Tag: UGC

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  • Will 6-day week impact academic research?

    Will 6-day week impact academic research?

    Teaching is undoubtedly different from other professions in respect to the pursuit of excellence involved.

    March 8, 2020
  • New education policy soon in public domain: HRD ministry

    New education policy soon in public domain: HRD ministry

    'This education policy is going to modify the way we are implementing our education systems', said R Subrahmanyam, Ministry of Human Resource Development Secretary (Higher Education).

    December 3, 2019
  • UGC prohibits distance education programmes in Hotel Management, Real Estate

    UGC prohibits distance education programmes in Hotel Management, Real Estate

    The UGC had notified Open and Distance Learning Regulations in 2017, according to which professional programmes such as medicine, engineering, and architecture, are not permitted to be offered in distance mode.

    December 1, 2019
  • State to implement revised UGC scales

    State to implement revised UGC scales

    We can’t stop any projects from Kanyashree to Sabujsathi. We have to continue with Sarva Siksha Abhiyan. We cannot act like the Centre, by making tall promises before elections and then forgetting to implement those afterwards... Although the Centre and the state has different salary structures we try to give you (teachers and government employees) whatever we can. Have faith in us. We have to repay Rs 50,000 crore debt this year: Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister.

    November 6, 2019
  • Wards of Kashmiri Pandits to get concession in admissions in educational institutions

    Wards of Kashmiri Pandits to get concession in admissions in educational institutions

    As per the order, there will also be at least one seat in merit quota in technical/professional institutions.

    November 3, 2019
  • UGC directs varsities to install jammers in examination centres

    UGC directs varsities to install jammers in examination centres

    The government enterprises ECIL and BEL, have been authorised for supply of low powered jammers for deployment in examination halls, on rental basis.

    November 3, 2019
  • 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