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10 Twitter Handles to Get All The Updates on Education in India

The education sector is continuously evolving. Every day there are updates regarding examination schedules, upcoming fellowships, scholarships, new courses, and more. 

While most of the changes are announced in the newspaper or on the television, it is always delayed by a few hours or a day. Social networking sites like Twitter, on the other hand, deliver these announcements instantly through verified accounts. Which are usually managed by Government authorities or trusted private organisations.   

 

So, if you are looking to receive timely updates related to the Indian education sector, It is crucial to follow verified and trustworthy accounts to avoid consuming fake news.  

 

10 Twitter handles for updates on education

 

1. Ministry of Education 

The Ministry of Education is responsible for planning and implementing education policies also known as the National Policy for Education (NPE) across India. This ministry also ensures that everyone receives equal education while continuously trying to improve its overall quality. 

On the official Twitter handle you can find updates about current events related to education, posts about young achievers, teachers and more. Follow them here

 

2. Press Information Bureau (PIB) Education 

The PIB is a nodal agency of the Government of India (GOI) under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Its primary duty is to disseminate information to print, web, and electronic media on government policies, initiatives, and achievements. 

On Twitter, PIB has a separate handle dedicated to the education sector. The information is also shared in different languages to benefit a larger audience. Follow them here. 

 

3. Dharmendra Pradhan 

Dharmendra Pradhan is an Indian politician currently serving as the Minister of Education and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. On his Twitter handle, apart from sharing his personal views, he also regularly updates information about education in India. 

Recently, he tweeted about a young student from Odisha who identified an asteroid and congratulated her for the same.  Follow him for more updates. 

 

4. IndiaEducation.net 

IndiaEducation.net is a career portal spearheading India’s education landscape. It aims to provide instant access to the latest updates in the education sector. It also has resources about various options for students to plan their future. 

The organisation regularly tweets about upcoming events, examination updates, new policies, job openings, and more. 

To get timely updates, follow them here. 

 

5. All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) 

AICTE is a statutory body and a National-level council for technical education under the Ministry of Higher Education. It is responsible for the planning and development of the technical and management education system in India. 

On their official Twitter handle there are various updates including examination dates and results, new scholarships, safety guidelines for schools and colleges, among others. 

Follow them to know more. 

 

6. Observer Researcher Foundation 

ORF is an independent global think tank based in New Delhi, India. The organisation provides vital inputs for policy and decision-makers in the Indian Government. ORF started out in 1990 with an objective to deal with issues in the economy. Today they are focused on security, health, education, the environment and more. 

Not only do they share the latest news about the education sector but also publish opinion articles, written by experts. Follow their handle here. 

 

7. Teach for India 

Teach for India is an NGO that offers a two-year fellowship for India’s promising youth. The students will get to serve as full-time teachers to children from low-income communities at under-resourced schools. Students get exposed to the ground-level realities of India’s education system, develop leadership mindsets, and work closely for educational equality. 

On their official Twitter handle, Teach for India shares posts about the realities of education in rural India, about the students studying there, and the positive changes brought through education. They also share updates regarding education policies, fellowship opportunities and more. Follow them to know more. 

 

8. Study in India

This is an official GOI Twitter handle that is solely focused on providing relevant news for overseas students in India. The information ranges from updates about visa requirements, new courses, scholarships, and more. 

Follow them to know more. 

 

9. Education in India 

This is a Twitter page handled by CLIL@India which consortium of universities in India and Europe. They are focused on developing a new model of a bi-lingual education system in India. 

On their Twitter handle, students can learn about the benefits of learning in a bi-lingual education system. There are first-person posts that share both student and teacher experiences. The page also shares interesting news updates regarding the Indian education policies. Follow them to know more. 

 

10. EducationWorld India

This is India’s most comprehensive education portal to stay updated on the latest education news, institution profiles, rankings, and more. The website aims to cater to students, educators, and parents across various states in India. 

One can find detailed articles about several education topics on their website. But, for shorter and faster updates of the same news, tweets are shared. Follow them to stay updated. 

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Roshini Muthukumar

Roshini Muthukumar, a native of Chennai, started her career as a content writer but made a switch to journalism to pursue her passion. She has experience writing about human interest stories, innovative technology, entrepreneurs, research blogs, and more. Previously, Roshini has done internships with The Hindu, Metroplus and worked as a correspondent with The Better India.