Revamp Higher Education To Meet Contemporary Needs

Revamp Higher Education To Meet Contemporary Needs

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Friday called for revamping higher education to bring it in tune with the contemporary needs and said the “undesirable trend” of lakhs of engineering students graduating in India without basic employable skills must stop. He said education is not only for employment, but also meant to empower students and help […]

The Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology Announces SAARC Scholarship 2018-19

The Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology Announces SAARC Scholarship 2018-19

The Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) is offering scholarships to students from SAARC countries to pursue degree courses in the fields of Computing, Business, Engineering, and Architecture and Quantity Surveying. The scholarship will cover complete tuition fee for the entire duration of the SLIIT degree program. Overseas travel expenses and other personal expenses […]

IIT-Kharagpur develops supply of potable water project

IIT-Kharagpur develops supply of potable water project

The IIT Kharagpur has developed a community supported supply of purified drinking water project at Porapara in West Midnapore district of West Bengal. Dr Somnath Ghosal of the Rural Development Centre of IIT Kharagpur has installed a fully-automated multi-filtered UV treated drinking water facility which can provide close to 1000 litres of purified drinking water […]

CAT 2018 registration closed

CAT 2018 registration closed

CAT 2018: The examinations will be conducted on November 25 in 147 cities across the country in two sessions CAT 2018: The online window for the Common Admission Test (CAT) registration process will be closed today, September 26. All the candidates who want to apply online can do so through the official website, iimcat.ac.in by 5 pm. The registration process […]

B.Arch, B.Planning Admission Eligibility Criteria Changed

B.Arch, B.Planning Admission Eligibility Criteria Changed

The Council of Architecture has amended its Council of Architecture (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 1983 and revised eligibility criteria to include Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as mandatory subjects at 10+2 level for admission to 1st year of 5-Year B.Arch course. The amendment has been brought in with the approval of Central Government, the Council informed […]

‘A Day At IIMA’: An Initiative That Offers A Glimpse Of Student Life At Top B-School

‘A Day At IIMA’: An Initiative That Offers A Glimpse Of Student Life At Top B-School

Prayaas, the social initiative of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, hosts the 8th iteration of its annual flagship event, ‘A Day at IIMA’ on October 2, 2018. According to a statement from the premier B-School, the program aims to make the participants experience the life of a student at IIMA. The proceeds from this […]

JNU asks teachers to explain why they were at peace march

JNU asks teachers to explain why they were at peace march

JNU saw post-polls violence during the students’ body elections. (PTI/File) The JNU administration has asked around 20 teachers, who participated in a peace march on September 17 against post-poll violence, to explain why they “ignored” the administration’s “appeal” to not hold gatherings and processions on campus. The march had seen participation from hundreds. In response, […]

DU’s Buddhist Studies dept to verify degrees of all 202 students

DU’s Buddhist Studies dept to verify degrees of all 202 students

Ankiv Basoya (centre) is accused of using a forged degree. Amid allegations that DUSU president Ankiv Basoya used a forged degree to gain admission, Delhi University’s Buddhist Studies department has decided to verify certificates of all 202 students admitted in the Masters programme this year. The department head called a meeting of the admission committee […]