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CBCS: Doing as 'mandated' by UGC, says DU; teachers cry foul

 Delhi University has said it is going for the implementation of the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS) as "mandated" by UGC even as a section of teachers claimed that statutory bodies are being reduced to "rubber stamps" in order to enforce the directive.

Universities asked to hold Yoga demos, exhibitions on June 21

The UGC has directed all universities to organise a demonstration by yoga practitioners, an exhibition on yoga postures and an online competition on the occasion of International Day of Yoga on June 21.

Will not implement CBCS if councils decide against it: DU

Making a U-turn, Delhi University has now said that it will not go ahead with the implementation of the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS) if its Executive Council and Academic Council decide against the same.

CBCS issue won't affect admission process: Delhi University

Delhi University on Saturday asserted that the issue of implementation of the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) from the upcoming academic session will have no impact on its admission process.

UGC lists 21 fake universities in India

University Grants Commission has listed 21 fake universities in India.

UGC asks varsities to set up students counselling system

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all central universities and higher education institutions to put a 'counselling system' in place to help students deal with problems of stress, anxiety and homesickness.

DU goes ahead with CBCS system, despite teachers' objections

Delhi University has decided to go ahead with the introduction of Choice Based Credit Transfer scheme (CBCS) from the upcoming academic session apparently without the "mandate" of the varsity's executive council.

Smriti Irani informs RS about actions taken by UGC against fake universities

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani has said that the University Grants Commission (UGC) has initiated several actions against the fake universities.

UGC moots varsity police stations for students security

If UGC has its way, universities will soon have their own police stations for quick handling of crisis and preventing untoward incidents on campus.

UGC launches 'One Student, One Tree' campaign

In a bid to increase green cover on university and college campuses, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched 'One Student, One Tree' campaign asking every student to plant a sapling during his/her stay in an institution.

UGC launches 'One Student, One Tree' campaign

In a bid to increase green cover on university and college campuses, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched 'One Student, One Tree' campaign asking every student to plant a sapling during his/her stay in an institution.

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UGC a failure, should be scrapped, suggests HRD panel

One of the first committee set up by HRD minister Smriti Z Irani to review the working of the University Grants Commission has said that the regulator not only has "failed to fulfill its mandate but also has not been able to deal with emerging diverse complexities."

HRD Ministry rejects report of UGC being scrapped

The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Wednesday rejected a report which suggested that a review committee has recommended scrapping of the University Grants Commission.

UGC asks varsities to provide concessions to Kashmiri migrants

Universities across the country have been sent a fresh communication by UGC asking them to provide concessions to the wards of Kashmiri migrants for admissions to various courses in the 2015-16 academic year.

UGC committee calls for strengthening partnership between varsities and industries

A University Grants Commission (UGC)-appointed committee has suggested strengthening of partnership and collaboration between universities and industries for mutual benefit.

UGC implementing scheme of career oriented courses
UGC implementing scheme of career oriented courses

The University Grants Commission is encouraging implementation of skill-based and career-oriented courses in colleges and universities through several new schemes, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said on Wednesday.

Jamia Millia Islamia gets A grade from NAAC

Jamia Millia Islamia has been assessed and accredited by NAAC for the first cycle with an "A" Grade, the Delhi-based central university said in a statement on Wednesday.

18 central varsities introduce choice-based credit system

As many as 18 UGC-funded central universities have introduced Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels to bring about qualitative improvement in higher education.