Universities

Universities should prioritise making students employable: President

Universities should prioritise making students employable: President

Universities should give top priority to preparing students for employability, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday.

Jan 21, 2018, 21:55 PM IST
Deemed varsities cannot use 'University' in their names, rules Supreme Court

Deemed varsities cannot use 'University' in their names, rules Supreme Court

  Deemed varsities can no longer use the word "university" in their names, ruled the Supreme Court. The top court further asked the University Grants Commission to implement the order within a month.

Nov 08, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

UGC pulls up varsities for conducting animal dissection sans registration

  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has pulled up some varsities for conducting animal dissection without registration with a committee as mandated by the government.

Nov 05, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
7th Pay Commission: DUTA urges govt to approve pay revision of non-teaching employees of universities, colleges

7th Pay Commission: DUTA urges govt to approve pay revision of non-teaching employees of universities, colleges

The Union Cabinet has approved the revision of pay scales for about eight lakh teachers and other academic staff in higher educational institutions under UGC and in centrally funded technical institutions.

Oct 12, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Make grievance redressal mechanisms public: UGC to varsities

Make grievance redressal mechanisms public: UGC to varsities

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked varsities in the country to put up notice boards for ensuring awareness about the establishment of grievance redressal mechanism and their students grievances portal.

Aug 17, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

Colleges, varsities to be ranked on 'Swacchta'

The government has asked all institutes of higher learning to participate in `Swachhta` ranking, where the institutes will be judged on several criteria like availability of toilets and garbage disposal system on their premises.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

Inspect 44 'unworthy' varsities again : HRD tells UGC

"The Ministry has written to the UGC asking for a fresh inspection of these universities to judge whether they can be allowed to retain the (deemed varsity) status," a source said.
 

Jun 11, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

Clashes erupted as educational institutions re-opened in Jammu and Kashmir

As colleges and universities opened on Monday after a week in the Kashmir Valley, students again clashed with security forces and resorted to stone pelting, officials said.

Apr 24, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath's latest move - UP govt bans strike by employees in universities, colleges

Yogi Adityanath's latest move - UP govt bans strike by employees in universities, colleges

In yet another significant step, Uttar Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday banned strikes by employees in universities and colleges.

Mar 31, 2017, 20:20 PM IST
Delhi High Court directs UGC to appoint ombudsman in all universities

Delhi High Court directs UGC to appoint ombudsman in all universities

A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal also directed Delhi University appoint the ombudsman in terms of provisions of the UGC (Grievance Redressal) Regulation.

Feb 03, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
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.

Aug 27, 2016, 18:23 PM IST
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.

Aug 11, 2016, 09:00 AM IST
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.

Jul 30, 2016, 18:01 PM IST

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.

Mar 24, 2016, 13:08 PM IST

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.

Mar 03, 2016, 21:59 PM IST
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.

Feb 25, 2016, 22:10 PM IST

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

Watch the panel discussion on expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from universities.

Feb 08, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

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

Watch the panel discussion on expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from universities.

Feb 08, 2016, 21:55 PM IST

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.

Feb 08, 2016, 21:54 PM IST

Panel discussion on demand for expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from Universities

Watch the panel discussion on demand for expulsion of Wahabi Syllabus from universities.

Feb 08, 2016, 21:54 PM IST