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UGC directs universities to ban plastic cups, bottles on campus

UGC directs universities to ban plastic cups, bottles on campus

The directive by the commission comes after the Union Environment Ministry issued an advisory, saying India is the global host of this year's World Environment Day celebrations.

May 19, 2018, 12:14 PM IST
News at a glance: April 26, 2018

News at a glance: April 26, 2018

Apr 26, 2018, 10:43 AM IST
UGC NET 2018: CBSE extends application date to April 12. Apply on cbsenet.nic.in

UGC NET 2018: CBSE extends application date to April 12. Apply on cbsenet.nic.in

The Central Board of Secondary Education is holding the National Eligibility Test (NET) on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Apr 06, 2018, 13:21 PM IST
CBSE UGC NET 2018: Last date to apply online on Thursday. Here is how to fill application on cbsenet.nic.in

CBSE UGC NET 2018: Last date to apply online on Thursday. Here is how to fill application on cbsenet.nic.in

The last date for submission of application fees is Friday, April 6, 2018 in any circumstances. 

Apr 04, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
6 central universities approved for starting Yoga department

6 central universities approved for starting Yoga department

The Commission has already conveyed the approval for starting the Yoga Department in these central universities. 

Apr 03, 2018, 00:13 AM IST
UGC acts to ensure more women in IITs: List of measures taken

UGC acts to ensure more women in IITs: List of measures taken

The UGC has initiated a move to ensure that enrolment of women in Indian Institutes of Technology increase by 20 per cent by 2020-21 by creating supernumerary seats.

Mar 28, 2018, 13:35 PM IST
60 educational institutions get full autonomy: Is your college on the list?

60 educational institutions get full autonomy: Is your college on the list?

The institutions that would be given autonomy include five central universities, 21 state universities, 24 deemed universities, two private universities and eight autonomous colleges.

Mar 21, 2018, 07:40 AM IST
62 higher educational institutions awarded full autonomy by Centre

62 higher educational institutions awarded full autonomy by Centre

The University Grants Commission has awarded full autonomy to 62 higher educational institutes including top varsities such as Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and University of Hyderabad

Mar 21, 2018, 00:08 AM IST
DCW writes to UGC, seeks information on Virender Dev Dixit's institute

DCW writes to UGC, seeks information on Virender Dev Dixit's institute

DCW chief said strict action should be taken against the management of the institute for wrongly claiming it to be a university.

Jan 06, 2018, 18:28 PM IST
Bengaluru’s Christ university changes name after UGC order

Bengaluru’s Christ university changes name after UGC order

The UGC had in October pulled up 123 institutions of higher education.

Nov 30, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
UGC directs varsities to commemorate Constitution Day on Nov 26

UGC directs varsities to commemorate Constitution Day on Nov 26

From reading out the Preamble in morning assemblies to organising lectures on fundamental duties, the varsities across the country have been asked to conduct a series of activities in the run up to the day.

Nov 25, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
UGC likely to change NET syllabus, may conduct it once a year

UGC likely to change NET syllabus, may conduct it once a year

For the first time in a decade, the University Grants Commission (UGC) is likely to update it's National Eligibility Test (NET) syllabus, to keep up with the changing curriculum of the varsities across the country. 

Nov 15, 2017, 12:33 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
SC lashes out at UGC over commercialisation of education, restrains deemed varsities from offering distance courses

SC lashes out at UGC over commercialisation of education, restrains deemed varsities from offering distance courses

"Commercialisation of education seriously affects the credibility of standards in education, eroding power and essence of knowledge and seriously affecting excellence and merit," the SC observed.

Nov 04, 2017, 09:59 AM IST
CBSE UGC NET 2017 exam schedule released; check cbse.nic.in

CBSE UGC NET 2017 exam schedule released; check cbse.nic.in

UGC NET November 2017 exam will be conducted by CBSE on November 5.

Nov 03, 2017, 00:47 AM IST

Results of CSIR UGC NET June Exam 2017 delayed

Results of the UGC JRF/NET 2017 exams has been delayed.

Oct 27, 2017, 00:42 AM 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
No intent to change AMU, BHU names: Prakash Javadekar

No intent to change AMU, BHU names: Prakash Javadekar

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday denied there were plans to drop 'Muslim' and 'Hindu' from the names of Aligarh Muslim University and Banaras Hindu University.

Oct 09, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
Drop Muslim and Hindu from names of BHU, AMU, recommends UGC panel

Drop Muslim and Hindu from names of BHU, AMU, recommends UGC panel

Centrally funded universities are secular institutions but such words related to religion in their names do not reflect that character, a UGC panel member said.

Oct 09, 2017, 13:06 PM IST