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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has not approved any joint degree between a foreign university and private institute in India, according to Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Smriti...
Jul 31, 2015
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The Ministry of Law and Justice and the Bar Council of India (BCI) have cleared 64 new law colleges. The new institutes can start their session from the academic year 2015-16 and are aimed at...
Jul 31, 2015
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The Syndicate of Mangalore University has consented to rationalize the recent fee hike after demands by several student organisations to reduce it. The fees were to be increased by 10-12% for various...
Jul 31, 2015
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The University Grants Commission has granted INR 1 crore and 70 lakhs to the GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sudhar to run BVoc courses. The college must start the courses from the next session and...
Jul 31, 2015
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IIT Bombay and IIT Madras will be receiving over INR 400 crore from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) with the aim of starting defence-related aerospace research and...
Jul 31, 2015
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The University Grants Commission has introduced a new regulation, titled ‘UGC Furnishing of Information by Universities - 2015’. Now varsities can lose up to 25 per cent of their annual grant-in-aid...
Jul 30, 2015
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Andhra Pradesh is introducing Japanese language courses in three major universities in the state namely Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur and Sri Venkateswara...
Jul 30, 2015
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Prof D P Singh, the vice chancellor of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has been appointed as the new director of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bengaluru. He served as VC...
Jul 30, 2015
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 A government panel set up by the HRD ministry in November 2014 has recommended converting the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) into a statutory constitutional body. The review...
Jul 30, 2015
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The UGC will be granting certain relaxations to PhD holders registered before 2009. This move will provide relief to the many candidates applying for teaching jobs in universities across India. The...
Jul 29, 2015
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The latest report of the University Grants Commission released on Wednesday states that two-thirds of the Central funds extended to varsities in the last three years have not been used. According to...
Jul 10, 2015
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Presidency University will be starting a new centre with the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK, to help their students go beyond the syllabus, get creative and train them in critical thinking....
Jul 10, 2015
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The Cochin University of Science and Technology has been sanctioned a new centre for skill development by the University Grants Commission. The Deen Dayal Upadhyay Centre for Knowledge Acquisition...
Jul 10, 2015
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The choice-based credit system will be facing a major hurdle at the academic council meeting on July 13. The CBCS structure and syllabi with over 90 courses will be tabled for approval at the meeting...
Jul 10, 2015
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The Indian Institute of Science, (IISc) Bangalore has been ranked No. 5 in a ranking of 404 universities in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) region published by London-based...
Jul 10, 2015
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It has been decided that there will be a delay in Foreign campuses as the government has decided to hold discussions with stakeholders and decide on policy issues. The delay was decided upon after...
Jul 09, 2015
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Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region has announced the country's first-ever recognized Post Graduation masters' degree course in Northeast studies. He made...
Jul 09, 2015
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The Film and Television Institute of India along with the information and broadcasting ministry has constituted a panel to appoint a new director. The current director D J Narain joined the institute...
Jul 09, 2015
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The Haridev Joshi University of Journalism and Mass Communication (HJUJ) has been issued an order from the state government to stop the ongoing admissions process for the session 2015-16. There is...
Jul 09, 2015
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Professor Bharat Bhasker was assigned the additional charge of director of IIM-Lucknow for a period of three months on Wednesday after Prof Rajiv Kumar Srivastava's term as interim director ended...
Jul 09, 2015
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Mysuru MP, Prathap Simha, has written to PM Narendra Modi asking for his intervention in getting renewal of recognition for Karnataka State Open University. KSOU has approached the University Grants...
Jul 08, 2015
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The University Grants Commission has published the list of institutions recommended to set up Deendayal Upadhyay Kaushal Kendras. The list includes eight institutions from Tamil Nadu. The scheme...
Jul 08, 2015
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Prof Rajiv Kumar Srivastava, who held the additional charge as interim director at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, has resigned from his post. He stepped down on Monday according to an...
Jul 08, 2015
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All the central universities including Delhi University "unanimously" agreed to roll out the choice based credit system (CBCS) at a meet of the VCs on Tuesday chaired by higher education secretary V...
Jul 08, 2015
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A letter from Dr Jaspal S Sandhu, UGC Secretary, on July 6 has directed the Vice Chancellors of all universities to ensure that research supervisors for guiding MPhil/PhD students are allocated from...
Jul 08, 2015
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Out of the 61,658 seats available for diploma engineering courses in Gujarat, nearly 20,421 seats have remained vacant. 46,062 students had applied for the diploma seats and 58,217 students had...
Jul 07, 2015
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The Telangana Board of Intermediate Education (TBIE) submitted the scores of the 17,500 students who qualified in the Telangana state Eamcet on Monday. The results were published after many days of...
Jul 07, 2015
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Jodhpur National University has been ordered by the Rajasthan government on Monday to stop new admissions. The order banning new admissions takes immediate effect from the academic session 2015-16....
Jul 07, 2015
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Delhi University students who have failed in Sociology have used Twitter to appeal to HRD Minister Smriti Irani. 400 students from various colleges affiliated to the University claim that the answer...
Jul 07, 2015
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According to a report published in a daily, records from Mumbai University have revealed that more than half the colleges affiliated to the varsity (MU) are running without a principal, or an in-...
Jul 07, 2015
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Andhra Pradesh will be introducing a host of reforms from the 2015-16 academic session for all the undergraduate courses in the state universities. The reforms were initiated on chief minister N...
Jul 06, 2015
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A July 3 letter from the Directorate of Higher Education has informed colleges funded by the Delhi government to not make regular appointments till members are nominated to their governing bodies....
Jul 06, 2015
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The Ministry of Human Resource Development will begin ranking the top 500 institutes in the country from next month. This exercise will help students gain a better understanding of the ranking of...
Jul 06, 2015
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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted ‘heritage’ status to 19 institutions and has approved financial assistance for their improvement. The commission had received 60 proposals from...
Jul 06, 2015
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The University Grants Commission has given a 15-day ultimatum to colleges to upgrade their websites with all relevant details. The apex body has done this for the first time ever in light of the fact...
Jul 06, 2015
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The Bombay high court has directed the authority which conducts the Common Law Admission Test to take a decision on disputed questions in the 2015 examination paper. This comes after a petition was...
Jul 03, 2015
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During a gathering former President A P J Abdul Kalam has called for modifying syllabi at the universities and school level to make education more skill oriented. He said, "I believe that the...
Jul 03, 2015
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Congress leader and former MoS in Union HRD ministry Shashi Tharoor has written an email to Delhi University’s Vice Chancellor seeking his intervention in reviewing the marks weightage policy for...
Jul 03, 2015
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The Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) will close all its campuses except for the one in Delhi from October 2015. The infamous institute has been forced to shut down its operations...
Jul 03, 2015
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Barkatallah University’s biggest department, physical education, is having a hard time surviving. According to a report published in a daily, the university just registered three admissions in the...
Jul 02, 2015
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IIM Amritsar will begin classes from July for its first batch. The institute’s mentor IIM Kozhikode recently made an announcement about the shortlisting and selection process for the admissions at...
Jul 02, 2015
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Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has signed an agreement with JSW Steel Limited for setting up a school of public policy. The industry giant will provide a funding of 50 crore INR to...
Jul 02, 2015
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University Grants Commssion(UGC) is out with a new fake universities list. The list features 21 universities, out of which eight are based in Uttar Pradesh. UGC has warned the students not to take...
Jul 02, 2015
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Human Resource Development Minister, Smriti Irani, recently announced that India will set up the Malviya Commonwealth Chair for cross border teacher education which will focus on curriculum...
Jul 01, 2015
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Delhi University Teacher’s Association (DUTA) has again demanded the rollback of Choice Based Credit System. This comes just a few days ahead of the HRD Ministry meeting of VCs on July 7 to discuss...
Jul 01, 2015
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Following allegations of financial mismanagement, S.P. Gupta, the acting principal of Delhi University's Kirori Mal College has been removed from office with immediate. The decision was taken at a...
Jul 01, 2015
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Universities across the country have been asked by the UGC to be a part of the ‘Digital India Week’ from Wednesday. The commission has sent a communication to all university vice-chancellors and...
Jul 01, 2015
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The Karnataka State Open University’s (KSOU) VC M G Krishnan met key UGC officials on Monday. The meeting was held to discuss the situation arising from UGC's de-recognition of the courses offered by...
Jun 30, 2015
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According to a recently completed grading by higher education department at least 44 colleges in Madhya Pradesh are in bad condition. Out of the 390 colleges in the state only 250 colleges were...
Jun 30, 2015
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Maharashtra’s polytechnics are bound to face a large number of vacant seats according to sources from Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), says a report published in a daily. The state is also...
Jun 30, 2015
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