By Kalpesh Banker On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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Tharoor emphasises on importance of quality teaching at all levels

Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Dr Shashi Tharoor has emphasized the need for quality teaching across all levels of education. He stressed on bringing accountability in teaching profession. Tharoor More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Friday, June 14th, 2013
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Three big private groups submit proposal to open varsities in Maharashtra

Three big groups have put forward their proposals to the Maharashtra higher and technical education department to set up universities. The state government has recently notified the model guidelines for private More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Friday, June 14th, 2013
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A N Rai appointed director of NAAC

AN Rai has been appointed as the new director of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Prof AN Rai is currently serving as the Vice Chancellor of the North More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Thursday, June 13th, 2013
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12 professors in Maharashtra found working on fake CMJ degrees

The Maharashtra government has found 12 people working as professors in various universities in the state who have obtained fake degrees from Shillong-based Chandra Mohan Jha (CMJ) University. These professors are More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Saturday, June 8th, 2013
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President calls universities to support grass root innovations

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has said that there are several grass root innovations that have the potential for development into viable products. Our Universities should support such micro initiatives. “Innovators More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Saturday, June 8th, 2013
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Govt sets up National Skill Development Agency; to anchor qualifications framework

Pursuant to the Union Cabinet approval, the Government has constituted the National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) by subsuming the Prime Minister’s National Council on Skill Development (PMNCSD), the National More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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UGC constitutes panel to monitor DU’s four year programme rollout

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has formed an advisory panel to monitor rollout of Delhi University’s four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) after facing opposition from a section of  academicians. However More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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Panjab varsity spends 12.31 lakh on VC house; 3.41 lakh on ‘modular’ kitchen

Panjab University (PU) which is facing huge fund crunch has spent Rs 12.31 lakh on the renovation of Vice Chancellor’s residence, out of this, Rs 3.41 lakh was spent on on modular kitchen and wooden cabinets. Prof More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Saturday, June 1st, 2013
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Delhi HC quashes AICTE’s notices to IIPM

The Delhi High Court has quashed show-cause notices issued to the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for running MBA and BBA courses without More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Saturday, June 1st, 2013
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Bihar to start 15 community colleges from July

Bihar Government has planned to open 15 community colleges across the state from the upcoming academic session in July. 90 per cent of the cost will be borne by the centre while 10 per cent state government will More...