Education: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Jan 2, 2017
  • 1 📹 National Research Professorship (NRP) [ Edu. ]

    The main purpose of this scheme is to honor distinguished academics and scholars in recognition of their contribution to knowledge. This scheme was released in 1949.Age 65 years with outstanding contributions.Honor distinguished academics & scholars in recognition of their contri

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  • Dec 30, 2016
  • 1 📹 Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) [ Edu. ]

    Overview Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS), launched in 2013.Provide strategic funding to eligible state higher educational institutions.Funding: 60:40 for general category States, 90:10 for special category states and 100% for UTs.

    • Adequate opportunities of higher education to SC

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  • Dec 29, 2016
  • 1 📹 PMMMNMTT – Components in Detail [ Edu. ]

     Schools of Education:- The Schools of Education will form the main backbone for integrated teacher development across all sectors.The Schools of Education set up in the 30 select institutions will offer some of the suggested academic programs to offer via a set of separate but i

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  • Dec 28, 2016
  • 1 📹 In India Higher Education Statistics & Public Information System (HESPIS) [ Edu. ]

    HESPIS is an umbrella scheme catering to the need of various kinds of Statistics related to higher education sector. It aims at setting up of AISHE Unit in the State and AISHE cell in each Affiliating University to coordinate All India Survey on Higher Education.

    • All India Survey

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  • 2 📹 Gender Atlas In India [ Edu. ]

    Digital Gender Atlas for Advancing Girl Education has two major components that wil work around viz., Performance & Vulnerability. It will identify low performing pocket for girls mainly belonging to SC/ST/Minorities/Disabilities.

    Visualization is based on Map Management Informat

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  • 3 📹 National Institutional Ranking Framework [ Edu. ]

    Overview: The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was approved by the MHRD and launched by Honorable Minister of Human Resource Development on 29th September 2015.This framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The methodology draws from

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  • Dec 23, 2016
  • 1 GLOBAL INITIATIVE OF ACADEMIC NETWORKS (GIAN) [ Edu. ]

    The GIAN project aims to tap talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs, internationally to encourage engagement with Higher Education Institutes and increase the footfalls of reputed international faculty in the Indian academic institutes.

    • Provide opportunity to our faculty & st

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  • Dec 22, 2016
  • 1 E-Yantra [ Edu. ]

    This project is an initiative of IIT Bombay. It aims to create next generation of embedded systems engineers with a practical outlook to help provide practical solutions to some of the real world problems.

    • Robotics Competition
    • Lab Setup Initiative
    • Resource Development Center
    • Symposiu

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  • Dec 12, 2016
  • 1 📹 IAS Mains Geography 2016 Paper 2 Solved – Detailed Explanations on YouTube [ Edu. ]

    Examrace is happy to know that entire paper (except 2 questions – WCRP - covered at doorsteptutor.com solutions and Newbigin’s Classification) is covered in Examrace Geography Postal Course. Almost 50% of the questions were directly covered in our free YouTube Videos

    These two an

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  • Dec 9, 2016
  • 1 📹 IAS Mains Geography 2016 Paper 1 Solved – Detailed Explanations on YouTube [ Edu. ]

    Entire paper (except 2 questions – WCRP and Newbigin’s Classification) were covered in Examrace Geography Postal Course.Almost 50% of the questions were directly covered in our free YouTube Videos.These two and similar topics we will be covering shortly.  The paper was more or le

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  • Dec 7, 2016
  • 1 📹 IAS Mains 2016: GS Paper 4 (Ethics) [ Edu. ]

    Examrace aspirants score again! Like essay, several questions were from geography test series (bulls eye) This time questions like air mass, regionalism were core geography graduate level questions. Again, aspirants with geography optional had significant edge. Now, we expect atl

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  • 2 📹 IAS Mains 2016: GS Paper 3 (UPSC Civil Services) [ Edu. ]

    Examrace aspirants score again! Like essay, several questions were from geography test series (bulls eye) This time questions like air mass, regionalism were core geography graduate level questions. Again, aspirants with geography optional had significant edge. Now, we expect atl

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  • Dec 6, 2016
  • 1 📹 IAS Mains 2016: GS Paper 1 (History and Geography) Detailed explanations at YouTube Lecture [ Edu. ]

    Examrace aspirants score again! Like essay,several questions were from geography test series  (bulls eye)This time questions like air mass, regionalism were core geography graduate level questions. Again, aspirants with geography optional had significant edge. Now, we expect atle

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  • 2 📹 IAS Mains 2016: GS Paper 2 (Political Science and International Relations) [ Edu. ]

    Examrace aspirants score again! Like essay, several questions were from geography test series (bulls eye)This time questions like air mass, regionalism were core geography graduate level questions. Again, aspirants with geography optional had significant edge. Now, we expect atle

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  • Dec 2, 2016
  • 1 Yoga on UNESCO Cultural Heritage List [ Edu. ]

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have formally included Yoga in its representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.The declaration describes Yoga, an ancient Indian practice as a Human Treasure. It was unanimously supp

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  • Nov 24, 2016
  • 1 IAS Mains 2016 Will Be Held on 3 to 9 December [ IAS Upd. ]

    Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the schedule for the IAS civil services (main) examination 2016, which will be held between December 3 to 9 December. Those candidates who qualified in the preliminary exam will be allowed to write the second stage of the examin

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  • Nov 23, 2016
  • 1 📹 IAS GS Mains 2016: 87 Expected Questions [ Edu. ]

    With only 10 days to go, it is time to brush up the important topics for UPSC IAS Mains 2016. Here you will find the list of most important topics for upcoming Mains examination – We are focusing on General Studies – Major Environment and geographic issues, Art and Culture, Sport

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  • Nov 16, 2016
  • 1 The National Medical Commission Bill- 2016 [ Edu. ]

    NITI Aayog has proposed to replace Medical Council of India with the National Medical Commission (NMC) to create a world Class medical education system ensuring supply of high quality undergraduate and postgraduate medical specialists.

    The bill encourages medical specialists:

    • to in

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  • Sep 30, 2016
  • 1 Alva’S Nudisiri Starts from November 18 [ Edu. ]

    The 13th annual “Alvas Nudisiri” a literary and cultural meet starts from 18th November. It is organized by Alva’s Education Foundation at Vidyagiri campus in Moodbidri. Announced by Alva’s Education Foundation chairman Mohan Alva and famous writer and researcher B.S. Sumitra Bai

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 School Nursery “No Better Combination Than That of Students and Trees” [ Edu. ]

    Terrorism, inflation, defecation etc. are the problems that the world is facing. The biggest crisis that the world is facing is pollution and to check that, the only remedy is forestation. To tackle this problem, the union government has launched the School Nursery Yojana in orde

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  • 2 Beti Bachao Beti Padhao-An Initiative for a Better Tomorrow [ Edu. ]

    Beti Bachao Beti Padao is a scheme launched by the government of India. This scheme aims to spread awareness and improve the welfare efficiency services for women. This scheme was launched by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 22nd January 2015 at Panipat, Haryana. The scheme w

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  • Sep 13, 2016
  • 1 Higher Education Financing Agency Establishment Approved [ Edu. ]

    The Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) establishment is approved by the Union Cabinet to promote creation of high quality infrastructure in premier educational institutions. The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and identified Promoter are jointly supporti

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  • Sep 9, 2016
  • 1 SASTRA and TCS Jointly Introduce Teacher’S Training Centre [ Edu. ]

    SASTRA Deemed University and IT major Tata Consultancy Services will going to jointly open training caters at the varsity campus for teachers around 2,000 teachers from Tamil Nadu will gets training on digital teaching methods.

    Key facts:

    • This program is initiated for those teach

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  • Sep 8, 2016
  • 1 Rural Primary Education Getting Low in Gujarat [ Edu. ]

    Now a days Gujarat is considered one of the developed state of India but the quality of Primary education is getting low and low in rural areas according to the survey done by ASER especially in Maths and basic languages.

    This will become serious issue for Gujarat if Gujarat state

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  • Aug 31, 2016
  • 1 23rd IIT Inaugurated in Dharwad [ Edu. ]

    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dharwad inaugurated by the Union Human Resource Minister Prakash Javadekar in Karnataka at the temporary campus in Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI) at Belur village near Dharwad city.

    • For the inauguration program around 1000 students

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  • Aug 10, 2016
  • 1 105,630 Govt Schools in India Have Just One Teacher [ Edu. ]

    The number of government elementary and secondary schools in India which are run by a single teacher. According to the Parliament 105,630 government schools have a just one teacher in India.

    Key Details:

    • As per the RTE guidelines there has to be one teacher for every 30 to 35 stude

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  • Jun 15, 2016
  • 1 🌟 📹  CBSE UGC NET July 2016 Preparation for Higher Education in India - Paper - I [ Edu. ]

    CBSE Board is going to conduct CBSE UGC NET July, 2016 from 10th July 2016. So many of the students have many confusion how, what and from where to prepare for Paper –I, Preparing for Paper-1 is a must because if Competitive Exams paper 1 is not cleared with cutoff then subject p

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  • Jun 14, 2016
  • 1 🌟  UGC Going to Introduce Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) [ Edu. ]

    University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to introduce Choice based Credit System as a part of New Education Policy (NEP) initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Govt. in order to promote higher education in our country.

    In this regard UGC has already int

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  • Jun 3, 2016
  • 1 🌟 National Education Policy 2016 [ Edu. ]

    To match the changing dynamics of current century the government of India have decided to modify 1992 National Policy on Education, in this regard a meeting of state education Minister and State Education Secretaries was held on 21st March 2015 which was headed by Human Resource

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  • 2 🌟  Journey of National Policy of Education 1968, 1986 and 1992 (Implemented in 2005 ) [ Edu. ]

    The Government of India has formulated the National Policy on Education (NPE) to promote education amongst India’s people. The policy covers basic education to colleges in both rural and urban India.

    • In this regard the first National Policy on Education was broadcast in 1968 by

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