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CollegeDekho Introduces India’s First Higher Education Trends Report: HEART 2024 showcasing Digital Accessibility Impact on Education

CollegeDekho Introduces India’s First Higher Education Trends Report: HEART 2024 showcasing Digital Accessibility Impact on Education

Education
New Delhi (India), June 20:  CollegeDekho, India’s largest higher education ecosystem, today unveiled its inaugural HEART (Higher Education Analytics and Regional Trends) report for India, offering a comprehensive analysis of the current trends, preferences, and dynamics shaping higher education in India. This comes at a time when the country is witnessing a pivotal transformation in its education sector, driven by digitalization, demographic shifts, and evolving economic landscapes. As India aspires to become a top three economy globally, the nation’s higher education system must be the fuel for that dream. Ensuring equitable distribution of colleges and universities is crucial for this vision to come alive. Despite 11 million students enrolling in colleges annually, India continues to g...
Scaler diversifies its educational offering; launches Scaler School of Business

Scaler diversifies its educational offering; launches Scaler School of Business

Education
New Delhi (India), June 20: Scaler, a leading education provider in India, has launched Scaler School of Business (SSB) its full-time on-campus Postgraduate Program in Management and Technology in the heart of Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India. This is India’s first business school built by industry leaders for future industry leaders, offering a meticulously crafted curriculum that mirrors the realities of modern tech and innovation-driven businesses. Scaler has also earmarked INR 50 crore towards developing the program. These funds will be used to build offline infrastructure, design and update curriculum, establish partnerships with industry, and onboard world-class leaders as coaches, mentors, and instructors.  As with engineering education in the country, traditional MBA program...
Mangalore University confers Honorary Doctorate on MRG Group Founder Chairman K Prakash Shetty

Mangalore University confers Honorary Doctorate on MRG Group Founder Chairman K Prakash Shetty

Education
New Delhi (India), June 19: Mangalore University has awarded an Honorary Doctorate to Mr. K Prakash Shetty, Founder Chairman of MRG Group, a leader in real estate and hospitality sectors, for his significant contributions to society. The degree was conferred on Mr. Shetty by Karnataka Governor Thawar Chand Gehlot during Mangalore University’s 42nd annual convocation on Saturday, June 15. The ceremony was attended by notable figures, including Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi, Director General of Research and Information System for Developing Countries, Karnataka’s Higher Education Minister and Mangalore University Pro-Chancellor MC Sudhakar, and the university’s Vice-Chancellor Prof. PL Dharma. “I am honoured and humbled to receive this Honorary Doctorate. I extend my sincere gratitude to Mangalor...
New-age Programs Poised to Disrupt Management Education

New-age Programs Poised to Disrupt Management Education

Education
New Delhi (India), June 19: Over the last few years, there has been increasing consensus between industry experts and recruitment leaders that a whopping 90% of the country’s B-School graduates are unemployable. Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) elaborated that this is because of “lack of quality control and infrastructure, low-paying jobs through campus placement and poor faculty are the major reasons for India’s unfolding B-school disaster.” The other major problem is the outdated curriculum, which is still focused on teaching obsolete and theoretical business concepts with no emphasis on practical learning. A recent Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP (Deloitte India) campus workforce trends 2024 study went on to reveal that even attrition rates remain an ...
To foster the forensic capabilities globally NFSU and FIU will establish a Forensic Study Centre, Says Dr. J.M. Vyas

To foster the forensic capabilities globally NFSU and FIU will establish a Forensic Study Centre, Says Dr. J.M. Vyas

Education
Joint degree programs, research projects and faculty/student exchange program will be part of this proposed Study Centre New Delhi (India), June 17: The delegation from Florida International University (FIU), USA led by Dr. Kenneth G. Furton, Provost Emeritus, FIU visited NFSU, Gandhinagar during 12 to 14 June, 2024. The delegation consisting of Dr. Kevin Lothridge, Chief Scientific Officer, FIU and Prof. S.S. Iyengar, Emeritus Professor, FIU held extensive discussion with Dr. J.M. Vyas, Vice-Chancellor of NFSU. Dr. J.M. Vyas, Vice Chancellor of NFSU said that National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU), India and Florida International University (FIU), USA will jointly establish a Forensic Study Centre in near future to help the forensic capabilities globally. Joint degree programs, res...
ACET launches awareness drive for migration to Australia

ACET launches awareness drive for migration to Australia

Education
Kochi (Kerala) [India], June 14:  ACET Migration Services Australia, south India’s biggest migration consultants and Australian government authorized MARA consultants, has launched an awareness drive in Kerala on migration and global careers to help those aspiring for a bright future abroad to avoid scams and pitfalls. Starting their journey with Ignite Potential Incorporated, an NGO established in 2018, Sulal Mathai and Mathews David worked voluntarily to support new migrants in Australia. They realized the need of initial support for migrants such as how to find professional jobs, any qualification required to get employment, adapting to cultural differences and founded Ignite to support newcomers. Starting with an employment program, over the years Ignite Potential expanded their progr...
Asher John’s Remarkable Journey to AIR Rank 1386 in JEE Advanced

Asher John’s Remarkable Journey to AIR Rank 1386 in JEE Advanced

Education
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 14: Asher John, a bright young talent from Bengaluru, has made a significant mark by securing an impressive All India Rank (AIR) of 1386 in the JEE Advanced examination. Born to Somya John, CVP HR at Blue Yonder, and Calvin John, VP Marketing at Glance, Asher’s journey is a captivating story of curiosity, dedication, and academic brilliance. From a young age, Asher’s inquisitive nature often led him into adventures and, occasionally, a bit of trouble. His constant quest to understand how things work and his love for reading fuelled his passion for learning. Throughout his early years at Gear Innovative International School, Asher consistently ranked at the top 1% of his grade, earning numerous accolades both at school and outside. Highlights of Asher’s ...
VK Educational Solutions Hosts Prestigious Volks Spelling Bee National Competition 2024 in Hyderabad

VK Educational Solutions Hosts Prestigious Volks Spelling Bee National Competition 2024 in Hyderabad

Education
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 13:  VK Educational Solutions proudly conducted the grand finale of the Volks Spelling Bee National Level Competition at JMJ School & College of Nursing, St. Teresa’s Hospital Campus, Hyderabad. This prominent event, designed to enhance English language skills among school students, saw enthusiastic participation from students across major cities in various Indian states, including the Telugu states. The national competition featured six distinct categories, accommodating students from grades 1 through 10. Over the course of the year-long program, more than 20,000 students competed in various rounds. Ultimately, 15 finalists from each category earned the opportunity to showcase their spelling prowess in the grand finale. The final round, held on Sun...
2 Physics Wallah (PW) students secure AIR 100 in JEE Advanced 2024: Over 28 students rank in the Top 1000

2 Physics Wallah (PW) students secure AIR 100 in JEE Advanced 2024: Over 28 students rank in the Top 1000

Education
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 12:  Physics Wallah (PW), India’s leading ed-tech platform that aims to democratise education across Bharat, has announced its JEE Advanced 2024 results with 2 of its students ranking in the list of top 100. Highlighting this success, over 3600 Physics Wallah (PW) students have qualified for seats in IIT. Furthermore, over 28 students have ranked in AIR 1000 and over 59 students have secured positions in AIR 2000, this year.  Leading the pack of high achievers from Physics Wallah (PW) are students like Sushant Padha (Rank 52) and Tanay (AIR 99) who performed extraordinarily well this year. Apart from them, 4 other students Archit (AIR 160), Vinayak (AIR 300), Nakul Bansal (AIR 433) and Kingshuk (AIR 489) have achieved a rank below AIR 500. This achievem...
NEET: Student Of Excellent NEET Academy Dharwad Tops District, Bags 700 Marks

NEET: Student Of Excellent NEET Academy Dharwad Tops District, Bags 700 Marks

Education
New Delhi (India), June 11: Abhishek Bhandarakavathe, a student of the Excellent NEET Academy in Dharwad, appeared the district topper in the NEET 2024 exam, the results of which were declared on late Tuesday evening, at 4:30 P.M. Abhishek scored 700 marks out of 720. Abhishek Bhandarakavathe is also a topper in his school. He wants to study medicine at the top medical institution in India. Biresh Hanakanahalli, another student from the Excellent NEET Academy, also created history by scoring 690 marks out of 720 on the exam. Most of the highest scorers in the Dharwad district are students of Excellent NEET Academy, one of the best coaching centers for NEET. Medical aspirants can get in touch with one of the best coaching centres for NEET to learn more about NEET coaching fees in Dharwad. ...