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IMI Director Bakul Dholakia – A Profile Bakul Dholakia is presently the Director General of the International Management Institute, New Delhi. Dholakia has been in the education domain for forty-five...
Mar 04, 2015
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In a fresh order to the Delhi University (DU) authorities, the Minister of Human Resource Development, Smriti Irani, has requested the university to go through the requisite All-India Council for...
Feb 18, 2015
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The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led by Arvind Kejriwal, in its Delhi Election 2015 manifesto had declared that education and health will be the top priorities if it gets into power. With the party...
Feb 12, 2015
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In a move towards reconstitution of the country's highest decision making body in education, Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE), government has made selection of some 20 new members out of...
Feb 10, 2015
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Despite the course being derecognized, the Bar Council of India has recommended enrolment of the law students as advocates. It recently assured the HC that students won't suffer, adding that it has...
Feb 10, 2015
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Sandeep Bakshi, Chancellor of Jaipur National University started young with his educatuional leadership aspirations. It was his entrepreneurial educationist mother Mohini Bakshi, founded Seedling...
Feb 05, 2015
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The government has reportedly revised budget estimates for the financial year 2014-15 and reduced the funds allocated to higher education by Rs 3,900 crores, bringing it down to Rs 13,000 crore from...
Jan 16, 2015
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Bills that got passed The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT) Bill, 2014: This Bill aims to provide four existing IIITs, (in Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and two in Madhya Pradesh)...
Jan 12, 2015
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1. AICTE’s powers restored by Supreme Court The year started with news on All India Council for Technical Education’s (AICTE) struggle with getting its regulatory role restored and getting the powers...
Jan 06, 2015
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Quality and relevance remain as significant issues and some commentators have argued that both have declined in recent years. Shortages of trained faculty, under-prepared students, and lack of...
Jan 02, 2015
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When one asks heads of higher educational institutions what their definition of excellence is, a variety of responses is typically observed. Here are some examples from a recent workshop that I...
Oct 13, 2014
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The Kerala State Higher Education Council is at the forefront of change in higher education. No longer do they focus blindly on day-to-day administration of colleges and universities but are...
Jul 02, 2014
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Nicholas B Dirks, Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley shares his memories as a youngster in India and the university's association with the country
Jul 02, 2014
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Dr U B Desai, Principal Investigator, DISANET (India); explains how they manage to seamlessy incorporate and work with the specialised inputs of multiple institutes using management best practices....
Jul 01, 2014
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  Heading a step forward to establish theme based Innovation Institutes, Ministry of Human Resource Development and Industry players reached on a platform to discuss on setting up of institutes which...
Mar 08, 2014
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Since 1987, Jadavpur University has created 21 schools of interdisciplinary studies including the Schools for Water Resources Engineering, Biomedical Science & Engineering, and Education...
Mar 05, 2014
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A central education body has directed universities across the country to take appropriate measures and launch effective programmes to "stop radicalisation of youth". The directive by the University...
Feb 22, 2013
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Union Minister of State for Information Technology and Communications Killi Kruparani has sanctioned a National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) for Srikakulam in north...
Feb 22, 2013
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India and Britain signed two MoUs for strengthening educational ties between the two countries. The Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) signed by Minister of State for Human Resource Development...
Feb 21, 2013
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The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune and the University of Birmingham's School of Physics and Astronomy have agreed to collaborate on curriculum development,...
Feb 21, 2013
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The annual competition for Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright fellowship opportunities has opened for study, research, teaching and professional development in the US. According to the US embassy,...
Feb 21, 2013
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Holding the conduct of suspended Kirori Mal College (KMC) principal "contrary to maintenance of discipline in an educational institution", the Delhi High Court has dismissed his plea to revoke his...
Feb 19, 2013
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A sixteen-member student delegation from Mongolia arrived at Ishan Institute here as part of international study programme. They will acquaint themselves with various cultural activities of India,...
Feb 19, 2013
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Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli (IIM Trichy) will establish its own campus with an investment of Rs 300-350 crore. It is also planning to increase its capacity to more than double....
Feb 18, 2013
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The University Grants Commission has sought response from higher education institutions to respond to a task force, which has been set up by the Commission to recommend measures for ensuring safety...
Feb 18, 2013
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The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) and French nuclear energy company- Areva S.A. have agreed to collaborate in research and development projects. The collaboration would include...
Feb 18, 2013
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Premier B-school- Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and HEC Paris School of Management have announced their partnership with Altran to launch 'HEC Paris-IIMB-ALTRAN Professional Monitoring...
Feb 15, 2013
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The foundation stone for the 'prestigious' PAN-IIT Solar Thermal Project involving various Indian Institutes of Technology across the country will be laid in Chennai on 17th February. According to...
Feb 15, 2013
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Noted soil scientist A Padma Raju has been appointed as the vice-chancellor of Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University. The governor of Andhra Pradesh, who in his capacity as chancellor of the...
Feb 15, 2013
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Human Resource Development ministry clarifies that the proposed IIM Council will not have powers to override Indian Institutes Management. According to report, the ministry has set aside all fears...
Feb 14, 2013
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The Tamil Nadu-based SRM University has decided to float a pharmaceutical company styled SRM Pharma Ltd under which it will sell a new diabetes drug that the Universitys faculty researchers have...
Feb 14, 2013
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Shiv Nadar University (SNU) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have partnered to offer dual B.S./B.Tech degree programs in Electrical & Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering...
Feb 14, 2013
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US based Indiana University has announced to start its first international gateway office in Gurgaon. The new gateway will likely to being functioning from February 27. It will serve as a home base...
Feb 13, 2013
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The Indian government has asked the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), partner in the Aakash tablet project, to help bring the price of the tablet down to Rs. 1,500. It's notable...
Feb 13, 2013
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Eminent media academician Subhash Dhulia was appointed Vice Chancellor of Uttarakhand Open University. The appointment was made by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, an official release said. Dhulia...
Feb 12, 2013
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Eminent media academician Subhash Dhulia was appointed Vice Chancellor of Uttarakhand Open University. The appointment was made by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, an official release said. Dhulia...
Feb 12, 2013
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The central government will ask the Medical Council of India (MCI) to ensure that under-graduate and post-graduate medical curriculum includes autism, a development disorder in children. During a...
Feb 12, 2013
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More than two hundred academic leaders will deliberate on the challenges facing the higher education sector in India at a two-day summit being organised at the India International Centre here Feb 14...
Feb 12, 2013
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Teachers in Panjab University (PU) will soon get some lessons from students with a new teacher feedback system. After much deliberation, the senate, the university's highest decision-making body, has...
Feb 11, 2013
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Union HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju laid the foundation stone of the first national Institute of Technology (NIT) in Arunachal Pradesh at its permanent site in picturesque Jote village. After laying...
Feb 11, 2013
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The industry, academia and the society members of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), have discarded government proposal that seeks greater control over all the 13 IIMs across...
Feb 11, 2013
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Chief Minister of Kerala inaugurated an institution in Kottayam to foster research in science and mathematics. The Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute for Basic Sciences (SRIBS) has been designed as a...
Feb 08, 2013
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Stressing that the quality of education in the nation's schools and colleges rested on sound teaching, Human Resource Development Minister MM Pallam Raju said the government would soon launch a...
Feb 08, 2013
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Union ministry for human resources development (HRD) has set up a task force to examine the idea and provide soft loans to eligible students if necessary to help them pay the increased fee....
Feb 08, 2013
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GSN Raju, an IIT alumnus and the Principal of AU College of Engineering, has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Andhra University. The chancellor and governor of state has already released...
Feb 07, 2013
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The governor of Karnataka and chancellor of state universities HR Bhardwaj has appointed Prof Thimme Gowda as the new Vice-chancellor of Bangalore University. After three months, the university got a...
Feb 07, 2013
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Expressing his regret over deteriorating standard of higher education, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that now the bell rings to sort out institutions which are not up to the mark. He pointed out...
Feb 06, 2013
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Chandra Krishnamoorthy has been appointed as the first woman Vice-Chancellor of Pondicherry Central University. She has succeeded JAK Tareen who demitted office, who was holding the post for a little...
Feb 06, 2013
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Galgotias University entered into partnership with technology giant IBM for an MBA programme in Business Analytics to help organisations build high quality skilled resources in areas of managerial...
Feb 05, 2013
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The Nalanda International University will start academic activities from next year. The chancellor and Nobel Laureate Prof Amartya Sen informed that the prestigious university, to be headquartered...
Feb 05, 2013
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