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HRD in a fix over deemed universities

HRD in a fix over deemed universities

NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry is in a bind as to what stand to take on UGC report on 41 deemed universities. With the Supreme Court having already ordered physical verification of infrastructure and academic quality of seven of the 41 universties, the ministry is weighing options before filing its... read more »

Student speak: Accounting edge

Student speak: Accounting edge

By Anusha UpadhyaA; CIMA student and senior executive at Wipro Technologies, India In today’s highly competitive and globalised world, employ ers look for skilled professionals who can understand and work within the increasingly complex business scenario.Hence, pursuing the right... read more »

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... 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 »

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Special entrance exam to fill large number of vacant seats

In a breather to promoters of engineering colleges, a special joint entrance examination will be held on September 7 . According to Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA),... read more »

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 Science... read more »