Jun 18, 2016    0

The recent announcement regarding deemed universities in the country has been welcomed across the country as the new UGC (Institutions Deemed to be University) Regulations, 2016 is seen as a much needed relief to the higher education sector.

Owing to certain stringent and regressive clauses, the 2010 regulation has been contentious (mostly within private Deemed universities) since its inception.
President FICCI, Harshavardhan Neotia...
Jun 03, 2016    0

On completion of two years of the NDA government the Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy announced that more than 1.04 Crore youth have been trained under the Skill India Mission in the year 2015-16 which is 36.8% higher than the previous year’s recorded data.

In the current arrangement, 60 percent of the trainings are directly under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship while 40 percent are across other Central Ministries.
The Minister said...
May 31, 2016    0

The Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare headed by Ram Gopal Yadav submitted its report on the Medical Council of India (MCI) has said that the Council has failed in its mandate in ensuring quality medical education being imparted by colleges, failed to maintain uniform standards of medical education, both at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels and has failed to produce a competent basic doctor.

There have been allegations that the MCI has been reduced to only a advisory body and seems to push and protect the interest of private sector. There are issues of corruption and mis-governance in...
May 21, 2016    0

Union Minister of HRD Smirit Irani has asked private educational institutions to collaborate with government in improving access, transparency and quality of higher education in India, while announcing a series of new initiatives by her ministry to help students with quality academic content and other supports to prepare for country’s premier educational institutions such as IITs.

Speaking at a National Conference “Reforming & Rejuvenating India’s Higher Education” organized by the Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI) in the capital, the minister urged the private...
Apr 18, 2016    0

The Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD), Smriti Zubin Irani, recently released the India Rankings 2016 and dedicated India’s first ranking to the nation.

While releasing the India Rankings 2016 she said that history has been made as National Institutional Ranking framework (NIRF) is the first of its kind. She said that one of the  biggest challenges...
Mar 02, 2016    0

To improve the quality of education the government in Budget has decided to transform 10 private and public institutions to world class levels. The education industry more or less is happy with the Budget as it being seen as pro-skill and employment budget with keen focus on the rural segment.

The Budget proposes to skill 1 crore youth in next three years under the PM Kaushal Vikas Yojna.
National Skill Development Mission has imparted training to 76 lakh youth and 1500 Multi-skill...
Nov 13, 2015    0

There is an imperative need to link academia, industry and research with higher education

There is an imperative need to linkacademia, industry and research with the higher education institutes to upgrade the quality of Indian higher education and become competitive in the world market,...
Oct 13, 2015    0


Indian Association of Autonomous Business Schools (IAABS) recently organized The First Indian B-Schools Summit to discuss and deliberate on the possi
Sep 02, 2015    0
•             Teachers (57%) believe that students are not adequately prepared for employment
Jul 17, 2015    2
Sanjeev Duggal, CEO and MD, Centum Learning said, “Skilling is akin to evangelizing in India. We are happy that our Prime Minister is personally leading the Skilling movement which has been...