image of National Mission on Libraries

    Image of National Mission on Libraries

    … (143 more words) …

  • Mar 27, 2019
  • 1 Government Announces Hike in Research Fellowship [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    From January 1,2019, Central Government has enhanced the fellowship of Ph. D students and other research personnel enrolled in any area of science and technology, including Physical and Chemical Sciences, Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Life Sciences,

    … (302 more words) …

  • 2 🌟 What is PISA? India and OECD Agreement for India’S Participation in Programme for PISA in 2021 [ Education, International Relations/Organizations ]

    Government of India has decided that India will participate in the Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA) to be conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in 2021.

    Image of Mean Performance on the Overall reading Scale of PISA

    Image of Mean Performance on the Overall Reading Scale of PISA

    Image of Mean Performance on the Overall reading Scale of PISA

    … (394 more words) …

  • Mar 25, 2019
  • 1 New Reforms, Guidelines to Strengthen Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSS) Launched [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In a bid to boost skill training and entrepreneurship in the remotest corners of the country, Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Petroleum and Natural Gas (MSDE) announced comprehensive reforms for Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSS), to further strengthen the skills e

    … (960 more words) …

  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Year End Review 2018- Ministry of Human Resource Development [ Education ]

    In pursuance to Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision for ‘Transforming India’, Ministry of Human Resource Development took a leap forward in transforming education sector with the motto of “सबको शिक्षा, अच्छी शिक्षा ” (Education for All, Quality Education).

    Image of The Education

    Image of The Education

    Image of The Education

    … (7608 more words) …

Monthy-updated, fully-solved, large current affairs-2019 question bank(more than 2000 problems): Quickly cover most-important current-affairs questions with pointwise explanations especially designed for IAS, NTA-NET, Bank-PO and other competetive exams.

Discussions & Questions