World  /  Published 11.07.20

Students’ plight: virus vs studies

International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and b...
By AP in Phoenix

India  /  Published 07.07.20

Final-year exams must for degrees, says UGC

Final-year undergraduate and master’s students will have to appear in exams to get their degrees, the government announced on Monday, while relaxing the earlier July schedule by saying these tes...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Law colleges told to hold final exams online

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has asked all law universities to hold online examinations for final-year students in view of the pandemic, leaving students and lawyers worried about poor Internet conn...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.05.20

True credit: One-year Master's degree or two?

The double goal of education creates some paradoxical situations. In principle, education should offer equal opportunities to all, and it should also represent the pursuit of excellence. But neither i...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 11.05.20

Hope: One-year master's degree

The Association of Indian Universities is likely to modify its norms to grant recognition to one-year master’s degrees awarded by some British and Australian universities, opening the doors for stud...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.04.20

Deemed varsity public service

The Supreme Court has laid down that deemed universities and their officials and trustees can be tried under the Prevention of Corruption Act, widening the ambit of what constitutes public service.A b...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.20

Govt to keep tabs on varsity panels

The higher education department has issued an order that states officials representing the department in highest decision-making bodies of universities “should always consult the education minister...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.19

50 VCs to speak on best learning

More than 50 vice-chancellors of universities in eastern India will deliberate for two days starting Thursday on “best learning processes in Indian higher education”, at Central University Jharkha...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.19

Norms put consent fetters on VCs

The vice-chancellors of Bengal’s state-run universities will have to take the chief minister’s permission before going on a foreign tour, according to rules introduced by the state government on M...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.19

Rapid action on chancellor new rule

The state technology university on Wednesday deferred its annual convocation, which was scheduled for Thursday, without taking the governor’s consent.By convention, the state-run universities fix th...
By Mita Mukherjee and Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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