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HRD min likely to form coordinating body for education regulators

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 22:27

Keeping aside proposal for over-arching body subsuming existing regulators in higher education sector, government has decided to come up with a coordinating body instead through an executive order.

Petitioners seek NET, SET pass certificates from UGC

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 17:26

The Madras HC has allowed a batch of writ petitions seeking to direct UGC and Bharathiar University to issue them pass certificates of NET and SET.

UGC recognised varsities to have grievance redressal mechanism

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 22:54

Every university and institute recognised by the UGC will have to set up a grievance redressal mechanism where students can lodge their complaints.

UGC sets up panel for single law for universities

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 21:27

The UGC has set up a three-member committee to evolve a principle for drafting a single legislation governing all central universities keeping the uniqueness and diversity of every institute intact.

Indian varsities must match global standards: UGC

Last Updated: Friday, May 03, 2013, 15:47

University Grants Commission Chairman Ved Prakash on Friday said Indian universities need to come up with a comprehensive plan to match global standards.

AICTE`s role only advisory, not to issue sanctions: SC

Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 11:03

The role of AICTE is only "advisory" and it has no authority to issue any sanction on universities, the Supreme Court has said.

UGC-NET exam results declared

Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 21:23

Results of the UGC-NET exam held on December 30, 2012 was declared on Monday night, with a total of 39,226 out of 7.8 lakh candidates passing the exam.

UGC directive on campus security measures for women

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 23:42

UGC has directed all institutions of higher learning to review and strengthen security measures for women and girls in their campuses.

UGC norms for NET declared illegal by Kerala High Court

Last Updated: Monday, December 17, 2012, 21:44

Kerala High court on Monday declared as illegal the new norms fixed by UGC for the National Eligiblity Test (NET) for college and university lectureship.

Jamia to set up new girls` hostel

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 13:18

The Jamia Millia Islamia would soon set up a new girls` hostel courtesy a Rs.26 crore grant from the University Grants Commission (UGC).

JK interlocutor appointed as UGC member

Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 22:54

Former Information Commissioner M M Ansari who was also Centre`s interlocutor on Jammu and Kashmir has been appointed as a member of University Grants Commission for a period of three years.

UGC to allow only top 500 universities into India

Last Updated: Sunday, June 03, 2012, 09:28

Foreign universities entering into agreement with their Indian counterparts for offering twinning programmes will have to be among the global top 500.