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  A 13 member committee formed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to recommend measures to revive interest in Sanskrit and to promote it as an instructional medium, has suggested...
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  The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has sent a team to Panjab University (PU) today to look into the conditions of students from marginalized sections of the society at the varsity. In the...
Feb 05, 2016
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  Telangana State Irrigation Department has inked an agreement with National Bank for Rural and Agricultural Development (NABARD), Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani (BITS Pilani) and Indian...
Feb 05, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has inked a research partnership agreement with McMaster University, Ontario, Canada to crate intellectual property by innovation and to market the outcome...
Feb 05, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati has been ranked as no. 14 among the Top 20 small universities globally in the latest edition of Times Higher Education (THE) rankings.   THE judges...
Feb 05, 2016
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  A forum of teachers from Hyderabad University (UoH), representing the SC/ST members of the college faculty has requested the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) that a committee be set up...
Feb 04, 2016
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  Ms Chitra Ramakrishna, Managing Director and CEO, National Stock Exchange (NSE) has been appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee, visitor of all central universities as the Chairperson to the board...
Feb 04, 2016
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  Modern College, Kohima was visited by a Nation Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) peer team for its assessment and was graded into category “B” by the team.  The institute had applied for...
Feb 04, 2016
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  Swaraj Abhiyan leader and former Aam Aadmi Party member, Yogendra Yadav announced that the orgainsation would look into the implementation of the UGC guidelines and High Court verdicts in...
Feb 04, 2016
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  The formation of Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) has been announced. The organization seeks a resolution to the several issues that are faced by the unaided colleges. The association is...
Feb 03, 2016
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  Two teams from Indian institute of Management, Tiruchirapalli (IIM Trichy) and Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD) will represent India at the regional...
Feb 03, 2016
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  Following several reports and complaints, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has asked the University Grants Commission (UGC) to clear the fellowship dues of over 85000 scholars.  ...
Feb 03, 2016
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  Ashish Chauahan, Managing Director and CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), has been appointed as the Chairperson to the Board of Governors for National Institute of Technology, Manipur (NIT Manipur...
Feb 03, 2016
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  The National Aptitude Test (NAT) which is being considered as a screening test for engineering aspirants may now cover medical and law entrance exams as well.   “The testing will be more like...
Feb 03, 2016
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In a bid to create cleaner campuses, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked higher educational institutions to establish cleanliness panels, even as it prepares to launch a national...
Feb 02, 2016
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A panel comprised of directors of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology  (IITs), has readied a “Roadmap to Financial Autonomy of IITs” that recommends an increase of fees by over 200% and...
Feb 02, 2016
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Ashoka University is aiming to raise a total of INR750 crore and has already raised INR 400 crore from “80 philanthropists, businessmen and entrepreneurs” to complete its various projects. The...
Feb 02, 2016
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The senate at Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University is currently dissolved but it has not stopped the appointment of local BJP MLA Atul Save to the senate. NCP legislator Bhausaheb...
Feb 02, 2016
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A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) based online certificate series - titled 'Fundamentals of Business Management' has been launched by the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). The new...
Feb 02, 2016
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The Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi (IIPH-Delhi) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram to offer a...
Feb 01, 2016
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A national daily’s sources have revealed that IIT professor Jagdeesh Kumar was appointed as Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU) Vice-Vhancellor by President Pranab Mukherjee over scientist VS Chauhan...
Feb 01, 2016
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It has been confirmed by Delhi university's exam branch officials that students need to score more than 100% marks to get the top 'O' grade ('outstanding') in some subjects. The anomaly has arisen...
Feb 01, 2016
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Manoj Sinha the minister of state for railways has revealed that Vadodara is the chosen location for India's first railway university. The Gujarat state government is assisting the Indian Railways...
Feb 01, 2016
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Following stiff opposition from villagers against acquisition of land, the Jharkhand state government has finally allotted over 60 acres of land to Indian Institute of Management Ranchi (IIM-R). The...
Feb 01, 2016
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Kashmir University (KU) will be holding their Post Graduate (PG) entrance test before the declaration of the final year results to move its academic schedule forward and complete their semesters in...
Jan 29, 2016
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Govin Capital which focuses on early-stage, med-tech and technology startups in Singapore and India has inked a deal with the Indian Institute of Technology Madras Incubation Cell (IITMIC, Chennai)...
Jan 29, 2016
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The protests that have arisen over the suicide by a Dalit research scholar in Hyderabad University have led the University Grants Commission (UGC) to ask for the creation of a “students counselling...
Jan 29, 2016
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The Human Resources Development Ministry (MHRD) has written to the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) asking for an audit of the 85 privately run institutions that are deemed to be universities....
Jan 29, 2016
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The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) have decided to seek assistance from the external affairs ministry to promote the 10% supernumerary quota for foreign nationals. The quota has not been...
Jan 29, 2016
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  According to a press release, a three member team will be visiting DKM College for Women, Vellore, Tamil Nadu.   The National Assessment and Accreditation Council team will be visiting the...
Jan 28, 2016
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  Patna University has come to a decision to re-appoint retired teachers on an ad-hoc basis. This follows an acute shortage of teaching staff at the varsity. The decision was made after a meeting...
Jan 28, 2016
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  The Central Institute of Buddhist Studies (CIBS), Leh has been declared a deemed to be university by the central government on the advice of the University Grants Commission (UGC). The institute...
Jan 28, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi Professor Jagadeesh Kumar today took over the position of the Vice Chancellor of Jawahar Lal Nehru University. He declared that his priority would be to...
Jan 28, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM-Indore) is planning to add more skill based courses to its curriculum.   Speaking at the Republic Day function, Rakesh T Krishnan, Director IIM-Indore...
Jan 28, 2016
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State Bank of India chief Arundhati Bhattacharya has been appointed as the chairperson for the Board of Governors for Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur, Odisha according to an official press...
Jan 27, 2016
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Premier Indian institution, the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) and French electronics systems firm Thales have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in offering a PhD...
Jan 27, 2016
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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has chosen 16 institutions that it has judged to have potential for excellence including Anna University, University of Madras and Madurai Kamaraj University...
Jan 27, 2016
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Dean Vikas Bhatia has stated that AIIMS Bhubaneswar will admit post graduate students starting from 2016 for the session starting in July. The entrance tests will be organised by AIIMS New Delhi,...
Jan 27, 2016
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The Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati has been ranked 14th globally, followed by Savitribai Phule Pune University in 16th place in the Times Higher Education's (THE) 'World's Best Small...
Jan 27, 2016
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Continued efforts to set up an IIT at Raichur have come to naught after the High Court declared that it has nothing to do with the government’s policy. The High Court rejected a Public Interest...
Jan 25, 2016
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The Patna University (PU) academic council, in a meeting that took place on 23 January 2016, has decided to establish three new departments. The establishment of the three post graduate departments...
Jan 25, 2016
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Colleges which have valid autonomous status or have at least 50 percent of their courses accredited by the National Board of Accreditation will be given approval for a period of three years by the...
Jan 25, 2016
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The Financial Times (FT) Global MBA Ranking 2016 which evaluates the world's best full-time MBA programmes has place the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad at 24th place. The Indian School of...
Jan 25, 2016
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The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is drafting a regulation for approving engineering programmes through distance learning in the "blended learning" category. The AICTE...
Jan 25, 2016
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The decision on Mysore Medical College and Research Institute’s (MMCRI) application for increasing the number of MBBS seats will come out next month. The Medical Council of India (MCI) has already...
Jan 22, 2016
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The aided colleges affiliated to Dr B.R. Ambedkar University have decided to conduct student union elections at the end of the current session under the supervision of the vice chancellor. The state...
Jan 22, 2016
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Sita Ram Singh has been appointed as the new registrar of Magadh University (MU) by Governor-cum-Chancellor Ram Nath Kovind. Sita Ram Singh will be replacing Sushil Kumar Singh as the registrar....
Jan 22, 2016
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Sachchidanand Sinha College, Aurangabad which is under Magadh University (MU), Bodh Gaya has been given a ‘B’ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The college has 12,...
Jan 22, 2016
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The University Grants Commission (UGC) had devised a new scheme to promote Sanskrit studies, and is planning to set up a database of Sanskrit teachers. UGC Chairman Professor Ved Prakash, in a...
Jan 22, 2016
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Industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla has been appointed as the new chairman of the board of governors (BoG) of IIT Delhi while Rajiv Modi has been made the head of IIT Guwahati for a tenure of three...
Jan 21, 2016
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