Jun 30, 2016    0

As many as 543 out of 2,210 sanctioned posts under DME have not been filled in Kerala revealed an RTI.

As per the RTI data, a major chunk of the vacancies belongs to entry cadre. Of the 543 vacancies, 470 vacancies are of assistant professors and lecturers. Besides, posts of 42 professors (out of 271...
Jun 30, 2016    0

The University of Cambridge under partnership with Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has invited applications for five fixed-term, research-oriented University Lectureships.

The move is aimed to strengthen the University's strategic relationship with Indian research institutions and to enhance academic, research and translational capacities of India and the UK.
Jun 30, 2016    0

The Odisha cabinet headed by chief minister Naveen Patnaik has approved creation of 500 more doctor posts with an aim to ensure affordable health care service to people in rural areas.

The new posts are created to work against the vacancies cause due to relieve of many medical officers for pursuing post-graduation and other higher courses or for senior residentship and tutorship...
Jun 30, 2016    0

Himachal Pradesh government has warned teachers for not joining duty in remote areas.  

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh warned of strict action against government school teachers who do not join duty in remote and far-flung areas of the state.
He said directions had been...
Jun 30, 2016    0

Kannur University has initiated steps to enforce compliance of research scholars with the University Grants Commission’s (UGC) directive to check plagiarism in dissertations.

The KU Syndicate has decided to implement the UGC’s guidelines for ensuring the originality of the research theses being submitted by research scholars, though practical features of the anti-...
Jun 30, 2016    0

The Kerala government has sought an explanation from the MG University on why they failed to take corrective steps despite knowing in 2014 that its five-year integrated LLB (hons) course with BA in criminology is not recognised by Bar Council of India (BCI) nor approved by University Grants Commission (UGC).

"MG University has failed to address the issue in the last two years and we have sought an explanation," said law minister AK Balan.
MG University in 2011-12 started the double degree programme....
Jun 30, 2016    0

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman directed officials concerned to expedite the process of declaring the Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) as deemed university.

The ministry has recommended to the MHRD last month granting deemed university status to FDDI whose students are demanding that they be given degrees instead of diplomas.
In a review meeting on the...
Jun 28, 2016    0

Prof Yogesh Singh Director of Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of Delhi Technological University.

Prof Singh was holding the post as additional charge following the office falling vacant in September 2015.
His predecessor Pradeep Kumar, had resigned from the post, in August 2015, four years...
Jun 28, 2016    0

The Gujarat University has decided to introduce online admissions for MPhil and PHD courses as there have been allegations of ineligible people getting entry.

As per GU officials the online admission process was introduced for the first time in the wake of allegations that many students who were given admissions had not been eligible.
Students will be...
Jun 28, 2016    0

The process for appointment of successor of Prof Deepak Kumar Behera Vice Chancellor (VC) of Berhampur University (BU) has been set in motion as his three-year tenure will end on July 31.

The advertisement in this regard has already been issued with the order of the Governor-cum-Chancellor of universities S C Jamir.
Applications have already been invited for the post. The last date...