Tag: Universities

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…]

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…]

Rising toll of caste-based discrimination in central universities, BHU tops the list

Out of all the central universities that recorded caste-based discrimination against Dalits in 2015-16, Benaras Hindu University tops the list. Unfortunately, BHU witnessed 19 cases of caste-based discrimination. The second being, Gujarat University with 18 complaints, according to the University Grants Commission (UGC). This, however, is not BHU’s first liability,[Read More…]

UGC releases list of 'fake' universities, 8 from Delhi; Check all 20 here

31 Indian institutes ranked in Times World University Rankings

A record 31 Indian institutes have been ranked in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17. This indeed is sign of improvement shown by Indian education space, but still the top 200 list continues to elude the country. The total list has featured 980 best universities from 70 countries. The list[Read More…]

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