Two IITs, IISc listed in top 200 institutes in the world

Two IITs, IISc listed in top 200 institutes in the world

For the first time, three renowned Indian institutions — the Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and the IITs Delhi and Bombay, have catapulted to the list of the top 200 global universities. This was revealed in the latest QS World University Rankings 2018, an official said here on Thursday. While IISc Bangalore has climbed from 190 to 152 this year, IIT-Delhi moved from 172 to 185, while IIT-Bombay jumped from 219 to 179 this year — or among the top one per cent of approximately 26,000 universities surveyed globally. “The…

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As Of Nov, More Than 1.5 Mil PTPTN Loan Defaulters Listed In CCRIS

As Of Nov, More Than 1.5 Mil PTPTN Loan Defaulters Listed In CCRIS

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,574,700 borrowers who failed to pay off their study loans from the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) have been listed in the Central Credit Reference Information System (CCRIS) as of 10 November, Bernama reports. Deputy Higher Education Minister, Datuk Dr. Mary Yap Kain Ching said today that the overall amount of the loans unpaid stood at RM32.07 billion. Dr Yap said CCRIS is not a mechanism used by PTPTN to blacklist loan defaulters as claimed by some quarters, stressing that PTPTN had issued loans…

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Over 1.5 million education loan defaulters listed in CCRIS

Over 1.5 million education loan defaulters listed in CCRIS

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,574,700 borrowers, who failed to repay their National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) loans totalling RM32.07bil, have been listed in the Central Credit Reference Information System (CCRIS) as of Nov 10. Deputy Higher Education Minister Datuk Dr Mary Yap Kain Ching said CCRIS was not a mechanism for PTPTN to blacklist the hardcore borrowers as claimed by certain quarters. “The record in the CCRIS serves as the best practice for all financial institutions to ensure that the borrowers repay (their) loans accordingly,” she said at…

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