May 24, 2016    0

President of India Pranab Mukherjee has signed an order that allows state boards to skip the uniform medical entrance examination, National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges, for a year.

The ordinance- or executive order was cleared by the Union Cabinet on Friday, is aimed at "partially" overturning a Supreme Court order.
May 24, 2016    0

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee met twelve Award Winning School Teachers from States/Union Territories attending ‘In-Residence’ Programme at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Speaking on the occasion, the President said that all the participants of the ‘In-Residence’ programme should strive continuously for achieving higher goals. For them sky is the limit.
He said that...
May 24, 2016    0

In its global rankings of Executive Education programs, Financial Times has ranked the Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad (IIMA) 67th in Open Enrolment Programs and 74th in Custom Programs.

This was the first year IIMA was ranked among the top institutes in Open Enrolment Programs; in Custom Programs, IIMA was ranked among the top institutes for a second year in a row. In both...
May 24, 2016    0

The University Grants Commission has asked all the universities to religiously follow the UGC Regulations, 2008 and facilitate smooth and timely delivery of degrees to students.

UGC has representations and references from 19'" May, 2016 been receiving a number of complaints, different stakeholders in higher education regarding some universities which are not awarding degrees...
May 23, 2016    0

The Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) has rejected the latest Amendments to UGC Regulations (2010), notified through the Gazette of India on 10 May 2016. According to DUTA IT spells disaster for the teaching-learning processes, and endanger the livelihood of a significant section of currently-employed teachers.

As per DUTA, “The most shocking feature of these amendments threatens immediate job cuts in thousands in every university across the country. If implemented, in DU alone, the jobs of 5000 existing...
May 23, 2016    0

Two professors of the Central University of Rajasthan have been arrested for expelling a Dalit scholar from the university on allegedly bogus charges of remaining absent for more than 15 days without information.

The victim, Umesh Kumar Jonwal, had registered an FIR through a court order in January. He had alleged that he was harassed by the Vice Chancellor and four professors because he is a Dalit and did...
May 23, 2016    0

In order to promote India-centric research in the area of empirical finance and corporate governance, the Finance Lab of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) has joined hands with the Stern Business School of New York University to hold the first-ever India-centric conference in the United States of America.

The primary objective of the event is to showcase and discuss research on Indian financial markets and corporate governance.
 This is also the first time any IIM is holding a research conference...
May 23, 2016    0

The colleges in Gujarat will not be able to avail the grant from the state government if they fail to get accreditation from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Reportedly, as many as 96 colleges in the state have failed to get accreditation from NAAC.
These colleges haven't received NAAC accreditation even once. A three-day meeting of the principals of...
May 20, 2016    0

The Delhi University varsity has clarified that it has not been influenced by "any political pressure" and asserted that it is acting in accordance with the law a day after Aam Aadmi Party accused Delhi University of "authenticating" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's degree due to pressure from the Centre.

"Few AAP leaders visited the university and met Vice Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi over issue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's degree. The VC told them that RTI cell of the university shall act in...
May 20, 2016    0

The Union Government has cleared the ordinance to postpone the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) exam by a year so that the students have enough time to prepare.

The decision comes after a meeting chaired between Union Health minister J.P. Nadda and other state health ministers over the matter.
The meeting was convened after several parliamentarians opposed...