Tag: UGC

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  • UGC introduces social media ethics, resume writing to Life Skills curriculum

    UGC introduces social media ethics, resume writing to Life Skills curriculum

    The commission had recently launched "Jeevan Kaushal", a life skills programme in the curriculum for under-graduate courses across the country.

    October 13, 2019
  • Higher Education Commission of India to replace UGC and AICTE: HRD Ministry

    Higher Education Commission of India to replace UGC and AICTE: HRD Ministry

    While the UGC is the regulator for universities across the country, AICTE acts as a regulator for engineering, pharmacy, management and other technical education colleges.

    September 25, 2019
  • SC issues notice to Centre over caste bias plea by mothers of Rohit Vemula, Payal Tadvi

    SC issues notice to Centre over caste bias plea by mothers of Rohit Vemula, Payal Tadvi

    The petition sought directions to all universities, including deemed ones and higher education institutions (HEIs), to ensure compliance with the UGC Equity Regulations in letter and in spirit.

    September 20, 2019
  • UGC issues guidelines to ban single-use plastic in Universities

    UGC issues guidelines to ban single-use plastic in Universities

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi  in his Independence Day speech  and monthly radio broadcast Mann ki Baat emphasised on the need to conserve our environment and urged citizens to eliminate the use of single-use plastic.

    September 3, 2019
  • Relevance of Research

    Relevance of Research

    The imperative must be to build up a culture of research by integrating the P.G. curricula with robust classroom pedagogy, methodology, laboratory / library project work, field surveys (in social sciences) designed to arouse intellectual curiosity among students and the drive towards developmental goals.

    August 20, 2019
  • Tasks before new HRD minister Prakash Javadekar

    Tasks before new HRD minister Prakash Javadekar

    However, one cannot ignore the excellent idea called the National Commission Network which not only makes knowledge sharing easier and richer but offers solutions to infrastructural problems.

    July 5, 2019
  • UGC approves STRIDE to boost research projects

    UGC approves STRIDE to boost research projects

    Union HRD Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that STRIDE scheme will strengthen research culture and innovation in colleges and Universities and help students and faculty.

    July 2, 2019
  • ‘Avoid Publication In Predatory Or Dubious Journals’:UGC

    ‘Avoid Publication In Predatory Or Dubious Journals’:UGC

    Last year, a survey found that over 88% of the non-indexed journals in the university source component of the UGC-approved list, included on the basis of suggestions from different universities, could be of low quality. 

    June 18, 2019
  • Distance education mess

    Distance education mess

    Open and Distance learning regulations have been flouted at the National University of Juridical sciences, says Arjun Agarwal.

    June 11, 2019
  • Cry (Campus) Freedom~I

    Cry (Campus) Freedom~I

    Academics need freedom to conduct their research and to teach without intimidation and threats of regulation that more often than not constrict devoted teaching and research. When the government intrudes, academic freedom is at risk.

    April 15, 2019
  • JU for domiciles

    JU for domiciles

    The campus discord recalls last year’s disruptive controversy over the criteria for undergraduate admissions in science and the humanities.

    February 15, 2019
  • Assault on Universities

    Assault on Universities

    There is a systematic onslaught on the very idea of higher education in India. The recent decision by the HRD ministry to grant autonomy to public institutions is an example of how the state is seeking to ensure that students from poor and backward classes are driven to the periphery and denied access to equal, quality and affordable education.

    January 23, 2019
  • Stabilising the numbers

    Stabilising the numbers

    Young people are innovators, creators, builders and leaders of the future. They can transform the future provided they have the skills, sound health, value-oriented education, ability to take decisions and make real choices in life with absolute freedom of mind. Our country had never witnessed such a large youth population. It is imperative to harness this potential in the sphere of economic and social progress

    January 9, 2019
  • CUJ V-C working hard to shed ‘Non-performing university’ tag

    CUJ V-C working hard to shed ‘Non-performing university’ tag

    Prof. Aima is perhaps the first full-time academician VC that the CUJ has got after it started functioning seven years ago on 8 August 2011.

    December 17, 2018
  • Sharda University organised second National HR Seminar with Human Resource Federation of India

    Sharda University organised second National HR Seminar with Human Resource Federation of India

    The topics spoken about were Artificial Intelligence & its relevance and impact in HR, Future Workplaces and Employee Experience & Engagement in the near Future.

    November 25, 2018
  • World University of Design announces admissions for MBA programme in Design Strategy and Management

    World University of Design announces admissions for MBA programme in Design Strategy and Management

    The University has International Collaborations with foreign Universities like University of Huddersfield, Oxford Brookes University and University of the West of Scotland, UK.

    October 31, 2018
  • Politicising the surgical strikes

    Politicising the surgical strikes

    The government has announced a three-day mega event spread across the country to celebrate the second anniversary of the surgical strikes launched by the army’s special forces in September 2016. The show-piece event in Delhi will include an exhibition on the lawns of India Gate with a video and selfie wall. It would be inaugurated …

    September 25, 2018