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  • Mamata Banerjee pays tribute to Swami Vivekananda

    Mamata Banerjee pays tribute to Swami Vivekananda

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday paid homage to Swami Vivekananda on the occasion of the 125th year of his historic address at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago. "Our heartfelt homage to Swami Vivekananda on the......

    September 11, 2017
  • Plagiarised research

    Plagiarised research

    The raft of measures unveiled by the University Grants Commission to check plagiarism in research is an oblique admission of a distressing reality that many a thesis lacks originality. This in itself makes a mockery of the stress on research......

    September 11, 2017
  • Emphasising accountability

    Emphasising accountability

    The ministry of human resource development, Government of India had announced to scrap University Grants Commission and All India Council for Technical Education and replace it with a new body named Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency to regulate both technical......

    September 5, 2017
  • Plan to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator in limbo

    Plan to replace UGC, AICTE with single regulator in limbo

    The government's plan to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) with a single higher education regulator seems to have hit a roadblock with the HRD ministry putting the idea on hold.......

    August 13, 2017
  • UGC issues new guidelines for distance education

    UGC issues new guidelines for distance education

    The University Grants Commission has issued new guidelines for Open and Distance Learning (ODL) for the academic session beginning January 2018 and July 2018. The UGC has asked higher education institutions which have submitted applications and representations for their recognition......

    July 6, 2017
  • UGC asks varsities to install sanitary napkin incinerators

    UGC asks varsities to install sanitary napkin incinerators

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked varsities and higher educational institutions to install sanitary napkin incinerators in women's hostels to ensure proper disposal of menstrual waste. Asserting that improper disposal of sanitary napkins causes problems for the environment and......

    July 4, 2017
  • An excellent move

    An excellent move

    The recent 11-point agenda by the central government to bring about a qualitative change in the field of higher education in India is, by all, means a great move. The agenda(s) give a sense of being wellthought-through and one can......

    June 26, 2017
  • DU's proposed school of journalism not to be self-finance'

    DU's proposed school of journalism not to be self-finance'

    The Delhi School of Journalism, conceived by the Delhi University (DU), has inched closer to becoming a reality after the Academic Council resolved one of the thorniest issues - whether it would be self-financed - in its way by deciding......

    June 25, 2017
  • DUTA protests UGC move to categorise varsities based on NAAC, NIRF rankings

    DUTA protests UGC move to categorise varsities based on NAAC, NIRF rankings

    Members of the Delhi University Teachers Association on Monday took out a candlelight march in protest against the UGC's move to grant autonomy to varsities based on National Institutional Ranking Framework rankings and NAAC score. "Autonomy to offer self-financing courses, establishing......

    June 12, 2017
  • Inspect 44 'unworthy' universities again : HRD to UGC

    Inspect 44 'unworthy' universities again : HRD to UGC

    The HRD Ministry has directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to conduct a fresh inspection of 44 institutions labelled "unworthy" of being given a deemed varsity status by a government panel in 2009. The status of these varsities across the......

    June 11, 2017
  • HEERA set to replace UGC, AICTE

    HEERA set to replace UGC, AICTE

    The Government is planning to scrap the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to replace them with a single education regulating body called Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency (HEERA). The Human Resource Development Ministry......

    June 7, 2017
  • Govt not to allow cash fees payments in universities, colleges

    Govt not to allow cash fees payments in universities, colleges

    The government has directed all universities and higher educational institutions across the country to ensure that no fees payments are made by students in cash mode from the upcoming academic session. The HRD Ministry has asked the University Grants Commission......

    June 7, 2017
  • Don’t offer PhD degrees through distance mode, UGC warns universities

    Don’t offer PhD degrees through distance mode, UGC warns universities

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) has warned universities against offering research degrees like PhD and MPhil through the distance mode. The commission had earlier issued a circular stating that research degrees offered in the distance mode would not be recognised.......

    June 2, 2017