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Govt intends to make Indian universities world-class, says Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at the centenary celebrations of Patna University, in Patna, on Saturday. Photo: PTI Patna: Lamenting that no Indian university figures among the top 500 globally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government intends to unshackle these institutions and provide Rs10,000 crore to 20 varsities to ensure that they are counted ... Read More »

PM Narendra Modi govt to give Rs 10,000 crore to 20 universities to make them world-class

In order to make universities world-class, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently announced to give Rs 10,000 crore to 20 varsities across India. This announcement from the PM Modi came after no Indian varsity figured among the top 500 globally. Further, while delivering the speech at Patna University, PM Modi said the measures like grant of central status were “a ... Read More »

IITs, Central universities to host patriotic rock band concerts

IITs, Central universities to host patriotic rock band concerts The IITs and central universities have been asked by the HRD Ministry to host music bands who would be performing patriotic numbers.   Representative image The IITs and central universities have been asked by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry to host music bands who would be performing patriotic numbers. Students ... Read More »

Tezpur University of Assam ranks among world’s top 1000 universities

For the second consecutive year, Tezpur University of Assam has ranked among the top 1000 universities in the world as declared by The Times Higher Education (THE), a leading provider of higher education data for the world’s research-led institutions. THE has listed 1000 Universities in its Ranking 2018 and Tezpur University is placed among 601-800 range, the release said, adding, ... Read More »

All universities to have ‘Grievance Redressal Cell’ within four months: Delhi High Court directs UGC

Appointment of an ‘ombudsman’ in every university and a grievance redressal committee (GRC) for every college or group of colleges are now “mandatory”. Delhi High Court RELATED STORIES No fellowship to non-NET candidates: UGC CBSE won’t apply its 3 Indian language plan for Class 10 Board exam till 2020 CBSE: Physical education to be made compulsory for Class 10 students ... Read More »

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While some panel members suggested that institutions should be completely autonomous, some members suggested that the varsities should be mainly for minorities. Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi RELATED STORIES After IIM bill, more central institutions could be granted autonomy: Javadekar Political changes in the US and UK have reduced the numbers of Indian students UP Class 10 Boards ... Read More »

Policy to be implemented soon for 20 world-class universities: Prakash Javadekar

Addressing the Youth Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017, Javadekar said “We have finalised guidelines and soon will implement the policy to set up 20 world class universities in India, ten from private and ten from public institutions HRD minister Prakash Javadek at Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 (Image source: https://twitter.com/PrakashJavdekar) RELATED STORIES CBSE Class 12 Boards 2017: Expected to be ... Read More »

Top US universities stand in solidarity with international students

Following the election of the US president Donald Trump, universities give word of assurance to international students. Representaional image RELATED STORIES Srinagar schools to have smart classes before current fiscal year ends: J-K govt Companies spend 70 per cent CSR fund on education: Nasscom Foundation Harry Potter, Holmes, Tintin make it to ICSE English syllabus HC puts BSSC Junior Engineer ... Read More »

Supreme Court asks NAAC to affirm the grade of deemed universities

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court asked all deemed universities to file their “self-appraisal report” within ten days with the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) for affirmation of their grades. A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and Prafulla C. Pant has given three months’ time to the NAAC to decide on the issue of accreditation and grades of 121 deemed ... Read More »