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UpGrad Success Story: India’s Online Education Leader

With the rapid surge in internet and smartphone users across India, turning to online platforms for various tasks has become the norm. Education is no exception. Online tutoring offers numerous advantages, including cost-effective courses, adaptable schedules, and round-the-clock access for clarifying doubts and queries. Consequently, online learning has gained popularity among individuals of all age …

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Nandan Nilekani’s: Donating Rs 315 Billion to IIT Bombay

Introduction Nandan Nilekani is an Indian entrepreneur, technocrat, and philanthropist renowned for his significant contributions to the field of information technology. Born on June 2, 1955, in Bangalore, India, Nilekani played a pivotal role in shaping the Indian IT industry and promoting digital transformation in the country. Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani gave his alma mater, …

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Indian edtech company Vedantu acquires the majority of the company’s test preparation platform for $40 million

The test preparation platform Ace Creative Learning, often known as Deeksha, was purchased by the Indian edtech company Vedantu for $40 million (Rs 330 crore). Deeksha will bring around 13,000 of its students to Vedantu’s platform thanks to this funding. It will also make use of the pedagogical content, educational technology, and live lessons already …

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V Anantha Nageswaran has been appointed the new chief economic advisor

Dr. Venkatraman Anantha Nageswaran, a former executive at Credit Suisse Group AG and Julius Baer Group, has been named as the Government of India’s Chief Economic Adviser (CEA). He succeeds previous CEA KV Subramanian, who returned to academia in December after completing his three-year term. His appointment comes at a time when India’s economy is …

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Today’s NIRF India Rankings will be released by the Education Minister.

A ranking of India’s top universities and colleges, known as the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), will be issued today, September 9. The NIRF India Rankings 2021 will be re-released at midday by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. To be announced in 2021, the NIRF India Ranking will be divided into ten categories: the overall …

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IIM CAT 2021: Minimum marks eligibility criteria removed

Changes have been made to the qualifying requirements for the Common Admission Test 2021 at IIM Ahmedabad. On the application form, candidates who earned “promotion/pass” certificates in any of the previous two years of their bachelor’s degree instead of “award of marks” certificates can select “promotion or pass.” The candidate will be able to complete …

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89% of Indians feel schools should teach children about online safety, says a survey

Because of the move to virtual classrooms for over a year, kids began to spend more time online, putting themselves in greater danger. 89% of Indians say schools should teach children about cyber safety, according to McAfee Corp. 60% of respondents say that digital health and protection should have its own independent curriculum throughout elementary …

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Mr. Ranjitsingh Disale Joins Educationists In Worldwide Girls’ Education Drive

International leaders from governmental, private, and non-profit sectors have joined Ranjitsingh Disale, a Global Teacher Prize 2020 winner from India, in calling for a greater emphasis on digital literacy and online learning for girls affected by the Ebola outbreak. To guarantee that girls have equitable access to technology and digital skills training, the open letter …

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