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....
May 25, 2016    0

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has granted ex-post facto approval for establishment of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Andhra Pradesh.

The Cabinet also approved introduction of a Bill namely the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016 for inclusion of the NIT, Andhra Pradesh in its...
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...