UGC suspends distance learning engineering degrees of 4 deemed universities

UGC suspends distance learning engineering degrees of 4 deemed universities

The Supreme court had asked the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to hold tests for students whose degrees will be suspended by January 15, 2018. The engineering degrees of four deemed varsities which offer the course through the long-distance mode have been suspended. The University Grants Commission (UGC) followed the Supreme Court’s order to suspend the degrees after a prior decision to retrain universities from continuing any distance learning course from 2018-19 without prior approval. “AICTE Regulations, do apply to deemed to be universities and the four varsities were…

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SC cancels degrees of students who graduated through distance learning from 3 varsities after 2005

SC cancels degrees of students who graduated through distance learning from 3 varsities after 2005

It suspended the engineering degrees of students who graduated between 2001 and 2005, and asked them to clear an exam by January 15. The Supreme Court on Friday cancelled the engineering degrees of students who earned them through distance learning from three deemed universities after 2005, Live Law reported. The court said the amount paid by these students towards tuition will have to be refunded by the universities by May 31, 2018. The students who had their degrees suspended were from the JRN Rajasthan Vidyapeeth in Udaipur, the Institute of Advanced Studies…

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SC cancels degrees of students who graduated through distance learning from 3 varsities after 2005

SC cancels degrees of students who graduated through distance learning from 3 varsities after 2005

It suspended the engineering degrees of students who graduated between 2001 and 2005, and asked them to clear an exam by January 15. The Supreme Court on Friday cancelled the engineering degrees of students who earned them through distance learning from three deemed universities after 2005, Live Law reported. The court said the amount paid by these students towards tuition will have to be refunded by the universities by May 31, 2018. The students who had their degrees suspended were from the JRN Rajasthan Vidyapeeth in Udaipur, the Institute of Advanced Studies…

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SC cancels degrees of students who graduated through distance learning from 3 varsities after 2005

SC cancels degrees of students who graduated through distance learning from 3 varsities after 2005

The Supreme Court on Friday cancelled the engineering degrees of students who earned them through distance learning from three deemed universities after 2005, Live Law reported. The court said the amount paid by these students towards tuition will have to be refunded by the universities by May 31, 2018. The students who had their degrees suspended were from the JRN Rajasthan Vidyapeeth in Udaipur, the Institute of Advanced Studies in Education in Rajasthan’s Churu district and the Allahabad Agricultural Institute in Uttar Pradesh. The Times of India reported that a fourth, Vinayaka Mission Research Foundation…

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SC suspends engineering degrees secured via correspondence since 2001, orders CBI probe

SC suspends engineering degrees secured via correspondence since 2001, orders CBI probe

he Supreme Court directs the University Grants Commission (UGC) to restrain deemed universities from using the word ‘University’ within one month from Friday. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday restrained all deemed universities across the country from continuing any distance learning courses from the 2018-19 without prior approval of the regulatory authorities and ordered a CBI probe into granting of retrospective approvals to four of them. The top court also directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to restrain such institutions from using the word ‘University’ within one month…

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Get your degrees online: UGC issues draft rules, Aadhaar likely to be made mandatory for courses

Get your degrees online: UGC issues draft rules, Aadhaar likely to be made mandatory for courses

The examinations for the courses may be conducted on campus of higher educational institutions, with Aadhaar biometric authentication of each student.(Representative image)   In what might pave way for obtaining degrees online, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has drafted UGC (Online Education) regulations, 2017 and has sought public feedback till August 18. Once the regulations are in place, students and working professionals will be able to obtain a degree online, recognised by the UGC. Institutes will be able to offer online degrees in all fields, except engineering, medicine, dental, pharmacy,…

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No distance education for PhD degrees anymore: UGC

No distance education for PhD degrees anymore: UGC

The circular said only full-time and part time programs will be treated as degrees. Degrees granted for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph D) programs done through distance education will not be recognised, said the University Grants Commission (UGC) in a circular. The circular said only full-time and part time programs will be treated as degrees. “The UGC regulations on minimum qualifications for appointment of teachers and other academic staff in universities has recently been updated and according to these changes, only regular mode PhD will be recognised,” states the circular dated…

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UW-Superior recognized for affordable online elementary education degrees

UW-Superior recognized for affordable online elementary education degrees

The University of Wisconsin-Superior has been named one of the most affordable online elementary education degrees by BestColleges.com. According to BestColleges.com, the list of the most affordable online elementary degree programs focuses on programs that provide exceptional value. “UW-Superior’s elementary education program, both online and on campus, is one of the premier programs in our region thanks to our outstanding faculty and staff who strive to support the success of our students,” said UW-Superior ChancellorRenée Wachter. “Our program enjoys an excellent reputation for quality, innovation and affordability. We also understand…

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The 5 Most Underemployed Bachelor’s Degrees

The 5 Most Underemployed Bachelor’s Degrees

Liberal arts majors might also draw back as they click on PayScale’s underemployment document, looking forward to to peer their application at the top of the list for majors Maximum likely to cause jobs with low hours and/or in unrelated fields. But, even as art- and writing-associated majors do make the rating, they don’t have a monopoly on guides of examine that could result in underemployment. Underemployed (Image Credit score: jessejacobson/Flickr) The 5 Maximum Underemployed Bachelor’s Degrees Physical Training Coaching Standard Process(s): Physical Schooling Trainer Percent Underemployed: fifty six.4% Motive:…

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No support for proposal for pursuing two degrees together: UGC

No support for proposal for pursuing two degrees together: UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) said that its consultations related to allowing students to pursue two degrees simultaneously so far has not received a positive response. In a notice posted on its website, UGC said that it had sought the comments of statutory councils but the responses so far do not endorse the idea of allowing students to pursue two degrees simultaneously. “Therefore, the Universities shall conduct their programmes in accordance with the First Degree and Master Degree Regulations, 2003 prescribed by the UGC and also follow the norms and…

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