Ragging: CMC Vellore suspends 7 senior MBBS students

Chennai, Nov 9 (BPNS) Seven senior MBBS students of the prestigious Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore were suspended by the college management after they had subjected juniors to ragging. A first-year MBBS student had shared the video in which he and other batch mates were subjected to ragging by seniors. The video which went viral […]

TN to commence NEET coaching from Nov third week

Chennai, Nov 5 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu School education department has announced that it would commence coaching classes for Class 11 and Class 12 students for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Examination (NEET). The classes, according to a statement from the school education department would start in the third week of November. Around 420 centres are […]

TN slips  in PGI of the Ministry of Education

Chennai, Nov 3 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu has slipped a notch below in the Performance Grading Index (PGI) of the Union Ministry of Education report released on Thursday. Kerala and Andhra Pradesh retained their positions among the top seven performing states of the country along with Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Chandigarh, and Maharashtra. Performance Grading Index (PGI) […]

Kerala Governor asks VCs to resign before Monday

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (BPNS) Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, in a surprise move has asked all the nine Vice Chancellors of the state to resign from their respective posts. The Kerala Governor said that the action was following the Supreme Court ordering the resignation of the Kerala Technical University Vice-Chancellor. Arif Mohammed Khan has directed […]

TN government sanctions 9.8 crores for Adult literacy programme

Chennai, Oct 13 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu School education department has allotted an amount of Rs 9.8 crore for the Adult literacy programme in the state. The project will benefit 4.8 lakh people in the state. The project, according to the school education department officials will be implemented through the Tamil Nadu Directorate of Non-Formal and […]

Fake news detection :KITE completes training for 19.72 lakh students

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 9(IANS) Kerala Minister for General Education, V. Sivankutty said that the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has completed the Fake News prevention and awareness creation training for 19.72 lakh students of Std 5 to 10, during the 3rd phase of the Satyameva Jayathe’ Digital Media Literacy programme.”. In a statement on […]

Puducherry Oppn protest over move to introduce CBSE pattern in schools

Chennai, Oct 8 (BPNS) Opposition parties in Puducherry Union Territory including DMK and Congress have come out in protest on the government move to introduce CBSE pattern syllabus in government schools of the territory. The Puducherry education minister, A. Namassivayam has recently submitted a petition to the Union education minister, Dharmendra Pradhan seeking the Union […]