To implement EWS quota, central institutions seek Rs 5,600 crore

To implement EWS quota, central institutions seek Rs 5,600 crore

All centrally-funded educational institutions — including IITs, IIMs, central universities, NITs and IIITs — will collectively add close to 1.2 lakh seats in the new academic session starting July, and another 95,000 next year to implement the 10 per cent quota for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). The central institutions were asked to increase their intake […]

86 Institutes Granted Minority Status Certificate This Year, Rajya Sabha Informed

86 Institutes Granted Minority Status Certificate This Year, Rajya Sabha Informed

This year, 1,017 cases were registered for grant of minority status certificate. Eighty-six institutes were granted minority status certificate this year as opposed to 595 last year, the Minister of State for Human Resource Development informed the Rajya Sabha Friday. This year, 1,017 cases were registered for grant of minority status certificate, and 931 cases […]

Delhi University Begins Process Of Taking Feedback From Various Stakeholders

Delhi University Begins Process Of Taking Feedback From Various Stakeholders

The stakeholders can give suggestions on the admission process till January 2. The Delhi University has begun the process of taking feedback from various stakeholders on the admission process, an official said Wednesday. According to the official, the varsity website has the option where parents, prospective students can give their views on the admission process […]

Vikram University Releases Revised Schedule For B.Com. Third, Fifth Semester Exam

Vikram University Releases Revised Schedule For B.Com. Third, Fifth Semester Exam

Vikram University has released revised exam schedule for B.Com. semester exam Vikram University has released revised exam dates for B.Com. third and fifth semester examinations. The University made changes to the exam schedule for B.Com. for Honours, General and CBCS modes in view of the exam dates for upcoming Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary exams. […]

Separate Process To Rank Small Universities In Future: Education Minister

Separate Process To Rank Small Universities In Future: Education Minister

The minister was speaking at the convocation function of the Goa University (file). Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar Saturday said there would a separate ranking process for small universities in the country in future. He said since the ‘no detention policy’ might spoil the education, the government plans to implement outcome-based learning modules in primary […]

Motihari University Vice Chancellor Resigns Over Anomalous Degree; HRD Looks For Fresh Appointment

Motihari University Vice Chancellor Resigns Over Anomalous Degree; HRD Looks For Fresh Appointment

The VC of the Bihar-based central university had tendered his resignation in October. The HRD Ministry has set in motion the process of appointment of a new Vice Chancellor (VC) for Motihari University in Bihar following the resignation of Arvind Kumar Agarwal from the top post over allegations of fudging his academic credentials. “The Ministry has […]

University Of East Anglia Announces Winners Of Writing Competition Held For Indian Students

University Of East Anglia Announces Winners Of Writing Competition Held For Indian Students

The University of East Anglia (UEA), one of the UK’s top 15 universities, on Wednesday announced the winners of its inaugural writing competition, Your Success Story, for 11th Standard students in India. In addition to a cash prize, the winner is invited to attend a 2019 International Summer School at UEA, to hone their writing skills. […]

IIT Hyderabad Launches Liberal Arts Minor In ‘Artificial Intelligence And Humanity’

IIT Hyderabad Launches Liberal Arts Minor In ‘Artificial Intelligence And Humanity’

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad’s Department of Liberal Arts has launched a Minor in ‘Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Humanity’. AI has been an exciting area of research and innovation for the scientific community for the better part of a century now. As the influence of AI on everyday lives is growing exponentially this Minor […]

For a room with a view at Punjabi University

For a room with a view at Punjabi University

Ravneet Kaur, Mamta and Samriti inside their room at Punjabi University, Patiala. (Express photo by Oindrila Mukherjee) The alarm goes off at 6 am in the 10ft x 12ft room. It is a new day for three physiotherapy students, Samriti Sharma, Ravneet Kaur and Mamta, who share the room, number 109, in Bibi Sahib Kaur […]