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Opinion  /  Published 02.07.20

The blend that is perfect: Tech based education

Every educational institution is reflecting with its faculty members and other stakeholders on how to arrive at a balanced blend between online and offline modes of teaching-learning and evaluation pr...
By J. Felix Raj in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Govt regularises college teachers

The Bengal government has regularised the jobs of contractual, guest and part-time teachers of state-aided colleges. At least 15,000 teachers can benefit from the move. On Saturday, the higher educa...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.09.19

Litmus test for one-year MBA

The human resource development ministry plans to seek the law ministry’s opinion on the validity of the one-year Master of Business Administration courses that some of the Indian Institutes of Manag...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.09.19

How to write CV? Join a college

The University Grants Commission on Wednesday rolled out additional “life skill” courses for undergraduate students across general streams, billing it an effort to improve their communication and ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.20

Out of class: Online courses exclude many

Government authorities seem to believe that teaching online is a smooth solution to the disruption of classes caused by Covid-19. The University Grants Commission, which is expected to be attuned to t...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 27.04.20

UGC fillip to online courses

The University Grants Commission on Monday gave “in-principle approval” to the idea of the country’s nearly 1,000 universities offering up to 40 per cent of any course online, with a select 200-...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.08.19

4-year bachelor courses back on table

The University Grants Commission is considering proposals for four-year undergraduate courses in all streams, with their graduates allowed to join PhD programmes directly, and the award of PhD degrees...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in

India  /  Published 30.07.19

UGC calls for VC selection system review

A panel of educationists set up by the University Grants Commission has found flaws with the existing system of selecting academic heads of institutes of higher learning and called for a review, imply...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.02.20

DU mulls higher pay for ‘high quality’ faculty

Delhi University is set to introduce a system of differential remuneration to attract “world class faculty”, using the relaxation in norms allowed to Institutes of Eminence.Vice-chancellor Yogesh ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.03.19

We are neglecting the future of our youth

Nearly 53 years ago, D.S. Kothari, then chairman of the University Grants Commission, submitted the Report of the Education Commission 1964-66, subtitled Education & National Development, to the t...
By Samantak Das in


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