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The Lyngdoh Committee had pushed for the resumption of student union elections. The UGC seeks a report from all the universities in the country on the same issue. The committee was constituted by the...
Aug 25, 2015
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University vice-chancellor KS Rangappa has advised University of Mysore (UoM), affiliated colleges to improve their quality and get NAAC accreditation. The central and Karnataka governments are...
Aug 27, 2015
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The AICTE directives to the winners of the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for Jammu and Kashmir has created confusion among the recipients. The provisional letter by the AICTE to...
Aug 27, 2015
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The AICTE directives to the winners of the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for Jammu and Kashmir has created confusion among the recipients. The provisional letter by the AICTE to...
Aug 27, 2015
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APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University has decided to conduct a test for recruitment of teachers for private engineering colleges and can control the appointment of teachers in these institutes. The...
Aug 27, 2015
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 The ancient Nalanda University site was recently inspected by an expert team from UNESCO and the Paris-based International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) to see whether it can be given a...
Aug 27, 2015
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The Savitribai Phule Pune University has been chosen by the Ministry of Human Resource Development to host a consultative meeting on ‘internationalization of higher education in India and its...
Aug 26, 2015
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Google has made their highest offer so far to Gaurav Agarwal, a BTech (final year) student of Computer Science at IIT-Indore. The placement report of the third convocation of the institute observed...
Aug 26, 2015
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The SOA University and IIT Kharagpur will be producing Braille material using the unique ‘Sparsha’ software developed by the IIT. The two institutes will conduct research in pedagogy and development...
Aug 26, 2015
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4,020 seats have been cut in MBBS courses in government-run and private medical colleges over two academic sessions (2014 and 2015) by the Centre and the Medical Council of India (MCI). The reduced...
Aug 26, 2015
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The Woxsen School of Business will be set up in Kamkole Village in Medak District of Hyderabad.  UK-based education entrepreneur Praveen Pula stated that his maiden education venture will be...
Aug 26, 2015
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The central government has offered to invest over INR 3,030 crore for the development of higher education in Andhra Pradesh. Union Human Resource Developm   INR 300 crore will be invested in the...
Aug 25, 2015
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A three-member team appointed by the University to look into the matter, had recommended relieving the tainted sports director from his charge in November 2008 after a University Grants Commission (...
Aug 25, 2015
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In accordance with the plans the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is to acquire over 500 acres of land in Pudussery West Village, near the Kanjikode Industrial Cluster. The land...
Aug 25, 2015
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Over 300 applications were received and 15 of them were to be featured at the event, also a panel of industrial experts from the field of entertainment, education, healthcare and technology was...
Aug 25, 2015
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Talking to reporters after inaugurating a conference on ‘Women and social transformation,’ organised by Alagappa University here on Friday, Mr Devaraj said that the UGC would consider upgrading the...
Aug 24, 2015
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There are about 40 lakh farmers in the eight districts of Marathwada of which nearly 90 per cent belong to small and marginal farmers' category. According to various studies conducted by different...
Aug 24, 2015
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The technical education colleges should inform AICTE of the difficulties they face in filling up applications online and in understanding its regulations, procedures and norms. AICTE, in a public...
Aug 24, 2015
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When questioned on the recent agitation by temporary employees, Ms Srinivasan told a daily that she, along with S. Sundarranjan, had visited New Delhi to apprise senior MHRD officials about the...
Aug 24, 2015
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The aforementioned 150 colleges affiliated to the MU have failed to settle the accounts of financial assistance and grants they had received from the UGC during the IX, X and XI plans. Through the...
Aug 24, 2015
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National Institute of Technology (NIT) Trichy has appointed A Palanivel as the new registrar. Former Registrar (officiating) G Swaminathan has handed over the responsibilities to Palanivel with...
Aug 19, 2015
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In an attempt to improve the quality of engineering education, Anna University has decided to introduce a new section in the semester exam pattern from the academic year 2016-17. This new section...
Aug 19, 2015
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It was a sign of relief for the candidates who passed a two-year graduation degree programme before 1986, when the University Grants Commission said their degrees will now be treated at par with...
Aug 19, 2015
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The F.C. Kohli Centre on Intelligent Systems is being built by the Tata Consultancy Services with an investment of Rs. 20 crores at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad....
Aug 18, 2015
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The Medical Council of India (MCI) has been directed by the anti-ragging monitoring committee at the Centre to call for admission brochures, prospectus or booklets from all medical colleges. The apex...
Aug 18, 2015
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The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) will not be admitting any more students of foreign origin. The institute has written to the ministry of foreign affairs asking it...
Aug 18, 2015
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The Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore has become the only Indian varsity to make it to the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) released by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. However...
Aug 18, 2015
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Deputy registrar Deepak Wasave the senior-most official from the examination section has been appointed as the in-charge examination controller by Mumbai University. The incumbent examination...
Aug 18, 2015
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A Special Investigative Team (SIT) has uncovered a scam where thousands of fake degrees were distributed by the Dr B. R. Ambedkar University, Agra during the past decade. The SIT was set up specially...
Aug 17, 2015
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The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, has lost 50% of the new research grants over the past two years. The lack of funds crunch will affect their research output, manpower hiring and...
Aug 17, 2015
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Universities which do not share information with the University Grants Commission will be punished by a reduction of up to 25 per cent in financial aid. The apex body has sent out several reminders...
Aug 17, 2015
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The MCI had notified on 3 July, 2015 that it would relax the norms for starting undergraduate courses with an intake range of 50 to 250 - by amending a regulation issued in March 1999. It has now...
Aug 17, 2015
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 The proposed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Karnataka may not be built in Mysuru because the state has allocated 1 acre less than what the guidelines stipulate. The guidelines ask for 500...
Aug 17, 2015
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The Nalanda College of Engineering, Chandi will be moving into its new building after six years of running from a dilapidated building. The building is supposed to be inaugurated by Chief Minister...
Aug 14, 2015
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The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) will be setting up integrated fish villages in Kenya in east Africa and Liberia in West Africa after government delegates from these...
Aug 14, 2015
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The Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar has been told by the University Grants Commission to get its governing body approved by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).  The move will...
Aug 14, 2015
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Universities across India have been directed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to implement National Service Scheme (NSS) as an elective subject from the current academic session. The...
Aug 14, 2015
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The Madhya Pradesh government has sanctioned USD 430 million (INR 2,728 crore) under a World Bank project aimed at improving the higher education sector in the state. The World Bank will contribute...
Aug 14, 2015
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Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) is all set to open its campus in India through a joint venture with an investment of over Rs INR46 crore to offer diploma and masters in the...
Aug 13, 2015
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Madras high High court Court has quashed Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University's admission notification, which does not prescribe any age limit and directed it to issue a fresh notification. Restoring...
Aug 13, 2015
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With 5,550 vacant seats in NITs, IIITs and other government-funded technical institutions (GFTIs), the 11 August deadline for admissions through the additional round has been extended to August 17...
Aug 13, 2015
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No off-campus study or outreach centre can be established outside the territorial jurisdiction of the state by state and private universities, according to anorder issued by the University Grants...
Aug 13, 2015
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Maharashtra’s first Indian Institute of Management (IIM)was inaugurated by Chief Minister DevendraFadnavis in Nagpur on Sunday. IIM Nagpur, which was proposed in October last year by the new...
Aug 13, 2015
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University of Mumbai (MU) has allowed its affiliated colleges to add 5 % extra seats for first year degree courses, including those in the competitive self-financing courses after higher cut-offs to...
Aug 12, 2015
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The Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), which used to be conducted twice in a year, will henceforth be an annual affair. A circular has been issued by All India Council for Technical Education...
Aug 12, 2015
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IIT is launching various distinguished alumni faculty schemes which would allow an alumnus to teach at the alma mater for some time. Speaking to the media, Dean of alumni and international...
Aug 12, 2015
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The outgoing Vice Chancellor of Calicut University, M. Abdul Salam will submit a detailed note on the alleged irregularities in the interview process for appointment of peons and assistants in the...
Aug 12, 2015
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The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) will inspect all technical institutions in Maharashtra to assess their teaching and infrastructure quality after more than 50% seats across engineering...
Aug 12, 2015
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All Deemed-to-be universities have been banned from transferring profits by the University Grants Commission (UGC) through a recent amendment to its regulations. The varsities have been instructed to...
Aug 11, 2015
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