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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: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: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 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: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 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: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: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 while considering specification of new degrees in Physical and Sports Education in exercise of its powers u/s 22 of the UGC Act, 1956 has recently notified introduction of Bachelor...

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Share the Article:It all started with a proposed full-fledged legislation, then a via-media route was found and Academic Collaboration Regulations was introduced in 2013, which also did not work out to...

Share the Article:UGC realizing the scarcity of qualified faculty and with objective to encourage research students has now notified on 01.03.2016 Ph.D research period should be considered as experience...

Share the Article:University Grants Commission has again amended substantive provisions of UGC [Deemed to be Universities] Regulations, 2010 relating to appointment of Vice Chancellor and Off Campus Centre...

Share the Article:   Our country has been experiencing remarkable growth, both industrial and intellectual in last decade.  We all agree to a fact that any growth should be sustainable and inclusive...

Share the Article: UGC has undone a great policy initiative taken by MHRD to recognize technical education obtained distance education by re-imposing the ban on such degrees and has cautioned by way of...

Share the Article:AICTE has laid down comprehensive guidelines for availing Study Leave for the Teachers and other Academic Staff in Institutions approved by AICTE, who have joined the teaching services...

Share the Article:AICTE had in the year 2010 notified Regulations relating to Pay Scales, Service Conditions and Qualifications for the Teachers in Technical Institutions. In the year 2012, it had also...

Share the Article: In a major relief to the students, the Central Information Commission has directed all the Universities in India, including deemed Universities and all examining bodies to provide copies...

Share the Article: University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a Notice dated 15th January 2016 stating that its consultations related to allowing students to pursue two degrees simultaneously has not...

Share the Article:UGC in its recent circular issued on 05th January 2016 has brought a sweeping change in age old system in Higher Educational Institutions of giving sitting fee allowance to the officials...

Share the Article:MHRD after deciding to set up Department of Yogic Art and Science in the Universities during a consultative meeting with Vice Chancellors in Bangalore on 2nd January 2016, has now constituted...

Share the Article:It seems, healthy accreditation received by Deemed Universities by NAAC and a near sort of rejection of Tandon Committee by Supreme Court, has NOT gone well with UGC and it has again...

Share the Article:With a view to address the issue of difficulty faced by students of Deemed Universities regarding authentication of educational certificates by the State Government for the purpose of...

Share the Article:The Central Government has approved setting up of (i) All India Institute Ayurveda at SaritaVihar, New Delhi to conduct Post-graduate and Ph.D. courses in Ayurveda and (ii) North Eastern...

Share the Article:After releasing the Framework for Engineering Institutions on the day of launch of National Institutional Framework by MHRD, followed by Ranking Framework for Pharmacy and Architecture...

Share the Article:Earlier, it was NAAC which had issued warning / caution notice cautioning the Institutions, from getting trapped by unauthorized agencies, which claim to impart tricks for getting A grade,...

Share the Article:AICTE, under the aegis of MHRD has released the Parameters and Metrics for Ranking for Pharmacy and Architecture Institutions as part of the National Institutional Ranking Framework. Earlier,...

Share the Article:Since degrees awarded by an Indian University are generally recognized by all universities in the country, there is no major problem on this account. But issue arises when a student has...

Share the Article:IMPacting Research INnovation and Technology (IMPRINT), is a first-of-its-kind Pan-IIT and IISc joint initiative to develop a roadmap for research to solve major engineering and technology...

Share the Article:UGC while considering specification of new degrees in Physical and Sports Education in exercise of its powers u/s 22 of the UGC Act, 1956 has recently approved recommendations of a committee...

Share the Article:Amidst unprecedented agitation by students across the country, MHRD has decided to appoint a 5 Member Committee to look into various issues relating to NET / Non-NET based fellowship...

Share the Article:The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) has been launched by Ministry of Human Resource Development [MHRD] to rank higher educational institutions in the country based on...

Share the Article:The Governing Council of NITI Aayog in its first meeting held on 8th February, 2015 decided to constitute a Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on Skill Development to address issues pertaining...

Share the Article:Educational Institutions / Universities have been allowing courses to be completed in varying time spans. UGC with a view to maintain uniformity in the grace [span] period for completion...

Share the Article:UGC in response to huge outcry by the student community has now clarified that the safety guidelines are “suggestive” and not “mandatory”. The new guidelines, “University Grants...