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  Taking cognisance of the prevailing turmoil in the Kashmir valley, the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has extended the reporting date for B.Tech students from the troubled state. Moreover...
Jul 25, 2016
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  The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will soon be running four Direct to Home (DTH) channels. The Open University has already got approval from the Ministry of Human Resource...
Jul 25, 2016
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  As many as 100 universities across the country that offer distance learning programmes, are opposing a new directive issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) that asks the universities to...
Jul 25, 2016
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  As many as 70 colleges in Gujarat will now be assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The colleges will undergo assessment for accreditation and will be graded...
Jul 25, 2016
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  The Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the state government to include over 300 seats of AICTE approved M.Tech prgrammes in counseling. A division bench consisiting of Justice S K Gangele and...
Jul 22, 2016
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  A team from Calicut University (CU) which has been seeking re-recongnition of distance education programmes offered by the varsity’s School of Distance Learning (SDE), appeared before a panel of...
Jul 22, 2016
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  The administration of Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT Indore) has reportedly asked students and their families to donate money to the elite institution in order that the construction...
Jul 22, 2016
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  Following the banning of all social media on campus by the administration at Indian Institute of Technology Indore PhD students have taken to posting anonymous tweets. The ban on social media was...
Jul 21, 2016
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  In the backdrop of the recent controversy where a flipkart deferred the joining dates of a number of IIM Ahmadabad (Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad) graduates, several of the elite...
Jul 21, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced that it will be mandatory for candidates to furnish their aadhar card numbers when applying for any of the scholarship grants that are offered...
Jul 21, 2016
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  The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) have awarded Tezpur University with a grade “A” with the varsity scoring a CGPA of 3.25. This follows a week long assessment of the...
Jul 20, 2016
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  The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD has released a sum of Rs 5 crore to check the practice of ragging. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has received the grants which will be...
Jul 20, 2016
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  The Odisha High Court yesterday directed the state government to conduct a special Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) to fill seats that are still lying vacant in engineering colleges across the state.  ...
Jul 20, 2016
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  A bill for the inclusion of six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (ISM Dhanbad) in the IIT Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha today. Introducing the...
Jul 20, 2016
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  An addendum to a Memorandum of Understanding was recently signed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI).   The secretary, Department of...
Jul 18, 2016
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Last year saw the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) and Indian Institute of...
Jul 18, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad  (IIT Dharwad) will finally start operations from a transit campus. The much awaited IIT will begin its first academic session from the Water and Land...
Jul 18, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all universities to offer students general elective courses on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). IPR will be offered as an option under the Choice...
Jul 18, 2016
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  The new regulations introduced on Monday 11 July 2016 are bound to affect deemed universities across the country.   The new regulations prohibit deemed universities from offering distance education...
Jul 14, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted full autonomy to Nagindas Khandwala College, Mumbai on the recommendation from Mumbai University. As many as six other Mumbai colleges may also...
Jul 14, 2016
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  The State Bank of India (SBI) and the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) have come together in a bid to encourage and promote Fintech start ups in India. SINE is a technology and...
Jul 14, 2016
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  In a letter addressed to the vice chancellors of all central universities the University Grants Commission has directed them to reserve 2 supernumerary seats for students for Jammu and Kashmir in...
Jul 14, 2016
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  Responding to an order from the Bombay High Court which allowed four colleges to continue with the admission process, the All India Council for Technical Education has now approached the Supreme...
Jul 14, 2016
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  The prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) may not get full autonomy stated sources at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The IIM Bill is once again facing hurdles even after the...
Jul 01, 2016
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  Pondicherry University Vice Chancellor Chandra Krishnamurthy will soon have to step down from her post as President Pranab Mukherjee has given the green signal to remove the VC. The President of...
Jul 01, 2016
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  In a notice published on its website UGC listed the names of the institutions and added that the designation “University” may only be used by institutions that adhere to the norms.   The list...
Jul 01, 2016
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  The first round of acceptance of the allotted seats begun today and will end on Tuesday 5 July 2016.   The first round of seat allocation of candidates who appeared for the Joint Entrance...
Jul 01, 2016
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  With the three year tenure of present Vice Chancellor coming to an end the process for appointment of the new VC at Berhampur University has already begun. The VC Deepak Kumar Behera will vacate...
Jun 29, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Information Technology Nagpur (IIIT Nagpur) is considering the launch of postgraduate (MTech) courses along with doctoral degrees (PhD) from the next academic session (2017-18...
Jun 29, 2016
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  An official statement from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad (IIM Ahmadabad) revealed that a chair on Innovation and Public Policy has been set up at the institute by JSW Steel Limited...
Jun 29, 2016
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  In a move aimed at ending the malaise of plagiarism in academia, the University Grants Commission (UGC) is planning to introduce new regulations laws. The new norms which will be the first of their...
Jun 29, 2016
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  Ashoka University recently hosted the Convocation ceremony of Young India Fellowship (YIF), Class of 2016 at its campus in Sonepat on 25th June 2016. The fifth cohort of 193 enthusiastic Fellows...
Jun 28, 2016
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  The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has suggested to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) 20 Indian educational institutions be granted autonomous status. The PMO hopes that autonomous...
Jun 28, 2016
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  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik yesterday launched a new scheme, 'Kalinga Sikshya Sathi Yojana' that aims to ensure that there is no financial barrier to the enrollment of meritorious students...
Jun 28, 2016
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  Summer School has become a buzzword amongst students as they enter the spring semester at school. Apart from course content, summer schools focus on leadership skills, life skills development and...
Jun 28, 2016
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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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