Education: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Apr 28, 2018
  • 1In a Historic Decision, 60 Higher Educational Institutions Granted Autonomy by UGC [ Edu. ]

    In a historic decision, the University Grants Commission has granted autonomy to sixty Higher Educational Institutions, which have maintained high academic standard. This was announced by the Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar.

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  • Apr 22, 2018
  • 1 Schemes for ‘Brain Drain to Brain Gain’:Cabinet Approves PM’S Scheme for Research Fellows(Important) [ Edu., Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Union Cabinet approved ‘Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF) ’ scheme for a period of seven years from 2018 - 19 at a total cost of Rs. 1650 crore. The fellowship scheme was announced in the Budget Speech 2018 - 19.

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  • Apr 20, 2018
  • 1What is Startup India Learning Program? [ Edu., Schemes & Proj. ]

    This is in continuation of previous article on Startup India. Startup India Learning Program is a free online Entrepreneurship program by Startup India. Invest India in collaboration with UpGrad developed this program.

    Refer: Startup India and Start-Up Hubs

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  • Apr 17, 2018
  • 1 Ramalingaswami Re-Entry Fellowship Programme and Ramalingaswami’S Research Formed (Important) [ Edu., Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship was conceived in the year 2006 - 07 for encouraging scientists (Indian Nationals) working outside the country to return. The Indian national scientists could pursue their research interests in Modern Biology, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, an…

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  • Apr 13, 2018
  • 1📹 Expected Questions on Higher Education 2018 - NET Paper 1 (Part 2) - (Set - 3) [ Edu. ]

    PRAGATI - Scholarships for Girl Child for Technical education - Aims: At providing encouragement and support to girl child to pursue technical education, Providing a scholarship of Rs. 30000 and tuition fees 2000 month for 10 months until the duration of the course.

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  • 2📹 Expected Questions on Higher Education 2018 - NET Paper 1 (Part 2) - (Set - 2) [ Edu. ]

    Promoting research and innovation - Progress of nation depends on its sustained growth of education and research in science and technology, To meet the objective, our research should bear international comparison in terms of standards of attainment.

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  • 3📹 Expected Questions on Higher Education 2018 - NET Paper 1 (Part 2) - (Set - 1) [ Edu. ]

    Important terms of Education - Literacy rate: In India, a person aged 7 years and above who can both read and write with understanding in any language has been taken as literate. Literacy rate 2011 (In %) -

    • Total: 73.0

    • Male: 80.9

    • Female: 56.5

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  • Apr 11, 2018
  • 1📹 Expected Questions on Higher Education 2018 - NET Paper 1 (Part 1) (Set - 3) [ Edu. ]

    CCEA approves new Integrated Scheme for School Education - Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved new Integrated Scheme on School Education for period 2018 to 2020 to be formulated by Department of School Education and Literacy.

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  • 2📹 Expected Questions on Higher Education 2018 - NET Paper 1 (Part 1) (Set - 2) [ Edu. ]

    NITSER Amendment Bill Passed in Rajya Sabha - NITSER (National Institutes of Technology, Science Education, and Research) Amendment Bill passed in Rajya Sabha on 26th July, 2017. Bill proposes two new Institutions in the Second Schedule of the NITSER Act, 2007: 1 - Indian Institu…

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  • 3📹 Expected Questions on Higher Education 2018 - NET Paper 1 (Part 1) (Set - 1) [ Edu. ]

    Rashtrapati Bhavan Hosts Nobel Laureates Seminar - Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 5, 2018, hosted a one-day Nobel Laureates Seminar, Seminar organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India in association with the Nobel Foundation.

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  • Apr 10, 2018
  • 1 Times Higher Education (THE) & Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings (Important) [ Edu. ]

    As per Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings-2018 25 institutes/universities found place in the top 1000 world University ranking. As per Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking-2018, 20 Institutions/Universities respectively found place in the top 10…

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  • 2Location of New Sainik Schools [ Edu., Defense, Geog. ]

    The Sainik Schools are a system of schools in India established and managed by the Sainik Schools Society under Ministry of Defence. They were conceived in 1961 by V. K. Krishna Menon, the then Defence Minister of India.

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  • Apr 4, 2018
  • 1UGC Makes PhD Mandatory for Post of Associate Professor [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) provided regulations on minimum qualification for appointment of teachers and other staff in universities and colleges. Ph. D. mandatory for Assistant Professors in universities, for colleges NET/SET/SLET is sufficient.

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  • Mar 31, 2018
  • 1 Rashtrapati Bhavan Hosts Nobel Laureates Seminar Nobel Participants & Indian Laureates (Important) [ Edu., Sci-Tech, Awards ]

    The Rashtrapati Bhavan on February 5, 2018, hosted a one-day Nobel Laureates Seminar organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India in association with the Nobel Foundation.

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  • Mar 30, 2018
  • 1 ‘Exam Warriors’, PM Narendra Modi’S Book for Students (Important) [ Edu., Personalities ]

    Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister and External Affairs Minister (EAM) launched ‘Exam Warriors’, a book written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for students to help spread smiles during examinations, viewing them as occasions to celebrate learning with festive joy. The bo…

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  • Mar 15, 2018
  • 1What is AIHES? HRD Ministry Releases All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE). [ Edu., Policy-Governance ]

    According to HRD Ministry, the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education 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.

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  • Mar 7, 2018
  • 1CABE Committee Recommends Free Education for Girls Up to PG Level [ Edu., Policy-Governance ]

    The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) recommended free and compulsory education for girls up to post-graduate level across the country. The CABE committee is headed by HRD Minister is generally made for three years.

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  • Feb 25, 2018
  • 1National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students [ Edu., Schemes & Proj. ]

    During the year 2015 - 16, the two Central Sector scholarship schemes for ST students ‘Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for ST students’ and ‘Top Class Education Scheme for ST students’ were merged into a single Central Sector Scheme called ’National Fellowship and Scholarship fo…

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  • 2Who Conceptualized Khelo India Anthem? the Khelo India Anthem [ Edu., Sports ]

    Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, unveiled the schedule of Khelo India School Games 2018. The anthem is conceptualized by Ogilvy, composed by Louis Bank and the film has been produced by Nirvana Films.

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  • Feb 7, 2018
  • 1 What are UAY and IMPRINT? Schemes for Providing Research Facilities (Important) [ Edu., Schemes & Proj. ]

    Government is focused on improving quality of education and research in Higher Education Institutions and has taken number of steps in this direction. Establishment of Inter University Centers (IUCs) that provide state-of-the art equipment and facilities.

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  • Jan 25, 2018
  • 1Enable Notification for Current Affairs and Updates [ All Upd. ]

    Examrace is number 1 education portal for competitive and scholastic exam preparation resources. Get free study material, exam & sample papers, information on deadlines, exam format etc. Our vision is to provide preparation resources to each and every student even in distant orde…

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  • 2Parliament Passes Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy Bill, 2017 [ Edu., Bills ]

    Passing of bill: The Parliament has passed The Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) Bill, 2017 after it was adopted by Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha already passed the bill in August 2017, The Bill establishes the IIPE at Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh as an institution of na…

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  • Jan 14, 2018
  • 1World University of Design- India’S First Design University in Haryana [ Edu. ]

    India’s first and only design university World University of Design (WUD) opened its campus at Sonipat, Haryana dedicated to education in creative domain. WUD is India’s first university dedicated to education in creative domain.

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    Chart of All India Growth of Student Enrolment

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  • Jan 9, 2018
  • 1MEA’S SAMEEP Will Take India’S Foreign Policy to All Students & Classrooms [ Edu. ]

    Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) launched SAMEEP (Students and MEA Engagement Program) to take Indian foreign policy and its global engagements to students and to look at diplomacy as a career option.

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  • Jan 2, 2018
  • 1Measures to Improve Higher Education in India- Encouraging Students to Study in the Country [ Edu. ]

    India’s Higher Education budget (Actual Expenditure) during 2016 - 17 was 29019.16 crore, however it was still not able to attract best talent which fled to universities in UK, USA etc.

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  • Dec 28, 2017
  • 1What is World Class University Tag [ Edu. ]

    Indian government approved the enabling regulatory architecture for setting up and upgrading of 10 public and 10 private Institutions of Eminence to enable them to reach amongst top 100 of world institutions ranking.

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  • Dec 20, 2017
  • 1Steinbeis University in Germany Now Offering Course with Focus on ‘Make in India’ [ Edu. ]

    Germany’s Steinbeis University announced an MS degree in Global Technology Management Asia. The program is specially designed by the Berlin-based University to build technology framework for ‘Make in India’ initiative.

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  • Dec 17, 2017
  • 1What is Securitizing the Future Flows? Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA) [ Edu. ]

    Higher Education Funding Agency provides additional funds for research and related infrastructure. HEFA Board in its 2nd meeting approved projects for Rs. 2, 066.73 Cr for six institutions – IITs Bombay, Delhi, Madras, Kharagpur, Kanpur, and NIT Suratkal.

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  • Dec 9, 2017
  • 1KIRAN, SERB Overseas Doctoral Fellowship, & National Post-Doctoral Fellowship [ Edu. ]

    Government of India encourages research and higher education through several mechanisms. VAJRA is one such scheme for inviting foreign expertise. SERB Overseas Doctoral Fellowship, National Post-Doctoral Fellowship, and KIRAN (Education) are three main scholarships for nurturing …

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  • Dec 4, 2017
  • 1Amendment in the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993 [ Edu. ]

    Union Cabinet gave approval for introduction of a Bill in Parliament to amend the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993, namely the National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Act, 2017 granting retrospective recognition to the Central, State, Universities condu…

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  • Dec 3, 2017
  • 1Union HRD Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar Inaugurates ‘Chintan Shivir’ [ Edu. ]

    Two-day National workshop ‘Chintan Shivir’ was organized by Department of School Education and Literacy to discuss holistic education relevant for 21st century India with key stakeholders from various NGOs, private sector and individuals.

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  • Nov 23, 2017
  • 1Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana Launched to Promote Philately [ Edu. ]

    Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana was launched by Prime Minister of India. This Program is for school children to increase the reach of Philately. Scholarship gives student of class VI to IX having good academic record and pursuing Philately as a hobby in this scheme.

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  • Oct 29, 2017
  • 1India International Science Festival 2017: Celebrating Science for New India [ Edu. ]

    India International Science Festival (IISF), 2017 was held from 13 - 16 October 2017 in Chennai. CSIR has more than 250 new technologies in pipeline readied to solve public problems. IISF 2017 strived to be the World’s largest science festival to become ‘Science for the masses’.

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  • 2Diploma in Elementary Education Launched: Government to Train All Untrained Teachers by March, 2019 [ Edu. ]

    A quality programme of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) for in-service untrained teachers would provide Diploma in Elementary Education (D. El. Ed). 15 lakh teachers have enrolled so far.

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  • Oct 23, 2017
  • 1 Prime Minister Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan Scheme (Important) [ Edu. ]

    Prime Minister Grameen Digital Saksharata Abhiyan (PMGDISHA) an integral component of Digital India Initiative of the Government which envisages making 6 crore citizens digitally literate in rural India. The scheme highlights significance of digital literacy in addressing issue o…

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  • Oct 14, 2017
  • 1 Plight of Teachers and Teacher Education in India (Important) [ Edu. ]

    Even with many school enrollments, the teaching outcomes in India are very poor. In 2012, the Supreme Court set up the Justice Verma Commission, which listed a comprehensive list of reform proposals.

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  • 2IISc Again Ranked Highest from India in World University Rankings 2018 [ Edu. ]

    Times World University Rankings 2018 ranked Indian Institute of Science (IISc) top among Indian Universities, but it fared worse than last year’s position. Indian education system needs to focus more on research, research funding, and internationalization of Indian campuses.

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  • Oct 10, 2017
  • 1UGC Announces Application Process for Eminence Status [ Edu. ]

    University Grants Commission (UGC) rolled out systematic application process for universities and higher education institutes which seek to become “Institutions of Eminence”. Institutions of Eminence is a status grated to the top universities and institutes in India.

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  • Oct 6, 2017
  • 1‘SWACHHTA’ Ranking - 2017 of Higher Educational Institutions [ Edu. ]

    The ‘SWACHHTA’ rankings focus on water & electricity conservation, promoting cleanliness and managing waste for smart campus. Award ceremony based on ‘SWACHHTA’ Ranking 2017 of Higher Educational Institutions was held in New Delhi.

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  • Sep 26, 2017
  • 1School Chalo Abhiyan Launched [ Edu. ]

    Even after government taking several initiatives to eradicate illiteracy in India, 70 - 80 lakh students are still out of school. Now government is undertaking School Chalo Abhiyan from next year to enroll these 70 - 80 lakh students in the country:

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  • 2 Seven Principles for Good Teaching with Technology (Important) [ Edu. ]

    The following seven principles understand the steps to be taken by students and faculty members to improve undergraduate education: Frequent student-faculty contact in and out of class is a most important factor in student motivation and involvement.

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  • Sep 24, 2017
  • 1 What is Digital Classroom, Flipped Classroom, and Blended Learning? (Important ) [ Edu. ]

    In flipped classroom students receive instruction online but critique and apply knowledge in the classroom with their peers. With the advent of modern digital education, internet and mobile devices several new terms are now associated with teaching. These will be discussed below.…

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  • Sep 9, 2017
  • 1Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research, Cultural Talent Discovery Scheme [ Edu. ]

    Jawaharlal Nehru University (School of Art & Aesthetics) is the only Participating Institution under the “Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research” Scheme. This Fellowship is not specific to students and covers academicians, scholars, and artistes of repute.

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 Schemes for Fixing Quality and Dropout Rates in Schools (Important) [ Edu. ]

    The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) a Centrally Sponsored Scheme for universalization of elementary education for Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 that entitles all children between the age group of 6 to 14 years free and compulsory admission, attend…

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  • 2 Swayam, Swayam Prabha DTH Channels & National Academic Depository Launched- Important [ Edu. ]

    SWAYAM, 32 SWAYAM Prabha DTH Channels and National Academic Depository were launched at the National Convention on Digital Initiatives organized by Ministry of Human Resource Development

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    Swayam Prabha DTH Channels Launched

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  • 3 Union Cabinet Approves IISER, Berhampur in Odisha - Important [ Edu. ]

    Union Cabinet approved Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) at Berhampur in Odisha. This is an ex-post facto approval. It will be established under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. It will start its 2016-17 academic sessions from 1st August 2016.

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  • 4NAAC’S Revised Accreditation Framework [ Edu. ]

    NAAC understanding the changing trends in higher education, feedback, and experience from its accreditation exercise involving more than 11, 132 institutions (518 Universities and 10614 Colleges till July 2017) came up with new accreditation framework to remain relevant and globa…

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  • Sep 1, 2017
  • 1Measures to Improve Quality of Education [ Edu. ]

    A good quality education provides all learners with capabilities to become economically productive, develop sustainable livelihoods, contribute to peaceful and democratic societies, and enhance individual well-being. Following are some government measures to improve quality of ed…

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  • 2Education Loan and Scholarship Schemes- Vidya Lakshmi Portal [ Edu. ]

    All Scheduled Commercial Banks provide Education Loan to students with simple interest charged during the study period up to commencement of repayment. Accrued interest is added to the principal amount for calculating the repayment EMI (Equated Monthly Instalment).

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  • Aug 29, 2017
  • 1📹 64 Expected Topics: IAS Mains 2017 [ IAS Upd. ]

    In this lecture we have covered major 64 topics for IAS Mains GS 2017 paper 1 to 4. The details for the topics are available at the respective current affairs links with the topics. Don’t miss out this topics!

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  • Aug 24, 2017
  • 1NITSER Amendment Bill Passed in Rajya Sabha [ Edu. ]

    NITSER (National Institutes of Technology, Science Education, and Research) Amendment Bill was passed in Rajya Sabha on 26th July, 2017. Bill proposes two new Institutions namely Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati and IISER Berhampur in the Second…

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  • Aug 21, 2017
  • 1Indian Institutes of Management Bill,2017 Declares IIMs as Institutions of National Importance [ Edu. ]

    Bill empowers Indian Institutes of Managements to attain global excellence in education, research, and allied areas. It provides administrative, academic, and financial autonomy to them to grant degrees.

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  • 2Prime Minister’S Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu & Kashmir [ Edu. ]

    The Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu & Kashmir being implemented since 2011 to encourage the youth to pursue higher education in educational institutions outside the state with initiatives to ensure the benefits availed by all deserving students. Scholarship for 2017 - 18 ope…

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  • Aug 17, 2017
  • 1Surveys by NSSO [ Edu. ]

    National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics, and Programme Implementation conducts nation-wide surveys on various socio-economic subjects whose results are used for planning, policy formulation, and decision-making.

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  • 2Scheme “Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India” for Protection of Dialects [ Edu. ]

    Scheme known as “Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India’ (SPPEL), implemented by Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore aims at protection, preservation, and documentation of all the mother tongues and languages of India spoken by less than 10,…

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  • 3National Achievement Survey (NAS), Government Education Programs & Teachers’ Performance [ Edu. ]

    Government is running a number of schemes for education. Elementary Education: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Mid Day Meal, Strengthening of Teachers Training Institute, Schemes for Infrastucture Development of Private Aided/Unaided Minority Institutes (IDMI), Mahila Samakhya, Strengthe…

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