The HRD Ministry and NITI Aayog have begun examining the report of the Hari Gautam panel, which has raised serious questions about the functioning of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and even recommended its scrapping.
Keeping in mind the challenges posed by the "dramatic" transformation of higher education, Delhi Technological University has restructured its academic programmes and curriculum to meet global demands, its Vice Chancellor Pradeep Kumar said on Saturday.
Amid a raging controversy over the draft IIM bill, government today said it was prepared by a committee headed by former chairman of IIM Trichy's board of governors M Damodaran and finalised after considering the observations and suggestions of the IIMs.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Thursday appointed Vinay Kumar Pathak and Narendra Kumar Taneja as vice-chancellor of Uttar Pradesh Technical University and Chaudhary Charan Singh University, respectively.
Delhi University aspirants have reasons to cheer as the authorities have decided to come up with more cut-off lists for admission to its undergraduate programmes.
A professor at Delhi University's Swami Shradhanand college has filed a police complaint against its principal alleging that he committed fraud in admissions through extra-curricular activities (ECA) quota.
UGC today once again proposed to the HRD Ministry to provide certain relaxation to PhD holders registered before 2009, a move which could provide breather to thousands of candidates applying for teaching jobs in universities.
In what could come as a breather for PhD holders registered before 2009, UGC has decided to give them certain relaxation, clearing a hurdle in applying for teaching jobs in universities.
The pattern of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015 to be held on November 29 for admissions to prestigious B-schools has been changed to provide an "even" field to candidates from divergent streams and for a better assessment of data interpretation ability.
To meet the huge demand, Jamia Millia Islamia has nearly doubled the number of study centres under its distance education wing from this academic session, for which admission begins on Monday.
In order to ensure fair and timely redressal of sexual harassment complaints, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is all set to revamp its policy in this regard.
The Central Board of Secondary Education on Saturday re-conducted the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Test - 2015 (AIPMT) for medical and dental courses.
The Supreme Court of India on Friday refused to entertain a plea of Islamic organisations which contended that Muslim girl students be allowed to wear headscarf during CBSE's All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) exam.
The J&K government has decided to set up a National Law University in the state on lines of the institutes of higher learning in Bangalore and Hyderabad.
Nischal Narayanam has become the country's youngest Chartered Account at the age of 19.
An expert committee will examine various issues related to age relaxation, eligibility, syllabus and pattern of civil services examination to select IAS and IPS officers, the government said on Thursday.
In view of opposition from some minority groups, CBSE on Wednesday allowed some flexibility in the dress code for the AIPMT re-test on July 25, stating there is "no bar" on wearing customary dress and for candidates who are appearing in centres in extreme climatic conditions.
Following directions from AICTE, Delhi University has restructured six BTech courses which were introduced as part of the now defunct Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP).
More than 15,000 schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have been advised to engage students "at least" twice a week in yoga classes as part of their physical activity programme.
The Kerala High Court on Tuesday granted conditional permission to two Muslim girls to appear for the July 25 All-India Pre-Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT) wearing hijab, a customary religious dress.
Jamia Millia Islamia has increased its fee for all courses by 10 percent from this session onwards, a move that came as a major disappointment to students even as officials termed it as a "nominal" hike.
Students pursuing PhD from Delhi University will now get six and half years to finish their research against the earlier deadline of four years and will have to clear an entrance test for admission to the same.
A Centre of Excellence (CoE) on research in forestry, fibre sustainability and forestry management will be established in Bhopal by Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) and International Paper (IP) India.
The topper of civil services examination has got about 53 per cent, thus showing the strict pattern of civil services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for selecting country's top bureaucrats.
Delhi University's Executive Council on Monday approved nomination of Governing Body members in 28 colleges funded by the state government, paving way for the appointments which were stalled by the AAP-led government for want of full-fledged GBs.
As the freshers explored the Delhi University campus with a tweak of excitement and nervousness, they set the social media abuzz with their experiences using popular hasthag "DU-Fresher".
Gone are the days of singing, dancing or making juniors squat during the 'prohibited' ragging sessions, "selfie with seniors" is the new idea of breaking the ice with their superior batches for Delhi University freshers.
Delhi University has put in place strict measures to check ragging on its campuses as it welcomes a fresh batch of undergraduate students on Monday who will be the first to study as per the new Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).
As the lure of fat pay packets draw thousands of students to the IITs, IIMs and prestigious colleges of Delhi University, private varsities seek to woo the aspirants with sprawling campuses, heated pools, beauty salons and even shopping arcades.
Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday held deliberations with some RSS-affiliated education bodies on the new education policy during which they are understood to have also discussed the appointments of possible candidates in various institutes and varsities in the country.