Get varsity status for open, distance learning courses: UGC to institutes

Get varsity status for open, distance learning courses: UGC to institutes

The University Grant Commission (UGC) has asked 12 institutions to get the status of a university to continue offering online and distance learning courses from 2018. According to a notification issued on Tuesday called “UGC (open and distance learning) regulations 2017, (first amendment)”, the standalone institutions can offer courses till 2017-18 the way they have been. However, thereafter, they have to get affiliated to a university, or get the status of a deemed university to continue offering the courses. If they fail to comply, the commission will not give any…

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Get varsity status for open, distance learning courses: UGC to institutes

Get varsity status for open, distance learning courses: UGC to institutes

The University Grant Commission (UGC) has asked 12 institutions to get the status of a university to continue offering online and distance learning courses from 2018. According to a notification issued on Tuesday called “UGC (open and distance learning) regulations 2017, (first amendment)”, the standalone institutions can offer courses till 2017-18 the way they have been. However, thereafter, they have to get affiliated to a university, or get the status of a deemed university to continue offering the courses. If they fail to comply, the commission will not give any…

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Get varsity status for open, distance learning courses: UGC to institutes

Get varsity status for open, distance learning courses: UGC to institutes

The University Grant Commission (UGC) has asked 12 institutions to get the status of a university to continue offering online and distance learning courses from 2018. According to a notification issued on Tuesday called “UGC (open and distance learning) regulations 2017, (first amendment)”, the standalone institutions can offer courses till 2017-18 the way they have been. However, thereafter, they have to get affiliated to a university, or get the status of a deemed university to continue offering the courses. If they fail to comply, the commission will not give any…

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Dera chief sentencing: Ghaziabad schools to remain shut, most Noida schools to stay open

Dera chief sentencing: Ghaziabad schools to remain shut, most Noida schools to stay open

In anticipation of mob violence on Monday, as the CBI court will announce the sentence of Dera chief Ram Rahim who was convicted in a rape case, all schools in Ghaziabad will be closed on Monday. A few schools in Noida will also be closed as a preventive measure despite a statement from the district magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar, BN Singh, stating that there is no such need. The Ghaziabad district administration has issued a directive to all private and public schools in the district to remain closed on…

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Intelligence Bureau recruitment 2017: Application portal to open today for 1430 ACIO-II (Exe) posts

Intelligence Bureau recruitment 2017: Application portal to open today for 1430 ACIO-II (Exe) posts

Intelligence Bureau recruitment 2017: The last date to apply is on September 2, 2017. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will open the application portal of the Intelligence Bureau today for the recruitment of 1430 assistant central intelligence officer (grade II/executive). Candidates who are interested in becoming a part of the Intelligence Bureau can apply online from the official website. The last date to apply is on September 2, 2017. Candidates can expect a pay scale of Rs 9,300 to Rs 34,800 plus a grade pay of Rs 4,200 (PB-2)…

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Intelligence Bureau recruitment 2017: Application portal to open today for 1430 ACIO-II (Exe) posts

Intelligence Bureau recruitment 2017: Application portal to open today for 1430 ACIO-II (Exe) posts

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will open the application portal of the Intelligence Bureau today for the recruitment of 1430 assistant central intelligence officer (grade II/executive). Candidates who are interested in becoming a part of the Intelligence Bureau can apply online from the official website. The last date to apply is on September 2, 2017. Candidates can expect a pay scale of Rs 9,300 to Rs 34,800 plus a grade pay of Rs 4,200 (PB-2) with admissible central government allowances. “The post involves All India Service liability. Therefore, the…

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Applications for Lila Poonawalla Foundation scholarships now open

Applications for Lila Poonawalla Foundation scholarships now open

Representational image(HT PHOTO) Lila Poonawalla Foundation (LPF), on July 27, declared the commencement of 22nd year of their annual UG-PGscholarship and in this light, past LPF fellows share their experience. “I never thought of myself as an exceptional student. But, I was hardworking, and I feel that is something Lila Poonawalla Foundation tapped onto. With the confidence given by Lila ma’am, I am where  I wanted to be today,” said Dr Harshada Babrekar, one of the beneficiaries of the Lila Poonawalla Foundation Scholarship programme, who is now a research scholar at Savitribai Phule Pune University….

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SBI recruitment 2017: Applications open for senior manager, deputy manager posts

SBI recruitment 2017: Applications open for senior manager, deputy manager posts

The State Bank of India (SBI) is inviting applications for the posts of senior managers and deputy managers. The opening is for jobs on contractual basis. The largest public sector bank is looking to fill a total number of 10 posts — 5 for senior managers and 5 for deputy managers. The candidates must have completed BE or BTech in any of the following fields – IT, electronics, computer science, computer application, electronics and instrumentations. The pass percentage needed is 60 in any of the listed fields. How to apply: Candidates can…

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Open, distance learning courses need fresh UGC approval

Open, distance learning courses need fresh UGC approval

Higher educational institutions offering open and distance learning (ODL) courses with the approval of the University Grants Commission (UGC) will now have to apply afresh with it for grant of recognition. The higher education regulator has made it mandatory for all universities, notifying revised regulations for the institutions offering undergraduate and post-graduate level ODL programmes in various disciplines. The UGC (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017 came into immediate effect from June 23, with the commission notifying it in an official gazette. Higher Educational Institutions in India do not have…

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UGC notifies open, distance learning rules for universities

UGC notifies open, distance learning rules for universities

Universities offering programmes through distance mode will now be regulated under the University Grants Commission (UGC) (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017, notified by the commission on Friday. The commission, through the regulations, has laid down the minimum standards of instruction for the grant of degree at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels through open and distance learning mode. According to officials, under the new regulations, students will also be allowed to take up to 20% of the total courses being offered in a particular programme in a semester through the…

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