President to hold high-level meet on education with VCs, Directors

With education always topping his agenda, President Mukherjee will play host to Vice Chancellors and Directors of various premier institutions.

Smriti Irani defends appointment of Vice Chancellors by UPA govt

Government Wednesday steered clear of getting into any controversy over the appointment of some Vice Chancellors by the UPA government, saying they were selected by Search and Selection Committees and any comment on them would go against the autonomy of the universities.

Guide students to achieve academic brilliance: President to VCs
Guide students to achieve academic brilliance: President to VCs

President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday told vice chancellors of central universities that they must act as "gurus" and guide scholars and students to achieve the highest standards of academic brilliance.

International conference on education from Jan 17

Educationists from 22 states, including Vice Chancellors of 13 universities, will discuss a new policy framework for education during a two-day international conference titled "Samarth Shiksha, Samarth Bharat" beginning January 17.

VCs resolve to bring teacher education under varsity system

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.

Amidst row over FYUP, UGC notice to all Vice Chancellors

Amid the controversy surrounding the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) of Delhi University, UGC has issued a notice to all vice chancellors saying no university shall confer a degree in violation of UGC Act.

Send me an SMS if you face problem, Sibal tells VCs

If you face any problem and need
my help, send me an SMS -- this was the message of HRD
Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday to the vice chancellors of the 15
newly-created central universities.

No second appointment for vice chancellors in same university

The term of VCs should not be more than five years or they should not exceed the age of 70 yrs, according to the UGC which has unveiled a
draft regulations listing a host of norms regarding services
of the VCs and faculty.