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Universities should be bastions of free speech, debate: President Mukherjee

Universities should be bastions of free speech, debate: President Mukherjee

At the first convocation of Nalanda University, he said the varsity reflects an idea, a culture which flourished for 1,200 years before it was destroyed in the 13th century.

Indian students going to UK, US varsities to go up by 50 percent

Indian students going to UK, US varsities to go up by 50 percent

Indian students accounted for 4.3 percent or 21,000 of the 493,570 international students in the UK in 2013-14, according to the British Council.

Bihar cabinet approves creation of two new universities at Patna and Purnea

Bihar cabinet approves creation of two new universities at Patna and Purnea

A state cabinet meeting presided over by CM Nitish Kumar, paved way for establishment of two new universities namely Patliputra University and Purnea University.

Universities under attack, says Kanhaiya

Kumar is on a two-day visit to Hyderabad and Vijaywada, his first visit after coming out of jail on facing sedition charges.

Academicians slam government for interference in universities

Renowned academicians on Thursday slammed the central government for what they called its unwarranted interference in central universities and autonomous educational institutes.

Varsities should become centres of social innovation: Maharashtra CM

Varsities should become centres of social innovation: Maharashtra CM

Universities should become centres of social innovation and students should utilise their knowledge for bringing social change, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here on Thursday.

Panel discussion on demand for expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from Universities- Part IV

Watch the panel discussion on expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from universities. 5000 people had gathered at the conference and supported this idea of expulsion of Wahabi syllabus from universities.

Panel discussion on demand for expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from Universities- Part III

Watch the panel discussion on expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from universities. 5000 people had gathered at the conference and supported this idea of expulsion of Wahabi syllabus from universities.

Panel discussion on demand for expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from Universities- Part II

Watch the panel discussion on demand for expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from universities. 5000 people had gathered at the conference and supported this idea of expulsion of Wahabi syllabus from universities.

Panel discussion on demand for expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from Universities

Watch the panel discussion on demand for expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from universities. 5000 people had gathered at the conference and supported this idea of expulsion of Wahabi syllabus from universities.

5000 AITUI representatives demand expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from Universities

5000 AITUI representatives demand expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from Universities at the all India Tanzeem Ulema-E-Islam conference.

Subramanian Swamy says Pandit Deen Dayal​ Upadhyaya's integral humanism should be taught in all universities

Subramanian Swamy says Pandit Deen Dayal​ Upadhyaya's integral humanism should be taught in all universities

Swamy was addressing reporters after releasing a book 'Economy - Some thoughts of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya' at a function in Hyderabad.

Ambedkar anniversary: Govt aims rise in SC/ST student enrolment

The government aims to increase the enrolment rate of SC/ST students in private universities during the BR Ambedkar's birthday celebrations.

State Regulatory Commission to monitor universities: Rajasthan Education Minister

In the wake of surfacing of a fake degree scam in a private university in Jodhpur, the state government on Friday said a regulatory commission would be set up to monitor the academic activities of all universities mainly private ones.

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.

Wi-Fi facilities in 6 universities, 69 colleges of Odisha

An amount of Rs 20 crore will be spent to provide Wi-Fi facilities in six universities, 46 government colleges and 23 non-government ones in Odisha in the first phase of a smart campus scheme here.

Get set for the new SAT in 2016

Based on the inputs from member Universities, US-based College Board, has redesigned the SAT test format. Prachi Rege gets the details on the changes in the test, how to write an honest essay, and the X factor that will help applicants stand out.

 

All universities, colleges in Punjab to be tobacco free

All private and government universities and affiliated colleges in Punjab will be tobacco free zones, a senior health official said Monday.

Central varsities told to explore possibility of having Sanskrit department: Govt

 Close on the heels of German being replaced with Sanskrit as third language in KVs, the Government today said all central universities have been asked to explore the possibilities of opening of Sanskrit department.

Become breeding ground for tech advancements: Prez to varsities

Calling for greater engagement between academia and industries, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday asked universities to become breeding ground for technological advancements and said success of initiatives like 'Make in India' hinges on manufacturing quality products.