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2600-acre plots identified for IIT in Ke...

2600-acre plots identified for IIT in Kerala

KOCHI: Kerala may finally get its IIT as the state government has identified two plots — 600 acres in central Puduserry and 650 acres at West Puduserry in Palakkad — to set up the premier institute. The state government has appointed higher education department additional secretary M Sherif as... read more »

1,000 US academics to teach in Indian un...

1,000 US academics to teach in Indian universities

NEW DELHI: After planning to rope in scientists from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to take classes in schools and colleges, India is now looking at American academics for teaching in different Indian universities. The idea is to invite and host up to 1,000 American... read more »

Indian education needs greater thrust on...

Indian education needs greater thrust on skill and personality development:...

AHMEDABAD: Indian teachers have voiced their opinions on the current state of India’s learning environment through ‘Pearson Voice of Teacher Survey 2014′. They feel that half of the students (50%) entering a class or grade lack the skills (academic, cognitive and vocational)... read more »

Tech institutions take the lead

Tech institutions take the lead

The increased global emphasis on high-impact scientific and technological research is on display in this year’s QS World University Rankings, which are dominated by institutions specialising in the STEM disciplines. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) cements its place at the top of... read more »

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IIT-Bombay receives largest ever donation for research and development

NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has received Rs 95 crore, the largest donation in its history, to set up a centre to develop hi-tech products and solutions for... read more »

University Grants Commission ‘allows’ IISc to continue with FYUP

NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission (UGC) is understood to have allowed IISc Bangalore to continue with the four-year undergraduate programme. Indian Institute of Science (IISc)... read more »

IISc Bangalore in talks with UGC over 4-year course

BANGALORE: The Universities Grants Commission (UGC) may have asked the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, to discontinue its four-year B.Sc course. But the premier science... read more »

TN to introduce 163 new courses in Arts, Science colleges

As part of her government’s effort to give a boost to the Higher Education sector, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday proposed introducing 163 new courses in Arts and... read more »

A journalism course for the visually-impaired students

MYSORE – JSS Mahavidyapeetha, has introduced a mass communication and journalism course for visually-impaired students at JSS Polytechnic For The Differently Abled.The course, perhaps the first... read more »