A day after HRD Minister Smriti Irani informed about the implementation of a 'choice based transfer system' scheme in universities, UGC today issued guidelines for uniform adoption of the system across all campuses from 2015-16 academic year.
Four years after Delhi University implemented semester system for various courses, its distance education wing still continues to operate in the annual mode, hindering the prospect of meritorious students seeking migration to regular colleges.
With Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary on October 31 being celebrated as 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas', UGC today asked universities to organise events and take pledge to uphold unity and security of the nation.
A committee set up on Supreme Court's directions is understood to have zeroed in on seven of 41 'C' category deemed universities which still do not fulfil such criteria, with UGC planning to sent showcause notice to these institutes.
Under attack from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and political parties in the state, the UGC on Thursday decided to withdraw it controversial circular directing universities to teach Hindi as one of the primary languages in undergraduate courses.
Vice chancellors from across the country on Monday resolved to bring the entire gamut of teacher education under university system, rationalise the duration of the B.Ed and M.Ed courses and ask teacher training institutes to go for mandatory accreditation.
The University of Calcutta will ink an agreement with Australia to start student exchange programmes under the union Human Resource Development Ministry`s `Connect To India` initiative, its vice-chancellor said here Wednesday.
Buoyed by the response to its maiden online admission process this year, Delhi University`s School of Open Learning (SOL) is planning to upgrade its teaching methodologies and use `flipped classroom technology` for its personal contact programme.
The University Grants Commission has asked the Delhi University to reinstate ad hoc teachers who fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria in order to meet the shortage of teachers in colleges under the university.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday disposed of as "infructuous" a PIL before it for restoration of the three-year degree courses in Delhi University as the varsity recently scrapped the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) as per the directions of UGC.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday asked the Delhi University to continue the Bachelor in Management Studies (BMS) programme only for students enrolled to it during 2013-14 academic year, but under a three-year duration.