PM Modi Launches Fit India School Grading System

PM Modi launches Fit India School Grading System   NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the Fit India School grading system in schools across the country. The Fit India School rankings have been divided into three categories — The Fit India Schools, which is the first level of ranking, Fit India School (3 star) and Fit India School (5 star). The level of ranking will depend on how much importance the school gives to inculcating fitness among its students and teachers, besides facilities available for fitness activities. In…

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Lucknow University Turns 100

Lucknow University begins its centenary celebration   LUCKNOW: Lucknow University kicked off its year-long centenary celebrations with a morning walk by the students and teaching staffs from the Chhatrapati Shivaji sports ground on the campus. The university also threw open its gates for the common people on Monday on the occassion. The idea of starting an university in Lucknow was first mooted by Raja Sir Mohammad Ali Mohammad Khan, Khan Bahadur, of Mahmudabad. When Sir Harcourt Butler, was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of the United Provinces, he took the first step to set…

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Indian Army Invites Application For BSc Nursing Course

The last date for submission of applications, online, is December 2.   NEW DELHI: Indian Army has invited applications for admission to 4 years B Sc (Nursing) Course at Colleges of Nursing of Armed Forces Medical Services. “The selected candidates shall execute an Agreement/Bond to serve in the Military Nursing Service. On successful completion of nursing training (4years), the candidates will be granted Permanent/Short Service Commission in the Military Nursing Service, under the terms and conditions laid down for grant of such commission,” reads the notice released by the Indian Army.…

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IIM Indore Mulls Training Programme For Politicos, Bureaucrats & Businessmen

He said that the blueprint of the proposed programme would be prepared by January 2020.   INDORE: The Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM-I) is mulling over roping in Mussoorie-based Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) to run a joint training programme for politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen. The motive behind the training programme is to bring together representatives from these three fields, help them understand one another’s problems and find solutions. “We are considering tying up with Mussoorie-based LBSNAA to prepare a blueprint of an Executive Training Programme for…

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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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