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  In a notification dated 15 September 2016 the University Grants Commission (UGC) announced that that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) was mandatory for admissions to deemed medical...
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  A plea by the Odisha Private Engineering Colleges Association (OPECA) was rejected by the Odisha High Court on Monday 19 September 2016. OPECA had in July 2016 challenged the Odisha state...
Sep 20, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) is now planning to bring all central universities under the ambit of a central e-governance system. Sources stated that the move seeks to make the functioning...
Sep 20, 2016
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  With the spotlight once again on the issue of reservation in recruitment of teachers at the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), the Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar...
Sep 16, 2016
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  The Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) has entered into a pact with the Global Venture Alliance (GVA), Moscow. The agreement...
Sep 13, 2016
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  With an eye at improving the theoretical understanding of management and to inculcate a better understanding of the application of these theories the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM...
Sep 13, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all universities and colleges in the country to file an online compliance report on all ragging complaints received by the colleges and the action...
Sep 13, 2016
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  In a recently issued circular the University Grants Commission (UGC) has urged educational institutions across the country to tackle addiction and substance abuse among the youth. In the circular...
Sep 12, 2016
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  The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has amended the AICTE Regulations 2012 making it possible for engineering colleges across the country to offer courses such as skill...
Sep 12, 2016
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  How often have you found yourself staring in amazement at the sight of a two-year old infant enthusiastically and passionately attack an iPad, effortlessly use the keys, and interface seamlessly...
Sep 12, 2016
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  Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayanan, two alumni of Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) have donated a sum of $1 million to fund a chair for Computer Science and Engineering at...
Sep 08, 2016
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  Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javdekar will soon be meeting the vice chancellors of all the universities at an event that will be conducted at Benaras Hindu University. This will...
Sep 08, 2016
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  With the University grants Commission clearing a proposal for the inclusion of Yoga in the list of subjects for the National Eligibility Test (NET), student will now be able to opt for Yoga as a...
Sep 08, 2016
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  Premier business school, the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM Bangalore) will be organising a Faculty Development Programme in Delhi on 15 October 2016. The one day event which will...
Sep 08, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has prepared a questionnaire to garner the feedback from teachers at universities across the country on the newly formed pay review committee. The online...
Sep 07, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Management Amritsar will be hosting it first HR Conclave “Yukti” on 8 September 2016. The conclave which has the theme “Contemporary HR: Fostering Organisational innovation and...
Sep 07, 2016
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  Sources revealed that as many as 20 firms that will be blacklisted by the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for the coming placement season. The companies, mainly start ups and e-...
Sep 07, 2016
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  Students at the National PG College (NGPC) Lucknow, will soon have access to the same study material that is used at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay). Over 28 computer...
Sep 07, 2016
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  The Government of India’s policy think tank the Niti Aayog is reportedly looking into the restructuring of the regulatory bodies for higher education in India. This follows the recent...
Sep 06, 2016
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  Inaugurating the Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad at the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar exhorted the students to lead...
Sep 05, 2016
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  With the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) amending its regulations (AICTE Regulations 2012) for vocational programmes, technical education institutes in the country may soon be...
Sep 05, 2016
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  The next academic session will see the launch of seven vocational courses at four colleges in University of Delhi. Several colleges such as Jesus and Mary College, Ramanujan College, Maharaja...
Sep 05, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad (IIM Ahmadabad) is poised to increase the number of students it admits every year for its post graduate programme. The Ministry of Human resource...
Sep 05, 2016
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  Only two Indian institutions have found a place in the recently released Reuters Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities list. The two universities are the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs...
Sep 02, 2016
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  As per a new circular issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and 14 other government run open universities will soon be offering PhD...
Sep 02, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) will soon begin a digital heritage preservation project on Hyderabad’s Golconda Fort. Professor U B Desai, Director IIT Hyderabad stated that the...
Sep 02, 2016
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  Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar will soon meet the directors of the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). The meeting which will take place next month will explore...
Aug 29, 2016
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  A team from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) is visiting Nepal. The four member team which will include members for different IITs interacted with school students and advised them on how...
Aug 29, 2016
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  The central government is considering the launch of a “Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship” for IIT pass outs stated officials at the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).   A senior...
Aug 22, 2016
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  Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar recently announced that the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) would soon table a proposal to authorize the IITs (Indian...
Aug 22, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) recently hosted the Second Annual i-5 Summit.  Organised by IIM Indore and the Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT Indore) the i-5 Summit...
Aug 22, 2016
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  The draft of the New Education Policy 2016 (NEP) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) fails to identify the main issues affecting the Indian education sector opined a section of the...
Aug 17, 2016
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  Professor U B Desai, Director, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT Hyderabad) has stated that the premier institution is looking forward to bringing in as much as $15 million in sponsored...
Aug 17, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT Madras) and Tata Steel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of the Tata Steel Advanced Materials Research Center which...
Aug 17, 2016
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  Professor J P Singh Joorel has been nominated to the governing body of Sri Y N College, West Godavari District Andhra Pradesh by the University Grants Commission. Professor Joorel has been...
Aug 17, 2016
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  In a move to further discourage ragging in higher education institutions in the country the University Grants Commission (UGC) has now asked parents and students to give in writing a pledge to...
Aug 16, 2016
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  The prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) may soon open their doors to non-resident students. In a meeting scheduled for 23 August 2016, the IIT Council will discuss a proposal which...
Aug 16, 2016
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  Students who have pursued the Bachelor of Vocational Studies programme are now eligible to be recruited to government jobs. The programme has now been granted the same status as any other Bachelors...
Aug 16, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) and the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) have entered into an agreement for research on paneled concrete pavements. The agreement...
Aug 10, 2016
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  The Karnataka state government yesterday asked the union government to amend the IIT Act so as to reserve 25% seats at Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad (IIT Dharwad) for students from the...
Aug 10, 2016
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  In the wake of an announcement by Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) to expel 10 students on account of poor academic performance, the union Ministry of Human Resource Development...
Aug 10, 2016
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  The student organization Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has exhorted the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to re-formulate the government’s policy for education in order to...
Aug 09, 2016
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  Former India Innovation Fund COO, Ashwin Raguraman has joined Bharat Innovation Fund, a public-private-academia partnership backed by the Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad (IIM Ahmadabad),...
Aug 09, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities and their constituent colleges to observe “Freedom Fortnight” from 9 August 2016 to 23 August 2016. Speaking on the issue UGC...
Aug 09, 2016
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  The temporary campus for Indian Institute of Technology Jammu (IIT Jammu) will be inaugurated on 6 August 2016. Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar will officiate the...
Aug 05, 2016
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  In a written reply submitted in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Mahendra Nath Pandey stated that the University Grants Commission (UGC) has prescribed a “...
Aug 05, 2016
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  Jamia Milia Islamia and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement calls for turning the university campus into a wifi zone...
Aug 05, 2016
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  Accreditations by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) are set to become tougher. As per the new regulations which come into effect from 16 September 2016 institutions applying...
Aug 04, 2016
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  Following the Hyderabad High Courts’ recent ruling that invalided the appointments of vice chancellors to universities in Telangana, the state government will be approaching the Supreme Court for...
Aug 04, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday 3 July 2016. The agreement calls for collaboration between...
Aug 04, 2016
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