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.
President FICCI, Harshavardhan Neotia...
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.
The Minister said...
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.
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.
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.
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.
National Skill Development Mission has imparted training to 76 lakh youth and 1500 Multi-skill...
There is an imperative need to link academia, industry and research with higher education
Indian Association of Autonomous Business Schools (IAABS) recently organized The First Indian B-Schools Summit to discuss and deliberate on the possi
• Teachers (57%) believe that students are not adequately prepared for employment