Tag archive for ‘University Grants Commission’
By Correspondent On Saturday, May 11th, 2013

HRD’s ordinance to undo SC order on MBA courses

NEW DELHI: The HRD ministry has moved an ordinance to amend the All India Council for Technical Education Act to undo the recent Supreme Court judgment which said AICTE approval was not required for obtaining permission More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

UGC announces result for NET conducted in December 2012

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced the results of the UGC-NET exam held on December 30, 2012 was declared on Monday night, with a total of 39,226 out of 7.8 lakh candidates passing the exam. A More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

UGC retains API (Academic Performance Indicator) System

University Grants Commission Going back on its earlier decision to scrap the Academic Performance Indicator (API), a mandatory requirement for universities to select and promote faculty members, the University Grants More...

By Correspondent On Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Akhilesh Gupta apponited as Secretary by UGC

Akhilesh Gupta, senior scientist working with the Department of Science and Technology has been appointed as a secretary by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The Commission, at a meeting on October 22, also More...

By Correspondent On Saturday, October 20th, 2012

H R Bhardwaj: UGC, AICTE have become Obsolete

H R Bhardwaj H R Bhardwaj, the Karnataka’s Governor and Chancellor of Universities has said that India needs more private industry participation in the education sector. While criticizing the regulatory bodies, 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 Thursday, October 4th, 2012

UGC to install PhD plagiarism detecting software

To check plagiarism in research work, the University Grants Commission (UGC) is likely to make it mandatory for all colleges and universities to install a plagiarism detecting software. The proposed UGC (Minimum More...

By Correspondent On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

UGC plans to launch “innovation universities” scheme for worthy institutions

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to launch a scheme for conferring the tag of “innovation universities” and “innovation centres” to worthy institutes. The scheme will fund existing Central More...

By Correspondent On Monday, October 1st, 2012

Central Universities will grant vocational education degrees from 2013 onwards

The central universities with an affiliation of University Grants Commission (UGC) will soon be awarding bachelor’s degree in vocational education from academic year 2013-14. The aim of the decision is to create More...

By Correspondent On Monday, September 24th, 2012

UGC to implement 10 yr fixed term for college principals

The University Grants Commission is likely to implement a fixed 10 years tenure for college principals. In a recently held meeting the review panel constituted by the commission has recommended the fixed tenure More...