Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019
Category: Institutes

HRD asks central institutions to bring EWS quota from next session

The HRD Ministry issued an executive order on Thursday, directing all central educational institutions to introduce the 10 per cent quota for the general category poor from the new academic session starting July and finalise their implementation plan latest by March 31. The central institutions will have to increase their annual student intake, over and above their permitted strength […]

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From July, quota in higher education across all private institutions: Govt

Reservation for SCs, STs, OBCs and economically weaker sections in the general category will be extended in higher education to all private institutions from the new academic session starting July, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar announced Tuesday. The central government, in all probability, will introduce a Bill in the upcoming Budget session of Parliament to implement […]

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Cochin University Announces All Kerala Inter University Elocution Competition

Cochin University Announces All Kerala Inter University Elocution CompetitionNEW DELHI:  Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) has announced an Inter University Elocution Competition to commemorate the 150th Birth Year of Mahatma Gandhi. The competition will be held on January 14, 2019 and the registration for the competition will end on January 7, 2019. Cochin […]

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IIT Madras, Delhi University Among 24 Recommended For ‘Institute Of Eminence’ Tag

The new list includes 12 public and 12 private institutions of higher learning in the country.NEW DELHI:  The Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) headed by former election commissioner N Gopalaswami has recommended 24 more higher education institutions to consider for the tag of Institutes of Eminence. The latest recommended list includes 12 public and 12 private […]

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Calcutta University Meeting To Discuss Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) For PG Courses

The Calcutta University registrar has called an emergency meeting on November 8 to discuss the modalities of post graduate examinations under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS), months after the Syndicate, the highest decision making body of the institution decided to introduce the format at all levels. A university official said on Tuesday that the meeting […]

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For a room with a view at Punjabi University

Ravneet Kaur, Mamta and Samriti inside their room at Punjabi University, Patiala. (Express photo by Oindrila Mukherjee) The alarm goes off at 6 am in the 10ft x 12ft room. It is a new day for three physiotherapy students, Samriti Sharma, Ravneet Kaur and Mamta, who share the room, number 109, in Bibi Sahib Kaur […]

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Delhi University Teachers Denounce UGC’s ESMA Circular, Call It ‘Attack On Democratic Rights’

The Ministry of Human Resource Development or MHRD of Government of India’s direction to constitute a working group to study the Delhi University Act to bring it under the ESMA act is witnessing resistance from the teachers of Delhi University. The higher education regulator University Grants Commission or UGC has, through an order dated 12th […]

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