May 05, 2016    0

The Delhi University sought suggestions from all departments regarding the proposed changes in the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS), is likely to go ahead with the previous technique of grading.

Reportedly, the varsity has received suggestions from the teachers to change the basic formula of the system, which is unlikely to be changed. Most of the suggestions were related to the change in...
May 05, 2016    0

Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce (SCAC) has been conferred the status of 'Colleges with Potential for Excellence' (CPE) by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Under the scheme colleges can apply for the CPE status and avail a grant upto Rs.1crore for achieving excellence in the academic sector.
The CPE is a coveted status conferred by the UGC and...
May 05, 2016    0

Private universities in Tamil Nadu have started increasing their MBBS tuition fee from this academic year in anticipation that all states will be mandated to take up the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).

Reportedly, in premier colleges, a student joining MBBS this year will end up paying at least Rs 80 lakh for the four-and-a-half-year course.
The recent Supreme Court's order has made it mandatory...
May 05, 2016    0

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Vice Chancellor Prof Jagadesh Kumar has termed as “unlawful” activity the ongoing indefinite hunger strike by students against punishment awarded by the varsity in connection with the February 9 event.

The VC has asked them to use “constitutional” means to put forth their demands. The strike by two groups of students in protest against the punishment in connection with the event during which anti-...
May 03, 2016    0

The last date to apply for 171 teaching posts lying vacant in teaching departments of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has been extended till May 23.

The date has been extended by following new rules laid down by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for candidates pursuing PhD.
Acting Vice Chancellor Prof Ashutosh Mishra said, "As per new UGC...
May 03, 2016    0

Professor Ravindra Kumar the senior most Professor among the Directors of the School of Studies took over as the Vice Chancellor (In-charge) of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), succeeding Professor Nageshwar Rao.

Prof Nageshwar Rao has been appointed as the VC of Uttarakhand Open University.
Prof. Ravindra Kumar a noted Historian has served for more than three decades and has served been in IGNOU for last 22...
May 03, 2016    0

The Andhra Pradesh government is likely to extend the service of government teachers and lecturers, who are due to retire this year, till the end of the academic year 2016-17.

The state government has already increased the retirement age of over 4 lakh teachers in the state from 58 to 60 years. The latest proposal to extend the service till the end of the academic year...
May 03, 2016    0

The Supreme Court of India has constituted a three member oversight committee with Justice RM Lodha (Former Chief Justice of India) as the head to oversee the functioning of the Medical Council of India (MCI).

The other members of the committee are Vinod Rai (Former CAG of India) as well as Prof S.K Sareen (Director, ILBS) to oversee all the activities of MCI for the next year.
A five judge constitution...
May 01, 2016    0

The University Grants Commission (UGC), Chairman Prof Ved Prakash has assured the universities that, as research and innovations are at the heart of developmental perspectives in higher education, UGC will support such activities in all the way and there is no death of resources for the same.

Chairman said that there is serious need for insightful minds to undertake interdisciplinary research, which is the need of the hour.
While addressing the 4th annual convocation of Rani Channamma...
May 01, 2016    0

Soon no male teacher below the age of 50 years will be posted in an all-girls school in Haryana as per a state government proposal.

The Haryana Cabinet approved the Draft Teachers Transfer Policy of School Education Department which also mentions pooling in of retired teachers to avoid concentration of teachers in some schools....