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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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  Online courses may soon be crucial for college degrees. The University Grants Commission (UGC), has decided that scores achieved in official online courses be incorporated into the total marks...
May 24, 2016
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  The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is contemplating the establishment a central board for Vedic and Sanskrit education.   Earlier the government had constituted a committee headed by...
May 24, 2016
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  St Albert’s College, Ernakulam has been granted autonomous status by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The status allows the institutions to make prescribe their own curriculum.   The other...
May 24, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) will soon be launching a one-year weekend programme for professionals from the Malwa region. The programme named Executive General Management...
May 24, 2016
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  The Finance Lab of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) is collaborating with the Stern Business School of New York University to organise the first-ever India-centric conference in the...
May 23, 2016
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  The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is contemplating the inclusion of rankings for Medical and Law colleges in the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) from next year onwards....
May 23, 2016
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  Universities across the country have been directed by the University Grants Commissions (UGC) to issue degrees to students within 180 days of the student finishing the course.   The UGC circular...
May 23, 2016
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  A boycott of the evaluation process in the University of Delhi has been announced by the Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA). DUTA will be boycotting the evaluation that will be conducted...
May 23, 2016
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  The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has made it mandatory for all technical education colleges to conduct 10 per cent of courses through massive online open courses (MOOCs) to...
May 23, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all states to “take suitable steps” to  ensure  the closure of off campus centres being that are being operated in violation of regulations and the...
May 20, 2016
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  Yoga may soon be a part of physiotherapy programmes across all central universities in India. This follows a directive by the University Grants Commission for the same.   In a letter sent to all...
May 20, 2016
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  The NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) at Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B) is planning to establish a start-up incubator. The incubator will work towards...
May 20, 2016
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  The Panjab University Teachers' Association (PUTA) has demanded the immediate implementation of the third amendment of the UGC guidelines which was released on 4 May 2016. The demand came after a...
May 20, 2016
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  The appointment of Manoj Kumar Arora as the director of PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh has been set aside by Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday. Arora a professor at the Department...
May 20, 2016
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  Colleges that offer “integrated coaching” on pre university college campuses may soon face the government’s wrath. The colleges have been offering coaching classes for entrance exams such as CET,...
May 19, 2016
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  Private Universities across the country can expect a greater measure of autonomy soon. This follows the government’s decision to reduce the regulatory powers of the University Grants Commission (...
May 19, 2016
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  The Minister of Human Resource development Smriti Irani has announced that the government is planning to launch an app for IIT aspirants. The minister stated that students would be able to access...
May 19, 2016
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  Dharwad in Karnataka might not get an Indian Institute of technology after all. This follows suggestions from the state government to shift the location of the proposed IIT. An inspection team from...
May 19, 2016
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  Engineering and other technical institutions across the country have been asked by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to update their syllabus with the “new knowledge” in a bid...
May 18, 2016
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  Teachers from the University of Delhi staged protests outside the University Grants Commission (UGC) office on Monday. The protest was in response to the changes in the Academic Performance...
May 18, 2016
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  General Electric (GE) the US conglomerate and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) have inked a pact to establish an Industrial Internet Centre of Excellence. The centre will seek...
May 18, 2016
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  A site inspection committee from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) will visit the proposed site for Indian Institute of Technology Goa today. The team will visit the site at Loliem...
May 18, 2016
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  The Maharashtra state government has asked colleges that have violated norms set by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to specify the time they need to comply.   The Directorate...
May 18, 2016
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  A decision has been made by the Chhattisgarh government to allot 10 acres of land at village Banjari in Naya Raipur, the new state capital to the proposed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)...
May 17, 2016
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  Maharashtra State Education Minister Vinod Tawde made a proposal to the Central government on Monday that the students looking forward to admission to medical and dental courses in the state this...
May 17, 2016
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  Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani announced that a new education policy will be revealed before 26 May 2016 when the Narendra Modi government finishes two years in office.    “Under...
May 17, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT KGP) and Curtin University, Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for offering a dual doctoral degree programme (DDDP).   As per...
May 17, 2016
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  The Ministry of Human Resource Department (MHRD) has slammed the Jammu and Kashmir School Education department for its failure to clear the outstanding towards the Food Corporation of India (FCI)...
May 16, 2016
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  Several private unaided engineering colleges in Mumbai have alleged that the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is issuing biased orders under political pressure. It has been alleged...
May 16, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IIT Gandhinagar) will be conducting a four week summer school this year. The four week programme that commences on 6 June 2016 will look to propagate...
May 16, 2016
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  The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has withdrawn approval for 73 institutions in Telangana that did not conform to the set norms post the evaluation of the colleges for 2016-17. "...
May 16, 2016
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  Not one of the 11 universities functioning under the Higher Education Department Odisha Sate Government is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAV). Nevertheless the...
May 13, 2016
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  Educationists across Punjab have lauded the decision by the Union Grants Commission (UGC) to appoint a Lokpal for universities.   Educators have also demanded that the state government accelerate...
May 13, 2016
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  The Delhi University’s Hindu College was visited by National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Lalita Kumaramangalam on Wednesday. The NCW Chief was there to look into the row over alleged “...
May 13, 2016
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  NIIT the skills development firm has come together with edX a non-profit venture to bring online courses from elite institutions such as MIT and Berkeley. The initiative plans to reach out to over...
May 13, 2016
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  The Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani announced that the government will soon bring in important changes in the way the performance of those in the teaching profession is assessed...
May 12, 2016
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  The state government is set to amend the Madhya Pradesh Private University Act for to ease the establishment of Symbiosis University, which is to come up in Indore.   According to the Act, an...
May 12, 2016
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  The controversial vice chancellor of Pondicherry University Chandra Krishnamurthy has resigned from the post. This follows the lapse of a deadline to file a reply to a notice over the charges of...
May 12, 2016
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  The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has issued notices to five government colleges in Punjab for violation of regulations in the appointment of principals. AICTE had on 6 January...
May 12, 2016
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  Candidates who applied for the aptitude test for the 5 year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) at Indian Institute of Management Indore(IIM Indore) will now receive the admit cards for the...
May 11, 2016
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  The Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani announced in the Lok sabha that students who had obtained their PhD degrees before 2009 but had not cleared the National Eligibility Test (...
May 11, 2016
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  Students at Allahabad University ender their protests as the university administration acquiesced to their demands for holding the PG entrance exam in both online and offline mode. The University...
May 11, 2016
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