Interdisciplinary research now possible at IIT-M
25 April 2013 08:51 am
The Indian Institute of Technology – Madras will now allow interdisciplinary research
IISER to collaborate with University of Birmingham on atomic research
21 February 2013 08:34 am
The project is funded by the British Council under the Internationalising Higher Education framework
MSU professor arrested for smearing itching herb on VC's chair
19 February 2013 11:23 am
An Associate Professor of Maharaja Sayajirao University was suspended for playing the prank
UGC seeks response on women security from higher institutes
18 February 2013 09:58 am
The universities and colleges will have to fill a questionnaire and post it on the UGC website (www.ugc.ac.in) or mail i
IIM-Trichy to establish campus with Rs 350 cr
18 February 2013 10:02 am
IIM-Trichy will establish its own campus with an investment of Rs 300-350 crore.
IIT-B, Areva to collaborate on nuke energy
18 February 2013 09:55 am
IIT-Bombay and French nuclear energy company- Areva S.A. have agreed to collaborate in research and development projects
Soil scientist Padma Raju appointed as VC of ANGRA University
15 February 2013 10:16 am
Noted soil scientist A Padma Raju has been appointed as the vice-chancellor of Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University.
IIM-B, HEC Paris and ALTRAN launches mentoring scheme
15 February 2013 10:40 am
IIM-B and HEC Paris School of Mgmt have announced their partnership with Altran to launch mentoring scheme
PAN-IIT Solar Thermal Project's foundation stone to be laid next week
15 February 2013 10:22 am
The foundation stone for the 'prestigious' PAN-IIT Solar Thermal Project involving various IITs will be laid on 17th Feb
SRM University plans to launch Pharma company
14 February 2013 09:37 am
The Tamil Nadu-based SRM University has decided to float a pharmaceutical company styled SRM Pharma Ltd.
Shiv Nadar University ties with Carnegie Mellon for dual degree programs
14 February 2013 09:31 am
Shiv Nadar University (SNU) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have partnered to offer dual B.S./B.Tech degree program
Cochin University to set up innovation centre for NRIs
13 February 2013 04:58 am
Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) has decided to set up a centre for innovation and transfer of techno
Indiana University to open Gateway-India office in Gurgaon
13 February 2013 06:25 am
The IU Gateway-India office will occupy one floor of the Gurgaon campus of the American Institute of Indian Studies.
Soon, Aakash tablet to cost Rs. 1,500
13 February 2013 06:18 am
Government has asked C-DAC o help bring the price of the tablet down to Rs. 1,500.
Subhash Dhulia is the new VC of Uttarakhand Open University
12 February 2013 05:56 am
Eminent media academician Subhash Dhulia has been appointed as the new VC of Uttarakhand Open University.
Govt ask MCI to include autism in medical curriculum
12 February 2013 05:02 am
The central government will ask the MCI to ensure that under-graduate and post-graduate medical curriculum includes auti
Eight state universities in Bihar get new VCs
11 February 2013 09:42 am
Six VCs - Shambhunath Singh, Vimal Kumar, Ram Vinod Singh, Md. Samsuzoha and Arun Kumar have retained.
Foundation laid for first NIT in Arunachal
11 February 2013 09:51 am
HRD Minister laid the foundation stone of the first National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Arunachal Pradesh.
Kerala govt sets up Science Institute to foster researches
08 February 2013 10:37 am
CM of Kerala inaugurated an institution in Kottayam to foster research in science and mathematics
HRD set up task force to study IIT fee hike, student loan: Report
08 February 2013 08:22 am
HRD has set up a task force to examine the idea and provide soft loans to eligible students if necessary to help them pa
Pallam Raju: Soon, a national mission on teachers
08 February 2013 08:25 am
Human Resource Development Minister MM Pallam Raju said the government would soon launch a national teacher's mission.
IIT alumnus GSN Raju appointed as the new VC of Andhra University
07 February 2013 09:20 am
GSN Raju, an IIT alumnus and the Principal of AU College of Engineering, has been appointed as the new VC.
Industry, IIM members oppose govt’s control plan
11 February 2013 05:59 am
The industry, academia and the society members of IIM-A have discarded government proposal for greater control over IIMs
Singapore govt to donate library to Nalanda University
06 February 2013 05:09 am
Singapore will design, build and donate a state-of-the-art library, estimated to cost $ 5-7 million to the university.
Dr Subra Suresh selected as president of Carnegie Mellon University
15 February 2013 07:38 am
An alumnus of IIT, Dr Subra Suresh will succeed Dr. Jared L. Cohon.
Time has come to sort out substandard higher education institutions: PM
06 February 2013 07:29 am
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that now the bell rings to sort out institutions which are not up to the mark.
Chandra Krishnamoorthy appointed as the new VC of Pondicherry University
06 February 2013 06:45 am
Chandra Krishnamoorthy has been appointed as the first woman Vice Chancellor of Pondicherry Central University.
AMU to set up centre for strategic studies
05 February 2013 10:19 am
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has planned to set up soon a centre for strategic studies.
Nalanda University to start academic activities from next year
05 February 2013 10:24 am
The Nalanda International University will start academic activities from next year.
Galgotia University ties with IBM for MBA programme
05 February 2013 10:28 am
Galgotias University entered into partnership with technology giant IBM for an MBA programme.
Directors of IIM meet to draft new Bill
04 February 2013 07:17 am
The members of a committee set up by the HRD Ministry to draft the Bill met to discuss the issue.
Six research institutes tagged in top 150 global think-tanks
04 February 2013 07:33 am
Six institutes are among the top 150 global think-tanks in the annual list released by the University of Pennsylvania.
Gujarat University to set up Swami Vivekananda Chair
14 February 2013 13:51 pm
The Gujarat University has decided to set up Swami Vivekananda Chair to commemorate his 150th birth anniversary.
Three more private varsities to come up in Karnataka
01 February 2013 10:32 am
The Karnataka cabinet gave in-principle approval to set up three more private universities.
UGC asks institutions to ensure redressal mechanisms
01 February 2013 11:07 am
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked universities to set up redressal mechanisms at their level.
Delhi High Court continues stay on Punjab Tech University admission
31 January 2013 09:22 am
Court continued its restriction on Punjab Technical University from admitting students in its distance education program
Five technical institutions of Gujarat seek closure nod
31 January 2013 09:20 am
Five institutes have approached the GTU and the AICTE for permission to shut their institutions.
MG Krishnan is the new VC of Karnataka State Open University
31 January 2013 08:50 am
Prof MG Krishnan has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Karnataka State Open University.
HRD likely to implement Verma Commission suggestions to improve teaching quality
30 January 2013 08:18 am
HRD is keen to implement the recommendations of the Justice Verma Commission to improve quality of teachers.
IBM partners with Lovely Professional University
30 January 2013 08:34 am
IT major IBM has entered into ties with Lovely Professional University (LPU) to upgrade its hardware infrastructure and
DU evening colleges soon to take morning shift
30 January 2013 09:32 am
Evening colleges of DU will soon shift to morning mode as DU's academic council approved the proposal in its meeting.
Software park to come up at Delhi University
29 January 2013 07:32 am
The software park aims to help students experiment with programmes in order to put their ideas into actions.
MIT Prof K Balakrishna conferred Satish Dhawan Award
29 January 2013 07:38 am
Dr K Balakrishna, an Associate Professor of Geology at the department of Civil Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technol
Delhi HC restrains PTU admissions in distance courses
29 January 2013 07:46 am
The Delhi high court has restrained PTU from admitting students in its distance education programme courses.
IIM-Indore to train deans, HoDs and Heads of academic institutions
28 January 2013 08:47 am
IIM-Indore has planned to train educationists from across the country.
Prof Sudhir K Jain appointed as the new VC of SMVDU
25 January 2013 07:38 am
A panel of four headed by VC of Jammu Central University Dr Sudhir Bloeria recommended Prof Sudhir K Jain’s name.
IISc scientist bags National Research Development Corporation award
Science & Technology Ministry named the principal research scientist of IISc - Dr Subba Reddy B for the award.
JNU professor CNR Rao receives China’s top science award
24 January 2013 08:21 am
Three scientists from India, Germany and Russia won the 2012 Award for International Scientific Cooperation.
India plans to share Rs 760 cr for setting up mega telescope
24 January 2013 09:18 am
The new telescope, known as Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), will be used by astronomers from all over the world.
IIM-C adopts new admission formula to encourage women
24 January 2013 09:33 am
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta has adopted a new admission formula this year to encourage more women.
National Institute of Technology to come up in Sumari
23 January 2013 12:26 pm
The land for establishing National Institute of Technology at Sumari has been finalised, opening the way for establishme
Centre of excellence launched at Netaji Subash Institute of Technology
23 January 2013 09:23 am
Texas Instruments (TI) has launched a Center of Excellence at Netaji Subash Institute of Technology (NSIT) in Delhi.
IIT students to coach students in Maoist hit villages
22 January 2013 08:28 am
Students of IIT will provide free coaching to students in Maoist-affected villages to wean them away from rebels.
Govt rolls out red carpet for NRI scientists
21 January 2013 08:47 am
Government plans to roll out a red carpet to attract top scientists working abroad to spend some time in institutions.
US honour for Indian space scientist UR Rao
21 January 2013 08:49 am
Space scientist and Ex-ISRO chairman UR Rao will be inducted into the 'Satellite Hall of Fame' in Washington March 19.
Acting UGC Chairman now full time chief
21 January 2013 10:06 am
Union government has appointed Professor Ved Prakash as the chairman of University Grants.
Bihar Engineering Colleges facing shortage of teachers
18 January 2013 07:57 am
The government-owned colleges have just 75 teachers against the sanctioned strength of over 500.
Govt likely to allocate Rs 500 cr for higher education schemes
18 January 2013 10:48 am
A substantial allocation is also likely for setting up of 200 community college, besides research parks.
AIIMS alumnus bags Alzheimer's drug discovery award
18 January 2013 07:56 am
Dr Mahaveer Golechha has been selected for a prestigious award for his work on a drug to cure Alzheimer's.
Galgotias University ties with IBM for MBA programme
17 January 2013 09:49 am
Galgotias University's School of Business entered into ties with IBM for a full time MBA programme
NMIMS join hands with Mexican University
17 January 2013 09:54 am
The Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies has signed an MoU with the CETYS University, Mexico
India's first space weather reading centre in Kolkata
16 January 2013 09:57 am
The centre, approved by the MHRD has sanctioned Rs four crore for it.
Prof RC Sobti appointed VC of Ambedkar varsity
25 January 2013 06:15 am
Prof Sobti, former V-C of Panjab University, will replace Prof B Hanumaiah.
Four nuclear scientists conferred with lifetime achievement awards
16 January 2013 09:59 am
Four top scientists conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Awards by Department of Atomic Energy.
IISc scientists identify molecule to help cancer treatment
15 January 2013 09:18 am
A team of researchers of Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore have claimed to identify a molecule which helps i
IIM-Ahmedabad plans to offer Rs 1 crore to its new director
15 January 2013 09:57 am
IIM Ahmedabad has mooted a proposal to offer an annual package of Rs 1 crore to its new director.
NIFT prof arrested and later release on harassment charges
15 January 2013 08:56 am
An associate professor of NIFT has appealed to the Madras High Court to quash the FIR filed against him.
IIM-R to launch its own social networking website
14 January 2013 06:35 am
A fourteen year old CEO and founder of Darnster.me Divya Ranjan is preparing the site.
DU’s taskforce meets to finalise course content
14 January 2013 09:32 am
DU is all set to finalise the course content for its four-year undergraduate programme to start from July 2013.
IIT scientists claim to develop ‘artificial blood’
14 January 2013 06:16 am
The new blood would soon be tested on animals before human trials.
Indian origin student invents digital ice cubes that detect alcohol level
11 January 2013 07:18 am
An Indian origin student of Dhairya Dand invented a high-tech ice cubes which can measure how drunk you are.
Allahabad University professor bags prestigious award
11 January 2013 07:10 am
Dr Abhay Kumar Pandey conferred the Fellow Award 2012 of the Society for Plant Research
Pune University signs MoU with US varsity
11 January 2013 06:56 am
The University of Pune (UoP) entered into ties with a top ranked US university.
R. Thandavan likely to be Madras University’s new VC
10 January 2013 08:27 am
R. Thandavan is likely to be appointed as the new vice-chancellor of Madras University.
Osmania University may lose UPE tag
10 January 2013 06:02 am
University Grants Commission may scrap ‘University with Potential for Excellence’ status tag of Osmania University.
Govt plans to set up design institutes across country
09 January 2013 05:33 am
Government is seriously planning to set up several institutes of design across the country.
Pallam Raju: Kerala a front runner for IIT
09 January 2013 06:56 am
Union HRD Minister Pallam Raju said that Kerala was the front runner for Indian Institute of Technology.
IIT council approves programme to enhance teaching quality
08 January 2013 09:53 am
The Council of IITs approved the Trainee Teacher Award NIT and IIT Joint Scheme with an aim to enhance the teaching qual
Himachal varsity faces action for violating laws
08 January 2013 09:51 am
The Rayat Bahra University in Himachal Pradesh faces legal action by the Himachal Pradesh Pollution Control Board for vi
Students should be allowed to opt for regular, distance degree together: UGC panel
07 January 2013 08:22 am
The committee, set up by the University Grants Commission (UGC), has sought the opinion of vice chancellors.
Government to introduce bill for funding varsities set up by states
07 January 2013 06:37 am
HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju said, "Universities can either be created out of Acts of Parliament or an Act of Legislatur
Infosys Science Foundation awards five educationists
07 January 2013 08:19 am
Infosys Science Foundation awarded five winners of the Infosys Prize 2012 for their contribution in the fields of scienc
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh unveils new science policy
04 January 2013 08:04 am
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh unveiled new science policy that lays greater thrust on innovation, establishing research
S Ramakrishnan takes over charge as Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
04 January 2013 05:49 am
Senior scientist S Ramakrishnan has assumed charge as Director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre.
IIT to allow NIT students to complete final year in an IIT
04 January 2013 05:47 am
The board of IIT directors have decided to allow NIT students to complete final year.
IIT mulling to reserve seats for weaker section students: Report
03 January 2013 04:13 am
IIT is planning to provide 25 percent reservation to the students belonging to economic
UGC refuses recognition to Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali University
03 January 2013 04:16 am
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has denied recognition to Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali University.
UGC directive on campus security measures for women, girls
03 January 2013 08:13 am
UGC acting chairman Ved Prakash said that the measures are necessary to ensure safe environment.
IIT-Delhi alumnus appointed as the head of Boeing India
02 January 2013 06:21 am
Indian Institute of Technology (New Delhi) alumnus Pratyush Kumar has been appointed as President of Boeing India.
IIM-Raipur enters into ties with France-based Grenoble Ecole de Management
02 January 2013 06:25 am
IIM-Raipur signs MoU with France-based Grenoble Ecole de Management for student and faculty exchange.
IICA signs MoU with NLSIU
31 December 2012 04:22 am
The MoU between the IICA and the NLSIU is intended to establish collaborative academic cooperation in the areas of compe
Third version of 'Aakash' to have more apps
31 December 2012 01:27 am
The third version of 'Aakash' is likely to equip with a SIM slot and more exciting apps.
PTU allows direct entry into second semester
31 December 2012 18:14 pm
Punjab Technical University allowed direct admission into the second semester. Now, students can do the first semester l
UGC mulling legal recourse against HC ruling on NET
31 December 2012 01:51 am
The University Grants Commission is planning "legal recourse" against the Kerala High Court decision.
Make varsity campuses safe for women: Pallam Raju
31 December 2012 18:18 pm
Union Human Resource Development Minister MM Pallam Raju asked the universities and colleges to make the campuses safe f
Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs Signs MoU with National Law School of India University
31 December 2012 01:58 am
IGNOU cancels new year celebration to pay tribute to gangrape victim
31 December 2012 18:26 pm
IGNOU has cancelled its New Year celebration in remembrance of the recent grave tragedy of the death of the victimized g
29 Indians, Indian-Americans named 2013 IEEE fellows
28 December 2012 03:42 am
Twenty-nine Indians and Indian- Americans were among 297 people who were nominated to serve as '2013 Newly Elevated IEEE
President to inaugurate 100th Science Congress in Kolkata on Jan 3
28 December 2012 05:26 am
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to unveil the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy-2013
Israel govt grants scholarships to 66 outstanding Indian researchers
28 December 2012 04:47 am
For the first programme of its kind time, almost 66 Indian Post-Doctoral Scholars will travel to Israel.
Union Cabinet gives nod to new science policy
27 December 2012 05:46 am
India is set to unveil its new science policy next week to position itself among the top five scientific powers in t
Board of Governors skips issue of appointing new IIM-Ahmedabad director
27 December 2012 05:58 am
Shortlisting three candidates for the IIM-A Director's post was not taken up by the institute's Board of Gover
IIT-Kharagpur's entrepreneurship summit to begin on Jan 13
27 December 2012 05:03 am
Global entrepreneurship summit, an annual conclave of IIT-Kharagpur, will be held at its campus from January 11 to 13.
High Court declares UGC norms for NET illegal
26 December 2012 06:10 am
UGC Norms for National Eligibility Test (NET) have been declared illegal by Kerala High Court.
DU’s Academic Council adopts four-year UG programme
26 December 2012 06:00 am
Academic Council of DU has adopted a four-year undergraduate programme that would allow students to opt for a
IIIT to come up in Nagpur
26 December 2012 03:28 am
Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan announced that a Indian Institute of Information Technology (II
Engineering through correspondence soon: MHRD
25 December 2012 07:13 am
AICTE would soon allow more technical courses including engineering through correspondence, said MM Pallam Raju.
Avinash C Pandey is the new VC of Bundelkhand University
25 December 2012 07:11 am
Avinash C Pandey of Allahabad University has been appointed as the new VC of Bundelkhand University, Jhansi.
IIT-K to open office in New York
24 December 2012 07:37 am
Indian Institute of Kanpur is all set to open its first overseas office in New York.
HRD plans to set up Indian Board of Accreditation
24 December 2012 07:29 am
Human Resource Development ministry has planned to constitute an Indian Board of Accreditation to take care of accredi
VIT signs MoU with Australian varsities
24 December 2012 07:40 am
Vellore Institute of Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding with three Universities in Australia.
Saint Gobain signs MoU to open R&D centre at IIT Madras Research Park
21 December 2012 06:53 am
The centre would come up in the second tower of IIT Madras Research Park for which the construction is expected to begin
Seven institutions to launch meta-university
21 December 2012 07:30 am
Govt has asked seven educational institutions to launch meta-university. Government has written letters to these instit
Anjan Kumar Ghosh appointed as the new VC of Tripura University
18 December 2012 06:12 am
HRD ministry has appointed Anjan Kumar Ghosh as the new vice-chancellor of Tripura University.
Karnataka gives nod for 13 more private varsities
18 December 2012 04:11 am
Karnataka will soon get 13 more private universities, taking their total to 15.
Jamia Millia to set up Human Rights Cell
18 December 2012 04:10 am
Jamia Millia Islamia has constituted administrative structure of a Human Rights Cell in the campus.
SC allows private medical colleges to conduct admission tests
14 December 2012 06:44 am
SC allowed the private medical colleges to hold their own entrance test for admission to post-graduate courses.
DRDO chief conferred honorary doctorate by Amity University
14 December 2012 04:49 am
DRDO chief VK Saraswat was conferred with an honorary doctorate degree by Amity university.
Microsoft to set up 100 innovation centres in India
13 December 2012 06:45 am
IT giant Microsoft has decided to establish 100 Microsoft Innovation Centres in the country over the next two years.
IGNOU, HRD join efforts to fight corruption
11 December 2012 05:41 am
IGNOU said it will soon be having a curriculum on moral ethics and vigilance.
Solar Energy Research Institute for India and US launched
10 December 2012 04:19 am
SERIIUS was officially launched in collaboration between academia and industry of the two countries.
High Court cancels appointment of 6 VCs, 4 pro-VCs
10 December 2012 06:37 am
The appointments of six vice chancellors and four pro-vice chancellors of seven Bihar universities have been cancelled o
IIMB suspends administrative officer for sexual harassment
09 December 2012 17:22 pm
The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) has suspended the Chief Administrative Officer.
PlastIndia Foundation to set up intl university in Gujarat
07 December 2012 04:37 am
PlastIndia Foundation has planed to set up PlastIndia International University (PIU) at Vapi in Gujarat.
Govt approves scheme for setting up 20 IIITs in PPP mode
07 December 2012 04:50 am
Government has approved a Scheme for setting up of 20 IIITs in Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) mode
HC sets aside CIC order to AIIMS to reveal question papers
07 December 2012 04:54 am
High Court set aside a Central Information Commission's order to AIIMS to provide questions and answers of MBBS entrance
New central varsities, IITs unlikely in the near future
06 December 2012 04:53 am
Government has indicated that it would not establish new central universities or IITs in the near future.
NASA scientist Amitabha Ghosh to take part in IIT-B fest
06 December 2012 05:22 am
NASA scientist Amitabha Ghosh will be present during the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) in January.
First consignment of Aakash-2 sent to IIT-Bombay
05 December 2012 08:31 am
The Aakash tablet's first consignment has been sent to the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay is ready to be powered
IIM- Bangalore Director gets extention
05 December 2012 08:26 am
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) director Dr Pankaj Chandra has been provided an extension.
Six students of Missouri University of Science and Technology to research in India
05 December 2012 08:42 am
Six students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will reach India on Dec. 26 for a two-week trip to weste
NSE ties with deemed University to offer pg diploma in financial markets
29 November 2012 05:38 am
National Stock Exchange of India Ltd has joined hands with a deemed university Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics
IITs likely to drop online counselling from next year
28 November 2012 06:02 am
From 2013, all applicants will have to go to the respective IITs in person for admission.
AICTE permits Private and public firms to start technical institutions
28 November 2012 05:56 am
AICTE has allowed Private and Public Limited Companies to set up institute,
All Karnataka Universities to come under one Act
28 November 2012 04:32 am
If all the state universities come under one Act, the state government will have a say in the appointment of V-C
Amity all set to open its Campus in London
27 November 2012 04:14 am
Amity University has planned to open a campus for 15,000 foreign students in London.
High Court asks govt to set up panel to fix parity in technical degrees
27 November 2012 03:58 am
High Court asked Centre to set up a panel of experts to examine UGC-recognised engineering degrees in various streams.
JNU Prof Rakesh Bhatnagar appointed as the new VC of Kumaon Varsity
12 December 2012 10:54 am
The appointment was made by Uttarakhand Governor and Chancellor of University- Aziz Quraishi.
Central universities asked to launch drive to fill vacant posts
26 November 2012 04:37 am
The Minister of State for HRD Shashi Tharoor said, “UGC directed universities to fill up vacant posts at the earliest."
Odisha Cabinet approves proposal to set up Xavier University
26 November 2012 04:50 am
Odisha Cabinet approves a proposal to set up Xavier University in the private sector.
Australian varsity ties up with three leading Indian institutes
23 November 2012 05:00 am
Australia's La Trobe University entered into ties up with three leading Indian institutes to promote exchange programmes
Bombay University graduate Vishakha Desai gets key post in US
22 November 2012 04:45 am
Vishakha Desai has been appointed by the Obama administration as member of National Museum and Library Services Board.
Lucknow university to honour nine illustrious alumni
22 November 2012 06:00 am
Alumnae Society of Lucknow University will felicitate its nine illustrious alumni on November 25.
IIT-JEE entrance to be held from next year as scheduled: HRD Minister
22 November 2012 04:33 am
HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju said the new system of entrance examination would be implemented from the next session.
NABET signs agreement with RABQSA International
21 November 2012 03:45 am
National Accreditation Board for Education and Training signed agreement with RABQSA International.
IIT, Delhi enters into ties with EnglishEdge to develop communication skill
21 November 2012 03:49 am
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi has entered into an understanding with EnglishEdge.
BITS Pilani alumnus bags US award for outstanding teaching
21 November 2012 08:58 am
Autar Kaw, a prof of mechanical engineering in University of South Florida has been named as a US Professor of the Year.
Amity, NIIT, MGU plans to expand education network in Nigeria
20 November 2012 04:11 am
Many private educational institutes from India are planning to invest in Nigeria.
Australia launches scholarship for Indian school teachers
20 November 2012 04:20 am
Australia launched a scholarship for Indian school teachers to pursue higher education.
IIT-Kanpur buys Cessna aircraft from US
19 November 2012 04:21 am
Aerospace Engineering Dept has bought a Cessna aircraft from US. According to sources, it cost around Rs 2.5 crores.
Two Indians among Forbes' top 15 education innovators list
19 November 2012 10:43 am
CEO of Datawind Suneet Singh Tuli and Massachusettes Institute of Technology professor Anant Agarwal in Forbes list
MHRD suggests to make counselling services mandatory for accreditation
19 November 2012 06:01 am
Ministry of Human Resource and Development is likely to include counselling services mandatory in accreditation process
Govt plans to bring bill in parliament to end capitation fee
16 November 2012 06:46 am
The bill proposes stern action against the institutions violating the norms.
IIM-Tiruchirappalli to set up world class campus with Rs 300cr
16 November 2012 07:16 am
IIM-Tiruchirappalli (IIM-T) will set up its own World class campus and would pump in Rs 300 crore for the first phase.
Regular counselling and monitoring cell essential to curb suicides: Panel
16 November 2012 08:53 am
A panel set up to address the issue has emphasised on regular counselling along with constitution of a monitoring cell.
PGIMER cancels MD/MS entrance exams
15 November 2012 07:31 am
The new dates of examination for holding the entrance test will be announced soon after a meeting of officials.
Cochin science varsity to be made a central institution
15 November 2012 07:41 am
A proposal to convert CUSAT into a science education and research institute under Central govt is under consideration.
President launches developed Aakash 2, Datawind assures cheaper tablet soon
15 November 2012 09:55 am
Pranab Mukherjee and MHRD Minister, MM Pallam Raju launched the much awaited and developed, “Aakash 2” .
Students more responsible than unrecognized institution: SC
08 November 2012 07:22 am
No sympathy can be shown to students who get admission without verifying about recognition of institution: SC.
Amrita University develops mobile version of A-VIEW for Aakash tablet
08 November 2012 07:23 am
A-VIEW 3.0 was developed with the vision of bridging the gap between students and qualified teachers.
AMU VC expels twenty B. Tech. students
08 November 2012 07:18 am
Aligarh Muslim University has cancelled the admission of twenty students of B. Tech. (2011-2012).
Indian-Canadian institute join hands to tackle social issues
07 November 2012 04:08 am
The initiative is jointly supported by the Canadian government and state and industry partners in India.
IIT council to take final call on increasing Tuition fee today
07 November 2012 05:20 am
IIT council will take a final call on the recommendations to increase tuition fee of undergraduate programme.
LinkedIn to provide networking groups for IIM-Alumni
09 November 2012 06:22 am
The alumni of premier business school- IIM-A will soon get separate web-platform to connect them.
Private institutes can play an important role in pushing higher education: Report
07 November 2012 10:41 am
Planning Commission- FICCI-Ernst & Young has prepared a report on Higher Education system in India.
Agri Minister to inaugurate NIFTEM on Nov 7
06 November 2012 03:33 am
National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management will confer B.Tech., M. Tech. and Ph. D.
Manipal varsity signs MoUs with Chinese universities
05 November 2012 04:11 am
Karnataka-based Manipal University has signed MoU with two Chinese universities for exchange of faculty and students.
Shashi Tharoor hopes pending HRD bills will be passed in Winter session
05 November 2012 04:32 am
MoS Shashi Tharoor hoped save passage for 11 bills related to higher education during the upcoming Winter Session.
GB Patnaik to be the new VC of Lucknow University
05 November 2012 11:10 am
Chancellor of Lucknow University- BL Joshi appointed his principal secretary GB Patnaik.
Scotland's University signs partnership agreement with Indian institute
05 November 2012 04:21 am
RGU entered into partnership with Indian technological institutes for exchange of academic programmes.
IIT standing committee likely to recommend hike in tuition fee
02 November 2012 07:02 am
Standing committee of IIT Council is likely to recommend raising tuition fee of UG programme from Rs 50,000 to Rs 90,000
IIM-Raipur signs MoU with German and Bangkok's institutes
02 November 2012 07:34 am
IIM-Raipur entered into ties with Bangkok's Asian Institute of Technology and Germany's HLL Leipzig Graduate School.
Rwanda's Ambassador visits Lovely Professional University
02 November 2012 06:47 am
The Ambassador of Rwanda Williams Nkurunziza paid a special visit to LPU with IInd Counsellor Mucyo Rutishisha.
Indonesian university plans to establish Centre for Indian Studies in Bali
01 November 2012 05:29 am
An Indonesian university plans to establish a Centre for Indian Studies in Bali next year.
IIT Delhi launches businesses management course
01 November 2012 06:59 am
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has launched a specialized certificate course in Business Management.
HRD minister takes charge, says must to strengthen industry-academic linkage
01 November 2012 04:48 am
After his recent elevation, Dr MM Pallam Raju assumed the charge of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
SP Jain School of Global Management to open campus in Australia
31 October 2012 05:37 am
SP Jain School of Global Management is all set to open its Australian campus.
Symbiosis VC resigns after rift with management
31 October 2012 05:56 am
Dr Bhushan Patwardhan had been functioning as the VC of SIU for the last one-and-ahalf- year.
IIM-Lucknow ties with America's Kelley School of Business
30 October 2012 04:11 am
Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow entered into ties with Kelley School of Business.
Indraprastha Institute Of Information Technology gets new campus
30 October 2012 04:09 am
Indraprastha Institute Of Information Technology (IIIT) got a new campus in South Delhi.
UP Universities to review syllabi of 50 courses
29 October 2012 03:06 am
Nearly 50 courses in their respective universities will be revised by the end of 2012-13 academic session.
German House for Research and Innovation opens in Delhi
29 October 2012 03:10 am
German Research Foundation opened German House for Research and Innovation at New Delhi for research.
IIT-G Director Sudhir K Jain elected as President of IAEE
29 October 2012 03:14 am
Dr Sudhir K Jain, Director of IIT-G has been elected as President of International Association for Earthquake Engineerin
No decision over common test for admission to central varsities
26 October 2012 03:39 am
The decision to conduct common test for admission to central universities remained unresolved during the meeting of V-Cs
IIT Gandhinagar bags third prize at national design competition
26 October 2012 03:46 am
A team of Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhi Nagar has bagged third prize at national level design competition.
Indian Institute of Science figures on 35th rank in global employability list
26 October 2012 04:37 am
Bangalore based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has been figured in the Global Employability List 2012.
Agriculture scientist Dr Abdul Malik receives prestigious DBT CREST award
26 October 2012 03:36 am
Dr Abdul Malik, Associate Professor of AMU, has been awarded with the prestigious DBT CREST award.
IIT-Kanpur alumnus Mohan Reddy to be IIT-Hyderabad chairman
25 October 2012 06:10 am
President of India has nominated BVR Mohan Reddy as chairman of the board of governors of IIT-Hyderabad.
PM likely to unveil new science and technology policy next year
23 October 2012 17:14 pm
The government is seriously working on a proposal to bring in a new science, technology and innovation policy in 2013.
Ragging case: Five students of MS University held for harassing junior
23 October 2012 04:09 am
Baroda police have held five students of MS University of Baroda in connection with ragging case in the campus.
Meta-university to be functional from January 2013
23 October 2012 17:18 pm
Country’s first meta-university is likely to start functioning from January 2013.
IIT council to take final call on exemption of GATE for PhD aspirants
23 October 2012 04:23 am
PhD aspirants at IITs and other central science and engineering institutions may soon be exempt from the GATE.
Education bills to be presented in parliament's winter session
22 October 2012 07:27 am
Government will try to pave a safe passage for Accreditation Bill and Unfair Practices Bills in parliament.
Microsoft Corporation offers tech courses to Indian academia
22 October 2012 04:02 am
Microsoft is offering its new education programme to academia for capacity building through faculty.
MS University Professor faces ragging charges
22 October 2012 07:37 am
Professor Mayur Gupta of the Department of Architecture was apprehended on charges of ragging first year student.
IIT-B students design Formula-1 car
19 October 2012 03:15 am
A team of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) has designed a Formula-1 car
Taiwan delegation visits Banaras Hindu University
19 October 2012 05:19 am
A five-member delegation from Taiwan visited Banaras Hindu University
CBSE to now pick students for Jharkhand medical colleges
19 October 2012 05:16 am
Jharkhand Govt would no longer be conducting the entrance tests to admit students in MBBS courses in its medical college
Mahindra Satyam ties with University of Petroleum for R&D
18 October 2012 03:37 am
Mahindra Satyam signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Petroleum to facilitate R&D.
President to attend BHU's special convocation
18 October 2012 03:59 am
BHU will organise its special convocation ceremony on December 25 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of its founder.
Govt nod to ICSSR for opening more Research Institutes
18 October 2012 03:38 am
A committee will be set up to identify regional and new disciplines of study where council will set up new institutes.
ISB ties with Karachi institute to train Pak’s corporate managers
17 October 2012 06:30 am
ISB has entered into ties with Karachi based IBA for first joint executive education programme.
N Rangaswamy appointed as acting VC of Bangalore University
17 October 2012 04:20 am
N Rangaswamy, Dean of Faculty of Arts, Bangalore University has been appointed as the acting vice-chancellor.
IITs, NITs, IIMs can introduce campuses in UAE
16 October 2012 04:24 am
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) can open campuses in UAE.
Amity University signs MoU with University of Seychelles
16 October 2012 06:18 am
Amity and University of Seychelles signed an MoU to facilitate exchange of expertise between both the Universities.
IIM mulling to change CAT format
16 October 2012 04:01 am
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) is mulling to change the format of Common Admission Test.
DU likely to appoint hundreds of teachers for its 4 year UG course
15 October 2012 08:39 am
DU is all set to appoint teachers for its four-year undergraduate programme scheduled to begin from next year.
AMU VC asks teachers to submit details of properties
15 October 2012 08:32 am
Vice Chancellor has advised teachers to submit details of their properties by October 15.
Bangalore University's VC Prabhu Dev quits
15 October 2012 08:37 am
VC of Bangalore University Dr N Prabhu Dev submitted his resignation to Governor and Chancellor HR Bhardwaj.
Six Indian selected to present topics at Indo-German Grand Science Slam
12 October 2012 05:42 am
The German Embassy in India and the German Research Foundation (DFG) have announced the six finalists.
LLM now of one-year duration instead of two years
12 October 2012 05:38 am
The masters degree programme in law (LLM) will now be of one-year duration instead of two years.
100th Indian Science Congress in Kolkata from January 3
11 October 2012 05:50 am
The 100th Indian Science Congress will be held in Kolkata from January 3-7 next year, with PM presiding over the event.
National Knowledge Network to connect 604 universities and 35,000 colleges
11 October 2012 05:37 am
The ambitious National Knowledge Network would bring 604 universities and 35,000 colleges on a platform.
Four Indian-Americans including an alumnus of PU receive New Innovator Awards
12 October 2012 05:43 am
Four Indian Americans were among the 50 researchers recently named as recipients of the 2012 New Innovator Awards.
BHU signs MoU to establish 'Nepal Chair' at University
10 October 2012 06:53 am
Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Government of Nepal entered into ties for the establishment of Nepal Chair at BHU.
Twenty teachers to learn nanotechnology at Panjab University
10 October 2012 03:55 am
Twenty teachers have been selected for Nanotechnology course at Panjab University.
Nine selected for Indian National Science Academy Awards
09 October 2012 04:46 am
The Indian National Science Academy promotes science and its use in India.
New Aakash tablet likely to be launched on November 11
10 October 2012 06:56 am
The new version of the low-cost Aakash tablet PC is likely to launched on November 11.
AMU VC suspends Prof over irregularities in admissions
08 October 2012 03:13 am
Lt Gen (Retd) Zameer Uddin Shah suspended Prof ZU Khairuwala, chairman, department of commerce.
IIM- Ahmedabad in top five B-Schools in Asia-Australasia Region
08 October 2012 06:48 am
IIM- Ahmedabad has been tagged in top five B-schools in The Economist ranking in the Asia-Australasia region.
Court asks IIT to admit student with Hindi marksheet
08 October 2012 09:25 am
Jharkhand High Court has asked IIT to admit a student who has marksheet in Hindi.
BHU VC selected for MV Pylee award
05 October 2012 11:47 am
Lalji Singh has been selected for MV Pylee award instituted by the Cochin University
Delegation of Nebraska University visits Amity University
04 October 2012 06:51 am
A delegation of University of Nebraska visited Amity University, Noida
AICTE allows business houses to run technical institutions
04 October 2012 06:24 am
AICTE has decided to allow business houses with Rs 100 crore turnover to set up technical institutions of their own.
Seven IIT-BHU students suspended for ragging
04 October 2012 06:59 am
Incident of ragging with juniors came into light in Indian Institute of Technology- (BHU), Varanasi.
President to attend convocation ceremony of Lalit Narayan Mithila University
03 October 2012 06:18 am
President to attend the convocation at the Lalit Narayan Mithila University in Darbhanga during his two-day visit
Jamia introduces credit transfer system for P-G courses
01 October 2012 03:50 am
Jamia Millia Islamia has introduced credit transfer system for its post-graduate courses.
Brig Syed Ahmad Ali is AMU's new pro-vice chancellor
01 October 2012 03:53 am
Brigadier (Retired) Syed Ahmad Ali was named the pro-vice chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University
Singhania University confers honourary doctorate on Metro Man and Dream Girl
01 October 2012 04:17 am
Sir Padampat Singhania University conferred the honourary doctorate degree on E Sreedharan and Hema Malini.
CSIR offers research fellowship to scientists above 70-year
28 September 2012 06:11 am
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has announced a research fellowships for scientists aged above 70.
Cambridge selects three Indians for Dr Manmohan Singh PhD scholarship
28 September 2012 03:31 am
Three Indians have been selected for this year's prestigious Dr Manmohan Singh PhD scholarship of St John's College
CBSE to conduct Joint Entrance Examination from 2013
28 September 2012 03:34 am
CBSE will conduct JEE from 2013 for admission to various undergraduate programmes in engineering.
National Board of Exam to conduct NEET for admission in PG medical courses
27 September 2012 03:27 am
Government has decided to introduce a single entrance examination for admission in Post Graduate medical courses
IIM- Ahmedabad’s dean BH Jajoo announces to quit institute
27 September 2012 03:46 am
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad will soon get its new dean.
Hewlett-Packard launches HP Institute
26 September 2012 07:17 am
Under the programme, HP will equip students with business-ready IT skills which are required by the industry.
Dr Surajit Mitra is the new director of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
26 September 2012 06:59 am
Dr Surajit Mitra has taken his charge after KT Chacko demitted office in the first week of September.
President to attend convocation ceremony of Kashmir University
26 September 2012 03:57 am
University of Kashmir is all set to host its 18th annual convocation on Thursday.
Mindlogicx bags Rs 72 cr project from Saurashtra University
25 September 2012 04:03 am
Mindlogicx has entered into a deal of Rs 72 crore with Saurashtra University for examination automation services.
IIT Bombay ties up with Applied Materials Inc. to launch semiconductor course
25 September 2012 05:48 am
IIT Bombay has entered into ties with Applied Materials Inc. to launch first certification course in semiconductor tech
MHRD, Industries discuss 'mechanism' to establish innovation institutes
25 September 2012 05:41 am
MHRD along with AICTE and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has organized a two-day conference.
Kapil Sibal to launch Aakash 2 soon
24 September 2012 06:54 am
Datawind claimed that it has started supplying the new version of the tablet to IIT Bombay.
DU planning entrance test in UG courses from 2013
24 September 2012 08:38 am
Delhi University is planning to introduce four-year degree courses from the coming academic session 2013-2014.
IIM-A alumnus helps institute go solar way
24 September 2012 03:44 am
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has initiated to become an energy independent institution.
No beef, pork festival: High court tells JNU
21 September 2012 05:18 am
High Court asked JNU and city police to ensure that no "beef and pork" festival takes place in the campus on Sep 28.
IIM-Ahmedabad among top 10 B-schools globally
19 September 2012 04:23 am
In a recent rating, the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has been ranked among top 10 global B-schools.
SRM University bags third position in US design competition
19 September 2012 05:31 am
SRM University have bagged third position at an international design competition in the field of aviation
Fill vacant NRI seats in medical colleges: Punjab govt
19 September 2012 04:35 am
Punjab Govt has directed medical and dental colleges to immediately fill the remaining 38 MBBS and 524 BDS seats of NRI
Vice-President felicitates scientists from J&K with Young Scientists Award
18 September 2012 05:05 am
The awards have been instituted by J&K State Council for Science & Technology
HC: Equal varsity reservation for disabled as SC/ST
18 September 2012 05:16 am
Court said it was "discriminatory" on the part of DTU to provide only five percent relaxation in admission to disabled
Delegation of six foreign universities visit Amity University
18 September 2012 09:48 am
A delegation comprising of members from six foreign universities visited Noida campus of Amity University.
Vice President to inaugurate 8th J&K Science Congress today
17 September 2012 03:42 am
Vice-president Mohammad Hamid Ansari will today inaugurate the 8th Jammu and Kashmir Science Congress in Srinagar.
AIIMS-like medical institute to come up in West Bengal
17 September 2012 10:25 am
The proposed AIIMS-like medical institute for West Bengal will be set up at Kalyani in Kolkata.
A hi-tech Stem Cell Research Institute to come up in Surat
17 September 2012 03:49 am
A hi-tech Stem Cell Research Institute will come up in Surat by the end of 2013.
Scientists of INSTEM, NCBS and TIFR to work with Cambridge for medical research
14 September 2012 04:18 am
Cambridge University will collaborate with scientists of Indian institutions on a joint £11-million medical research
Indranil Manna appointed as IIT-Kanpur Director
14 September 2012 05:48 am
Prof Indranil Manna has been appointed as the new director of Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K).
QS Ranking: IIT-D comes at 212th rank, IIT-B at 227 and IIT-K at 278th position
14 September 2012 05:53 am
IIT-Delhi comes at the 212th rank, followed by IIT-Bombay at 227th position and IIT-Kanpur at 278th.
MHRD constitutes 15-member council for deemed to be universities
13 September 2012 05:23 am
The decision of this effect was taken in a meeting held under chairmanship of MHRD Minister Kapil Sibal.
Thomson Reuters honoured ten eminent scientists
13 September 2012 05:38 am
Ten senior scientists were honoured with the India Citation Awards instituted by Thomson Reuters.
Assam to set up a sports university
13 September 2012 05:28 am
The planned university is in line with the state government’s aim to make education more holistic
Massachusetts Institute overtakes Cambridge University in world ranking
12 September 2012 05:01 am
Cambridge has slipped from the number one spot in the prestigious world ranking of universities
No candidate can claim over vacant MBBS seat in succeeding year
10 September 2012 05:32 am
SC has made it clear that for seat fell vacant in a particular year cannot be carried forward.
Vellore Institute of Technology ties up with IBM
10 September 2012 05:30 am
As part of the partnership, VIT and IBM will design and deliver a new set of courses for the students.
NIT Warangal sets up committee to probe ragging issue
07 September 2012 09:59 am
The Institute has set up a committee to probe the entire matter.
Task force failed to suggest reforms for higher education: MHRD
07 September 2012 04:50 am
A task force constituted by MHRD to develop a sound database on higher education, has been failed to suggest reforms.
Dr. Parikshat Singh Manhas awarded Indo-Hungarian fellowship for research
05 September 2012 05:09 am
Dr. Parikshat Singh Manhas is the only management teacher from the country who has been conferred with fellowship.
Common entrance test for PG courses in West Bengal
05 September 2012 17:23 pm
For the academic year 2013, admission in post graduate courses will be made through a common entrance test.
Court issues notice to Centre over UGC chairman’s appointment
06 September 2012 06:43 am
Court issued notice to Center to respond on a petition seeking direction to fill the seat of UGC chairman
President Pranab Mukherjee flags off DTU's Passenger Solar Car flags
05 September 2012 04:18 am
A team of Delhi Technological University (DTU) scientists have designed and developed a Solar Passenger Car.
Scientists Ramakrishnan and Raghavan named for HK Firodia award
03 September 2012 02:55 am
T V Ramakrishnan and K Vijay Raghavan have been named for HK Firodia awards for 2012.
Sikkim University VC leads delegation at China-India Forum
31 August 2012 04:23 am
VC of Sikkim University - Prof Mahendra P Lama led a delegation of the heads of Indian educational institutions to China
Wipro ties up with UMass Boston to train teachers
31 August 2012 04:28 am
Wipro Limited and the University of Massachusetts Boston have joined hands to launch a 12-month fellowship program in US
Indian origin academician named for prestigious award in South Africa
An Indian origin academician has been selected for the prestigious science award for her outstanding contribution.
IIT-B, IIT- Indore, Cummins College, Symbiosis named for IBM's 'Smarter Planet' projects
30 August 2012 05:45 am
The IBM announced the SUR awards with the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in Mumbai and Indore
Govt nod for Agricultural Biotechnology Institute
29 August 2012 04:25 am
Cabinet has approved the proposal of Ministry of Agriculture for the setting up of IIAB at Ranchi in Jharkhand
Decks cleared for two central universities in Bihar
29 August 2012 04:22 am
Centre has approved amendments to Central Universities Act to facilitate setting up of universities at Gaya and Motihari
IIT-Gandhinagar to set up an R&D centre on Archaeology
28 August 2012 10:08 am
The Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, will come up with an R&D centre to protect national heritage.
Punjab Agricultural University to confer honorary degree on Tajikistan president
28 August 2012 03:53 am
PAU will confer the degree of 'Doctor of Science' (honoris causa) on Tajikistan President.
Madhya Pradesh government to honour scientists
28 August 2012 04:02 am
Prof Tushar Kanti Chakraborty and Prof Vinod K Singh have been named for National level Pt Jawaharlal Nehru Award.
Adobe appoints Sunil PP as Director - Education for India
24 August 2012 06:29 am
Adobe Systems Incorporated appointed Sunil PP as the Director - Education for its India and South Asia operations.
XLRI confers alumnus award on Dr Akshay Rao of University of Minnesota, US
24 August 2012 07:02 am
XLRI conferred a special distinction on Dr. Akshay Rao, alumnus of Business Management Programme of the 1980 batch.
Indian American academic Sanjay Reddy to head US institute
23 August 2012 04:42 am
The New School, has named Sanjay Reddy as one of the two directors of the India China Institute.
Royal Society for Chemistry to organise Chemistry meet in Nagpur
23 August 2012 08:42 am
Royal Society for Chemistry and regional centre of IGNOU, IISc and Nagpur University will jointly organise a symposium.
Scientist of Sree Sastha Institute develops cholesterol measuring technique
23 August 2012 08:49 am
NR Shanker of Sree Sastha Institute of Engineering, Chennai and his colleagues have developed cholesterol test.
Indo-Global Education Summit to be organised in Hyderabad
22 August 2012 06:31 am
It is expected that 1,000 Indian educational institutions are likely to participate in the event.
Yoginder K Alagh appointed as the chancellor of Central University of Gujarat
22 August 2012 08:38 am
Noted academician and economist Yoginder K Alagh appointed as the first Chancellor of Central University of Gujarat
Bill to set up 20 more IIITs approved
21 August 2012 03:22 am
The Bill seeks to give IIITs administrative autonomy and enables setting up of 20 more institutes across the country.
PM confers honorary doctorate on Azim Premji
21 August 2012 05:54 am
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh conferred an honorary doctorate on eminent industrialist and Wipro chairman Azim Premji.
CREDAI to set up real estate school in Ahmedabad
17 August 2012 06:26 am
The CREDAI Institute of Real Estate Research and Professional Studies will be set up at Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
DU alumnus Arun Maira appointed as Chancellor of Himachal University
17 August 2012 05:58 am
President of India- Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Arun Maira as the Chancellor of Himachal University.
IIM-Udaipur ties up with Genpact for 'Knowledge Partnership'
17 August 2012 06:14 am
Genpact has entered into ties with Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur (IIMU) to create a 'Knowledge Partnership'.
Court asks MCI to finalise content of rural medical course
16 August 2012 08:49 am
Court has directed MCI to finalise within six weeks the curriculum for starting a three-and-half year course.
Kapil Sibal to discuss objections on educational reform bills
16 August 2012 06:56 am
Government is likely to hold informal discussions with the opposition parties on Thursday to sort out differences.
Swati Piramal initiates course in clinical research at Harvard
16 August 2012 03:50 am
Swati Piramal, the director of Piramal Healthcare Ltd., has initiated a course in clinical research at Harvard School
MHRD plans Common Entrance Test for central universities
14 August 2012 03:43 am
MHRD is working on a single entrance test to undergraduate programmes for central universities across country.
Identify institutes running courses without AICTE approval: High Court
14 August 2012 04:10 am
Delhi High Court has directed AICTE to carry out a thorough probe and submit its report within four months.
Dr Srikumar Banerjee appointed as Chancellor of Central University of Kashmir
14 August 2012 03:37 am
President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has released orders of his appointment for a period of five years.
XLRI to open its NCR campus by 2014-end
13 August 2012 06:49 am
XLRI will come up with a new campus in the National Capital Region (NCR) by the end of 2014.
11 Japanese University to take part in educational fair
13 August 2012 06:53 am
Japan will soon organise a special education fair in Delhi and Bangalore
Delhi to get Dental University soon
13 August 2012 03:51 am
Delhi government is planning to upgrade Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS) as a university.
No space for Foreign Educational Institutions Bill
09 August 2012 03:53 am
The government is not in the mood to bring legislation allowing foreign education institutions to set up base in India.
AMU suspends 21 B. Tech students
09 August 2012 06:30 am
Aligarh Muslim University has ordered a high lever probe in admissions in engineering courses.
16-member delegation from University of West Indies to visit India
09 August 2012 06:39 am
The University of West Indies (UWI) has started a new course on global cultures to enable its students explore India.
Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge to visit India
08 August 2012 03:25 am
Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University will embark on a 10-day visit to India next month.
IFMSA to organise global meet in Mumbai
08 August 2012 03:30 am
Around 1,000 delegates from across 114 countries will attend 61st general assembly to be organized in Mumbai on Aug 9.
Satish Shetye appointed as new VC of Goa University
07 August 2012 07:13 am
Satish Shetye, the director of National Institute of Oceanography, has been appointed as the new V-C of Goa University.
AIIMS Rishikesh and Bhubaneswar to start classes from next month
07 August 2012 07:10 am
AIIMS Rishikesh and Bhubaneswar would start functioning from this academic session.
Infosys to open centre in Kolkata
06 August 2012 08:17 am
The West Bengal government has allotted a land of 50 acre at Rajarhat for the purpose.
Global management gurus to attend Indian Management Conclave
06 August 2012 08:19 am
Prominent gurus, including two professors from North America, will take part in Third Indian Management Conclave.
IIT Joint Admission Board approves CET for UG admission
06 August 2012 04:21 am
The Joint Admission Board of the IITs has approved the common entrance test for admission to the undergraduate programme
Apeejay Stya University bags "Best Innovation by Private University" award
03 August 2012 06:33 am
Apeejay Stya University has been awarded in the category of "Higher Education Institutes" at World Education Summit 2012
Three-day IIT global alumni meet in Kolkata from Dec 7
03 August 2012 03:49 am
The three-day annual meeting of the global association of IIT alumni would begin in Kolkata from Dec 7.
Dr PP Mathur appointed as VC of KIIT
02 August 2012 07:10 am
Dr PP Mathur has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of Bhubaneswar based Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (
Prof. Gopinath Pradhan takes over as the VC of IGNOU
03 August 2012 09:42 am
Prof. Gopinath Pradhan has taken over as the new Vice Chancellor of Indira Gandhi National Open University.
UGC proposes regional centres of educational management
02 August 2012 07:12 am
UGC has proposed to set up regional centres of educational management in the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM).
Ashoke Sen awarded with Fundamental Physics Prize
02 August 2012 05:16 am
Ashoke Sen, a scientist at the Harish Chandra Research Institute in Allahabad, has been awarded with Fundamental Physics
VC of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University suspended
01 August 2012 08:35 am
SGPC has suspended Vice-Chancellor of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University- Dr Jasbir Singh Ahluwalia.
Bihar govt increases retirement age of Engg teachers
01 August 2012 03:55 am
Bihar government has decided to increase the retirement age of teachers from 62 years to 65 years.
NRI doctors initiated to support Medical University in MP
01 August 2012 06:40 am
NRI doctors have initiated to assist Madhya Pradesh govt to develop and expand state’s medical university.
West Bengal govt to provide 273 acres land for AMU campus
31 July 2012 05:29 am
West Bengal government has announced to provide 273 acres of land Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus.
IIT-B alumnus gifts $1 mn fellowship to Cornell varsity
31 July 2012 11:28 am
Rajiv L Gupta, an IIT Bombay alumnus, has gifted a $1million fellowship to his other alma mater, Cornell University.
Nalanda University to start academic session from 2014
31 July 2012 11:35 am
The proposed Nalanda University will start its first academic session from 2014.
HM Nerurkar appointed as President of Indian Institute of Metals
30 July 2012 03:56 am
HM Nerurkar, Managing Director of Tata Steel, has been appointed as President of Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)
Former IGNOU VC denies graft charges
30 July 2012 08:24 am
VN Rajasekharan Pillai, ex IGNOU V-C denied wrongdoing in the university's tie-up with other institutions.
IFIM Business School ties up with French Institute
27 July 2012 06:37 am
Bangalore based IFIM Business School collaborated with French Institute- ESC Rennes School of Business.
IIT Bombay alumni rejects new IIT entrance formula: Survey
27 July 2012 06:17 am
78% of the survey respondents have voted against the current structure of JEE reforms.
CBI registers case against former IGNOU VC
27 July 2012 05:51 am
Former IGNOU Vice Chancellor VN Rajasekharan Pillai has been charged for allowing courses in two other Universities.
IIT-Bombay accepts Common Entrance Test format
26 July 2012 11:19 am
IIT-B senate approves resolution regarding admission to the IITs' based only on rank achieved in advance test subject.
Rajinder Singh Bawa appointed VC of Chandigarh University
26 July 2012 11:05 am
Rajinder Singh Bawa is to be the first Vice-Chancellor of the newly established Chandigarh University at Gharuan
Ma Foi acquires Axis-V e-learning company
26 July 2012 11:11 am
Chennai based Ma Foi Strategic Consultants acquired 51 percent stake in Axis-V.
IIT-D alumnus among Indian-Americans to get US Prez award
25 July 2012 05:57 am
Three Indian American scientists were among 96 researchers who got the Presidential Early Career Awards.
Punjab govt asks Thapar University to continue state quota
25 July 2012 06:04 am
Punjab government wants the University to continue 50 percent quota for state students.
West Bengal Govt raises medical teachers’ retirement age
25 July 2012 06:10 am
Bengal Government has decided to raise the retirement age of teachers in its medical colleges from 62 to 65 years.
WIPO-CII to establish India Intellectual Property Foundation
25 July 2012 03:33 am
The union Minister, Anand Sharma inaugurated the National Institute of Intellectual Property Management at Nagpur.
Pratt & Whitney opens research center at IISc to develop jet engine
24 July 2012 02:52 am
Pratt & Whitney has opened its office at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to conduct advanced research.
Maruti ties with Haryana Tech Board, IGNOU to offer diploma course
24 July 2012 02:58 am
The aim behind the initiative is to increase the knowledge of workforce for meeting the future business needs.
Google introduces ‘Google Web Academy’ with NIIT
23 July 2012 03:06 am
Google introduced a comprehensive training program for young professionals in India in alliance with NIIT Limited.
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen appointed chancellor of Nalanda University
24 July 2012 10:55 am
Amartya Sen was appointed as first chancellor of the upcoming Nalanda International University in Bihar.
Jadavpur University: Students up in arms against new quota formula
23 July 2012 03:02 am
Executive council has recently lowered down reservation for students in PG courses to 60% from the existing 95%.
Loyola Institute of Business appoints Dr S Peter S.J. as Director
19 July 2012 03:48 am
LIBA has appointment Dr. S. Peter S.J. as the fifth Director of the institute.
Ellucian appoints Milind Kamat as VP and Country Head
19 July 2012 03:50 am
Milind Kamat has been appointed as the Vice-President and Country Head (India Operations) of Ellucian.
MS University joins hands with EU varsities
19 July 2012 04:37 am
MS University entered into a partnership with European Union (EU) consortium under Erasmus Mundus programme.
Bihar to get two Central Universities
18 July 2012 04:23 am
MHRD has agreed to set up a central university in Motihari, in addition to the one proposed in Gaya.
IIM-Trichy to open its satellite centre in Chennai
18 July 2012 04:30 am
Indian Institute of Management-Trichy has announced to set up a satellite centre in Ekkattuthangal in Chennai.
Dental, ayurvedic, homeopathic colleges to be established in Tripura
17 July 2012 04:00 am
Tripura government has decided to set up three more professional colleges in public-private partnership (PPP) models.
Shantharam Shetty appointed as pro-chancellor of Nitte University
17 July 2012 03:54 am
Mangalore based Nitte University has appointed noted educationist M Shantharam Shetty as its pro-chancellor.
Central tribal varsity to come up in Chhattisgarh
17 July 2012 03:58 am
Chhattisgarh Scheduled Tribes Advisory Council has given green signal for setting up a central tribal university.
Maharashtra Board axed affiliation of 35 tech institutions
16 July 2012 03:21 am
MSBTE has withdrawn affiliation to 35 institutes across the state for poor academic standards and discrepancies.
Dr Ashok Saxena appointed as V-C of Galgotias University
18 July 2012 09:24 am
Dr. Balaji Rajagopalan has been appointed as Pro. Vice Chancellor of the Galgotias University.
ISRO to host COSPAR in Mysore
12 July 2012 03:46 am
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will host the 39th Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research
International award for IIT-Madras maths professor
12 July 2012 03:50 am
Prof Sundar of IIT-Madras has been honoured with the "Alumni Ambassador of the City of Kaiserslautern, Germany" award.
SC allows B-schools to use any of five tests for 2013-14
12 July 2012 03:52 am
SC allowed these B-schools to use any of five national test procedures for academic session 2013-14.
India and UNESCO join hands to establish MGIEPSD
11 July 2012 02:54 am
India and UNESCO will establish Mahatma Gandhi Institute Of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development in New Delhi
LPU-PTU to host Science Conference 'Bhartiya Vigyan Sammelan'
11 July 2012 02:57 am
Lovely Professional University along with Punjab Technical University will host four-day Science Conference.
Centre appoints Director of four AIIMS-like institutes
11 July 2012 03:03 am
AK Mahapatra, a neurosurgeon at AIIMS, Delhi has been appointed the new director of AIIMS at Bhubaneshwar.
Prof Ajit Singh accepts 'Manmohan Chair' at Panjab varsity
10 July 2012 03:44 am
Cambridge economist Professor Ajit Singh has accepted 'Dr Manmohan Singh Chair' named after PM at the Panjab University.
Angadi Institute ties up with eight engineering colleges
10 July 2012 03:48 am
Angadi Institute of Technology and Management has entered into ties with eight engineering colleges for placement poolin
Manipal Global Edu Services appoints S Vaitheeswaran as MD & CEO
06 July 2012 03:36 am
S Vaitheeswaran has been appointed as MD & CEO of Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE).
MCI can’t grant recognition to med colleges: SC
06 July 2012 03:42 am
SC has said that Medical Council of India was not empowered to grant recognition to medical colleges.
Indian Institutes participate in 'God Particle' research
05 July 2012 06:31 am
Scientists of Indian institutions were involved in CERN during the discovery of Higgs Boson, known as ‘God particle’.
Centre clears three new IIITs under PPP mode
04 July 2012 10:36 am
Union government has cleared a proposal to set up three new IIITs under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode.
IIT- Kharagpur's Prof Souvik appointed as VC Jadavpur University
04 July 2012 10:41 am
Prof Souvik Bhattacharyya of IIT- Kharagpur has been appointed as the new vice chancellor of Jadavpur University.
IIT Gandhinagar ties up with RII to work on tech develop
03 July 2012 03:52 am
IIT, Gandhinagar, has been collaborated with Japanese group Richo's California-based unit, Ricoh Innovation Inc (RII).
Birmingham University honours Prof Srikanta Pal
04 July 2012 10:45 am
Srikanta Pal had designed, fabricated and even tested his research project in University of Birmingham.
IIM-Shillong ties up with National Stock Exchange
02 July 2012 03:33 am
IIM Shillong entered into ties with National Stock Exchange to start two-year full-time Post-Graduate Programme.
Deenbandhu Universtiy sign MoC with German Varsity
02 July 2012 03:56 am
Haryana based Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University signed Memorandum of Collaboration with German University of Applied Scie
IIT-Delhi alumni opposes new entrance test formula
29 June 2012 03:22 am
IIT Delhi Alumni Association outrightly rejected the new format of common entrance test for IITs.
Indian Academy of Sciences appoints Ashok Venkitaraman as Jubilee Professor
29 June 2012 03:25 am
Bangalore based Indian Academy of Science has appointed Prof Ashok Venkitaraman as its first Jubilee Professor.
UP to have first Women university in Rae Bareli
29 June 2012 03:26 am
Ministry for Human Resource Development has written a letter to state government to provide land for the purpose.
Mohan Lal Cheepa is first VC of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University
28 June 2012 03:53 am
Prof Mohan Lal Cheepa has been appointed as the first vice-chancellor of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University.
Bihar Govt to fill 3,493 vacant posts of varsity teachers
28 June 2012 03:12 am
The Bihar cabinet has cleared the decks for filling up 3,493 vacant posts of teachers and associate professors.
IIT council agrees on Common Entrance Test
28 June 2012 09:34 am
The row between government and IITs over entrance test was resolved with a compromise agreement.
New IIT exam format from 2013
28 June 2012 09:28 am
IIT Council struck a compromise with the human resource development ministry on the new pattern of entrance examinations
Somnath Dasgupta takes over as Assam University VC
27 June 2012 11:11 am
Renowned geologist Somnath Dasgupta took over as the fifth vice-chancellor of Assam University, Silchar.
India, Australia collaborate for scientific research
27 June 2012 03:31 am
Top Indian scientists will work with their Australian counterparts in major research projects.
IIM's Prof SSS Kumar appointed as CAT's Convenor
27 June 2012 03:59 am
Prof SSS Kumar has been appointed as CAT (The Common Admission Test) Convenor for 2012.
No OBC reservation in minority institutions: Court
27 June 2012 11:33 am
Delhi High Court exempted four minority colleges from reserving 27 percent seats for students from OBCs.
MHRD launches training programme for 10,000 tech teachers
27 June 2012 11:34 am
The programme consists of lectures, live interactions and lab sessions. It is being conducted through 168 remote centres
Kolkata solar physicist Dibyendu Nandi wins prestigious US prize
25 June 2012 03:42 am
American Astronomical Society awarded Dibyendu Nandi with the prestigious Karen Harvey Prize 2012.
India ties with six countries for collaborative research
25 June 2012 03:46 am
India has signed pacts with six countries for collaborative research in the field of science and technology.
CET Row: MHRD calls IIT Council meet on June 27
25 June 2012 03:50 am
The human resource development ministry has called for a special meeting of the IIT Council on June 27.
IIT-Delhi too rejects HRD`s single entrance test proposal
22 June 2012 04:57 am
IIT-Delhi too revolted against the human resource development ministry's move for a common entrance test.
All-India quota: SC seeks details of medical PG seats from states
22 June 2012 05:03 am
Court issued notice to the union health ministry on the plea of medical student aspiring to get admission into PG course
IIM, Ahmedabad to get new Director soon
21 June 2012 08:33 am
IIM, Ahmedabad will soon get a new successor to the present director Samir Barua whose term will expire in Sep.
First private University of Arunachal Pradesh to start in July
20 June 2012 09:35 am
Indira Gandhi Technical and Medical Sciences University will start functioning in Ziro from July.
Indian-American physicist Mitra Dutta appointed as VC of US varsity
20 June 2012 09:38 am
Mitra Dutta has been named vice chancellor for research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Sekhar Basu appointed as Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
19 June 2012 03:20 am
Sekhar Basu, a senior nuclear scientist has been appointed as the Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
IIT-Kharagpur gets approval of Rs 230 cr for medical institute
20 June 2012 09:40 am
IIT- Kharagpur takes the first step to have Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy Institute of Medical Science and Research.
IIM-A alumni Anjani Jain appointed as dean at Yale
20 June 2012 09:09 am
Anjani Jain, Indian American academician, has been appointed as a senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme
LPU scientists develop anti-cancer formulation
18 June 2012 08:52 am
School of Pharm Sciences of Lovely Professional Varsity developed a new formulation for treatment of colon cancer.
IIT-Delhi to calculate stress in AIIMS faculty
20 June 2012 09:52 am
IIT-Delhi has tied up with AIIMS Trauma Centre to examine stress among AIIMS doctors
Guangdong University to establish Hindi chair
13 June 2012 06:07 am
University of Guangzhou is all set to establish a chair to teach India's national language Hindi.
IIHS inks MoU with Karnataka Govt to establish Innovation University
13 June 2012 08:54 am
The Indian Institute for Human Settlements will establish the first campus of the IIHS University in Bangalore.
Science Academy to come up at Nagpur
13 June 2012 06:38 am
Academy will provide academicians opportunities for research in science
Sibal refuses to rollback Common Entrance Test
12 June 2012 08:30 am
HRD Minister Kapil Sibal ruled out going back on the controversial proposal for a nationwide CET.
IIT-Kanpur seeks PM's intervention on CET
12 June 2012 03:42 am
IIT-Kanpur professors has now sought "direct and immediate intervention" of Prime Minister to settle the issue.
Northeast India's first IIIT coming up in Tripura
11 June 2012 06:38 am
Northeast India's first IIIT will be set up in Tripura with a cost of Rs 128 crore.
More IITs may revolt against the HRD move for CET
11 June 2012 06:31 am
IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay are likely to follow Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur.
Cabinet approves setting up NECTAR in Meghalaya
11 June 2012 06:47 am
Union Cabinet approves setting up `North East Centre for Technology Application and Reach` at Shillong
ALIET to enter into ties with US varsity
11 June 2012 06:43 am
Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology (ALIET) will enter into collaboration with Jesuit Institution
IIT alumni write to PM, MHRD against CET
07 June 2012 03:27 am
The IIT alumni association has written a letter to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh raising its protest against CET
SC permits online counselling for UG medical courses
11 June 2012 06:39 am
Supreme Court has permitted the union health ministry to undertake online counselling for students.
IIT Madras to tie up with Automation Industry Association
07 June 2012 03:16 am
IIT - M planned to enter into collaboration with the Automation Industry Association to develop curriculum and research
CABE to develop framework for teachers' training
07 June 2012 13:06 pm
The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) has decided to look into developing a framework for the new central progr
MU paper leakage: Two prof, four staff among 14 arrested
06 June 2012 09:21 am
Two professor of an Engineering College and four Mumbai University staff were among fourteen accused who were arrested.
Bihar govt to recruit 900 medical teachers
06 June 2012 09:28 am
The state govt would appoint around 900 medical teachers to fill up the vacant posts in six medical colleges
UGC to allow only top 500 universities into India
05 June 2012 06:54 am
UGC has set new guidelines for Indian Universities to enter into collaboration with foreign counterparts.
BHU to set up stem cell research centre
05 June 2012 05:06 am
BHU is all set to establish first-of-its-kind Stem Cell Research and Bone Marrow Transplantation Centre.
Manipal University mulls campus in China
04 June 2012 06:43 am
The university is in talks with two Chinese universities- Tianjin University and Shanghai's Tongji University to tie up
Punjabi University admissions go online
03 June 2012 17:42 pm
Students desirous of taking admission in Punjabi University will have the facility to register online.
NASA- Bharathiar University to organise 'Space Festival 2012'
04 June 2012 06:56 am
Several scientists, researchers and academicians will participate in this six days show.
IIT alumni to move court against Common Entrance Test
04 June 2012 06:49 am
IIT alumni association has decided to move court and demand a status quo on implementation till 2014.
MHRD and DST to grant funds to 36 Bihar colleges
01 June 2012 11:37 am
DST and MHRD will fund these colleges to boost teaching and research in science
Punjab varsity to check plagiarism via e-platform
01 June 2012 08:51 am
It has signed an MoU with Information and Library Network Centre, to check plagiarism
CB Bhave, former SEBI Chairman joins IIHS board
30 May 2012 07:35 am
Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) appointed former SEBI chairman, CB Bhave as the new Executive Chairperson.
Swati Piramal to be member of Harvard Board of Overseers
31 May 2012 10:05 am
Swati Piramal, the director of Piramal Healthcare has been elected member of the Harvard Board of Overseers.
Create pool of high quality pedagogy to combat faculty famine: Sibal
30 May 2012 08:43 am
The Minister suggested creation of data banks with high quality teacher education material
Richard Ivey becomes top producer of Indian case studies
31 May 2012 09:59 am
Ivey Publishing has accomplished a significant milestone of developing more than 200 India focused cases.
Prof Syiemlieh, VC-RGU appointed member of UPSC
30 May 2012 07:27 am
Prof David R Syiemlieh, is likely to demit his VC post on June 1
Gujarat govt ropes in TCS for IIIT
31 May 2012 09:40 am
Gujarat government has roped in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as its industry partner to set up IIIT.
Joint Entrance Examination for IITs, NITs and IIITs from 2013
29 May 2012 04:53 am
Joint Councils of IITs, NITs, IIITs and CEI have decided to conduct a common admission examination
IIMB and Singapore Management University tie-up for joint research
29 May 2012 05:01 am
IIM- Bangalore signed an MoU with SMU aimed at facilitating management research and education.
JU, CU & IIM-C mull collaboration for Meta University
29 May 2012 04:41 am
Jadhavpur, Calcutta Varsity & IIM-Calcutta—will be testing the feasibility of collaboration for setting up Meta Varsity
Gauhati University to launch courses on women studies
28 May 2012 00:33 am
Women’s Studies Research Centre of the University will introduce a master’s course on women studies.
Labs for cloud study, quake monitoring to come up in Maharashtra
25 May 2012 10:42 am
A Seismological Research Laboratory will soon come up at Hazarmachi in Karad for earthquake researches
IIFT ties-up with Singapore Management University
25 May 2012 03:40 am
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade entered into an agreement with Singapore Management University
Canadian delegation visits Amity University
25 May 2012 03:46 am
A Canadian delegation visited Amity University to discuss and deliberate the potential areas of mutual collaboration.
Lovely Professional University’s students develop a driverless car
24 May 2012 03:22 am
Four students of University have designed a unique model of car that is run by a mobile phone from anywhere in the world
Vikram Goel appointed as Charan Singh University VC
24 May 2012 03:27 am
Chancellor BL Joshi appointed Vikram Chandra Goel as the Vice-Chancellor of the Chaudhary Charan Singh University.
Prof Suranjan Das re-appointed VC of Calcutta University
25 May 2012 10:40 am
A three-member high power committee recommended his appointment for another term
DTU ties-up with SEC to boost renewable energy reseach
23 May 2012 03:18 am
Delhi Technological University and Solar Energy Centre will jointly work on renewable energy research.
PU offers the Dr Manmohan Singh chair to Cambridge professor
23 May 2012 06:29 am
The Chair in the Department of Economics was lying vacant since it was instituted in 2009.
India's Defense University to be set up by 2017
23 May 2012 06:22 am
India's first and only Defense University will take about seven years to come up.
Agri Scientists Dr R Sai and Dr N Shobha bag MS Swaminathan award
23 May 2012 06:59 am
The award, which carries a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh, a medal and a citation, was presented by Dr Jayaprakash Narayan.
Shahrukh appointed as AMU Registrar
22 May 2012 03:38 am
Vice Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University, Lt Gen Zameeruddin Shah has issued orders for his appointment.
Govt plans to set up Universities for Research and Innovation
23 May 2012 06:55 am
Centre is considering a proposal for setting up of Research University focused on high-quality research.
Canadian delegation visits Lovely Professional University
22 May 2012 03:37 am
A delegation of Canada based Mount Royal University visited LPU to study Indian culture & Business Practices.
Indian- American scientist to leave top energy job
18 May 2012 03:36 am
A top Indian-American scientist- Arunava Majumdar is leaving his job at the US energy department.
IIMB signs MoU with Century Real Estate
18 May 2012 05:05 am
IIMB has signed an MoU with Century Real Estate for establishing the IIMB-Century real estate research initiative.
Indian School of Business to offer courses in Middle East
23 May 2012 07:06 am
ISB signed an MoU with Oman based Bahwan CyberTek, to provide executive education courses in Middle East.
AMU ties up with Ohio and Bristol varsities for cancer research
16 May 2012 06:34 am
The funds for the project will be given by different funding agencies in US, UK and the Department of Science and Tech.
Wasudeo Namdeo Gade named VC of Pune University
16 May 2012 06:37 am
The Chancellor of universities and governor of Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan shortlisted his name.
Srimanta Sankardev chair in Tezpur Central University
15 May 2012 04:11 am
UGC has given its nod to establish the 'Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardev' chair in Tezpur Central University.
Government to double seats in medical colleges
16 May 2012 06:52 am
Government has planned to double the seats of undergraduate and postgraduate in various medical colleges.
Narayana Murthy to get Global Humanitarian Award
15 May 2012 08:42 am
James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award is presented by Applied Materials in association with Santa Clara University
Dr BK Batra joins as Director Asia-Pacific Institute
15 May 2012 08:26 am
Dr. DK Batra has joined Delhi based Asia-Pacific Institute of Management as Director
Prof Ashok Kumar appointed as acting VC of CSA, Kanpur
14 May 2012 05:21 am
Chancellor- BL Joshi appointed Prof Ashok Kumar as acting Vice Chancellor of CSA University of Agriculture & Technology
Zameeruddin Shah to be the VC of AMU
14 May 2012 05:18 am
President Pratibha Patil has appointed Lt. Gen. (Retired) Shah as new Vice Chancellor
Three ex-VCs booked in university recruitment scam
11 May 2012 10:59 am
Anti-Corruption Bureau has booked former Vice Chancellors in MAFSU recruitment scam.
IIIT to come up at Kapurthala
11 May 2012 07:20 am
The new IIIT will come up under PPP mode with an estimated cost of around Rs 128 crore.
IIT, Kharagpur’s medical college plan gets fresh boost
11 May 2012 10:56 am
IIT, Kharagpur had signed an agreement with the California University way back in 2010 for setting up medical college
Governor accepts CSA University, VC's resignation
10 May 2012 08:57 am
According to a Raj Bhawan release, Dr GC Tiwari was relieved from his services with immediate effect.
A medical college for Muslim students to come up in WB
10 May 2012 10:22 am
New medical college may come up either at Barasat or Rajarhat on 20 acres of land with an estimated cost of Rs 400 cr
IIM-L ties up with Kelley School of Business
09 May 2012 05:36 am
The ties will expand teaching and research initiatives
Dr Maheswar Ojha gets the young scientist award
09 May 2012 05:11 am
Senior Scientist of NGRI- Dr Maheswar Ojha has been awarded Indian National Science Academy medal for young scientist.
Tata Steel ready to support set up of IIIT Jharkhand
09 May 2012 05:29 am
The Tata Steel will take initiative for setting up a hi-tech Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)
IIT-D to set up International Institute of Technology in Mauritius
08 May 2012 03:49 am
According to the plan, the initial investment will be of more than 20 million dollars (around Rs 100 crore).
Thapar University rolls back quota decision
04 May 2012 05:57 am
Thapar University has rolled back its decision to abolish 50 percent quota for state students.
Goa University to have three new chairs
04 May 2012 06:34 am
Goa University will soon establish three chairs in the names of renowned personalities.
IIT- Madras best in web presence among Indian universities
04 May 2012 06:23 am
A global research agency- Cybermetrics lab has come up with a ranking of universities for their web presence
Shiv Nadar University announces scholarships
02 May 2012 17:43 pm
PhD scholars will get scholarship of Rs 6- 9 lakh for four years and Research Fellowship worth Rs 5.45 lakh per annum.
Govt plans to give more autonomy to IITs
03 May 2012 05:24 am
Council of IITs constituted a Committee with a view to suggest roadmap for enhancing the autonomy
WB Health varsity to have new VC soon
03 May 2012 05:58 am
West Bengal Government has finally begun the search for a suitable academician
IIT-JEE aspirants can see answer sheets
07 May 2012 04:24 am
IIT has decided to post answer keys along with answer sheet on its website from this session.
Meghalaya, Symantec collaborate to boost IT talent
02 May 2012 17:59 pm
Government of Meghalaya with Symantec Software Solutions has unveiled a Skill Development Programme
UGC gives nod to Sankardeva study centre
03 May 2012 03:53 am
UGC has cleared the establishment of Srimanta Sankardeva Chair in Tezpur University of Assam.
Srivari Chandrashekar gets CNR Rao National Prize
03 May 2012 05:27 am
Chandrashekhar is heading the Division of Natural Products at the Hyderabad-based IICT
DU to change undergraduate course’s duration from 2013-14
01 May 2012 06:23 am
It has planned to add one more year in three-year programme of BSc, BA and B.Com.
Ten-member committee to suggest amendments in Nalanda University Act
27 April 2012 05:19 am
Planning Commission has constituted a ten-member Committee to suggest amendments in the Nalanda University Act, 2010.
Indian National Defence University to come up in Gurgaon
27 April 2012 05:13 am
An Indian National Defence University will be established in Haryana at an estimated cost of Rs 160 cr
US to help India establish community colleges
26 April 2012 08:45 am
US is working with India to flesh out an initiative to set up hundreds of community colleges on American pattern.
Jamia to confer honorary D.Litt on Ban ki-moon
26 April 2012 08:56 am
Jamia Millia Islamia will confer honorary Doctor of Letters to UN Secretary General during a special convocation
Govt for 6.5 year MBBS course
25 April 2012 07:28 am
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is in favour of MCI’s proposal to increase duration of MBBS course to 6.5 years
IIT- Bombay to set up urban science centre in New York
25 April 2012 06:03 am
Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) will set up a “Centre for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP)”
IIT-Indore gets land for permanent campus
25 April 2012 07:00 am
It is expected that the new campus will start functioning in next three years.
IIT-Kharagpur to set up extension centre at Chhattisgarh
24 April 2012 04:03 am
A MoU has been signed between Chhattisgarh govt and institute to open state’s first centre for excellence
BARC to set up centre in Silchar, Assam
23 April 2012 09:45 am
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) will set up its new campus at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Silchar.
UK Universities delegation to visit Nagpur
24 April 2012 01:15 am
A delegation of a dozen UK-based Universities will be visiting Nagpur next week
Six Indian-origin scientists to join the prestigious league of Royal Fellows
23 April 2012 10:45 am
Six Indian-origin scientists have been elected for the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal Society for 2012.
Indian institutes to join US, China and others in making world’s largest telescope
23 April 2012 09:57 am
Several Institutes will contribute in the project related with construction of world’s largest Telescope of the US.
Barkatullah University in Bhopal plans to start a medical college
20 April 2012 10:24 am
The board of Barkatullah University has cleared the proposal to set up medical collegeThe pla
IIT Delhi to set up extension centre in Haryana
19 April 2012 10:56 am
The proposal to set up a campus of IIT-Delhi in Haryana was cleared by the IIT council.
AICTE announces new management programmes
18 April 2012 08:17 am
AICTE has announced the dual degree programme in management and an integrated management programme.
Magadh University figures among top 20 varsities
18 April 2012 11:36 am
The renowned Magadh University has figured in the list of top 20 universities of the country.
School of Planning and Architecture to come up in Haryana
18 April 2012 09:46 am
A school of Urban Planning and Architecture will be set up in the Rohtak campus.
National Law School ties up with HAL
17 April 2012 08:31 am
Bangalore based National Law School of India University (NLSIU) has tied up with Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd
UK may allow post-study work permits to Indian students
17 April 2012 08:23 am
Britain will continue to allow post-study work-experience permits to Indian students.
Three in race for AMU V-C
AMU Court has shortlisted their names out of five recommended by the university's executive council last week.
ISB enters into agreement with Pakistan’s B-school
16 April 2012 03:05 am
Indian School of Business signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Karachi's Institute of Business Administration
AICTE plans social networking site for students
16 April 2012 03:16 am
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will soon start a social networking site for engineering students
Jindal Global Law School signs MoUs with US schools
16 April 2012 03:11 am
Jindal Global Law School signed agreements with three leading American law Schools to enrich academic programmes
Wadhwani Foundation signs MoU with St Joseph’s College and 7 Inc.
12 April 2012 03:27 am
The program – Career@ITworld: Earn, Learn and Grow into a Global Career – targets to train 500 students in Ist year.
UGC likely to launch National Higher Education Campaign
12 April 2012 08:43 am
The University Grant Commission (UGC) has prepared a framework for the proposed National Higher Education Campaign.
Chairman and board member of IIM-Indore resign
12 April 2012 16:56 pm
LN Jhunjhunwala, chairman of the Indian Institute of Management-Indore, has resigned from the board of governors
TAPMI gets AACSB-International Accreditation
12 April 2012 08:42 am
T.A. Pai Management Institute gets tag of AACSB-International Accreditation
IIT Alumni oppose change in JEE
12 April 2012 17:16 pm
A poll conducted by IIT Bombay Alumni Association, 78 per cent of voters favoured that JEE should not be tampered with.
Datatel, SunGard Higher Education combine to form Ellucian
12 April 2012 03:28 am
The education technology leader- Datatel and SunGard Higher Education will now work under a new name Ellucian
AMU to get new VC soon
10 April 2012 18:03 pm
The executive council of the Aligarh Muslim University will meet in Delhi on April 12 to select five names
US University launches India Chair
11 April 2012 08:34 am
UK based Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has launched a $1 million multi-year campaign to support an India Chair
IIM to develop political ‘gurus’
10 April 2012 17:38 pm
Indian Institute of Management will soon start classes to develop leadership skill among aspiring female politicians.
Muzammil appointed as VC of Rohilkhand University
08 April 2012 19:12 pm
Educationist Prof Mohd Muzammil has been appointed as VC of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University, Bareilly.
PM to inaugurate IICA on Apr 13
05 April 2012 17:03 pm
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate newly-constructed building of IICA on April 13.
Ayush and Ruchi selected as Yale 2012 World Fellows
05 April 2012 16:51 pm
Ayush Chauhan and Ruchi Yadav are among 16 people selected by prestigious Yale University in 2012 as its World Fellows.
XLRI felicitates Narayana Murthy with Sir Jehangir Medal
05 April 2012 17:00 pm
XLRI felicitated Narayana Murthy with the Sir Jehangir Ghandy Medal for Social and Industrial Peace.
Micromax launches edutainment device
04 April 2012 17:22 pm
Micromax Informatics Limited launched first of its kind edutainment device- Funbook on Ice-cream Sandwich.
Three years extension to GNDU VC
04 April 2012 07:32 am
Chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University extended the term of Guru Nanak Dev University's Vice Chancellor Prof AS Brar.
Shah Rukh Khan to deliver lecture at Yale University
04 April 2012 10:07 am
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will deliver a lecture at Yale University as it's Chubb Fellow.
Govt favours uniform semester-based exams
04 April 2012 03:08 am
HRD minister - Kapil Sibal said it is must to ensure uniform system of exam, which could ensure choice among students.
Govt to consult states on Common Entrance Test
02 April 2012 16:52 pm
Union government will consult states before taking final decision on common entrance test for engineering courses.
20 new IIITs to come up under PPP model
02 April 2012 08:12 am
Union Government has approved the scheme for setting up 20 new IIITs under Public Private Partnership (PPP) model.
Upgraded Aakash to be unveiled next month
03 April 2012 10:14 am
The upgraded version of tablet PC Aakash will be unveiled next month.
IIM Indore to open its centre in Abu Dhabi
03 April 2012 10:18 am
Indian Institute of Management, Indore will soon set up its international centre in Abu Dhabi (UAE).
IIT-Delhi secures top ranking among Indian institutes
02 April 2012 09:15 am
As per the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2011, IIT-Delhi is placed on 218th position in the globa
Britain launches ‘Jubilee Scholarships" for Indian students
30 March 2012 02:57 am
Britain government has decided to felicitate Indian students with 60 new "Jubilee Scholarships" to be awarded in India.
Students of American Universities to debate in Hindi
30 March 2012 03:00 am
Students from America's top universities will debate on the theme of "Higher education is not worth it" -- in Hindi.
Online courses on Sustainable Science start in IGNOU
Indira Gandhi National Open University has begun admission process for three online courses on sustainable sciences.
J&K govt to recruit 1200 Assistant Professors
28 March 2012 03:31 am
State govt has decided to start process for filling 1200 post of assistant professors (AP) in educational institutions.
Rajiv Vastupal joins IIM-B Board of Governors
28 March 2012 03:36 am
MHRD appointed Rajiv Vastupal in the board of governors of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Amrita University launches online tuition programme
28 March 2012 03:39 am
Amrita University launched online tuition programme to help students gain better skills so as to secure jobs.
Oxford opens door for Indian school toppers
27 March 2012 03:59 am
Oxford University has opened its doors for the toppers of ISC and CBSE exams.
Accreditation must for higher institutions: MHRD
27 March 2012 04:04 am
Government is planning to introduce a bill to make it mandatory for institution to be accredited.
Bangalore University to set up SGIC
26 March 2012 03:19 am
University has chalked out its financial plans for the year 2012-13 with a total Budget of Rs 225 crores.
Decks cleared for Universities at Ziro, Pasighat
26 March 2012 03:36 am
Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Science University (IGTMSU) will soon come up in Ziro.
Chidambaram launches ‘Udaan’ website
26 March 2012 08:41 am
Chidambaram launched website dedicated for graduates, post graduates and professional degree holders of J&K.
Calcutta University confers D Litt on Shyam Benegal
23 March 2012 08:16 am
Governor of West Bengal and Chancellor of University- MK Narayanan conferred the degree (honoris causa) to Benegal, duri
Indian government raises Tri-Valley University issue
23 March 2012 06:05 am
Indian government has seriously taken up the issue of Tri-Valley University students with US government.
AK Rath takes over as Chairman & Professor, Centre for CG&SR at IMI
22 March 2012 10:40 am
Dr Arun K Rath has joined as Chairman & Professor, Centre for CG&SR at IMI.
Nine thousand libraries to be interlinked
22 March 2012 10:08 am
It is planned to completely connect all the libraries located in cities, town and villages within three years.
Pankaj Chandra appointed as new UGC Chairman
21 March 2012 03:29 am
IIM-Bangalore Professor Pankaj Chandra has been cleared for appointment as Chairman of the University Grants Commission.
NAAC to adopt new grading system from April 1
21 March 2012 17:08 pm
A new methodology will be introduced by NAAC on 1 April for assessing and grading educational institutions.
Shiv Nadar University ties up with Babson College
21 March 2012 04:06 am
Shiv Nadar University has entered into collaboration with Babson College to offer new academic programmes.
BHU to start joint degree course with Houston varsity
21 March 2012 04:13 am
Banaras Hindu University is planning to start joint degree course with the University of Houston
ISM's expansion plan gets land boost
20 March 2012 03:43 am
District administration initiating the process for allotting 300 acres land for Dhanbad-based Indian School of Mines
BHU to spend Rs 3,800 cr on revamp plan
19 March 2012 02:43 am
BHU has proposed to spend the funds to the tune of Rs 3,800 crore on the revamp of campus.
Govt grants Rs 50 cr to Haryana Agri University
19 March 2012 02:45 am
The fund would be utilized in strengthening its research and development.
Dr Noor takes charge as acting VC of AMU
19 March 2012 08:21 am
Dr Noor Mohammad has taken charge as the acting Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University.
Big B to get D Lit from BHU
19 March 2012 02:41 am
VC of University- Lalji Singh said that the degree would be given to millennium star Amitabh Bachchan in absentia.
Govt plan to set up Aviation University
15 March 2012 02:48 am
Union government is planning to set up an Aviation University to meet out demand of skilled manpower in the field.
AICTE receives 134 applications for closure of B-Schools
15 March 2012 16:30 pm
Around 134 business schools across the country is facing threat of closure.
Leeds University of UK ties up with IIM-K
16 March 2012 07:33 am
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode has entered into agreement with UK based Leeds University Business School.
Azim Premji Trust garners Rs 750 cr from shares’ sale
15 March 2012 02:46 am
The Trust undertook the sale of shares to fund the charitable needs of the Azim Premji Foundation.
Three educationists in race for IGNOU V-C post
14 March 2012 08:50 am
The post of VC has been vacant since last year after Rajasekharan Pillai completed his term in October 2011.
NAAC tagged Jaipuria Institute with ‘A’ grade
14 March 2012 09:09 am
NAAC rated Noida and Lucknow campus of Jaipuria Institute of Management with ‘A’ grade.
Wipro founder Premji to fund education
13 March 2012 02:44 am
The Azim Premji Trust of Wipro founder chairman Azim Premji will sell 35 million shares valued at Rs.1,530 cr
IIM-A ties with Ohio University
13 March 2012 05:29 am
Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has entered into an agreement with Ohio State University.
Hans Raj Hans to teach students of GNDU
13 March 2012 07:18 am
Guru Nanak Dev University has appointed singer Hans Raj Hans as its visiting fellow.
VC of Maha Animal Science University resigns
12 March 2012 02:47 am
Vice Chancellor of Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University- Dr CS Prasad has resigned from his post.
Dr Meena appointed as VC, Bijapur Women University
12 March 2012 02:38 am
Dr Meena Chandavarkar has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of he Karnataka State Women's University, Bijapur.
National Law University to come up in Sonepat
12 March 2012 02:39 am
The campus of National Law University would be established at Rajiv Gandhi Education City in Sonepat.
Panel to probe ruckus outside AMU VC's office
09 March 2012 09:33 am
Two groups of students had clashed outside the VC's office on Tuesday.
Jindal varsity ties up with University of St. Thomas
09 March 2012 09:10 am
Students from different provinces have been selected for full scholarship from the government of Mozambique.
Proposal to set up minority varsity in Assam
07 March 2012 03:17 am
A proposal for setting up a minority university has been sent to HRD ministry by Assam government.
Three campuses of NLU to come in Maharashtra
07 March 2012 03:18 am
Three campuses of NLU will come up in Shendra near Aurangabad, Vasai near Mumbai and in Nagpur.
Assam University to confer honourary degree on FM
05 March 2012 12:26 pm
Assam University, Silchar will confer honoris causa on Union minister for finance -Pranab Mukherjee
NTPC to set up engineering college in Himachal
05 March 2012 06:16 am
State-owned National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and state government has signed an agreement.
Patna University to tie-up with Mauritius varsity
05 March 2012 12:27 pm
Patna University will soon enter into tie with universities of Mauritius for promoting teaching and research activities.
Tokyo University opens its office in Bangalore
29 February 2012 03:13 am
The University of Tokyo has started its operation in India with opening its office in IT city- Bangalore.
Kaziranga University of Assam ties up with UK varsity
29 February 2012 18:14 pm
Assam based Kaziranga University has entered into ties with UK’s University of Plymouth
Naik nominated as chairman of IIM, Ahemdabad
29 February 2012 09:15 am
AM Naik has been nominated as the chairman of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A).
IGNOU launches free mobile service
01 March 2012 09:35 am
Indira Gandhi National Open University has launched a free mobile update service.
Central university of Bihar to have its campus in Gaya
29 February 2012 03:11 am
The campus of Central University of Bihar will come up in Gaya district as state government has allocated land for it.
Science Ministers from African nations to meet on Thursday
29 February 2012 18:12 pm
A delegation of ministers from African nations and their Indian counter part are meeting on Thursday
CAG slams Kurukshetra University
28 February 2012 03:51 am
Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) slammed Kurukshetra University for various irregularities.
Gujarat to soon have IITRAM
28 February 2012 04:04 am
The campus of new institute will likely to come up in Maninagar with headquarters in Ahmedabad.
JNU to start trans-disciplinary research cluster
27 February 2012 03:40 am
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will soon set up a trans-disciplinary research cluster at its campus.
Sathyanarayana Murthy appointed as VC of SRU
27 February 2012 03:35 am
Dr JS Sathyanarayana Murthy has been appointed as new Vice Chancellor of Sri Ramachandra University.
Delegation from America visits IGNOU
27 February 2012 10:33 am
A delegation of 16 members from America visited Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
IIM-I signs MoU with Deakin University
24 February 2012 08:56 am
IIM-I signed MoU with Australia based Deakin University to carry on dual degree programme for its students.
HRD ministry launches Virtual Labs
24 February 2012 03:37 am
Ministry of Human Resource Development rolled out the much awaited Virtual Labs - collection of 91 virtual laboratories
Australia awards scholarship to 26 Indians
24 February 2012 03:39 am
Twenty six Indian students, professionals and researchers received scholarships from Australian High Commissioner
Two IIM students expelled for taking drugs
23 February 2012 06:21 am
Students of IIM-Indore have been expelled for allegedly taking drugs inside the institute premises.
Bihar govt plans medical college with Mauritius
23 February 2012 06:29 am
Chief Minister- Nitish Kumar has offered the Mauritius government a proposal to set up college at Mairwa in Siwan.
MDI signs MoU with Richard Ivey School of Business
23 February 2012 06:13 am
Management Development Institute collaborated with Richard Ivey School of Business to develop and publish case materials
Education ministers’ meet to decide single entrance test
22 February 2012 03:48 am
Education ministers of various states are participating in a high level meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday.
IIIT to come up in Jalandhar soon
22 February 2012 08:07 am
One of the 20 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT) will soon come up in Punjab
Datawind not restricted from Aakash tender
22 February 2012 03:46 am
The Aakash is an Android-based tablet computer produced by British company DataWind.
Gautam Sinha in the race for IIM-Kashipur Director's position
21 February 2012 11:03 am
Gautam Sinha is likely to be appointed as the first director of IIM-Kashipur.
Indo-German scientists meet at Hyderabad
21 February 2012 02:40 am
Scientists of India-Germany will get a rare opportunity to share their experience during two days session in Hyderabad
Jindal Global Law School ties up with Indiana University
21 February 2012 10:59 am
Jindal Global Law School has entered into an agreement with the US-based Maurer School of Law, Indiana University
Online CMAT begins in 61 cities
20 February 2012 10:12 am
The online CMAT was conducted under the supervision of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
India-born biologist Kamal Bawa bags international award
20 February 2012 12:15 pm
Kamal Bawa has bagged the Gunnerus Sustainability Award-2012 for his outstanding work on sustainable development.
Asha Kanwar to head Commonwealth of Learning
20 February 2012 09:15 am
Former pro-vice chancellor of IGNOU- Asha Kanwar has been appointed as the head of Commonwealth of Learning (COL).
STPI to come up on BIT's land
17 February 2012 08:38 am
A Software Technology Park of India will soon be set up on three-acre land of Birsa Institute of Technology (BIT), Sindr
ARIES faces charges of irregularities in appointment
17 February 2012 08:40 am
High Court seeks response of Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) in connection with a PIL
IIM-R to teach entrepreneurship to villagers
17 February 2012 08:49 am
Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi (IIM-R) is all set to launch a special rural entrepreneurship programme
Amity signs MoU with Carleton University
16 February 2012 02:53 am
Amity entered into agreement with Canadian University to explore opportunities of student and faculty exchange programme
Assam Agricultural University signs MoU with Cornell University
16 February 2012 02:46 am
Assam Agricultural University (AAU) entered into an academic collaboration with Cornell University of USA.
Sussex University to induct Anna's stir in course book
16 February 2012 02:51 am
Impressed with anti-graft stir of Anna Hazare, University has decided to induct his movement in the course book
Nine Canadian universities start offices in India
15 February 2012 02:29 am
A consortium of nine Canadian Universities is starting offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai.
IIT Roorkee student designs BRICS Summit logo
13 February 2012 03:18 am
A students of Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee) - Sonesh Jain has designed logo of BRICS submit logo.
Two Medical research centres to come up in Bihar
13 February 2012 03:10 am
State government approached the Indian Medical Research Council (ICMR) to open research centres
IGNOU to set up study centre in Zambia
14 February 2012 03:03 am
IGNOU is already functioning abroad with 82 partner institutions across 43 countries, including Pakistan and Sri Lanka
IIFT signs MoU with French institute
15 February 2012 09:42 am
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade entered into an agreement with France based ESC Rennes School of Business
UGC proposes PPP model for higher education
13 February 2012 17:43 pm
UGC has proposed four new models to the Planning Commission for the forthcoming 12th Plan Period
An advanced IIIT to come up in Gujarat
13 February 2012 09:06 am
The new institute will be developed under the public-private partnership (PPP) model
IIM-Ranchi gears up for 2-day TED Conference
13 February 2012 17:45 pm
Indian Institute of Management- Ranchi, would host the prestigious TED conference on February 19.
Five in race for UGC Chairman post
10 February 2012 09:56 am
Selection committee for the appointment of a new Chairman is inching towards finalizing the names of the top contenders
Jamia to provide space for J&K students
10 February 2012 09:02 am
Jammu and Kashmir government has signed an agreement with Jamia-Milia Islamia University
MG University signs MoU with Malaysian varsity
10 February 2012 09:05 am
Kerala based Mahatma Gandhi University has entered into an agreement with Malaysian University- Mara
Wollongong university plans to open campus in Gujarat
09 February 2012 04:23 am
Australia's University of Wollongong (UOW) is planning to establish a campus in Ahmedabad.
Prof. Thirumalai appointed as VC of Tamil University
09 February 2012 04:18 am
Prof M Thirumalai has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Thanjavur-based Tamil University.
Mauritian delegates visit Amity University
09 February 2012 04:19 am
A high powered delegation comprising of 14 members from Mauritius visited Amity University
Govt starts Amartya Sen Award for social scientists
08 February 2012 07:55 am
The award will be given to 10 top social scientists every year
TN to set up national law school
08 February 2012 07:45 am
The Chief Justice of the Madras High Court will be the Chancellor of the school.
Bihar govt to create smaller universities
08 February 2012 09:54 am
A new university will be set up in Patna after bifurcation of Magadh and Patna universities
Higher education space up for an overhaul
06 February 2012 04:45 am
Crisil Research says, a shakeout in higher education space on account of declining occupancy levels is anticipated.
University for polymers to come up in Gujarat
06 February 2012 08:25 am
An international-level university for polymers will soon be set up in western India.
'Meta university' to start from next session
06 February 2012 11:05 am
The human resource minister- Kapil Sibal hoped to start the Meta university by next academic year.
Haryana Agriculture University signs agreement with NBPGR
06 February 2012 08:27 am
Haryana Agriculture University (HAU) has signed an agreement with National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR)
Jamia Hamdard opens Persian study Center
06 February 2012 08:06 am
Delhi based deemed University- Jamia Hamdard opened a center for Persian language and Iranian culture on its premises
Lancaster varsity starts Anuj Bidve Memorial Scholarship
06 February 2012 08:08 am
UK based Lancaster University has announced the annual Anuj Bidve Memorial Scholarship for Indian student.
ICSI launches new syllabus
03 February 2012 05:36 am
The Institute of Company secretaries of India (ICSI) has launched a new syllabus for CS Foundation Programme.
ORI of Mysore University receives grant from US
03 February 2012 05:45 am
US State Department has granted $50,000 to Oriental Research Institute for preserving rare manuscripts.
LN Bhagat appointed as new VC of Ranchi University
03 February 2012 05:53 am
Noted academician Laxmi Narayan Bhagat has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Ranchi University.
Decks cleared for Borlaug Institute in Bihar
02 February 2012 09:12 am
Bihar government will provide 200 acres land for setting up a Borlaug Institute for agricultural research
Indefinite closure of ICFAI University in Tripura
02 February 2012 09:07 am
The registrar of ICFAI- Snehalata Behura has issued a notification for closing down campus for an indefinite period.
Vandana Suryawanshi selected for US space programme
02 February 2012 09:05 am
Vandana has been selected for the US Space Foundation's elite 2012 Flight of Teacher Liaisons programme.
UGC moots new plan to pep up higher education
01 February 2012 09:07 am
University Grants Commission (UGC) has proposed to launch a ‘Rashtriya Uchch Shiksha Abhiyan’.
MP gets World Bank aid to reform higher education
31 January 2012 04:39 am
World Bank has approved a Rs 1,000 crore project to streamline the higher education sector in the state
Suu Kyi to get doctorate from Jamia Milia Islamia
31 January 2012 04:40 am
Suu Kyi is being honoured for her over two-decade fight for democracy in her country.
Prof Farooqui takes charge as acting AMU VC
31 January 2012 06:34 am
Prof Sibghatullah Farooqui took over the charge as the acting Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University.
Assam varsity to work with Jagannath University
30 January 2012 08:46 am
Universities have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for encouraging research work.
Vivekananda chair to be established in Chicago University
30 January 2012 09:04 am
Prestigious University of Chicago will be established a Vivekananda Chair, supported by a $1.5 million gift from India.
Bangladesh Study Centre to come up in Tripura University
27 January 2012 03:09 am
Tripura Central University will soon establish Study Centre to teach Indian students about the neighbouring nation.
UGC proposes 20 exclusive Universities for Women
27 January 2012 07:16 am
The 12th Plan document of UGC has proposed 20 exclusive universities for women and 800 constituent colleges
IGNOU launches new website
27 January 2012 03:00 am
Indira Gandhi National Open University has launched a new user-friendly website with easy access to regional centres.
Swiss institute looking for tie-up in India
27 January 2012 04:01 am
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology is keen to tie-up with Indian academic institution to further develop ‘Rezero’
UGC identifies 21 fake Universities across country
25 January 2012 07:43 am
UGC advised students not to take admission in any of these unapproved institutions.
Dr Ramdas Pai gets Lifetime Achievement Award
25 January 2012 09:00 am
Dr. Ramdas M Pai received this award for his immense contributions in the fields of education and healthcare.
DU and DRDO signs MoU
25 January 2012 07:37 am
University of Delhi has signed a memorandum of understanding with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
IIM- Shillong signs pact with Ocean University of China
25 January 2012 09:48 am
IIM and Ocean University has signed a MoU to start a new global one-year PG International Business programme.
Prepare proposals for grant: UGC to universities
24 January 2012 03:45 am
This will provide autonomy to universities as well as ensure objectivity, transparency and more accountability.
IIT campus likely in Qatar
24 January 2012 03:43 am
India is likely to open the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus in Qatar.
Harassment case reported in Presidency University
23 January 2012 07:59 am
A case of harassment to a junior student came into light in renowned Presidency University.
EFLU to have regular VC soon
23 January 2012 08:02 am
A search committee has been set to propose a name for regular vice-chancellor for ELFU
Sri Lankan students to get scholarships from India
20 January 2012 09:03 am
India will give more scholarships to meritorious Sri Lankan students in universities in the island.
Prof Ishar appointed as VC of Jammu University
19 January 2012 09:34 am
Dr MP Singh Ishar will succeed Varun Sahni, the present Vice Chancellor, who had completed his tenure on 7th Dec 2011.
Sony launches corporate varsity campus in Singapore
19 January 2012 09:36 am
Japanese electronics giant Sony has launched a corporate university campus in Singapore.
IIIT is developing technology to convert speech into text msg
18 January 2012 11:40 am
Hyderabad-based International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) is developing a mobile technology
Institutions need to establish Grievance Redressal mechanism
18 January 2012 11:43 am
HRD has directed all higher educational institutions to establish Grievance Redressal mechanisms.
Technical university for women to come up in Delhi
17 January 2012 05:43 am
The first technical university exclusively for women will come up in Delhi.
IIIT to come up in Tripura
15 January 2012 17:12 pm
An elite institute- Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) will come up in northeastern state- Tripura.
Virtual institute on mathematics to come up in Bangalore
15 January 2012 17:03 pm
Department of Science & Technology and the National Centre of Scientific Research of France have signed an agreement.
AICTE to set up 50 research centres with corporate houses
17 January 2012 06:13 am
All India Council for Technical Education is chalking out a unique programme to encourage research works.
IIMs to set up development centres
02 February 2012 09:35 am
Heads of Indian Institute of Management conducted meeting to discuss financial issues
Pune varsity introduces Human Rights course
15 January 2012 17:09 pm
University of Pune has introduced a compulsory course of Human Rights and Duties in its all streams.
Sheikh Hasina gets D.Litt from Tripura University
02 February 2012 09:38 am
Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina was conferred an honorary doctorate of Tripura University.
Nine MBA candidates secure 100 percentile in CAT
13 January 2012 08:26 am
The Indian Institutes of Management announced the results of CAT, 2011 on January 11.
Indian Prof appointed as adviser to Harvard Uni. President
13 January 2012 08:54 am
Indian academician Krishna Palepu has been appointed as senior adviser to President of Harvard University.
IIM-R gets land for permanent campus near Kanke
12 January 2012 09:07 am
Stage is now set for building an sprawling campus of the Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi, (IIM-R)
IIT Alumnus Soumitra Dutta to be Dean at Cornell's B-School
12 January 2012 10:50 am
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell has appointed Soumitra Dutta as its dean
Six scientists bag Infosys Prize
11 January 2012 04:15 am
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam awarded six distinguished scientists with the Infosys Prize 2011.
IIM-K to enter into deal with Abu Dhabi University
11 January 2012 04:09 am
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Abu Dhabi University, UAE
Six varsities get 'potential for excellence' status
The University Grant Commission (UGC) awarded six universities with 'potential for excellence' status.
Five held for PG medical entrance paper leak
10 January 2012 03:21 am
A high tech gang, involved in leakage of the question paper for AIIMS post-graduate entrance test, was busted on Monday
Trinidad and Tobago to tie up with Shankara Group of Institutions
10 January 2012 03:25 am
Trinidad and Tobago has planned to have technical collaborations with SGI for training of women, especially in the field
New campus of Gujarat National Law University inaugurated
10 January 2012 03:27 am
Vice President M. Hamid Ansari inaugurated the new campus of Gujarat National Law University (GNLU).
MCI to conduct NEET next year
10 January 2012 07:39 am
Single medical entrance test- NEET, for admission to all MBBS courses across the country, will be conducted by MCI
Kashmir University postpones exams
08 January 2012 17:24 pm
Kashmir University has decided to postpone all its examination till January 10.
HC asks government to review MBBS seat quota
08 January 2012 17:29 pm
Delhi High Court has asked the central government to review its policy of reserving seats in medical colleges
BHU, Mysore and K'taka Varsity get UPE status
06 January 2012 05:48 am
UGC awarded Banaras Hindu University, University of Mysore and Karnatak University with the status of UPE.
Four new medical colleges to come up in Maharashtra
05 January 2012 19:13 pm
Maharashtra will soon have four new medical colleges with a total intake of 400 students.
TN to set up Medical Recruitment Board soon
05 January 2012 19:15 pm
Tamil Nadu government has decided to constitute Tamil Nadu Medical Services Recruitment Board (TNMSRB)
Bangalore Varsity to teach civic sense
04 January 2012 18:22 pm
Bangalore University has planned to take civic class of its undergraduate students.
HC stays appointment of new VC in maritime University
04 January 2012 18:17 pm
The Madras high court stayed the appointment of a new vice-chancellor (VC) - Capt. M Baweja.
Utkal University to confer doctorate on Pt Jasraj
04 January 2012 18:20 pm
University will confer a doctorate degree on Pt Jasraj for his outstanding contribution to Indian classical music.
Ragging case reported in Jhalawar Medical College
03 January 2012 19:31 pm
A senior student of College was suspended after some junior students accused him and his friends of ragging.
Science Congress begins at Bhubaneswar
03 January 2012 19:37 pm
More than 15,000 delegates, including scientists and students, are participating in the Jan 3-7 event being held at KIIT
UK based university to offer fashion courses in India
03 January 2012 19:28 pm
UK based University for Creative Arts has joined hands with India’s MIT Institute of Design.
Dr Kamlesh appointed as VC of Institute of Teachers' Education
03 January 2012 09:03 am
Ex VC of Saurashtra University, Dr Kamlesh Joshipura, has been appointed as the first vice chancellor of IITE
Bihar Govt hands over land for AMU centre
03 January 2012 09:05 am
The state government and AMU Vice Chancellor P K Abdul Ajij have signed an agreement for construction of the Centre
New GMAT test structure from 2012
30 December 2011 14:01 pm
A new Integrated Reasoning section will now assess a candidate’s ability to analyse information
Countdown for 99th Indian Science Congress begins
29 December 2011 13:22 pm
Indian Science Congress will start from 3-7 Jan, at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Tech University, Bhubaneswar.
ICMR to fund for stem cell research
29 December 2011 13:24 pm
Indian Council of Medical Research has decided to assist financially to institutions from January 2012.
Rajya Sabha defers central agricultural university bill
03 January 2012 10:09 am
The introduction of a bill to establish a central agricultural university in Bundelkhand region was deferred.
NIFT ties up with four international institutes
12 January 2012 11:55 am
NIFT has signed four new MoUs with institutes of New York, Bangladesh, UK and Hague.
Malaviya studies Centre to be set up in BHU
28 December 2011 07:49 am
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh announced that a centre for Malaviya studies will be set up at BHU.
Tripura varsity to confer D.Litt on Hasina
26 December 2011 14:07 pm
University will confer honorary Doctorate of Literature on the PM of Bangladesh during its ninth convocation on Jan 12
Mumbai to get Italian B-school campus
26 December 2011 13:59 pm
A business school of Italy- Universita Bocconi will set up a management institute in Hiranandani, Mumbai.
Dr Solomon assumes office as IISR director
26 December 2011 14:03 pm
Internationally acclaimed sugarcane scientist - Dr Solomon has assumed charge as the new director of the IISR in Lucknow
Search committee to appoint VC in WB
25 December 2011 18:23 pm
The West Bengal University Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2011, was passed in the assembly
Kerala gets AMU’s special centre
25 December 2011 18:25 pm
The special centre of the Aligarh Muslim University has been officially launched by Kapil Sibal in Malappuramm
Prof Parvin Sinclair to head NCERT
12 January 2012 13:53 pm
Noted mathematician and the Pro-Vice Chancellor, IGNOU Prof. Parvin Sinclair has been appointed the Director of NCERT
3 Colleges win Schneider Electric Innovation Challenge
12 January 2012 11:52 am
SSN College of Engineering, has won the competition followed by Sastra University as 1st Runner Up
US varsity to start residency programme in Mumbai
23 December 2011 09:51 am
California based doctoral research university is launching its third global residency programme next month in India
IBM to train faculties in India
22 December 2011 07:57 am
IBM will conduct training programs with business school faculty concentrating on predictive and business analytics
Bill to bring UGC, AICTE under one umbrella approved
22 December 2011 08:01 am
The union cabinet approved the Bill to set up a National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER)
Upper House clears research academy bill
22 December 2011 08:04 am
The bill will enable the CSIR to start an academy to award post-graduate and doctoral degrees
Cornell Varsity wins bid to open campus in NY
21 December 2011 04:25 am
Seven proposals to build an engineering and technology campus in the City were submitted by universities around world.
Punjab Varsity campus to be Wi-Fi
21 December 2011 02:49 am
University Grants Commission has sanctioned Rs 50 lakh for making the entire campus spread over 550 acres Wi-Fi enabled
Jamia conferred D.Litt on Amartya Sen
18 December 2011 12:29 pm
Jamia Millia Islamia conferred the degree of 'Doctor of Letters' (D.Litt) on Nobel laureate Amartya Sen
AISSMS signs MoU with UK University
18 December 2011 10:13 am
All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society signed a memorandum of understanding with Staffordshire University.
SC Unhappy with Govt, MCI on postponement of medical entrance test NEET
20 December 2011 07:41 am
Supreme Court has declined to pass an order on the government's plea seeking amendment of MCI's Dec 2010 notification
Chief Scientist of IICT awarded
18 December 2011 10:16 am
The Chief Scientist of the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology Prof USN Murthy has been awarded eNorth East Award
President appoints Prof Nachane 2nd Chancellor of MU
18 December 2011 12:33 pm
The president of India has appointed Prof Nachane Dilip Madhukar as the Second Chancellor of Manipur University.
44 Deemed-to-be-universities placed in category-III
12 January 2012 11:53 am
The Review Committee constituted by the Central Government has placed 44 Deemed to be Universities in category-III
Meta-varsity to start functioning in July 2012
18 December 2011 10:19 am
Delhi University, JNU, Jamia Millia Islamia and IIT-Delhi are working on creating meta-university
Noorul Islam University to launch Satellite
18 December 2011 10:11 am
The satellite costing approximately Rs.100-crore will be used for agricultural applications
Rs 50 Cr UGC aid to Pune University
14 December 2011 13:44 pm
University Grants Commission has sanctioned Rs 50 Crores to University of Pune under the second phase of UPE programme
AIMA will continue to conduct MAT
All India Management Association will continue to organize Management Aptitude Test (MAT) for students
Research start–up grant for Newly Recruited Faculty
14 December 2011 04:08 am
HRD and UGC have decided to launch a scheme “Research start–up grant for Newly Recruited Faculty”
HC upholds removal of Kerala Vet University VC
14 December 2011 03:57 am
Kerala High Court upheld the State government’s decision to expel VC of KVASU B. Ashok.
Australian varsity awards Indian teacher
15 December 2011 04:07 am
Flinders University awarded Indian teacher Dr. Udoy Sankar Saikia with highest teaching award.
Calcutta University offers ‘answer scripts’ to students
14 December 2011 03:53 am
University of Calcutta has decided to offer photo copies of answer scripts of all the examinations to its students
Assam, AP, MP and Haryana may get new NIDs
12 December 2011 13:14 pm
Union government has planned to set up four new National Institutes of Design (NIDs) in the country.
TN University to get foreign language labs
10 December 2011 18:32 pm
Labs will help students to learn English, French, German and Chinese, among other foreign languages
Bhutan invites IIM-A to start institute
15 December 2011 04:12 am
IIM-A is seriously considering a proposal to start the institute which will offer full time regular MBA.
Azim Premji University signs pact with UAE institute
11 December 2011 11:10 am
Azim Premji University has signed an agreement with United Arab Emirates's Higher Colleges
Apollo Group to enter in edu market with HT Media
10 December 2011 16:08 pm
Apollo Group and HT Media will jointly launch a network of learning centres across the country
Panjab University signs MoU with Chinese University
11 December 2011 11:02 am
Panjab University (PU) signed MoU with the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law (SHUPL), China.
Retirement age of Bihar Varsity teachers is now 65
10 December 2011 18:03 pm
The government has enhanced the age of superannuation of college and university teachers
VC of Devi Ahilyabai Vishwa Vidyalaya resigns
10 December 2011 18:27 pm
Prof PK Mishra, the vice-chancellor of Devi Ahilyabai Vishwa Vidyalaya has resigned from his post
Presidency College signs pact with La Trobe University
10 December 2011 18:10 pm
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the institutions to start joint courses
Women University to be set in Bihar
08 December 2011 07:52 am
Officials of state human resources development department are busy preparing a blue print to set up the university.
Word Bank to fund three tech institutions of Mumbai
08 December 2011 07:30 am
Veermata Jijabai Tech Institute, Institute of Chemical Tech and Sardar Patel Eng College have been qualified for TEQIP.
Naveen Jindal gets Justice PN Bhagwati Award
08 December 2011 07:39 am
Former President of India- Dr APJ Abdul Kalam presented him the award during a ceremony organised in New Delhi.
Teachers to get Laptops in Mangalore University
07 December 2011 08:09 am
In the first phase, 160 teachers of Mangalore University would benefit with this initiative.
Govt worries over rising ragging cases
07 December 2011 06:16 am
Union government has admitted that cases of ragging in higher educational institutions continue to be reported.
Common test for admission in B-schools
07 December 2011 07:24 am
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to organize online- Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)
Madras University offers Scholarships to Science students
03 December 2011 05:37 am
Madras University has offered scholarships of Rs 10 lakh for young research scholars in science.
IITs’ need teachers
03 December 2011 05:39 am
32 per cent of teaching posts are lying vacant in 15 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country
Prof Ram Achar to deliver lectures in IITs’
03 December 2011 04:51 am
Prof Achar a professor in Carleton University has done a tremendous work in the field of research
Bangalore gets Nanotechnology research institute
03 December 2011 05:35 am
The ministry of Science and Technology has also given its nod for the new institute.
Presidency University declared Cluster Innovation Centre
02 December 2011 08:42 am
Government has declared the prestigious Presidency University as the first Cluster Innovation Centre in eastern India
Presidency University tagged innovation hub
01 December 2011 14:29 pm
National Knowledge Network to have 10GB bandwidth
12 January 2012 13:40 pm
The bandwidth is being upgraded from the existing 1GB to cater to the growing demands of various institutions
IICT scientist bags Biotech Research Society Award
01 December 2011 14:27 pm
Dr RBN Prasad has been awarded for his outstanding contribution in enabling use in biotechnolog
JNU starts online library
30 November 2011 08:00 am
Prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University has started online Library facility for its students
President visits Visva-Bharati University
30 November 2011 07:57 am
As a tribute to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagoreon on his 150th Birth Anniversary, Prez unveiled a series of his paintings
HDFC plans to enter in education sector
30 November 2011 07:59 am
HDFC also plans to enter the segment of Vocational Education and Training by undertaking career enhancement programs
Prof Dhar of Royal School of Business bags prestigious award
29 November 2011 08:29 am
Prof UR Dhar has been awarded the prestigious 'Best Teacher Award in Operations Management'.
AICTE to act against sub-standard tech institutions
28 November 2011 07:44 am
AICTE has decided to cancel affiliation of those institutions which are not maintaining standards framed by the council.
TISS Guwahati Gets Centre's Nod
28 November 2011 10:10 am
HRD allowed Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)- Mumbai to start its off campus center at Guwahati (Assam)
Five Indian students get Rhodes Scholarship
28 November 2011 07:45 am
Five Indian-American students have also been selected for the world’s prestigious scholarship
‘Aakash’ to get space in Library shelves
28 November 2011 07:27 am
Union Government has suggested various universities and colleges to induct latest PC ‘Aakash’ in their libraries
Indian Institute of Handloom Technology to be set up in West Bengal
28 November 2011 10:48 am
The fifth centre of IIHT will be set up at Shantipur in Nadia district of West Bengal.
UGC directs JNU to fill up vacant teaching posts
28 November 2011 10:45 am
Nearly 33 per cent of teaching posts are lying vacant for a long time in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
Odisha to host 99th Indian Science Congress
25 November 2011 08:10 am
It is being organized by the ISCA, Kolkata, in association with the NISER and KIIT University, Bhubaneswar.
Axe set to fall on VC of West Bengal University of Technology
25 November 2011 08:00 am
The state higher education department has recommended to sack VC of WBUT- Sabyasachi Sengupta
Bundelkhand gets Agriculture University
25 November 2011 08:30 am
University is slated to have four colleges, for Agriculture and Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Sciences, and Fisheries.
Fellowship programmes to bring back Indian scientists
25 November 2011 08:07 am
With an aim to bring back scientists of Indian origin working abroad, government has come up with various fellowships
Decks cleared for AMU Bihar campus
24 November 2011 08:08 am
The government has acquired 224.02 acres of land to set up the Aligarh Muslim University campus in Kishanganj district
Proposal to establish five new medical colleges
24 November 2011 07:02 am
Government has received a proposal to establish medical colleges in the mining areas of different subsidiaries of CIL
Matuknath reinstated as professor in Patna university
24 November 2011 07:08 am
Chancellor of the state's varsities and governor of Bihar has ordered to reinstate Patna University Professor- Matuknath
UGC recommends ending animal dissection in universities
24 November 2011 08:04 am
The new recommendations would soon be sent to teaching institutions across the country for implementation.
Capt Mukesh Baveja appointed VC of Indian Maritime University
23 November 2011 08:58 am
He succeeds KM Vijayan, who was the first Vice Chancellor of the University.
New IIIT to be set up in Assam
23 November 2011 08:33 am
The institute will be set up at Guwahati, with an estimated cost of Rs 127 crore.
BSE Institute launches PG Diploma in Stock markets
23 November 2011 08:34 am
BSE Training Institute in collaboration with IGNOU has launched Post Graduate Diploma in Stock Markets (PGDSM) Program.
Prof. CNR Rao bags Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize
21 November 2011 13:35 pm
He awarded for his contribution to chemistry of materials
Lucknow University teachers boycott classes
22 November 2011 11:20 am
Teachers of Lucknow University and its affiliated colleges observed the day long protest
Microsoft launches ‘Facebook’ for teachers
21 November 2011 13:43 pm
A dedicated website www.innovativeteachers.com for teachers
'Super-6' scientists to get Infosys Prize
18 November 2011 05:20 am
Kalyanmoy Deb, Imran Siddiqui, Kannan Soundarajan, Sriram Ramaswamy, Raghuram Rajan and Pratap Mehta bag Infosys Prize
MP Singh to head BIT, Sindri Board
18 November 2011 06:58 am
The state government has also finalized the names of other members of the governing board.
International Conference on Data Management at IMT, Ghaziabad
18 November 2011 05:12 am
Over 200 delegates from across the world are taking part in the three-day conference
Queen’s University to offer scholarship to Indian students
17 November 2011 03:51 am
Each student will get 2,500 pounds ($4,000) as scholarship for pursuing post-graduate courses
Cabinet nod for amendments to Bill on unfair practices in educational institutions
17 November 2011 05:23 am
Demand for capitation fee will result in a fine of Rs 1 crore
Maulana Azad Medical College ties up with University of Edinburgh
17 November 2011 03:59 am
The tie up between MAMC and University of Edinburgh will help in clinical and non-clinical research programmes
10000 PhDs to be absorbed every year to boost R&D
16 November 2011 06:14 am
A committee has been set up to prepare a white paper on standard of research and development in the country
Astronaut Rakesh Sharma to ‘land’ at IIM, Ahmedabad
16 November 2011 03:34 am
Rakesh Sharma will take part in three-day event ‘Confluence-2011’, starting from November 25.
IIT-Kanpur students develop anti-derailment device
15 November 2011 13:30 pm
Matchbox-sized device will monitor wear and tear of railway tracks and prevent derailment
University of British Columbia to collaborate with IIM & IIT
13 November 2011 12:24 pm
University of British Columbia will also open its offices in New Delhi and Bangalore
Calcutta University signs MoU with Glasgow University
14 November 2011 08:29 am
The pact will help to provide financial assistance to those who cannot afford the study cost in the West.
Taiwan Education Centre to Open at Amity University
The centre will promote learning in traditional Mandarin Language among Indian students
100 scholars to get SAARC Silver Jubilee Scholarships
12 November 2011 06:28 am
It was decided to increase SAARC Silver Jubilee Scholarships from 50 to 100
Kolkata girl bags Stevenson Prize of Cambridge University
12 November 2011 06:33 am
Mahima Khanna has been awarded the prestigious Stevenson Prize for her outstanding research work.
Scottish university opens campus in Greater Noida
12 November 2011 06:46 am
SKIL has joined hands with University of Strathclyde, Business school in Scotland to open its first campus.
Sikkim Manipal signs MoU with Scottish University
14 November 2011 08:30 am
Sikkim Manipal University enters into a pact with Edinburgh Napier University of Scotland
Australian Student Visa Only for Confirmed Admission
14 November 2011 09:27 am
Aussie Govt has decided to issue ‘student visa’ only to those who get confirmed admission
Shortage of teachers hits academic environment in Bihar
09 November 2011 11:03 am
Hardly 40 teachers including the principals are running the six engineering colleges
Scientists to scale depth of India ocean
09 November 2011 04:08 am
Scientists are all set to begin a six-week mission to explore creature under the water of Ocean
IGNOU moves to new locations
09 November 2011 04:01 am
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Nagpur Regional Centre has expanded its network in 45 more locations
SRM University opens branch in Sri Lanka
09 November 2011 04:03 am
Tamil Nadu based SRM University has opened its first overseas branch in the capital of Sri Lanka
Karan Singh gets D Litt by Kathmandu University
08 November 2011 10:10 am
President of ICCR and member of Parliament, Dr Karan Singh has been conferred with Doctor of Literature
Indian student tops in Oxford
08 November 2011 05:20 am
Alumnus of NLSIU, Bangalore, Niranjan V has topped in Oxford University's postgraduate programme
Anil Ambani joins the board of Warwick University
06 November 2011 15:09 pm
Anil Ambani is the first Indian to join School’s board- one of the top UK’s institutions- University of Warwick
Government plans to link academic institutions
06 November 2011 15:17 pm
Around 572 universities, 25,000 colleges and 2,000 polytechnics to be connected
TERI and Symbiosis University sign MoU with Carleton University of Canada
07 November 2011 04:49 am
Agreements will provide opportunities to combine expertise and real-world experience
Indian Diamond Institute gets the youngest executive director
05 November 2011 18:51 pm
Samir Joshi has taken over the charge as the youngest executive director
Ranbaxy Awards for CCMB, IICT scientists
04 November 2011 10:29 am
Chief Scientist of IICT- Krishnan Ravi Kumar and senior principal scientist of CCMB- Utpal Bhadra have been selected
IIT Mumbai and Amity in race to open campus in New York
05 November 2011 07:46 am
7 qualifying responses were received from 17 institutions
American Nobel Laureate joins Amrita University
04 November 2011 07:04 am
Nobel Prize winner Leland H. Hartwell has been appointment as the Adjunct Professor
UK blacklists 2000 Indian Banks for student visa
04 November 2011 03:54 am
British government has authorised 85 Indian Banks, from which financial statements will be accepted
Hyderabad VC Apologizes to end row with NE Students
02 November 2011 13:43 pm
Around 200 students from the North East had taken out a procession in the campus over being singled out
LPU opens 155 study centres for Distance Education
02 November 2011 13:25 pm
The university will make extensive use of information technology to deliver distance education
NMEICT to be Merged with National Knowledge Network
02 November 2011 13:04 pm
This move will help the government to meet its target of providing connectivity to promote e-learning
IGNOU to set up Culinary Institute by 2012
20 October 2011 10:55 am
IGNOU has partnered with Sweden's Gothenburg University to set up the Institute of Culinary Arts by July next year
Indo-US Partnership in Education can address Global Challenges: Sibal
20 October 2011 11:19 am
During his address at the US-India Business Council, Sibal said that the two nations can find solutions for tomorrow
IIM-A Alumni Association, Anna University to host Management Education Conference
20 October 2011 11:38 am
The conference will highlight the need for Indian B-schools to shift their focus from 'knowing' to 'doing' and 'being'
Court calls off Order for Extra Seats in Medical Colleges
17 October 2011 10:46 am
The Delhi HC has asked the MCI to consider the applications of medical colleges and take a final decision on merits
Sibal, Hillary launch the Expanded US-India Higher Education Dialogue
17 October 2011 11:45 am
Sibal and Hillary emphasised the need to enhance collaboration in education and innovation between India and the US
India, US need Higher Levels of Collaboration in Education: Sibal
14 October 2011 10:31 am
According to Sibal, structured and multi-level collaboration can help solve many of the world’s problems
India-Yale Programme: An Example of Cooperation between US, India
17 October 2011 09:05 am
Following the programme, a sustainable national programme on academic leadership is expected to be evolved in India soon
Penn State hosts US-India Higher Education Research Conference
14 October 2011 10:20 am
The aim was to create a network of scholars who can discuss opportunities and disputes with India's higher education
Haryana to spend Rs 100 cr on Computer Education in Colleges
13 October 2011 07:19 am
The initiative will help nearly 100,000 students studying Arts, Commerce and Science in the state’s government colleges
India behind China in Contribution to Science: Kiran Karnik
13 October 2011 09:13 am
Karnik said both the nations are developing economies but India lags far behind China in global contribution to Science
Malabika Sarkar named New VC of Presidency University
13 October 2011 07:09 am
The former head of Presidency’s English department, Sarkar will take over as the varsity’s interim VC on October 18
Telangana Protestors attack College in Hyderabad
10 October 2011 12:14 pm
Protestors pelted stones at the NRI College in Kukatpally, damaging its window panes
Amartya blames 'Bureaucratic Control' for Delay in reviving Nalanda Varsity
13 October 2011 11:19 am
Sen said reducing bureaucratic control is one of the challenges that the project to revive Nalanda is facing
Sibal, Hillary to address US-India Higher Education Summit
11 October 2011 05:30 am
The summit will be jointly hosted by the Governments of India and the United States at Washington DC on October 13
IGNOU launches India’s First Sign Language Training Centre
05 October 2011 10:30 am
Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik and HRD Minister Kapil Sibal inaugurated the ISLRTC on Tuesday
Third All India Bar Exam postponed to January 8, 2012
05 October 2011 10:44 am
The registrations for the exam will start from October 7 and close on December 7 this year
India to have 6 National Pharma Institutes Soon
05 October 2011 10:57 am
The institutes will be set up at Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Hajipur, Guwahati and Rae Bareli
Delhi HC directs MCI to allow More Admissions in MBBS
30 September 2011 09:51 am
According to the Delhi High Court, India needs more doctors to improve its health facilities
Jamia launches Programmes on China, Afghanistan
30 September 2011 06:58 am
The university will establish the UGC-sanctioned centres for China and Afghanistan studies in its campus soon
Govt should set up Centrally-run Colleges in Every District: MPs
30 September 2011 09:22 am
At a meeting, several MPs raised their concerns over the declining standards of higher education in India
IGNOU confers Award on Azim Premji Foundation
29 September 2011 08:44 am
The award was presented to Azim Premji by Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal
IIM Calcutta, Ahmedabad to hold Joint Conference Soon
29 September 2011 10:28 am
The conference will provide an opportunity to India’s B-schools to exchange their knowledge on globalising MBA education
IIM-A launches its Website in Hindi
29 September 2011 10:50 am
IIM-A is the first B-school in India to officially launch its website in Hindi language
Sushanta Dattagupta appointed VC of Visva Bharati University
28 September 2011 09:57 am
Dattagupta was a professor at SN Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
Australian Varsity to attract More Indian Students
28 September 2011 09:07 am
Fred Hilmer, VC, New South Wales University, expects an increase in the flow of students with the easing of visa norms
'Take Up Priorities in Higher Education'
27 September 2011 06:38 am
John Daniel of Commonwealth of Learning said India must take up priorities declared at the Global Education Summit-2009
CSIR chooses 11 Scientists for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award
27 September 2011 10:24 am
Samir Brahamachari, Director General, CSIR, announced the awards at the foundation day of CSIR at Vigyan Bhawan
Centre backs Decision on Jamia’s Minority Status
27 September 2011 10:25 am
The matter will be heard in the Delhi High Court today
Youth should Undertake Innovative Research: Deshmukh
27 September 2011 07:44 am
In his address at the CSIR, the S&T Minister said youngsters should secure the nation’s leadership in science
Give Colleges More Freedom: Experts
16 September 2011 07:09 am
According to experts, institutions should be given autonomy but there should also be an adequate monitoring system
IIT Council proposes Fourfold Fee Hike, Common Test for Engineering Colleges
16 September 2011 07:32 am
The IIT Council has decided to increase the annual fee of a general category student from Rs 50,000 to Rs 2 lakh
Bengal's Science Panels to be Revamped Soon
16 September 2011 07:37 am
The state government will seek help from scholars and professors from institutions like BARC for this
AIEEE to go Online in 22 Cities from Next Year
14 September 2011 07:15 am
The online exam will be held at 22 centres from May 7-25 next year
Australia’s Deakin University inks MoU with ITM Group
14 September 2011 09:11 am
Deakin and ITM will work on developing management programmes and exchange of faculty, students
Tamil Nadu to have a Fisheries Varsity Soon
14 September 2011 06:40 am
The varsity will be set up on 85 acres of land at an outlay of Rs 30 crore in the state’s Nagapattinam district
Connect Universities, Hospitals of South Asia: Sibal
12 September 2011 05:25 am
At the South Asia Forum, Sibal advised connecting the region’s universities, institutions through an optic fibre network
LPU inks MoU with NZ Varsities
12 September 2011 06:23 am
The MoUs are agreements of co-operation for staff-student exchange programmes, and collaborative research among others
Uday Salunkhe awarded Best Teacher by Higher Education Forum
12 September 2011 08:33 am
Dr Salukhe was awarded for his contribution in creating a global higher education institute in India
Sikkim Manipal University’s DDE inks MoU with Edinburgh Napier University
09 September 2011 11:38 am
The MoU aims to foster advancement in teaching, research and academic collaboration
Madhya Pradesh to appoint Ambassador Professors
16 September 2011 10:51 am
These Ambassador Professors will be part-time professors to tackle faculty crunch in the state’s colleges
UGC identifies 21 Fake Institutions
08 September 2011 10:45 am
Eight of these institutions are in UP, six in Delhi and one each in Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, MP, Maharashtra, TN and WB
Manipal Education appoints Vaitheeswaran S as Chief Operating Officer
07 September 2011 09:06 am
Vaitheeswaran will be working on operational and business excellence at Manipal Education Services
No Indian Varsity in Top 200 Global Rankings
07 September 2011 07:23 am
Britain’s Cambridge University topped the QS World University Rankings, followed by Harvard University of the US
40 Indians Doctors with Philippines Degree move Court
06 September 2011 11:56 am
The MCI denied permission to the doctors to practice in the country
India to emerge as the Favourite Destination for Mongolian students: Voroshilov Enkhbold
06 September 2011 12:09 pm
Enkhbold said the influx of Mongolian students in India shall see a high growth rate soon
Great Lakes to set Up Branch at Gurgaon, Invests Rs 100 cr
06 September 2011 11:43 am
The new campus will offer programmes for working professionals as well as the full-time flagship one-year PGPM
IIMs ink MoU with US B-school
02 September 2011 09:51 am
The IIMs at Rohtak, Lucknow have inked an MoU with Kelley School of Business to promote research in business education
Fifty Higher Education Leaders meet for EDU’s VC Retreat
16 September 2011 10:52 am
The event will focus on how higher education institutes can achieve excellence through able leadership
UGC can impose Terms to make Deemed Universities improve Quality: HC
16 September 2011 10:53 am
The aim is to improve education by reducing involvement of family members in managing institutions
IIT-JAB hikes Examination Fee for Boys by 80%
01 September 2011 08:53 am
There will be no examination fee for female candidates. The fee for make candidates has been raised to Rs 1,800
IITs, IISc to use CAT Scores for Admission
30 August 2011 08:50 am
The IITs and IISc will no longer use the JMET for admission
IGNOU to honour Dalai Lama
26 August 2011 10:38 am
The university will confer an honorary doctor of letters degree on the Tibetan spiritual leader next month
IIM-R to train Jharkhand’s Rural Youth
26 August 2011 09:28 am
The institute has come out with a specialised module to educate youths about basic elements of management
Presidency University to Focus on High Quality Teaching, Research
26 August 2011 10:43 am
The university’s mentor group has recommended the recruitment of outstanding faculty capable of cutting-edge research
IIT Patna to partner with US Varsities
25 August 2011 10:33 am
IIT Patna director is meeting officials of US varsities to attract talented research scholars to teach at the institute
Centre, Council of IITs to consider Kakodkar Recommendations: PM
25 August 2011 10:32 am
According to the Kakodkar committee, IITs should create an advanced research based ecosystem
Assam to have 23 Biotechnology Hubs Soon
25 August 2011 07:30 am
Six hubs for teaching and research will be set up at IIT Guwahati, Gauhati University and Cotton College, among others
Indian Universities join Hands to Support Anna Hazare
19 August 2011 07:50 am
Colleges in UP and students of IIMs and IITs are supporting Anna in his fight against corruption
India to have a New Education Policy by Next Year
19 August 2011 10:37 am
The New Education Policy, announced by the Prime Minister, will come up with directions for all the sectors of education
Court discards Medical Entrance Test of 11 Kerala Colleges
18 August 2011 06:04 am
The judgment has affected more than 500 students who paid hefty capitation fees for admissions to these colleges
MHRD’s Task Force to monitor Higher Education
18 August 2011 05:49 am
The task force will be responsible to develop a sound database on higher education in the country
Tech Cradles to help Jharkhand Fight Disaster
17 August 2011 12:09 pm
BIT Mesra, ISM Dhanbad and BAU will be helping the state fight calamities, both natural and man-made
Jharkhand lays Service Condition for MBBS Admissions
12 August 2011 10:49 am
Students of Jharkhand’s government medical colleges will have to serve the state for at least for 3 years
US Government tracking Fake Varsities
12 August 2011 10:37 am
The Department of Homeland Security has leads on all fake universities in the US and has promised to handle it
Government allows Faculty to Teach at New Educational Institutions
12 August 2011 10:36 am
The step aims at attracting talented and experienced professionals to the new institutions
Students can inspect Evaluated Answer Sheet: Apex Court
10 August 2011 09:55 am
The apex court has allowed the disclosure of answer sheets of the examination conducted by boards and any institution
Court asks CBI to probe into Fake Institutions in Himachal
10 August 2011 09:26 am
The High Court has asked the CBI to submit a report on the number of fake institutions in the state within 3 months
HRD’s Task Force suggests Measures to Curb Faculty Shortage
10 August 2011 07:31 am
According to the Ministry’s task force, there is a shortage of 3 lakh faculty in higher education
Rs 1,200cr Scholarship Plan for J&K Students
09 August 2011 10:26 am
5,000 scholarships would be provided every year over the next five years to J&K students to pursue higher education
Welinkar Institute inks MoU with Australian B-school
09 August 2011 09:37 am
The MoU aims at facilitating co-operation between India and Australia in the field of education research
India to get Prominence at Harvard
09 August 2011 07:42 am
According to Harvard’s alumni head, the university’s alumni in India will work at making India the focus at Harvard
Jammu Central Varsity gets its First Vice Chancellor
04 August 2011 08:54 am
Former J&K Chief Secretary S.S. Bloeria has been appointed as the VC of the Central University at Jammu
Government’s Committee to examine Autonomy of India’s HEIs
04 August 2011 09:03 am
The committee will review the state of autonomy of central universities, IITs and IIMs vis-à-vis the UGC and the Centre
Columbia University to join Hands with Assam College
04 August 2011 09:08 am
The partnership will help teachers at Cotton College benefit from the knowledge and expertise of Columbia University
4,500 Additional MBBS Seats in 2011-12: Azad
03 August 2011 06:00 am
The revision of guidelines by the MCI has helped increase MBBS seats in 21 new medical colleges and 33 existing colleges
Exempt Tamil Nadu from Common Medical Entrance Test: Jayalalithaa
03 August 2011 06:14 am
In a letter to the PM, Jayalalithaa said the state has abolished entrance exam for professional courses from 2007-08
Punjabi University to open 7 New Colleges
03 August 2011 06:26 am
The colleges have been built at Ghudda, Sardulgarh, Jaito, Dhilwan, Moonak, Chunni Kalan and Ghanour in Punjab
Parliamentary Panel recommends Rs 1 crore Penalty for Capitation Fees
02 August 2011 07:27 am
The penalty will be imposed on technical and medical institutions charging capitation fee
India, Australia launch Education Council
02 August 2011 06:45 am
The university-level collaboration would include degree recognition, credit transfer, and PG and research programmes
Six Universities in Bihar get New VCs
02 August 2011 07:44 am
Patna University will be headed by Shambhu Nath Singh, Director of IGNOU’s School of Journalism and New Media Studies
I dream of a Common National Test for College Admissions by 2013: Sibal
01 August 2011 10:31 am
The test aims at reducing psychological and financial stress for the students
Another US Varsity under Scanner, Hundreds of Indians affected
01 August 2011 09:24 am
The US authorities have assured that the interests of the students would be protected
IIMs announce new Format for CAT 2011
29 July 2011 07:50 am
Candidates will get more time to write the test and one section less to attempt
Indian Researcher receives $10,000 Commonwealth Scholarship
29 July 2011 08:03 am
Researcher Selladurai Madhiyan will work with Carleton University's PR Sundararajan on temperature-tolerant polymers
Panjab University to provide Free Education to Orphans, Destitute
29 July 2011 07:18 am
At the finance board meeting, the varsity's VC asked officials to prepare a plan to provide free education to the needy
Apex Court Bench Recuses Itself from Plea against OBC Quota in Universities
28 July 2011 10:27 am
Justice R.V. Raveendran said that he was going to retire soon and did not want to create any controversies for himself
India launches Institute on Water Conservation
28 July 2011 09:28 am
The institute will aim at transforming water conservation and management practices involving all stakeholders
BIT (Mesra), ISRO to explore Mysteries of Outer Space
28 July 2011 10:01 am
BIT and ISRO have started a research unit that will develop materials to protect a space capsule from fire
Apex Court extends Stay on AICTE Notification by 1 Year
27 July 2011 12:53 pm
India’s B-schools can use any of the nationally recognised tests for their admissions this year
IIM Ahmedabad to start Course in Publishing
27 July 2011 10:03 am
IIM A and Frankfurt Book Fair recently signed an MoU start the programme
ICMR approves Multi-disciplinary Research Unit for Punjab College
27 July 2011 11:00 am
The government will provide a one-time grant of Rs 3.34 crore to set up the unit
Jindal University Ties Up with Taiwan Varsity to Teach Chinese
26 July 2011 10:42 am
The National Tsing Hua University will teach two Mandarin courses at no cost to Indian students
Jammu University to have a VC Soon
26 July 2011 07:02 am
J&K CM has asked Kapil Sibal to appoint a VC for the proposed university
Andhra to use CBSE’s Common National Entrance Test for MBBS Admissions
26 July 2011 10:40 am
Andhra Pradesh’s NTR University of Medical Sciences will no longer conduct the state-level exam for MBBS admissions
HP Varsity Joins National Knowledge Network
25 July 2011 09:06 am
At the 42nd foundation day of HPU, Sachin Pilot promised help for developing infrastructure
Centre to submit its Report on 44 Deemed Universities by August 24
25 July 2011 06:43 am
The Committee of Officers headed by Special Secretary Ashok Thakur, has already scrutinised the cases of 14 universities
Revival Plans for Presidency Discussed
25 July 2011 09:05 am
The university's mentor group met West Bengal CM to talk about the need to form a faculty search committee
Indian Higher Education is in Deep Crisis: Dr Patnaik
22 July 2011 11:58 am
Dr Patnaik said that the process of commercialisation of education is actually a process of its destruction
No Provision of Distance Education for Professional Courses: VS Acharya
22 July 2011 11:55 am
According to the minister, students’ careers could be jeopardised as these courses are generally not recognised
ISM Launches India Operations
22 July 2011 08:57 am
The institute has branches in Gurgaon and Bangalore and plans to extend it across the country
India, US to Host Higher Education Summit in October
21 July 2011 11:45 am
The summit will incorporate private and non-government sectors to aid government-to-government discussions
Jharkhand’s Management, Tech Cradles Jack up Course Fee
21 July 2011 12:04 pm
After XLRI, IIM Ranchi and BIT Mesra have hiked their course fee by 50 per cent from this academic session
Lucknow University to Offer Facilities for Differently-abled
21 July 2011 11:23 am
The university will construct lifts, ramps and specially-designed washrooms for its 300 disabled students
IIMC to Set up Branch in Kashmir
19 July 2011 07:28 am
IIMC Director Sunit Tandon said the institute will set up its branch in J&K by 2012
Panel to Monitor Engineering Education in Bengal
19 July 2011 07:26 am
The panel can conduct surprise inspection in any of the 88 engineering institutions in West Bengal
Ranchi University Unveils Info, e-Knowledge Centre
14 July 2011 09:01 am
Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda inaugurated the centre that also has an online library
Schulich B-school’s India Campus to Start in September 2013
14 July 2011 09:05 am
The construction of the campus will start from September-October this year and would take about 20 months to complete
Dr Rameshwar Kanwar Appointed as VC of LPU
14 July 2011 08:49 am
Prof Kanwar, an agricultural scientist and professor, has moved to LPU after spending 35 years at Iowa State University
E. Ahmed Appointed as Minister of State for HRD
14 July 2011 06:13 am
In his introductory meeting with senior officials, Ahmed said he would try to live up to the expectations of the country
Universities should Develop Skills of India’s Youth: Pranab
13 July 2011 11:47 am
The minister said if India’s youth were educated, its working age population would be utilised properly
IGNOU Inks MoU with NGO to Promote Indigenous Knowledge
13 July 2011 12:05 pm
The MoU aims to impart knowledge about cultural resources like philosophy, sufism, yoga and ayurveda to the youth
Yes Bank to Invest Rs 5,000cr in Education Infrastructure
12 July 2011 11:36 am
The bank is planning to raise its Rs 500 crore investment in the sector by 10 times
IIM-R to Launch Management Programme for Working Executives
12 July 2011 12:10 pm
The course would be conducted on alternate weekends. Professionals with work experience of 5 years or more can apply
Great Lakes Bags Award for Managerial Excellence
07 July 2011 09:05 am
MMA awards annual excellence in managerial thinking, action and demonstrable results to companies and institutions
NEUPA Confers Doctor of Literature to Amartya Sen
07 July 2011 10:29 am
At the occasion, Professor Sen talked about the lack of quality in India’s education system
Five Indian Institutions in QS World University Rankings for Social Science
07 July 2011 11:51 am
The institutes include the IITs at Delhi, Kanpur and Kharagpur, Indian Statistical Institute and JNU
Telangana Shutdown Creates Tension in Osmania University
06 July 2011 07:12 am
After four months, student protests have returned to Osmania University, the nerve centre of Telangana agitation
Goa University to Set up Chair on Indian Diaspora Studies
06 July 2011 06:16 am
The chair will deal with issues regarding the Indian diaspora and also study migration in other countries
Amartya Sen’s Nalanada Mentor Group to Meet in Patna
06 July 2011 06:39 am
The university plans to begin its first academic session by 2013 at its new campus in Nalanda
Students with 45 % in PCM can Apply to Engineering Courses: AICTE
05 July 2011 11:31 am
The DTE has announced more than 1.14 lakh seats in the 309 engineering colleges in Maharashtra
MCI Nod for Bihar’s IGIMS to Run MBBS Course
05 July 2011 09:19 am
IGIMS would be the first autonomous health institute in Bihar to run MBBS course
We Need Competitive and Employable Human Capital: Sibal
05 July 2011 12:12 pm
The government of Andhra Pradesh aims at imparting skill development training to 15 lakh students in the next 3 years
Government to Make FTII a Centre of Excellence
04 July 2011 11:46 am
The recognition would help the FTII facilitate students to pursue higher studies and research in both India and abroad
GMR, Canadian B-school to Launch B-school in Hyderabad
08 July 2011 07:42 am
Schulich will develop the academic infrastructure and GMR group will provide the land for the campus
Court Questions DU on MBBS Admissions
04 July 2011 11:30 am
Petitions against DU said that the Centre and MCI had allowed DU to adopt a discriminatory and non-uniform policy
Kushagra Bajaj Announces $2.5mn Endowment to Carnegie Mellon’s B-school
01 July 2011 11:32 am
The gift will be used to endow the Bajaj Family Chair which will be held by a Tepper School of Business professor
Degree College Admissions to go Online in Mumbai University
01 July 2011 12:01 pm
The university has asked its affiliated colleges to create their own website for online admissions from the next session
Sibal Suggests Review of NITs at Council Meeting
01 July 2011 11:14 am
Sibal ensured MHRD’s support to ten new NITs for the development of infrastructure and recruitment of faculty and staff
India, NZ to Establish Joint Education Council for Higher Education
30 June 2011 07:24 am
The total funding for the initiative is expected to be NZ$1 mn per year with both the countries contributing equally
12,000 More Students to get Engineering Seats in Karnataka
30 June 2011 09:33 am
The state government had approached the AICTE to bring down the eligibility criteria from 50 to 45 per cent
Australia Announces 10 PhD Scholarships for Indian Students
29 June 2011 06:46 am
The aim is to woo back Indian students after the spate of racial attacks in Australia
Kerala to Set Rules for Admission to Medical, Engineering Colleges
29 June 2011 06:21 am
The state government hopes the step will redress the controversial issue of admissions to private colleges in Kerala
Shiv Nadar University Launches School of Natural Sciences
28 June 2011 07:09 am
The School of Natural Sciences will start with bachelors and master’s degree programmes in mathematics
Australia to Promote Collaboration in Indian Sports Education
28 June 2011 11:32 am
The programme will highlight opportunities for postgraduate education in Australia in Sports
World Bank’s Rs 228crore-Aid to Improve Engineering Education in Karnataka
28 June 2011 06:32 am
14 colleges in the state will benefit from the World Bank’s aid
Nandan, Rohini Nilekani Gift Rs 50cr to IIHS
28 June 2011 06:53 am
IIHS will use the grant to set up its School of Environment and Sustainability
BIT Mesra to Launch School of Earth Sciences Soon
24 June 2011 05:10 am
BIT Mesra’s remote sensing and disaster management departments will be merged into the School of Earth Sciences
NIIT Starts its First One World Centre in Coimbatore
23 June 2011 12:55 pm
The centre will provide training in IT, banking and finance, management and business process outsourcing
IIM Lucknow, Hughes Communications Launch Course for Young Managers
23 June 2011 12:21 pm
The programme will aim at filling the knowledge gaps in essential management disciplines
Improve Quality of Higher Education: FICCI Tells Oscar Fernandes
22 June 2011 06:19 am
According to FICCI, the government’s top priority should be to nurture the youth, make them self-reliant and employed
DU’s Second Cut-off List Out, Offers Little Hope to Aspirants
22 June 2011 06:30 am
Admission process to Delhi University will continue till July 13 and the session will begin on July 15
IGNOU Starts Five New Courses on Gender and Development
22 June 2011 06:05 am
Of the five courses launched by the university, two are on-campus while the other three are distance-mode programmes
Punjab Institutes to Run on Solar Energy
20 June 2011 10:54 am
The power would help offset the requirement of conventional grid electricity
IIT Kharagpur to Aid India’s Development
20 June 2011 11:22 am
The project would create an innovation ecosystem for India’s inclusive development and economic growth
Chhattisgarh PMT Cancelled, 78 Held for Paper Leak
20 June 2011 12:44 pm
Chhattisgarh pre-medical test has got cancelled for the second time in two months
Court Questions MAMC for Allowing Short Attendance Students to take Final Exams
15 June 2011 05:40 am
A media report said the college relaxed the rules that made 70% attendance mandatory for students to write final exams
MCI Allows Ranchi's Medical Institute to Increase MBBS Quota Seats to 150
15 June 2011 11:46 am
The state government had sent a proposal to increase the number of seats to 250
IGNOU Launches Programme to Develop Rural Banking
14 June 2011 11:56 am
The university will offer a postgraduate diploma in rural banking aimed at overall rural development
Bangalore to have India’s First University on Urban Affairs
14 June 2011 06:56 am
The university aims at addressing the challenges of urbanisation through its research and knowledge generation programme
Bihar Appoints New Director of Higher Education, J.P. Singh Removed
14 June 2011 07:52 am
Sita Ram Singh, Principal, B.D. College, took over from J.P. Singh who was also a sociology teacher at Patna University
Government to Set Up 5 Universities for Persons of Indian Origin
13 June 2011 09:54 am
The universities will focus on innovation only. 50% seats in each university will be reserved for Indian diaspora
AMU, Jakarta Varsity to Work Together
13 June 2011 12:09 pm
Students can spend two years in AMU and two years in the Indonesian university
Centre to Help Develop AMU’s New Campuses
13 June 2011 06:57 am
The new centres are expected to become autonomous universities in the next 15-20 years
HRD, UGC Devise Scheme to Encourage Research
10 June 2011 11:20 am
Under the Faculty Recharge Programme, science, engineering and technology faculty will be recruited
Infosys, IIM-B Develop Case Study for B-Schools
10 June 2011 11:47 am
The objective of the case study is to impart industry specific knowledge to management students
AICTE should Restore Engineering Eligibility Cap at 45%: Karnataka
10 June 2011 12:27 pm
Karnataka will get around 1,200 less engineering students due to revision in the eligibility criteria
Panjab University to Conduct BCom Admissions Online
08 June 2011 11:17 am
All 188 affiliated colleges of Panjab University will be conducting online admissions for 2011-12 session
CBI Detains Nine in AIIMS Admission Racket
06 June 2011 07:10 am
The detainees used to allegedly take bribes from candidates to manipulate their answer sheets
Kolkata's St Xavier's to Conduct Admission Test in China
06 June 2011 09:10 am
The test will include an English language assessment and a personal interview
Amartya Sen to Mentor Presidency University
06 June 2011 06:32 am
Amartya Sen will be the Chief Mentor and Sugato Bose will be the Chairman of the mentor group of the university
Samsung Offers Scholarship to IIM-A Students
03 June 2011 11:25 am
Samsung India has signed an MoU with IIM-A to offer scholarships to five students for their second year of MBA
IGNOU Inks MoUs with Three Chinese Varsities
03 June 2011 09:40 am
The partnership focuses on development and sharing of course material and services for lifelong learning
India, Germany to Establish Meta University
02 June 2011 09:40 am
India will also host an Indo-Germal Education Summit to facilitate joint research programmes
Manipal University Partners with Radio One to Launch MBA Programme
01 June 2011 07:11 am
The tie up will facilitate industry-academia co-operation
UGC Receives 13 New Applications for Deemed University Status
01 June 2011 09:27 am
The UGC has set up expert panels to assess if the 13 institutes deserve the deemed university tag
CET Results Announced, Fee Issue Still Unresolved
31 May 2011 09:33 am
The fee for government quota seats in all private colleges of Karnataka shall be Rs 35,000
Agra University Charged with Irregularities, Private Candidates’ Exams Cancelled
31 May 2011 08:44 am
This is the fourth postponement of examinations for private candidates. More than a lakh students have been affected
Supreme Court Declines Plea against DU’s Semester System
31 May 2011 10:57 am
If there is anything wrong with the notification, DU Chancellor and Indian President will set it right
IMT’s New Campus Starts Admissions
30 May 2011 09:44 am
Students from any discipline can apply to IMT’s PGDM programme. They need to have taken CAT 2010
India to Aid Africa’s Development, Offers $5 Bn
30 May 2011 10:07 am
India’s total commitment over the next three years will be $5.7 bn to help Africa achieve its development goals
AMU to Set up Campus in Bihar
30 May 2011 09:30 am
The Bihar government has offered 250 acres land in Kishanganj district to set up the new campus
Google Vice President to Receive Highest NMC Honors
27 May 2011 12:21 pm
Dr Vint Cerf will talk about the implications of the devices and sensor systems that are becoming part of the internet
Focus on Graduation Alone Affects Research: Sibal
27 May 2011 11:50 am
India has lagged behind in giving priority to research, said Kapil Sibal
Government Announces Scholarship Scheme for Higher Education Students
27 May 2011 11:57 am
The Central Sector Scholarship Scheme will enable students to meet their daily expenses while pursuing higher education
IIT, IIM Faculty Strike Back
25 May 2011 09:30 am
IIT, IIM professors say if faculty has no role, industry would start recruiting them only on the basis of entrance exams
DU Professor Appointed as New VC of Kashmir University
25 May 2011 10:24 am
Dr Talat Ahmad took over from Professor Riyaz Punjabi, who had completed his tenure on January 6
IIT-JEE Results Out, Students to See Answer Sheets Online from June 4
25 May 2011 11:17 am
Students can see their results on the JEE website. Counselling for successful candidates will be done online
No Indian Institution World-class: Sibal
24 May 2011 12:00 pm
Sibal was backing Jairam Ramesh's statement on the lack of world-class faculty in Indian institutions
TISS Guwahati to Start Functioning in July
24 May 2011 11:56 am
The institute will also start a five-year integrated programme in social sciences in June 2012
Jamia Starts European-Latin American Course
23 May 2011 12:27 pm
The course will enable students to work on contemporary themes and develop a body of research in India
More than 8,000 Institutions to Accept TOEFL
23 May 2011 11:09 am
Institutions across the world have been accepting TOEFL score for more than 45 years now
IIT, IIM Faculty is not World-class: Jairam Ramesh
23 May 2011 12:30 pm
The minister announced setting up of a marine biodiversity institute to promote research
High Court Refuses to Put Stay on AIEEE Results
20 May 2011 10:44 am
The Delhi High Court has given permission to the CBSE to declare AIEEE results that was held on May 1 and then on May 11
Indian Higher Education to Grow at 15 Per Cent CAGR
20 May 2011 11:16 am
Availability of loan, demand for skilled personnel and e-learning can boost the growth of higher education in India
President Calls for Abolition of Ragging in HEIs
20 May 2011 05:51 am
Pratibha Patil said that ragging should be eliminated in all educational institutions including the IITs and IIMs
Jamia to Continue with its Minority Status: High Court
19 May 2011 12:43 pm
Students who get admission to Jamia under the new reservation policy will have to wait for the final order
Welingkar Institute Inks MoU with Canadian Varsity
19 May 2011 12:29 pm
The MoU will help facilitate joint projects in business education between the institutes and promote learning, research
Dainik Bhaskar to Organise National Education Summit on June 11
10 June 2011 10:16 am
The summit will formulate solutions to make management education effective in India
Now, ‘CAT’ to Teach in Jharkhand
18 May 2011 11:27 am
The state government adopted a new admission procedure to allow students to select the college of their choice
Tata McGraw Hill Devises Aid to Make CAT Preparation Easier
17 May 2011 10:56 am
CAT Online consists of a printed book, a CD, live classroom training and mobile support training for aspirants
No Contempt Proceedings against DU Teachers: HC
17 May 2011 11:12 am
Teachers of Dyal SIngh College had protested against the implementation of semester system in the university
Government Panel Suggests Five-fold Hike in IIT Fees, Loan Scheme for Students
25 May 2011 06:22 am
Kakodkar Committee appointed by the MHRD has recommended that IITs be granted autonomy
MCI Board of Governors Reconstituted, Appoints New Head
16 May 2011 12:11 pm
Professor K.K. Talwar took over from Dr S.K. Sarin as the head of the Board of Governors
Four Jamia Students Clear UPSC Exam
16 May 2011 12:21 pm
Saurav Kumar Suman, Rai Mahimapat Ray, Gulzar Ahmad Wani and Jusuf Kabir Ansar were ranked 56, 77, 341 and 740
Educomp Invests Rs1.5 Billion in Great Lakes Institute of Management
13 May 2011 11:18 am
Great Lakes will expand footprint across India; announced campus in Gurgaon and Mumbai in collaboration with the IEMR
Sam Pitroda to Receive Global Telecom Award from UN
13 May 2011 07:18 am
The ITU will confer its World Telecommunication & Information Society Award to Sam Pitroda on May 17 in Geneva
HC to Announce Order Against DU Teachers Next Week
13 May 2011 09:18 am
DU charged the teachers of Dyal Singh College with comtempt of court as they protested against the semester system
'Jamia's Minority Status a Boon for Muslim Students'
13 May 2011 09:34 am
The monitory status of Jamia will ensure that Muslims have better access to higher education
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17 February 2010 11:43 am
Probiosys claims to be the country's first career advancement centre for pharmaceutical and life science professionals
Kapil Sibal Launches EDCIL Website
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AICTE Goes Online To Bring In Transparancy
15 October 2012 08:23 am
The portal will be interactive with a facility for grievance redressal
IGNOU Gets New Lab on Foundation Day
Kapil Sibal inaugurates a chemistry laboratory equipped with the latest facilities at IGNOU
BITS to Start Degree Programmes for Lupin Employees
America’s Loss is Asia’s Gain in University Rankings
06 May 2010 12:06 pm
This year, United States has lost four places while Asia has gained four in the top 200 world university rankings of the
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14 January 2013 07:53 am
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More than 50 leaders in higher education met at Gurgaon over three days to deliberate on the theme of ‘Delivering Excell
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Autonomous colleges are daring to carve their own path by raising the bar and setting new benchmark
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MOOC has its share of detractors, but is surely revolutionising the way we teach and learn
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Indian Institutions are showing that they are capable of designing education for global consumption.
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13 June 2012 01:12 am
In the absence of sustained interest and policy impetus, design education in India languished over the years.
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