20 world class research varsities to be called ‘Indian institutes of eminence,’ will come up soon: Javadekar

20 world class research varsities to be called ‘Indian institutes of eminence,’ will come up soon: Javadekar

New Delhi Human resource development minister Prakash Javdaekar on Monday told Parliament that guidelines and proposal for the 20 world class research and teaching institutions were ready and would soon get the go-ahead. “The guidelines are ready. The proposal is in final shape and I am very hopeful and very sure that this proposal will get the final nod in this (monsoon session),” Javadekar said in Lok Sabha in response to a question during Question Hour. The question came from Trinamool Congress leader Sugata Bose who wanted details of the government’s…

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Displaying Army tank will highlight association with defence institutes-JNU VC

Displaying Army tank will highlight association with defence institutes-JNU VC

Citing the example of the National Defence Academy (NDA) where cadets from Army, Navy and Air Force are allotted degrees by the Jawahar Lal Nehru University only, Vice Chancellor (VC) Jagdish Kumar on Monday asserted that displaying an Army tank in the campus will only show their closer association with the defence institutes in this country. Speaking to ANI here, Kumar said, “The National Defence Academy where cadets from Army, Navy and Air Force are trained and their degrees are given by us. So, every candidate who passes out of…

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Displaying Army tank will highlight association with defence institutes-JNU VC

Displaying Army tank will highlight association with defence institutes-JNU VC

Citing the example of the National Defence Academy (NDA) where cadets from Army, Navy and Air Force are allotted degrees by the Jawahar Lal Nehru University only, Vice Chancellor (VC) Jagdish Kumar on Monday asserted that displaying an Army tank in the campus will only show their closer association with the defence institutes in this country. Speaking to ANI here, Kumar said, “The National Defence Academy where cadets from Army, Navy and Air Force are trained and their degrees are given by us. So, every candidate who passes out of…

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IIM students are donating back to the institutes after graduating. Here’s how

IIM students are donating back to the institutes after graduating. Here’s how

Globally Wharton, Yale and Harvard are the best known institutes whose students believe in giving back pickups once they are established in their life. And the trend seems to be catching up well with Indian business schools as well. This month, IIM-Ahmedabad has raised Rs 7.5 crore from its alumni Vishwavir Ahuja, managing director of RBL Bank, and Aprameya R and Raghunandan G, cofounders of TaxiForSure, to support infrastructure funding, according to an ET news report. “Alumni response has been overwhelming,” Ajit K Motwani, head of the development office at IIM-A told ET. What helped was…

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UGC,distance,learning,rules,from,next,year

UGC,distance,learning,rules,from,next,year

NEW DELHI:  A bill to grant statutory status to the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) in PPP mode was passed by the Lok Sabha, with the government saying the fees for the poor students will not increase and that reservation law will apply there. The IIIT (Public-Private Partnership) Bill, 2017 seeks to grant statutory status to 15 IIITs and declare them as ‘Institutions of National Importance’. It also seeks to enable these institutions to grant degrees to their students in the academic courses conducted by them. Replying to a debate…

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Now Ministry of HRD to rank institutes based on ‘cleanliness’!

Now Ministry of HRD to rank institutes based on ‘cleanliness’!

In a recent notification, the Ministry of HRD (Human Resource Development) has decided to give ‘Swacchata Ranking’ to higher education institutes. Based on the overall cleanliness of a higher education institute, the rankings will be made. Ministry of HRD has mentioned that the interested colleges/institutes/universities can apply online through the AISHE (All India Survey on Higher Education) website from July 20. The last date to apply for the ranking is July 31. However, on calling AISHE, they informed PaGaLGuY that they have no information on how the ranking will work….

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Know about Universities in India and the different types

Know about Universities in India and the different types

The Oxford dictionary defines ‘University’ as a high-level educational institution in which students study for degrees and academic research is done. Etymologically, ‘university’ is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, which crudely means “community of teachers and scholars.” During medieval times, association of students and teachers with collective legal rights given by princes and statesmen or the towns in which such associations were located came to be known as university. India’s higher education system works at both private and public level universities. Public universities function under the directives issued by the Government of India and the state governments whereas private universities function under…

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20 world class research institutes to come up in India

20 world class research institutes to come up in India

“The government has decided to establish 20 world class institutions across the country to encourage the young talent and promote innovation in science and technology,”  said HRD Minister Prakash Jadadekar . 20 world class research institutes to come up in India In order to promote research and innovation in India, the BJP-led government has recently decided to set up 20 world class institutes in India. This announcement was made Union Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar at recent event held at Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Here’s what Prakash Jadadekar…

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NCTE to start ranking teachers training institutes, focus on improving quality

NCTE to start ranking teachers training institutes, focus on improving quality

The National Council for Teachers Education (NCTE), the apex regulator of teachers education in India, will start ranking Teachers Training Institutes and put out top 100 institutes list by January next year, reports Livemint. The regulator has prepared a blueprint to improve the quality and education of teachers. It may also bar 3,000 institutes from accepting fresh students in the next academic year. NCTE Chairman A Santhosh Mathew told Livemint that they have given approval for 18,000-19,000 courses in about 15,000 colleges, of which 3,000-4,000 colleges are yet to submit the…

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Students as customers in management institutes

Students as customers in management institutes

NATION Economy & Nation Students as customers in management institutes Chandraprabha Venkatagiri 21 June 2017 0 A director of a well-known management institution in Mumbai was a man who believed in discipline. Nothing wrong with that. However, he treated the faculty members in such a condescending manner that attrition became severe in a couple of years. One of my students who returned to India after completing his doctorate from Cornell and had joined this institute, recalled with horror – “This man was over 60 and had a strong hold with the…

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