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  The Lok Sabha was informed by the Union Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Irani on Monday that the proposed Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad will start operations from this year...
May 04, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Delhi has been bestowed upon Global Institute, Amritsar (GIA) the status of “nodal centre” for the “Virtual Labs Project”. A workshop on ‘Virtual Labs Project’, an...
May 04, 2016
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  In a report presented to the Lok Sabha, Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani stated that the government is planning to set up of three new Sanskrit universities in the country.   Two...
May 04, 2016
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  The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made a decision to provide photocopies of OMR and calculation sheets to candidates who have appeared in JEE-Main-2016. The OMR sheets will be...
May 04, 2016
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  A Review Committee has been set by the Ministry of Human Resource Development to look into the demands for an increase in the Non-Net fellowship grant, HRD Minister Smriti Irani told Parliament....
May 04, 2016
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  The shortage of faculty in higher education institutions including Central Universities, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) has drawn the ire of a...
May 03, 2016
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  A large number of students who were to sit for the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) are now demanding that the West Bengal government withdraw from the National Eligibility and Entrance...
May 03, 2016
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  Of a total of 1,545 complaints of ragging over 1445 have been addressed by the University Grants Commission in the last three years, stated Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The...
May 03, 2016
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  In a report presented in the Lok Sabha the Ministry of Human Resource Development stated that out of 19 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), 7 institutes increased their tuition fees in the last...
May 03, 2016
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  The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has granted approval for the establishment of the Government College of Engineering (GCoE) at Nagpur. The proposed land had been handed over to...
May 02, 2016
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  The elite Indian Institutes of Management have declared their opposition to the government’s proposals for the implementation of reservations in teaching staff recruitment.   The Indian Institutes...
May 02, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all colleges and universities to encourage students to opt for PhD courses in yoga, and push foreign students to take courses in the subject.  ...
May 02, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Management Amritsar (IIM Amritsar) might soon get a permanent campus of  its own, is being revealed. The Punjab Government has now given the go ahead for the construction on the...
May 02, 2016
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  EFMD the globally recognised international organisation for management development has granted Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) Accreditation to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta...
Apr 29, 2016
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  Only 7 per cent of all MBA graduates from the 5,500 Business schools in the India are "employable". This excludes the graduates from government run Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and a few...
Apr 29, 2016
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  The Andhra Pradesh state government has selected Andhra University as the nodal agency for the AP State Eligibility Test (APSLET) for three years from 2016 after UGC accredited the university on...
Apr 29, 2016
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  In a written reply to a question asked in the Rajya Sabha Human Resource Development minister Smriti Irani stated that that the government had asked the Indian institutes of Technology (IITs) to...
Apr 29, 2016
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  The union government is planning to relax the regulations that govern deemed universities. Sources stated that the powers of University Grants Commission (UGC) to regulate them are also to be...
Apr 29, 2016
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  The Central Board of Secondary Education released the results for the Joint Entrance Exams Mains (JEE Mains) 2016 on cbseresults.nic.in on Wednesday 27 April 2016. The top ranking students will now...
Apr 28, 2016
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  The Lt Governor of Puducherry was visited by concerned parents of students studying at National Institute of Technology Puducherry. The parents handed over to the Lt Governor a petition from the...
Apr 28, 2016
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  The Directors and Deans of several PGDM B-schools along with officials from the Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI) visited Union Minister of Human Resource Development on April 26, 2016...
Apr 28, 2016
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  Don Bosco College, Maram has been given the felicitated as one of the top three colleges in north east India by the University Grant Commission (UGC). The college has been granted the “Centre with...
Apr 28, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission has urged the universities to develop institutional frameworks for encouraging sustained participation of NSS and NCC in initiatives such as the 'Swacch Bharat...
Apr 27, 2016
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  Nearly 78 private engineering colleges have announced their unwillingness to continue with programmes such as Electronics and Instrumentation, Industrial Production, Metallurgy, Chemical...
Apr 27, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed Panjab University to examine all promotions made at the university in violation of the prescribed regulations. UGC stated that if the promotions...
Apr 27, 2016
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  A proposal drafted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for an amendment to the IIT Act, has been blocked by the Law ministry. The proposal enables the Centre to establish new...
Apr 27, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has revealed that it will implement a scheme during XII plan to grant Special heritage Status to colleges and universities that are more than 100 years old,...
Apr 27, 2016
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  The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) seem to be unable to reconcile their differences over the IIM Bill. Sources stated that the HRD ministry sent...
Apr 26, 2016
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  Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh inaugurated a two-day Regional Conference of Vice-Chancellors and Educational Administrators of central universities yesterday. The UGC-Human Resource Development...
Apr 26, 2016
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  As many as 5928 teaching posts remain vacant in various central universities stated a report presented by the Ministry of Human resource Development (MHRD).   The report presented by HRD Minister...
Apr 26, 2016
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  Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani informed the Lok Sabha that the elite Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have been urged to include Sanskrit in the curriculum to facilitate...
Apr 26, 2016
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  There are no signs of the financial aid worth Rs 20 crore that the Universities Grant Commission (UGC) was to grant Osmania University. In 2013 UGC had sanctioned a grant of Rs. 50 crore for the...
Apr 25, 2016
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  Providence Women’s College, Kozhikode, has been granted the status of “Centre with Potential for Excellenc” (CPE) by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Under the scheme the institution is...
Apr 25, 2016
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  Professor Appukuttan KK has been relieved of his charge as Director Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) Bhopal by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD).  ...
Apr 25, 2016
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  The Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education needs to be increased without compromising on quality and excellence. Towards this objective more workable models of Public Private Partnership (...
Apr 25, 2016
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  The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has mediated an agreement has been reached between the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) in...
Apr 25, 2016
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  The draft of the IIM Bill has been forwarded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development to the Law Ministry for vetting. The objective of the bill is to let the Indian Institutes of Management (...
Apr 22, 2016
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  The MPPSC examination may be affected by a recent amendment by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The amendment seeks to ease the eligibility norms for the selection process of assistant...
Apr 22, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has identified eight Mumbai colleges for the Centre with Potential for Excellence (CPE) scheme. The scheme entails the grant of funds to the institutions for...
Apr 22, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) will be conducting the 12th edition of its Open House on 23 April 2016.The event will feature over 500 research projects and 80 demo projects with...
Apr 22, 2016
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  The Gujarat government’s plan to establish a State Higher Education Council was greeted with disappointment with over 100 academicians opposing the plan that grants the government absolute control...
Apr 22, 2016
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  A signature campaign against the fee hike has been launched by students of Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT madras). Students raised concerns that the fee hike may spur a drop in the...
Apr 21, 2016
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  Sources stated that HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh and Hero MotoCorp CMD Pawan Munjal, along with Infosys chairman R Seshayee, are among the shortlisted candidates for the post of chairperson of the...
Apr 21, 2016
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  All research activity at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has been on hold for the last one year.  This was due to a failure of the University Grants Commission (UGC) to release funds amounting...
Apr 21, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Management Ranchi (IIM Ranchi) will finally be allotted land to set up a permanent campus. This follows a wait of over six years, two attempts and even a foundation ceremony...
Apr 21, 2016
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  The students and concerned parents have made allegations that the paper of Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main Exam 2016 had some “wrongly framed questions/questions having incomplete data”. This...
Apr 20, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) has been inked an agreement with state-owned power producer NTPC. The Memorandum of Understanding calls for research and development in the areas...
Apr 20, 2016
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  The Supreme Court has asked the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) if it will consider the grievances of deemed universities that have been graded in the ‘B’ and ‘C categories. “...
Apr 20, 2016
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  The officials of the All Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and principals of over 200 engineering colleges held a daylong meeting on Monday..  This meeting was termed as “confidential...
Apr 20, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) the coveted status of Centre with Potential for Excellence (CPE) in Social Sciences. DAVV is now the only state...
Apr 20, 2016
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