State Spending Rs 60k on Each Student in Govt Engg Colleges

State Spending Rs 60k on Each Student in Govt Engg Colleges

In the last eight years, there has been a 293 per cent increase in the per-student expenditure incurred by the state in the ten engineering colleges run by it. Last year, the government spent Rs 60,416 on each student. The cost per student in 2006 was Rs 15,364, according to the Directorate of Technical Education […]

HC Raps Govt Over School Dropouts

HC Raps Govt Over School Dropouts

The high court on Tuesday berated the State government for not taking effective steps to bring dropouts back to school and observed that “education has become a luxury and child labour compulsory” in the state. A division bench comprising Chief Justice D H Waghela and Justice B V Nagarathna passed directions to submit details on […]

3 Bangalore projects win Nasa prize

3 Bangalore projects win Nasa prize

Space City Bangalore, home to Isro and other aerospace organizations, has some reason to celebrate. Three projects by students of a school in K R Puram in East Bangalore have bagged prizes in Nasa’s Space Settlement Contest-2014. Of these, one project — ‘NEA ZOI’ — by two class eight kids Ayush Basavesh and R Jyothi […]

‘Vikasana’ on DD Chandana

‘Vikasana’ on DD Chandana

For the benefit of II Pre-University students and those appearing for CET examinations, Bangalore Doordarshan, Chandana Channel, has been telecasting “Vikasana” programme from January 30. On Wednesday, the subjects that will be telecast between 7 a.m. and 7.40 a.m. are Economics (Human Resource Development) and Chemistry — CET (Organic chemistry concepts) between 9.30 p.m. and […]

COMEDK PGET 2014 First Round counselling schedule & tuition fee announced

COMEDK PGET 2014 First Round counselling schedule & tuition fee announced

The Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK), Bangalore has released the schedule for first round of counselling for post graduation medical courses. Not only the dates, but the fee structure for the PG medical and dental courses has also been announced.The counseling will take place at “NMKRV College Mangala Mantapa”, 3rd Block, Jayanagar, […]

Bangalore Set to Get VIT Campus Next Year

Bangalore Set to Get VIT Campus Next Year

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) will set up a new campus in Bangalore. The campus, the first one outside Tamil Nadu, is set to admit students by 2015. Speaking on the sidelines of a press conference in Chennai on the admissions to the institute, VIT Chancellor G Viswanathan said that the Karnataka government had given […]

Homoeopathic student Dr. Sarala bags 17 awards

Homoeopathic student Dr. Sarala bags 17 awards

Dr Sarala Bangalore, student of Government Homoeopathic Medical College, bagged 17 of the 18 awards in her college, for scoring maximum marks in various subjects. Besides winning a gold medal from the Rajiv Gandhi University for Health Sciences  for the highest marks in Materia Medica subject, she also stood first in the list of overall […]

Quality of education needs improvement: Pranab Mukherjee

Quality of education needs improvement: Pranab Mukherjee

Expressing concern about the “quality of education”, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said “quality education” and “requisite skills” were a must for the country’s youth. Addressing a meeting of the directors of Indian Institute of Science (IIS), Bangalore, and Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) here, Mukherjee said “demographic dividend would be an […]

Disabled Kids Face Bias Under RTE: Study

Disabled Kids Face Bias Under RTE: Study

Anjum (name changed), aged five, from KR Puram, is special. She suffers from a physical disability which has left her with tiny hands joined. Born to a disabled father and into a poor household, little did she imagine that she would go to school or hold a textbook in her hands. NGOs came to her […]