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Varsities' teachers urge UGC to make public report on 7th pay commission

A delegation of faculty members of various universities on Wednesday approached the UGC seeking redressal of their demands including the request to make public a committee's report on the seventh pay commission.

UGC releases list of over 35,000 approved journals

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved over 35,000 journals and the research work published in them would be considered for the purpose of promotion and direct recruitment of varsity teachers.

Conduct elaborate training on Yoga protocol: UGC to varsities

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed universities across the country to conduct "elaborate" training programmes on common Yoga protocol to observe Yoga Day on June 21.

PIL in Delhi HC against UGC regulations on MPhil, PhD degrees

The Delhi High Court has sought response of the University Grants Commission (UGC) on a PIL challenging its regulations regarding award of MPhil and PhD degrees and appointment of teaching staff.

JNU's stand on weightage for admission 'illegal', says ASG

JNU students were protesting against the UGC notification since February 9 and allegedly blockading the administrative block of the varsity. 

UGC okays varsity chair on RSS ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyay

Universities will now be able to set up a chair in the name of RSS ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyay to carry out study on his works and ideas as the University Grants Commission today approved a proposal in this regard.

SC refuses to interfere with selection, appointment of new AMU VC

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere with the process of selection and appointment of Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and dismissed a plea in this regard.

A year since sedition row, protests continue to rock JNU

A group of students was protesting against the recent amendments in admission policy following University Grants Commission (UGC) guidelines

HRD Ministry to bring 'graded regulatory mechanism' in UGC: Prakash Javadekar

HRD Ministry to bring 'graded regulatory mechanism' in UGC: Prakash Javadekar

The HRD ministry will bring in a "graded regulatory mechanism" as part of key reforms in UGC, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday.

Delhi University to develop online portal to track PhD progress

Delhi University to develop online portal to track PhD progress

Progress report of a student right from PhD enrollment to thesis submission will now be available online with Delhi University developing a dedicated portal for the purpose.

DU to develop online portal to track PhD progress

DU to develop online portal to track PhD progress

Progress report of a student right from PhD enrollment to thesis submission will now be available online.

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.

JNU students demand UGC revoke its admission notification

The JNUSU on Friday urged the University Grants Commission to revoke the changes it brought about last year on admissions to M Phil and Ph D courses in central universities.

Good news for medical aspirants! Now, students can appear in NEET thrice till they become 25

Good news for medical aspirants! Now, students can appear in NEET thrice till they become 25

In a pleasant development for thousands of medical aspirants across the country, it has been decided that they can now appear in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) thrice till they are 25 years old.

UGC NET examination on January 22, 'digi-scoring' to be used

The CBSE on Friday said that the UGC NET Examination will be held on January 22 and the new digital way of evaluating answer sheets - 'Digi-scoring' would be used during the test.

Vemula effect: HRD comes up with 12 recommendations to prevent campus suicides

In an effort to prevent incidents of suicide on campuses, the HRD ministry will ask universities to establish local guardian systems for outstation students, while the Vice Chancellors would closely monitor the departmental issues.

UGC asks universities, colleges to create awareness about cashless transactions

UGC asks universities, colleges to create awareness about cashless transactions

 UGC has asked all universities and colleges across the country to create awareness about cashless transactions.

UGC asks varsities to celebrate National Education Day

In a letter to all Vice Chancellors of Central Universities, UGC secretary Jaspal S Sandhu said the Centre had declared November 11 as the National Education Day.

UGC asks varsities to mention mode of learning in degrees

UGC asks varsities to mention mode of learning in degrees

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked varsities and academic institutes offering Open and Distance Learning (ODL) courses to mention this mode of learning in degrees and certificates they issue to students.

UGC must give clarifications on courses recognised by it: CIC

UGC must give clarifications on courses recognised by it: CIC

The UGC and other public authorities cannot deny clarifications sought by RTI applicants if it is part of their duty to collect that information, the Central Information Commission has said, rejecting the plea of the higher education regulator that explanations cannot be sought under the transparency law.