India, Britain sign MoUs to strengthen community colleges
21 February 2013 09:16 am
The MoUs were signed by the British Minister of State for Universities and Science David Willetts
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Tamo Mibang appointed as VC of Rajiv Gandhi University
13 December 2012 06:29 am
President appointed Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies Director as the new V-Cof Rajiv Gandhi University.
Indian faculty receives prestigious Harvard Business School Hall of Fame award
13 December 2012 06:24 am
Harvard Business School awarded Indian faculty Dr Amit Kapoor with prestigious Competitiveness Hall of Fame award.
NIIT ties up with Ireland's DMI for digital marketing courses
12 December 2012 06:23 am
NIIT tied-up with Ireland's Digital Marketing Institute (DMI) with an aims to train 25,000 students.
National Defence University in Haryana
11 December 2012 04:34 am
Indian National Defence University is to come up in Gurgaon in Haryana
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.
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.
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.
Punjab govt plans to add 100 MBBS seats in Patiala and Amritsar college
23 November 2012 04:51 am
The decision to this effect was taken by CM Parkash Singh Badal in the 30th meeting of governing body of PIMS Society.
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
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.
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.
IITians not keen on new JEE format: Survey
05 October 2012 04:11 am
IIT alumni felt that the new format of entrance to the prestigious engineering institutes will degrade the IIT brand.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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02 May 2013 20:07 pm
BITS Pilani set up a high definition video collaboration platform to enable it to transform into a research-led universi
Harvard’s Secret Revealed
15 March 2013 10:13 am
Prof Shailendra Mehta, Academic Director, Duke Corporate Education at IIM Ahmedabad shares insights from his research.
Co-operate to grow
13 January 2013 04:09 am
One of the major challenges faced by institutes today is how to keep the digital native engaged and interested in the cl
The Second Annual EDU VCs’ Retreat
21 November 2012 11:24 am
More than 50 leaders in higher education met at Gurgaon over three days to deliberate on the theme of ‘Delivering Excell
Achieving Institutional Excellence
29 September 2012 18:26 pm
A preview of EDU survey on achieving institutional excellence
Go Clutter Free
11 September 2012 15:08 pm
Avoiding Information Overload
Global Ambitions Local Moorings
25 August 2012 10:38 am
Indian Institutions are showing that they are capable of designing education for global consumption.
Johar IIM Ranchi!
13 June 2012 06:29 am
Find out how IIM Ranchi has leveraged its location rather than letting it come in the way of progress.
Can D-schools Become The new B-schools?
13 June 2012 01:12 am
In the absence of sustained interest and policy impetus, design education in India languished over the years.
The Making of a Study Programme
13 June 2012 01:14 am
How to go about ensuring that the programme you are launching meets the market needs
Could we have saved MALINI MURMU?
11 March 2012 06:37 am
EDU sets out to investigate how institutions of higher education can prevent incidents of student suicides
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MBA Education in India: Shape Up or Ship Out
01 December 2012 08:14 am
MBA seats in India grew almost four-fold—from 94,704 in 2006-07 to 3,52,571 in 2011-12—resulting in a five-year compound
Technical Education at a Crossroads
22 October 2012 04:19 am
Technical education in India was in response to a felt need of nation-building.
Varsity Social Responsibility
10 September 2012 17:44 pm
Competencies and skills for the new MBA
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10 September 2012 17:45 pm
Varsity social responsibility
IT has Place, can’t Replace
26 August 2012 12:04 pm
This is an extract from Dr Rajeev Sangal, Director IIT, Hyderabad's keynote at EDU Tech 2012 at ISB Hyderabad
A B C of Endowment
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