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Share the Article:The Government in pursuance of budgetary declarations intended to establish twenty ‘Institutions of Eminence’ to achieve world class status and accordingly UGC had notified UGC (Institutions...

Share the Article:Recently, in a case involving the entitlement of the Deemed Universities to start courses through distance education in subjects leading to award of degrees in Engineering, has dealt...

Share the Article:The Supreme Court which was deciding a case involving the entitlement of the Deemed Universities to start courses through distance education in subjects leading to award of degrees in...

Share the Article:On 23.06.2017, UGC notified the UGC [Open and Distance Learning] Regulations, which was notified after 4 years of publication of the ODL Draft Regulations in 2013. Within 6 days it had...

Share the Article:On 23.06.2017, UGC notified the UGC [Open and Distance Learning] Regulations, which was notified after 4 years of publication of the ODL Draft Regulations in 2013. Within 6 days it had...

Share the Article:NATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND ACCREDITATION COUNCIL (NAAC), an autonomous body established by UGC to assess and accredit institutions and the grade the Institute has revised its assessment...

Share the Article:Few days ago, UGC notified the UGC [ODL and Distance Learning] Regulations, 2017 supposed to be pathbreaking initiative in streamlining the distance education system in the country. But...

Share the Article:UGC has finally notified the much-awaited Regulations to govern the Open and Distance Learning in India laying down the minimum standards of instruction for the grant of degree at the...

Share the Article:UGC in a further bid, to ensure transparency in medical admissions, has directed 34 deemed universities to participate in the common counselling conducted by the Director General Health...

Share the Article:UGC on instructions of MHRD, with the objective to bring to bring transparency and propriety desires that all monetary transactions of the educational institutions may be done using digital...

Share the Article:UGC, the apex Regulating Body for Higher Education, has proposed ‘UGC (Categorization of Universities for Grant of Graded Autonomy) Regulations 2017’, which aim to divide all UGC-recognised...

Share the Article:In a pathbreaking move , UGC has now permitted IGNOU and other State Open Universities to conduct Ph.D and M.Phil Courses in Distance Education Mode, provided they are conducting these...

Share the Article:UGC by issuing a Public Notice has decided to withdraw the order to all the Universities to make Aadhar details of PhD scholars public, saying publishing and displaying the unique identification...

Share the Article:National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC], in deviation of its 5 year Audit has now proposed continuous Academic and Administrative Audits for improving quality for different...

Share the Article:The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), which was set in 1961 to assist and advise the Central and State Governments on policies and programmes for qualitative...

Share the Article:The Bombay High Court speaking through the Chief Justice, Dr. Manjula Chelur and Justice M S Sonak has rejected the challenge of a parent against a minority school, which decided to detain...

Share the Article:The Cabinet has approved the amendment to Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 thereby extending the period for teachers to acquire minimum qualification...

Share the Article:The University Grants Commission (UGC) with a view to bring uniformity and transparency within and across the system of higher education in the country, its 521st Meeting held on 22nd...

Share the Article:UGC, continuing with its somersault relating to Ph.D Degrees in Distance Education Mode and in another snub to HRD Ministry has clarified that acquisition of doctorate degree from distance...

Share the Article:The Bombay High Court has dismissed a Petition filed by a student, challenging denial of admission to him, to Film and Television Institution of India, Pune on the ground that he is colour...

Share the Article:AICTE, the apex regulator of technical education, has amended the Ragging Regulations and warned the students from indulging into behaviour of bullying or isolating fellow students on...

Share the Article:The Supreme Court today issued Notice to the Government of India, Medical Council of India, Dental Council of India and CBSE seeking their response on a Petition to include Urdu in the...

Share the Article:The Supreme Court in the matter deciding the validity of Bar Council of India (Certificate of Practice) Verification Rules, directed all the universities on Wednesday to verify educational...

Share the Article:AICTE, acting on instructions of MHRD has asked the Institutes to structure, the process of online registration, monitoring and disposal mechanism of grievances of all the stake holders,...

Share the Article:It seems finally, UGC has decided to give last rites to the only surviving recommendation of Tandon Committee that “B” Category Deemed Universities should not expand. Another recommendation,...

Share the Article:NAAC, has decided to review and revise its existing processes, methodology, criteria, key aspects, indicators, weightages, grading system and guidelines etc., leading to accreditation...

Share the Article:In series of reforms, Educational Institutions, which have shown consistent highest grade performance in the assessment and accreditation exercise, conducted by NAAC, is now set to receive...

Share the Article:In a pathbreaking move towards decentralisation and deregulation, UGC has decided to grant autonomy to Central and State Open Universities to start short term Diploma and Certificate...

Share the Article:UGC recognizing the need for updated knowledge and skills, has asked the Educational Institutions, to review and revise the curricula of all academic departments once in every three years. UGC...

Share the Article:In a major policy decision by way of clarification, UGC has notified that Deemed Universities programmes will have to admit students from the all India merit list of the National Eligibility...

Share the Article:UGC, in a major course correction and in a major relief to the student community has clarified that it will not now be mandatory for students to submit Aadhhar Number / Card for availing...

Share the Article:The Cabinet has approved the creation of the Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) to give a major push for creation of high quality infrastructure in premier educational institutions. The...

Share the Article:AICTE has amended its 2012 Regulations, to permit the approved technical institutions and polytechnics to offer courses, which come under the purview of other Regulatory Bodies. This...

Share the Article:University Grants Commission (UGC) reinforcing its commitment to fight the menace and ill-effects of drugs abuse, which has been affecting the youth of this Country, has directed all...

Share the Article:In a landmark Judgement, the Calcutta High Court has held that Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations [popularly called as ICSE] is not a Public Authority under RTI Act,...

Share the Article:A case, pending for last 1 decade has finally come to an end in Supreme Court on 26.08.2016. The PIL has been disposed off simplicitor noting the acceptance of assessment done by NAAC...

Share the Article:In a landmark Judgement, Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a prospectus issued by the Institute has force of law and is binding on the student. In fact it also restricted the...

Share the Article:Noting that Institutions offering education through distance mode are not disclosing full information regarding their Open and Distance Learning (ODL) programmes to prospective students...

Share the Article:In May 2016, Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI)’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) upheld complaints against twenty-three different educational institutions for violating...

Share the Article:Reiterating its tough stance on the issue of curbing the menace of ragging, the UGC recently released a notification asking colleges to submit an online report of compliance of Anti-ragging...

Share the Article:In a step to further strengthen its commitment towards facilitating mobility between vocational and general education and developing a consistent and standardised framework for recognition...

Share the Article:                    “Orders permitting provisional admission of students imposing conditions such as making it clear to the students that against the refusal to grant...

Share the Article:UGC recognising the need to widen the access to higher education through technology has released the Credit Framework for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) by establishing a indigenous...

Share the Article:UGC has now issued a circular that a Distance Education Institute cannot conduct Examination outside the State of their location or beyond their territorial jurisdiction. UGC, taking...

Share the Article:The UGC [Institutions Deemed to be Universities] Regulations, 2016 has replaced the UGC [Institutions Deemed to be Universities] Regulations, 2010 and admittedly there are some positive...

Share the Article:UGC, with a view to regulate the process of declaration of institutions as deemed to be universities and to prevent institutions of dubious quality from being so declared so that quality...

Share the Article:Development of Teacher Education Education in India is long documented and has seen a constant growth from the days of the gurukul system. Historically the guru was the epitome of knowledge...

Share the Article:In light of recent unfortunate incidents and for some time now, UGC was contemplating to make any acts which demeans a person on basis of his race, sex or caste an act of ragging and...

Share the Article:…………………. The stand of the University is that the appellant College has admitted students without having the necessary affiliation for the academic session 2015-16. This...

Share the Article:  In a major crackdown on Advertisements released by the Management Institutes and even some Private Universities, the Advertisement Standard Council of India, has in its decision...