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  Professor Sanjay Mittal from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) has been awarded the 25th G D Birla Award for Scientific Research 2015....
Jun 24, 2016
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  Jamia Millia Islamia’s (JMI) lavish welcome of the inspection team from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) had raised eyebrows in several quarters. Now the controversy...
Jun 24, 2016
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  Thursday saw members of the Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) resuming their protests against the new regulations introduced by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The new 3rd...
Jun 24, 2016
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  An official from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) might soon be a part of the panel that shortlists the candidates for the post of chairman of the Board of Governors (BoG) of...
Jun 24, 2016
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  The English and Foreign Languages University has been awarded grade “A” by the national Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), stated University Vice Chancellor Sunaina Singh.   Placing the...
Jun 23, 2016
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  As per an amendment to regulations, educational institutions that are looking to enter into pacts with foreign universities can now approach the University Grants Commission for its approval.  ...
Jun 23, 2016
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  Following prolonged protests by students and faculty members at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) who demanded the removal of UoH Vice Chancellor V Appa Rao, the Ministry of Human Resource...
Jun 23, 2016
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  The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is contemplating the introduction of a new government policy to help students launch their own start up ventures. Anil Sahasrabuddhe, Chairman...
Jun 23, 2016
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  Panjab University (PU) has put together a report on the promotions of 53 teachers who were promoted since July 2013. This follows a directive by the University Grants Commission (UGC) that asked...
Jun 22, 2016
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  The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has chosen Microsoft to build an app for Ministry of Human Resource Development’s SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring...
Jun 22, 2016
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  In a bid to encourage entrepreneurship in Odisha, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar has established a start up centre at Toshali Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. The Ministry of Human Resource...
Jun 22, 2016
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  A panel constituted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has recommended that a National Higher Education Fellowship Fund be created. The panel headed by former cabinet secretary...
Jun 22, 2016
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  Laying the foundation stone for Indian Institute of Management Amritsar (IIM Amritsar), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley emphasized the role that education and agriculture have to play in the...
Jun 21, 2016
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  Attending the stone laying ceremony for Indian Institute of Management Amritsar, Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani announced that private schools will not be allowed to hike...
Jun 21, 2016
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  Following directives from the University Grants Commission and the Government of India, a number of colleges cancelled the classes schedule for today and observed the International Yoga Day....
Jun 21, 2016
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  In a new notification issued by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), the regulatory by has announced that candidates who had begun their MSc or MCA programmes before 13 March 2014...
Jun 21, 2016
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  Speaking at “Vikas Parv” celebrations in Vijayawada Union Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani announced that the Central government would soon establish a Central University and a...
Jun 08, 2016
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  The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has dismissed the possibility of the introduction of a common entrance test for engineering colleges in the country. This comes in the backdrop...
Jun 08, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced that no changes have been made to the reservation policy for SC, ST and OBC candidates for appointment to faculty positions in universities.  ...
Jun 08, 2016
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  The Gujarat State Government has announced that the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), the national-level common entrance test for admission in engineering and pharmacy colleges will be optional for...
Jun 08, 2016
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  In the face of severe criticism from several quarters the University Grants Commission (UGC) through a recent notification has made a decision to not impose the Centre’s proposal to introduce yoga...
Jun 07, 2016
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  Teachers from the University of Delhi who have been protesting for more than two weeks against the new UGC criteria to discover their academic performance have now warned that they may boycott the...
Jun 07, 2016
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  Berhampur University (BU) is planning to upgrade the Women's Study Research Centre (WSRC) into a department with introduction of two-year postgraduate course. Currently the WSRC is offering one-...
Jun 07, 2016
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  From 2017 onwards, the IIT joint entrance exam (IIT JEE) will be held simultaneously in 10 countries including Pakistan. This is however subject to the approval from the Indian security...
Jun 07, 2016
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  The Union Minister Smriti Irani announced that the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has pulled in experts from leading global Universities like Cambridge, MIT, Pennsylvania to help...
Jun 06, 2016
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  It will soon be possible for the students across the country to watch live telecast of lectures from six IITs and some other top institutions while seated in their living rooms, with the Ministry...
Jun 06, 2016
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  Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday presented her defense pertaining to the decision of the Ministry of Human Resource Development to reject the shortlist of candidates...
Jun 06, 2016
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  In the wake of 'admission violations' by a number of institutions, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has asked the University Grants Commission (UGC) to direct the Vellore Institute...
Jun 06, 2016
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  The Minister of Human Resource Development Irani stated that the Indian Institutes of technology have given assurances that the entrance exam question papers will be of a level suited to Class 12...
Jun 06, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) will introduce a mobile app which will help students register complaints to counter the menace of ragging.   "The UGC has decided to bring an app as it would...
Jun 03, 2016
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  Students of NIT Rourkela ended their demonstrations on Thursday after an open house discussion and consultations with faculty members. The students had been demanding the arrest of chief security...
Jun 03, 2016
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  Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani revealed in an interview that the process for formulating a society for the Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) had started.   “The...
Jun 03, 2016
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  Following protests by Delhi University teachers over the new criteria for evaluating their performance and increased workload to organize, the University Grants Commission has agreed to hold...
Jun 02, 2016
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  The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has directed all management institutions to stop offering five-year integrated or dual-degree management courses as they are not approved by...
Jun 02, 2016
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Following representations from several stake-holders, Governor of Gujarat O P Kohli asked for clarification from the state government on some of the important provisions of the Higher Education...
Jun 02, 2016
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  Several colleges at the University of Delhi will offer new courses in the upcoming session. Speaking to a national daily Professor Nachiketa Singh, member, DU admissions committee, stated, “...
Jun 01, 2016
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National Service Scheme (NSS) regional director A N Pujar announced on Monday that the University Grants Commission is considering whether to include NSS activities in the curriculum.   "It is the...
Jun 01, 2016
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  The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for not following the schedule for providing recognition to institutions and not notifying APJ Abdul...
Jun 01, 2016
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  University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities to set up a special committee to maintain a centralised inventory of radioactive substances. This follows a report by Atomic...
May 31, 2016
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  The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has rejected the names of top Indian business-men, which had been suggested for the post of chairman of the Board of Governors of Indian Institute...
May 31, 2016
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  26th May 2016 saw The School of Minerals, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar and the Engineering Center of Materials Manufacturing, School of...
May 31, 2016
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  K. Baskar, Vice-Chancellor, Manomaniam Sundaranar University, stated that Institutions of higher learning should try to introduce a Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) effectively as the system has...
May 31, 2016
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  The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is making plans in its newest scheme to track the academic records of school students and identify dropouts.   The data for all the students will...
May 27, 2016
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  An IIT aspirant Harasees Nanda has approached has filed a case against the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) at the Punjab and Haryana High Court on 23 may 2016. Nanda who sat for the...
May 27, 2016
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  Five new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will soon be established at Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Palakkad (Kerala), Dharwar (Karnataka), Bhilai (Chhattisgarh), Goa, Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir)...
May 27, 2016
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  Regulations for Deemed to be Universities (DTBU) have been amended by the University Grants Commission read a statement released by the Ministry of Human resource Development (MHRD).   “The...
May 27, 2016
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  Union Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani has asked all universities and institutes in the country to use to use technology for the preservation of the regional languages in the...
May 25, 2016
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  A team from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) team will soon visit the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU) for accrediation assessment. The visit spanning from 11...
May 25, 2016
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  An year-long study on air pollution of 10 major cities of Maharashtra is being planned by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI ) Nagpur and Indian Institute of...
May 25, 2016
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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has proposed a new set of regulatory norms for deemed universities to reduce "subjectivity" and "government interference" and increase emphasis on quality...
May 25, 2016
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