Jadavpur referendum: Majority of arts students vote for VC's removal

A whopping 80 percent of students, belonging to the arts faculty of Jadavpur University, voted for the removal of Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti in the referendum that spanned Thursday and Friday.

Professor Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi appointed as new VC of Kashmir University

Professor Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi, a researcher in Bio-informatics, was on Friday appointed as the Vice Chancellor of University of Kashmir.

Jadavpur varsity site 'hacked', VC's sorry post not authentic: Registrar

In a bizarre twist to the Jadavpur University controversy, the website of the varsity was "hacked", claimed its registrar Saturday, and the message posted on the vice chancellor`s page saying he is "sorry" has been fabricated by outsiders.

No baton charge on Jadavpur students: Police chief

Police Commissioner Surajit Kar Purakayastha Thursday asserted the demonstrating Jadavpur University students were not baton-charged and said the force escorted university officials who were apprehensive of their security after being confined by the students in the university premises.

15 VHP, Bajrang Dal activists arrested for attacking Ujjain university VC

The Ujjain Police on Wednesday arrested 15 activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal, in connection with the attack on the vice chancellor of a university here.

J&K floods: VC of Ujjain university attacked for appeal to help Kashmiris

Unidentified workers of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal on Monday ransacked the office of Vikram University Vice Chancellor Jawahar Lal Kaul and also misbehaved with him, after which he felt uneasy enough to be rushed to a private hospital, the police said.

Prof Yogesh Singh reappointed as VC of MS University

The Gujarat government has re-appointed Prof Yogesh Singh as the Vice Chancellor of the Maharaja Sayajirao University here for another term of three years.

DU VC Dinesh Singh resigns

Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh resigned today in the midst of a raging controversy over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) rocking the varsity.

Prof Hatekar re-instated; to face dept inquiry: Mumbai University

Mumbai University has reinstated an economics professor, who was suspended by the Vice Chancellor for holding a press conference to criticise the functioning of the educational institution.

After Jadavpur, Calcutta University students gherao VC

B-Tech students of a college of Calcutta University on Monday gheroed the varsity`s VC and pro-VC.

Bengal minister calls Jadavpur University gherao `inhuman`

West Bengal Minister Bratya Basu on Friday condemned the continued gherao of the VC, pro-VC and registrar of the Jadavpur University.

Students gherao JU VC, Pro-VC, Registrar for over 24 hours

Vice-Chancellor, Pro-VC and Registrar of the prestigious Jadavpur University continued to be under gherao since Wednesday evening by students.

AMU VC denies claims of employees` wards not getting due quota

Aligarh Muslim University V-C Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah has denied allegation of AMUTA that children of the university employees were not getting their quota.

Allahabad University closed for 3 days amid apprehensions of violence

The Allahabad University was closed down for three days amid apprehensions of violence after an FIR was lodged against student union leaders.

VC holds student durbar amid protests

DU VC Dinesh Singh Thursday heard grievances from students over a range of issues including the cases of "special chance" even as a group of students held a protest against the varsity administration.

SU VC to head delegation at China-IndIA Forum

Sikkim University Vice Chancellor Prof will lead a delegation of the heads of Indian educational institutions to China at the 3rd China-India Forum .

Indian-American Engineer named US varsity VC

Mitra Dutta, an Indian-American engineer-physicist,has been named vice chancellor for research at University of Illinois at Chicago.

Prof Thirumalai new V-C of Tamil University

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on Wednesday
appointed senior academician Professor M Thirumalai as Vice
Chancellor of Thanjavur-based Tamil University.

DUTA to protest against Vice Chancellor

The Delhi University Teachers Association will hold the day-long protest on January 12

Kerala varsity wanted to hire Einstein for Rs 6000

Decades before India made a name for itself in the field of education, the princely state of Travancore made an unsuccessful bid to enlist services of great Albert Einstein as VC of its university for a monthly pay of Rs 6000.