IITs corner over 40% of higher education increaseThe Indian Express.
Interestingly, most of the education-related announcements made by Jaitley while presenting the Union budget had little or no financial implications.
The government announced its intention of setting up a National Testing Service, which will be an independent body dedicated to conducting all entrance tests for higher education, on the lines of the Educational Testing Service in the United States. The Human Resource Development Ministry has already moved a Cabinet note on this. The National Testing Service, according to officials, will only need a one-time capital grant of Rs50 crore.
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