May 27, 2016    0

Deputy CM of Delhi Manish Sisodia has accused LG Najeeb Jung of delaying Delhi government's proposal to give priority to regularise the jobs of 17,000 guest teachers working in government schools.

Sisodia has alleged that the proposal is pending with the LG's office since January but he is yet to give his nod.
The proposal is part of the government's decision to make the jobs of all...
May 27, 2016    0

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has reviewed the recent amendment to the UGC (Minimum Qualifications for appointment of teachers and other academic staff in universities and colleges and measures for the maintenance of standards in higher education) Regulations, 2010.

The Ministry has issued a direction to the UGC, under Section 20(1) of the UGC Act, 1956, to undertake amendments in the Regulation.
The direct teaching-learning hours to be devoted by Assistant...
May 27, 2016    0

The Committee for the evolution of a National Education Policy has submitted the report containing its recommendations to the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).

The Government of India had constituted a Committee for Evolution of the New Education Policy, which comprised T.S.R. Subramanian, former Cabinet Secretary as the Chairman and Shailaja Chandra,...
May 27, 2016    0

The CBI has registered a case against former Vice Chancellor Viswa Bharati University Sushanta Kumar Dattagupta and four others for allegedly flouting UGC rules in the appointment of a deputy registrar and carried out searches at nine locations.

Reportedly, besides Dattagupta, former registrar of the university D Gunasekaran (now Registrar IIT Bhubaneswar), Finance Officer A P Trivedi, and Deputy Registrar Shyamala Ray Nair have also been...
May 27, 2016    0

NITI Aayog has invited applications from eligible schools/ organisations and individuals to apply for the three major schemes under Atal Innovation Mission: (a) establishing tinkering laboratories in schools (b) establishing new incubation centres and (c) scaling-up established incubation centres.

To foster creativity and scientific temper in students, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) will establish 500 Atal Tinkering Laboratories in schools. It will provide one time establishment grant-in-aid of...
May 27, 2016    0

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has emphasized on the need to create a collaborative platform for industry and academia to realise the research and innovative potential of bright students and highly competent faculty.

He said, “India is a relatively young country with 60% of its population in the age group of 15 to 59. To capitalize on the potential of this segment of educated youth, my Government has launched "...
May 27, 2016    0

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has said that investment in research is important. While R&D expenditure as percentage of GDP in India is about 0.8 percent at present, we are making concerted efforts to increase this number.

The President speaking at the conclusion of the roundtable at Peking University said, “Research and innovation are the keystones for widening the country’s production potential. Future growth of...
May 25, 2016    0

Indian has been ranked 24th in the QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings (HESSR) 2016. The Ranking is an overall ranking of higher education system; India has scored of 60.9 out of 100.

The US has scored a centum and tops the heap, UK is in the second place with 98.5, while Germany takes the third spot with 94. With a score of 9.2, Pakistan ranks 50, the last position.
The overall...
May 25, 2016    0

The Delhi University teachers have boycotted from evaluation of scripts of undergraduate examinations, in protest against the UGC Gazette Notification of 4th May that will allegedly lead to loss of jobs for about 5000 ad-hoc, temporary and guest teachers of Delhi University, most of whom have been teaching in our University for many years.

According to varsity teachers the said amendment was secretly notified under the guise of addressing teachers' grievances against the infamous API system that had led to large scale denial of...
May 25, 2016    0

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced a series of changes to the regulation governing deemed universities that would relax entry norms and dilute government control over such institutions.

The UGC has removed restrictions on the appointment of deemed university chancellors allowing promoters of the institution to occupy the post. This was prohibited under the old regulation of 2010....