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IIT JEE 2018- 16% girls make it to IITs
The IITs are aiming at a 20% representation of women by 2020, pushing it up incrementally every year.
Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology to host maiden convocation ceremony
This is the first time that students of the institute are awarded by the Bangalore Central University. The ceremony will be held at the Central College campus on Palace Road.
UGC forms panel to recommend exam reforms and regulation of fee charged by medical colleges
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has also formed a committee to suggest examination reforms in institutions of higher learning, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.
Girls get the power to refuse child marriage

In West Bengal, girls are being empowered to refuse early marriage thanks to a state government initiative that enables them to stay longer in school. The Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme has been remarkably successful in curbing child marriage and promoting girl child education, says Saadia Azim.


The skills journey: A long history but no destination in sight

In the second and concluding part of his exposition on India’s skill development efforts, Shambhu Ghatak traces the journey under the UPA and NDA governments, only to find that while the thrust remains the same, the end is far from sight.


The gap between where we are and where we want to be

The Skill India Mission aims to provide skills training to around 402 million people by the year 2022. In the first of a two-part series, Shambhu Ghatak upholds estimates of skilled workforce from various reports to highlight the yawning gap that needs to be bridged.