MHRD Invites Application For 2018 Commonwealth Scholarship In UK For Masters, PHD Programmes

MHRD Invites Application For 2018 Commonwealth Scholarship In UK For Masters, PHD Programmes

MHRD Invites Application For 2018 Commonwealth Scholarship In UK NEW DELHI: Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) has invited application from eligible candidates for 2018 Commonwealth Scholarship in the United Kingdom. The scholarship is for students in Master’s and doctoral degree programme. The study will commence in September/ October 2018. There is a provision for maximum 65 nominations for the scholarship out of which 26 have to be for PhD. Candidates wishing to apply for the scholarship can do so in the online mode. The last date to apply…

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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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UGC likely to allow PhD Enrolment under Distance Education

UGC likely to allow PhD Enrolment under Distance Education

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is actively considering relaxing its norms which would enable distance education institutions to offer MPhil and PHD programmes, benefiting nearly 10,000 students. The matter will be put before the next meeting of the commission. “The commission is taking a considerate view of the matter and it will be placed in the next committee meeting,” UGC Chairman Ved Prakash told PTI. The development comes against the backdrop of a section of teachers from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) reminding UGC about its assurance given four…

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