News  /  Published 19.01.22

India lags behind in IPR as students lack awareness, says higher education joint secretary

Neeta Prasad, joint secretary (ICC & Vig.) department of higher education, addressed an online event on intellectual property rights (IPR) organised by the UGC as a part of the Iconic Week observed b...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 18.01.22

UGC asks colleges, varsities to participate in mass Surya Namaskar event on Republic Day

The National Yogasana Sport Federation (NYSF) has planned this event under its project of ensuring 75 crore Surya Namaskars involving 30,000 educational institutions and 3 lakh students from January 1...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 16.01.22

Centre brings all higher education institutions under Academic Bank of Credit system

ABC will allow higher education institutions to maintain a digital repository of student credits...
By Our Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 07.01.22

Popular error: jobs vs education

A shift in favour of academic courses deemed ‘popular’ by students, combined with an instrumental attitude towards higher education, may be inimical to the future of a nation aspiring to b...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 05.01.22

UGC: funds crunch stunts research projects

According to the annual reports of the UGC, funding for the scheme has been declining over the past five years as it has been declared “closed”. The number of existing beneficiaries has b...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


India  /  Published 05.01.22

Teachers query UGC advice

Teachers’ organisations on Tuesday expressed concern over the University Grants Commission (UGC) advice to varsities to offer courses based on student “demand” and “numbers&rdq...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.01.22

UGC backs in-demand courses

The University Grants Commission has advised the central universities to teach courses based on student “demand” and “numbers”, raising the spectre of a gradual elimination of ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.01.22

UGC: Do 75 crore Surya Namaskars

The University Grants Commission has “advised” all universities and colleges to have their students perform the Surya Namaskar as part of the 75-year celebrations of India’s independ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

News  /  Published 30.12.21

Centre handholds students with affordable education schemes and scholarships

National scholarships on offer for the girl child and the specially abled, as well as students from the Northeast...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 17.12.21

West Bengal universities to introduce NCC as elective in colleges from 2022 session

NCC will be a 24-credit point covering six semesters. ...
By Mou Chakraborty


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