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Panjab University proposes 5% fee hike f...

Panjab University proposes 5% fee hike for 2015-16

CHANDIGARH: A Panjab University (PU) committee has proposed a five per cent increase in tuition fee for students enrolled at the university’s teaching departments, institutes, and regional centres. The proposal to increase the fees across-the-board comes with a lower limit of Rs500, and an... read more »

The diminishing returns of a college education
Foreign degree holders better skilled fo...

Foreign degree holders better skilled for jobs

Functioning in an increasingly globalised environment, many companies feel that foreign degree holders have better technical skills for jobs compared to Indian university graduates, says a latest survey As per British Council’s ‘India Employability Survey 2014’, as much as 39 per... read more »

Vidya Sagar invites applications for cer...

Vidya Sagar invites applications for certificate course in human rights

CHENNAI: Vidya Sagar, a Chennai-based organization working for the benefit of persons with disabilities, is offering a certificate course in human rights with focus on disability rights. The three-month course would cover various international conventions, perspectives to different groups of... read more »

Need for improving education system: Raj...

Need for improving education system: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: Home minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the education system in the country needs a qualitative improvement with focus on skill development. “Our education system needs qualitative improvement and it should focus on skill development, values and spiritual development,”... read more »

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IIM likely to be established in Gaya

GAYA: Union finance minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech proposed the establishment of Indian Institute of Management in Bihar. The Union govt has asked the state govt to provide 200... read more »

India is second largest & fastest growing source of international students to New Zeal...

NEW DELHI: Representing 12% of the international student population in the country, New Zealand is turning out to be an emerging attraction for Indian students aspiring to go abroad. In... read more »

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

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... read more »

High court seeks govt reply on plea claiming Delhi Judicial Service exam had incorrect que...

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court sought a response from the city government on a law graduate’s plea alleging that some questions in recently-held Delhi Judicial Service (DJS)... read more »

HSC, SSC re-exam from September 26

KOLHAPUR: The HSC and SSC examinations for students giving a second attempt will start in September and end in October, officials of the Maharashtra state board for secondary and higher secondary... read more »