Government is not doing enough to promote Higher Education : VIT Chancellor

“We should open more institutions so higher education is not restricted to the upper class or the wealthy. Governments are not doing enough to increase opportunities for students from the middle and lower class to get a higher education,” said VIT Chancellor, G Viswanathan. Viswanathan said that contrary to common belief, the only way to ensure More...

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By Correspondent On Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Indiana University to open India Gateway office in Gurgaon

Indiana University of USA has announced the creation of its first international gateway office in Gurgaon, to be opened on February 27.  The gateway will serve as a home base for the university’s activities in More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Calicut University plans to promote research

The Calicut University has decided to promote research by  undertaking a host of steps to increase the research output in its departments. The institution has set up a quality assurance committee (QAC) to ensure More...

By Correspondent On Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Microsoft Corporation Plans to Offer Tech Courses to Indian Academia

Microsoft Corporation has planned to offer its new education programme to the Indian academia for capacity building through faculty and making students more employable. According to managing director, Microsoft More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

IIMs,NITs & IITs might introduce campuses in UAE

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), National Institute of Technology (NIT) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) might open campuses in UAE. Addressing a gathering, Union Minister of Human Resource Development More...

By Correspondent On Friday, October 12th, 2012

Anna University: Accreditation is mandatory for all 525 Engineering Colleges

In a strong move to to bring out employable graduates and innovators, Anna University has made accreditation mandatory for all the 525 engineering colleges affiliated to it. If all courses in all colleges get accreditation, More...

By Correspondent On Thursday, October 11th, 2012

UGC’s has signaled to make LLM programme a one-year course

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is planning to make masters degree programme in law (LLM) of one-year duration instead of two. The idea behind the move is to stop best legal minds from going abroad to pursue More...

By Correspondent On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

XLRI to start PG certificate course in entrepreneurship management

XLRI School of Business & Human Resource, located at Jamshedpur is a reputed B-School in the  country. It has planned to start a full-time six month program in entrepreneurship administration – Post Graduate More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

IIIT-Guwahati to be operationalised by 2014

Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)  will soon come with its Guwahati campus which is likely to be operationalised by 2014. Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the government More...

By Correspondent On Monday, October 8th, 2012

Court ordered IIT to admit student possessing Hindi marksheet

In an interesting incident, the Jharkhand High Court has asked the authorities of IIT to admit a student who has marksheet in Hindi. Earlier, the admission cell of institute has denied to admit the student because More...