Jun 27, 2016    0

The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari called for regulating private investment in higher education in India.

Ansari speaking at the launch of the book “The Education President,” said that one of the features of the expansion of higher education sector in India since independence, that has not received much...
Jun 27, 2016    0

Two leading academics from Vadodara including professor H C Dholakia, former member of Law Commission of India and former dean of MSU's Faculty of Law and professor K C Mehta, former pro vice-chancellor and former dean of MSU's Faculty of Commerce were recently invited by the chairman of the committee that Gujarat government had constituted to draft the bill to discuss the amendments which are required to be made in the bill.

"The committee took a very positive view of our suggestions and made it clear that the government was quite open to consider such changes as may be necessary to promote higher education in the state...
Jun 27, 2016    0

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched a new scheme, Kalinga Sikshya Sathi Yojana in a bid to ensure that meritorious students do not stop enrolling for higher education due to lack of funds.

Under the provisions of the scheme, the state government would provide education loan at only 1 per cent interest per annum to students undergoing higher education, including management, law,...
Jun 27, 2016    0

Assam has become the first state to make higher education for poor students free.

As per the Assam government, education won't be an issue anymore for students belonging to families with income less than Rs 1 lakh per annum, according to the Assam government.
Himanta Biswa, the...
Jun 24, 2016    0

The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA)'s Board of Governors is scheduled to meet to select candidate for the post of chairman of the institute's BoG.

Reportedly, a search panel is likely to be constituted at the meeting to search for fresh candidates and a representative of the MHRD might be appointed to the panel.
Institute authorities have been...
Jun 24, 2016    0

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University Vice Chancellor has landed in controversy over allegedly spending more than Rs 26 lakh on an inspection visit by a team from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) last year.

The MHRD has sought the President’s approval to launch a “Visitorial Inquiry” into the matter, as well as other allegations of administrative and financial irregularities against Talat Ahmad....
Jun 24, 2016    0

Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University (BAMU) will soon fill up the 85 vacant posts of teachers in its different departments.

The BAMU management council, during its recently held meeting, gave a green signal to the concerned recruitments and also finalised the draft of advertisement to be published for inviting candidates...
Jun 23, 2016    0

The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J.P. Nadda has inaugurated the Centre for Integrative Medicine and Research (CIMR) at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.

Speaking on the inauguration, Nadda termed this as a momentous step in the country’s healthcare service. “The national centre at the premier institute of the country shall be dedicated to research,...
Jun 23, 2016    0

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has ruled out the removal of University of Hyderabad (UoH) Vice Chancellor Appa Rao Podile over his alleged role in abetting dalit scholar Rohith Vemula's suicide.

Reportedly, the MHRD has claimed there was "no provision" for the VC's transfer to another university under the UoH rules.
"The MHRD (ministry of human resources development) is the nodal ministry of...
Jun 23, 2016    0

Ernakulam Law College student’s future seems hanging in balance, with the Bar Council of India making a startling revelation that the five-year LLB (BA Criminology) course started by the college in 2011 was not recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

The BA Criminology course, under the Mahatma Gandhi University, will be completed this year.
The lack of recognition will be the end of the road for the students who have spent their valuable time...