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

  • Jun 4, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Raghwan Committee on Anti-Ragging? Anti-Ragging Efforts- Website, App (Important) [ Education ]

    Ragging is damaging interaction of seniors in college or school with juniors or newcomers. Ragging involves insults, running works for seniors, & other complex activities. Anti-ragging toll free “helpline” 1800 - 180 - 5522 in 12 languages is provided with call centre facilities.

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  • Jun 1, 2018
  • 1 Shodhganga@INFLIBNET Platform to Make Ph.D Thesis Available to Researchers [ Education ]

    University Grants Commission (UGC) has Inter-University Centre (IUC) called INFLIBNET (Information & Library Network. Shodhganga@INFLIBNET is a repository of PhD thesis across the nation.

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  • May 30, 2018
  • 1 Settings Up Goals for Education in New India 2011-Developing Strong Character,Ethical,Moral Values [ Education, Speeches ]

    The vice president stressed upon the stress free education for children. Education - Education is not meant only for degrees and employment but must also develop the overall personality of an individual in a truly holistic manner.

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  • May 29, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Six Central Universities Approved for Starting Yoga Department (Important) [ Education ]

    Universal Grant Commission has conveyed approval for starting Yoga Department in some central universities. Below six central universities across India have been identified by UGC (Universal Grant Commission) to start Yoga Department from academic session 2016 - 17:

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

    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.

    • Shri Javadekar said the

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  • Apr 22, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Schemes for ‘Brain Drain to Brain Gain’:Cabinet Approves PM’S Scheme for Research Fellows(Important) [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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
  • 1 What is Startup India Learning Program? [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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) [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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) [ Education ]

    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) [ Education ]

    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) [ Education ]

    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) [ Education ]

    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) [ Education ]

    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) [ Education ]

    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) [ Education ]

    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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  • 2 Location of New Sainik Schools [ Education, Defense, Geography ]

    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
  • 1 UGC Makes PhD Mandatory for Post of Associate Professor [ NTA 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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    Image of University Grants Commission Criteria And Score

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  • Mar 31, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Rashtrapati Bhavan Hosts Nobel Laureates Seminar Nobel Participants & Indian Laureates (Important) [ Education, Science/Technology, 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) [ Education, 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
  • 1 What is AIHES? HRD Ministry Releases All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE). [ Education, 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
  • 1 CABE Committee Recommends Free Education for Girls Up to PG Level [ Education, 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
  • 1 National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 2 Who Conceptualized Khelo India Anthem? the Khelo India Anthem [ Education, 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) [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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
  • 1 Enable 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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  • 2 Parliament Passes Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy Bill, 2017 [ Education, 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
  • 1 World University of Design- India’S First Design University in Haryana [ Education ]

    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

    Chart of All India Growth of Student Enrolment

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

    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
  • 1 Measures to Improve Higher Education in India- Encouraging Students to Study in the Country [ Education ]

    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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    Measures to Attract

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

    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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