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Right to Education Act

AA Edit | Exams in local languages makes only limited sense

The UGC must offer its rationale in asking universities to move to a bilingual system while conducting examinations

21 Apr 2023 12:10 AM

Inequality persists in access to great equalizer, education

While the gross enrolment rate for girls is higher than that of boys in government schools, the pattern is reversed when it comes to private schools.

09 Sep 2019 6:16 AM

Room for suspicion on caste-based quota

The Centre's aim is to revive an obsolete Sanskrit and make the language not only a subject to learn but also make it the medium of instruction.

21 Jul 2019 6:22 AM

Only 45 per cent seats under RTE confirmed

Last year (2017-18), the RTE admission process went on till January.

26 Jul 2018 2:13 AM

12Lakh take exam for diploma in elementary education

If they fail this time they would get another attempt to clear it, a senior official of NIOS said.

02 Jun 2018 6:42 AM


Bombay HC: State not abiding by RTE for filling up quota seats

The Court scolded the state for making such assumptions and asked it to re-submit the affidavit.

11 Apr 2018 2:09 AM

Education farce enacted in Maharashtra

Eco Survey: 48K school drop outs, 66% don’t know math.

15 Mar 2018 4:04 AM

‘Unrecognised’ schools asked to shut shop

The government has also asked the parents to get their wards admitted in recognised schools.

08 Feb 2018 2:12 AM

Beyond basics, a gender gap looms

The deeply worrying news is that at age 18, 32 per cent of females are not enrolled in any institution as compared to 28 per cent males.

19 Jan 2018 11:49 PM

Govt may bring bill on right to education

The no detention policy, introduced during the last UPA regime, has been propo-sed to be changed.

05 Aug 2017 12:59 AM


Fresh round of admissions under RTE to begin today

The new round is for students who failed to register themselves in previous rounds.

19 Jul 2017 2:00 AM

Zakir Naik's school running without authorisation certificate: Govt

SP MLA Abu Asim Azmi, who recently took over the institution, alleged that ‘there was a conspiracy to harass’ the school management.

15 Jun 2017 6:21 PM

Fee ordinance a ‘toothless tiger’

Stakeholders say it doesn’t serve the purpose of controlling fees.

18 May 2017 2:05 AM

Aspiring teachers may need to pass strict test

Govt mulls national exam for B.Ed courses to improve standards.

20 Feb 2017 1:02 AM

‘No detention’ may soon be till Class 5, not 8

The existing provision says the no-detention or no-fail policy is applicable till the completion of elementary education (Class 8).

26 Dec 2016 2:56 AM