India looks to export talent to 12 countries

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- India plans to export skilled professionals, including health workers, to 12 friendly countries mainly in Europe and Asia, on the lines of a manpower-supply pact with Japan. The... Read More

Candidates to get more questions to choose from

New Delhi, Jan. 20 -- The union government on Tuesday announced a change in pattern for medical and engineering entrance exams and offered students 20% more questions to choose from during the exams. ... Read More

JEE Mains 2021: Govt waives off eligibility criteria of 75% in Class 12

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- What could cheer millions of students aspiring for medical and engineering education, the union government Tuesday announced a change in exam pattern of medical and engineering e... Read More

Govt relaxes JEE, NEET exam pattern amid learning losses

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- Entrance tests for medical and engineering schools will offer candidates 20% more questions to choose from to make up for the learning losses of last year. Authorities have also... Read More

Edtech firm Udayy raises $2.5mn from Alpha Wave Incubation, Info Edge Ventures

New Delhi, Jan. 18 -- Gurgaon-based kids learning platform Udayy on Monday said that it has raised $2.5 million seed funding led by Alpha Wave Incubation (AWI) managed by Falcon Edge Capital, and Info... Read More

Employees withdraw Rs.73,000 cr from retirement fund amid covid

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Around 20 million organised sector employees dipped into their retirement corpus and withdrew more than Rs.73,000 crore from the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) in t... Read More

Govt to roll out phase 3 of national skill mission today

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- After considerable delay due to the coronavirus outbreak, the third phase of the nationwide skill mission kicks off on Friday, aiming to train 800,000 people in localized, demand... Read More

Annual jobs mapping, use of university infra to drive new Skills Mission

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Colleges and Universities staying largely underutilised will be used for skill mission initiatives across the country and the government at the centres and states will undertake ... Read More

Jobs mapping, use of varsity infra to drive skill mission

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Under-utilized educational institutions will be used for skill mission initiatives and the central and state governments will conduct annual job mapping exercises to link trainee... Read More

ESIC may invest corpus in equities, MFs, bonds

New Delhi, Jan. 14 -- A chunk of the Rs.91,000 crore corpus that the Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) keeps in ultra-safe, but low-yielding fixed deposits (FDs) could find its way into st... Read More