Good news for students with OCI cards or Overseas Citizens of India cards. The Karnataka High Court has ruled that students with OCI cards must be treated as citizens of India when they apply for professional courses in colleges. They are now eligible for the state quota as well as the quota reserved for Non […]
Education in Karnataka
Karnataka is known for its well-structured educational system. With a high total literacy rate of 75.60%, this state is also famed for recruiting a maximum number of teachers in all levels of education. In Karnataka, there are three types of schools, government schools, government-aided schools and unaided private schools.
English and Kannada are the two main instruction mediums in most of these schools. The syllabus taught in schools can be CBSE, ICSE, NIOS or state syllabus. After completing secondary education students take the SSLC test for getting admission in two years long Pre-University Course. The Karnataka Examination Authority holds a Common Entrance Test for admissions in major undergraduate courses such as Engineering, Medical, Dental and Technology.
Karnataka also has several reputed institutions for higher education such as Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Management, National Law School of India University and Indian Institution of Technology (IIT), Dharwad. Read more about Education in Karnataka.
The practice of students’ blocking-seats in the privately operated engineering colleges in the state has been going on for years now. New Karnataka engineering college Admissions regulations are here to stop it. To restrict private engineering colleges from blocking seats for students, the government of Karnataka has decided to make amendments to the existing educational […]
Updated the article on 15/09/2020 with the phased opening and regulations for schools A lot of discussions are happening around school opening in Karnataka 2020. While offices and malls are reopening there is no update on when and how schools will reopen. Check out: SOP For Colleges In Karnataka That Are Set To Reopen From […]
The format for education in schools across India is set to change. A new NEP or National Education Policy 2020 has been framed to replace the 1986 NEP. This will be India’s third NEP. The policy gives a broad framework for educational institutes but it is not mandatory for state governments to follow the guidelines. […]
Digital library in Karnataka has become a reality. Keeping in mind the changing reading pattern among the readers, the state library department now gave digital touch to its collections. As part of this initiative, the department launched an App, e-Sarvajanika Granthalaya, and digitized over 1 lakh books. Read: Digital Library In Whitefield – Timing, Membership […]
RTE admission for 2020 has started. The right of the child to free and compulsory education in 2009 is popularly called the RTE Act. The Act is designed to provide 25% free seats in the private unaided schools for the children from the disadvantaged section of society. The fee money is reimbursed by the state […]
Is homeschooling gaining popularity in Karnataka? Why more and more parents prefer homeschooling? Let’s find out. It’s been months since students heard the school bell signal the end of the day. Many worried parents have started exploring the idea of homeschooling their little ones. While some worry about when schools will reopen, others wonder what […]
Private colleges in Karnataka fear that the upcoming session may see a drop in students from outside the state. Dental courses are expected to be the worst hit with a number of undergraduate and post-graduate seats already being left empty. Incidentally, Karnataka has the highest number of government and private medical colleges. The management quota […]
Looking for online resources for II PUC (Pre University) preparations?Here are top 5 websites that offer free online courses and resources. As we all now, education has moved outside the classrooms and onto digital computer screens. Even after the lockdown ends, classrooms may not be as they were earlier. The good news is that there […]
Just because schools and college are shut doesn’t mean that students should suspend their scholastic journeys. With over 1.5 billion children home bound, education has gone online and here is a list of online classes during lockdown. All you need to do is download the online class apps and start free lessons. According to the […]