Tag: UGC

UGC to hold film-making competition to curb ragging

In an attempt to curb the menace of ragging, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to organise a film-making competition to promote a debate on the issue and engage students. On Friday, the UGC issued letters to vice-chancellors of all universities and higher education institutions about the launch of[Read More…]

JNU Admission 2019: Entrance examination registration process to start tomorrow

JNU students face fellowship crunch since January

Soon after the sharp cut in MPhil and PhD seats in Jawaharlal Nehru University which are to directly hit the students coming from a modest background as well as the current students of the university; JNU students allege that they’ve not received their fellowships since January 2017. Considering that JNU is a[Read More…]

IISc ranks first in the list of top Universities in the country

Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister on Monday released the ‘India Ranking Report 2017’. The Ministry has given the list of the top universities, best management, engineering and pharmacy colleges. Indian Institute of Science has retained its number one rank in the list of top universities in India. “Among Indian institutes,[Read More…]

Three TISS Centers to shut down, says Director

Three TISS Centers to shut down, says Director

Director of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) S Parasuraman on Sunday said that the institute has been managing with great difficulty as University Grant Commission has failed to release sanctioned funds. UGC  had sanctioned as PLAN projects and funded the three Centers — Centre for the Study of Social[Read More…]

Under performing colleges/universities might shut down

The Union HRD Ministry is amending its ways to construct a system which is more autonomous. In order to encourage minimal regulation, the “underperforming” educational institutions, despite a UGC-backed mentoring programme,  might be asked to shut down or collaborate with other universities to improve their performance. Union Minister Arun Jaitley had announced[Read More…]

UGC asks universities to update their syllabus

Central universities must review and revise their syllabus, once in every three years, to make the college and university students more employable, said UGC. In a letter issued on February 8 by the University Grants Commission says that in a recently held meeting of the Group of Secretaries on Education[Read More…]

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