Government May Open IIT, IIM Campuses Abroad

As part of the central government’s foreign policy initiative, IIT and IIM campuses have been proposed to be set up in Sri Lanka, Mauritius and Dubai The Central Government, is now considering opening Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) campuses in Sri Lanka, Mauritius and Dubai by revisiting its earlier shelved More...

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By Reporter Education Insight On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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George Yeo is Nalanda Varsity Chancellor

Amartya Sen will be replaced by former foreign minister of Singapore George Yeo Yong-Boon as the next chancellor of Nalanda University. Sen quit earlier this year, blaming it on the delay in approval to his second More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Oxford University Nominates First Female Vice-Chancellor

Bringing to an end 785 years of male academic leadership, Oxford University has nominated its first ever female vice-chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, a political scientist. Currently the principal and vice-chancellor More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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UGC to Fund Establishment of Community Colleges in Telangana, AP

This year Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are likely to get funded by the University Grant Commission (UGC) for establishment of 11 community colleges. To conduct additional classes for community colleges around Rs. More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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IIT Madras, Curtin University Ink Joint Doctoral Program Pact

For a joint doctoral program, Indian Institute of Technology Madras signed an agreement with the Curtin University in Perth. Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi, director, IIT Madras, and Brett Kirk, associate deputy vice chancellor More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Saturday, May 16th, 2015
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Presidency University signs MoU with EFRAC

The MoU will lead to the setting up for an integrated testing and research facility, at Presidency, specializing in food and drugs To set up an integrated testing and research facility for food and drugs a Memorandum More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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FICCI Working on Skill-building With State Governments

To develop an accurate assessment of their skill development needs the Federation of Indian Chambers and Commerce of India (FICCI) is working closely with the central government on skill mapping in each state. MSMEs More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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Microsoft India Tie-Up with Sri Chaitanya Schools

Sri Chaitanya Schools recently announced adopting Microsoft India’s Edu-Cloud infrastructure for their students and teachers to connect, collaborate, create, and share content, with an aim to make teaching and More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Friday, May 8th, 2015
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National Policy on Skill Development Framework Ready

Smriti Irani announced that the government has formulated the National Policy on Skill Development and the Vocational Education Qualification Framework Speaking in the Lok Sabha, the Minister of Human Resource More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Delhi government to Set-up Incubation Centres at Higher Education Institute

Delhi’s deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said that Delhi government will set up incubation centres at all higher education institutes, especially technology institutes, across the national capital. He More...