Tag: University Grants Commission

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  • Anarchy of noise

    Anarchy of noise

    The Supreme Court (coram: AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan, JJ) had allowed the firing of ‘green crackers’ on Diwali within a time-frame ~ between 8 p.m and 10 p.m. For Christmas and New Year celebrations, the timeline was from 11:55 p.m to 12:30 a.m. The court also barred the manufacture, sale and bursting of chain …

    November 17, 2018
  • Benefits of tea

    Benefits of tea

    The beverage has a plethora of bioactive molecules that possess anti-oxidant, antidiabetic, anti-cancer and anti-arthritic properties.

    October 26, 2018
  • HPU to get facelift

    HPU to get facelift

    These were the promises made by the new Vice-Chancellor of HPU Sikandar Kumar during his first interaction with media persons here on Tuesday.

    October 10, 2018
  • UGC NET 2018: Online registration process to end tomorrow, apply now at ntanet.nic.in

    UGC NET 2018: Online registration process to end tomorrow, apply now at ntanet.nic.in

    From this year, UGC NET will be conducted two times a year. The first one will be conducted from December 9, 2018 and second will be conducted in the month of July 2019.

    September 29, 2018
  • Bengal not to celebrate Surgical Strike Day, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee terms it BJP agenda

    Bengal not to celebrate Surgical Strike Day, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee terms it BJP agenda

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed universities and higher educational institutions to observe September 29 as Surgical Strike Day.

    September 21, 2018
  • Teachers’ Day 2018 | President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

    Teachers’ Day 2018 | President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

    Several other organisations, political leaders and parties remembered the former President and greeted the nation on Teachers' Day

    September 5, 2018
  • UGC seeks proposals from institutions for extension of vocational courses

    UGC seeks proposals from institutions for extension of vocational courses

    “The UGC has invited proposals from those institutions which have been running Bachelor of Vocational Courses (BVoc) and community college programmes in order to consider the extension of courses being run under the said programmes,” a senior UGC official said.

    September 2, 2018
  • UGC warning to 21 DU colleges: Appoint regular principal or grants will be withheld

    UGC warning to 21 DU colleges: Appoint regular principal or grants will be withheld

    These colleges have time till 31 August to comply

    August 28, 2018
  • Manabadi APSET 2018 results out at apset.net.in | Check now

    Manabadi APSET 2018 results out at apset.net.in | Check now

    Manabadi 2018: Andhra University, Visakhapatnam conducted the APSET examination 2018 on behalf of Government of Andhra Pradesh on July 1 in 31 subjects that were approved by University Grants Commission.

    August 20, 2018
  • Applications sought for scholarships to handicapped students

    Applications sought for scholarships to handicapped students

    The Social Security, Women and Child Development Department, Punjab, has invited applications for awarding pre and post matric scholarships for the students with disabilities. The Social Security and Women and Child Development Minister, Aruna Chaudhary said all these scholarships are available to the students with 40 per cent disabilities with a proper certificate issued by …

    August 18, 2018
  • Below benchmark

    Below benchmark

    The students deserve better, as in most conventional universities. It can only work to the detriment of learning if the Indira Gandhi National Open University can ignite a controversy between institutions that offer the course ~ albeit unconventional ~ and the University Grants Commission, the regulatory authority. The terms of engagement ought to have been …

    August 13, 2018
  • Disbanding UGC

    Disbanding UGC

    The discourse over the move to put in place a new higher education regulator might linger for some time yet. Suffice it to register that neither the teachers nor the taught are convinced about the Centre’s rationale, but of course, the government seems intent on reinforcing its intervention in matters academic. Sixty-two years after its …

    July 2, 2018
  • Mishmash of Learning

    Mishmash of Learning

    Reform seems to be the buzzword in the educational sphere and it is in conformity with the University Grants Commission’s suggestion that Calcutta University has decided to go ahead with the Choice-Based Credit System with effect from the next academic session. Calcutta University wants this system to be followed because it allows students “seamless mobility” …

    June 29, 2018
  • Centre plans to scrap UGC, proposes new Higher Education Commission

    Centre plans to scrap UGC, proposes new Higher Education Commission

    HRD Ministry announces repeal of UGC Act, seeking with replace it with proposed Higher Education Commission of India Act, 2018

    June 27, 2018
  • UGC releases list of fake varsities

    UGC releases list of fake varsities

    The University Grants Commission has released a list of 24 “self-styled” and fake varsities across the country, including eight in the  Capital. “Students and public at large are informed that at present following 24 self-styled and unrecognised institutions are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act in various parts of the country,” a notice issued …

    April 24, 2018
  • Full Freedom

    Full Freedom

    It has been a great day for Jadavpur University as it boasts “full autonomy” in league with Jawaharlal Nehru University and the University of Hyderabad ~ central universities both ~, Homi Bhabha National Institute in Mumbai, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, and NALSAR, also in Hyderabad. For Jadavpur, the inherent irony in last Tuesday’s announcement …

    March 25, 2018
  • ‘National’ Psychology

    ‘National’ Psychology

    A subject as dense as psychology is best left to professional psychologists and academics in terms of formulation of the course content for the under-graduate, post-graduate, and doctoral levels. Yet as the overarching authority in matters academic, the University Grants Commission, a quasi-bureaucratic entity, appears to have arrogated to itself the right to frame the …

    October 12, 2017