Delhi University’s Institute of Home Economics to offer Journalism Honours

Delhi University’s Institute of Home Economics to offer Journalism Honours

Delhi University’s Institute of Home Economics is all set to offer BA Journalism (Hons) course from the upcoming academic session. With this, the Institute of Home Economics becomes the only sixth college in the university to offer the course. Already, five colleges in the university — Lady Sri Ram College for Women, Kalindi College, Kamla Nehru College, Delhi College of Arts and Commerce and Maharaja Agrasen College — offer the undergraduate course. “We have already been teaching specialised courses in communication, radio, film production and print media and we have…

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Kota’s success in NEET fuels boom in coaching institute business

Kota’s success in NEET fuels boom in coaching institute business

Coaching institutes in Kota like the one in this picture expect a surge in admissions from aspiring medical students after the success of their clients in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET). The coaching capital for higher education in India with an annual turnover of Rs 1500 crore, is witnessing a boom in the trade following phenomenal success of students enrolled in these institutes in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) and other medical entrance examinations over the years. The NEET-UG is the single entrance medical examination in country through which admission…

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Indian Institute of Science success shows India can create world-class universities

Indian Institute of Science success shows India can create world-class universities

       According to the latest THE ranking of world’s small universities, i.e, institutes with less than 5,000 students,            the famed Bengaluru institute figures in the top-10 (ranked 8th). (IE) Although India has not much to show in global university rankings—none of its varsities figure in top-200 and only five figure in top-500 in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking of universities—the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has given the country some reason to rejoice. According to the latest THE ranking of world’s small…

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Rudy: Centre to open driving training institute, IISC, MSTC in Jharkhand

Rudy: Centre to open driving training institute, IISC, MSTC in Jharkhand

A driving training institute, a unit of India International Skill Centre (IISC) and multi-skill training centre (MSTC) will be opened in Jharkhand to create an army of skilled manpower, said union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on the second day of Global Investors’ Meet (GIS) in Ranchi. Rudy said Jharkhand received an investment proposal of over Rs 3 lakh crore from 209 domestic and foreign companies during the GIS, which will generate five lakh direct and indirect jobs in days to come. Jharkhand will require huge skilled manpower to meet the…

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China says hopes language institute can keep playing role in S.Korea

China says hopes language institute can keep playing role in S.Korea

China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it hoped the government-funded Confucius Institute could continue to play a role in South Korea after the government there said it had stopped issuing visas for some Chinese teachers. The visa decision comes amid anger in China at the planned deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, which it says is to defend against North Korea, but which China says threatens its security, as its radar could extend into China. China says its Confucius Institutes around the world are established…

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Indian Institute of Management: CAT 2016 results are out, check your scores here

Indian Institute of Management: CAT 2016 results are out, check your scores here

It’s a result that all management aspirants were waiting for . Monday promises much excitement with the declaration of the Common Admission Test or CAT results. Those anxious to check there scores can click here. The test was conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) for a seat in their management programmes and was held on December 4. CAT is mandatory for entry to more than 100 management institutes across the country, including the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management and other top business schools such as SP Jain Institute…

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Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow

Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow

Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow In line with his vision of making India the Skill Capital of the World by empowering its youth to be more employable and self-sustainable, Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the first ever Indian Institute of Skills” in the country at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The Institute has been conceptualized by Shri Narendra Modi during his visit to Singapores Institute of Technical Education. Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in partnership…

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Institute for CyberScience announces seed funding opportunity

Institute for CyberScience announces seed funding opportunity

The Penn State Institute for CyberScience (ICS) has launched its 2017 Seed Grant Program, providing potential funding opportunities to encourage collaborative, interdisciplinary research projects involving computation- and data-enabled science. Through this year’s program, ICS will distribute roughly $400,000 to awardees. The funds are intended to help researchers with innovative ideas to perform the preliminary work needed to pursue larger awards from external funding agencies, such as the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. “ICS brings together researchers from different disciplines who can leverage their unique expertise to…

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IIT Kharagpur ranked top Institute in India by QS Employability Ranking

IIT Kharagpur ranked top Institute in India by QS Employability Ranking

New Delhi November 25 (ENA) The QS Employability Ranking has once again ranked Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur as the top institute in the country. In its list of Top 100 Universities in the world QS Employability Ranking has ranked IIT Kharagpur in the range of 71-80 which is the highest position that any Indian institute has achieved. The other Indian institute of higher education that has made to the list of Top 100 is IIT Bombay that has been ranked below IIT Kharagpur. IIT Kharagpur awards higher educational…

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THE ELECTION OVER, GALA SEASON CONTINUES, WITH SWISS INSTITUTE CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

THE ELECTION OVER, GALA SEASON CONTINUES, WITH SWISS INSTITUTE CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

On Thursday, in the basement of the Williamsburgh Savings Bank, an event space in Brooklyn where the Swiss Institute was having its annual benefit dinner and celebrating its 30th anniversary, one dealer told me that an art handler had asked him how his week had been. “That’s kind of an unconscionable question,” he said. “Jesus—how has my week been?” An artist said she had not been sober since Tuesday. A collector said he was kicking himself for giving all that money to the Hillary Clinton campaign, money down the toilet. “I could have…

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