MEL Science Launches Daydream VR App for Chemistry Education

Highlights MEL Science wants to bring together chemistry kits and VR It wants students to explore the inside of atoms to understand reactions It’s starting with Google Daydream, with Cardboard and Gear VR next Virtual reality is slowly gaining steam, and although gaming takes up the lion’s share of attention, many experts believe that areas like education will be powerful drivers for growth when it comes to VR. This is steadily becoming reality, according to Vassili Philippov, Founder and CEO of MEL Science. In an emailed conversation with Gadgets 360,…

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How Technology Can Help Specially-Abled Students Learn Efficiently

Personalization, riding on the back of ed-tech, is finally entering classrooms.   Each student needs help to learn efficiently. With a 1:30 student teacher ratio in every classroom in India, it’s difficult to reach out to every child. Among these 30, there are specially-abled students who need tools and personal mentors to excel. “The infrastructure should not be a barrier to their learning. That’s where technology can be used to supplement classroom learning. Ed-tech is trying to fill that gap by providing essential support with the help of assistive technology,”…

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Schools In UP, Delhi, Karnataka, Other States Closed For Ayodhya Verdict

Centre issued alert to all states, union territories about posting adequate security at sensitive places. New Delhi:  Highlights All schools, colleges in UP will remain closed from Saturday to Monday Multi-layered security measures have been put in place in Ayodhya The centre on Thursday issued an alert to all states Schools and educational institutions in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu and Karnataka will remain closed on Saturday over the Supreme Court’s judgment in the Ayodhya temple-mosque title suit. All schools and colleges in Uttar Pradesh will remain closed from…

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CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Pattern, Preparation Tips, Last Year Paper Analysis

Board Exam 2019: Board exam 2019 has either already started or will start in the coming month for many states. With board exams in view, we have taken up the task to provide students with preparation tips which are not just run of the mill points but are based on the examination trends of previous years. In this latest article, we will be addressing ‘Accountancy’ an important subject for commerce stream students in class 12. A good score in Accountancy paper is vital for students who aim to take admission in…

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ICSI Ties Up With Colleges To Provide Library Facility To Its Members

In its Vision 2022 report, ICSI plans to introduce CS Executive Entrance Test (CSEET).   New Delhi: In order to provide library facility to its members and students, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has collaborated with 54 colleges and universities. ICSI is the only recognized professional body in India to develop and regulate the profession of Company Secretaries. “As an initiative to provide library services to its Members and Students all over India, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India is pleased to inform that it has forayed…

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University Of Michigan To Collaborate With AIIMS, KMC On Genetic Testing

University Of Michigan to collaborate with AIIMS, KMC on Genetic Testing   New Delhi: A grant from National Institute of Health (NIH), of $2.3 million, will help a University of Michigan researcher to collaborate with India’s premier health education institutes, AIIMS and Kasturba Medical College (KMC)- Manipal to expand genetic testing in the country. This partnership would help the geneticists to identify and confirm that genetic changes are the basis of developmental disorders. Stephanie Bielas, an associate professor of human genetic at the University of Michigan medical school said, “without a…

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Army Public School Teacher Exam Result Released

Army Public School teacher recruitment exam has been released   NEW DELHI: Army Public School Teacher recruitment exam result is available now on the official website. The Army Welfare Education Society (AWES), which organized the recruitment exam, was expected to announce the result on October 30. However, the result was not released on October 30 and instead was released yesterday in late hours. Candidates who appeared for the exam on October 19 and 20, 2019 can check their result now from the official website. The teacher recruitment was announced for 137 Army…

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CAT Admit Card Available Now; 5 Important Points

CAT 2019 admit card: Downloaded the hall tickets from the offiical portal, iimcat.ac.in.   IIM CAT admit card 2019: Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode, the organiser on behalf of IIMs of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019 entrance exam, has released the admit card or hall ticket for the test which is scheduled to be held on November 24. CAT admit card can be downloaded from the offiical portal, iimcat.ac.in. Candidates who had registered for this management entrance exam, which is being held for admissions to masters courses in IIMs and…

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QS India University Ranking A Significant Achievement: Pondicherry University

Pondicherry University has been participating in the QS World University Ranking since 2018.   NEW DELHI: Pondicherry University is ranked 51-55 category among Indian Universities in the QS India University Rankings 2020 released on Tuesday. According to an official release, the inclusion of the Puducherry-based Central University in the QS World University Ranking is a significant achievement, “because the Pondicherry University secured a good position from among the participating universities”. IITs dominated the QS India University Rankings 2020 with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and IIT…

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Apprenticeship Pakhwada Ends With Commitment Of 7 Lakh Apprentices For Current Fiscal Year

Apprentice Pakhwada ends with commitment of 7 lakh Apprentices this fiscal year   NEW DELHI: The 15-day Apprenticeship Pakhwada (Fortnight) which saw participation of State Governments and the Industry came to a close today with the commitment to contribute 7 lakh apprentices in the current fiscal year. It is speculated that the number of apprentices would have doubled after the 15-day Apprentice Pakhwada. Apprenticeship Pakhwada, which literally translates to Apprenticeship Fortnight, was launched in Delhi on September 30 by Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, the Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Many significant reforms were announced during this period including a…

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