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Commercialization Of School Education – Growth Of Corporate Schools

By correspondent

The importance of proper education for children can never be overstated. It is the responsibility of the government that the school education is provided at minimal cost, if not free. Even in extremely capitalist countries such as the USA, no school fees are charged for schools up to 10+2 grade. »

Open Book-Exam for CBSE Students

By HIOC Team

In line with the examination system in the US and UK, the Union government has proposed to introduce open book examination in 2013 and is going to do away with the existing system based on rote learning. The new system involves setting ‘situation-based subjective type’ questions that demand thinking, analysing and apply own knowledge... »

New Timings for Government Junior Colleges from the New Academic Year

By HIOC Team

The Intermediate Board of Education has recommended new timings for Intermediate classes in Government junior colleges from the new academic year. According to the orders issued by the Commissioner of Intermediate Board, college timing will be between 9 am and 5 pm every day. Earlier, colleges used to run between 9.45 am and 4.30... »

Inter I Books have Inputs from CBSE

By HIOC Team

The BIE, AP has published new books on physics, chemistry, botany and zoology revised by including 20 per cent of the syllabus of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to previous physics and chemistry texts and 40 per cent to botany and zoology texts. Significantly, for mathematics no revision was made as the state... »

Private Schools Have to Admit Students from Financially Weaker Sections

By HIOC Team

As per Supreme Court, the Right to Education Act, 2009 aims to enable children from weaker sections to access primary eduction with no cost. Under this Act, private schools have to get students from disadvantaged groups. The pronouncement would come into effect in 2012-13 session. The apex court asserted that, the fact that one... »

NEET, Common Medical Entrance Test to be Implemented from 2014 in the State

By HIOC Team

The Central Government has decided to implement the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for MBBS admissions from 2014 in the state. Considering the requests from the state government, the Centre made its decision to exempt AP students from NEET, for a period of 2 years. From the past few months the state has... »

Common Entrance for Admission in to IITs and NITs

By HIOC Team

Admission into India’s most prestigious institutes like the Indian Institute of Technology(IITs) and the National Institute of Technology(NITs), is often a day dream for many talented and deserving students, who cannot afford a good coaching, which is necessary to get top ranks in the entrance exam. In short IITs are only accessible to the... »

Corporate Educational System Making Students Unfit for IIT’s

By HIOC Team

The number of suicides in the country’s top technical institutes, IIT’s is increasing at an alarming rate. The obvious reason for all these suicides being the incapability of the students to cope up with the academic pressure. With the recent suicide of the city based girl from IIT-Patna has brought the number of IITians... »

Indian Universities Perform Poor in the QS World University Rankings

By HIOC Team

As per the 2011 ‘Top 200 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings’ not even a single Indian university has made in to the top 200 world’s best universities. And only one university (IIT-Mumbai, ranked 225) is among the top 300 World University Rankings. IIT-Mumbai (IIT-M) was ranked 187 last year and is dropped by... »

UoH and OU Rated Among the Top 10 Indian Universities

By HIOC Team

14 Aug 11: As per a survey conducted by India Today-Nielsen for 2011, University of Hyderabad (UoH) and Osmania University (OU) occupied sixth and seventh positions respectively among the 10 best Indian universities. The survey considered 45 universities all across the country and ranked them based on various parameters such as, reputation, quality of... »

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