University Grants Commission Ugc
India  /  Published 22.12.18

Teacher quota bill sidesteps DoPT gripe

Many departments in new universities lack more than three posts in a single category, practically exempting them from reservations...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.19

JU move to curb alcohol & drug abuse

Authorities had received complaints of abuse during a fest held at the open-air theatre on the campus early last month...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.19

Longer week for college teachers in Bengal

The workload of a full-time teacher is now likely to be 40 hours a week...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.01.19

UGC sits on institute of eminence shortlist

One eligibility criterion was the net worth of individual sponsors of private institutions must be more than Rs 3,000 crore...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.12.18

Fellowship rate rise on Centre table

Govt did not say how much the increase might be but denied hike was forced by 2-month-old students’ agitation...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.18

Visva-Bharati stops staff overpay

About 60 teachers and 50 section officers would have to forgo the overpay from December this year...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 07.12.18

Guidelines on hiring foreign faculty are vague

More than time spent abroad, what matters is whether professors earned PhDs from top universities and are foreign nationals...
By Pushkar

India  /  Published 26.03.19

Amid polls, UGC yoga warm-up

This is the first time the UGC has asked for “run-up” events for the International Day of Yoga...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.03.19

One-year relief for bias study centres

The UGC schemes, started under 5-year plans, came under threat after the Niti Aayog scrapped five-year plans in 2017...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.12.18

Govt bows to IIMs on PhD entry norms

The UGC requires a candidate to have a master’s to qualify for a PhD course or a job as a university or college teacher...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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