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India  /  Published 24.10.19

Nanny UGC wears khadi now

The University Grants Commission has asked the 900-odd universities in the country and nearly 40,000 affiliated colleges to consider using khadi and other handloom products for special occasions like ...
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

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.19

JU move to curb alcohol & drug abuse

Jadavpur University has issued a circular calling for making the campus free of alcohol, drug and tobacco, the move following a meeting vice-chancellor Suranjan Das held with teachers to discuss alleg...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

India  /  Published 19.05.20

College checks go online

The All India Council for Technical Education will no longer send inspectors to physically verify if professional colleges have adequate infrastructure and teacher strength but carry out the checks on...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.05.20

Online tests? Most Delhi University students demur

Delhi University students have overwhelmingly disapproved of the institution’s decision to hold online open-book examinations, according to a survey.The DU Teachers’ Association (DUTA), which cond...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.19

Longer week for college teachers in Bengal

Full-time teachers in state-aided colleges would need to work six days a week and devote 30 hours to teaching and another 10 hours to administrative tasks as part of a new resource management strategy...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.19

Partha tells VCs to get results out on time

Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday asked vice-chancellors to ensure that results, including review of answer scripts, were published on time, considering that the choice-based credit syst...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.09.19

Disquiet over UGC curricula prod

The University Grants Commission has advised universities to adopt a string of curricula it has designed for undergraduate subjects with added emphasis on enhancing vocational skills, attracting charg...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.19

Plagiarism awareness at Xavier’s

An author of a research paper can be accused of plagiarism if 10 per cent or more of a published work is presented as his or her own without acknowledging the source, speakers at a workshop on plagiar...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 30.04.20

Conduct exams offline or online in July: UGC

Universities may conduct semester exams in July either online or offline depending upon feasibility and the Covid-19 situation and reduce the exam duration from three hours to two hours, the Universit...
By PTI in New Delhi


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