KATHMANDU, June 16: Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has prepared a draft of the first-ever 'Science and Technology Bill' to promote research and innovation.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has made public the report of the high-level national education commission, 2018. The MoEST made it public on its website on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology is preparing to revise the procedures on distribution of sanitary pads to the girl students of community schools.

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KATHMANDU, May 15: The Bangladesh government has removed the names of 10 students out of the 22 Nepali students selected and recommended by the Nepal government to study MBBS and BDS courses on a full scholarship in Bangladesh.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has issued a directive to all government school teachers to return to work except those who are currently undergoing treatment for severe illnesses.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has urged parents not to enroll their children in foreign educational institutions operating in Nepal without authorization.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has shared that it was mulling two intakes in a year in secondary school and universities.

KATHMANDU, March 19: The government has suspended the inter-district transfer of teachers. The Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MoEST) has formulated criteria for the transfer of community school teachers and put a hold on inter-district transfers until the Teacher Service Commission examination is completed.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has invited applications for scholarships in foreign countries for civil servants.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has prepared the draft of the Higher Education Act, 2080, determining the national standard for the establishment and operation of a university.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The Personnel Administration and Good Governance Promotion Section under the Administrative Division of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has announced the opening of applications for foreign study scholarships for civil servants.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has issued a call for applications for the post of the Chairman of the Service Commission in Tribhuvan University (TU), which has remained vacant for a year. The committee formed to recommend the right candidate to the post has invited the interested persons who have worked at least in the post of associate professor to submit their applications with personal details by August 11.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The government has decided to celebrate National Education Day on June 17.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has allocated Rs 197 billion for the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology for the fiscal year 2023/24.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The 'No Objection Certificate' (NOC) issued to students going abroad for higher education can now be printed online by students themselves.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has called on the local governments and schools to launch a campaign in order to complete school-level student enrollment campaigns within May 30 for the academic session 2080 BS.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The Nepalese government has ceased granting permission for studying abroad in programs other than those offered by universities.

CHITWAN, Dec 7: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Devendra Paudel, has said that only those colleges which have their own 100-bed hospitals could run teaching and learning activities of nursing.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Minister for Education, Science, and technology, Devendra Poudel has said that Nepali nationals working abroad will be in a position to return home with an increase in the employment opportunities at home.

BAGLUNG, Oct 31: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Devendra Paudel has pledged to resolve the long-standing problems in the education sector.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has suspended the issuing of ‘No Objection Letter’ to those aspiring to go abroad for studies until further notice.

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KATHMANDU, AUGUST 27: The government has decided to resume issuing No Objection Certificate (NOC) for students who are going abroad for their further studies. The government had stopped issuing NOC since April due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, a cabinet meeting held on Tuesday decided to resume the process.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Private school operators have cancelled their protest programs, saying that the government is positive about fulfilling their demands.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Girirajmani Pokharel, has said a decision regarding the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) and examination of Grade 11 and 12 will be taken within a week.

KATHMANDU, March 18: The government has clarified that the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) will be held as per the original schedule published earlier by the Ministry of Education.  The SEE examination is scheduled to be held from March 19 to March 30.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Nepal Mathematical Society (NMS) has warned of nationwide agitations to protest the exclusion of mathematics from grades 11 and 12 Biology group. The Ministry of Education, through a ministerial decision on August 6 last year, made Mathematics a non-compulsory subject for Biology group in grades 11 and 12. The Curriculum Development Center(CDS) Sanothimi has already finalized the curriculum to be implemented from the next academic session which begins in April.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has introduced new guidelines in regard to the academic institutions running their higher education with affiliation from foreign universities and academic institutions.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The recently introduced National Education Policy 2019 has stripped universities of the power to  grant affiliation to medical colleges, and given the Ministry of Education the authority to coordinate the country’s medical education.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has sought clarifications from more than a dozen academic institutions for operating illegally.

KATHMANDU, May 11: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has formed a plan to run the school curricula for Grades 11 and 12 as well as Grades 1 to 3 as a pilot project and implement the curriculum from the current academic session, all without the approval of the cabinet.

KATAHMANDU, Dec 7: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) is preparing to include the Chinese language in school curriculum.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has spoken outright lies publicly about the expenses of foreign junkets.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokhrel said the ministry was working to introduce loan agaist a student's academic certificate, "hopefuly within the first quarter of the current fiscal year," Pokhrel said.