‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ to bring students, parents, teachers together on a single platform: Jitendra Singh

NEW DELHI : Pariksha Pe Charcha is a movement driven by PM Modi’s vision to bring together students, parents, teachers and society on a single platform, said Union Minister Jitendra Singh.    Ahead of Pariksha Pe Charcha 2023 scheduled to be held on January 27, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the ‘Modi Masterclass’.  Pariksha … Read more

How covid hit basic reading and maths skills

New Delhi: Lengthy school closures due to the pandemic have undone years of gradual gains in learning levels among India’s school-age students, with a major education report released on Wednesday reporting elementary reading and maths skills comparable to pre-2012 levels. Nearly 43% of class V students tested by education non-profit Pratham Education Foundation could read … Read more

Colleges warn students against using ChatGPT

“AI (artificial intelligence) agents such as ChatGPT, GitHub Copilot or Blackbox should not be used when original submission is expected from students or faculty, such as code in the first-year programming course or original essays, answers to questions etc.,” according to the 1 January notice. The state private university said it will start blocking these … Read more

IITians refuse placements for startups, civil service exams

MUMBAI : Nikhil Pai, a chemical engineer from IIT Madras, will not sit for placements along with the rest of his batch and instead work in a startup that has just been incubated. “I want to work in a startup that has 10-15 people, is into social innovation and I am talking to couple of … Read more

Ideas pouring in from students to grab ₹25L+ prizes

Vivo, the innovative global smartphone brand, has launched vivo Ignite, Science & Innovation Awards with Hindustan Times as it’s knowledge partner. It is a three-stage programme that started in September 2022 and will continue till February 2023. Aimed towards students of grades 8 to 12 across the country, this initiative is open for registrations till … Read more

More Pune students opting for Europe as US dollar depreciates in Indian Rupee

Since the beginning of 2022, the Indian rupee has depreciated by about 7% against the US dollar. By November 10, the rupee managed to recover from the October record of 83.40 per dollar. As the rupee continues to depreciate against the dollar, more students are choosing Europe and other markets over the US as a … Read more