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IIT Madras admissions 2017: Are you PhD aspirant? Apply now

IIT Madras admissions 2017: Are you PhD aspirant? Apply now

An official notification jas been released by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras inviting application for admission to PhD.

Finishing PhD now a political responsibility for me: JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar

Finishing PhD now a political responsibility for me: JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar

JNU Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who is out on bail in a sedition case in connection with an event on campus, on Tuesday said finishing his PhD is now more of a "political responsibility" for him rather than an academic one.

Candidates registered for MPhil or PhD before July 2009 will be exempted from NET

Candidates registered for MPhil or PhD before July 2009 will be exempted from NET

The UGC has decided that candidates who have registered for M Phil or PhDs prior to July 11, 2009, will be exempted from clearing NET exam to become eligible for the post of assistant professor if they fulfill certain other conditions.

Want a fat salary? Go for a PhD

Want a fat salary? Go for a PhD

With the help of US Census Bureau data, the researchers examined employment and earnings outcomes of nearly 3,200 PhD graduates from eight major research universities.

Education regulatory norms tough in India: Richard Verma

 India and the United States have a huge potential in education, but the regulatory environment here is "pretty tough" and needs to open up, the US Ambassador to India Richard Rahul Verma said today.

DNA: Unemployment crisis deepens; PhD holders among 23 lakh applicants for peon jobs in UP

Such is the sad affair of unemployment in India that Graduates, post graduates and even Phd holders are among the 23 lakh applicants vying for the post of peon in Uttar Pradesh government secretariat.

DU permits Skype viva for PhD students, plagiarism check must

Scholars pursuing PhD at Delhi University can now appear for their viva through Skype or other modes of video conferencing.

UGC asks HRD Min to give breather to PhD holders registered

 UGC today once again proposed to the HRD Ministry to provide certain relaxation to PhD holders registered before 2009, a move which could provide breather to thousands of candidates applying for teaching jobs in universities.

St Stephen's molestation case: HRD Ministry seeks report from DU

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has sent a notice to the Delhi University, seeking a report in the molestation case of a research scholar allegedly by a St Stephen's College professor.

St Stephen's molestation row: Accused resigns as Bursar

St Stephen's molestation row: Accused resigns as Bursar

St Stephen's professor Satish Kumar, who is facing charges of molesting a PhD student working under his supervision, has resigned from the post of college Bursar following which the Governing Body on Wednesday made a new appointment for the administrative position.

IIT-Kanpur student attempts suicide

A student of IIT-Kanpur allegedly tried to commit suicide by slitting his wrist here, official said on Tuesday.

UGC likely to allow PhD enrolment under distance education

The University Grants Commission (UGC) is actively considering relaxing its norms which would enable distance education institutions to offer MPhil and PHD programmes, benefiting nearly 10,000 students.

St Stephen's administration queried on sexual harassment case

The administration and internal probe committee of Delhi University's coveted St Stephen's College were questioned on Saturday over a sexual harassment case filed by a research student, police said.

St Stephen's professor accused of sexual harassment, DUTA seeks his resignation

St Stephen's professor accused of sexual harassment, DUTA seeks his resignation

A representative of the Delhi University Teachers Union (DUTA) on Saturday demanded an impartial probe into the alleged molestation incident of girl by a Bursar of the prestigious St Stephens College.

Woman, 102, to get doctorate, 77 year after Nazis blocked it

 A 102-year-old German woman is set to become the oldest person to receive a doctorate which will be awarded to her by the Hamburg University next week, 77 years after the Nazis blocked it because she was Jewish.

DU eases PhD norms for those working at space, def institutions

Scientists and professionals working at defence and space institutions and aspiring to pursue doctoral studies from Delhi University will now be able to do so while continuing with their full-time jobs.

TIFR — Research at TIFR

From working on subatomic particles to combining Algebra and Geometry, students at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research are doing it all. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports.

James Franco indulges in self-mockery

Actor James Franco is not bothered by criticism, and says his healthy perspective on life helps him to be able to make fun of himself.

Last month`s circular on research, doctoral programme is fake: UGC

In a big relief to those pursuing research and doctoral programmes, UGC said a circular issued last month recommending stringent guidelines for completing the programmes was "fake".