Hindustan Aeronatics submits detailed proposal for Aerospace Univeristy

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, India’s biggest manufacturer of aeroplanes and related equipment, has submitted a detailed project report for setting up an aerospace university in the country, the government said. The university will be called ‘HAL Aerospace University’, the civil aviation ministry said in response to a query. The university, to be set up at a […]

NEET 2017 medical entrance exam to be conducted in 8 languages

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test medical entrance test for academic year 2017-18 will be conducted in eight languages, the government of India said. The decision was taken by the government after consultations with State Governments. The eight languages are Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu and Tamil. The language will not impact the […]

There can be no Equality without Reservations – Ravi Shankar Prasad

Law and Justice minister said that reservations to Dalits and backward communities was essential to ensuring equality of opportunity in government jobs. Delivering a talk on the concepts of freedom and equality in the Indian constitution, Prasad said it was wrong to think that reservations — based on caste and community — was against the […]

Mukta Arts opens premium design school in India with ECV France

Mukta Arts said its subsidiary Whistling Woods International Ltd has opened its 8th school — Whistling Woods International School of Design — in association with ECV, a design school in France. The École de communication visuelle or ECV is a French private design school. The India school offers a Bachelor’s degree in visual communication and design, […]

NIIT to offer embedded courses in University of Danang, Vietnam

Training provider NIIT said it tied up with the University of Danang in Central Vietnam to embed its training programs in the University. Students may undergo a four-year bachelor degree program or a three-year associate degree program in information technology. University system will continue to teach the subjects such as language, science etc. to obtain […]

NIIT acquires Bangalore-based Perceptron’s business

NIIT, an Indian multinational company in skills and talent development, said it has acquired the business of Bangalore-based start-up Perceptron Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd. Established in 2014, Perceptron focuses on developing learning platforms that combine deep analytics and semantic computing to ensure better learning outcomes. “Taking forward NIIT’s thrust on digital transformation in the EdTech […]

Nasscom, outsourcing cos launch finance & accounting course for BPO aspirants

Tired of getting stuck with fresh recruits who do not have required skills, outsourcing companies in India, along with industry body Nasscom, have launched a new finance and accounting course. The course, created with the support of Business Process Management companies across the country, will help students in pursuing the finance & accounting occupation in […]

NIIT to train Chinese students in big data and analytics via new center

NIIT, an Indian multinational company in skills and talent development, launched its flagship training centre at Tongren Polytechnic College in China to develop next generation IT professionals in the field of big-data and analytics. Earlier in April 2016, NIIT entered into a strategic agreement with Guizhou province to help the provincial government build global quality […]

Aptech to open 1000 preschools in two years under tie-up with Montana

Training provider Aptech Ltd said it is entering into preschool education through an alliance with Mumbai-based Montana International Preschool. Montana International Preschool powered by Aptech (MIPA) plans to set up 1000 preschools in India over the next two years. Aptech is the latest education company to enter the pre-school market. TIME, a pioneer in CAT […]

Government launches online library for blind people with TCS

The government, in association with NGOs, set up an online library called Sugamaya Pustakalaya for visually impaired people. This online platform offers e- books across diverse subjects and languages and multiple accessible formats and is powered by TCS access. With the help of SugamAya Pustakalaya — set up with the help of Daisy Forum of […]

Smriti Irani overtakes Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone in search volumes

It’s perhaps not something that Smriti Irani expected when she was working as a television artist, but the Union Human Resource Development minister has overtaken top Bollywood heroines as far as online search interest is concerned, a day after her emotional speech in Parliament. On Thursday, a day after she answered her detractors and critics […]

NIIT brings ‘Cloud Campus’ e-learning to China

NIIT has launched its remote or e-learning service in China, with support for Mandarin. China is one of NIIT’s biggest markets, and Cloud Campus is a solution that enables remote learning. The solution enables students to learn from the best teachers irrespective of their geographical location. They can also get hands-on practice through lab exercises […]