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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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  Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT  Madras) will soon conduct a five week online programme called Introduction to Modern Application Development (IMAD). The course which will be available...
Aug 04, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come together in an effort to preserve Santiniketan. Santiniketan was founded by Indian...
Aug 03, 2016
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  Stating that the resumption of admissions at two higher education institutions in Delhi, would put the future of students at “risk”, the Delhi High Court has refused to allow them to continue...
Aug 03, 2016
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  The minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar will soon meet the Directors of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology. The scheduled meeting will cover issues such as funding...
Aug 03, 2016
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  The new regulations for ragging will now make harassment on the basis of ethnicity or regionalism punishable offences. Students indulging in such practices may face punishments that include...
Aug 03, 2016
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  Indian Institute of technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) recently launched an innovative scheme called the “Learn-Earn-Return Fund”. Under the scheme students who pledge to donate money once they...
Aug 02, 2016
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  The IIM Bill is ready to be presented to the Cabinet. In June 2016 the Bill had been sent to the cabinet for approval, subsequently the bill was sent back with suggested changes to the Ministry of...
Aug 02, 2016
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  Premier business school, the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM Bangalore) is ready to offer a programme for healthcare professionals. The certificate progrmmae in general management for...
Aug 02, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all universities in the country to submit a report on all sexual harassment cases and the actions taken by 31 August 2015. In 2015 the apex...
Aug 02, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted Sankara University a sum of Rs 8 crore stated Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar. MHRD has already released a sum of Rs 3....
Jul 29, 2016
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  The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has recently formed a committee that has been tasked with the selection of Directors for the six newly established Indian Institutes of Management...
Jul 29, 2016
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  On Thursday 28 July 2016 the University Grants Commission (UGC) released a list of all the massive Open Online Courses which will be a part of the Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring...
Jul 29, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) recently issued the UGC (Credit Framework for Online Learning Courses through SWAYAM) Regulation 2016. As per the regulations the apex regulatory body has...
Jul 28, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Goa (IIT Goa) and Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad (IIT Dharwad) are ready to begin operations from 1 August 2016. The inauguration ceremonies for IIT Goa and...
Jul 28, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Management Raipur (IIM Raipur) commenced the 12th six-day 'Faculty Development Programme (FDP) under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-II) on Monday 25...
Jul 28, 2016
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  Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar recently met with representatives from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at Gujarat Bhawan reported a national daily. The meeting was...
Jul 28, 2016
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  Niti Aayog, the government policy think tank has been charged with restructuring and restricting the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)....
Jul 27, 2016
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  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has put on hold a scholarship for tribal students. Sources in UGC and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs stated that the scholarship was stopped on government...
Jul 27, 2016
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  Chattisgarh Vyapam is still waiting for a go ahead form the University Grants Commission for the State Eligibility Test (SET). With only 1783 teachers against the required strength of 3142 teachers...
Jul 27, 2016
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  The assessment of Calicut University for its accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) began today. A nine member team headed by Professor S.P. Thyagarajan, former...
Jul 27, 2016
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  Indian Institute of technology Bombay has been ranked at no 13 by the BRICS Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings 2016. The rankings were released on Wednesday 20 July 2016.   The BRICS QS...
Jul 26, 2016
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  Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) is ready to launch an integrated 5 year B.Tech Management programme from the 2017-2018 academic session.   Keeping in mind that a large number of B....
Jul 26, 2016
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  The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) announced yesterday that students belonging to SC, ST, and OBC categories who have scored at least 50% in their MA exams will now be eligible for...
Jul 26, 2016
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  Monday saw the Lok Sabha passing the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill 2016. The Bill brings the 6 newly established Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) under the IIT Act, besides the...
Jul 26, 2016
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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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