digitalLEARNING Magazine | Weekly Newsletter | 04 February 2021 | Volume 17 | Issue 05
CBSE releases date sheet for class 10 and 12 board exams
After much deliberation, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday released the CBSE Class 10 and 12 Board Exam 2021 date sheet. The board has released the datesheet on its official website at cbse.gov.in.Read More >
Budget 2021: Emphasis on NEP and establishment of Higher Education commission
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the establishment of a new central university in Leh, Ladakh, in her speech on the 2021 Union budget. A plan for a “general structure” in nine cities with a large number of institutions education and a bill to set up on Higher Education Commission of India will be approved this year.Read More >
UGC releases draft regulations on academic credit bank
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has published a draft regulation for the Academic Credit Bank (ABC), an initiative to facilitate student loan transfers that allow them to move between courses and institutions of higher education.
CBSE all set to digitize records of students of last 45 years
The Central Board for Secondary Education will digitize the records of all CBSE students who have enrolled in the last 45 years. The announcement came during the Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal’s live interaction with the presidents and secretaries of the CBSE Sahodaya schools.
Govt cuts spending on school education by Rs 6,000 cr
In the first post-pandemic budget presented by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, spending on education fell by Rs 6,076 cr, from Rs 99,300 crore in 2020 to Rs 93,224 crore in 2021.This time, the budget for education is the lowest in three years, with the lowest tuition at almost Rs 5,000 cr, and the allocation for higher education has been reduced by around Rs 1,000 to Rs 38,350 crore.