Friday, 19 Oct 2018
Category: News Updates

Union Budget 2016: Govt to create higher education financing agency

Creation of a Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) to finance educational institutions to ensure 20 such places of learning emerge as world class and opening of 62 Navodaya Vidyalayas are among the announcements of the Union Budget 2016-17 presented on Monday. The Union HRD Ministry also witnessed a sharp increase in its budgetary allocation. The […]

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Civil Services interview: UPSC not to send paper call letters this time

No paper call letters for interviews will be issued to candidates who have cleared civil services main examination and they will instead have to download e-summons, UPSC has said. Thousands of students appear for the prestigious civil services examination conducted annually by the Union Public Service Commission to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), […]

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TNPSC VAO exam 2016: Answer key, cut off marks

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) on 28th Feb (Sunday) conducted the written examination to recruit Village Administrative Officers (VAO) in the state. Now, most of the aspirants who turned up for the exam are searching for the answer key and cut off marks to know about their selection. Answer key – How to check […]

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Varsities asked to hold slew of events on International Yoga Day

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked colleges and varsities in the country to organise a series of programmes, including competitions, screening of movies and distribution of literature, to mark the International Yoga Day on June 21. In a letter to all Universities, the UGC conveyed “It is desired that on June 21, Yoga Practitioners […]

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Uttar Pradesh to establish state university in Allahabad

The Uttar Pradesh government will be setting up a state university and modern library in Allahabad, an official said on Wednesday. Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan has asked the Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) to present a proposal this week for setting up the university on a 100-acre stretch of land and 20 acres […]

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SC concerned over mushrooming private B Ed colleges

The Supreme Court on Wednesday took a serious view of mushrooming of private B.Ed colleges in the country, saying they want “everybody on the street to become Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.)”. An apex court bench comprising Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Shiva Kirti Singh said the “quality of education must be a concern for all”. […]

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