IIT-J offers starting salary of Rs 25 L to attract faculties

Battling hard with acute faculty crunch, IIT-Jodhpur has now decided to encourage new faculty recruits by offering a starting salary of Rs 25 lakhs per annum.

Foreign scholars keen to join Nalanda University: Official

A large number of foreign scholars and teachers are keen to join the upcoming Nalanda University in Bihar as its faculty members, an official said.

Sexual harassment case: AK Ganguly quits as NJUS faculty

Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has written a letter to the Vice Chancellor of National University of Juridical Sciences opting out from his position as the guest faculty at the University.

SC bar on hiring quotas for super-speciality faculty irks MPs

MPs expressed concern over Supreme Court order barring quotas in faculty for super-speciality courses in engineeering and medical colleges, including All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Indian universities must have faculty for Thinking

Indian Universities must have a
separate faculty for `Thinking` and it should be taught as a
distinct subject, a leading world authority in developing
creative thinking techniques and tools said on Thursday.

Retirement age for teaching faculty raised to 65

The JIPMER here has fixed the
superannuation age of the teaching faculty in the institute at
65 years from 60.

Faculty crunch: IITs want foreign teachers

Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) have mooted a proposal for hiring foreign nationals as permanent faculty members.

Obama-Singh Initiative to be used for developing faculty

A Knowledge Initiative between
the US and India, which was announced during Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh`s visit to the US last year, will be used for
developing faculty for select institutions like new IITs.

Gujarat faces faculty crunch in higher education: Experts

There is an urgent need to
improve quality of higher education and train faculty in
institutes imparting higher education in the state, experts
said at a seminar Sunday.

IIT faculty to accept new pay structure

The stand-off between the IIT faculty and the government over the "anomalies" in pay structure finally ended on Saturday with the teachers` body deciding to accept the new package in the "interest" of the institutes.